Talent details

Name:Juzhi Hou
Title & Affiliation:Ph.D, Professor
Homepage in Chinese:http://sourcedb.itpcas.cas.cn/cn/expert/200911/t20091104_2647723.html
Address:Building 3, Courtyard 16, Lincui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China

Education and Appointments

Ph.D. Brown University, 2008
Ph.D. Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2003
B. S. School of Earth Sciences, China University of Geosciences, 1998
Research Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Oct 2009~Present
Adjunct Professor, China University of Geosciences, 2012~present
Visiting Scientist, Large Lake Observatory, University of Minnesota Duluth, Feb 2013~Mar 2013
Program on Climate Change (UWPCC) Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Washington, Jan~Sep 2009
Postdoctoral Research Associate, California Institute of Technology, Aug 2008~Dec 2008

Research Interest

Biomarkers based temperature reconstruction, past climate change, Paleolimnology

Selected Publications

1. Lv F., Zhang H., Cao X., Ding W., Liu C., Hou J., 2020. Hydrological variations and decline of the Ancient Silk Road between Han and Sui dynasties in the middle reach of the Tarim River. Acta Geologica Sinica, 94, 3, 646-657.

2. Acharya S., Li C., Ji K., Sun Z., Wang M., Hou J., 2020. Lacustrine record of 1954 flood event on Begnas and Rupa lake, central Nepal. Acta Geologica Sinica, 94, 3, 717-724.

3. Wang M., Yang Y., Zhang J., Hou J., 2020. Paleohydrological variation based on n-alkanes and grain size over the past 16 ka in the Western Tibetan Plateau. Acta Geologica Sinica, 94, 3, 707-716.

4. Li C., Wang M., Liu W., Lee S., Chen F., Hou J., Quantitative estimates of Holocene glacier mass fluctuations on the western Tibetan Plateau. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, in review.

5. Li C., Zheng Y., Wang M., Sun Z., Jin C., Hou J., Refined Dating using Palaeomagnetic Secular Variations on a Lake Sediment Core from Guozha Co, Northwestern Tibetan Plateau. Quaternary Geochronology, accepted.

6. Ji K., Zhu E., Chu G., Hou J., 2020. A record of late Holocene precipitation on the Central Tibetan Plateau inferred from varved lake sediments. Journal of Paleolimnology, Accepted.

7. Sun Z., Yuan K., Hou X., Ji K., Li C, Wang M., Hou J., 2020. A 3600 yr high-resolution Indian Monsoon precipitation record derived from Ngamring Co, South Tibetan Plateau. Holocene, doi: 10.1177/0959683620913930

8. Hou J, Li C, Lee S, 2019. The temperature record of the Holocene: progress and controversies. Science Bulletin, 64, 9, 565-566. doi: 10.1016/j.scib.2019.02.012

9. Li X, Wang M, Hou J, 2018. Centennial-scale climate variability during the past 2000 years derived from lacustrine sediment on the western Tibetan Plateau. Quaternary International, doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2018.12.018

10. Hou J, Tian Q, Wang M, 2018. Variable apparent hydrogen isotopic fractionation between sedimentary n-alkanes and precipitation on the Tibetan Plateau. Organic Geochemistry, 122, 78-86.

11. Yang Y, Hu R Lin Q, Hou J, Liu Y, Han B, Naselli-Flores, L, 2018. Spatial structure and b-diversity of phytoplankton in Tibetan Plateau lakes: nestedness or replacement? Hydrobiologia, 808, 301-314.

12. Lin Q, Xu L, Hou J, Liu Z, Jeppesen E, Han B, 2017. Responses of trophic structure and zooplankton community to salinity and temperature in Tibetan lakes: Implication for the effect of climate warming. Water Research, 124, 618-629.

13. Hou J, DAndrea WJ, Wang M, He Y, Liang J, 2017. The influence of the Indian monsoon and the westerly jet on climate change across the Tibetan Plateau since the Late Pleistocene. Quaternary Science Reviews, 163, 84-94.

14. He Y, Hou J, Brown E T, Yi C, Xie S, Bao Z, 2017. Timing of the onset of the Indian Summer Monsoon in the early Holocene: evidence from a sediment core from Linggo Co, central Tibetan Plateau. The Holocene, 28, 755-766.

15. Hou J, Liang J, Wang M, He Y, 2017, Variation in catchment hydrology at two lakes on the central Tibetan Plateau since the Late Pleistocene. Journal of Paleolimnology, 58, 257-273.

16. Li X, Wang M, Zhang Y, Lei L, Hou J, 2017. Holocene climatic and environmental change on the western Tibetan Plateau revealed by GDGTs and leaf wax D/H ratios at Aweng Co. Quaternary Research, 87, 455-467.

17. Hou J, Huang Y, Zhao J, Liu Z, Colman S, An Z, 2016. Large Holocene summer temperature oscillations and impact on the peopling of the northeastern Tibetan Plateau. Geophysical Research Letters, 43, doi:10.1002/2015GL067317.

18. Liang J, Li D, Wang M, Zhang X, Hou J, 2016. Application of orthogonal design to the extraction and HPLC analysis of sedimentary pigments from lakes of the Tibetan Plateau. Science in China, 59, 1195-1205.

19. Wang M, Liang J, Hu L, Hou J, 2016. Distribution of GDGTs in lake surface sediments on Tibetan Plateau and their influencing factors. Science in China, 59, 961-974.

20.Wang M, Zhang W, and Hou J, 2015. Is average chain length of plant lipids a potential proxy for vegetation, environment and climate changes? Biogeosciences Discuss., 12, 5477-5501, doi:10.5194/bgd-12-5477-2015, 2015.

21. Li X, Liang J, Hou J, Zhang W, 2015. Centennial-scale climate variability during the past 2000 years on the central Tibetan Plateau. The Holocene, 25, 892-899.

22. Wang M, Hou J, Lei Y, 2014, Classification of Tibetan lakes based on variations in seasonal lake water temperature. Chinese Science Bulletin, 59, 4847-4855.

23. Hou, J., 2012. The influence of 14C reservoir age on interpretation of paleolimnological records from the Tibetan Plateau. Quaternary Science Reviews, 48, 67-79.

24. Gao, L., Hou, J., Toney, J., MacDonald, D., Huang, Y., 2011. Mathematical modeling of the aquatic macrophyte inputs of mid-chain n-alkyl lipids to lake sediments: Implications for interpreting compound specific hydrogen isotopic records. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, 3781-3791.

25. Hou, J., Huang, Y., Shuman, B.N., Oswld, W.W., Foster, D.R. Abrupt cooling repeatedly punctuated Early Holocene climate in Eastern North America. The Holocene, doi: 10.1177/0959683611427329.

26. Hou, J., 2010. Application of the biomarker D/H ratio of lake sediments in paleoclimatic reconstruction. Quaternary Sciences, 30, 1209-1217, doi:10.3969/j.issn.1001-7410.2010.06.19 (in Chinese with English Abstract).

27. Hou, J., Huang, Y., McNichol, A.P., Brodsky, C., Alexandre, M.R. and King, J.W. 2010. Radiocarbon dating of individual lignin phenol compounds from wood and sediment and the potential applications in paleoenvironmental studies. Analytical Chemistry, 82, 7119-7126. Doi: 10.1021/ac100494m.

28. Gao, L., Hou, J., Toney, J., MacDonald, D. and Huang, Y. 2011. Mathematical modeling of the aquatic macrophytes inputs of mid-chain n-alkyl lipids to lake sediments: implications for interpreting compound specific hydrogen isotopic records. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 75, 3781-3791.

29. Theroux, S., DAnrea, W.J., Hou, J., Toney, J.L., Zettler, L.A., Huang, Y. Relating phylogeny to alkenone distributions in lacustrine alkenone-producing haptophytes: implications for continental paleotemperature reconstructions. In preparation for Organic Geochemistry.

30. Hou, J., D'Andrea, W.J., and Huang, Y., 2008. Can sedimentary leaf waxes record D/H ratios of continental precipitation? Field, model and experimental assessments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, 3503-3517, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2008.04.030

31. Hou, J., Huang, Y., Oswald, W.W., Foster, D.R., and Shuman, B., 2007. Centennial-scale compound-specific hydrogen isotope record of Pleistocene - Holocene climate transition from southern New England. Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L19706, doi:10.1029/2007GL030303.

32. Hou, J., D'Andrea, W. J., Macdonald, D., and Huang, Y., 2007. Evidence for water use efficiency as an important factor in determining the δD values of tree leaf waxes. Organic Geochemistry, doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2007.03.011.

33. Hou, J., D'Andrea, W. J., Macdonald, D., and Huang, Y., 2007. Hydrogen isotopic variability in leaf waxes among terrestrial and aquatic plants around Blood Pond, Massachusetts (USA). Organic Geochemistry, doi:10.1016/j.orggeochem.2006.12.009.

34. Lindbladh, M., Oswald, W. W., Foster, D. R., Faison, E., Hou, J., and Huang, Y., 2007. A late-glacial transition from Picea glauca to Picea Mariana in southern New England. Quaternary Research, 67, 502-508.

35. Hou, J., Huang, Y., Wang, Y., Shuman, B., Oswald, W. W., Faison, E., and Foster, D. R., 2006. Postglacial climate reconstruction based on compound-specific D/H ratios of fatty acids from Blood Pond, New England. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 7, doi:10.1029/2005GC001076.

36. Cai, B., Cheng, H., Hou, J., Liu, H., Wang, G. and Liu, T.S., 2005. The impact of soil erosion on the formation of Yunnan Stone Forest: Evidence from Stalagmite and field observations. Quaternary Sciences (in Chinese with English Abstract), 25, 170-176.

37. Tan, M., Hou, J. and Liu, T.S., 2004. Sun-coupled climate connection between eastern Asia and northern Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letters, 31, doi:10.1029/2003GL019085. 

38. Hou, J. and Tan, M., 2003. Image characteristics of annual layers in very young Chinese stalagmites. Supplementi di Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria, 65-69. 

39. Hou, J., Tan, M., Liu, T. S. and Cheng, H., 2003. Stable isotope records of plant cover change and monsoon variation in the past 2200 years: evidence from laminated stalagmites. Boreas, 32, 304-313.

40. Tan, M., Liu, T.S., Hou, J., Qin, X., Zhang, H., and Li, T., 2003. Cyclic rapid warming on centennial-scale revealed by a 2650-year stalagmite record of warm season temperature. Geophysical Research Letters, 30, doi:10.1029/2003GL017352.

41. Hou, J., Tan, M., Liu, T.S., 2002. Counting chronology and climate records with about 1000 annual layers of a Holocene stalagmite from the Water Cave in Liaoning, China. Science in China, 45(5), 385-391.

42. Tan, M., Hou, J., Cheng, H., 2002. Methodology of quaternary reconstructing paleoclimate from annually laminated stalagmites. Quaternary Sciences (in Chinese with English Abstract), 22(3), 209-219.

43. Hou, J., Tan, M., Cheng, H., Liu, T.S., 2001. Preliminary research on Layer counting chronology of young stalagmite from Water Cave, Benxi. Science in China (Series D, Earth Sciences, in Chinese), 31(5), 387-392

44. Hou, J., 2001. Image characteristics of annual micro-bands in stalagmites. Quaternary Sciences (in Chinese), 21(3), 278

45. Tan, M., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Hou, J., and Liu, T.S., 2000. TIMS-230Th dating for very young annual laminated stalagmites. Quaternary Sciences (in Chinese), 20, 391.