Yang Wenbin
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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


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)


“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.


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)