Zhang, Donghe



Email :zhangdh (at) pku.edu.cn Office:N404 Physics Building Tel:010-62767420

Professional interests

Ionospheric physcs, space weather and GPS

Education experiences

B. A.: Physics, Lanzhou University, 1985 M.D.: Space physics, Peking University, 1992 Ph. D.: Space physics, Peking University, 2001

Professional experiences

1985.05-1987.01 Gansu Institute of Mechanical Science 1987.01-1989.09 Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company 1992.07-2003.07 China Institute of Radio-wave Propagation 1994.11-1996.01 Member of the Tenth Antarctic Expedition Team of Chna 2000.07-2000.10 Visiting Scholar, Communication Research Lab, Japan 2001.01-2003.07 Post-Doc. Center for Space Science and application, China Academic Science 2003.10—Now: Institute of Space physics and Applied technique, School of Earth and Space, Pekiing University

Research grants

The influence of the ionospheric morphology on the estimating resolution of GPS instrumental bias(2013-2016),Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China The morphology and mechanism of ionospheric scintillation in china low latitude during active geomagnetic period(2012-2015),Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China The behavior of ionosphere and upper atmosphere during disastrous space weather events(2011-2015),Project of National Important Basic Research Project of China Meridian Project(2008-),National Important Basic Facility Project


1. Shi H, Zhang D H, Hao Y Q, et al. 2015. Hour-to-hour variability of the ionosphere: An application of the classical multidimensional scaling method.Science China: Earth Sciences, doi: 10.1007/s11430-014-5035-9

2. Li, LX. DH. Zhang., SR. Zhang., et al. Influences of the day-night differences of ionospheric variability on the estimation of GPS differential code bias, Radio Science, 2015, DOI: 10.1002/2014RS005565

3. Shi H, Zhang D H, Liu Y M, et al., Analysis of the ionospheric variability based on wavelet decomposition. Sci China Tech Sci, 2015, doi:10.1007/s11431-014-5709-8

4. Guo, JP, Zhang DH, Hao YQ, et al. 2014. Simulation study of effective ionspheric shell height based on Global Core Plasma Model. Chinese J. Geophysics. (in Chinese), 57(11): 3577-3585, doi:10.6038/cjg2014111.

5. Hao, Y. Q.; Shi, H.; Xiao, Z.; Zhang, D. H. Weak ionization of the global ionosphere in solar cycle 24,Annales Geophysicae, Volume 32, Issue 7, 2014, pp.809-816,DOI: 10.5194/angeo-32-809-2014

6. Hu Xiaoyan, Zhang Donghe, Hao Yongqiang, Xiao Zuo. Application of atmospheric disturbances monitor on lithosphere-atmosphere-ionosphere coupling (in Chinese). Chin. J. Space Sci., 2014, 34(3): 296-303, doi:10.11728/cjss2014.03.296

7. Shi H, Zhang DH, Hao YQ, et al., Modeling study of the effect of ionospheric scintillation at low latitudes in China. Chinese. J. Geophys, 57(3):691-702, doi:10.6038/cjg20140301.

8. X. H. Mo, D. H. Zhang, L. P. Goncharenko, Y. Q. Hao, and Z. Xiao, Quasi-16-day periodic meridional movement of the equatorial ionization anomaly, Ann. Geophys., 32, 121–131, 2014, www.ann-geophys.net/32/121/2014/ , doi:10.5194/angeo-32-121-2014

9. Zhang D H, Shi H, Jin Y Q, et al. The variation of the estimated GPS instrumental bias and its possible connection with ionospheric variability. Sci China Tech Sci, 2014, 57: 67-79, doi: 10.1007/s11431-013-5419-7

10. Hao, Y. Q., Z. Xiao, and D. H. Zhang (2013), Teleseismic magnetic effects (TMDs) of 2011 Tohoku earthquake, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 118, 3914–3923, doi:10.1002/jgra.50326.

11. Jin Yaqi, Zhang Donghe, et al, Influence of ionospheric variability in solar maximum and solar minimum period on the stability of estimated GPS instrumental biases., Chinese J. Space Science, 2013, 33(4)

12. Wu F, Hao Y Q, Zhang D H. Particle bursts in the inner radiation belt related to global lightning activity. Sci China Tech Sci, 2013, 56: 2658-2667,doi: 10.1007/s11431-013-5371-6

13. Mo Xiaohua, Zhang donghe et al, Study on the Ionospheric TEC Variations During the Total Solar Eclipse of July 22,2009, Chinese J. Space Science, 2012, 32(3)

14. Ercha, A.; Ridley, Aaron J.; Zhang, D.H.; et al,Analyzing the hemispheric asymmetry in the thermospheric density response to geomagnetic storms, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS : 117 A08317 DOI: 10.1029/2011JA017259,: AUG 17 2012

15. Zhang, D. H., L. Cai, E. A., Y. Q. Hao, and Z. Xiao, Statistical Studies on the Excess Peak Flux in Soft X-rays and EUV Bands from Solar Flares, Solar Physics, 280(1),183-196,DOI: 10.1007/s11207-012-0062-1,2012

16. Zhang D H, Mo X H, A E, et al. Case study of ionospheric fluctuation over mid-latitude region during one large magnetic storm. Sci China Tech Sci, 55(5): 1198-1206, doi: 10.1007/s11431-012-4785-x, 2012

17. Xiao Sai-Guan; Xiao Zuo; Shi Jian-Kui; Zhang Dong-He, Application of the HF Doppler observations in studying spread-F,: CHINESE JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICS-CHINESE EDITION 55,7 2162-2166 DOI: 10.6038/j.issn.0001-5733.2012.07.002,: JUL 2012

18. Hao YongQiang; Zhang DongHe, Ionospheric absorption and planetary wave activity in East Asia sector SCIENCE CHINA-TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES,55 : 5 : 1264-1272 DOI: 10.1007/s11431-012-4799-4,: MAY 2012,

19. Xiao SaiGuan; Shi JianKui; Zhang DongHe,Hao YongQiang, Observational study of daytime ionospheric irregularities associated with typhoon SCIENCE CHINA-TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES : 55 : 5,: 1302-1304 DOI: 10.1007/s11431-012-4816-7 , MAY 2012

20. Ercha, A., Zhang, Donghe; Ridley, Aaron J, A global model: Empirical orthogonal function analysis of total electron content 1999-2009 data, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS: 117 : A03328 DOI: 10.1029/2011JA017238 : MAR 27 2012

21. Hao, Y. Q.; Xiao, Z.; Zhang, D. H, .Multi-instrument observation on co-seismic ionospheric effects after great Tohoku earthquake JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS : 117 : A02305 DOI: 10.1029/2011JA017036,: FEB 10 2012

22. E. A, D.-H. Zhang, Z. Xiao, Y.-Q. Hao, A. J. Ridley, and M. Moldwin, Modeling ionospheric foF2 by using empirical orthogonal function Analysis, ANNALES GEOPHYSICAE., 29, 1501–1515, doi:10.5194/angeo-29-1501-2011,2011.

23. Zhang, D. H., X. H. Mo, L. Cai, W. Zhang, M. Feng, Y. Q. Hao, and Z. Xiao, Impact factor for the ionospheric total electron content response to solar flare irradiation, J. Geophys. Res., 116, A04311, doi:10.1029/2010JA016089,2011.

24. Huang, W. Q.; Xiao, Z.; Xiao, S. G. Hao Y. Q.; Zhang D. H., ;Case study of apparent longitudinal differences of spread F occurrence for two midlatitude stations : RADIO SCIENCE: 46: RS1015 DOI: 10.1029/2009RS004327,: FEB 18 2011

25. Zhang, D. H.; Zhang, W.; Li, Q, Accuracy analysis of the GPS instrumental bias estimated from observations in middle and low latitudes,ANNALES GEOPHYSICAE,28, 1571-1580 DOI: 10.5194/angeo-28-1571-2010,2010.

26. Zhang, D. H., Z. Xiao, M. Feng, Y. Q. Hao, L. Q. Shi, G. L. Yang, and Y. C. Suo, Temporal dependence of GPS cycle slip related to ionospheric irregularities over China low latitude region, Space Weather, 8, S04D08, doi:10.1029/2008SW000438, 2010.

27. Zhang, D. H., L. Cai, Y. Q. Hao, Z. Xiao, L. Q. Shi, G. L. Yang, and Y. C. Suo, Solar cycle variation of the GPS cycle slip occurrence in China low‐latitude region, Space Weather, 8, S10D10, doi:10.1029/2010SW000583,2010.

28. Zhang, W.; Zhang, D. H.; Xiao, Z, The influence of geomagnetic storms on the estimation of GPS instrumental biases ANNALES GEOPHYSICAE 27, 1613-1623, 2009.

29. Xiao, SG; Xiao, Z; Shi, JK ; Zhang, DH; Feng, XS; Hao, YQ, Observational facts in revealing a close relation between acoustic-gravity waves and midlatitude spread F, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS : 114 : A01303 DOI: 10.1029/2008JA013747 : JAN 14 2009

30. Li, Qiang; Feng, Man; Zhang, Donghe; Xiao, Zuo; Shi, Liqin,Methods of estimation of GPS instrumental bias from single site’s GPS data and comparative study of results,Ziran Kexue Ban)/Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Pekinensis, v 44, n 1, p 149-156, 2008.

31. Zhang DongHe; Man, Feng; Zuo, Xiao, The seasonal dependence of cycle slip occurrence of GPS data over China low latitude region,SCIENCE IN CHINA SERIES E-TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 50(4), 422-429 DOI: 10.1007/s11431-007-0059-4,2007.

32. Xiao, Zuo; Xiao, Sai-guan; Hao, Yong-qiang; Zhang Donghe.: Morphological features of ionospheric response to typhoon JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS: 112: A4 : A04304 DOI: 10.1029/2006JA011671,APR 28 2007

33. Hao, YQ; Xiao, Z; Zou, H; Zhang, DH, Energetic particle radiations measured by particle detector on board CBERS-1 satellite, CHINESE SCIENCE BULLETIN: 52 : 5: 665-670 DOI: 10.1007/s11434-007-0087-2 : MAR 2007

34. Xiao Saiguan, Zhang Donghe, Xiao Zuo, Study on the detectability of Typhoon- generated AGW, Chinese J. Space Science,2007, 27(1)

35. Hao, Yong-Qiang; Xiao, Zuo; Zhang, Dong-He, Responses of the ionosphere to the Great Sumatra earthquake and volcanic eruption of Pinatubo CHINESE PHYSICS LETTERS: 23 : 7 : 1955-1957: JUL 2006

36. Xiao, SG ; Hao, YQ; Zhang, DH; Xiao, Z, A case study on whole response processes of the ionosphere to typhoons, CHINESE JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICS-CHINESE EDITION 49: 3 : 623-628, MAY 2006

37. Li Qiang, Zhang Donghe ,et al,Analolysis of global ionospheric TEC disturbance during the magnetic storm in Nov , 2004, Chinese J. Space Science, 2006 , 26 (6)

38. Zhang, D. H., and Z. Xiao, Study of ionospheric response to the 4B flare on 28 October 2003 using International GPS Service network data, J. Geophys. Res., 110, A03307, doi:10.1029/2004JA010738,2005.

39. Zhang, DH; Xiao, Z; Liu, J, Sunlit boundary ionospheric response to the great flare on Oct. 28, 2003 : CHINESE SCIENCE BULLETIN,49(15), 1570-1574, DOI: 10.1360/04ww0010,2004.

40. Zhang Donghe, Sun Zhen et al,One case study about the ionospheric response to one great flare in the Sun-lit hemisphere, Chinese Journal of Space Science, 2004,24(2)

41. Zhang, D. H., and Z. Xiao, Study of the ionospheric total electron content response to the great flare on 15 April 2001 using the International GPS Service network for the whole sunlit hemisphere, J. Geophys. Res., 108(A8), SIA 6-1—6-11, 1330, doi:10.1029/2002JA009822,2003.

42. Zhang Donghe, K. Igarashi, G.Y. Ma, Xiao Zuo, Wu Jian. The observation of electron density in D region during flare using MF radar. Journal of Space Science ,2003, 23(5):334-342

43. Zhang, DH; Igarashi, K; Xiao, Z,The observation of large scale travelling ionospheric disturbances based on GPS network,CHINESE JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICS-CHINESE EDITION,45(4), 453-460,: UNSP 0001-5733(2002)04-0453-08,2002.

44. Zhang, DH; Xiao, Z, Correlative ionospheric disturbances in the sunlit hemisphere during the flare on July 14, 2000, CHINESE SCIENCE BULLETIN 47(12), 975-977, DOI: 10.1360/02tb9218,2002.

45. Zhang, DH; Xiao, Z; Chang, Q, The correlation of flare’s location on solar disc and the sudden increase of total electron content,CHINESE SCIENCE BULLETIN, 47(1),82-85, DOI: 10.1360/02tb9017, 2002.

46. Zhang, D. H., Z. Xiao, K. Igarashi, and G. Y. Ma, GPS‐derived ionospheric total electron content response to a solar flare that occurred on 14 July 2000, Radio Science., 37(5), 1086, 19-1—19-11, doi:10.1029/2001RS002542,2002.

47. Zhang Donghe, Xiao Zuo, Chang Qing. The observational study of ionospheric response on solar flare. Progress in Natural Science, 2002, Vol.12 P.166-169

48. Zhang Donghe , Xiao Zuo , et al. Observational study of ionospheric TEC of magnetic storm on April 6 – 8 , 2000, Chinese Journal of Space Science , 2002 ,22 (3) : 212 – 218.

49. Zhang Donghe, Xiao Zuo. Analysis of Doppler effect for GPS signals. Journal of Chinese Radio Science , 17, 2( 42-46),2002

50. ZHANG DH and Z Xiao, A method of calculating TEC with GPS data and its application to the ionospheric disturbances CHINESE JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICS-CHINESE EDITION, 43 (4): 451-458, 2000.

51. ZHANG DH and Z Xiao, Study of the ionospheric TEC using GPS during the large solar flare burst on Nov 6, 1997, CHINESE SCIENCE BULLETIN Volume 45, Issue 19 , pp 1749-1752, 2000.

52. Zhang, Donghe; Xiao, Zuo,Study of ionospheric TEC during the flare on Nov 22, 1998 by means of 4 GPS receivers over China,Acta Scientiarum uaturalium Universitatis Pekinensis, v 36, n 3, p 414-420, 2000.

53. Zhang Donghe, Xiao Zuo, Chang Qing. The relationship of ionospheric SITEC with the location of solar flare on solar disic. Chinese Science Bulletin, Vol. 46:16, 1339-1341

54. Zhang Donghe, Xiao Zuo, Gao Yufen, Wang Jialong. The estimation of TEC enhancement caused by flare radiation using HF Doppler shift recording, Chinese Journal of Space Science, Vol.19:4,1999

55. Xiao Zuo, Zhang Donghe. The study of day to day TEC variation using GPS observations. Chinese Journal of Space Science, Vol.20:2,2000.

56. Zhang Tianhua, Zhang Donghe, Xiao Zuo. The Characterics of Spread-F emitted by AGW. Chinese Journal of Space Science, Vol.19:2,1999.

57. Chang Qing, Zhang Donghe, Xiao Zuo, et al, The correcting method for GPS instrumental bias, Chinese Science Bulletin, Vol:45,23,2000

58. Chang Qing, Zhang Donghe, Xiao Zuo, Zhang Qishan. The correcting method for GPS instrumental bias based on Kalman filtering method. Chinese Journal of Geophysics. Vol:42:5, 2001

59. Zhang Donghe, Chao Chong, Zhen weimin. The calculating method of TEC by means of GPS. Chinese Journal of Radio Science, Vol. 10(3),1995

60. Zhang Donghe, Chao Chong, Zhen weimin, Li anmin. The preliminary analysis of the TEC obtained by means of GPS receiver. Chinese Journal of Geophysics, Vol. 39(suppl.),1996


Shuren scholar of PKU(2007) Teaching excellent award of PKU(2011) Outstanding class teacher of PKU(2007, 2014) Outstanding contributor of Meridian Project(2013) Outstanding worker of standardization in space science (2012, 2014) Outstanding communist party member of PKU(2014)

Professional services

Member, Academic Committee of key Lab of the radio wave environment and modeling technique(2011-) Member, Network evaluation system in Geoscience and navigation branch of 863 Project(2014-) Member of council of association of space science(2011-) Editorial board member of 《Chinese Journal of Space Science》(2009-) Editorial board member of 《Earthquake Science》(2012-) Member, Radio wave propagation branch, Chinese institute of electronics(2011-) Member, Space weather branch, Chinese Geophysical Society(2013-) Member, National space science and applied technique standardization committee (2009-) Deputy Director, Space Physics and Applied Technique of PKU(2006-) Deputy Director, Center for Space Environment Detection and Analysis of PKU(2009-)