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Independent experts nominated by country party

Xiaodong Song

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Agro- forestry
Restoration Ecology
Thematic Areas
UN languages spoken


Geographical Focus
Job function
Liaoning Institute of Sand-fixation and Afforestation
Telephone number
0086 418 6511201
Work experience
I have been with Liaoning Institute of Sand-fixation and Afforestation for 31 years, and now I am the director of the institute. My researches have been supported by national and provincial projects on selection, introduction and propagation of tree species for sandy area, afforestation, forest management, forest decline in sandy area. I stayed in USA and Belgium as visiting scholar for one and a half year. From 1990 to 1997, I was engaged with the research of the FAO Project on Planning, Research and Afforestation in Northern China. I have a lot of experiences in the field.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Master in Forestry, from Shenyang Agriculture University, 2005
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Song X.-D., Xu G.-J., 2011. The Causes and Management of Pinus sylvestris var. mongolica Decline in Sandy Area of Liaoning, P. R. China. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference of International Boreal Forest Research Association (IBFRA). Krasnoyarsk, Russia. 360-361._x000D_
2. Song X.-D., You G.-C., Xu S.-T. et al. 2007. Introduction of Conifers to Keerqin Sandland. World Forestry Research, 20(Spe.):101-105._x000D_
3. Song X.-D., Liu G.-R., Chen J.-Y. et al. 2002. Studies on the Pathogenicity of Sphaeropsis sapinea. Scientia Silvae Sinicae, 38(4):89-94._x000D_
4. Song X.-D., Chen J.-Y., Liu G.-R. et al. 2000. Epidemiology of Sphaeropsis tip blight on Pinus sylvestris var. mongolica. Forest Pest and Disease, 19 (4): 14-17._x000D_
5. You G.-C., Song X.-D., Meng P. et al. 2011. Selection of good clones of Pinus sylvestris var. mongolica (abstract). Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Conservation of Forest Resources in Siberia. Krasnoyarsk, Russia. 165.
Other activities
1. 2009 – present, Council Member of China Society for Desertification Management and Desert Industry. 2. 2010 – present, Member of China Technical Committee for Standardization on Desertification Management. _x000D_
3. 2005 – present, Council Member of China Society for Forest Pathology. _x000D_
4. 2008 – present, Guest Professor, Liaoning University, Liaoning Province, China. _x000D_
5. 2008 – present, Executive Member of Liaoning Forestry Society.
1. Won the National Special Award for Scientists in 2005. _x000D_
2. Won the Provincial Award for Outstanding Scientists in 2010._x000D_
3. Won the 2nd Prize for Science and Technology of Liaoning Province for two times (team head) in 2002 and 2012.
Organisation name
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Organisation street address
41-4 Bayi Road, Fuxin City, Liaoning Province 123000, 123000
Organisation city
Fuxin City
Organisation country