Associate Professor, Earth Marine and Environmental Sciences, UNC-CH
CGS Faculty Research Director
Dr. Liu’s research interests lie in understanding fundamental questions related to the origin and evolution of Earth, including continental crust evolution and global geochemical cycles, geochemistry of fluid-rock interactions, and the evolution of Earth’s surface environments.
- Water Cycling and Critical Zone Processes in the Tropics: The Galápagos as a Natural Laboratory
- Evaluating lithium (Li) isotopes to understand critical zone development in tropical islands: a systematic assessment on San Cristobal Island, Galapagos