YAP Wenshu

PhD Student

N2-01c-36

+65 6592 307

Coastal Hazards

Profile

I am working on coastal hazard study focusing on the physical characteristic of the sediment. Driven by my interest in biology, I am trying to go deeper to understand what are the communities in the sediment and if the changes in the communities could be a signature of historical coastal hazard event. I will apply multi-approaches including standard geological analysis on sediment physical profile and metagenomic approach to investigate the geomicrobial effects of flooding from storms and tsunamis.

Publications

06/2021

Environmental DNA signatures distinguish between tsunami and storm deposition in overwash sand

Wenshu Yap, Adam Switzer, Chris Gouramanis, Dale Dominey-Howes, Ezequiel Marzinelli, Federico M. Lauro, et al.

05/2015

A historical typhoon database for the southern and eastern Chinese coastal regions, 1951 to 2012

Wenshu Yap, Adam Switzer, Annie A.Y. Lau, Chris Gouramanis, Fengling Yu, James P. Terry, et al.

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