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Name:Hongyi Cheng

Title: Associate Professor 


Graduate College:Lanzhou University


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On-the-job information:Incumbency


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Mail box:chenghy@lzu.edu.cn

Learning Experience

2007:  PhD, Human Geography, Lanzhou University
1996:  BSc, Geology, Nanjing University

Research Direction

Environmental processes in Arid Land, Aeolian landforms, Environmental Effects of Human Activities and Historical Geography

Work Experience

2007.07- present: Lecturer, Associate Professor, College of Earth and Environment Sciences, Lanzhou University.


1.Introduction of Earth Science
2.Fieldwork of Geology and Geomorphology
3.The Origin of the Chinese Landscape
4.The Study of Sand Sea


1.         WANG NaiAng, LI ZhuoLun, CHENG HongYi, LI Yu, HUANG YinZhou. High lake levels on Alxa Plateau during the Late Quaternary. Chinese Science Bulletin, 56 (17): 1799-1808
2.         Zhang Jin, Dickson Cunningham, Cheng Hongyi, Sedimentary characteristics of Cenozoic strata in central-southern Ningxia, NW China: Implications for the evolution of the NE Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 2010, 39:740-759
3.         Yu Li, Naiang Wang*, Hongyi Cheng, Hao Long and Qiang Zhao. Holocene environmental change in the marginal area of the Asian monsoon: a record from Zhuye Lake,NW China. Boreas, 2009, DOI 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2008.00063.x.
4.         Cheng Hongyi, Huang Yinzhou, Han Yuxiang. Human Impact on Environmaent in Historical Time, a Quantificational Case in Hexi Corridor, NW China. CHINA POPULATION, RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT, Vol 21 No 3, 2011(in Chinese with English Abstract)
5.         Wang Naiang, Cheng Hongyi. The study of urban historical geography in Wuwei, China. in Hitorical Geography (20), 219-246. Shanghai people's Publishing House, 2005
6.         Cheng Hongyi. Research on Social Service Function of Arid Desert Nature Reserve. China Environment Publishing Group, 2017
7.         Cheng Hongyi, Wang Naiang. Practice Course of Geology and Geomorphology in West Qinling Field. Science Press, 2012