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KONG Yanlong
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  No.19 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, China

Education and Appointments:
  • Since Jan 2016, Associate Professor, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Feb 2014 - Jan 2016, Post-doctor, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Germany
  • Jun 2013 - Jan 2016, Post-doctor, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Sep 2011 - Jun 2013, PhD student, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Sep 2008 - Jun 2011, Master student, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Sep 2004 - Jun 2008, Undergraduate student, Jilin University

Research Interests:
  1. Reservoir engineering (with the application of numerical simulation in geothermal energy);
  2. Isotopes in the water cycle (with applications in Hydrology, Hydrogeology and Hydro-meteorology);
  3. Response of water resources to climate change (statistical methods in the analysis of long term time series)
Public Services:

2012 Chinese Academy of Sciences President Scholarship

Supported Projects:
  1. National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Grant: The separation of evapotranspiration and quantification of moisture recycling in the Cele River catchments using isotopes;
  2. National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Grant: Isotope analysis for the runoff hydrograph separation and its sensitivity to climate change of the typical glacier river catchments in the Lancangjiang River;
  3. National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Grant: Quantifying the moisture sources using precipitation isotopes and deuterium excess in Beijing;
  4. International Postdoctoral Exchange Fellowship Program: Sustainable utilization of geothermal energy in Xiongxian geothermal field;
  5. China Postdoctoral Science Foundation: A Method to Evaluate the Sensitivity of Glacier River Discharge to Climate Change.


Google Scholar

  1. Kong, Y., Wang, K., Pu, T & Shi, X. (2019). Non-monsoon precipitation dominates groundwater recharge beneath a monsoon affected glacier in Tibetan Plateau, J. Geophys.Res. Atmos., doi: 10.1029/2019JD030492
  2. Kong, Y., Wang, K., Li, J. & Pang, Z. (2019). Stable Isotopes of Precipitation in China: A Consideration of Moisture Sources, Water, 11, 1239; doi:10.3390/w11061239
  3. Kong, Y. and Pang, Z. (2017). What is the primary factor controlling trend of Glacier No. 1 runoff in the Tianshan Mountains: temperature or precipitation change?, Hydrology Research, 48(1), 231-239,
  4. Kong, Y., Chen, C., Shao, H., Pang, Z., Xiong, L. and Wang, J. (2017) Principle and capacity quantification of deep-borehole heat exchangers. Chinese Journal of Geophysics (in Chinese), 60(12), 4741-4752.
  5. Kong, Y., Pang, Z., Shao, H. and Kolditz, O. (2017). Optimization of well-doublet placement in geothermal reservoirs using numerical simulation and economic analysis, Environ Earth Sci, 76:118
  6. Kong, Y., Pang, Z., Pang. J., Wang, Y. and Yang, F. (2017) Stable isotopes of deep groundwater in the Xiongxian geothermal field, 15th Water-Rock Interaction International Symposium (WRI), 17, 512-515.
  7. Kong, Y., Pang, Z., Pang, J., Luo, L., Luo, J., Shao, H. and Kolditz, O. (2015) Deep groundwater cycle in Xiongxian geothermal field, Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015, Melbourne, Australia, April, 19 -25. 
  8. Li, J. Pang, Z., Froehlich, K., Huang, T., Kong, Y., Song, W. and Yun, H. (2015) Deep groundwater cycle in Xiongxian geothermal field groundwater in East Junggar Basin, Northwest China, Journal of Hydrology, 529, 650-661. 
  9. Li, J., Tao. T., Pang, Z., Tan, M., Kong, Y., Duan, W. and Zhang, Y. (2015) Paleo-environment from isotopes and hydrochemistry of groundwater in East Junggar Basin, Northwest China, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 16, 1918–1927. 
  10. Chen, C., B?rnick, H., Cai, Q., Dai, X., J?hnig, S., Kong Y., Krebs, P., Kuenzer, C., Kunst-mann, H., Liu, Y., Nixdorf, E., Pang, Z., Rode, M., Schueth, C., Song, Y., Yue, T., Zhou, K., Zhang, J. and Kolditz, O. (2015): Challenges and opportunities of German-Chinese cooperation in water science and technology. Environ Earth Sci., 73: 4861-4871. 
  11. Kong, Y., Pang, Z., Shao, H., Hu, S. and Kolditz, O., (2014) Recent studies on hydrothermal systems in China: a review. Geothermal Energy, 2014, 2:19. 
  12. Kong, Y. and Pang, Z. (2014) Statistical analysis of stream discharge in response to climate change for Urumqi river catchment, Tianshan Mountains, Central Asia, Quaternary International, 336, 44-51. 
  13. Kong, Y., Pang, Z., Li, J. and Huang, T. (2014) Seasonal variations of water isotopes in the Kumalak River catchments, Western Tianshan Mountains, Central Asia, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 23(1), 169-174, 2014. 
  14. Kong, Y.* and Pang, Z. (2014) A comparative study of single factor method and multivariate statistical methods for surface water quality assessment, Water Policy, 16(1), 157 - 167, 2014. 
  15. Kong, Y., Pang, Z. and Froehlich, K. (2013) Quantifying recycled moisture fraction in precipitation of an arid region using deuterium excess, Tellus 65B, 19251, doi: 10.3402/tellusb.v65i0.19251. 
  16. Pang, Z., Yuan, L., Huang, T., Kong, Y., Liu, J. and Li, Y., (2013). Impacts of Human Activities on the Occurrence of Groundwater Nitrate in an Alluvial Plain: A Multiple Isotopic Tracers Approach, Journal of Earth Science, 24 (1), 111-124. 
  17. Huang, T., Pang, Z., Chen, Y., Kong, Y. (2013) Groundwater circulation relative to water quality and vegetation in an arid transitional zone linking oasis, desert and river. Chinese Science Bulletin, 58 (25), 3088-3097. 
  18. Pang, Z., Kong, Y., Li, Y. and Li, J., (2013) Water-Rock Interaction in CO2 Sequestration in a Depleted Oil Reservoir Pilot Test, Procedia Earth and Planetary Science 7, 656-659. 
  19. Kong, Y. and Pang, Z., (2012) Evaluating the Sensitivity of Glacier Rivers to Climate Change based on Hydrograph Separation of Discharge, Journal of Hydrology, (434–435): 121–129. 
  20. Pang, Z., Kong, Y., Froehlich, K., Huang, T., Yuan, L., Li, Z. and Wang, F. (2011) Processes affecting isotopes in precipitation of an arid region, Tellus, 63B, 352-359, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0889.2011.00532.x. 
  21. Kong, Y. and Pang, Z. (2011) Isotope hydrograph separation in alpine catchments: a review, Sciences in Cold and Arid Regions, 3(1): 0086-0091. 
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