Publications

Published (* graduate student authors)

Hou, M.Q. *, Zhuang, G.S., and Wu, M.H. (2021): Isotopic fingerprints of mountain uplift and global cooling in paleoclimatic and paleoecological records from the northern Tibetan Plateau. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v 578, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2021.110578

Wu, M.H. *, Zhuang, G.S., Hou, M.Q., and Liu, Z.H. (2021): Expanded lacustrine sedimentation in the Qaidam Basin on the northern Tibetan Plateau: manifestation of climatic wetting during the Oligocene Icehouse. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v 565, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2021.116935.

Chen, C.H. *, Bai, Y., Fang, X.M., Zhuang, G.S., Khodzhiev, A., Bai, X.J., and Murodov, A., (2021): Evaluating the potential of soil bacterial tetraether proxies in westerlies dominating western Pamirs, Tajikistan and implications for paleoenvironmental reconstructions. Chemical Geology 559, 119908, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2020.119908.

Hou, M.Q. *, Zhuang, G.S., Ji, J.L., Xiang, S.Y., Kong, W.W., Cui, X.Q., Wu, M.H., and Hren, M., (2020): Profiling interactions between the Westerlies and Asian summer monsoons since 45 ka: Insights from biomarker, isotope, and numerical modeling studies in the Qaidam Basin. GSA Bulletin. https://doi.org/10.1130/B35751.1.

Lin, J. *, Dai, J.G., Zhuang, G.S., Jia, G.D., Zhang, L.M., Ning, Z.J., Li, Y.L., and Wang, C.S. (2020): Late Eocene-Oligocene High Relief Paleotopography in the North-Central Tibetan Plateau: Insights from Detrital Zircon U-Pb Geochronology and Leaf Wax Hydrogen Isotope Studies, Tectonics, 39, e2019TC005815. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019TC005815.

Lu, J.Y. *, Algeo, T., Zhuang, G.S., Yang, J.L., Xiao, G.Q., Liu, J.S., Huang, J.H., and Xie, S.C. (2020): The Early Pliocene global expansion of C4 grasslands: A new organic carbon-isotopic dataset from the north China plain, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 538, 109454. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2019.109454.

Zhuang, G.S., Zhang, Y.G., Hourigan, J.K., Ritts, B.D., Hren, M., Hou, M.Q., Wu, M.H., and Kim, B. (2019): Microbial and geochronologic constraints on the Neogene paleotopography of Northern Tibetan Plateau. Geophysical Research Letters, 46. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL081505.

Wu, M.H. *, Zhuang, G.S., Hou, M.Q., and Miao, Y.F. (2019): Ecologic shift and aridification in the northern Tibetan Plateau revealed by leaf wax n-alkane δ2H and δ13C records. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 514, p. 464-473. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.11.005

Zhuang, G.S., Najman, Y., Tian, Y.T., Carter, A., Gemignani, L., Wijbrans, J., Qasim, M., and Khan, A. (2018): Insights into the evolution of the Hindu Kush-Kohistan-Karakoram from modern river sand detrital geo- and thermochronological studies. The Geological Society of London. https://doi.org/10.1144/jgs2018-007.

Zhuang, G.S., Johnstone, S., Hourigan, J., Ritts, B., Robinson, A., and Sobel, E.R. (2018): Understanding the geologic evolution of Northern Tibetan Plateau with multiple thermochronometers. Gondwana Research, v. 58, p. 195-210. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2018.02.014.

Zhuang, G.S, Pagani, M., Zhang, Y.G. (2017): Monsoonal upwelling in the western Arabian Sea since the middle Miocene. Geology, v. 45, p. 655-658. https://doi.org/10.1130/G39013.1

Ji, J.L., Zhang, K.X., Clift, P.D., Zhuang, G.S., Song, B.W., Ke, X., and Xu, Y.D. (2017) High-resolution magnetostratigraphic study of the Paleogene-Neogene strata in the Northern Qaidam Basin: implications for the growth of the Northeastern Tibetan Plateau. Gondwana Research, v. 46, p. 141-155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2017.02.015.

Lin, J. *, Zhuang, G.S., Wang, C.S., and Dai, J.G. (2016): Research progress of leaf-wax hydrogen isotope paleoaltimetry. Advances in Earth Science, v. 31, p. 33-45. doi:10.11867/j.issn.1001-8166.2016.09.0.

Zhuang, G.S., Najman, N., Guillot, S., Roddaz, M., Antoine, P-O, Metais, G., Carter, A., Laurent, M., and Solangi, S. (2015): Constraints on the collision and the pre-collision tectonic configuration between India and Asia from detrital geochronology, thermochronology, and geochemistry studies in the lower Indus basin, Pakistan. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 432, p. 363-373. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2015.10.026.

Christeleit, E., Brandon, M., Zhuang, G.S. (2015): Evidence for deep-water deposition of abyssal Mediterranean evaporites during the Messinian salinity crisis. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 427, p. 226-235. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.060.

Zhuang, G.S., Pagani, M., Chamberlin, C., Strong, D., Vandergoes, M. (2015): Altitudinal shift in stable hydrogen isotopes and microbial tetraether distribution in soils from the Southern Alps, NZ: Implications for paleoclimatology and paleoaltimetry. Organic Geochemistry, v. 79, p. 56-64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2014.12.007.

Zhuang, G.S., Brandon, M.T., Pagani, M., Krishnan, S. (2014): Leaf wax stable isotopes from Northern Tibetan Plateau: Implications for Uplift and Climate since 15 Ma. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 390, p. 186-198. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2014.01.003.

Dai, J.G., Wang, C.S., Hourigan, J.K., Li, Z.J., and Zhuang, G.S. (2013): Miocene exhumation history of the Gangdese batholith, southern Tibetan Plateau: evidence from apatite and zircon (U-Th)/He thermochronology. The Journal of Geology, v. 121, p. 155-172. https://doi.org/10.1086/669250.

Zhuang, G.S., Hourigan, J.K., Koch, P.L., Ritts, B.D., and Kent-Corson, M.L. (2011): Isotopic Constraints on Intensified Aridity in Central Asia around 12 Ma. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 312, p. 152–163. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2011.10.005.

Zhuang, G.S., Hourigan, J.K., Ritts, B.D., and Kent-Corson, M.L. (2011): Cenozoic Multiple-Phase Tectonic Evolution of the Northern Tibetan Plateau: Constraints from Sedimentary Records from Qaidam Basin, Hexi Corridor, and Subei Basin, Northwest China. American Journal of Science, v. 311, p. 116-152. https://doi.org/10.2475/02.2011.02.

Kent-Corson, M.L., Ritts, B.D., Zhuang, G.S., Bovet, P.M., Graham, S.A., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2009): Stable isotopic constraints on the tectonic, topographic, and climatic evolution of the northern margin of the Tibetan Plateau. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 282, p. 158-166. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2009.03.011.

In revision (* graduate student authors)

Wu, M. H. *, Zhuang, G. S., Yang, S. L., Miao, Y. M., and Hou, M. Q. (in revision and to be re-submitted to EPSL): Paleoclimate and homo development in North China during Early Pleistocene.

Hou, M. Q. *, Zhuang, G. S., Ellwood, B., Liu, X. L., and Wu, M. H. (GSA Bulletin, moderate revision): Enhanced precipitation in the Gulf of Mexico during the Eocene-Oligocene transition driven by interhemispherical temperature asymmetry.