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Changzhou Yan
Highest Education:
1799 Jimei Road, Xiamen
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Education and Appointments:

Director, Division of Science & technology development

Main academic contributions:
Research Interest:
Ecological rehabilitation of polluted urban waters, envionmental risk assessment, and urban environmental planning 
Selected Publications:

1. Wang ZS, Li R, Wu FC, Feng CL, Ye C, Yan CZ*. Estrogenic compound profiles in an urbanized industry-impacted coastal bay and potential risk assessment by pollution indices and multivariative statistical methods. Marine Pollution Bulletin 2017, 114: 397-407.
2. Yan CZ*, Che FF, Zeng LQ, Wang ZS, Du MM, Wei QS, Wang ZH, Wang DP, Zhen Z. Spatial and seasonal changes of arsenic species in Lake Taihu in relation to eutrophication. Science of the Total Environment 2016, 563–564: 496–505.
3. Li MT, Luo ZX*, Yan YM, Wang ZH, Chi QQ, Yan CZ*, and Xing BS. Arsenate accumulation, distribution, and toxicity associated with titanium dioxide nanoparticles in Daphnia magna. Environmental Science & Technology 2016, 50 (17): 9636-9643.
4. Wang ZS, Feng CL, Ye C, Wang YS, Yan CZ*, Li R, Yan YJ, Chi QQ. Subcellular partitioning profiles and metallothionein levels in indigenous clams Moerella iridescens from a metal-impacted coastalbay. Aquatic Toxicology 2016, 176:10–23.
5. Wang ZS, Wang YS, Zhao PH, et al. Metal release from contaminated coastal sediments under changing pH conditions: Implications for metal mobilization in acidified oceans. Marine Pollution Bulletin 2015, 101(2):707-715.
6. Luo ZX, Chen Z, Qiu ZZ, Li YC, Laing GD, Liu AF and Yan CZ*. Gold and silver nanoparticle effects on ammonia-oxidizing bacteria cultures under ammoxidation. Chemosphere, 2015, 120 : 737–742.
7. Wang ZH, Luo ZX, Yan CZ*, Che FF and Yan YM. Arsenic uptake and depuration kinetics in Microcystis aeruginosa under different phosphate regimes. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2014, 276: 393–399.
8. Yan CZ*, Wang ZH and Luo ZX. Arsenic efflux from Microcystis aeruginosa under different phosphate regimes. PLoS ONE, 2014, 9(12): e116099. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0116099.
9. Wei QS, Yan CZ*, Liu JS, et al. Multistep, microvolume resin fractionation combined with 3D fluorescence spectroscopy for improved DOM characterization and water quality monitoring. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 2013, 185:3233– 3241.
10. Wang ZS, Yan CZ*, Yan, Y.J., et al. Integrated assessment of biomarker responses in caged shrimps (Litopenaeus vannamei) exposed to complex contaminants from the Maluan Bay of China. Ecotoxicology, 2012, 21(3):869-881.
11. Xue PY, Yan CZ*, Sun GX, Luo ZX. Arsenic accumulation and speciation in the submerged macrophyte Ceratophyllum demersum L. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 2012, 19: 3969-3976.
12. Wei QS, Yan CZ*, Luo ZX, et al. Application of a new combined fractionation technique (CFT) to detect fluorophores in size-fractionated hydrophobic acid of DOM as indicators of urban pollution. Science of the Total Environment 2012, 431: 293-298.
13. Wang ZS, Yan CZ*, Vulpe CD, et al. Incorporation of in situ exposure and biomarkers response in clams Ruditapes philippinarum for assessment of metal pollution in coastal areas from the Maluan Bay of China. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2012, 64 (1): 90-98.
14. Luo ZX, Wang ZH, Wei QS, Yan CZ* and Liu F. Effects of engineered nano-titanium dioxide on pore surface properties and phosphorus adsorption of sediment: Its environmental implications. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2011, 192: 1364– 1369.
15. Xue PY and Yan CZ*. Arsenic accumulation and translocation in the submerged macrophyte Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle. Chemosphere, 2011, 85: 1176-1181.
16. Luo ZX, Wang ZH, Li QZ, Pan QK, Yan CZ* and Liu F. Spatial distribution, electron microscopy analysis of titanium and its correlation to heavy metals: Occurrence and sources of titanium nanomaterials in surface sediments from Xiamen Bay, China. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 2011, 13: 1046-1052.
17. Xue PY, Li GX, Liu WJ, Yan CZ*. Copper uptake and translocationin a submerged aquatic plant Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle. Chemosphere 2010, 81: 1098-1103.
18. Wang ZS, Yan CZ*. Effects of Dietary Cadmium Exposure on Reproduction of Saltwater Cladoceran Moina monogolica Daday: Implications in Water Quality Criteria. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2010, 29:365-372.
19. Li QZ, Yan CZ*, Luo ZX, Zhang X. Occurrence and levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in recent sediments and marine organisms from Xiamen offshore areas, China. Marine Pollution Bulletin 2010, 60, 464-469.
20. Yan CZ*, Li G.X, Xue PY, et al. Competitive effect of Cu(II) and Zn(II) on the biosorption of lead(II) by Myriophyllum spicatum. Journal of Hazardous Materials 2010, 179:721–728.
21. Luo ZX, Wang ZH, Li QZ, Pan QK, Yan CZ*. Effects of titania nanoparticles on phosphorus fractions and its release in resuspended sediments under UV irradiation, Journal of Hazardous Materials 2010, 174(1-3): 477-483.
22. Yan CZ*, Li QZ, Zhang X, Li GX. Mobility and ecological risk assessment of heavy metals in surface sediments of Xiamen Bay and its adjacent areas, China. Environmental Earth Sciences 2010, 60(7): 1469-1479.
23. Li QZ, Zhang X, Yan CZ*. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons contamination of recent sediments and marine organisms from Xiamen Bay, China. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 2010, 58: 711–721.
24. Wang ZS, Yan CZ*, Zhang X. Acute and chronic cadmium toxicity to a saltwater cladoceran Moina monogolica Daday and its relative importance. Ecotoxicology 2009, 18:47-54.
25. Zhang X, Li QZ, Li GX, Wang ZS, Yan CZ*. Levels of estrogenic compounds in Xiamen Bay sediment, China, Marine Pollution Bulletin 2009, 58, 1210–1216.

Supported Projects:

1. Chinese Academy of Sciences (KZCX2-YW-Q02-04): Interface processes of biogenic elements in urban coastal wetland with their micro-ecological mechanisms of the reduction gas emissions, RMB 1500000 yuan.

2. Chinese Academy of Sciences (KZCX2-YW-422-4): Ecological risks caused by urban environmental changes, RMB 450000 yuan.

3. National Natural Science Funds of China (No. 20777059): Study on the mechanism of heavy metal biosorption by aquatic macrophytes and their physiological reaction, RMB 270000 yuan.