SE: SUN Jian SE: SUN Jian

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SE: SUN Jian

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


2010.9-2013.7   Ph.D. in Physical Geography                                       

Graduate University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

2007.9-2010.7   M.S. in Agricultural ecology

Agricultural college, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, Hohhot, China

2001.9-2005.7   B.S. in Chemical engineering and technology, Management 

Chemical College, Management College, Inner Mongol University of Technology, Hohhot, China

Work experience

2019 to present, Visiting professor, International Platform of Dryland Research and Education, Arid Land Research Center, Tottori University, Japan

2019 to present, Visiting professor, Northwest Institute of Plateau Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2018-2019, Visiting scholar, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University,USA

2017 to present, Associate professor, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2013 to 2017, Assistant Professor, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Interests

Biogeography of Tibetan Plateau,

Concerned about the environment change, geographical process, the relationship between human and nature.

Major Publications:

[1].    Jian Sun, Tiancai Zhou, Miao Liu,Youchao Cheng, Guohua Liu,Ming Xu, Peili Shi,Fei Peng, Atsushi Tsunekawa. Yu Liu, Xiaodan Wang, Shikui Dong, Yangjian Zhang, Yingnian Li. Water and heat availability are drivers of the aboveground plant carbon accumulation rate in alpine grasslands on the Tibetan Plateau. Global Ecology Biology, 2019.

[2].    Jian Sun, Biying Liu; Yong You; Weipeng Li; Miao Liu; Hua Shang; Jin-sheng He. Solar radiation regulates the leaf nitrogen and phosphorus stoichiometry across alpine meadows of the Tibetan Plateau. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology,2019, 271, 92–101.

[3].    Jian Sun, Miao liu, Tianyu Zhan, Zhenchao Zhang, Yi Wang, Shiliang Liu, Gaolin Wu, Guohua Liu, Atsushi Tsunekawa. Vertification of the biomass transfer hypothesis under moderate grazing across the Tebetan Platea. Plant and Soil, 2019.

[4].    Jian Sun, Tiancai Zhou, Miao Liu,Youchao Cheng, Hua Shang, Liping Zhu, Arshad, A.S., Huan Yu, Genwei Cheng, Guohua Liu, Ming Xu, Wei Deng, Jihui Fan, Xuyang Lu, Yukun Sha. Linkages of the dynamics of glaciers and lakes with the climate elements over the Tibetan Plateau. Earth-Science Reviews, 2018, 185:308–324

[5].    Jian Sun, Baibing Ma,Lu Xuyang. Grazing enhances soil nutrient effects on trade-off between above and belowground biomass in alpine grasslands of the Tibetan plateau. Land Degradation & Development, 2018, 29:337 – 348.

[6].    Zhenchao Zhang, Ge Hou, Miao Liu, Tianxing Wei, Jian Sun*. Degradation induces the changes in soil C:N:P stoichiometry of alpine steppe on the Tibetan Plateau. Journal of mountain Sciences, 2019, 16, 2348-2360.

[7].    Jian Sun, Wang Haiming. Soil nitrogen and carbon determine the trade-off of the above- and below-ground biomass across alpine grasslands, Tibetan Plateau. Ecological Indicators, 2016, 60, 1070-1076.

[8].    Jian Sun, Cheng Gengwei, Li Weipeng. Meta-analysis of relationships between the environmental factors and the aboveground biomass in alpine grassland, Tibetan Plateau. Biogeosciences, 2013, 10, 1707–1715,



Tibet autonomous region science and technology award "Key technologies and operational applications of ecological safety barrier monitoring and evaluation in Tibet


Excellent reviewer of Pratacultural Science


Western light talent project, Chinese Academy of Sciences

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National Scholarship, Ministry of Education


Outstanding student leaders, Chinese Academy of Sciences


An excellent master dissertation of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region,

Department of Education of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

Social Service

Journal office


Gest editor for the album "Degradation, restoration and adaptive management of alpine grasslands on the Tibetan Plateau" in Pratacultural Science.

2019 to present

Editor member of Pratacultural Science (In Chinese).

2020 to present

Editor member of Journal of Grassland and Forage science (In Chinese).

Reviewing manuscript for international journals:

Applied soil ecology; Arctic Antarctic and Alpine Research;Area;Canadian journal of remote sensing;Climate Change;

Chinese Geographical Science;Ecological Engineering;Ecological Indicators; Environmental Monitoring and Assessment;

Grassland science;Habitat International;Journal of Arid Land;Journal of integrative agriculture;Journal of mountain science;Journal of plant ecology;Land Degradation & Development;Land use policy;Peer J;Plant and soil;Plant ecology;

Plant soil and environment;PLOS ONE;Polish journal of ecology;Progress in Physical Geography;Science of the total environment;