Fasong Yuan, PhD
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 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: Biology, Geology, Environmental Science
 Office: SR G72
 Phone: 216-687-3508,  (216)687-3710
 Fax: (216)687-6972
 Email: F.YUAN06@csuohio.edu
 Web: http://www.bges.csuohio.edu/Yuan/
 Blog: http://fyuan.wordpress.com
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. SR G72, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Hydrology, Low-temperature Geochemistry, Isotope Geochemistry, Paleolimnology Paleoclimatology, Environmental Sciences
 
Education:
Ph.D., Geology, State University of New York at Albany, 2003
M.S., Environmental Chemistry, Zhejiang University, 1989
B.S., Geology, Zhejiang University, 1986
 
Brief Bio:
I am interested in the physical, chemical and biological processes of the Earth's surficial environment (low T and P) on a range of temporal (decadal to millennial) and spatial (up to 1000 km) scales. Currently I am working on projects related to nutrient (S and P) cycling and transport in watersheds and decadal-centennial-millennial timescale climate variability in the Southern Rocky Mountains. I have been a faculty member of BGES at Cleveland State University since 2006.
 
Research Interests:
1. Assessment of the impacts of agricultural practices on dryland ecosystems
2. Real-time hydrologic monitoring and water quality forecasting
3. Decadal and century timescale climate variability in American Southwest
4. Nutrient management for the Lake Erie Drainage Basin
5. Development of analysis methods for dissolved P species in the environment
 
Teaching Areas:
Hydrogeology
Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Geochemistry
Environmental Geology
Climate Changes
Hydrologic Modeling
 
Professional Affiliations:
American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Geochemical Society (GS)
American Quaternary Association (AMQUA)
 
Research Grants:
Acquisition of a Liquid Water Isotope Analyzer for Earth and Environmental Science Research, National Science Foundation EAR-Instrumentation and Facilities (IF): (2011-2012)

Late Holocene Climate Variability From Eolian Lake Sediments in San Luis Lakes, National Science Foundation (NSF): 2009-2012

Lake Erie Bioavailable Phosphorus Studies: Insight from Phosphorus Saturation Index, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) thru Heidelberg University: 2009-2010

Changes in the nutrient structure of the Cuyahoga River, Lake Erie Protection Fund (LEPF): 2007-2008

Development of a high-resolution sediment record of multidecadal climatic and hydrologic variability in the San Luis Valley during the last 2000 yrs, Faculty Research Development (FRD) Program: 2007-2009