Zhang Weiguo

Job Title: 
Research Interests: 
Environmental Magnetism
Environmental Change
Environmental Pollution
Zhongshan N. Road 3663,Shanghai 200062, China
Academic Position: 
Scientific Steering Council member: Future Earth Coasts
Editorial Position : 
Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Current Pollution Reports
Progress in Geography (in Chinese)
Frontiers in Earth Science, section Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism
Education Experience: 
Ph.D., ECNU (2001)
Work Experience: 
Professor, ECNU (2007-)
Academic Exchange: 
Visiting Scholar, University of Salford, University of Liverpool, UK (1996, 1999, 2005)
Selected Publications (* corresponding author, orh the first author supervised student), a detailed one at http://faculty.ecnu.edu.cn/s/1821/main.jspy
  1. Li, W., Hu, Z., Zhang, W., Ji, R., Nguyen, T. T. H. Influence of provenance and hydrodynamic sorting on the magnetic properties and geochemistry of sediments of the Oujiang River, China. Marine Geology, 2017, 387, 1-11.
  2. Mzuza, M. K., Zhang, W.G.*, Chapola, L. S., Tembo, M., Kapute, F. Determining sources of sediments at Nkula Dam in the Middle Shire River, Malawi, using mineral magnetic approach. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 2017, 126, 23-32.
  3. Nguyen, H. T. T., Zhang, W.G.*, Li, Z., Li, J., Ge, C., Liu, J.Y., Bai, X.X., Feng, H., Yu, L.Z. Magnetic properties of sediments of the Red River, Vietnam: Effect of sorting on the source-to-sink pathway and its implications for environmental reconstruction. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 2016, 17, 270–281, doi:10.1002/2015GC006089.
  4. Sha, L., Jiang, H., Seidenkrantz, M. S., Muscheler, R., Zhang, X., Knudsen, M. F., Olsen, J., Knudsen, J. L., Zhang, W.G. Solar forcing as an important trigger for West Greenland sea-ice variability over the last millennium. Quaternary Science Reviews, 2016, 131(A), 148-156.
  5. Feng, H., Qian, Y., Gallagher, F. J., Zhang, W., Yu, L., Liu, C., Jones, K. W., Tappero, R. Synchrotron micro-scale measurement of metal distributions in Phragmites australis and Typha latifolia root tissue from an urban brownfield site. Journal of Environmental Science, 2016, 41, 172-182
  6. Wang, Y., Liu, X., Li, G., Zhang, W. Stratigraphic variations in the Diaokou lobe area of the Yellow River delta, China: implications for an evolutionary model of a delta lobe.In: Clift, P.D., Harff, J., Wu, J., Qui, Y. (eds), River-Dominated Shelf Sediments of East Asian Seas. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 2016, 429, 185-195.
  7. Nguyen, T. T.H., Zhang, W.G.*, Li, Z., Li, J., Ge, C., Liu, J.Y., Bai, X.X., Feng, H., Yu, L.Z. Assessment of heavy metal pollution in Red River surface sediments, Vietnam, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2016, doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.08.030.
  8. Ge, C., Zhang, W. G.*, Dong, C.Y., Dong, Y., Bai, X.X., Liu, J.Y., Hien, N. T. T., Feng, H., Yu, L.Z., Magnetic mineral diagenesis in the river-dominated inner shelf of the East China Sea, China, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 2015, 120, 4720-4733, doi: 10.1002/2015JB011952.
  9. Dong, Y., Zhang, W.*, Dong, C., Ge, C., Yu, L. Magnetic and diffuse reflectance spectroscopic characterization of iron oxides in the tidal flat sequence from the coastal plain of Jiangsu Province, China. Geophysical Journal International, 2014, 196(1), 175-188.
  10. Dong, C., Zhang, W.*, Ma, H., Feng, H., Lu, H., Dong, Y., Yu, L. A magnetic record of heavy metal pollution in the Yangtze River subaqueous delta. Science of the Total Environment, 2014,476-477, 368-377.
  11. Dong, C., Zhang, W.*, He, Q., Dong, Y., Yu, L. Magnetic fingerprinting of hydrodynamic variations and channel erosion across the turbidity maximum zone of the Yangtze Estuary, China. Geomorphology, 2014, 226, 300-311.
  12. Mitchell, S. B., Jennerjahn, T.C., Vizzini, S., Zhang, W., Changes to processes in estuaries and coastal waters due to intense multiple pressures – An introduction and synthesis, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 2015, 156, 1-6.
  13. Wang, Y.H., Li, G.X., Zhang, W.G., Dong, P. Sedimentary environment and formation mechanism of the mud deposit in the central South Yellow Sea during the past 40 kyr . Marine Geology, 2014, 347, 123-135.
  14. Wang Y.H., Zhang, W.G., Liu, X.J., Li, G.X., Liu, M., Formation of Greigite under different climate conditions in the Huanghe Delta. Science China: Earth Sciences, 2014,doi: 10.1007/s11430-014-4981-6
  15. Lu, H., Zhang, W., Li, Y., Dong, C., Zhang, T., Zhou, Z., Zheng, X.Rock magnetic properties and paleoenvironmental implications of an 8-Ma Late Cenozoic terrigenous succession from the northern Tian Shan foreland basin, northwestern China. Global and Planetary Change, 2013, 111, 43-56.Dearing, J. A., Yang, X., Dong, X., Zhang, E., Chen, X., Langdon, P. G., Zhang, K., Zhang, W. , Dawson, T. P.. Extending the timescale and range of ecosystem services through paleoenvironmental analyses, exemplified in the lower Yangtze basin. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2012, 10.1073/pnas.1118263109.
  16. Zhang, W., Ma, H. , Ye, L., Dong, C., Yu, L., Feng, H. Magnetic and geochemical evidence of Yellow and Yangtze River influence on tidal flat deposits in northern Jiangsu Plain, China. Marine Geology, 2012, 319-322, 47-56.
  17. Zhang, W., Dong, C., Ye, L., Ma, H. , Yu, L.. Magnetic properties of coastal loess on the Midao islands, northern China: Implications for provenance and weathering intensity. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 2012, 333, 160-167.
  18. Zhang,W., Jiang, H., Dong, C., Yan, Q., Yu, L., Yu, Y. Magnetic and geochemical characterization of iron pollution in subway dusts in Shanghai, China, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 2011, 12, Q06Z25, doi:10.1029/2011GC003524.
  19. Li, C., Yang, S. Y. , Zhang, W. G. Magnetic properties of sediments from major rivers, aeolian dust, loess soil and desert in China. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 2012, 45, 190-200.
  20. Liu, S.M., Zhang,W.G.*,He,Q.,Li,D.J.,Liu,H.,Yu,L.Z.,Magnetic properties of East China Sea shelf sediments off the Yangtze Estuary: Influence of provenance and particle size, Geomorphology, 2010, 119(3-4), 212-220.
  21. Zhang,W.G. Yu,L.Z.,Lu,M.,Zheng,X.M.,Ji,J.F.,Zhou,L.M.,Wang,X.Y.,East Asian summer monsoon intensity inferred from iron oxide mineralogy in the Xiashu Loess in southern China. Quaternary Science Reviews, 2009, 28, 345-353.
  22. Zhang,W.G.,Feng,H.,Chang,J.N.,Qu,J.G.,Xie,H.X.,Yu,L.Z. Heavy metal contamination in surface sediments of Yangtze River intertidal zone: an assessment from different indexes . Environmental Pollution , 2009,157,1533-1543.
  23. Zhang,W.G.,Feng,H.,Chang,J.N.,Qu,J.G.,Yu,L.Z.,Lead (Pb) Isotopes as a Tracer of Pb Origin in Yangtze River Intertidal Zone. Chemical Geology, 2008, 257(3/4), 260-266.
  24. Zhang,W.G.,Xing,Y.,Yu,L.Z.,Feng,H.,Lu,M.,Distinguishing sediments from the Yangtze and Yellow Rivers, China: a mineral magnetic approach. The Holocene, 2008, 18(7), 1139-1145.
  25. Zhang,W.G.,Yu,L.Z,Lu,M.,Zheng,X.M.,Shi,Y.X.,Magnetic properties and geochemistry of the Xiashu Loess in the present subtropical area of China, and their implications for pedogenic intensity, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2007, 260(1-2), 86-97.
  26. Zhang,W.G.,Yu,L.Z.,Lu,M.,Hutchinson,S.M.,Feng,H.,Magnetic approach to normalizing heavy metal concentrations for particle size effects in intertidal sediments in the Yangtze Estuary, China, Environmental Pollution, 2007, 147, 238-244.