Yang Shilun

Job Title: 
Professor
Research Interests: 
Delta response to catchment change
Coastal sediment dynamics and Geomorphology
Email: 
slyang@sklec.ecnu.edu.cn
Telephone: 
021-62233115
Address: 
3663 Zhongshan Road(N.), Shanghai 200062 P.R. China
Education Experience: 
1988.10 East China Normal University, China, the Netherlands, PhD
19983.7 Department of Geography, China, the Netherlands, BSC
Work Experience: 
1998.10 - SKLEC, East China Normal University, Professor
1992.10 -1998.10: SKLEC, East China Normal University, Associate Professor
1988.10-1992.10: Institute of Estuarine and Coastal Research, East China Normal University, Assistant Professor
1998.10-1998.12: Department of Earth Science, Utrecht University, the Nethelands, Visiting scholar
1998.7-1998.10: Institute for Sea Research, The Netherlands
Paper: 
Yang, S.L., Xu, K. H., Milliman, J. D., Yang, H. F., Wu, C. S., 2015. Decline of Yangtze River water and sediment discharge: Impact from natural and anthropogenic changes. Scientific Reports. 5:12581 | DOI: 10.1038/srep12581
Yang, S.L., 2012. Sedimentation in the Three Gorges Reservoir and its impact on downstream sediment discharge. pp.9-10. After Three Gorges Dam: What have we learned. Summery of Symposium.13-14 April, 2012. University of California, Berkeley. Proceedings UC Berkeley ISBN 978-0-9837986-4-4 (appendices available online at http://laep.ced.berkeley.edu/3gd)
Yang, S.L., 2012. Estuarine and coastal sedimentary and morphological responses to the construction of the Three Gorges Dam. pp.11-12. After Three Gorges Dam: What have we learned. Summery of Symposium.13-14 April, 2012. University of California, Berkeley. Proceedings UC Berkeley ISBN 978-0-9837986-4-4 (appendices available online at http://laep.ced.berkeley.edu/3gd)
Yang, S.L., Milliman, J.D., Xu, K.H., Deng, B., Zhang, X.Y., Luo, X.X., 2014. Downstream sedimentary and geomorphic impacts of the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River. Earth-Science Reviews. 138, 469–486.
Yang, S. L., B. W. Shi , T. J. Bouma, T. Ysebaert, X. X. Luo, 2012. Wave attenuation at a salt marsh margin: A case study of an exposed coast on the Yangtze Estuary. Estuaries and Coasts. 35, 169-182.
Yang, S.L., J.D. Milliman, P. Li, K. Xu, 2011. 50,000 dams later: Erosion of the Yangtze River and its delta. Global and Planetary Change. 75, 14-20.
Yang, S. L., Z. Liu, S. B. Dai, Z.X. Gao, J. Zhang, H. J. Wang, X. X. Luo, C. S. Wu, Z. Zhang. Temporal variations in water resources in the Yangtze River (Changjiang) over the Industrial Period, based on reconstruction of missing monthly discharges. Water Resources Research. 46, W10516, doi:10.1029/2009WR008589, 2010
Yang,S. L. , H. Li, T. Ysebaert, T.J. Bouma, W. X. Zhang, Y. Y. Wang, P. Li, M. Li, P. X. Ding,2008. Spatial and temporal variations in sediment grain size in tidal wetlands, Yangtze delta: On the role of physical and biotic controls. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 77, 657-671
. Yang, S. L., Zhang, J., Xu ,X. J., 2007. Influence of the Three Gorges Dam on downstream delivery of sediment and its environmental implications, Yangtze River. Geophysical Research Letters, VOL. 34, L10401, doi:10.1029/2007GL029472 2007.
Yang S. L. & P. Li & A. Gao & J. Zhang &W. X. Zhang & M. Li., 2007.Cyclical variability of suspended sediment concentration over a low-energy tidal flat in Jiaozhou Bay, China: effect of shoaling on wave impact. Geo-Marine Letters, DOI 10.1007/s00367-007-0058-2.
Yang, S. L., Zhang, J., Dai, S. B., Li, M. and Xu, X. J., 2007. Effect of deposition and erosion within the main river channel and large lakes on sediment delivery to the estuary of the Yangtze River, J. Geophys. Res., 112, F02005, doi:10.1029/2006JF000484.
Yang, S. L., M. Li, S.B. Dai, Z. Liu., J. Zhang and P.X. Ding, 2006. Drastic decrease in sediment supply from the the Yangtze River and its challenge to coastal wetland management. Geophysical Research Letters
Yang, S. L., Zhang, J., Zhu, J., Smith, J. P., Dai, S. B. and Gao, A., 2005. Impact of Dams on Yangtze River Sediment Supply to the Sea and Delta Wetland Response. Journal of Geophysical Research 110, F03006, doi:10.1029/2004JF000271.
Yang, S. L., Cao, A., Hotz, H. J., Zhu, J., Dai, S. B. and Li, P., 2005. Trends in annual discharge from the Yangtze River to the sea (1865–2004). Hydrological Sciences-Journal-des Sciences Hydrologiques 50(5), 825-836
Yang, S. L., Shi, Z., Zhao, H., Li, P., Dai, S. Gao, A., 2004. Effects of human activities on the Yangtze River suspended sediment flux into the estuary in the last century. Hydrology of Earth System Sciences. 8(6): 1210-1216
Treatise: 
Yang, S.L. and Yang, H.F., 2015. Temporal Variations in Water and Sediment Discharge from the Changjiang (Yangtze River) and Downstream Sedimentary Responses. In Zhang, J. (ed) Ecological Continuum from the Changjiang (Yangtze River) Watersheds to the Eas
Yang, S. L., Zhang, W. X., Li, P., Zhao, H. Y. and Dai, S. B., 2005. Fate of intertidal wetlands at the Changjiang river delta forward in response to dam constructions in the catchment basin. In Z. Chen, Y. Saito and S. L. Goodbred (eds) Mega-deltas of