Dr. Guoqiang Li

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MOE Key Laboratory of Western China’s Environmental Systems

Research School of Arid Environment and Climate Change

Lanzhou University

222 South Tianshui Road, Lanzhou

730000, Gansu Province,CHINA



Email:   gqli@lzu.edu.cn; guoqianguga@gmail.com


09/2007—06/2012: Lanzhou University Ph.D., Physical Geography

09/2003-07/2007: Lanzhou University B.Sc., Geochemistry



Ø         09/2010—04/2012: Visiting Scholar of Department of Geography University of Georgia, USA

Ø         09/2010—07/2012: Assistant of Research School of Arid Environment & Climate Changes of Lanzhou University, China

Ø         10/2010-present: Staff of MOE Key Laboratory of Western China’s Environmental Systems, Lanzhou University, China

Ø         1/2013-6/2013: Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Environmental Sciences of the University of Liverpool, UK

Ø         07/2012-present: Lecturer of Research School of Arid Environment & Climate Changes of Lanzhou University, China



Optical Stimulated Luminescence dating (OSL dating) and Late Quaternary climate and Environment Change



Ø         Physical geography for undergraduate student

Ø         OSL dating for graduate student



1.         Li, Guoqiang, Jin, Ming, Wen, Lijuan, Zhao, Hui, Madsen, David, Liu, Xiaokang, Wu, Duo, Chen, Fahu, 2013. Quartz and K-feldspar optical dating chronology of eolian sand and lacustrine sequence from the southern Ulan Buh Desert, NW China: Implications for reconstructing late Pleistocene environmental evolution, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.11.003.

2.         Fahu Chen, Guoqiang Li, Hui Zhao, Ming Jin, Xuemei Chen, Yuxin Fan, Xiaokang Liu, Duo Wu, David Madsen, 2013. Landscape evolution of the Ulan Buh Desert in northern China during the late Quaternary, Quaternary Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yqres.2013.08.005.

3.         Li Guoqiang, Zhao Hui, Chen Fahu. Comparison of three K-feldspar Luminescence dating methods for Holocene samples. Geochronometria, 2011, 38(1): 14~22.

4.         Zhao H., Li G.Q., Sheng Y.W., Jin M., Chen, F.H. Early-middle Holocene lake-desert evolution in northern Ulan Buh Desert, China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2012, 331-332: 31-38.

5.         Alfonsina T., Marcelo A.Z., George A.B., Li G.Q. Late Quaternary paleoenvironments and paleoclimatic conditions in the distal Andean piedmont, southern Mendoza, Argentina. Quaternary Research, 2011, 76(2): 253-263.

6.         Li Guoqiang, Zhao Hui, Wen Xin, Peng Haimei, Chen Fahu. 2010. IRSL dating and correction for Holocene samples with K-feldspar, Quaternary Sciences, 2010, 30(1): 54-61 (in Chinese with English abstract)

7.         Li Guoqiang, Zhao Hui, Fan Yuxin, Peng Haimei, Chen Fahu. 2008. Improved method for quartz purification in OSL dating. Advances in Earth Science, 23(3):284~289(in Chinese with English abstract)