1. Estuarine and Coastal Sediment and Morphodynamic Process;
2. Fluvial Evolution;
3. Integrated Coastal Zone Management.
01/2008-12/2010: Interface discovery as a tool for the integrated coastal management of East China Sea. MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF CHINA.
01/2008-12/2010: Impact evaluation of large hydraulic engineerings within the Changjiang River catchment basin in the subaqueous dune temporal and spatial regime in the estuary‚ NATIONAL NATURAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OF CHINA.
01/2006-12/2006: Impact study of large hydraulic engeerings within the Changjiang River catchment basin in the subaqueous dune characteristics and stability regime in the estuary‚ NATIONAL NATURAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OF CHINA.
01/2004-12/2005: Dynamic sedimentation in the South Channel and South Passage of the Changjiang Estuary‚ SHANGHAI JIAOTONG UNIVERSITY.
03/2001-04/2003: Anthropogenic records in the sediments of salt-marsh ecosystem in the Changjiang Estuary‚ STATE KEY LABORATORY OF LOESS AND QUATERNARY GEOLOGY‚ CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCE.
07/2002-06/2004: Bedform movement and resuspension of bed sediments in the South Channel of Changjiang Estuary‚ KEY LABORATORY OF OCEAN DYNAMIC PROCESSES AND SATELITE OCEANOGRAPHY (LOPSO)‚ STATE OCEANIC ADMINISTRATION.
09/1999-08/2002: Resuspension of bed sediments and heavy metal release during the suspension in the South Channel and South Passage in the Changjiang Estuary‚ DAWN PROGRAM‚ EDUCATION COMMITTEE OFSHANGHAI.
06/1997-12/1998: Study on the tendency and its prediction of shoreline erosion and deposition in the administrative district of Shanghai. MINISTRY OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF CHINA.
01/1996- 12/1998: Stability analysis of sand wave around the eastern and western mouths along the Qiongzhou Strait in the South China Sea‚ NATIONAL NATURAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OF CHINA.
09/1997- 08/2000: Stability analysis of sand dunes in the South Branch of Changjiang Estuary‚ VENUS PROGRAM‚ NATURAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OF SHANGHAI.
10/1995- 09/1998: Bedload transport rate and navigation channel development along the southern branch in the Changjiang Estuary‚ EDUCATION COMMITTEE OF SHANGHAI.
08/1992-09/1994: The Discontinuity of Sedimentation and Stratigraphy‚ POSTDOCTTORAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OF CHINA.
2005-present : Integrating multiple demands on coastal zones with emphasis on aquatic ecosystems and fisheries (INCOFISH)‚ EUROPEAN COMMISSION FP6‚ PARTNER NO. 15.
2005-present : Discovery modeling mediation deliberation- interface tools for multi-stakeholder knowledge partnerships for the sustainable management of marine resources and coastal zones (PASARELAS)‚ EUROPEAN COMMISSION FP6‚ PARTNER NO. 16.
11/2002-10/2007: Land-ocean interaction and its environmental effects in the typical
estuaries: near-shore environment change for recent 100 years responsible for the estuarine process (2002CB4124007)‚ National Basic Research Priorities Program‚ MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF THE PEOPLES’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.
01/2003-12/2003 Sediment transport dynamics in the South Passage of Changjiang Estuary‚
National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars (Estuarine and Coastal Studies 40225014)‚ NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OF CHINA‚ Z. Shi‚ Professor of Shanghai Jiaotong University.
09/2000-08/2004 Ecosystem dynamics model of highly turbid estuarine wetland: a case in the Changjiang Estuary‚ Foundation of University Key Teacher‚ MINISTRY OF EDUCATION‚ J. Zhang‚ Professor of East China Normal University.
12/1996-3/1997: Study on the erosion and deposition in the range of Yangshan
Harbor‚ INTERNATIONAL NAVIGATION CENTER OF SHANGHAI‚
B.C.‚ Wang‚ Professor of the East China Normal University.
10/1993-1/1994: Engeering survey and design of waterway for Hainan Hohbond‚
International Petrochemical Industry Port‚ HAINAN HOHBOND
INTERNATIONAL PETROCHEMICAL COMPLEX‚ B. C.‚
WANG‚ Professor of the East China Normal University.
12/1993: Investigation of development and realignment of navigation
channel for the new Haikou harbour‚ HAINAN PROVINCE‚
B. C.‚ Wang.
8/1994-2/1995: Evolution of the Inlet of Qinglan Lagoon‚ Hainan Island and its
relation with the development of navigation channel‚ STATE
EDUCATION COMMITTEE OF CHINA‚ B.C.‚ Wang.
3/1994-4/1994: Survey of shallow seismic and water depth at the shoal area of
middle waterway in east Qiongzhou Strait‚ HAINAN PROVINCE
B. C.‚ Wang.
9/1988-7/1992: Coastal event sedimentation‚ STATE EDUCATION
COMMITTEE OF CHINA‚ Ye Zhizheng‚ Fellow of Academy
of Sinica‚ Z.Z.‚ Ye‚ C.X.‚ Li‚ H. Q. Cheng.
8/1988-9/1985: Sedimentary evolution of the Trassic salty rocks‚ Sichun
Province‚ NATIONAL NATURAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
OF CHINA‚ Zhang Ruixi‚ Professor of the Geological University
8/1983-8/1985: Sedimentary evolution of the Persian coal rocks‚ Ministry
of Geology and Mining‚ China‚ Chang Yinfou‚ Engineer in
chief of Burea of the Geology and mining‚ Anhui Province
and Fellow of Academy of Sinica.
5/1982-7/1983: Metamorphic mineralogy along the Tanlu Faults‚ Ministry
of Geology and Mining‚ China‚ Xue Junzhi‚ Professor of the
Geological University of China.
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
Cheng H.Q‚ Wang B.C.‚ 1994. The Discontinuity of Sedimentation and
Stratigraphy ( in Chinese with an English abstract). China Ocean Press‚
90pp‚ Beijing‚ China.
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Chen Z.Y.‚ Li J. F.‚ Yin D. W.‚ Li M.T‚ Wang B.C.‚ 2008. Nearshore bedforms and their stability evaluation in east entrance to the Qiongzhou Strait‚ South China Sea. Frontiers of Earth Science in China‚ 2(3): 283-291
 Jiang H.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Xu‚ H.G.‚ Francisco Arreguín-Sánchez‚ Will J.F. Le Quesne.‚ 2008. Impact of large jellyfish bloom on the pelagic pathway of the East China Sea ecosystem. Marine Environmental Science (accepted in Chinese with an English abstract).
 Jiang H.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Xu H.G.‚ Wu J.‚ Ding H.‚ Le Quesne W.F.‚Francisco A. S.‚ 2008. Examination of fishery and ecosystem trade-offs from marine protected areas in the East China Sea. Environmental Conservation‚ 35(2): 137-146
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Shi Z.‚ 2008. Observations of sediment and morphodynamic processes on the subaqueous bedforms during the 1997 dry season at the upper South Channel of the Changjiang River estuary‚ China. Geomorphology (in revision)
 Chen J.Y.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Dai Z.J.‚ 2008. Impact and response of the human driving force in estuary systems: a case study of the Changjiang (Yangtze) Estuary. Progress in Natural Science (accepted in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Li W.H.‚ Li J.F.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Liu Q.Z.‚ 2008. Distribution of subaqueous dune in the Changjiang Estuary. Journal of Sediment Research (acceptedin Chinese with an English abstract)
 Jiang H.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ XU H.G.‚ Francisco Arreguín-Sánchez‚ Manuel J. Zetina-Rejon‚ Pablo Del Monte Luna‚ Will J.F. Le QUESNE‚ 2008. Trophic controls of jellyfish blooms and links with fisheries in the East China Sea. Ecological Modelling‚ 211(3/4): 492-503
 Li W.H.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Li J.F.‚ Dong P.‚ 2008. Temporal and spatial changes of dunes in the Changjiang (Yangtze) estuary‚ China. Estuarine‚ Coastal and Shelf Science‚ 77(1): 169-174
 Will J.F. Le Quesne‚ Francisco Arreguín-Sánchez‚ Mirtha Albanez-Lucero‚ He-Qin Cheng‚ Victor H. Cruz Escalona‚ Georgi Daskalov‚ Hui Ding‚ Eduardo González Rodríguez‚ Johanna J. (Sheila) Heymans‚ Hong Jiang‚ Diego Lercari‚ Cesar López-Ferreira‚ Jorge A. López-Rocha‚ Steve Mackinson‚ John K. Pinnegar‚ Nicholas V.C. Polunin‚ Jun Wu‚ Hai-Gen Xu and Manuel J. Zetina-Rejón‚ 2008. Analysing ecosystem effects of selected marine protected areas with Ecospace spatial ecosystem models. Fisheries Centre Research Reports‚ 16(2)‚ pp.67
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Jiang H.‚ Xu H.G.‚ Wu J.‚ Ding H.‚ Will Le QUESNE‚ Francisco Arreguín-Sánchez‚ 2007. Spatial resources and fishery management framework in the East China Sea. Fisheries Centre Blue Reports (FCRR)‚ 15(6): 87-99
 Chen J.Y.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Dai Z.J.‚ 2007. The impacts and responses of the third driven force in estuary. In: Proceedings of the Third International Yellow River Forum (IYRF) on Sustainable Water Resources Management and Delta Ecosystem Maintenance. Yellow River Hydraulic Press‚ 236-249
 Hu H.B.‚ Hu D.G.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ 2007. GIS-Based visualized analysis of shoals evolution around alluvial islands in the Changjiang Estuary for the recent 120 years. Geography and Geo-Information Science‚ 23(4): 85-88 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Cheng L.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Du J.Z.‚ Dai Z.J.‚ Jiang H.‚ Chen Z.Y.‚ 2007. Impacts of Bed sediment Re-suspension on Sorption and Release of Heavy Metals. Marine Environmental Science‚ 26(4): 317-320 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Chen J.Y.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Dai Z.J.‚ 2007. Compatibility of utilization and protection of tidal flat and wetland: a case study in Shanghai area. Engineering Science‚ 9(6):11-17 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Gao Z.S.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ 2007. Research progress in the morphological response to river engineering and management in alluvial channels in Italy. Hebei Academic Journal‚ 27(supplement): 133-136 (in Chinese)
 Li W.H.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Li J.F.‚ Li M.T.‚ Chen J.Y.‚ Fu G.‚ 2007. Estimated effect of bed sediments and sand waves during dry season on the safe nautical depth in the South Channel of the Changjiang River Estuary. Hydrographic Surveying and Charting‚ 27(2):41-44 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
[17[ Chen J.Y.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Dai Z.J.‚ 2006. Harmonious development between utilization and protection of tidal flat and wetland: a case study in Shanghai area. Proceedings of the second international conference on estuaries and coasts (ICEC-2006)‚18-28
 Jiang H.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Shen F.‚ Xu H.G.‚ Arreguín-Sánchez F.‚ Le QUESNE W. J.F.‚ 2006. Preliminary study on fishery impact by trophic structure and flow analysis in the East China Sea. Proceedings of the second international conference on estuaries and coasts (ICEC-2006)‚ 537-543
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Shi Z.‚ Dai Z.J.‚ Cheng L.‚ 2005. Bedload transport rate estimation using the dune’s scale measured at the South Channel of Changjiang (Yangtze) Estuary‚ China. Proceedings of the Sixth Chinese Colloquium on Basic Theoretical Research in Sediment. Zhengzhou: Water Kesources of Yellow River Press‚ 311-318 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Dai Z.J‚ Chen J.Y.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Li J.F.‚ 2005. Sediment characteristics and transport patterns in Nanhui joint area. Resources and Environment in the Yangtze Basin‚ 10(6): 735-739 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Cheng H.Q.‚ R.Kostaschuk‚ and Z.Shi‚ 2004. Tidal currents‚ bed sediments‚ and bedforms at the South Branch and the South Channel of the Changjiang (Yangtze) Estuary‚ China: implications for the ripple-dune transition. Estuaries‚ 27(5): 861-866
 Hu H.B.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Hu F.X.‚ Hu H.‚ 2004. Evolution characteristics of the second and third generation alluvial islands in the Changjiang Estuary. Journal of Sediment Research‚ No.6: 57-63 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Shi Z.‚ Kostaschuk R.‚ Dong L.X.‚ 2004. Stability field for sand bedforms at the South Branch and the South Channel in the Changjiang (Yangtze) Estuary. Oceanologia et Limnologia‚ 35(3): 214-220 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Hu H.B.‚ Jiang Z.Y.‚ Wang B.C.‚ 2003. Equilibrium range spectra analysis of nearshore bedforms in the East Qiongzhou Strait. Ocean Engineering‚ 21(4):81-87 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Jiang Z.Y.‚ Shi Z.‚ 2003. Approximate estimations of threshold velocities for non-uniform fine sediments at the South Passage of the Changjiang Estuary‚ China. Journal of Sediment Research‚ (5):37-40 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Jiang Z.Y.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Chen J.Y.‚ Zhou T.Y.‚ 2003. Effect of bed-sediment re-suspension on absorption of heavy metals in the South Passage‚ Yangtze Estuary‚ China. Journal of Safety and Environment‚ 3(3):36-40 (in Chinese with an English abstract and reference)
 Jiang Z.Y.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Chen Z.Y.‚ Chen J.Y.‚ 2003. Winnowing velocity of non-uniform cohesive fine sediment in the Yangtze Estuary. Yangtze River‚ 34(7): 28-29 (in Chinese)
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Jiang Z.Y.‚ Chen J.Y.‚ 2003. Natural property and limitation on exploitation of Chongming Island‚ Yangtze Estuary. Resources and Environment in the Yangtze Basin‚ 12(5): 421-425 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Jiang Z.Y.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Chen J.Y.‚ Chen Z.Y.‚ 2002. Feature and concentration of bed-sediment re-suspension in the South Channel of Yangtze Estuary‚ China. Journal of Basic Science and Emgineering‚ 10(4): 372-379 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Cheng‚ H.Q.‚ Wang B.C.‚ Li X.H.‚ Pu M.Y.‚ 2002. Application of GIS to the instability evaluation of nearshore bedform in the Qiongzhou Strait‚ South China Sea. Industrial Development in Coastal Areas of South-East Asia Workshop Proceedings Hanoi‚ Vietnam‚ 25-27 June 2001‚ 119-130
 Cheng‚ H.Q.‚ Li M.T.‚ 2002. Micro_features and their changes of bed configuration in the Changjiang Estuary during 1998 disastrous flood. Journal of Sediment Research‚ No. 1: 36-42
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Li M.T.‚ 2002. Impact of human activities on dissolved silicate flux from the Changjiang River into the East China Sea. Collection of Marine Research Works‚ 2002‚ XII‚ Suppl. IIsue‚ Proceedings of SCOPE Workshop on Land-Ocean Nutrient Fluxes: The Silica Cycle‚ Nha Trang‚ Vietnam‚ 25-27 September 2000:102-108
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Li M.T.‚ Zhou T.Y.‚ Xue Y.Z.‚ 2002. High-resolution micro-topography movement in the Chang Jiang Estuary. The Ocean Engineering‚ 20(2): 91-95 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Jiang Z.Y.‚ Chen J.Y.‚ 2002. Grave responsibility the environment protection in Shanghai. Shanghai Environmental Sciences‚ 2002(Supp): 9 (in Chinese)
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Li M.T.‚ Xue Y.Z.‚ Zhou T.Y.‚ Song B.‚ 2001. High-resolution detection and study of sub-aqueous micro-topography movement in the Changjiang Estuary. Progress In Natural Science‚ 11(10): 1-7 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Li M.T.‚ 2001. A case study of dissolved silicate flux fluctuation from river into the sea: Changjiang. Resources and Environment in the Yangtze Basin‚ 10(6): 561-566 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Li M.T.‚ Cheng‚ H.Q.‚ 2001. Changes of dissolved silicate flux from the Changjiang River into sea and its influence since late 50 years. China Environmental Science‚ 21(3): 193-197 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Li M.T.‚ Yu X.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ 2001. The key technology and measures for China coastal zone management. Marine Sciences‚ 25(8): 26-29 (in Chinese)
 Cheng‚ H.Q.‚ Song B.‚ Xue Y.Z.‚ Mao X.H.‚ 2000. Mechanics on transport of coarser silt and very fine sand in the Changjiang Estuary__episodic resuspension and large-scale bedform movement.Journal of Sediment Research‚1: 20-27 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Mao X.H.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ Hu F.X.‚ Li M.T.‚ 2000. Grade compartmentalization of Shanghai beaches and its application in risk evaluation. Journal of Basic Science and Engineering‚ 8(1): 22-30 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Cheng H.Q.‚ 1999. Sediment flux from the Changjiang River into the East China Sea. In: V. Ittekkot‚ V. Subramanian‚ S. Annadurai (Eds.)‚ Biogeochemistry of Rivers in Tropical South and Southeast Asia. SCOPE 82‚ 165-172
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Song B.‚ Xue Y.Z.‚ 1998. Bedform and episodic resuspension of silt and very fine sand in the Changjiang Estuary‚ China. Transactions of EOS‚ 1998 Spring Meeting‚ AGU: S122
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Wang B.C.‚ 1998. A rough calculation method for modern bottom sediment motion in the estuary of salt wedge. Marine Science‚ (1): 27-29 (in Chinese)
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Wang B.C.‚ 1996. Development of the sand waves stability analysis under the combined influence of waves and currents. Advance in Earth Sciences‚ 11(4): 367-371 (in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Wang B.C.‚ 1996. Modern sandy bedforms their stability on the continental shelf of the East China Sea. ISPGECS Proceedings. Tongji University Press‚ 328-333
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Wang B.C.‚ 1994. Impacts of floods on sediment supplies and sedimentation around the Changjiang Estuary. In: Wang yin & David Hopley (Eds.)‚ PACON´93 China Symposium Proceedings. Townsville‚ Australia‚ 77-85
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Ye Z.Z.‚ 1994. Thickness distribution analysis and its application to the accumulation process of tidalflat strata‚ Journal of Basic Science and Engineering‚ 2(1): 71-80 ( in Chinese with an English abstract)
 Cheng H.Q.‚ Wang B.C.‚ 1993. Thickness distribution analysis and its application to the accumulation process of strata. Proceedings of the First China Postdoctoral Academic Congress‚ 2065-2068 ( in Chinese)
 Han S.F.‚ Ji F.Y.‚ Cheng H.Q.‚ 1985.Sedimentary evolution of the rocks containing coal around the Huainan and Huaibei coal fields. Monograph of Geological Science and Technology Dissertation 2‚ Anhui Press‚ 161-165 (in Chinese)