Motagh, Mahdi Leibniz Universität Hannover


GFZ German Research
Center for Geosciences/
Leibniz University Hannover



  • Haghshenas Haghighi, M., & Motagh, M. (2019). Ground surface response to continuous compaction of aquifer system in Tehran, Iran: Results from a long-term multi-sensor InSAR analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment, 221, pp. 534-550.
  • Motagh, M., Shamshiri, R., Haghshenas Haghighi, M., Wetzel, H.-U., Akbari, B., Nahavandchi, H., Roessner, S., & Arabi, S., (2017). Quantifying groundwater exploitation induced subsidence in
    the Rafsanjan plain, southeastern Iran, using InSAR time-series and in situ measurements. Engineering Geology, 218, p. 134-151
  • Akbari, V., & Motagh, M., (2012). Improved ground subsidence monitoring using small baseline SAR interferograms and weighted least squares inversion algorithm. IEEE Geoscience and Remote
    Sensing Letters, 10.1109/LGRS.2011.2170952
  • Motagh, M., Walter, T.R., Sharifi, M.A., Fielding, E., Schenk, A., Anderssohn, J., & Zschau, J., (2008). Land subsidence in Iran caused by widespread water reservoir overexploitation. Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L16403, doi: 10.1029/2008GL033814.
  • Motagh, M., Djamour, Y., Walter, T.R., Wetzel, H.U., Zschau, Y., & Arabi, S., (2007). Land Subsidence in Mashhad Valley, northeast Iran: Results from InSAR, Leveling and GPS. Geophysical Journal International, 168(2), p. 518-526.