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Zhanbin Li

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Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Water Resources
Soil and water conservation
Soil Science
UN languages spoken


Geographical Focus
Job function
_ State Key Lab of Soil Erosion and Arid Farmland, Institute of Soil and Water Conservation
Telephone number
86 29 87011786
Work experience
From 1991, he worked in Xi’an University of Technology in the specialty of hydrology and water resources, and was promoted to be a professor in 1998. _x000D_
From 1998 to 2002, he was selected as one of the members of "100-Top Scientists Plan" of Chinese Academy of Sciences. _x000D_
From 2003, he worked as a professor in Xi’an University of Technology. _x000D_
From 2004 to 2007, he worked as water resources expert for ADB project of “Sustainable utilization of water resources in Beijing in 21th century”,
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Bachelor degree, agricultural water conservancy engineering, Wuhan Institute of Hydraulic and Electric Power Engineering, 1984; _x000D_
Master degree, hydrology and water resources, Xi’an University of Technology, 1987_x000D_
PhD degree, hydrology and water resources, Xi’an University of Technology, 1991
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Zhanbin Li Peng Li Jiangang Han, etc. Sediment flow behavior of the purple soil agro-watersheds under different storm types and spatial scales in China. Soil & Tillage Research. 105 (2009) 285–291_x000D_
2. Bingbing Zhu, Zhanbin Li, Peng Li. Soil erodibility, microbial biomass, and physical–chemical property changes during long-term natural vegetation restoration: a case study in the Loess Plateau, China. Ecological Research, 2010, _x000D_
3. Zhanbin Li, et al Modeling of Interrill Erosion in the Loess Plateau of China,International J. of Sediment Research, 1999, 3,14 2:319-324. _x000D_
4. Zhanbin Li et al, Study on the Dynamic Process of Rill Erosion on Loess Slope Surface, International J. of Sediment Research, 2001,17(1)._x000D_
5. Zhang, X.C., Z.B. Li, and W.F. Ding. Validation of the WEPP sediment feedback relationships using spatially distributed rill erosion data. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 2005, 69: 1440-1447.
Other activities
1. Managing director of soil science society of china, _x000D_
2. The director of soil erosion and soil & water conservation professional committee, _x000D_
3. The vice director of Shaanxi Soil and Water Conservation Council, _x000D_
4. Committee member of Chinese Hydraulic Engineering Society._x000D_
5. Committee member of International association of sediment research;
1. Second award of national science and technology progress in 2008 _x000D_
2. First scientific and technological awarding of Shaanxi province in 2006_x000D_
3. Second scientific and technological awarding of Shaanxi province in 2009
Organisation name
Chinese Academy of Sciences
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