SMU Radar Laboratory



related (selected) journal articles and books

Lu, Z., Dzurisin, D., Wicks, C., and Power, J., 2015. Interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR)—a long-term monitoring tool, p. 235-260, in: Dean, K.G., and Dehn, J., Monitoring Volcanoes in the North Pacific: Observations from Space, Springer-Praxis Books in Geophysical Sciences, ISBN: 978-3-540-24125-6.

Teng, W., Poland, M., Lu, Z., 2015. Dome growth at Mount Cleveland, Aleutian Arc, quantified by time-series TerraSAR-X imagery, Geophysical Research Letters, 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL066784.

Qu, F.F., Lu, Z., Poland, M., Freymueller, J., Zhang, Q., and Jung, H.S., 2015. Post-Eruptive Inflation of Okmok Volcano, Alaska, from InSAR, 2008–2014, Remote Sensing, 7, 16778–16794; doi:10.3390/rs71215839.

Lu, Z., and Zhang, L., 2014. Frontiers of Radar Remote Sensing: Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 80 (1), 5-13.

Lu, Z., 2007. InSAR Imaging of Volcanic Deformation Over Cloud-prone Areas—Aleutian Islands: Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 73 (3), 245-257.

Land Subsidence

related (selected) journal articles and books

Qu, F.F., Lu, Z., Zhang, Q., Bawden, G.W., Kim, J.W., Zhao, C.Y., and Qu, W., 2015. Mapping ground deformation over Houston-Galveston, Texas using Multi-temporal InSAR, Remote Sensing of Environment, 169, 290-306.

Kim, J.-W., Lu, Z., Jia, Y., and Shum, C.K., 2015. Ground subsidence in Tucson, Arizona, monitored by time-series analysis using multi-sensor InSAR datasets from 1993 to 2011, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing, 107, 126-141.

Kim, J.W., Lu, Z., Qu, F.F., and Hu, X., 2015. Pre-2014 mudslides at Oso revealed by InSAR and multi-source DEM analysis, Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 6(3), 184-194, doi:10.1080/19475705.2015.1016556.

Qu, F.F., Zhang, Q., Lu, Z., Zhao, C.Y., Yang, C.S., and Zhang, J., 2014. Land Subsidence and Ground Fissures in Xi’an, China 2005–2012 Revealed by Multi-band InSAR Time-series Analysis: Remote Sensing of Environment, 150, 366–376, 10.1016/j.rse.2014.09.008.

Lu, Z., and Wicks, C., 2010. Study of the 6 August 2007 Crandall Canyon mine (Utah, USA) collapse from ALOS PALSAR InSAR: Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 1, 85-93.


related (selected) journal articles and books

Lu, Z., Kim, J.-W., and Shum, C.K., Coastal Wetlands: Mapping by Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR), in Encyclopedia of Natural Resources, Taylor & Francis, Volume 1, doi:10.1081/E-ENRL-120049157, ISBN 9781439852583, 2014.

Kim, J.W., Lu, Z., Jones, J.W., Shum, C.K., Lee, H., and Jia, Y., 2014. Monitoring Everglades freshwater marsh water level using L-band synthetic aperture radar backscatter: Remote Sensing of Environment, 150, 66-81.

Kim, J.W., Lu, Z., Lee, H.K., Shum, C.K., Swarzenski, C.M., and Doyle, T.W., 2009. Integrated analysis of PALSAR/Radarsat-1 InSAR and ENVISAT altimeter for mapping of absolute water level changes in Louisiana wetland: Remote Sensing of Environment, 113, 2356-2365.

Kwoun, O. and Lu, Z., 2009. Multi-temporal RADARSAT-1 and ERS backscattering signatures of coastal wetlands at southeastern Louisiana: Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 75 (5), 607-617.

Lu, Z. and O. Kwoun, 2008. Radarsat-1 and ERS interferometric analysis over southeastern coastal Louisiana: implication for mapping water-level changes beneath swamp forests: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 46 (4), 2167-2184.

Wink Sinkholes

(cumulative vertical deformation 04/21/2015~08/31/2015)
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Kim, J.-W. Lu, Z., and Degrandpre, K. Ongoing deformation of sinkholes in Wink, Texas, observed by time-series Sentinel-1A SAR interferometry (preliminary results), Remote Sensing, 8, 313, doi:10.3390/rs8040313, 2016.

Group Members

 Name  Position  Office  Email
 Zhong Lu  Professor
 Shuler-Foscue Chair

 Heroy 213
 Jin Woo Kim  Research Scientist

 Heroy 210
 Feifei Qu  PosDoc Researcher  Heroy 325

 Yusuf Eshqi Molan  PhD Student  Heroy 233

 Kimberly Degrandpre
 PhD Student

 Heroy 248
 Yuankun Xu  PhD Student  Heroy 233

 Weiyu Zheng
 PhD Student

 Heroy 233
 Xie Hu  Former Student

 Sankarambadi Navneet

 Former Student

 Teng Wang  Former PostDoc

 Wei Qu

 Former Visitor    
 Xianjie Zha  Former Visitor    

 Zhiyang Dai  Former Visitor    

 Yun Shi  Former Visitor    

 Sung-Hwan Park  Former Visitor    




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