NamePei Hongye 

Supervisor:Xie Shucheng

Grade:2018 PhD


The degradation and preservation of GDGTs

Key words

extreme environment, AMD, biomarker, biomarker degradation, GDGTs, diagenetic simulation, organo-mineral association



  • Pei, H., Zhao, S., Yang, H., Xie, S., 2021. Variation of branched tetraethers with soil depth in relation to non-temperature factors: Implications for paleoclimate reconstruction. Chemical Geology 572.
  • Wu, J., Yang, H., Pancost, R.D., Naafs, B.D.A., Qian, S., Dang, X., Sun, H., Pei, H., Wang, R., Zhao, S., Xie, S., 2021. Variations in dissolved O2 in a Chinese lake drive changes in microbial communities and impact sedimentary GDGT distributions. Chemical Geology 579.
  • Pei, H., Zhao, S., Yang, H., Xie, S., 2021. Impact of Oxyegn Level on the Distribution of Branched Tetraethers in Soil Profiles, 30th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry
  • Pei, H., Wang, C., Wang, Y., Yang, H., Xie, S., 2019. Distribution of microbial lipids in an acid mine drainage in China: insights into microbial adaptation to extremely low pH conditions. Organic Geochemistry 134.
  • Sun, W., Zhao, S., Pei, H., Yang, H., 2019. The coupled evolution of mid- to late Holocene temperature and moisture in the southeast Qaidam Basin. Chemical Geology 528, 119282
  • Pei, H., Yang, H., Xie, S., 2019. Thermal Diagenetic Impact on Gdgts in Laboratory Simulation: Implications for Application Gdgt-Based Proxies in Deep Time, 29th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry.
  • Zhao, S., Sun, W., Pei, H., Yang, H., Xie, S., 2019. A dominance of the East Asian monsoon in the southeast Qaidam Basin during the mid- to late Holocene, 29th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry.
  • Yang, H., Xiao, W., Słowakiewicz, M., Ding, W., Ayari, A., Dang, X., Pei, H., 2019. Depth-dependent variation of archaeal ether lipids along soil and peat profiles from southern China: Implications for the use of isoprenoidal GDGTs as environmental tracers. Organic Geochemistry 128, 42-56.
  • Qian, S., Yang, H., Dong, C., Wang, Y., Jie, W., Pei, H., Dang, X., Lu, J., Zhao, S., Xie, S., 2018. Rapid response of fossil tetraether lipids in lake sediments to seasonal environmental variables in a shallow lake in central China: Implications for the use of tetraether-based proxies. Organic Geochemistry 128.
  • Li, Y., Zhao, S., Pei, H., Qian, S., Zang, J., Dang, X., Yang, H., 2018. Distribution of glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers in surface soils along an altitudinal transect at cold and humid Mountain Changbai: Implications for the reconstruction of paleoaltimetry and paleoclimate. Science China Earth Sciences 61.

PEI Hongye