Key Laboratory of Stratigraphy and Palaeontology

Ministry of Natural Resources

Zhen Yan CV 2019

Gender: Male    

Date of birth: 06/1987  

Place of birth: Chengde City, Hebei Province


Phone: +86 132-6990-1732


 Post-doctoral research on Paleontology and Stratigraphy, Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing               07/2016Present

•  Ph.D of Science in Paleontology and Stratigraphy, Peking University, Beijing   09/201107/2016

 Bachelor of Engineering in Prospecting Technology and Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, Liaoning Province                 09/200707/2011

Academic Research Field                                                        

Spatial and temporal distribution patterns and palaeoclimatology and palaeoenvironmental implications

of the Carboniferous-Permian carbonate buildups from Inner Mongolia

Construction models and palaeoenvironmental implications of the Cambrian microbialites from

Shandong Province, North China

Scientific Research Project

Sedimentary characteristics and environmental implications of the Cambrian thrombolites in the Zhangxia Formation from Shandong Province, North China, 2017.072020.06


 Zhen Yan, Jianbo Liu*, Yuanlin Sun, Haifeng Wang, Baoqi Huang, 2017. Sedimentary characteristics and origins of Late PennsylvanianEarly Permian carbonate mud-mounds at the Shangdan section, Inner Mongolia. Palaeoworld, 26(4): 612630.

Zhen Yan, Jianbo Liu*, Yoichi Ezaki, Natsuko Adachi, Shengxian Du, 2017. Stacking patterns and growth models of multiscopic structures within Cambrian Series 3 thrombolites at the Jiulongshan section, Shandong Province, northern China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 474(10): 4557.

Zhen Yan, Jianbo Liu, 2016. A review of carbonate mud-mounds and some thoughts on CarboniferousPermian carbonate mud-mounds from Inner Mongolia. Journal of Stratigraphy, 40(4): 429438. (in Chinese with English abstract)

Yoichi Ezaki, Jianbo Liu, Natsuko Adachi, Zhen Yan, 2017. Microbialite development during the protracted inhibition of skeletal-dominated reefs in the Zhangxia Formation (Cambrian Series 3) in Shandong Province, North China. Palaios, 32(9): 559571.

Jiateng Li, Jianbo Liu, Yongchao Sun, Zhen Yan, Rongchang Wu, Renbin Zhan, 2016. On the Lower Ordovician Lunshan Formation in Lower Yangtze Region, South China: Its petrology, stratigraphy and paleogeography. Journal of Palaeogeography, 18(3): 411423. (in Chinese with English abstract)

Yuxuan Jing, Jianbo Liu, Zhen Yan, Yongchao Sun, Zhenqing Xu, 2015. Reconstructing sea-level changes from types of storm deposits: An example of the Middle and Late Cambrian at Xiaweidian section of Western Hills, Beijing. Journal of Palaeogeography, 17(5): 653668. (in Chinese with English abstract)

Social Experience                                                          

Beijing Science and Technology Week--Volunteer                                05/2013

Member of Li Siguang Geologic Teaching Group                              20132016