Kaifeng Yu

Dr. rer. nat. Kaifeng Yu M. Sc. Wissenschaftlicher Angestellter, Dr. rer. nat.

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Geographisches Institut der RWTH
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Research focus

Fields

  • Paleoclimatology
  • Geomophology
  • Sedimentology
  • Grain Size Analysis
  • Geochemistry

Regional

  • Northern China

Projects

Supra-regional signal pathways and long-time archives: Quaternary monsoon dynamics at the northern margin of the Tibetan Plateau

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Vita

  • Geboren: 27. Juli 1987 in Nanjing, VR China
  • 2006: Abitur
  • 2006 - 2010: B. Sc., Studium Physische Geographie, Geologie und Klimatologie an der Lanzhou Universität, VR China
  • Juli 2009 - August 2009: Chun-Tsung Scholar, Studium Computerwissenschaft an der Tsing Hua Nationaluniversität, Taiwan
  • 2010 - 2013: M. Sc., Studium Physische Geographie und Paläoklimatologie in Nord China an der Nanjing Universität, VR China
  • Mai - Juli 2012: Master DAAD Stipendium an der RWTH Aachen, Deutschland
  • Seit September 2013: Doktorand im BMBF-Projekt: "Supra-regional signal pathways and long-time archives: Quaternary monsoon dynamics at the northern margin of the Tibetan Plateau"

Publications

  • Yu, K., F. Lehmkuhl, B. Diekmann, C. Zeeden, V. Nottebaum, G. Stauch (2017): Geochemical imprints of coupled paleoenvironmental and provenance change in the lacustrine sequence of Orog Nuur, Gobi Desert of Mongolia. - Journal of Paleolimnology 58: 511-532 .
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  • Yu, K., Lehmkuhl, F., Falk, D. (2017): Quantifying land degradation in the Zoige Basin, NE Tibetan Plateau using satellite remote sensing data. - Journal of Mountain Science 14:77-93 .
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  • Yu, K., K. Hartmann, V. Nottebaum, G. Stauch, H. Lu, C. Zeeden, S. Yi, B. Wünnemann & F. Lehmkuhl (2016): Discriminating sediment archives and sedimentary processes in the arid endorheic Ejina Basin, NW China using a robust geochemical approach. - Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 119: 128-144 .
  • Rudersdorf, A. K. Hartmann, K. Yu, G. Stauch & K. Reicherter (2015): Seismites as indicators for Holocene seismicity in the northeastern Ejina Basin, Inner Mongolia. - Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 432 .
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  • Lu, H., Yi, S., Xu Z., Zhou, Y., Zeng, L., Zhu, F., Feng, H., Dong, L., Zhuo, H., Yu, K., Mason, J., Wang, X., Chen, Y., Lu, Q., Wu, B., Dong Z., Qu J., Wang X. & Guo Z. (2013): Chinese deserts and sand fields in Last Glacial Maximum and Holocene Optimum. - Chinese Science Bulletin 58(23), 2775-2783 .
  • Yu, K., Lu, H., Lehmkuhl, F. & Nottebaum, V. (2013): A preliminary quantitative paleoclimate reconstruction of the dune fields of Northern China during the Last Glacial Maximum and Holocene Optimum. - Quaternary Sciences 33(2), 293-302 (in Chinese) .
  • Liu, J., Wang, N., Li, Y., Yu, K., He, S. & Wang, N. (2010): A new experiential measurement for the angle of desert sand. - Journal of Lanzhou University (Natural Sciences) 47(4), 37-41 (in Chinese) .