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Zhigang Zhang Lecturer

Research Interests: 
  • Glacial Geomorphology Evolution
  • Terrestrial in situ Cosmogenic Nuclides Exposure Dating Methods

Educational Background

PhD, School of Geographic Science, NanJing Normal University (2010)

MA, School of Geographic Science, NanJing Normal University (2008)

BA, College of Urban and Environment Sciences, Shanxi Normal University (2004)



Research Interests

Glacial Geomorphology Evolution;

Terrestrial in situ Cosmogenic Nuclides Exposure Dating Methods


Research Projects


  1. Glacial Chronology of Palaeo-Daocheng Ice Cap during the last glaciation:an example from the Chayala moraines (National Natural Science Foundation, No. 41503054; 2016.01—2018.12)
  2. The General Financial Grant of the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (No. 2015M582728)


Journal Articles


  1. Zhang Zhigang, Wang Jian*, Xu Xiaobin, Bai Shibiao, Chang Zhiyang, 2015. Cosmogenic 10Be and 26Al Chronology of the Last Glaciation of the Palaeo-Daocheng Ice Cap Southeastern Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. [J]. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), 89(2): 575-584. (SCI)
  2. Zhang Zhigang, Xu Xiaobin*, Wang Jian, Zhao Zhijun, Bai Shibiao, Chang Zhiyang, 2014. Last Deglaciation Climatic Fluctuation Record by the Palaeo-Daocheng Ice Cap, Southeastern Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau [J]. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), 88(6): 1863-1874. (SCI)
  3. Zhang Zhigang, Xu Xiaobin, Wang Jian, Bai Shibiao, Chang Zhiyang, 2014. Discussion of existing problems on the terrestrial cosmogenic nuclides exposure ages of Xizang (Tibetan) plateau [J]. Geological Review, 60(1):1359-1369. (In Chinese)
  4. Zhang Zhigang, Wang Jian, Bai Shibiao, Xu Xiaobin, Chang Zhiyang, 2014. Impact of Surface Rock Erosion Rate on in Situ Cosmogenic Exposure Dating Method[J].Scientia Geographica Sinica, 34(1): 116-121. (In Chinese)
  5. Zhang Zhigang, Wang Jian, Xu Xiaobin, Zhao Zhijun, Bai Shibiao, 2013. Effects of Exposure Time on Maximum Erosion Rate Estimated Using In-situ Cosmogenic Nuclides[J]. Geological Review, 59(5):924-933. (In Chinese)
  6. Zhang Zhigang, Bai shibiao, Wang Jian, Zhang Fanyu, Hong Ting, 2013. The event of Jishixia of river block by severe landslide occurred at in the upper reaches of the Yellow River during the early Holocene[J]. Journal of Arid Land Resources and Environment, 27(7):102-106. (In Chinese)
  7. Zhang Zhigang, Wang Jian, Lai Zhongping Xu Xiaobin, Bai Shibiao, Zhang Maoheng, 2012. Problems and Analyses of Optically Stimulated Luminescence Studies of Glacial Deposits from Daocheng Ice Cap, Sichuan, China [J]. Acta Geologica Sinica, 86(4): 602-610. (In Chinese)
  8. Zhang Zhigang, Wang Jian, Xu Xiaobin, Zhao Zhijun, Bai Shibiao, 2012. Cosmogenic Isotope 10Be dating for Kuzhaori moraine in Daocheng ice cap [J]. Marine Geology and Quaternary Geology, 32(1):85-91. (In Chinese)
  9. Wang jian, Zhang Zhigang, Xu Xiaobin, Kong Ping, Zhang Maoheng, Liang Zhong, 2012. Cosmogenic isotopes dating of Quaternary glacial activity of the Paleo-Daocheng Ice Cap, on the southeastern part of the Qinghai-Xizang plateau[J]. Quarternary Sciences, 32(3): 394-402. (In Chinese)
  10. Wang jian, Xu Xiaobin, Zhang Zhigang, Zhang Maoheng, Kong Ping, David Fink, 2010. Inherited Cosmogenic Nuclide 10Be in Moderrn Moraine of Hailuogou Glacier in the Gongga Mountains, Sichuan Province, China [J]. Quarternary Sciences, 30(5):956-961. (In Chinese)