Research Progress

Scientists Reveal How Understory Communities Are Assembled Following Wildfire Disturbance in Chin...

Understory vegetation composes the majority of species diversity in boreal forest ecosystems, affecting canopy succession and nutrient cycling.

Researchers Find the Inter-dune Lowland of Active Sand Dunes Could Provide Specific Habitats for ...

Sand dune mobility in desert ecosystems reflects the underlying ecological processes, including biotic interactions, seed dispersal, vegetation succession, and environmental change.

The First Paper by ‘Ker Joint Lab’ Published

On October 30, 2018, the first journal paper affiliated to the CAS-CSI Joint Laboratory of Research and Development for Monitoring Forest Fluxes of Trace Gas and Isotope Elements (CAS-CSI Joint Lab...

The Effects of Oil Exposure on Indigenous Oil-degrading Bacteria in Phragmites Australis Dominate...

The Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico had a profound impact on the Gulf Coast marshes. An understanding of how indigenous oil-degrading bacteria respond to oil exposure is important for...

Scientists Reveal Effect of Maize Residue Retention on Nitrous Oxide Emission

In conservation tillage systems, at least 30% of the soil surface remains covered by crop residue which generally contains significant amounts of nitrogen. Crop residues are important resources inv...