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Highest Education      Ph.D. Office      Building 3,Courtyard 16, Lin Cui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101P.R. China
Phone      010-8409 7072 Zip Code      100101
Fax      010-8409 7079 Email      xu-ri@itpcas.ac.cn

Education and Appointments:
  1. 1999, 9-2003,1 Ph.D. Co-major in Atmospheric Chemistry and Environment (Global Climate Change, Regional N, C Biogeochemical Cycle Modeling, Uncertainty analysis in regional trace gas fluxes). At State Key Laboratory of Atmospheric Boundary Physics and Atmospheric Chemistry (LAPC), Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China.     Doctoral Thesis: Modeling and Up scaling N2O fluxes in Xilin River Basin of Inner Mongolian Grasslands, China.
  2. 1996, 9-1999, 7 M.S. Specialized in the Plant Physiological Ecology and Hydrology. At Institute of Natural Resources, Inner-Mongolia University, Inner Mongolia, P.R. China.      Master Thesis: Water Balance and Water Usage of Leymus chinensis Community in Inner Mongolian grassland.
  3. 1992, 9-1996,7  B.S. Ecology, Department of Biology, Inner Mongolian University, Inner Mongolia, P.R. China.

Research Experience:

  1. 2011,4-5, Visiting scientists, Macquarie University NSW, Australia.
  2. 2010, 3-10, Visiting scientist, Max-Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany.
  3. 2008, 10-11: Visiting scientists, University of Bristol, UK.
  4. 2006, 3-current: Associate Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Beijing, China.
  5. 2004, 2–2006, 2: Post-Doc, Max-Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany.    Research project: The inclusion of an active nitrogen cycle, and quantitative schemes to predict fluxes of nitrogen-containing trace gases (principally NO and N2O) from ecosystems, in the LPJ Dynamic Global Vegetation Model.
  6. 2003, 2 –2004, 2: Post-Doc, Max-Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany.    Research project: The inclusion of an active nitrogen cycle, and quantitative schemes to predict fluxes of nitrogen-containing trace gases (principally NO and N2O) from ecosystems, in the LPJ Dynamic Global Vegetation Model.
  7. 1999, 9 – 2003, 1: Research Assistant (Ph.D.), LAPC, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. R. China.    Research Project: Design a carbon, and nitrogen cycle computer module for natural grasslands of China.
  8. 2000, 10 – 2000, 12: Visiting Scholar, Fraunhofer-Institute for Atmospheric Environmental Research IFU, Garmisch – Partenkirchen, Germany.    Research Project: Process oriented modeling of N- and C-trace gas exchange in rice paddy fields.
  9. 1999, 12 – 2000, 1: Researcher, Attend training team of CERN (Chinese Ecosystem Research Net) to learn Database management and GIS technique. In Institute of Geography and Resources, CAS, Beijing, P.R. China.
  10. 1996,9 – 1999,7: Research Assistant(M.S.), Institute of Natural Resources, Inner-Mongolia University, Inner Mongolia, P.R. China.     Research Project: Soil water balance and plant water relations in Soil-Plant-Atmospheric Continuum of Inner Mongolian grassland.
  11. 1995, 9 – 1996, 7: Research Assistant (B.S.), Department of Biology, Inner Mongolia University, P. R. China.    Research Project: Effects of hydration-dehydration seed-treatment on the salt-Resistance of Germinating Wheat.

Research Interest:

Global change and biogeochemical cycles

Public Services:

Honors:
Selected Publications:
  1. Xu-Ri, I. Colin Prentic, 2017, Modelling the demand for new nitrogen fixation by terrestrial ecosystems,Biogeosciences,14, 2003–2017,doi:10.5194/bg-14-2003-2017
  2. Da Wei, Xu-Ri*, Tenzin-Tarchen, Yuesi Wang and Yinghong Wang (2015a) Considerable methane uptake by alpine grasslands despite the cold climate: in situ measurements on the central Tibetan Plateau, 2008–2013. Global Change Biology, 21, 777–788.
  3. Da Wei, Xu-Ri*, Tenzin-Tarchen, Dongxue Dai, Yuesi Wang and Yinhong Wang (2015b) Revisiting the role of CH4 emissions from alpine wetlands on the Tibetan Plateau: evidence from two in situ measurements at 4758 and 4320 m above sea level. Journal of Geophysical Research-biogeosciences, 120, 1741–1750.
  4. Liu, Y. W., Xu-Ri*, Wang, Y. S., Pan, Y. P., and Piao, S. L.,(2015) Wet deposition of atmospheric inorganic nitrogen at five remote sites in the Tibetan Plateau, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 11683-11700.
  5. Wei D, Xu-Ri*, Liu YW et al. (2014)Three-year study of CO2 efflux and CH4/N2O fluxes at an alpine steppe site on the central Tibetan Plateau and their responses to simulated N deposition. Geoderma, 2014, 232-234, 88-96.
  6. Yongwen Liu, Xu-Ri*, Xingliang Xu, Da Wei, Yuesi Wang, Yinghong Wang, (2013) Plant and soil responses of an alpine steppe on the Tibetan Plateau to multi-level nitrogen addition. Plant and Soil, 373:515-529
  7. Benjamin D. Stocker, Raphael Roth, Fortunat Joos, Renato Spahni, Marco Steinacher, Soenke Zaehle, Lex Bouwman, Xu-Ri and Iain Colin Prentice, (2013) Multiple greenhouse-gas feedbacks from the land biosphere under future climate change scenarios, Nature Climate Change, 3, 666-672.
  8. Bin Liu, Shichang Kang, Jimin Sun, Yulan Zhang, Xu-Ri, Yongjie Wang, Yongwen Liu, Zhiyuan Cong, (2013) Wet precipitation chemistry at a high-altitude site (3,326 m a.s.l.) in the southeastern Tibetan Plateau. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 20:5013-5027.
  9. Xu-Ri*, I. Colin Prentice,Renato Spahni,Haishan Niu, (2012) Modelling terrestrial nitrous oxide emissions and implications for climate feedback , New Phytologist, 196,472-488
  10. Commentary: Del Grosso SJ, Parton WJ, (2012) Climate change increases soil nitrous oxide emissions, New Phytologist, 196, 327-328.
  11. Da Wei, Xu-Ri*, Yinghong Wang, Yongwen Liu, Tandong Yao, (2012)Responses of CO2, CH4 and N2O fluxes to livestock exclosure in an alpine steppe on the Tibetan Plateau, China. Plant and Soil, 359, 45-55
  12. Xu-Ri & Prentice, I.C.(2008). Terrestrial nitrogen cycle simulated with a dynamic global vegetation model. Global Change Biology. 14, 1745–1764.
  13. Xu-Ri, Hai-Shan Niu, Chang-Sheng Li, Yue-Si Wang and Ming-Xing Wang, (2006). Uncertainties in up-scaling N2O flux from field to 1oX1o scale: a case study for Inner Mongolian grasslands in China. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 38, 633-643.
  14. Xu-Ri , Mingxing Wang, Yuesi Wang, (2003). Using a modified DNDC model to estimate N2O fluxes from semi-arid grassland in China. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 35, 615-620.
  15. Xu-Ri, Wang Yuesi, Zheng Xunhua, Ji Baomin, Wang Mingxing, (2003). A comparison between measured and modeled N2O emissions from Inner Mongolian semi-arid grassland. Plant and Soil 255, 513-528.
  16. Song BY, Yang J, Xu-Ri, Wu JY, (2003). Water use of Leymus chinensis community. Acta Botanica Sinica 45: 1245-1250.

Supported Projects:
  1. Observation and modelling natural nitrogen fixation rate of Tibetan plateau alpine steppe and their reaction to increasing atmospheric N deposition(41575152), 2016-2019.
  2. Observation and modeling the effect of increasing atmospheric N deposition on Tibetan plateau alpine ecosystems (41175128), 2012-2015.
  3. Modelling N2O emissions from natural soil sources of China, uncertainties, temporal and spatial variability, National Natural Science Foundation of China (40605032),2007-2009.
  4. Modelling the cumulative contribution of natural land N2O emissions to the increase in N2O concentration over the 20th century, National Natural Science Foundation of China (40975096), 2010-2012.
  5. Strategic Priority Research Program — Climate Change: Carbon Budget and Related Issues" of the Chinese Academy of Sciences,Grant No. XDA05050404, 2011-2016, “Carbon budget of Tibetan Plateau grassland”
  6. Strategic Priority Research Program — Climate Change: Carbon Budget and Related Issues" of the Chinese Academy of Sciences,Grant No. XDA05020402, 2011-2016, “CH4 and N2O emissions from Tibetan Plateau Alpine steppe”