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Assoc. jianhui Chen

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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

Phone:  +86 931 891 2329

Fax:       +86 931 891 2330

Email:     jhchen@lzu.edu.cn



1999-2003 BSc Physical Geography, Lanzhou University

2003-2009 PhD Physical Geography, Lanzhou University



2009-2012, Lecturer in Research School of Arid Environment and Climate Change, Lanzhou University

2012-present, Associate professor in Research School of Arid Environment and Climate Change, Lanzhou University



Use of Chironomidae (non-biting midges) as indicators of climatic and environmental changes in arid NW China

Climate variability in mid-latitude China during the last millennium



Palaeoecology, Palaeolimnology, Quaternary climatic change



Chen J H, Chen F H, Zhang E L, Brooks S J, Zhou A F, Zhang J W, 2009. A 1000-year chironomid-based salinity reconstruction from varved sediments of Sugan Lake, Qaidam Basin, arid Northwest China, and its palaeoclimatic significance. Chinese Science Bulletin, 54(20): 3749-3759.

Chen J H, Chen F H, Zhang J W, Yang B, 2008. Humidity variability in the arid Northwest China during LIA derived from different proxy records. Acta Geographica Sinica, 63(1): 23-33 (in Chinese).

Chen J H, Chen F H, Zhang E L, Zhou A F, 2008. A preliminary study on chironomid-based salinity reconstruction for Sugan Lake in the last millennium. Quaternary Sciences, 28(2): 338-344 (in Chinese).

Chen J H, Chen F H, Zhao Y, Huang X Z, 2004. A powerful indicator for quantitative reconstruction of paleotemperatureadvances in the study of subfossil Chironomid in lake sediment. Advances in Earth Science, 19(5): 782-788 (in Chinese).

Chen F H, Chen J H, Holmes J, Boomer I, Austin P, Gates J B, Wang N L, Brooks S J, Zhang J W, 2010. Moisture changes over the last millennium in arid central Asia: a review, synthesis and comparison with monsoon region. Quaternary Science Reviews, 29(7-8): 1055-1068.

Chen F H, Chen J H, Huang W, 2009. A discussion on the westerly-dominated climate model in mid-latitude Asia during the modern interglacial period. Earth Science Frontiers, 16(6): 23-32 (in Chinese).

Chen F H, Huang X Z, Zhang J W, Holmes J A, Chen J H, 2006. Humid Little Ice Age in and central Asia documented by Bosten Lake, Xinjiang, China. Science in China (Series D-Earth Sciences) 49 (12): 1280-1290.

Chen J H, Chen F H. Late Holocene lake level changes inferred from Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera) assemblages: Bosten Lake, arid Northwestern China, and possible palaeoclimatic implications. Abstract for 11th International Paleolimnology Symposium 2009, Jalisco, Mexico.

Chen J H, Chen F H, Yang B, Huang X Z. Proxy indicated humid Little Ice Age (LIA) climate in arid China. HOLIVAR 2006 Abstract T3-010, London, UK.

Chen F H, Chen J H. General humid Little Ice Age in westerly dominated western China. EOS Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract GC11B-03, San Francisco, USA.