Dr. Chang, Su-Chin

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Dr. Chang, Su-Chin

Associate Professor

Dr. Chang was born and raised in Taiwan. She received her BSc degree from National Taiwan University in 1999 and PhD from University of California at Berkeley in 2008. After two-year postdoc training at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, she joined HKU in 2010. Dr. Chang is a geologist specializing in geochronology. Her research mainly uses 40Ar/39Ar and U/Pb methods to constrain the time scale of biological evolution, mass extinction events and global climate change.

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EASC3417 Earth Through Time
EASC4911 Earth System: Contemporary Issues
EASC6007 Mass Extinctions
CCST9013 Our Living Environment

Selected Publications

  1. Zheng, D., Chang, S., Algeo, T., Zhang, H., Wang, B., Wang, H., Wang, J., Feng, C., and Xu. H., 2020. Age constraint for an early Famennian forest and its implications for Frasnian-Famennian boundary in West Junggar,   Northwest China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 552, 109749.
  2. Zheng, D., Chang, S., Wang, H., Fang, Y., Wang, J., Feng, C., Xie, G., Jarzembowski, E. A., Zhang, H., and Wang, B., 2018. Middle-Late Triassic insect radiation revealed by diverse fossils and isotopic ages from China. Science Advances 4, eaat 1380.
  3. Zheng, D., Chang, S., Perrichot, V., Dutta, S., Rudra, A., Mu, L., Kelly, R. S., Li, S., Zhang, Q, Zhang, Q., Wong, J., Wang, J., Wang, H., Fang, Y., Zhang, H., and Wang, B., 2018. A Late Cretaceous amber biota from central Myanmar. Nature Communications 9, 3170. 
  4. Wang, J., Ye, Y., Pei, R., Tian, Y., Feng, C., Zheng, D., and Chang, S., 2018. Age of Jurassic basal sauropods in Sichuan, China: A reappraisal of basal sauropod evolution. GSA Bulletin 130, 1493-1500. 
  5. Chang, S., Gao, K., Zhou, C., and Jourdan, F., 2017. New chronostratigraphic constraints on the Yixian Formation with implications for the Jehol Biota. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 487, 399-406.