Zhong Lu

Professor Shuler-Foscue Chair (Courtesy Appointment)





  • Technique developments on 1) synthetic aperture radar (SAR), interferometric SAR (InSAR), persistent scatterer InSAR (PSInSAR) processing, multi-aperture InSAR (MAI) processing and 3D deformation construction from InSAR and MAI/offset measurements, 2) high-resolution digital elevation model (DEM) generation with InSAR, 3) land cover characterization with SAR and Landsat imagery, and 4) InSAR deformation mapping with ERS-1, ERS-2, Radarsat-1, JERS-1, SIR-C, SRTM, Envisat, ALOS-1/-2, TerraSAR-X, TanDEM-X, COSMO-SkyMed, Sentinel-1A/B satellite SAR imagery.
  • Research related to volcano deformation mapping, magma supply dynamics from InSAR imagery and numerical modeling, land subsidence and infrastructure stability monitoring and characterization, coastal deformation analysis with InSAR and hydrogeological models, landslide monitoring with InSAR and modeling, mapping and characterization of human-induced (mining, CO2 and wastewater injection, hydrocarbon extraction, sinkhole, ground fissure, etc.) deformation, co-/post-/inter-seismic deformation and seismic slip distribution and fault geometry from InSAR and modeling, imaging water-level changes in wetlands, soil moisture mapping with SAR/InSAR, flood mapping with SAR and optical imagery, vegetation characterization with SAR, glacier dynamics with InSAR, fire scar mapping with SAR and InSAR, arctic ice and water mapping with SAR/InSAR, etc.


  1. Subsidence over Gulf Coast:
  2. Landslide studies:
  3. InSAR imaging of Aleutian volcanoes:


11/2013 – present, Shuler-Foscue Professor of Earth Sciences, Southern Methodist University. 

12/2006 – 10/2013, Physical Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey, Cascades Volcano Observatory

3/1997 – 11/2006, Principal Scientist &Technical Fellow, Science Applications International Corporation, contractor to the U.S. Geological Survey/EROS,

9/1996 ‑ 2/1997, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Geophysical Institute of University of Alaska

9/1992 ‑ 8/1996, Research Assistant, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska


  • GEOL 5356: Principle & Application of Remote Sensing
  • GEOL 5399: Special Topics in Earth Sciences: Radar Principle & Application
  • GEOL 6390: Radar Interferometry
  • GEOL 3380: Introduction to Geophysics
  • GEOL 6388: Geodynamics
  • Basic Geophysics


I am looking for enthusiastic, persevering students pursuing Ph.D. degrees in geophysics on areas of volcano, landslide, coastal subsidence, and human-induced geohazard using InSAR and deformation modelling. RA/TA is provided at ~30,000/year (+ waived tuition). Outstanding candidates (judged by GPA, GRE, and publication records) will receive additional $5000-$10000/year fellowships.


Lu, Z., and Dzurisin, D., 2014. “InSAR Imaging of Aleutian Volcanoes: Monitoring a Volcanic Arc from Space”: Springer Praxis Books, Geophysical Sciences, ISBN 978-3-642-00347-9, Springer, 390 pp. (http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-642-00348-6)

207.  Xing, M.D., Lu, Z., and Yu, H.W., 2020. InSAR Signal and Data Processing, Sensors, 20, 3801, doi:10.3390/s20133801.   Download PDF

206.  Molan, Y.E., and Lu, Z., 2020. Modeling InSAR Phase and SAR intensity Changes Induced by Soil Moisture, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 58, 4967-4975, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2020.2970841.   Download PDF

205.  Yuan, Z.H., Lu, Z., Chen, L.F., and Xing, X.M., 2020. A Closed-Form Robust Cluster-Analysis-Based Multibaseline InSAR Phase Unwrapping and Filtering Algorithm with Optimal Baseline Combination Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 58, 4251-4262, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2019.2962001.   Download PDF

204.  Molan, Y., and Lu, Z., 2020. Can InSAR Coherence and Closure Phase be Used to Estimate Soil Moisture Changes?, Remote Sensing, 12, 1511, doi:10.3390/rs12091511.   Download PDF

203. Wang, Y.Q., Lu, Z., Sheng, Y.W., Zhou, Y.Y., 2020. Remote Sensing Applications in Monitoring of Protected Areas, Remote Sensing, 12, 1370, doi:10.3390/rs12091370.   Download PDF

202.  Peng, M.M., Zhao, C.Y., Zhang, Q., Lu, Z., Bai, L., and Bai, W.M., 2020. Multi-scale and multi-dimensional time series InSAR characterizing of surface deformation over Shandong Peninsula, China, Applied Sciences, 10, 2294, doi:10.3390/app10072294.   Download PDF

201.  Zhao, J., Chang, Y., Yang, J., Niu, Y., Lu, Z., and Li, P., 2020. A Novel Change Detection Method Based on Weibull and Gamma Distributions for Multi-temporal Radarsat-2 Data, Sensors, 20, 1508, doi:10.3390/s20051508.   Download PDF

200.  Liu, X., Zhao, C., Zhang, Q., Lu, Z., & Li, Z., 2020. Deformation of the Baige landslide, Tibet, China, revealed through the integration of cross‐platform ALOS/PALSAR‐1 and ALOS/PALSAR‐2 SAR observations. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2019GL086142, DOI:10.1029/2019GL086142.   Download PDF

199.  Xue, X.M., Freymueller, J., and Lu, Z., 2020. Modeling the post-eruptive deformation at Okmok based on the GPS and InSAR timeseries: changes in the shallow magma storage system, Journal of Geophysical Research, 125, DOI:10.1029/2019JB017801.   Download PDF

198.  Liu, Y.Y., Zhao, C.Y., Zhang, Q., Lu, Z., & Zhang, J., 2020. A constrained small baseline subsets (CSBAS) InSAR technique for multiple subsets, European Journal of Remote Sensing, 53:1, 14-26, DOI: 10.1080/22797254.2019.1707715.   Download PDF

197.  Niu, Y.F., Wang, S., Zhu, W., Zhang, Q., Lu, Z., Zhao, C.Y., and Qu, W., 2020. The 2014 Mw 6.1 Ludian Earthquake: The Application of RADARSAT-2 SAR Interferometry and GPS for this Conjugated Ruptured Event, Remote Sensing, 12, 99, DOI:10.3390/rs12010099.   Download PDF

196.  Degrandpre, K., Pesicek, J.D., Lu, Z., and DeShon, H.R., Roman, D.C., 2019. High Rates of inflation during a noneruptive episode of seismic unrest at Semisopochnoi volcano, Alaska in 2014–2015, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 20, 6163-6186, DOI:10.1029/2019GC008720.   Download PDF

195.  Liu, Y.Y., Lu, Z.*, Zhao, C.Y., Kim, J.W., Zhang, Q., de la Fuente, J., 2019. Characterization of the Kinematic Behavior of Three Bears Landslide in Northern California using L-band InSAR Observations, Remote Sensing, 11, 2726, DOI:10.3390/rs11232726.   Download PDF

194Xu, Y.K., Kim, J.W., George, D.L., and Lu, Z., 2019. Seasonal rainfall-driven sliding, basal geometry, and time lag from InSAR: Lawson Creek landslide, Oregon, Remote Sensing, 11, 2347, doi:10.3390/rs11202347.   Download PDF

193.  Zheng, W.Y., Kim, J.W., Ali, S.T., and Lu, Z.*, 2019. Wastewater leakage in West Texas revealed by satellite radar imagery and numerical modeling, Scientific Reports, 9, 14601, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-51138-4.   Download PDF

192.  Wang, B.H., Zhao, C.Y., Zhang Q., Lu, Z., and Liu, Y.Y., 2019. Sequential Estimation of Dynamic Deformation Parameters for SBAS-InSAR, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 16, doi:10.1109/LGRS.2019.2938330.   Download PDF

191.  Niu, Y.F., Dzurisin, D., and Lu, Z.*, 2019. Interferometric synthetic aperture radar study of recent eruptive activity at Shrub mud volcano, Alaska, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 387, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2019.106671   Download PDF

190.  Liang, H.Y., Zhang, L., Lu, Z., and Li, Z., 2019. Non-parametric estimation of DEM error in Multitemporal InSAR, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 57, https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2019.2930802.    Download PDF

189.  Kang, Y., Lu, Z.*, Zhao, C.Y., Zhang, Q., Kim, J.W., Niu, Y.F., 2019. Diagnosis of Xinmo (China) landslide based on InSAR observation and modeling, Remote Sens., 11, 1846; doi:10.3390/rs11161846.    Download PDF

188.  Zhang, L., Jia, H.G., Lu, Z., Liang, H.Y., Ding, X.L., and Li, X., 2019. Exclusion of Topographic Residual Modeling in Multitemporal InSAR, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 57, DOI:10.1109/TGRS.2019.2925115.    Download PDF  

187.  Wu, H.A., Zhang, Y.H., Kang, Y.H., Lu, Z., and Cheng, X., 2019. Semi-automatic Selection of Optimum Image Pairs Based on the Interferometric Coherence for Time Series SAR Interferometry, Remote Sensing Letters, 10:11, 1105-1112, DOI:10.1080/2150704X.2019.1650981.    Download PDF

186.  Albright, J.A., Gregg, P.M., Lu, Z., Freymueller, J., 2019. Hindcasting magma reservoir stability preceding the 2008 eruption of Okmok, AK, Geophys. Res. Lett., 46, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL083395.    Download PDF

185.  Hu, X., Bürgmann, R., Lu, Z., Handwerger, A.L., Wang, T., and Miao, R.Z., 2019, Mobility, thickness, and hydraulic diffusivity of the slow-moving Monroe landslide in California revealed by L-band satellite radar interferometry, Journal of Geophysical Research, 124, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JB017560.    Download PDF

184.  Kwong, K.B., DeShon, H.R., Kim, J.W., and Lu, Z., 2019. Resolving teleseismicearthquake catalog and InSAR datadiscrepancies in absolute space toexplore rupture complexity along the Ecuadorian megathrust fault, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 124, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JB016271.    Download PDF

183.  Qu, F.F., Lu, Z.*, Kim, J.W., and Zheng, W.Y., 2019. Identify and monitor growth faulting using InSAR over northern Greater Houston region, Remote Sensing, Remote Sens., 11, 1498; doi:10.3390/rs11121498.    Download PDF

182.  Schaefer, L.N., Di Traglia, F., Chaussard, E., Lu, Z., Nolesini, T., and Casagli, N., 2019. Monitoring volcano slope instability with Synthetic Aperture Radar: a review and new data from Pacaya (Guatemala) and Stromboli (Italy) volcanoes, Earth-Sciences Review, 192, 236-257, doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2019.03.009.     Download PDF

181.  Peng, M., Zhao, C.Y., Zhang, Q., Lu, Z., Li, Z.S., 2019. Research on Spatiotemporal Land Deformation (2012–2018) over Xi’an, China, with Multi-Sensor SAR Datasets, Remote Sensing, Remote Sens., 11(6), 664, doi:10.3390/rs11060664.     Download PDF

180.  Qu, W., Zhang, B., Lu, Z.*, Kim, J.W., Zhang, Q., Gao, Y., Hao, M., Zhu, W., and Qu, F., 2019. Source Parameter Estimation of the 2009 Ms6.0 Yao’an Earthquake, Southern China, Using InSAR Observations. Remote Sens., 11, 462, doi:10.3390/rs11040462.     Download PDF

179.  Shi, Y., Tang, Y.M., Lu, Z.*, Kim, J.W., and Peng, J.H., 2019. Subsidence of sinkholes in Wink, Texas from 2007 to 2011 detected by time-series InSAR analysis, Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 10 (1), 1125-1138, doi:10.1080/19475705.2019.1566786.     Download PDF  

178.  Dzurisin, D., Lu, Z., Poland, M., and Wicks, C., 2019. Space-based Imaging Radar Studies of U.S. Volcanoes – Past, Present, and Future, Frontiers in Earth Science, 6:249, doi:10.3389/feart.2018.00249.      Download PDF  

177.  Yang, C.S., Lu, Z.*, Zhang, Q., Liu, R.C., Ji, L.Y.,  and Zhao, C.Y., 2019. Ground deformation and fissure activity in Datong Basin, China 2007-2010 revealed by multi-track InSAR, Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 10:1, 465-482, doi:10.1080/19475705.2018.1529711.      Download PDF

176.  Kim, J.W., Lu, Z., and Kaufmann, J., 2019. Evolution of sinkholes over Wink, Texas, observed by high-resolution optical and SAR imagery, Remote Sensing of Environment, 222, 119-132.      Download PDF

175.  Liang, H.,  Zhang, L., Ding, X.L., Lu, Z., and Li, X., 2019. Towards mitigating stratified tropospheric delays in Multi-Temporal InSAR: a quadtree aided joint model, 57, 291-303.     Download PDF

174.  Zha, X.J., Jia, Z., Dai, Z.Y., Lu, Z., 2018. The 2011 Hawthorne (Nevada) earthquake swarm monitored by seismic and InSAR method, Journal of Geodesy, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00190-018-1212-5.      Download PDF

173.  Liu, X.J., Zhao, C.Y., Zhang, Q., Peng, J.B., Zhu, W., and Lu, Z., 2018. Multi-Temporal Loess Landslide Inventory Mapping with C-, X- and L-Band SAR Datasets—A Case Study of Heifangtai Loess Landslides, China, Remote Sensing, 10 (11), 1756; https://doi.org/10.3390/rs10111756.      Download PDF

172.  Zhao, C.Y., Liu, C.J., Zhang, Q., Lu, Z., and Yang, C.S., 2018. Deformation of Linfen-Yuncheng Basin (China) and its mechanisms revealed by Π-RATE InSAR technique, Remote Sensing of Environment, 218, 221–230.      Download PDF

171.  Qu, W., Lu, Z.*, Zhang, Q., Wang, Q.L., Hao, M., Zhu, W., and Qu, F.F., 2018. Crustal deformation and strain fields of the Weihe Basin and surrounding area of central China based on GPS observations and kinematic models, Journal of Geodynamics, 120, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jog.2018.06.003.      Download PDF

170.  Zhao, C.Y., Kang, Y., Zhang, Q., Lu, Z., and Li, B., 2018. Landslide Identification and Monitoring along Jinsha River Catchment (Wudongde Reservoir area), China with InSAR method, Remote Sensing, 10, 993, doi:10.3390/rs10070993.      Download PDF

169.  Ferreira, T.M. and Lu, Z., 2018. GeoHazards: A New Interdisciplinary Journal Devoted to the Study of Geomorphological Hazards, GeoHazards, 1(1), 1, https://doi.org/10.3390/geohazards1010001.      Download PDF

168.  Qu, W., Lu, Z.*, Zhang, Q., Hao, M., Wang, Q.L., Qu, F.F., Zhu, W., 2018. Present-day crustal deformation characteristics of the southeastern Tibetan Plateau and surrounding areas by using GPS analysis, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 163, 22-31.      Download PDF

167.  Hu, X., Lu, Z., and Wang, T., 2018, Characterization of hydrogeological properties in Salt Lake Valley, Utah using InSAR, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 123, https://doi.org/10.1029/2017JF004497.      Download PDF

166.  Yang, C.S., Lu, Z.*, Zhang, Q., Zhao, C.Y., Peng, J.B., and Ji, L.Y., 2018. Deformation at Longyao Ground Fissure and its Surroundings, North China Plain, Revealed by ALOS PALSAR PS-InSAR: International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, 67, 1-9.      Download PDF

165.  NISAR Science Team (including Lu, Z.), NASA-ISRO SAR (NISAR) Mission Science Users’ Handbook, https://nisar.jpl.nasa.gov/files/nisar/NISAR_Science_Users_Handbook.pdf, pp. 329.

164.  Lu, Z.*, and Dzurisin, D., 2018. Radar Monitoring of Volcanic Activities, in Natural Hazards: Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Landslides, Edited by R. Singh & D. Bartlett, Taylor & Francis, 421-446.      Download PDF

163.  Cao, N., Lee, H., Zaugg, E., Shrestha, R., Carter, W., Glennie, C., Lu, Z., Yu, H., 2018. Estimation of Residual Motion Errors in Airborne SAR Interferometry based on Time-Domain Backprojection Algorithm:  IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 56 (4), 2397-2407, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2017.2779852.      Download PDF

162.  Navneet, S., Kim, J.W., and Lu, Z.*, 2018. A new InSAR persistent scatterer selection technique using top Eigenvalue of coherence matrix: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 56 (4), 1969-1978, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2017.2771386.      Download PDF

161.  Lee, C.W., Lu, Z.*, Kim, J.W., Park, S.J., 2018. Mapping Pyroclastic Flow Inundation Using Radar and Optical Satellite Images and Lahar Modeling: Journal of Sensors, 8217565, 12 pp., doi:10.1155/2018/8217565.      Download PDF

160.  Kim, J.W., and Lu, Z.*, 2018. Association between localized geohazards in West Texas and human activities, recognized by Sentinel-1A/B satellite radar imagery: Scientific Reports, 8:4727, doi:10.1038/s41598-018-23143-6.     Download PDF

159.  Lee, W.J., Lu, Z., Jung, H.S., Park, S.C., Lee, D.K., 2018. Using a Refined SBAS Algorithm to Determine Surface Deformation in the Long Valley Caldera and Its Surroundings from 2003-2010: Korean Journal of Remote Sensing, 34 (1), 101-115. 

158.  Eshqi Molan, Y., Kim, J.W., Lu, Z.*, Wylie, B., and Zhu, Z., 2018. Modeling Wildfire-Induced Permafrost Deformation in an Alaskan Boreal Forest Using InSAR Observations: Remote Sensing, 10, 405; doi:10.3390/rs10030405.     Download PDF

157.  Hu, X., Lu, Z., Pierson, T., Kramer, R., George, D., 2018. Combining InSAR and GPS to determine transient movement and thickness of a seasonally active low-gradient translational landslide: Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 1453–1462, https://doi.org/10.1002/2017GL076623.     Download PDF

156.  Ji, L., Izbekov, P., Senyukov, S., Lu, Z.*, 2018. Deformation patterns, magma supply, and magma storage at Karymsky Volcanic Center, Kamchatka, Russia, 2000–2010, revealed by InSAR: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 352, 106-116.     Download PDF

155.   Zhao, C.Y., and Lu, Z.*, 2018. Remote Sensing of Landslides – A Review: Remote Sensing, 10, 279, doi:10.3390/rs10020279.     Download PDF

154.  Wang, T., Degrandpre, D., Lu, Z., and Freymueller, J., 2018. Complex surface deformation of Akutan volcano, Alaska revealed from InSAR time series: International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 64, 171-180.     Download PDF

153.  Eshqi Molan, Y., Kim, J.W., Lu, Z., Agram, P.S., 2018. L-band temporal coherence assessment and modeling over Interior Alaska: Remote Sensing, 10, 150, doi:10.3390/rs10010150.     Download PDF

152.  Zhao, J.Q., Yang, J., Lu, Z., Li, P., Liu, W., Yang, L., 2017, An Unsupervised Method of Change Detection in Multi-Temporal PolSAR Data Using a Test Statistic and Improved K&I Algorithm: Applied Sciences, 7(12), 1297, doi:10.3390/app7121297.     Download PDF

151.  Degrandpre, D., Wang, T., Lu, Z., and Freymueller, J., 2017. Episodic inflation and complex surface deformation of Akutan volcano, Alaska revealed from GPS time-series: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 347, 337-359, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2017.10.003.     Download PDF

150.  Cao, N., Lee, H., Zaugg, E., Shrestha, R., Carter, W., Glennie, C., Wang, G., Lu, Z., Fernandez Diaz, H., 2017. Airborne DInSAR Results Using Time-domain Back Projection Algorithm: A Case Study over the Slumgullion Landslide in Colorado: IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 10, 4987-5000, doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2017.2737362.     Download PDF

149.  Kang, Y., Zhao, C.Y., Zhang, Q., Lu, Z., and Li, B., 2017. Application of InSAR Techniques to Analysis of the Guanling Landslide: Remote Sensing, 9, 1046; doi:10.3390/rs9101046.     Download PDF

148.  Zhao, J., Yang, J., Lu, Z., Li, P., Liu, W., Yang, L., 2017. A Novel Method of Change Detection in Bi-Temporal PolSAR Data Using a Joint-Classification Classifier Based on a Similarity Measure: Remote Sens., 9, 846, doi:10.3390/rs9080846.     Download PDF

147.  Hu, X., Oommen, T., Lu, Z.*, Wang, T., and Kim, J.W., 2017. Consolidation settlement of Salt Lake County tailings impoundment revealed by time-series InSAR observations from multiple radar satellites: Remote Sensing of Environment,  202, 199–209, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.05.023.     Download PDF

146.  Kim, J.W., Lu, Z., Gutenberg, L., and Zhu, Z., 2017. Characterizing hydrologic changes of the Great Dismal Swamp using SAR/InSAR: Remote Sensing of Environment, 198, 187–202.     Download PDF

145.  Zhang, Y.H., Zhang, J.X., Wu, H., Lu, Z., Sun, G., 2011. Monitoring of urban subsidence with SAR interferometric point target analysis: A case study in Suzhou, China: International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 13, 812-818.      Download PDF

144.  Lee, W.J., Lu, Z., Jung, H.S., and Ji, L.Y., 2017. Measurement of small co-seismic deformation field from multi-temporal SAR interferometry: Application to the 19 September 2004 Huntoon valley earthquake, Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, doi:10.1080/19475705.2017.1310764.    Download PDF

143.  Lee, C.W., Lu, Z., and Kim, J.W., 2017. Monitoring Mount Sinabung in Indonesia Using Multi- Temporal InSAR, Korean Journal of Remote Sensing, 33, 37-46.    Download PDF

142.  Hu, J., Ding, X.L., Zhang, L., Sun, Q., Li, Z.W., and Zhu, J.J., and Lu, Z., 2017. Estimation of 3-D Surface Displacement Based on InSAR and Deformation Modeling, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 55 (4), 2007-2016.    Download PDF

141.  Qu, W., Lu, Z.*, Zhang, M., Zhang, Q., Wang, Q.L., Zhu, W., Qu, F.F., 2017. Crustal strain fields in the surrounding areas of the Ordos Block, central China, estimated by the least-squares collocation technique, Journal of Geodynamics, 106, 1-11.    Download PDF

140.  Du, Y., Zhang, L., Feng, G.C, and Lu, Z., 2017. On the accuracy of topographic residuals retrieved by MTInSAR, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 55 (2), 1053-1065.    Download PDF

139.  Jia, Y.Y., Kim, J.W., Shum, C.K., Lu, Z., Ding, X.L., Zhang, L. and others, 2017. Estimated Active Layer Depth Thickening Rate over Selected Tibetan Plateau Permafrost Region Using ALOS InSAR Data, 2007–2010, Remote Sensing, 9, 84, doi:10.3390/rs9010084.    Download PDF

138.  Gong, W.Y., Lu, Z.*, and Meyer, F., 2017. Uncertainties in estimating magma source parameters from InSAR observation, in Natural Hazard Uncertainty Assessment: Modeling and Decision Support, edited by K. Riley, P. Webley, and M. Thompson, Geophysical Monograph 223, 89-104.    Download PDF

137.  Schaefer, L.N., Wang, T., Escobar-Wolf1, R., Oommen, T., Lu, Z., Kim, J.W., Lundgren, P., Waite, G.P., 2016. Three-dimensional displacements of a large volcano flank movement during the May 2010 eruptions at Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala, Geophysical Research Letters, 44, doi:10.1002/2016GL071402.    Download PDF

136.  Hu, X., Wang, T., Pierson, T.C., Lu, Z.*, Kim, J.W., Cecere, T.H.,  2016. Detecting seasonal landslide movement within the Cascade landslide complex (Washington) using time-series SAR imagery, Remote Sensing of Environment, 187, 49-61.    Download PDF

135.  Parker, A., Biggs, J. & Lu, Z., 2016. Time-scale and mechanism of subsidence at Lassen Volcanic Center, CA, from InSAR, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 320, 117–127.    Download PDF

134.  Ke, L.H., Ding, X.L., Zhang, L., Hu, J., Shum, C.K., Lu, Z., 2016. Compiling a new glacier inventory for Southeastern Qinghai-Tibet Plateau from Landsat and PALSAR data, Journal of Glaciology, doi: 10.1017/jog.2016.58.    Download PDF

133.  Kim, J.W., Lu, Z.*, Degrandpre, K., 2016. 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.   Download PDF

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

131.  Schaefer, L.N., Lu, Z., and Oommen, T., 2016. Post-Eruption Deformation Processes Measured Using ALOS-1 and UAVSAR InSAR at Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala, 8, 73; doi:10.3390/rs8010073.    Download PDF

130.  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.    

129.  Wang, T., 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.    Download PDF

128.  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.    Download PDF

127.  Jung, H.S., Lu, Z., Shepherd, A., and Wright, T., 2015. Simulation of the SuperSAR Multi-Azimuth Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging System for Precise Measurement of Three-Dimensional Earth Surface Displacement, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 53, 6196-6206 (doi:10.1109/TGRS.2015.2435776).    Download PDF

126.  Parker , A., Biggs, J., Walters, R., Ebmeier, S., Wright, T., Teanby, N., Lu, Z., 2015. Systematic assessment of atmospheric uncertainties for InSAR data at volcanic arcs using large-scale atmospheric models: application to the Cascade volcanoes, Remote Sensing of Environment, 170, 102-114.    Download PDF

125.  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.    Download PDF

124.  Zhang, L., Ding, X.L., and Lu, Z, 2015. Ground deformation mapping by fusion of multi-temporal interferometric synthetic aperture radar images: A review, International Journal of Image and Data Fusion, DOI:10.1080/19479832.2015.1068874.    Download PDF

123.  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.    Download PDF

122.  Schaefer, L.N., Lu, Z., and Oommen, T., 2015. Dramatic volcanic instability revealed by InSAR, Geology, v. 43, no. 8, 743–746.    Download PDF

121.  Zhao, Z., Pepe, A., Gao, W., Lu, Z., Bonano, M., He, M., Tang, X., 2015. A DInSAR Investigation of the Ground  Settlement Time Evolution of Ocean-Reclaimed Lands in Shanghai, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 8, 1763-1780, doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2402168.    Download PDF

120.  Gong, G., Meyer, F., Lee, C.W., Lu, Z., and Freymueller, J., 2015, Measurement and interpretation of subtle deformation signals at Unimak Island from 2003 to 2010 using Weather Model-Assisted Time Series InSAR, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth,  120, 1175–1194, doi: 10.1002/2014JB011384.    Download PDF

119.  Larsen, J.F., Neal, C.A., Schaefer, J.R., Kaufman, A.M., and Lu, Z., 2015, The 2008 phreatomagmatic eruption of Okmok Volcano, Aleutian Islands, Alaska: Chronology, deposits, and landform changes: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2015-2, 53 p., doi:10.14509/29405.    Download PDF

118.  Lee, W.J., Jung, H.S., Lu, Z., 2015, Application of ERS and Envisat cross-interferometry to generation and accuracy assessment of digital elevation model over northern Alaska, J. Appl. Remote Sens., 9(1), doi:10.1117/1.JRS.9.096065.    Download PDF

117.  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.    Download PDF

116.  Jo, M.J, Jung, H.S., Won, J.S., Poland, M.P., Miklius, A., Lu, Z., 2015. Measurement of slow-moving along-track displacement from an efficient multiple-aperture SAR interferometry (MAI) stacking, Journal of Geodesy, 89 (5), 411-425, doi:10.1007/s00190-014-0786-9.    Download PDF

115.  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.    Download PDF

114.  Zhao C.Y., Lu, Z.,  Zhang, Q., Yang, C.S., and Zhu, W., 2014. Mining collapse monitoring with SAR imagery data: a case study of Datong mine, China: Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 8(1):083574,  doi:10.1117/1.JRS.8.083574.

113.  Parker, A., Biggs, J., Lu, Z., 2014. Investigating long-term subsidence at Medicine Lake Volcano, CA, using multi-temporal InSAR: Geophysical Journal International, 199, 844-859.    Download PDF

112.  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.    Download PDF

111.  Qu, W., Lu*, Z., Zhang, Q., Li, Z.H., Peng, J.B., Wang, Q.L., Drummond, J., and Zhang, M., 2014. Kinematic Model of Crustal Deformation of Fenwei Basin, China Based on GPS Observations: Journal of Geodynamics, 75, 1-8, doi:10.1016/j.jog.2014.01.001.    Download PDF

110.  Biggs, J., Ebmeier, S.K., Aspinall1, W.P., Lu, Z., Pritchard, M.E., Sparks, R.S.J., Mather, T.A., 2014. Global link between deformation and volcanic eruption quantified by satellite imagery: Nature Communications, 5, 3471, doi: 10.1038/ncomms4471.    Download PDF

109.  Zhang, L., Ding, X.L., Lu, Z., and Jung, H.S., Hu, J., and Feng, G.C., 2014. A Novel Multi-Temporal InSAR Model for Joint Estimation of Deformation Rates and Orbital Errors: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 52, 3529-3540, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2013.2272791.    Download PDF

108.  Liu, Z., Jung, H.S., and Lu, Z., 2014. Joint correction of ionosphere noise and orbital error in L-band SAR interferometry of interseismic deformation in southern California: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 52, 3421-3427,  doi:10.1109/TGRS.2013.2272791.    Download PDF

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

106.  Cho, M., Lu, Z., and Lee, C.W., 2013. Time-series analysis of trace of pyroclastic flow deposit and surface temperature at Merapi volcano in Indonesia using Landsat TM and ETM+: Korean Journal of Remote Sensing, 29 (5), 443-459, doi: 10.7780/kjrs.2013.29.5.1.

105.  Zhao, C.Y., Zhang, Q., Yin, Y., Lu, Z., Yang, C.,  Zhu, W., Li, B., 2013. Pre-, Co-, and Post- Rockslide Analysis with ALOS/PALSAR Imagery: A Case Study of the Jiweishan Rockslide, China:  Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 13, 2851-2861, doi:10.5194/nhess-13-2851-2013.    Download PDF

104.  Lee, C.W., Lu, Z.*, Won, J.S., Jung, H.S., and Dzurisin, D., 2013. Dynamic deformation of Seguam Island, Alaska, 1992–2008, from multi-interferogram InSAR processing: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 260, 43–51.   Download PDF

103.  Jung, H.S., Lee, D.T., Lu, Z., and Won, J.S., 2013. Ionospheric Correction in SAR Interferogram by Multiple-Aperture Interferometry: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 51, 3191-3199, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2012.2218660.    Download PDF

102.  Jung, H.S., Lu, Z., and Zhang, L., 2013. Feasibility of along-track displacement measurement from Sentinel-1 interferometric wide-swath mode: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 51, 573-578, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2012.    Download PDF

101.  Ji, L.Y., Lu, Z.*, Dzurisin, D., Senyukov, S., 2013. Pre-eruption deformation caused by dike intrusion beneath Kizimen volcano, Kamchatka, Russia, observed by InSAR: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 256, 87-95.    Download PDF

100.  Foster, J., Kealy, J., Cherubini,T., Businger, S., and Lu, Z., and Murphy, M., 2013. The Utility of Atmospheric Analyses for the Mitigation of Artifacts in InSAR: Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 748-758, doi: 10.1002/jgrb.50093.    Download PDF

99.  Zhao, C.Y., Lu, Z.*, and Zhang, Q., 2013. Time-series deformation monitoring over mining regions with SAR intensity based offset measurement: Remote Sensing Letters, 4 (5), 436-445.    Download PDF

98.  Lu, Z.*, Jung, H.S., Zhang, L., Lee, W.J., Lee, C.W., and Dzurisin, D., 2012. DEM generation from satellite InSAR: Advanced in mapping from aerospace imagery: techniques and applications (edited by Yang, X. and Li, J.), CRC Press, 119-144.    Download PDF

97.  Zhang, J.X., Zhao, Z., Huang, G.M., and Lu, Z., 2012. CASMSAR: An Integrated Airborne SAR Mapping System: Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 78 (11), 1110-1114 (Journal Cover).    Download PDF

96.  Arp, C. D., Jones, B.M., Lu, Z., and Whitman, M.S., 2012. Shifting balance of lake ice regimes on the Arctic Coastal Plain of northern Alaska: Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L16503, doi:10.1029/2012GL052518.    Download PDF

95.  Zhao, C.Y., Lu, Z.*, Zhang, Q., de la Fuente, J., 2012. Large Area Landslide Detection and  Monitoring with ALOS/PALSAR Imagery Data over Northern California and Southern Oregon, USA: Remote Sensing of Environment, 124, 348–359.    Download PDF

94.  Chen, F., Lin, H., Zhang, Y., and Lu, Z., 2012. Ground subsidence geo-hazards induced by rapid urbanization: implications from InSAR observation and geological analysis: Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 12, 935–942.    Download PDF

93.  Ramsey, E. III, Werle, D., Suzuoki, Y., Rangoonwala, A., and Lu, Z., 2012. Limitations and Potential of Satellite Imagery to Monitor Environmental Response to Coastal Flooding: Journal of Coastal Research, 282, 457-476 (doi:10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-11-00052.1).    Download PDF

92.  Wood, W., Bailey, R., Hampton, B., Kraemer, T., Lu, Z., Clark, D., James, R., and Ramadan, K., 2012. Rapid late Pleistocene/Holocene uplift and coastal evolution of the southern Arabian (Persian) Gulf: Quaternary Research, 77, 215-220 doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2011.10.008 (Journal cover).    Download PDF

91.  Lee, C.W., Lu, Z., and Jung, H.S., 2012. Simulation of time series surface deformation to validate multi-interferogram InSAR processing technique: International Journal of Remote Sensing, 33 (22), 7075-7087.    Download PDF

90.  Zhang, L., Lu, Z.*, Ding, X.L., Jung, H.S., Feng G., and Lee, C.W., 2012. Mapping ground surface deformation using temporarily coherent point SAR interferometry: Application to Los Angeles Basin: Remote Sensing of Environment, 117, 429-439.    Download PDF

89.  Zhao, C.Y., Zhang, Q., and Zhu, W., and Lu, Z., 2012. Monitoring the displacement of ground fissures at Xi’an using TerraSAR-X imagery: Bulletin of Wuhan University, 2012(1), 81-85.

88.  Zhang, L., Ding, X.L., and Lu, Z., 2011. Ground settlement monitoring based on temporarily coherent points between two SAR acquisitions: ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 66 (1), 146-152.    Download PDF

87.  Lu, Z.*, Dzurisin, D., and Jung, H.S., 2011. Monitoring Natural Hazards in Protected Lands Using Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR): Remote Sensing of Protected Lands (Ed. Y.Q. Wang), Taylor & Francis, 439-471.    Download PDF

86.  Jung, H.S., and Lu, Z., 2011. Topographic Phase Correction of MAI (Multiple Aperture SAR Interferometry) Interferogram, Korean Journal of Remote Sensing, 27 (2), 171-180.

85.  Wang, Y.Q., Wu, Z.F., Yuan, X., Zhang, H.Z., Zhang, J.Q., Xu, J.W.,  Lu, Z., Zhou, Y.Y., and Feng, J., 2011. Remote Sensing Assessment of Natural Resources and Ecological Security of the Changbai Mountain Region in Northeast Asia: Remote Sensing of Protected Lands (Ed. Y.Q. Wang), Taylor & Francis, 203-232.

84.  Zhang, L., Ding, X.L., and Lu, Z., 2011. Modeling PSInSAR Time-Series without Phase Unwrapping: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 49 (1), 547-556, 10.1109/TGRS.2010.2052625.    Download PDF

83.  Ramsey, E. III, Lu, Z., Suzuoki, Y., Rangoonwala, A., Werle, D., and Wolcott, M., 2011. Monitoring duration and extent of storm surge flooding along the Louisiana coast with Envisat ASAR data: IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 4 (2), 387-399, 10.1109/JSTARS.2010.2096201.    Download PDF

82.  Jung, H.S., Lu, Z.*, Won, J., Poland, M., and Miklius, A., 2011. Mapping three-dimensional surface deformation by combining multiple aperture interferometry and conventional interferometry: application to the June 2007 eruption of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawaii: IEEE Geoscience & Remote Sensing Letters, 8 (1), 34-38, 10.1109/LGRS.2010.2051793.    Download PDF

81. Wu, H., Zhang, Y., Chen, X., Lu, Z., Du, J., Sun, Z., and Sun, G., 2011. Monitoring land subsidence of Tai-Yuan, China, based on small-baseline DInSAR: Acta Geophysica Sinica, 54 (3), 673-680.

80.  Rykhus, R., and Lu, Z.*, 2011. Monitoring a 2003, Yukon Flats, Alaska wildfire using multi-temporal Radarsat-1 intensity and interferometric coherence images: Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 2 (1), 15–32.    Download PDF

79.  Lu, Z.*, and Dzurisin, D., 2010. Ground surface deformation patterns, magma supply, and magma storage at Okmok volcano, Alaska, from InSAR analysis: 2. Coeruptive deflation, July–August 2008: Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, B00B03, doi:10.1029/2009JB006970.    Download PDF

78.  Lu, Z.*,  Dzurisin, D., Biggs, J., Wicks, C., Jr, and McNutt, S., 2010. Ground surface deformation patterns, magma supply, and magma storage at Okmok volcano, Alaska, from InSAR analysis: 1. Intereruption deformation, 1997–2008: Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, B00B02, doi:10.1029/2009JB006969.    Download PDF

77.  Lee, W.J., Jung, H.S., and Lu, Z., 2010. A study of high-precision DEM generation using ERS-Envisat SAR cross-interferometry: Journal of Korean Society of Surveying, Geodesy, Photogrammetry and Cartography, 28 (4), 431-439.

76.  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.    Download PDF

75.  Lu, Z.*, Dzurisin, D., H.S. Jung, J.X. Zhang, Y.H. Zhang, 2010. Radar Image and Data Fusion for Natural Hazards Characterization: International Journal of Image and Data Fusion, 1, 217-242.    Download PDF

74.  Lu, Z.*, Zhang, J., Zhang, Y., and Dzurisin, D., 2010. Monitoring and characterizing natural hazards with satellite InSAR imagery: Annals of GIS, 16, 55-66.    Download PDF

73.   Pallister, J., McCausland, W., Jónsson, S., Lu, Z., Zahran, H., Hadidy, S., Aburukbah, A., Stewart, I., Lundgren, P., White, R., and Moufti, M.,  2010. Broad accommodation of rift-related extension recorded by dyke intrusion in Saudi Arabia: Nature Geoscience, 3, 705-712.

72.  Lu, Z.*, 2010. Report on International Conference on Geo-spatial Solutions for Emergency Management 2009: International Journal of Image and Data Fusion, 1 (1), 109-112.    Download PDF

71.  Biggs, J., Lu, Z., Fourneir,T., and Freymueller, J., 2010. Magma flux at Okmok Volcano, Alaska from a joint inversion of continuous GPS, campaign GPS and InSAR: Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, B12401, doi:10.1029/2010JB007577.    Download PDF

70.  Damoah-Afari, P., Ding, X.L., Lu, Z., Li, Z.W. and Omura, M., 2010. Magnitude and extent of six years of land subsidence in Shanghai revealed by JERS-1 SAR data: in Geoscience and Remote Sensing New Achievements (ed. by Imperatore, P. and Riccio, D.), In-Tech. 477-496.    Download PDF

69.  Lee, C.W., Lu, Z.*, H.S. Jung, J.S. Won, and D. Dzurisin, 2010. Surface deformation of Augustine volcano (Alaska), 1992-2005, from multiple-interferogram processing using a refined SBAS InSAR approach: The 2006 eruption of Augustine Volcano, Alaska (edited by Power, J.A., Coombs, M.L., and Freymueller, J.T.),  U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1769, 453–465 [http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/1769/chapters/p1769_chapter18.pdf].    Download PDF

68.  Lu, Z.*, and Kwoun, O., 2009. Interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) study of coastal wetlands over southeastern Louisiana: Remote Sensing of Wetlands (edited by Y.Q. Wang), CRC Press, 25-60.    Download PDF

67.  Zhang, Y., Zhang, J., Gong, W., and Lu, Z., 2009. Monitoring urban subsidence based on SAR interferometric point target analysis: Acta Geodaetica et Cartographica Sinica, 38 (6), 482-487+493.

66.  Lee, H., Shum, C.K., Yi, Y.C., Ibaraki, M., Kim, J.W., Braun, A., Kuo, K.Y., and Lu, Z., 2009. Louisiana wetland water level monitoring using retracked TOPEX/POSEIDON altimetry: Marine Geodesy, 32 (3), 284-302.    Download PDF

65.  Ramsey, E. III, Werle, D., Lu, Z., Rangoonwala, A., and Suzuoki, Y., 2009. A Case of timely satellite image acquisitions in support of coastal emergency environmental response management: Journal of Coastal Research, 25, 1168-1172 (Journal cover).    Download PDF

64.  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.    Download PDF

63.  Lu, Z., Kim, J.W., Lee, H.K., Shum, C.K., Duan, J.B., Ibaraki, M., Akyilmaz, O., and Read, C.H., 2009. Helmand river hydrologic studies using ALOS PALSAR InSAR and ENVISAT altimetry: Marine Geodesy, 32 (3), 320-333.    Download PDF

62.  Zhang, Y.H., Yu, H.K., Lu, Z., and Gong, W.Y., 2009. A new numerical method of calculating extrema of received power for polarimetric SAR: IEEE Remote Sensing Letters, 6, 666-670.    Download PDF

61.  Zhao, C.Y., Zhang, Q., Ding, X.L., Lu, Z.,  Yang, C.S., and Qi, X.M., 2009. Monitoring of land subsidence and ground fissures in Xian, China 2005–2006: mapped by SAR interferometry: Environmental Geology, 10.1007/s00254-008-1654-9, 2009.    Download PDF

60.  Biggs, J., Burgmann, R., Freymueller, J., Lu, Z., Ryder, I., Parsons, B., and Wright, T., 2009. The postseismic response to the 2002 M7.9 Denali Fault earthquake: constraints from InSAR: Geophysical Journal International, 176, 353-367.    Download PDF

59.  Ramsey, E., Rangoonwala, A., Middleton, B., and Lu, Z., 2009. Satellite optical and radar data used to track wetland forest impact and short-term recovery from Hurricane Katrina: Wetlands, 29 (1), 66-79.    Download PDF

58.  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.    Download PDF

57.  Poland, M., and Lu, Z., 2008. Radar interferometry observations of surface displacements during pre- and co-eruptive periods at Mount St. Helens, Washington, 1992-2005: A volcano rekindled: the renewed eruption of Mount St. Helens, 2004-2006 (edited by D. Sherod, W. Scott, and P. Stauffer), U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1750, 361-386.    Download PDF

56.  Jones, B., Rykhus, R., Lu, Z., Arp, C., and Selkowitz, D., 2008. Radar imaging of winter seismic surveys in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska: Polar Record, 44, 1-5.    Download PDF

55.  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 (Journal Cover).    Download PDF

54.  Lee, C.W., Lu, Z.*, Kwoun, O., and Won, J., 2008. Deformation of Augustine volcano, Alaska, 1992-2005, measured by ERS and ENVISAT SAR interferometry: Earth, Planets and Space, 60, 447-452.    Download PDF

53.  Rykhus, R., and Lu, Z.*, 2008. InSAR detects possible thaw settlement in the Alaskan Arctic Coastal Plain: Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 34 (2), 100-112.    Download PDF

52.  Lu, Z.*, Kwoun, and Rykhus, R., 2007. Interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR): its past, present and future: Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 73 (3), 217-221 (Journal Cover).    Download PDF

51.  Biggs, J., Wright, T., Lu, Z.,  and Parsons, B., 2007. Multi-interferogram method for measuring interseismic deformation: Denali Fault, Alaska: Geophysical Journal International, 173, 1165-1179.    Download PDF

50.  Lu, Z.*, Dzurisin, D., Wicks, C., Power, J., Kwoun, O., and Rykhus, R., 2007. Diverse deformation patterns of Aleutian volcanoes from satellite interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR): Volcanism and Subduction: The Kamchatka Region (edited by J. Eichelberger and others), American Geophysical Union Geophysical Monograph  Series 172, 249-261.    Download PDF

49.  Rykhus, R., and Lu, Z.*, 2007. Hurricane Katrina Flooding and Possible Oil Slicks Mapped With Satellite Imagery, in Science and the Storms - The USGS Response to the Hurricanes of 2005: US Geological Survey Circular 1306, 50-53.

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

47.  Dzurisin, D., and Lu, Z., 2007. Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) (Chapter 5): Volcano Deformation: Geodetic Monitoring Techniques (by D. Dzurisin), Springer-Praxis Publishing Ltd., UK, 153-194.    Download PDF

46.  Damoah-Afari, P., Ding, X.L., Lu, Z., 2006. Subsidence phenomenon in Shanghai measured with PSInSAR: some preliminary results: Journal of Geospatial Engineering, 7 (2), 28-38.

45.  Ramsey, E. III, Lu, Z.,  Rangoonwala, A., and Rykhus, R., 2006. Multiple baseline radar interferometry applied to coastal landscape classification and changes: GIScience and Remote Sensing, 43 (4), 283-309.    Download PDF

44.  Lundgren, P., and Lu, Z., 2006. Inflation model of Uzon caldera, Kamchatka, constrained by satellite radar interferometry observations: Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L06301, doi:10.1029/2005GL025181.    Download PDF

43.  Lu, Z.*, Zhang, J., and Zhang, Y., 2006. Interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) and its applications to study volcanoes, part 1: Principles of InSAR: Science of Surveying and Mapping, 31 (1), 51-54.

42.  Lu, Z.*, Dzurisin, D., Wicks, C., and Power, J., 2006. Interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) and its applications to study volcanoes, part 2: InSAR imaging of Alaskan Volcanoes: Science of Surveying and Mapping, 31 (2), 36-39.

41.  Kwoun, O., Lu, Z., Neal, C., and Wicks, C., 2006. Quiescent deformation of the Aniakchak Caldera, Alaska, mapped by InSAR: Geology, 34 (1), 5-8.    Download PDF

40.  Masterlark, T., Lu, Z., and Rykhus, R., 2006. Thickness distribution of a cooling pyroclastic flow deposit: Optimization using InSAR, FEMs, and an adaptive mesh algorithm: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 150, 186-201.    Download PDF

39.  Moran, S., Kwoun, O., Masterlark, T., and Lu, Z., 2006. On the absence of deformation signals from InSAR interferograms bracketing the 1995-1996 and 1999 eruptions of Shishaldin Volcano, Alaska: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 150, 119-131.    Download PDF

38.  Rykhus, R., Lu, Z., and Jones, B., 2005. Satellite imagery maps hurricane Katrina induced flooding and oil slicks: EOS Transactions of AGU, 86 (41), 381-382.    Download PDF

37.  Lu, Z.*, Crane, M., Kwoun, O., Wells, C., Swarzenski, C., and Rykhus, R., 2005. C-band Radar Observes Water-level Change in Swamp Forests: EOS Transactions of AGU, 86 (14), 141-144.    Download PDF

36.  Lu, Z.*, Wicks, C., Kwoun, O., Power, J., and Dzurisin, D., 2005. Surface deformation associated with the March 1996 earthquake swarm at Akutan Island, Alaska, revealed by C-band ERS and L-band JERS radar interferometry: Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 31 (1), 7-20.    Download PDF

35.  Lu, Z.*, Masterlark, T., and Dzurisin, D., 2005. Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) Study of Okmok Volcano, Alaska, 1992-2003: Magma Supply Dynamics and Post-emplacement Lava Flow Deformation: Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, B02403, DOI:10.1029/2004JB003148.    Download PDF

34.  Baek, S., Kwoun, O., Braun, A., Lu, Z., and Shum, C.K., 2005. Digital Elevation Model of King Edward VII Peninsula, West Antarctica, from SAR Interferometry and ICESat Laser Altimetry: IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 2 (4), 413- 417.    Download PDF

33.  Lu, Z.*, Wicks, C., Dzurisin, D., and Power, J., 2005. InSAR study of Alaskan volcanoes: Korean Journal of Remote Sensing, 21 (1), 59-72.

32.  Wright, T., Lu, Z., and Wicks, C., 2004. Constraining the slip distribution and fault geometry of the Mw 7.9, 3 November 2002, Denali Fault Earthquake with InSAR and GPS: Bulletin of Seismological Society of America, 94 (6B), S175-S189.    Download PDF

31.  Wright, T., Parsons, B., and Lu, Z. (2004). Toward mapping surface deformation in three dimensions using InSAR: Geophysical Research Letters, 31, L01607, doi:10.1029/2003GL018827 (Journal Cover).    Download PDF

30.  Lu, Z.*, Rykhus, R., Masterlark, T., and Dean, K., 2004. Mapping recent lava flows at Westdahl volcano, Alaska, using radar and optical satellite imagery: Remote Sensing of Environment, 91, 345-353.    Download PDF

29.  Masterlark, T., and Lu, Z., 2004. Transient volcano deformation sources imaged with InSAR: Application to Seguam island: Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, B01401, doi:10.1029/2003JB002568.    Download PDF

28.  Lu, Z.*, Wright, T., and Wicks, C., 2003. Deformation of the 2002 Denali Fault earthquakes, Alaska, mapped by Radarsat-1 interferometry: EOS Transactions of AGU, 84 (41), 425-431.    Download PDF

27.  Wright, T., Lu, Z., and Wicks, C., 2003. Source model for the Mw 6.7, October 23 2002, Nenana Mountain Earthquake (Alaska) from InSAR: Geophysical Research Letters, 30 (18), doi:10.1029/2003GL018014.    Download PDF

26.  Lu, Z.*, Wicks, C., Dzurisin, D., Power, J., Thatcher, W., and Masterlark, T., 2003. Interferometric synthetic aperture radar studies of Alaska volcanoes: Earth Observation Magazine (EOM), 12 (3), 8-18, 2003 (Journal Cover).

25.  Lu, Z.*, Masterlark, T., Dzurisin, D., Rykhus, R., and Wicks, C., 2003. Magma Supply Dynamics at Westdahl Volcano, Alaska, Modeled from Satellite Radar Interferometry: Journal of Geophysical Research, 108 (B7), 2354, 10.1029/2002JB002311.    Download PDF

24.  Patrick, M.R., Dehn, J., Papp, K., Lu, Z., Moxey, L., Dean, K., and Guritz, R., 2003. The 1997 eruption of Okmok Volcano, Alaska: A synthesis of remotely sensed imagery: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 127, 89-107.    Download PDF

23.  Lu, Z.*, Fielding, E., Patrick, M., and Trautwein, C., 2003. Estimating Lava Volume by Precision Combination of Multiple Baseline Spaceborne and Airborne Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar: the 1997 Eruption of Okmok Volcano, Alaska: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 41 (6), 1428-1436.    Download PDF

22.  Lu, Z.*, Masterlark, T., Power, J., Dzurisin, D., and Wicks, C., 2002. Subsidence at Kiska volcano, Western Aleutians, detected by satellite radar interferometry: Geophysical Research Letters, 29 (18), 1855, doi:10.1029/2002GL014948.    Download PDF

21.  Wicks, C., Dzurisin, D., Ingebritsen, S., Thatcher, W., Lu, Z., and Iverson, J., 2002. Magma intrusion beneath the Three Sisters Volcanic Center in the Cascade Range of Oregon, USA, from interferometric radar measurements: Geophysical Research Letters, 29 (7), 10.1029/2001GL014205.    Download PDF

20.  Lu, Z.*, Wicks, C., Dzurisin, D., Power, J., Moran, S., and Thatcher, W., 2002. Magmatic inflation at a dormant stratovolcano: 1996-98 activity at Mount Peulik volcano, Alaska, revealed by satellite radar interferometry: Journal of Geophysical Research, 107 (B7), 2134, doi:10.1029/2001JB000471.  Download PDF

19.  Lu, Z.*, Power, J., McConnell, V., Wicks, C., and Dzurisin, D., 2002. Pre-Eruptive inflation and surface interferometric coherence characteristics revealed by satellite radar interferometry at Makushin volcano, Alaska: 1993 – 2000: Journal of Geophysical Research, 107 (B11), 2266, doi:10.1029/2001JB000970.  Download PDF

18.  Mann, D., Freymueller, J., and Lu, Z., 2002. Deformation associated with the 1997 eruption of Okmok volcano, Alaska: Journal of Geophysical Research, 107 (B4), 10.1029/2001JB000163.  Download PDF

17.  Lu, Z.*, and Meyer, D., 2002. Study of high SAR backscattering due to an increase of soil moisture over less vegetated area: its implication for characteristic of backscattering: International Journal of Remote Sensing, 23 (6), 1065-1076.  Download PDF

16.  Lu, Z.*, and Danskin, W., 2001. InSAR analysis of natural recharge to define structure of a ground-water basin, San Bernardino, California: Geophysical Research Letters, 28, 2661-2664 (AGU and AP Press Releases).  Download PDF

15.  Mayer, L., and Lu, Z., 2001. Elastic rebound following the Kocaeli Earthquake, Turkey, recorded using SAR interferometry: Geology, 29, 495-498.  Download PDF

14.  Lu, Z.*, Wicks, C., Power, J., and Dzurisin, D., 2000. Ground deformation associated with the March 1996 earthquake swarm at Akutan volcano, Alaska, revealed by satellite radar interferometry: Journal of Geophysical Research, 105, 21,483-21,496.  Download PDF

13.  Lu, Z.*, Wicks, C., Dzurisin, D., Thatcher, W., Freymueller, J., McNutt, S., and Mann, D., 2000. Aseismic inflation of Westdahl volcano, Alaska, revealed by satellite radar interferometry: Geophysical Research Letters, 27, 1567-1570 (Journal Cover).  Download PDF

12.  Lu, Z.*, Mann, D., Freymueller, J., and Meyer, D., 2000. Synthetic aperture radar interferometry of Okmok volcano, Alaska: Radar observations: Journal of Geophysical Research, 105, 10791-10806.  Download PDF

11.  Lu, Z.*, Wicks, C., Dzurisin, D., Thatcher, W., Freymueller, J., McNutt, S., and Mann, D., 2000. Watching magma from space: Geotimes, 45 (11), 36-37.

10.  Lu, Z.*, 1999. Satellite radar interferometry and its application to detection of volcanic deformation: Remote Sensing Information, 53 (1), 18-23.

9.  Lu, Z.*, Mann, D., and Freymueller, J., 1998. Satellite radar interferometry measures deformation at Okmok volcano: EOS Transactions of AGU, 79, 461-468.  Download PDF

8.  Lu, Z.*, and Freymueller, J., 1998. Synthetic aperture radar interferometry coherence analysis over Katmai volcano group, Alaska: Journal of Geophysical Research, 103, 29887-29894.  Download PDF

7.  Lu, Z.*, Fatland, R., Wyss, M., Li, S., Eichelberger, J., Dean, K., and Freymueller, J., 1997. Deformation of Volcanic Vents Detected by ERS‑1 SAR Interferometry, Katmai National Park, Alaska: Geophysical Research Letters, 24, 695‑698.  Download PDF

6.   Lu, Z.*, Wyss, M., and Pulpan, H., 1997. Details of stress directions in the Alaska subduction zone from fault plane solutions: Journal of Geophysical Research, 102, 5385‑5402.  Download PDF

5.  Lu, Z.*, 1996. Stress and surface deformation due to earthquakes and volcanoes in Alaska: Ph. D. dissertation, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska, 142 pp.

4.   Dean, K., Engle, K., Lu, Z., Eichelberger, J., Neal, T., and Doukas, M., 1996. Use of SAR data to study active volcanoes in Alaska: Earth Observation Quarterly, 53, 21‑23.

3.  Lu, Z.*, and Wyss, M., 1996. Segmentation of the Aleutian plate boundary derived from stress directions estimates based on fault plane solutions: Journal of Geophysical Research, 101, 803‑816.  Download PDF

2.  Wyss, M., and Lu, Z., 1995. Plate boundary segmentation by stress directions: southern San Andreas fault, California: Geophysical Research Letters, 22, 547‑550.  Download PDF

1.  Lu, Z.*, Wyss, M., Tytgat, G., McNutt, S., and Stihler, S., 1994. Aftershocks of the 13 May 1993 Shumagin Alaska earthquake: Geophysical Research Letters, 21, 497‑500.  Download PDF


PH.D., Geophysics, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska, 9/1992 - 8/1996
M.S., Geophysics, Peking University, Beijing, P. R. China, 9/1989 - 7/1992
B.S., Geophysics, Peking University, Beijing, P. R. China, 9/1985 - 7/1989
Headshot of Zhong Lu, a member of the Lyle School of Engineering faculty