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Independent experts nominated by country party

Ganlin Zhang

Prof, Dr
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Other Disciplines
Soil Science
Natural Resource Management
Climate change and adaptation
UN languages spoken


Geographical Focus
Job function
Department Head
Institute Of Soil Science
Telephone number
86 25 8688 1279
Work experience
Since 1990, I Have Led Or Have Been Involved In Many Projects Supported By Natural Science Foundation Of China (Nsfc), Chinese Academy Of Sciences, Ministry Of Science And Technology Of China And From Undp, Fao, European Union’s Framework Programme (Fp5, Fp6 And Fp7), Covering Soil Genesis, Classification, Geography And Mapping, Land Resourece Assessment, Urban Soils. One Of Initiators Of Global Soil Mapping Porject. Visited More Than 20 Countries In All Continents For Meetings, Project Collaboration And Scientifc Exchange. Participated In The Expert Meeting On Defining A Roadmap For The New World Atlas On Desertification Held In Italy In 2008.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Phd, Soil Science, Chinese Academy Of Sciences, 1993; Bsc, Agronomy, Huazhong Agricultural University, 1987
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Gong Zitong, Zhang Ganlin, Huang Rongjin, 2011, Soil Geography Of China, Science Press, Beijing, Pp600 _x000D_
2. Xu Jianming, Zhang Ganlin, Xie Zhengmiao, Lv Xiaonan, 2010, Soil Quality Indicators And Assessment, Science Press, Beijing, Pp 313 _x000D_
3. Pedro A. Sanchez, Et Al. Gan-Lin Zhang, 2009, Digtial Soil Map Of The World, Science, 325,680-681 _x000D_
4. Gong Zitong, Zhang Ganlin, Chen Zhicheng, 2007, Soil Genesis And Soil Classification, Science Press, Beijing, Pp626 _x000D_
5. Zhang Ganlin, Zitong Gong, 2003, Pedogenic Evolution Of Paddy Soils In Different Soil Landscapes, Geoderma, 115(1-2):15-29
Other activities
1. Chair, Commission Of Soil Genesis, Iuss (International Union Of Soil Sciences) _x000D_
2. Vice Chair, Working Group Of Suitma (Soils Of Urban, Industrial And Mining Areas), Iuss _x000D_
3. Chair, Soil Genesis, Classification And Cartography, Chinese Soil Science Society _ _x000D_
4. Editorial Board Member, Geoderma _x000D_
5. East Asia Node Leader, Globalsoilmap.Net Project
1. National Natural Science Award, 2005 _x000D_
2. Hainan Provincial Science and Technology Award, 2004 _x000D_
3. National Distinguished Young Scientist Grant, Nsfc, 2006
Organisation name
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Organisation street address
71, East Beijing Road, 210008
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