Zhang Xianzhou
Telephone:010- 64889690
Address: 11A, Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100101, China

 Postcode: 100101

Research Areas

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.


     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.


Work Experience

1. 1992.12-1999.01,Research Asistant in CAS;

2. 1999.01-1999.11, Associate Professor in CAS;

3. 1999.12- now, Professor in CAS.

Honors & Distinctions

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

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



1. Zhang XianzhouYang YongpingPiao Shilonget al. 2015Ecological change on the Tibetan PlateauChines 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[J]. 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-basedEstimation 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) .



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