Gao, Yongheng

Associate professor, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

No.9, Block 4, South Renmin Road, Chengdu 610041, China

Tel. & Fax: 0086 28 85222258, Email: yhgao@hotmail.com

Education

l  B.Sc. in Soil Chemistry (2001): Gansu Agricultural University, China

l  M.Sc. in Grassland Ecology (2004): Gansu Agricultural University, China

l  Ph.D. in Plant Ecology (2007): Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Interests

l  Alpine Ecology

l  Global Change Ecology

l  The biogeochemical cycles of carbon and nitrogen in terrestrial ecosystems

Selected Publications

Gao YH, Chen H, Schumann M, Wu YY, Zeng XY. 2012. Short-term responses of nitrous oxide fluxes to nitrogen and phosphorus addition in a peatland on the Tibetan Plateau. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal. (Accepted)

Gao YH, Schumann M, Zeng XY, Chen H. 2011. Changes of plant communities and soil properties due to degradation of alpine wetlands on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology, 12 (2): 788-798.

Gao YH, Zeng XY, Schumann M, Chen H. 2011. Effectiveness of exclosures to restore degraded alpine meadow as a result of overgrazing on the eastern Tibetan Plateau. Arid Land Research and Management, 25 (2): 164-175.

Gao YH, Schumann M, Chen H, Wu N, Luo P. 2009. Impacts of grazing intensity on soil carbon and nitrogen in an alpine meadow on the eastern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 7 (2): 749-754.

Gao YH, Luo P, Wu N, Chen H, Wang GX. 2008. Impacts of grazing Intensity on nitrogen pools and nitrogen cycle in an alpine meadow on the eastern Tibetan Plateau. Applied Ecology & Environmental Research, 6 (3): 67-77.

Gao YH, Luo P, Wu N, Chen H. 2008. Nitrification and denitrification in an alpine meadow soil of the eastern Tibetan Plateau. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica Section B - Soil and Plant Science, 58 (1): 93-96.

Gao YH, Luo P, Wu N, Yi SL, Chen H. 2007. Biomass and nitrogen responses to grazing intensity in an alpine meadow on the eastern Tibetan Plateau. Polish Journal of Ecology, 55 (3): 469-479.

Gao YH, Luo P, Wu N, Chen H, Wang GX. 2007. Grazing intensity impacts on carbon sequestration in an alpine meadow on the eastern Tibetan Plateau. Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, 3 (6): 543-548.

Chen H, Wu N, Gao YH, Wang YF, Luo P, Tian JQ. 2008. Spatial variations on methane emissions from Zoige alpine wetlands of Southwest China. Science of the Total Environment, 407 (3):1097-1104.