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Name   Wang, Weicai Home Page     
Highest Education      Ph.D Office      Building 3,Courtyard 16, Lin Cui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101P.R. China
Phone      010-8424 9468 Zip Code      100101
Fax      Email      weicaiwang@itpcas.ac.cn

Education and Appointments:


2008.09-2013.05   Ph.D., Physical Geography  Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS

(Advisor: Prof. Dr. Tandong Yao)

2005.09-2008.07  M.Sc., Environmental Engineering  China University of Petroleum

(Advisor: Associate Prof. Ronghu Lu)

2001.09-2005.07  B.A.,  Environmental Engineering  China University of Petroleum

Working Experiences

2016.06-now      Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS, Associate Professor

2013.06-2016.05   Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS, Assistant Professor

Research Interest:

Glacial lake mapping and glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) risk assessment on the Tibetan Plateau

Public Services:

Selected Publications:
  1. Weicai Wang, Yang Gao, Pablo Iribarren, Yanbin Lei, Yang Xiang, Guoqing Zhang, Shenghai Li, Anxin Lu. 2016. Integrated hazard assessment of Cirenmaco glacial lake in Zhangzangbo valley, Central Himalayas. Geomorphology, DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.08.013
  2. Weicai Wang, Yang Xiang, Yang Gao, Anxin Lu, Tandong Yao. 2015. Rapid expansion of glacial lakes caused by climate and glacier retreat in the Central Himalayas. Hydrological Processes, 29(6): 859-874.
  3. Weicai Wang, Xiaoxin Yang, Tandong Yao. 2012. Evaluation of ASTER GDEM and SRTM and their suitability in hydraulic modeling of a glacial lake outburst flood in southeast Tibet. Hydrological Processes, 26(2): 213-225. doi: 10.1002/hyp.8127
  4. Weicai Wang, Tandong Yao, Xiaoxin Yang. 2011. Variations of glacial lakes and glaciers in the Boshula Mountain range, southeast Tibet, during the 1970s-2009. Annals of Glaciology, 52(58): 9-17
  5. Weicai Wang, Tandong Yao, Yang Gao, Xiaoxin Yang, Dambaru Ballab Kattel. 2011. A First-order Method to Identify Potentially Dangerous Glacial Lakes in a Region of the Southeastern Tibetan Plateau, Mountain Research and Development, 31(2):122-130. doi: 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-10-00059.1
  6. Weicai Wang, Tandong Yao, Wei Yang, Daniel Joswiak, Meilin Zhu. 2012. Methods for assessing regional glacial lake variation and hazard in the southeastern Tibetan Plateau: a case study from the Boshula mountain range, China. Environmental Earth Sciences. doi: 10.1007/s12665-012-1589-z
  7. Zhiguo Li, Lide Tian, Hongbo Wu, Weicai Wang, Shuhong Zhang, jingjing Zhang, Xuexin Li. 2016. Changes in glacier extent and surface elevations in the Depuchangdake region of northwestern Tibet, China. Quaternary Research, 85(1): DOI: 10.1016/j.yqres.2015.12.005
  8. Wusheng Yu, Tandong Yao, Lide Tian, Yaoming Ma, Rong Wen, Lochan P. Devkota, Weicai Wang, Dongmei Qu, Tek B. Chhetri. 2015. Short-term variability in the dates of the Indian monsoon onset and retreat on the southern and northern slopes of the central Himalayas as determined by precipitation stable isotopes. Climate Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-015-2829-1
  9. Guoqing Zhang, Tandong Yao, Hongjie Xie, Weicai Wang, Wei Yang. 2015. An inventory of glacial lakes in the Third Pole region and their changes in response to global warming. Global and Planetary Change 131: 148-157
  10. Ping Gong, Xiaoping Wang, Shenghai Li, Wusheng Yu, Jiule Li, Dambaru B. Kattel, Weicai Wang, Lochan P. Devkota, Tandong Yao, Daniel R. Joswiak. 2014. Atmospheric transport and accumulation of organochlorine compounds on the southern slopes of the Himalayas, Nepal. Environmental Pollution 192C: 44-51
  11. Wusheng Yu, Tandong Yao, Shichang Kang, Jiancheng Pu, Wei Yang, Tanguang Gao, Huabiao Zhao, Hang Zhou, Shenghai Li, Weicai Wang, Linglong Ma. 2013. Different region climate regimes and topography affect the changes in area and mass balance of glaciers on the north and south slopes of the same glacierized massif (the West Nyainqentanglha Range, Tibetan Plateau). Journal of Hydrology, 495:64-73.
  12. Yanbin Lei, Tandong Yao, Chaolu Yi, Weicai Wang, Yongwei Sheng, Junli Li, Daniel Joswiak. 2012. Glacier mass loss induced the rapid growth of Linggo Co on the central Tibetan Plateau Journal of Glaciology, 58(207): 177-184
  13. Yanbin Lei, Tandong Yao, Yongwei Sheng, Enlou Zhang, Weicai Wang, Junli Li. Characteristics of δ13CDIC in lakes on the Tibetan Plateau and its implications for the carbon cycle. Hydrological Processes, 26: 535-543. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.8152
  14. Weicai Wang. Be vigilant on the glacial lake outburst floods in the Tibetan Plateau. China Nature, 2011, (4): 16-18. [In Chinese]
  15. Jun Chen, Weicai Wang, Baojun Wang, Zhenhe Wen. Distribution variance of suspended sediment concentration and scaling effect correction: eight neighborhood algorithm.Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves, 2010, 29(6): 440-444. [In Chinese]
  16. Zhiguo Li, Tandong Yao, Qinghua Ye, Lide Tian, Weicai Wang. Glaciers in the upstream Manla reservoir in the Nianchu river basin, Tibet: shrinkage and impact. Journal of Glaciology and Geocryology, 2010, 32(4): 650-658. [In Chinese]
  17. Zhiguo Li, Tandong Yao, Qinghua Ye, Chaoliu Li, Weicai Wang. Monitoring glacial lake variations based on remote sensing in the Lhozhag District, Eastern Himalayas, 1980-2007.Journal of Natural Resources, 2011, 26(5): 836-846. [In Chinese]
  18. Yanbin Lei, Tandong Yao, Enlou Zhang, Sheng Yongwei, Weicai Wang, Junli Li, Xiang Wang. Characteristics of δ13CDIC value in lakes on Qiangtang Plateau and its affected factors.Journal of Lake Sciences, 2011, 23(5): 673-680. [In Chinese]

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