Department of geology northwest university

Teacher Name

1、 Personal profile

1. Basic information: Ma long, male, born in April 1989, from Dali, Shaanxi Province

2. Study and work experience

December 2019 - present, lecturer, paleontology teaching and Research Office, Department of geology, Northwest University.

From January 2018 to December 2019, post doctoral, Department of geology, Northwest University, geochemistry, CO Tutor: Professor Huang Kangjun.

2014.9-2018.1: Doctor of science, Quaternary geology, Institute of earth environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Doctoral supervisor: researcher sun Youbin. Ph.D. dissertation Title: element geochemical study of calcium nodules in eolian deposits of the Loess Plateau and its Paleoenvironmental Significance.

September 2011 to June 2014, master of science, Quaternary geology, Institute of earth environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Postgraduate Tutor: researcher sun Youbin. The change of quartz crystallinity in the aeolian deposition of the Loess Plateau and its indication to the provenance.

2007.9-2011.6, Bachelor of science, geology, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan).

2、 Scientific research

1. Academic papers

Ma, L., Sun, Y.B., Jin, Z.D., Bao, Z.A., Zhang, P., Meng,

Z.K., Long, X.P., He, M.Y. and Huang, K.-J.*, 2019. Tracing

Changes in monthly precision using Mg isotops in Chinese loess deposits. Geochimica et cosmochemical Acta, 259, 1-16

Ma, L.*, Li, Y., Liu, X.X.,

Sun, Y.B.*, 2017. Registration

of precession signal in the last interglacial paleosol (S1) on the Chinese

Loess Plateau. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems.18, 3. DOI: 10.1002/2017GC006964.

(area II, impact factor 2.993)

Ma, L., Sun, Y.B.*, Tada, R., Yan, Y.,

Chen, H., Lin, M., Nagashima, K., 2015.

Provenance fluctuations of aeolian deposits on the Chinese Loess Plateau since

The Miocene. Aeolian Research. 18, 1-9

Sun, Y.*, Ma, L., Bloemendal, J., Clemens,

S., Qiang, X., An, Z., 2015. Miocene

climate change on the Chinese Loess Plateau: Possible links to the growth of

the northern Tibetan Plateau and global cooling. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems.

16, 2097-2108. (area II, impact factor 2.993)

Yan, Y.*, Ma, L., Sun, Y.B., 2017. Tectonic

and climatic controls on provenance changes of fine-grained dust on the Chinese

Loess Plateau since the late Oligocene. Geochimica et

Cosmochimica Acta. 200, 110-122. (zone I, impact factor 4.315)


Y., Chen, H., Liang, L., Ma, L., Liu, X., Liu, H., Sun, Y., 2017. Meteorological

constraints on characteristics of daily dustfall in Xi'an. Atmospheric

Environment. 158, 98-104. (zone II, impact factor 3.459)


Y., Su, N., Liang, L., Ma, L., Yan, Y., Sun, Y.B., 2015. Multiscale monsoon variability

during the last two climatic cycles revealed by spectral signals in Chinese

Loess and speletheme records. Climate of the past. 11, 1067-1075

Yan Y., Sun, Y., Ma, L., Long, X., 2015. A

Multiple approach to trace Asian dust stores from source to sink. Atmospheric environment. 105, 43-52


Y., Sun, Y.B., Chen, H., Ma, L., 2014. Oxygen isotope signatures of

quartz from major Asian dust sources: Implications for changes in the

provenance of Chinese loess. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 193,

399-410. (zone I, impact factor 4.315)

2. Scientific research projects

From May 2018 to December 2019, supported by China Postdoctoral Fund (2018m631183), the controlling factors of magnesium isotopic composition change in Loess and its Paleoclimatic Significance, 80000, presided over;

January 2019 to December 2021, hosted by Youth Fund (41807416), magnesium isotope composition of loess carbonate in China and its indication for monsoon precipitation, 260000;

From January 2019 to December 2020, open fund of National Key Laboratory of loess and Quaternary (skllqg1818), collaborative evolution process of biology and environment since late Early Pleistocene - instructions from loess magnesium isotopic composition and mammalian fossil record, 40000, presided over.

4. Academic conferences and exchanges

Ma, L. and Sun, Y. et al., 2015. Provenance

fluctuations of aeolian deposits on Chinese Loess Plateau since the Miocene. 4th International Union for Quaternary Research, Nagoya, Japan.


L. and Sun, Y.B. et al., 2016. Registration of precession signal in the last interglacial

paleosol (S1) on the Chinese Loess Plateau. International Loess

Forum. Qingyang, China


L. and Huang K.-J. et al., 2018.

Tracing changes in monsoonal precipitation using Mg isotopes in Chinese loess

deposits. American Geophysical Union. Washington D.C. USA.


5. Scientific Research Award

2017, Liu Dongsheng earth science scholarship;



Departments:Paleontology Teaching and Research Office
Direction:1. Evolution process and driving mechanism of East Asian Monsoon on the scale of tectonic event2. Quantitative reconstruction of East Asian monsoon rainfall by Mg isotopic composition of loess in China

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