Chen Zhongyuan

Job Title: 
Research Interests: 
River-delta Sedimentological and Geomorphological Processes;
Hydro-geomorphological Processes;
Zhongshan N. Road 3663,Shanghai 200062, China
Education Experience: 
D.Sc., ECNU (1988)
Work Experience: 
Post-Doctor Researcher, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, US (1993)
Professor, ECNU (1993-)
Personal Details : 

Zhongyuan Chen is a Professor in the State Kay Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research at the East China Normal University, and Honorary professor in Geography at the University of Melbourne. Professor Chen is a geomorphologist whose research and teaching span geology, geomorphology, hydrology, and environmental change. He is a member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the IGBP’s LOICZ project (2009-2015), and serves on the editorial boards of Geomorphology, and Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Sciences.

1. EMECS8-Harmonizing catchment and estuary. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science (Special issue), 10.1016/j.ecss.2010.10.018.
2. Migration patterns of Neolithic Settlements on the abandoned Yellow and Yangtze River deltas of China. Quaternary Research, 70, 301-314, 2008.
3. Fire and flood management of coastal swamp enabled first rice paddy cultivation in east China. Nature, Vol449|27September2007|doi:10.1038/nature06135, 2007.