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QIN Xiaoguang
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  No.19 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, China
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Education and Appointments:
QIN Xiaoguang,
Sex: Male
Visiting scholar, Complex System Research Center, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824
Professional Preparation
Department of Geology, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), Geology, B. S., 1980 - 1984
Graduate School, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), Remote Sensing in Geology, M.S.,1984 - 1987
Institute of Geo-mathematic and Remote Sensing, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), Geo-mathematics,Ph.D., 1989 - 1993
Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Past Global Change and China Database of Paleo-environment, postdoctoral work, 1993 - 1995
- Visiting Scholar (January 1999-present), Complex System Research Center, University of New Hampshire
- Professor (2017-present), Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
- Associate professor (1999-2016), Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
- Associate professor (1996-1999), Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
- Postdoctoral researcher (1993-1995), Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
- Lecturer (1989-1993), Institute of Geo-mathematics and Remote Sensing , China University of Geosciences (Wuhan).
- Assistant Professor (1987-1989), Laboratory of Remote Sensing in Geology, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan).

Research Interests:
  1. Past Global Change and paleo-carbon cycle
  2. Loess and Dust Settlement Dynamic and Paleo-Aerodynamic Environment
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Supported Projects:
  1. National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC) project “Tectonic and orbital-scale evolution of the Eastern Asian monsoon in the semi-wet region of the eastern China over the last ~8Ma and its implication on global change”, ,2014-2017
  2. National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC) project “Atmospheric dynamic environment of loess settlement and Climatic effect of dust aerosol in glacial-interglacial cycles in Asian Monsoon and non-monsoon areas”, ,2012-2015
  3. National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC) project “Global response of Eastern Asian land carbon cycles and dust aerosols since the middle-pleistocene”, 2008.1-2010.12

Selected Publication:
  1. Qin X, Yin Z (2012) Earthquake and Local Rainfall Triggered Giant Landslides in the Un- consolidated Sediment Distribution Region along the Upper Yellow River. J Geophys Remote Sensing 1:e105.doi:10.4172/2169-0049.1000e105
  2. Xiaoguang Qin. 2012. Remote Sensing Analysis of Geological Facies and the Open Access Journal: JGRS. J Geophys Remote Sensing, 1:1
  3. Xiaoguang Qin, Jiaqi Liu, Hongjuan Jia, Houyuan Lu, Xuncheng Xia, Liping Zhou, Guijin Mu, Qinghai Xu and Yinxin Jiao, (2011). New evidence of agricultural activity and environmental change associated with the ancient Loulan kingdom, China, around 1500 years ago. Holocene. 1-9, DOI: 10.1177/0959683611405234
  4. Qin, X., Mu, Y., (2011) Elimination and evaluation of grain size’s effect in analysis of chemical weathering of loess–paleosol sequences. Chemie Erde - Geochemistry,53-58, doi:10.1016/j.chemer.2010.07.004
  5. Qin, X., Y. Mu, B. Ning, and Z. Yin (2009), Climate effect of dust aerosol in Southern Chinese Loess Plateau over the last 140 000 years, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol.36, L02707, doi:10.1029/2008GL036156
  6. Qin, X., B. Cai, and T. Liu (2005), Loess record of the aerodynamic environment in the east Asia monsoon area since 60,000 years before present, J. Geophys. Res., 110, B01204, doi:10.1029/2004JB003131.
  7. Xiaoguang Qin, Ming Tan, Tungsheng Liu, Xianfeng Wang, Tieying Li and Jianpo Lu , 1999, Spectral analysis of a 1000-year stalagmite lamina-thickness record from Shihua Cavern, Beijing, China, and its climatic significance. The Holocene, 9(6): 689-694.
  8. QIN Xiaoguang, TAN Ming, LIU Dongsheng, WANG Xianfeng, LI Tieying & LÜ Jinpo, 2000, Characteristics of annual laminae gray level variations in a stalagmite from Shihua Cave, Beijing and its climatic significance(Ⅱ). Science in China(series D), 43(5): 521-533.
  9. Qin Xiaoguang, Liu Tungsheng, Tan Ming, Li Tieying, Lü Jinbo, Gu Zhaoyan, Lü Houyuan, Ding Zhongli, Guo Zhengtang, Liu Jiaqi and Nie Gaozhong, 1998, Grey characteristics of microbanding of stalagmite in Shihua Cave, Beijing and its climatic signification (1)—the study of the microstructure of microbanding. Science in China (Series D), 41:151-157.
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