Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Full Name:      Huai Chen

Gender:         Male

Address:        Quebec University at Montreal 

315 Boul. Rene Levesque East, Apt.902

Montreal, Quebec

H2X 3P3

Tel. No.        1-514-984-1981

Email:          chenhuai81@gmail.com

EDUCATION BACKGROUND

  • 8/2004–7/2008: candidate in Plant Ecology, Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu, China
  • 9/2003–7/2004: M.S. course study in Ecology, Graduate school of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
  • 9/1999–7/2003: B.E. and B.A. in Environment engineering and English, College of Resources and Environment Science/ College of Foreign Language, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Global change ecology and biology; Carbon biogeochemical cycles in/among natural ecosystems; Environmental stoichiometry; Environmental Modelling

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • 3/2010-7/2010 Visiting scholar, McGill University
  • 10/2009-present:  Postdoc Fellow, Quebec University at Montreal 
  • 8/2008–9/2009:   Postdoc researcher, College of Resources and environment Science, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China
  • 8/2003–7/2008:   Research Assistant, Chengdu institute of biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • 9/2009  Canada-China Scholar’s Exchange Program (CCSEP) award
  • 8/2009  Outstanding postdoc researcher of Chongqing University
  • 7/2008  Zhuli Yuehua Sholarship for outstanding PhD candidates of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2008.7
  • 7/2008  Outstanding Graduate of Graduate University, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2008.7
SELECTED PUBLICATION

1.        Chen, H., Y. Wu, X. Yuan, Y. Gao, N. Wu, and D. Zhu (2009), Methane emissions from newly created marshes in the drawdown area of the Three Gorges Reservoir, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D18301, doi: 10.1029/2009JD012410

2.        Chen, H., Wu, N., Yao, S.P., Gao, Y.H., Zhu, D., Wang, Y.F., Xiong, W.,Yuan, X.,2009. High Methane Emissions from a Littoral Zone on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Atmospheric Environment, 4349955000

3.        Chen, H., Yao, S.P., Wu, N., Wang, Y.F., Luo, P., Tian, J.P.,Gao, Y.H.,2009. Habitats affecting CH4 emissions from an alpine wetland in two important phenological stages of growing season. Journal of Polish Ecology, 57(2): 377-381

4.        Chen, H., Wu, N., Yao, S.P., Gao, Y.H.,Wang, Y.F.,Tian, J.P., Yuan, X.Z., 2009. Diurnal variation of methane emissions from an alpine wetland on the eastern edge of Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Environment monitoring and assessment, DOI: 10.1007/s10661-009-0871-3

5.        Chen, H., Wu, N., Yuan, X.Z., Gao, Y.H., Zhu D., 2009. Aftermath of the Wenchuan Earthquake. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 772-72

6.        Chen, H., Yao, S.P., Wu, N., Wang, Y.F., Luo, P., Tian, J.P.,Gao, Y.H.,2009. Spatial variations on methane emissions from an alpine wetland in Zoige Plateau in two important phenological seasons. Science of the Total Environment, 407:1097-1104

7.        Chen, H., Yuan, X.Z., Gao, Y.H., Wu, N., Zhu, D., Wang, J.X., 2009. Nitrous oxide emissions from littoral marshes in the drawdown area of the Three Gorges Reservoir, China. Water, Air and Soil Pollution, DOI:  10.1007/s11270-009-0277-4

8.        Chen, H., Yao, S.P., Wu, N., Wang, Y.F., Luo, P., Tian, J.P.,Gao, Y.H.,2008. Determinants influencing seasonal variations ofmethane emissions from alpine wetlands in Zoige Plateau and their implications. J. Geophys. Res. 113, D12303, DOI: 10.1029/2006JD008072

9.        Chen, H., Wu, N., Gao, Y.H., Wang, Y.F., Luo, P., Tian, J.P.,Gao, Y.H.,2010. Methane fluxes from alpine wetlands of Zoige Plateau in relation with water regime and vegetation under two scales. Water, Air and Soil Pollution, DOI: 10.1007/s11270-010-0577-8.

10.    Zhu, D. †, Chen H. †, Wu N., Wang, Y.F., Luo, P,2009. Winter Methane Emission from an Open Fen on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau: “Inertia” of Summer Methane Emission. Polish Journal of Ecology, (In Press). (†Both authors contributed equally to this work).

11.    Shi F., Chen H., Wu Y., Wu N., 2009. Effects of livestock exclusion on vegetation and soil properties under two topographic habitats in an alpine meadow on the eastern Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Polish Journal of Ecology, (In Press).

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

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

14.    Sun G., Luo P., Wu N., Qiu P.F., Gao Y.H, Chen H., Shi F.S (2009). Stellera chamaejasme L. increases soil N availability, turnover rates and microbial biomass in an alpine meadow ecosystem on the eastern Tibetan Plateau of China. Soil Biology & Biochemistry.41:86-91.

15.    Gao YH, Luo P, Wu N, Chen H, Wang GX. Impacts of Grazing Intensity on Nitrogen Pools and Nitrogen Cycle in an Alpine Meadow on the eastern Tibetan Plateau. Applied Ecology & Environmental Research, 2008, 6 (3): 67-77.

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

PAPERS SUBMITTED

  • Chen H. , Wang M., Wu N., Zhu D., Gao Y.H., Sun R., 2010. Nitrous Oxide Fluxes from the Littoral Zone of a Lake on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Atmospheric Environment, under review.
  • Chen H. , Peng C., Zhu Q., Wu N., Ouyan Z., Jiang H., Wang Y., Xiang W.,2010. Meta-analysis of Methane Emissions from rice paddies, wetlands and lakes in China: Synthesis and New Estimate. Earth Science Review, under review.
  • Chen H., Chen Z., Yuan X., Peng C., Wu Y., Wu N., Zhu D., Zhu Q., Gao Y. 2010. Unexpected CH4 emission from the Three Gorges Reservoir and its Implications, 2010. Acta Ecologica Sinica (Invited letter).
  • Tian J.†, Chen H.†, Dong X., Wang Y.2010. Methanogenic archaeal community structure in relation with seasonality and vegetation type in a fen on Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, Environmental Microbiology Reports, submitted. (†Both authors contributed equally to this work).
  • Zhu D., Chen H., Wu N.2010.High fluxes of CH4 and CO2 from a shallow lake on the Tibetan Plateau: spatiotemporal patterns and their drivers. Journal of Geophysical Research, submitted.
  • Gao Y., Zeng X., Chen H. 2010. Effectiveness of Exclosures to Restore Degraded Alpine Meadow as a Result of Overgrazing on the Eastern Tibetan Plateau. Arid Land Research and Management, under Review.
  • Kang, X., Rui Y., Wang Y.,  Hao Y., Cui X., Li C., Chen H. 2010. Moderate grazing increases carbon sequestration in a semi-arid grassland: modeling and field measurement. Biogeosciences, submitted.

DISSERTATION

l   Spatial heterogeneity of methane emissions from alpine wetlands on Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau (Ph.D)

l   A preliminary study on plant diversity of riparian zones in the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River (B.E).

l   Choice on lexical meanings of a specific word in ESP translation (B.A)

 

PRESENTATIONS (oral*)

  • The first international workshop on China high altitude wetlands and climate change, Jul 2007, Kunming and Shangri-la, Yunnan Province, China: an invited report was made there*.
  • Annual scientific workshop on the resource, environment and ecology of Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, Oct 2006, Sexian County, Anhui Province, China:  a report about methane flux was made*.
  • Chen, H., Yuan, X.Z., Gao, Y.H., Liu, H., Wu, N., Wu, Y.Y., Wang, J.X., 2009. Nitrous oxide and methane emissions from newly created marshes after the winter-flooding in the Three Gorges Reservoir Region. 10th International Congress of Ecology, 16-21 August 2009, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA.
  • Chen, H., Wu, N., Yuan, X.Z., Zhu, D., Gao, Y.H. Methane fluxes from alpine wetlands of Zoige Plateau in relation with water regime and vegetation under two scales. 10th International Congress of Ecology, 16-21 August 2009, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA.
  • Zhu, D. †, Chen, H. †, Luo, P., Wu N. Spatial and Temporal Variability in Winter Methane Emission from an Alpine Open Fen on eastern Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. 10th International Congress of Ecology, 16-21 August 2009, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA (†Both authors contributed equally to this work).
  • Zhu, D., Chen, H., Luo, P., Wu N. Dissolved Organic Carbon in Zoige Wetlands, eastern Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. 10th International Congress of Ecology, 16-21 August 2009, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA.
  • Chen, H., Peng C., Wu, N., 2010. Preliminary methane emission from reservoirs in China. Joint Meeting with ASLO & NABS, June 6-11, 2010 · Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

EDITORIAL

  • 9/2010-9/2012 Guest editor for Acta Ecologica Sinica (The international journal)

REVIEWERS FOR INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

l   Atmospheric Environment (SCI)

l   Ecological Engineering (SCI)

 

MEMBERSHIP

  • Ecological Society of America, ESA since 2009
  • American Geophysical Union, AGU since 2009
  • The International Association for Ecology since 2009
  • American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, ASLO since 2010
  • Sino-Ecologists Association Overseas, SINO-ECO since 2010