Name: Wang Genxu
Instituteof MountainHazards and Environment（IMHE）, CAS
Position: Professor in Ecohydrology and Landscape Ecology, Director of Gongga Mountain Observation Station of CAS and Division of Ecology and hydrology in IMHE.
Research field: Ecosystem ecology; climate change and land-use change effects, Eco-hydrology, hydrological processes, Landscape ecology;
1996-1999, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, CAS, PhD in Biogeography and Ecohydrology;
1986-1989, College of Resources and Environment, Lanzhou University, M.S.;
1982-1986, College of Resources and Environment, Lanzhou University, B.S.
1/2005-now, Professor, Supervisor for doctorial students, Director of Gongga Mountain Observation Station and Division of Ecohydrology, IMHE, CAS;
1/2004-12/2004, External Professor, Research Institute for Human and Nature, Japan;
2/2002-6/2002, Senior Visiting Scholar, Agricultural Environmental and Technology Research Institute, Japan;
1/2000-12/2004, Professor, Supervisor for doctorial students, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, CAS;
1/2001-12/2004, Professor in College of Resources and Environment, Lanzhou University；
6/1989-12/2000, Instructor, Associate Professor in College of Resources and Environment, Lanzhou University.
Winner of the “academic and Technical pacesetter of Sichuan Province”, 2012
Winner of the “Distinguished Young Scholars of China”, NSFC, 2009
Winner of the “Hundred Talents Program”, CAS, 2005
Winner of “New Century Talents Program” of National Ministry of Education, 2004
Winner of the Fund for Distinguished Youth Scientist, Gansu Province. 2002
Published over 175 academic papers, including 57 SCI-cited papers and 4 monographs.
(1) Wang Genxu, Ranfei, Chang Ruiying, Yang Yang, Luo Ji, Fan Jianrong. Variations in the live biomass and carbon pools of Abies georgei along an elevation gradient on the Tibetan Plateau, China.Forest Ecology and Management 329 (2014) 255–263
(2) Wang Genxu, Liu Guangsheng, Li Chunjie, 2012. Effects of changes in alpine grassland vegetation cover on hillslope hydrological processes in a permafrost watershed. Journal of Hydrology 444–445: 22–33
(3)Wang GX, Liu GS, Li CJ, Yang Y. 2012. The variability of soil thermal and hydrological dynamics with vegetation cover in a permafrost region. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 162-163: 44-57.
(4) Wang GX, Bai W, Li N, Hu HC. 2011. Climate changes and its impact on tundra ecosystem in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China. Climatic Change. 106: 463-482.
(5) Li N, Wang GX*, Yang Y, Gao YH, Liu GS. 2011. Plant production, and carbon and nitrogen source pools, are strongly intensified by experimental warming in alpine ecosystems in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 43: 942-953.
(6) Yang Y, Wang GX*, Klanderud K, Yang LD. 2011. Responses in leaf functional traits and resource allocation of a dominant alpine sedge (Kobresia pygmaea) to climate warming in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau permafrost region. Plant and Soil. 349: 377-387.
(7) Wang Genxu, Hu Hongchang, Li Taibin. The influence of freeze–thaw cycles of active soil layer on surface runoff in a permafrost watershed. Journal of Hydrology, 2009, 375: 438– 449.
Previous projects(parts in recent 5 years)
2013-2017 Leader of the Major State Basic Research Development Program of China (973 Program): Ecological Process of Cryophere and it’s impact on carbon cycle (No. 2013CBA01807)
2012-2015 Leader of the theCAS/SAFEA International Partnership Program for Creative Research Teams (KZZD-EW-TZ-06)
2010-2013 Leader of the National Science Fundation for Distinguished Young Scholars of China: alpine grassland eco-hydrology regimes and permafrost hydrology model.
2009-2011 Leader of the Knowledge Innovation Program of CAS: Vertical Vegetation Spectrum’s Response and Adaptation Research of Mt. Gongga ecosystem to Climate Change (Grant No. KZX2-YW-331).
2007-2011 Leader of the Major State Basic Research Development Program of China (973 Program): the effect of snow cover and permafrost variations on alpine ecosystem in the river source region. (Grant No. 2007CB411504).