Editorial Board
  • Editors-in-Chief
     
    Wen-Hao Zhang
    Professor, Institute of Botany, CAS, China
    whzhang@ibcas.ac.cn
      Bernhard Schmid
    Professor, University of Zürich, Switzerland
    bernhard.schmid@ieu.uzh.ch

     
    Editors
     
    Lonnie Aarssen
    Professor, Queen's University, Canada
    Research interests: competition; competitive exclusion; plant size; physical space niche; random assembly; reproductive economy
      Edith Bai
    Professor, Northeast Normal University, China
    Research interests: soil; biogeochemistry; forest ecology
     
    Jingyun Fang
    Professor, Peking University, China
    Research interests: climate change; vegetation ecology; plant biodiversity
      Xiaojuan Feng
    Professor, Institute of Botany, CAS, China
    Research interests: soil biogeochemistry; global changes
     
    Jin-Sheng He
    Professor, Peking University, China
    Research interests: global change and grassland ecosystems; biodiversity and ecosystem function; plant functional traits
      Shuijin Hu
    Professor, North Carolina State University, USA
    Research interests: carbon & nitrogen cycling and global change; microbial community & ecosystem functions
     
    Dafeng Hui
    Professor, Tennessee State University, USA
    Research interests: plant ecophysiology; global change ecology; ecosystem ecology; agro-ecology; biogeochemical cycling; ecological modeling; eco-informatics
      Lin Jiang
    Professor, The Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
    Research interests: community ecology
     
    Lingli Liu
    Professor, Institute of Botany, CAS, China
    Research interests: carbon and nitrogen cycling under global changes
      Keping Ma
    Professor, Institute of Botany, CAS, China
    Research interests: plant ecology; biodiversity; vegetation ecology
     
    Christa Mulder
    Professor, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA
    Research interests: plant-animal interactions; seabird islands; arctic biology
      Michael O’Brien
    Independent Researcher, University Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
    Research interests: plant-climate interactions; tropical forests; ecophysiology; global change biology; community ecology
     
    Bruce Osborne
    Professor, University College Dublin, Ireland
    Research interests: plant and environmentally-related research; global climate change and mitigation options in croplands; biology and ecology of invasive plant species
      Christiane Roscher
    Senior Scientist, German Center of Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), Germany
    Research interests: plant functional and community ecology; mechanisms that determine the diversity of ecological communities and the consequences of biodiversity for ecosystem functioning in the context of multiple drivers of global change
     
    Christian Schöb
    Assistant Professor, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
    Research interests: plant community; biodiversity; competition; ecosystem functioning; community assembly processes; species coexistence; agroecology; plant-plant interactions in crop systems
      Andreas Schuldt
    Professor, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany
    Research interests: biodiversity research; plant-insect interactions
     
    Shucun Sun
    Professor, Nanjing University, China
    Research interests: functional trait; food web; trophic interaction; ecosystem functioning
      Cameron Wagg
    Research Scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Research interests: soil ecology; mycorrhiza; plant soil interactions; agroecology
     
    Shaopeng Wang
    Professor, Peking University, China
    Research interests: theoretical ecology; biodiversity and ecosystem functioning; stability; food webs; metacommunities; scaling; species coexistence
      Kai Xue
    Associate Professor, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
    Research interests: soil microbial ecology; soil biochemistry processes
     
    Yuanhe Yang
    Professor, Institute of Botany, CAS, China
    Research interests: soils and global change biology; terrestrial carbon-nitrogen-phosphorus interactions
      Qing Ye
    Professor, South China Botanical Garden, CAS, China
    Research interests: response and adaptation of forest plants to global climate change; plant functional traits and forest community assemblage
     
    Dayong Zhang
    Professor, Beijing Normal University, China
    Research interests: plant reproductive ecology; population genetics; theoretical ecology
     
     
    Editorial Board Members
     
    Peter Alpert
    Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
    Research interests: plant community ecology; desiccation tolerance; clonal plants; introduced, invasive species
      Helge Bruelheide
    Professor, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
    Research interests: vegetation ecology, biodiversity, biogeography
     
    Leiyi Chen
    Professor, Institute of Botany, CAS, China
    Research interests: effects of global change on soil carbon dynamics; soil carbon storage and the carbon-climate feedback; the stabilization mechanisms of soil organic carbon; roles of microbial communities in stabilizing and destabilizing the soil carbon
      Xiaoyong Chen
    Professor, East China Normal University, China
    Research interests: plant-animal interactions; conservation of threatened plants; consequences of habitat fragmentation; co-evolution; molecular ecology
     
    Xiaoli Cheng
    Professor, Yunnan University, China
    Research interests: ecosystem ecology; isotope ecology; spatial pattern analysis
      Chengjin Chu
    Professor, Sun Yat-sen University, China
    Research interests: biodiversity maintenance and conservation in the context of "anthropocene"; individual-based model; translational ecology
     
    Jianming Deng
    Professor, Lanzhou University, China
    Research interests: theoretical ecology, biodiversity and ecosystem stability, restoration ecology
      Ye Deng
    Professor, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, CAS, China
    Research interests: microbial ecology; molecular biotechnology; bioinformatics and biostatistics
     
    Jianqing Ding
    Professor, Henan University, China
    Research interests: invasive species; plant-insect interactions; above-belowground interactions
      Philip A. Fay
    Research Ecologist, Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory, USA
    Research interests: grassland ecosystem ecology; carbon cycling; climate change; plant physiological ecology; population ecology; community ecology
     
    Zhaozhong Feng
    Professor, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology, China
    Research interests: response and adaptation of plants (crops and trees) to air pollution and climate change; plant ecophysiology, including gas exchange, water use, BVOCs and biomass allocation
      Markus Fischer
    Professor of Plant Ecology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Research interests: population biology , biodiversity research , conservation biology, science-policy work
     
    Shenglei Fu
    Professor, Henan University, China
    Research interests: interactions between above- and belowground processes during ecosystem restoration; responses of soil biodiversity to environmental changes; soil biota as indicators of ecosystem health; mechanisms of invasive soil fauna
      Frank S. Gilliam
    Professor, University of West Florida, USA
    Research interests: herbaceous layer dynamics; plant-soil nutrient interactions; factors that influence plant communities of longleaf pine savannas, especially fire
     
    Wenxuan Han
    Professor, China Agricultural University, China
    Research interests: plant functional traits and the ecological stoichiometry of essential nutrient elements at various scales
      Nianpeng He
    Professor, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, China
    Research interests: plant functional traits; ecological stoichiometry; linking between plant trait with productivity from organ to ecosystem; carbon storage and sequestration in terrestrial ecoysystems
     
    Marcel van der Heijden
    Professor, Swiss Federal Research Institute Agroscope & University of Zürich, Switzerland
    Research interests: mycorrhizal ecology; ecosystem sustainability; soil biodiversity, plant-soil feedback
      Zhongmin Hu
    Professor, South China Normal University, China
    Research interests: global change ecology; ecosystem ecology; ecological modeling; remote sensing
     
    Zhiqun Huang
    Professor, Fujian Normal University, China
    Research interests: features governing nitrogen and carbon fluxes in forest ecosystems, and how these dynamics are influenced by environmental changes, plant diversity and tree species; global scale perturbations (e.g., elevated carbon dioxide, altered nitrogen availability)
      Chunyang Li
    Professor, Hangzhou Normal University, China
    Research interests: to elucidate the acclimation and adaptation mechanisms to stressful environments in woody species
     
    Dejun Li
    Professor, Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, CAS, China
    Research interests: soil fertility; biogeochemistry; nutrient cycling
      Mai-He Li
    Professor, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Switzerland
    Research interests: plant ecophysiology
     
    Shaopeng Li
    Professor, East China Normal University, China
    Research interests: phylogenetic community ecology; biodiversity; invasion; succession; functional traits
      Eryuan Liang
    Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS, China
    Research interests: dendroecology with a focus on ecological processes of alpine treeline/shrublines from cambial cell division, long-term tree growth dynamics to ecosystem
     
    Gianalberto Losapio
    Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford University, USA
    Research interests: biodiversity drivers-and-effects; plant interactions and ecological networks; human impact on the environment
      Xiaotao Lü
    Professor, Institute of Applied Ecology, CAS, China
    Research interests: ecosystem ecology; interactions between plants and ecosystem processes, and how these are affected by environmental changes and human activities
     
    Jorge A. Meave
    Professor, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
    Research interests: vegetation ecology; forest succession; plant diversity
      Alicia Montesinos Navarro
    Postdoctoral Researcher, Centro de Investigaciones sobre Desertificación (CIDE-CSIC), Spain
    Research interests: ecological and evolutionary implications of biotic interactions on plant communities; how plant-mycorrhizal fungi interactions affect plant facilitation and shape the phylogenetic structure of plant communities; the influence of multiple biotic interactions on the phylogenetic structure of plant communities
     
    Hiroyuki Muraoka
    Professor, Gifu University, Japan
    Research interests: physiological ecology of terrestrial plants, carbon cycle in terrestrial ecosystems, and use of remote sensing on plant and ecosystem phenology
      Ming Nie
    Professor, Fudan University, China
    Research interests: plant-soil linkages under the global environmental change and terrestrial carbon-climate feedbacks across spatial and temporal scales
     
    Jana Petermann
    Associate Professor, University of Salzburg, Austria
    Research interests: species coexistence; multitrophic interactions (for example between plants and insects); ecosystem functions at various trophic levels; terrestrial ecosystems such as grasslands and forests but also small freshwater systems such as phytotelmata, ponds and lakes
      Shilong Piao
    Cheung Kong Professor, Peking University, China
    Research interests: terrestrial carbon cycle; interactions between vegetation and climate; remote sensing of vegetation; land surface model
     
    Weijun Shen
    Professor, South China Botanical Garden, CAS, China
    Research interests: ecosystem ecology; soil ecology
      Melinda D. Smith
    Professor, Colorado State University, USA
    Research interests: diversity-productivity; grassland; invasion; genomics; plant ecology
     
    Yanhong Tang
    Professor, Peking University, China
    Research interests: plant eco-physiology including photosynthetic response, acclimation and adaptation to natural environments, in particular, to the spatial and temporal variations of light environments in grasslands on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and tropical forests in Malaysia
      Zhiyao Tang
    Associate Professor, Peking University, China
    Research interests: the regional and local processes control the forest community assembly; effects of species interaction on ecosystem functioning at different scales; patterns and controls of stoichiometry of terrestrial plants in relation to primary productivity
     
    Faming Wang
    Associate Professor, South China Botanical Garden, CAS, China
    Research interests: how human perturbations of forests and wetlands affect ecosystem biogeochemistry cycling and the response of plants and soil microbes
      G. Geoff Wang
    Professor, Clemson University, USA
    Research interests: how disturbances, especially fire, weather extremes, biological invasion, and management activity, affect forests and the implication to forest resilience and productivity
     
    Xiangping Wang
    Professor, Beijing Forestry University, China
    Research interests: forest ecology; biodiversity; carbon sink; climate change
      Xianzhong Wang
    Associate Professor, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA
    Research interests: elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) on plant respiration; carbon sequestration at the individual and ecosystem levels; physiological adaptation of plants to their changing environments; meta-analysis
     
    Zhiheng Wang
    Tenured Assistant Professor, Peking University, China
    Research interests: macroecology; climate change; phylogeography; species diversity; conservation biology
      Jianyang Xia
    Professor, East China Normal University, China
    Research interests: ecosystem ecology; earth system modeling; carbon-nitrogen interactions; data-model integration; warming responses of terrestrial biogeochemical process
     
    Yichun Xie
    Professor, Eastern Michigan University, USA
    Research interests: GeoScience theory and method research, including spatiotemporal modeling of urban growth, grassland ecosystem, coupled impacts of human dynamics and environmental changes on resource management, and land-use and land-cover changes; development of urban dynamic evolution theory based on cellular automata
      Ming Xu
    Professor, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, China
    Research interests: climate change impacts and adaptation; ecosystem modeling; biodiversity conservation
     
    Yangjian Zhang
    Professor, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, China
    Research interests: remote sensing; spatial pattern; ecological modeling; ecological process
      Quanguo Zhang
    Professor, Beijing Normal University, China
    Research interests: biodiversity maintenance mechanisms; eco-evolutionary dynamics
     
    Yongguang Zhang
    Professor, Nanjing University, China
    Research interests: global change ecology; carbon cycle; biosphere-atmosphere interactions; remote sensing of chlorophyll fluorescence
      Xuhui Zhou
    Professor, East China Normal University, China
    Research interests: ecosystem ecology; global change ecology
     
    Bin Zhu
    Associate Professor, University of Hartford, USA
    Research interests: allelopathy; biological invasion; plant interactions; invasive plant management; submerged macrophytes
     
     
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Editors-in-Chief
Wen-Hao Zhang
Bernhard Schmid