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Dr. Ruiyu Yang

E-Mail: ryang2(at)

Research Interests

  • Geochemistry of tungsten and its stable isotopes
  • Marine tungsten cycle
  • Application of stable tungsten isotope for paleo-environmental evolution



Key publications

(1)  Yang, R., Li, T., Stubbs, D., Chen, T., Liu, S., Kemp, D.B., Li, W., Yang, S., Chen, J., Elliott, T., Dellwig, O., Chen, J. and Li, G.* (2022) Stable tungsten isotope systematics on the Earth’s surface. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 322, 227-243.

(2)  Stubbs, D.*, Yang, R., Coath, C.D., John, T. and Elliott, T. (2022) Tungsten isotopic fractionation at the Mariana arc and constraints on the redox conditions of subduction zone fluids. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 334, 135-154.

(3)  Li, G.*, Yang, R., Xu, Z., Hartmann, J., Hedding, D.W., Li, X., Ernst, R.E., Li, Z.-H., Zou, H., Li, Z., Chen, J. (2022) Oxygen isotopic alteration rate of continental crust recorded by detrital zircon and its implication for deep-time weathering. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 578, 117292.