Research Progress

Researchers Reveal Mechanism Causing Pine Forest Decline in Water-limited Regions

A new study, conducted by researchers of the Institute of Applied Ecology (IAE), the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), shows that Mongolian pine (Pinus sylvestris var. mongolica) trees grown on san...

Researchers Map and Estimate Species-Level Biomass in Chinese Boreal Forests

Researchers from the Institute of Applied Ecology (IAE), Chinese Academy of Sciences, mapped and estimated species-level biomass (species composition and aboveground biomass) in Chinese boreal fore...

Researchers Reveal Ecological Mechanisms Influencing Local-scale Patterns of Spatial Community Di...

In a new study published in Global Ecology and Biogeography, an international research group led by Dr. WANG Xugao of the Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, has made progres...

Scientists Reveal the Influence of Forest Conversion on the Temporal Patterns of Microbial Beta-d...

Natural forests have been widely converted to meet other land needs such as plantation, agriculture and pasture, and the loss of natural forest is estimated to be 130 million hectares between 2000 ...

Scientists Find C Quality and Microbial Property Controlling the Non-linear Latitudinal Patterns ...

The amount of CO2 released to the atmosphere through soil microbial respiration (Rs) is estimated to be 60 Pg C.