Dr Bing Zhou
He graduated from Chengdu Institute of Geology (currently Chengdu University of Technology) in China in 1982. Since then he have worked for the university and became an associate professor in 1992. In 1992 and 1994, he joined seismology groups of Flinders University of South Australia and International Centre of Theoretical Physics, Italy. In 1998, he obtained his PhD in geophysics and then worked for Lund university in Sweden and Adelaide University in Australia, and visited Vienna University in Austria and Federal institute of Technology in Switzerland. His research involves resistivity and seismic modelling and inversion. He is currently a senior researcher at Adelaide University and a member of ASEG, EAGE and AGU.
(1) Theoretical seismology, which covers basic theory of seismic body-wave, seismic surface waves, seismic ray tracing, and many computational aspects, such as determination of earthquake epicentre, inversion of the source parameters, ground motion simulation and seismic tomography for practical applications.
(2) Seismic exploration, which introduces seismic reflection and refraction methods, data acquisition, data processing and data interpretation.
(3) Geophysical forward modelling techniques, which involves advanced computation methods for 2D/3D gravity/ magnetic/DC potential field, seismic ray tracing methods, seismic or EM wavefield simulation with the finite difference, finite element, spectral method, spectral element methods.
(4) Geophysical inversion theory, which covers all the algorithms for the linearised inversion, non-linear optimisation inversion, L1- and L2-norm inversions, sub-space and the smoothest model inversions.
(5) Geophysical exploration, which involves gravity, geomagnetic, DC/IP electrical exploration techniques.
(6) Computer programming, such as 2D/3D resistivity modelling/inversion, 2D/3D seismic ray tracing, 2.5D seismic waveform modelling/inversion, 2D/3D seismic anisotropy tomography, etc.
(1) 2D/3D seismic wave kinematic inversion for anisotropic media. This research tackles the traveltime and raypath computation in a complex anisotropic medium, such as TTI, orthorhombic, even more general anisotropy. The goal is to provide a tool for interpretation of the seismic observations and seek a practical scheme by numerical or experimental modelling and inversion to determine the anisotropic parameters and reconstruct the structure of earth interior using the traveltimes of three quasi waves (qP. qS1, qS2).
(2) 2.5D/3D regional/global seismic waveform modelling, nonlinear inversion and nonlinear diffraction tomography for anisotropic media. This research focuses on how to use the dynamic features (1C, 2C and 3C waveforms, AVO and attenuation) of seismic data for imaging the underground structure or the earth interior. The advanced numerical modelling technique: 2D & 3D Gaussian quadrature grid (Zhou et al. 2008), will be applied to the inversion and nonlinear diffraction tomography.
(3) Vectorial seismic migration in a heterogeneous anisotropic medium. This research, based on a powerful 2D/3D ray tracing algorithm and time-domain or frequency-domain wavefield numerical modelling, develops a pre-stack reverse-time migration of 1C, 2C or 3C seismograms obtained by surface, VSP or crosshome measurement.
(4) 2D/3D geoelectric (resistivity and EM) modelling/inversion and applications to civil engineering, environmental investigation, underground water monitory, geohazard detection, mining exploration, etc.
(5) 2D/3D seismic tomography and applications to near surface and deep structure of the earth interior.
Zhou B., Greenhalgh, S. A., and Hansruedi, M., 2012, 2.5-D frequency-domain seismic wave modelling in heterogeneous, anisotropic media using a Gaussian quadrature grid technique, Computer and Geosciences 39, 18-33.
Zhou B., and Greenhalgh, S. A., 2011, Wavenumber sampling strategies for 2.5-D frequency-domain seismic wave modelling in general anisotropic media, Geophysical Journal International 188, 223-238.
||Zhou B., and Greenhalgh, S. A., 2011, Reply to comment by Jonas D. De Basabe on '3-D frequency-domain wave modelling in heterogeneous, anisotropic media using a Guassian quadrature grid approach', Geophysical Journal International 186, 773-774.
Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, S. A., 2011, 3-D frequency-domain seismic wave modelling in heterogeneous, anisotropic media using a Gaussian quadrature grid approach, Geophysical Journal International, 184, 507-526.
Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, S. A., 2011, Computing the sensitivity Frechet kernel for 2.5-D seismic waveform inversion in heterogeneous, anisotropic media, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 168, 1729-1748.
||Xu, K., Zhou, B., McMechan, G., 2009, Implementation of prestack time-reverse migration using frequency-domain extrapolation, Geophysics 75, S61-72.
Xu., L., Greenhalgh, S. A., and Zhou. B., 2009, Transient Solution for Poro-viscoacoustic Wave Propagation in Double Porosity Media, and its Limitations, Geophysical Journal International 178, 375-393.
Zhou B.,and Greenhalgh, S. A., 2009, On the computation of the Frechet derivatives for seismic waveform inversion in 3D general anisotropic, inhomogeneous media, Geophysics 74, WB153-WB-163.
||Greenhalgh, S.A., Zhou. B., M. Greenhalgh, L. Marescot, and T. Wiese, 2009, Explicit expressions for the Frechet derivatives in 3D anisotropic resistivity inversion, Geophysics 74, F31-F43.
||Zhou B., Greenhalgh, M., and Greenhalgh, S. A., 2009, 2.5-D/3-D resistivity modelling in anisotropic media using Gaussian quadrature grids, Geophysical Journal of International 176, 63-80.
||Zhou B.,and Greenhalgh, S. A., 2008, Velocity sensitivity of seismic body waves to the anisotropic parameters of a TTI-medium, J. Geophys. Eng. 5 245-255.
||Zhou B., Greenhalgh, S. A., and Green, A., 2008, A nonlinear traveltime inversion scheme for crosshole seismic tomography in titled transversly isotropic media, Geophysics, 73, D17-D33.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, S. A.,2008, Nonlinear traveltime inversion for 3D seismic tomography in strongly anisotropic media, Geophysical Journal of International, 172, 383-394.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, 2008, kinematic inversion of seismic waves in an arbitrary anisotropic background medium, Journal of seismic exploration, 17, 109-130.
||Bai, C.Y., Greenhalgh, S.A. and Zhou B., 2007, 3D ray tracing by an irregular shortest path method, Geophysics, 72, T27-T36.
||Catherine, S., Greenhalgh, S. and Zhou B., 2007, 2.5D modelling of elastic waves in transversely isotropic media using the spectral element method, Exploration Geophysics, 38, 225-234.
||Greenhalgh, S. A., Zhou B., D. R. Pant, and A. Green, 2007, Numerical study of seismic scattering and waveguide capture by a faulted coal seam, Geophysical Prospecting 55, 185-198.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, 2006, Raypath and traveltime computations for 2D transversely isotropic media with dipping symmetry axes, Exploration Geophysics 37, 150-159.
||Zhou B., and Greenhalgh, 2006, An adaptive wavenumber sampling strategy for 2.5D seismic wave modelling in the frequency-domain, PAGEOPH 163, 1399-1416.
||Pontus, T. Dahlin and Zhou B., 2006, 2.5D resistivity modeling for dam monitorying, Geophysics 71, 107-114.
||Dahlin T. and Zhou B, 2006, Gradient array measurements for multi-channel 2D resistivity imaging, Near Surface Geophysics 113-123.
||Greenhalgh, S. A., Zhou B., and A. Green, 2006, Solutions, algorithms and inter-relations for minimization local search geophysical inversion, J. Geophys. Eng. 3, 101-113.
||Dahlin T. and Zhou B, 2005, Reply to Comment on: 'A numerical comparison of 2D resistivity imaging with 10 electrode arrays' by T. Dahlin and B. Zhou, Geophysical Prospecting 53, 855-857.
||Greenhalgh, S. A., and Zhou B., 2005, Seismic imaging of complex geological structures, Preview ASEG, No. 119, 31-37.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, 2005, Analytic expressions for the velocity sensitivity to the elastic moduli for the most general anisotropic media, Geophysical Prospecting 53, 619-641.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, 2005, 'shortest path' ray tracing for the most general 2D/3D anisotropic media, J. Geophy. Eng. 2, 54-63.
||Greenhalgh, S. A. and Zhou B., 2005, Scale model investigations of the Applied Potential method for crosshole delineation of a conductor, Exploration Geophysics, 36, 234-244.
||Greenhalgh, SA, Iain, M. and Zhou B., 2005, An analytical treatment of single station triaxial seismic direction finding, J. Geophys. Eng. 2, 8-15.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, 2004, On computation of elastic wave group velocities for a general anisotropic medium, J. Geophys. Eng. 1 205-215.
||Dahlin T. and Zhou, B., 2004, A numerical comparison of 2D resistivity imaging with ten electrode arrays, Geophysical prospecting, 52, 379-398.
||Greenhalgh, S. A. and Zhou B., 2003, Surface seismic imaging with multi-frequency full-waveform inversion, Exploration Geophysics, 34, 217-224.
||Greenhalgh, S.A., Zhou, B. & Cao, S. 2003. A crosswell seismic experiment for nickel sulphide exploration: Journal of Applied Geophysics, 53, 77-89.
||Zhon B. and Dahlin, T., 2003, Properties and effects of measurement errors on 2D resistivity imaging surveying, Near Surface Geophysics, 105-117.
||Greenhalgh, S.A., Tomas G. and Zhou B. 2003, Velocity field imaging with anomaly recovery algorithm incorporating later arrivals, Geophysics, 68, 589-599.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, S.A. 2003, Crosshole seismic inversion with normalized full-waveform amplitude data, Geophysics, 68, 1320-1330.
||Greenhalgh, S. A. and Zhou B., 2002, Seismic refraction mapping of fracture swarms in the Western Coalfield of New South Wales, Australia, Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci. 39, 389-394.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, S.A. 2002, Rapid 2D/3D crosshole resistivity imaging using analytic sensitivity functions, Geophysics, 67, 755-765.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, S.A. 2001, Finite element 3D DC resistivity modelling: accuracy and efficiency considerations, Geophysical Journal of International, 145, 679-688.
||Greenhalgh, S. A. and Zhou B., 2000, Crosshole resistivity imaging of Aquifer properties, Exploration Geophysics 31, 315-320.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, S.A. 2000, Crosshole resistivity tomography using different electrode configurations, Geophysical prospecting, 48, 887-912.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, S.A. 1999, Explicit expressions and numerical calculations for the Frechet and second derivatives in 2.5-D Helmholtz equation inversion, Geophysical prospecting, 47, 443-468.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, S.A. 1998, Crosshole acoustic velocity imaging with the full-waveform spectral data: 2.5-D numerical simulations, Exploration Geophysics, 29, 680-684.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, S.A. 1998, Composite boundary-value solution of 2.5-D Green's function for arbitrary acoustic media, Geophysics, 63, 1813-1823.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, S.A. 1998, A damping method for the computation of the 2.5-D Green's function for arbitrary acoustic media, Geophysical Journal of International, 133, 111-120.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, S.A. 1997, A synthetic study of crosshole resistivity imaging with different electrode arrays, Exploration Geophysics, 28, 1-5.
||Romanelli, F., Zhou B., Vaccari, F. and Panza, G.F. 1996, Analytic computation of reflection and transmission coupling coefficients for Love waves, Geophysical Journal of International, 125, 132-138.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, S.A. 1995, A fast approach to the Frechet derivatives for resistivity imaging with different electrode arrays, Geotomography-Vol III, Fracture Imaging, Society of Exploration Geophysicist, Japan, 252-264.
||Zhou B. and Cao J-X. 1995, A numerical simulation of crosshole resistivity tomography (in Chinese), Computational Technology in Geophysics, 25, No.4.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, S.A. 1992, Iterative inversion techniques for DMNLS in seismic tomography, Geotomography-Vol II, Society of Exploration Geophysicist, Japan, 111-128.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, S.A. 1992, Iterative algorithms for the damped minimum norm, least-squares and constrained problem in seismic tomography, Exploration Geophysics, 23, 497-505.
||Zhou B. and Greenhalgh, S.A. 1992, Non-linear inversion traveltime tomography: imaging high-contrast inhomogeneties, Exploration Geophysics, 23, 459-464.
||Zhou B. and Zhu J-S. 1992, Seismic tomography with the minimum traveltime method (in Chinese), Computational Technology in Geophysics, 22, No.2.
||Zhou B. and Zhu J-S. 1992, A formulation for crosshole traveltime tomography (in Chinese), oil Geophysical exploration, 31, No.2, 16-22.
||Zhou B. and Zhu J-S., 1992, Surface-wave tomography and its application to the south-western China (in Chinese), Journal of Chengdu University of Technology, 19, No.2, 93-103.
||Zhou B. 1991, Anisotropy of the upper mantle from the surface-wave data (in Chinese), Journal of Seismological Research, 14, No.4, 401-407.
||Zhou B. Zhu J-S. and Q. J-Y. 1991, 3-D shear velocity structure beneath the Qinghai-Tibet plateau and its adjacent area (in Chinese), Acta Geophysica Sinica, 34, No.4, 426-441.
||Zhou, B. 1990, Computation of surface-wave dispersion and derivatives with variational method (in Chinese), Journal of Seismological Research, 13, No.3, 256-264.
International Journals of reviewer
Geophysics, Geophysical Jornal International, Pure and Applied Geophysics, Applied Geophsics, Near Surface Geophysics, Journal of Geophysical and Engineerring, Computers and Geosciences, Exploration Geophysics,
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