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Mr Shiuan-An Chen

Mr Shiuan-An Chen

Mr Shiuan-An Chen

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Area of research

Climatic controls on drainage basin evolution

University Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1SS
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Research summary

I am interested in geomorphology, especially land surface processes, and now focusing on river longitudinal profile shapes across climate zones globally.

Climate is understood to be a first-order control on topographic evolution of drainage basins through rainfall, runoff, and erosion processes. However, the expression of climate is challenging to generalise due to limited datasets that quantify topographic metrics in drainage basins around the globe and disturbances of environmental factors. My PhD is aimed at addressing this gap and identifying climatic controls on river longitudinal profiles through the creation of a new, global dataset. The current specific objectives are to: (1 ...

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Biography

2016 - Present

PhD degree - School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol

Supervisors: Dr Katerina Michaelides, Dr David Richards, Dr Michael Singer (Cardiff University)

Dissertation: Climatic Controls on Drainage Basin Evolution

 

2013 - 2015

Research Assistant - Research Center for Science and Technology across the Taiwan Strait, Feng Chia University

Projects:

1. Study of Water Quality Monitoring Stations Planning for Reservoir Contingency-oriented

2. Observation and Maintenance of the Shi-Wen Creek Stage Station and Study of Watershed Sediment

3. Planning of the Response of River Channel Stabilizing and Sediment Management for the Danshuei River(1/3)(2/3)

 

2010 - 2012  

Master's ...

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