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Durham University

Department of Earth Sciences

Postgraduate Students

Mr Zeyang Liu

PhD Student in the Department of Earth Sciences
Room number: Open Plan Area

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Biography

Biography

2019.5-present: PDRA

2015.9-2019.5 : PhD in Geochemistry, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University (Durham-CSC Scholarship)

2011-2015: BSc in Petroleum Geology, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China (1st class, with Honours)

2012-2014: Second Major of BSc in Finance, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China (1st class)

Collaboration:

Paul Hackley, Shuzhong Shen, Brad Sageman, Jeff Over, Lawrence Percival, Clay Tabor, Daniel Horton

Research Groups

Research Interests

  • Organic Petrology
  • Paleoclimatology
  • Re-Os isotope systematics

Selected Publications

Conference Paper

  • Liu, Zeyang, Selby, David, Hackley, Paul C. & Over, D. Jeffrey (2018), Fossil charcoal as evidence for intense wildfire at the Frasnian-Famennian boundary (early Late Devonian) and implications for atmospheric oxygen level rise, The Society of Organic Petrology annual conference. Beijing, China.
  • Liu, Zeyang, Selby, David, Sageman, Brad B. & Percival, Lawrence M.E. (2018), Twice the bang: Comet Impact and Volcanism Jointly Contributed to the Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum, Geological Society of America annual conference. Indianapolis, USA.
  • Liu, Zeyang, Selby, David, Zhang, Hua, Zheng, Quanfeng, Shen, Shuzhong & Sageman, Bradley B. (2018), Volcanism driven carbon isotope fractionation across the Wuchiapingian-Changhsingian boundary interval: Implications from 187Os/188Os isotope stratigraphy, Geological Society of America annual conference. Indianapolis, USA.
  • Liu, Zeyang, Selby, David & Hackley, Paul C. (2017), Investigation into the Controls of Rhenium-Osmium Fractionation in Organic-Rich Sedimentary Rocks: Implications for Re-Os Geochronology, Application of Analytical Techniques to Petroleum Systems Problems. London.
  • Liu, Zeyang, Shen, Chuanbo, Selby, David, Ruan, Xiaoyan, Hu, Shouzhi & Du, Jiayi (2015), Re-Os Geochronology of Bitumen from the Northern Longmen Shan Thrust Belt, Southwest China, AGU Joint Assembly. Montreal, Canada, 565.
  • Liu, Zeyang, Shen, Chuanbo & He, Jie (2014), An interpretation for oil and bitumen Re-Os ages, GSA Abstracts with Programs 46: GSA Annual Meeting. Vancouver, Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, 324.

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