Research Progress

Researchers develop new method to estimate tree biomass in planted forests

BEIJING, Nov. 6 (Xinhua) -- Chinese researchers have developed a new method to estimate tree biomass in subtropical planted forests, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Researchers of IAE Make Progress in Sensitivity Analysis of Fuel-model Parameters in Boreal Fores...

Forest fire is one of the most important disturbances in boreal forests in China, and it plays an important role in shaping forest species composition, age structure and ecosystem processes.

Scientists Reveal Toxicological Effects of Polystyrene Nanoplastics on Human Lung Epithelial Cells

Nanoplastics, a new type of pollutant, exist mainly in the atmosphere in the form of suspended fine particles. They can enter human body through breathing, make contact with respiratory mucosa and ...

Scientists Demonstrated the Plant Trait Responses of Extreme Drought

Researchers from Institute of Applied Ecology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences report the responses of community-level traits to long-term drought across three grasslands of northern China.

Uptake Patterns of Glycine, Ammonium, and Nitrate Differ Among Four Common Tree Species of Northe...

Nitrogen (N) is a major plant nutrient that influences the productivity, composition and function of forests. Plants compete with soil microbes for soil N in the forms of inorganic and organic N. R...