WANG, Ya Ping

Job Title: 
Research Interests: 
Marine sediment dynamic processes and simulation
Estuarine and coastal hydrodynamics and material transport
Zhongshan N. Road 3663,Shanghai 200062, China
Editorial Position : 
Anthropocence Coasts, Acta Oceanologica Sinica
Education Experience: 
Ph.D. in Oceanography (Marine Sediment Dynamics), Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
Work Experience: 
2000/09 – 2002/10: Postdoc, Department of Geography, Nanjing University
2003/11 – 2017/12: Associate Professor(2003), Professor(2006), School of Geography and Oceanography, Nanjing University
2018/1 – 2 State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research, School of Marine Sciences, East China Normal University
Academic Exchange: 
2003/01 – 2004/12: Visiting Scholar, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA
2011/10 – 2012/02: Senior Research Scholar, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Estuarine and Coastal Research:modern processes associated with sedimentary system and geomorphological evolution in tide-dominated environments China NSF (No. 41625021). 2017.01-2021.12
Morphodynamics and Evolution of Open Tidal Flats with Sand Ridges in the Southern Yellow Sea. China NSF (No. 41376044). 2014-2017.

Yuan Li, Jianjun Jia, Qingguang Zhu, Peng Cheng, Shu Gao, Ya Ping Wang*, 2018. Differentiating the effects of advection and resuspension on suspended sediment concentrations in a turbid estuary. Marine Geology, 403, 179-190. DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2018.06.001

Dezhi Chen, Gongfu Ye, Wei Gao, Longhui You, Sen Nie, Ya Ping Wang*, 2018. Ecological response of Casuarina equisetifolia to environmental stress in coastal dunes in China. Journal of Forest Research, 23(3): 173-182. DOI: 10.1080/13416979.2018.1469209

Benwei Shi, Ya Ping Wang*, Li Hua Wang, Peng Li, Jianhua Gao, Fei Xing, Jing Dong Chen, 2018. Great differences in the critical erosion threshold between surface and subsurface sediments: A field investigation of an intertidal mudflat, Jiangsu, China. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 206: 76-86. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2016.11.008

Benwei Shi, James R. Cooper, Paula D. Pratolongo, T. J. Bouma, Gaocong Li,Peng Li, Ya Ping Wang*, Qian Yu, 2017. Erosion and accretion on a mudflat: The importance of very shallow-water effects. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 122: 9476–9499.

Jilian Xiong , Xiao Hua Wang, Ya Ping Wang*, Jingdong Chen, Benwei Shi, Jianhua Gao, Yang Yang, Qian Yu, Mingliang Li,  Lei Yang, Xulong Gong, 2017. Mechanisms of maintaining high suspended sediment concentration over tide-dominated offshore shoals in the southern Yellow Sea. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 191: 221-233. doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2017.04.023

Wang Yaping, Shi Benwei, Zhang Liang, Jia Jianjun, Xia Xiaomin, Zhou Liang, Yu Rui, Yang Yang, Gao Jianhua. 2017. Assessing the vulnerability of changing coasts, Hainan Island, China. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 36(4): 114–120.

Yang Yang, Ya Ping Wang*, Shu Gao, Xiao Hua Wang, Ben Wei Shi, Liang Zhou, Dan Dan Wang, Chen Dai, Gaocong Li, 2016. Sediment resuspension in tidally-dominated coastal environments: new insights into the threshold for initial movement. Ocean Dynamics.

 Benwei Shi, Ya Ping Wang*, Xiaoqin Du, James R. Cooper, Peng Li, Yang Yang, Ming Liang Li, 2016. Field and theoretical investigation of sediment mass fluxes on an accretional coastal mudflat. Journal of Hydro-environment Research, 11: 75-90.

Ya Ping Wang, Shu Gao, Jianjun Jia, Yunling Liu, Jianhua Gao, 2014. Remarked morphological change in a large tidal inlet with low sediment-supply. Continental Shelf Research, 90: 79-95. doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2014.02.005

Wenfei Ni, Ya Ping Wang*, A.M. Symonds, M.B. Collins, 2014. Intertidal flat development in response to controlled embankment retreat: Freiston Shore, The Wash, UK. Marine Geology, 355: 260-273. doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2014.06.001

Wen-fei Ni, Ya-ping Wang*, Xin-qing Zou, Ji-cai Zhang, Jian-hua Gao, 2014. Sediment dynamics in an offshore tidal channel in the southern Yellow Sea. International Journal of Sediment Research, 29: 246-259.

Wang Yaping, Gao Shu. 2013. ADCP measurements of suspended sediment flux at the entrance to Jiaozhou Bay, western Yellow Sea. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 32(12): 96-103, doi: 10.1007/s13131-013-0395-0

Ya Ping Wang, George Voulgaris, Yan Li, Yang Yang, Jianhua Gao, Jian Chen, Shu Gao, 2013, Sediment resuspension, flocculation, and settling in a macrotidal estuary. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 118(10): 5591-5608. DOI: 10.1002/jgrc.20340

Fei Xing, Ya Ping Wang*, Harry V. Wang, 2012. Tidal hydrodynamics and fine-grained sediment transport on the radial sand ridge system in the southern Yellow Sea. Marine Geology, 291–294: 192-210. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2011.06.006

Ya Ping Wang, Shu Gao, Jianjun Jia, Charlotte E. Thompson, Jianhua Gao, Yang Yang, 2011. Sediment transport over an accretional intertidal flat with influences of reclamation, Jiangsu coast, China. Marine Geology. 10.1016/j.margeo.2011.01.004

Shu Gao and Ya Ping Wang, 2008. Changes in material fluxes from the Changjiang River and their implications on the adjoining continental shelf ecosystem. Continental Shelf Research,

Wang Yaping, Gao Shu, Jia Jianjun, 2006. High-resolution data collection for analysis of sediment dynamic processes associated with combined current-wave action over intertidal flats. Chinese Science Bulletin, 51(7): 866-877.

Wang Yaping, Yong Shik Chu and Hee Jun Lee, 2005. Estimation of suspended sediment flux from Acoustic Doppler Current Profiling along the Jinhae Bay entrance. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 24(2):16-27.

Wang Yaping, Shu Gao and Xiankun Ke, 2004. Measurements of boundary layer parameters and suspended sediment transport over the intertidal flats of northern Jiangsu, China. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 23(3): 437-448.

Ya Ping Wang and Shu Gao, 2001. Modification to the Hardisty equation, regarding the relationship between sediment transport rate and grain size. Journal of Sedimentary Research. 71(1):117-120.

Wang Yaping, Gao Shu and Li Kunye. 2000. A preliminary study on suspended sediment concentration measurements using an ADCP mounted on a moving vessel. Chinese Journal of Liminology and Oceanology, 18(2): 183-189.

Ya Ping Wang, Renshun Zhang and Shu Gao, 1999. Velocity Variations in Salt Marsh Creeks, Jiangsu, China. Journal of Coastal Research. 15(2): 471-477.

Wang Yaping, Zhang Renshun and Gao Shu, 1999. Geomorphic and Hydrodynamic Responses in Salt Marsh - Tidal Creek Systems, Jiangsu, China. Chinese Science Bulletin. 44(6): 544-549.