Xiongqing Zhang  


Date of Birth: 5th July, 1985              Major: Forest biometrics

E-mail: xqzhang85@yahoo.com

Address: Research Institute of Forest Resource Information Techniques,

            Chinese Academy of Forestry, Beijing, China. 100091     




2011.09-2011.12: Visiting sholar in Institute of Environment Science, University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada.

2007.09-2012.07: I cumulatively took my master’s and doctoral program for forest biometrics in Research Insititute of Forest Resource Information Techques, Chinese Academy of Forestry

2003.09-2007.06: Bachelor of Forestry in Central South University of Forestry

and Technology (CSUFT).


Field work:


2009.03-2009.04: Field forest sample survey on tropical forest for close-to-nature forest management in Hainan Province.

2008.08-2008.09: Field forest sample survey on tree growth and yield, spatial structure, regeneration and soil carbon in Wangqing forestry bureau, Jilin Province.

2005.05-2005.06: Field forest sample survey on tree growth and yield, soil survey in Daweishan mountains, Hunan Province.


Participated in Research project:


l  Natural forest protection and sustainable management in northeast of China, National Key Technology R&D Program in the 11th Five year Plan of china.

l  Monitoring Technology of Forest Resource, National Key Technology R&D Program in the 11th Five year Plan of china (2006BAD23B02)

l  Data analysis of Close-to-nature forest data and decision-making analysis, Project of Chinese Academy of forestry (IFRIT200901).

l  Relationships between on forest fire and snow based on data mining in Qiannan, Guizhou Province, Project of Chinese Academy of forestry (IFRIT200804).



1) Zhang, X., Lei, Y., and Cao, Q.V. 2010. Compatibility of stand basal area predictions based on forecast combination. Forest Science, 56(6): 552-557.

2) Zhang, X., Lei, Y., Cao, Q.V., et al., 2011. Improving tree survival prediction with forecast combination and disaggregation. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 41: 1928-1935.

3) Zhang, X., and Lei, Y. 2010. A linkage among whole-stand model, individual tree model and diameter-distribution model. Journal of Forest Science, 56(12): 600-608.

4) Zhang, X., and Lei, Y. 2009. Studies on diameter distribution of Oak Plants in Beijing. Journal Northwest Forestry University. 24(6): 1-5. [In Chinese].

5) Zhang, X., and Lei, Y. 2009. Comparison of annual individual-tree growth models based on variable rate and constant rate method. Forest Research. 6: 824-828. [In Chinese].

6) Zhang, X., Lei, Y., Chen, X., and Wang, J. 2010. Prediction of stand basal area with forecast combination. Journal of Beijing Forestry University. 32(4): 6-11. [In Chinese].

7) Zhang, X., and Lei, Y. Annual whole-stand growth prediction model based on periodic inventory data. Journal of Central South University & Technology. 30(4): 69-74.[In Chinese].

8) Zhang, X., and Lei, Y. 2010. Comparison of weight computation in stand basal area combined model. Scientia Silvae Sinicae. 47(7): 36-41. [In Chinese].

9) Liu, X., Lu, Y., Zhou, Y., Lei, X., Zhang, X., et al., 2011. The influence of soil conditions on regeneration establishment for degraded secondary forest restoration, Southern China. Forest Ecology and Management, 261(11): 1771-1780.

10) Xiao Y., Ju H., Zhang X., Ji P. 2011. The Relationship between Fire-danger Weather and Forest Fire in Qiannan Area. Scientia Silvae Sinicae, 47(10): 128-133. [In Chinese].

11)Chen X., Lei Y., Zhang X. Effects of sample size on accuracy and stability of Maximum Entropy model in predicting species distribution. Scientia Silvae Sinicae. In press. [In Chinese].


Honors and Awards:


2009: Excellent student of CAF.

2007: Excellent Graduate of CSUFT.

2005, 2006: Excellent Students of CSUFT.

2004-2007: Scholarship of Forestry.


Statistic Software

Use SAS and R statistic software to work.