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Moulay Anwar Sounny-Slitine

BA, BSCE, MA, The University of Texas at Austin

Doctoral Student
Moulay Anwar Sounny-Slitine
" GIS is not just a Tool or Science .... it is an Art! "



M. Anwar Sounny-Slitine's research is aimed at understanding our world through the use of GIS in order to develop better planning tools for conservation, sustainable development, and floodplain management. His research is rooted in GIS, Geomorphology, and Sustainable Development and he has multiple projects in progress from investigating the driving force of alluvial megafans to developing geographic tools for renewable energy development. Sounny-Slitine is interested in how science can inform policy and applying what is learned in a GIS laboratory to the field.


GIScience, Remote Sensing, Geomorphology, Neogeography, Geomorphometry, LiDAR, Hydrology, Climate Change, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Development

GRG F310C • Spatial Data And Analysis

84212 • Summer 2014
Meets MTWTHF 230pm-400pm CLA 1.402
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Fundamental concepts in spatial data acquisition, analysis, and presentation, with emphasis on the needs of professionals in cartography, geographic information systems (GIS), and remote sensing.


Sounny-Slitine, M. A., Tasker, K. A., Doubleday, K. F., Polk, M.F., Knight, B.R., & Schneider C. (2015) On Making and Becoming a Graduate. The Southwestern Geographer (18) C1-C3

Rudow, J. and Sounny -Slitine, M.A. (2014) The use of video blogs for instruction of GIS and other digital geographic methods. Journal of Geography

Hudson, P.F., Sounny -Slitine, M.A., & LaFevor, M. (2013) Geomorphic controls on hydrologic connectivity along the Lower Mississippi River. Hydrological Processes 27 (15), 2187–2196

Long, J., Sounny-Slitine, M. A., Castles, K., Curran, J., Glaser, H., Hoyer, E., Moore, W., Morse, L., O’Hara, M., & Parafina, B. (2013). Toward an applied methodology for price comparison studies of farmers’ markets and competing retailers at the local scale. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development.

Tretter, E.,  Sounny -Slitine, M.A. (2013) Austin Restricted: Progressivism, Zoning, Private Racial Covenants, and the Making of a Segregated City. Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis – Special Report – The University of Texas at Austin

Sounny-Slitine, M.A. (2012) Green Power. Encyclopedia of Energy, Edited by Morris A Pierce, Salem Press: Pasadena, CA.

Sounny-Slitine, M.A. and Bensalem, S. (2012) Energy Geography of Morocco. Encyclopedia of Energy, Edited by Morris A Pierce, Salem Press: Pasadena, CA.

Sounny-Slitine,M.A. (2011), "Solar Power Potential on the University of Texas Campus” 2nd Annual UT Campus Sustainability Symposium, the President's Sustainability Steering Committee, The University of Texas at Austin

Sounny-Slitine, M.A. Editor (2011) Energy/Climate Change - Challenges and Opportunities. São Paulo: Secretaria do Meio Ambiente

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