Publications (Since 1997)

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Al-Mikhlafi, A.S., Hibbert, F.D., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H. 2021. Holocene relative sea-level changes and coastal evolution along the coastlines of Kamaran Island and As-Salif Peninsula, Yemen, southern Red Sea. Quaternary Science Reviews, 252, 106719.

Cheng, H., Zhang,H.W., Cai, Y.J., Shi, Z.G., Yi, L., Deng, C.L., Hao, Q.Z., Peng, Y.B., Sinha, A., Li, H.Y., Zhao, J.Y., Tian, Y., Baker, J., Perez-Mejias, C. 2021. Orbital-scale Asian summer monsoon variations: Paradox and exploration. Science China Earth Sciences, 1-16.

Cheng, H., Spötl, C., Breitenbach, S.F.M., Sinha, A., Wassenburg, J.A., Jochum, K.P., Scholz, D., Li, X.L., Yi, L., Peng, Y.B., Lv, Y.B., Zhang, P.Z., Votintseva, A., Loginov, V., Ning, Y.F., Kathayat, G., Edwards. R.L. 2021. Author Correction: Climate variations of Central Asia on orbital to millennial timescales. Scientific Reports 11 (1), 1-1.

Cheng, H., Zhang, H.W., Baker, J., Sinha, A., Li, H.Y., Zhao, J.Y., Dong, X.Y., Li, Y.W., Jia, X., Zong, B.Y., Cai. Y.J. 2021. Reply to Stuchlík et al.: The Younger Dryas onset at 12.87 ky BP is still justified if the Lacher See eruption is considered. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118 (4).

Cheng, Y., Wang H., Liu, H., Wang, F., Li, M.F., Cheng, H., Ma, Z.B., Cai, B.G., Xiao, J.L. 2021. Summer monsoon precipitation variability during recent 700 years recorded in a high-resolution stalagmite from southwestern Yunnan, China. Quaternary Sciences, 41 (2), 398-410.

Dutt, S., Gupta, A.K., Cheng, H., Clemens, S.C., Singh, R.K., Tewari. V.C. 2021. Indian summer monsoon variability in northeastern India during the last two millennia. Quaternary International, 571, 73-80.

He, C.F., Liu, Z.Y., Otto-Bliesner, B.L., Brady, E.C., Zhu, C., Tomas, R., Clark, P., Zhu, J., Jahn, A., Gu, S., Zhang, J., Nusbaumer, J., Noone, D., Cheng, H., Wang, Y., Yan, M., Bao, Y. 2021. Hydroclimate footprint of pan-Asian monsoon water isotope during the last deglaciation. Science Advances, 7 (4), eabe2611.

Lu, J.Y., Zhang, H.W., Li, H.Y., Sha, L.J., Zhao, J.Y., Li, Y.W., Wang, J., Dong, X.Y., Edwards, R. L.,  Zhi Q., Cheng, H., 2021. A 120-year seasonally resolved speleothem record of precipitation seasonality from southeastern China., Quaternary Science Reviews, 264, 107023.

Lin, F.Y., Tan, L.C., Xue, G., Cheng, X., Zhang, H.W., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Wang, T.L., Li, D., Gao, Y.L., An. Z.S., 2021. Seasonality of precipitation recorded in a modern (1907–2008) annually laminated stalagmite from central China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 110489.

Li, T.Y., Xiao, S.Y., Shen, C.C., Zhang, J., Chen, C.J., Cheng, H., Spötl, C., Huang, R., Wang, T., Li, J.Y., Wu, Y., Liu, Z.Q., Edwards, R.L., Yu. T.L. 2021. Little Ice Age climate changes in Southwest China from a stalagmite δ18O record. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 562, 110167.

Pérez-Mejías, C., Moreno, A., Bernal-Wormull, J., Cacho, I., Osácar, M.C., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H. 2021. Oldest Dryas hydroclimate reorganization in the eastern Iberian Peninsula after the iceberg discharges of Heinrich Event 1. Quaternary Research, 101, 67-83.

Speed, R.C., Cheng, H. 2021. Active emergence, chronology, and limestone facies in southeastern windward Barbados. Emergence and Evolution of Barbados, 549, 21.

Speed, R.C., Cheng, H. 2021. Geology of southeastern Barbados. Emergence and Evolution of Barbados, 549, 45.

Speed, R.C., Cheng, H. 2021. Marine terrace evolution of windward Barbados. Emergence and Evolution of Barbados, 549, 1.

Sun, X.F., Wen, S.Q., Lu, C.Q., Zhou, B.Y., Curnoe, D., Lu, H.Y., Li, H.C., Wang, W., Cheng, H., Yi, S.W., Jia, X., Du, P.X., Xu, X.H., Lu, Y.M., Lu, Y., Zheng, H.X., Zhang, H., Sun, C., Wei, L.H., Han, F., Huang, J., Edwards, R.L., Jin, L., Li, H. 2021. Ancient DNA and multimethod dating confirm the late arrival of anatomically modern humans in southern China. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118 (8).

Tan, L.C., Dong, G.H., An, Z.S., Edwards, R.L., Li, H.Y., Li, D., Spengler, R., Cai, Y.J., Cheng, H., Lan, J.H., Orozbaev, R., Liu, R.L., Chen, J.H., Xu, H., Chen, F.H., 2021. Megadrought and cultural exchange along the proto-silk road. Science Bulletin, 66 (6), 603-611.

Zhao, J.Y., Cheng, H., Yang, Y., Liu, W., Zhang, H.W., Li, X.L., Li, H.Y., Brahim, Y.A., PérezMejías, C., Qu, X.L. 2021. Role of the summer monsoon variability in the collapse of the Ming dynasty: Evidences from speleothem records. Geophysical Research Letters, 48 (11), e2021GL093071.

Zhang, H.W., Zhang, X., Cai, Y.J., Sinha, A., Spötl, C., Baker, J., Kathayat, G., Liu, Z.Y., Tian, Y., Lu, J.Y., Wang, Z.Q., Zhao, J.Y., Jia, X.X., Du, W.J., Ning, Y.F., An, Z.S., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., 2021. A data-model comparison pinpoints Holocene spatiotemporal pattern of East Asian summer monsoon. Quaternary Science Reviews, 261, 106911.

Zhang, H.W., Cheng, H., Spötl, C., Zhang, X., Cruz, F.W., Sinha, A., Auler, A.S., Stríkis, N.M. Wang, X.F., Kathayat, G., Li, X.L., Li, H.Y., PérezMejías, C., Cai, Y.J., Ning, Y.F., Edwards, R.L. 2021. Gradual South‐North Climate Transition in the Atlantic Realm Within the Younger Dryas. Geophysical Research Letters, 48 (8), e2021GL092620.

Zhao, J.Y., Tan,L.C., Yang, Y., Perez-Mejias, C., Brahim, Y.A., Lu, J.Y., Wang, J., Li, H.Y., Wang, T.L., Zhang, H.W., Cheng, H. 2021. New insights towards an integrated understanding of NE Asian monsoon during mid to late Holocene. Quaternary Science Reviews, 254, 106793.




Abram, N.J., Wright, N.M., Ellis, B., Dixon, B.C., Wurtzel, J.B., England, M.H., Ummenhofer, C.C., Philibosian, B., Cahyarini, S.Y., Yu, T.L., Shen, C.C., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Heslop, D., 2020. Coupling of Indo-Pacific climate variability over the last millennium. Nature 579, 385–392.

Arriolabengoa, M., Intxaurbe, I., Medina-Alcaide, M.Á., Rivero, O., Rios-Garaizar, J., LÍbano, I., Bilbao, P., Aranburu, A., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Garate, D., 2020. From cave geomorphology to Palaeolithic human behaviour: speleogenesis, palaeoenvironmental changes and archaeological insight in the Atxurra-Armiña cave (northern Iberian Peninsula). Journal of Quaternary Science 35, 841–853.

Ballesteros, D., Álvarez-Vena, A., Monod-Del Dago, M., Rodríguez-Rodríguez, L., Sanjurjo-Sánchez, J., Álvarez-Lao, D., Pérez-Mejías, C., Valenzuela, P., DeFelipe, I., Laplana, C., Cheng, H., Jiménez-Sánchez, M., 2020. Paleoenvironmental evolution of Picos de Europa (Spain) during marine isotopic stages 5c to 3 combining glacial reconstruction, cave sedimentology and paleontological findings. Quaternary Science Reviews 248, 106581.

Chen, C.Y., McGee, D., Woods, A., Pérez, L., Hatfield, R.G., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Valero-Garcés, B.L., Lehmann, S.B., Stoner, J.S., Schwalb, A., Tal, I., Seltzer, G.O., Tapia, P.M., Abbott, M.B., Rodbell, D.T., 2020. U-Th dating of lake sediments: Lessons from the 700 ka sediment record of Lake Junín, Peru. Quaternary Science Reviews 244, 106422.

Cheng, H., 2020. Future Earth and Sustainable Developments. The Innovation 1, 100055.

Cheng, H., Li, H., Zhang, X., Zhang H., Yi, L., Cai, Y., Hu, Y., Shi, Z., Peng, Y., Zhao, J., Sinha, A., Kathayat, G., 2020. European-Asian-African continent: An early form of supercontinent and supermonsoon. Quaternary Sciences 40, 1381–1396.

Cheng, H., Zhang, H. W., Cai, Y.J., Shi, Z.G., Yi, L.,  Deng, C.L., Hao, Q.Z., Peng, Y.B., Sinha, A., Li, H.Y., Zhao, J.Y., Tian, Y., Baker, J., Pérez-Mejías, C., 2020. Orbital-scale Asian summer monsoon variations: paradox and exploration. Science China Earth Sciences In press.

Cheng, H., Zhang, H., Spötl, C., Baker, J., Sinha, A., Li, H., Bartolomé, M., Moreno, A., Kathayat, G., Zhao, J., Dong, X., Li, Y., Ning, Y., Jia, X., Zong, B., Ait Brahim, Y., Pérez-Mejías, C., Cai, Y., Novello, V.F., Cruz, F.W., Severinghaus, J.P., An, Z., Edwards, R.L., 2020. Timing and structure of the Younger Dryas event and its underlying climate dynamics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117, 23408–23417.

Columbu, A., Chiarini, V., Spötl, C., Benazzi, S., Hellstrom, J., Cheng, H., De Waele, J., 2020. Speleothem record attests to stable environmental conditions during Neanderthal–modern human turnover in southern Italy. Nature Ecology & Evolution 4, 1188–1195.

Dee, S.G., Cobb, K.M., Emile-Geay, J., Ault, T.R., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Charles, C.D., 2020. Response to Comment on “No consistent ENSO response to volcanic forcing over the last millennium.” Science 369, 10–14.

Dee, S.G., Cobb, K.M., Emile-Geay, J., Ault, T.R., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Charles, C.D., 2020. No consistent ENSO response to volcanic forcing over the last millennium. Science 367, 1477–1481.

Dutt, S., Gupta, A.K., Cheng, H., Clemens, S.C., Singh, R.K., Tewari, V.C., 2020. Indian summer monsoon variability in northeastern India during the last two millennia. Quaternary International.,

Feng, X., Yang, Y., Cheng, H., Zhao, J., Kong, X., Zhang, P., He, Z., Shi, X., Edwards, R.L., 2020. The 7.2 ka climate event: Evidence from high-resolution stable isotopes and trace element records of stalagmite in Shuiming Cave, Chongqing, China. The Holocene 30, 145–154.

Ghadiri, E., Affolter, S., Brennwald, M.S., Fleitmann, D., Häuselmann, A.D., Cheng, H., Maden, C., Leuenberger, M., Kipfer, R., 2020. Estimation of temperature – altitude gradients during the Pleistocene–Holocene transition from Swiss stalagmites. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 544, 116387.

Jaglan, S., Gupta, A.K., Cheng, H., Clemens, S.C., Dutt, S., Balaji, S., 2020. Indian summer monsoon variability during the last millennium as recorded in stalagmite from Baratang Mahadev cave, Andaman Islands. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 557, 109908.

Kerans, C., Hearty, P.J., Zahm, C., Bachtel, S.L., Cheng, H., 2020. Reply to: Comments on: “Anatomy of a late Quaternary carbonate island: Constraints on timing and magnitude of sea-level fluctuations, West Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands, BWI” by Wanless and Dravis [Quat. Sci. Rev.DOI:10.1016/j.quascirev.2020.106216]. Quaternary Science Reviews 243, 106441.

Koç, K., Koşun, E., Cheng, H., Demirtaş, F., Lawrence Edwards, R., Fleitmann, D., 2020. Black carbon traces of human activities in stalagmites from Turkey. Journal of Archaeological Science 123, 105255.

Koltai, G., Spötl, C., Cheng, H., 2020. Cryogenic cave carbonates in the Dolomites (Northern Italy): insights into Younger Dryas cooling and seasonal precipitation, Climate of the Past Discuss.,

Li, H., Sinha, A., André, A.A., Spötl, C., Vonhof, H.B., Meunier, A., Kathayat, G., Duan, P., Voarintsoa, N.R.G., Ning, Y., Biswas, J., Hu, P., Li, X., Sha, L., Zhao, J., Lawrence Edwards, R., Cheng, H., 2020. A multimillennial climatic context for the megafaunal extinctions in Madagascar and Mascarene Islands. Science Advances 6, eabb2459.

Li, H., Spötl, C., Cheng, H., 2020. A high-resolution speleothem proxy record of the Late Glacial in the European Alps: extending the NALPS19 record until the beginning of the Holocene. Journal of Quaternary Science, jqs.3255.

Li, Y., Rao, Z., Xu, Q., Zhang, S., Liu, X., Wang, Z., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Chen, F., 2020. Inter-relationship and environmental significance of stalagmite δ13C and δ18O records from Zhenzhu Cave, north China, over the last 130 ka. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 536, 116149.

Liang, Y., Zhao, K., Edwards, R.L., Wang, Y., Shao, Q., Zhang, Z., Zhao, B., Wang, Q., Cheng, H., Kong, X., 2020. East Asian monsoon changes early in the last deglaciation and insights into the interpretation of oxygen isotope changes in the Chinese stalagmite record. Quaternary Science Reviews 250, 106699.

Liu, G., Li, X., Chiang, H.-W., Cheng, H., Yuan, S., Chawchai, S., He, S., Lu, Y., Aung, L.T., Maung, P.M., Tun, W.N., Oo, K.M., Wang, X., 2020. On the glacial-interglacial variability of the Asian monsoon in speleothem δ18O records. Science Advances 6, eaay8189.

Nehme, C., Kluge, T., Verheyden, S., Nader, F., Charalambidou, I., Weissbach, T., Gucel, S., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Satterfield, L., Eiche, E., Claeys, P., 2020. Speleothem record from Pentadactylos cave (Cyprus): new insights into climatic variations during MIS 6 and MIS 5 in the Eastern Mediterranean. Quaternary Science Reviews 250, 106663.

Nicholson, S.L., Pike, A.W.G., Hosfield, R., Roberts, N., Sahy, D., Woodhead, J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Affolter, S., Leuenberger, M., Burns, S.J., Matter, A., Fleitmann, D., 2020. Pluvial periods in Southern Arabia over the last 1.1 million-years. Quaternary Science Reviews 229, 106112.

Railsback, L.B., Dupont, L.A., Liang, F., Brook, G.A., Burney, D.A., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., 2020. Relationships between climate change, human environmental impact, and megafaunal extinction inferred from a 4000-year multi-proxy record from a stalagmite from northwestern Madagascar. Quaternary Science Reviews 234, 106244.

Reimer, P.J., Austin, W.E.N., Bard, E., Bayliss, A., Blackwell, P.G., Bronk Ramsey, C., Butzin, M., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Friedrich, M., Grootes, P.M., Guilderson, T.P., Hajdas, I., Heaton, T.J., Hogg, A.G., Hughen, K.A., Kromer, B., Manning, S.W., Muscheler, R., Palmer, J.G., Pearson, C., van der Plicht, J., Reimer, R.W., Richards, D.A., Scott, E.M., Southon, J.R., Turney, C.S.M., Wacker, L., Adolphi, F., Büntgen, U., Capano, M., Fahrni, S.M., Fogtmann-Schulz, A., Friedrich, R., Köhler, P., Kudsk, S., Miyake, F., Olsen, J., Reinig, F., Sakamoto, M., Sookdeo, A., Talamo, S., 2020. The IntCal20 Northern Hemisphere radiocarbon age calibration curve (0–55 cal kBP). Radiocarbon 62, 725–757.

Sanchez, S.C., Westphal, N., Haug, G.H., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Schneider, T., Cobb, K.M., Charles, C.D., 2020. A Continuous Record of Central Tropical Pacific Climate Since the Midnineteenth Century Reconstructed From Fanning and Palmyra Island Corals: A Case Study in Coral Data Reanalysis. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 35, e2020PA003848.

Sha, L., Mahata, S., Duan, P., Luz, B., Zhang, P., Baker, J., Zong, B., Ning, Y., Brahim, Y.A., Zhang, H., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., 2020. A novel application of triple oxygen isotope ratios of speleothems. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 270, 360–378.

Shao, X., Wang, T., Wang, Y., Cheng, H., Zhao, K., Kong, X., 2020. ENSO-Like Pacing of the Asian Summer Monsoon during the Early Holocene. Journal of Meteorological Research 34, 325–335.

Tan, L., Li, Y., Wang, X., Cai, Y., Lin, F., Cheng, H., Ma, L., Sinha, A., Edwards, R.L., 2020. Holocene Monsoon Change and Abrupt Events on the Western Chinese Loess Plateau as Revealed by Accurately Dated Stalagmites. Geophysical Research Letters 47, e2020GL090273.

Tan, L., Liu, W., Wang, T., Cheng, P., Zang, J., Wang, X., Ma, L., Li, D., Lan, J., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Xu, H., Ai, L., Gao, Y., Cai, Y., 2020. A multiple-proxy stalagmite record reveals historical deforestation in central Shandong, northern China. Science China Earth Sciences 63, 1622–1632.

Tian, Y., Zhang, H., Zong, B., Duan, P., Vonhof, H.B., Dublyansky, Y. V., Ning, Y., Spötl, C., Cai, Y., Cheng, H., 2020. Measurement of oxygen and hydrogen isotopic ratios of speleothem fluid inclusion water using Picarro. Chinese Science Bulletin 65, 3626–3634.

Utida, G., Cruz, F.W., Santos, R. V., Sawakuchi, A.O., Wang, H., Pessenda, L.C.R., Novello, V.F., Vuille, M., Strauss, A.M., Borella, A.C., Stríkis, N.M., Guedes, C.C.F., Dias De Andrade, F.R., Zhang, H., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., 2020. Climate changes in Northeastern Brazil from deglacial to Meghalayan periods and related environmental impacts. Quaternary Science Reviews 250, 106655.

Wei, Y., Cai, Y., Cheng, X., Xue, G., Lu, Y., Ma, L., Huang, S., He, M., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., 2020. Holocene and deglaciation hydroclimate changes in northern China as inferred from stalagmite growth frequency. Global and Planetary Change 195, 103360.

Winter, A., Zanchettin, D., Lachniet, M., Vieten, R., Pausata, F.S.R., Ljungqvist, F.C., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Miller, T., Rubinetti, S., Rubino, A., Taricco, C., 2020. Initiation of a stable convective hydroclimatic regime in Central America circa 9000 years BP. Nature Communications 11, 716.

Yao, Y., Lan, J., Zhao, J., Vachula, R.S., Xu, H., Cai, Y., Cheng, H., Huang, Y., 2020. Abrupt freshening since the early Little Ice Age in Lake Sayram of arid central Asia inferred from an alkenone isomer proxy. Geophysical Research Letters 47, e2020GL089257.

Zhang, H., Cheng, H., Baker, J., Kathayat, G., 2020. Response to Comments by Daniel Gebregiorgis et al. “A Brief Commentary on the Interpretation of Chinese Speleothem δ18O Records as Summer Monsoon Intensity Tracers”. Quaternary 2020, 3, 7.

Zhang, H., Cheng, H., Cai, Y., Spötl, C., Sinha, A., Kathayat, G., Li, H., 2020. Effect of precipitation seasonality on annual oxygen isotopic composition in the area of spring persistent rain in southeastern China and its paleoclimatic implication. Climate of the Past 16, 211–225.

Zhang, J., Kong, X., Zhao, K., Wang, Y., Liu, S., Wang, Z., Liu, J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., 2020. Centennial-scale climatic changes in Central China during the Holocene climatic optimum. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 558, 109950.

Zhao, C., Zhang, P., Li, X., Ning, Y., Tan, L., Lawrence Edwards, R., Yao, X., Cheng, H., 2020. Distribution characteristics and influencing factors of uranium isotopes in Saline Lakewaters in the Northeast of Qaidam Basin. Minerals 10, 74.

Zhao, K., Wang, Y., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Kong, X., Liu, D., Shao, Q., Cui, Y., Huang, C., Ning, Y., Yang, X., 2020. Late Holocene monsoon precipitation changes in southern China and their linkage to Northern Hemisphere temperature. Quaternary Science Reviews 232, 106191.


Affolter, S., Häuselmann, A., Fleitmann, D., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Leuenberger, M., Central Europe temperature constrained by speleothem fluid inclusion water isotopes over the past 14,000 years., Science Advances 5, eaav3809.

Brahim, Y.A., Bouchaou, L., Sifeddine, A., Beraaouz, E.H., Wanaim, A., Cheng, H., 2019. Hydro-climate characteristics of the karst system of Wintimdouine cave (Western High Atlas, Morocco): monitoring and implications for paleoclimate research. Environmental Earth Sciences 78 (16), 508.

Brahim, Y.A., Wassenburg, J.A., Sha, L.J., Cruz, F.W., Deininger, M., Sifeddine, A., Bouchaou, L., Spötl, C., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H. 2019., North Atlantic Ice‐Rafting, Ocean and Atmospheric Circulation During the Holocene: Insights From Western Mediterranean Speleothems. Geophysical Research Letters. doi:org/10.1029/2019GL082405.

Cheng H., Zhang H., Zhao J., Li H., Ning Y., Kathayat G., 2019. Chinese stalagmite paleoclimate researches: A review and perspective. Science China Earth Sciences 62, 1489–1513.

Cheng, H., Springer, G.S., Sinha, A., Hardt, B.F. Yi, L., Li, H.Y., Tian, Y., Li, X.L., Eastern North American climate in phase with fall insolation throughout the last three glacial-interglacial cycles. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 522, 125–134

Columbu, A., Drysdale, R., Hellstrom, J., Woodhead, J., Cheng, H., Hua, Q., Zhao, J.X., Montagna, P., Pons-Branchu, E., Edwards R.L., 2019. U-Th and radiocarbon dating of calcite speleothems from gypsum caves (Emilia Romagna, North Italy). Geochronology 52, 51–62.

Dong X., Cheng H., Kathayat G.,et al. 2019. The termination period of Heinrich 2 Event recorded by stalagmite in Indian monsoon domain. Quaternary Sciences, 39, 878–893.

Du, W.J., Cheng, H., Xu, Y., Yang, X. L., Zhang, P.Z., Sha, L.J., Li, H.Y., Zhu, X.Y., Zhang, M.L., Stríkis, N.M., Cruz, F.W., Edwards, R.L., Zhang, H.W., Ning. Y.F. 2019. Timing and structure of the weak Asian Monsoon event about 73,000 years agoQuaternary Geochronology 53, 101003.

Duan, W.H., Cheng, H., Tan, M., Li, X.L., Edwards, R.L. 2019. Timing and structure of Termination II in north China constrained by a precisely dated stalagmite record. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 512 (2019) 1–7.

Kerans, C., Zahm, C., Bachtel, S.L., Hearty, P., Cheng. H., 2019. Anatomy of a late Quaternary carbonate island: Constraints on timing and magnitude of sea-level fluctuations, West Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands, BWI. Quaternary Science Reviews 205, 193–223.

Krause, C.E., Gagan, M.K., Dunbar, G.B., Hantoro, W.S., Hellstrom, J.C., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Suwargadi, B.W., Abram, N.J., Rifai, H. 2019. Spatio-temporal evolution of Australasian monsoon hydroclimate over the last 40,000 years. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 513, 103–112.

Liu, G., Li, X., Chiang, H., Cheng, H., Yuan, S., Chawchai, S., He, S., Lu, Y., Aung, L.T., Maung, P.M., Tun, W.N., Oo, K.M., Wang, X., 2019. On the glacial-interglacial variability of the Asian Monsoon in speleothem d18O records: Moisture transport pathway effect in speleothem records. Science Advances 6, eaay8189.

Pavia, F.J., Anderson, R.F., Black, E.E., Kipp, L.E., Vivancos, S.M., Fleisher. M.Q., Charette M.A., Sanial, V., Moore, W.S., Hult, M., Lu, Y.B., Cheng, H., Zhang, P., Edwards, R.L., 2019. Timescales of hydrothermal scavenging in the South Pacific Ocean from 234Th, 230Th, and 228Th. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 506, 146–156.

Perez-Mejías, C., Moreno, A., Sancho, C., Martín-García, R., Spotl, C., Cacho, I., Cheng, H., Edwards. R. L. 2019. Orbital-to-millennial scale climate variability during Marine Isotope Stages 5 to 3 in northeast Iberia. Quaternary Science Reviews 224, 105946.

Sha L.J., Brahim, Y.A., Wassenburg, J.A., Yin, J.J., Peros, M., Cruz, F.W., Cai, Y.J., Li, H.Y., Du, W.J., Zhang, H.W., Edwards, R. L., Cheng, H. 2019. How far north did the African Monsoon fringe expand during the African Humid Period? - Insights from Southwest Moroccan speleothems. Geophysical Research Letters. doi:org/10.1029/2019GL084879.

Sinha, A., Kathayat, G., Weiss, H., Li, H.Y., Cheng, H., Reuter, J., Schneider, A.W., Berkelhammer, M., Adal, S.F., Stott, L.D., Edwards R.L. 2019. Role of climate in the rise and fall of the Neo-Assy rian Empire. Science Advances 5: eaax6656.

Tan, L.C., Shen, C.C., Löwemark, L., Chawchai, S., Edwards, R.L., Cai, Y., Breitenbach, S.F.M., Cheng, H. et al. 2019. Rainfall variations in central Indo-Pacific over the past 2,700 y. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116 (35), 17201–17206.

Voarintsoa, N.R.G., Matero, I.S.O., Railsback, L.B.,  Gregoire, L.J., Tindall, J., Sime, L., Cheng, H. 2019. Investigating the 8.2 ka event in northwestern Madagascar: Insight from data-model comparisons. Quaternary Science Reviews. 204, 172–186.

Walker, M., Gibbard, P., Head, M.J., Berkelhammer, M., Björck, S., Cheng, H., Cwynar, L.C., Fisher, D., Gkinis, V., Long, A., Lowe, J., Newnham, R., Rasmussen, S.O. 2019. Formal Subdivision of the Holocene Series/Epoch: A Summary. Harvey Weiss Journal of the Geological Society of India 93 (2), 135–141.

Walker, M., Head, M.J., Lowe, J., Berkelhammer, M., Björck, S., Cheng, H. Cwynar, L.C., Fishe, D., Gkinis, V., Long, A., Newnham, R., Rasmussen, S.O. Weiss, H., 2019. Subdividing the Holocene Series/Epoch: formalization of stages/ages and subseries/subepochs, and designation of GSSPs and auxiliary stratotypes. Journal of Quaternary Science. 34(3) 173–186.

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Häuselmann, A.D., Fleitmann, D., Cheng, H., Tabersky, D., Günther, D.,Edwards, R.L. 2015. Timing and nature of the penultimate deglaciation in a high alpine stalagmite from Switzerland speleothems. Quaternary Science Reviews 126, 264–275.

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Tan, L.C., Cai, Y.J., An, Z.S., Cheng, H., Shen, C.C., Breitenbach, S.F.M., Gao, Y.L., Edwards, R.L., Zhang, H.W., Du, Y.J. 2015. A Chinese cave links climate change, social impacts, and human adaptation over the last 500 years. Scientific Reports 5:12284 | DOi: 10.1038/srep12284.

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Toth, L.T., Aronson, R.B., Cobb, K.M., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L.Pamela R. Grothe Sayani, H.R.2015.Climatic thresholds and coral-reef shutdown. Nature Clim. doi:10.1038/NCLIMATE2541.

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Van Rampelbergh, M., Verheyden, S., Allan, M., Quinif, Y., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Keppens, E., Claeys, P. 2015. A 500-year seasonally resolved δ18O and δ13C, layer thickness and calcite aspect record from a speleothem deposited in the Han-sur-Lesse cave, Belgium. Clim. Past 11, 789–802.

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Bard, E., Ménot, G., Rostek, F., Licari, L., Böning, P., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Wang, Y.J., Heaton, T.J. 2013. Radiocarbon calibration/comparison records based on marine sediments from the Pakistan and Iberian Margins. Radicarbon, 55, 1–21.

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Cheng, H., Sinha, A., Cruz, F.W. Edwards, R.L., d’Horta, F.M., Ribas, C.C., Wang, X.F., Auler, A.S., 2013. Climate change patterns in South America over the past 250 ka and tropical biodiversity. Nature Communications 4, 1411, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2415.

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Domínguez-Villar, D., Carrasco, R.M, Pedraza, J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Willenbring, J.K. 2013.Early maximum extent of paleoglaciers from Mediterranean mountains during the last glaciation. Scientific Report 3: 2034 | DOI: 10.1038/srep02034.

Hereid, K.A., Quinn, T.M., Taylor, F. W., Shen, C-C., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H. 2013. Coral record of reduced El Nino activity in the early 15th to middle 17th centuries. Geology 41, 51–54.

Kanner, L.C., Burns, S.J., Cheng, H., R.L. Edwards, R.L., Vuille, M., 2013. Oceanic influences on the South American summer monsoon over the last seven millennia: insights from two speleothems. Quat. Sci. Rev. 75, 1-10.

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McCabe-Glynn, S., Johnson, K.R., Strong, C., Berkelhammer, M., Sinha, A., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2013.A Speleothem record of North Pacific decadal variability since the 9th century AD. Nature Geoscience, 6, 617–621.

Rao, Z.G., Chen, F.H., Cheng, H., Liu, W.G., Wang, G.A., Lai, Z.P., Bloemendal, J. 2013. High-resolution precipitation variations in the western Chinese Loess Plateau during the last glacial. Scientific Report, 3: 2785 | DOI: 10.1038/srep02785.

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Rodysill, J.R., Russell, J.M., Crausbay, S.D., Bijaksana, S., Vuille, M., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H. 2013.Drought of the millennium in East Java, Indonesia. Quat. Sci. Rev.80, 102111.

Shen, C-C. Tan, M., Lin, K., Duan, W.H., Jiang, X.Y., Partin, J.W., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H. 2013. Test the annual nature of stalagmite banding. Scientific Report 3: 2633 | DOI: 10.1038/srep02633.

Sletten, H.R., Railsback, L.B., Liang, F.Y., Brook, G.A., Marias, E., Hardt, B., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2013. A petrographic and geochemical record of climate change over the last 4600 years from a stalagmite from northern Namibia, with evidence of abruptly wetter climate at the beginning of southern Africa’s Iron Age. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 376, 149–162.

Stoll, H.M., Moreno, A., Mendez-Vicente, A., Gonzalez-Lemos, S., Jimenez-Sanchez1, M., Dominguez-Cuesta, M.J., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Wang, X.F., 2013. Growth rates of speleothems in NW Iberian Peninsula over the last two glacial cycles and relationship with climate. Quat. Res. 80, 284-290.

Tan, L.C., Orland, I.J., Cheng, H. 2013. Annually laminated speleothems in paleoclimate studies. PAGES Magazine 22.

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Tong, H.P., Feng, D., Cheng, H., Yang, S.X., Wang, H.B., Min, A.G., Edwards, R.L., Chen, D.F. 2013. Authigenic carbonates from seeps on the northern continental slope of the South China Sea: New insights into fluid sources and geochronology. Marine and Petroleum Geology 43, 260-271.

Van Rampelbergh, M., Fleitmann, D., Verheyden, S., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Geest, P.D., Claeys, P., Keppens, E., 2013. Changes in Precipitation and wind strength of the Indian Ocean Monsoon during the last 8.0 ka based on three high-resolution stalagmite records from Socotra Island (Yemen). Quat. Sci, Rev. 65, 129–142.

Villa, E., Stoll, H., Farias, P., Adrados, L., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2013. Age and significance of the quaternary cemented deposits of the Duje valley (Picos de Europa, northern Spain). Quat. Res. 79, 1–5.

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Cai, Y.J., Zhang, H.W., Cheng, H., An, Z.S., Edwards, R.L., Wang, X.F., Tan, L.C., Liang, F.Y., Wang, J., 2012.The Holocene Indian monsoon variability over the southern Tibetan Plateau and its teleconnections. Earth and Planet. Sci. Rev. 335–336, 135–144.

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Cheng, H., Zhang, P.Z., Spötl, C. Edwards, R.L., Cai, Y.J., Zhang, D.Z., Sang, W.C., Tan, M., An, Z.S., 2012. The climate cyclicity in arid central Asia over the past 500,000 years. Geophys. Res. Lett. 39, L01705, doi:10.1029/2011GL050202.

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Cui, Y.F., Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Zhao, K., Kong, X.G. 2012. Isotopic and lithologic variations of one precisely dated stalagmite across the Medieval/LIA period from Heilong Cave, Central China. Clim. Past Discuss., 8, 1275–1300.

Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Cutler, K.B., Gallup, C.D. 2012. Geochemical Evidence for Quaternary Sea-level Changes. Chapter 17, Vol. 6, in: Treatise on Geochemistry, edited by: Holland, H. D., Turekian, K. K., and Elderfield, H.

Ersek, V., Clark, P.U., Mix, A.C., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2012. Holocene winter climate variability in mid-latitude western North America. Nature Communications, 3:1219, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2222 .

Goder-Goldberger, M., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Marder, O., Peleg, Y., Yeshurun, R., Frumkin, A. 2012. Manuel Cave: The Site and its bearing on early middle Paleolithic technological variability. Paléorient 38, 203–225

Kanner, L.C., Burns, S.J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2012. High-Latitude Forcing of the South American Summer Monsoon During the Last Glacial. Science 335, 570–573.

Ma, Z.B., Cheng, H., Tan, M., Edwards, R.L., Li, H.C., Duan, W.H., Wang, X., Kelly, M., 2012. The timing and structure of the Younger Dryas event in northern China. Quat. Sci. Rev. 41, 83–93.

McGee, D., Quade, J., Edwards, R.L., Broecker, W.S., Cheng, H2012. Lacustrine cave carbonates: novel archives of paleohydrologic change in Lake Bonneville (Utah, USA). Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., 351–352. 182–194.

Novello, V.F., Cruz, F.W., Cheng, H., Karmann, I., Edwards, R.L., Wang, X.F., de Paula, M.S., Auler, A.S. 2012. Multidecadal climate variability in Brazil Nordeste during the last 3000 years based on speleothem isotope records. Geology 39, L23706, doi:10.1029/2012GL053936.

Shen, C.-C., Wu, C.-C., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Hsieh, Y.-T., Gallet, S., Chang, C.-C., Li, T.Y., Lam, D.D., Kano, A., Hori, M., Spötl, C., 2012. High-precision and high-resolution carbonate 230Th dating by MC-ICP-MS with SEM protocols. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 99, 71–86.

Toth, L.T., Aronson, R.B., Vollmer, S.V., Hobbs, J.W., Urrego, D.H., Cheng, H., Bush, M.B., Enochs, I.C., Combosch, D.J., Macintyre, I.G. 2012. ENSO variability drives collapse and recovery of Holocene reefs in the eastern Pacific. Science 337, 81–84.

Vuille, M., Burns, S.J., Taylor, B.L., Cruz, F.W., Bird, B.W., Abbott, M.B., Kanner, L.C., Cheng, H. 2012. A review of the South American Monsoon history as recorded in stable isotopic proxies over the past two millennia. Clim. Past 8. 637–668.

Wu, J.Y., Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Kong, X.G., Liu, D.B. 2012. Stable isotope and trace element investigation of two contemporaneous annually-laminated stalagmites from northeastern China surrounding the “8.2 ka event”. Clim. Past Discuss., 8, 1591–1614.



Badertscher, S., Fleitmann, D., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Göktürk, O.M., Zumbühl, A., Tüysüz, O., 2011. Pleistocene water intrusions from the Mediterranean and Caspian seas into the Black SeaNature Geoscience 4, 236–239.

Boch, R., Cheng, H., Spötl, C., Edwards, R.L., Wang, X.F., Häuselmann, Ph., 2011. A precisely dated European climate proxy stack 120-60 ka. Clim. Past Discss. 7, 1049–1072.

Cartwright, A., Quade, J., Stine, S., Adams, K., Broecker, W., Cheng, H., 2011. Chronostratigraphy and Hydrologic Modeling of Laguna Carri-Laufquén, Río Negro, Argentina. Quat. Res.76, 430–440.

Corrêa, D., Auler, A.S., Wang, X.F., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H. 2011. Geomorphology and genesis of the remarkable Araras Ridge tufa deposit, Western Brazil. Geomorphology 134, 94–101.

Domínguez-Villar, D., Vázquez-Navarro, J.A., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2011. Freshwater tufa record from Spain supports evidence for the past interglacial being wetter than the Holocene in the Mediterranean region. Global and Planet. Change 77, 129–141.

Göktürk, O.M., Fleitmann, D., Badertscher, S., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Leuenberger, M., Fankhauser, A., Tüysüz, O., Kramers, J., 2011. Climate on the southern Black Sea coast during the Holocene: implications from the Sofular Cave record. Quat. Sci. Rev. 30, 2433–2445.

Jo, K.N., Woo, K.S., Lim, H.S., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Wang, Y.J., Jiang, X.Y., Kim, R., Lee, J.I., Yoon, H.I., Yoo, K.C., 2011. Holocene and Eemian climatic optima in the Korean Peninsula based on textural and carbon isotopic records from the stalagmite of the Daeya Cave, South Korea.  Quat. Sci. Rev. 30, 1218–1231.

Ludwig, K.A., Shen, C.C., Kelley, D.S., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., 2011. U-Th systematics and ages of carbonate chimneys at the Lost City hydrothermal field. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, 1869–1888.

Railsback, L.B., Liang, F.Y., Romaní, J.R.V., d'Anglade, A.G., Rodríguez, M.V., Fidalgo, L.S., Mosquera, D.F., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., 2011. A stalagmite record of Holocene long-term climate change and shorter-term environmental shifts from the Serra do Courel of northwestern Spain. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 305, 172–184.

Rushdi, A.I., Clark, P.U., Mix, A.C., Ersek, V., Simoneit, B.R.T., Cheng, H., Edwards, R. L. 2011. Composition and sources of lipid compounds in speleothem calcite from southwestern Oregon and their paleoenvironmental implications. Environmental Earth Sci.  62, 1245–1261.

Schewe, J., Levermann, A., Cheng, H. 2011. A critical humidity threshold for monsoon transitions. Clim. Past Discuss. 7, 1737–1765.

Shakun, J.D., Burns, S.J., Clark, P.U., Cheng, H., Edwards, R. L. 2011. Milankovitch-paced Termination II in a Nevada speleothem? Geophy. Res. Lett. 38, L18701 DOI:10.1029/2011GL048560.

Sinha, A., Berkelhammer, M., Stott, L., Mudelsee, M., Cheng, H., Biswas, J. 2011.The leading mode of Indian Summer Monsoon precipitation variability during the last Millennium. Geophys. Res. Lett. 38, L15703, doi:10.1029/2011GL047713.

Sinha, A., Stott, L., Berkelhammer, M., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Aldenderfer, M., Mudelsee, M., Buckley, B., 2011.A Global Context for Monsoon Megadroughts during the Past Millennium. Quat. Sci. Rev. 30, 47–62.

Southon, J., Noronha, A.L., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Wang, Y.J. 2011. A high-resolution record of atmospheric 14C based on Hulu Cave speleothem H82. Quat. Sci. Rev. 33, 32–41.

Stríkis, N.M., Cruz, F.W., Cheng, H., Karmann, I., Edwards, R.L., Vuille, M., Wang, X.F., de Paula, M.S., Novello, V.F., Auler, A.S. 2011. Abrupt variations in South American monsoon rainfall during the Holocene based on a speleothem record from central-eastern Brazil. Geology 39, 1075–1078.

Tan, L.C., Cai, Y.J., An, Z.S., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Shen, C.C., Zhang, H.W., 2011. Centennial- to decadal-scale monsoon precipitation variability in the semi-humid region, northern China during the last 1860 years: Records from stalagmites in Huangye Cave. Holocene, 21, 287–296, doi:10.1177/0959683610378880.

Winter, A., Miller, T., Kushnir, Y., Sinha, A., Timmermann, A., Jury, M.R., Gallup, C., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2011.Evidence for 800 years of North Atlantic multi-decadal variability from a Puerto Rican speleothem. Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett. 308, 23–28.



Araoka, D., Inoue, M., Suzuki, A., Yokoyama, Y., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Matsuzaki, H., Kan, H., Shikazono, N., Kawahata, H., 2010. Historic 1771 Meiwa tsunami confirmed by high-resolution U/Th dating of massive Porites coral boulders at Ishigaki Island in the Ryukyus, Japan. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystem.11, Q06014.

Berkelhammer. M., Sinha, A., Mudelsee, M., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Cannariato, K., 2010.  Persistent multidecadal power of the Indian Summer Monsoon. Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett. 290, 166–172.

Broecker, W.S., Denton, G.H., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Alley, R.B., Putnam, A.E., 2010. Putting the Younger Dryas cold event into context. Quat. Sci. Rev. 29, 1078–1081.

Cai, Y.J., Cheng, H., An, Z.S., Edwards, R.L., Wang, X.F., Tan, L.C., Wang, J., 2010. Oxygen isotope records of precipitation from the south-central Tibetan Plateau during the last interglaciation: clues from speleothems. Geology 38, 243–246.

Cai, Y.J., Tan, L.C., Cheng, H., An, Z.S., Edwards, R.L., Kelly, M.J., Kong, X.G., Wang, X.F., 2010.The variation of summer monsoon precipitation in central China since the last deglaciation. Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett. 291, 21–31.

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Dasgupta, S., Saar, M.O., Edwards, R.L., Shen, C.C., Cheng, H., Alexander, C. 2010. Three thousand years of extreme rainfall events recorded in stalagmites from Spring Valley Caverns, Minnesota. Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett. 300, 46–54.

Dong, J.G., Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Hardt, B., Edwards, R.L., Kong, X.G., Wu, J.Y., Chen, S.T., Liu, D.B., Jiang, X.Y., Zhao, K., 2010. A high-resolution stalagmite record of the Holocene East Asian Monsoon from Mount Shennongjia, central China. Holocene 20, 257–264.

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Feng, D., Cheng, H., Robert, H.H., Peckmann, J., Bohrmann, G., Edwards, R.L., Chen, D. 2010. U/Th dating of cold-seep carbonates: An initial comparison. Deep Sea Research II. 57, 2055–2060.

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Jiang, X.Y., Kong, X.G., Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Wu, J.Y., Chen, S.T., 2010. Orbital- and millennial-scale variability of the Asian monsoon during MIS8 from Sanbao Cave at Mount Shennongjia, central China. Chinese Sci. Bull. 55, 1041–1046.

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Su, R.X., Sun, D.H., Cheng, H., Chen, X.M., Li, Z.J., 2010. Evolution of Asian monsoon variability revealed by oxygen isotopic record of middle Holocene massive coral in the northern South China Sea. Quat. Int213, 56–68.

Tan, M., Wang, Y., He, C.H., Cheng, H., 2010. Primary investigation of the relationship between formation of Santai caves in Nanjing and paleo-water-table of Yangtze River. Quat. Sci. 30, 877–882.

Woodhead, J., Reisz, R., Fox, D., Drysdale, R., Hellstrom, J., Maas, R., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., 2010. Speleothem climate records from deep time?An example from the Permian. Geology, 38, 455–458.

Yang, X., Zhang, Z., Yuan, D., Cheng, H., 2010.  210Pb Dating of Young Stalagmite from Huanglong Cave. Geological Review 56, 543548.

Yang, Y., Yuan, D.X., Cheng, H., Zhang, M.L., Qin, J.M., Lin, Y.S., Zhu, X.Y., Edwards, R.L., 2010. Precise dating of abrupt shifts in the Asian Monsoon during the last deglaciation based on stalagmite data from Yamen Cave, Guizhou Province, Science China, Earth Sciences 53, 633-641.

Zhang, D.Z., Zhang, P.Z., Sang, W.C., Cheng, H., Wu, X.P., Yuan, Y., Bai, Y.J., Wang, J.L., Jia, J.H., 2010. Implications of stalagmite density for past climate change: An example from stalagmite growth during the last deglaciation from Wanxiang Cave, western Loess Plateau. Chinese Sci. Bull. 55, 3936–3943.

Zhao, K., Wang, Y.J., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Liu, D.B., 2010. High-resolution stalagmite δ18O records of Asian monsoon changes in central and southern China spanning the MIS 3/2 transition. Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett. 298, 191–198.


Auler, A.S., Smart, P.L., Wang, X.F., Pilo, L.B., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., 2009. Cyclic sedimentation in Brazilian caves: Mechanisms and palaeoenvironmental significance. Geomorphology 106, 142–153.

Broecker, W.S., McGee, D., Adams, K.D., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Oviatt, C.G., Quade, J., 2009. A Great Basin-wide dry episode during the first half of the Mystery Interval. Quat. Sci. Rev. 28, 2557–2563.

Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Broecker, W.S., Denton, G.H., Kong, X.G., Wang, Y.J., Zhang, R., Wang, X.F., 2009. Ice Age Terminations. Science 326, 248–252.

Cheng, H., Fleitmann, D.,  Edwards, R.L., Wang, X.F., Cruz, F.W., Auler, A.S., Mangini, A.) Wang, Y.J., Burns, S.J., Matter, A. 2009. Timing and structure of the 8.2 ky event inferred from d18O records of stalagmites from China, Oman and Brazil. Geology 37, 1007–1010.

Cruz, F.W., Vuille, M., Burns, S.J., Wang, X.F., Cheng, H., Werner, M., Edwards, R.L., Karmann, I., 2009. Orbitally driven east-west antiphasing of South American precipitation. Nature Geoscience2, 210–214.

Cruz, F.W., Wang, X.F., Auler, A., Vuille, M., Burns, S.J., Edwards, R.L., Karmann, I., Cheng, H. 2009.Orbital and Millennial-Scale Precipitation Changes in Brazil from Speleothem Records. In: F. Vimeux, F. Sylvestre, M. Khodri (ed.), Past Climate Variability in South America and Surrounding Regions. pp. 29–60. Springer.

Domínguez-Villar, D., Fairchild, I.J., Baker, A., Wang, X.F., Edwards, RL., Cheng, H., 2009. Oxygen isotope precipitation anomaly in the North Atlantic region during the 8.2 ka event. Geology 37, 1095–1098.

Ersek, V., Hostetler, S.W., Cheng, H., Clark, P.U., Anslow, F.S., Mix, A. C., Edwards, R.L., 2009. Environmental influences on speleothem growth in southwestern Oregon during the last 380 000 years. Earth And Planet. Sci. Lett. 279, 316–325.

Fleitmann, D., Cheng, H., Badertscher, S., Edwards, R.L., Mudelsee, M., Göktürk, O.M., Fankhauser, A., Pickering, R., Raible, C., Matter, A., Kramers, J., Tüysüz, O., 2009. Timing and climatic imprint of Dansgaard-Oeschger events in stalagmites from Northern Turkey. Geophys. Res. Lett. 36, L19707, doi:10.1029/2009GL040050.

Jin, C.Z., Pan, W.S., Zhang, Y.Q., Cai, Y.J., Xu, Q.Q., Tang, Z.L., Wang, W., Wang, Y., Liu, J.Y., Qin, D.G., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., 2009. The Homo sapiens Cave hominin site of Mulan Mountain, Jiangzhou District, Chongzuo, Guangxi with emphasis on its age. Chinese Sci. Bull. 54, 3848–3856.

Reuter, J., Stott, L., Sinha, A., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., 2009. A New Perspective on the Hydroclimate Variability in Northern South America During the Little Ice Age. Geophys. Res. Lett. 36, L21706, doi:10.1029/2009GL041051.

Springer, G.S., Rowe, H.D., Hardt, B., Cocina, F.G., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., 2009.Climate driven changes in river channel morphology and base level during the Holocene and late Pleistocene of southeastern West Virginia. Jour. of Cave and Karst Studies 71, 121–129.

Tan, L.C., Cai, Y.J., Cheng, H., An, Z.S., Edwards, R.L., 2009. Summer monsoon precipitation variations in central China over the past 750 years derived from a high-resolution absolute-dated stalagmite. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 280, 432–439.

Wu, J.Y., Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., 2009. An exceptionally strengthened East Asian summer monsoon event between 19.9 and 17.1 ka BP recorded in a Hulu stalagmite. Science In China Series D-Earth Sciences 52, 360–368.



Cai, B.G., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Tan, M., Wang, X. and Liu, T.S. 2008. A dry episode in the Younger Dryas and decadal to centennial-scale weak monsoon events during the early Holocene: a high-resolution stalagmite record from the southeast of the Loess Plateau, China. Geophys. Res. Lett. 35, L02705, doi:10.1029/2007GL030986.

Cheng, H., Fleitmann, D., Edwards, R.L., Burns, S.J., Mmatter, A., 2008. Timing of the 8.2-kyr event in a stalagmite from Northern Oman. PAGES 16, 29–30.

Cosford, J., Qing, H.R., Eglington, B., Mattey, D., Yuan, D.X., Zhang, M.L., Cheng, H. 2008. East Asian monsoon variability since the Mid-Holocene recorded in a high-resolution, absolute-dated aragonite speleothem from eastern China. Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett. 275, 296–307. 

Cosford, J., Qing, H.R., Yuan, D.X., Zhang, M.L., Holmden, C., Cheng, H. 2008. Millennial-Scale Variability in the Asian Monsoon: evidence from oxygen isotope records from stalagmites in southeastern China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 266, 3–12.

Domínguez-Villar, D.; Wang, X.; Cheng, H., Martín-Chivelet, J., Edwards, R.L. 2008. A high-resolution late Holocene speleothem record from Kaite Cave, northern Spain: d18O variability and possible causes. Quat. Int. 187, 40–51.

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Fritz, S.C., Baker, P.A., Seltzer, G.O., Ballantyne, A., Tapia, P., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2008.Corrigendum to “Quaternary glaciation and hydrologic variation in the South American tropics as reconstructed from the Lake Titicaca drilling project” [Quaternary Research 68 (2007) 410–420. Quat. Res. 69, 342.

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Liu, D.B., Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Kong, X.G., Wang, X.F., Wu, J.Y., Chen, S.T., 2008. A detailed comparison of Asian Monsoon intensity and Greenland temperature during the Allerød and Younger Dryas events. Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett. 272, 691–697.

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Sieh, K., Natawidjaja, D.H., Meltzner, A.J., Shen, C.C., Suwargadi, B.W., Galetzka, J., Li, K.S., Cheng, H., R. Edwards, R.L., 2008. Paleogeodetic Evidence for Earthquake Supercycles on the Sunda Megathrust, Mentawai Islands, Sumatra. Science 322, 1674–1678.

Springer, G.S., Rowe H.D., Hardt B.F., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2008. Solar forcing of drought periodicities in east-central North America, recorded by West Virginia stalagmite BCC-002.Geophys. Res. Lett. 35, L17703, doi:10.1029/2008GL034971.

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Verheyden, S., Nader, F.H., Cheng, H. Edwards, L.R., Swennen, R. 2008. Paleoclimate reconstruction in the Levant region from the geochemistry of a Holocene stalagmite from the Jeita cave, Lebanon. Quat. Res. 70, 368–381.

Wang, X.F., Cruz, F.W., Auler, A.S., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., 2008. Millennial-scale climate variability recorded in Brazilian speleothems. PAGES 16, 31–32.

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Fritz, S.C., Baker, P.A. Seltzer, G.O., Ballantyne, A., Tapia, P., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2007.Quaternary glaciation and hydrologic variation in the South American tropics as reconstructed from the Lake Titicaca drilling project. Quat. Res. 68, 410–420.

Natawidjaja, D.H., Sieh, K., Chlieh, M., Galetzka, J., Suwargadi, B.W., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Avouac, J.-P., Ward, S.N. 2006.  Source parameters of the great Sumatran megathrust earthquakes of 1797 and 1833 inferred from coral microatolls, J. Geophys. Res. 111, B06403, doi:10.1029/2005JB004025.

Natawidjaja, D.H., Sieh, K., Galetzka, J., Suwargadi, B.W., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. and Chlieh, M.  2007.  Interseismic deformation above the Sunda megathrust recorded in coral microatolls of the Mentawai islands, West Sumatra. J. Geophys. Res., 112, B02404, doi:10.1029/2006JB004450, 27p.

Shen, G.J., Wang, W., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2007. Mass spectrometric U-series dating of Laibin hominid site in Guangxi, southern China. Journal of Archaeological Science 34, 2109–2114.

Sinha,A., Cannariato, K.G., Stott, L.D., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Yadava, M.G., Ramesh, R., Singh, I.B. 2007. A 900-year (600 to 1500 A.D.) record of the Indian summer monsoon precipitation from the core monsoon zone of India. Geophysical Research Letter. 34, L16707.

Treble, P.C., Schmitt, A.K., Edwards, R.L., McKeegan, K.D., Harrison, T.M., Grove, M.,  Cheng, H., Wang, Y.J., 2007. High resolution Secondary Ionisation Mass Spectrometry(SIMS) δ18O analyses of Hulu Cave speleothem at the time of Heinrich Event 1. Chemical Geology 238,197–212.

Wang, W., Potts, R., Yuan, B.Y., Huang, W.W., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Ditchfield, P., 2007. Sequence of mammalian fossils, including hominoid teeth, from the Bubing Basin caves, South China. Journal of Human Evolution 52, 370–379.

Wang, X.F., Auler, A.S., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Ito, E., Solheid, M., Wang, Y.J., Kong, X.G. 2007. Millennial-scale precipitation changes in southern Brazil over the past 90,000 years. Geophysical Research Letter 34, L23701, doi:10.1029/2007GL031149, 2007.

Wang, X.F., Edwards, R.L., Auler, A.S., Cheng, H., Ito, E., 2007. Millennial-scale interhemispheric asymmetry of low-latitude precipitation: speleothem evidences and possible high-latitude forcing. American Geophysical Union Monograph. 173, 279–294.

Webster, J.W., Brook, G.A., Railsback, L.B., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Alexander, C., and Reeder, P.P.  2007.  Stalagmite evidence from Belize indicating significant droughts at the time of Preclassic Abandonment, the Maya Hiatus, and the Classic Maya Collapse. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 250, 1–17.

Xia, Z.F., Kong, X.G., Jiang, X.Y., Cheng H., 2007. Precise dating of East–Asian-Monsoon D/O events during 95–56 ka BP: Based on stalagmite data from Shanbao Cave at Shennongjia, China. Science In China Series D-Earth Sciences 50, 228–235.

Yang, X.L., Zhang, P.Z., Chen, F.H., Huh, C-A., Li, H.C., Cheng, H., Johnson, K.R., Liu, J.H., An, C.L., 2007. Modern stalagmite oxygen isotopic composition and its implications of climatic change from a high-elevation cave in the eastern Qinghai-Tibet Plateau over the past 50 years. Chinese Science Bulletin 52, 1238–1247.



Cai, Y.J., An, Z.S., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Kelly, M.J., Liu, W.G., Wang, X.F., Shen, C.C. 2006. High-resolution absolute-dated Indian Monsoon record between 53 and 36 ka from Xiaobailong Cave, southwestern China. Geology, 34, 621–624.

Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Wang, Y.J., Kong, X.G., Ming, Y.F., C. D. Gallup, Kelly, M.J., Wang, X.F. and Liu, W.G. 2006. A penultimate glacial monsoon record from Hulu Cave and two-phase glacial terminations. Geology. 34, 217–220.

Kelly, M.J., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Yuan, D.-X., Cai, Y., Zhang, M.L., Lin, Y.S., and An, Z.S.  2006.  High resolution characterization of the Asian Monsoon between 146,000 and 99,000 years B.P. from Dongge Cave, China. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology, 236, 20–38.

Riker-Coleman, K.E., Gallup, C.D., Wallace, L.M., Webster, J.M., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L.  2006. Evidence of Holocene Uplift in East New Britain, Papua New Guinea.  Geophysical Research Letters 33, L18612, doi:10.1029/2006GL026596.

Shao, X.H., Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Kong, X.G., Wu, J.Y., Edwards, R.L., 2006. Long-term trend and abrupt events of the Holocene Asian monsoon inferred from a stalagmite d18O record from Shennongjia in Central China. Chinese Science Bulletin 51, 1–8.

Verheyden, S., Baele, J.-M., Keppens, E., Genty, D., Cattani, O., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Zhang, H.C., Strijdonck, M.V., Quinif, Y., 2006. The Proserpine Stalagmite (Han-Sur-Lesse Cave, Belgium): Preliminary environmental interpretation of the last 1000 years as recorded in a layered speleothem. Geologica Belgica 9/3-4, 245–256.

Wang, X.F., Auler, A.S., Edwards, R.L, Cheng, H., Ito, E., Solheid, M. 2006.Interhemispheric anti-phasing of rainfall during the last glacial period. Quat. Sic. Rev. 25, 3391–3403.



Asmerom, Y., DuFrane, A., Mukasa, S.B., Cheng, H., and Edwards, R.L.  2005. Time-scale of magma differentiation in arcs from protactinium-radium isotopic data. Geology33, 633–636.

Balch, D.P. Cohen, A.S. Schnurrenberger, D.W. Haskell, B.J. Valero Garces B.L., Beck J.W., Cheng, H. Edwards, R.L., 2005. Ecosystem and Paleohydrological response to Quaternary climate change in the Bonne Valley Basin, Utah. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology. 221, 99–122.

Cai B., Cheng H., Hou J., el al. 2005. The impact of soil erosion on the formation of Yunnan Stone Forest: evidences from stalagmite and field observations. Quaternary Sciences 25, 170–175

Cheng, H., Ai, S., Wang, X., Wang, Y., Kong, X., Yuan, D., Zhang, M., Lin, Y., el al. 2005. Oxygen isotope records of stalagmites from southern China. Quaternary Sciences  25, 157–163

Dykoski, C.A., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Yuan, D.X., Cai, Y.J., Zhang, M.L., Lin, Y.S., An, Z.S., and Revenaugh, J.  2005.  A high resolution, absolute-dated Holocene and deglacial Asian monsoon record from Dongge Cave, China.  Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 233, 71–86.

Kong, X.G., Wang, Y.J., Wu, J.Y., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. and Wang, X.F. 2005. Complicated responses of stalagmite δ13C to climate change during the last glaciation from Hulu Cave, Nanjing, China. China. Science in China (D) 48, 2174–2181.

Li, H.C., Ku, T.L., You, C.F., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Ma, Z.B., Tsai, W.S., and Li, M.D.  2005.  Sr-87/Sr-86 and Sr/Ca in speleothems for paleoclimate reconstruction. Geochem. Cosmochim Acta, 69, 3933–3947.

 Piló, L.B., Auler, A.S., Neves, W.A., Wang, X.F., Cheng, H., and Edwards, R.L., 2005.Geochronology, Sediment Provenance, and Fossil Emplacement at Sumidouro Cave, a Classic Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene Paleoanthropological Site in Eastern Brazil. Geoarchaeology: An International Journal, 20, 751–764.

Qin, J.M., Yuan, D.X., Cheng H., Lin Y.S., Zhang, M.L., Wang F.X., Edwards, R.L., Wang, H. Ran J.C. 2005. The Y. D. and climate abrupt events in the early and middle Holocene: Stalagmite oxygen isotope record from Maolan, Guizhou, China. Science in China (D) 48, 530–537.

Sinha, A., Cannariato, K.G., Stott, L.D., Li, H.-C., You, C.-F., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L.  2005. Variability of Southwest Indian summer monsoon precipitation during the Bølling-Allerød. Geology, 33, 813–816.

Sun, D.H., Gagan, M.K., Cheng, H., Scott-Gagan, H., Dykoski, C.A., Su, R.X., and Edwards, R.L.  2005.  Seasonal and interannual variability of the mid-Holocene East Asian monsoon in coral d18O records from the South China Sea. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 237, 69–84.

Taylor, F.W., Mann, P., Bevis, M.G., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Cutler, K.B., Gray, S., Burr, G.S., Beck, W., Phillips, D.A., Cabioch, G., and Recy, J.  2005.  Rapid forearc uplift and subsidence caused by impinging bathymetric features:  Examples from the New Hebrides and Solomon Arcs. Tectonics, 24, Art. No. TC6005 NOV 15 2005.

Vacco, D.A., Clark, P., Mix, A., Cheng, H., and Edwards, R.L.  2005.  A speleothem record of Younger Dryas cooling, Klamath Mountains, Oregon. Quaternary Research, 64, 249–256.

Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., He, Y.Q., Kong,  X.G., An, Z.S., Wu, J.Y.,  Kelly, M.J., Dykosk, C.A., Li, X.D., 2005. The Holocene Asian monsoon: links to solar changes and North Atlantic climate. Science. 308, 854–857.

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Auler, A.S., Wang, X.-F., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Cristalli, P.S., Smart, P.L., and Richards, D.A. 2004.  Quaternary ecological and geomorphic changes associated with rainfall events in presently semiarid northeastern Brazil.  Jour. Quat. Sci. 19 (7): 693–701.

Cheng, H. 2004. Abrupt climate change: Dispute or Action. Chinese Science Bulltin 49, 1339–1344.

Cutler, K.B., Gray, S.C., Burr, G.S., Edwards, R.L., Taylor, F.W., Cabioch, G., Beck, J.W., Cheng, H. and Moore, J.  2004.  Radiocarbon calibration to 50 ky B.P. with paired 14C and230Th dating of corals from Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea.  Radiocarbon 46, 1127–1160.

Edmonds, H.N., Moran, S.B., Cheng, H. and Edwards, R.L. 2004. 230Th and 231Pa in the Arctic Ocean: Implications for particle fluxes and basin-scale Th/Pa fractionation. Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett. 227, 155–167.

Hearty, P., Olson, S.L., Kaufman, D.S., Edwards, R.L., and Cheng, H. 2004. Stratigraphy and geochronology of pitfall accumulations in caves and fissures, Bermuda. Quaternary Science Reviews23, 1151–1171.

Li, H.C., Ku, T.L., Paulsen, D., Wang, F., Chen, W.J., Yin, G.M., Cheng, H., and Edwards, R.L.  2004.  Paleoclimatic and paleomonsoonal variations in central China recorded by stable isotopic records of stalagmites from Buddha Cave, south Shanxi.  Seismology and Geology 22, 63–78.

Lin Y., Yuan D., Zhang M., Qin J., Cheng H., Wang Z., Ran J. 2004. Sedimentary Characteristics of Cave Stalagmite:A Case Study of No .4 Stalagmite in the Dongge Cave of Libo, Guizhou Province. Acta Geoscientia Sinica 25, 459–466

Lin Y., Zhang M., Cheng H., el al. 2004. Geological Chronology and Climatic Events of Late Quaternary Stalagmites in Libo, Guizhou. Earth Science Frontiers 10(2), 341350.

Natawidjaja, D.H., Sieh, K., Ward, S.N., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Galetzka, J., Suwargadi, B.W. 2004. Paleogeodetic records of seismic and aseismic subduction from central Sumatran microatolls.  Jour. Geophys. Res. 109, B4, B04306, 34p.

Piló, L.B., Auler, A.S., Neves, W.A., Wang, X.F., Cheng, H., and Edwards, R.L.  2004.  Revisitando a Lapa do Sumidouro:  Morco paleo-antropologico do Quaternario Americano.  Revista Barsileira de Palwontologia 7, 337–348.

Qin J., Yuan D., Cheng H., Lin Y., el al. 2004. A millennial scale climatic changes of eastern Asian monsoon in the past 250000 years in Guizhou and Guangxi, China. Carsologica Sinica 23, 261266.

Qin J., Yuan D., Cheng H., Lin Y., el al. 2004. The Late Pleistocene Climatological Stratigraphy of the Stalagmite Section in Qixing Cave, Duyun, Guizhou. Quaternary Sciences 24(3), 319324.

Qin J., Yuan D., Cheng H., Lin Y., el al. 2004. The Stable Isotope and Trace Element Records on Environmental Change of D3 Stalagmite in Dongge Cave, Libo, Guizhou. Acta Geoscientica Sinica 25, 625632.

Qin J., Yuan D., Cheng H., Lin Y., el al. 2004. Younger Dryas and the early-mid Holocene climate mutation events: Guizhou Maolan Stalagmite oxygen isotope record. Science in China (Series D34, 6974.

Shen, G.J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2004. Mass Spectrometric U-series Dating of New Cave at Zhoukoudian, China. Journal of Archaeological Science 31, 337–342.

Speed, R.C., Cheng, H. 2004. Evolution of marine terraces and sea level in the last interglacial, Cave Hill, Barbados. Geological Society of America Bulletin 116, 219–232.

Wang, X.F. Auler, A.S, Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Cristalli, P.S., Smart, P.L., David A. Richards, D.A., Shen C.-C. 2004. Northeastern Brazil Wet Periods Linked to Distant Climate Anomalies and Rainforest Boundary Changes. Nature 432, 740743.

 Wehmiller, J.F., Simmons, K.R., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Martin-McNaughton, J., York, L.L., Krantz, D.E., and Shen, C.-C. 2004. Uranium-series coral ages from the US Atlantic Coastal Plain-the “80 kyr problem” revisited. Quaternary International120, 3–14.

Yuan, D.X., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Dykoski, C.A., Kelly, M.J., Zhang, M.L., Qing, J.M., Lin, Y.S., Wang, Y.J., Wu, J.Y., Dorale, J.A., An, Z.S., Cai, Y.J., 2004. Timing, duration, and transitions of the Last Interglacial Asian Monsoon. Science 304, 575–578.

Zhang M., Cheng H., el al. 2004. High-resolution palaeoclimate environmental records of stalagmites in Libo, Guizhou Province since 15,000 years. Geochimica 33(1), 65–74.

Zhang M., Cheng H., el al. 2004. Records of carbon and oxygen isotopes and palaeoclimatereconstruction from a stalagmite formed during 140250 ka Shuinan Cave, Guilin. Journal of Palaeogeography 6, 5768.

Zhang M., Cheng H., el al. 2004. The High Resolution Climate Records from Two Stalagmites in Qixing Cave of Guizhou and the Heinrich Events of the Last Glacial Period. Acta Geoscientica Sinica 25,337344.

Zhang, M.L., Yuan, D.X., Lin, Y.S., Cheng, H., Qin, J.M., Zhang, H.L. 2004.The record of paleoclimatic change from stalagmites and the determination of termination II in the south of Guizhou Province, China. Science in China Ser D Earth Science 47, 1–12.

Zhang, M.L., Yuan, D.X., Lin, Y.S., Qin, J.M., Bin, L., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L.  2004.  A 6000-year high-resolution climatic record from a stalagmite in Xianshui Cave, Guilin, China. The Holocene 14, 697–702.



Brook, G.A., Embabi, N.S., Ashour, M.M., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Cowart, J.B., and Dabous, A.A.  2003. Djara Cave in the Western Desert of Egypt:  Morphology and evidence of Quaternary climatic change.  Cave and Karst Science 29, 57–66.

Brook, G.A., Embabi, N.S., Ashour, M.M., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Cowart, J.B., and Dabous, A.A.  2003. Quaternary environmetal change in the Western Desert of Egypt: Evidence from cave speleothems, spring tufas and playa sediments. Z. Geomorph. N.E. 131, 59–87.

Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Wang, Y.J. 2003. U/Th and U/Pa Dating of Nanjing Man. Geological Journal of China University 9, 667–677.

Cobb, K.M., Charles, C.D. Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Kastner, M. 2003. U/Th-dating living and fossil corals from the central tropical Pacific: the initial Th correction and its uncertainties. Earth and Planent. Sci. Lett. 210, 91–103.

Cobb, K.M., Charles, C.D., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2003.Elniño / Southern Oscillation and tropical Pacific climate during the last millennium. Nature 424, 271-276.

Cutler, K.B., Edwards, L.R., Taylor, F.W., Cheng H., Adkins, J., Gallup C.D., Cutler, P.M., Burr G.S. and Bloom, A.L. 2003. Rapid sea-level fall and deep-ocean temperature change since the last interglacial period, Earth and Planent. Sci. Lett. 206, 253–271.

Edwards, R.L., Gallup, C.D., and Cheng, H. 2003.  Uranium-series Dating of Marine and Lacustrine Carbonates.  In Mineralogical Society of America, Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry v52:  Uranium-Series Geochemistry, B. Bourdon, G. Henderson, C. Lundstrom, and S. Turner, editors, Chapter 9, p. 363–406.

Edwards, R.L., Gallup, C.D., Cutler, K.B., and Cheng, H. 2003.  Geochemical Evidence for Quaternary Sea Level Changes, Chapter 17, v.6, in Treatise on Geochemistry, H.D. Holland and K.K. Turekian: Executive Editors, H. Elderfield: Volume 6.

Hou, J.Z., Tan, M., Cheng, H., Liu, D.S. 2003. Stable isotope records of plant cover change and monsoon variation in the past 2200 years: evidence from laminated stalagmites in Beijing, China. Boreas 32, 304–313.

Kong, X.G., Wang, Y.J., Wu, J.Y., Cheng, H. 2003. A continuous 3000-year precipitation record of ENSO variability during LGM from a stalagmite in Nanjing. Chinese Sci. Bull. 48, 480–484.

Reagan, M.K., Sims, K.W.W., Erich, J., Thomas, R.B., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Layne, G., and Ball, L. 2003 Time-scales of Differentiation from Mafic Parents to Rhyolite in North American Continental Arcs. J. Petrology 44, 1703–1726.

Shen, C.C., Cheng, H. Edwards, R.L, Moran, S.B, Edmonds, H.N., Hoff, J.A. and Thomas R.B. 2003. Measurement of Attogram Quantities of 231Pa in Dissolved and Particulate Fractions of Seawater by Isotope Dilution Thermal Ionization Mass Spectroscopy. Analytical Chemistry 75, 1075–1079.

Zhang M., Lin Y., Qin J., Zhang C., Tu L., Cheng H. 2003. The Record of Paleoclimatic Change and the Termination of the Last Interglacial Period From A Stalagmite of Qingxin Cave in South Guizhou. Acta Sedimentologica Sinica 21, 473–481.

Zhang M., Yuan D., Lin Y., Qin J., Zhang C., Cheng H. 2003. High-resolution climate record of stalagmites in Guilin Xiangshui Cave since 6.00 ka BP. Acta Geoscientia Sinica 24, 473444.



Adkins, J.F., Griffin, S., Kashgarian, M., Cheng, H., Druffel E.R.M., Boyle, E.A., Edwards, L.R. and Shen, C.C. 2002. Radiocarbon Dating of Deep-Sea Corals. Radiocarbon 44, 567–580.

Cheng H. 2002. Research reportsProgress in U series chronology: ICP-MS 230Th dating. Quaternary Sciences 22, 292.

Gallup, C.D., Cheng, H., F. Taylor, W., and Edwards, R. L. 2002. Direct Determination of the Timing of Sea Level Change During Termination II. Science 295, 310–313.

Kuang R., Wang Y., Zhang X., Cheng H. 2002. Uranium isotope composition of stalagmites indicates changes in soil environment. Chinese Science Bulletin 47, 1022-1026.

Kuang, R.Y., Wang, Y.J., Zhang, X.G., Cheng, H. 2002. Implications for soil environment from uranium isotopes of stalagmites. Chinese Sci. Bull. 47, 1653–1658.

Shen, C.C., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Dorale, J.A., Thomas, R.B., Moran, S.B., Weinstein, S.E., and Hirschmann, M. 2002.  Uranium and thorium isotopic and concentration measurements by magnetic sector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry.  Analytical Chemistry 185, 165–178.

Shi L., Jin X., Cheng H., Shen G. 2002. U-series dating of the hominid skull from Tongjiang, Zhejiang. Acta Anthropologica Sinica 21, 323-324.

Tan M., Hou J., Cheng H. 2002. Methodology of quantitatively reconstructing paleoclimate from annualy laminated stalagmites.  Quaternary Sciences 22, 209-219.

Thomas, R.B., Hirschmann, M.M., Cheng, H., Reagan, M.K., and Edwards, R.L. 2002. ( 231 Pa/ 235 U)-( 230 Th/ 238 U) of young mafic volcanic rocks from Nicaragua and Costa Rica and the influence of flux melting on U-series systematics of arc lavas. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 66, 4287–4309.

Wang, Y.J., Wu, J. Y., Liu, D.B., Cai ,Y., Cheng, H. 2002. A quick cooling event of the East Asian monsoon responding to Heinrich Event 1: Evidence from stalagmiteδ18O records. Science in China (series D) 45, 88–96.

Wu, J.Y., Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Chen, J. 2002. A high-resolution stalagmite O-C isotope record from Nanjing and its rapid response to climatic events, Chinese Science Bulletin 47, 139–142.

Zhang M., Lin Y., Qin J., Cheng H. 2002. The paleoclimatic change record of cave stalagmites in southern Guizhou and the determination of its termination point Ⅱ. Scientia SinicaTerrae32, 942950.



Hou J., Tan M., Cheng H., el al. 2001. Preliminary study on the chronology of stalagmites in Benxi water cave. Scientia SinicaTerrae31, 387–392.

Musgrove, M.L., Banner, J.L., Mack, L.E., Combs, D.M., James, E.W., Cheng, H. and Edwards, R.L. 2001. Geochronology of Late Pleistocene to Holocene speleothems from Central Texas: Implications for regional paleoclimate. Geological Society of America Bulletin 113, 1532–1543.

Shen, G.J., Ku, T-L., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Yuan, Z.X. and Wang, Q. 2001. High-precision U-series Dating of Locality 1 at Zhoukoudian, China. Journal of Human Evolution 41, 679–688.

Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., An, Z.S., Wu, J.Y., Shen, C.-C., and Dorale, J.A. 2001. A high-resolution absolute-dated late Pleistocene monsoon record from Hulu Cave, China. Science 294, 2345–2348.

Wu J., Wang Y., Cheng H., Chen J. 2001. Rapid response of high-resolution oxygen-carbon isotope records of Tangshan stalagmites in Nanjing to climate events.  Chinese Science Bulletin 46, 1307–1311.



Asmerom, Y., Cheng, H., Thomas, R.B., Hirschmann, M., and Edwards, R.L. 2000. Melting of the lithospheric mantle inferred from protactinium-thorium-uranium isotope data. Nature 406, 293–296.

Cheng, H., Adkins, J.F., Edwards R.L., and Boyle, E.A. 2000. U-Th dating of deep-sea corals. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 64, 2401–2416.

Cheng, H., R.L. Edwards, Hoff, J., Gallup, C.D., Richards, D.A. and Asmerom Y. 2000. The half-life of uranium-234 and thorium-230. Chemical Geology 169, 17–33.

Li H., Gu D., D. Paulsen., Wang F., Chen W., Yin G., Cheng H., R.L. Edwards. 2000. Paleoclimate and paleo-monsoon information from the stable isotope records of stalagmites in Southern Shaanxi. Seismology and Geology 022(B12), 63–78.

Tian M., Cheng H., R.L.Edwards., el al. 2000. TIMS-230Th dating of very young stalagmites and their age determination. Quaternary Sciences 20, 391.

Walter, R.C., Buffler, R.T., Bruggemann, J.H., Guillaume, M.M., Berhe, S.M., Negassi, B., Libsekal, Y., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. von Cosel, R., Neraudeau, D., Gagnon, M., and Yemane, T. 2000.  Early human occupation of the Red Sea coast of Eritrea during the last interglacial.  Nature 405, 65–69.



Grant, L.B., Mueller, K.J., Gath, E.M., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., and Kennedy, G.L. 1999. An active blind thrust fault in Orange County, southern Los Angeles basin, California.  Geology 27, 1031–1034.

Hearty, P., Kindler, P., Cheng, H., and Edwards R.L. 1999.Evidence for a +20 m sea level in the mid-Pleistocene.  Geology 27, 375–378.

Merritts, D., Eby, R., Harris, R., Edwards, R.L. and Cheng, H. 1999. Variable rates of late Quaternary surface uplift across the Banda Arc - Australian Plate Collision Zone, Eastern Indonesia. In Geological Society, London, Special Publication No. 146: Coastal Tectonics, S.I. and Vita-Finzi, C., eds., 394, 213–224.

Wang, Y., Cheng, H., Lu, C. 1999. Thermal ionization mass spectrometry uranium series dating of carbonate sediments from Tangshan Cave, Nanjing. Chinese Science Bulletin 44(14),  15481551.

Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Conglun, L.. 1999. TIMS U-series ages of speleothems from the Tangshan caves, Nanjing, Chinese Science Bulletin 44, 1987–1991

Zhou, C., Wang, Y., Cheng, H., Liu, Z. 1999. Discussion on Nanjing Man’s age. Acta Anthropologica Sinica 18, 256262.



Adkins, J.F., Cheng, H., Boyle, E.A., Druffel, E.R.M., and Edwards, R.L. 1998. Deep-sea coral evidence for rapid change in ventilation of the deep North Atlantic 15400 years ago. Science 280, 725–728.

ChengH., Edwards, R.L., Murrell M.T., and Benjamin, T.M. 1998. Uranium-thorium- protactinium dating systematics. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 62: 3437–3452.



Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. and Wang, Y. J. 1997. U/Th and U/Pa Dating of Nanjing Man. EOS Transactions, 1997 Fall Meeting, 78, F787.

Chung, S.L., Cheng, H., Jahn, B-M., O'Reilly, S.Y., Zhu, B.Q., 1997, Major and trace element, and Sr-Nd isotope constraints on the origin of Paleogene volcanism in South China prior to the South China Sea opening. Lithos 40, 203–220.

Edwards, R.L., ChengH., Murrell, M.T., and Benjamin, T.M. 1997. Protactinium dating of Carbonates by thermal ionization mass spectrametry: Implications for Quaternary climate change. Science 276, 782–786.

Before 1997

Chen, J.K.,  Taylor, F.W., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Burr, G.S., 1995. Recent emerged reef terraces of the Yenkahe resurgent block, Tanna, Vanuatu: implications for volcanic, landslide and tsunami hazards. The Journal of Geology 103, 577–590.

Cheng, H., 1993. Geochemistry of Proterozoic island-arc volcanic rocks in northwest Zhejiang Geochimica 22, 18-27.

Nohda,S., Cheng, H., Tatsumi, Y., 1991. Geochemical stratification in the upper mantle beneath NE China. Geophysical Research Letters 18, 97–100.

Wang, K.Y., Cheng, H., Ye, Y., 1992. The Xingzi Complex: Metamorphic P-T conditions and tectonic settings. Page 133-139. In: Li, J.L. ed.  Oceanic and continental lithosphere structure and evolution. Chinese Science and Technology Press. Beijing.

Cheng, H., 1991. The late Proterozoic collision orogen in northwestern Zhejiang Province. Geological Review. 3, 203–213.

Cong, B.L., Cheng, H., 1990. Chinese researches of Cenozoic volcanic rocks in 1980’s: A review and perspectives. Chinese Science Bulletin 35, 1761-1767.

Cheng, H., 1988. Evolution tendency of the elements of two types of granite related to tungsten deposits Hunan Geology 2, 5.





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