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Luyi

Luyi Sun

Imaging Group

PhD Student

Tel: +44 (0)1483 204 245

Fax: +44 (0)1483 278 312

Internal: 2245

Room: Boyd Centre Room E

Email:  luyi.sun.12{at} ucl.ac.uk

Research Interests

  • Earth

    • Landslides
    • Climate changes

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. Electronic Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology (2009)
  • M.Sc.Information and Communication Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology (2012)
  • Ph.D Space & Climate Physics, University College London (in progress)

Project

"Understanding the relationship between climate change and the formation of landslides in the Three Gorges area"

Supervisors: Prof. Jan-Peter Muller

This research aims to (1)Assess the potential and limitations of existing and future  space-borne SAR sensors to map differential motion for heavily forested, steep-sided terrain, focusing on the Three Gorges Region in China where landslides are associated with heavy rainfall and light sedimentary soils. Both Interferometric SAR (InSAR) and sub-pixel correlation method will be used concentrating on TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X. (2) Perform an assessment of the climatic impacts of the construction and operation of the Three Gorges Dam;(3)Understanding the relationship of the regional climate changes and the formation of landslides.

Publications

Sun L., Muller J-P., (2013), “Landslip, creep and landslide monitoring of the Three Gorges region based on dInSAR and pcSAR using TerraSAR-X data”,Poster presented at the 5th TerraSAR-X science team meeting, 10-14 June 2013, DLR – Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany.

Outreach

Activities

2013

  • RSPSoc Student Meeting, Glasgow (March)
  • Dragon3 Symposium 2013, Palermo, Sicily, Italy (June)
  • TerraSAR-X / TanDEM-X science meeting, Munich, Germany (June)
  • Living Planet Symposium 2013, Edinburgh (September)

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