Li Xiuzhen

Job Title: 
Research Interests: 
Landscape Ecology
Wetlands Ecology
Application of Remote Sensing and GIS
Zhongshan N. Road 3663,Shanghai 200062, China
Academic Position: 
International Association of Landscape Ecology (IALE), Council Chair;
Editorial Position : 
-Ocean and Coastal Management (Associate Editor)
- Ecological Engineering
- Wetlands Ecology and Management
- Chinese Geographical Science
- Journal of Conservation Planning
- Acta Ecologica Sinica
- Chinese Journal of Ecology
Education Experience: 
2000.1 Wageningen UR, the Netherlands, PhD
1998.1 ITC and Wageningen Agricultural University, the Netherlands, MSc
1994.7 Sun Yat-Sen University, MSc
1991.7 Shandong Normal University, BSC
Work Experience: 
2006.12 - SKLEC, East China Normal University, Professor
2006.3-7:Hiroshima University, Japan, Guest professor
2001.8-2006.11:Institute of Applied Ecology, CAS, Professor
1994.7-2001.7:Institute of Applied Ecology, CAS, Research scientist
As PI:
2013-2016, Spatial-temporal distribution and influencing factors for Carbon and Nitrogen sequestration at the Yangtze Estuary, NSFC
2010-2012‚Purification function and mechanisms of ecological floating treatment wetlands for eutrophicated water, SKLEC
2008-2010,Bi-directional salt marsh ecosystem evolution at the Yangtze Estuary, Ministry of Education
2008-2010,The effect of reclamation time on landscape structure and functions at the Yangtze Estuary, Ministry of Education
2008-2009,Water quality change and regualation strategies at the Yangtze Estuary, SKLEC
2007-2009,Responses of permanent frozen soil wetlands to climate change at the Northern Great Hing’an Mountains, NSFC
2003-2005,Landscape ecological research on the restoration process of the burned blanks at the Northern Great Hing’an Mountains, NSFC
2001-2003,Spatial regulation for the regional development and ecological protection at the Liaohe Delta
As major participant:
2015-2018,Ecosystem Vulnerability Assessment and Comprehensive Regulation Strategies for Typical Islands, SOA.
2010-2014‚Responses of Typical Chinese Coastal System to Climate Change and Vulnerability Assessment, MoST
2013-2015,Wetlands Evolution and Response to the Ecological Control Project of East Chongming Headland, STCSM
2010-2012‚Carbon sequestration function monitoring and assessment for the Jiuduan Shoal, Shanghai, STCSM
2008-2017,Sustainable Water Resource Management at Estuarine and Coastal Regions, MoE
2008-2012,Response of large river-estuary system ecology and landform transformation to human activities, MoST
Xiuzhen Li, Victor N. de Jonge, 2015. Estuaries and coastal areas in times of intense change (Editorial). Ocean and Coastal Management, 108: 1-2.
Xiuzhen Li, Linjing Ren, Yu Liu, Christopher Craft, Ülo Mander, Shilun Yang, 2014. The Impact of the Change in Vegetation Structure on the Ecological Functions of Salt Marshes: The Example of the Yangtze Estuary. Regional Environmental Change, 14(2): 623-632.
Xiuzhen LI, Yongguang SUN, Ülo MANDER, Yanlong HE. Effects of Land Use Intensity on Soil Nutrient Distribution after Reclamation in an Estuary Landscape. Landscape Ecology, 28(4):699–707.
LI Xiuzhen‚ HE Hong S‚ WANG Xugao‚ XIE Fuju‚ HU Yuanman‚ LI Yuehui‚ 2010. Tree planting: How fast can it accelerate post-fire forest restoration? ----A case study in Northern Da Hinggan Mountains‚ China. Chinese Geographical Science‚ 20(6): 481-490.
Xiuzhen LI‚ Ülo MANDER‚ Zhigang MA‚ Yue JIA‚ 2009. Water quality problems and potential for wetlands as treatment systems in the Yangtze River Delta‚ China. Wetlands‚ 29(4): 1125-1132.
Xiuzhen LI‚ Ulo MANDER‚ 2009. Future options in landscape ecology: development and research. Progress in Physical Geography‚ 33(1)‚ 31-48.
Xiuzhen LI‚ Fuju XIE‚ Xugao WANG‚ Fanhua KONG‚ 2006. Human Intervened Post-fire Forest Restoration in the Northern Great Hing´an Mountains: A review. Landscape and Ecological Engineering‚ 2006(2): 129-137.
Xiuzhen LI‚ Hong S. HE‚ Rencang BU‚ Qingchun WEN‚ Yu CHANG‚ Yuanman HU‚ Yuehui LI‚ 2005. The adequacy of different landscape metrics for various landscape patterns. Pattern Recognition‚ 38(12): 2626-2638.
Xiuzhen LI‚ Rob H.G. JONGMAN‚ Yuanman HU‚ Rencang BU‚ Bert HARMS‚ Arnold K. BREGT and Hong S. HE‚ 2005. Relationship between landscape structure metrics and wetland nutrient retention function: A case study of Liaohe Delta‚ China. Ecological Indicators‚ 5(2005): 339-349.
Xiuzhen LI‚ Hong S. HE‚ Xugao WANG‚ Rencang BU‚ Yuanman HU‚ Yu CHANG‚ 2004. Evaluating the effectiveness of neutral landscape models to represent a real landscape. Landscape and urban planning‚ 69(1): 137-148.
Xiuzhen LI‚ Duning XIAO‚ Rob H. JONGMAN‚ W. Bert HARMS and Arnold K. BREGT‚ 2003. Spatial modeling on the nutrient retention of an estuary wetland. Ecological modeling‚ 167(1-2): 33-46.
Xiuzhen LI‚ JONGMAN R.‚ XIAO D.‚ HARMS W.B.‚ BREGT A.‚ 2002. The effect of spatial pattern on nutrient removal of a wetland landscape. Landscape and Urban Planning. 60(1): 27-41.
LI Xiuzhen‚ QU Xiangrong‚ WANG Lianping‚ ZHANG Hairong‚ XIAO Duning‚ 1999. Purification Function of the Natural Wetland in the Liaohe Delta. Journal of Environmental Sciences‚ Vol. 11(2)‚ p236-242.
Li Xiuzhen‚ Xiao Duning‚ Wan Guojiang‚ 1998. The Fragile Karst Landscape in Southwestern China‚ AMBIO‚ Vol.27 (3)‚ p246-247.
GODRON M. and LI Xiuzhen*‚ 2001. Some questions about landscape modelling. Journal of Environmental Sciences. 13(4): 459-465.
Guo-Hong HUANG‚ Xiu-Zhen LI*‚ Yuan-Man HU‚ Yi SHI and Du-Ning XIAO‚ 2005. Methane (CH4) emission from a natural wetland of Northern China. Journal of Environmental Science and Health –Part A. 40: 1227-1238.
Yanlong HE, Xiuzhen LI*, Wenyong GUO, Zhigang MA, 2012. Division of labour in rhizomatous species: comparative performance of native and invasive species in the tidal marshes of the Yangtze estuary. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 422-423: 122-128.
Yanlong HE‚ Xiuzhen LI*‚ Christopher CRAFT‚ Zhigang MA‚ Yongguang SUN‚ 2011. Relationships between vegetation zonation and environmental factors in newly formed tidal marshes of the Yangtze River estuary. Wetlands Ecology and Management‚ 19: 341–349.
Yuanmei JIAO, Xiuzhen LI, Luohui LIANG, Kazuhiko TAKEUCHI, Toshiya OKURO, Dandan ZHANG, Lifang SUN, 2012. Indigenous ecological knowledge and natural resource management in the cultural landscape of China’s Hani Terraces. Ecological Research, 27: 247–263.
Ülo Mander, Xiuzhen Li, Martin J. Wassen, 2013. Biogeochemical fluxes in landscapes (Editorial). Landscape Ecology, 28(4):577-581.
Liguang LI‚ Xingyuan HE‚ Xiuzhen LI*‚ Qingchun WEN‚ Hong S. HE‚ 2007. Depth of edge influence of the agricultural-forest landscape boundary‚ Southwestern China. Ecological Research‚ 22(5): 774-783.
J. SUN‚ X. Z. LI*‚ X. W. WANG‚ J. J. LV‚ Z. M. LI and Y. M. HU. 2011. Latitudinal Pattern in Species Diversity and its Response to Global Warming in Permafrost Wetlands in the Great Hing’an Mountains‚ China. Russian Journal of Ecology‚ 42(2): 123–132.
Ju SUN‚ Xiu-Zhen LI*‚ Xian-Wei WANG‚ Jiu-Jun LV‚ Zong-Mei LI‚ Yuan-Man HU‚ 2010. Latitudinal changes in species diversity of permafrost wetland plant communities in Great Xing’an Mountain valleys of Northeast China. Acta Ecologica Sinica‚ 29(9): 272–277.
SUN Ju‚ LI Xiuzhen*‚ WANG Xianwei‚ LV Jiujun‚ LI Zongmei‚ 2010. Plant Species Distribution in Permafrost wetlands of the Great Hing’an Mountain valleys and its response to Global Climate Change. Journal of Earth Science‚ 21 (special issue): 266-270.
SUN Yongguang, LI Xiuzhen*, HE Yanlong, JIA Yue, MA Zhigang, GUO Wenyong, XIN Zaijun, 2012. Impact factors on distribution and characteristics of natural plant community in reclamation zones of Changjiang River estuary. Chinese Geographical Science, 22(2): 154-166.
SUN Yongguang‚ LI Xiuzhen*‚ Ulo Mander‚ HE Yanlong‚ JIA Yue‚ MA Zhigang‚ GUO Wenyong‚ XIN Zaijun‚ 2011. Effect of reclamation time and land use on soil properties in Changjiang river Estuary‚ China. Chinese Geographical Science‚ 21(4): 403-416.
WANG Ling‚ LI Xiuzhen*‚ HU Yuanman and GUO Dufa‚ 2003. Analysis of habitat pattern change of red-crowned cranes in the Liaohe delta using spatial diversity index. Chinese Geographical Science‚ 13(2): 164-170.
Xianwei WANG‚ Xiuzhen LI*‚ Yuanman HU‚ Jiujun LÜ‚ Ju SUN‚ Zongmei LI‚ Hong Shi HE‚ 2010. Potential carbon mineralization of permafrost peatlands in Great Hing’an Mountains‚ China. Wetlands‚ 30(4): 747-756.
Xianwei WANG‚ Xiuzhen LI*‚ Yuanman HU‚ Jiujun LV‚ Ju SUN‚ Zongmei LI‚ Zhifeng WU‚ 2010. Effect of temperature and moisture on soil organic carbon mineralization of predominantly permafrost peatland in the Great Hing’an Mountains‚ Northeastern China. Journal of Environmental Sciences‚ 22(7): 1057-1066.
Xugao WANG‚ Hong S. HE‚ Xiuzhen LI*‚ Yuanman HU‚ 2006. Assessing the cumulative effects of post-fire management on forest landscape dynamics in Northeastern China. Canadian journal of forest research‚ 36: 1992-2002.
WANG Xu-gao‚ LI Xiuzhen*‚ HE Hong S.‚ HU Yuanman‚ 2004. Ecolgical restoration: our hope for the future? Chinese Geographical Science‚ 14(4): 361-367.
XIAO Duning‚ LI Xiuzhen‚ 1999. Core Concepts of Landscape Ecology‚ Journal of Environmental Sciences‚ Vol. 11(2)‚ p131-135.
XIAO Duning‚ LI Xiuzhen‚ HU Yuanman, WANG Xianli ‚ 1996. Protection of the Littoral Wetland in Northern China: Ecological and Environmental Characteristics‚ AMBIO‚ Vol.25(1)‚ 1996‚ pp2-5.
Meng YANG‚ Xiuzhen LI*‚ Yuanman HU‚ Xingyuan HE‚ 2011. Assessing effects of landscape pattern on sediment yield using sediment delivery distributed model and a landscape indicator. Ecological Indicators‚ 22: 38-52.
Zaijun XIN, Xiuzhen LI*, Søren Nors NIELSEN, Zhongzheng YAN, Yuanqing ZHOU, Yue JIA, Yingying TANG, Wenyong GUO,Yongguang SUN, 2012. Effect of stubble heights and treatment duration time on the performance of water dropwort floating treatment wetlands (FTWS). Ecological Chemistry and Engineering S, 19(3):315-330.
LI Xiuzhen‚ 2000. Purification Function of Wetlands: Spatial modelling and pattern analysis of nutrient reduction in the Liaohe Delta. Wageningen University Press‚ 123p.
LI Xiuzhen‚ 1999. Assessment of Landuse Change Using GIS: A case study in the Llanos de Orinoco. Wageningen University Press‚ 88p.