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Shi Feng
  Special-term Associate Professor
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  Quaternary Environment
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  No.19 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, China

Education and Appointments:


  • 2004.09 – 2010.06 Ph.D., Department of Mechanics, Mechanics, Lanzhou University
  • 2000.09 – 2004.06 B.Sc., Department of Mechanics, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Lanzhou University.


  • 2015.01– present Associate Professor, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, CAS
  • 2017.11 – 2018.02 Visiting scholar, Laboratoire des sciences du climat et de l'environnement (LSCE), France
  • 2012.09 – 2014.12 Postdoctoral fellow, Institute of Atmosphere Science, CAS
  • 2012.04 – 2012.05 Visiting scholar, Nagoya University, Japan
  • 2010.06 – 2012.09 Research Assistant, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, CAS

Research Interests:

Tree-ring climate and data assimilation

Public Services:

  • Team member of PAGES Asia2k project (2008–2014)
  • Team member of PAGES GMST reconstructions project (2016–2019)
  • Team member of PAGES 2k-PMIP3 project (2013–2015)

Reviewer for the international scientific journals:

  • Nature
  • Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
  • Journal of Climate
  • Quaternary Science Reviews
  • Climate Dynamics
  • Climate of the Past
  • Global and Planetary Change
  • Climatic Change
  • Dendrochronologia
  • International Journal of Climatology
  • Quaternary International
  • Atmospheric Research
  • Theoretical and Applied Climatology
  • Scientific Reports
  • Geografiska Annaler, Series A: Physical Geography
  • PLoS ONE
  • The Anthropocene Review
  • Geochronometria
  • Marine Pollution Bulletin
  • Earth System Science Data
  • Scientific Data
  • International Journal of Biometeorology
Public Services:

  • Excellent member of the Youth Innovation Promotion Association of Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Member of the Youth Innovation Promotion Association of Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • "MOVE-IN Louvain" Incoming post-doc Fellowships
  • Third prize of 2016 SCIENCE CHINA: Earth Science Best Paper Award

Supported Projects:
  • General Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 42077406), 'Relationships between precipitation and surface temperature in the core and fringe of East Asian summer monsoon since the Little Ice Age', 2021/01–2024/12, Principal investigator
  • General Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 41877440), 'Spatial pattern analysis of the flood season precipitation variability in China over the past 500 years: combining climate model and proxy data with data assimilation', 2019/01–2022/12, Principal investigator
  • Young Scientists Fund of National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 41505081), 'Improvement and application of past climate field reconstruction method based on a time-scale decomposition approach', 2016/01–2018/12, Principal investigator
  • Program Cai Yuanpei (蔡元培), 'Impact of the Tibetan Plateau on climate for the last 40 million years', 2016–2018, Chinese project leader

Reconstructed data:



ORCID: 0000-0003-3963-1822


  1. Shi Feng*, Ting Minfang, Guo Zhengtang, 2023. Quantitative attribution of Northern Hemisphere temperatures over the past 2000 years. Frontiers of Earth Science, 17: 632–641
  2. Xue Huihong, Shi Feng*, Gennaretti Fabio, Fu Yongshuo, He Bin, Wu Xiuchen, Guo Zhengtang, 2023. Evidence of advancing spring xylem phenology in Chinese forests under global warming. SCIENCE CHINA Earth Sciences,
  3. Wu Jing, Zhu Zeyang, Li Qi, Su Youliang, Xue Huihong, Shi Feng, Rioual Patrick, Chu Guoqiang*, 2023. Palynological Evidence From the Altai Mountains for the Links Between the Asian Westerly Jet Streams and Monsoon System During the Holocene. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 128, e2023JD039028.
  4. Wang Sifan, He Bin*, Chen Hans W., Chen Deliang, Chen Yaning, Yuan Wenping, Shi Feng, Duan Jianping, Wu Wei, Chen Tiexi, Guo Lanlan, Zhong Ziqian, Duan Weili, Li Zhi, Jiang Weiguo, Huang Ling, Hao Xingming, Tang Rui, Liu Huiming, Zhang Yafeng, Xie Xiaoming, 2023. Fire carbon emissions over Equatorial Asia reduced by shortened dry seasons. npj Climate and Atmospheric Science 6, 129,


  1. Shi Feng*, Goosse Hugues, Li Jianping, Yin Qiuzhen, Ljungqvist Fredrik Charpentier, Lian Tao, Sun Cheng, Wang Lin, Wu Zhiwei, Li Juan, Zhao Sen, Xu Chenxi, Liu Wei, Liu Ting, Nakatsuka Takeshi, Guo Zhengtang, 2022. Interdecadal to multidecadal variability of East Asian Summer Monsoon over the past half millennium. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 127, e2022JD037260.
  2. Shi Feng*, Sun Cheng, Guion Antoine, Yin Qiuzhen, Zhao Sen, Liu Ting, Guo Zhengtang, 2022. Roman Warm Period and Late Antique Little Ice Age in an Earth System Model Large Ensemble. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 127, e2021JD035832 (2022).
  3. Liu Wei, Shi Feng*, Xiao Guoqiao, Xue Huihong, Yin Qiuzhen, Liu Fei, Duan Anmin, Xiao Cunde, Guo Zhengtang, 2022. Bidecadal temperature anomalies over the Tibetan Plateau and Arctic in response to the 1450s volcanic eruptions. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 127, e2021JD035769.
  4. Feng Shengnan, Liu Xingqi*, Shi Feng, Mao Xin, Li Yun, Wang Jiaping, 2022. Humidity changes and possible forcing mechanisms over the last millennium in arid Central Asia. Climate of the Past, 18: 975–988.
  5. Lu Hao*, Yin Qiuzhen, Wu Zhipeng, Shi Feng, Hao Qingzhen, Xia Dunsheng, Guo Zhengtang, 2022. Insolation and CO2 impacts on the spatial differences of the MIS-9 and MIS-11 climate between monsoonal China and Central Asia. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 127, e2022JD036505.


  1. Shi Feng*, Lu Huayu, Guo Zhengtang, Yin Qiuzhen, Wu Haibin, Xu Chenxi, Zhang Enlou, Shi Jiangfeng, Cheng Jun, Xiao Xiayun, Zhao Cheng, 2021. The position of the Current Warm Period in the context of the past 22,000 years of summer climate in China. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2020GL091940.
  2. Shi Feng*, Duan Anmin, Yin Qiuzhen, Bruun John T, Xiao Cunde, Guo Zhengtang, 2021, Modulation of the relationship between summer temperatures in the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau and Arctic over the past millennium by external forcings. Quaternary Research, 54: 3387–3404
  3. Xue HuihongShi Feng*Liu WeiWang Jianglin, Yang Bao, 2021, Reanalysis of the ENSO reconstructions over the past millennium. Quaternary Sciences, 41(2): 474–485 (In Chinese with English abstract)
  4. Liu Wei, Shi Feng*, Xiao Guoqiang, Xue Huihong, Duan Anmin, Xiao Cunde, Guo Zhengtang, 2021, Impact of volcanic eruptions on hydro-thermal combination of the Tibetan Plateau and Arctic during mid-fiftenth century. Quaternary Sciences, 41(3):714–725. (In Chinese with English abstract)
  5. Yang Dan, Yang Fengmei, Niu Zhenmin, Shi Feng, Wang Naiang, 2021. Tree ring evidence of the retreat history of the Zepu glacier on the southeastern Tibetan Plateau since the Little Ice Age. Quaternary International, 604: 60–67
  6. Song Miao, Yang Bao, Ljungqvist Fredrik Charpentier, Shi Feng, Qin Chun, Wang Jianglin, 2021. Tree-ring-based winter temperature reconstruction for East Asia over the past 700 years. Science China Earth Science, 64: 872–889
  7. Lyu Zhiqiang*, Goosse Hugues, Dalaiden Quentin, Klein Fran?ois, Shi Feng, Wagner Sebastian, Braconnot Pascale, 2021. Spatial patterns of multi–centennial surface air temperature trends in Antarctica over 1–1000 CE: Insights from ice core records and modeling. Quaternary Science Reviews, 271,
  8. Xu Chenxi*, Zhu Haifeng, Wang S.Y. Simon, Shi Feng, An Wenling, Li Zhen, Sano Masaki, Nakatsuka Takeshi, Guo Zhengtang, 2021. Onset and maturation of Asian summer monsoon precipitation reconstructed from intra-annual tree-ring oxygen isotopes from the southeastern Tibetan Plateau. Quaternary Research, 103: 139–147


  1. Shi Feng*, Yang Bao, Linderholm Hans W., Seftigen Kristina, Yang Fengmei, Yin Qiuzhen, Shao Xuemei, Guo Zhengtang, 2020, Ensemble standardization constraints on the influence of the tree growth trends in dendroclimatology. Climate Dynamics, 54: 3387–3404
  2. Shi Feng*, Yin Qiuzhen, Nikolova Irina, Berger André, Ramstein Gilles, Guo Zhengtang, 2020, Impacts of extremely asymmetrical polar ice sheets on the East Asian summer monsoon during the MIS-13 interglacial. Quaternary Science Reveiws, 230:
  3. Wang Jianglin, Yang Bao*, Zheng Jingyun, Zhang Xuezhen, Wang Zhiyuan, Fang Miao, Shi Feng, Liu Jingjing, 2020, Evaluation of multidecadal and longer-term temperature changes since 850 CE based on Northern Hemisphere proxy-based reconstructions and model simulations. Science China Earth Sciences, 63: 1126–1143


  1. Shi Feng*, Goosse Hugues, Klein Francois, Zhao Sen, Liu Ting, Guo Zhengtang, 2019, Monopole mode of precipitation in East Asia modulated by the South China Sea over the last four centuries, Geophysical Research Letters, 46: 14713–14722
  2. PAGES 2K Consortium (Neukom Raphael*, Barboza Luis A., Erb Michael P., Shi Feng, Emile-Geay Julien, Evans Michael N., Franke Jorg, Kaufman Darrell S., Lücke Lucie, Rehfeld Kira, Schurer Andrew, Zhu Feng, Bronnimann Stefan, Hakim Gregory J., Henley Benjamin J., Ljungqvist Fredrik Charpentier, McKay Nicholas, Valler Veronika, von Gunten Lucien, 2019, Global multi-decadal temperature variability over the Common Era, Nature Geosciences. 12(8): 643–649
  3. Fang Keyan*, Chen Deliang, Guo Zhengtang, Zhao Yan, Frank David, He Maosheng, Zhou Feifei, Shi Feng, Seppa Heikki, Zhang Peng, Neukom Raphael, 2019, An interdecadal climate dipole between Northeast Asia and Antarctica over the past five centuries. Climate Dynamics, 52(1–2): 765–775
  4. Xu Chenxi*, Zhu Haifeng, Nakatsuka Takeshi, Sano Masaki, Li Zhen, Shi Feng, Liang Eryuan, Guo Zhengtang, 2019, Sampling strategy and climatic implication of tree-ring cellulose oxygen isotopes of Hippophae tibetana and Abies georgei on the southeastern Tibetan Plateau. International Journal of Biometeorology, 63(5): 697–686


  1. Xu Chenxi, Sano Masaki, Dimri Ashok Priyadarshan, Ramesh Rengaswamy, Nakatsuka Takeshi, Shi Feng, Guo Zhengtang, 2018, Decreasing Indian summer monsoon on the northern Indian sub-continent during the last 180 years: evidence from five tree-ring cellulose oxygen isotope chronologies. Climate of the Past, 14: 653–664


  1. Shi Feng*, Zhao Sen, Guo Zhengtang, Goosse Hugues, Yin Qiuzhen, 2017, Multi-proxy reconstructions of May–September precipitation field in China over the past 500 years. Climate of the Past, 13: 1919–1938
  2. Shi Feng*, Fang Keyan, Xu Chenxi, Guo Zhengtang, Borgaonkar Hemant P., 2017, Interannual to centennial variability of the South Asian summer monsoon over the past millennium. Climate Dynamics, 49(7–8): 2803–2814
  3. Li Dawen, Fang Keyan*, Li Yingjun, Chen Deliang, Liu Xiaohong, Dong Zhipeng, Zhou Feifei, Guo Guoyang, Shi Feng, Xu Chenxi, Li Yanping, 2017, Climate, intrinsic water-use efficiency and tree growth over the past 150 years in humid subtropical China. PLoS ONE, 12: e0172045, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172045.
  4. Yang Bao, Wang Xin, Song Miao, Wang Jianglin, Shi Feng, Fang Miao, 2017, Temperature reconstructions of last millennium and comon era climate variations: Present status and future prospects. Quaternary Sciences, 37(5): 945–962. (In Chinese with English abstract)


  1. Yang Fengmei, Wang Naiang, Shi Feng*, Ljungqvist Fredrik Charpentier, Zhao Sen, Liu Ting, 2016, The spatial distribution of precipitation over the West Qinling region, China, AD 1470–2000. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 443: 278–285
  2. Niu Zhenmin, Yang Fengmei*, Wang Naiang, Shi Feng, 2016, Summer temperature variability for Eastern Bayan Har Mountains over the past 376 years. Quanterary Sciences, 36(4): 983–992. (In Chinese with English abstract)


  1. Shi Feng, Ge Quansheng*, Yang Bao, Li Jianping, Yang Fengmei, Ljungqvist Fredrik Charpentier, Solomina Olga, Nakatsuka Takeshi, Wang Ninglian, Zhao Sen, Xu Chenxi, Fang Keyan, Sano Masaki, Chu Guoqiang, Fan Zexin, Gaire Narayan P., Zafar Muhammad Usama, 2015, A multi-proxy reconstruction of spatial and temporal variations in Asian summer temperatures over the last millennium. Climatic Change, 131(4): 663–67
  2. PAGES 2k-PMIP3 group (Bothe Oliver, Evans Michael N., Donado L. Fernández, Bustamante E. Garcia, Gergis J, González-Rouco Jidel F., Goosse Hugues*, Hegerl Gabi, Hind Alistair, Jungclaus Johann, Kaufman Darrell S., Lehner Flavio, Mckay Nicholas, Moberg Anders, Raible Christoph C., Schurer Andrew, Shi Feng, Smerdon Jason E., von Gunten Lucien, Wagner Sebastian, Warren E, Widmann Martin, Yiou Pascal, Zorita Eduardo), 2015, Continental-scale temperature variability in PMIP3 simulations and PAGES 2k regional temperature reconstructions over the past millennium. Climate of the Past, 11: 1673–1699
  3. Shi Feng, Yang Bao, Feng Juan, Li Jianping, Yang Fengmei, Guo Zhengtang, 2015, Reconstruction of the Northern Hemisphere annual temperature change over the common era derived from tree rings. Quaternary Sciences, 35(5): 1051-1063. doi:10.11928/j.issn.1001–7410.2015.05.01 (In Chinese with English abstract)


  1. Shi Feng, Li Jianping, Wilson Rob J. S., 2014, A tree-ring reconstruction of the South Asian summer monsoon index over the past millennium. Scientific Reports, 4, 6739, doi:10.1038/srep06739
  2. Shi Feng, Yang Bao, Zhao Sen, Yang Fengmei, 2014, Spatial pattern reconstruction of typical centennial warm periods of global temperature over the past millennium. Quanterary Sciences, 34(6): 1125–1135. (In Chinese with English abstract)


  1. Shi Feng, Yang Bao, Mairesse Aurélien, von Gunten Lucien, Li Jianping, Br?uning Achim, Yang Fengmei, Xiao Xia, 2013, Northern Hemisphere temperature reconstruction during the last millennium using multiple annual proxies. Climate Research, 56(3): 231–244
  2. Yang Fengmei, Shi Feng*, Kang Shuyuan, Wang Shigong, Xiao Ziniu, Nakatsuka Takeshi, Shi Jun, 2013, Comparison of the Dryness/Wetness index in China with the Monsoon Asia Drought Atlas. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 114(3-4): 553–566
  3. Yang Fengmei, Wang Naiang, Shi Feng*, Ljungqvist Fredrik Charpentier, Wang Shigong, Fan Zexin, Lu Junwei, 2013, Multi-proxy temperature reconstruction from the West Qinling Mountains, China, for the past 500 years. PLOS ONE, 8(2): e57638, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057638
  4. PAGES 2K Consortium (Ahmed Moinuddin, Anchukaitis Kevin J., Asrat Asfawossen, Borgaonkar Hemant P., Braida Martina, Buckley Brendan M., Büntgen Ulf, Chase Brian M., Christie Duncan A., Cook Edward R., Curran Mark A.J., Diaz Henry F., Esper Jan, Fan Zexin, Gaire Narayan P., Ge Quansheng, Gergis Jo?lle, González-Rouco Jidel F., Goosse Hugues, Grab Stefan W., Graham Nicholas, Graham Rochelle, Grosjean Martin, Hanhij?rvi Sami T., Kaufman Darrell S.*, Kiefer Thorsten, Kimura Katsuhiko, Korhola Atte A., Krusic Paul J., Lara Antonio, Lézine Anne-Marie, Ljungqvist Fredrik Charpentier, Lorrey Andrew M., Luterbacher Jürg, Masson-Delmotte Valérie, McCarroll Danny, McConnell Joseph R., McKay Nicholas P., Morales Mariano S., Moy Andrew D., Mulvaney Robert, Mundo Ignacio A., Nakatsuka Takeshi, Nash David J., Neukom Raphael, Nicholson Sharon E., Oerter Hans, Palmer Jonathan G., Phipps Steven J., Prieto Maria R., Rivera Andres, Sano Masaki, Severi Mirko, Shanahan Timothy M., Shao Xuemei, Shi Feng, Sigl Michael, Smerdon Jason E., Solomina Olga N., Steig Eric J., Stenni Barbara, Thamban Meloth, Trouet Valerie, Turney Chris S. M., Umer Mohammed, van Ommen Tas, Verschuren Dirk, Viau Andre E., Villalba Ricardo, Vinther Bo M., von Gunten Lucien, Wagner Sebastian, Wahl Eugene R., Wanner Heinz, Werner Johannes P., White James W.C., Yasue Koh, Zorita Eduardo), 2013, Continental-scale temperature variability during the last two millennia. Nature Geoscience, 6(5): 339–346
  5. Kang Shuyuan, Yang Bao*, Qin Chun, Wang Jianglin, Shi Feng, Liu Jingjing, 2013, Extreme drought events in the years 1877–1878, and 1928, in the southeast Qilian Mountains and the air–sea coupling system. Quaternary International, 283(14): 85–92
  6. Cook Edward R.*, Krusic Paul J., Anchukaitis Kevin J., Buckley Brendan M., Nakatsuka Takeshi, Sano Masaki, PAGES Asia2k Members (Ahmed Moinuddin, Borgaonkar Hemant P., Chu Guoqiang, Fan Zexin, Gaire Narayan P., Ge Quansheng, Kimura Katsuhiko, Palmer Jonathan G., Papina Tatyana, Schwikowski Margit, Shao Xuemei, Shi Feng, Solomina Olga N., Usama Zafer, Xu Chenxi, Yasue Koh, Zaiki Masumi, Zhao Kan, Zheng Jingyun), 2013, Tree-ring reconstructed summer temperature anomalies for temperate East Asia since 800 CE. Climate Dynamics, 41(11–12): 2957–2972


  1. Shi Feng, Yang Bao*, Fredrik Charpentier, Yang Fengmei, 2012, Multi-proxy reconstruction of Arctic summer temperatures over the past 1400 years. Climate Research, 54(2): 113–128
  2. Shi Feng, Huang Ning*, 2012, Measurement and simulation of sand saltation movement under fluctuating wind in a natural field environment. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 391(3): 474–484
  3. Shi Feng, Yang Bao*, von Gunten Lucien, 2012, Preliminary multiproxy surface air temperature field reconstruction for China over the past millennium. SCIENCE CHINA Earth Sciences, 55(12): 2058–2067
  4. Shi Feng, Yang Bao*, von Gunten Lucien, Qin Chun, Wang Zhangyong, 2012, Ensemble empirical mode decomposition for tree-ring climate reconstructions. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 109 (1–2): 233–243
  5. Sano Masaki*, Shi Feng, Nakatsuka Takeshi, PAGES Asia2k Members, 2012, 2nd workshop of the PAGES Asia2k working group. PAGES news, 20(2): 93
  6. Wang Zhangyong, Yang Bao*, Deslauriers Annie, Qin Chun, He Minhui, Shi Feng, Liu Jingjing, 2012, Two phases of seasonal stem radius variations of Sabina przewalskii Kom. in northwestern China inferred from sub-diurnal shrinkage and expansion patterns. Trees: Structure and Function, 26(6): 1747–1757
  7. Kang Shuyuan, Yang Bao, Shi Feng, Liu Jingjing, He Minhui, 2012, A review of proxy data used for the northern hemispheric temperature reconstruction over the past 1000 years: A case study of stalagmite. Journal of Desert Research, 32(4): 921–928. (In Chinese with English abstract)


  1. Yang Bao*, Qin Chun, Shi Feng, Sonechkin Dmitry M., 2011, Tree ring-based annual streamflow reconstruction for the Heihe River in arid northwestern China From AD 575 and its implications for water resource management. Holocene, 22(7): 773–784
  2. Yang Bao*, Shi Feng, Sonechkin Dmitry M., Wang Zhangyong, Qin Chun, 2011, Research progress in millennium paleoclimate reconstructions. Journal of Desert Research, 31(3): 485–491. (In Chinese with English abstract)
  3. Wang Zhangyong, Yang Bao, Qin Chun, Shi Feng, 2011, Research progress of the monitor and model of stem radius growth mechanism. Journal of Desert Research, 31: 780–787. (In Chinese with English abstract)

2010 and before

  1. Shi Feng, Huang Ning*, 2010, Computational simulations of blown sand fluxes over the surfaces of complex microtopography. Environmental Modelling & Software, 25(3): 362–367
  2. Huang Ning*, Shi Feng, Van Pelt R. Scott, 2008, The effects of slope and slope position on local and upstream fluid threshold friction velocities. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 33(12): 1814–1823
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