Chengyang Zheng

Title:Associate professor

Research Direction: Plant ecology,Global climate change, Long term ecological observation

Department: Department of Ecology

Tel: 010-62758178

Email:zhengcy@pku.edu.cn

Self Introduction

Plant ecology, Global climate change, Long term ecological observation

Education and experience

2000-2003 Ph.D in Plant Ecology, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China. Thesis: Topographic complexity as an indicator of plant species diversity in Wuyishan Nature Reserve, Fujian Province, China

1993-1995 M.S in Rural and Ecology Survey, Department of Nature Resource, International Institute For Aerospace Survey And Earth Science, Enschede, the Netherlands. Thesis: Conflict of agriculture and elephant migration in Taita-Taveta district, Kenya

1984-1988 B.S in Wildlife Management, College of Wildlife Resource, Northeast Forestry University, Heilongjiang Province, China


Work experience

2010 (Jan.-Oct.) Visiting Scholar, Department of Geography and Planning, University at Albany, State University of New York

2008- Present Associate Professor, Department of Ecology, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University

2006-2008 Lecturer, Department of Ecology, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, Chain

2004-2006 Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Ecology, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China

1995- 2000 Executive Director of Goble Environmental Facility (GEF) Project , Wuyishan National Nature Reserve (WNR), Fujian Province, China

1988- 1992 A Member Staffs, Wuyishan National Nature Reserve (WNR), Fujian Province, China


Fund Project

Ecosystem response of nitrogen adding to subtropical evergreen forest in Mt. Wuyi, Fujian province, China

Ecosystem response of Throughfall Displacement Experiment toPinus Sylvestrisvar.mongolicaforest in Saihanba, Hebei province, China

Shrub community investigation in North China

Grassland degradation and landuse trend in agro-pasturage transition area in North China

Publications

Chung-How Chi, Ryan W. McEwan, Chung-Te Chang, Chengyang Zheng, Zhijie Yang, Jyh-Min Chiang, and Teng-Chiu Lin, 2015. Typhoon Disturbance Mediates Elevational Patterns of Forest Structure, but not Species Diversity, in Humid Monsoon Asia. Ecosystems, 18: 1410-1423.

Yang X, Tang ZY*, Ji CJ, Liu HY, Ma WH, Mohhamot A, Shi ZY, Sun W, Wang T, Wang XP, Wu X, Yu SL, Yue M & Zheng CY. 2014. Scaling of nitrogen and phosphorus across plant organs in shrubland biomes across Northern China. Scientific Reports, 4: 5448.

Lapenis, A.G., G.B. Lawrence, A. Heim, C. Zheng, and W. Shortle, 2013. Climate Warming Shifts Carbon Allocation from Stemwood to Roots in Calcium-Depleted Spruce Forests. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 27: 101–107.

Wang, S., Z. Tang, X. Qiao, Z. Shen, X. Wang, C. Zheng, and J. Fang, 2012. The influence of species pools and local processes on the community structure: a test case with woody plant communities in China`s mountains. Ecography, 35: 1168–1175.

Tang, Z., J. Fang, X. Chi, J. Feng, Y. Liu, Z. Shen, X. Wang, Z. Wang, X. Wu, C. Zheng, and K.J. Gaston, 2012. Patterns of plant beta-diversity along elevational and latitudinal gradients in mountain forests of China. Ecography, 5: 1083–1091.

Yang, Y., J. Fang, Y. Tang, C. Ji, C. Zheng, J. He, and B. Zhu, 2008. Storage, patterns and controls of soil organic carbon in the Tibetan grasslands. Global Change Biology, 14: 1592-1599.

Fang, J., Z. Wang, S. Zhao, Y. Li, Z. Tang, D. Yu, L. Ni, H. Liu, P. Xie, L. Da, Z. Li, and C. Zheng, 2006. Biodiversity changes in the lakes of the Central Yangtze. Frontiers in ecology and the Environment, 7: 369-377.

Tang, Z., Z. Wang, C. Zheng, and J. Fang, 2006. Biodiversity in China`s mountains. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 4: 347-352.

He, J.-S., Z. Wang, X. Wang, B. Schmid, W. Zuo, M. Zhou, C. Zheng, M. Wang, and J. Fang, 2006. A test of the generality of leaf trait relationships on the Tibetan Plateau. New Phytologist, 170: 835-848.


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