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Independent experts nominated by country party

Honglang Xiao

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Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
Geographical Focus
Job function
Assistant director
Cold and Arid Regions Environment and Engineering Research Institute (CAREERI)
Telephone number
86 931 4967532
Work experience
Professor Xiao has long been engaging in research of river basin soil and land resource rational use in arid area, was chief Editor of "China's Water Review", awarded first prize for sientific and technological progress in Gansu Province (ranked 8), first prize for scientific and technological progress in Ningxia Autonomous Region (ranked 3) and the special government allowances. _x000D_
Right now is the Chief Scientist of the national nature funds major reseach plan “Integration of Eco-hydrological Processes Research in Heihe River Basin “ and has finished the National Key Technology R&D Program “experimental demonstration and integration study of desertification control and ecological restoration technology in Minqin ". recent 5 years, has in charged of over 8 subjects on scienceand technology such as the National Key Technology R&D Program, 973, Key fund of National Natural Science Foundation, the major projects of CAS, the direction projects of CAS, and major scientifical projects in Gansu Province.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
M. Sci. (Management of water and land), Institute of Desert Research, Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), 1982-1985_x000D_
M. Sci. of Eremology, the Center of International Desertification and ITC in the Ghent University, Belgium, Visiting scholar. 1992-1993
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1.Hong-lang Xiao, Juan Ren, Xin-rong Li. Effects of Soil-Plant System Change on Eco-hydrology during Revegetation for Mobile Dune Stabilization, Chinese Arid Desert. Sciences in Cold and Arid Regions.2009.1 3:0230-0237_x000D_
2. Eco-hydrological observational experiments of the Heihe river basin and integrated eco-water management research at watershed scale. Advances in Earth Science, 23(7), 666-669, 2008. (in Chinese with English abstract. _x000D_
3.Prospect of Soil Water Heterogeneity. Advances in Earth Science, 22(9), 75-80, 2007. _x000D_
(in Chinese with English abstract)_x000D_
4. Xiao Honglang, 2007.Integrated water resources management at the Heihe river, northwestern China. Featured sessions of land use and watershed processes, AAG 2007 Annual Meeting, April 17-21, San Francisco, California. _x000D_
5. Xiao Honglang, Li Xinrong, Duan Zhenghu. 2006. Family-sized reservoirs: China. Examples of successful experiences in providing safe drinking water, In: Sharing Innovative Experiences, UNDP, SUSSC, TWAS, TWNSO;Volume 11, P.29-35.
Other activities
1. Deputy Director and Secretary-general of Chinese Desert Society. _x000D_
2. Member of Council of Chinese Geography Society. _x000D_
3. Member of Council of Chinese Sand Control and Industry Society.
1. “The second grade of National Science and Technology Progress Award”, 2009_x000D_
2. “The second grade of Gansu Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award”, 2009._x000D_
3. “Best Practices Award on indigenous technology in combating desertification and mitigating the effects of drought” awards by_ UNDP and SFA, 1998
Organisation name
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Organisation street address
320 Donggang West Road, 730000
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