Member: XU Jian-chu Member: XU Jian-chu

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Member: Prof. XU Jian-chu


World Agroforestry Centre (c/o: Kunming Institute of Botany)


Research Interests

Traditional ecological knowledge, forest management, land use transition, ecosystem and human health, community-based biodiversity conservation, sustainable livelihood, watershed management


Major Publications

Yu H, Luedeling E, Xu JC, 2010. Winter and spring warming result in delayed spring phenology on the Tibetan Plateau. Proceedings of National Academy of Science, USA (PNAS): 107(51):22151-56 (correspondent author).

Ma X, Xu JC, van Noordwijk M. 2010. Sensitivity of streamflow from a Himalayan catchment to plausible changes in land-cover and climate. Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7602

Lu XX, Zhang SR, Xu JC. 2010. Climate change and sediment flux from the Roof of the World. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 35(6):732-735.

Xu J.C., Louis Lebel, Janet Sturgeon. 2009. Functional links between biodiversity, livelihoods and culture in a Hani swidden landscape in Southwest China. Ecology and Society 14(2): 20.

Xu J.C., R. E. Grumbine, A. Shrestha, M. Eriksson, X. Yang, Y. Wang, A. Wilkes. 2009. The Melting Himalayas: Cascading effects of climate change on water, biodiversity and livelihoods. Conservation Biology 23(3) 520–530.

Ziegler, A., J. Fox, and J.C. Xu. 2009. The rubber juggernaut. Science 324: 1024-1025.

Ma X., J.C.Xu, Y. Luo, S.P.Aggarwal, J.T. Li, 2009. Response of hydrological processes to land-cover and climate changes in Kejie watershed, SW China. Hydrological Processes DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7233.

He J, Zhou ZM, Weyerhaeuser H, J.C. Xu 2009. Participatory technology development for incorporating non-timber forest products into forest restoration in Yunnan, Southwest China. Forest Ecology and Management 257:2010-2016.

Xu J.C., Y. Yang, Z.Q. Li, N. Tashi, R. Sharma, J.Fang. 2008. Understanding Land Use, Livelihoods, and Health Transitions among Tibetan Nomads: A Case from Gangga Township, Dingri County, TAR, China. EcoHealth 5:104-114.

Xu J.C., R. Sharma, J. Fang, Y.F. Xu, 2008. Critical linkages between land-use transition and human health in the Himalayan region, Environment International 34:239-247.

Xu J.C. and D. Melick, 2007. Rethinking the effectiveness of public protected areas in southwestern China. Conservation Biology, 21(2):318-328.