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Name: ZHANG Xianzhou

Current Appointment: Professor


      Ph.D in Ecology: Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 1996-1999.

      Master in Natural Geography: Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 1988 -1991.

      Bachelor in Agronomy: Shenyang Agricultural University, China. 1982 -1986.

Areas of Specialization: Tibetan Plateau.

Academic Awards

1. The third Tibetan Plateau Youth Science and Technology Award;

2. The 2nd prize, Development Strategy and its Application of Science and Technology in Tibet.

Representative Publications:

1. Zhang XianzhouYang YongpingPiao Shilonget al. 2015. Ecological change on the Tibetan Plateau. Chines Science Bulletin (in Chinese)6032):3048-3056.

2. Xianzhou Z, Ling W, Yongtao H, et al. Impact of Water Vapor on Elevation-Dependent Climate Change. Journal of Resources and Ecology, 2017, 8(1):5-9.

3. Chen Baoxiong, Xianzhou Zhang*, Jian Tao, et. al. 2014. The impact of climate change and anthropogenic activities on alpinegrassland over the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 189– 190: 11–18.

4. Wu Jianshuang, Zhenxi Shen, Peili Shi, Yuting Zhou, Xianzhou Zhang*. 2014. Effects of grazing exclusion on plant funtional group diversity of alpine grasslands along a precipitation gradient on the Northern Tibetan Plateau. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, 45: 419-429.

5. Wu jianshuang, Zhenxi Shen, Xianzhou Zhang*. 2014. Precipitation and species composition primarily determine the diversity-productivity relationship of alpine grasslands on the Northern Tibetan Plateau. Alpine Botany, 124(1):13-25.

6. Fan Yuzhi, Zhiming Zhong, Xianzhou Zhang*. 2011. Determination of photosynthetic parameters Vcmax and Jmax for a C3 plant (spring hulless barley) at two altitudes on the Tibetan. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 151:1841-1847.

7. Chaoxu Zeng, Jianshuang Wu*, Xianzhou Zhang. Effects of Grazing on Above- vs. Below-Ground Biomass Allocation of Alpine Grasslands on the Northern Tibetan Plateau. Plos One, 2015, 10, 8, e0135173; doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135173.

8. Wu, Jianshuang; Feng, Yunfei; Zhang, Xianzhou; Wurst, Susanne; Tietjen, Britta; Tarolli, Paolo; Song, Chunqiao. Grazing exclusion by fencingnon-linearly restored the degraded alpine grasslands on the Tibetan Plateau. Scientific Reports, 2017.11.09, 7.

9. Niu Ben; Zhang Xianzhou ; He Yongtao; Shi Peili; Fu Gang; Du Mingyuan;Zhang Yangjian; Zong Ning; Zhang Jing; Wu Jianshuang. Satellite-based Estimation of Gross Primary Production in an Alpine Swamp Meadow on the Tibetan Plateau: A Multi-model Comparison, Journal of Resources and Ecology, 2017.1.30, (01): 57~66.

10. Feng Yunfei; Zhang Xianzhou ; Shi Peili; Fu Gang; Zhang Yangjian; Zhao Guangshuai; Zeng Chaoxu; Zhang Jing. Livestock Dynamic Responses to Climate Change in Alpine Grasslands on the Northern Tibetan Plateau: Forage Consumption and Time-Lag Effects. Journal of Resources and Ecology, 2017.01.01, 8(1): 88~96.

11. Wu, Jianshuang; Wurst, Susanne; Zhang, Xianzhou. Plant functional trait diversity regulates the nonlinear response of productivity to regional climate change in Tibetan alpine grasslands. Scientific Reports, 2016.10.19, 6.

12. Yan, Wei; Hu, Zhongmin; Zhao, Yuping; Fan, Yuzhi; Zhang, Xianzhou; Shi, Peili; He, Yongtao; Yu, Guirui; Li, Yingnian. Modeling Net Ecosystem Carbon Exchange of Alpine Grasslands with a Satellite-Driven Model. PLos One, 2015.4.7, 10(4).

Major Research Projects:

1. Degradation and recovery of Alpine grass in Tibetan Plateau;

2. CO2 flux of Alpine grass of Tibetan Plateau;

3. Physiological and ecological response of Alpine plant in Tibetan Plateau to climate change.

Office Address:

Room 426 , Building No. B IGSNRR

11A Da Tun Road

An Wai, Beijing 100101

Telephone: 86-10-6488-9690

Fax: 86-10-6485-1844

Updated on Feb. 15, 2019
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