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LIU Yuntong
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Associate Professor
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Mailing Address:
88 Xuefu Road, Kunming, 650223, Yunnan, China


Research interests  

Mainly focus on the GHGs emission and simulation and carbon/nitrogen/water cycle in forest ecosystem under climate change background. 

Employment history 

Jul. 2013-Present, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences. 

Jul. 2011-Jun. 2013, Institute of Bogany, Chinese Academy of Sciences. 


Sep. 2005-2011, M.S. and Ph.D., Institute of Environment and sustainable Development in Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. 

Sep. 2001-Sep.2005, B.S. in Agriculture University of Hebei, in Ecology. 

Research grants 

2015-2017 The National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) grant (41405143). “Effect of drought on greenhouse gas emissions from Valley Savanna ecosystem” (RMB 240,000) 

2015-2018 Yunnan Natural Science Foundation of Yunnan Province (2015FB186). “The mechanism of drought on greenhouse gas emissions from Savanna ecosystem” (RMB100,000) 

2017-2020 Yunnan Natural Science Foundation of Yunnan Province (2017FB077). “The mechanism of drought on soil respiration from Savanna ecosystem” (RMB100,000) 


[1] Liu Y T*, Li J Q, Jin Y, Zhang Y P*, Sha L Q, Grace J, Song Q H, Zhou W J, Chen A G, Li P G, Zhang S B. The influence of drought strength on soil respiration in a woody savanna ecosystem, southwest China. Plant & Soil, 2018, 428(1-2): 321-333.  

[2] Jin Y Q, Li J, Liu C G, Liu Y T*, Zhang Y P*, Sha L Q, Wang Z, Song Q H, Lin Y X, Zhou R W, Chen A G, Li P G, Fei X H, Grace J. Carbohydrate dynamics of three dominant species in a Chinese savanna under precipitation exclusion. Tree Physiology, 2018, 38: 1371-1383.  

[3] Jin Y Q, Li J, Liu C G, Liu Y T*, Zhang Y P*, Song Q H, Sha L Q, Chen A G, Yang D X, Li P G. Response of net primary productivity to precipitation exclusion in a savanna ecosystem. Forest Ecology & Management, 2018, 429:69-76.  

[4] Li J, JinY Q, Y. Liu Y T*, Zhang Y P*, Grace J, Song Q H, Sha L Q, Lin Y X, Chen A G, Li P G, Fei X H. Effects of precipitation exclusion on N2O emissions in a savanna ecosystem in SW China. Atmospheric Environment, 2018, 187: 1-8.  

[5] Liu Y T, Li Y E*, Wan Y F, Chen D L, Gao Q Z, Li Y, Qin X B. Nitrous Oxide Emission from Irrigated and Fertilized Spring Maize in Semi-Arid Northern China. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 2011, 141: 287-295. 

[6] Liu Y T, Jin YQ, Li J, Zhang Y P*, Li P G. The characteristics of soil moisture and soil temperature and their response to drought in Yuanjiang Savanna ecosystem. Mountain Research, 2017, 35(6): 790-798.  

[7] Liu Y T, Zhang Y P*, Wu C S, Liang N S, Sha L Q, Luo X, Liu Y H. Simulation of the responses of soil temperature and soil heterotrophic respiration to climate warming in a subtropical evergreen broad-leaved forest. Chinese Journal of Ecology, 2016, 35(7): 1799-1806. 

[8] Liu Y T, Li Y E*, Wan Y F., Gao Q Z, Qin X B, Chen D L. Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Spring-maize Field Under the Application of Different Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilizers. Journal of Agro-Environment Science, 2011, 30(7): 1468-1475. 

[9] Liu Y T, Wan Y F., Lin E D, Li Y E*, Chen D L, Qin X B, Gao Q Z, Jin L, Wu Y J. N2O flux variations from spring maize soil under fertilization and irrigation. Journal of Agro-Environment Science, 2008, 28(2): 997-1002. 




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