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Bai, YJZhang, PZ, Gao, TYu, RZZhou, PC, Cheng, H., 2017, The 5400 a BP extreme weakening event of the Asian summer monsoon and cultural evolution, SCIENCE CHINA-EARTH SCIENCES,60(6): 1171-1182.

Cai, Y.J., Chiang, J.C.H., Breitenbach, S.F.M., Tan, L.C., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., An, Z.S. 2017. Holocene moisture changes in western China, Central Asia, inferred from stalagmites. Quat. Sci. Rev. 158, 15–28.

Dominguez-Villar, D.,  Krklec, K., Pelicon, P.,  Fairchild, I.J.,  Cheng, H., Edwards, L.R. 2017. Geochemistry of speleothems affected by aragonite to calcite recrystallization–Potential inheritance from the precursor mineral. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 200, 310-329.

Domínguez-Villar, D., Wang, X.F., Krklec, K., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., 2017. The control of the tropical North Atlantic on Holocene millennial climate oscillations, Geology, G38573. 1, doi: 10.1002/2016GL071786.

Flohr, P., Fleitmann, D., Zorita, E., Sadekov, A., Cheng, H., Bosomworth, M., Edwards, R.L., Matthews, W., Matthews, R., 2017, Late Holocene droughts in the Fertile Crescent recorded in a speleothem from northern Iraq, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1002/2016GL071786.

Jiang W.J., Zhao K., Chen S.T.Wang Y.J., Cheng H.Ning Y.F., 2017, Decadal Climate oscillations During The Little Ice Age of Stalagmite Record from Heizhugou Cave, Sichuan, Quaternary Sciences, 37(1), 118-129.

Koltai, G., Spötl, C., Luetscher, M., Cheng, H., Barrett, S.J., Müller, W. 2017. The nature of annual lamination in carbonate flowstones from non-karstic fractures, Vinschgau (northern Italy). Chemical Geology.

Railsback, L.B., Liang, F.Y., Vidal-Romaní, J.R., Garrett, K.B., Sellers, R.C., Vaqueiro-Rodríguez, M., Grandal-d'Anglade, A., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2017.Radiometric, isotopic, and petrographic evidence of changing interglacials over the past 550,000 years from six stalagmites from the Serra do Courel in the Cordillera Cantábrica of northwestern Spain. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology 466, 137152.

Wang, X.F., Edwards, R. L., Auler A. S., Cheng H., Kong X.G., Wang Y.J., Francisco W. Cruz, F.W.,  Dorale, J.A., Chiang, H.W. 2017. Hydroclimate changes across the Amazon lowlands over the past 45,000 years. Nature 541, 204–207, DOI:10.1038/nature20787.

Wang, Z.F., Zhang, D.J., Liu, X.Y., You, L., Luo, W., Yi, L., Tan, L.C., Zhu, Y.H., Qin, H.F., Cheng, H., Li, Z.Q., Xie, Q., Che, Z.W., Deng, C.L., Zhu, R.X. 2017, Magnetostratigraphy and Th-230 dating of Pleistocene biogenic reefs in XK-1 borehole from Xisha Islands, South China Sea, Chinese Journal of Geophysics-Chinese Edition 60 (3), 1027-1038.


Wolff, C., Plessen, B., Dudashvilli, A,.S., Breitenbach, S.F.M., Cheng, H. Edwards, R.L., Strecker, M.R. 2017. Precipitation evolution of Central Asia during the last 5000 years. The Holocene 27, 142-154.

Voarintsoa, N.R.G., Wang, L.X., Railsback, L.B., Brook, G.A., Liang, F.Y., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2017. Multiple proxy analyses of a U/Th-dated stalagmite to reconstruct paleoenvironmental changes in northwestern Madagascar between 370 CE and 1300 CE. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology, DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.01.003.

Zhang, T.-T., Li, T.-Y., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Shen, C.-C., Spötl, C., Li, H.-C., Han, L.-Y., Li, J.-Y., Huang, C.-X., Zhao, X., 2017. Stalagmite-inferred centennial variability of the Asian summer monsoon in southwest China between 58 and 79 ka BP, Quat. Sci. Rev. 160, 1-12.

Zhu, Z.M., Feinberg, J.M., Xie, S.C., Bourne, M.D., Huang, C.J., Hu, C.Y., Cheng, H.  2017. Holocene ENSO-related cyclic storms recorded by magnetic minerals in speleothems of central China. PNAS, DOI:10.1073/pnas.1610930114.



Domínguez-Villar, D., Krklec, K., Pelicon, P., Fairchild, I.J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2016, Geochemistry of speleothems affected by aragonite to calcite recrystallization-potential inheritance from the precursor mineral, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.11.040.

Liu, D.B., Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Kong, X.G., Remote vs. local control on the Preboreal Asian hydroclimate and soil processes recorded by an annually-laminated stalagmite from Daoguan Cave, southern China, Quat. Int., Doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2016.09.038.

Zhang, H.B., Griffiths, M.L., Huang,J.H., Cai, Y.j., Wang, C.F., Zhang, F., Cheng, H., Ning, Y.F., Hu, C.Y., Xie, S.C. 2016. Antarctic link with East Asian summer monsoon variability during the Heinrich Stadial–Bølling interstadial transition. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 453, 243–251.

Railsback, L.B., Brook, G.A., Liang, F.Y., Marais, E., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2016. A multi-proxy stalagmite record from northwestern Namibia of regional drying with increasing global-scale warmth over the last 47kyr: The interplay of a globally shifting ITCZ with regional currents, winds, and rainfall, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 461, 109–121.

Moseley, G.E., Dublyansky,Y.V., Edwards, R.L., Wendt, K.A., Pythoud, M., Zhang, P., Cheng, H., Lu, Y.B., Boch, R., Spötl, C. 2016, Response to Comments on “Reconciliation of the Devils Hole climate record with orbital forcing”, Science 354 (6310), 296–296.

Wassenburg, J.A., Scholz, D., Jochum, K.P., Cheng, H., Oster, J., Immenhauser, A., Richter, D.K., Häger, T., Jamieson, R.A., Baldini, J.U.L., Hoffmann, D., Breitenbach, S.F.M. 2016. Determination of aragonite trace element distribution coefficients from speleothem calcite–aragonite transitions. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 190, 347–367.

Akers, P.D., Brook, G.A., Railsback, L.B., Liang, F.Y., Iannone, G., Webster, J.W., Reeder, P.P., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2016. An extended and higher-resolution record of climate and land use from stalagmite MC01 from Macal Chasm, Belize, revealing connections between major dry events, overall climate variability, and Maya sociopolitical changes. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 459, 268–288.

Spötl, C., Fohlmeister, J., Cheng, H., Boch, R. 2016. Modern aragonite formation at near-freezing conditions in an alpine cave, Carnic Alps, Austria. Chem. Geol. 435, 60-70.

Bernal, J.P., Cruz, F.W., Stríkis, N.M., Wang, X.F., Deininger, M., Catunda, M.C.A., Obregón, C.O., Cheng, H.,  Edwards, R.L., Auler. A.S., 2016. High-resolution Holocene South American monsoon history recorded by a speleothem from Botuverá Cave, Brazil. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 450, 186-196.

Huang, W., Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Shen, C.C., Liu, D.B., Shao, Q.F., Deng, C., Zhang, Z.Q., Wang, Q. 2016. Multi-scale Holocene Asian monsoon variability deduced from a twin-stalagmite record in southwestern China. Quat. Res. 86 (1), 34-44.

Voarintsoa, N.R.G., Brook, G.A., Liang, F.Y., Marais, E., Hardt, B., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Railsback, L.B. 2016. Stalagmite multi-proxy evidence of wet and dry intervals in northeastern Namibia: Linkage to latitudinal shifts of the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone and changing solar activity from AD 1400 to 1950. The Holocene, 0959683616660170, DOI: 10.1177/0959683616660170.

Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Sinha, A., Spötl, C., Yi, L., Chen, S.T., Kelly, M., Kathayat, G., Wang, XF., Li, X.L., Kong, X.G., Wang, Y.J., Ning, Y.F. & Zhang, H.W. 2016, The Asian monsoon over the past 640,000 years and ice age terminations, Nature 534:640-646. DOI:10.1038/nature18591.

Jaubert, J., Verheyden, S., Genty, D., Soulier, M., Cheng, H., Blamart, D., Burlet, C., Camus, H., Delaby, S., Deldicque, D., Edwards, R.L., Ferrier, C., Cuyaubère, F.L., Lévêque, F., Maksud, F., Mora, P., Muth, X., Régnier, É., Rouzaud, J.N., Santos, F. 2016. Early Neanderthal constructions deep in Bruniquel Cave in southwestern France. Nature 534, 7605, 111-114.

Liu, D.B., Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Kong, X.G., Li, T.Y. 2016. Strong coupling of centennial-scale changes of Asian monsoon and soil processes derived from stalagmite δ 18 O and δ 13 C records, southern China. Quat. Res. DOI:10.1016/j.yqres.2016.02.008.

Zhao, K., Wang, Y.J., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Liu, D.B., Kong, X.G., Ning, Y.F. 2016, Contribution of ENSO variability to the East Asian summer monsoon in the late Holocene. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 449, 510–519.

Moquet, J.S., Cruz, F.W., Novello, V.F., Stríkis, N.M., Deininger, M., Karmann, I., Santos, R.V., Millo, C., Apaestegui, J., Guyot, J-L., Siffedine, A., Vuille, M., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L.,  Santini, W. 2016. Calibration of speleothem δ 18 O records against hydroclimate instrumental records in Central Brazil. Global and Planetary Change 139, 151-164.

Grothe, P.R., Cobb, K.M., Bush, S.L., Cheng, H., Santos, G.M., Southon, J.R. 2016. A comparison of U/Th and rapidscreen 14C dates from Line Island fossil corals, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, DOI: 10.1002/2015GC005893.

Lascu, I., Feinberg, J.M., Dorale, J.A., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2016. Age of the Laschamp excursion determined by U-Th dating of a speleothem geomagnetic record from North America, Geol. 44, 139–142.

Han, L.Y., Li, T.Y., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Shen, C-C., Li, H.C., Huang, C.X., Li, J.Y., Yuan, N., Wang, H.B., Zhang, T.T., Zhao, X. 2015.Potential influence of temperature changes in the Southern Hemisphere on the evolution of the Asian summer monsoon during the last glacial period. Quat. Int. 392, 239-250, DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2015.05.068.

Ruan, J., Kherbouche, F., Genty, D., Blamart, D., Cheng, H., Dewilde, F., Hachi, S., Edwards, R.L., Régnier, E., Michelot, J-L. 2016. Evidence of a prolonged drought ca. 4200 yr BP correlated with prehistoric settlement abandonment from the Gueldaman GLD1 Cave, Northern Algeria. Clim. Past 12,1, 1-14.

Moseley, G.E., Edwards, R.L., Wendt, K.A., Cheng, H., Dublyansky, Y., Lu, Y.B., Boch, R., Spötl, C. 2016, Reconciliation of the Devils Hole climate record with orbital forcing. Science 351, 165–168.

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. 2016. Climate variations of Central Asia on orbital to millennial timescales. Sci. Rep. 6, 36975; DOI: 10.1038/srep36975.

Villar, D.D., Krklec, K., Cheng, H., Edwards. R.L., 2016. Dating an episode of paleo-condensation corrosion in Eagle Cave (Spain). 24th International Karstological School" Classical Karst": Paleokarst.

Chen, S.T., Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Wang, X.F., Kong, X.G., Liu, D.B. 2016.Strong coupling of Asian Monsoon and Antarctic climates on sub-orbital timescales. Sci. Rep. 6:32995 | DOI: 10.1038/srep32995.

Tan, L.C., Cai, Y.J., An, Z.S., Cheng, H., Shen, C.C., Gao, Y.L., Edwards, R.L. 2016. Decreasing monsoon precipitation in southwest China during the last 240 years associated with the warming of tropical ocean. Clim. Dyn. 1-10, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-016-3171-y.

Novello, V.F., Vuille, M., Cruz, F.W., Stríkis, N.M., Paula, M.S., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Karmann, I., Jaqueto, P.F., 2016. Ricardo IF Trindade, Gelvam A Hartmann, Jean S Moquet. Centennial-scale solar forcing of the South American Monsoon System recorded in stalagmites. Sci. Rep. 6, 24762, DOI:  10.1038/srep24762.

Kathayat, G., Cheng, H., Sinha, A., Spötl, C., Edwards, R.L., Zhang, H.W., Li, X.L., Yi, L. 2016, Indian monsoon variability on millennial-orbital timescales, Sci. Rep. 6, 24374,  DOI:  10.1038/srep24374.

Duan, W.H., Cheng, H., Tan, M., Edwards. R.L. 2016. Onset and duration of transitions into Greenland Interstadials 15.2 and 14 in northern China constrained by an annually laminated stalagmite. Sci. Rep. 6, 20844, DOI:  10.1038/srep20844.

Putnam, A.E., Putnam, D.E., Andreu-Hayles, L., Cook, E.R., Palmer, J.G., Clark, E.H., Wang, C.Z., Chen, F., Denton, G.H., Boyle, D.P., Bassett, S.D., Birkel, S.D.,  Martin-Fernandez, J., Hajdas, I., Southon, J., Garner, C.B., Cheng, H., Broecker, W.S. 2016. Little Ice Age wetting of interior Asian deserts and the rise of the Mongol Empire. Quat. Sci. Rev. 131, 33–50.

Driese, S.G., Li, Z.H., Cheng, H., Harvill, J.L., Sims, J. 2016. High-resolution rainfall records for middle and late Holocene based on speleothem annual UV fluorescent layers integrated with stable isotopes and U/Th dating, Raccoon Mountain Cave, Tennessee, USA. Geological Society of America Special Papers 516, 231246.

Scroxton, N., Gagan, M.K., Dunbar, G.B., Ayliffe, L.K., Hantoro, W.S., Shen, C.C., Hellstrom, J.C., Zhao, J.X., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Sun, H.L., Rifai, H. 2016. Natural attrition and growth frequency variations of stalagmites in southwest Sulawesi over the past 530,000 years. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology  441, 823-833.



Burns, S.J. Kanner, L.C. Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2015. A Tropical Speleothem Record of Glacial Inception, the South American Summer Monsoon from 125 to 115 ka. Clim. Past 11, 931938.

Orland, I.J., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Kozdon, R., Cross, M., Valley, J.W. 2015. Direct measurements of deglacial monsoon strength in a Chinese stalagmite. Geology 43, 555–558.

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.

GEOTRACES Group. 2016.The GEOTRACES intermediate data product 2014. Marine Chemistry 177, 1–8.

Railsback, L.B., Brook, G.A., Ellwood, B.B., Liang, F.Y., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2015. A record of wet glacial stages and dry interglacial stages over the last 560kyr from a standing massive stalagmite in Carlsbad Cavern, New Mexico, USA. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 438, 256–266.

Stoll, H., Mendez-Vicente, A., Gonzalez-Lemos, S., Moreno, A., Cacho, I., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2015. Interpretation of orbital scale variability in mid-latitude speleothem δ18O: Significance of growth rate controlled kinetic fractionation effects. Quat. Sci. Rev 127, 215–228.

Moseley, G.E., Spötl, C., Cheng, H., Boch, R., Min, A., Edwards, R.L. 2015. Termination-II interstadial/stadial climate change recorded in two stalagmites from the north European Alps. Quat. Sci. Rev. 127, 229–239.

Cross, M., McGee, D., Broecker, W.S., Quade, J., Shakun, J.D., Cheng, H., Lu, Y.B., Edwards, R.L. 2015. Great Basin hydrology, paleoclimate, and connections with the North Atlantic: A speleothem stable isotope and trace element record from Lehman Caves, NV. Quat. Sci. Rev. 127, 186–198.

González-Lemos, S., Müller, W., Pisonero, J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Stoll, H.M. 2015. Holocene flood frequency reconstruction from speleothems in northern Spain. Quat. Sci. Rev. 127, 129–140.

Cheng, H., Sinha, A., Verheyden, S., Nader, F.H., Li, X.L., Zhang, P.Z., Yin, J.J., Yi, L., Peng, Y.B.,  Rao, Z.G., Ning, Y.F., Edwards, R.L. 2015. The climate variability in northern Levant over the past 20,000 years. Geophys. Res. Lett.42, 8641–8650.

Steponaitis, E., Andrews, A., McGee, D., Quade, J., Hsieh, Y.T., Broecker, W.S., Shuman, B.N., Burns, S.J., Cheng, H. 2015. Mid-Holocene drying of the US Great Basin recorded in Nevada speleothems. Quat. Sci. Rev.127,174–185.

Peng, Y.B., Shen, C.M., Cheng, H., Xu, Y. 2015. Simulation of the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation and its impacts on the climate over eastern China during the last millennium. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 120. 15, 7573-7585.

Toth, L.T., Kuffner, I.B., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2015. A new record of the late Pleistocene coral Pocillopora palmata from the Dry Tortugas, Florida reef tract, USA. Palaios 30, 12, 827-835.

Jo, K-N., Woo, K.S., Yi, S.H., Yang, D.Y., Lim, H.S., Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2015. Woo et al. reply. Nature 526, 7571, E2-E3.

Dominguez-Villar, D., Krklec, K., Cukrov, N., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2015. Geochronology and evolution of tufa deposits at Roški Slap in Krka National Park, Croatia. XIX INQUA Congress 2015 Quaternary Perspectives on Climate Change, Natural Hazards and Civilization.

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. Quat. Sci. Rev.126, 264–275.

Liu, W., Martinón-Torres, M., Cai, Y.J.,Xing, S., Tong, H.W., Pei, S.W., Sier, M.J., Wu, X.H., Edwards, R.L.,Cheng, H., Li, Y.Y., Yang, X.X., Bermúdez de Castro, J.M., Wu, X.J. 2015. The earliest unequivocally modern humans in southern China. Nature 526, 696–699.

Woo, K.S., Ji, H., Jo, K., Yi, S., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Hong, G.H. 2015. Reconstruction of the Northeast Asian monsoon climate history for the past 400 years based on textural, carbon and oxygen isotope record of a stalagmite from Yongcheon lava tube cave, Jeju Island, Korea. Quat. Internat. 384, 37–51.

Liang, F.Y., Brook, G.A., Kotlia, B.S., Railsback, L.B.,Hardt, B.,Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Kandasam, S. 2015. Panigarh cave stalagmite evidence of climate change in the Indian Central Himalaya since AD 1256: Monsoon breaks and winter southern jet depressions. Quat. Sci. Rev. 124, 145–161.

Driese, S.G., Li, Z.H., Cheng, H., Harvill, J.L., Sims, J. 2015.High-resolution rainfall records for middle and late Holocene based on speleothem annual UV fluorescent layers integrated with stable isotopes and U/Th dating, Raccoon Mountain Cave, Tennessee, USA.In Feinberg, J., Gao, Y., and Alexander, E.C., Jr., eds., Caves and Karst Across Time: Geological Society of America Special Paper 516, p. 1–16, doi:10.1130/2015.2516(18).

Zhao, K., Wang, Y.J., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Liu, D.B., Kong, X.G. 2015. A high-resolved record of the Asian Summer Monsoon from Dongge Cave, China for the past 1200 years. Quat. Sci. Rev.126, 250257.

Toth, L.T., Aronson, R.B., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2015. Holocene variability in the intensity of windgap upwelling in the tropical eastern Pacific. Paleoceanography 30, 11131131.

Liu, D.B., Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Kong, X.G. 2015.Cyclic changes of Asian monsoon intensity during the early mid-Holocene from annually-laminated stalagmites, central China. Quat. Sci. Rev. 124, 110.

Dutt, S., Gupta, A.K., Clemens,
 S.C.,Cheng, H., Singh, R.K.,Kathayat, G., Edwards, R.L. 2015. Abrupt changes in Indian summer monsoon strength during 33,800 to 5500 years B.P. Geophys. Res. Lett. 42, 55265532.

Stríkis, N.M, Chiessi, C.M., Cruz, F.W., Vuille, M., Cheng, H., Barreto, E.A.S., Mollenhauer, G., Kasten, S. Karmann, I., Edwards, R.L., Bernal, J.P., Sales, H. dos R. 2015Timing and structure of MegaSACZ events during Heinrich Stadial 1. Geophys. Res. Lett. 42, 54775484.

Winter, A., Miller, T., Kushnir, Y., Black, D., Lohmann, G., Burnett, A., Haug, G., Estrella-Martínez, J., Breitenbach, S., Beaufort, L., Cheng, H. 2015. Persistent drying linked to volcanic forcing. Nature Communications, 6:7627, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8627.

Bourne, M.D., Feinberg, J.M., Strauss, B.E, Hardt, B., Cheng, H., Rowe, H.D., Springer, G., Edwards, R.L. 2015.Long-term changes in precipitation recorded by magnetic minerals in speleothems. Geology 43, 595598.

Tan, L.C., Cai, Y.J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Shen, C-C. Gao, Y.L., An, Z.S. 2015. Climate significance of speleothem δ18O from central China on decadal timescale. Jour. Asian Earth Sci.106, 150–155.

Zhu, X.Y., Zhang, M.L., Cheng, H., Wu, X., Edwards, R.L. 2015. Centennial-scale monsoon climate fluctuations from a stalagmite record during the mid-Holocene Epoch in Fulu cave of Huaping, Yunnan, China. Environ. Earth Sci.74, 929–935.

Hayes, C.T.,Anderson, R.F., Fleisher, M.Q., Vivancos, S.M., Lam, P.J.,Ohnemus, D.C., Huang, K.F., Robinson, L.F., Lu, Y.B., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Moran, S.B.2015. Intensity of Th and Pa scavenging partitioned by particle chemistry in the North Atlantic Ocean. Marine Chem.170, 4960.

Hayes, C.T., Anderson, R.F., Fleisher, M.Q., Huang, K.F., Robinson, L.F., Lu, Y.B., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Moran, S.B. 2015. 230Th and 231Pa on GEOTRACES GA03, the US GEOTRACES North Atlantic transect, and implications for modern and paleoceanographic chemical fluxes. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 116, 2941.

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, 789802.

Bartolomé, M., Moreno, A., Sancho, C., Stoll, H., Cacho, I., Spötl, C., Belmonte, Á., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., HellstroM, J. 2015.Hydrological change in Southern Europe responding to increasing North Atlantic overturning during Greenland Stadial 1. PNAS 112, 65686572.

Allan, M., Fagel, N., Van Rampelbergh, M., Baldini, J., Riotte, J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Gillikin, D., Quinif, Y., Verheyden, S. 2015. Lead concentrations and isotope ratios in speleothems as proxies for atmospheric metal pollution since the industrial revolution. Chem. Geol.401, 140–150.

Duan, F., Wu, J.Y., Wang, Y., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Kong, X.G., Zhang, W. 2015. A 3000-yr annually laminated stalagmite record of the Last Glacial Maximum from Hulu Cave, China. Quat. Res.83, 360–369.

Cai, Y.J., Fung, I. Edwards, R.L., An, Z.S., Cheng, H., Lee, J.E., Tan, L.C., Shen, C.C., Wang, X.F., Day, J., Megan, K., Chiang, J. 2015.Variability of stalagmite-inferred Indian monsoon precipitation over the past 252,000 y.PNAS, 112, 2954–2959.

Luetscher, M., Boch, R., Sodemann, H., Spötl, C., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Frisia, S., Hof, F., Müller, W. 2015. North Atlantic storm track changes during the Last Glacial Maximum recorded by Alpine speleothems. Nature Communications6: 6344 doi:10.1038/ncomms7344.

Sinha, A., Kathayat, G., Cheng, H., Breitenbach, S.F.M., Berkelhammer, M., Mudelsee, M., Biswas, J., Edwards, R.L. 2015. Trends, Oscillations and Anomalies in the Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall over the Last Two Millennia. Nature Communications 6:6309 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms7309.

Labuhn, I., Genty, D., Vonhof, H., Bourdin, C., Blamart, D., Douville, E., Ruan, J.Y., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Pons-Branchu, E., Pierre, M. 2015. A high-resolution fluid inclusion d18O record from a stalagmite in SW France: modern calibration and comparison with multiple proxies. Quat. Sci. Rev. 110, 152165.

Bartolomé, M., Sancho, C., Moreno, A. Oliva-Urcia, B., Belmonte, Á., Bastida, J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2015. Upper Pleistocene interstratal piping-cave speleogenesis: The Seso Cave System (Central Pyrenees, Northern Spain). Geomorphology 228, 335–344.

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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.

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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.

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 Sea. Nature Geoscience 4, 236–239.

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.

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.

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, 287296, doi:10.1177/0959683610378880.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Liu, D.B., Wang, Y.J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Kong, X.G., Wang, X.F., Wu, J.Y., Chen, S.T., Jiang, X.Y., Dong, J.G., Zhao, K. 2010. Sub-millennial variability of Asian monsoon intensity during the early MIS 3 and its analogue to the ice age terminations. Quat. Sci. Rev. 29, 1107–1115.

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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.

Springer, G.S., White, D.M., Rowe, H.D., Hardt, B., Mihimdukulasooriya, L.N., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., 2010. Multiproxy evidence from caves of Native Americans altering the overlying landscape during the Late Holocene of east-central North America. Holocene 20, 275–283.doi:10.1177/0959683610350395.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Geoscience, 2, 210–214.



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.

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. 

Zhang, P.Z., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Chen, F.H., Wang, Y.J., Yang, X.L., Liu, J., Tan, M., Wang, X.F., Liu, J.H., An, C.L., Dai, Z.B., Zhou, J., Zhang, D.Z., Jia, J.H., Jin, L.Y., Johnson, K.R. 2008. A test of climate, sun, and culture relationships from a 1810-year Chinese Cave record. Science 322, 940–942.

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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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Liu, J.H., Zhang, P.Z., Cheng, H., Chen, F.H., Yang, X.L., Zhang, D.Z., Zhou, J., Jia, J.H., An, C.L., Sang, W.C., Johnson, K.R., 2008. Asian summer monsoon precipitation recorded by stalagmite oxygen isotopic composition in the western Loess Plateau during AD1875-2003 and its linkage with ocean-atmosphere system. Chinese Sci. Bull. 53, 2041–2049.

Garces, B.L. Valero, Moreno, A., Navas, A., Mata, P., Machin, J., Huertas, A. Delgado, Samperiz, P. Gonzalez, Schwalb, A., Morellona, M., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L. 2008. The Taravilla lake and tufa deposits (Central Iberian Range, Spain) as palaeohydrological and palaeoclimatic indicators. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 259, 136–156.

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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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.

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Valero Garcés, B.L., Moreno, A., Navas, A. Mata, P., Delgado Huertas, A., González Sampériz, P., Schwal, A., Morellón, M., Cheng H., Edwards, R.L. 2008. The Taravilla lake and tufa deposits (Central Iberian Range, Spain) as palaeohydrological and palaeoclimatic indicators. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 259, 136–156.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. DOI:10.1029/2007GL030431.

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.

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.

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.



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.

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.

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.

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 18O record from Shennongjia in Central China. Chinese Science Bulletin 51, 1–8.

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.

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.



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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Geology, 33, 633–636.

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.

程海,艾思本,王先锋,汪永进,孔兴功,袁道先,张美良,林玉石,覃嘉铭,谭 明,,冉景丞2005 中国南方石笋氧同位素记录的重要意义 第四纪研究 25157163

蔡炳贵,程海,侯居峙,刘宏,王国安,刘东生2005 云南石林地区土壤侵蚀的石笋记录与现代观测第四纪研究 25170175

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.

张美良覃嘉铭张会领程海林玉石杨琰艾思本朱晓燕2005 云南寻甸中全新世 降温事件的石笋同位素记录 地球与环境3316–22

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.

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.



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, 740~743.

Hilman N., D., Sieh, K., Ward, S., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Galetzka, J., and Suwargadi, B.W. 2004.  Paleogeodetic records of seismic and aseismic subduction from central Sumatran microatolls.  Jour. Geophys. Res., 109, B4, B04306, 34p. doi:10.1029/2003JB002398

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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. Holocene 14, 697–702.

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.

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 Planent. Sci. Lett. 227, 155–167.

林玉石,袁道先,张美良,覃嘉铭,程海,王兆荣,冉景丞2004 洞穴石笋沉积 特徵 研究:以贵州荔波董歌洞4号石笋为例. 地球学报 25459466

覃嘉铭,袁道先,程海,林玉石,张美良,王福星,王华2004新仙女木及全新世 早中期气候突变事件:贵州茂兰石笋氧同位素记录. 中国科学 D 地球科学 34 6974

覃嘉铭,袁道先,程海,林玉石,张美良,王华,冯玉梅,涂琳玲 2004 贵州都匀 七星洞石笋剖面晚更新世高分辨率的气候第层学 第四纪研究 24(3) 319324.

张美良,程海,林玉石,覃嘉铭,张会领,涂琳玲,王华,冯玉梅. 2004. 贵州荔波 1.5万年以来石笋高分辨率古气候环境记录. 地球化学 33(1), 6574.

林玉石,张美良,程海,袁道先,覃嘉铭,王兆荣,冉景丞. 2004. 贵州荔波第四纪 晚近期石笋地质年表与气候事件.地学前缘  10(2), 341350.

张美良,程海,袁道先,林玉石,覃嘉铭,章程. 2004. 末次冰期贵州七星洞石笋 高分辨率 气候记录与Heinrich 事件 地球学报 25, 337344. 

张美良,程海,林玉石,覃嘉铭,王华,冯玉梅,涂林玲,张会领. 2004. 桂林地区 水南洞 1425 万年石笋的碳氧同位素记录和古气候重建. 古地理学报 6, 5768.

覃嘉铭,袁道先,程海,林玉石,张美良. 2004.贵州荔波董歌洞D3石笋碳氧稳定 同位素及微量元素记录的环境变化. 地球学报. 25, 625632.

覃嘉铭,袁道先,程海,林玉石,张美良,章程,王福星,王华,冯玉梅,涂林玲 张会领,冉景丞. 2004. 过去25 万年黔桂地区千年尺度 东亚季风气候的变化.中国岩溶 23, 261266.

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 International. 120, 3–14.

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.

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 Reviews, 23, 1151–1171.



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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

张美良,林玉石,覃嘉铭,章程,涂林玲,程海. 2003. 黔南七星洞石笋古气候变化记录及末次间冰期终止点的确定. 沉积学报 21, 473481.

张美良,袁道先,林玉石,覃嘉铭,章程,程海. 2003. 桂林响水洞6.00 ka BP以来 石笋高分辨率的气候记录. 地球学报 24, 439444.

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.

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 Seawaterby Isotope Dilution Thermal Ionization Mass Spectroscopy. Analytical Chemistry 75, 1075–1079.

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.



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.

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.

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.

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.

张美良,林玉石,覃嘉铭,程海. 2002. 黔南洞穴石笋古气候变化记录及终止点 确定. 中国科学 (D) 32 942950.

程海. 2002. 铀系年代学新进展ICP-MS 230Th测年. 第四纪研究22292.

谭明,侯居峙,程海. 2002. 定量重建气候历史的石笋年层方法. 第四纪研究 22209219.

石丽,金幸生,程海,沈冠军. 2002. 浙江桐庐人类头骨的铀系年代. 人类学学报 21323324.

况润元,汪永进,张向华,程海. 2002. 石笋铀同位素组成对土壤环境变化的指示. 科学通报  4710221026.

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.

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.

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.



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.

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.

侯居峙,谭明,程海 R. L. Edwards,郑伟,沈凛梅,张军. 2001. 本溪水洞石笋微层 年代学初步研究 .中国科学  31387392.

吴江滢,汪永进,程海,陈骏. 2001. 南京汤山石笋高分辨率氧碳同位素记录对气候事件的快速响应. 科学通报 4613071311.

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.



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.

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.

李红春,顾德隆,D. Paulsen,王非,陈文寄,尹功明,程海R.L. Edwards. 2000. 陕南石笋稳定同位素记录中的古气候和古季风信息.地震地质 22(增刊)6378.

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.

谭明,程海R.L.Edwards, . 2000.甚年轻石笋的TIMS230Th定年及其年层确定. 第四纪研究20391.



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.

周春林,汪永进,程海. 刘泽纯. 1999. 论南京直立人化石的年代, 人类学学报 18256262.

沈冠军,林冰,袁振新,程海Edwards,R.L. 1999. 周口店新洞遗址年代位子新证据。龙骨 坡史前文化,1141147.

汪永进, Cheng, H. 陆从伦. 1999.南京汤山洞碳酸盐沉积物的热电离质谱铀系年代, 科学通报, 44(14) 15481551.

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.  Geology27, 1031–1034.

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

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.



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

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. Science280, 725–728.



Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., 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.

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.




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