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Professor CHANG, Su-Chin

Professor CHANG, Su-Chin

Associate Head (Teaching) and Associate Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, HKU

  • 3917 7838
  • Room 303, Hui Oi Chow Science Building, The University of Hong Kong

Teaching area

  • EASC2409 Regional Field Studies

  • EASC3417 Earth Through Time

  • EASC4911 Earth System: Contemporary Issues

  • EASC6007 Mass Extinctions

  • CCST9013 Our Living Environment

Research Interest

  • High-precision ages for key evolutionary events

  • High-precision ages for mass extinction events



  • Li, Y., Chang, S. C., Zhang, H., Wang, J., Pei, R., Zheng, D., ... & Hemming, S. R. (2023). A chronostratigraphic and biostratigraphic framework for the Yanliao Biota of northeastern China: Implications for Jurassic terrestrial ecosystems and evolution. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology630, 111818.
  • Zheng, D., Shi, G., Hemming, S. R., Zhang, H., Wang, W., Wang, B., & Chang, S. C. (2019). Age constraints on a Neogene tropical rainforest in China and its relation to the Middle Miocene Climatic Optimum. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology518, 82-88.
  • Zheng, D., Chang, S. C., Perrichot, V., Dutta, S., Rudra, A., Mu, L., ... & Wang, B. (2018). A Late Cretaceous amber biota from central Myanmar. Nature communications9(1), 3170.
  • Chang, S. C., Zhang, H., Renne, P. R., & Fang, Y. (2009). High-precision 40Ar/39Ar age constraints on the basal Lanqi Formation and its implications for the origin of angiosperm plants. Earth and Planetary Science Letters279(3-4), 212-221.
  • Chang, S. C., Zhang, H., Renne, P. R., & Fang, Y. (2009). High-precision 40Ar/39Ar age for the Jehol Biota. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology280(1-2), 94-104.