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Name   Tian, Lide Home Page     
Highest Education      Ph.D Office      Building 3,Courtyard 16, Lin Cui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101P.R. China
Phone      010-8409 7084 Zip Code      100101
Fax      010-8409 7079 Email      ldt@itpcas.ac.cn

Education and Appointments:

Ph.D. 1999 Cold and Arid Regions Environment and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China;
M.S. 1994 Lanzhou Institute of Glaciology and Geocryology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China;
B.S. 1991 Department of Geography, Lanzhou University, China.

Research Interest:
Public Services:
Member of:
International Glaciological Society (IGS)
American Geophysical Union
Chinese Society of Glaciology and Geocryology
Chinese Tibetan Plateau Research Society
Chinese Quaternary Union


2006:       First-class Science and Technology award of Gansu Province for the study on ice core and climate change

2007:       Award the prize of the Excellent Young Scientist on the Tibetan Plateau Research by the Chinese Tibetan Plateau Research Union

2010:     Award the “Distinguished Young Scientist” Founding from the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Selected Publications:
  1. Ma LingLong, Tian Lide, Pu Jianchen & Wang Pengling. Recent area and ice volume change of Kangwure Glacier in the middle of Himalayas. Chinese Science Bulletin, 2010, 55 (20): 2088-2096
  2. Zhongfang Liu, Lide Tian, Tandong Yao and Wusheng Yu. Characterization of precipitation δ18O variation in Nagqu, central Tibetan Plateau and its climatic controls,Theoretical and Applied Climatology.2010, 99(1-2), 95-104, DOI: 10.1007/s00704-009-0125-x
  3. Gao Jing., Lide Tian, Yongqin. Liu, and Tongliang Gong. 2009. Oxygen isotope variation in the water cycle of the Yamzho lake Basin in southern Tibetan Plateau. Chinese Science Bulletin 54 (16):2758-2765.
  4. Tian Lide, Ma Linglong, Yu Wusheng, Liu Zhongfang, Yin Changliang, Zhao Zhongping, Tang Wei, Wang Yu. 2008. Seasonal variations of stable isotope in precipitation and moisture transport at Yushu, eastern Tibetan Plateau. Science in China (D), 51 (8): 1121-1128
  5. Lide Tian, Zhongfang Liu, Tongliang Gong, Changliang Yin, Wusheng Yu, Tandong Yao. 2008. Isotopic variation in the lake water balance at the Yamdruk-tso Basin, southern Tibetan Plateau. Hydrological Processes, 22(17), 3386–3392
  6. Zhongfang Liu, Lide Tian, Xurong Chai,, Tandong Yao, A model-based determination of spatial variation of precipitation d18O over China.  Chemical Geology. 249(1-2), 2008: 203-212
  7. Zhao Zhongping, Tian Lide, Fische Emily, Li Zhongqin, Jiao Keqin. Study of chemical composition of precipitation at an alpine site and a rural site in the Urumqi River Valley, Eastern Tien Shan, China. Atmospheric Environment,  2008, 42 (39): 8934-8942 
  8. Zhongfang Liu, Lide Tian,Tandong Yao, Wusheng Yu. Seasonal deuterium excess in Nagqu precipitation: Influence of moisture transport and recycling in the middle of Tibetan Plateau. Environmental Geology, 2008, 55(7): 1501-1506
  9. Yin Changliang, Yao Tandong, Tian Lide, Liu Dongnian, Yu Wusheng, Qu Dongmei. Temporal variations of ?18O of atmospheric watervapor at Delingha. Science in China (D). 2008, 51(7): 966-975
  10. Tian Lide, Yao Tandong, Wu Guangjian, Li Zhen, Li Yuefang, Xu Baiqing. 2007. Chernobyl nuclear accident revealed from the 7010m Muztagata ice core record. Chinese Science Bulletin, 52(10),1436-1439
  11. Lide Tian, Tandong Yao, Kenneth MacClune, James White, Analisa Schilla, Bruce Vaughn, Ryan Vachon, Kimpei Ichiyanagi. 2007. Stable isotopic variations in West China: A consideration of moisture sources. , J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 112, No. D10, D10112, doi: 10.1029/2006JD007718
  12. Tian, L., T. Yao, Z. Li, K. MacClune, G. Wu, B. Xu, Y. Li, A. Lu, and Y. Shen. 2006. Recent rapid warming trend revealed from the isotopic record in Muztagata ice core, eastern Pamirs, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D13103, doi: 10.1029/2005JD006249.
  13. Tian L, T Yao, P F. Schuster, J W C White, K Ichiyanagi, E Pendall, J Pu, W Yu,Oxygen-18 concentrations in recent precipitation and ice cores on the Tibetan Plateau, J. Geophys. Res. (D) 2003, 108, D9, 4293, doi:10.1029/2002JD002173
  14. Tian Lide,YAO Tandong,J W C White,Yu Wusheng  & Wang Ninglian. 2005. Westerly moisture transport to the middle of Himalayas revealed from the high deuterium excess. Chinese Science Bulletin, 50(10), 1026-1030
  15. Tian Lide, Yao Tandong, A Numaguti, Duan Keqin. Relation between stable isotope in monsoon precipitation in southern Tibetan Plateau and moisture transport history. Science in China (Series D, Supp.), 2001, 267-274
  16. Lide Tian, Tandong Yao, Atusi. Numaguti, Weizhen Sun. Stable isotope variations in monsoon precipitation on the Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Meteorological Society of Japan. 2001, 79(5), 959-966.
  17. Tian, L, Masson-Delmotte V, Stievenard M ,Yao T , Jouzel J. Tibetan Plateau summer monsoon northward extent revealed by measurements of water stable isotopes. J. Geophys. Res. 2001. Vol. 106 , No. D22 , p. 28,081-28,088 (DOI.10.1029/2001JD900186)
  18. Tian Lide,Yao Tandong,  Sun Weizheng,M. Stievenard , J. Jouzel,  Relationship between dD and d18O in precipitation from north to south of the Tibetan Plateau and moisture cycling, Science in China, 2001, 44(9), 789-796

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