Name: DENG Xiangzheng;
Current appointment: Professor
Education: PhD, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Areas of Specialization: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics; Land Change Science; Large Scale Hydrology; Ecosystem Services and Functions; Urbanization and Global Environment Change; Sustainability-based Decision Making.
Contact: 11A Datun Road, Anwai, Beijing, China, 100101
Telephone: 86-10-6488-8980; Fax: 86-10-6488-6533; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Around ten years of experiences in land use modeling, environmental monitoring and assessment, regional planning, sustainability-based decision making and project formulation and development of strategies for regional sustainable development. Have worked in formulation of implementation framework for various projects mainly including:
Effects and policy implications of cultivated land changes on grain security in the North China Plain, NSFC grant, Jan 2006-Dec 2008, PI;
Assessment of the cultivated land productivity and exploring the conservation policies of cultivated land between regions, NSFC grant, Jan 2007-Dec 2009, PI;
GIS-based forest inventory and policy simulation for the state forest regions in Northeast China, NSFC-IIASA grant, Jan 2008-Dec 2011, PI;
Spatial patterns and Evolving Mechanism of Cultivated Land Conversion in the North China Plain, NSFC grant, Jan 2012-Dec 2015, PI;
Impact Assessment and Optimal Management of Land Uses, NSFC grant, Jan 2013-Dec 2016, PI;
Decision Support System and Integrated Study for the Water Management in the Hehei River Basin, NSFC Grant, Jan 2014-Dec 2017, PI;
Monitoring and Assessment Technologies for the National Ecological Restoration Projects of China, MOST Grant, Jun 2006 – Jun 2009, PI;
Integration of the simulation on the climatic and ecological effects of land cover and land use change and the scenario-based analyses, MOST grant, Jun 2010-Jun 2014, PI;
Integration of the simulation on the climatic and ecological effects of land cover and land use change and the scenario-based analyses, MOST grant, Jun 2010-Jun 2014, PI;
Integrated Study and Demonstrations on the National Ecosystem Monitoring and Assessment of China, MOST grant, Jun 2013-Jun 2016, PI;
Monitoring Technologies for the Implementation of Land Use Planning in the Low Hill and Gentle Slope Areas of China, MLR grant, Jun 2013-Jun 2015, PI;
Development and Implementation of Emission Reduction Strategies on Lake Nutrients of Nitrogen and Phosphorous, China State Major Project for Water Pollution Control and Management, Jun 2008 – June 2011, PI;
The Impacts of Climate Change on Social-Economic Systems and Adaptation Strategies. Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology of the Peoples’ Republic of China, Participant, MOST grant, June 2012- Aug. 2016, PI;
Multi-scale and multi-sensor analysis of urban cluster development and agricultural land loss in China and India, NASA grant, Jan 2009-Dec 2012, Co- PI;
Impacts of the Carbon Sequestration Management on the Agricultural Production in China, CAS grant, Jan 2006 – Dec 2009, PI;
Development Strategy for the Agricultural Sector and Rural area in the New Era, CAS grant, Jan 2006 – Dec 2009, PI;
Impacts of El Nino-Southern Oscillation Events (ENSO) on Chinese Rice Production and the World Rice Market, US NSF, Jun 2008 – Dec 2009, Participant and Project Coordinator;
Landscape diversity and ecosystem services in agricultural ecosystems: implications for sustainable growth and rural poverty in China, ESPA grant, Jan 2010-Dec 2012, Co- PI.
Strategy and Policies on Environment and Development in Western China, CCICED grant, June 2011-Dec 2012, Task Force Coordinator
2011.01—: Professor, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy (CCAP), Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS.
2011.08—2012.12: Project Leader and Coordinator, Task force on Policies and Strategies on the Environment and Development of Western China, CCICED.
2007.12—2010.12: Associate Professor, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy (CCAP), Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS.
2006.09—2007.12: Visiting Scholar, Institute for International Development, Stanford University, US.
2006.06—2006.09: Visiting Scholar, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA).
2005.10—2006.06: Associate Professor, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy (CCAP).
Major academic achievements
Innovative approach of and empirical studies on land use competition and optimization;
Integrate econometrics methodologies and spatial analysis approaches into the study on dynamics and consequences of land system change;
Development of a Computable General Equilibrium of Land Use Changes (CGELUC) model and a Dynamics of Land System (DLS) model;
Development of an Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting matrix of China;
Published over 150 peer reviewed journal papers;
Major academic services
Steering Scientific Committee (SSC) member, Urbanization and Global Environmental Change (UGEC), IHDP, 2010-.
Consultant, Ecosystem services and poverty alleviation project, NERC, ESRC and DfID, UK, 2009-2012.
Consultant, Environment-friendly ecological agriculture development strategy research project for the Yellow River Basin response to climate change, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, 2008-2010.
Consultant, Guangxi Integrated Forestry Development and Conservation Project, World Bank, 2005-2010.
Editor, Journal of Regional Environmental Change, 2009-.
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Land Use Science, 2014-.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Jikun Huang, Scott Rozelle, Jipeng Zhang, Zhihui Li (2015). “Impact of urbanization on cultivated land changes in China.” Land Use Policy, doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2015.01.007
Deng, Xiangzheng and Xuemei Bai (2014). "Sustainable Urbanization in Western China." Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development 56(3): 12-24.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Jikun Huang, Yingzhi Lin and Qingling Shi (2014). "Climate Variations and Grassland Dynamics in Qinghai Province of China: A LUCD Model Based Numerical Experiment." Advances in Meteorology 2014.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Fan Zhang, Zhan Wang, Xing Li and Tao Zhang (2014). "An Extended Input Output Table Compiled for Analyzing Water Demand and Consumption at County Level in China." Sustainability 6(6): 3301-3320.
Deng, Xiangzheng and Chunhong Zhao (2014). "Identification of water scarcity and providing solutions for adapting to climate changes in the Heihe River Basin of China." Advances in Meteorology 2014.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Chunhong Zhao, Yingzhi Lin, Tao Zhang, Yi Qu, Fan Zhang, Zhan Wang and Feng Wu (2014). "Downscaling the Impacts of Large-Scale LUCC on Surface Temperature along with IPCC RCPs: A Global Perspective." Energies 7(4): 2720-2739.
Jiang, Li, Enjun Ma and Xiangzheng Deng (2014). "Impacts of Irrigation on the Heat Fluxes and Near-Surface Temperature in an Inland Irrigation Area of Northern China." Energies 7(3): 1300-1317.
Jiang, Li, Feng Wu, Yu Liu and Xiangzheng Deng (2014). "Modeling the Impacts of Urbanization and Industrial Transformation on Water Resources in China: An Integrated Hydro-Economic CGE Analysis." Sustainability 6(11): 7586-7600.
Jin, Qin, Xiangzheng Deng, Zhan Wang, Chenchen Shi and Xing Li (2014). "Analysis and Projection of the Relationship between Industrial Structure and Land Use Structure in China." Sustainability 6(12): 9343-9370.
Li, Zhihui, Xiangzheng Deng, Fang Yin and Cuiyuan Yang (2014). "Analysis of Climate and Land Use Changes Impacts on Land Degradation in the North China Plain." Advances in Meteorology.
Lin, Yingzhi, Xiangzheng Deng, Xing Li and Enjun Ma (2014). "Comparison of multinomial logistic regression and logistic regression: which is more efficient in allocating land use?" Frontiers of Earth Science: 1-12.
Ma, Enjun, Xiangzheng Deng, Qian Zhang and Anping Liu (2014). "Spatial Variation of Surface Energy Fluxes Due to Land Use Changes across China." Energies 7(4): 2194-2206.
Pelli, Martino, Ujjayant Chakravorty, Xiangzheng Deng, Yazhen Gong and Qian Zhang (2014). "Groundwater Depletion near Roads in the North China Plains."
Shi, Qingling, Shiyi Chen, Chenchen Shi, Zhan Wang and Xiangzheng Deng (2014). "The Impact of Industrial Transformation on Water Use Efficiency in Northwest Region of China." Sustainability 7(1): 56-74.
Yan, Huimin, He Qing Huang, Xiangzheng Deng and Jiyuan Liu (2014). "Land‐Use Change and its Impacts on Agricultural Productivity in China." Vulnerability of Land Systems in Asia: 143-154.
Yin, Fang, Xiangzheng Deng, Qin Jin, Yongwei Yuan and Chunhong Zhao (2014). "The impacts of climate change and human activities on grassland productivity in Qinghai Province, China." Frontiers of Earth Science 8(1): 93-103.
Zhang, Qian, Jeremy Wallace, Xiangzheng Deng and Karen C Seto (2014). "Central versus local states: Which matters more in affecting China's urban growth?" Land Use Policy 38: 487-496.
Zhou, Ke, Jikun Huang, Xiangzheng Deng, Wopke van der Werf, Wei Zhang, Yanhui Lu, Kongming Wu and Feng Wu (2014). "Effects of land use and insecticides on natural enemies of aphids in cotton: First evidence from smallholder agriculture in the North China Plain." Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 183: 176-184.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Jikun Huang, Yingzhi Lin and Qingling Shi (2013). "Climate Variations and Grassland Dynamics in Qinghai Province of China: A LUCD Model Based Numerical Experiment." Advances in Meteorology 2013.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Jikun Huang, Yingzhi Lin and Qingling Shi (2013). "Interactions between climate, socioeconomics, and land dynamics in Qinghai Province, China: A LUCD model-based numerical experiment." Advances in Meteorology 2013.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Zhihui Li, Jikun Huang, Qingling Shi and Yanfei Li (2013). "A Revisit to the Impacts of Land Use Changes on the Human Wellbeing via Altering the Ecosystem Provisioning Services." Advances in Meteorology 2013.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Jiyuan Liu, Yingzhi Lin and Chenchen Shi (2013). "A framework for the land use change dynamics model compatible with RCMs." Advances in Meteorology 2013.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Chunhong Zhao and Haiming Yan (2013). "Systematic modeling of impacts of land use and land cover changes on regional climate: a review." Advances in Meteorology 2013.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Haiyue Zhong, Xuemei Bai, Tao Zhao and Miao Wang (2013). "Opportunities and challenges for development of urbanization in Western China." Chinese Journal of Population Resources and Environment 11(3): 236-243.
Jiang, Li, Xiangzheng Deng and Karen C Seto (2013). "The impact of urban expansion on agricultural land use intensity in China." land use policy 35: 33-39.
Jin, Qin, Qunou Jiang, Feng Wu, Xing Li and Xiangzheng Deng (2013). "Ecological Risk Assessment of Benzo [a] pyrene in Yellow River Delta." CLEAN–Soil, Air, Water 41(4): 370-376.
Kruk, Robyn, Derek Thompson, Jiyuan Liu, Xiangzheng Deng and Peishen Wang (2013). "The road map for green development of Western China." Chinese Journal of Population Resources and Environment 11(3): 244-252.
Li, Man, JunJie Wu and Xiangzheng Deng (2013). "Identifying Drivers of Land Use Change in China: A Spatial Multinomial Logit Model Analysis." Land Economics 89(4): 632-654.
Li, Zhihui, Xiangzheng Deng, Jikun Huang, Rongrong Zhang and Juan Huang (2013). "Critical studies on integrating land use induced effects on changes of climate regulation services into impact assessment of human well-being." Advances in Meteorology 2013.
Lin, Yingzhi, Xiangzheng Deng and Qin Jin (2013). "Economic effects of drought on agriculture in North China." International Journal of Disaster Risk Science 4(2): 59-67.
Wu, Feng, Xiangzheng Deng, Fang Yin and Yongwei Yuan (2013). "Projected changes of grassland productivity along the representative concentration pathways during 2010–2050 in China." Advances in Meteorology 2013.
Yu, Rui, Xiangzheng Deng, Zhe Yan and Chenchen Shi (2013). "Dynamic evaluation of land productivity in China." Chinese Journal of Population Resources and Environment 11(3): 253-260.
Zhao, Chunhong, Xiangzheng Deng, Yongwei Yuan, Haiming Yan and Hong Liang (2013). "Prediction of drought risk based on the WRF model in Yunnan Province of China." Advances in Meteorology 2013.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Jianzhi Han and Fang Yin (2012). "Net energy, CO2 emission and land-based cost-benefit analyses of Jatropha biodiesel: a case study of the Panzhihua region of Sichuan province in China." Energies 5(7): 2150-2164.
Deng, Xiangzheng and Jiyuan Liu (2012). "Mapping Land-Cover and Land-Use Changes in China." Remote Sensing of Land Use and Land Cover: Principles and Applications: 339.
Jiang, Li, Xiangzheng Deng and Karen C Seto (2012). "Multi-level modeling of urban expansion and cultivated land conversion for urban hotspot counties in China." Landscape and Urban Planning 108(2): 131-139.
Deng, Xiangzhen, Jikun Huang, Qiuqiong Huang, Scott Rozelle and John Gibson (2011). "Do roads lead to grassland degradation or restoration? A case study in Inner Mongolia, China." Environment and Development Economics 16(06): 751-773.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Jikun Huang, Emi Uchida, Scott Rozelle and John Gibson (2011). "Pressure cookers or pressure valves: do roads lead to deforestation in China?" Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 61(1): 79-94.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Yonghong Zhao, Feng Wu, Yingzhi Lin, Qi Lu and Jing Dai (2011). "Analysis of the trade-off between economic growth and the reduction of nitrogen and phosphorus emissions in the Poyang Lake Watershed, China." Ecological Modelling 222(2): 330-336.
Gibson, John, Xiangzheng Deng, Geua Boe-Gibson, Scott Rozelle and Jikun Huang (2011). "Which households are most distant from health centers in rural China? Evidence from a GIS network analysis." GeoJournal 76(3): 245-255.
Jiang, Qun’ou, Xiangzheng Deng, Jinyan Zhan and Shujin He (2011). "Estimation of land production and its response to cultivated land conversion in North China Plain." Chinese Geographical Science 21(6): 685-694.
Jiang, Qun’ou, Xiangzheng Deng, Jinyan Zhan and Haiming Yan (2011). "Impacts of economic development on ecosystem risk in the Yellow River Delta." Procedia Environmental Sciences 5: 208-218.
Liu, Jiaomei and Xiangzheng Deng (2011). "Influence of different land use on urban microenvironment in Beijing City, China." Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment 9(3-4): 1005-1011.
Liu, Jiyuan and Xiangzheng Deng (2011). "Impacts and mitigation of climate change on Chinese cities." Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 3(3): 188-192.
Olivia, Susan, John Gibson, Scott Rozelle, Jikun Huang and Xiangzheng Deng (2011). "Mapping poverty in rural China: how much does the environment matter?" Environment and Development Economics 16(02): 129-153.
Zhao, Huixia, Emi Uchida, Xiangzheng Deng and Scott Rozelle (2011). "Do trees grow with the economy? A spatial analysis of the determinants of forest cover change in Sichuan, China." Environmental and Resource Economics 50(1): 61-82.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Jikun Huang, Fangbin Qiao, Rosamond L Naylor, Walter P Falcon, Marshall Burke, Scott Rozelle and David Battisti (2010). "Impacts of El Nino-Southern Oscillation events on China’s rice production." Journal of Geographical Sciences 20(1): 3-16.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Jikun Huang, Scott Rozelle and Emi Uchida (2010). "Economic growth and the expansion of urban land in China." Urban Studies 47(4): 813-843.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Qun'ou Jiang, Hongbo Su and Feng Wu (2010). "Trace forest conversions in Northeast China with a 1-km area percentage data model." Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 4(1): 041893-041893-041813.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Qun’ou Jiang, Jinyan Zhan, Shujin He and Yingzhi Lin (2010). "Simulation on the dynamics of forest area changes in Northeast China." Journal of Geographical Sciences 20(4): 495-509.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Qunou Jiang, Quansheng Ge and Linsheng Yang (2010). "Impacts of the Wenchuan Earthquake on the giant panda nature reserves in China." Journal of Mountain Science 7(2): 197-206.
Liu, Jiyuan and Deng Xiangzheng (2010). "Progress of the research methodologies on the temporal and spatial process of LUCC." Chinese Science Bulletin 55(14): 1354-1362.
Wu, WeiGuang, Huang JiKun and Deng XiangZheng (2010). "Potential land for plantation of Jatropha curcas as feedstocks for biodiesel in China." SCIENCE CHINA-EARTH SCIENCES 53(1): 120-127.
Yin, Run Sheng, Qing Xiang, Jin Tao Xu and Xiang Zheng Deng (2010). "Modeling the driving forces of the land use and land cover changes along the Upper Yangtze River of China." Environmental management 45(3): 454-465.
Zhao, Shuqing, Shuguang Liu, Runsheng Yin, Zhengpeng Li, Yulin Deng, Kun Tan, Xiangzheng Deng, David Rothstein and Jiaguo Qi (2010). "Quantifying terrestrial ecosystem carbon dynamics in the Jinsha watershed, upper Yangtze, China from 1975 to 2000." Environmental management 45(3): 466-475.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Quansheng Ge, Zhigang Xu, Shaoqiang Wang, Hongbo Su, Qunou Jiang, Jifu Du and Yingzhi Lin (2009). "Immediate impacts of the Wenchuan Earthquake on the prices and productions of grain and pork products." Frontiers of Earth Science in China 3(1): 1-8.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Q Jiang and J Zhan (2009). "Scenario analyses of land productivity in China." Ecology and Environment 18(5): 1835-1843.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Jikun Huang, Scott Rozelle and Emi Uchida (2008). "Growth, population and industrialization, and urban land expansion of China." Journal of Urban Economics 63(1): 96-115.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Hongbo Su and Jinyan Zhan (2008). "Integration of multiple data sources to simulate the dynamics of land systems." Sensors 8(2): 620-634.
Liu, Yansui, Jieyong Wang and Xiangzheng Deng (2008). "Rocky land desertification and its driving forces in the karst areas of rural Guangxi, Southwest China." Journal of Mountain Science 5(4): 350-357.
Huang, JiKun, LiFen Zhu and XiangZheng Deng (2007). "Regional differences and determinants of built-up area expansion in China." Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences 50(12): 1835-1843.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Jikun Huang, Scott Rozelle and Emi Uchida (2006). "Cultivated land conversion and potential agricultural productivity in China." Land use policy 23(4): 372-384.
Xu, Zhigang, Jintao Xu, Xiangzheng Deng, Jikun Huang, Emi Uchida and Scott Rozelle (2006). "Grain for green versus grain: conflict between food security and conservation set-aside in China." World Development 34(1): 130-148.
Liu, Jiyuan, Mingliang Liu, Hanqin Tian, Dafang Zhuang, Zengxiang Zhang, Wen Zhang, Xianming Tang and Xiangzheng Deng (2005). "Spatial and temporal patterns of China's cropland during 1990–2000: an analysis based on Landsat TM data." Remote Sensing of Environment 98(4): 442-456.
Liu, Jiyuan, Jinyan Zhan and Xiangzheng Deng (2005). "Spatio-temporal patterns and driving forces of urban land expansion in China during the economic reform era." AMBIO: a journal of the human environment 34(6): 450-455.
Yue, Tian Xiang, Ying An Wang, Ji Yuan Liu, Shu Peng Chen, Dong Sheng Qiu, Xiang Zheng Deng, Ming Liang Liu, Yong Zhong Tian and Bian Ping Su (2005). "Surface modelling of human population distribution in China." Ecological modelling 181(4): 461-478.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Huang Shumin, Zhan Jinyan and Zhao Tao (2004). "A Methodology Framework for Regional Land-use Change Studies based on Landsat TM images: A Case Study in Northeast China." Chinese Journal of Population Resources and Environment 2(4): 3-11.
Zhan, Jinyan, Xiangzheng Deng and Tianxiang Yue (2004). "Landscape change detection in Yulin prefecture." Journal of Geographical Sciences 14(1): 47-55.
Gao, Zhiqiang, Jiyuan Liu and Xiangzheng Deng (2003). "Spatial features of land use/land cover change in the United States." Journal of Geographical Sciences 13(1): 63-70.
Liu, Jiyuan, Mingliang Liu, Dafang Zhuang, Zengxiang Zhang and Xiangzheng Deng (2003). "Study on spatial pattern of land-use change in China during 1995–2000." Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences 46(4): 373-384.
Gao, Zhiqiang and Xiangzheng Deng (2002). "Analysis on spatial features of LUCC based on remote sensing and GIS in China." Chinese Geographical Science 12(2): 107-113.
Liu, Jiyuan, Xiangzheng Deng, Mingliang Liu and Shuwen Zhang (2002). "Study on the spatial patterns of land-use change and analyses of driving forces in Northeastern China during 1990–2000." Chinese geographical science 12(4): 299-308.
Xiangzheng, Deng, Liu Jiyuan, Zhuang Dafang, Zhan Jinyan and Zhao Tao (2002). "Modeling the relationship of land use change and some geophysical indicators for the interlock area of farming and pasturing in China." Journal of Geographical Sciences 12(4): 397-404.
Zhuang, Dafang, Mingliang Liu and Xiangzheng Deng (2002). "Spatialization model of population based on dataset of land use and land cover change in China." Chinese Geographical Science 12(2): 114-119.
Liu, Yansui and Xiangzheng Deng (2001). "Structural patterns of land types and optimal allocation of land use in Qinling Mountains." Journal of Geographical Sciences 11: 99-109.
Yue, Tianxiang, Jiyuan Liu, Sven Erik Jørgensen, Zhiqiang Gao, Shihuang Zhang and Xiangzheng Deng (2001). "Changes of Holdridge life zone diversity in all of China over half a century." Ecological Modelling 144(2): 153-162.
Deng, Xiangzheng (2008). Analysis of Land Use Conversions, Beijing: China Land Press.(in Chinese).
Deng, Xiangzheng (2008). Simulation of land system dynamics, Beijing: China Land Press.(in Chinese).
Deng, Xiangzheng (2011). Environmental CGE Model and Application, Beijing: Science Press.(in Chinese).
Deng, Xiangzheng (2011). Modeling the Dynamics and Consequences of Land System Change. Springer.
Deng, Xiangzheng, Buralk Güneralp, Jinyan Zhan and Hongbo Su (2014). Land Use Impacts on Climate, Springer.
Deng, Xiangzheng; Wang, Yi; Wu, Feng; Zhang, Tao; Li, Zhihui (2014). Integrated River Basin Management: Practice Guideline for the Io Table Compilation and CGE Modeling, Springer.
Main Honors and Awards
Award for Science and Technology from Hainan Provincial Government, China, 2009;
Award for Science and Technology from Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, 2011.
Updated on 22 Jan. 2015