• 447 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
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Chinese Name : 裴卿

Dr Qing Pei has joined the Department of Social Sciences, Education University of Hong Kong as an Assistant Professor in 2016. Before joining the department, he used to work as the fellow in the University of Cambridge, UK; the Swiss National Science Foundation Fellow at the University of Zurich, Switzerland; and the Post-doctoral Fellow in the University of Hong Kong. His research interests are running between both physical and human geography, which mainly encompass climate change and human society, contemporary environmental problems and policies, and issues of sustainable development.  


  • Ph.D. in Geography, The University of Hong Kong, 2011-2013
  • M.Phil. in Geography, The University of Hong Kong, 2008-2010
  • B.A. in Environmental Economics and Management, Renmin University of China, 2003-2007
  • B.A. in Law (Double Degree), Renmin University of China, 2003-2007

Research interests

  • Human and Environmental Geography
  • Environmental Humanities and Environmental Economics
  • Geo-Statistics and its Application

Professional information

Scopus ID : 41562090500

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Research Outputs 2008 2019

  • 447 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 42 Article
  • 9 Paper
  • 3 Chapter

Climate change, population pressure, and wars in European history

LEE, H. F., ZHANG, D. D., BRECKE, P. & PEI, Q., 2019, In : Asian Geographer. 36, 1, p. 29-45

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

European history
population pressure
climate change

Ferdinand von Richthofen's loess research in China

FEI, J. & PEI, Q., Feb 2019, In : Progress in Physical Geography. 43, 1, p. 144-156

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Spatiotemporal characteristics of PM2.5 and its associated gas pollutants, a case in China

MI, K., ZHUANG, R., ZHANG, Z., GAO, J. & PEI, Q., Feb 2019, In : Sustainable Cities and Society. 45, p. 287-295

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Associated gas
1 Citation (Scopus)

Climate change, state capacity and nomad–agriculturalist conflicts in Chinese history

PEI, Q., LEE, H. F., ZHANG, D. D. & FEI, J., Oct 2018, In : Quaternary International.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate change
3 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term association between climate change and agriculturalists' migration in historical China

PEI, Q., LEE, H. F. & ZHANG, D. D., 2018, In : The Holocene. 28, 2, p. 208-216

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate change