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InSAR-based Vertical Land Motion at Mexico City

posted on 2023-03-09, 18:21 authored by Mohammad KhorramiMohammad Khorrami, Manoochehr ShirzaeiManoochehr Shirzaei, Khosro Ghobadi Far, Susanna WerthSusanna Werth, Grace Carlson, Guang Zhai

Vertical Land Motion across Mexico City as shown in Fig 2C of Khorrami et al (2023) Geophysical Research Letters. The SAR dataset includes 599 C-band Sentinel-1 SAR images with a 12-day revisit time, 250 km swath, 5 m x 20 m spatial resolution, and multi-looking factors of 32 (range) by 6 (azimuth), including 175 scenes from ascending track path #78, 142 scenes from descending track path #41, and 282 scenes from descending track path #143, comprising 142 and 140 scenes from frames #526 and #531, respectively. The dataset is processed using the WabInSAR algorithm (Shirzaei, 2013). More details on the README file downloadable with the data.


This work was partially funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) grant 80NSSC21K0061.

The authors appreciate the Geological Society of America for their support (graduate student research grant).



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Data collected over Mexico City

Corresponding Author Name

Mohammad Khorrami

Corresponding Author E-mail Address

Files/Folders in Dataset and Description

Fig2_LonLat_dz_std.txt column #1: longitude(deg) column #2: Latitude(deg) column #3: VLM rate (cm/yr) column #4: VLM Standard deviation (cm/yr) MexicoCity_VLM_plot.m: MATLAB script to plot the dataset. Bipolar.m: colormap used in the MATLAB script.