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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 study geomorphology, especially land surface processes on hillslopes and river channels. Now is focusing on drainage basin characteristics between climates at the global scale.

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. I am hypothesising that the effects of climate on drainage basin characteristics can be better understood/deciphered by studying two key metrics that encapsulate hillslope-channel erosion balance ...

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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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