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Yanan (Nancy) Li

nancy li

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Geography, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2015
Phone: 512.245.8663
Office:  ELA 364
Vita      HB2504 information
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Research Interests: glacial geomorphology, paleoenvironment reconstruction, natural processes in climate change


Li, Y.N., X.Y. Lu, and Y.K. Li. 2017. A Review of the Little Ice Age and Factors to Glacier Changes in the Tian Shan, Central Asia. In: Glaciers Evolution in a Changing World (D. Godone, ed.), pp. 37–60. InTechOpen.

Li, Y.N., Y.K. Li, X.Y. Lu, and J. Harbor. 2017. Geomorphometric Controls on Mountain Glacier Changes since the Little Ice Age in the Eastern Tien Shan, Central Asia. Annals of the American Association of Geographers 107(2): 284–198.

Li, Y.N., Y.K. Li, J. Harbor, G.N. Liu, C.L. Yi, and M. Caffee. 2016. Cosmogenic Be-10 constraints on Little Ice Age glacial advances in the eastern Tian Shan, China. Quaternary Science Reviews 138: 105–118.

Li, Y.N., Y.K. Li, Y.X. Chen, and X.Y. Lu. 2016. Presumed Little Ice Age glacial extent in the eastern Tian Shan, China. Journal of Maps 12: 71–78.

Li, H.D., Y.K.Li, W.S. Shen, Y.N. Li, J. Lin, X.Y. Lu, X. Xu, and J. Jiang. 2015. Elevation-dependent vegetation greening of the Yarlung Zangbo River basin in the southern Tibetan Plateau, 1999–2013. Remote Sensing 7(12): 16672–16687.

Li, Y.N., and Y.K. Li. 2014. Topographic and geometric controls on glacier changes in the central Tien Shan, China, since the Little Ice Age. Annals of Glaciology 55(66): 177–186.

Li, Y.K., G.N. Liu, Y.X. Chen, Y.N. Li, J. Harbor, A.P. Stroeven, M.W. Caffee, M. Zhang, C.C. Li, and Z.J. Cui. 2014. Timing and extent of Quaternary glaciations in the Tianger Range, eastern Tian Shan, China, investigated using 10Be surface exposure dating. Quaternary Science Reviews 98: 7–23.

Wei, B.Y., Y.N. Li, X.D. Yan, X.Q. Fang, H.F. Zhu, and J.L. Li. 2008. Estimation of February–May precipitations from tree-ring in Xiaowutai Mountain region from 1895 onwards. Journal of Beijing Normal University (Natural Science) 44(1): 96–102. (in Chinese)