People

Wenbin Xu

Alumni
​Now at UC Berkeley

Research Interests

My principal research interests include the use of Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) to study geophysical phenomena that causes crustal deformation, InSAR atmospheric correction, and InSAR time series analysis.

Selected Publications

Xu, W., J. Ruch, and S. Jónsson, Birth of two volcanic islands in the southern Red Sea, Nature Communications, 6:7104, doi: 10.1038/ncomms8104, 2015.

Xu, W., R. Dutta, S. Jónsson, Identifying active faults by improving earthquake locations with InSAR data and Bayesian estimation: The 2004 Tabuk (Saudi Arabia) earthquake sequence, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 105(2a), doi: 10.1785/0120140289, 2015.    

Xu, W. and S. Jónsson, The 2007–8 volcanic eruption on Jebel at Tair Island (Red Sea), observed by satellite radar and optical images, Bulletin of Volcanology, 76:795, doi: 10.1007/s00445-014-0795-9, 2014.​

Li, Z. W. Xu, G. Feng, J. Hu, W. Changcheng, X. Ding and J. Zhu, Correcting atmospheric effects on InSAR with MERIS water vapour data and elevation-dependent interpolation model. Geophysical Journal International, 189(2): 898-910, 2012.

Xu, W., Z. Li, X. Ding and J. Zhu. Interpolating atmospheric water vapor delay by incorporating terrain elevation information. Journal of Geodesy, 85: 555-564, DOI: 10.1007/s00190-011-0456-0, 2011.

Education

M.S. Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Central South University, 2011
B.S.
Surveying and Mapping, Central South University, 2008