Pei-Ling Wang
  • Pei-Ling Wang

    Associate Professor

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  • Research Room: Room 212, Institute of Oceanography
  • Field: Geochronology Stable isotope geochemistry Geomicrobiology in extreme environments
  • Academic Background:
    • 1993: Ms, Department of Geology, National Taiwan University
    • 1988: PhD, Department of Geology, National Taiwan University
    • Professional Experiences

    • 1988-2000: Postdoctoral fellow Institution of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica
    • 2000-2004: Postdoctoral fellow, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA
    • 2004-2010: Assistant Professor, Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University
    • Since 2011: Associate Professor, Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University
  • Research Achievements/Publications:
    • Tung, C. C., Lin, Y. S., Liao, J. X., Tu, T. H., Liu, J. T., Lin, L. H., Wang, P.-L., Wei, C. L. (2024) Contrasting carbon cycling in the benthic food webs between a river-fed, high-energy canyon and an upper continental slope. Biogeosciences, 21(7), 1729-1756.
    • Nazir, A., Lai, C. F., Wang, S. W., Lin, S. M., Li, H. C., Chung, M. T., Wang, P.-L., Tseng, Y. C., Shiao, J. C. (2024) Anthropogenic nitrogen pollution inferred by stable isotope records of crustose coralline algae. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 198, 115839.
    • Chen, X. Z., Hogan, J. A., Wang, C. P., Wang, P.-L., Lin, T. C. (2023) Responses of a common tropical epiphyte, Asplenium nidus, to changes in water and nutrient availability. Aob Plants, 15(6), plad076.
    • Lin, Y. T., Rumble, D., Young, E. D., Labidi, J., Tu, T. H., Chen, J. N., Pape, T., Bohrmann, G., Lin, SL., Lin, L. H., Wang, P.-L.* (2023) Diverse Origins of Gases From Mud Volcanoes and Seeps in Tectonically Fragmented Terrane. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 24(10), e2022GC010791.
    • Chen, N. C., Yang, T. F., Liou, Y. H, Lin, H. T. T., Hong, W. L., Lin, SL., Su, C. C., Lin, L. H., Wang, P.-L.* (2023) Controlling factors on patterns of dissolved organic carbon and volatile fatty acids in a submarine mud volcano offshore southwestern Taiwan. Frontiers In Earth Science, 11, 1210088.
    • Nazir, A., Chen, T. Y., Wang, P.-L., Shiao, J. C. (2023) Reconstructing habitat use, identifying origin and discrimination of the barramundi (wild and farmed) populations using otolith stable isotope analysis. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 285, 108317.
    • Chung, M. T., Peng, Y. Y., Nazir, A., Wang, Y. C., Wang, P.-L., Shiao, J. C. (2023) Species-specific trophic enrichment factor of stable nitrogen and carbon isotopes in fish otolith organic matter. Marine and Freshwater Research, DOI10.1071/MF23022.
    • Lu, Y. C., Song, S. R., Liu, L. W., Peng, T. R., Chen, B. B. C., Tu, R. K. C., Lin, L. H., Wang, P.-L.* (2023) Applicability of carbonate clumped isotope thermometry in the Tuchang-Jentse geothermal field. Geothermics, 112, 102728.
    • Lin, T. W., Kaboth-Bahr, S., Bahr, A., Yamoah, K. A., Su, C. C., Wang, L. C., Wang, P.-L., Loewemark, L. (2023) Disentangling the impact of anthropogenic and natural processes on the environment in a subtropical subalpine lake catchment in northeastern Taiwan over the past 150 years. Science of the Total Environment, 866, 161300.
    • Hsieh, A. I., Dashtgard, S. E., Wang, P.-L., Horng, C. S., Su, C. C., Lin, A. T., Vaucher, R., Lowemark, L. (2023) Multi-proxy evidence for rapidly shifting sediment sources to the Taiwan Western Foreland Basin at the Miocene-Pliocene. Basin Research, DOI10.1111/bre.12741.
    • Wang, S. L., Lin, Y. S., Burr, G. S., Wang, P.-L., Lin, L. H. (2022) Radiocarbon and Stable Carbon Isotope Constraints on the Propagation of Vent CO2 to Fluid in the Acidic Kueishantao Shallow Water Hydrothermal System. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 23(10), e2022GC010508.
    • Tapia, R.*, Le, S., Ho, S. L.*, Bassetti, M., Lin, I.-T, Lin, H.-H., Chang, Y.-P, Jiann, K.-T., Wang, P.-L., Lin, J.-K., Babonneau, N., Ratzov, G., Hsu, S.-K., & Su, C.-C.* (2022). Planktic-benthic foraminifera ratio (%P) as a tool for the reconstruction of paleobathymetry and geohazard: A case study from Taiwan. Marine Geology, 453, 106922.
    • Chen, C. -T., Lo, C. -H., Wang, P.-L., Lin, L. -H. (2022) Extensional mountain building along convergent plate boundary: Insights from the active Taiwan mountain belt. Geology, 50(11), 1245-1249.
    • Huang, W. -S., Wang, L. -T., Chen, W. -S., Chen, Y. -T., Wei, S. T. -S., Chiang, Y. -R., Wang, P.-L., Lee, T. -H., Lin, S. -T., Huang, L. N., Shieh, W. Y. (2022) Vibrio salinus sp. nov., a marine nitrogen-fixing bacterium isolated from the lagoon sediment of an islet inside an atoll in the western Pacific Ocean. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology, 115(9), 1203-1214.
    • Lin, K. -C., Lee, C. -Y., Wang, P.-L. (2022) A multi-isotope analysis on human and pig tooth enamel from prehistoric Sichuan, China, and its archaeological implications. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 14(8), 145.
    • Tu, T. H., Chen, L. L., Chiu, Y. P., Lin, L. H., Wu, L. W., Italiano, F., Shyu, J. B. H., Raisossadat, S. N., Wang, P.-L.* (2022) The biogeographic pattern of microbial communities inhabiting terrestrial mud volcanoes across the Eurasian continent. Biogeosciences, 19(3), 831-843.
    • Wang, Y. C., Chang, Y. J., Wang, P.-L., Shiao, J. C. (2022) Evaluation of cooking effects on otolith stable carbon and oxygen isotope values of teleostean fish Pomadasys kaakan (Cuvier, 1830). Rapid Communications In Mass Spectrometry, 36(4), e9233.
    • Ho, P. C., Okuda, N., Yeh, C. F., Wang, P.-L.*, Gong, G. C., Hsieh, C.H. (2021) Carbon and nitrogen isoscape of particulate organic matter in the East China Sea. Progress in Oceanography, 197, 102667.
    • Sturaro, N., Hsieh, Y. E., Chen, Q., Wang, P.-L., Denis V (2021) Trophic plasticity of mixotrophic corals under contrasting environments. Functional Ecology, Doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.13924.
    • Chen, J. H., Chyi, S. J., Yen, J. Y., Ho, L. D., Luthgens, C., Wang, P.-L., Lin, L. H., Yen, I. C., Jen, C. H., Huang, J. J. S. (2021) Holocene fluvial landscape evolution driven by sea level and tectonic controls in the Gangkou River, Hengchun Peninsula. Terrestrial Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 32(3), 339-360.
    • Dashtgard, S. E., Lowemark, L., Wang, P.-L., Setiaji, R. A., Vaucher, R. (2021) Geochemical evidence of tropical cyclone controls on shallow-marine sedimentation (Pliocene, Taiwan). Geology, 49(5), 566-570.
    • Huang, W. S., Wang, L. T., Chen, J. S., Chen, Y. T., Wei, S. T. S., Chiang, Y. R., Wang, P.-L., Lee, T. H., Lin, S. T., Huang, L. N., Shieh, W. Y. (2021) Vibrio nitrifigilis sp. nov., a marine nitrogen-fixing bacterium isolated from the lagoon sediment of an islet inside an atoll. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology, 114(7), 933-945.
    • Shiao, J. C., Hsu, J., Cheng, C. C., Tsai, W. Y., Lu, H. B., Tanaka, Y., Wang, P.-L. (2021) Contribution rates of different spawning and feeding grounds to adult Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 169, 103453.
    • Hsu, T. H. T., Carlu, L., Hsieh, Y. E., Lai, T. Y. A., Wang, C. W., Huang, C. Y., Yang, S. H., Wang, P.-L., Sturaro, N., Denis, V. (2020) Stranger Things: Organismal Traits of Two Octocorals Associated with Singular Symbiodiniaceae in a High-Latitude Coral Community From Northern Taiwan. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, 606601.
    • Chen, N. C., Yang, T. F., Hong, W. L., Yu, T. L., Lin, I. T., Wang, P.-L., Lin, S., Su, C.-C., Shen, C. C., Wang, Y. S., Lin, L. H. (2020) Discharge of deeply rooted fluids from submarine mud volcanism in the Taiwan accretionary prism. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 381.
    • Hsu, F. H., Su, C.-C., Wang, P.-L., Lin, I. T. (2020) Temporal Variations of Submarine Groundwater Discharge into a Tide-Dominated Coastal Wetland (Gaomei Wetland, Western Taiwan) Indicated by Radon and Radium Isotopes. Water, 12(6), 1806.
    • Mau, S., Tu, T. H., Becker, M., Ferreira, C. D., Chen, J. N., Lin, L. H., Wang, P.-L., Lin, S., Bohrmann, G. (2020) Methane Seeps and Independent Methane Plumes in the South China Sea Offshore Taiwan. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, 543.
    • Ho, P.C., Chang, C.W., Shiah, F.K., Wang, P.-L., Hsieh, C.-H., Andersen, K.H. (2020) Body Size, Light Intensity, and Nutrient Supply Determine Plankton Stoichiometry in Mixotrophic Plankton Food Webs. American Naturalist, 195(4), E100-E111.
    • Chiang, C.I., Chung, M.T., Shiao, J.C., Wang, P.-L., Chan, T.Y., Yamaguchi, A., Wang, C.H. (2020) Seasonal Movement Patterns of the Bigfin Reef Squid Sepioteuthis lessoniana Predicted Using Statolith delta O-18 Values. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, 249.
    • Sturaro N., Hsieh Y. E., Chen Q., Wang P.-L., Denis V. (2020) Toward a standardised protocol for the stable isotope analysis of scleractinian corals. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 34(8), UNSP e8663.
    • Lin, Y. S., Lin, H.-T., Wang, B. S., Wu, S. F., Wang, P.-L., Wei, C.-L., Lee, H. F., Lan, T. F., Huang, W. J., Chen, S. C., Wang, Y. S., Su, C.-C. (2019) Early diagenesis and carbon remineralization in young rift sediment of the Southern Okinawa Trough. Terrestrial Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 30(5), 633-647.
    • Huang, S. P., Chen, T. Y., Chen, J. S., Wang, L. T., Huang, L. N., Lin, S. T., Wei, C. L., Lin, S., Wang, P.-L., Chen, Y. M., Shieh, W. Y. (2019) Dongshaea marina gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic marine bacterium that ferments glucose with gas production. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 69(11), 3318-3325.
    • Lee, C .Y., Lin, K. C., Zhou, Z., Chen, J., Liu, X., Yuan, H., Wang, P.-L. (2019) Reconstructing subsistence at the Yingpanshan and Gaoshan sites in Sichuan province, China: Insights from isotope analysis on bone samples and charred crop remains. Archaeometry, 62(1), 172-186.
    • Liu, C.-C., Jean, J. S., Wang, P.-L., Rathod, J., Wang, C.-H., Chen, W.-S. (2019) Linkage of sulfur isotopic enrichment to sulfur and arsenic release in the coastal aquifers of southwestern Taiwan. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 205, UNSP 106342.
    • Rumble, D., Ash, J. L., Wang, P.-L., Lin, L.-H., Lin, Y.-T., Tu, T.-H. (2018) Resolved measurements of (CDH3)-C-13 and (CD2H2)-C-12 from a mud volcano in Taiwan. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 167(SI), 218-221.
    • Lin, Y.-T., Tu, T.-H., Wei, C.-L., Rumble, D., Lin, L.-H., Wang, P.-L.* (2018) Steep redox gradient and biogeochemical cycling driven by deeply sourced fluids and gases in a terrestrial mud volcano. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 94(11), fiy171.
    • Chang, N.-N., Lin, L.-H., Tu, T.-H., Jeng, M.-S., Chikaraishi, Y., Wang, P.-L.* (2018) Trophic structure and energy flow in a shallow-water hydrothermal vent: Insights from a stable isotope approach. PLoS One, 13 (10): 10.1371/journal.pone.0204753
    • Cheng, L.-C., Shiao, J.-C., Hsiao S. S. Y., Wang, P.-L. (2018) Fractionation of otolith nitrogen stable isotopes measured by peroxodisulfate oxidation-bacterial conversion and isotope ratio mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 32 (22), 1905-1910.
    • Lu, Y.-C., Song, S.-R., Taguchi, S., Wang, P.-L., Yeh, E.-C.,Lin, Y.-J., MacDonald, J. and John, C. M. (2018) Evolution of hot fluids in the Chingshui geothermal field inferred from crystal morphology and geochemical vein data. Geothermics, 74, 305-318.
    • Tu, T.-H., Wu, L.-W., Lin, Y.-S., Imachi, H. Lin, L.-H. and Wang, P.-L.* (2017) Microbial Community Composition and Functional Capacity in a Terrestrial Ferruginous, Sulfate-Depleted Mud Volcano. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, 2137.
    • Lu, Y.-C., Song, S.-R., Wang, P.-L., Wu, C.-C., Mii, H.-S., MacDonald, J., Shen, C.-C., and John, C.M. (2017) Magmatic-like fluid source of the Chingshui geothermal field, NE Taiwan evidenced by carbonate clumped-isotope paleothermometry. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 149, 124-133.
    • Chen, N.-C., Yang, T.-F., Hong, W.-L., Chen, H.-W., Chen, H.-C., Hu, C.-Y. Huang, Y.-C., Lin, S., Lin, L.-H. Su, C.-C., Liao, W.-Z., Sun, C.-H., Wang, P.-L. Yang, T., Jiang, S.-Y., Liu, C.-S., Wang, Y.-S. and Chung, S.-H. (2017) Production, consumption, and migration of methane in accretionary prism of southwestern Taiwan. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 18 (8), 2970-2989.
    • Yu, T.-L., Wang, B.-S., Shen, C.-C., Wang, P.-L., Yang, T.-F., Burr, G.S. and Chen, Y.-G. (2017) Improved analytical techniques of sulfur isotopic composition in nanomole quantities by MC-ICP-MS. Analytica Chimica Acta, 988, 34-40.
    • Wang, S.-L., Burr, G.S., Wang, P.-L., Lin, L.-H. and Nguyen, V. (2016) Tracing the sources of carbon in clay minerals: An example from western Taiwan, Quaternary Geochronology, 34, 24-32.
    • Kao, Y.-H., Liu, C.-W., Wang, P.-L. and Liao, C.-M. (2015) Effect of sulfidogenesis cycling on the biogeochemical process in arsenic-enriched aquifers in the Lanyang Plain of Taiwan: Evidence from a sulfur isotope study, Journal of Hydrology, 528, 523-536.
    • Cheng, T.-W., Lin, L.-H. , Lin, Y.-T., Song, S.-R. and Wang, P.-L.* (2014) Temperature-Dependent Variations in Sulfate-Reducing Communities Associated with a Terrestrial Hydrocarbon Seep, Microbes and Environments, 29(4), 377-387.
    • Lin, L.-H. , Wu, L.-W., Cheng, T.-W., Tu, W.-X. , Lin, J.-R., Yang, T.-F. , Chen, P.-C., Wang, Y.-S. and Wang, P.-L.* (2014) Distributions and assemblages of microbial communities along a sediment core retrieved from a potential hydrate-bearing region offshore southwestern Taiwan, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 92(SI), 276-292.
    • Wang, P.-L., Chiu, Y.-P. , Cheng, T.-W., Chang, Y.-H., Tu, W.-X. and Lin, L.-H. (2014) Spatial variations of community structures and methane cycling across a transect of Lei-Gong-Hou mud volcanoes in eastern Taiwan, Frontiers in Microbiology, 5,121.doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00121
    • Cheng, T.-W., Wang, P.-L., Song, S.-R., Lin, L.-H. (2013) Segregated Planktonic and Bottom-Dwelling Archaeal Communities in High-Temperature Acidic/Sulfuric Ponds of the Tatun Volcano Group, Northern Taiwan, Terrestrial Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 24 (3):345-356.
    • Kao, Y.-H., Wang, S.-W. , Maji, S.K. , Liu, C.-W. , -, Chang, F. J. and Liao, C.-M. (2013) Hydrochemical, mineralogical and isotopic investigation of arsenic distribution and mobilization in the Guandu wetland of Taiwan. Journal of Hydrology, 498, 274-286.
    • Cheng, T.-W, Chang, Y.-H., Tang, S.-L., Tseng, C.-H., Chiang, P.-W., Chang, K.-T., Sun, C.-H., Chen, Y.-G., Kuo, H.-C., Wang, C.-H., Chu, P.-H., Song, S.-R., Wang, P.-L. and Lin, L.-H. (2012) Metabolic stratification driven by surface and subsurface interactions in a terrestrial mud volcano, ISME Journal, 6(12), 2280- 2290.
    • Ling, Y.-C., Chen, Y.-J., Sun, C.-H., Cheng, T.-W., Wang, P.-L. and Lin, L.-H. (2012) Potential of microbial methane formation in a high-temperature hydrocarbon seep, APPLIED GEOCHEMISTRY, 27(8), 1666-1678.
    • Chang, Y.-H., Cheng, T.-W., Lai, W.-J., Tsai, W.-Y., Sun, C.-H., Lin, L.-H. and Wang, P.-L. (2012) Microbial methane cycling in a terrestrial mud volcano in eastern Taiwan, Environmental Microbiology, 14(4), 895-908.
    • Kao, Y.-H., Wang, S.-W., Liu, C.-W., Wang, P.-L., Wang, C.-H. and Maji, S.K. (2011) Biogeochemical cycling of arsenic in coastal salinized aquifers: Evidence from sulfur isotope study, Science of the Total Environment, 409(22), 4818-4830.
    • Wang, P.-L., Lo, C.-H., Lan, C.-Y., Chung, S.-L., Lee, T.-Y., Nam, T. N., and Sano, Y. (2011) Thermochronology of the PoSen complex, northern Vietnam: Implications for tectonic evolution in SE Asia. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 40, 1044-1055.
    • Wang, P.-L., Wu, J.-J., Yeh, E.-C., Song, S.-R., Chen, Y.-G., and Lin, L.-H. (2010) Isotopic constraints of vein carbonates on fluid sources and processes associated with the ongoing brittle deformation within the accretionary wedge of Taiwan. Terra Nova, 22, 251-256.
    • Lin, T.-H., Lo, C.-H., Chung, S.-L., Wang, P.-L., Yeh, M.-W., Lee T.-Y., Lan C.-Y., Vuong N. V. and Anh, T. T. (2008) Jurassic Dextral Movement along the Dien Bien Phu Fault, NW Vietnam: Constraints from 40Ar-39Ar Geochronology. Journal of Geology, 117, 192-199.
    • Wang, P.-L., Lin, L.-H., Yu, H.-T., Cheng, T.-W., et al. (2007) Cultivation-based characterization of microbial communities associated with deep sedimentary rocks from Taiwan Chelungpu Drilling Project cores, Terrestrial Atmospheric and Ocesanic Sciences, 18(2), 395-412.
    • Lin, L.-H., Wang, P.-L., Rumble, D., et al. (2006) Long-term sustainability of a high-energy, low-diversity crustal biom, Science, 314(5798), 479-482.
    • Lin, L.-H, Wang, P.-L., Lo, C.-H., Tsai, C.-H., and Jahn B.-M., (2005) 40Ar-39Ar thermochronological constraints on the exhumation of ultrahigh-pressure metamorphic rocks in the Sulu terrane of eastern China. Intl. Geol. Rev. 47, 872-886.
    • Wang, P.-L., Rumble, D., Ono, S., Scotts, J. and Steele, A. (2005) Multiple sulfur isotope fractionation of microbial sulfate reduction: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 69 (10A), Special Suppl., A451.
    • Lin, L.-H., Wang, P.-L., Yu, H.-T, Cheng, T.-W., Song, S.-R. and Wang, C.-Y. (2005) Microbial metabolic diversity in deep sedimentary rocks of a foreland basin, Taiwan: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 69 (10A), Special Suppl., A834.
    • Wang, P.-L. Rumble, D, and McCoy, T.J. (2004) Oxygen isotopic compositions of IVA iron meteorites: implications for the thermal evolution derived from in situ UV laser microprobe analyses: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta: 68, 1159-1171.
    • Bekker, A., Holland, H. D., Wang, P.-L., Rumble, D. III, Stein, H. J., Hannah, J. L., Coetzee, L. L. and Beukes, N.J. (2004) Dating the rise of the atmospheric oxygen: Nature, 427, 118-120.
    • Bekker A., Holland H.D., Wang P.-L., Rumble D., Stein H.J., Hannah J.L., Coetzee L.L., Beukes N.J. (2004) Dating the rise of atmospheric oxygen: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 68 (11A), Special Suppl., A780.
    • Hu, G., Rumble, D., and Wang, P.-L. (2003) A new ultraviolet and infrared laser microprobe for the analysis of multi-sulfur isotopes and its use in measuring Archean sulfur isotope anomalies: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 67, 3101-3117.
    • Bekker A., Holland H.D., Rumble D., Yang W., Wang P.-L., Coetzee L.L. (2002) MIF of S, oolitic ironstones, redox sensitive elements in shales, and the rise of atmospheric oxygen: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 66 (15A), Special Suppl., A64. (3 citation)
    • Wang, P.-L. Rumble, D, and McCoy, T.J. (2002) Oxygen isotopic compositions of IVA iron meteorites and its implications: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 66 (15A), Special Suppl., A821.
    • Lan, C.-Y., Chung, S.-L., Lo, C.-H., Lee, T.-Y., Wang P.-L., Lee, H., and. Toan, D. V. (2001) First evidence for Archean continental crust in northern Vietnam and its implications for crustal and tectonic evolution in SE Asia: Geology, 29, 219-222.
    • Lo, C.-H., Wang, P.-L., Yang, H.-C., Liou, Y.-S. and Tsou, T.-Y. (2001) The laser 40Ar/39Ar dating microprobe of National Taiwan University: Western Pacific Earth Sciences, 1, 143-156.
    • Wang, P.-L., Lo, C.-H., Chung, S.-L., Lee, T.-Y., Lan, C.-Y and Thang, T.V. (2001) Reply to comment on ‘Onset of the movement along the Ailao Shan-Red River shear zone: Constraint from 40Ar/39Ar dating results for Nam Dinh Area, northern Vietnam’ by Wang et al., 2000. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 18, 281-292: Jour. Asian Earth Sciences, 20, 101-103.
    • Wang, P.-L., Lo, C.-H., Chung, S.-L., Lee, T.-Y., Lan, C.-Y., and Thang, T. V. (2000) Onset timing of left-lateral movement along the Ailao Shan-Red River shear zone: 40Ar/39Ar dating results constraint for the Nam Dinh Area, northeastern Vietnam: Jour. Asian Earth Sciences, 18, 281-292.
    • Lan, C.-Y., Chung, S.-L., Shen, J. J.-S., Lo, C.-H., Wang, P.-L., Hoa, T.T., Thanh, H.H. and Mertzman, S.A. (2000) Geochemical and Sr-Nd isotopic characteristics of granitic rocks from northern Vietnam: Jour. Asian Earth Sciences, 18, 267-280.
    • Liou, Y.-S., Lo, C.-H., Tsai, C.-H., Wang, P.-L. and Chen, C.-H. (1999) Thermochronological study of the Dabie Shan ultrahigh-pressure metamorphic terrane, east central China: Jour. Geol. Soc. China, 42, 159-188.
    • Lee, T.-Y., Lo, C.-H., Chung, S.-L., Chen, C.-Y., Wang, P.-L. Lin, W.-P., Nguyen, H., Cung, T. C., and Nguyen, T. Y. (1998) 40Ar/39Ar dating result of Neogene basalts in Vietnam and its tectonic implication: in Flower, M. F. J., Chung, S.-L., Lo, C.-H. and Lee, T.-Y. Eds., Mantle Dynamics and Plate Interactions in East Asia, AGU Geodynamic Series v. 27, 317-330.
    • Chung, S.-L., Lee, T.-Y., Lo, C.-H., Zhang, Y., Xie, Y., Wang, K.-L., Wang, P.-L., and Li, X. (1998) Diachronous uplift of the Tibetan plateau starting from 40 Myr age: Nature, 394, 769-773.
    • Wang, P.-L., Lo, C.-H., Lee, T.-Y., Chung, S.-L., Lan, C.-Y., and Yem, N. T. (1998) Thermochronological evidence for the movement of the Ailao Shan-Red River shear zone: A perspective from Vietnam: Geology, 26, 887-890.
    • Wang, P.-L., Lin, L.-H., and Lo, C.-H. (1998) 40Ar/39Ar dating of mylonitic deformation in the Tananao Schist: A case study in the Hoping Area, Eastern Taiwan: Jour. Geol. Soc. China, 41, 2, 159-183.
    • Chung, S.-L., Lee, T.-Y., Lo, C.-H., Wang, P.-L., Chen, C.-Y., Yem, N. T., Hoa, T. T., and Genyao, W. (1997) Intraplate extension prior to continental extrusion along the Ailao Shan-Red River shear zone: Geology, 25, 311-314.
    • Wang, P.-L. and Lo, C.-H. (1997) 40Ar/39Ar dating method: Ti-Chih, 16, 1-2, 17-45. (in Chinese)
  • Teaching:
      Introduction to Biogeochemistry
      Stable Isotope Geochemistry
      Topics in Subsurface Ecosystem
      Introduction to Oncanography
      Introduction to Earth System Science

  • Supervised Dissertations:
      Graduated Students in Master Program
      Jia-Jing Wu, master, graduated in 2006
      Oxygen and Carbon Isotopic Studies of Carbonate Veins from TCDP Drill Cores in Taiwan
      Jan-Yi Chen, master, graduated in 2008
      Sulfur isotope geochemistry of surface water in Yungyang Lake ecosystem
      Guan-Chiao Chen, master, graduated in 2009
      Bioenergetic Evaluations of Microbial Metabolisms in Hydrothermal Ecosystems, Taiwan
      Yue-Ting Lin, master, graduated in 2009
      Microbial Diversity Study of the Kuantzuling Mud Spring in the Southwestern Taiwan
      Yu-Hsi Yang, master, graduated in 2010 (co-advisor)
      Isolation and Metabolism of elemental sulfur oxidation microbes in acidic hot spring

      Students in Master Program