Professor Dr. Wenbin Yang
09/2004 – now Post-doc Fellow at Chinese Academy of Forestry, research field: water and soil conservation, desertification control.
09/2001 – 12/2003 Ph.D., major in water and soil conservation and desertification studies, Beijing Forestry University.
09/1982 – 10/1985 Master of Science, major in desertification studies, Institution of Desert Research at Lanzhou, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
09/1978 – 07/1982 Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, major in desertification control, Inner Mongolia Forestry College.
12/1985 – now Researcher at Inner Mongolia Academy of Forestry, major field: desertification prevention and control.
1999 Promoted to Researcher
1996 Promoted to Head of the Institute of Shelter Forest, Inner Mongolia Academy of Forestry
1993 Promoted to Associate Researcher
1992 Promoted to Vice Director of the research lab
1987 Promoted to Assistant Researcher
MERITS AND AWARDS
2005 Inner Mongolia Economic Newsmaker
2005 Outstanding Contribution Award of Inner Mongolia Science and Education
2004 Receiving special governmental allowance
2003 Outstanding Contribution Award for Young Experts in Inner Mongolia
2002 Member of the Standing Committee, Geographical Society of China (desert research branch)
PROJECTS IN PROGRESS
“Key technologies research and experimental demonstration of oasis protection and vegetation conservation in extreme arid region”. (2012BAD16B0104) national science and technology expenditure project, 2012-2016, RMB 1.5 million.
“Temporal and spatial distribution and regional variation patterns of soil moisture in sandy area”. (2013CB429901) national key basic research development program (973 program), 2013-2016, RMB 5.6 million.
“China sandy land supplementary investigation and local records compilation”. (201304325) national forestry industry research projects for public welfare, 2012-2016, RMB 1.9 million.
YANG Wenbin and ZHENG Bing. Forestry and agriculture compound management patterns and principles in arid and semi-arid area. China Forestry Press, 2011.
YANG Wenbin, WANG Linhe, MA Yuming and YAO Honglin, ed. Desert Resource Science. Yuanfang Publishing House, 2006.
YANG Wenbin, ZHANG Tuanyuan and YAN Deren, ed. Natural Environment and Integrated Management of Kubuqi Desert. Inner Mongolia University Press, 2005.
YANG Wenbin, LI Aiping et al. Excellent tree species and utilization to desertification prevention and control. Yuanfang Publishing House, 2005.
HAN Deru, YANG Wenbin et al. Shrub species water dynamics and applications in arid and semi-arid area sandy land. Science China Press, 1996.
SELECTED JOURNAL ARTICLES
YANG Wenbin, TANG Jinnian, LIANG Hairong, DANG Hongzhong and LI Wei. “Deep soil water infiltration and its dynamic variation in the shifting sandy land of typical deserts in China”. Earth Sciences, 2014, 57 (1), 1-9.
Yang WB, Feng W, Jia ZQ, Zhu YJ and Guo JY. “Soil water threshold for the growth of Halaxylon ammodendron in the Ulan Buh desert in arid northwest China”. South African Journal of Botany, 2014, 92: 53-58.
Yang WB and Feng W. “Haloxylon ammodendron drought resistance moisture relations”. South African Journal of Botany, 2014, 92: 53-58. (IF=0.453)
Bo Wu, Haiyan Han, Ji He, Junhong Zhang, Liqiang Cui, Ziyi Jia and Wenbin Yang. “Field-Specific Calibration and Evaluation of ECH2O EC-5 Sensor for Sandy Soils”. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 2013. (IF=1.821)
Junhong Zhang, Bo Wu, Yonghua Li, Wenbin Yang, Yakai Lei, Haiyan Han and Ji He. “Biological soil crust distribution in Artemisia ordosica communities along a grazing pressure gradient in Mu Us Sandy Land, Northern China”. Journal of Arid Land, 2013, 5 (2): 172-179. (IF=0.453)