Thermoluminescence Dating. (1985). Academic Press, London. 359 pp.
An Introduction to Optical Dating. (1998). Oxford University Press, Oxford. 262 pp.
An, Z.S., Kukla, G.J., Porter, S.C., and Xiao, J.L.
Magnetic-susceptibility evidence of monsoon variation on the Loess Plateau of central China during the last 130,000 years. Quaternary Research
36, (1991). 29–36.
Blatt, H., and Tracy, R.J.
Petrology: Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic (Second edition). (1996). W.H. Freeman and Company, New York. 529 pp.
Bøtter-Jensen, L., Jungner, H., and Poolton, N.R.J.
A continuous OSL scanning method for analysis of radiation depth-dose profiles in bricks. Radiation Measurements
24, (1995). 525–529.
Bøtter-Jensen, L., Solongo, S., Murray, A.S., Banerjee, D., and Jungner, H.
Using the OSL single-aliquot regenerative-dose protocol with quartz extracted from building materials in retrospective dosimetry. Radiation Measurements
32, (2000). 841–845.
Buylaert, J.P., Murray, A.S., Vandenberghe, D., Vriend, M., De Corte, F., and Van den haute, P.
Optical dating of Chinese loess using sand-sized quartz: establishing a time frame for Late Pleistocene climate changes in the western part of the Chinese Loess Plateau. Quaternary Geochronology
3, (2008). 99–113.
Chen, G., Murray, A.S., and Li, S.H.
Effect of heating on the quartz dose–response curve. Radiation Measurements
33, (2001). 59–63.
Derbyshire, E., Meng, X.M., and Kemp, R.A.
Provenance, transport and characteristics of modern aeolian dust in western Gansu Province, China, and interpretation of the Quaternary loess record. Journal of Arid Environments
39, (1998). 497–516.
Ding, Z.L., Sun, J.M., and Liu, D.S.
A sedimentological proxy indicator linking changes in loess and deserts in the Quaternary. Science in China (Series D)
42, (1999). 146–152.
Ding, Z.L., Sun, J.M., and Liu, D.S.
Stepwise advance of the Mn Us Desert since late Pliocene: evidence from a red clay–loess record. Chinese Science Bulletin
44, (1999). 1211–1214.
Guo, B., Zhu, R.X., Florindo, F., Ding, Z.L., and Sun, J.M.
A short, reverse polarity interval within the Jaramillo subchron: evidence from the Jingbian section, northern Chinese Loess Plateau. Journal of Geophysical Research
107, B6 (2002). doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2001JB000706
Han, Z.Y., Li, S.H., and Tso, M.Y.W.
Age dependence of luminescence signals from granitic and mylonitic quartz. Quaternary Science Reviews
16, (1997). 427–430.
Luminescence chronologies for coastal and marine sediments. Boreas
37, (2008). 508–535.
Krbetschek, M.R., Götze, J., Dietrich, A., and Trautmann, T.
Spectral information from minerals relevant for luminescence dating. Radiation Measurements
27, (1997). 695–748.
Lai, Z.P., and Wintle, A.G.
Locating the boundary between the Pleistocene and the Holocene in Chinese loess using luminescence. The Holocene
16, (2006). 893–899.
Lai, Z.P., Wintle, A.G., and Thomas, D.S.G.
Rates of dust deposition between 50 ka and 20 ka revealed by OSL dating at Yuanbao on the Chinese Loess Plateau. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
248, (2007). 431–439.
Lai, Z.P., Bruckner, H., Fulling, A., and Zoller, L.
Effects of thermal treatment on the growth curve shape for OSL of quartz extracted from Chinese loess. Radiation Measurements
43, (2008). 763–766.
Lai, Z.P., Kaiser, K., and Bruckner, H.
Luminescence-dated aeolian deposits of late Quaternary age in the southern Tibetan Plateau and their implications for landscape history. Quaternary Research
72, (2009). 421–430.
Lai, Z.P., Zhang, W.G., Chen, X., Jia, Y.L., Liu, X.J., Fan, Q.S., and Long, H.
OSL chronology of loess deposits in East China and its implications for East Asian monsoon history. Quaternary Geochronology
5, (2010). 154–158.
Sensitivity change of IRSL signal: model, predictions and texts. Nuclear Techniques
18, (1995). 458–462.
Luminescence sensitivity changes of quartz by bleaching, annealing and UV exposure. Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids
157, (2002). 357–364.
Li, S.H., Sun, J.M., and Zhao, H.
Optical dating of dune sands in the northeastern deserts of China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
181, (2002). 419–429.
Li, S.H., Chen, Y.Y., Li, B., Sun, J.M., and Yang, L.R.
OSL dating of sediments from deserts in northern China. Quaternary Geochronology
2, (2007). 23–28.
Loess and the Environment. (1985). China Ocean Press, Beijing. 251 pp.
Lu, F.X., and Sang, L.K.
Petrology. (2002). Geologic Press, Beijing. 399 pp.
Geological Atlas of China. (2002). Geological Press, Beijing. 347 pp.
Markey, B.G., Bøtter-Jensen, L., and Duller, G.A.T.
A new flexible system for measuring thermally and optically stimulated luminescence. Radiation Measurements
27, (1997). 83–89.
Murray, A.S., and Olley, J.M.
Precision and accuracy in the optically stimulated luminescence dating of sedimentary quartz: a status review. Geochronometria
21, (2002). 1–16.
Ono, Y., Kohno, H., and Toyoda, S.
Origin and derived courses of eolian dust quartz deposited during marine isotope stage 2 in East Asia, suggested by ESR signal intensity. Global and Planetary Change
18, (1998). 129–135.
Pietsch, T.J., Olleya, J.M., and Nanson, G.C.
Fluvial transport as a natural luminescence sensitiser of quartz. Quaternary Geochronology
3, (2008). 365–376.
The development and application of luminescence dating to loess deposits: a perspective on the past, present and future. Boreas
37, (2008). 483–507.
Roberts, H.M., and Wintle, A.G.
Luminescence sensitivity changes of polymineral fine grains during IRSL and [post-IR] OSL measurements. Radiation Measurements
37, (2003). 661–671.
Shackleton, N.J., Backman, J., Zimmerman, H., Kent, D.V., Hall, M.A., Roberts, D.G., Schnitker, D., Baldauf, J.G., Despairies, A., Homrighausen, R., Huddlestun, P., Keene, J.B., Katenback, A.J., Krumsieck, K.A.D., Morton, A.C., Murray, J.W., and Westeberg-Smith, J.
Oxygen isotope calibration of the onset of ice-rafting and history of glaciation in the northeast Atlantic. Nature
307, (1984). 620–623.
Stevens, T., and Lu, H.Y.
Optically stimulated luminescence dating as a tool for calculating sedimentation rates in Chinese loess: comparisons with grain-size records. Sedimentology
56, (2009). 911–934.
Stevens, T., Armitagea, S.J., Lu, H.Y., and Thomas, D.S.G.
Examining the potential of high sampling resolution OSL dating of Chinese loess. Quaternary Geochronology
2, (2007). 15–22.
Stevens, T., Palk, C., Carter, A., Lu, H.Y., and Clift, P.D.
Assessing the provenance of loess and desert sediments in northern China using U–Pb dating and morphology of detrital zircons. Geological Society of America Bulletin
122, (2010). 1331–1344.
Optical dating of young (modern) sediments using quartz — results from a selection of deposition of depositional-environments. Quaternary Science Reviews
11, (1992). 153–159.
Provenance of loess material and formation of loess deposits on the Chinese Loess Plateau. Earth and Planetary Science Letters
203, (2002). 845–859.
Source regions and formation of the loess sediments on the high mountain regions of northwestern China. Quaternary Research
58, (2002). 341–351.
Nd and Sr isotopic variations in Chinese eolian deposits during the past 8 Ma: Implications for provenance change. Earth and Planetary Science Letters
240, (2005). 454–466.
Sun, J.M., and Zhu, X.K.
Temporal variations in Pb isotopes and trace element concentrations within Chinese eolian deposits during the past 8 Ma: implications for provenance change. Earth and Planetary Science Letters
290, (2010). 438–447.
Sun, J.M., Ding, Z.L., and Liu, T.S.
Desert distributions during the glacial maximum and climatic optimum: example of China. Episodes
21, (1998). 28–31.
Sun, J.M., Ding, Z.L., Liu, T.S., Rokosh, D., and Rutter, N.
580,000-year environmental reconstruction from aeolian deposits at the Mu Us Desert margin, China. Quaternary Science Reviews
18, (1999). 1351–1364.
Sun, J.M., Zhang, M.Y., and Liu, T.S.
Spatial and temporal characteristics of dust storms in China and its surrounding regions, 1960–1999: relations to source area and climate. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres
106, D10 (2001). 10325–10333.
Sun, J.M., Li, S.H., Han, P., and Chen, Y.Y.
Holocene environmental changes in the central Inner Mongolia, based on single-aliquot-quartz optical dating and multi-proxy study of dune sands. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
233, (2006). 51–62.
Sun, Y., Tada, R., Chen, J., Liu, Q., Toyoda, S., Tani, A., Ji, J., and Isozaki, Y.
Tracing the provenance of fine-grained dust deposited on the central Chinese Loess Plateau. Geophysical Research Letters
35, (2008). http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2007GL031672
Sun, J.M., Ye, J., Wu, W.Y., Ni, X.J., Bi, S.D., Zhang, Z.Q., Liu, W.M., and Meng, J.
Late Oligocene–Miocene mid-latitude aridification and wind patterns in the Asian interior. Geology
38, (2010). 515–518.
Tsukamoto, S., Nagashima, K., Murray, A.S., and Tada, R.
Variations in OSL components from quartz from Japan sea sediments and the possibility of reconstructing provenance. Quaternary International
234, (2011). 182–189.
Wang, X.L., Lu, Y.C., and Wintle, A.G.
Recuperated OSL dating of fine-grained quartz in Chinese loess. Quaternary Geochronology
1, (2006). 89–100.
Thermoluminescence dating of loess. Catena Supplement
9, (1987). 103–114.
A review of current research on TL dating of loess. Quaternary Science Reviews
9, (1990). 385–397.
Wintle, A.G., and Murray, A.S.
Luminescence sensitivity changes in quartz. Radiation Measurements
30, (1999). 107–118.
Wintle, A.G., and Murray, A.S.
Quartz OSL: effects of thermal treatment and their relevance to laboratory dating procedures. Radiation Measurements
32, (2000). 387–400.
Xie, J., and Ding, Z.L.
Compositions of heavy minerals in Northeastern China sandlands and provenance analysis. Science in China (Series D)
50, (2007). 1715–1723.
Xie, J., Wu, F.Y., and Ding, Z.L.
Detrital zircon composition of U–Pb ages and Hf isotope of the Hunshandake sandland and implications for its provenance. Acta Petrologica Sinica
23, (2007). 523–528.
Yang, X.P., Zhang, F., Fu, X.D., and Wang, X.M.
Oxygen isotopic compositions of quartz in the sand seas and sandy lands of northern China and their implications for understanding the provenances of aeolian sands. Geomorphology
102, (2008). 278–285.
Yin, G.M., and Li, S.H.
Thermoluminescence dating of the last volcanic eruption in Changbai Mountain. Acta Petrologica Sinica
16, (2000). 353–356.
Zheng, C.X., Zhou, L.P., and Qin, J.T.
Difference in luminescence sensitivity of coarse-grained quartz from deserts of northern China. Radiation Measurements
44, (2009). 534–537.
Zhu, Z.D., Wu, Z., Liu, S., and Di, X.M.
An Outline on Chinese Deserts. (1980). Science press, Beijing. 107 pp.
The radiation-induced increase of the 100°C thermoluminescence sensitivity of fired quartz. Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics
4, (1971). 3265–3275.