MaYuzhen
Ma Yuzhen, Ph.D., Prof.
Academy of Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management
Ministry of Civil Affairs & Ministry of Education
Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875
P. R. of China
Email: mayzh@bnu.edu.cn

Research Field:

Environmental change
Extreme environment (Disaster) event
Palynology

Areas of Interests:

Cenozoic stratigraphy and ancient ecological environment
The Holocene vegetation and climate change
The Last 2000 Years Incubating Environment & Abrupt Climate Change mechanism and prediction

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Main Experience

Education
Ph D. December 2004, Lanzhou University. China;
M. S. February 1993, Lanzhou University. China;
B. S. January 1982, Lanzhou University, China.

Working Experiences
Jul. 2007– : Professor, Academy of Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management & Key Laboratory of Environmental Change and Natural Disaster, MOE. BNU;
Dec. 2002–Jul. 2007: Professor, Key Laboratory of Western China's Environmental (Ministry of Education) & College of Earth and Environmental Science, Lanzhou University;
Jan. 2001–Dec. 2002: Professor, Department of Geography, Lanzhou University;
Dec. 1995– Dec. 2001: Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Lanzhou University;
Sep. 1989–Dec. 1995: Lecturer, Department of Geography, Lanzhou University;
Nov. 1987–Sep. 1989: Lecturer, Department of Geology, Lanzhou University;
Feb.1982–Nov.1987: Assistant, Department of Geology, Lanzhou University.

Other Experiences
Jan. – Dec. 2006: study and research cooperation, Louisiana State University, USA;
Jan. – Jun. 2000: study and research cooperation, Freie University Berlin, German;
Jan. – Mar. 1997: study and research cooperation, Pollen institute, Georg-August- University, German;
Jun. – Sep.1995: study and research cooperation, Pollen institute, Georg-August- University, German;
1984–1985: Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences & Department of Geology, Peking University.

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Representative Papers

  • 1.Yuzhen Ma, Kam-biu Liu, Zhaodong Feng, Yanli Sang, Wei Wang, Aizhi Sun. 2008. A survey of modern pollen and vegetation along a north-south transect in Mongolia. Journal of Biogeography, 35: 1512-1532.[PDF]
  • 2.MA Yuzhen, WU Fuli, FANG Xiaomin, LI Jijun, AN Zhisheng & WANG Wei. 2005. Pollen record from red clay sequence in the central Loess Plateau between 8.10 and 2.60Ma. Chinese Science Bulletin, 50(19): 2234-2243.[PDF]
  • 3.Ma, Y.Z., Fang, X.M., Li, J.J., Wu, F.L. and Zhang, J. 2005: The vegetation and climate change during Neocene and Early Quaternary in Jiuxi Basin, China. Science in China (series D), 48(5): 676-688.[PDF]
  • 4.Yuzhen Ma, Hucai Zhang, Hans –J.Pachur, Bernd Wünnemann, Jijun Li, Zhaodong Feng. 2004. Modern Pollen-Based Interpretations of the Middle Holocene Paleoclimate (8500 to 3000 yr cal BP) in the Southern margin of the Tengger Deser, NW China. Holocene, 14(6): 841-850.[PDF]
  • 5.MA Yuzhen, ZHANG Hucai, Hans-J. Pachur, Bernd Wunnemann, LI Jijun and FENG Zhaodong, 2003. Late Glacial and Holocene vegetation history and paleoclimate of the Tengger Desert, Northwestern China. Chinese Science Bulletin, 48 (14): 1457-1463.[PDF]
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PUBLICATIONS

2010

  • Sun Aizhi, Feng Zhaodong,Ma Yuzhen. 2010. Vegetation and environmental changes in western Chinese Loess Plateau since 13.0 ka BP. Journal of Geographical Sciences.2010,20(2):177-192.
2009
  • WANG Wei, Ma Yuzhen (Corresponding author),Feng ZhaoDong, Meng Hongwei, Sang Yanli, Zhai Xinwei. 2009. Vegetation and climate changes during the last 8660 cal. a BP in central Mongolia, based on a high-resolution pollen record from Lake Ugii Nuur. Chinese Science Bulletin.54(9): 1579~1589.[PDF]
  • MA Yuzhen, MENG Hongwei, SAN G Yanli, SUN Aizhi, WU Jing WANG Wei. Pollen Keys for Identification of Coniferopsida and Compositae Classes Under Light Microscopy and Their Ecological Significance. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, 48 (2): 240-253.[PDF]
  • Meng Hongwei, Ma Yuzhen (Corresponding author), Wang Wei, Sang Yanli. 2009. Vegetation and environment change based on high resolution pollen record during the last 2400 years in Dingbian, Shanxi, China. Quaternary Sciences, 29(5):931-942.[PDF]
  • Wang Yajun, Ma Yuzhen (Corresponding author), Lu Ruijie, Sang Yanli, Meng Hongwei. 2009. Reconstruction of Mean Temperatures of January to August Since A.D. 1895 Based on Tree-Ring Data in the Eastern Part of the Qilian Mountains. Quaternary Sciences, 29(5): 905-912.[PDF]
  • WANG Yajun, Ma Yuzhen, ZHENG Yinghua, LU Ruijie, SANG Yanli, MENG Hongwei. 2009. Response of Tree-Ring Width of Pinus tabulaeformis to Climate Factors in Luoshan Mountains of Ningxia.Journal of Desert Research, 23(3):99-102.[PDF]
2008
  • Yuzhen Ma, Kam-biu Liu, Zhaodong Feng, Yanli Sang, Wei Wang, Aizhi Sun. 2008. A survey of modern pollen and vegetation along a north-south transect in Mongolia. Journal of Biogeography, 35: 1512-1532.[PDF]
  • MA Yuzhen, TAO Mingxin, ZHANG Xinming, LI Xiaobin1, LI Jing, XIE Guangxin, WANG Yanlong. 2008. Hazard of H2S and SO2 Contents in Coalbed Gas and Natural Gas. Acta Geologica Sinica, 82(10): 1408-1415.[PDF]
  • SANG Yanli, Ma Yuzhen (Corresponding author), GAO Shangyu ,WU Jing, MENG Hong wei,SUN Aizhi MAN Zihong, 2008. Pollen Assemblages and Numerical Analysis of Surface Samples from Xinglong Mountain National Reserve, Gansu. Acta Geologica Sinica, 47(4): 54-64.[PDF]
  • SUN Aizhi, FENG Zhaodong, TANG Lingyu, MA Yuzhen. 2008. Vegetation and Climate Changes in the Western Part of the Loess Plateau since 13 ka BP. Acta Geographica Sinica, 63(3): 280-292.[PDF]
2007
  • Sun Ai-zhi,Ma Yu-zhen(Corresponding author),Feng Zhaodong,Li Fei. 2007. Pollen-recorded climate changes between 13.0 and 7.0 14C ka BP in southern Ningxia, China. Chinese Science Bulletin 52(8):1080-1088.[PDF]
  • Z.-D. Feng, L.Y. Tang, Y.Z. Ma, Z.X. Zhai, H.N. Wu, F. Li, S.B. Zou, Q.L. Yang, W.G. Wang, E. Derbyshire, K.-B. Liu. 2007. Vegetation variations and associated environmental changes during 3 marine isotope stage 3 in the western part of the Chinese Loess Plateau. Paleogeography Paleoclimatology Paleoecology. 246: 278-291.[PDF]
  • Z.-D. Feng., X.W. Zhai, Y.Z. Ma, C.Q. Huang, W.G. Wang, H.C. Zhang, P. Khosbayar, T. Narantsetseg, K.-B. Liu and N.W. Rutter. 2007. Eolian environmental changes in the Northern Mongolian Plateau during the past ~35,000 yr. Paleogeography Paleoclimatology Paleoecology. 245: 505-517.[PDF]
  • Fuli Wu, Xiaomin Fang, Yuzhen Ma, Mark Herrmann, Volker Mosbrugger, Zhisheng An b, Yunfa Miao. 2007. Plio–Quaternary stepwise drying of Asia: Evidence from a 3-Ma pollen record from the Chinese Loess Plateau. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 257: 160–169.[PDF]
2006
  • Sun Aizhi, Ma Yu-zhen(Corresponding author), Huang Changqing, Wu Huining. 2006. Study of the Pollen Morpholgic Appraisable Point of Pinaceaeous Main Genera and Their Ecological Environment. Journal of Lanzhou University (Natural Sciences). 42(5): 18-21.[PDF]
  • Feng, Z.-D, L.Y. Tang,, H.B. Wang, Y.Z. Ma, K.-b. Liu. 2006. Holocene Vegetation Variations and the Associated Environmental Changes in the Western Part of the Chinese Loess Plateau. Paleogeography Paleoclimatology Paleoecology. 241: 440-456. [PDF]
2005
  • MA Yuzhen, WU Fuli, FANG Xiaomin, LI Jijun, AN Zhisheng & WANG Wei. 2005. Pollen record from red clay sequence in the central Loess Plateau between 8.10 and 2.60Ma. Chinese Science Bulletin. 50(19): 2234-2243. [PDF]
  • Ma, Y.Z., Fang, X.M., Li, J.J., Wu, F.L. and Zhang, J. 2005. The vegetation and climate change during Neocene and Early Quaternary in Jiuxi Basin, China. Science in China (series D) . 48(5): 676-688.[PDF]
  • 马玉贞,吴福莉,方小敏, 李吉均, 安芷生, 王 维. 2005. 黄土高原陇东盆地朝那红黏土8.1~2.6 Ma 的孢粉记录. 科学通报,50(15): 1627-1635. [PDF]
  • Sun Aizhi, Ma Yu-zhen(Corresponding author), Wu Jing, Cui Qiaoyu. 2005. Environmental Factors and the δ13C Values of Different Plant Species. Arid Land Geography, 28(3): 538-540. [PDF]
  • Z.-D. Feng, W.G. Wang, L.L. Guo, P. Khosbayar, T. Narantsetseg, A.J.T. Jull, C.B. An, X.Q. Li, H.C. Zhang and Y.Z. Ma. 2005. Lacustrine and eolian records of Holocene climate changes in the Mongolian Plateau: preliminary results. Quaternary International 136: 25-32.[PDF]
2004
  • Yuzhen Ma, Hucai Zhang, Hans–J.Pachur, Bernd Wünnemann, Jijun Li, Zhaodong Feng. 2004. Modern Pollen-Based Interpretations of the Middle Holocene Paleoclimate (8500 to 3000 yr cal BP) in the Southern margin of the Tengger Deser, NW China. The Holocene 14(6): 841-850.[PDF]
  • H.C. Zhang, J.L. Peng, Y.Z. Ma, G.J. Chen, Z.D. Feng. 2004. Late Quaternary palaeolake levels in Tengger Deaert, NW China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 211: 45-58. [PDF]
  • WU Fuli, FANG Xiaomin, MA Yuzhen, AN Zhisheng and LI Jijun. 2004. A 1.5Ma sporopollen record of paleoecologic environment evolution in the central Chinese Loess Plateau.Chinese Science Bulletin 49(3): 295-302.[PDF]
  • WU Fuli, FANG Xiaomin, Ma Yuzhen, AN Zhisheng, LI Jijun. 2004. A 1.5 Ma sporopollen record of paleoecologic environment evolution in the central Chinese Loess Plateau, Chinese Science Bulletin, 49(1): 99-105.[PDF]
  • WANG Weiguo, FENG Zhaodong, LEE Xinging, ZHANG Hucai, MA Yuzhen, AN Chenbang, Guo Lanlan. 2004. Holocene abrupt climate shifts recorded in Gun nuur lake core, northern Mongolia. Chinese Science Bulletin, 49 (5): 520-526. [PDF]
  • WANG Weiguo, FENG Zhaodong, LEE Xinqing, ZHANG Hucai, Ma Yuzhen, AN Chenbang, GUO Lanlan. 2004. Holocene abrupt climate shifts recorded in Gun Nuur lake core, northern Mongolia. Chinese Science Bulletin, 49(5): 520-526.[PDF]
2003-2001
  • MA Yuzhen, ZHANG Hucai, Hans-J. Pachur, Bernd Wunnemann, LI Jijun and FENG Zhaodong, 2003. Late Glacial and Holocene vegetation history and paleoclimate of the Tengger Desert, Northwestern China. Chinese Science Bulletin 48 (14): 1457-1463. [PDF]
  • H. Herzschuh, H. Kuerschner, MA Yuzhen. 2003. The surface pollen and relative pollen production of the desert vegetation of the Alashan Plateau, western Inner Mongolia. Chinese Science Bulletin 48 (14): 1488-1493.[PDF]
  • GAO Bo, MA Yuzhen, TAO Mingxin, MA Genxi. 2003. Main Controlling Factors Analysis of Enrichment Condition of Coal bed Methane. Acta Sedimentologica Sinica, 21(2): 345-349.[PDF]
  • Zhang, H. C., Ma, Y. Z. (Corresponding author), Peng, J.L., Li, J.j., Cao, J.X., Qi,Y., Chen, G.J., Fang, H.B., Mu, D.F., Pachur, H. –J., Wünnemann, B. and Feng, Z. D. 2002. Palaeolake and palaeoenvironment between 42 and 18 ka BP in Tengger Desert, NW China. Chinese Science Bulletin 47(23):1946-1956.[PDF]
  • Zhang, H. C., Wünnemann, B., Ma, Y. Z., Peng, J.L., Pachur, H. –J., Li, J.j., Qi,Y., Chen, G.J., Fang, H.B., and Feng, Z. D. 2002. Lake Level and Climate Changes between 42-18 Ka BP in Tengger Desert, NW China. Quaternary Research 58:62-72.[PDF]
  • ZHANG Hucai, Ma Yu-zhen(Corresponding author), PENG Jinlan, LI Jijun, CAO Jixiu, QI Yuan, CHEN Guangjie, FANG Hongbing, MU Defen, H. J. Pachur, B. Wünnemann, FENG Zhaodong. 2002. Palaeolake and palaeoenvironment between 42 and 18 kaBP in Tengger Desert, NW China. Chinese Science Bulletin, 47(23):1946-1956.[PDF]
  • H. C. Zhang, Y. Z. Ma, J. J. Li, Y. Qi, G. J. Chen, H. B. Fang B. Wunnemann, H.-J. Pachur. 2001. Palaeolake Evolution and Abrupt Climate Changes during Last Glacial Period in NW China. Geophysical Research Letters 28(16): 3203-3206.[PDF]
  • H.C. Zhang, Y.Z. Ma, B.Wunnemann, H.-J.Pachur. 2000. A Holocene climatic record from arid northwestern China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 162: 389-401.[PDF]
  • FENG Zhaodong, CHEN Fahu, ZHANG Hucai, Ma Yuzhen. 2000. Contribution to Global Change of Mongolian Plateau and Loess Plateau in the Last Glaciation and Interglacial Periods . Journal of Desert Research, 20(2): 171-177.[PDF]
1999-1998
  • Zhang Hucai, Ma Yuzhen, Li Jijun, H.-J. Pachur and B. Wuenneman. 1999. The Holocene Palaeoclimatic change in southern vicinity of Tengger Desert. Chinese Science Bulletin 44(6): 550-556.[PDF]
  • Shi Yafeng, Tang Maocang, Ma yuzhen.1999. Linkage between the second uplifting of the Qinghai-Xizang (Tibetan) Plateau and the initiation of the Asian monsoon system. Science in China (series D) 42(3): 303-312.[PDF]
  • 施雅风, 汤懋苍, 马玉贞. 1998. 青藏高原隆起与亚洲季风孕育关系探讨. 中国科学(D 辑), 28(3): 263-271.[PDF]
  • 马玉贞,李吉均,方小敏.1998.临夏地区30.6~5.0Ma红层孢粉植物群与气候演化记录. 科学通报, 43(3): 301-304.[PDF]
  • MA Yuzhen, ZHANG Hucai, LI Jijun. 1998. Environment During Late Pleistocence in Tengger Desert,China. Acta Botanica Sinica, No.9: 871-879.[PDF]
  • 张虎才, 马玉贞, 李吉均. 1998. 腾格里沙漠南缘全新世古气候变化初步研究. 科学通报,43(12): 1252-1257.[PDF]
  • 夏敦胜, 马玉贞, 陈发虎, 王建民. 1998. 秦安大地湾高分辨率全新世植被演变与气候变迁初步研究. 兰州大学学报(自然科学版), 34(1):119-127.[PDF]
  • 方小敏, 李吉均, 马玉贞, 潘安定. 1998. 高原东北缘(以临夏盆地为主)天然剖面记录. 载: 青藏高原晚新生代隆升与环境变化. 施雅风、李吉均、李炳元主编,广州: 广东科技出版社, 17-80.
  • 胡双熙, 章家恩, 马玉贞, 王乃昂,张宇田. 1998. 天山中段冰川环境变迁与高山土壤的形成演化. 土壤学报, 35(2): 243-253.[PDF]
  • 彭金兰, 张虎才, 马玉贞. 1998. 腾格里沙漠晚更新世湖相沉积介形类及其环境意义.微体古生物学, 15(1): 22~30.[PDF]
1997-1995
  • Li Jijun, Fang Xiaomin, Ma Yuzhen. 1997. Sedimentological, Geochemical and Pollen-spore evidence for a Late Miocene cxpansion of grasslands/dry chimates in Western China. Proceedings of the 30th International Geological Congress, Volume 21, Quaternary Geology, Printea in the Netherlands by Ridderprint bv, Ridderkerk 47-60.[PDF]
  • Zhang Hucai, Li Jijun, Ma Yuzhen, Cao Jixiu, Wang Naiang. 1997. A Study on Elemental Geochemical Characters of the Wuwei Loess Section in the South Vicinity of Tengger Desert. Acta Sedimentologica Sinica, 15(4): 152-158.[PDF]
  • 王乃昂, 张虎才, 曹继秀, 李吉均, 马玉贞. 1997. 腾格里沙漠南缘武威黄土剖面磁性地层年代初步研究. 兰州大学学报(自然科学版), 33(4): 44-146.[PDF]
  • Chen Fahu, Ma Yuzhen, Li Jijun. 1996. High Resolution Record of Malan Loess in the Longxi Loess Plateau and Rapid Cl imate Changes during the Last Glaciation. Journal of Glaciology and Geocryology, 18(2): 111-118.[PDF]
  • Ma Yuzhen, Pan Anding, Li Jijun. 1996. A Preliminary Study on Polynoflora and Environmental Evolution of Loess Plateau Between 1.8 Ma to 0.73 Ma. Acta Micropalaeontologica Sinica, 13(4): 353-362.[PDF]
  • Ma Yuzhen,Tao Mingxin, Chen Fayuan. 1996. The Red Bed Sporo-Pollen Assemblages、Geological Age and Ecological Environment from Siwanggou-Tandonggou of Yaojie, Gansu. Acta Sedimentologica Sinia, 14(1): 93-102.[PDF]
  • Ma Yuzhen,Tao Mingxin, Chen Fayuan. 1995. The Red Bed Sporo-Pollen Assemblages and Geological Ages from Zhuerzhuang of Yaojie, Gansu. Acta Sedimentologica Sinia, 13(4): 64-72.[PDF]
  • 马玉贞, 曹继秀, 李吉均. 1995. 甘肃临夏塬堡黄土剖面15万年来的孢粉植物群发展及气候演变. 青藏高原形成演化、环境变迁与生态系统研究(1994), 科学出版社, 103-133.[PDF]
Before 1994
  • H.-J. Pachur, B. Wuenneman, Zhang Linyuan, Zhang Hucai, and Ma Yuzhen. 1994. Floodplain Sediments on the Divide between Huang He and Chang Jiang, Gansu Province, NW China. GeoJournal 34(1): 97-106.[PDF]
  • 陶明信, 陈发源, 马玉贞. 1994. 甘肃窑街二氧化碳突出及防治. 自然灾害学报, 3(3): 85-89.
  • Ma Yuzhen, Qiu Guoqing, Zhao Lin. 1993. Pollen composition and its significance in the reconstruction of Paleoclimate in Northern Tianshan during the past 5000 years. Studies of Alpine Permafrost in Central Asia Ⅰ, Northern Tian Shan. COPAH, 67-74.
  • 马玉贞. 1992. 青藏高原东北缘第三纪红层中发现丰富孢粉化石及其意义. 科学通报, 37(13): 1245-1246.[PDF]
  • 马玉贞. 1992. 第三纪红层孢粉研究的新进展——以兰州盆地为例. 地学探索, (7):7-16.
  • Tao Mingxin, Xu Yongchang, Ma Yuzhen, Chen Fayuan. 1992. 煤矿二氧化碳突出与研究. 地球科学进展, 7(5):40-44.[PDF]
  • 谷组纲, 白生海, 张显庭, 马玉贞, 王四海, 李炳友. 1992. 甘肃省贵德、化隆两盆地新第三系的划分与对比. 地层学杂志, 16(2): 96-104.
  • Ma Yuzhen. 1991. Tertiary Sporo-pollen Assemblages from Southern Dunhuang Basin, Gansu Province. Acta Micropalacontologica Sinica, 8(2): 207-225. [PDF]
  • Ma Yuzhen. 1990. The Quaternary palynflora and palaeoclimate in the Guide and ?Hualong Basins, Qinghai Province, China. Proceeding of Section Ⅲ. Regional Conference on Asian Pacific Countries of Ⅰ.G.U., the Inner Mongolia Printing House of Science and Technoloyg, 82-99.
  • Ma Yuzhen, Zhang Mingquan. 1988. Test and Verify to the NPCSGT Properties Coding of Sporo-pollen and Draw up a Computer Programme. Gansu Geology,, 9:45-55.
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  • 马玉贞, 张明泉. 1987. 孢粉NPCSGT性状编码及其在计算机中的应用. 兰州大学学报(自然科学版), 23(3):101-108.

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