Research news:

Climate change shrinks forests in 3 Prairie Provinces (CBC news)

Climate change drying out forests in western Canada (CTV news)

La forêt boréale de l'ouest canadien pourrait devenir une source de dioxyde de carbone (Nouvells UQAM)

(2012 Feb 3)

 

Research news: Drought and dead trees (Nov 28, 2011)

 

New publication: Peng, C., Ma, Z., Lei, X., Zhu, Q., Chen, H., Wang, W., Liu, S., Li, W., Fang, X. & Zhou, X. (2011) A drought-induced pervasive increase in tree mortality across Canada's boreal forests. Nature Climate Change, 1, 467-471. (PDF). (Nov 28, 2011)

 

Research news: “Chinese” Wilson’s photos detail a century of change in western China.  (Nov 17, 2011)

New Publication:  Chen, H., Zhu, Q., Wu, N., Wang, Y. & Peng, C.-H. (2011) Delayed spring phenology on the Tibetan Plateau may also be attributable to other factors than winter and spring warming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (PDF) (June 20, 2011)

Congratulations to Mr. Weifeng Wang for getting 2010 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad (May 12, 2011).

Insight: including humans in urban biogeochemistry research  

New publication: The role of technology and policy in mitigating regional nitrogen pollution (PDF)

New publication: Integrating models with data in ecology and palaeoecology: advances towards a model–data fusion approach.(PDF)

Congratulations to Mr. Weifeng Wang and Mr. Terence Epule for getting the excellent sholarship as an outstanding Ph.D.  candidate in 2010-2011 (Bourses d’excellence de l’UQAM pour les cycles supérieurs, FONDS À L’ACCESSIBILITÉ ET À LA RÉUSSITE DES ÉTUDES (FARE)).

 

Congratulations to Dr. Qiuan Zhu and Mr. Weifeng Wang for the acceptance of their papers entitled "Evaluating the effects of future climate change and elevated CO2 on the water use efficiency in terrestrial ecosystems of China" (by Zhu et al.) and "Development of TRIPLEX-Management model for simulating the response of forest growth to pre-commercial thinning" (by Wang et al.) by Ecological Modelling in Sep, 2010.

 

Welcome Terence Epule, a new Ph.D. student,  to join ECO-MCS lab in Sep, 2010.

 

Dr. Bin He visited ECO-MCS on May 28, 2010 and gave a report entitled "Introduction to Data Assimilation Systems in Canadian Meteorological Centre".

New Publication:  Chen, H., Zhu, Q., Wu, N., Wang, Y. & Peng, C.-H. (2011) Delayed spring phenology on the Tibetan Plateau may also be attributable to other factors than winter and spring warming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (PDF) (June 20, 2011)

Congratulations to Mr. Weifeng Wang for getting 2010 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad.

Insight: including humans in urban biogeochemistry research

New publication: The role of technology and policy in mitigating regional nitrogen pollution (PDF)

New publication: Integrating models with data in ecology and palaeoecology: advances towards a model–data fusion approach.(PDF)

Congratulations to Mr. Weifeng Wang and Mr. Terence Epule for getting the excellent sholarship as an outstanding Ph.D.  candidate in 2010-2011 (Bourses d’excellence de l’UQAM pour les cycles supérieurs, FONDS À L’ACCESSIBILITÉ ET À LA RÉUSSITE DES ÉTUDES (FARE)).

 

Congratulations to Dr. Qiuan Zhu and Mr. Weifeng Wang for the acceptance of their papers entitled "Evaluating the effects of future climate change and elevated CO2 on the water use efficiency in terrestrial ecosystems of China" (by Zhu et al.) and "Development of TRIPLEX-Management model for simulating the response of forest growth to pre-commercial thinning" (by Wang et al.) by Ecological Modelling in Sep, 2010.

 

Welcome Terence Epule, a new Ph.D. student,  to join ECO-MCS lab in Sep, 2010.

 

Dr. Bin He visited ECO-MCS on May 28, 2010 and gave a report entitled "Introduction to Data Assimilation Systems in Canadian Meteorological Centre".

 

Dr. Huai Chen, Dr. Qiu'an Zhu, Mr. Weifeng Wang have successfully completed the Advanced SWAT Course May 5th to 7th, 2010 at McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Welcome to Sarah Fermet-Quinet! An internship student from University Claude Bernard Lyon 1 works in ECO-MCS lab from April. 5 to June 9, 2010.

Congratulations to Mr. Weifeng Wang for getting the excellent sholarship as an outstanding Ph.D.  candidate in 2009-2010 (Bourses d’excellence de l’UQAM pour les cycles supérieurs, FONDS À L’ACCESSIBILITÉ ET À LA RÉUSSITE DES ÉTUDES (FARE)).  

New Coupled Model Used Inversely for Reconstructing Past Terrestrial Carbon Storage from Pollen Data: Validation of Model Using Modern Data (more...)

Scientific Report in Science:  Building a “Green” Railway in China. (more...)

Prof. Changhui Peng’s Trip to Tibet [pictures with comments]                                                             http://www.self-travel.ca/myTravel/viewthread.php?tid=501&extra=page%3D1

Meta-analysis and its application in global change research.  more...

Prof. Qinglai Dang visited UQAM on 19 July 2004. Prof. Dang had a meeting with members of ECO-MCS Lab. Prof. Peng, Dr. Zhou and Dr. Hua joined the meeting. At the meeting, they discussed on-going projects in detail. more... 

Prof. Changhui Peng has paid a visit to Northeast China during 12 June - 15 July 2004 for a collaborative project with Peking University. This project is to study what role the forests in Northeast China play in carbon fixation and emission. Dr. Xiaolu Zhou, a research scientist currently working in ECO-MCS Lab, went to China together with Prof. Peng as a member of Prof. Peng's research team. more...

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