Zhixiong ShenZhixiong Shen
Research assistant professor

Phone: 504-862-3195

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Room 204 Blessey Hall
New Orleans, LA 70118

Member: Quaternary Research Group


Ph.D., Liverpool University, UK, 2007
B.Sc., Peking University, China, 2002

Research Interests

Optically-stimulated luminescence dating
Environmental magnetism
Quaternary climate change


Hernandez, M., Mauz, B., Mercier, N., Shen, Z. (2012), Evaluating the efficiency of TT-OSL SAR protocols, Radiation Measurements, doi:10.1016/j.radmeas.2012.04.017.

Shen, Z., and B. Mauz (2012), Optical dating of young deltaic deposits on a decadal time scale, Quaternary Geochronology, doi:10.1016/j.quageo.2012.01.014.

Shen, Z., T. E. Törnqvist, W. J. Autin, Z. R. P. Mateo, K. M. Straub, and B. Mauz (2012), Rapid and widespread response of the Lower Mississippi River to eustatic forcing during the last glacial-interglacial cycle, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 124(5-6), 690-704, doi:10.1130/b30449.1.

Shen, Z., and B. Mauz (2011), Estimating the equivalent dose of late Pleistocene fine silt quartz from the Lower Mississippi Valley using a standardized OSL growth curve, Radiation Measurements, 46, 649-654, doi:10.1016/j.radmeas.2011.05.060.

Shen, Z., B. Mauz, and A. Lang (2011), Source-trap characterization of thermally transferred OSL in quartz, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 44(29), 295405.

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