Shiyong Yu 

  Shiyong Yu
  McWilliams Postdoctoral Scholar
  Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
  Tulane University
  New Orleans, LA 70118
  Rm 204 Blessey Hall
  Phone: 504-862-3195

  Education - Research Interests - Publications

  Quaternary Research Group



Lund University, Ph.D., 2003
Nanjing University, M.Sc., 1994
Ocean University of Qingdao, Diploma, 1991

Research Interests 

  • Ice-Age geodynamics
  • Lake sediments and past global changes
  • Quaternary palynology


Yu, S.-Y., Berglund, B. E., Sandgren, P., and Lambeck, K., 2007. Evidence for a rapid sea-level rise 7600 yr ago. Geology 35, 891-894.

Yu, S.-Y., Shen, J., and Colman, S.M., 2007. Modeling the radiocarbon reservoir effect in lacustrine systems. Radiocarbon 49, 1241-1254.

Yu, S.-Y., Berglund, B.E., Sandgren, P., and Colman, S.M., 2007. Holocene organic carbon burial rates in the southeastern Swedish Baltic coast. The Holocene 17, 673-681.

Yu, S.-Y., and Berglund, B. E., 2007. A dinoflagellate cyst record of Holocene climate and hydrological changes along the southeastern Swedish Baltic coast. Quaternary Research 67, 215-224.

Zhu, C., and Yu, S.-Y., 2007. Lichenometirc constraints on the age of the Huashan Grottoes, East China. Journal of Archaeological Sciences 34, 2064-2070.

Colman, S.M., Yu, S.-Y., An, Z.S., Shen, J., and Hendersen, A.C.G., 2007. Late-Cenozoic climate changes in China’s western interior: A review of research on Lake Qinghai and comparison with other records. Quaternary Science Reviews 26, 2281-2300.

Andrén, T., Andrén, E., Berglund, B.E., Yu, S.-Y., 2007. New insight on the Yoldia Sea low stand in the Blekinge archipelago, southern Baltic Sea. GFF 129, 277-285.

Yu, S.-Y. Berglund, B.E., Sandgren, P., and Fritz, S.C., 2005. Holocene palaeoecology and shoreline displacement along the Blekinge coast, SE Sweden, and implications for climate and sea-level changes. The Holocene 15, 278-292.

Berglund, B. E., Sandgren, P., Barnekow, L., Hannon, G., Jiang, H., Skog, G., and Yu, S.-Y., 2005. Early Holocene history of the Baltic Sea, as reflected in coastal sediments in Blekinge, southeastern Sweden. Quaternary International 130, 111-139.

Yu, S.-Y., Berglund, B.E., Andrén, E., and Sandgren, P., 2004. Mid-Holocene Baltic Sea transgression along the coast of SE Sweden – ancient lagoons correlated with beach ridges. GFF 126, 257-272.

Tang, L.-Y, Shen, C.-M., Liu, K.-B., Yu, S.-Y.., and Li, C.-H., 2004. Climate changes on the southeastern Tibetan Plateau since the Last Glacial Maximum. Science in China Series D 34, 436-442.

Yu, S.-Y., 2003. Centennial-scale cycles in mid-Holocene sea level along the southeastern Swedish Baltic coast. Geological Society of America Bulletin 115, 1404-1409.

Yu, S.-Y., Andrén, E., Barnelov, L., Berglund, B.E., and Sandgren, P., 2003. Holocene palaeoecology and shoreline displacement on the Biskopsmåla peninsula, southeastern Sweden. Boreas 32, 578-589.

Yu, S.-Y., Zhu, C., and Wang, F.B., 2003. Radiocarbon constraints on the Holocene flooding deposits in the Ning-Zhen Mountains, lower Yangtze River area of China. Journal of Quaternary Science 18, 521-525.

Yu, S.-Y., Zhu, C., Song, J., and Qu, W.Z., 2000. Role of climate in the rise and fall of Neolithic cultures on the Yangtze Delta. Boreas 29, 157-169.

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