Prof. Ph D. Jin-Liang FENG

Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research  
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Building 3, 16th Lincui Road, Chaoyang  
Beijing, 100101

Research Areas

Geomorphology, Quaternary geology, Surficial geochemistry


  1. 1999–2002: Peking University; Ph. D.
  2. 1988–1991: Geological College of Chengdu; Master Degree.
  3. 1980–1982: Geological school of Changchun.


Work Experience
  1. 2004–. Institute of Tibet Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
  2. 2002–2004. Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
  3. 1991–2002. The Institute of Geography, Hebei Academy of Sciences.
  4. 1982–1988: The Hebei Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources.



  1. Hu, H.-P., Feng, J.-L., Chen, F., 2017. δ18O and δ13C in the fossil shells Radix sp. from the sediment succession of a dammed palaeo-lake in the Yarlung Tsangpo valley, Tibet, China. Boreas, DOI 10.1111/bor.12231 
  2. Chen, F., Feng, J.-L., Hu, H.-P., Zhang, J.-F., Gao, S.-P., Liu, X., -M., 2017. Potential forcing mechanisms of Holocene lake level changes at Nam Co, Tibetan Plateau: inferred from the stable isotopic composition of shells of the gastropod Radix. The Holocene 27, 594–604.
  3. Chen, F., Feng, J.-L., Hu, H.-P., 2016. Relationship between the shell geochemistry of the modern aquatic gastropod Radix and water chemistry of lakes of the Tibetan Plateau. Hydrobiologia 771, 239-254.
  4. Feng, J.-L., Ju J.-T., Chen, F., Hu, Z.-G., Zhao, X., Gao, S.-P., 2016. Identification of a late Quaternary alluvial-aeolian sedimentary sequence in the Sichuan Basin, China. Quaternary Research 85, 279-289.
  5. Feng, J.-L., Hu, H.-P., Chen, F., 2016. An eolian deposit–buried soil sequence in an alpine soil on the northern Tibetan Plateau: Implications for climate change and carbon sequestration. Geoderma 266, 14-24.
  6. Lin, Y.-C., Feng, J.-L., 2015. Aeolian dust contribution to the formation of alpine soils at Amdo (Northern Tibetan Plateau). Geoderma 259/260, 104-115.
  7. Zhang, J., Feng, J. -L., Hu, G., Wang, J., Yang, Y., Lin, Y., Jiang, T., Zhu, L., 2015. Holocene proglacial loess in the Ranwu valley, southeastern Tibet, and its paleoclimatic implications. Quaternary International 372, 9-22.
  8. Feng, J.-L., Zhao, Z.-H., Chen, F., Hu, H.-P., 2014. Rare earth elements in sinters from the geothermal waters (hot springs) on the Tibetan Plateau, China. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 287, 1-11.
  9. Feng, J.-L., Hu, Z.-G., Ju, J.-T., Lin, Y,-C., 2014. The dust provenance and transport mechanism for the Chengdu Clay in the Sichuan Basin, China. Catena 121, 68-80.
  10. Ju, J.-T., Zhu, L.-P., Feng, J.-L., Wang, J.-B., Wang, Y., Xie, M.-P., Peng, P., Zhen, X.-L., Lu, X.-M., 2012. Hydrodynamic process of Tibetan Plateau lake revealed by grain size: Case study of Pumayum Co. Chinese Science Bulletin 57, 2433-2441.
  11. Feng, J. -L., Lin, Y.-C., Gao, S.-P., Zhang, J.-F., 2012. Enrichment of trace elements in ferromanganese concretions from terra rossa and their potential desorption. Geochemical Journal 46, 151-161.
  12. Feng, J. -L., Gao, S.-P., Zhang, J.-F., 2011. Lanthanide tetrad effect in ferromanganese concretions and terra rossa overlying dolomite during weathering. Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry 71, 349-362.
  13. Feng, J. -L., 2011. Trace elements in ferromanganese concretions, gibbsite spots, and the surrounding terra rossa overlying dolomite: Their mobilization, redistribution and fractionation. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 108, 99-111.
  14. Feng, J. -L., Hu, Z.-G., Ju, J.-T., Zhu, L.-P., 2011. Variation of trace element (including rare earth element) composition with grain size in loess and its implications for tracing eolian deposit provenance. Quaternary International 236, 116-126.
  15. Feng, J. -L., Hu, Z.-G., Cui, J.-Y., Zhu, L.-P., 2010. Distributions of lead isotopes with grain sizes in eolian deposits. Terra Nova 22, 257–263.
  16. Feng, J. -L., 2010. Behaviour of rare earth elements and yttrium in ferromanganese concretions, gibbsite spots, and the surrounding terra rossa over dolomite during chemical weathering. Chemical Geology 271, 112–132.
  17. Feng, J. -L., Zhu, L.-P., Cui, Z.-J., 2009. Quartz features constrain the origin of terra rossa over dolomite on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, China. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 36, 156–167.
  18. Feng, J. -L., Cui, Z.-J., Zhu, L.-P., 2009. Origin of terra rossa over dolomite on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, China. Geochemical Journal 43, 151-166.
  19. Feng, J. -L., Zhu, L.-P., 2009. Origin of terra rossa on Amdo North Mountain on the Tibetan plateau, China: Evidence from quartz. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 55, 407-420.
  20. Feng, J. -L., Zhu, L.-P., Zhen, X.-L, Hu, Z.-G., 2009. Grain size effect on Sr and Nd isotopic compositions in eolian dust: implications for tracing dust provenance and Nd model age. Geochemical Journal 43, 123-131.
  21. Feng, J. -L., Zhu, L.-P., Ju, J.-T., Zhou, L.-P., Zhen, X.-L., Zhang, W., Gao, S.-P., 2008. Heavy dust fall in Beijing, on April 16-17, 2006: geochemical properties and indications of the dust provenance. Geochemical Journal 42, 221-236.
  22. Feng, J. -L., Cui, Z.-J., 2002. The reconstruction of fossil planation surface in China. Chinese Science Bulletin 47, 434-440.
  23. Cui, Z. -J., Li, D.-W., Feng, J.-L., Liu, G. -N., 2002. Comments on the planation surface once more. Chinese Science Bulletin 47, 793-797.
  24. Cui, Z. -J., Li, D.-W., Feng, J.-L., Liu, G.-N., Li, H.-J., 2002. The covered karst, weathering crust and karst (double-level) planation surface. Science in China (Ser. D) 49, 366-379.
  25. Cui, Z.-J., Li, D.-W., Liu, G.-N., Feng, J.-L., Zhang, W., 2001. Characteristics and planation surface formation environment of the red weathering crust in Hunan, Guangxi, Yunnan, Guizhou and Tibet. Science in China (D) 44(supplement), 162-175.
  26. Feng, J. -L., Zhang, W., 1998. The evolution of the modern Luanhe River delta, North China. Geomorphology 25, 269-278.

Research Interests

Weathering processes and weathering products, Eolian processes and sediments, Geomorphological processes and sedimentology



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