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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
Li, Z., & Peng, Z. (2017). Geophysical Research Letters. Stress- and structure-induced anisotropy in Southern California from two-decades of shear-wave splitting measurements, (accepted). SCEC Contribution 7917
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
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,. 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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