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Special-Term Associate Professor
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Chu Guoqiang
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  No.19 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, China

Education and Appointments:

1982-1984, Geology School of Ganzhou;
1992-1995, Geoscience University of China (M.S.);
1995-1999, Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Sscience (Ph.D.),China

Research Interests:
  1. Lacustrine varved sediment
  2. Biomarker
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Supported Projects:
  1. ResearchProgram of China (973 Program, 2010CB950201)
  2. The Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Grant No. XDA05080400)

Selected Publication:


  1. Chu GQ, Sun Q, Xie M , Lin Y, Shang W, Zhu Q, Shan Y,Xu D, Rioual P, Wang L, Liu J, 2014, Holocene cyclic climatic variations and the role of the Pacific Ocean as recorded in varved sediments from northeastern China。Quaternary Science Reviews,102: 85-95.
  2. Zhu QZ, Sun Q, Su ZG, Xie MM, Song JY, Shan YB,Wang N, Chu GQ,2014, A Soil Water Extraction Method with Accelerated Solvent Extraction Technique for Stable Isotope Analysis Chin J Anal Chem, 2014, 42(9), 1270–1275.
  3. Varnosfaderany MA, Bakhtiari AR, Gu Z, Chu G, 2014. Vertical distribution and source identification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in southwest of the Caspian Sea: Most petrogenic events during the late Little Ice Age. Marine Pollution Bulletin,87 :152-163.
  4. Ptitsyn A.B., Chu G., Dar’in A.V., Zamana L.V., Kalugin I.A., Reshetova S.A., 2014,The rate of sedimentation in Lake Arakhlei (central Transbaikalia), from radiogeochemical and palynological data. Russian Geology and Geophysics, 55: 357–363.
  5. Xu D., Lu H., Chu G., Wu N., Shen C., Wang C., Mao L., 2014,500-year climate cycles stacking of recent centennial warming documented in an East Asian pollen record.Scientific Reports, 4:3611.
  6. Rioual P., Morales E. A., Chu G, Han J, Li D, Liu J, Liu Q, Mingram J.,Ecto L., 2014, Staurosira longwanensis sp. nov., a new araphid diatom (Bacillariophyta) from Northeast China. Fottea, Olomouc, 14: 91–100.


  1. Chu G, Sun Q, Li S, Lin Y, Wang X, Xie M, Shang W, Li A, Yang K, 2013, Minor element variations during the past 1300 years in the varved sediments of Lake Xiaolongwan, northeastern China, GFF, 135: 265-272   
  2. Sun Q. Xie M., Shi L. Zhang Z, Lin Y, Shang W, Wang K, Li W, Liu J, Chu G, 2013, Alkanes and compound-specific carbon isotopic records and climatic variation during the last millennium from varved sediments in Lake Xiaolongwan, northeastern China. Journal of Paleolimnology, 50:332-344.  


  1. Chu GQ, Sun Q,  Wang XH, Liu MM, Lin Y, Xie MM, Shang WY, Liu JQ, 2012. Seasonal temperature variability during the past 1600 years recorded in historical documents and varved lake sediment profiles from northeastern China. The Holocene, 22(7):785-792. doi: 10.1177/0959683611430413.  


  1. Chu GQ, Sun Q, Yang K, Li A, Yu X, Xu T, Yan F, Wang H, Liu M, Wang W, Xie M, Ling L, Liu Q, 2011. Evidence for decreasing south Asian summer monsoon in the past 160 years from varved sediment in Lake Xinluhai, Tibetan Plateau. Journal of geophysical Research, VOL. 116, D02116, doi:10.1029/2010JD014454.  
  2. Sun Q, Chu GQ, Liu MM, Xie MM, Li SQ, Ling Y, Wang XH, Shi LM, Jia GD, Lü HY, 2011. Distributions and temperature dependence of branched glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers in recent lacustrine sediments from China and Nepal. Journal of geophysical Research-Biogeoscience, 2010JG001365. VOL. 116, G01008, doi:10.1029/2010JG001365.


  1. Chu G.Q.,Sun Q., Wang X.H., Li D. Rioual P., Liu Q., Han J.T., Liu J.Q.. A 1600 year multi-proxy record of paleoclimatic change from varved sediments in Lake Xiaolongwan, northeastern China. Journal of geophysical Research, 2009, Vol.114 doi:10.1029/2009JD012077.
  2. Chu G.Q., Sun Q., Gu Z., Rioual P., Liu Q., Wang K., Han J.T., Liu J.Q., Dust records from varved lacustrine sediments of two neighbouring lakes in northeastern China over the last 1400 years. Quaternary International, 2009, 194: 108-118.
  3. Liu J.Q., Chu G.Q., Han J.T., Rioual P., Jiao W.Y., Wang K.J., Volcanic eruptions in the Longgang Volcanic Field, northeastern China, during the past 15 000 years. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 2009, 34: 645-654.


  1. Chu G.Q., Sun, Q., Wang, X.H. and Sun, J.Y., Snow anomaly events from historical documents in the eastern China during the past two millennia and implication for low-frequency variability of AO/NAO and PDO. Geophysical Research Letters, 2008, 35: L14806, doi:10.1029/2008GL034475.
  2. Chu G.Q., Sun Q., Rioual P., Boltovskoy A., Liu Q., Sun P.Q., Han J.T., Liu J.Q., Dinocyst microlaminations and freshwater “red tides”recorded in Lake Xiaolongwan, northeastern China. Journal of Paleolimnology, 2008, 39: 319-333.


  1. Sun Q., Chu G.Q., Liu G.X., Li S., Calibration of alkenone unsaturation index with growth temperature for a lacustrine species, Chrysotila lamellosa (Haptophyceae). Organic Geochemistry, 2007, 38: 1226-1234. 


  1. Chu G.Q., Liu J.Q., Gao D.Y., Sun Q., The mechanism of varve formation and paleoenvironment research in Lake Bolterskardet, Svalbard, Arctic. Acta Geologica Sinica, 2006, 80: 557-563.
  2. Sun Q., Chu G.Q., Liu J.Q., Gao D.Y., A 150-year record of heavy metals in the varved sediments of Lake Bolterskardet, Svalbard. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 2006,38: 436-445.  


  1. Chu G.Q., Sun Q., Zheng M.P., Jia X.X., Lu C.F., Liu J.Q., Liu T.S., Long-chain alkenones distributions and temperature dependence in lacustrine surface sediments from China. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2005, 69: 4985-5003.
  2. Chu G.Q., Liu J.Q., Schettler G., Li J.Y., Sun Q., Gu Z.Y., Lu H.Y., Liu Q., Liu T.S., Sediment fluxes and varve formation in Sihailongwan, a maar lake from northeastern China. Journal of Paleolimnology, 2005, 34: 311–324. 


  1. Chu G.Q., Liu J., Sun Q., Lu H., Gu Z., Wang W., Liu T., The "Mediaeval Warm Period" drought recorded in Lake Huguangyan, tropical South China. The Holocene, 2002, 12: 511-516.
  2. Liu T.S., Liu J.Q., Chu G.Q., Early Cretaceous Maars, Depositional Environments and Their relationship to the Fossil Preservation in Sihetun, Liaoning, Northeast China. In:Zhonghe Zhou and Fucheng Zhang eds.Proceeddings of the 5th Symposium of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution. Beijing: Sciences Press. 2002, pp309-312.


  1. Chu G.Q., Liu J.Q., Negendank J.F.W., Zhang G.P., The paleo-typhoon activities recorded inthe lacustrine sediment of Huguangyan maar lake, southern China. In: Yasuda Y and Shinde V eds. Monsoon and Civilization. 2001,pp 67-77.


  1. Chu G.Q., Liu J.Q., Liu T.S., Discrimination of two kinds of sedimentary laminae in maar lakes of China. Chinese Science Bulletin, 2000, 45:2292-2295.
  2. Liu J.Q., Chu G.Q., Liu T.S., Fossil-rich Early Cretaceous Maar Lakes in Liaoxi ,Northeast China. Terra Nostra, 2000, 6:274-278.
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