Faculty

Hyongki Lee, Ph.D.
Dr. Hyongki Lee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office Location: UH NCALM, 5000 Gulf Freeway, Bldg. 4, Rm 216, Houston, TX 77204-5059
Phone: 713-743-4685 | Fax: 713-743-0186
Email: hlee [at] uh [dot] edu

Education: 

Ph.D. in Geodetic Science, Ohio State University, 2008
M.Sc. in Civil Engineering (Geomatics), Yonsei University, Korea, 2002
B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Yonsei University, Korea, 2000

Professional Experience: 

September 2017-present: Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Egr, University of Houston
September 2011-August 2017: Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Egr, University of Houston
October 2010-August 2011: Research Scientist, School of Earth Sciences & BPRC, Ohio State University
October 2009-September 2010: Research Associate II, School of Earth Sciences & BPRC, Ohio State University
October 2008-September 2009: Postdoctoral Researcher, School of Earth Sciences & BPRC, Ohio State University

Classes: 

CIVE 7342: Engineering Geographical Information Systems
CIVE 6384: Satellite Altimetry and Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar
CIVE 7397: Physical Geodesy
CIVE 5380/6380: Introduction to Geomatics and Geosensing

Students Supervised: 

Ting Yuan (NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship), Ph.D. University of Houston, 2017. Now PostDoc at UCLA.

Ning Cao, Ph.D. University of Houston, 2016. Now PostDoc at UH.

Zhiyue Sun, Ph.D. Student, BS, MS Harbin Institute of Technology

Modurodoluwa Okeowo, Ph.D. Student, BS University of Lagos, MS Purdue University

Abureli Aierken, Ph.D. Student, BS Peking University, MS University of Camerino

Donghwan Kim, Ph.D. Student, BS Korea Military Academy, MS Cranfield University

Chi-Hung Chang, Ph.D. Student, BS, MS National Cheng Kung University

Tien Du, Ph.D. Student, BS Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, MS University of Melbourne

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS:

Ning Cao, Ph.D. University of Houston, 2016.

Hanwen Yu, Ph.D. Xidian University, 2012.

 

STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES: 
Outstanding students who are interested in pursuing graduate degree in an interdisciplinary field of geodesy and remote sensing are strongly encouraged to contact me at hlee [at] uh [dot] edu with your CV to inquire about possible research assistantships.

Awards & Honors: 

UH Grants to Enhance and Advance Research (GEAR) Award, 2016
UH Cullen College of Engineering Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award, 2016
UH Civil & Environmental Engineering Faculty Achievement Award, 2015
NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship for PhD student, Ting Yuan, 2015
NASA New (Early Career) Investigator Award, 2014
UH Provost Certificate of Excellence, 2014
Lead author of TOP-50 Most Cited Articles, published in Journal of Geodynamics, January 2006 – February 2011
Lead author of TOP-5 Most Cited Articles, published in Marine Geodesy, 2009 – 2011
Lead author of TOP Cited Paper Award, published in Terrestrial, Atmospheric, and Oceanic Sciences, 2010-2014

Research Interests: 

Dr. Lee specializes in using spaceborne and airborne geodetic instruments including satellite altimetry, SAR/InSAR, and GRACE to better understand earth system sciences. His primary research focus includes quantifying and characterizing terrestrial water dynamics using remote sensing data towards applications for water resources management.

Sponsored Research / Research Grant: 

Co-PI: Integrating lateral contributions and longitudinal controls along river reaches to improve SWOT discharge estimates, NASA SWOT Science Team, 08/11/2016-08/10/2020.
PI: Building lasting capacity for water management in vulnerable deltas of Indochina, NASA SERVIR Program, 08/01/2016-07/31/2019.
PI: Diffusion modeling of water flow in the central Congo floodplain using geodetic and remote sensing measurements, NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship, 09/01/2015-08/31/2018 (Ting Yuan's Graduate Fellowship).
Co-PI: Altimetry river height data extraction toolbox: application support for Jason-2 and SWOT, NASA Applied Sciences Program, 4/1/2015-03/31/2016.
Co-PI: Towards operational water resources management in South Asia exploiting satellite geodetic and remote sensing technologies, NASA Applied Sciences Program, 11/25/2014-11/24/2018.
Led "Mapping surface deformation using airborne repeat-pass interferometric synthetic aperture radar: A pilot study for the Slumgullion landslide in Colorado", NSF, 09/01/2014-08/31/2015 (NCALM Supplement).
PI: Estimating two-dimensional surface water depths in the Congo wetlands using multiple remote sensing measurements, NASA New Investigator Program, 04/28/2014-04/27/2017.
Co-PI: Improved quantification of global mountain glacier mass balance estimates, NASA Cryosphere Program, 09/04/2013-09/03/2016.
Co-PI: Decomposing the water storage signal from basins in varied climate settings with remote sensing and modeling, NASA Terrestrial Hydrology Program, 04/01/2013-03/20/2016.
PI: Enhancement of GRACE temporal gravity field solutions to study terrestrial water dynamics in the Congo Basin, NASA GRACE, 05/26/2012-05/25/2016.

Presentations: 

Lee, H., F. Hossain, M.A. Okeowo, L.D. Nguyen, D.D. Bui, C.-H. Chang, Application of Jason-2/3 altimetry for virtual gauging and flood forecasting in Mekong Basin, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 12-16, 2016 (ORAL).
Lee, H., H.C. Jung, T. Yuan, E. Beighley, D. Alsdorf, C. Shum, Estimating fine-resolution terrestrial water storage changes over central Congo Basin by integrating GRACE, PALSAR, and altimetry, 26th IUGG General Assembly, Prague, Czech Republic, June 22 - July 2, 2015 (ORAL).
Lee, H., T. Yuan, H.C. Jung, J. Duan, C.K. Shum, E. Beighley, Storage changes over the middle reach of the Congo River, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 15-19, 2014 (ORAL - INVITED).
Lee, H., H. Jung T. Yuan, E. Beighley, J. Duan, D. Alsdorf, R. Raoufi, Surface and subsurface water storage changes over the central Congo Basin revealed by integrating GRACE, Envisat altimetry, and PALSAR ScanSAR observations, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 9-13, 2013 (ORAL).
LEE, H., R.E. BEIGHLEY, D. ALSDORF, H.C. JUNG, C. SHUM, J. DUAN, J. GUO, D. YAMAZAKI, K. ANDREADIS, Terrestrial Storage Changes over the Congo Basin from GRACE and Hillslope River Routing Model, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 3-7, 2012 (ORAL - INVITED).
LEE, H., S. CALMANT, C.K. SHUM, J. KIM, Z. HUANG, S. BETTADPUR, D. ALSDORF, Application of satellite radar altimetry for near-real time monitoring of floods, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 5-9, 2011 (ORAL).
LEE, H., D. ALSDORF, H.C. JUNG, C.K. SHUM, J. DUAN, J.-Y. GUO, K. ANDREADIS, Characterization of terrestrial water dynamics in the Congo Basin using GRACE and satellite radar altimetry, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 13-17, 2010 (ORAL).
LEE, H., C. SHUM, J.-W. KIM, H.C. JUNG, Z. LU, B. HUBERTY, J. JONES, IFSAR water elevation change mapping, ASPRS WGL-EGL Joint Technical Summer Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, USA, June 18, 2010 (ORAL).
LEE, H., C. SHUM, M. IBARAKI, Z. LU, J.-W. KIM, Towards high-resolution rapid monitoring and prediction of hydrologic change, NGA Academic Research Program Symposium, Washington, DC, USA, September 29-October 2, 2009 (ORAL).
LEE, H., D. ALSDORF, M. DURAND, J. DUAN, C. SHUM, Science requirements for hydrologic storage change from the SWOT mission, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 15-19, 2008 (ORAL).
LEE, H., C. SHUM, J.-Y. GUO, Y. YI, A. BRAUN, P. WU, C.-Y. KUO, M. SCHMIDT, H. WANG, Laurentia glacial isostatic adjustment: constrains from satellite data and modeling, IUGG XXIV General Assembly, Perugia, Italy, July 2-13, 2007 (ORAL).
LEE, H., C. SHUM, A. BRAUN, C.-Y. KUO, Y. YI, Use of TOPEX Altimetry for Glacial Isostatic Adjustment Studies in the Hudson Bay Land Region, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 11-16, 2006 (ORAL).
LEE H., C. SHUM, Y. YI, C.-Y. KUO, Application of Satellite Altimetry for Solid Earth Crustal Deformation Studies, Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, Beijing, China, July 24-27, 2006 (ORAL).

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 

* Denote advisee

Van Den Hoek, J., A. Getirana, H.C. Jung, M. Okeowo*, H. Lee, Monitoring long-term reservoir dynamics with fused Landsat and altimetry time series in persistently cloudy eastern Brazil, Remote Sensing of Environment, in review, 2017.

Cao, N.*, H. Lee, E. Zaugg, R. Shrestha, W. Carter, C. Glennie, Z. Lu, H. Yu*, Estimation of residual motion errors in airborne SAR interferometry based on time-domain backprojection and multisquint techniques, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, in review, 2017.

Yu, H.*, H. Lee, T. Yuan*, N. Cao*, A novel method for deformation estimation based on multi-baseline InSAR phase unwrapping, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, in review, 2017.

Yu, H.*, Y. Lan, H. Lee, N. Cao*, Two-dimensional phase unwrapping using minimum infinity-norm, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, revised, 2017.

Yuan, T.*, H. Lee, H.C. Jung, A. Aierken*, E. Beighley, D. Alsdorf, R. Tshimanga, D. Kim*, Absolute water storages in the Congo River floodplains from integration of InSAR and satellite radar altimetry, Remote Sensing of Environment, 201, 57-72, 2017.

Kim, D.*, H. Lee, A. Laraque, R. Tshimanga, T. Yuan*, H. Jung, E. Beighley, C.-H. Chang*, Estimating spatio-temporal water level variations over the central Congo River using PALSAR ScanSAR and Envisat altimetry data, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 38, 7021-7040, 2017.

Cao, N.*, H. Lee, E. Zaugg, R. Shrestha, W. Carter, C. Glennie, G. Wang, Z. Lu, J.C. Fernandez-Diaz, Airborne DInSAR results using time-domain backprojection algorithm: a case study over the Slumgullion landslide in Colorado, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2017.2737362, 2017.

Yu, H.*, Y. Lan, J. Xu, D. An, H. Lee, Large-scale L0-norm and L1-norm two-dimensional phase unwrapping, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 55, 4712-4728, 2017.

Okeowo, M.*, H. Lee, F. Hossain, A. Getirana, Automated generation of lakes and reservoirs water elevation changes from satellite radar altimetry, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 10, 3465-3481, 2017.

Xiao, M., A. Koppa, Z. Mekonnen, B. Pagan, S. Zhan, Q. Cao, A. Aierken*, H. Lee, D. Lettenmaier, How much groundwater did California's Central Valley lose during the 2012-2015 drought?, Geophysical Research Letters, 44, doi:10.1002/2017GL073333, 2017.

Kim, D.*, H. Lee, M.A. Okeowo*, S. Basnayake, S. Jayasinghe, Cost-effective monitoring of land subsidence in developing countries using semi-permanent GPS stations: a test study over Houston, Texas, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 11(2), 026033, doi:10.1117/1.JRS.11.026033, 2017.

Hossain, F., S. Sikder, N. Biswas, M. Bonnema, H. Lee, N.D. Luong, N.H. Hiep, B.D. Duong, D. Long, Predicting water availability of the regulated Mekong River Basin using satellite observations and a physical model, Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution, 14, 39-48, 2017.

Iqbal, N., F. Hossain, H. Lee, G. Akhter, Integrated groundwater resource management in Indus Basin using satellite gravimetry and physical modeling tools, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment,189:128, doi:10.1007/s10661-017-5846-1, 2017.

Sun, Z.*, H. Lee, Y. Ahn, A. Aierken*, K.-H. Tseng, M.A. Okeowo*, C. Shum, Recent glacier dynamics in the northern Novaya Zemlya observed by multiple geodetic techniques, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 10, 1290-1302, 2017.

Iqbal, N., F. Hossain, H. Lee, G. Akhter, Satellite gravimetric estimation of groundwater storage variations over Indus Basin in Pakistan, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 9, 3524-3534, 2016.

Alsdorf, D., E. Beighley, A. Laraque, H. Lee, R. Tshimanga, F. O'Loughlin, G. Mahe, B. Dinga, G. Moukandi, R.G.M. Spencer, Opportunities for hydrologic research in the Congo Basin, Reviews of Geophysics, 54, doi:10.1002/2016RG000517, 2016.

Bonnema, M., S. Sikder, Y. Miao, X. Chen, F. Hossain, I.A. Pervin, S.M.M. Rahman, H. Lee, Understanding satellite-based monthly-to-seasonal reservoir outflow estimation as a function of hydrologic controls, Water Resources Research, 52, 4095-4115, doi:10.1002/2015WR017830, 2016.

Cao, N.*, H. Lee, H.C. Jung, A phase-decomposition-based PS-InSAR method, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 54, 1074-1090, 2016.

Yoon, Y., E. Beighley, H. Lee, T. Pavelsky, G. Allen, Estimating flood discharges in reservoir-regulated river basins by integrating synthetic SWOT satellite observations and hydrologic modeling, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001320, 05015030, 2015.

Cao, N.*, H. Lee, H.C. Jung, Mathematical framework for phase triangulation algorithms in distributed scatterer interferometry, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 12, 1838-1842, 2015.

Yuan, T.*, H. Lee, H.C. Jung, Toward estimating wetland water level changes based on hydrological sensitivity analysis of PALSAR backscattering coefficients over different vegetation fields, Remote Sensing, 7, 3153-3183, 2015.

Lee, H., T. Yuan*, H.C. Jung, E. Beighley, Mapping wetland water depths over the central Congo Basin using PALSAR ScanSAR, Envisat altimetry, and MODIS VCF data, Remote Sensing of Environment, 159, 70-79, 2015.

R.E. Beighley, K. Eggert, C.J. Wilson, J.C. Rowland, H. Lee, A hydrologic routing model suitable for climate scale simulations of arctic rivers: application to the Mackenzie River Basin, Hydrological Processes, doi:10.1002/hyp.10398, 2014.

TSENG, K.-H., S. LIANG, M. IBARAKI, H. LEE, C. SHUM, Study of the variation of schistosomiasis risk in Lake Poyang in the People's Republic of China using multiple space-borne sensors for the monitoring and modelling, Geospatial Health, 8, 353-364, 2014.

Hossain, F., C. Shum, A. Limaye, S. Biancamaria, H. Lee, S. Akbor, W. Yigzaw, A guide for crossing the Valley of Death: Lessons learned from making a satellite based flood forecasting system operational and independently owned by a stakeholder agency, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 95, 1201-1207, 2014.

KIM, J.-W., Z. LU, J.W. JONES, C. SHUM, H. LEE, Y. JIA, Monitoring Everglades freshwater marsh water level using L-band synthetic aperture radar backscatter, Remote Sensing of Environment, 150, 66-81, 2014.

HOSSAIN, F., A. SIDDIQUE-E-AKBOR, L.C. Mazumber, S.M. ShahNewaz, S. BIANCAMARIA, H. LEE, C. SHUM, Proof of concept of an altimeter-based river forecasting system for transboundary flow inside Bangladesh, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 7, 587-601, 2014.

TSENG, K.-H., C. SHUM, Y. YI, C.-Y. KUO, H. LEE, H. WANG, Improved retrieval of coastal sea surface height by retracking modified radar altimetry waveforms, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 52, 991-1001, 2014.

TSENG, K.-H., C. SHUM, Y. YI, H. LEE, X. CHENG, X. WANG, Envisat altimetry radar waveform retracking of quasi-specular echoes over ice-covered Qinghai Lake, Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 24, 615-627, 2013.

LEE, H., C. SHUM, K.-H. TSENG, Z. HUANG, H.-G. SOHN, Elevation changes of Bering Glacier System, Alaska, from 1992-2010, observed by satellite radar altimetry, Remote Sensing of Environment, 132, 40-48, 2013.

JUNG, H., M. JASINSKI, J.-W. KIM, C.K. SHUM, P. BATES, J. NEAL, H. LEE, D. ALSDORF, Calibration of two-dimensional floodplain modeling in the Atchafalaya River Basin using SAR interferometry, Water Resources Research, 48, W07511, doi:10.1029/2012WR011951, 2012.

YAMAZAKI, D., H. LEE, D. ALSDORF, E. DUTRA, H. KIM, S. KANAE, T. OKI, Predictability of water level dynamics by a global river model: a case study on the hydrodynamics in the Amazon River, Water Resources Research, 48, W09508, doi:10.1029/2012WR011869, 2012.

WANG, L., C. SHUM, F. SIMONS, A. TASSARA, K. ERKAN, C. JEKELI, A. BRAUN, C. KUO, H. LEE, D.-N. YUAN, Coseismic slip and incomplete moment release of the 2010 Mw 8.8 Great Maule, Chile, Earthquake quantified by the inversion of GRACE observations, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 335-336, 167-179, 2012.

KUO, C.-Y., H.-C. KAO, H. LEE, K.-C. CHENG, L.-C. LIN, Assessment of radar waveform retracked Jason-2 altimetry sea surface heights near Taiwan coastal ocean, Marine Geodesy, 35, 188-197, 2012.

LEE, H., C. SHUM, I. HOWAT, A. MONAGHAN, Y. AHN, J. DUAN, J. GUO, C.Y. KUO, L. WANG, Continuously accelerating ice loss over Amundsen Sea catchment, West Antarctica, revealed by integrating altimetry and GRACE data, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 321-322, 74-80, 2012.

LEE, H., R.E. BEIGHLEY, D. ALSDORF, H.C. JUNG, C. SHUM, J. DUAN, J. GUO, D. YAMAZAKI, K. ANDREADIS, Characterization of terrestrial water dynamics in the Congo Basin using GRACE and satellite radar altimetry, Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 3530-3538, 2011.

SIDDIQUE-E-AKBOR, A.H., F. HOSSAIN, H. LEE, C. SHUM, Accuracy of satellite altimetry for river level detection in complex deltaic environments using a hydrologic-hydraulic modeling approach, Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 1522-1531, 2011.

JUNG, H.C., D. ALSDORF, M. MORITZ, H. LEE, S. VASSOLO, Flood inundation mapping in the Logone floodplain from multi temporal Landsat ETM+ imagery, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 36, 232-240, 2011.

BEIGHLEY, R.E., R.L. RAY, Y. HE, H. LEE, L. SCHALLER, M. DURAND, K.M. ANDREADIS, D. ALSDORF, C. SHUM, Comparing satellite derived precipitation datasets using the Hillslope River Routing (HRR) model in the Congo River Basin, Hydrological Processes, doi:10.1002/hyp.8045, 2011.

SHUM, C., H. LEE, P.A.M. ABUSALI, A. BRAUN, G. DE CARUFEL, G. FOTOPOULOS, A. KOMJATHY, C.-Y. KUO, Prospects of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) reflectometry for geodynamics studies, Advances in Space Research, 47, 1814-1822, 2011.

LEE, H., C. SHUM, K.-H. TSENG, J.-Y. GUO, C.-Y. KUO, Present-day lake level variation from Envisat altimetry over the northeastern Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau: links with precipitation and temperature, Terrestrial Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 22, 169-175, 2011.

ERKAN, K., C. SHUM, H. LEE, C. JEKELI, W.R. PANERO, L. WANG, H. WANG, Possible constraints on the vertical processes interior of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and their effects on satellite geodetic signals, Terrestrial Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 22, 241-253, 2011.

TSENG, K.-H., C. SHUM, H. LEE, J. DUAN, C.-Y. KUO, Satellite Observed Environmental Changes over the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, Terrestrial Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 22, 229-239, 2011.

LEE, H., C. SHUM, W. EMERY, S. CALMANT, X. DENG, C. ROESLER, C.-Y. KUO, Y. Yi, Validation of Jason-2 altimeter data by waveform retracking over California coastal ocean, Marine Geodesy, 33, 304-316, 2010.

TSENG, K.-H., C. SHUM, Y. Yi, C. DAI, H. LEE, D. BILITZA, A. KOMJATHY, C.-Y. KUO, J. PING, M. SCHMIDT, Regional validation of Jason-2 dual-frequency ionosphere delays, Marine Geodesy, 33, 272-284, 2010.

LEE, H., M. DURAND, H. JUNG, D. ALSDORF, C. SHUM, Y. SHENG, Characterization of surface water storage change in Arctic lakes using simulated SWOT measurements, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31, 3931-3953, 2010 (FRONT COVER).

ZHANG, M., H. LEE, C. SHUM, D. ALSDORF, F. SCHWARTZ, S. TSENG, Y. Yi, C.-Y. KUO, H.-Z. TSENG, A. BRAUN, S. CALMANT, N. FILIZOLA, F. SEYLER, Application of retracked satellite altimetry for inland hydrologic studies, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31, 3913-3929, 2010.

JUNG, H., J. HAMSKI, M. DURAND, D. ALSDORF, F. HOSSAIN, H. LEE, A.K.M.A. HOSSAIN, K. HASAN, A.S. KHAN, A.K.M.Z. HOQUE, Characterization of complex fluvial systems via remote sensing of spatial and temporal water level variations, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 35, 294-304, 2010.

SHUM, C., P.A.M. ABUSALI, C.-Y. KUO, H. LEE, J. OGLE, R.K. RANEY, J.C. RIES, W.H.F. SMITH, D. SVEHLA, C. ZHAO, Orbit accuracy requirement for ABYSS: the space station radar altimeter to map global bathymetry, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 6, 653-657, 2009.

LEE, H., C. SHUM, Y. YI, M. IBARAKI, J.-W. KIM, A. BRAUN, C.-Y. KUO, Z. LU, Louisiana wetland water level monitoring using retracked TOPEX/POSEIDON altimetry, Marine Geodesy, 32, 284-302, 2009.

LU, Z., J.-W. KIM, H. LEE, C. SHUM, J. DUAN, M. IBARAKI, O. AKYILMAZ, C.-H. READ, Helmand river hydrologic studies using ALOS PALSAR InSAR and ENVISAT altimetry, Marine Geodesy, 32, 320-333, 2009.

KIM, J.-W., Z. LU, H. LEE, C. SHUM, C.M. SWARZENSKI, T.W. DOYLE, S.-H. BAEK, Integrated analysis of PALSAR/Radarsat-1 InSAR and ENVISAT altimeter data for mapping absolute water level changes in Louisiana wetlands, Remote Sensing of Environment, 113, 2356-2365, 2009.

LEE, H., C. SHUM, Y, YI, A. BRAUN, C.-Y. KUO, Laurentia crustal motion observed using TOPEX/POSEIDON radar altimetry over land, Journal of Geodynamics, 46, 182-193, 2008.

LEE, H., C. SHUM, C.-Y. KUO, Y. YI, A. BRAUN, Application of TOPEX altimetry for solid Earth deformation studies, Terrestrial Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 19, 37-46, 2008.

KWOUN, O., S. BAEK, H. LEE, H.-G. SOHN, U. HAN, C. SHUM, Topography, vertical and horizontal deformation in the Sulzberger Ice Shelf, West Antarctica using InSAR, Korean Journal of Remote Sensing, 21, 73-81, 2005.

Books / Book Chapters: 

Durand, M., S. Calmant, C. Birkett, H. Lee, R. Paiva, Y. Yoon, H. Gao, S. Tuozzolo, River discharge and surface water storage variation, in Inland Water Altimetry, Springer, in press.
Yuan, T., H. Lee, H.C. Jung, Congo floodplain hydraulics using PALSAR InSAR and Envisat altimetry data, in Remote Sensing of Hydrological Extremes, 65-81, 2017, Springer.
H. Gao, S. Zhang, M. Durand, H. Lee, Satellite remote sensing of lakes and wetlands, in Environmental Remote Sensing for Hydrological Capacity Building and Sustainability, 57-72, 2016, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.
Lee, H., H.C. Jung, T. Yuan, R.E. Beighley, J. Duan, Controls of terrestrial water storage changes over the central Congo Basin determined by integrating PALSAR ScanSAR, Envisat altmetry, and GRACE data, in Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial Water Cycle, AGU Geophysical Monograph 206, 117-129, 2014, John Wiley & Sons.