2001/07-, Research Professor, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2000/08-2013/06, Assistant, Associate, and Professor, School of Natural Resources, University of Missouri
1996/08-2000/07, Associate Scientist, Department of Forestry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1992/08-1996/07, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Forestry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1990/01-1992/07, Assistant Professor, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1989, Ph.D., Landscape Ecology, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China
1985, M.S., Soil Geography and Land Resources, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China
1984, B.S., Soil Science, Shenyang Agricultural University, Shenyang, China
2014-2017 National Science Foundation of China, Effects of forest fire disturbance on aboveground carbon storage of boreal forests of China under climate warming PI: Hongshi He $125,000 (RMB 750,000)
2013-2016 State Key Laboratory of Forest and Soil Ecology, Site- and landscape-scale processes controlling forest ecosystem carbon balance and their manipulations PI: Hongshi He $200,000 (RMB 1,200,000)
2012-2016 National Key Technology R&D Program, Optimization of spatial placement of forest harvesting in Changbai Mountains PI: Hongshi He $91,667 (RMB 550,000)
2011-2015 “973 project” of Ministry of Science and Technology of China, Scenario analysis of soil carbon fixation of natural forest and grass lands in Northeast China PI: Hongshi He $716,667 (RMB 4,300,000)
2011-2013 National Science Foundation of China, Forest fuel classifications in Northeastern China PI: Hongshi He $75,000 (RMB 450,000)
2009-2016, Chinese Academy of Sciences-International Partnership Program for Creative Research Teams, Coupling Cycles of Carbon, Nitrogen and Water in forest ecosystems of northeast China PI: Hongshi He $83,333 (RMB 500,000)
2009-2013, Knowledge Innovation Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Climate change impacts and adaptation in forests of northeast China PI: Hongshi He $191,666 (RMB 1,150,000)
2009-2013, 973 project of Ministry of Science and Technology of China, response of forests to fire and timber harvest in northeast China PI: Hongshi He $76,666 (RMB 460,000)
2004-2007 Key Program of National Natural Science of China, Response of forest landscape and plant community to climate change PI: Hongshi He $183,333 (RMB 1,100,000)
2001-2004, Chinese Academy of Sciences-Hundred Talents Program, Spatially explicit forest landscape model PI: Hongshi He $333,333 (RMB 2,000,000)
PUBLICATIONS AND SCHOLARLY WORK
2013 Wu, Z.W., He, H.S., Liu, Z.H. & Liang, Y. Comparing fuel reduction treatments for reducing wildfire size and intensity in a boreal forest landscape of northeastern China. Science of the Total Environment 454: 30-39.
2013 Wu, Z.W., He, H.S., Liang, Y., Cai, L.Y. & Lewis, B.J. Determining Relative Contributions of Vegetation and Topography to Burn Severity from LANDSAT Imagery. Environmental Management DOI 10.1007/s00267-013-0128-3.
2013 Liang, Y., He, H.S., Fraser, J.S. & Wu, Z.W. Thematic and Spatial Resolutions Affect Model-Based Predictions of Tree Species Distribution. PLoS ONE DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0067889.
2013 Li, X.N., He, H.S., Wu, Z.W., Liang, Y. & Schneiderman, J.E. Comparing Effects of Climate Warming, Fire, and Timber Harvesting on a Boreal Forest Landscape in Northeastern China. PLoS ONE DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0059747.
2012 Xi, F.M., He, H.S., Clarke, K.C., Hu, Y.M., Wu, X.Q., Liu, M., Shi, T.M., Geng, Y. & Gao, C. The potential impacts of sprawl on farmland in Northeast China-Evaluating a new strategy for rural development. Landscape and Urban Planning 104: 34-46.
2012 Liang, Y., He, H.S., Yang, J. & Wu, Z.W. Coupling ecosystem and landscape models to study the effects of plot number and location on prediction of forest landscape change. Landscape Ecology 27: 1031-1044.
2011 Wu, Z.W., He, H.S., Chang, Y., Liu, Z.H. & Chen, H.W. Development of Customized Fire Behavior Fuel Models for Boreal Forests of Northeastern China. Environmental Management 48: 1148-1157.
2011 Liang, Y., He, H.S., Bu, R.C., Hu, Y.M. & Shao, G.F. Are plot data effective for landscape prediction? A simulation study of tree species response to climate warming under varying environmental heterogeneity. Annals of Forest Science 68: 899-909.
2011 Liang, Y., He, H.S. & Lewis, B.L. Responses of tree species to climate warming at different spatial scales. Chinese Geographical Science 21: 427-436.
2011 He, H.S., Yang, J., Shifley, S.R. & Thompson, F.R. Challenges of forest landscape modeling-Simulating large landscapes and validating results. Landscape and Urban Planning 100: 400-402.
2011 He, H.S., Shifley, S.R. & Thompson, F.R. Overview of Contemporary Issues of Forest Research and Management in China. Environmental Management 48: 1061-1065.
2010 Liu, Z.H., He, H.S., Chang, Y. & Hu, Y.M. Analyzing the effectiveness of alternative fuel reductions of a forested landscape in Northeastern China. Forest Ecology and Management 259: 1255-1261.
2010 Jin, L.R., He, H.S., Zhou, Y.F., Bu, R.C. & Sun, K.P. Assessing the Effects of Management Alternatives on Habitat Suitability in a Forested Landscape of Northeastern China. Environmental Management 45: 1191-1200.
2010 He, H.S., White, S.K. & Nigh, T.A. Validating landtype associations using forest inventory and analysis data and neutral landscape models. Landscape Ecology 25: 761-774.
2008 Leng, W.F., He, H.S., Bu, R.C., Dai, L.M., Hu, Y.M. & Wang, X.G. Predicting the distributions of suitable habitat for three larch species under climate warming in Northeastern China. Forest Ecology and Management 254: 420-428.
2008 Leng, W.F., He, H.S. & Liu, H.J. Response of larch species to climate changes. Journal of Plant Ecology 1: 203-205.
2008 He, H.S., Keane, R.E. & Iverson, L.R. Forest landscape models, a tool for understanding the effect of the large-scale and long-term landscape processes. Forest Ecology and Management 254: 371-374.
2008 He, H.S. Forest landscape models: Definitions, characterization, and classification. Forest Ecology and Management 254: 484-498.
2008 He, H. S.. F. Kienast, O. Wildi and S. Ghosh. (Eds). A changing world, challenges for landscape research book review. Landscape Ecology 23:1135-1137.
2008 Chang, Y., He, H.S., Hu, Y.M., Bu, R.C. & Lia, X.Z. Historic and current fire regimes in the Great Xing'an Mountains, northeastern China: Implications for long-term forest management. Forest Ecology and Management 254: 445-453.
2008 Bu, R., He, H.S., Hu, Y.M., Chang, Y. & Larsen, D.R. Using the LANDIS model to evaluate forest harvesting and planting strategies under possible warming climates in Northeastern China. Forest Ecology and Management 254: 407-419.
2007 Wang, X.G., He, H.S. & Li, X.Z. The long-term effects of fire suppression and reforestation on a forest landscape in Northeastern China after a catastrophic wildfire. Landscape and Urban Planning 79: 84-95.
2007 Chang, Y., He, H.S., Bishop, I., Hu, Y.M., Bu, R.C., Xu, C.G. & Li, X.Z. Long-term forest landscape responses to fire exclusion in the Great Xing'an Mountains, China. International Journal of Wildland Fire 16: 34-44.
2006 Wang, X.G., He, H.S., Li, X.Z., Chang, Y., Hu, Y.M., Xu, C.G., Bu, R.C. & Xie, F.J. Simulating the effects of reforestation on a large catastrophic fire burned landscape in Northeastern China. Forest Ecology and Management 225: 82-93.
2006 Wang, X.G., He, H.S., Li, X.Z. & Hu, Y.M. Assessing the cumulative effects of postfire management on forest landscape dynamics in northeastern China. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 36: 1992-2002.
2005 Xu, C.G., He, H.S., Hu, Y.M., Chang, Y., Li, X.Z. & Bu, R.C. Latin hypercube sampling and geostatistical modeling of spatial uncertainty in a spatially explicit forest landscape model simulation. Ecological Modelling 185: 255-269.
2005 He, H.S., Hao, Z.Q., Mladenoff, D.J., Shao, G.F., Hu, Y.M. & Chang, Y. Simulating forest ecosystem response to climate warming incorporating spatial effects in north-eastern China. Journal of Biogeography 32: 2043-2056.
2004 Xu, C.G., He, H.S., Hu, Y.M., Chang, Y., Larsen, D.R., Li, X.Z. & Bu, R.C. Assessing the effect of cell-level uncertainty on a forest landscape model simulation in northeastern China. Ecological Modelling 180: 57-72.
2002 He, H.S., Mladenoff, D.J. & Gustafson, E.J. Study of landscape change under forest harvesting and climate warming-induced fire disturbance. Forest Ecology and Management 155: 257-270.
2002 He, H.S., Hao, Z.Q., Larsen, D.R., Dai, L.M., Hu, Y.M. & Chang, Y. A simulation study of landscape scale forest succession in northeastern China. Ecological Modelling 156: 153-166.
2002 He, H.S. Forest Landscape Response to Different Harvest Scenarios under Climate Warming–A Spatial Simulation Study. Geographic Information Sciences 8: 109-121.
Papers Presented at Professional Meetings
2012 “Overview of Contemporary Issues of Forest Research and Management in China”. The Annual Symposium of the United States Regional Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology INVITED
2012 “LANDIS PRO, a large-scale forest landscape model design, validation, and application in climate change predictions”. The Central Hardwoods Climate Change Response Framework expert panel meeting INVITED
2011 “Are limited numbers of plots with fixed locations reliable in predicting forest landscape change under climate warming”. The 8th International Association for Landscape Ecology Congress
Memberships or Activities in Professional Associations
1995-present, Member of Association of International Association for Landscape Ecology
1995-present, Member of the United States Regional Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology
1999-present, Ecological Society of America member
2001-present, Ecological Society of the China Regional Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology