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ZHANG Yiping
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88 Xuefu Road, Kunming, 650223, yunnan, China



 Win the 2014 State Council Special Allowance in 2015.
Win the Second Class Natural Science Award of Yunnan Province in 2009. 



  1.Zhu XJ, Yu GR, Wang QF, Gao YN, He HL, Zheng H, Chen Z, Shi PL, Zhao L, Li YN et al: Approaches of climate factors affecting the spatial variation of annual gross primary productivity among terrestrial ecosystems in China. Ecological Indicators 2016, 62:174-181. 

  2.Zhou WJ, Lu HZ, Zhang YP, Sha LQ, Schaefer DA, Song QH, Deng Y, Deng XB: Hydrologically transported dissolved organic carbon influences soil respiration in a tropical rainforest. Biogeosciences 2016, 13(19):5487-5497. 

  3.Zhou WJ, Ji HL, Zhu J, Zhang YP, Sha LQ, Liu YT, Zhang X, Zhao W, Dong YX, Bai XL et al: The effects of nitrogen fertilization on N2O emissions from a rubber plantation. Scientific Reports 2016, 6. 

  4.Zhou J, Lang XF, Du BY, Zhang H, Liu HY, Zhang YP, Shang LH: Litterfall and nutrient return in moist evergreen broad-leaved primary forest and mixed subtropical secondary deciduous broad-leaved forest in China. European Journal of Forest Research 2016, 135(1):77-86. 

  5.Zheng H, Yu GR, Wang QF, Zhu XJ, He HL, Wang YF, Zhang JH, Li YN, Zhao L, Zhao FH et al: Spatial variation in annual actual evapotranspiration of terrestrial ecosystems in China: Results from eddy covariance measurements. Journal of Geographical Sciences 2016, 26(10):1391-1411. 

  6.Zhang H, Fu XW, Lin CJ, Shang LH, Zhang YP, Feng XB, Lin C: Monsoon-facilitated characteristics and transport of atmospheric mercury at a high-altitude background site in southwestern China. Atmos Chem Phys 2016, 16(20):13131-13148. 

  7.Yu B, Fu XW, Yin RS, Zhang H, Wang X, Lin CJ, Wu CS, Zhang YP, He NN, Fu PQ et al: Isotopic Composition of Atmospheric Mercury in China: New Evidence for Sources and Transformation Processes in Air and in Vegetation. Environmental Science & Technology 2016, 50(17):9262-9269. 

  8.Wu CS, Liang NS, Sha LQ, Xu XL, Zhang YP, Lu HZ, Song L, Song QH, Xie YN: Heterotrophic respiration does not acclimate to continuous warming in a subtropical forest. Scientific Reports 2016, 6. 

  9.Lu ZY, Wang X, Zhang YP, Zhang YJ, Luo K, Sha LQ: High mercury accumulation in two subtropical evergreen forests in South China and potential determinants. Journal of Environmental Management 2016, 183:488-496. 

  10.He YL, Zhang YP, Wu ZJ: ANALYSIS OF CLIMATE VARIABILITY IN THE JINSHA RIVER VALLEY. Journal of Tropical Meteorology 2016, 22(2):243-251. 

  11.Zhu XJ, Yu GR, Wang QF, Hu ZM, Zheng H, Li SG, Sun XM, Zhang YP, Yan JH, Wang HM et al: Spatial variability of water use efficiency in China's terrestrial ecosystems. Global and Planetary Change 2015, 129:37-44. 

  12.Zhou WJ, Sha LQ, Schaefer DA, Zhang YP, Song QH, Tan ZH, Deng Y, Deng XB, Guan HL: Direct effects of litter decomposition on soil dissolved organic carbon and nitrogen in a tropical rainforest. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 2015, 81:255-258. 

  13.Zhang X, Zhang YP, Sha LQ, Wu CS, Tan ZH, Song QH, Liu YT, Dong LY: Effects of continuous drought stress on soil respiration in a tropical rainforest in southwest China. Plant and Soil 2015, 394(1-2):343-353. 

  14.Zhang JL, Zhang SB, Zhang YP, Kitajima K: Effects of phylogeny and climate on seed oil fatty acid composition across 747 plant species in China. Industrial Crops and Products 2015, 63:1-8. 

  15.Zhang JL, Zhang SB, Chen YJ, Zhang YP, Poorter L: Nutrient resorption is associated with leaf vein density and growth performance of dipterocarp tree species. Journal of Ecology 2015, 103(3):541-549. 

  16.Tan ZH, Zhang YP, Deng XB, Song QH, Liu WJ, Deng Y, Tang JW, Liao ZY, Zhao JF, Song L et al: Interannual and seasonal variability of water use efficiency in a tropical rainforest: Results from a 9 year eddy flux time series. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 2015, 120(2):464-479. 

  17.Zhu XJ, Yu GR, He HL, Wang QF, Chen Z, Gao YN, Zhang YP, Zhang JH, Yan JH, Wang HM et al: Geographical statistical assessments of carbon fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems of China: Results from upscaling network observations. Global and Planetary Change 2014, 118:52-61. 

  18.Zhou GY, Houlton BZ, Wang WT, Huang WJ, Xiao Y, Zhang QM, Liu SZ, Cao M, Wang XH, Wang SL et al: Substantial reorganization of China's tropical and subtropical forests: based on the permanent plots. Global Change Biology 2014, 20(1):240-250. 

  19.Zhang M, Lee XH, Yu GR, Han SJ, Wang HM, Yan JH, Zhang YP, Li YD, Ohta T, Hirano T et al: Response of surface air temperature to small-scale land clearing across latitudes. Environ Res Lett 2014, 9(3):7. 

  20.Wu CS, Zhang YP, Xu XL, Sha LQ, You GY, Liu YH, Xie YN: Influence of interactions between litter decomposition and rhizosphere activity on soil respiration and on the temperature sensitivity in a subtropical montane forest in SW China. Plant and Soil 2014, 381(1-2):215-224. 

  21.Nizami SM, Zhang YP, Sha LQ, Wei Z, Xiang Z: Managing Carbon Sinks in Rubber (Hevea brasilensis) Plantation by Changing Rotation length in SW China. PLoS One 2014, 9(12):17. 

  22.Zhou WJ, Zhang YP, Schaefer DA, Sha LQ, Deng Y, Deng XB, Dai KJ: The Role of Stream Water Carbon Dynamics and Export in the Carbon Balance of a Tropical Seasonal Rainforest, Southwest China. PLoS One 2013, 8(2):9. 

  23.Zhou J, Feng XB, Liu HY, Zhang H, Fu XW, Bao ZD, Wang X, Zhang YP: Examination of total mercury inputs by precipitation and litterfall in a remote upland forest of Southwestern China. Atmospheric Environment 2013, 81:364-372. 

  24.Zhao JB, Zhang YP, Song FQ, Xu ZF, Xiao LY: Phenological response of tropical plants to regional climate change in Xishuangbanna, south-western China. Journal of Tropical Ecology 2013, 29:161-172. 

  25.Zhao JB, Hartmann H, Trumbore S, Ziegler W, Zhang YP: High temperature causes negative whole-plant carbon balance under mild drought. New Phytologist 2013, 200(2):330-339. 

  26.Yu GR, Zhu XJ, Fu YL, He HL, Wang QF, Wen XF, Li XR, Zhang LM, Zhang L, Su W et al: Spatial patterns and climate drivers of carbon fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems of China. Global Change Biology 2013, 19(3):798-810. 

  27.You GY, Zhang YP, Schaefer D, Sha LQ, Liu YH, Gong HD, Tan ZH, Lu ZY, Wu CS, Xie YN: Observed air/soil temperature trends in open land and understory of a subtropical mountain forest, SW China. Int J Climatol 2013, 33(5):1308-1316. 

  28.You GY, Zhang YP, Liu YH, Song QH, Lu ZY, Tan ZH, Wu CS, Xie YN: On the attribution of changing pan evaporation in a nature reserve in SW China. Hydrological Processes 2013, 27(18):2676-2682. 

  29.You GY, Zhang YP, Liu YH, Schaefer D, Gong HD, Gao JB, Lu ZY, Song QH, Zhao JB, Wu CS et al: Investigation of temperature and aridity at different elevations of Mt. Ailao, SW China. Int J Biometeorol 2013, 57(3):487-492. 

  30.Yan JH, Zhang YP, Yu GR, Zhou GY, Zhang LM, Li K, Tan ZL, Sha LQ: Seasonal and inter-annual variations in net ecosystem exchange of two old-growth forests in southern China. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 2013, 182:257-265. 

  31.Tan ZH, Zhang YP, Liang NS, Song QH, Liu YH, You GY, Li LH, Yu L, Wu CS, Lu ZY et al: Soil respiration in an old-growth subtropical forest: Patterns, components, and controls. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 2013, 118(7):2981-2990. 

  32.Tan ZH, Cao M, Yu GR, Tang JW, Deng XB, Song QH, Tang Y, Zheng Z, Liu WJ, Feng ZL et al: High sensitivity of a tropical rainforest to water variability: Evidence from 10 years of inventory and eddy flux data. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 2013, 118(16):9393-9400. 

  33.Song QH, Tan ZH, Zhang YP, Sha LQ, Deng XB, Deng Y, Zhou WJ, Zhao JF, Zhao JB, Zhang X et al: Do the rubber plantations in tropical China act as large carbon sinks? Iforest-Biogeosciences and Forestry 2013, 7:42-47. 

  34.Song QH, Tan ZH, Zhang YP, Cao M, Sha LQ, Tang Y, Liang NS, Schaefer D, Zhao JF, Zhao JB et al: Spatial heterogeneity of soil respiration in a seasonal rainforest with complex terrain. Iforest-Biogeosciences and Forestry 2013, 6:65-72. 

  35.Song QH, Lin H, Zhang YP, Tan ZH, Zhao JF, Zhao JB, Zhang X, Zhou WJ, Yu L, Yang LY et al: The effect of drought stress on self-organisation in a seasonal tropical rainforest. Ecological Modelling 2013, 265:136-139. 

  36.Saigusa N, Li SG, Kwon H, Takagi K, Zhang LM, Ide R, Ueyama M, Asanuma J, Choi YJ, Chun JH et al: Dataset of CarboEastAsia and uncertainties in the CO2 budget evaluation caused by different data processing. Journal of Forest Research 2013, 18(1):41-48. 

  37.Ichii K, Kondo M, Lee YH, Wang SQ, Kim J, Ueyama M, Lim HJ, Shi H, Suzuki T, Ito A et al: Site-level model-data synthesis of terrestrial carbon fluxes in the CarboEastAsia eddy-covariance observation network: toward future modeling efforts. Journal of Forest Research 2013, 18(1):13-20. 

  38.Chen Z, Yu GR, Ge JP, Sun XM, Hirano T, Saigusa N, Wang QF, Zhu XJ, Zhang YP, Zhang JH et al: Temperature and precipitation control of the spatial variation of terrestrial ecosystem carbon exchange in the Asian region. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 2013, 182:266-276. 

  39.Zhao JB, Zhang YP, Tan ZH, Song QH, Liang NS, Yu L, Zhao JF: Using digital cameras for comparative phenological monitoring in an evergreen broad-leaved forest and a seasonal rain forest. Ecol Inform 2012, 10:65-72. 

  40.Yao YG, Zhang YP, Liang NS, Tan ZH, Yu GR, Sha LQ, Song QH: Pooling of CO2 within a small valley in a tropical seasonal rain forest. Journal of Forest Research 2012, 17(3):241-252. 

  41.Tan ZH, Zhang YP, Liang NS, Hsia YJ, Zhang YJ, Zhou GY, Li YL, Juang JY, Chu HS, Yan JH et al: An observational study of the carbon-sink strength of East Asian subtropical evergreen forests. Environ Res Lett 2012, 7(4):12. 

  42.Zhang M, Yu GR, Zhuang J, Gentry R, Fu YL, Sun XM, Zhang LM, Wen XF, Wang QF, Han SJ et al: Effects of cloudiness change on net ecosystem exchange, light use efficiency, and water use efficiency in typical ecosystems of China. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 2011, 151(7):803-816. 

  43.Tan ZH, Zhang YP, Song QH, Liu WJ, Deng XB, Tang JW, Deng Y, Zhou WJ, Yang LY, Yu GR et al: Rubber plantations act as water pumps in tropical China. Geophysical Research Letters 2011, 38:3. 

  44.Tan ZH, Zhang YP, Schaefer D, Yu GR, Liang NS, Song QH: An old-growth subtropical Asian evergreen forest as a large carbon sink. Atmospheric Environment 2011, 45(8):1548-1554. 

  45.Lin H, Cao M, Zhang YP: Self-organization of tropical seasonal rain forest in southwest China. Ecological Modelling 2011, 222(15):2812-2816. 

  46.Li ZH, Zhang YP, Wang SS, Yuan GF, Yang Y, Yu GR, Sun XM: Evaluating the models of stomatal conductance response to humidity in a tropical rain forest of Xishuangbanna, southwest China. Hydrology Research 2011, 42(4):307-317. 

  47.Lei YB, Feng YL, Zheng YL, Wang RF, Gong HD, Zhang YP: Innate and evolutionarily increased advantages of invasive Eupatorium adenophorum over native E. japonicum under ambient and doubled atmospheric CO2 concentrations. Biological Invasions 2011, 13(12):2703-2714. 

  48.Gong HD, Zhang YP, Lei YB, Liu YH, Yang GP, Lu ZY: Evergreen broad-leaved forest improves soil water status compared with tea tree plantation in Ailao Mountains, Southwest China. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica Section B-Soil and Plant Science 2011, 61(4):384-388. 

  49.Tan ZH, Zhang YP, Yu GR, Sha LQ, Tang JW, Deng XB, Song QH: Carbon balance of a primary tropical seasonal rain forest. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 2010, 115:17. 

  50.Li ZH, Zhang YP, Wang SS, Yuan GF, Yang Y, Cao M: Evapotranspiration of a tropical rain forest in Xishuangbanna, southwest China. Hydrological Processes 2010, 24(17):2405-2416. 

  51.Lin H, Cao M, Stoy PC, Zhang YP: Assessing self-organization of plant communities-A thermodynamic approach. Ecological Modelling 2009, 220(6):784-790. 

  52.Yan YP, Sha LQ, Cao M, Zheng Z, Tang JW, Wang YH, Zhang YP, Wang R, Liu GR, Wang YS et al: Fluxes of CH4 and N2O from soil under a tropical seasonal rain forest in Xishuangbanna, Southwest China. Journal of Environmental Sciences-China 2008, 20(2):207-215. 

  53.Zhang YP, Gao F, He DM, Li SJ: Comparison of spatial-temporal distribution characteristics of water temperatures between Lancang River and Mekong River. Chinese Science Bulletin 2007, 52:141-147. 

  54.Yang X, Lu SG, Zhang YP, Peng H, Hou SM: Factors acting on the distribution region of Carlemanniaceae: Rainfall, temperature and the plants' biological characteristics. Chinese Science Bulletin 2007, 52:244-250. 

  55.Liu Y, Zhang YP, He DM, Cao M, Zhu H: Climatic control of plant species richness along elevation gradients in the Longitudinal Range-Gorge Region. Chinese Science Bulletin 2007, 52:50-58. 

  56.Liu WJ, Liu WY, Li PJ, Gao L, Shen YX, Wang PY, Zhang YP, Li HM: Using stable isotopes to determine sources of fog drip in a tropical seasonal rain forest of Xishuangbanna, SW China. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 2007, 143(1-2):80-91. 

  57.Zhang YP, Sha LQ, Yu GR, Song QH, Tang JW, Yang XD, Wang YS, Zheng Z, Zhao SJ, Yang Z et al: Annual variation of carbon flux and impact factors in the tropical seasonal rain forest of Xishuangbanna, SW China. Science in China Series D-Earth Sciences 2006, 49:150-162. 

  58.Zhang LM, Yu GR, Sun XM, Wen XF, Ren CY, Song X, Liu YF, Guan DX, Yan JH, Zhang YP: Seasonal variation of carbon exchange of typical forest ecosystems along the eastern forest transect in China. Science in China Series D-Earth Sciences 2006, 49:47-62. 

  59.Dou JX, Zhang YP, Yu GR, Zhao SJ, Wang X, Song QH: A preliminary study on the heat storage fluxes of a tropical seasonal rain forest in Xishuangbanna. Science in China Series D-Earth Sciences 2006, 49:163-173. 

  60.Sha LQ, Zheng Z, Tang JW, Wang YH, Zhang YP, Cao M, Wang R, Liu GG, Wang YS, Sun Y: Soil respiration in tropical seasonal rain forest in Xishuangbanna, SW China. Science in China Series D-Earth Sciences 2005, 48:189-197. 

  61.Liu WJ, Zhang YP, Li HL, Meng FR, Liu YH, Wang CM: Fog- and rainwater chemistry in the tropical seasonal rain forest of Xishuangbanna, southwest China. Water Air and Soil Pollution 2005, 167(1-4):295-309. 

  62.Liu WH, Zhang YP, Li HM, Liu YH: Fog drip and its relation to groundwater in the tropical seasonal rain forest of Xishuangbanna, Southwest China: a preliminary study. Water Research 2005, 39(5):787-794. 

  63.He YL, Zhang YP: Climate change from 1960 to 2000 in the Lancang River valley, China. Mountain Research and Development 2005, 25(4):341-348. 

  64.Dou JX, Zhang YP, Feng ZW, Liu WJ: Variation in photosynthetic photon flux density within a tropical seasonal rain forest of Xishuangbanna, south-western China. Journal of Environmental Sciences-China 2005, 17(6):966-969. 

  65.Zhang YP, He YL, Liu YH, Ma YX, Li YR, Dou JX: THERMAL EFFECTS OF BUILDING'S EXTERNAL SURFACES IN CITY - Characteristics of Heat Flux into and out of External Wall Surfaces. Chinese Geographical Science 2004, 14(4):343-349. 

  66.Liu WJ, Meng FR, Zhang YP, Liu YH, Li HM: Water input from fog drip in the tropical seasonal rain forest of Xishuangbanna, South-West China. Journal of Tropical Ecology 2004, 20:517-524. 



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