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Name   Ding, Lin Home Page     
Highest Education      Ph.D. Office      Building 3,Courtyard 16, Lin Cui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101P.R. China
Phone      010-8409 7104 Zip Code      100101
Fax      010-8409 7079 Email      dinglin@itpcas.ac.cn

Education and Appointments:

Education Background

  • Ph.D. Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1999
  • M. S. Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1991
  • B. S. School of Earth & Space Sciences, Peking University, 1988


  • Academician, 2017, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Professor, 2003, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS
  • Associate Professor, 1995, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, CAS
  • Assistant Professor, 1991, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, CAS

Research Interest:

My expertise lies in continental tectonics, regional geology, continental collision between Eurasia and India and uplift of Tibetan Plateau.

Public Services:

Member of Council, Geological Society of China
Deputy-Director, Structure and Tectonic committee of Chinese geologic Society
Deputy-Secretaries-general, China Society on Tibet Plateau Research

  • 2010, First Prize of Science and Technology of the Ministry of Land and Resources
  • 2006, Outstanding Youth Scientist Foundation, NSFC
  • 1995, Tibetan Plateau Youth Scientist Award
Selected Publications:
  1. Xu, Q., Ding, L., Spicer, R.A., Liu, X., Li, S., Wang, H. 2018. Stable isotopes reveal southward growth of the Himalayan-Tibetan Plateau since the Paleocene. Gondwana Research, 54:50-61.
  2. Qasim, M., Ding, L., Khan, M.A., Umar, M., Jadoon, I.A.K., Haneef, M., Baral, U. 2017. Late Neoproterozoic–Early Palaeozoic stratigraphic succession, Western Himalaya, North Pakistan: Detrital zircon provenance and tectonic implications. Geological Journal, DOI: 10.1002/gj.3063.
  3. Satybaev, M., Ding, L., Takasu, A., Bakirov, A., Sakiev, K., Cai, F., Orozbaev, R. 2017. Petrology of metamorphic rocks from the Atbashy Complex, southern Tien-Shan, Kyrgyzstan. Geoscience Frontiers, doi.org/10.1016/j.gsf.2017.11.005.
  4. Fan, S., Ding, L., Murphy, M.A., Yao, W., Yin, A. 2017. Late Paleozoic and Mesozoic evolution of the Lhasa Terrane in the Xainza area of southern Tibet. Tectonophysics, 721: 415-434.
  5. Yao, W., Ding, L., Cai, F., Wang, H., Xu, Q., Zaw, T. 2017. Origin and tectonic evolution of upper Triassic Turbidites in the Indo-Burman ranges, West Myanmar. Tectonophysics, 721: 90-105.
  6. Liu, D.L., Shi, R.D., Ding, L., Zou, H.B. 2017. Late Cretaceous transition from subduction to collision along the Bangong-Nujiang Tethys: New volcanic constraints from central Tibet. Lithos, 296-299: 452-470.
  7. Laskowski, A.K., Ding, L., Cai, F., Chen, Y., He, S. 2017. Field Report: Research along the Yarlung Suture Zone in Southern Tibet, a persistent geological frontier. Geoscience Frontiers, doi.org/10.1016/j.gsf.2017.11.002.
  8. Aminov, J., Ding, L., Mamadjonov, Y., Dupont-Nivet, G., Aminov, J., Zhang, L.Y. 2017. Pamir Plateau formation and crustal thickening before the India-Asia collision inferred from dating and petrology of the 110–92 Ma Southern Pamir volcanic sequence. Gondwana Research, 51: 310-326.
  9. Li, S., Guilmette, C., Ding, L., Xu, Q., Fu, J.J., Yue, Y.H. 2017. Provenance of Mesozoic clastic rocks within the Bangong-Nujiang suture zone, central Tibet: Implications for the age of the initial Lhasa-Qiangtang collision. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 147: 469-484.
  10. Song, P., Ding, L., Li, Z., Lippert, P.C., Yue, Y. 2017. An early bird from Gondwana: Paleomagnetism of Lower Permian lavas from northern Qiangtang (Tibet) and the geography of the Paleo-Tethys. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 475: 119-133.
  11. Spicer, R., Yang, J., Herman, A., Kodrul, T., Aleksandrova, G., Maslova, N., Spicer, T., Ding, L., Xu, Q., Shukla, A., Srivastava, G., Mehrotra, R., Liu, X., Jin, J. 2017. Paleogene monsoons across India and South China: Drivers of biotic change. Gondwana Research, 49: 350-363.
  12. Zhang, Q., Wendler, I., Xu, X., Willems, H., Ding, L. 2017. Structure and magnitude of the carbon isotope excursion during the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum. Gondwana Research, 46: 114-123.
  13. Li, S., Ding, L., Guilmette, C., Fu, J., Xu, Q., Yue, Y., Henrique-Pinto, R. 2017. The subduction-accretion history of the Bangong-Nujiang Ocean: Constraints from provenance and geochronology of the Mesozoic strata near Gaize, central Tibet. Tectonophysics, 702: 42-60.
  14. Ding, L., Spicer, R.A., Yang, J., Xu, Q., Cai, F., Li, S., Lai, Q., Wang, H., Spicer, T.E.V., Yue, Y., Shukla, A., Srivastava, G., Khan, A., Bera, S., Mehrotra, R. 2017. Quantifying the rise of the Himalaya orogen and implications for the South Asian monsoon. Geology, 45: 215-218.
  15. Ding, L., Satybaev, M., Cai, F., Wang, H., Song, P., Ji, W., Xu, Q., Zhang, L., Muhammad, Q. 2017. Processes of initial collision and suturing between India and Asia. Science China Earth Sciences, doi: 10.1007/s11430-016-5244-x.
  16. Bai, L., Li, G., Khan, N.G., Zhao, J. and Ding, L. 2017. Focal depths and mechanisms of shallow earthquakes in the Himalayan–Tibetan region. Gondwana Research, 41: 390-399.
  17. Baral, U., Ding, L., and Chamlagain, D. 2017. Detrital zircon ages and provenance of Neogene foreland basin sediments of the Karnali River section, Western Nepal Himalaya. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jseaes. 2017.02.003.
  18. Cai, F.L., Ding, L., Yao, W., Laskosiki, A.K., Xu, Q., Zhang, J. Kyaing Sein. 2017. Provenance and tectonic evolution of Lower Paleozoic–Upper Mesozoic strata from Sibumasu terrane, Myanmar. Gondwana Research, 41: 325-336.
  19. Montomoli, C., Salvatore, I., Borja, A., Appel, E., Rodolfo, C., Dunkl, I., Ding, L., Dario, V. 2017. Tectono-metamorphic evolution of the Tethyan Sedimentary Sequence (Himalayas, SE Tibet). Ital. J. Geosci., 136: 73-88.
  20. Laskowski, A. K., Kapp, P., Ding, L., Campbell, Clay., Liu, X. 2017. Tectonic Evolution of the Yarlung Suture Zone, Lopu Range Region, Southern Tibet. Tectonics, 10.1002/2016TC004334.
  21. Li, S., Ding, L., Xu, Q., Wang, H., Yue, Y., Baral, U. 2017. The evolution of Yarlung Tsangpo River: Constraints from the age and provenance of the Gangdese Conglomerates, southern Tibet. Gondwana Research, 41: 249-226.
  22. Li, Z., Ding, L., Song, P., Fu, J., Yue, Y. 2017. Paleomagnetic constraints on the paleolatitude of the Lhasa block during the Early Cretaceous: Implications for the onset of India–Asia collision and latitudinal shortening estimates across Tibet and stable Asia. Gondwana Research, 41: 352-372.
  23. Liu, D., Shi, R., Ding, L., Huang, Q., Zhang, X., Yue, Y., Zhang, L. 2017. Zircon U–Pb age and Hf isotopic compositions of Mesozoic granitoids in southern Qiangtang, Tibet: Implications for the subduction of the Bangong–Nujiang Tethyan Ocean. Gondwana Research, 41: 157-172.
  24. Wang, C., Ding, L., Liu, Z., Zhang, L., Yue, Y. 2017. Early Cretaceous bimodal volcanic rocks in the southern Lhasa terrane, south Tibet: Age, petrogenesis and tectonic implications. Lithos, 268: 260-273.
  25. Wang, H. Q., Ding, L., Cai, F. L., Xu, Q., Li, S., Fu, J. J., Lai, Q. Z., Yue, Y. H., Li, X. 2017. Early Tertiary deformation of the Zhongba–Gyangze Thrust in central southern Tibet. Gondwana Research, 41: 235-248.
  26. Cai, F.L., Ding, L., Laskosiki, A.K., Kapp, P., Wang, H., Xu, Q., Zhang, L. 2016. Late Triassic paleogeographic reconstruction along the Neo–Tethyan Ocean margins, southern Tibet. Earth And Planetary Science Letters, 435: 105-114.
  27. Ding, L., Qasim, M., Ishtiaq, J., Xu, Q., Cai, F., Wang, H., Upendra, B., Yue, Y., Lai, Q. 2016. The India-Asia Collision in North Pakistan: Sedimentary record from the Tertiary Foreland Basin. Earth And Planetary Science Letters, 455: 49-61.
  28. Laskowski, A.K., Kapp, P., Vervoort, J.D., Ding, L. 2016. High-pressure Tethyan Himalaya rocks along the India-Asia suture zone in southern Tibet. Lithosphere, 8: 574-582.
  29. Li, Z.Y., Ding, L*., Lippert, P.C., Song, P.P., Yue, Y.H., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J. 2016. Paleomagnetic constraints on the Mesozoic drift of the Lhasa terrane (Tibet) from Gondwana to Eurasia. Geology, 44: 727-730.
  30. Liu, X.H., Xu, Q., Ding, L. 2016. Differential surface uplift: Cenozoic paleoelevation history of the Tibetan Plateau. Science China Earth Sciences, 59 (11): 2105–2120.
  31. Liu, Z.C., Wu, F.Y., Ding, L., Liu, X.C., Wang, J.G, Ji, W.Q. 2016. Highly fractionated Late Eocene (~ 35Ma) leucogranite in the Xiaru Dome, Tethyan Himalaya, South Tibet. Lithos, 240: 337-354.
  32. Wang, C., Ding, L., Zhang, L.Y., Kapp, P., Pullen, A., Yue, Y. H. 2016. Petrogenesis of Middle–Late Triassic volcanic rocks from the Gangdese belt, southern Lhasa terrane: Implications for early subduction of Neo-Tethyan oceanic lithosphere. Lithos, 262: 320-333.
  33. Wu, C., Yin, A., Zuza, A. V., Zhang, J., Liu, W., Ding, L. 2016. Pre-Cenozoic geologic history of the central and northern Tibetan Plateau and the role of Wilson cycles in constructing the Tethyan orogenic system. Lithosphere, 8(3), 254-292.
  34. Xu, Q., Liu, X.H., Ding, L. 2016. Miocene high-elevation landscape of the eastern Tibetan Plateau. Geochmistry, Geophysics, Geosystem, 17: 4254-4267.
  35. Chen, B., Ding, L., Xu, Q.,Yue, Y., Xie, J. 2016. U-Pb Age Framework of The Linzizong Volcanic Rocks from The Linzhou Basin, Tibet. Quaternary Sciences, 36(5):1036-1054.
  36. Baral, U., Ding, L., Chamlagain, D. 2015. Detrital zircon U–Pb geochronology of the Siwalik Group of the Nepal Himalaya: implications for provenance analysis. International Journal Of Earth Sciences, 105 (3): 921-939.
  37. Deng, T., and Ding, L. 2015. Paleoaltimetry reconstructions of the Tibetan Plateau: progress and contractions. National Science Review, 2: 417-437.
  38. Maffione, M., Van Hinsbergen, D.J., Koornneef, L.M., Guilmette, C., Hodges, K., Borneman, N., Huang, W., Ding, L., Kapp, P. 2015. Forearc hyperextension dismembered the south Tibetan ophiolites. Geology, 43(6): 475-478.
  39. Rades, E.F., Hetzel, R., Strobl, M., Xu, Q., Ding, L. 2015. Defining rates of landscape evolution in a south Tibetan graben with in situ‐produced cosmogenic 10Be. Earth Surface Processes And Landforms, 40(14): 1862-1876.
  40. Song, P., Ding, L., Li, Z., Lippert, P. C., Yang, T., Zhao, X., Fu, J., Yue, Y. 2015. Late Triassic paleolatitude of the Qiangtang block: Implications for the closure of the Paleo-Tethys Ocean. Earth And Planetary Science Letters, 424: 69-83.
  41. Xu, Q., Ding, L., Hetzel, R., Yue, Y., Rades, E.F. 2015. Low elevation of the northern Lhasa terrane in the Eocene: Implications for relief development in south Tibet. Terra Nova, 27: 458-466.
  42. Yao, T., Wu, F., Ding, L., Sun, J., Zhu, L., Piao, S., Deng, T., Ni, X., Zheng, H., Ouyang, H. 2015. Multispherical interactions and their effects on the Tibetan Plateau's earth system: a review of the recent researches. National Science Review, 2(4): 468-488.
  43. Fu, J., Ding, L., Xu, Q., Cai, F., Yue, Y., Guo Y. 2015. Zircon U-Pb geochronology and Hf isotopic composition of the Cretaceous volcanic rocks and constraint of the collision age of Bangong-Nujiang suture zone in Dongco area, Gaize, Tibet. Chinese Journal of Geology, 50(1): 182-202.
  44. Liu, D., Huang, Q., Shi, R., Yue, Y., Ding, L. 2015. Zircon germanium and age constrains on source of Lincang germanium deposit,Yunnan Province. Mineral Deposits, 34(1):139-148.
  45. Xu, Q., Ding, L. 2015. Paleoelevation research on Gangdise Mountains and QingHai Tibet Plateau. Bulletin of National Natural Science Foundation of China, 1: 54-59.
  46. DeCelles P. G., Kapp P., Gehrels G. E., Ding, L. 2014. Paleocene-Eocene foreland basin evolution in the Himalaya of southern Tibet and Nepal: Implications for the age of initial India-Asia collision. Tectonics, 33 (5): 824-849.
  47. Ding, L., Xu, Q., Yue, Y., Wang, H., Cai, F., Li, S. 2014. The Andean-type Gangdese Mountains: Paleoelevation record from the Paleocene-Eocene Linzhou Basin. Earth And Planetary Science Letters, 392: 250-264.
  48. Kornfeld D., Eckert, S., Appel, E., Ratschbacher, L., Sonntag, B., Pfaender, J.A., Ding, L., Liu, D. 2014. Cenozoic clockwise rotation of the Tengchong block, southeastern Tibetan Plateau: A paleomagnetic and geochronologic study. Tectonophysics, 628: 105-122.
  49. Kornfeld, D., Eckert, S., Appel, E., Ratschbacher, L., Pfaender, J., Liu, D., Ding, L. 2014. Clockwise rotation of the Baoshan Block due to southeastward tectonic escape of Tibetan crust since the Oligocene. Geophysical Journal International, 197 (1): 149-163.
  50. Kornfeld, D., Sonntag, B.L., Gast, S., Matthes, J., Ratschbacher, L., Pfänder, J.A., Eckert, S., Liu, D. Appel, E., Ding, L. 2014. Apparent paleomagnetic rotations reveal Pliocene–Holocene internal deformation of the Tengchong Block, southeastern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 96: 1-16.
  51. Lei, Y., Tian, L., Bird, B. W., Hou, J., Ding, L., Oimahmadov, I., Gadoev, M. 2014. A 2540-year record of moisture variations derived from lacustrine sediment (Sasikul Lake) on the Pamir Plateau. Holocene, 24 (7): 761-770.
  52. Liu, D., Huang, Q., Fan, S., Zhang, L., Shi, R., Ding, L. 2014. Subduction of the Bangong-Nujiang Ocean: constraints from granites in the Bangong Co area, Tibet. Geological Journal, 49 (2): 188-206.
  53. Volkmer, J. E., Kapp, P., Horton, B. K., Gehrels, G. E., Minervini, J. M., Ding, L. 2014. Northern Lhasa thrust belt of central Tibet: Evidence of Cretaceous–early Cenozoic shortening within a passive roof thrust system Geological Society of America Special Papers, 507: 59-70.
  54. Xu, Q., Hoke, G.D., Liu-Zeng, J., Ding, L., Wang, W., Yang, Y. 2014. Stable isotopes of surface water across the Longmenshan margin of the eastern Tibetan Plateau. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 15 (8): 3416-3429.
  55. Zhang, X., Shi, R., Huang, Q., Liu, D,, Gong, X., Chen, S., Wu, K., Yi, G., Sun, Y., Ding, L. 2014. Early Jurassic high-pressure metamorphism of the Amdo terrane, Tibet: Constraints from zircon U-Pb geochronology of mafic granulites. Gondwana Research, 26 (3-4): 975-985.
  56. Zhang, L.Y., Ding, L., Pullen, A., Kapp, P. 2014. Reply to comment by W. Liu and B. Xia on “Age and geochemistry of western Hoh-Xil-Songpan-Ganzi granitoids, northern Tibet: Implications for the Mesozoic closure of the Paleo-Tethys ocean”. Lithos, 212–215.
  57. Zhang, L., Ding, L., Pullen, A., Xu, Q., Liu, D., Cai, F., Yue, Y., Lai, Q., Shi, R., Ducea, M. N., Kapp, P., Chapman, A. 2014. Age and geochemistry of western Hoh-Xil-Songpan-Ganzi granitoids, northern Tibet: Implications for the Mesozoic closure of the Paleo-Tethys ocean. Lithos, 190: 328-348.
  58. Ding, L., Yang, D., Cai, F. L., Pullen, A., Kapp, P., Gehrels, G. E., Zhang, L. Y., Zhang, Q. H., Lai, Q. Z., Yue, Y. H., Shi, R. D. 2013. Provenance analysis of the Mesozoic Hoh-Xil-Songpan-Ganzi turbidites in northern Tibet: Implications for the tectonic evolution of the eastern Paleo-Tethys Ocean. Tectonics, 32 (1): 34-48.
  59. Haider, V. L., Dunkl, I., von Eynatten, H., Ding, L., Frei, D., Zhang, L. 2013. Cretaceous to Cenozoic evolution of the northern Lhasa Terrane and the Early Paleogene development of peneplains at Nam Co, Tibetan Plateau. Journal Of Asian Earth Sciences, 70-71: 79-98.
  60. Heermance, R. V., Pullen, A., Kapp, P., Garzione, C. N., Bogue, S., Ding, L., Song, P. 2013. Climatic and tectonic controls on sedimentation and erosion during the Pliocene-Quaternary in the Qaidam Basin (China). Geological Society Of America Bulletin, 125 (5-6): 833-856.
  61. Hetzel, R., Dunkl, I., Haider, V., Strobl, M., von Eynatten, H., Ding, L., Frei, D. 2013. Peneplain formation in southern Tibet predates the India-Asia collision and plateau uplift Reply. Geology, 41 (9): E297-E298.
  62. Karatson, D., Telbisz, T., Harangi, S., Magyari, E., Dunkl, I., Kiss, B., Janosi, C., Veres, D., Braun, M., Fodor, E., Biro, T., Kosik, S., von Eynatten, H., Ding, L. 2013. Morphometrical and geochronological constraints on the youngest eruptive activity in East-Central Europe at the Ciomadul (Csomad) lava dome complex, East Carpathians. Journal of Volcanology And Geothermal Research, 255: 43-56.
  63. Li, Z., Ding, L., Lippert, P. C., Wei, H. 2013. Paleomagnetic constraints on the Cenozoic kinematic evolution of the Pamir plateau from the Western Kunlun Shan foreland. Tectonophysics, 603: 257-271.
  64. Liebke, U., Appel, E., Ding, L., Zhang, Q. 2013. Age constraints on the India-Asia collision derived from secondary remanences of Tethyan Himalayan sediments from the Tingri area. Journal Of Asian Earth Sciences, 62: 329-340.
  65. Rades, E., Hetzel, R., Xu, Q., Ding, L. 2013. Constraining Holocene lake-level highstands on the Tibetan Plateau by Be-10 exposure dating: a case study at Tangra Yumco, southern Tibet. Quaternary Science Reviews, 82: 68-77.
  66. Styron, R. H., Taylor, M. H., Sundell, K. E., Stockli, D. F., Oalmann, J. A. G., Moeller, A., McCallister, A. T., Liu, D., Ding, L. 2013. Miocene initiation and acceleration of extension in the South Lunggar rift, western Tibet: Evolution of an active detachment system from structural mapping and (U-Th)/He thermochronology. Tectonics, 32 (4): 880-907.
  67. Sundell, K. E., Taylor, M. H., Styron, R. H., Stockli, D. F., Kapp, P., Hager, C., Liu, D., Ding, L. 2013. Evidence for constriction and Pliocene acceleration of east-west extension in the North Lunggar rift region of west central Tibet. Tectonics, 32 (5): 1454-1479.
  68. Wang, X., He, J., Ding, L., Gao, R. 2013. A possible mechanism for the initiation of the Yinggehai Basin: A visco-elasto-plastic model. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 74: 25-36.
  69. Wei, H., Meng, Q., Ding, L., Li, Z. 2013. Tertiary evolution of the western Tarim basin, northwest China: A tectono-sedimentary response to northward indentation of the Pamir salient. Tectonics, 32(3): 558-575.
  70. Xu, Q., Ding, L., Zhang, L., Cai, F., Lai, Q., Yang, Di, Liu-Zeng, J. 2013. Paleogene high elevations in the Qiangtang Terrane, central Tibetan Plateau. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 362: 31-42.
  71. Zhang, Q., Willems, H., Ding, L. 2013. Evolution of the Paleocene-Early Eocene larger benthic foraminifera in the Tethyan Himalaya of Tibet, China. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 102 (5): 1427-1445.
  72. Cai, F., Ding, L., Wang, H., Yue, Y., Lai, Q. 2013. Provenance of the Upper Paleocene to Early Eocene strata, Gyantze, south Tibet: Implications for early Himalaya thickening. Chinese Journal of Geology, 48(2): 435-448.
  73. Ding, L., Zhong, D. 2013. The tectonic evolution of the eastern Himalaya syntaxis since the collision of the Indian and Eurasian plates. Chinese Journal of Geology, 48(2): 317-333.
  74. Li, Y., Ding, L., Liu, D., Oimahmadov, I., Mustafo, G., Negmat, R., Li, S. 2013. The Cenozoic metamorphism and tectonic evolution of the lower crust of Shakhdara dome,Pamir Mountains. Chinese Journal of Geology, 48(2): 468-483.
  75. Yang, D., Ding, L. 2013. Geochronology and geochemistry of the high magnesium and high potassium ultrabasic leucite basanite in northern Tibetan Plateau. Chinese Journal of Geology, 48(2): 449-467.
  76. Ader, T., Avouac, J., Liu-Zeng, J., Lyon-Caen, H., Bollinger, L., Galetzka, J., Genrich, J., Thomas, M., Chanard, K., Sapkota, S. N., Rajaure, S., Shrestha, P., Ding, L., Flouzat, M. 2012. Convergence rate across the Nepal Himalaya and interseismic coupling on the Main Himalayan Thrust: Implications for seismic hazard. Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 117: B04403. DOI: 10.1029/2011JB009071
  77. Cai, F., Ding, L., Leary, R. J., Wang, H., Xu, Q., Zhang, L., Yue, Y. 2012. Tectonostratigraphy and provenance of an accretionary complex within the Yarlung-Zangpo suture zone, southern Tibet: Insights into subduction-accretion processes in the Neo-Tethys. Tectonophysics, 574: 181-192.
  78. Crouzet, C., Appel, E., El Bay, R., Ding, L., Dunkl, I., Montomoli, C., Carosi, R., Zhang, Q. H., Wauschkuhn, B. 2012. Kinematics of the crust around the Ama Drime Massif (southern Tibet) - Constraints from paleomagnetic results. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 58: 119-131.
  79. Guynn, J., Kapp, P., Gehrels, G. E., Ding, L. 2012. U-Pb geochronology of basement rocks in central Tibet and paleogeographic implications. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 43: 23-50.
  80. Huang, Q., Shi, R., Liu, D., Zhang, X., Fan, S., Ding, L. 2013. Os isotopic evidence for a carbonaceous chondritic mantle source for the Nagqu ophiolite from Tibet and its implications. Chinese Science Bulletin, 58 (1): 92-98.
  81. Liebke, U., Appel, E., Neumann, U., Ding, L. 2012. Dual polarity directions in basaltic-andesitic dykes - reversal record or self-reversed magnetization Geophysical Journal International, 190 (2): 887-899.
  82. Rohrmann, A., Kapp, P., Carrapa, B., Reiners, P. W., Guynn, J., Ding, L., Heizler, M. 2012. Thermochronologic evidence for plateau formation in central Tibet by 45 Ma. Geology, 40: 187-190.
  83. Shi, R., Griffin, W. L., O'Reilly, S. Y., Zhou, M., Zhao, G., Huang, Q., Zhang, X., Ding, B., Ding, L. 2012. Archean mantle contributes to the genesis of chromitite in the Palaeozoic Sartohay ophiolite, Asiatic Orogenic Belt, northwestern China. Precambrian Research, 216: 87-94.
  84. Shi, R., Griffin, W. L., O'Reilly, S. Y., Huang, Q., Zhang, X., Liu, D., Zhi, X., Xia, Q., Ding, L. 2012. Melt/mantle mixing produces podiform chromite deposits in ophiolites: Implications of Re-Os systematics in the Dongqiao Neo-tethyan ophiolite, northern Tibet. Gondwana Research, 21: 194-206.
  85. Strobl, M., Hetzel, R., Niedermann, S., Ding, L., Zhang, L. 2012. Landscape evolution of a bedrock peneplain on the southern Tibetan Plateau revealed by in situ-produced cosmogenic Be-10 and Ne-21. Geomorphology, 153: 192-204.
  86. Zhang, J. Y., Yin, A., Liu, W. C., Wu, F. Y., Ding, L., Grove, M. 2012. Coupled U-Pb dating and Hf isotopic analysis of detrital zircon of modern river sand from the Yalu River (Yarlung Tsangpo) drainage system in southern Tibet: Constraints on the transport processes and evolution of Himalayan rivers. Geological Society Of America Bulletin, 124 (9-10): 1449-1473..
  87. Zhang, L., Ding, L*., Yang, D., Xu, Q., Cai, F., Liu, D. 2012. Origin of middle Miocene leucogranites and rhyolites on the Tibetan Plateau: Constraints on the timing of crustal thickening and uplift of its northern boundary. Chinese Science Bulletin, 57 (5): 511-524.
  88. Zhang, Q., Willems, H., Ding, L., Graefe, K., Appel, E. 2012. Initial India-Asia Continental Collision and Foreland Basin Evolution in the Tethyan Himalaya of Tibet: Evidence from Stratigraphy and Paleontology. Journal of Geology, 120 (2): 175-189.
  89. Shi, R., Huang, Q., Liu, D., Fan, S., Zhang, X., Ding, L., Griffin W. L., O'Reilly, S. Y. 2012. Recycling of Ancient Sub-Continental Lithospheric Mantle Constraints on the Genesis of the Ophiolitic Podiform Chromitites. Geological Review, 58(4) : 643-652.
  90. Gehrels, G., Kapp, P., DeCelles, P., Pullen, A., Blakey, R., Weislogel, A., Ding, L., Guynn, J., Martin, A., McQuarrie, N., Yin, A. 2011. Detrital zircon geochronology of pre-Tertiary strata in the Tibetan-Himalayan orogen. Tectonics, 30: TC5016. DOI: 10.1029/2011TC002868.
  91. Hetzel, R., Dunkl, I., Haider, V., Strobl, M., von Eynatten, H., Ding, L., Frei, D. 2011. Peneplain formation in southern Tibet predates the India-Asia collision and plateau uplift. Geology, 39: 983-986.
  92. Pullen, A., Kapp, P., DeCelles, P. G., Gehrels, G. E., Ding, L. 2011. Cenozoic anatexis and exhumation of Tethyan Sequence rocks in the Xiao Curia Range, Southwest Tibet. Tectonophysics, 501: 28-40.
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