Yi Luo, PhD, Professor
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Key Laboratory of Ecosystem Network Observation and Modeling
No 11, Datun Road, Anwai, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100101,

Research Areas

Research topics include watershed hydrology, forest hydrology, agricultural hydrology, hydrologic and ecosystem model development, and hydrogeography.


Feb 1995 – Jul 1998 Tsinghua University, PhD, Hydrology and Water Resources, Beijing, China
Sep 1987 – Jul 1990 Beijing Agricultural Engineering University, MS, Agricultural Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering, China
Sep 1983 – Jul 1987 Beijing Agricultural Engineering University, BSc,  Agricultural Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering, China


Work Experience
Jun 2014 – present Professor, Deputy director of LENOM
Institute of Geographic Science and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Key Lab of Ecosystem Network Observation and Modeling, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Jan 2009 – Mar 2014 Professor, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Urumqi, China
Jun 2004 – Jun 2014 Professor
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources, Beijing, China
Sep 2000 – Jun 2004 Associate Professor
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Key Laboratory of Ecosystem Network Observation and Modeling, Beijing, China
Sep 1998 – Jul 2000 Postdoc research fellow, Insitute of Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China


Book Chapters
Chansheng He, Lanzhui Zhang, Li Fu, Yi Luo, Lanhai Li, Carlo DeMARCHI: Simulation of River Flow for Downstream Water Allocation in the Heihe River Watershed, Northwest China. Landscape Ecology for Sustainable Environment and Culture, Edited by Bojie FU and K. Bruce Jones, 01/2013: chapter 9: pages 173-186; Springer., ISBN: 978-94-007-6529-0
Chansheng He, S. Cheng, Y. Luo: Water Diversions and China’s Water Shortage Crisis. Managing Water Resources in a Changing Physical and Social Environment, Edited by Robinson, P.J., T. Jones and M-K Woo, 01/2007: chapter Water Diversions and China’s Water Shortage Crisis: pages 247-260; IGU Home of Geography Publication Series. 

Journal Publications
(1) Rong Gan, Yi Luo, Qiting Zuo, Lin Sun: Effects of projected climate change on the glacier and runoff generation in the Naryn River Basin, Central Asia. Journal of Hydrology 04/2015; 523. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.01.057
(2) Qiang Li, Xi Chen, Yi Luo, ZhongHua Lu, YanGang Wang: A new parallel framework of distributed SWAT calibration. Journal of Arid Land 02/2015; 7(1). DOI:10.1007/s40333-014-0041-5
(3) Tiegang Liu, Lei Liu, Yi Luo, Jianbin Lai: Simulation of groundwater evaporation and groundwater depth using SWAT in the irrigation district with shallow water table. Environmental earth sciences 01/2015; DOI:10.1007/s12665-015-4034-2
(4) Guofu Yuan, Pei Zhang, Ming-an Shao, Yi Luo, Xuchao Zhu: Energy and water exchanges over a riparian Tamarix spp. stand in the lower Tarim River basin under a hyper-arid climate. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 08/2014; 194:144–154. DOI:10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.04.004
(5) Yi Luo, Yanfen Yang: Using the Back Propagation Neural Network Approach to Bias Correct TMPA Data in the Arid Region of Northwest China. Journal of Hydrometeorology 02/2014; 15(1):459-473. DOI:10.1175/JHM-D-13-041.1
(6) Yanfen Yang, Yi Luo: Evaluating the performance of remote sensing precipitation products CMORPH, PERSIANN, and TMPA, in the arid region of northwest China. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 12/2013; 118(3). DOI:10.1007/s00704-013-1072-0
(7) Yujie Liu, Fulu Tao, Yi Luo, J. Ma: Case study of developing an integrated water and nitrogen scheme for agricultural systems on the North China Plain. International Agrophysics 12/2013; 27(4):425-437. DOI:10.2478/intag-2013-0013
(8) Heli Li, Yi Luo, Chunjiang Zhao, Guijun Yang: Remote sensing of regional crop transpiration of winter wheat based on MODIS data and FAO-56 crop coefficient method. Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing 08/2013; 19(3). DOI:10.1080/10798587.2013.824150
(9) Guofu Yuan, Wei Zhuang, Yi Luo: Parameterization of water response functions in leaf stomatal conductance model for winter wheat. 05/2013; 36(5):463-470. DOI:10.3724/SP.J.1258.2012.00463
(10) Rong Gan, Yi Luo: Using the nonlinear aquifer storage-discharge relationship to simulate the baseflow of glacier and snowmelt dominated basins in Northwest China. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions 04/2013; 10(4):5535-5561. DOI:10.5194/hessd-10-5535-2013
(11) Yi Luo, Jeff Arnold, Shiyin Liu, Xiuying Wang, Xi Chen: Inclusion of glacier processes for distributed hydrological modeling at basin scale with application to a watershed in Tianshan Mountains, northwest China. Journal of Hydrology 01/2013; 477:72–85. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.11.005
(12) Xuan Ji, Yi Luo: The influence of precipitation and temperature input schemes on hydrological simulations of a snow and glacier melt dominated basin in Northwest China. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions 01/2013; 10(1):807-853. DOI:10.5194/hessd-10-807-2013
(13) Tiegang Liu, Yi Luo: An empirical approach simulating evapotranspiration from groundwater under different soil water conditions. Environmental earth sciences 11/2012; 67(5). DOI:10.1007/s12665-012-1577-3
(14) Yi Luo: Numerical evaluation of depth effects of double-ring infiltrometers on soil saturated hydraulic conductivity measurements. Soil Science Society of America Journal 01/2012; 76:867-875.
(15) Yi Luo, Jeff Arnold, Peter Allen, Xi Chen: Baseflow simulation of SWAT model in an inland river basin in Tianshan Mountains, Northwest China. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions 11/2011; 8(6):10397-10424. DOI:10.5194/hessd-8-10397-2011
(16) Heli Li, Yi Luo, Xiaoping Xue, Yujin Zhao, Hong Zhao, Feng Li: A comparison of harvest index estimation methods of winter wheat based on field measurements of biophysical and spectral data. Biosystems Engineering 08/2011; 109(4):396-403. DOI:10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2011.05.005
(17) Yi Luo, Marios Sophocleous: Two-way coupling of unsaturated-saturated flow by integrating the SWAT and MODFLOW models with application in an irrigation district in arid region of West China. Journal of Arid Land 03/2011; 3(3). DOI:10.3724/SP.J.1227.2011.00164
(18) Lei Liu, Yi Luo, Chansheng He, Jianbin Lai, Xiubin Li: Roles of the combined irrigation, drainage, and storage of the canal network in improving water reuse in the irrigation districts along the lower Yellow River, China. Journal of Hydrology 09/2010; 391(1):157-174. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.07.015
(19) Yi Luo, Marios Sophocleous: Seasonal groundwater contribution to crop-water use assessed with lysimeter observations and model simulations. Journal of Hydrology 08/2010; 389(3):325-335. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.06.011
(20) Yujie Liu, Yi Luo: A consolidated evaluation of the FAO-56 dual crop coefficient approach using the lysimeter data in the North China Plain. Agricultural Water Management 01/2010; 97(1):31-40. DOI:10.1016/j.agwat.2009.07.003
(21) Jianbin Lai, Yi Luo: Buffer-index effects on hydraulic conductivity measurements by using numerical simulation of double-ring infiltration. Soil Science Society of America Journal 01/2010; 74(5).
(22) Heli Li, Yi Luo: [Spatiotemporal variations of crop radiation use efficiency and harvest index: research progress].. Ying yong sheng tai xue bao = The journal of applied ecology / Zhongguo sheng tai xue xue hui, Zhongguo ke xue yuan Shenyang ying yong sheng tai yan jiu suo zhu ban 12/2009; 20(12):3093-100.
(23) Xing Ma, Jianchu Xu, Yi Luo, Shiv Prasad Aggarwal, Jiatong Li: Response of hydrological processes to land‐cover and climate changes in Kejie watershed, south‐west China. Hydrological Processes 04/2009; 23(8):1179 - 1191. DOI:10.1002/hyp.7233
(24) Yi Luo, Chansheng He, Marios Sophocleous, Zhifang Yin, Ren Hongrui, Zhu Ouyang: Assessment of crop growth and soil water modules in SWAT2000 using extensive field experiment data in an irrigation district of the Yellow River Basin. Journal of Hydrology 04/2008; DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.01.003
(25) Yi Luo, Zhidong Lei, Li Zheng, Shixiu Yang, Zhu Ouyang, Qianjun Zhao: A stochastic model of soil water regime in the crop root zone. Journal of Hydrology 03/2007; 335(1):89-97. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2006.11.003
(26) Guofu Yuan, Yi Luo, Xiaomin Sun, Dengyin Tang: Evaluation of a crop water stress index for detecting water stress in winter wheat in the North China Plain. Agricultural Water Management 01/2004; DOI:10.1016/S0378-3774(03)00193-8
(27) Yi Luo: EVALUATION OF MACROSCOPIC ROOT WATER UPTAKE MODELS USING LYSIMETER DATA. Transactions of the ASAE. American Society of Agricultural Engineers 01/2003; 46(3).



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