Prof./Dr. Pan Baotian
MOE Key Laboratory of Western China’s Environmental Systems
College of Earth and Environment Sciences
222 South Tianshui Road, Lanzhou
730000, Gansu Province
1983: B.Sc., Physical geography, Lanzhou University
1988: M. Sc., Physical Geography, Lanzhou University
1991: PhD, Physical Geography, Lanzhou University
1983-1985: Assistant teacher, Department of Geography, Lanzhou University.
1992-1994: Lecturer, Department of Geography, Lanzhou University
1992-1993: Visisting Scholar, Royal Holloway,University of London, UK
1994-1997: Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Lanzhou University
2001-2002: Senior Visiting Scholar, University of California, Santa Barbara
1997-present: Professor, Department of Geography, Lanzhou University
Landscape evolution; Drainage evolution; Fluvial geomorphology; Tectonic geomorphology;
Quaternary paleoclimatology and glacial geology.
TEACHING & SUPERVISION
2. Quaternary Environment
PUBLICATIONS (inverted order)
1. Hongli Pang, Baotian Pan, Eduardo Garzanti, Hongshan Gao, Xin Zhao, Dianbao Chen. (2018). Mineralogy and geochemistry of modern Yellow River sediments: Implications for weathering and provenance. Chemical Geology, 488, 76-86.
2. Hu, Z. B., Pan, B. T., Bridgland, D., Vandenberghe, J., Guo, L. Y., & Fan, Y. L. (2017). The linking of the upper-middle and lower reaches of the yellow river as a result of fluvial entrenchment. Quaternary Science Reviews, 166, 324-338.
3. Hu, X., Pan, B., Fan, Y., Wang, J., Hu, Z., & Cao, B., et al. (2017). Folded fluvial terraces in a young, actively deforming intramontane basin between the yumu shan and the qilian shan mountains, ne tibet. Lithosphere, 9(4), 545-560.
4. Geng, H., Pan, B., Huang, B., Cao, B., & Gao, H. (2017). The spatial distribution of precipitation and topography in the qilian shan mountains, northeastern tibetan plateau. Geomorphology, 297, 43-54.
5. Chang, J., Hui, Z., Pan, B., Wang, Z., & Ma, J. (2017). Characteristics of the modern pollen assemblages from different sedimentary environments of the middle reaches of the arid heihe region of asia. Quaternary International.
6. Gao, H. S., Li, Z. M., Liu, X. F., Pan, B. T., Wu, Y. J., & Liu, F. L. (2017). Fluvial terraces and their implications for weihe river valley evolution in the sanyangchuan basin. Science China Earth Sciences, 60(3), 413-427.
7. Hu, Z., Pan, B., Guo, L., Vandenberghe, J., Liu, X., & Wang, J., et al. (2016). Rapid fluvial incision and headward erosion by the yellow river along the jinshaan gorge during the past 1.2 ma as a result of tectonic extension. Quaternary Science Reviews, 133, 1-14.
8. Pan, B., Chen, D., Hu, X., Cao, X., Chen, J., & Mao, J. 2016. Drainage evolution of the heihe river in western hexi corridor, china, derived from sedimentary and magnetostratigraphic results. Quaternary Science Reviews, 150, 250-263.
9. Pan, B., Pang, H., Gao, H., Garzanti, E., Zou, Y., & Liu, X., et al. 2016. Heavy-mineral analysis and provenance of yellow river sediments around the china loess plateau. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 127, 1-11.
10. Gao, H.-S., Li, Z.-M., Pan, B.-T., Liu, F.-L., Liu, X.-P., 2016. Fluvial responses to late Quaternary climate change in the Shiyang River drainage system, western China. Geomorphology, 258: 82-94.
11. Guan, Q.-Y., Wang, L., Pan, B.-T., Guan, W.-Q., Sun, X.-Z., Cai, A,. 2016. Distribution features and controls of heavy metals in surface sediments from the riverbed of the Ningxia-Inner Mongolian reaches, Yellow River, China. Chemosphere, 144: 29-42.
12. Guan, Q.-Y., Wang, L., Wang, F.-F., Pan, B.-T., Song, N., Li, F.-C., Lu, M., 2016. Phosphorus in the catchment of high sediment load river: A case of the Yellow River, China. Science of the Total Environment, 572: 660-670.
13. Hu, Z.-B., Pan, B.-T., Guo, L.-Y., Vandenberghe, J., Liu, X.-P., Wang, J.-P., Fan, Y.-L., Mao, J.-W., Gao, H.-S., Hu, X.-F., 2016. Rapid fluvial incision and headward erosion by the Yellow River along the Jinshaan gorge during the past 1.2 Ma as a result of tectonic extension. Quaternary Science Reviews. 133:1-14.
14. Pan B, Pang H, Zhang D, Guan Q, Wang L, Li F, Guan W, Cai A, Sun X. 2015. Sediment grain-size characteristics and its source implication in the Ningxia–Inner Mongolia sections on the upper reaches of the Yellow River. Geomorphology 246: 255–262.
15. Pan Baotian, Li Qiong, Hu Xiaofei, Geng Haopeng, Gao Hongshan, Bedrock channels response to differential rock uplift in eastern Qilian Mountain along the northeastern margin of the Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 2015, 100 : 1–19
16. Hu X, Pan B, Kirby E, Gao H, Hu Z, Cao B, Geng H, Li Q, Zhang G. 2015. Rates and kinematics of active shortening along the eastern Qilian Shan, China, inferred from deformed fluvial terraces. Tectonics 34: 2478-2493.
17. Geng H, Pan B, Milledge DG, Huang B, Zhang G. 2015. Quantifying sheet wash erosion rates in a mountainous semi-arid basin using environmental radionuclides and a stream power model. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 40 : 1814–1826.
18. Zhang, G., B. Pan*, B. Cao, J. Wang, H. Cui & X. Cao. 2015. Elevation changes measured during 1966–2010 on the monsoonal temperate glaciers' ablation region, Gongga Mountains, China. Quaternary International, 371, 49-57.
19. Pan B, Guan Q*, Liu Z, Gao H. 2014. Analysis of channel evolution characteristics in the Hobq Desert reach of the Yellow River (1962-2000). Global and Planetary Change 135: 148–158.
20. Pan, BT., Guan, QY., Gao, HS., Guan, DS., Liu, FL., Li, Z. and Su, H. The origin and sources of loess-like sediment in the Jinsha River Valley, SW China. Boreas, 2014, 43：121–131.
21. Cao Bo, Pan Baotian*, Wang Jie, Shangguan Donghui, Wen Zhenling，Qi Wentao, Changes in the glacier extent and surface elevation along the Ningchan and Shuiguan river source, eastern Qilian Mountains, China. Quaternary Research, 2014, 81: 531–537
22. Li Qingyang, Pan Baotian, Hu Xiaofei, Hu Zhenbo, Li Fuqiang and Yang Shunzhi. Apatite Fission Track Constraints on the Pattern of Faulting in the North Qilian Mountain. Journal of Earth Science, 2013, 24(4): 569-578
23. Pan Baotian, Li Qingyang, Hu Xiaofei, Geng Haopeng, Liu Zibian, Jiang Shaofei1 and Yuan Wanming，Cretaceous and Cenozoic cooling history of the eastern Qilian Shan, north-eastern margin of the Tibetan Plateau: evidence from apatite fission-track analysis. Terra Nova, 2013, 25(6): 431-438.
24. Pan Baotian, Hu Xiaofei, Gao Hongshan, Hu Zhenbo, Cao Bo, Geng Haopeng, Li Qingyang, Late Quaternary river incision rates and rock uplift pattern of the eastern Qilian Shan Mountain, China. Geomorphology, 2013, 184: 84-97
25. Guan Qingyu, Pan Baotian*, Yang Jing, Wang Lijuan, Zhao Shilei, Gui Hongjie, The processes and mechanisms of severe sandstorm development in the eastern Hexi Corridor China, during the Last Glacial period. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 2013, 62: 769–775
26. Jie Wang, Baotian Pan, Guoliang Zhang, et al. Late Quaternary glacial chronology on the eastern slope of Gongga, Mountain, eastern Tibetan Plateau, China. Science China Earth Sciences, 2013, 56(3): 354-365.
27. Hu Zhenbo, Pan Baotian*, Wang Junping, Cao Bo, Gao Hongshan, Fluvial terrace formation in the eastern Fenwei Basin, China, during the past 1.2Ma as a combined archive of tectonics and climate change, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 2012, 60: 235–245.
28. Pan B.T., Zhang G.L., Wang J., Cao B., Geng H.P., Wang J., Zhang C. and Ji Y.P., Glacier changes from 1966–2009 in the Gongga Mountains, on the south-eastern margin of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and their climatic forcing. The Cryosphere, 2012, 6: 1087–1101.
29. Pan Baotian, Cao Bo, Wang Jie, Zhang Guoliang, Zhang Chen, Hh Zhenbo, Huang Bo, Glacier variations in response to climate change from 1972 to 2007 in the western Lenglongling mountains, northeastern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Glaciology, 2012, 58(211): 879-888.
30. Pan, B.T., Hu, Z.B., Wang, J.P., Vandenberghe, J., Hu, X.F.. The approximate age of the planation surface and the incision of the Yellow River. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 2012, 356–357: 54–61.
31. Pan, B.T., Hu, Z.B., Wang, J.P., Vandenberghe, J., Hu, X.F.. A magnetostratigraphic record of landscape development in the eastern Ordos Plateau, China: Transition from Late Miocene and Early Pliocene stacked sedimentation to Late Pliocene and Quaternary uplift and incision by the Yellow River. Geomorphology, 2011, 125(1): 225-238.
32. Guan Qingyu, Pan Baotian*, Li Na，Zhang Jundi, Xue Lijuan，Timing and significance of the initiation of present day deserts in the northeastern Hexi Corridor, China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2011, 306: 70–74.
33. Hu, Xiaofei, Kirby Eric, Pan Baotian, Granger E. Darryl, and Su Huai., Cosmogenic burial ages reveal sediment reservoir dynamics along the Yellow River, China. Geology, 2011, 39(9): 839–842. (SCI)
34. Pan, B.T., Geng, H.P., Hu, X.F., Sun, R.H. The topographic controls on the decadal-scale erosion rates in Qilian Shan Mountains, N. W. China. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2010, 292: 148-157. (SCI)
35. Guan, Q.Y., Pan, B.T. *, Li, N., Li, Q., Zhang, J.D., Xu, S.J., Gao, H.S., Liu, J.. Loess record of the evolution history of severe sandstorms in the Tengger Desert during the Last Interglacial Period (MIS5). Geosciences Journal, 2010, 14(2), 155-162. (SCI)
36. Guan Qingyu, Pan Baotian, Li Na, Li Qiong, Hu Zhenbo, Gao Hongshan, Xu Shujian, Wang Yong. An indicator of sand storms in the south of the Tengger Desert. THEORETICAL AND APPLIED CLIMATOLOGY, 2010， 102(1-2): 197-203(SCI)
37. Guan, Q.Y., Pan, B.T. *, Li, N., Li, Q., Zhang, J.D., Gao, H.S., Liu, J.. A warming interval during the MIS 5a/4 transition in two high-resolution loess sections from China. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 2010, 38, 255-261. (SCI)
38. Guan, Q.Y., Pan, B.T. *, Li, N., Li, Q., Zhang, J.D., Gao, H.S., Liu, J.. Pattern of abrupt climatic fluctuation in the East Asian Monsoon during the last glacial: evidence from Chinese loess records. Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 2010, 342(3), 189-196. (SCI)
39. Hu, X.F., Pan, B.T., Kirby, E., Li, Q.Y., Geng, H.P., Chen, J.F.. Spatial differences in rock uplift rates inferred from channel steepness indices along the northern flank of the Qilian Mountain, northeast Tibetan Plateau. Chinese Science Bulletin, 2010, 55: 3205-3214. (SCI)
40. Pan Baotian, Su Hui, Hu Zhenbo, et al., Evaluating the role of climate and tectonics during non-steady incision of the Yellow River: Evidence from a 1.2 m.y. terrace record near Lanzhou, China. Quaternary Science Review, 2009, 28: 3281-3290. (SCI)
41. Guan Qingyu, Pan Baotian*, Li Na, et al., Differences among sub-orbital time scale events recorded in two high-resolution loess sections, China, during the last deglaciation. Quaternary International, 2009, 198: 246-254. (SCI)
42. Su Huai, Wang Junping, Pan Baotian, Ming Qingzhong, Li Qiong, Sequences and genesis of the Yellow River terraces from Sanmen Gorge to Kouma. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 2009, 19：351-358. D0I: 10.10O7/s11442-009-0351-2．
43. Guan Qingyu, Pan Baotian*, Gao Hongshan, et al., Geochemical evidence of the Chinese loess provenance during the Late Pleistocene. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2008, 270(1-2): 53–58. (SCI)
44. Gao Hongshan, Liu Xiaofeng, Pan Baotian* et al., Stream response to Quaternary tectonic and climatic change: Evidence from the upper Weihe River, central China. Quaternary International, 2008, 186 123–131. (SCI)
45. Pan Baotian, Gao Hongshan, Wu Guangjian, et al. Dating of erosion surface and terraces in the eastern Qilian Shan, northwest China. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 2007, 32(1): 143-154. (SCI & EI)
46. Pan Baotian, Su Huai, Hu Chunsheng, et al. Discovery of a 1.0 Ma Yellow River terrace and redating of the fourth Yellow River terrace in Lanzhou area. Progress in Natural Science, 2007, 17(2): 197-205. (SCI & EI)
47. Pan Baotian, Liu Xiaofeng, Gao Hongshan, et al. Dating and genesis of the upper Weihe River terraces around Longxi basin, China. Progress in Natural Science, 2007, 17(11): 1134-1140. (SCI & EI)
48. Wang Y, Pan BT, Gao HS , et al. Magnetic fabric-based reconstruction of the paleowind direction from a loess sequence in the northeastern flank of the Qilian Mountains. Chinese J. Geophys (in Chinese), 2007, 50(4):1161-1166. (SCI)
49. Xu Shujian, Pan Baotian, Gao Hongshan, et al. Changes in sand fractions of Binggou section and the expansion and contraction of the Tengger Desert during 50-30 ka. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 2007, 32(3): 475-480. (SCI & EI)
50. Guan Qingyu, Pan Baotian, Gao Hongshan, et al. Instability characteristics of the East Asian Monsoon recorded by high-resolution loess sections from the last interglacial (MIS5). Science in China (Series D), 2007, 50(7): 1067-1075. (SCI & EI)
51. Wu Guangjian, Pan Baotian, Gao Hongshan, et al. Climatic signals in the Chinese loess record for the Last Glacial: The influence of northern high latitudes and the tropical Pacific. Quaternary International, 2006, 154-155: 128-135. (SCI)