Dimitri Zigone

Assistant Professor (Physicien-Adjoint CNAP)


We have a postdoc position open in tomography at University of Strasbourg. Feel free to contact me if you are interested!

Research Interests

  • Study of the mechanics, architecture and evolutionary behavior of fault zones using noise based methods
  • Transient phenomenon (Slow Slip events and Non Volcanic Tremors)
  • Surface waves
  • Tomography


  • Traitement du Signal (2A) avec M. Bano et J. Vergne
  • Sismologie : tremblements de terre (2A) avec L. Rivera
  • Stage de Diagraphie (2A)
  • Informatique : Matlab 2 (L3)


Submitted / in review

S4. Qorbani E., D. Zigone, G. Bokelmann and AlpArray-EASI working group. 3-D shear-velocity model of the Eastern and Southern Alps from ambient-noise tomography. Submitted to Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems.

S3. Schippkus S., D. Zigone, G. Bokelmann and the AlpArray Working Group. Ambient-noise tomography of the wider Vienna Basin region. Submitted to Geophys. J. Int.

S2. Lehujeur M., J. Vergne, J. Schmittbuhl, D. Zigone, A. Le Chenadec and EstOF Team. Reservoir imaging using ambient noise correlation from a dense seismic network. Submitted to J. Geophys. Res

S1. Azzola J., J. Schmittbuhl, D. Zigone, V. Magnenet & F. Masson. Direct modeling of the mechanical strain influence on coda wave interferometry. In review for J. Geophys. Res.  


13. Liu, X., Y. Ben-Zion & D. Zigone (2016). Frequency Domain Analysis of Errors in Cross-Correlations of Ambient Seismic Noise, Geophys. J. Int., 207, 1630-1652, doi:10.1093/gji/ggw361.

12. Roux, P., L. Moreau, A. Lecointre, G. Hillers, M. Campillo, Y. Ben-Zion, D. Zigone & F. Vernon (2016), A methodological approach toward high-resolution seismic imaging of the San Jacinto Fault Zone using continuous ambient noise recordings at a spatially dense array. Geophys. J. Int., 206, 980–992, doi : 10.1093/gji/ggw193.

11. Fang, H., H. Zhang, H. Yao, A. Allam, D. Zigone, Y. Ben-Zion, C. Thurber & R. D. van der Hilst (2016), A new three-dimensional joint inversion algorithm of body-wave and surface-wave data and its application to the Southern California Plate Boundary Region. Journal of Geophysical Research, 121, 3557-3569, doi : 10.1002/2015JB012702.

10. Liu,X.,Y.Ben-Zion & D.Zigone (2015), Extracting seismic attenuation coefficients from cross-correlations of ambient noise at linear triplets of stations, Geophys. J. Int., 203, 1149–1163, doi : 10.1093/gji/ggv357.

9. Zigone, D., Y. Ben-Zion & M. Campillo (2015), Modeling non-volcanic tremor, slow slip events and large earthquakes in the Guerrero subduction zone (Mexico) with space-variable frictional weakening and creep, Geophys. J. Int., 202, 653–669, doi : 10.1093/gji/ggv174. .

8. Hillers, G., Y. Ben-Zion, M. Campillo & D. Zigone (2015), Seasonal variations of seismic velocities in the San Jacinto Fault area observed with ambient seismic noise, Geophys. J. Int., 202, 920–932, doi : 10.1093/gji/ggv151.

7. Ben-Zion, Y., F. Vernon, Y. Ozakin, D. Zigone, Z. Ross, H. Meng, M. White, J. Reyes, D. Hollis & M. Barklage (2015), Basic data features and results from a highly-dense seismic array on the San Jacinto fault zone, Geophys. J. Int., 202, 370–380, doi :10.1093/gji/ggv14.

6. Zigone, D., Y. Ben-Zion, M. Campillo, & P. Roux (2015), Seismic Tomography of the Southern Califor- nia plate boundary region from noise-based Rayleigh and Love Waves, Pure Appl. Geophys., 172, doi : 10.1007/s00024-014-0872-1.

5. Rivet, D., M. Campillo, M. Radiguet, D. Zigone, V. Cruz-Atienza, N.M. Shapiro, V. Kostoglodov, N. Cotte, G. Cougoulat & A. Walpersdorf (2014), Seismic velocity changes, strain rate and non-volcanic tremors during the 2009-2010 slow slip event in Guerrero, Mexico, Geophys. J. Int., 196 (1) : 447-460. doi : 10.1093/gji/ggt374.

4. Zigone D., D. Rivet, M. Radiguet, M. Campillo, C. Voisin, N. Cotte, A. Walpersdorf, N. M. Shapiro, G. Cougoulat, P. Roux, V. Kostoglodov, A. Husker, & J.S. Payero (2012), Triggering of tremors and slow slip event in Guerrero, Mexico, by the 2010 Mw 8.8 Maule, Chile, earthquake, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, B09304, doi :10.1029/2012JB009160.

3. Renard F., S. Beauprêtre, C. Voisin, D. Zigone, T. Candela, D.K. Dysthe & J.-P. Gratier (2012), Strength evolution of a reactive frictional interface is controlled by the dynamics of contacts and chemical effects, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 341-344, 20-34, doi : 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.04.048.

2. Zigone D., C. Voisin, E. Larose, F. Renard & M. Campillo (2011), Slip Acceleration Generates Tremor Like Signals in Friction Experiments. Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L01315, doi :10.1029/2010GL045603.

1. Manighetti I., D. Zigone, M. Campillo & F. Cotton (2009), Self-similarity of the largest scale segmentation of the faults : implications for earthquake behavior. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 288 (3-4), p. 370-381. ISSN 0012-821X.