Zehao Shen


Research Direction: Mountain ecology and biogeography

Department: Department of Ecology

Tel: 010-62751179




Self Introduction


Landscape ecology, focusing on the role of topography and geomorphological processes on ecological patterns and dynamics at multiple scales, and application topics on forest fire management, sustainable land use planning and green-development.

Plant community ecology, focusing on environmental constraints of community assembly, biodiversity maintenance, and biological strategies (fecundity and seed dispersal), in addition to the application topics of ecological restoration of degraded vegetation; biological invasion control, and endemic species conservation

Macroecology and plant biogeography, specifically in the mountain context, and the applications in natural reserve planning, etc.

Education and experience

Ph.D. Ecology 1998 Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Science, China

M.S. Geography 1992 East China Normal University, China

B.S. Geography 1989 East China Normal University, China

Work Experience

2016/9– Professor

2012/10 – 2013/7 Visiting professor, University of California at Irvine.

2006/ 1 – 2007/2 Visiting scholar sponsored by the Chinese Scholarship Foundation, Nicholas School of Environmental Sciences, Duke University

2005/ 2 – 2006/1 Visiting scholar sponsored by the Chinese Scholarship Foundation, Department of Geography, University of Iowa

2000/ 8 – 2016/8 Assistant professor, Associate professor, Peking University

1998/ 8 – 2000/8 Postdoc, College of Environmental Science, Peking University

1992/ 7 – 1995/9 Assistant research scientist, Wuhan Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Fund Project


2018 – 2022 The adaptation and response strategies of sensitive ecosystems to climate changes in the arid and semi-arid regions in northern China. Key project of the National Natural Scientific Foundation of China (NSFC, 41790425), PI.

2014 – 2017 Spatiotemporal patterns and causal factors of the altitudinal treelines in the Three Parallel Rivers region of Yunnan, and the responses to climate change. NSFC (No.41371190). 800,000 RMB. PI.

2012 – 2015 The altitudinal patterns and climatic mechanisms of plant species range size. The National NSFC (No.31170449), 650,000 RMB. PI.

2012 – 2013 The indicator system for the interactions between biodiversity and climate change in China. The Project of Sino-Norwegian International Cooperation. 1.26 Million NOK, PI.

2010 – 2013 The pattern and evolutionary mechanisms for the floristic relationship between Eastern Himalaya-Hengduan Mountains and Taiwan. National NSFC (31061160184/C020203). 320,000 RMB, Co-PI.

2010 – 2016 The spatiotemporal patterns and ecological functions of the terrestrial vegetation in China. National NSFC (No.31021001; 31321061). Core member.

2014 – 2015 Small Grant Program of the Global Environmental Facility (GEF-SGP). Country Programme Strategy Development (SGP 6th Operational Phase). UNDP project, $25,000, PI.

2012 – 2013 Development of Indicator system for the assessment of interactions between biodiversity and climate change in China. Sino-Norway International Cooperative Project, 1.42 million NOK, PI.

2008 – 2013 Enhancing American Chestnut Breeding Program by Better Understanding Chinese Chestnut Species and Chestnut Blight in Their Native Range. Chestnut Foundation of America, $16,000. Co-PI on China side.

1999 – 2000 Planning of biodiversity conservation based on ecological regionalization and related basic research.WWF Project, Team member

1997 – 1998 Remote sensing study on the forest vegetation classification and land cover spatial patterns in the national natural reserve of Mountain Shennongjia.GEF Project, Co-PI.


Undergraduate level: Quantitative Methods in Ecology; Applied Ecology

Graduate level: Landscape Ecology; Ecosystem Management

Research Direction

Biodiversity and vegetation science


Landscape ecology


Overall published more than 150 papers and chapters, and two books, including more than 70 papers published in the SCI journals like Nature, Ecology, Ecological Monographs, Ecography, Geophysical Research Letters, PLoS ONE, Frontiers in Ecology and Environment, and Forest Ecology and Management. 


Fang JY, Wang XP, Tang ZY, Shen ZH, Zheng CY. Exploring patterns of plant diversity in China’s mountains. In Spehn EM, K?rner C. eds. Data Mining for Global Trends in Mountain Biodiversity. CRC Press, New York, 2009.
陈利顶,李秀珍,沈泽昊,王根绪,常禹,吴志锋,吴健生. 景观生态学研究。见:中国科学技术协会主编,生态学学科发展报告(2011-2012)。北京:中国科学技术出版社,2012.
张建军,沈泽昊,曹国斌 (主编). 湖北赛武当国家级自然保护区生物多样性。北京出版社,2012.

James A. Clark著,沈泽昊等译. 面向生态学数据的贝叶斯统计:层次模型、算法及R编程。北京:科学出版社,2013.
朴世龙,刘鸿雁,沈泽昊,牛书丽,彭建. 全球变化与陆地生态系统. 见: 冷疏影主编,地理科学三十年。北京:科学出版社,2016
Shen ZH. Mountain Biogeography. In D. Richardson, N. Castree, M.M. Goodchild, A. Kobayashi, W. Liu, R.A. Marston. eds. 2017. The International Encyclopedia of Geography. John Wiley & Sons, Doi: 10.1002/9781118786352.wbieg0369. (美国地理学会组织)
沈泽昊,张志明,周伟奇. 第四章. 景观结构与格局。见:曾辉,陈利顶,丁圣彦主编. 景观生态学。北京:高等教育出版社,2017,pp: 80-106

沈泽昊,刘雪华. 景观生态学与生物多样性. 见:中国生态学学会编著. 2016-2017景观生态学学科发展报告。 北京:中国科学技术出版社, 2017。

王根绪,沈泽昊,王文志,常瑞英. 山地景观生态研究。见:中国生态学学会编著. 2016-2017景观生态学学科发展报告。 北京:中国科学技术出版社。

Shen ZH, Malanson GP, Zhang JL, Yao M. eds. Temporal Patterns and Mechanisms of Biodiversity across Scales in East Asia. Lausanne: Froniers Media SA. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88971-080-5. 2021

二、期刊论文[* corresponding author]


Rao WG, Shen ZH*, Duan XW. 2022. Spatiotemporal patterns and drivers of soil erosion in Yunnan, Southwest China: RULSE assessments for recent 30 years and future predictions based on CMIP6. Under review.
Su YJ, Guo QH, Guan HC, Hu TY, Jin SC, Wang ZH, Liu LL, Jiang L, Guo K, Xie ZQ, An HZ, Chen XL, Hao ZQ , Hu YM, Huang YM, Jiang MX, Li JX, Li ZJ, Li XK, Li XW, Liang CZ, Liu RL, Liu Q, Ni HW, Peng SL, Shen ZH, Tang ZY, Tian XJ, Wang XH, Wang RQ, Xie YZ, Xu XN, Yang XB, Yang YC, Yu LF, Yue M, Zhang F, Chen J, Ma KP. 2022. Human-climate coupled changes in vegetation community complexity of China since the 1980s. Under review.
Ying LX, Shen ZH*, Cao J, Guan PG, Luo CF, Peng XZ. 2022. Spatiotemporal variations of the regional effects of Western Pacific and Indian Ocean warm pools: Evidences from the wildfire responses in Yunnan Province, Southwest China. Geophysical Research Letters, accepted.
Wang XY, Wang T*, Xu JF, Shen ZH, Yang YP, Chen AP, Wang SP, Liang RY, Piao SL. 2022. Enhanced habitat loss of the Himalayan endemic flora driven by warming-forced upslope tree expansion. Nature Ecology & Evolution, accepted
Zhao F, Yang T, Luo CF, Rao WG, Yang GC, Li G*, Shen ZH*. 2022. Comparing elevational patterns of taxonomic, phylogenetic, and functional diversity of woody plants reveal the asymmetry of community assembly mechanisms on a mountain in the Hengduan Mountains region. Frontiers in Ecology & Evolution, 10, 869258, doi: 10.3389/fevo.2022.869258
Xie YY, Yang T, Wang XF, Chen X, Pang SX, Hu J, Wang AX, Chen L, Shen ZH*. 2022. Applying a portable backpack lidar to measure and locate trees in a nature forest plot: accuracy and error analyses. Remote Sensing, 14, 1806. doi.org/10.3390/rs14081806
Luo CF, Shen ZH*, Yang K, Wang XP, Jiang YX. 2022. Modifying regeneration strategies classification to enhance the understanding of dominant species growth in a fire-prone forest in SW China. Forest Ecosystems, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fecs.2022.100009.


Ying LX, Shen ZH*, Luo CF, Guan PG, PengXZ. 2021. Relative humidity and agricultural activities dominate wildfire ignitions in Yunnan, Southwest China: Patterns, thresholds, and implications. Agricutltural and Forestry Meteorology, 307(2021): 198540
Wang YP, 
Shen ZH*. 2021. Comparing Luojia 1-01 and VIIRS nighttime light data in detecting urban spatial structure using a threshold-based kernel density estimation . Remote Sensing, 13, 1574. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13081574
Shen ZH*, Malanson GP, Yao M, Zhang JL. 2021. Minireview and editorial - Temporal patterns and mechanisms of biodiversity across scales in East Asia.  Frontiers in Ecology & Evolution, https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2021.662454.


Wang CY, Wu DN, Shen ZH*, Peng MC, Ou XK. 2020. How do physical and social factors affect urban landscape patterns in intermountain basins in Southwest China? Landscape Ecology, DOI: 10.1007/s10980-020-01182-7.
Pausas J, Su WH, Luo CF, Shen ZH*. 2020. A shrubby resprouting pine with serotinus cones endemic to southwest China. Ecology, DOI: 10.1002/ECY.3282.
Luo CF, Shen ZH*, Li YY, Han J, Pausas JG, Xu Q, Zhang ZM, Jiang YX. 2020. Determinants of post–fire regeneration demography in a subtropical monsoon–climate forest in Southwest China. Science of Total Environment, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142605
Li YY, Shen ZH*. Roles of dispersal limit and environmental filtering in shaping the 3 spatiotemporal patterns of invasive alien plant diversity in China. Frontiers in Ecology and EvolutionDOI:10.3389/fevo.2020.544670.
Li G, Xiao NW, Luo ZL, Liu DM, Zhao ZP, Guan X, Zang CX, Li JS*, Shen ZH*. Identifying conservation priority areas for gymnosperm species under climate change in China. Biological Conservation, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108914.
Xu Y, Shen ZH*, Zhang JL, Zang RG, Jiang YX. 2020. The effects of multi-scale climate variability on biodiversity patterns of Chinese evergreen broad-leaved woody plants: growth form matters. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2020.540948
Xie YY, Zhang J, Chen XW, Pang SX, Zeng H, Shen ZH*, 2020. Accuracy assessment and error analysis for diameter at breast height measurement of trees obtained using a novel backpack LiDAR system. Forest Ecosystems, DOI: 10.1186/s40663-020-00237-0
Ying LX, Dong ZJ, Wang J, Mei YC, Shen ZH, Zhang Y. 2020. Rural economic benefits of land consolidation in mountainous and hilly areas of southeast China: Implications for rural development. Journal of Rural Studies, 74(1), DOI: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2020.01.007.
Song SS, Zhu JL, Zheng TL, Tang ZY, Zhang F, Ji CJ, Shen ZH, Zhu JX. 2020. Long-term grazing exclusion reduces species diversity but increases community heterogeneity in an alpine grassland. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2020.00066
Su YJ, Guo QH, Hu TY, Guan HC, Jin SC, An SZ, Chen XL, Guo K, Hao ZQ, Hu YM, Huang YM, Jiang MX, Li JX, Li ZJ, Li XK, Li XW, Liang CZ, Liu RL, Liu Q, Ni HW, Peng SL, Shen ZH, Tang ZY, Tian XJ, Wang XH, Wang RQ, Xie ZQ, Xie YZ, Xu XN, Yang XB, Yang YC, Yu LF, Yue M, Zhang F, Ma KP. 2020. An updated Vegetation Map of China (1:1000000). Science Bulletin, DOI: 10.1016/j.scib.2020.04.004
岳超,罗彩访,常禹,舒立福,沈泽昊*,2020. 全球变化背景下的野火研究综述。生态学报,40(2): 385-401。
方精云,郭柯,王国宏,唐志尧,谢宗强,沈泽昊王仁卿,强胜,梁存柱,达良俊,于丹. 2020. 《中国植被志》的植被分类系统、植被类型划分及编排体系。植物生态学报,44(2): 96-110。
郭柯,方精云,王国宏,唐志尧,谢宗强,沈泽昊,王仁卿,王仁卿,强胜,梁存柱,达良俊,于丹. 2020. 中国植被分类系统修订方案。植物生态学报,44(2): 111-127。
王国宏,方精云,郭柯,谢宗强,唐志尧,王仁卿,沈泽昊,王襄平,王德利,强胜,于丹,彭少麟,达良俊,刘庆,梁存柱. 2020. 《中国植被志》编研内容与规范。植物生态学报,44(2): 128-178


Ying LX, Shen ZH*, Yang MZ, Piao SL. 2019. Wildfire detection probability of MODIS fire products under the constraint of environmental factors: A study based on confirmed ground wildfire records. Remote Sensing, 11, 3031; doi:10.3390/rs11243031.
Shen ZH, Li YY, Yang K, Chen LF. 2019. The emerging cross-disciplinary studies of landscape ecology and biodiversity in China. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 29(7): 1063-1080
Chen LF, Dou Q, Zhang ZM, Shen ZH*. 2019. Moisture content variations in soil and plants of post-fire regenerating forests in central Yunnan Plateau, Southwest China. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 29(7): 1179-1192.
Xu Y#, Shen ZH*#, Ying LX, Zang RG, Jiang YX, 2019. Effects of current climate, paleo-climate and habitat heterogeneity in determining biogeographical patterns of evergreen broad-leaved woody plants in China. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 29(7): 1142-1158.
Wang YS, Li CN, Shen ZH, Rui JP, Jin DC, Li JB, Li XZ. 2019. Community assemblage of free-living diazotrophs along the elevational gradient of Mount Gongga. Soil Ecological Letters, 1(3-4): 136–146
Song J , Liu Z , Zhang Y , Yan T , Shen ZH, Piao SL . 2019. Effects of wildfire on soil respiration and its heterotrophic and autotrophic components in a montane coniferous forest. Journal of Plant Ecology, 12(2): 336-345.


Li J#, Shen ZH#, Li CN, Kou YP, Iannone III BV, Knott J, Chown SL., 2018. AStare-step pattern of soil bacterial diversity mainly driven by pH and vegetation types along the elevation gradient of Gongga Mountain, China. Frontiers in Microbiology - Terrestrial Microbiology, doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.00569
Ying LX, Han J, Du YS, Shen ZH*, 2018. Forest fire characteristics in China: Spatial patterns and determinants with thresholds.Forest Ecology and Management, 424: 345-35
Han J, Shen ZH*, Li YY, Luo CF, Xu Q, Yang K, Zhang ZM. 2018. Beta diversity patterns of post-fire forests in central Yunnan Plateau, Southwest China: disturbances intensify the priority effect in the community assembly. Frontiers in Plant Science, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01000.
Guo QF, Fei SL, Shen ZH, Iannone III B, Chown SL. 2018. A global analysis of elevational distributions of nonnative vs. native plants. Journal of Biogeography, DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13145.


沈泽昊*,杨明正,冯建孟,李新辉,彭培好,郑智. 2017. 中国高山植物区系地理格局与影响因素。生物多样性,25(2):182-194
Liu YP, Shen ZH, Wang QG, Su XY, Zhang WJ, Shrestha N, Xu XT, Wang ZH. 2017. Determinants of richness patterns differ between rare and common
species: Implications for the conservation of valuable ornamental plant family Gesneriaceae in China. Diversity and Distribution, 23: 235-246
Xu Y, Shen ZH*, Wang ZH, Zang RG, Jiang YX, Hotspot analyses indicate substantial conservation gaps for evergreen broadleaved woody plants in China. Scientific Report, DOI : 10.1038/s41598-017-02098-0.
李道新,李果,沈泽昊*,徐慎东,韩勤愈,王功芳,田风雷. 2017. 植物生长型显著影响三峡大老岭地区木本植物种子重量的海拔格局。植物生态学报,41(5): 539-548


Yang Y, Shen ZH*, Han J, Zhongyong C. 2016. Plant diversity along the eastern and western slopes of Baima Snow Mountain, China. Forests, 7, 89-105.
Xu Y, Shen ZH*, Ying LX, Ciais P, Liu HY, Piao LS, Wen C, Jiang YX. 2016. The exposure, sensitivity and vulnerability of natural vegetation in China to climate thermal variability (1901 –2013): An indicator-based approach. Ecological Indicators. 63: 258-272.
Ying LX, Zhang TT, Chiu QA, Chen TY, Luo SJ, Chen XY, Shen ZH*. 2016. The phylogeography of Fagus hayatae (Fagaceae) in China: genetic isolation among populations. Ecology and Evolution, 6(9): 2805-2816.
Li BG, T Gasser, P Ciais, Sl Piao, S Tao, Y Balkanski, D Hauglustaine, J-P Boisier, Z Chen, M Huang, LZ Li, Y Li, H Liu, J Liu, S Peng, Shen ZH, ZZ Sun, R Wang, TWang, GD Yin, Y Yin, H Zeng, ZZ Zeng & F Zhou. 2016. The contribution of China’s emissions to global climate forcing. Nature, 531: 357-361
韩杰, 应凌霄,李贵祥,沈泽昊*. 2016. 云南松混交林火烧迹地更新早期草本层物种多样性的空间格局. 植物生态学报,40(3): 200-211
沈泽昊*, 2016. 中国西南干旱河谷的植物多样性: 区系和群落结构的空间分异与成因. 生物多样性,24(4): 363-366
沈泽昊*,张志明,胡金明,韩杰,杨济达,应凌霄, 2016.西南干旱河谷植物多样性资源的保护与利用. 生物多样性,24(4): 475-488
刘晔,朱鑫鑫,沈泽昊*, 孙航, 2016.中国西南干旱河谷植被的区系地理成分与空间分异. 生物多样性,24(4): 367-377
刘晔,李鹏,许玥,石松林,应凌霄,张婉君,彭培好,沈泽昊*, 2016.中国西南干旱河谷植物群落的数量分类和排序分析. 生物多样性,24(4): 378-388
许玥,李鹏,刘晔,张婉君,秦思雨,沈泽昊*, 2016.怒江河谷入侵植物与乡土植物丰富度的分布格局与影响因子. 生物多样性,24(4): 389-398
李新辉,刘延虹,刘晔,许玥,杨阳,沈泽昊*, 2016.地理距离及环境差异对云南元江干热河谷植物群落beta 多样性的影响. 生物多样性,24(4): 399-406
刘晔,许玥,石松林,彭培好,沈泽昊*, 2016.金沙江干旱河谷植物群落的数量分类及其结构分异的环境解释. 生物多样性,24(4): 407-420
韩杰,沈泽昊*,石松林,彭培好, 2016.雅砻江和大渡河干旱河谷植被物种多样性比较: 气候、地形与空间的影响. 生物多样性,24(4): 421-430
杨阳,韩杰,刘晔,忠永茨仁,石松林,斯那此里,许玥,应凌霄,张婉君,沈泽昊*, 2016.三江并流地区干旱河谷植物物种多样性海拔梯度格局比较. 生物多样性,24(4): 440-452
应凌霄,刘晔,陈绍田,沈泽昊*, 2016.气候变化情景下基于最大熵模型的中国西南地区清香木潜在分布格局模拟. 生物多样性,24(4): 453-461
杨济达,张志明,沈泽昊,欧晓昆,耿宇鹏,杨明玉, 2016.云南干热河谷植被与环境研究进展. 生物多样性,24(4): 462-474
杨阳,沈泽昊,郑天立,丁雨賝,李本纲*. 2016. 中国当前城市空气综合质量的主要影响因素分析。北京大学学报,52(6): 1102-1108


Xu Y, Shen ZH*, Li DX, Guo QF. 2015. Pre-Dispersal seed predation in a species-rich forest community, Patterns and the interplay with determinants. PLoS ONE. 10(11): e0143040, doi:10.1371/ journal. pone.0143040
Han J, Shen ZH*, Ying LX. 2015. Early post-fire regeneration of a fire-prone subtropical Pinus mixed forest in Yunnan, southwest China: the effects of pre-fire vegetation, fire severity and topographic factors. Forest Ecology & Management. 356: 31–40
Ying LX, Piao SL, Shen ZH*. 2015. The recent hiatus in global warming of the land surface: Scale-dependent breakpoint occurrences in space and time. Geophysical Research Letters. 42,6471–6478
Shen ZH*, Fang JY, Chiu CA & Chen TY. 2015. The geographical distribution and differentiation of Chinese beech forests and the association with Quercus. Applied Vegetation Science, 18(1): 23-33; doi: 10.1111/avsc.12108
Adams M, Shen ZH. 2015. Introduction to the Characteristics, impacts and management of forest fire in China. Forest Ecology & Management, 356: 1


Shen ZH*, Wang YL, Fu BJ. 2014, Corridors and networks in landscape: structure, functions and ecological effects. Chinese Geographic Sciences, 24(1): 1–4. doi: 10.1007/s11769-014-0000-0

Liang J, Liu Y, Ying LX, Li P, Xu Y, Shen ZH*. 2014, Do higher level roads have larger impacts on the mountain landscape? A case study of the Three Parallel Rivers Region. Chinese Geographic Sciences, 24(1): 15–27. doi: 10.1007/s11769-014000-0
Ying LX, Shen ZH*, Chen JD, Fang R, Chen XP, Jiang R. 2014, Spatio-temporal patterns of road network in Three Parallel Rivers region in China and road development priority: an evaluation based on modified kernel distance estimate. Chinese Geographic Sciences, 24(1): 39–49. doi: 10.1007/s11769-014-0000-0
Shen ZH*, Ma KP. 2014. Effects of climate change on biodiversity. Chinese Science Bulletin, 59(34): 4637-4638, doi: 10.1007/s11434-014-0654-2
Ying LX, Shen ZH*, Piao SL, Malanson G. 2014, Terrestrial surface-area increment: the effects of topographic complexity, DEM resolution and algorithm. Physical Geography. 35(4): 297-312, doi:org/10.1080/ 02723646.2014.886923
Liu Y, Xu Y, Zhang FC, Yun JQ, Shen ZH*. 2014. The impact of biofuel plantation on biodiversity: a review. Chinese Science Bulletin. 59(34): 4639-4651, doi: 10.1007/s11434-014 -0639-1
Qiu CJ, Shen ZH*, Peng PH, Mao LF, Zhang XS. 2014. How does contemporary climate versus climate change velocity affect endemic plant species richness in China? Chinese Science Bulletin , 59(34): 4660-4667; doi: 10.1007/s11434-014-0640-8.
Zeng ZZ, Chen AP, Piao SL, Rabin S, Shen ZH. 2014. Environmental determinants of tropical forest and savanna distribution: A quantitative model evaluation and its implication. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi.10.1002/2014JG002627
Wu X, Wang XP, Tang ZY, Shen ZH, Zheng CY, Xia XL, Fang JY. 2014. The relationship between species richness and biomass changes from boreal to subtropical forests in China. Ecography, doi:10.1111/ecog.00940


Peng SS, Piao SL, Shen ZH, Ciais P, Sun ZZ, Chen SP, Bacour C, Peylin P, Chen A. 2013. Precipitation amount, seasonality and frequency regulate carbon cyclying of a semi-arid grassland ecosystem in Inner Mongolia, China: A modeling analysis. Agricultural and Forest Meterology, 178-179: 46-55

刘晔,沈利峰,王韬,房锐,姜睿,沈泽昊*. 2013. 滇西北三江并流地区公路沿线紫茎泽兰的入侵格局及影响因素。公路交通科技(应用技术版),101, 284 - 288.
沈利峰,王韬,刘晔,房锐,姜睿,沈泽昊*. 2013. 怒江流域外来入侵植物的分布及其影响因素。公路交通科技(应用技术版), 101, 289 - 293.


Shen ZH*, Fei SL, Feng JM, Liu YN, Liu ZL, Tang ZY, Wang XP, Wu XP, Zheng CY, Zhu B and Fang JY. 2012. Geographical patterns of community-based tree species richness in Chinese mountain forests: the effects of contemporary climate and regional history. Ecography 35: 1134–1146

Chiu CA, Lin PH, Hsu CK, Shen ZH*. 2012, A novel thermal index improves prediction of vegetation zones: Associating temperature sum with thermal seasonality. Ecological Indicators, 23: 668-674
Fang JY, Shen ZH, Tang ZY, Wang XP, Wang ZH, Feng JM, Liu YN, Qiao X, Wu X and Zheng C. 2012. Forest community survey and the structural characteristics of forests in China. Ecography 35: 1059–1071
Qiao XJ, Tang ZY, Shen ZH and Fang JY 2012. What causes geographical variation in the species–area relationships? A test from forests in China. Ecography 35: 1110–1116.
Tang ZY, Fang JY, Chi XL, Feng JM, Liu YN, Shen ZH, Wang XP, Wang ZH, Wu XP, Zheng CY and Gaston KJ. 2012. Patterns of plant beta-diversity along elevational and latitudinal gradients in mountain forests of China. Ecography 35: 1083–1091
Wang XP, Tang ZY, Shen ZH, Zheng CY, Luo JC and Fang JY. 2012. Relative influence of regional species richness vs. local climate on local species richness in China’s forests. Ecography 35: 1176–1184
Fei SL, Liang F, Paillet L, Steiner KC, Fang JY, Shen ZH, Wang ZH, Hebard FV. 2012. Modelling chestnut biogeography for American chestnut restoration. Diversity and Distributions 18: 754-768.
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应凌霄,梁军,李鹏,刘晔,沈泽昊*. 2012. 滇西北三江并流地区道路网络发展(1989~2005)及其道路服务能力的空间格局评价。公路交通科技(应用技术版),12(96): 324-328


Shen ZH*, Li P, Pang L-H, Sun H-K. 2011. Geographical Patterns of Chinese Ethnic Minority Population Composition and Ethnic Diversity. Chinese Geographic Science, 21(4) 1–11

刘晔,沈泽昊*. 2011. 长江三峡库区昆虫物种丰富度的海拔梯度格局气候、土地利用与采样效应的影响。生态学报,31(19): 5663-5675


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沈泽昊*,吉成均. 2010. 景观遗传学原理及其在生境片段化研究中的应用。生态学报30(18): 5066-5076
张婉君,沈泽昊*. 2010. 台湾维管束植物物种丰富度的海拔梯度格局及对Rapoport法则的检验。生物多样性,18 (3): 312–322
梁军,沈泽昊*. 2010. 关于种域的Rapoport法则检验、算法比较及中域效应消减——以云南无量山种子植物为例。山地学报, 28(5): 526-533


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Zhang QF, Xu Z, Shen ZH, Li S, Wang S. 2009. The Han River watershed management initiative for the South-to-North Water Transfer project (Middle Route) of China. Environmental Monitoring & Assessment, 148:369–377
Shen ZH*, Tang Yuanyuan, Lv N, Zhao J, Li D, Wang G. 2007, Community dynamics of seed rain in mixed evergreen broad-leaved and deciduous forests in a subtropical mountain of central China. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology. 49 (9): 1294–1303.
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Malanson GP, Butler DR, Fagre DB, Walsh SJ, Tomback DF, Daniels LD, Resler LM, Smith WK, Weiss DJ, Peterson DL, Bunn AG, Hiemstra CA, Liptzin D, Bourgeron PS, Shen ZH, Millar CI. 2007. Alpine treeline of western North America: Linking organism-to-landscape dynamics. Physical Geography, 28: 378-396
Shen ZH*, Zhao Z. 2005. Arenaria shennongjiaensis, a new species of the Caryophyllaceae in Shennongjia, Hubei, China. Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica, 43 (1): 73-75
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Shen ZH*, Fang J, Liu Z, Wu J. 2001. The Structure and Dynamics of Abies fabri Population near the Alpine Timberline in Hailuo Clough of Mt. Gongga. Acta Botanica Sinica, 43: 1288-1293.
Shen ZH*, Fang JY, Liu ZL, Wu J. 2001. Structure and dynamics of Abies fabri population near the alpine timberline in Hailuo Clough of Mt. Gongga. Acta Botanica Sinica, 43(12): 1288-1293.
Shen ZH*, Zhang X and Jin Y. 2000. A study on the classification of the plant functional types based on the topographical pattern of plant distribution. Acta Botanica Sinica, 42: 1190-1196
Shen ZH*, Zhang X and Jin Y. 2000. Spatial pattern analysis and topographical interpretation of species diversity in the forests of Dalaoling in the Three Gorges Region. Acta Botanica Sinica, 42: 326-433.
Shen ZH*, Zhang X. 2000. The spatial pattern and the topographical interpretation of the forest vegetation at Dalaoling region in the Three Gorges. Acta Botanica Sinica, 42: 1089-1095.
方精云,王襄平,沈泽昊,唐志尧,贺金生,于丹,江源,王志恒,郑成洋,朱江玲,郭兆迪. 2009. 植物群落清查的主要内容、方法和技术规范。生物多样性 17(6): 533–548
李果,沈泽昊*,应俊生,方精云,2009,中国裸子植物物种丰富度空间格局与多样性中心。生物多样性,17 (3): 272-279
卢绮妍,沈泽昊*. 2009. 神农架海拔梯度上的植物种域分布特征。生物多样性 17: 644-651
牛克昌,刘怡宁,沈泽昊,何芳良,方精云. 2009. 群落构建的中性理论和生态位理论。生物多样性 17: 579-593
沈泽昊*,卢绮妍. 2009. 物种分布范围地理格局的Rapoport法则。生物多样性 17: 560-567
沈泽昊*,唐圆圆,李道兴. 2008. 啮齿类取食的物种偏好与时空格局。生态学报,28(12):6018-6024
顾胜,程晓莉,沈泽昊,张全发. 2007. 汉江上游小流域土地利用及水土流失初探。长江流域资源与环境,16:38-44
沈泽昊*,胡志伟,赵俊,王会. 2007. 安徽牯牛降的植物多样性垂直分布特征——兼论山顶效应的影响。山地学报,25(2):160-168
胡志伟,沈泽昊*,吕楠,赵俊,李道兴,陈华,王功芳. 2007. 地形对森林群落年龄及其空间格局的影响. 植物生态学报,31(5):814-824
沈泽昊*,赵俊. 2007. 基于植物—地形关系的物种丰富度空间格局预测——GAMs途径的一种应用。生态学报,27(3):953-963
沈泽昊*,张全发,岳超,赵俊,胡志伟,吕楠,唐园园. 2006. 南水北调中线水源区土地利用/土地覆被的空间格局。地理学报,61:633-644
沈泽昊*,胡会峰,周宇,方精云. 2004. 神农架南坡植物群落多样性的海拔梯度格局。生物多样性,12(2):237-244
方精云,沈泽昊,崔海亭. 2004. 试论山地的生态特征及山地生态学的研究内容. 生物多样性,12(1):10-19
方精云,沈泽昊,唐志尧. 2004. 探索我国山地的植物多样性分布规律――北京大学“中国山地植物物种多样性调查计划”及若干技术规范. 生物多样性,12(1):5-9
沈泽昊*,刘增力, 方精云. 2004. 贡嘎山海螺沟冷杉群落物种多样性与群落结构随海拔的变化。生物多样性,12(2):237-244
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沈泽昊*. 2002. 山地森林样带植被-环境关系的多尺度研究。生态学报,22(4):461-470
沈泽昊*,李道兴,王功芳. 2002. 三峡大老岭山地常绿落叶阔叶混交林林隙干扰研究:II. 林隙干扰的地形格局。植物生态学报,26(2): 149~156
沈泽昊*, 方精云. 2001. 基于种群分布地形格局的两种水青冈的生态位比较研究。植物生态学报,25(4): 392~398
沈泽昊*,李道兴,王功芳. 2001. 三峡大老岭山地常绿落叶阔叶混交林林隙干扰研究:Ⅰ.林隙基本特征。植物生态学报,25(3): 276~282
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沈泽昊*,张新时,金义兴. 2001. 三峡大老岭地区植物区系的垂直梯度分析。植物分类学报, 9(3): 260~ 268
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