• Shirzaei, M., W. L. Ellsworth, K. F. Tiampo, P. J. González, and M. Manga (2016), Surface uplift and time-dependent seismic hazard due to fluid injection in eastern Texas, Science, 353(6306), 1416-1419, doi:10.1126/science.aag0262.

  • Whipple, K. X., M. Shirzaei, K. V. Hodges, and J. Ramon Arrowsmith (2016), Active shortening within the Himalayan orogenic wedge implied by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake, Nature Geosci, advance online publication, doi:10.1038/ngeo2797.
  • Zhai, G., and M. Shirzaei (2016), Spatiotemporal model of Kīlauea's summit magmatic system inferred from InSAR time series and geometry-free time-dependent source inversion, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, doi:10.1002/2016JB012953.
  • Weston, J., M. Shirzaei (2016), Evidence of creep pulsing on the northeast Japan subduction zone from GPS and repeating earthquakes, GJI, in review.
  • Liu, Z.Y. and M. Shirzaei (2016), Constraining atmospheric density through inverse aerodynamic modeling of impact ejecta trajectories, JGR-Planets, in review.

  • Hodges, K. K.X. Whipple, E. Kirby, J.R. Arrowsmith and M. Shirzaei (2016), The Tibetan Plateau as a Factor in Himalayan Tectonics, Nature Geoscience, in review.

  • Shirzaei, M., Burgmann, R. and E. Fielding (2016), Sentinel-1 TOPS multitemporal interferometry for monitoring slow ground motions in the San Francisco Bay Area, GRL, in review.


  • Weston, J. and M. Shirzaei (2015), Combining GPS and repeating earthquakes for a high resolution analysis of subduction zone coupling, Tectonophysics, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2015.11.009.
  • Khoshmanesh, M., M. Shirzaei, and R. M. Nadeau (2015), Time-dependent model of aseismic slip on the central San Andreas Fault from InSAR time series and repeating earthquakes, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 120, 6658–6679, doi:10.1002/2015JB012039.
  • Miller, M.M. and Shirzaei, M. (2015), Spatiotemporal Characterization of Aquifers Using InSAR Time Series and Time-dependent Poroelastic Modeling in Phoenix, Arizona, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 120, doi:10.1002/2015JB012017.
  • Turner, R.C., Shirzaei, M., Nadeau, R. M. and Bürgmann, R. (2015), Slow and Go: Pulsing Slip Rates on the Creeping Section of the San Andreas Fault, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 120, doi:10.1002/2015JB011998.
  • Shirzaei, M., M. L. Rudolph, and M. Manga (2015), Deep and shallow sources for the Lusi mud eruption revealed by surface deformation, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL064576.
  • Shirzaei, M. (2015), A seamless multitrack multitemporal InSAR algorithm, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 16, doi:10.1002/2015GC005759.


  • Shirzaei, M. et al, (2014) Seismic versus aseismic slip: Probing mechanical properties of the northeast Japan subduction zone. EPSL, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.08.035.
  • Nikolaeva, E., T.R. Walter, M. Shirzaei and J. Zschau (2014) Landslide observation and volume estimation in central Georgia based on L-band InSAR, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 675-688, doi:10.5194/nhess-14-675-2014.
  • Walter, T. R., M. Shirzaei, A. Manconi, G. Solaro, A. Pepe, M. Manzo, and E. Sansosti (2014), Possible coupling of Campi Flegrei and Vesuvius as revealed by InSAR time series, correlation analysis and time dependent modeling, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 280, 104-110, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2014.05.006.
  • Chaussard, E., R. Bürgmann, M. Shirzaei, E. J. Fielding, and B. Baker (2014), Predictability of hydraulic head changes and characterization of aquifer-system and fault properties from InSAR-derived ground deformation, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 119, doi:10.1002/2014JB011266.
  • Klemen Zaksek, Leonie Pick, Manoochehr Shirzaei, and Matthias Hort (2014) Thermal monitoring of volcanic effusive activity - the uncertainties and outliers detection, GSL special issue, in press.


  • Shirzaei, M. , Bürgmann, R. and Taka' aki, T. (2013), Implications of recent asperity failures and aseismic creep for time-dependent earthquake hazard on the Hayward fault, EPSL, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2013.04.024.
  • Shirzaei, M. Walter, T. R., and Bürgmann, R. (2013), Coupling of Hawaiian volcanoes during mantle-driven surge, GRL, doi: 10.1002/grl.50470.
  • Rudolph, M. L., Shirzaei, M., and Manga, M. (2013), Source evolution of the Lusi mud eruption from surface deformation, GRL, DOI: 10.1002/grl.50189.
  • Shirzaei, M., and R. Bürgmann (2013), Time-dependent model of creep on the Hayward fault from joint inversion of 18 years of InSAR and surface creep data, JGR, doi: 10.1002/jgrb.50149.

  • Shirzaei, M., et al. (2013), Aseismic deformation across the Hilina fault system, Hawaii, revealed by wavelet analysis of InSAR and GPS time series, EPSL, doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2013.06.011.

  • Bathke, H., H. Sudhaus, E. P. Holohan, T. R. Walter, and M. Shirzaei (2013), An active ring fault detected at Tendürek volcano by using InSAR, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 118, 4488–4502, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50305.



  • Shirzaei, M., and R. Bürgmann (2012), Topography correlated atmospheric delay correction in radar interferometry using wavelet transforms, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L01305, doi:10.1029/2011GL049971.

  • Shirzaei, M, R. Bürgmann, et al. (2012), Response of crustal faults to megathrust earthquakes cycle: InSAR evidence from Mejillones Peninsula, northern Chile, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 333–334 (2012) 157– 164. doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2012.04.001

  • Shirzaei, M. et al. (2012), Transient Slip on the Hayward Fault from InSAR, GPS and Seismicity Data, USGS NEHRP, Northern California Earthquake Hazards. USGS.

  • Zakšek, K M. Shirzaei, , et al.  (2012), Constraining the uncertainties of volcano thermal anomaly monitoring using a Kalman Filter technique. Geol Soc London. 380, .


  • Shirzaei, M., T. R. Walter, H. R. Nankali, and E. Holohan (2011), Gravity-driven deformation of Damavand volcano detected through InSAR time series, Geology, 39, 3, 251–254; doi: 10.1130/G31779.1.

  • Shirzaei, M., and T. R. Walter (2011), Satellite orbital error reduction using wavelet based robust regression applied to InSAR deformation data, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing., 49(11), doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2011.2143419.

  • Bathke, H., Shirzaei, M., and T. R. Walter (2011), Inflation and deflation at the steep?sided Llaima stratovolcano (Chile) detected by using InSAR, Geophys. Res. Lett., VOL. 38, L10304, doi:10.1029/2011GL047168.


  • Shirzaei, M (2010), Crustal deformation source monitoring using advanced InSAR time series and time dependent inverse modeling, University of Potsdam, urn:nbn:de:kobv:517-opus-50774.

  • Shirzaei, M., and T. R. Walter (2010), Time-dependent volcano source monitoring using InSAR time series: Acombined Genetic Algorithm and Kalman Filter approach, J. Geophys. Res., 115, B1042, doi:10.1029/2010JB007476.

  • Walter, T. R.; Manzo, M.; Manconi, A.; Solaro, G.; Lanari, R.; Motagh, M.; Woith, H.; Parolai, S.; Shirzaei, M.;Zschau, J.; Baris, S.; Ansal, A. (2010), Satellite Monitoring of Hazards: A focus on Istanbul, Turkey. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 91, 36, 313-314, doi: 10.1029/2010EO360001.


  • Wauthier C., A. Oyen, P. Marinkovic, V. Cayol, J. Fernández, P. Gonzalez, R. F. Hanssen, F. Kervyn, N.d'Oreye, M. Shirzaei, T. R. Walter (2009), L-band and C-band InSAR Studies of African Volcanic Areas. IGARSS (2) 2009: 210-213, doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2009.5418043.

  • Shirzaei, M., and T. R. Walter (2009), Randomly Iterated Search and Statistical Competency (RISC) as powerful inversion tools for deformation source modeling: application to volcano InSAR data, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B10401, doi:10.1029/2008JB006071.

  • Ruch, J., A. Manconi, G. Zeni, G. Solaro, A. Pepe, M. Shirzaei, T. R. Walter, and R. Lanari (2009), Stress transfer in the Lazufre volcanic area, Central Andes, Geophys. Res. Let., 36, L22303, doi:22310.21029/22009GL041276.



  • Exupéry Team (2008), Managing volcanic unrest: The mobile volcano fast response system, paper presented at Use of Remote Sensing Techniques for Monitoring Volcanoes and Seismogenic Areas, Napoli, Italy, doi: 10.1109/USEREST.2008.4740358.



  • Shirzaei, M., B. Mansouri, M. Shinozuka (2006), Multiresolution Analysis of Satellite Optical Images for Damage Detection using Wavelet Transform, 4th international workshop on remote sensing for disaster response, Cambridge, UK.


Shirzaei, M. T.R. Walter, (2010), Near real time inverse source modeling and stress filed assessment: the requirement of a volcano fast response system“, EGU.


Shirzaei, M. T.R. Walter, (2010), Dynamic influence of volcanic activity at Mauna Loa, Hawaii, on earthquake occurrence in Kaoiki investigated via time dependent source modeling and static stress transfer, EGU.


Shirzaei, M. T.R. Walter, (2009), Deformation interplay at Hawaii Island, AGU.


Shirzaei, M. T.R. Walter, (2009), WabInSAR: a new wavelet based InSAR time series technique applied to volcanic and tectonic areas, AGU.


Shirzaei, M. T.R. Walter, (2008), InSAR time series shows multiple deformation and interaction of gravitational spreading, intrusion and compaction on Hawaii Island, EGU.


Shirzaei, M. T.R. Walter, (2008), New wavelet based InSAR time series (WAB-InSAR) technique eliminating atmospheric and topographic artifact using wavelet transforms and lead to accurate saptio-temporal deformation filed mapping, EGU.


Shirzaei, M. T.R. Walter, M. Motagh, A. Golamzadeh, F. Yamini-Fard., (2008), Hybrid inversion of InSAR deformation and aftershock data to precise source modeling of the 2005 Qeshm island earthquake (Iran),  EGU.


Shirzaei, M. T.R. Walter, (2008), Wavelet based SBAS approach for InSAR time series: an application to volcanotectonic activities associated with Ol DoinyoLengaivolcano and nearby, IAVCEI.


Shirzaei, M. T.R. Walter, M. Motagh, A. Golamzadeh, F. Yamini-Fard., (2007), Precise source modeling of the 2005 Qeshm island earthquake (Iran), using a joint inversion of surface deformation and aftershock data, Fringe workshop.


Shirzaei, M. T.R. Walter, M. Motagh, A. Manconi, R. Lanari (2007), Inversion of InSAR data via Genetic Algorithm and Simulated Annealing methods-first results from the Campi-Flegrei volcanic region, Fringe workshop.

 Shirzaei. M. and Mokhtari. M., (2006), Review on application of GPS in geodynamics and Earthquake prediction, 12th Geophysics conference of Iran. Shirzaei. M., Mansouri. B., and Shinozuka. M., (2006), Multiresolution Analysis of Satellite Optical Images for Damage Detection using Wavelet Transform, 4th International Workshop on Remote Sensing for Disaster Response 25-26th September 2006, Cambridge, UK. Shirzaei. M. and Ardalan, A., (2005), Gravity tomography for determination of the location and extent of  interior structures of the Earth via wavelet transforms, Case study:  gravity tomographic map of the oil reservoirs, EUG. Shirzaei. M., (2004), Gravity And Magnetic Observation As Pseudo Image, Via Multiscale Edge Analysis For Subsurface Fault Positioning. Case study: Positioning Of Subsurface Faults For Area Of Iran, AGU.