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8. Lu, Y.*, Fang, X.M.*, Friedrich, O.,  Song, C.H., 2018. Characteristic grain-size component – A useful process-related parameter for grain-size analysis of lacustrine clastics? Quaternary International, 479, 90-99. [PDF-8]


7. Lu, Y.*, Waldmann, N.D., Alsop, G. Ian,  and Marco, S., 2017. Interpreting soft sediment deformation and mass transport deposits as seismites in the Dead Sea depocenter. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 122, 8305-8325. [PDF-7,  [7]-PDF-SI (1),  [7]-PPT-SI (2),  [7]-PPT-SI (3)] (free sharing link of the paper:

6. Lu, Y.*, Waldmann, N.D., Nadel, D., and Marco, S., 2017. Increased sedimentation following the Neolithic Revolution in the Southern Levant. Global and Planetary Change, 152, 199-208. [PDF-6 (1), PDF-6 (2)]

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5. Zhang W.L.*, Zhang T.,, Song C.H., Appel E., Mao Z.Q., Fang Y.H., Lu, Y., Meng Q.Q., Yang R.S., Zhang D.W., Li B.S., Li J.,  2017. Termination of fluvial-alluvial sedimentation in the Xining Basin, NE Tibetan Plateau, and its subsequent geomorphic evolution. Geomorphology, 297: 86-99. [PDF-5]

4. Fang, X.M.*, Wang, J.Y., Zhang, W.L., Zan, J.B., Song, C.H., Yan, M.D., Appel, E., Zhang, T., Wu, F.L., Yang, Y.B., Lu, Y., 2016. Tectonosedimentary evolution model of an intracontinental flexural (foreland) basin for paleoclimatic research. Global and Planetary Change, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2016.08.015 [PDF-4]

3. Zan, J.B., Fang, X.M.*, Yan, M.D., Zhang, W.L., Lu, Y., 2015. Lithologic and rock magnetic evidence for the Mid-Miocene Climatic Optimum recorded in the sedimentary archive of the Xining Basin, NE Tibetan Plateau. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 431: 6-14. [PDF-3]

2. Fang, X.M.*, Zan, J.B., Appel, E., Lu, Y., Song, C.H., Dai, S.E., Tuo, S.B., 2015. An Eocene-Miocene continuous rock magnetic record from the sediments in the Xining Basin, NW China: indication for Cenozoic persistent drying driven by global cooling and Tibetan Plateau uplift. Geophysical Journal International, 201 (1): 78-89. [PDF-2]

1. Lu, Y., Fang, X.M.*, Appel, E., Wang, J.Y., Herb, C., Han, W.X., Wu, F.L., Song, C.H., 2015. A 7.3-1.6 Ma grain size record of interaction between anticline uplift and climate change in the western Qaidam Basin, NE Tibetan Plateau. Sedimentary Geology, 319: 40-51. [PDF-1]