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Zhigang Peng

School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Georgia Institute of Technology
Professor

Expertise: High Resolution Imaging of Fault Zone Structures, Temporal Changes of the Earth's Properties, Spatio-Temporal Seismicity Patterns, Earthquake Triggering, Non-Volcanic Tremor and Slow Earthquakes, Seismological Studies of the Earth's Interior
 
 
About Me Publications
Zhu, L., Peng, Z., McClellan, J., Li, C., Yao, D., Li, Z., & Fang, L. (2019). Deep learning for seismic phase detection and picking in the aftershock zone of 2008 Mw7.9 Wenchuan Earthquake. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, (accepted). SCEC Contribution 9046
Peng, Z., Li, C., Li, Z., Zhang, C., & Nakata, N. (2017, 08). Detecting Micro-seismicity and Long-duration Tremor-like Events from the Oklahoma Wavefield Experiment. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7871
Yao, D., Peng, Z., Daniels, C., & Meng, X. (2017, 08). Systematic Search for Repeating Earthquakes along the Central San Jacinto Fault. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7856
Li, Z., & Peng, Z. (2017, 08). Stress- and structure-induced anisotropy in Southern California from two-decades of shear-wave splitting measurements. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7388
Peng, Z., Li, Z., Yao, D., Hollis, D. D., & Frank, W. (2016, 08). Microseismic event detection using local coherence: applications to the Long Beach 3D array and the Hi-CLIMB linear array. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6848
Yao, D., Peng, Z., Meng, X., Chen, X., Castro, R. R., & Deng, S. (2016, 08). Comprehensive Detection and Relocation of the 2010 Mw7.2 El Mayor-Cucapah Foreshock Sequence. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6757
Li, C., Peng, Z., Yao, D., Casey, B., & Meng, X. (2016, 08). Improved Understanding of Triggered Seismicity in the Salton Sea Geothermal Field with Waveform Matching Method. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6742
Li, Z., & Peng, Z. (2016, 08). Two decades of shear-wave splitting measurements in southern California. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6609
Ojha, L., & Peng, Z. (2009). Systematic search of remotely triggered earthquakes and non-volcanic tremor along the Himalaya/Southern Tibet and Northern California, (in preparation). SCEC Contribution 1302
Li, Z., & Peng, Z. (2017). Stress- and Structure-Induced Anisotropy in Southern California From Two Decades of Shear Wave Splitting Measurements. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(19), 9607-9614. doi: 10.1002/2017GL075163 . SCEC Contribution 7917
Deschamps, A., Calais, E., Haase, J. S., Peng, Z., Douilly, R., Chao, K., Gonzalez-Huizar, H., & Aiken, C. (2016). Exploration of remote triggering: A survey of multiple fault structures in Haiti. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 455, 14-24. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.09.023. SCEC Contribution 7148
Li, Z., & Peng, Z. (2016). An Automatic Phase Picker for Local Earthquakes with Predetermined Locations: Combining a Signal‐to‐Noise Ratio Detector with 1D Velocity Model Inversion. Seismological Research Letters, 87(6), 1397-1405. doi: 10.1785/0220160027. SCEC Contribution 6547
Peng, Z., & Meng, X. (2015). Increasing lengths of aftershock zones with depths of moderate-size earthquakes on the San Jacinto Fault suggests triggering of deep creep in the middle crust. Geophysical Journal International, 204(1), 250-261. doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv445. SCEC Contribution 6179
Li, Z., Peng, Z., Ben-Zion, Y., & Vernon, F. L. (2015). Spatial variations of shear wave anisotropy near the San Jacinto Fault Zone in Southern California. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120(12), 8334–8347. doi: 10.1002/2015JB012483. SCEC Contribution 6111
Meng, X., & Peng, Z. (2015). Improved understanding of moderate-size earthquake sequences on the San Jacinto Fault and their relationship with deep creep. Seismological Research Letters, 86(2B), 659. SCEC Contribution 6035
Meng, X., & Peng, Z. (2014). Seismicity rate changes in the San Jacinto Fault Zone and the Salton Sea Geothermal Field following the 2010 Mw7.2 El Mayor-Cucapah Earthquake. Geophysical Journal International, 197(3), 1750-1762. doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu085. SCEC Contribution 1814
Meng, X., Allman, S., Peng, Z., & Gilstrap, T. (2013). Hurricane Irene’s Impacts on the Aftershock Sequence of the 2011 Mw5.8 Virginia Earthquake. Seismological Research Letters, 84(2), 391. SCEC Contribution 1872
Meng, X., Peng, Z., Withers, K. B., Yu, X., & Hong, B. (2013). Systematic Search of Missing Earthquakes Near the Salton Sea Geothermal Field and San Jacinto Fault Around the 2010 Mw7.2 El Mayor-Cucapah Earthquake. Seismological Research Letters, 84(2), 391. SCEC Contribution 1871
Hill, D. P., Peng, Z., Shelly, D. R., & Aiken, C. (2013). S-wave triggering of tremor beneath the Parkfield, CA, section of the San Andreas Fault by the 2011 Tohoku-Oki Japan earthquake: observations and theory. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 103(2B), 811-833. doi: 10.1785/0120120144. SCEC Contribution 1868
Peng, Z., Gonzalez-Huizar, H., Chao, K., Aiken, C., Moreno, B., & Armstrong, G. (2013). Tectonic tremor beneath Cuba triggered by the Mw8.8 Maule and Mw9.0 Tohoku-Oki earthquakes. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 103(1), 595-600. doi: 10.1785/0120120253. SCEC Contribution 1845
Yang, H., & Peng, Z. (2013). Lack of additional triggered tectonic tremor around the Simi Valley and the San Gabriel Mountain in Southern California. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 103(6), 3372-3378. doi: 10.1785/0120130117. SCEC Contribution 1813
Meng, X., Yu, X., Peng, Z., & Hong, B. (2012, 6). Detecting earthquakes around Salton Sea following the 2010 Mw7.2 El Mayor-Cucapah earthquake using GPU parallel computing. Oral Presentation at International Conference on Computational Science. doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2012.04.100. SCEC Contribution 1564
Peng, Z., Aiken, C., Kilb, D. L., Shelly, D. R., & Enescu, B. D. (2012). Listening to the 2011 magnitude 9.0 Tohoku-Oki, Japan earthquake. Seismological Research Letters, 83(2), 287-293. doi: 10.1785/gssrl.83.2.287. SCEC Contribution 1563
Kilb, D. L., Peng, Z., Simpson, D., Michael, A. J., Fisher, M., & Rohrlick, D. (2012). Listen, watch, learn: SeisSound video products. Seismological Research Letters, 83(2), 281-286. doi: 10.1785/gssrl.83.2.281. SCEC Contribution 1562
Chao, K., Peng, Z., Fabian, A. R., & Ojha, L. (2012). Comparisons of triggered tremor in California. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 102(2). doi: 10.1785/0120110151. SCEC Contribution 1561
Wu, C., & Peng, Z. (2011). Temporal changes of site response during the M9.0 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku earthquake. Earth, Planets and Space, 63(7), 791-795. doi: 10.5047/eps.2011.06.011. SCEC Contribution 1560
Peng, Z., Long, L., & Zhao, P. (2011). The relevance of high-frequency analysis artifacts to remote triggering. Seismological Research Letters, 82(5), 654-660. doi: 10.1785/gssrl.82.5.654. SCEC Contribution 1559
Shelly, D. R., Peng, Z., Hill, D. P., & Aiken, C. (2011). Triggered creep as a possible mechanism for delayed dynamic triggering of tremor and earthquakes. Nature Geoscience, 4, 384–388. doi: 10.1038/ngeo1141. SCEC Contribution 1558
Peng, Z., Wu, C., & Aiken, C. (2011). Delayed triggering of microearthquakes by multiple surface waves circling the Earth. Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L04306. doi: 10.1029/2010GL046373. SCEC Contribution 1557
Peng, Z., Hill, D. P., Shelly, D. R., & Aiken, C. (2010). Remotely triggered microearthquakes and tremor in Central California following the 2010 Mw8.8 Chile Earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L24312. doi: 10.1029/2010GL045462. SCEC Contribution 1556
Wu, C., Peng, Z., & Ben-Zion, Y. (2010). Refined thresholds for nonlinear ground motion and temporal changes of site response associated with medium size earthquakes. Geophysical Journal International, 183, 1567-1576. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04704.x. SCEC Contribution 1555
Peng, Z. (2009). Temporal changes in site response associated with strong ground motion of 2004 Mw6.6 Mid-Niigata earthquake sequences in Japan. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 99(6), 3487–3495. doi: 10.1785/0120090108. SCEC Contribution 1554
Yang, W., Peng, Z., & Ben-Zion, Y. (2009). Variations of strain-drops of aftershocks of the 1999 İzmit and Düzce earthquakes around the Karadere-Düzce branch of the North Anatolian Fault. Geophysical Journal International, 177, 235-246. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04108.x. SCEC Contribution 1298
Wu, C., Peng, Z., & Ben-Zion, Y. (2008). Non-linearity and temporal changes of fault zone site response associated with strong ground motion. Geophysical Journal International, 176(1), 265-278. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.04005.x. SCEC Contribution 1242
Fischer, A. D., Peng, Z., & Sammis, C. G. (2008). Dynamic triggering of high-frequency bursts by strong motions during the 2004 Parkfield earthquake sequence. Geophysical Research Letters, 35(12), n/a-n/a. doi: 10.1029/2008GL033905. SCEC Contribution 1201
Ben-Zion, Y., Peng, Z., Lewis, M. A., & McGuire, J. J. (2007). High-resolution Imaging of Fault Zone Structures with Seismic Fault Zone Waves. Scientific Drilling,(Special Issue No.1), 78-79. doi: 10.2204/iodp.sd.s01.23.2007. SCEC Contribution 1368
Peng, Z., Vidale, J. E., Ishii, M., & Helmstetter, A. (2007). Seismicity rate immediately before and after main shock rupture from high-frequency waveforms in Japan. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112(B03306). doi: 10.1029/2006JB004386. SCEC Contribution 1029
Peng, Z., Vidale, J. E., & Houston, H. (2006). Anomalous Early Aftershock Decay Rate of the 2004 Mw6.0 Parkfield, California, Earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L17307. doi: 10.1029/2006GL026744. SCEC Contribution 1028
Peng, Z., Ben-Zion, Y., Michael, A. J., & Zhu, L. (2003). Quantitative analysis of seismic trapped waves in the rupture zone of the 1992 Landers, California earthquake: Evidence for a shallow trapping structure. Geophysical Journal International, 155(3), 1021-1041. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2003.02109.x. SCEC Contribution 852

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