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Affiliated Faculty

Dr. CHENG Peng


Professor


Email:  pcheng@xmu.edu.cn

Research Interests:

  • Estuarine and Coastal Dynamics & Sediment Dynamics

Brief CV

  • Professor of College of Ocean and Earth Science, Xiamen University (2014)
  • Associate Professor of College of Ocean and Earth Science, Xiamen University (2013)
  • Ph.D. State University of New York at Stony Brook(2007)
  • M.Sc. Nanjing University(1997)
  • B.Sc. Nanjing University(1995)

Selected Publications

  • Cheng, P., H. E. de Swart and A. Valle-Levinson, 2013. The role of asymmetric tidal mixing in subtidal dynamics of narrow estuaries. Journal of Geophysical Research, 118 (C5) 2623–2639, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20189.
  • Cheng, P., M. Li and Y. Li, 2013. Generation of an estuarine sediment plume by a tropical storm. Journal of Geophysical Research. 118, 856-868, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20070.
  • Cheng, P., A. Valle-Levinson and H. E. de Swart, 2011. A numerical study of residual estuarine circulation induced by asymmetric tidal mixing in tidally dominated estuaries. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, C01017, doi:10.1029/2010JC006137.
  • Cheng, P., A. Valle-Levinson and H. E. de Swart, 2010. Residual currents induced by asymmetric tidal mixing in weakly stratified narrow estuaries. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 40 (9), 2135–2147.
  • Cheng, P., and A. Valle-Levinson, 2009. Influence of lateral advection on residual currents in microtidal estuaries. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 39(12), 3177-3190.
  • Cheng, P., R. E. Wilson, R. J. Chant, D. C. Fugate and R. D. Flood, 2009. Modeling influence of stratification on lateral circulation in a stratified estuary. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 39(9), 2324-2337.
  • Cheng, P., and R. E. Wilson, 2006. Temporal variability of vertical nontidal circulation pattern in a partially mixed estuary: Comparison of self-organizing map and empirical orthogonal functions, Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, C12021, doi: 10.1029/2005JC003241.

Professional Membership

Member of American Geophysical Union, Estuarine Research Federation