Research Scientist Emeritus
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering2600 Draper Drive Ann Arbor MI 48109-2145
B.S.E. University of Michigan, 1967; Engineering Physics
M.S. Yale University, 1968; Physics
Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1973; Electrical Engineering
Courses Taught at the University of Michigan:
NAME/AOSS 528 - Remote Sensing of Ocean Dynamics
Ocean remote sensing, small-scale surface hydrodynamics, and interaction of electromagnetic radiation with the ocean. Development of theoretical models and data processing techniques for microwave remote sensing of ocean surface waves, internal waves, and fronts, and optical measurements of water quality and water depth. Analysis of synthetic aperture radar data, laboratory measurements, and in situ oceanographic data.
Lyzenga, D.R., Polar Fourier transform processing of marine radar signals, J. Atmospheric and Oceanic Tech. 34, 347-354, 2017.
Nwogu, O.G. and D.R. Lyzenga, Surface-wavefield estimation from coherent marine radars, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 7, 631-635, 2010.
Lyzenga, D.R., Effects of Nonlinear energy transfer on short surface waves, J. Geophys. Res. 115, C10001, doi:10.1029/2009JC005872, 2010.
Lyzenga, D.R., N.P. Malinas, and F.J. Tanis, Multispectral bathymetry using a simple physically based algorithm, IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 44, 2251-2259, 2006.
Lyzenga, D.R., Comparison of WindSat brightness temperatures with two-scale model predictions, IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 44, 549-559, 2006.
Lyzenga, D.R., Unconstrained inversion of waveheight spectra from SAR images, IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing 40, 261-270, 2002.
Ericson, E.A., D.R. Lyzenga, and D.T. Walker, Radar backscatter from breaking waves, J. Geophys. Res. 104, 29679-29695, 1999.
Lyzenga, D.R. and E.A. Ericson, Numerical calculations of radar scattering from sharply peaked ocean waves, IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing 36, 636-646, 1998.
Lyzenga, D.R., Effects of intermediate-scale waves on radar signatures of ocean fronts and internal waves, J. Geophys. Res. 103, 18759-18768, 1998.
Lyzenga, D.R. and N.P. Malinas, Azimuth falloff effects in two-antenna SAR measurements of ocean wave spectra, IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing 34, 1020-1028, 1996.
Walker, D.T., D.R. Lyzenga, E.A. Ericson, and D.E. Lund, radar backscatter and surface roughness measurements for stationary breaking waves, Proc. Royal Soc. Lond. A. 452, 1953-1984, 1996.
Lyzenga, D.R. and J.R. Bennett, Full-spectrum modeling of SAR internal wave signatures, J. Geophys. Res. 93, 12345-12354, 1988.
Lyzenga, D.R., Shallow-water bathymetry using combined lidar and passive multispectral scanner data, Int. J. Remote Sensing 6, 115-125, 1985.
Lyzenga, D.R., Remote sensing of bottom reflectance and water attenuation parameters in shallow water using aircraft and Landsat data, Int. J. Remote Sensing 2, 71-82, 1981.
Lyzenga, D.R., Passive remote sensing techniques for mapping water depth and bottom features, Applied Optics 17, 379-383, 1978.