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Name: LU Changhe

Current Appointment:  Professor


2000: Ph.D. (agricultural science), Wageningen University, the Netherlands, obtained with the thesis of Breaking the spiral of unattainability - A explorative land use study for Ansai, the Loess Plateau of China, mainly completed at the Department of Plant Sciences during July 1998 to June 2000.

1989: Postgraduate diploma, International Institute for Aerospace Survey and Earth Sciences (ITC), the Netherlands, obtained by one year study on soil survey using aerospace imageries during Oct 1988 to Nov 1989.

1985: M.Sc., Peking University, Beijing, China, obtained by course study of physical geography and with the thesis of Soil erosion survey and mapping for the Yanhe-Boqinghe Catchment in southern Shanxi Province of China at the Department of Geography during Sep 1983 to Dec 1985.

1983: B.Sc., Shandong Normal University, Jinan, China, obtained by four years study of basic courses in geography at the Department of Geography during Dec 1979 to July 1983.

Areas of Specialization:

Crop production systems

Land use changes

Soil erosion assessment

Assessment of climate change impacts

Representative Publications:

1.       Yang Kaijie, Lu Changhe*, 2018. Evaluation of landuse change effects on runoff and soil erosion of a hilly basin — the Yanhe River in the Chinese Loess Plateau, Land Degradation & Development, 29(4)1211-1221.

2.       Wang Ziwei, Lu Changhe*, 2018. Urban land expansion and its driving factors of mountain cities in China during 19902015, J. Geogr. Sci. 28(8): 1152-1166.

3.       Zhao Chen, Jing Wang, Nanrong Deng, Changhe Lv, Qi Wang, Haibin Yu, Wangjun Lie, 2018. Modeling the effects of farming management practices on soil organic carbon stock at a county-regional scale, Catena, 160:76-89.

4.       Chen Yuanyuan, Lu Changhe*, 2018. A Comparative Analysis on Food Security in Bangladesh, India and Myanmar, Sustainability, 102):405.

5.       Yang Fengbo, Lu Changhe*. 2016. Assessing changes in wind erosion climatic erosivity in China’s dryland region during 19612012, J. Geogr. Sci., 269):1263-1276.

6.       Fengbo Yang, Changhe Lu*. 2015. Spatiotemporal variation and trends in rainfall erosivity in China's dryland region during 1961-2012. Catena 133(2015): 362-372.

7.       Wangjun Li, Changhe Lu*. 2015. Aridity trend and response to vegetation restoration in the loess hilly region of northern Shaanxi Province. J. Geogr. Sci., 25(3): 289-300.

8.       Lu Changhe, Fan Lan, 2013. Winter wheat yield potentials and yield gaps in the North China Plain. Field Crops Research 143(2013): 98-105.

9.       Fan Lan, Lu Changhe*, Yang Biao, Chen Chao, 2012. Long-term trends of precipitation in the North China Plain. J. Geogr. Sci. 2012, 22(6): 989-1001.

10.     Du Xile, Lu Changhe*, Wang Hairong, Ma Jianhua, 2012. Trends of urban air pollution in Zhengzhou City during 19962008. Chin. Geogra. Sci., 22(4), 402413.

11.     Chen Zhao, Lu Changhe*, Fan Land, 2012. Farmland changes and the driving forces in Yucheng, the North China Plain. J. Geogr. Sci. 2012, 22(3): 563-573.

12.     Wang Tao, Lu Changhe*, Yu Bohua, 2011. Production potentials and yield gaps of summer maize in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region. J. Geogr. Sci. 2011, 21(4): 677-688.

13.     Lu Changhe, Wang Qian, Ma Junfei, 2011. Effects of ecological building and farmer’s responses in the hilly Loess Plateau. Journal of Arid Land Resources and Environment 20112510):28-31. (in Chinese)

14.     Wang Tao, Lu Changhe*, Yu Bohua, 2010. Assessing the potential productivity of winter wheat using WOFOST in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region, Journal of Natural Resources 25(3)475-487. (in Chinese)

15.     Chen Zhao, Lu Changhe*, 2010. An analysis on the variation of farmland quality using an integrated index approach in Hubei Province, Journal of Natural Resources 25(12)2018-2029. (in Chinese)

16.    Yu Bohua, Lu Changhe, 2008Assessment of sustainable use of agricultural land resources based on DPSIR Framework. Transactions of the CSAE 24(9): 53-58. (in Chinese)

17.    Lu Changhe, Xiubin Li, Minghong Tan, 2007, China's farmland use: A scenario analysis of changes and trends. In: Max Spoor, Nico Heerink, and Futian Qu (Eds), Dragons with Clay Feet? Transition, Sustainable Rural Resource Use, and Rural Environment in China and Vietnam. Rowman & Littlefield, Lexington Books, Lanham and Boston, USA. pp.309-326.

18.    Wang Xiuhong, Lu Changhe, Fang Jinfu, Shen Yuancun, 2007. Implications for development of grain-for-green policy based on cropland suitability evaluation in desertification-affected north China. Land Use Policy 24: 417-434. 

19.    Lu Changhe, Jia KejingRan Shenghong, Qi Yonghua, 2007. Indicators for assessing the ecological and environmental effects of integrated land use planning. Geographical Research 26(2): 249-257. (in Chinese)

20.    Lu Changhe, Cheng Liang, 2007. Land use change and its effects on ecosystems services A case study for Ansai. Arid Zone Research 24(3): 302-306. (in Chinese)

21.    Yu Bohua, Lu Changhe, Zheng Xinqi, 2006. A spatiotemporal analysis of urban growth: A case study for Jinan Municipality. China. Chinese Journal of Population, Resources and Environment 4 (4): 48-53.

22.    Tan Minghong, Li Xiubin, Xie Hui, Lu Changhe, 2005. Urban land expansion and arable land loss in China A case study of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region. Land Use Policy 22(3): 187-196.

23.    Lu C.H., M.K. van Ittersum, R. Rabbinge, 2004. An exploration of strategic land use options for the Loess Plateau in northern China. Agricultural Systems 79: 145-170.

24.    Lu C.H., M.K. van Ittersum, 2004. A trade-off analysis of policy objectives for Ansai, the Loess Plateau of China. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 102: 235-246.

25.    Lu C.H., Van Ittersum M.K., Rabbinge R., 2003. Quantitative assessment of resource-use efficient cropping systems: a case study for Ansai in the Loess Plateau of China. European J. of Agronomy 19: 311 326.

Major Research Projects:
1. the Strategic Priority Research Program of Chinese Academy of Sciences (A): Agricultural development and efficient use of land and water resources in the Qing-Zang Plateau (Grant No: XDA20040301, duration: 2018.03 – 2023. 02)

2. the National Key R&D Plan of China: Ecosystems changes and global division of eco-function (grant No: 2017YFA0604701, duration: 2017.07 – 2022. 06), responsible for “service-oriented classification and mapping of global ecosystems”

3. the National Natural Science Foundation of China: Assessing the crop yield gaps and sustainable grain production capacity in the North China Plain (grant No: 41671093, duration:2017.01 – 2020.12)


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