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ZHOU Liping

2018-07-14 03:03:19


ZHOU Liping:

Boya Distinguished Professor

Tel: +86-10-62756052

Email: lpzhou@pku.edu.cn

Add: Department of Geography, and Institute of Ocean Research, Peking University, 100871, Beijing, China


1992, Ph.D., University of Cambridge, UK

1984, M.Sc., Free University of Brussels, Belgium

1982, B.Sc., Peking University, China

Work Experience:

2017 Boya Distinguished Professor, Peking University

1999 Professor, Peking University

1996-1999, Leverhulme Research Associate, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge

1993-1996, Research Associate, Department of Physics and the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge

1990-1993, Senior Research Associate, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia

Professional Committee and Service:

2020 Member (EXCOM), PAGES

2016 Member, Scientific Steering Committee, GEOTRACES

2013 Member, Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research of China

2013 Member (EXCOM), Scientific Steering Committee, Past Global Change Programme (PAGES), IGBP

2012 Member, Scientific Steering Committee, Past Global Change Programme (PAGES), IGBP

2012 President, Geochronology commission, Chinese Association for Quaternary Research

2011 Vice President, Stratigraphy and Chronology Commission, International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA)

2011 President, Geomorphology and Quaternary Commission Chinese Geographical Association

2010 Deputy Director, Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Earth Surface Processes

2010 Executive Deputy Director, Centre for Ocean Research Peking University

2009 Member, China National Committee, IGBP

2003 Deputy General Secretary, Chinese Association for Quaternary Research

2000 Member, American Geophysics Union

Membership of Editorial Advisory Board

2013 Anthropocene

2007-2010 Earth and Planetary Science Letters

2006 Journal of Quaternary Science

2002 Quaternary Research

2001-2003 Quaternary Science Reviews

2000 The Holocene


Undergraduate course: Global environmental change, 2 credits

Undergraduate course: Introduction to ocean science (coordinator), 2 credits

Undergraduate course: Experimental methods in modern physical geography, 2 credits

Graduate course: Quaternary environmental change, 3 credits

Graduate course: Quaternary geochronology, 3 credits


Gao P., Zhou L., Liu K., Xu X. (2019) Radiocarbon in the maritime air and sea surface water of the South China Sea. Radiocarbon, 61, 461-472.

Gao P, N Qian, LP Zhou, KX Liu, XM Xu (2018) Monitoring 14C contamination in Chinese research vessels with swipe tests. Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Res. B 437, 110-115.

Fischer H., Meissner K.J., Mix A.C., Abram, N. J., Austermann, J., Brovkin, V., Capron, E., Colombaroli, D., Daniau, A. L., Dyez, K. A., Felis, T., Finkelstein, S. A., Jaccard, S. L., McClymont, E. L., Rovere, A., Sutter, J., Wolff, E. W., Affolter, S., Bakker, P., Ballesteros‐Cánovas, J. A., Barbante, C., Caley, T., Carlson, A. E., Churakova, O., Cortese, G., Cumming, B. F., Davis, B. A. S., Vernal, A., Emile‐Geay, J., Fritz, S. C., Gierz, P., Gottschalk, J., Holloway, M. D., Joos, F., Kucera, M., Loutre, M. F., Lunt, D. J., Marcisz, K., Marlon, J. R., Martinez, P., Masson‐Delmotte, V., Nehrbass‐Ahles, C., Otto‐Bliesner, B. L., Raible, C. C., Risebrobakken, B., Sánchez Goñi, M. F., Arrigo, J. S., Sarnthein, M., Sjolte, J., Stocker, T. F., Velasquez Alvárez, P. A., Tinner, W., Valdes, P. J., Vogel, H., Wanner, H., Yan, Q., Yu, Z., Ziegler, M., & Zhou, L.(2018) Palaeoclimate constraints on the impact of 2 °C anthropogenic warming and beyond, Nature Geoscience, 11, 474-485.

Lo, L., S.T. Belt, J. Lattaud, T. Friedrich, C. Zeeden, S. Schoutend, L. Smik, A. Timmermanne, P. Cabedo-Sanz, J-J. Huang, L.P. Zhou, T-H. Ou, Y.P. Chang, L-C. Wang, Y-M Chou, C-C. Shen, M-T Chen, K-Y Wei, S-R. Song, T-H. Fang, S. A. Gorbarenko, W-L. Wang, T-Q. Lee, H. Elderfield, D.A.Hodell (2018) Precession and atmospheric CO2 modulated variability of sea ice in the central Okhotsk Sea since 130,000 years ago. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 488, 36–45.

Li, Z.Y., X.J. Wu, L.P. Zhou, W. Liu, X. Gao, X.M. Nian, E. Trinkaus (2017) Late Pleistocene archaic human crania from Xuchang, China, Science, 355, 969~972.

Du, J., B. Huang, and L. Zhou (2016), Global deepwater circulation between 2.4 and 1.7 Ma and its connection to the onset of Northern Hemisphere Glaciation, Paleoceanography, 31, doi:10.1002/2015PA002906.

Ma, Z., A. C. Ravelo, Z. Liu, L. Zhou, and A. Paytan (2015), Export production fluctuations in the eastern equatorial Pacific during the Pliocene-Pleistocene: Reconstruction using barite accumulation rates, Paleoceanography, 30, doi:10.1002/2015PA002860.

Qiu, F.Y. and L.P. Zhou (2015) A new luminescence chronology for the Mangshan loess-palaeosol sequence on the southern bank of the Yellow River in Henan, central China, Quaternary Geochronology 30, 24-33.

Fu, D.P., Ding, X.F., Liu, K.X., Müller, A.M., Suter, M., Christl, M., Zhou, L.P. and Synal, H.A. (2015) Further improvement for 10Be measurement on an upgraded compact AMS radiocarbon facility. Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Res. B 361, 178-182.

Chen, B., Jie, D.M., Shi, M.N., Gao, P., Shen, Z.X., Uchida, M., Zhou, L.P. Liu, K.X., Hu, K., Kitagawa, H. (2015) Characteristics of 14C and 13C of carbonate aerosols in dust storm events in China. Atmospheric Research 164–165, 297–303.

Gao, P. Xu, X.M., Zhou, L.P., Pack, M.A., Griffin, S., Santos, G.M., Southon, J.R. and Liu, K.X. (2014) Rapid sample preparation of dissolved inorganic carbon in natural waters using a headspace-extraction approach for radiocarbon analysis by accelerator mass spectrometry, Limnology & Oceanography: Methods. 12, 172–188.

Hu, B., Radke, J., Schlüter, H-J., Heine, F.T., Zhou, L.P. and Bernasconi, S.M. (2014). A modified procedure for gas-source isotope ratio mass spectrometry: the long-integration dual-inlet (LIDI) methodology and implications for clumped isotope measurements. Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 28 (13): 1413-1425.

Grauel, A.L., Schmid, T.W., Hu, B., Bergami, C., Capotondi, L. Zhou, L.P. and Bernasconi, S.M. (2013) Calibration and application of the ‘clumped isotope’ thermometer to foraminifera for high-resolution climate reconstructions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 108,125–140.

Xi, X. T., Ding, X. F., Fu, D. P., Zhou, L. P., and Liu, K. X. (2013) Δ14C level of annual plants and fossil fuel derived CO2 distribution across different regions of China. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 294, 515–519.

Tan W B, Zhou L P, Liu K X. (2013) Soil aggregate fraction-based 14C analysis and its application in the study of soil organic carbon turnover under forests of different ages. Chinese Science Bulletin, doi: 10.1007/s11434-012-5660-7

Wu, W.C., Tan, W.B., Zhou, L.P., Yang, H. & Xu, Y.P. (2012) Sea surface temperature variability in southern Okinawa Trough during last 2700 years, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L14705, doi:10.1029/2012GL052749.

Jia, G. D., Li, Z. Y., Peng, P. A., and Zhou, L. P. (2012) Aeolian N-alkane Isotopic Evidence from North Pacific for a Late Miocene Decline of C4 Plant in the Arid Asian Interior. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 321-322, 32-40.

Sun, X. S., Hu, M., Guo, S., Liu, K. X., and Zhou, L. P. (2012) 14C-based source assessment of carbonaceous aerosols at a rural site. Atmospheric Environment 50, 36-40.

Wu, Y. H., Wang, S. M., and Zhou, L. P. (2011) Possible Factors Causing Older Radiocarbon Age for Bulk Organic Matter in Sediment from Daihai Lake, North China. Radiocarbon 53, 359-366.

Li, T. Y., Shen, C. C., Li, H. C., Li, J. Y., Chiang, H. W., Song, S. R., Yuan, D. X., Lin, C. D. J., Gao, P., Zhou, L. P., Wang, J. L., Ye, M. Y., Tang, L. L., and Xie, S. Y.( 2011) Oxygen and Carbon Isotopic Systematics of Aragonite Speleothems and Water in Furong Cave, Chongqing, China. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, 4140-4156.

Chen, J. E., Guo, Z. Y., Liu, K. X., and Zhou, L. P. ( 2011) Development of accelerator mass spectrometry and its applications. Reviews of Accelerator Science and Technology 4, 117-145.

Xi, X. T., Ding, X. F., Fu, D. P., Zhou, L. P., and Liu, K. X. (2011) Regional Δ14C patterns and fossil fuel derived CO2 distribution in the Beijing area using annual plants. Chinese Science Bulletin 56, 1721-1726.

Zhou, L.P., Fu D.P., Zhang J.F., 2010. An analysis of the components of the luminescence signals of selected polymineral and quartz samples from loess in western China and southern Tajikistan, and their suitability for optical dating, Quaternary Geochronology. 5,149-153.

Wang G.A., L.P. Zhou, Liu M., Han J.M., Guo J.H., Faiia A., Su F., 2010. Altitudinal trends of leaf delta 13C follow different patterns across a mountainous terrain in North China characterized by temperate semi-humid climate, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 24: 1557–1564

Qin J.T., and L.P. Zhou, 2009. Stepped-irradiation SAR: A viable approach to circumvent OSL equivalent dose underestimation in last glacial loess of northwestern China. Radiation Measurements 44, 417-422.

Tan W.B., Wang G. A., Han J.M., Liu M., L.P. Zhou, Luo T., Cao Z.Y., and Cheng S.Z., 2009. Delta C-13 and water-use efficiency indicated by delta C-13 of different plant functional groups on Changbai Mountains, Northeast China. Chinese Science Bulletin 54, 1759-1764.

Zheng C.X., L.P. Zhou, and Qin J.T., 2009. Difference in luminescence sensitivity of coarse-grained quartz from deserts of northern China. Radiation Measurements 44, 534-537.

Passey B.H., L.K. Ayliffe1, A. Kaakinen, Z.Q. Zhang, J.T. Eronen, Y.M. Zhu, L.P. Zhou, T.E. Cerling, M.Fortelius, 2008. Strengthened East Asian summer monsoons during a period of high-latitude warmth? Isotopic evidence from Mio-Pliocene fossil mammals and soil carbonates from northern China. Earth and Planetary Science Letters doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.11.008

Dodonov A.E., L.P. Zhou, 2008. Loess deposition in Asia: Its initiation and development before and during the Quaternary. Episodes 31, 222-225.

Wang, X.H., L.P. Zhou, Y.M. Wang, X.H.Zhang, X.M. Liu, X.T. Fan, K.X.Liu & J.X. Zhou, 2008. Paleoenvironmental implications of high-density records in Co-rich seamount crusts from the Pacific Ocean, Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences, 51, 1460-1469.

Zhu Y.M., L.P. Zhou, Mo D.W., Kaakinen A., Zhang Z.Q., Fortelius M., 2008. A new magnetostratigraphic framework for late Neogene Hipparion Red Clay in the eastern Loess Plateau of China. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. 268, 47-57.

Liu, K.X., X. F. Ding, D.P. Fu, Y. Pan, X.H.Wu, Z.Y. Guo, L.P. Zhou, 2007. A new compact AMS system at Peking University, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 259, 23–26.

Wang G.A., J.M. Han, L.P. Zhou, X.G. Xiong, Z.H. Wu, 2005. Carbon isotope ratios of plants and occurrences of C4 species under different soil moisture regimes in arid region of Northwest China, Physiologia Plantarum 125: 74–81.

Liu, K.X., H.L. Gao, L.P. Zhou, F. Xu, S.X. Peng and Z.Y. Guo, 2004. AMS measurements of 10Be concentration in Chinese loess using PKUAMS. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 223–224, 168–171.

Lu H.Y., N.Q. Wu, Z.Y. Gu, Z.T. Guo, L. Wang, H.B. Wu, G.A. Wang, L.P. Zhou, J.M. Han, T.S. Liu, 2004. Distribution of carbon isotope composition of modern soils on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Biogeochemistry, 70: 273–297.

Zhou, L.P. &. N.J. Shackleton, 2001. Photon-stimulated luminescence of quartz from loess and effects of sensitivity change on paleodose determination, Quaternary Science Reviews, 20, 853-857.

Hong Y.T., Jiang H.B., Liu T.S. L.P. Zhou, Beer J., Li H.D., Leng X.T., Hong B., Qin X.G., 2000. Response of climate to solar forcing recorded in a 6000year delta O18 timeseries of Chinese peat cellulose, The Holocene, 10, 1-7.

Zhou, L.P., N.J. Shackleton, 1999. Misleading positions of geomagnetic reversal boundaries in Eurasian loess and implications for correlation between continental and marine sedimentary sequences, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 168, 117-130.

Zhou, L.P., F. McDermott, E.W. Rhodes, E.A. Marseglia & P.A. Mellars, 1997, ESR and mass-spectrometric uranium-series dating studies of a mammoth tooth from Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England, Quaternary Science Reviews, 16, 445-454.

Zhou, L.P., A.E. Dodonov & N.J. Shackleton, 1995. Thermoluminescence dating of the Orkutsay loess section in Tashkent region, Uzbekistan Central Asia, Quaternary Science Reviews, 14, 721-730.

Zhou, L.P. & A.G. Wintle, 1994. Sensitivity change of thermoluminescence signals after laboratory optical bleaching: experiments with loess fine grains. Quaternary Science Reviews, 13, 457-463.

Zhou, L.P., F. Oldfield, A.G. Wintle, S.G. Robinson, J.T. Wang, 1990. Partly pedogenic origin of magnetic variations in Chinese loess. Nature, 346, 737-739.

Pye K., L.P. Zhou, 1989. Late Pleistocene and Holocene aeolian dust deposition in North China and the Northwest Pacific Ocean. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 73, 11-23.