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Name   Yang, Yibo Home Page     
Highest Education      Ph.D Office      Building 3,Courtyard 16, Lin Cui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101P.R. China
Phone      Zip Code      100101
Fax      Email      yangyibo@itpcas.ac.cn

Education and Appointments:


  • 2008.9-2014.1        Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ph.D. in Physical Geography
  • 2004.9-2008.7        Lanzhou University, B. Sc. in Geochemistry


  • 2017.9-present Institute of Tibetan Plateau, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Associate Professor,
  • 2014.1-2017.9 Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 2015.12-2016.12 Centre de Recherches Pétrographiques et Géochimiques (CRPG), CNRS- Université de Lorraine (UL), Nancy, France, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 2014.09-2014.11 & 2017.6 CRPG-CNRS-UL, visiting scholar
  • 2011.12-2012.2 Tübingen University, visiting scholar

Research Interest:

Interactions between tectonics, climate, erosion and weathering linked with the Tibetan Plateau uplift and the Asian monsoon evolution

Public Services:

Selected Publications:
  1. Yang, X., Cai, M., Ye, P., Yang, Y., Wu, Z., Zhou, Q., Li C., Liu, X., 2017. Late Pleistocene paleolake evolution in the Hetao Basin, Inner Mongolia, China. Quaternary International. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2017.11.047.
  2. Yang, R., Fang, X., Meng, Q., Zan, J., Zhang, W., Deng, T., Yang, Y., Ruan, X., Yang, L., Li, B., 2017. Paleomagnetic Constraints on the Middle Miocene-Early Pliocene Stratigraphy in the Xining Basin, NE Tibetan Plateau, and the Geologic Implications. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 18(11), 3741-3757.
  3. Zhang, D., Yan, X., Fang, X., Yang, Y., Zhang, T., Zan, J., Zhang, W., Liu, C., Yang, Q., 2018. Magnetostratigraphic study of the potash-bearing strata from drilling core ZK2893 in the Sakhon Nakhon Basin, eastern Khorat Plateau. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 489, 40-51.
  4. Zhao, Y., Wu. F., Fang, X., Yang, Y., 2017. Altitudinal variations in the bulk organic carbon isotopic composition of topsoil in the Qilian Mountains area, NE Tibetan Plateau, and its environmental significance. Quaternary International 454, 45-55.
  5. Yang, Y.*, Yang, R., Li, X., Han, W., Fang, X., Appel, E., Galy, A., Wu, F., Song Yang, Zan, J., Zhang, Z., Zhang, W., Ye, C., 2017. Glacial-interglacial climate change on the northeastern Tibetan Plateau over the last 600 kyr. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 476, 181-191.
  6. Yang, Y.*, Galy, A., Fang, X.*, Yang, R., Zhang, W., Zan, J., 2017. Eolian dust forcing of river chemistry on the northeastern Tibetan Plateau since 8 Ma. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 464, 200-210.
  7. Ye, C., Yang, Y.*, Fang, X., Zhang, W., 2016. Late Eocene clay boron-derived paleosalinity in the Qaidam Basin and its implications for regional tectonics and climate. Sedimentary Geology 346, 49-59.
  8. Yang, Y.*, Fang, X., Galy, A., Jin, Z., Wu, F., Yang, R., Zhang, W., Zan, J., Liu, X., Gao, S., 2016. Plateau uplift forcing climate change around 8.6 Ma on the northeastern Tibetan Plateau: evidence from an integrated sedimentary Sr record. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 461, 418-431.
  9. Yang Y.*, Fang, X., Koutsodendris, A., Ye, C., Yang, R., Zhang, W., Liu, X., Gao, S., 2016. Exploring Quaternary paleolake evolution and climate change in the western Qaidam Basin based on the bulk carbonate geochemistry of lake sediments. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 446, 152-161.
  10. Fang X.*, Wang, J., Zhang, W., Zan, J., Song, C., Yan, M., Appel, E., Zhang, T., Wu, F., Yang, Y., Lu, Y., 2016. Tectonosedimentary evolution model of an intracontinental flexural (foreland) basin for paleoclimatic research. Global and Planetary Change 145, 78-97.
  11. Li, J.*, Li, M.*, Fang, X., Wang, Z., Zhang, W., Yang, Y., 2016. Variation of gypsum morphology along deep core SG-1, western Qaidam Basin (northeastern Tibetan Plateau) and its implication to depositional environments. Quaternary International 430, 71-81.
  12. Yang, Y.*, Fang, X., Galy, A., Zhang, G, Liu, S., Zan, J., Wu, F., Meng, Q., Ye, C., Yang, R., Liu, X., 2015. Carbonate composition and its impact on fluvial geochemistry in the NE Tibetan Plateau region, Chemical Geology 410, 138-148.
  13. Zhao, Y., Wu, F.*, Fang, X., Yang, Y., 2015. Topsoil C/N ratios in the Qilian Mountains area: implications for the use of subaqueous sediment C/N ratios in paleo-environmental reconstructions to indicate organic sources. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 426, 1-9.
  14. Yang, Y.*, Fang, X., Li, M., Galy, A., Koutsodendris, A., Zhang, W., 2015. Paleoenvironmental implications of uraniumconcentrations in lacustrine calcareous clastic-evaporite deposits in the western Qaidam Basin. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 417 , 422-431.
  15. Zhang, J.*, Feng, J-L., Hu, G., Wang, J., Yang, Y., Lin, Y., Jiang, T., Zhu, L., 2014. Holocene proglacial loess in the Ranwu valley, southeastern Tibet, and its paleoclimatic implications. Quaternary International 372, 9-22.
  16. Yang, Y.*, Fang, X., Galy, A., Li, M., Appel, E., Liu, X., 2014. Paleoclimatic significance of rare earth element record of the calcareous lacustrine sediments from a long core (SG-1) in the western Qaidam Basin, NE Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 145, 223-232.
  17. Cai, M.*, Wei, M.*, Yang, Y., Wang, J., Xu, D., 2014. Long-term cooling/drying record of North China since the middle Pleistocene from geochemical evidence of a 150 m deep drill core, Beijing plain, China. Quaternary International 349, 419-427.
  18. Yang, Y., Fang, X.*, Galy, A., Appel, E., Li, M., 2013. Quaternary paleolake nutrient evolution and climatic change in the western Qaidam Basin deduced from phosphorus geochemistry record of deep drilling core SG-1. Quaternary International 313-314, 156-167.
  19. Yang, Y., Fang, X.*, Appel, E., Galy, A., Li, M., Zhang, W., 2013. Late Pliocene-Quaternary evolution of redox conditions in the western Qaidam paleolake (NE Tibetan Plateau) deduced from Mn geochemistry in the drilling core SG-1. Quaternary Research 80, 586-595.
  20. Li, M., Fang, X.*, Wang, J., Song, Y., Yang, Y., Liu, X., 2013. Evaporite minerals of the lower 538.5 m sediments in a long core from the Western Qaidam Basin, Tibet. Quaternary International 298,123-133.

Supported Projects:
  • 2018.01-2021.12 The study of chemical weatheirng process and mechanism in the western Qaidam Basin from the late Miocene to early Pleistocene, National, Natural Science Foundation of China (41771236), PI
  • 2015.01-2017.12 Chemical weathering processes recorded by in a 1000 m-long deep corein the western Qaidam Basin since the late Pliocene, National Natural Science Foundation of China (41402156), PI
  • 2016.9-2017.9 A 7.3-1.6 Ma deep drilling record of chemical weathering and climate change in the Qaidam Basin (2016T90141), China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2016T90141), PI
  • 2014.9-2017.9 Chemical weathering histroy in the western Qaidam Basin since the late Pliocene, China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2014M560122), PI