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Wang Genxu
Director of Gongga Mountain Observation Station and Division of Ecohydrology
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physical geography
Mailing Address:
No.9,Block 4,Renminnan Road, Chengdu


1.  Wang Genxu, Liu Guangsheng, Liu Lin'an. 2011. Spatial scale effect on seasonal streamflows in permafrost catchments on the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau. Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.1002/ hyp.8187

2.  Yang Yan, Wang Genxu(通讯作者), Klanderud Kari, Yang Liudong. 2011. Responses in leaf functional traits and resource allocation of a dominant alpine sedge (Kobresia pygmaea) to climate warming in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau permafrost region. Plant and Soil. DOI 10.1007/s11104-011-0891-y.

3.  Wang Genxu, Bai Wei, Li Na, Hu Hongchang. 2011. Climate changes and its impact on tundra ecosystem in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China. Climatic Change, 106: 463–482. DOI 10.1007/s 10584 -010-9952-0

4.  Li Na, Wang Genxu(通讯作者), Yang Yan, Gao Yongheng, Liu Guangsheng. 2011. Plant production, and carbon and nitrogen source pools, are strongly intensified by experimental warming in alpine ecosystems in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 43: 942-953.

5.  Wang Genxu, Liu Lin’an, Liu Guangsheng, Hu Hongchang, Li Taibin. 2010. Impacts of grassland vegetation cover on the active-layer thermal regime, northeast Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 21(4): 335-344.

6.  Wang Genxu, Hu Hongchang, liu Guangsheng, Li Na. 2009. Impacts of changes in vegetation cover on soil water heat coupling in an alpine meadow of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 13: 327-341.

7.  Wang Genxu, Hu Hongchang, Li Taibin. 2009. The influence of freeze-thaw cycles of active soil layer on surface runoff in a permafrost watershed. Journal of Hydrology, 375:438-449.

8.  Wang Genxu, Li Yuanshou, Wang Yibo, Wu Qingbo. Effects of permafrost thawing on vegetation and soil carbon pool losses on the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau, China. Geoderma, 2008, 143: 143-152

9.  Wang Genxu, Li Yuanshou, Wang Yibo. Synergistic effect of vegetation and air temperature changes on soil water content in alpine frost meadow soil in the permafrost region of Tibet. Hydrological Processes, 2008, 22 (17): 3310-3320.

10.  Wang Genxu, Wang Yibo, Li Yuanshou, Cheng Huiyan. Influences of alpine ecosystem responses to climatic change on soil properties on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China. CATENA, 2007, 70 (3): 506-514

11.  Wang Genxu, Li Yuanshou, Wu Qingbai, Wang Yibo. Impacts of permafrost changes on alpine ecosystem in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Science in China Series D-Earth Sciences, 2006, 49(11): 1156-1169.

12.  Wang, GX; Wang, YB; Qian, J; Wu, QB. Land cover change and its impacts on soil C and N in two watersheds in the center of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Mountain Research And Development 2006, 26 (2):153-162

13.  Wang, GX; Wang, YB; Kubota, J. Land-cover changes and its impacts on ecological variables in the headwaters area of the Yangtze river, China. Environmental Monitoring And Assessment 2006, 120 (1-3):361-385

14.  Wang genxu, Guo Xiaoyin, Cheng Guodong. Evolving Landscapes in the Headwaters Area of the Yellow river and their Ecological Implications. Journal of Landscape Ecology, 2003, 18(2) 107-115

15.  Wang Genxu, Cheng Guodong, Shen Yongping. Soil organic carbon pool of Grassland soils on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and Its Global Implication. The Science of the Total Environment. 2002, 291(1-3): 207-217

Winner of “New Century Talents Program” of National Ministry of Education;
Winner of the Fund for Distinguished Youth Scientist, Gansu Province.
 Published over 140 academic papers, including 34 SCI-cited papers and 3 monographs.
Community service:
President and Vice Secretary-gereral of Chinese Branch Society of International Landscape Ecology; Member of Special Committee of Hydrology and Geography, Chinese Society of Geography; Member of Special Committee of Landscape Ecology, Chinese Society of Ecology; Member of Special Committee of Water Resources, Chinese Society of Natural Resources; Member of Chinese National Committee on WCRP/CliC and IUGG/IACS; Editor of Chinese Journal of Ecology; Editor of Journal of Glaciology and Geocryology.
Commitment to research the situation:
    Prof. Wang have been in charge of and participated in more than 16 projects, including National 973 Project, National Natural Science Foundation Project, Major Project of CAS, and provincial or ministry level projects.
    Prof. Wang is now in charge of 4 projects, including National Natural Science Foundation Key Project, National 973 Project, and projects from Knowledge Innovation Program of CAS.