LI Tanghua

Senior Research Fellow



Li Tanghua is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Before joined EOS, NTU as a Research Fellow in 2019, he obtained his PhD in Geophysics from the University of Hong Kong in 2018 and received his BSc in Geophysics from the China University of Geosciences in 2013.

Tanghua’s research interests include interactions of ice sheets, ocean and solid Earth, and their lasting impact on the Earth system, with a specific focus on modelling the Glacial Isostatic Adjustment (GIA) process with 3D (laterally heterogeneous) model and associated sea-level/ice sheet evolution, vertical land movement, gravity field change during the last glacial cycle. His research contributes to the better understanding of Earth rheological structure and glaciation/deglaciation history, which helps to constrain estimates of future sea-level change and understand the response of ice sheets to climate change.



Extending instrumental sea-level records using coral microatolls, an example from Southeast Asia

Jedrzej M. Majewski, Adam Switzer, Aron J. Meltzner, B. W. Suwargadi, Benjamin P. Horton, D. H. Natawidjaja, et al.


A new Holocene sea-level record for Singapore

Stephen Chua, Adam Switzer, Benjamin P. Horton, Huixian Chen, Margaret Christie, Michael I. Bird, et al.


Coastal GIA processes revealed by the early to middle Holocene sealevel history of east China

Haixian Xiong, Guangqing Huang, Shuqing Fu, Tanghua Li, Tengwen Long, & Yongqiang Zong

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