Fasong Yuan, PhD
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 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences
 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:
Environmental 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 C) cycling and transport in watersheds and forms of P in sediments of Lake Erie. I have been a faculty member of BGES at Cleveland State University since 2006.
 
Research Interests:
1. Distributions of trace metals (Pb, Cu, Ni, Cd, etc.) in lake sediments
2. Forms of phosphorus in Lake Erie sediments
3. Carbon and sulfur geochemistry of Lake Erie and other lakes
 
Teaching Areas:
Environmental Hydrology
Environmental Geochemistry
Physical Geology
Environmental Science
 
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