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Name: Qiang Yu

Current Appointment: Professor, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences


1991-1994: PhD in Climatology, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China.

1984-1987: MSc in Agro-meteorology, Department of Agricultural Meteorology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China.

1980-1984: BSc in Agro-meteorology, Department of Agricultural Meteorology, Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, Nanjing, China.

Areas of Specialization:

Physiological Ecology, Terrestrial Ecosystem Modelling, Plant Production, Land Surface Processes, Ecohydrology, Food Safety etc.

Academic Awards:

2015: Second-rank recipient of the award of “Natural Science from Jiangxi Province” (Z-14-2-03-R02)

Society Appointments:

Vice-President of Sub-Committee of China Agricultural Meteorology Society, Chinese Association of Agricultural Science Societies (2004-current)

Vice Director of Ecological and Agricultural Meteorology Committee, Chinese Meteorological Society (2003-2008)

Editorial Committee Member of International Journal of Plant Production, Chines Journal of Agro-meteorology, Chinese Journal of Ecology, Chinese Journal of Eco-Agriculture, Progress in Geography

Guest editor for special issue in Agricultural Water Management (2011).

Secretary General of Australia-China Joint Research Centre for Water Resources (launched at Melbourne University in collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2006).

Representative Publications:

1) Yu, Q., Farmland Ecological Processes and Model, Science Press, China, 2007 (Chinese)

2) Ahuja, L.R., Reddy, V.R., Saseendran, S.A., and Yu, Q.,Response of Crops to Limited Water: Understanding and Modeling Water Stress Effects on Plant Growth Processes. Advances in Agricultural Systems Modeling Series 1. sssa-asa-cssa Publication,2008

3) Eamus, D., Huete, A., and Yu, Q., Vegetation Dynamics: A Synthesis of Plant Ecophysiology, Remote Sensing and Modelling. Cambridge University Press. 2015.

4) Dong, J.Q., Li, L.H.*, Shi, H., Chen, X., Luo, G.P., and Yu, Q., 2017. Robustness and Uncertainties of the “Temperature and Greenness” Model for Estimating Terrestrial Gross Primary Production. Scientific Report, 7: 44046.

5) Liu, J.D., Pan, T.*, Chen, D.L., Zhou, X.J., Yu, Q., Flerchinger, G.N., Liu, D.L., Zou, X.T., Linderholm, H.W., Du, J., Wu, D.R., and Shen, Y.B., 2017. An Improved Angstrom-Type Model for Estimating Solar Radiation over the Tibetan Plateau. Energies. 10(7): 892.

6) Shi, H., Li, L.H.*, Eamus, D., Huete, A., Cleverly, J., Tian, X., Yu, Q., Wang, S.Q., Montagnani, L., Magliulo, V., Rotenberg, E., Pavelka, M., and Carrara, A., 2017. Assessing the ability of MODIS EVI to estimate terrestrial ecosystem gross primary production of multiple land cover types. Ecological Indicator. 72: 153-164.

7) Wang, B.*, Liu, D.L., Asseng, S., Macadam, I., Yang, X.H., and Yu, Q., 2017. Spatiotemporal Changes in Wheat Phenology, Yield and Water Use Efficiency under the CMIP5 Multimodel Ensemble Projections in Eastern Australia. Climate Research. 72(2): 83-99.

8) Xing, H.T.*, Liu, D.L., Li, G.D., Wang, B., Anwar, M.R., Crean, J., Lines-Kelly, R., and Yu, Q., 2017. Incorporating Grain Legumes in Cereal-based Cropping Systems to Improve Profitability in Southern New South Wales, Australia. Agricultural Systems. 154: 112-123.

9) Chen, C.*, Cleverly, J., Zhang, L., Yu, Q., and Eamus, D., 2016. Modelling seasonal and inter-annual variations in carbon and water fluxes in an arid-zone Acacia savanna woodland, 1981-2012. Ecosystems. 19(4): 625-644.

10) Cleverly, J.*, Eamus, D., Luo, Q.Y., Coupe, N.R., Kljun, N., Ma, X.L., Ewenz, C., Li, L.H., Yu, Q., and Huete, A., 2016. The importance of interacting climate modes on Australia’s contribution to global carbon cycle extremes. Scientific Reports. 6: 23113.

11) Cleverly, J.*, Eamus, D., Van Gorsel, E., Chen, C., Rumman, R., Luo, Q.Y., Coupe, N.R., Li, L.H., Kljun, N., Faux, R., Yu, Q., and Huete, A., 2016. Productivity and evaporanspiration of two contrasting semiarid ecosystems following the 2011 global carbon land risk anomaly. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 220: 151-159.

12) Cleverly, J., Eamus, D., Restrepo-Coupe, N., Chen, C., Maes, W.H., Li, L.H., Faux, R., Santini, N.S., Rumman, R., Yu, Q., Huete, A., 2016. Soil moisture controls on phenology, productivity and evapotranspiration in a semi-arid critical zone. Science of the Total Environment. 568: 1227-1237.

13) Jin, N., Tao, B., Ren, W., Feng, M.C., Sun, R., He, L., Zhuang, W., Yu, Q.*, 2016. Mapping irrigated and rainfed wheat areas using multi-temporal satellite data. Remote Sensing, 8(3): 207.

14) Li, X.L., Joshua Philp, Roger Cremades, Anna Roberts, He, L., Li, L.H., Yu, Q.*, 2016. Agricultural vulnerability over the Chinese Loess Plateau in response to climate change: exposure, sensitivity and adaptive capacity. AMBIO. 45(3): 350-360.

15) Wang, B., Liu, D.L.*, Macadam, I., Alexander, L.V., Abramowitzc, G., Yu, Q., 2016. Multi-model ensemble projections of future extreme temperature change using a statistical downscaling method in south eastern Australia. Climatic Change. 138(1): 85-98.

16) He, L.*, Asseng, S., Wu, D.R., Yang, X.Y., Zhuang, W., Jin, N., and Yu, Q., 2015. Impacts of recent climate warming, cultivar changes, and crop management on winter wheat phenology across the Loess Plateau of China. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 200: 135-143.

17) Liu, J.D.*, Linderholm, H., Chen, D.L., Zhou, X.J., Flerchinger, G.N., Yu, Q., Du, J., Wu, D.R., Shen, Y.B., and Yang, Z.B., 2015. Changes in the relationship between solar radiation and sunshine duration in large cities of China. Energy, 82: 589-600.

18) Wang, B.*, Chen, C., Liu, D.L., Senthold Asseng, Yu, Q., and Yang, X.H., 2015. Effects of climate trend and variability on wheat yields variability in eastern Australia. Climate Research, 64(2): 173-186.

19) Wang, B.*, Liu, D.L., Senthold Asseng, Ian Macadam and Yu, Q., 2015. Impact of climate change on wheat flowering time in eastern Australia. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 209-210: 11-21.

20) Zhao, G.*, Bryan, B.A., King, D., Luo, Z.K., Wang, E.L., and Yu, Q., 2015. Sustainable limits to crop residue harvest for bioenergy: maintaining soil carbon in Australia’s agricultural lands. Global Change Biology – Bioenergy, 7(3): 479-487.

21) Chen, C.*, Eamus, D., Cleverly, J., Boulain, N., Cook, P., Zhang, L., Cheng, L., and Yu, Q., 2014. Modelling vegetation water-use and groundwater recharge as affected by climate variability in an arid-zone Acacia savanna woodland. Journal of Hydrology, 519: 1084-1096.

22) Chen, X., Su, Z., Ma, Y., Liu, S., Yu, Q., and Xu, Z., 2014. Development of a 10 year (2001–2010) 0.1° dataset of land-surface energy balance for mainland China. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 14, 13097-13117

23) Cheng, L., Zhang, L.*, Wang, Y.P., Yu, Q., and Eamus, D., 2014. Quantifying the effects of elevated CO2 on water budgets by combining FACE data with an ecohydrological model. Ecohydrology. 7(6): 1574-1588.

24) Cheng, L., Zhang, L.*, Wang, Y.P., Yu, Q., Eamus, D., and O'Grady, A., 2014. Impacts of elevated CO2, climate change and their interactions on water budgets in four different catchments in Australia. Journal of Hydrology. 519: 1350-1361.

25) Fang, Q.X., Ma, L.W.*, Flerchinger, G.N., Qi, Z., Ahuja, L.R., Xing, H.T., Li, J., and Yu, Q., 2014. Modelling evapotranspiration and energy balance in a wheat-maize cropping system using the revised RZ-SHAW model. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 195: 218-229.

26) He, L., Cleverly, J., Chen, C., Yang, X.Y., Li, J., Liu, W.Z., and Yu, Q.*, 2014. Diverse responses of winter wheat yield and water use to climate change and variability over the semi-arid Loess Plateau in China. Agronomy Journal. 106(4): 1169-1178.

27) Ma, X.L., Huete, A.*, Yu, Q., Restrepo-Coupe, N., Beringer, J., Hutley, L.B., Kanniah, K.D., Cleverly, J., and Eamus, D., 2014. Parameterization of an ecosystem light use-efficiency model for predicting savanna GPP using MODIS EVI. Remote Sensing of Environment, 154: 253-271.

28) Shi, H., Li, L.H.*, Eamus, D., Cleverly, J., Huete, A., Beringer, J., Yu, Q., Gorsel, E., and Hutley, L.B., 2014. Intrinsic climate dependency of ecosystem light and water-use-efficiencies across Australian biomes. Environmental Research Letters. 9(10), 104002.

29) Yu, Q.*, Li, L., Luo, Q.Y., Derek, E., Xu, S.H., Chen, C., Wang, E.L., Liu, J.D., and Nielsen, D.C., 2014. Year patterns of climate impact on wheat yields. International Journal of Climatology. 34: 518-528.

30) Cleverly, J.*, Boulain, N., Villalobos-Vega, R., Grant, N., Faux, R., Wood, C., Cook, P.G., Yu, Q., Leigh, A., and Eamus, D., 2013. Dynamics of component carbon fluxes in a semi-arid Acacia woodland, central Australia. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, 118, 1168-1185.

31) Cleverly, J.*, Chen, C., Boulain, N., Villalobos-Vega, R., Faux, R., Grant, N., Yu, Q., and Eamus, D., 2013. Aerodynamic resistance and Penman-Monteith evapotranspiration over a seasonally two-layered canopy in semi-arid central Australia. Journal of Hydrometeorology. 14(5): 1562-1570.

32) Fang, Q.X.*, Ma, L.W.*, Yu, Q., Hu, C.S., Li, X.X., Malone, R.W., and Ahuja, L.R., 2013. Quantifying climate and management effects on regional crop yield and nitrogen leaching in the North China Plain. Journal of Environmental Quality, 42: 1466-1479.

33) Ma, X.L., Huete, A.*, Yu, Q., Natalia, R.C., Davies, K., Broich, M., Ratana, P., Beringer, J., Lindsay, B.H., Cleverly, J., Boulain, N., and Eamus, D., 2013. Spatial patterns and temporal dynamics in savanna vegetation phenology across the North Australian Tropical Transect. Remote Sensing of Environment, 139: 97-115.

34) Yang, X.Y.*, Asseng, S., Wong, M.T.F., Yu, Q., Li, J. and Liu, E.M., 2013. Quantifying the interactive impacts of global dimming and warming on wheat yield and water use in China. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 182-183: 342-351.

35) Zhao, G.*, Bryan, B.A., King, D., Luo, Z.K., Wang, E.L., Bende-Michl, U., Song, X.D., and Yu, Q., 2013. Large-scale, high-resolution agricultural systems modeling using a hybrid approach combining grid computing and parallel processing. Environmental Modelling & Software, 41: 231-238.

36) Zhao, G.*, Bryan, B.A., King, D., Luo, Z.K., Wang, E.L., Song, X.D., and Yu, Q., 2013. Impact of agricultural management practices on soil organic carbon: simulation of Australian wheat systems. Global Change Biology, 19(5): 1585-1597.

37) Li, L.H.*, Wang, Y.P., Yu, Q., Pak, B., Eamus, D., Yan, J.H., van Gorsel, E., and Baker, I.T., 2012. Improving the responses of the Australian community land surface model (CABLE) to seasonal drought. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, 117. G04002.

38) Liu, J.D., Liu, J.M., Linderholm, H.W.*, Chen, D.L., Yu, Q., Wu, D.R., and Haginoya, S., 2012. Observation and calculation of the solar radiation on the Tibetan Plateau. Energy Conversion and Management, 57: 23-32.

39) Ye, Z.P.*, Yu, Q., and Kang, H.J., 2012. Evaluation of photosynthetic electron flow using simultaneous measurements of gas exchange and chlorophyll fluorescence under photorespiratory conditions. Photosynthetica, 50(3): 472-476.

40) Zhao, G.*, Bryan, B.A., King, D., Song, X.D., and Yu, Q., 2012. Parallelization and optimization of spatial analysis for large scale environmental model data assembly. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 89: 94-99.

41) Chen, C.*, Baethgen, W.E., Wang, E.L., and Yu, Q., 2011. Characterizing spatial and temporal variability of crop yield caused by climate and irrigation in the North China Plain. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 106(3-4): 365-381.

42) Xing, H.T., Wang, E.L.*, Smith, C.J., Rolston, D., and Yu, Q., 2011. Modelling nitrous oxide and carbon dioxide emission from soil in an incubation experiment. Geoderma, 167-68: 328-339.

43) Chen, C., Wang, E.L.*, and Yu, Q., 2010. Modeling Wheat and Maize Productivity as Affected by Climate Variation and Irrigation Supply in North China Plain. Agronomy Journal, 102(3): 1037-1049.

44) Chen, C., Wang, E.L.*, Yu, Q., and Zhang, Y.Q., 2010. Quantifying the effects of climate trends in the past 43 years (1961-2003) on crop growth and water demand in the North China Plain. Climatic Change, 100(3-4): 559-578.

45) Chen, C., Wang, E.L.*, and Yu, Q., 2010. Modelling the effects of climate variability and water management on crop water productivity and water balance in the North China Plain. Agricultural Water Management, 97(8): 1175-1184.

46) Fang, Q., Ma, L.*, Yu, Q., Ahuja, L.R., Malone, R.W., and Hoogenboom, G., 2010. Irrigation strategies to improve the water use efficiency of wheat-maize double cropping systems in North China Plain. Agricultural Water Management, 97(8): 1165-1174.

47) Fang, Q.X.*, Ma, L., Green, T.R., Yu, Q., Wang, T.D., and Ahuja, L.R., 2010. Water resources and water use efficiency in the North China Plain: Current status and agronomic management options. Agricultural Water Management, 97(8): 1102-1116.

48) Flerchinger, G.N.*, Marks, D., Reba, M.L., Yu, Q., and Seyfried, M.S., 2010. Surface fluxes and water balance of spatially varying vegetation within a small mountainous headwater catchment. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 14(6): 965-978.

49) Li, L., Nielsen, D.C.*, Yu, Q., Ma, L., and Ahuja, L.R., 2010. Evaluating the Crop Water Stress Index and its correlation with latent heat and CO2 fluxes over winter wheat and maize in the North China plain. Agricultural Water Management, 97(8): 1146-1155.

50) Qin, Z., Su, G.L., Zhang, J.E., Ouyang, Y.*, Yu, Q.* and Li, J., 2010. Identification of important factors for water vapor flux and CO2 exchange in a cropland. Ecological Modelling, 221(4): 575-581.

51) Sun, H.Y., Shen, Y.J.*, Yu, Q., Flerchinger, G.N., Zhang, Y.Q., Liu, C.M., and Zhang, X.Y., 2010. Effect of precipitation change on water balance and WUE of the winter wheat-summer maize rotation in the North China Plain. Agricultural Water Management, 97(8): 1139-1145.

52) Xiao, W., Lee, X.*, Griffis, T.J., Kim, K., Welp, L.R., and Yu, Q., 2010. A modeling investigation of canopy-air oxygen isotopic exchange of water vapor and carbon dioxide in a soybean field. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, 115. G01004.

53) Flerchinger, G.N.*, Xaio, W., Marks, D., Sauer, T.J., and Yu, Q., 2009. Comparison of algorithms for incoming atmospheric long-wave radiation. Water Resources Research, 45.

54) Li, L.*, Yu, Q., Su, Z., and van der Tol, C., 2009. A simple method using climatic variables to estimate canopy temperature, sensible and latent heat fluxes in a winter wheat field on the North China Plain. Hydrological Processes, 23(5): 665-674.

55) Fang, Q., Ma, L.*, Yu, Q., Malone, R.W., Saseendran, S.A., and Ahuja, L.R., 2008. Modeling Nitrogen and Water Management Effects in a Wheat-Maize Double-Cropping System. Journal of Environmental Quality, 37(6): 2232-2242.

56) Li, J.*, Tong, X.J., Yu, Q., Dong, Y.S., and Peng, C.H., 2008. Micrometeorological measurements of nitrous oxide exchange above a cropland. Atmospheric Environment, 42(29): 6992-7001.

57) Li, L.H.*, McMaster, G.S., Yu, Q., and Du, J., 2008. Simulating winter wheat development response to temperature: Modifying Malo's exponential sine equation. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 63(2): 274-281.

58) Lu, P.L., Yu, Q.*, Wang, E., Liu, J.D., and Xu, S.H., 2008. Effects of climatic variation and warming on rice development across South China. Climate Research, 36(1): 79-88.

59) Qin, Z., Ouyang, Y., Su, G.L., Yu, Q.*, Li, J., Zhang, J.E., and Wu, Z.Y., 2008. Characterization of CO2 and water vapor fluxes in a summer maize field with wavelet analysis. Ecological Informatics, 3(6): 397-409.

60) Wang, E.L.*, Cresswell, H., Yu, Q., and Verburg, K., 2008. Summer forage cropping as an effective way to control deep drainage in south-eastern Australia - A simulation study. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 125(1-4): 127-136.

61) Wang, E.L.*, Yu, Q., Wu, D.R., and Xia, J., 2008. Climate, agricultural production and hydrological balance in the North China Plain. International Journal of Climatology, 28(14): 1959-1970.

62) Ye, Z.P.*, and Yu, Q., 2008. A coupled model of stomatal conductance and photosynthesis for winter wheat. Photosynthetica, 46(4): 637-640.

63) Yu, Q.*, Wang, E.L., and Smith, C.J., 2008. A modelling investigation into the economic and environmental values of 'perfect' climate forecasts for wheat production under contrasting rainfall conditions. International Journal of Climatology, 28(2): 255-266.

64) Zhang, Y.Q.*, Yu, Q., Jiang, J., and Tang, Y.H., 2008. Calibration of Terra/MODIS gross primary production over an irrigated cropland on the North China Plain and an alpine meadow on the Tibetan Plateau. Global Change Biology, 14(4): 757-767.

65) Flerchinger, G.N.*, and Yu, Q., 2007. Simplified expressions for radiation scattering in canopies with ellipsoidal leaf angle distributions. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 144(3-4): 230-235.

66) Li, L.H.*, and Yu, Q., 2007. Quantifying the effects of advection on canopy energy budgets and water use efficiency in an irrigated wheat field in the North China Plain. Agricultural Water Management, 89(1-2): 116-122.

67) Peng, C.H.*, Ouyang, H., Gao, Q., Jiang, Y., Zhang, F., Li, J., and Yu, Q., 2007. Environment - Building a “green” railway in China. Science, 316(5824): 546-547.

68) Wang, J., Yu, Q.* and Lee, X.H., 2007. Simulation of crop growth and energy and carbon dioxide fluxes at different time steps from hourly to daily. Hydrological Processes, 21(18): 2474-2492.

69) Yu, Q.*, Flerchinger, G.N., Xu, S., Kozak, J., Ma, L., and Ahuja, L., 2007. Energy balance simulation of a wheat canopy using the RZ-SHAW (RZWQM-SHAW)model. Transactions of the ASABE, 50(5): 1507-1516.

70) Yu, Q.*, Xu, S.H., Wang, J., and Lee, X.H., 2007. Influence of leaf water potential on diurnal changes in CO2 and water vapour fluxes. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 124(2): 161-181.

71) Fang, Q.X., Yu, Q.*, Wang, E.L., Chen, Y.H., Zhang, G.L., Wang, J., and Li, L.H., 2006. Soil nitrate accumulation, leaching and crop nitrogen use as influenced by fertilization and irrigation in an intensive wheat-maize double cropping system in the North China Plain. Plant and Soil, 284(1-2): 335-350.

72) Li, L.H., Yu, Q.*, Zheng, Y.F., Wang, J., and Fang, Q.X., 2006. Simulating the response of photosynthate partitioning during vegetative growth in winter wheat to environmental factors. Field Crops Research, 96(1): 133-141.

73) Lu, P.L., Yu, Q.*, Liu, J.D., and Lee, X.H., 2006. Advance of tree-flowering dates in response to urban climate change. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 138(1-4): 120-131.

74) Wang, J., Yu, Q.*, Li, J., Li, L.H., Li, X.G., Yu, G.R., and Sun, X.M., 2006. Simulation of diurnal variations of CO2, water and heat fluxes over winter wheat with a model coupled photosynthesis and transpiration. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 137(3-4): 194-219.

75) Wu, D.R., Yu, Q.*, Lu, C.H., and Hengsdijk, H., 2006. Quantifying production potentials of winter wheat in the North China Plain. European Journal of Agronomy, 24(3): 226-235.

76) Xiao, W., Flerchinger, G.N., Yu, Q.* and Zheng, Y.F., 2006. Evaluation of the SHAW model in simulating the components of net all-wave radiation. Transactions of the ASABE, 49(5): 1351-1360.

77) Xiao, W., Yu, Q., Flerchinger, G.N.* and Zheng, Y.F., 2006. Evaluation of SHAW model in simulating energy balance, leaf temperature, and micrometeorological variables within a maize canopy. Agronomy Journal, 98(3): 722-729.

78) Yu, Q.*, Saseendran, S.A., Ma, L., Flerchinger, G.N., Green, T.R., and Ahuja, L.R., 2006. Modeling a wheat-maize double cropping system in China using two plant growth modules in RZWQM. Agricultural Systems, 89(2-3): 457-477.

79) Zhang, Y.Q.*, Liu, C., Lei, Y., Tang, Y., Yu, Q., Shen, Y., and Sun, H., 2006. An integrated algorithm for estimating regional latent heat flux and daily evapotranspiration. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 27(1): 129-152.

80) Zhang, Y.Q.*, Yu, Q., Liu, C.M., and Wang, J., 2005. Simulation of CO2 and latent heat fluxes in the North China Plain. Science China-Earth Sciences, 48(S1): 172-181.

81) Lee, X.H.*, Yu, Q., Sun, X., Liu, J., Min, Q., Liu, Y., and Zhang, X., 2004. Micrometeorological fluxes under the influence of regional and local advection: a revisit. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 122(1-2): 111-124.

82) Yu, Q.*, Zhang, Y.G., Liu, Y.F., and Shi, P.L., 2004. Simulation of the stomatal conductance of winter wheat in response to light, temperature and CO2 changes. Annals of Botany, 93(4): 435-441.

83) Zhang, Y.Q.*, Kendy, E., Yu, Q., Liu, C.M., Shen, Y.J., and Sun, H.Y., 2004. Effect of soil water deficit on evapotranspiration, crop yield, and water use efficiency in the North China Plain. Agricultural Water Management, 64(2): 107-122.

84) Zhang, Y.Q.*, Liu, C.M., Yu, Q., Shen, Y.J., Kendy, E., Kondoh, A., Tang, C.Y., and Sun, H.Y., 2004. Energy fluxes and the Priestley-Taylor parameter over winter wheat and maize in the North China Plain. Hydrological Processes, 18(12): 2235-2246.

85) Zhang, Y.Q.*, Yu, Q., Liu, C.M., Jiang, J., and Zhang, X.Y., 2004. Estimation of winter wheat evapotranspiration under water stress with two semiempirical approaches. Agronomy Journal, 96(1): 159-168.

86) Yu, Q.*, Liu, J.D., Zhang, Y.Q., and Li, J., 2002. Simulation of rice biomass accumulation by an extended logistic model including influence of meteorological factors. International Journal of Biometeorology, 46(4): 185-191.

87) Yu, Q.*, Liu, Y.F., Liu, J.D., and Wang, T.D., 2002. Simulation of leaf photosynthesis of winter wheat on Tibetan Plateau and in North China Plain. Ecological Modelling, 155(2-3): 205-216.

88) Yu, Q.*, Goudriaan, J., and Wang, T.D., 2001. Modelling diurnal courses of photosynthesis and transpiration of leaves on the basis of stomatal and non-stomatal responses, including photoinhibition. Photosynthetica, 39(1): 43-51.

Major Research Projects:

1997-2000 Chinese Academy of Sciences ‘Hundreds of Talents Program’: ‘Mechanism and simulation model of crop productivity.’ ¥1,080,000.

1998-2003 Major project of National Natural Science Foundation of China: ’Spatial difference of crop-water relationship over northern China’. No. 49890330

2000-2003 Natural Science Foundation of China: ‘Impact of ground water on land surface processes and agroecology’. No. 40071008,¥200,000.

2002-2010 Major project of the Chinese Academy of Sciences: ‘Eddy covariance flux observation, Principle Investigator of water and carbon cycles observation over farm land’. No. KZCX-SW-01-01B-12,¥1,800,000.

2003-2007 The State Key Fundamental Science Funds of China:‘Carbon exchange of farm land in the North China Plain: Observation and modeling’. No. 2002CB412501,¥150,000.

2004-2006 Natural Science Foundation of China, Cooperative foundation for overseas Chinese scientists: ‘Characteristics of turbulence transfer and carbon balance between plant and atmosphere’ (with Prof Xuhui Lee, Yale University) No. 40328001,¥400,000.

2005-2006 Sir Frederick McMaster Fellowship, CSIRO:‘Opportunities to use climate information to mitigate the impact of agriculture on the environment’, AU$80,000.

2005-2010 The State Key Fundamental Science Funds of China:’Ecophysiological mechanism of yield formation of major crops and water and fertilizer interactions’. No. 2005CB121106,¥500,000.

2005-2008 Chinese Academy of Sciences International Partnership Project ‘Human Activities and Ecosystem Changes’. No. CXTD-Z2005-1,¥2,000,000.

2007-2010 The National High Technology Research and Development Program of China:’Synthesis model of crop water process and yield production in North China Plain’. No. 2006AA10Z223,¥500,000.

2008-2010 The National High Technology Research and Development Program of China:’Analysis system of crop production and water use: development of GIS-Chinaagrosys’. No. 2008AA10Z215,¥440,000.

2009-2013 The State Key Fundamental Science Funds of China: ’Climate and agriculture in desert region: change in oasis, desertification, and mitigation to climate change’. No. 2009CB421307,¥500,000.

2009-2014 Australian-China Council: ‘Investment Framework for Environment Resource in North-Western China’. $20,000.

2012-2015 Natural Science Foundation of China: ‘Response of agricultural production to climate change and modeling’. No. 41171086, ¥650,000.

2012-2013 Natural Science Foundation of China, Cooperative foundation for overseas Chinese scientists: ‘Modelling crop water nitrogen interaction under the climate change and fluctuations’ (with Prof Liwang Ma, USDA-ARS). No. 41128001, ¥200,000.

2012-2016 The National Basic Research Program of China: ‘Effect of Global Change on Arid and Semi-Arid and Adaptation Strategies’. No. 2012CB955304, ¥7,000,000.

2012-2015 Discovery Project, Australian Research Council: ‘Australian Savanna Landscapes: Past, present and future’. $527,500.

2013      Australian-China Council: ‘Effects of Extreme Drought on Carbon and Hydrological Cycles of Terrestrial Ecosystems’. $47,850.

2013-2014 DIISRTE Joint Research Centre on River Basin Management, $850,000, in collaboration with University of Melbourne and CSIRO.

2014-2015 Open Fund of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, ‘Quality of Chinese herbs under variable environment.’ ¥100,000.

2014-2017 Natural Science Foundation of China: ‘Experimental study of water transfer resistances in cropping systems and simulation of water use efficiency’. No. 41371119, ¥750,000.

2016-2021  ‘Thousand Talents Program’ ¥10,000,000.

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