Sheng Xu

Research Scientist
Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre
University of Glasgow, Scotland
E-mail: s.xu@suerc.gla.ac.uk
Page: http://www.gla.ac.uk/centres/surrc/staff/xus.html

Fields of interest:

  • Accelerator mass spectrometry
  • Isotope geochemistry
  • Geochronology 

Recent publications :

J. Clark, A.M. McCabe, C. Schnabel, P.U. Clark, S. Freeman, C. Maden, S. Xu:
10Be chronology of the last deglaciation of County Donegal, northwestern
Ireland, 
Boreas, Vol. 38, (2009), pp. 111–118

J. Clark, A.M. McCabe, C. Schnabel, P.U. Clark, S. McCarron, S. Freeman, C. Maden, S. Xu:
Cosmogenic 10Be chronology of the last deglaciation of western Ireland, and implications for sensitivity of the Irish Ice Sheet to climate change, 
Geological Society of America Bulletin, Vol. 121, (2009), pp. 3-16.

C.K. Ballantyne, C. Schnabel, S. Xu:
Exposure dating and reinterpretation of coarse debris accumulations (‘rock glaciers’) in the Cairngorm Mountains, Scotland,
Journal of Quaternary Science, Vol. 24, (2009), pp. 19-31.

C.K. Ballantyne, C. Schnabel, S. Xu:
Readvance of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet during Greenland Interstade 1 (GS-1): the Wester Ross Readvance, NW Scotland,
Quaternary Research Reviews, Vol. 28 (2009), pp. 783-789.

P. Wilson, M.J. Bentley, C. Schnabel, R. Clark, S. Xu:
Stone run (block stream) formation in the Falkland Islands over several cold stages, deduced from cosmogenic isotope (10Be and 26Al) surface exposure dating,
Journal of Quaternary Science, Vol. 23, (2008), pp. 461-473.

S. Xu, A. Dougans, S. Freeman, C. Maden, R. Loger R:
A gas ion source for radiocarbon measurement at SUERC,
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, Vol. 259, (2007), pp. 76–82.

A.J.T. Jull, D. Lal, S. Taylor, R. Wieler, A. Grimberg, L. Vacher, L.R. McHargue, S. Freeman, C. Maden, C. Schnabel, S. Xu, C. Finkel, K.J. Kim, K. Marti:
3He, 20,21,22Ne, 14C, 10Be, 26Al and 36Cl in magnetic fractions of cosmic dust from Greenland & Antarctica,
Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Vol. 42, (2007), pp. 1831-1840.

W.A. Marshall, W.R. Gehrels, M.H. Garnett, S. Freeman, C. Maden, S. Xu:
The use of ‘bomb spike’ calibration and high-precision AMS 14C analyses to date salt-marsh sediments deposited during the past three centuries,
Quaternary Research, Vol. 68, (2007), pp. 325-337.

T. Ertunc, S. Xu, C. Bryant, M. Currie, S. Freeman, C. Maden, C. Murray:
Investigation into background levels of small organic samples at the NERC Radiocarbon
Laboratory,
Radiocarbon, Vol. 49, (2007), pp. 271-280.

C. Schnabel, V. Olive, M. Atarashi-Andoh, A. Dougans, R.M. Ellam, S. Freeman, C. Maden, M. Stocker, H.A. Synal, L. Wacker, S. Xu:
129I/127I ratios in Scottish coastal surface sea water: Geographical and temporal responses to changing emissions,
Applied Geochemistry, Vol. 22, (2007), pp. 619-627.