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Hon-Kit Lui, Assistant Professor

(Ph.D., National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan)



Telephone886-7-5252000 ext. 5119

ExpertiseChemical Oceanography, Carbonate Chemistry, Carbon Cycle, Ocean Biogeochemistry

Research interestsOcean Acidification, Deoxygenation, Coastal Hypoxia, Marine Pollution, Global Change

WWW: https://kitlui.weebly.com/

Selected recent publications :

1.    Chou W.C.*, Fan, L.F. Hung C.C., Shih, Y.Y., Huang, W.J., Lui, H.K., Chen, T.Y., Dynamics of O2 and pCO2 in a Southeast Asia seagrass meadow: Metabolic rates and carbon sink capacity, Frontiers in Marine Science, 10:107699115. (SCI, IF: 5.25) https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmars.2023.1076991/full

2.     Chen, C.T.A.*, Yu, S., Huang, T.H., Bai, Y., He, X., Lui, H.K., Temperature and Secchi disk depth increase more rapidly in the subpolar Bering/Okhotsk Seas than in the subtropical South China Sea, Water, 15(1), 98. (SCI, IF: 3.53)  https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/15/1/98

3.     Lin, H.L., Lui, H.K.*, Lin, T.C., Wang, Y.L. 2022. Response of planktonic foraminifera to seasonal and interannual hydrographic changes sediment trap record from the northern South China Sea, Frontiers in Earth Science, 10:958115 ( SCI, IF: 3.66) https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/feart.2022.928115/full

4.     Yang, R.J., Liu, J.T., Su, C.C., Chang, Y., Xu, J.J., Lui, H.K., Land-ocean interaction affected by the monsoon regime change in western Taiwan Strait, Frontiers in Marine Science, 8:735242, (SCI, IF: 3.23)  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmars.2021.735242/full

5.     Loh, P.S., Chen, C.T.A., Huang, T.H., Lui, H.K., Lou, J.Y., Yuan, H.W., Cheng, L.X., Chen, X.G., Chen J.F. , Monitoring sediment and water chemistry in small remote aquatic systems in East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 232, 446 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11270-021-05359-x (SCI, IF: 2.52) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11270-021-05359-x

6.     Lui, H.K.*, Liu, M.Y., Lin, H.C., Tseng, H.C., Liu, L.L, Wang, F.Y., Hou, W.P., Chang, Rae, and Chen, C.T.A.*, Hydrogeochemistry and acidic property of submarine groundwater discharge around two coral islands in the northern South China Sea, Frontiers in Earth Science,9:697388  (SCI, IF: 3.23)   https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2021.697388

7.     Yang, B., Gao, X., Zhao, J. Liu, Y., Lui, H.K., Huang, T.H., Chen, C.T.A.C, Xing, Q. 2021. Massive shellfish farming might accelerate coastal acidification: A casestudy on carbonate system dynamics in a bay scallop (Argopecten irradians) farming area, North Yellow Sea. Science of the Total Environment, 798:149214. (SCI, IF: 7.96) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S004896972104287X

8.     Lu, K.T., Lui, H.K.*, Chen, C.T.A.*, Liu, L.L., Yang, L., Dong, C.D., Chen, C.W. 2021. Using onboard-produced drinking water to achieve a ballast-free management. Sustainability; 13(14): 7648 (SCI, IF: 3.251)  https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/13/14/7648/pdf

9.     Yang, B., Gao, X., Zhao, J., Liu Y., Gao, T., Lui, H.K., Huang, T.H., Chen, C.T.A., Xing, Q. 2021. The influence of summer hypoxia on sedimentary phosphorus biogeochemistry in a coastal scallop farming area, North Yellow Sea. Science of the Total Environment; 759: 143486 (SCI, IF: 7.96)  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969720370170

10.   Lui, H.K.*, Chen*, C.T.A., Hou, W.P., Liau, J.M., Chou, W.C., Wu, C.R., Lee, J., & Choi, Y.Y. (2020) Intrusion of Kuroshio helps to diminish coastal hypoxia in the coast of northern South China Sea. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7:565952. (SCI, IF 3.07) https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.565952

11.   Chen, C.T.A.*,Yu, S., Huang, T.H., Lui, H.K., Bai, Y., He, X. 2020. Changing biogeochemistry in the South China Sea,  In: C.T.A. Chen, X.Y. Guo (eds) Changing Asia-Pacific Marginal Seas. Atmosphere, Earth, Ocean & Space. Springer, Singapore, Chap. 12, pp 203-216. (Book chapter) https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-15-4886-4_12

12.   Lui, H.K.*, Chen, C.T.A., Hou, W.P., Yu, S., Chan, J.W., Bai, Y., He, X. 2020. Transient carbonate chemistry in the expanded Kuroshio region. In: C.T.A. Chen, X.Y. Guo (eds) Changing Asia-Pacific Marginal Seas. Atmosphere, Earth, Ocean & Space. Springer, Singapore, Chap. 16, pp 307-320. (Book chapter) https://www.dropbox.com/s/kecbmq0q25ov3sw/16%202020_1_2020_Book_ChangingAsia-PacificMarginalSeas_Ch_16.pdf?dl=0

13.   Liu, L.L., Hsieh, C.Y., Kuo,  M.Y., Chen, C.S., Shau, Y.H., Lui, H.K., Yuan, C.S., Chen, C.T.A.* 2020. Evidence for Fossil-fuel PM1 Accumulation in Marine Biota, Environmental Science & Technology; 54(7), 6068-4078. (SCI, IF. 7.2) https://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/acs.est.9b06976

14.   Chen, C.T.A.*, Huang, T.H., Lui, H.K., Zhang, J. 2019. Unheralded submarine Groundwater discharge, Oceanography & Fisheries; 10(5): 555797. https://juniperpublishers.com/ofoaj/pdf/OFOAJ.MS.ID.555797.pdf

15.   Lin, Y.S.*, Lui, H.K., Lee, J., Chen, C.T.A., Burr, G.S. Chou, W.C., Ku, F.W. 2019. Fates of vent CO2 and its impact on carbonate chemistry in the shallow-water hydrothermal field offshore Kueishantao Islet, NE Taiwan, Marine Chemistry, 210: 1-12, doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2019.02.002. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304420318302573

16.   Lui, H.K.*, Chen, K.Y., Chen, C.T.A., Wang, B.S., Lin, H.L., Ho, S.H., Tseng, C.J., Yang, Y., & Chan, J.W. (2018) Physical forcing-driven productivity and sediment flux to the deep basin of northern South China Sea: a decadal time series study. Sustainability, 10(4), 971; doi:10.3390/su1004097 (SCI, IF: 1.79)  https://doi.org/10.3390/su10040971

17.   Hsu, Y.C., Lee, C.P.*, Wang, Y.L., Wu, C.R.* and Lui, H.K. 2018. Leading El-Niño SST Oscillations around the Southern South American Continent, Sustainability; 10(6), 1783 doi:10.3390/su10061783 (SCI, IF: 1.79) https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/10/6/1783

18.   Ferrera C.M.*, Jacinto, G.S., Chen, C.T.A. and Lui, H.K. 2018. Organic carbon concentrations in high- and low-productivity areas of the Sulu Sea, Sustainability; 10(6), 1867; doi:10.3390/su10061867 (SCI, IF: 1.79)  http://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/10/6/1867/pdf

19.   Wang S.L., Chen, C.T.A.*, Huang, T.H., Tseng, H.C., Lui, H.K., Peng, T.R., Kandasamy, S., Zhang, J., Yang, L., Gao, X., Lou, J.Y., Kuo, F.W., Chen, X. G., Ye, Y., Lin, Y. J. 2018. Submarine Groundwater Discharge helps making nearshore waters heterotrophic, Scientific Reports, 8:11650, doi:10.1038/s41598-018-30056-x (SCI, IF:4.61) https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30076335/

20.   Lui, H.K. and Chen, C.T.A., 2018. Seawater acidification around Taiwan, In "World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation, Volume II: The Indian Ocean to the Pacific". Charles Sheppard, ed., Academic Press, pp. 368-370. https://www.elsevier.com/books/world-seas-an-environmental-evaluation/sheppard/978-0-08-100853-9

21.   Chen, C.T.A.*, Lui, H.K.*, Hsieh, C.H., Yanagi, T., Kosugi, N., Ishii M., & Gong, G.C. (2017) Deep oceans may acidify faster than anticipated due to global warming. Nature Climate Change, 7, 890-894. (SCI, IF:19.3) https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-017-0003-y

22.   Lui, H.K. & Chen, C.T.A.* (2017) Reconciliation of pH25 and pHinsitu acidification rates of the surface oceans: a simple conversion using only in situ temperature. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 15, 328-335. (SCI) https://doi.org/10.1002/lom3.10170

23.   Gao X., Zhou F., Lui, H.K., Lou, J. Y., Chen, C.T.A., and Zhuang W., 2016 (Oct). Trace metals in surface sediments of the Taiwan Strait: geochemical characteristics and environmental indication, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 23 (11) :10494-10503; doi:10.1007/s11356-015-5669-y (SCI, IF:2.83) https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26514571/  

24.   Yang L., Chen, C.T.A.*, Lui, H.K., Zhuang, W.-E., and Wang, B.-J., 2016 (Oct). Effects of microbial transformation on dissolved organic matter in the east Taiwan Strait and implications for carbon and nutrient cycling, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 180, 59-68. (SCI, IF: 2.25) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771416301950

25.   Zhou, F., Gao, X., Yuan, H., Song, Jinming, Chen, C.T.A., Lui, H.K., and Zhoug, Y., 2016 (Mar). Geochemical forms and seasonal variations of phosphorus in surface sediments of the East China Sea shelf, Journal of Marine Systems; 159, 41-54; doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2016.03.005 (SCI, IF:2.51) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0924796316300112

26.   Chen, C.T.*, Tsai, H.S., Lin, W.H., Wang, B.J., and Lui, H.K., 2016. Hydrology and water chemistry around the Third Nuclear Power Plant dominated by large scale environmental changes, Monthly Journal of Taipower’s Engineering, 810, 64-71

27.   Lui, H.K., Chen, C.T.A.*, Lee J., Wang, S.L., Gong, G.C., Bai Y. and He X. 2015 (Dec). Acidifying intermediate water accelerates the acidification of seawater on shelves: an example of the East China Sea, Continental Shelf Research, 111-B, 223-233; doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2015.08.014 (SCI, IF: 2.12) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278434315300340

28.   Yang L., Chen, C.T.A.*, Hong, H., Chang, Y.C. and Lui, H.K. 2015 (Dec). Mixing behavior and bioavailability of dissolved organic matter in two contrasting subterranean estuaries as revealed by fluorescence spectroscopy and parallel factor analysis, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 166, Part B, 161-169, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2014.10.018. (SCI, IF: 2.25) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771414003205

29.   Lui, H.K. & Chen, C.T.A.* (2015) Deducing acidification rates based on short-term time series. Scientific Reports, 5, 11517. https://doi.org/10.1002/lom3.10170

30.   Bai Y.*, Huang, T.H., He X., Wang, S.L., Hsin Y.C, Wu, C.R. Zhai, W., Lui, H.K. and Chen, C.T.A. 2015 (Jan). Intrusion of the Pearl River plume into the main channel of the Taiwan Strait in summer, Journal of Sea Research, 95, 1-15, doi: 10.1016/j.seares.2014.10.003. (SCI, IF: 1.86) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1385110114001737

31.   Lui, H.K., Chen, C.T.A.*, Lee J., Bai Y. and He X. 2014. Looming hypoxia on outer shelves caused by reduced ventilation in the open oceans: case study of the East China Sea, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 151, 355-360, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2014.08.010. (SCI, IF: 2.25) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S027277141400225X

32.   Lou, J.Y., Chen, C.T.A.*, Lui, H.K., Selvaraj, K., Zhang, S.R. and Lu, X.X. 2014. Comparison of subtropical surface water chemistry between the large Pearl River in China and small mountainous rivers in Taiwan, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 79, 182-190, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2014.08.010. (SCI, IF: 2.83) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1367912013004744

33.   Lui H.K. and Chen, C.T.A.*, 2012. The nonlinear relationship between nutrient ratios and salinity in estuarine ecosystems: implications for management. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 4, 227-232, doi: 10.1016/j.cosust.2012.03.002. (SCI, IF: 2.76) https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/The-nonlinear-relationship-between-nutrient-ratios-Lui-Chen/5c0a4f716c3b1dada0ffba1390b1c777b7eedb4d

34.   Lui H.K. and Chen, C.T.A.*, 2011. Shifts in limiting nutrients in an estuary caused by mixing and biological activity. Limnology and Oceanography, 56(3), 989−993, doi: 10.4319/lo.2011.56.3.0989. (SCI, IF: 3.62) https://aslopubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.4319/lo.2011.56.3.0989

35.   Chen, C.T.A.*, Wang, S.L., Lu, X.X., Zhang, S.R., Lui, H.K., Tseng, H.C., Wang, B.J. and Huang, H.I., 2008. Hydrogeochemistry and greenhouse gases of the Pearl River, its estuary and beyond. Quaternary International, 186, 79−90, doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2007.08.024. (SCI, IF: 2.13) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618207002443

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