DAN ZHU, PhD

 

Center for Ecological Studies, Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Chengdu, 610041, China

Emailzhudan_m@cib.ac.cn

 

Education

PhD (Botany), 2010

Center for Ecological Studies, Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Thesis: Methane and carbon dioxide emission from an alpine lake: spatial and temporal pattern and their determinants

Master of Science (Ecology), 2007

Center for Ecological Studies, Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Bachelor of Agriculture (Forestry), 2005

Department of Foresty, Sichuan Agricultural University, China.

Current position

2010-, assistant professor.

Research interests

Carbon biogeochemistry of lakes and wetlands

The structure and stability of alpine ecosystems

Research experience

2006.11-2008.02, Spatial and temporal pattern of methane emissions from Zoige wetlands (eastern edge of the Tibetan Plateau)

2008.06-2009.06, Greenhouse gas emission from water column and newly created marshes in the drawdown area of the Three Gorges reservoir

2008.07-2009.01, Spatial pattern of dissolved organic carbon in the Zoige Plateau

2008.07-2009.08, Methane and carbon dioxide fluxes from an alpine lake on eastern edge of the Tibetan Plateau

2009.05-2010.10, Response of carbon cycle in peatlands to warming and water-table drawdown

2011.05-, Potential effect of climate change and human disturbance on the break out of “Redstone” in Gongga Moutain region

2011.10-, Role of lakes on Haizi Moutain, the largest ancient ice cap on the Tibetan Plateau, as sentinel for climate change

2012.05-, Holocene carbon dynamics of Zoige peatlands and the estimation of its current carbon stock

2012.07-, pCO2 dynamics in water column of lakes and their implication for regional carbon cycle in the headstream of Huanghe River

Honors & Awards

Chinese Academy of Sciences Scholarship, 2005-2007, Second Prize

Chinese Academy of Sciences Scholarship, 2007-2010, Second Prize

Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2008, Three-virtue student

Publications

Selected Journal articles

1. Dan Zhu, Huai Chen, Qiu’an Zhu, Yan Wu, Ning Wu. 2011. High carbon dioxide evasion from an alpine lake: the central role of terrestrial dissolved organic carbon input, Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, doi: 10.1007/s11270-011-1048-6.

2. Dan Zhu, Huai Chen, Ning Wu, Yanfen Wang, Peng Luo. 2011. Winter methane emission from an alpine open fen. Polish Journal of Ecology. 59, 93-100.

3. Huai Chen, Xingzhong Yuan, Zhongli Chen, Yuyuan Wu, Xianshu Liu, Dan Zhu, Ning Wu, Qiu’an Zhu, Changhui Peng, Weizhong Li. 2011. Methane emissions from the surface of the Three Gorges Reservoir. Journal of Geophysical Research. 116, D21306, doi:10.1029/2011JD016244.

4. Huai Chen, Ning Wu, Shouping Yao, Yongheng Gao, Dan Zhu, Yanfen Wang, Wan Xiong, Xingzhong Yuan. 2009. High methane emissions from a littoral zone on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Atmospheric Environment. 43, 4995-5000.

Conference presentations

1. Spatial and temporal variability in winter methane emission from a peatland on eastern Qinghai-Tibetan plateau. Dan Zhu, Huai Chen, Peng Luo, Ning Wu. The 10th International Congress of Ecology, Brisbane, Austrilia. Poster Presentation.

2. Dissolved organic carbon in Zoige wetlands (eastern Qinghai-Tibetan plateau). Dan Zhu, Huai Chen, Peng Luo, Ning Wu. The 10th International Congress of Ecology, Brisbane, Austrilia. Poster Presentation.

Books

Current Ecological Status and Sustainable Development of the World Heritage Site - Jiuzhai and Huanglong. Co-author. Science Press, Beijing, China.