Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics

Research Interests

  • Elastic earth deformation due to crustal loading
  • Aquifer/Watershed storage from geodetic remote sensing
  • Seismogenic stressing from surface water and groundwater
  • Dry lake geomorphology
  • Near-field coseismic slip and constraints on topography building
  • GPS multipath and other noise sources
  • Altimeter calibration and validation (ICESat-1, ICESat-2, ALSM)

Tools and Techniques

  • Airborne and spaceborne lidar altimetry and imaging
  • Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR)
  • Differential lidar algorithm development and application
  • Kinematic GPS for positioning and topographic mapping