J. Paul Liu

A Special Acknowledgement To:

J. Paul Liu, Ph.D.

CERF-JCR Lifetime Member


 J. Paul Liu

Lab for Sea-Level Change Studies
River, Delta, and Continental Margins Research Center
North Carolina State University (NCSU)
Research Interests:

  Late Quaternary sea-level changes and their paleo-climatic and paleo-environmental implications; Flux and fate of river-derived sediment in the marginal sea; Riverine sediment dispersal, transport, and accumulation in different continental margin environments, in particular those delatic and clinoform deposits from the large rivers in Asia, e.g., Yellow, Yangtze, Pearl, Red, and Mekong; Land-ocean interactions: Postglacial stepwise sea-level rise and formation of various stratigraphic sequences (transgressive layer, flooding surface, and depositional hiatus); Nearshore and offshore seafloor digital mapping using high-resolution sub-bottom profiler (chirp sonar) and swath bathymetric sonar systems; Numerical modeling for sediment transport.


Select Publications:

Liu, J.P.; Kuehl, S.A.; Pierce, A.C.; Williams, J.; Blair, N.E.; Harris, C.; Aung, D.W., and Aye, Y.Y., 2020. Fate of Ayeyarwady and Thanlwin Rivers sediments in the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal. Marine Geology, 106137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2020.106137

DeMaster, D.J.; Liu, J.P.; Eidam, E.; Nittrouer, C.A., and Nguyen, T.T., 2017. Determining rates of sediment accumulation on the Mekong shelf: Timescales, steady-state assumptions, and radiochemical tracers. Continental Shelf Research, 147, 182-196.

Li, X.; Liu, J.P.; Saito, Y., and Nguyen, V.L., 2017. Recent evolution of the Mekong Delta and the impacts of dams. Earth-Science Reviews, 175, 1-17.

Wei, W.; Dai, Z.; Mei, X.; Liu, J.P.; Gao, S., and Li, S., 2017. Shoal morphodynamics of the Changjiang (Yangtze) estuary: Influences from river damming, estuarine hydraulic engineering and reclamation projects. Marine Geology, 386, 32-43.



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