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     1、发展新的地震定位和地震成像算法.    2、发展联合地球物理成像新算法(包括电磁、地震和重力)   3、研究断层、火山、俯冲带以及地震活动区域速度结构   4、研究油气开发过程诱发的微地震   5、地球物理成像方法在地热资源勘探与开发中的应用        

1. 国家自然科学基金面上项目“页岩气开发过程中人工水压裂诱发的微地震井下监测方法研究”

2.  国家自然科学基金面上项目“综合地震成像方法研究芦山地震震源区及其周边精细结构“



Bennington, N.L., H. Zhang, C.H. Thurber, and P. A. Bedrosian (2015), Joint inversion of seismic and magnetotelluric data in the Parkfield region using the cross-gradient constraint, Pure and Applied Geophysics, doi: 10.1007/s00024-014-1002-9, 172(5): 1033-1052.

张佩,  张海江*, 刘影, 王华, M. Nafi Toksoz (2015), 美国Cove Fort-Sulphurdale地热区地震震源机制和各向异性研究,地震学报,37(6): 899-915, doi:10.11939/jass.2015.06.002 [Zhang P., Zhang H.J.*, Liu Y., Wang H., Toksoz M.N., (2015), Focal mechanisms and seismic anisotropy analysis of local earthquakes at the Cove Fort Surphurdale geothermal site, United States, Acta Seismologica Sinica, 37(6), 899-915, doi:10.11939/jass.2015.06.002,(in Chinese)]

Liu Y., H. Zhang*, X. Zhang, S. Pei, M. An, and S. Dong (2015), Anisotropic upper crust above the aftershock zone of the 2013 Ms 7.0 Lushan Earthquake from the shear wave splitting analysis, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G-cubed), 16, doi:10.1002/2015GC005972.

Zhang, X., and H. Zhang* (2015), Near real-time travel time tomography method and its application in imaging the Etna volcano in Italy, Journal of Geophysical Research, Solid Earth, 120, doi:10.1002/2015JB012182.

Sandra Bourguignon, Stephen Bannister, C. Mark Henderson, John Townend, Haijiang Zhang (2015), Structural heterogeneity of the midcrust adjacent to the central Alpine Fault, New Zealand: Inferences from seismic tomography and seismicity between Harihari and Ross, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi: 10.1002/2014GC005702.

Lin Y., E. M. Syracuse, M. Maceira, H. Zhang, and C. Larmat (2015), Double-Difference Travel-Time Tomography with Edge-Preserving Regularization and a Priori Interfaces, Geophysical Journal International, 201 (2):574-594.doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv047

Syracuse, E. M. , M. Maceira, H. Zhang, and C.H. Thurber (2015), Seismicity and structure of Akutan and Makushin Volcanoes, Alaska, using joint body- and surface-wave tomography, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 120, doi:10.1002/2014JB011616。

Fang, Hongjian, Huajian Yao, Haijiang Zhang, Yu-Chih Huang, and Rob van der Hilst (2015), Direct inversion of surface wave dispersion for 3-D shallow crustal structure: methodology and application to Taipei Basin, Geophysical Journal International, 201  (3):  1251-1263.  doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv080


Froment B.,  J.J. McGuire, R.D. van der Hilst, P. Gouedard, E.C. Roland, H. Zhang, and J.A. Collins (2014), Imaging along-strike variations in mechanical properties of the Gofar transform fault, East Pacific Rise, Journal of Geophysical Research,119, 7175–7194, doi:10.1002/2014JB011270.

Zhang Jie, Haijiang Zhang, Enhong Chen, Yi Zheng, Wenhuan Kuang, Xiong Zhang (2014), Real-time earthquake monitoring using a search engine method, Nature Communications, 5:5664 doi: 10.1038/ncomms6664 (

Fang, H., and H. Zhang* (2014), Wavelet-based double-difference seismic tomography with the sparsity regularization, Geophys. J. Int., 199, 944–955, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu305. (Corresponding author)

Bennington, N.L., H. Zhang, C.H. Thurber, and P. A. Bedrosian (2014), Joint inversion of seismic and magnetotelluric data in the Parkfield region using the cross-gradient constraint, Pure and Applied Geophysics, doi: 10.1007/s00024-014-1002-9, Published online 14 December 2014

Pei, S.*, H. Zhang*, J. Su, and Z. Cui (2014), Ductile Gap between the Wenchuan and Lushan Earthquakes Revealed from the Two-dimensional Pg Seismic Tomography, Scientific Reports 4, 6489; DOI:10.1038/srep06489. (Corresponding author)

He, R., X. Shang, C. Yu, H. Zhang*, and R. D. van der Hilst (2014), Detailed Moho Depth Mapping of Continental China by Receiver Function Analysis, Geophysical Journal International,199, 1910–1918, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu365

Zeng, X., H. Zhang*, X. Zhang, H. Wang, Y. Zhang, Q. Liu (2014), Surface Microseismic Monitoring of Hydraulic Fracturing of a Shale-Gas Reservoir Using Broadband Seismic Sensors, Seismological Research Letters, 85, 668-677, doi: 10.1785/0220130197. (Corresponding author).

Zhang, H., M. Maceira , P. Roux and C.H. Thurber, (2014), Joint Inversion of Body-Wave Arrival Times and Surface-Wave Dispersion for Three-Dimensional Seismic Structure Around SAFOD, Pure and Applied Geophysics, doi: 10.1007/s00024-014-0806-y, published online March 29, 2014.

Liao, P.-C., C.-C. Lii, U.-C. Lai, P.-Y. Chang, H. Zhang, and C. Thurber (2014), A GPU implementation and optimization for parallel double-difference seismic tomography, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 104, 10.1785/0120130121.

Li Z., H. Zhang*, and Z. Peng (2014), Structure-Controlled Seismic Anisotropy Along the Karadere-Düzce Branch of the North Anatolian Fault Revealed by Shear-wave Splitting Tomography, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., doi:10.1016/j.epsl2014.01.046. (*Corresponding author)

Pesicek, J.D., H. Zhang, and C.H. Thurber (2014), Multi-scale seismic tomography and earthquake relocation incorporating differential time data: Application to the Maule subduction zone, Chile, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 104, 10.1785/0120130121.

Han, L., X. Zeng, C. Jiang, S. Ni, H. Zhang, and L. Long (2014), Focal Mechanisms of the 2013 Mw 6.6 Lushan, China Earthquake and High-Resolution Aftershock Relocations, Seismological Research Letters, Vol. 85, doi: 10.1785/0220130083.


Li, J., H. Zhang, W.L. Rodi, and M.N. Toksoz (2013), Joint microseismic location and anisotropic tomography using differential arrival times and differential backazimuths, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt358.

Bennington, N. L., C. Thurber, Z. Peng, H. Zhang, and P. Zhao (2013), Incorporating fault zone head wave and direct wave secondary arrival times into seismic tomography: Application at Parkfield, California, J. Geophys. Res., Solid Earth, 118, 1008–1014, doi: 10.1002/jgrb.50072.

Haijiang Zhang, Gasperikova, E., Parker B., Gudmundsson O., Seher T., Newman G., Fehler, M., Arnason K. Advanced 3D Geophysical Imaging Technologies for Geothermal Resource Characterization, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, 36, 2012/9/27-2012/10/3, pp 843-848, 2012.

Westman, E.C.; Luxbacher, K.D.; Schafrik, S.J.; Swanson, P.I.; Zhang, H.Time-lapse passive seismic velocity tomography of longwall coal mines: A comparison of methods, 46th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2012, 24/6/2012-27/6/2012, pp 602-607, Chicago, IL, United states, 2012.

Sun, A., Y. Sun, H. Zhang and D. Yu (2012), 1-D P and S-wave velocity models for the collision zone between the northern Tianshan m ountain and the Junggar basin based on local earthquake data, Earthq. Sci., 25, 495–503, doi:10.1007/s11589-012-0873-z.


Seher, Tim; Zhang, Haijiang; Fehler, Mike; Yu, Haiying; Soukhovitskaya, Veronika; Commer, Michael; Newman, Gregory, Temporal velocity variations beneath the Coso geothermal field observed using seismic double difference tomography of compressional and shear wave arrival times, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, pp 1743-1746, 2011.

Bannister, S, B. Fry, M. Reyners, J. Ristau and H. Zhang (2011), Fine-scale relocation of aftershocks of the 22 February Mw 6.2 Christchurch earthquake, using double-difference tomography, Seismological Research Letters, 82, 839-845.

Li, J., H. Zhang, H.S. Kuleli, and M.N. Toksoz (2011), Focal mechanism determination using high frequency full waveform matching and its application to small magnitude induced earthquakes, Geophy. J. Int., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04903.x.

Li, J., K. S. Kuleli, H. Zhang, and M.N. Toksoz (2011), Focal mechanism determination of induced microearthquakes in an oil field using full waveforms from shallow and deep seismic networks, Geophysics, 76, WC87.


Zhang, H., R.M. Nadeau, and M.N Toksoz (2010), Locating nonvolcanic tremors beneath the San Andreas Fault using station-pair double-difference location method, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L13304, doi:10.1029/2010GL043577.

Lin, G., C.H. Thurber, H. Zhang, E. Hauksson, P.M. Shearer, F. Waldhauser, T.M. Brocher, and J. Hardebeck (2010), A California statewide three-dimensional seismic velocity model from both absolute and differential times, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 100, 225-240, doi:10.1785/0120090028.

Pei, S., J. Su, H. Zhang, Y. Sun, M.N. Toksoz, Z. Wang, J. Zhao, and H. Liu (2010), Three-dimensional seismic velocity structure across the 2008 Wenchuan Ms8.0 earthquake, Sichuan, China, Tectonophysics, 491, 211-217, 10.1016/j.tecto.2009.08.039.

Pesicek, J.D., C.H. Thurber, H. Zhang, H.R. DeShon, E.R. Engdahl, and S. Widiyantoro (2010), Teleseismic Double-Difference Relocation of Earthquakes along the Sumatra- Andaman Subduction Zone using a Three-Dimensional Model, J. Geophy. Res., 115, B10303, doi:10.1029/2010JB007443.

Pesicek, J.D., C.H. Thurber, S. Widiyantoro, H. Zhang, H.R. DeShon, and E.R. Engdahl (2010), Sharpening the Tomographic Image of the Subducting Slab below Sumatra, the Andaman Islands, and Burma, Geophys. J. Int., 182, 433-453, 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04630.x

Song, F., H.S. Kuleli, M.N. Toksoz, E. Ay, and H. Zhang (2010), An improved method for hydrofracture event detection and phase picking, Geophysics, 75, A47, doi:10.1190/1.3484716.


Zhang, H., P. Wang, R.D. van der Hilst, M.N. Toksoz, C. Thurber, and L. Zhu (2009), Three-dimensional Passive Seismic Waveform Imaging around the SAFOD site, California, Using the Generalized Radon Transform, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L23308, doi: 10.1029/2009GL040372.

Zhang, H., C.H. Thurber, and P. Bedrosian (2009), Joint inversion for Vp, Vs, and Vp/Vs at SAFOD, Parkfield, California, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 10, Q11002, doi:10.1029/2009GC002709.

Zhang, H., S. Sarkar, M.N. Toksoz, H.S. Kuleli, and F. Al-Kindy (2009), Passive seismic tomography using induced seismicity at a petroleum field in Oman, Geophysics, 74(6), WCB67, doi:10.1190/1.3253059.

Thurber, C., H. Zhang, Brocher, T., and V. Langenheim (2009), Regional three-dimensional seismic velocity model of the crust and uppermost mantle of northern California, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B01304, doi:10.1029/2008JB005766.


Li, C., L. Huang, N. Duric, H. Zhang, and C. Rowe  (2008), An improved automatic time-of-flight picker for medical ultrasound tomography, Ultrasonics, doi:10.1016/j.ultras.2008.05.005.

Pesicek, J., C. Thurber, H. DeShon, S. Prejean, H. Zhang (2008), Three-Dimensional P-wave Velocity Structure and Precise  Earthquake Relocation at Great Sitkin Volcano, Andreanof Islands, Alaska, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 98, 2428 - 2448.

Liu, Y., H. Zhang, C. Thurber, and S. Roecker (2008), Shear wave anisotropy in the crust around the San Andreas fault near Parkfield: spatial and temporal analysis, Geophys. J. Int., 172, 957-970.


Zhang, H., Y. Liu, C. Thurber, and S. Roecker (2007), Three-dimensional shear-wave splitting tomography in the Parkfield, California Region, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L24308, doi:10.1029/ 2007GL03195.

Zhang, H. and C.H. Thurber (2007), Estimating the model resolution matrix for large-seismic tomography problems based on Lanczos bidiagonalization with partial reorthogonalization, Geophys. J. Int., 170, 337-345.

Thurber, C.H., T.M. Brocher, H. Zhang, and V.E. Langenheim (2007), Three-dimensional P wave velocity model for the San Francisco Bay region, California, J. Geophys. Res.,112, B07313, doi:10.1029/2006JB004682.

Scarfi, L., E. Giampiccolo, C. Musumeci, D. Patanè, and H.  Zhang (2007), New insights on 3D crustal structure in Southeastern Sicily (Italy) and tectonic implications from an adaptive mesh seismic tomography, Phys. Earth Planet. Interiors, 161, 74-95, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2007.01.007.

Okada, T., A. Hasegawa, J. Suganomata, N. Umino, H. Zhang, and C. Thurber (2007), Imaging the heterogeneous source area of the 2003 M6.4 northern Miyagi earthquake, NE Japan, by double-difference tomography, Tectonophysics, 430(1-4), 67-81.

Okada, T., A. Hasegawa, J. Suganomata, D. Zhao, H. Zhang, and C. Thurber (2007), Imaging the source area of the 1995 southern Hyogo (Kobe) earthquake (M7.3) using double-difference tomography, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 253 (1-2), 143-150, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2006.10.022.


Shelly, D., G. C. Beroza, H. Zhang, C. Thurber, and S. Ide (2006), High-resolution subduction zone seismicity and velocity beneath Ibaraki prefecture, Japan, J. Geophys. Res., 111, doi:10.1029/2005JB004081.

Thurber, C., H. Zhang, F. Waldhauser, J. Hardebeck, and A. Michael (2006), Three-dimensional compressional wavespeed model, earthquake relocations, and focal mechanisms for the Parkfield, California, region, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 96(4B), S38-S49, DOI: 10.1785/0120050825.

Okada T., T. Yaginuma, N.Umino, T. Matsuzawa, A.Hasegawa, H. Zhang and C.H. Thurber (2006), Detailed imaging of the fault planes of the 2004 Niigata–Chuetsu, central Japan, earthquake sequence by double-difference tomography, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 244 (1-2), 32-43, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2006.02.010.

Zhang, H., and C. Thurber (2006), Development and applications of double-difference tomography, Pure and Applied Geophys., 163, 373-403, doi:10.1007/s00024-005-0021-y.


Zhang, H., and C. Thurber (2005), Adaptive-mesh seismic tomography based on tetrahedral and Voronoi diagrams: Application to Parkfield, California, J. Geophys. Res., 110, B04303, doi:10.1029/2004JB003186.

Okada, T, et al. (2005), Aftershock distribution and 3D seismic velocity structure in and around the focal area of the 2004 mid Niigata prefecture earthquake obtained by applying double-difference tomography to dense temporary seismic network data, Earth, Planets, and Space, 57, 435-440.


Zhang, H., C. H. Thurber, D. Shelly, S. Ide, G. C. Beroza, A. Hasegawa, High-resolution subducting-slab structure beneath northern Honshu, Japan, revealed by double-difference tomography (2004), Geology, 32, 361-364, doi: 10.1130/G20261, 2004.

Du, W., C. H. Thurber, M. Reyners, D. Eberhart-Phillips, and H. Zhang (2004), New constraints on seismicity in the Wellington region of New Zealand from relocated earthquake hypocentres, Geophys. J. Int., 158, 1088-1102.

Thurber, C., S. Roecker, H. Zhang, S. Baher, and W. Ellsworth (2004), Fine-scale Structure of the San Andreas Fault and Location of the SAFOD Target Earthquakes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, doi:10.1029/2003GL019398.

Thurber, C., and H. Zhang (2004), Comment on "The effect of velocity structure errors on double-difference earthquake location" by A. Michelini and A. Lomax, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L15613, doi 10.1029/2004GL020650.


Zhang, H., and C. H. Thurber (2003), Double-Difference Tomography: The Method and Its Application to the Hayward Fault, California, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am, 93, 1875-1889.

Zhang, H., C. H. Thurber, C. A. Rowe (2003), Automatic first-arrival detection and picking with multiscale wavelet analysis, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 93, 1904-1912.