Yuan Lin

Job Title: 
Associate Professor
Research Interests: 
Wetland ecology
Climate change effects on coastal ecosystem
coastal zone management
Zhongshan N. Road 3663,Shanghai 200062, China
Work Experience: 
12/2011 - Present: Associate Professor at the State Key Lab. of Estuarine & Coastal Research, East China Normal University. Research field: Plant Ecology, Wetland Ecology.
11/2009 - 12/2011: Assistant Professor at the State Key Lab. of Estuarine & Coastal Research, East China Normal University. Research field: Plant Ecology, Wetland Ecology, Landscape Ecology.
07/2007 - 11/2009: Post-Doctor Researcher at the State Key Lab. of Estuarine & Coastal Research, East China Normal University. Research field: Ecological Restoration, Remote Sense Technology.
Academic Exchange: 
10/2011: Visiting at The Nature Conservancy, US. Academic communication: Responses of Coastal System to Climate Change and Vulnerability Assessment.
03/2011: Visiting at Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Delft University and Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente, Netherlands. Academic communication: Estuarine ecosystem and resource protection.
09/2008 - 10/2008: Visiting Scholar at Queen’s University, Canada. Academic communication: Water Resource Management.

Academic and Research Experience:

2010-2014. Vulnerability assessment and coping strategy of coastal system to climate change (Global Change Scientific Research Program of China, Chinese Ministry of Science and technology), as participant.

2011-2014. Comprehensive carrying capacity assessment of long and narrow bay in the East China Sea (National Ocean Service), as a Responsible person.

2011-2012. 2nd wetland resource investigation in Shanghai, China (Shanghai Forestry Bureau), as a Responsible person for botany and vegetation investigation.

2010-2012. Remote sense monitoring and information deduce of submerged vegetation based on hyperspectral technology (National Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars of China), as a Responsible person.

2008-2011. Ecosystem-based management in Chinese coastal zone (National Ocean Service), as participant.

2007-2009. Study and application on the assessment of ecosystem health for typical estuarine and coastal bay (Chinese Ministry of Science and technology), as participant.

2006-2008. The techniques of wise use and protection of intertidal wetlands in Chingming Dongtan, Shanghai. (Key Project of Shanghai Science and technology Committee), as participant.

2003-2007. The land-sea interactions and environmental effects of offshore for typical Chinese estuaries (Chinese Ministry of Science and technology), as participant.

2004-2005. The technology and comprehensive demonstration project for improvement of urban water quality of Shanghai (Chinese Ministry of Science and technology), as participant.

1) Yuan, L., Ge Z.M., Fan, X.Z., Zhang, L. Q., 2014. Ecosystem-based coastal zone management: A comprehensive assessment of coastal ecosystems in Chongming Dongtan coastal zone. Ocean and Coastal
Management. 95:63-71.
2)Ge Z.M., Zhang, L. Q., Yuan, L., 2014. Spatiotemporal dynamics of salt marsh vegetation regulated by plant invasion and abiotic processes in the Yangtze Estuary: observations with a modeling approach. Estuaries and Coasts. DOI 10.1007/s12237-014-9804-7
3)Ge, Z.M., Zhang, L.Q., Yuan, L., Zhang, C. 2014.Effects of salinity on temperature-dependent photosynthetic parameters of a native C3and a non-native C4marsh grass in the Yangtze Estuary, China.Photosynthetica, DOI: 10.1007/s11099-014-00xx-x.
4)Wang H, Ge, Z.M., Yuan, L., Zhang, L.Q., 2014. Evaluation of the combined threat from sea-level 31 rise and sedimentation reduction to the coastal wetlands in the Yangtze Estuary, China. Ecological Engineering, 71:346-354.
5)Zou, W. N., Yuan, L., Zhang, L. Q., 2013. Analyzing the spectral responses of submerged aquatic vegetation in a eutrophic lake in Shanghai. Ecological Engineering.57:65-71
6)Yuan L., Zhang L. Q., Xiao D. R., Huang H.M.,2011. The application of cutting plus waterlogging to control Spartina alterniflora on saltmarshes in the Yangtze Estuary, China. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 92:103-110.(in English)
7) Yuan L., Zhang L. Q., 2008. Mapping Large-Scale Distribution of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Coverage Using Remote Sensing. Ecological informatics, 3:245-251. (in English)
8) Yuan L., Zhang L. Q., 2007. The Spectral Responses of Submerged plant Vallisneria spiralis with Varying Biomass Using Spectroradiometer. Hydrobiologia, 579: 291-299. (in English)
9) Wang R. Z., Yuan L., Zhang L. Q., 2010. Impacts of Spartina alterniflora Invasion on the Benthic Communities of Saltmarshes in the Yangtze Estuary, China. Ecological Engineering.36,799-806. (in English)
10) Tian B., Zhou Y. X., Zhang L. Q., Yuan L., 2008. Analyzing the Habitat Suitability for Migratory Birds at the Chongming Dongtan Nature Reserve in Shanghai, China. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 80:296-302. (in English)
11) Yuan L., Zhang L. Q., 2006. Identification of the Spectral Characteristics of Submerged plant Vallisneria spiralis. Acta Ecologica Sinica.26 (4):1005-1011. (in English)
12) Yuan L., Zhang L. Q. The Spectral Characteristics of a Submerged Plant Myriophyllum Spicatum with Varied Coverage. Journal of Remote Sensing, 2007, 11(4): 609-616. (in Chinese)
13) Yuan L., Zhang L. Q., Gu Z. Q., 2010. Responses of chlorophyll fluorescence of an invasive plant Spartina alterniflora to continuous waterlogging. Acta Scientiae Circum stantiae, 30(4): 882- 889. (in Chinese)
14) Yuan L., , Karim A, Zhang L. Q. Effects of NaCl Stresses on Active Oxygen Metabolism and Membrane Stability in Pistacia vera Seedlings. Acta Phytoecologica Sinica, 2005, 29(6):985-991. (in Chinese)
15) Fan X. Z., Yuan L., Dai X. Y., Zhang L. Q., 2010. The integrated coastal zone management (ICZM) and its progress. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 30(10):2756-2765. (in Chinese)
16) Fan X. Z., Zhang L. Q.,Yuan L., Zou W. N.,2011. An analysis on spatio-temporal dynamics of suitable habitats for waterbirds based on spatial zonation at Chongming Dongtan, Shanghai. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 31(13): 3820-3829. (in Chinese)