Dr. Yu Xiubo
Professor, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Secretary General, Chinese Ecosystem Research Network (CERN), CAS
Address: 11A Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100101
Tel:+86-10-6488 9820
Fax: +86-10-6488 9820

Research Areas

Ecosystem Assessment and Management, especially Wetland Conservation and Sustainable Use, Ecosystem Management and Policy.cology, Wetland Management, River Basin Management.


1999-2000 Post-doctor, Institute of Geographic Science and Natural Resources Research, CAS (Major in Human Geography)
1995-1999 Ph. D. Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, CAS (Major in Regional Geography)
1990-1993 M.Sc. Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, CAS(Major in Physical Geography)
1984-1988 B.Sc. Department of Geography, Nanjing University, China (Major in Geomorpholocy and Quaterary Geology)


Work Experience
2011-Present, Professor, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS. 
2001-2011 Associate professor, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS
  In which:
          2008- 2011, Chief of Faciltiy Department
          2003 Director, WWF-China Freshwater and Marine Programme 
          2002- 2003, Deputy chief, Qianyanzhou Ecological Research Station 
1998- 2000, Associate professor, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, CAS. 
1990- 1995, Assistant professor, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, CAS.
1989-1994 Research associate, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, CAS
1988-1989 Intern, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, CAS
Professional Affiliations
2014-present, Chair of Asia of IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management 2011-present, Ecosystem monitoring and capacity building coordinator, CAS-UNEP International Ecosystem Management Partnership (IEMP)
2006- present, Secretary-General of Scientific Committee of Chinese Ecosystem Research Network (CERN)
2007- present, Member of the Policy and Publicity Committee, International Long-Term Ecological Research (ILTRER)
2015-present, Member and Director of China Wetland Protection
2009-present, Member and Director of Ecological Society of China
2012-present, Secretary General of Long-term Ecological Research Committer, Ecological Society of China
2008-Present, Editorial Member of Resources and Environment in the Yangtze Basin.
2006-Present, Editorial Member of Wetland Science and Management.


(Only listed published in English)

1.  James T. Berdach, Yu Xiubo, Andrew J. Mittelman. Reviving Lakes and Wetlands in the People's Republic of China. Asian Development Bank. Philippines. 2016.

2. Chen Yiyu, Beate Jessel, Fu Bojie, Yu Xiubo and Jamie Pittock. Ecosystem services and Management Strategy in China. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. 2014 

3. Wang Yi, Wang Xuejun, Yu Xiubo, Wang Yahua, Taking Stock of Integrated River Basin Management in China, Beijing:Science Press,2007 

4. Yu Xiubo, Li Lifeng, Yan Bangyou, Lessons Learned for Integrated River Basin Management. Beijing:China Environmental Science Press. October, 2005 

5. Yang Guishan, Wen Lida, Li Lifeng (editors),Yangtze Conservation and Development Report 2007 (Chapter 15), Beijing: Science Press, 2008 

6. Bernard Sonntag, Honglie Sun, Agriculture Development and Environment Critical Areas of China(Chapters 3), Beijing: Science Press, 2002


(* indicates the correspondence authorPapers published in English only, not including papers in Chinese)

1.      Xue Jie*, Gui Dongwei, Zeng Fanjiang, Yu Xiubo, Sun Huaiwei. Assessing landscape fragmentation in a desert-oasis region of Northwest China: patterns, driving forces, and policy implications for future land consolidation. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment [J], 2022, 194(6).

2.      Teng Jiakun, Yu Xiubo*, Xia Shaoxia, Liu Yu. Suitable Habitat Dynamics of Wintering Geese in a Large Floodplain Wetland: Insights from Flood Duration. Remote Sensing [J], 2022, 14(4).

3.      Houlang Duan, Xiubo Yu*. Linking landscape characteristics to shorebird habitat quality changes in a key stopover site along the East Asian–Australasian Flyway migratory route. Ecological Indicators[J], 2022, 144: 109490-.

4.      Yu Liu*, Yingxi Zeng, Xiubo Yu. Land-use-mediated inconsistency of changes in the provision and delivery of soil erosion control services at the watershed scale. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment[J], 2022, 194: 408-.

5.      Wei Zhao, Xiubo Yu*, Chengdong Xu, Shenggong Li, Genan Wu, Wenping Yuan. Dynamic traceability effects of soil moisture on the precipitation–vegetation association in drylands. Journal of Hydrology[J], 2022.

6.      Dou Yuehan, Zhen Lin*, Bakker Martha, Yu Xiubo*, Carsjens Gerrit J. Investigating the potential impact of ecological restoration strategies on people-landscape interactions through cultural ecosystem services: A case study of Xilin Gol, China. Journal of Environmental Management [J], 2022, 316(15).

7.      Quanjun Zhang, Zhaosheng Wang, Shaoxia Xia, Guangshuai Zhang, Suxiao Li, Dingkun Yu, Xiubo Yu*. Hydrologic-induced concentrated soil nutrients and improved plant growth increased carbon storage in a floodplain wetland over wet-dry alternating zones. Science of the Total Environment, 2022, 822.

8.      Yingxi Zeng, Yu Liu*, Xiubo Yu. Contribution of hydrological connectivity to the retention of soil organic carbon by vegetation patches: Insight from a dryland hillslope on the Loess Plateau, China. CATENA[J], 2022, 216: 106436-.

9.      Wang Chunxiao, Yu Xiubo, Xia Shaoxia*, Liu Yu, Huang Junlong. Potential Habitats and Their Conservation Status for Swan Geese (Anser cygnoides) along the East Asian Flyway. Remote Sensing [J], 2022, 14(8).

10.   Duan Houlang, Yu Xiubo*, Zhang Li, Xia, Shaoxia Liu, Yu. An evaluating system for wetland ecological risk: Case study in coastal mainland China. Science of the Total Environment [J], 2022, 828. 

11.   Houlang Duan, Xiubo Yu*, Shan Kai, Chenghui Zhang, Haifang Liu. Effects of habitat loss on migratory shorebird community structure at stopover sites: A case study in the Yellow River Delta, China. Frontiers in Marine Science[J], 2022

12.   Duan Houlang, Yu Xiubo*, Xia Shaoxia, Liu Yu. Combining Bootstrapping Procedure and Citizen Science Data to Elucidate Waterbirds' Dependence on Coastal Wetland. Frontiers in Marine Science [J], 2022, 9.

13.   Duan Houlang, Yu Xiubo*, Xia Shaoxia, Liu Yu. Conserving unprotected important sites for shorebirds on China's coasts. Ecosphere [J], 2022, 13(2).

14.   Houlang Duan, Xiubo Yu*. Land-Use Change, Habitat Connectivity, and Conservation Gaps: A Case Study of Shorebird Species in the Yellow River Delta of China Using the InVEST Model and Network Analysis. Remote Sensing[J], 2022.

15.   Duan Houlang, Yu Xiubo*, Xia Shaoxia, Liu Yu. Comparison of IUCN and species distribution modeling-estimated ranges of shorebirds in Coastal Mainland China. Global Ecology and Conservation [J], 2022, 38

16.   Suxiao Li, Yu Liu, Hong Yang, Xiubo Yu*, Yiqian Zhang, Chunxiao Wang. Integrating ecosystem services modeling into effectiveness assessment of national protected areas in a typical arid region in China. Journal of Environmental Management. 2021. Vol 297.

17.   Houlang Duan, Xiubo Yu*, Shaoxia Xia, Guangshuai Zhang, Waterbird habitat loss: fringes of the Yellow and Bohai Seas along the East Asian–Australasian Flyway, Land Degradation & Development.2021. Vol 32.

18.   Jiakun Teng, Shaoxia Xia, Yu Liu, Xiubo Yu*, Houlang Duan, Han Xiao, Chuanpeng Zhao. Assessing habitat suitability for wintering geese by using Normalized Difference Water Index (NDWI) in a large floodplain wetland, China. Ecological Indicators. 2021. Vol 122.

19.   Zhao Wei, Xiubo Yu*, Yu Liu, Li Xu, Zhi Chen, Shenggong Li. 2021 Distinct vegetation response to drying and wetting trends across an aridity threshold. Environmental Research Communications. 2021

20.    Zhang Quanjun, Guangshuai Zhang, Xiubo Yu*, Yu Liu, Shaoxia Xia, Zhujian Meng, Ce Xu.How do droppings of wintering waterbird acceleratedecomposition of Carex cinerascens Ku¨kenth litter in seasonal floodplain Ramsar Site? Wetlands Ecol Manage

21.   Ce Xu, Zhaoya Chen, Shaoxia Xia, Wei Zhao, Quanjun Zhang, Jiakun Teng & Xiubo Yu*. The initial mass of residue can regulate the impact of Phragmites australis decomposition on water quality: a case study of a mesocosm experiment in a wetland of North China. Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 36(1): 49–62.

22.   Xia Shaoxia, Yu Dingkun, Cui Peng, Duan Houlang, Teng Jiakun, Xiubo Yu*, Suitable-habitat dynamics for wintering geese in China’s largest freshwater lake. Global Ecology and Conservation. 27 (2021) e01528 .

23.   Yuehan Dou, Xiubo Yu*, Yu Liu. 2021. Rethinking non-material links between people and drylands from a cultural ecosystem services perspective. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 48:110-114.

24.   Zhao Wei, Xiubo Yu*Ce Xu. 2021Social-ecological system management in drylands: experiences from Chinese Ecosystem Research Network. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 48, 93-102.

25.   Chao Fu, Zhi Chen, Guoqin Wang, Xiubo Yu, and Guirui Yu. 2021. A comprehensive framework for evaluating the impact of land use change and management on soil organic carbon stocks in global drylands. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 48, 103-109.

26.    Lu Yao, Yang Gao, Junjie Jia, Shaxia Xia, Xuefa Wen, Xiubo Yu, Kun Shi, Zhaoxi Li, and Shuoyue Wang. 2021.Revealing carbon balance characteristics in a water conveyance-type lake and differences in carbon sources through its connective hydrological channels. Journal of Hydrology, 592.

27.    Zhao Wei, Xibo Yu*, Cuicui Jiao, Chengdong Xu, Yu Liu, and Genan Wu2021Increased association between climate change and vegetation index variation promotes the coupling of dominant factors and vegetation growth. Science of The Total Environment, 767.

28.   Yu Liu, Xiubo Yu, Liang Zhao and Suxiao Li, 2021. Evaluating the revegetation by shrub planting in degraded dryland rangeland: perspectives of hydrological and sediment connectivity. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 48:132–138. 

29.    Bojie Fu, Mark Stafford-Smith, Yanfeng Wang,Binfang Wu, Xiubo Yu, Nan Lv, Dennis S Ojima,Yihe Lv, Chao Fu, Yu Liu, Shuli Niu, Yangjian Zhang,Hongwei Zeng, Yuexian Liu, Yanxu Liu, Xiaoming Feng,Lu Zhang, Yongping Wei, Zhihong Xu, Fadong Li, Xiaoyong Cui, Salif Diop and Xi Chen. The Global-DEP conceptual framework — research on dryland ecosystems to promote sustainability. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 2021, 48:17–28.

30.    Jiakun, Teng, Xia Shaoxia, Liu Yu, Yu Xiubo, Duan Houlang, Xiao Han, and Zhao Chuangpeng .2021. Assessing habitat suitability for wintering geese by using Normalized Difference Water Index (NDWI) in a large floodplain wetland, China. Ecological Indicators, 122,107260

31.   Houlang Duan, Shaoxia Xia, Xiubo Yu*, et al. 2020. Using citizen science data to inform the relative sensitivity of waterbirds to natural vs human-dominated landscapes in China. Ecology and Evolution, 10:7233–7241.

32.   Houlang Duan, Shaoxia Xia, Micha Victoria Jackson, Ning Zhao, Yu Liu, Jiakun Teng, Zhen Meng, Xiubo Yu*, Jianbin Shi*2020. Identifying new sites of significance to waterbirds conservation and their habitat modification in the Yellow and Bohai Seas in ChinaGlobal Ecology and Conservation, 22:e01031.

33.   Yuehan Dou, Xiubo Yu*, Martha Bakker, Rudolf De GrootGerrit-Jan Carsjens, Houlang Duan, Chao Huang. Analysis of the relationship between cross-cultural perceptions of landscapes and cultural ecosystem services in Genheyuan region, Northeast China. Ecosystem Services. 2020. 43: 101-112. 

34.   Liu, Yu, Liang Zhao, and Xiubo Yu. 2020. A sedimentological connectivity approach for assessing on-site and off-site soil erosion control services. Ecological Indicators, 115.

35.   Peng Yu, Bojie Fu, Linxiu Zhang, Xiubo Yu, Chao Fu, Salif Diop, Hubert Hirwa, Aliou Guisse, and Fadong Li. 2020. Global Dryland Ecosystem Programme (G-DEP): Africa consultative meeting report. Journal of Arid Land, 12, 538-544. 

36.   Shaoxia, Xia, Yu Xiubo, Lei Jinyu, Hearn Richard, Smith Bena, Lei Gang, and Xie Ping. 2020. Priority sites and conservation gaps of wintering waterbirds in the Yangtze River floodplain. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 30, 1617-1632. 

37.   Teng, Jiakun, Shaoxia Xia, Yu Liu, Peng Cui, Jiang Chen, Wuwei Si, Houlang Duan, and Xiubo Yu. 2020. Differences of Regulative Flexibility between Hydrological Isolated and Connected Lakes in a Large Floodplain: Insight from Inundation Dynamics and Landscape Heterogeneity. Water, 12. 

38.   Zhou Yangming*, Dou Yuehan*,Yu Xiubo, Zhang Li, Huang Chong, Wang Yuyu, Li Xiaowei, Li He, Jia Yifei, Bakker Martha, Carsjens Gerrit Jan, Zhou Yan, Duan Houlang. Examining Health of Wetlands with Multiple Ecosystem Services as Targets in China’s Coastal Regions. Chinese Geographical Science, 30.4(2020): 600–613. (IF=1.85) 

39.     Xiaowei Li, Xiubo Yu, Xiyong Hou* Yubin Liu, Hui Li, Yangming Zhou, Shaoxia Xia, Yu Liu, Houlang Duan, Yuyu Wang, Yuehan Dou, Meng Yang, Li Zhang *. 2020. Valuation of Wetland Ecosystem Services in National Nature Reserves in China’s Coastal Zones. Sustainability,12, 3131. doi:10.3390/su12083131. (IF=2.576) 

40.   Houlang Duan, Shaoxia Xia, Xiyong Hou,Yu Liu, Xiubo Yu*. 2019. Conservation planning following reclamation of intertidalareas throughout the Yellow and Bohai Seas, China. Biodiversity and Conservation, 28:3787–3801.

41.   Dou Yuehan, Zhen Lin*, Yu Xiubo., Bakker M., Carsjens G.J., Xue Z. 2019. Assessing the influences of ecological restoration on perceptions of cultural ecosystem services by residents of agricultural landscapes of western China. Science of the Total Environment, 646: 685-695. (IF= 4.610)

42.     Quanjun Zhang, Guangshuai Zhang, Xiubo Yu*, Yu Liu, Shaoxia Xia, Li Ya, Binhua Hu, Songxian Wan. Effect of ground water level on the release of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus during decomposition of Carex. CinerascensKükenth in the typical seasonal floodplain in dry season. Journal of Freshwater Ecology, 2019, 34(1):305-322. SCI

43.     Xiaowei Li, Xiyong Hou*, Yang Song, Kai Shan, Shuyu Zhu, Xiubo Yu, Xunqiang Mo. 2019. Assessing Changes of Habitat Quality for Shorebirds in Stopover Sites: a Case Study in Yellow River Delta, China. Wetlands 39, 67–77. (IF=1.783) 

44.      Ahmed S. Khan, Hongmei Yi, Linxiu Zhang, Xiubo Yu, Erasme Mbanzamihigo, Gisele Umuhumuza, Thierry Ngoga & Sedami Igor Armand YevideA. Yevide. 2019. An integrated social-ecological assessment of ecosystem service benefits in the Kagera River Basin in Eastern Africa. Regional Environmental Change, 19, 39-53.

45.     Yuyu Wang, Yu-Chun Kao,Yangming Zhou, Huan Zhang, Xiubo Yu, Guangchun Lei.2019. Can water level management, stock enhancement, and fishery restriction offset negative effects of hydrological changes on the four major Chinese carps in China's largest freshwater lake? Ecological Modelling 403: 1-10.

46.   Li Ya, Yu Xiubo*, Guo Qun, et al.2018. Estimating the biomass of Carex cinerascens (Cyperaceae) in floodplain wetlands in Poyang Lake, China. Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 34: 379-394.doi: 10.1080/02705060.1531792,

47.   Shaoxia Xia, Yu Liu*, Xiubo Yu, Bojie Fu. 2018. Challenges in coupling LTER with environmental assessments: An insight from potential and reality of the Chinese Ecological Research Network in servicing environment assessments. Science of the Total Environment 633: 1302-13.

48.   Zhang G, Yu XB*, Li Y, Liu Y, Zhang H, Jia Y, Xia SX, 2018. Effects of burning on carbon utilization of soil microorganisms and plant growth of Carex brevicuspis communities at Lake Poyang wetlands, China. Wetlands. 39,1–15 

49.   Zhang G, Yu Xiubo*, Gao Y, et al. 2018. Effect of water table on cellulose and lignin degradation of Carex cinerascens in a large seasonal floodplain[J]. Journal of Freshwater Ecology, 33(1):311-325. SCI

50.     Fang Xiaodong, Hou Xiyong*, Li Xiaowei, Hou Wan, Masahiro Nakaoka, Yu Xiubo. 2018. Ecological Connectivity between Land and Sea: A Review. Ecological Research, 33(1): 51-61. DOI 10.1007/s11284-017-1549-x. (IF=1.58) 

51.     Masahiro Nakaoka, Kenji Sudo, Mizuho Namba, Hideaki Shibata, Futoshi Nakamura, Satoshi Ishikawa, Mitsutaku Makino, Hiroya Yamano, Shin-ichiro S. Matsuzaki, Takehisa Yamakita, Xiubo Yu, Xiyong Hou, Xiaowei Li, Jon Brodie, Keiichiro Kanemoto, Dan Moran, Francesca Verones. TSUNAGARI: a new interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary study toward conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystem services. Ecological Research. (2018) 33: 35-49. doi 10.1007/s11284-017-1534-4. (IF=1.58) 

52.   Yifei Jia, Yamian Zhang, Jialin Lei, Shengwu Jiao, Guangchun Lei, Xiubo Yu* & Guanhua Liu, 2017, Activity Patterns of four Cranes in Poyang Lake, China: Indication of Habitat Naturalness, Wetlands39, 45-53. DOI 10.1007/s13157-017-0911-7.

53.   Yifei Jia, Guangchun Lei, Xiubo Yu *, 2017. Water regulation: a Sword of Damocles for migratory waterbirds in China? Science China(Life Sciences) 60(5):548-550. doi: 10.1007/s11427-016-0277-6.

54.   Yuehan Dou, Lin Zhen, Rudolf De Groot, Bingzhen Du, Xiubo Yu *, 2017. Assessing the importance of cultural ecosystem services in urban areas of Beijing municipality. Ecosystem Services 24 (2017) 79–90 

55.   Shaoxia Xia, Yu Liu, Yuyu Wang, Bin Chen, Yifei Jia, Guanhua Liu, Xiubo Yu*, Li Wen*, 2016. Wintering water birds in a large river floodplain: Hydrological connectivity is the key for reconciling development and conservation, Science of the Total Environment ,573 : 645–660

56.   Shaoxia Xia, Xiubo Yu*, Spike Millington, Yu Liu, Yifei Jia, LongzhuWang,XiyongHou andLuguang Jiang, 2016. Identifying priority sites and gaps for the conservation of migratory waterbirds in China's coastal wetlands, Biological Conservation210, 72-82

57.   Shaoxia Xia, Yu Liu, Bin Chen, Yifei Jia Huan Zhang, Guanhua Liu, Xiubo Yu*, 2016. Effect of water level fluctuation on wintering goose at Poyang Lake, Chinese Geographical Science,27 (2): 248-258 

58.   Shaoxia Xia, Yuyu Wang, Gang Lei, Yu Liu, Jinyu Lei, Xiubo Yu*, Li Wen*,Yangming Zhou, 2016. Restriction of herbivorous water bird distributions in the middle and lower Yangtze Riverfloodplain in view of hydrological isolation, Wetlandsdoi: 10.1007/s13157-016-0841-9

59.   Dou Y, Zhen L*, Groot R D, Du B, Xiubo Yu. Assessing the importance of cultural ecosystem services in urban areas of Beijing municipality. Ecosystem Services, 2017, 24:79-90. (IF=4.395)

60.   Huan Zhang, Xiubo Yu*, Yuyu Wang, Jun Xu. 2017. The importance of terrestrial carbon in supporting molluscs in the wetlands of Poyang Lake, Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology.354:825-832 

61.   Xiewen Xiao, Yuyu Wang, Huan Zhang, Xiubo Yu *. 2015. Effects of primary productivity and ecosystem size on food-chain length in Raohe River, China, Acta Ecoloigica Sinica. 35: 29-34

62.   Ayub Oduor, Xiubo Yu, Jian Liu. 2015. Applied evolutionary biology could aid management of invaded ecosystems. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability. 1(6): 1-6.

63.   Armand Sedami Igor YEVIDE, Bingfang Wu, Xiubo Yu, Xiaosong Li, Yu Liu, Jian Liu. 2015. Building African Ecosystem Research Network for Sustaining Local Ecosystem Goods and Services. Chinese Geographical Science. 25(4): 414–425 

64.   Xiaowei Li, Xiubo Yu*, Luguang Jiang, Wenye Li, Yu Liu, XiyongHou. 2014. How important are the wetlands in the middle-lower Yangtze Riverregion: An ecosystem service valuation approach. Ecosystem Services 10: 54~60 

65.   Yuyu Wang, Jun Xu, Xiubo Yu, Guangchun Lei. 2014. Fishing down or fishing up in Chinese freshwater Lakes. Fisheries Management and Ecology 21: 374~382 

66.   Xiaowei Li, Gang Zhao, Xiubo Yu, Qiang Yu. 2014. A comparison of forest fire indices for predicting fire riskin contrasting climates in China. Natural Hazards 70(2): 1339~1356 

67.   Yuyu Wang, Xiubo Yu *, Lu Zhang, Guangchun Lei. 2013. Seasonal variability in baseline δ15N and usage as a nutrient indicator in Lake Poyang, China. Journal of Freshwater Ecology, 28(30): 365-373. 

68.   Guobin Fu, Jingjie Yu, Xubo Yu, Rulin Ouyang, Yichi Zhang, Ping Wang, Wenbin Liu, Leilei Min. 2013. Temporal variation of extreme rainfall events in China, 1961-2009. Journal of Hydrology, 487: 48-59.

69.   Quentin Grafton, Michele Warburton, Qiang Jiang, Jamie Pittock, Bradley Udall, Tom Kompas, Amanda Lynch, Richard Davis, Ronnie McKenzie, John Williams, Xiubo Yu, Richard Norris, Fu Guobin, Nhu Che, Daniel Connell, Hugh Possingham. 2013. Global insights into water resources, climate change and governance. Nature Climate Change, 3(4), 315-321. 

70.   Kirti Avishek, Xiubo Yu, Jian Liu. 2012. Ecosystem management in Asia Pacific: Bridging science–policy gap. Environmental Development, 3: 77-90. 

71.   Yuyu Wang, Xiubo Yu *, Jun Xu, Wenhuan Li, Na Fan. 2012. Temporal variation of energy sources in a floodplain lake fish community. Journal of Freshwater Ecology, 1–9. 

72.   Xiaowei LI, Guobin FU, Melanie J. B. ZEPPEL, Xiubo YU, Gang ZHAO, Derek EAMUS and Qiang YU. 2012. Probability Models of Fire Risk Based on Forest Fire Indices in Contrasting Climates over China.Journal of Resources and Ecology 3 (2): 105~117

73.   Yuyu Wang, Xiubo Yu *and Jun Xu. 2011. Decreased trophic position as a function of increasing body size of a benthic omnivorous fish from the largest freshwater lake in China. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 91:505–512. 

74.   YuYu Wang, XiuBo Yu *, WenHua Li, Jun Xu, YuWei Chen and Na Fan. 2011. Potential influence of water level changes on energy flows in a lake food web. Chinese Science Bulleting. Vol.56 No.26: 2794−2802. 

75.   Yihe Lv, Bojie Fu, Wei Wei, Xiubo Yu *, Ranhao Sun. 2011. Major Ecosystems in China: Dynamics and Challenges for Sustainable Management. Environmental Management, 48:13–27.SCI

76.   Fu Bojie, Li Shenggong, Yu Xiubo, Yang Ping and Yu Guiri. 2010. Chinese ecosystem research network: Progress and perspectives. Ecological Complexity, 7: 225-233.SCI

77.   Dorri G. J. te Boekhorst, Toine J. M. Smits, Xiubo Yu, Lifeng Li, Gang Lei, Chen Zhang. 2010. Implementing Integrated River Basin Management in China. Ecology and Society, 15(2): 99-119.SCI

78.   Xiubo Yu, Luguang Jiang, Lifeng Li, Jinxin Wang, Limin Wang, Gang Lei, Jamie Pittock. 2009. Freshwater management and climate change adaptation: Experiences from the central Yangtze in China. Climate and Development, 1(3): 241-248.SSCI

79.   S. Elizabeth Birnbaum, Xiubo Yu. 2006. NGO Strategies to Promote River Protection and Restoration. China Environment Series, 8: 185-190.

80.   Jun Ma, XuejunWang, Xiubo Yu. 2005. Water Conflict Resolution in China. China Environment Series, 7: 399-105.

81.   Harun Rasid, Sun Shuncai, Xiubo Yu, Zhang Chen. Structural vs Non-structural Flood-alleviation Measures in the Yangtze Delta: A Pilot Survey of Floodplain Residents' Preferences. 1996. Disasters 20(2):93-110

Major Research Projects

1.    Paulson Institute  and Laoniu Foundation Project, Wetland Conservation and Restoration Project in China, 2021-2023

2.    Changjiang Conservation Foundation Project, Green Book of Ecological Conservation and Restoration of Yangtze River Basin, 2022-2023

3.    GEF China Protected Area Project, Development of Biodiversity Knowledge Platform, 2022-2024.

4.    Chinese Academy of Sciences Special pilot project Convergence and sharing of ground monitoring data resources, 2018-2022.

5.    National Natural Science Foundation Project, Response Mechanism of Wet Plant Community Distribution and Stability to Hydrological process and Nitrogen and Phosphorus Inputs in Poyang Lake 41971133 ),2020-2024.

6.    Chinese Academy of Sciences project, 2020 Assessment of Beautiful China Construction in Jiangxi Province2020-2025.


 (The following projects have been successfully closed)


1.    Chinese Academy of Sciences Xinjiang Special pilot project, Assessment of ecological environment change in Xinjiang, 2019-2022.

2.    Chinese Academy of Sciences project, Global Dryland Ecosysytem Programme (DEP)2018-2020.

3.    SEE Project, Green Book of protection on coastal wetland of China (2019). 2020-2021.

4.    SEE Project, Green Book of protection on coastal wetland of China (2021). 2020-2021.

5.    Jiangxi province project, Poyang Lake Research series. 2020-2021.

6.    Jiangxi province project, Research on the opinions and views of researchers and non-governmental organizations(NGOs) on the Poyang Lake Water Conservancy Project in Jiangxi Province.2020-2021.

7.    International cooperation projectPoyang Lake water bird identification applet. 2019-2020.

8.    Jiangxi province project, Research and development of Poyang Lake aquatic ecosystem model,2016-2018

9.    International cooperation project jointly supported by The Henry M. Paulson, Jr. Institute, Developing Water Birds and Habitants Database of China’ Coasts ”,2018-2019

10. SEE Project, Green Book of protection on coastal wetland of China (2019). 2018-2019.

11. National ecosystem observation and Research sharing Service platform capacity-building Project, The Research on Strategic consultation of National Field Scientific observation and Research Station, 2018-2019. National ecosystem observation and Research sharing Service platform capacity-building Project, The Development Strategy Survey of National ecosystem Field observation and Research Station, 2018 -2019.

12. National Natural Science Foundation Project, Effects of the herbivorous Migratory Waterfowls on food web structure and C/N/P Nutrient Cycles in Poyang Lake, China. 2015-2018.

13. SEE Project, Green Book of protection on coastal wetland of China 2016-2017. 

14. National Development and Reform Commission of China (NDRC)” Advanced Training Workshop on Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) in Arid Areas

15. International cooperation project jointly supported by The Henry M. Paulson, Jr. Institute, Blueprint of Coastal Wetland Conservation and Management in China, 2014-2015

16. National Natural Science Foundation Project, Relationship between habitats for wintering waterbirds and plant population in the context of fluctuated hydrological regeme in Poyang Lake, China. 2012-2015. 

17. Chinese Academy of Sciences Project” Advanced Training Workshop on Ecosystem Monitoring and Management for Developing Countries”

18. National Natural Science Foundation Project for International Cooperation, Capacity Assessment of ecosystem monitoring, research and management in Africa. 2012-2014.

19. Chinese Academy of Sciences Project for International Cooperation Projec, China-Africa Cooperation for ecosystem assement and management 2011-2013.

20. National Key Science and Technology ProgramReform and management system and demonstration study on water environment focus on Huaihe River. 2009-2012

21. National Key Basic Research Program of China, Key technological research and development on integrated monitoring and evaluation of national ecological restoration and enhancement. 2006-2010.

22. National Key Basic Research Program of China, The main terrestrial ecosystem services and ecological security in China focus on the Poyang Lake Basin, China. 2009-2012. 

23.  International cooperation project jointly supported by CIDA and EU-China Biodiversity Programme, CCICED task force on ecosystem services and management in China. 2009-2010.

24. International cooperation Projects supported by MOST, Sino-German integrated management of ecosystem in Poyang Lake Basin, China. 2006-2009. 

25. International cooperation project supported by WWF, Scientific research on vulnerability and adaptability assessment of wetland ecosystems in the central and lower Yangtze River, China. 2007-2009.

26. . International cooperation project supported by AusAID, Taking stock of integrated river basin management in China. 2006-2007.

27. International cooperation project by WWF, Wetland conservation and management study in Central and Lower Yangtze River, China. 2006-2007. 

28. International cooperation project by WWF International, Wetland management and sustainable use in Honghu Lake, China. 2006-2007. 

29. International cooperation project supported by CIDA and WWF, CCICED task force on integrated river basin management. 2003-2004.



夏少霞  硕士研究生  071012-生态学  

张全军  硕士研究生  071012-生态学  

周浩然  硕士研究生  071012-生态学  

肖协文  硕士研究生  071012-生态学  

陈彬  硕士研究生  071012-生态学  

张欢  博士研究生  071300-生态学  

李雅  博士研究生  071300-生态学  

夏少霞  博士研究生  071012-生态学  

张广帅  博士研究生  071300-生态学  

张全军  博士研究生  071300-生态学  

段后浪  博士研究生  071300-生态学  


滕佳昆  博士研究生  071300-生态学  

许策  博士研究生  071300-生态学  

王春晓  博士研究生  071300-生态学  

曾滢禧  硕士研究生  071300-生态学  

孟竹剑  博士研究生  071300-生态学