Feng, Zhixuan

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State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research, East China Normal University, 500 Dongchuan Rd., Minhang, Shanghai, China
Education Experience: 
University of Miami, PhD in Applied Marine Physics, 2014
Louisiana State University, MS in Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, 2009
Nanjing University, BS in Geography, 2007
Work Experience: 
East China Normal University, Professor, 2019.09 to present
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Guest Investigator, 2019.09 to present
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Visiting Investigator, 2019.08
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Postdoc Investigator, 2014.08 to 2019.07
Formation and persistence of benthic biological hotspots in the Pacific Arctic, NSF Polar Programs, 08/01/2016 - 07/31/2020, co-PI, $550,000, in collaboration with Rubao Ji, Carin Ashjian, Jinlun Zhang, Robert Campbell, and Jackie Grebmeier.
First-authored papers:
[9] Feng Z., R. Ji, C. Ashjian, J. Zhang, R. Campbell, and J. Grebmeier, 2019. Benthic hotspots in the Northern Bering and Chukchi continental shelf: spatial variability in production regimes and environmental drivers, Progress in Oceanography, in revision. 
[8] Feng Z., R. Ji, C.J. Ashjian, R.G. Campbell, and J. Zhang, 2018. Biogeographic responses of the copepod Calanus glacialisto a changing Arctic marine environment, Global Change Biology, 24, 159-170.
[7] Feng Z., R. Ji, R.G. Campbell, C.J. Ashjian, and J. Zhang, 2016b. Early ice retreat and ocean warming may induce copepod biogeographic boundary shifts in the Arctic Ocean, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 121, 6159-6183. doi: 10.1002/2016JC011784.
[6] Feng Z., A. Reniers, B.K. Haus, H.M. Solo-Gabriele, and E.A. Kelly, 2016a. Wave energy level and geographic setting correlate with Florida beach water quality, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 104, 54-60.
[5] Feng Z., A. Reniers, B.K Haus, H.M. Solo-Gabriele, J.D. Wang, and L.E. Fleming, 2015. A predictive model for microbial counts on beaches where intertidal sand is the primary source, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 94, 37-47.
[4] Feng, Z., A. Reniers, B.K. Haus, and H.M. Solo-Gabriele, 2013. Modeling sediment-related enterococci loading, transport and inactivation at an embayed non-point source subtropical beach. Water Resources Research, 49, 693-712.
[3] Feng, Z., A. Reniers, B.K. Haus, H.M. Solo-Gabriele, L. Fiorentino, M. Olascoaga, and J. MacMahan, 2012. Modeling microbial water quality at a beach impacted by multiple nonpoint sources, Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 33, 1-13. 
[2] Feng, Z., and C. Li, 2010. Cold-front-induced flushing of the Louisiana bays. Journal of Marine Systems, 82, 252-264.
[1] Feng, Z., X. Luo, and S. Gao, 2007. Dynamics in the Core Area of the Yancheng Natural Reserve, Jiangsu Province: A Preliminary Remote Sensing Study. Marine Science Bulletin, 26 (6), 68-74 (in Chinese).
Co-authored papers:
[10] Record, N.R., J.A. Runge, D.E. Pendleton, W.M. Balch, K.T.A. Davies, A.J. Pershing, C.L. Johnson, K. Stamieszkin, R. Ji, Z. Feng, S.D. Kraus, R.D. Kenney, C.A. Hudak, C.A. Mayo, C. Chen, J.E. Salisbury, and C.R.S. Thompson. 2019. Rapid climate-driven circulation changes threaten conservation of endangered North Atlantic right whales, Oceanography, 32(2), https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2019.201.
[9] Kvile, K. Ø., C. Ashjian, Z. Feng, J. Zhang and R. Ji., 2018. Pushing the limit: resilience of an Arctic copepod on environmental fluctuations, Global Change Biology, 24, 5426-5439. doi: 10.1111/gcb.14419.  
[8] Kelly E.A., Z. Feng, M.L. Gidley, C.D. Sinigalliano, N. Kumar, A.G. Donahue, A. Reniers, and H.M. Solo-Gabriele, 2018. Effect of beach management policies on recreational water quality, Journal of Environmental Management, 212, 266-277.
[7] Donahue A., Z. Feng, E. Kelly, A. Reniers, and H.M. Solo-Gabriele, 2017. Significance of beach geomorphology on fecal indicator bacteria levels, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 121, 160-167.
[6] Ji. R.,Z. Feng, B.J. Jones, C. Thompson, C. Chen, N.R. Record, and J.A., Runge, 2017. Coastal Amplification of Supply and Transport (CAST): a new hypothesis about the persistence of Calanus finmarchicusin the Gulf of Maine, ICES Journal of Marine Science74(7), 1865-1874.
[5] Elliott S.M., C.J. Ashjian, Z. Feng, B. Jones, C. Chen, and Y. Zhang, 2017. Physical control on distributions of a key Arctic copepod in the northeast Chukchi Sea, Deep Sea Research II, 144, 37-51.
[4] Phillips, M.C., Z. Feng, L.J., Vogel, A.J.H.M. Reniers, B.K. Haus, A.A. Enns, Y. Zhang, D.B. Hernandez, and H.M. Solo-Gabriele, 2014. Microbial release from seeded beach sediments during wave conditions, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 79, 114-122.
[3] Hernandez, R.J., Y. Hernandez, N.H. Jimenez, A.M. Piggot, J.S. Klaus, Z. Feng, A. Reniers, and H.M. Solo-Gabriele, 2014. Effect of full-scale beach renovation on fecal indicator levels in shoreline sand and water, Water Research, 48, 579-591.
[2] Fiorentino, L.A., M.J. Olascoaga, A. Reniers, Z. Feng, F.J. Beron-Vera, and J.H. MacMahan, 2012. Using Lagrangian coherent structures to understand coastal water quality, Continental Shelf Research, 47, 145-149.
[1] Enns, A.A., L.J. Vogel, A.M. Abdelzaher, H.M. Solo-Gabriele, L.R.W. Plano, M.L. Gidley, M.C. Phillips, J.S. Klaus, A.M. Piggot, Z. Feng, A.J.H.M. Reniers, B.K. Haus, S.M. Elmir, Y. Zhang, N.H. Jimenez, N. Abdel-Mottaleb, M.E. Schoor, A. Brown, S.Q. Khan, A.S. Dameron, N.C. Salazar, and L.E. Fleming, 2012. Spatial and temporal variation in indicator microbe sampling is Influential in beach management decisions, Water Research, 46, 2237-2246.