Published (* graduate student authors)

Sun, Y.Y., Liang, Y., Liu, H., Liu, J., Ji, J.L., Ke, X., Liu, X.B., He, Y.X., Wang, H.Y., Zhang, B., Zhang, Y.S., Zhuang, G.S., Pei, J.L., Li, Y.X., Quan, C., Li, J.X., Aitchison, J., Liu, W.G., and Liu, Z.H. (2023): Mid-Miocene sea level altitude of the Qaidam Basin, northern Tibetan Plateau. Nature Communications Earth & Environment.

Feng, W., Meng, Q.Q., Song, C.H., Fang, X.M., Zhuang, G.S., He, P.J., Yang, S.F., Zhang, J., Chen, Y.F., and Zhang, Y.H. (2022): Constraints on the timing of the India-Asia collision and unroofing history of the Himalayan orogen using detrital zircon U-Pb-Hf and whole-rock Sr-Nd isotopes in Cretaceous-Miocene Lesser Himalayan sedimentary rocks. Basin Research.

Tian, Y. T., Zhuang, G. S., Nie, J. S., Xu, Q., Xing, Y. W., Zuza, A., Saylor, J., Leary, R., and Rohrmann, A. (2022): Introduction to the special issue “Tibetan tectonics and its effect on the long-term evolution of climate, vegetation and environment”. Terra Nova,

Hou, M. Q. *Zhuang, G. S., Ellwood, B., Liu, X. L., and Wu, M. H. (2022): Enhanced precipitation in the Gulf of Mexico during the Eocene-Oligocene transition driven by interhemispherical temperature asymmetry. GSA Bulletin.

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,

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,

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,

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.