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Expert NameProf. Wenhua Li
InstitutionChinese Academy of Sciences
Telephone86 10 64856537
Work ExperienceProf. Li Wenhua served as the coordinator of a series of multi-disciplinary research programmes for basic and applied research at national and international level. He studied the structure, function and productivity of coniferous forest in China as well as in the Northern Hemisphere. Particular achievements have been worked out in study the high mountain ecosystems of the Xizang Plateau. The monograph “China’s Nature Reserves” was the first book, which gave a systematical research and analysis on the protected areas in China. He summarized the rich experiences of the Chinese people in integrated farming system and grades them to agro-ecological engineering level. He organized and headed a number of ecosystem experimental stations in temperate forest region, in Tibetan plateau and subtropical region for development models of sustainable agriculture.
QualificationsBs of Forestry, Beijing Forest University, 1953. Ph.D, forestry, Russian Academy of Sciences,1961
Number of Publications200
Awards1. Honorary Dean and Professor, School of Environment, Renmin University of China; 2. Vice Chairman of China National Committee of Man and the Biosphere, and Vice President of Chinese Forestry Society; 3. Chief-editor of Journal of Natural Resources, Journal of Agro-Environment Sciences, and Journal of Ecology and Resources.
Other Activities1. Chairman, International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Program (MAB) of UNESCO, for two terms (1986-1990) 2. Member, Advisory Committee for Environment (ACE), International Council of Scientific Union (ICSU) (1994-1998) 3. Councilor, The World Conservation Union (IUCN), (1986-1993) 4. Vice –Chairman (1986-1987), member (1984-1997) of the Board of Governors, International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD 5. Member, Standing Committee of Global Change System for Analysis, Research and Training (START) of the International Geosphere and Biosphere Programme (IGBP), ICSU (1990-1993)
Publications1. Li Wenhua. 1985. Forest of Tibet. Science Press 2. Li Wenhu, Zhao Xianying.1989. China’s Nature Reserves. Foreign Language Press. 3. Li Wenhua.2001.Agro-ecological Farming Systems in China. Man and the Biosphere Book Series of UNESCO, Vol.26, Parthenon Press 4. Li Wenhua, Zhao Jingzhu. 2004. Development and perspectives of Ecology. Beijing: China Meteorological Press. 5. Li Wenhua. 1994. Strategy for Sustainable Natural Resources Development. Natural
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