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Expert NameProf. Wanquan Ta
TitleResearch Professor
DivisionCold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute
Institution
CityLanzhou
CountryChinese
Telephone86 931 4967539/mobile:13919480335
Emailtawq(at)lzb.ac.cn
Work Experience1.From 2003 to 2005 , Responsible for the project:“Research on dust emission rates in the primary dust sources in the Northwest China”,which is supported by the Natural Science Foundation of China; 2.From 2005 to 2007, Responsible for the project : “Effects of aeolian coarse sands on the channel siltation in the Inner Mongolia reach of the Yellow River ”, which is supported by the Natural Science Foundation of China; 3.From 2005 to 2007, Responsible for the project: “Dust emission and environments in Northwest China”, which is supported by the Chinese Academy of Sciences; 4.From 2011 to 2015, Advisory for the Project: “Aeolian-Fluvial Process and its controlling mechanism in the desert valley in the Upper Reach of the Yellow River” , Which is supported by the National Basic Research Program of China
QualificationsBachelor degree of Geography in Ningxia University from 1989 to 1993; Master Degree of Geography in Lanzhou Desert Research Institute, CAS from 1993 to 1996; Ph.D of Geography in Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences from 1998 to 2003
Number of Publications43
Awards1. First Prize for Contribution to Science and Technology Development issued by Gansu Province in 2007; 2. Second Prizes for Contribution to Science and Technology Development issued by Gansu Province in 2002 and 2006; 3. Geography of the Ninth National Youth Science and Technology Award in 2007
Other Activities1. Executive Vice Chief Editor for Sciences in Cold and Arid Regions
Publications1. Wanquan Ta, Tao Wang, et al. 2004, Gaseous and particulate air pollution in the Lanzhou Valley, China, Science of the Total Environment, 320:163-176. 2. Wanquan Ta, Zhibao Dong, Caidan Sanzhi. 2006, Effect of the 1950s large-scale migration for land reclamation on spring dust storms in Northwest China. Atmospheric Environment, 40, 5815-5823. 3. Wanquan Ta, Zhibao Dong. 2007. Simulation on sand grain/bed collision mechanism: Cascade collision and ejection (1). Geomorphology, 89,348-357 4. Wanquan Ta et al, 2008. Long-term morphodynamic changes of a desert reach of the Yellow River following upstream large reservoirs’ operation. Geomorphology, 97,249-259 5. Wanquan Ta et al,_2011. Downstream fining in contrasting reaches of the sand-beded Yellow River. Doi:10.1002/hyp.8065
DisciplineGeography
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