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Independent experts nominated by country party

Xingguo Han

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Geographical Focus
Job function
Institute of Applied Ecology
Telephone number
86 24 83970200
Work experience
As principal investigator, I chaired the following projects: (1) The Knowledge Innovation Major Projects of CAS titled “Experimental & Demonstrative researches on the integrative eco-environmental administration for Hunshandake sand and Northern-to-Beijing agro-pastoral ecotone”2000-2004; (2) The Knowledge Innovation Major Projects of CAS titled “Experimental & Demonstrative researches on the adaptive management and sustainable development of Xilingol grassland”(2004-2008); (3) State Key Basic Research Development Program of China titled “The scientific foundation for sustainable and adaptive management of Ecosystems in grasslands and agro-pastoral ecotone in Northern China”(2006-2011); (4) Innovative group research grant from the National Natural Science foundation of China, “Ecological Study on the effects of Global change on the Grasslands in Northern China”(2006 till now).
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
PhD, Ecology, University Of Georgia, 1989
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1.Yu Q., Elser J.J., He N.P., Wu H.H., Chen Q.S., Zhang G.M., Han X.G. 2011. Stoichiometric homeostasis of vasular plants in the Inner Mongolia grassland. Oecologia, 166, 1–10._x000D_
2.Zhang, X., Liu W., Bai Y., Zhang G., Han X.*. 2011. Nitrogen deposition mediates the effects and importance of chance in changing biodiversity. Molecular Ecology, 20, 429–438._x000D_
3.Yu, Q., Chen Q., Elser J. J., He N., Wu H., Zhang G., Wu J., Bai Y., Han X.*. 2010. Linking stoichiometric homoeostasis with ecosystem structure, functioning and stability. Ecology Letters, 13, 1390–1399._x000D_
4.Bai Y.F., Wu J.G., Pan Q.M., Huang J.H., Wang Q.B, Li F., Buyantuyev A., Han X.G. 2007. Positive linear relationship between productivity and diversity: evidence from the Eurasian Steppe. Journal of Applied Ecology, 44, 1023–1034._x000D_
5.Bai Y.F., Han X.G., Wu J.G., Chen Z.Z., Li L.H. 2004. Ecosystem stability and compensatory effects in the Inner Mongolia grassland. Nature, 431, 181–184.
Other activities
1. Director of Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences (1998-2006) _x000D_
2. Editor-in-chief of Journal of Integrative Plant Biology _x000D_
3. Member of Biodiversity Committee, Chinese Academy of Sciences _x000D_
4. President of Botanical Society of China _x000D_
5. Deputy-secretary-general of Ecological Society of China
1. Member of WCPA of IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) _x000D_
2. Member of Grant Evaluating Commission of NSFC (Natural Science Foundation of China) _x000D_
3. Member of Expertise Advisory Committee of Eco-environmental construction for western regions, Ministry of Forestry
Organisation name
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Organisation street address
No.72, Wenhua Road
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