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Name:Tanguang Gao

Title: Lecturer 


Graduate College:Lanzhou University


Academic degree:doctor

On-the-job information:Incumbency

Unit:College of Earth and Environmental Sciences Lanzhou University

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Mail box:gaotanguang@163.com

Learning Experience

May2014-May2016       : Post-Doc, Lanzhou University

Jul2011-Aug 2012: Luhe High School

Oct 2009- Sep 2010: Visiting Scholar, Yena University

Sep 2006-Jun 2011: PhD Degree in Physical Geography at the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Sep 2002~Jul 2006 : Bachelor of Science in Geography at Qingdao University

Research Direction

Jun2016-present:Assistant Professor, Lanzhou University

Work Experience

Jun2016-present:Assistant Professor, Lanzhou University

In-progress Projects

1.    Glacier mass balance in Nam Co Basin and its impact on stream temperature dynamics, NSFC (41501063), 2016-2018.

2.    Evaluation of service function under Cryospheric change, CAS Pioneer Hundred Talents Program, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2018-2020.


April-May 2017     Barrow, Alaska, snow sampling and sea ice observations

Jun-Aug 2016    Glacier expedition to the Tibetan Plateau

May-Jun 2015       Snow/ice sampling in the southeastern Tibetan Plateau

Aug-Sep 2012       River water sampling in Tibet

Nov 2010     Lake Water Sampling at Phewa Lake, Pokhara Nepal

Sep 2010       Glacier and Lake Expeditions and Sampling in Tibetan Plateau

Dec 2009       Mt. Geladaindong Glacier Expedition

Jun 2009     Ice Core Drilling at Mt. Cook, South Alpine, New Zealand (International Collaboration Program)

Sep 2008       Zhadang Glacier Expedition in Nam Co Basin (Tibetan Plateau)

Jul 2006    Zhadang Glacier Expedition and Hydrological Observation in Nam Co Basin (Tibetan Plateau)


1.        Tanguang Gao, Tingjun Zhang, Hong Guo, Yuantao Hu, Jianguo Shang, Yulan Zhang, 2018. Impacts of the active layer on runoff in an upland permafrost basin, northern Tibetan Plateau. Plos ONE, 13(2):e0192591. Doi: 10.1037/journal.pone.0192591 (SCI)

2.        Tanguang Gao, Shichang Kang, Tingjun Zhang, Daqing Yang, Jianguo Shang, Xiang Qin, 2017. Stream temperature dynamics in Nam Co basin, southern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Mountain Science, 14(12): 2458-2470. Doi:10.1007/s11629-016-4234-6 (SCI)

3.        Tanguang Gao, Tingjun Zhang, Xudong Wan. 2016. Influence of microtopography on active layer thaw depths in eastern Qilian Mountain, northeastern Tibetan Plateau. Environment Earth Sciences, 75:382. Doi: 10.1007/s12665-015-5197-7 (SCI)

4.        Tanguang Gao, Tingjun Zhan, Lin Cao, Shichang Kang, Mika Sillanpaa, 2016. Reduced winter runoff in a mountainous permafrost region in the northern Tibetan Plateau. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 126: 36-43. (SCI)

5.        Tanguang Gao, Shichang Kang, Tingjun Zhang, Shiqiao Zhou, Lan Cuo, Mika Sillanp??, Yulan Zhang. 2015. Summer hydrological characteristics in glacier and non-glacier catchments in the Nam Co Basin, southern Tibetan Plateau. Environmental Earth Science, 74(3): 2019-2018. (SCI,)

6.        Tanguang Gao, Shichang Kang, Lan Cuo, Tingjun Zhang, Yulan Zhang, Mika Sillanp??. 2015. Simulation and analysis of glacier runoff and mass balance in the Nam Co basin, southern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Glaciology, 61(227): 447-461. (SCI)

7.        Tanguang Gao, Shichang Kang, Peter Krause, Lan Cuo, Santosh Nepal. 2012. A test of J2000 model in a glaciated catchment in central Tibetan Plateau. Environmental Earth Science, 65: 1651-1659. (SCI)

8.        Tanguang Gao, Tingjun Zhang, Shichang Kang, Lin Cao, 2015. Recent advances in glacier-fed river stream temperature and responses research. Advances in Water Science, 26(6): 887-894. [高坛光, 张廷军, 康世昌, 曹琳. 2015. 冰川径流温度研究进展. 水科学进展, 26(6): 887-894.] (EI)

9.        Tanguang Gao, Shichang Kang, Shiqiao Zhou, Jingshi Liu, Wenwu Han, 2009. A study of the summer hydrological features of glaciers in the Qugaqie river, Nam Co Basin. Journal of Glaciology and Geocryology, 31(4): 725-731. [高坛光, 康世昌, 周石桥, 刘景时, 韩文武, 2009. 纳木错曲嘎切流域夏季冰川水文特征初步研究. 冰川冻土, 31(4): 725-731.] (CSCD)

10.    Tanguang Gao, Shichang Kang, Qianggong Zhang, Shiqiao Zhou, Yanwei Xu, 2008. Major ionic features and their sources in the Nam Co Basin over the Tibetan Plateau. Environmental Science, 29(11): 3009-3016. [高坛光, 康世昌, 张强弓, 周石桥,徐彦伟, 2008. 青藏高原纳木错流域河水主要离子化学特征及来源. 环境科学, 29(11): 3009-3016.] (EI)

11.    高坛光. 2011. 青藏高原纳木错流域环境与气候(第五、六章). 北京: 气象出版社.



12.     Yulan Zhang, Shichang Kang*, Michael Sprenger, Zhiyuan Cong, Tanguang Gao, Chaoliu Li, Shu Tao, Xiaofei Li, Xinyue Zhong, Min Xu, Wenjun Meng, Bigyan Neupane, Xiang Qin, Mika Sillanp??, 2018. Black carbon and mineral dust in snow cover on the Tibetan Plateau. The Cryosphere, 12, 413-431. doi:10.5194/tc-12-413-2018. (SCI)

13.     Yulan Zhang, S. Kang*, C. Li, T. Gao, Z. Cong, M. Sprenger, Y. Liu, X. Li, J. Guo, M. Sillanp??, K. Wang, J. Chen, Y. Li, S. Sun. 2017. Characteristics of black carbon in snow from Laohugou No. 12 glacier on the northern Tibetan Plateau. Science of the Total Environment, 607-608: 1237-1249. Doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.07.100. (SCI)

14.     Yulan Zhang, S. Kang*, Z. Cong, J. Schmale, M. Sprenger, C. Li, W. Yang, T. Gao, M. Sillanp??, X. Li, Y. Liu, P. Chen, X. Zhang. 2017. Light-absorbing impurities enhance glacier albedo reduction in the southeastern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmosphere, 122. Doi:10.1002/2016JD026397. (SCI)

15.     Yulan Zhang, S. Kang, P. Chen, X. Li, Y. Liu, T. Gao, J. Guo, M. Sillanpaa, 2016. Records of anthropogenic antimony in the glacial snow from the southeastern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Asian Earth Science, Doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2016.09.007. (SCI)

16.     Yulan Zhang, S. Kang, Q. Zhang, T. Gao, J. Guo, B. Grogholm, J. Huang, M. Sillanpaa, X. Li, W. Du, Y. Li, X. Ge, 2016. Chemical records in snowpits from high altitude glaciers in the Tibetan Plateau and its surroundings. Plos ONE, 11(5): e0155232. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155232. (SCI)

17.    Shiqiao Zhou, Shichang Kang, Tanguang Gao. 2010. Response of Zhadang Glacier runoff in Nam Co Basin, Tibet, to change in air temperature and precipitation form. Chinese Science Bulletin. 55(20): 2103-2110.(SCI)

18.     Yulan Zhang, *S. Kang, Q. Zhang, Z. Cong, Y. Zhang, T. Gao. 2010. Seasonal and spatial variability of microparticles in snowpacks on the Tibetan Plateau, China. Journal of Mountain Science, 7: 15-25, Doi: 10.1007/s11629-010-1053-z. (SCI)

19.    吴倩如, 康世昌, 高坛光, 张拥军. 2010. 青藏高原纳木错流域扎当冰川度日因子特征及其应用. 冰川冻土, 31(4), 725-731.