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Dr. Weichao Wu



Organic Geochemistry



Uni­ver­si­ty of Göt­tin­gen, Fa­cul­ty of Agri­cul­tu­re

Weichao Wu


2013~presentDoctoral Student, Organic Geochemistry, MARUM, University of Bremen, Germany
2010~2013MSc., Quaternary Geology, Peking University, China
2006~2010B.S., Applied Chemistry, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China

Research Interests

Organic Biogeochemistry
Paleoclimate reconstruction using biomarker
Compound-specific stable and radiocarbon isotope


Wu, W., Ruan J., Ding S., Zhao L., Xu Y., Yang H., Ding W., and Pei Y., 2014, Source and distribution of glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers along lower Yellow River-estuary-coast transect. Marine Chemistry, 158:17-26. doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2013.11.006

Zhao, L., Wu, W., Xu X., and Xu, Y., 2014, Soil organic matter dynamics under different land use in grasslands in Inner Mongolia (northern China). Biogeosciences 11: 5103-5113. doi:10.5194/bg-11-5103-2014

Ding, S., Xu, Y., Wang, Y., Zhang X., Zhao, L., Ruan, J., and Wu, W., 2014, Spatial and Temporal Variability of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Sediments from Yellow River-Dominated Margin. The Scientific World Journal, 2014: doi:10.1155/2014/654183

Wu, W., Zhao L., Pei Y., Ding W., Yang H., and Xu Y., 2013, Variability of tetraether lipids in Yellow River-dominated continental margin during past eight decades: implications for organic matter sources and river channel shifts. Organic Geochemistry, 60:33-39. doi:10.1016/j.orggeochem.2013.04.014

Wu, W., Tan W., Zhou L., Yang H., and Xu Y., 2012, Sea surface temperature variability in southern Okinawa Trough during last 2700 years, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L14705, doi:10.1029/2012GL052749.

Huang, X., Meyers P.A., Wu W., Jia C., and Xie, S., 2011, Significance of long chain iso and anteiso monomethyl alkanes in the Lamiaceae (mint family): Organic Geochemistry, 42:156-165.
Wu, W., Meador T., Könneke, M., and Hinrichs K.-U., 2015. Bacterial community activity in intertidasl marine sediments determined by a dual stable isotope (13C&D) labeling method. 27th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry (IMOG). Prague, Czech Republic, September 2015.

Wu, W., and Xu Y., 2014. Spatial and temporal variation of glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers along lower Yellow River-estuary-coast transect. GDGT workshop 2014, Texel, April 2014.


2015.11.02-2015.11.25Maria S. Merian MSM 48: Ponta Delgada - Las Palmas