Lo, Ching-Hua 羅清華


National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) Headquarter, Taiwan



Selected Publications

Lo, C.H. and Onstott, T.C. (1989) 39Ar recoil artifacts in chloritized biotite.  Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 53, 2697-2711.

Lo, C.H., Onstott, T.C., Chen, C.H. and Lee, T.(1994) An assessment of 40Ar/39Ar dating for the whole-rock volcanic samples from the Luzon Arc near Taiwan. Chem. Geol. (Isot. Geosci. Sect.) 114, 157-178.

Lo, C.H. and Onstott, T.C. (1995) Rejuvenation of K-Ar isotope systems for minerals in the Taiwan Mountain Belt. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 131, 71-98.

Yui, T.F., Rumble, D., III, and Lo, C.H. (1995) Unusually low 18O ultra-high-pressure metamorphic rocks from the Sulu Terrain, eastern China. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 59, 2859-2864.

Lo, C.H. and Yui, T.F. (1996) 40Ar/39Ar dating of high-pressure metamorphic rocks in Taiwan. Jour. Geol. Soc. China 39, 13-30.

Chung, S.-L., Lee, T.-Y., Lo, C.H., Wang, P.-L., Chen, C.-Y., Yem, N.T., Hoa, T.T., and Genyao, W. (1997) Intraplate extension prior to continental extrusion along the Ailao Shan-Red River shear zone. Geology 25, 311-314.

Chung, S.L., Lo, C.H, Lee, T.Y., Zhang, Y., Xie, X., Li, X., Wang, K.-L. and Wang, P.-L. (1998) Diachronous uplift of the Tibetan plateau staring 40 Myr ago.  Nature 394, 723-725.

Wang, P.-L., Lo, C.H., Lee, T.Y., Chung, S.L., Lan, C.Y. and Yem, N.T. (1998) Thermochronological evidence for movement of the Ailao Shan – Red River shear zone: a perspective from Vietnam. Geology 26, 887-890.

Jahn, B.M., Wu, F., Lo, C.H. and Tsai, C.-H. (1999) Crust-mantle interaction induced by deep subduction of the continental crust: geochemical and Sr-Nd isotopic evidence from post-collisional mafic-ultramafic intrusions of the Northern Dabie Complex, central China.  Chemical Geology 157, 119-146.

Li, S., Jagoutz, E., Lo, C.-H., Chen, Y., Li, Q., and Xiao, Y. (1999) Sm-Nd, Rb-Sr and 40Ar-39Ar Isotopic Systematics of the Ultrahigh Pressure Metamorphic Rocks in the Dabie-Sulu Belt, Central China: A Retrospective View. International Geology Review 41, 1114-1124.

Lo, C.H., Lee, J.K.W. and Onstott, T.C. (2000) Argon Release Mechanisms of Biotite in vacuo and the role of short-circuit diffusion and recoil. Chemical Geology 165, 135-166.

Lo, C.-H., Chung, S.-L., Lee, T.-Y. and G.-Y. Wu (2002) Age of the Emeishan flood magmatism and relations to Permian-Triassic boundary events. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 198, 449-458.

Lo, C.-H., Howard, K.T., Chung, S.-L. and Meffre, S. (2002) Laser-fusion 40Ar/39Ar ages of Darwin impact glass. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 37, 1555-1562.

Chung, S.-L., Liu, D., Ji, J., Chu, M.-F., Lee, H.-Y., Wen, D.-J., Lo, C.-H., Lee, T.-Y., Qian, Q. and Zhang, Q. (2003) Adakites from continental collision zones: Melting of thickened lower crust beneath southern Tibet.   Geology 11, 1021-1024.

Chung, S.-L., Chu, M.-F., Zhang, T.-Q., Xie, Y.-W., Lo, C.-H., Lee, T.-Y., Lan, C.-Y., Li, X.-H., Zhang, Q., and Wang, Y.-Z. (2005) Tibetan plateau evolution inferred from spatial and temporal variations in post-collisional magmatism. Earth Sci. Rev. 68, 173-196.

Whattam, S.A., Malpas, J., Ali, J., Lo, C.-H. and Smith, I.E.M. (2005) Formation and emplacement of the Northland ophiolite, New Zealand: SW Pacific tectonic implications. Jour. Geol. Soc. London 162, 225-241.

Wu, F.-Y., Yang, J.-H., Lo, C.-H., Wilde, S.A., Su, D.-Y. and Jahn, B.-m. (2007) The Heilongjiang Group: A Jurassic accretionary complex in the Jiamusi Massif at the western Pacific margin of northeastern China.  Island Arc 16, 156-172. [2010 Island Arc Award]

Isik, V., Lo, C.-H., GöncüoğluC., Demirel, S. (2008) 39Ar/40Ar ages from the Yozgat Batholith: Preliminary data on the timing of Late Cretaceous extension in the Central Anatolian Crystalline Complex, Turkey. Journal of Geology 116, 510–526.

Yeh, M.-W., Lee, T.-Y., Lo, C.-H., Chung, S.-L., Lan, C.-Y. and Anh, T.T (2008) Structural Evolution of the Day Nui Con Voi Metamorphic Complex: Implications on the Development of the Red River Shear zone, Northern Vietnam. Journal of Structural Geology 30, 1540-1553.

Lin, T.-H., Lo, C.-H., Chung, S.-L., Hsu, F.-J., Yeh, M.-W., Lee, T.-Y., Ji, J. and Wang, Y.-Z. (2009) 40Ar/39Ar Dating of Jiali and Gaoligong Shear Zones and Its tectonic Implications to Crustal Deformation around Eastern Himalaya Syntaxis.  Jour. Asian Earth Sciences 34, 674-685.

Lin, T.-H., Lo, C.-H., Chung, S.-L., Yeh, M.-W., Lee, T.-Y., Lan, C.-Y. and Vuong, N.V. (2009) Indosinian Dextral Activity of the Dien Bien Phu Fault, NW Vietnam: Constraints from 40Ar-39Ar geochronology. Journal of Geology 117, 192-199.