Title:ProfessorSubject:Restoration EcologyPhone:86-24-83970220Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgAddress:nstitute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, No. 72 Wenhua Road, Shenyang, Liaoning, China, 110016
2001.10–present: Professor, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1998.10–2001.9: Associate Professor, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1997.2–1998.9: Assistant Professor, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1987.7–1991.7: Teaching Assistant, Department of Forestry, Jiangxi Agricultural University
1994.9–1997.2: Ph.D. in Ecology, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1991.9–1994.7: M.S. in Ecology, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1983.9–1987.7: B.S. in Forestry, Department of Forestry, Jiangxi Agricultural University
Carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus cycling, and restoration ecology in semi-arid ecosystems
Lin GG, Guo DL, Li L, Ma CE, Zeng D-H. Contrasting effects of ectomycorrhizal and arbuscular mycorrhizal tropical tree species on soil nitrogen cycling: the potential mechanisms and corresponding adaptive strategies. Oikos (under review after revision)
Ren H, Xu Z, Isbell F, Huang J, Han X, Wan S, Chen S, Wang R, Zeng D-H, Jiang Y, Fang Y. 2017. Exacerbated nitrogen limitation ends transient stimulation of grassland productivity by increased precipitation. Ecological Monographs, 87: 457–469.
Lin GG, Zeng D-H. 2017. Heterogeneity in decomposition rates and annual litter inputs within fine-root architecture of tree species: Implications for forest soil carbon accumulation. Forest Ecology and Management, 389: 386–394.
Zheng LL, Zhao Q, Yu Z-Y, Zhao S-Y, Zeng D-H. 2017. Altered leaf functional traits by nitrogen addition in a nutrient-poor pine plantation: A consequence of decreased phosphorus availability. Scientific Reports, 7: 7415. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-07170-3.
Zhao Q, Classen AT, Wang W-W, Zhao X-R, Mao B, Zeng D-H. 2017. Asymmetric effects of litter removal and litter addition on the structure and function of soil microbial communities in a managed pine forest. Plant and Soil, 414: 81–93.
Fan ZP, Tu ZH, Li FY, Qin YB, Deng DZ, Zeng D-H, Sun XK, Zhao Q, Hu YL. 2017. Experimental manipulation of precipitation affects soil nitrogen availability in semiarid Mongolian pine (Pinus sylvestris var. mongolica) plantation. Water, 9: 208. doi: 10.3390/w9030208.
Mao B, Mao R, Zeng D-H. 2017. Species diversity and chemical properties of litter influence non-additive effects of litter mixtures on soil carbon and nitrogen cycling. PLoS ONE, 12(7): e0180422.
Hu YL, Zeng D-H, Ma XQ, Chang SX. 2016. Root rather than leaf litter input drives soil carbon sequestration after afforestation on a marginal cropland. Forest Ecology and Management, 362: 38–45.
Mao B, Mao R, Hu Y-L, Huang Y, Zeng D-H. 2016. Litter decomposition of Mongolian pine in the presence of understory species in semi-arid Northeast China. Journal of Forestry Research, 27: 329–337.
Huang Y, Wang L, Wang D, Zeng D-H, Liu C. 2016. How does the foraging behavior of large herbivores cause different associational plant defenses? Scientific Reports, 6: 20561. DOI: 10.1038/srep20561.
Gao YC, Wang JN, Guo SH, Hu YL, Li TT, Mao R, Zeng D-H. 2015. Effects of salinization and crude oil contamination on soil bacterial community structure in the Yellow River Delta region, China. Applied Soil Ecology, 86: 165–173.
Hu Y-L, Hu Y, Zeng D-H, Chang SX. 2015. Exponential fertilization and plant competition effects on the growth and N nutrition of trembling aspen and white spruce seedlings. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 45: 78–86.
Mao R, Zeng D-H, Zhang X-H, Song C-C. 2015. Responses of plant nutrient resorption to phosphorus addition in freshwater marsh of Northeast China. Scientific Reports, 5: 8097. DOI: 10.1038/srep08097.
Ren HY, Xu ZW, Huang JH, Lü XT, Zeng D-H, Yuan ZY, Han XG, Fang YT. 2015. Increased precipitation induces a positive plant-soil feedback in a dryland. Plant and Soil, 389: 211-223.
Zhao Q, Wang HQ, Yu ZY, Zeng D-H. 2015. Rhizosphere organic phosphorus fractions of Simon poplar and Mongolian pine plantations in a semiarid sandy land of northeastern China. Journal of Arid Land, 7: 475–480.
Wang HQ, Zhao Q, Zeng D-H, Hu YL, Yu ZY. 2015. Remediation of a magnesium-contaminated soil by chemical amendments and leaching. Land Degradation & Development, 26: 613–619.
Hu YL, Niu ZX, Zeng D-H, Wang CY. 2015. Soil amendment improves tree growth and soil carbon and nitrogen pools in Mongolian pine plantations on post-mining land in Northeast China. Land Degradation & Development, 26: 807–812.
Mao B, Yu Z-Y, Zeng D-H. 2015. Non-additive effects of species mixing on litter mass loss and chemical properties in a Mongolian pine plantation of Northeast China. Plant and Soil, 396: 339–351.
Li HC, Hu YL, Mao R, Zhao Q, Zeng D-H. 2015. Effects of nitrogen addition on litter decomposition and CO2 release: considering changes in litter quantity. PLoS ONE, 10(12): e0144665. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144665.
Yang D, Zhao Q, Mao R, Li L-J, Zeng D-H. 2014. Accumulative characteristics of some plant species to magnesium around a magnesite mine area in Northeast China. Soil & Sediment Contamination, 23: 497–503.
Hu Y-L, Yan E-R, Choi W-J, Salifu F, Tan X, Chen ZC, Zeng D-H, Chang SX. 2014. Soil nitrification and foliar δ15N declined with stand age in trembling aspen and jack pine forests in northern Alberta, Canada. Plant and Soil, 376: 399–409.
Hu Y-L, Hu L-L, Zeng D-H. 2014. Dynamics and sources of soil organic C following afforestation of croplands with poplar in a semi-arid region in northeast China. PLoS ONE, 9(1), e86640.
Hu Y-L, Wu F-P, Zeng D-H, Chang SX. 2014. Wheat straw and its biochar had contrasting effects on soil C and N cycling two growing seasons after addition to a Black Chernozemic soil planted to barley. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 50: 1291–1299.
Gao Y-C, Guo S-H, Wang J-N, Li D, Wang H, Zeng D-H. 2014. Effects of different remediation treatments on crude oil contaminated saline soil. Chemosphere, 117: 486–493.
Gao YC, Wang JN, Xu JB, Kong X, Zhao L, Zeng D-H. 2013. Assessing the quality of oil-contaminated saline soil using two composite indices. Ecological Indicators, 24: 105–112.
Mao R, Zeng D-H. 2013. Effect of land-use change from cropland to poplar-based agroforestry on soil properties in a semiarid region of northeast China. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 22: 1077–1084.
Hu Y-L, Zeng D-H, Chang SX, Mao R. 2013. Dynamics of soil and root C stocks following afforestation of croplands with poplars in a semi-arid region in northeast China. Plant and Soil, 368: 619–627.
Ding F, Hu Y-L, Li L-J, Li A, Shi S, Lian P-Y, Zeng D-H. 2013. Changes in soil organic carbon and total nitrogen stocks after conversion of meadow to cropland in Northeast China. Plant and Soil, 373: 659–672.
Hu Y-L, Jung K, Zeng D-H, Chang SX. 2013. Nitrogen and sulfur deposition altered soil microbial community functions and enzyme activities in a boreal mixedwood forest in western Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 43: 777–784.
Lin G-G, Mao R, Zhao L, Zeng D-H. 2013. Litter decomposition of a pine plantation is affected by species evenness and soil nitrogen availability. Plant and Soil, 373: 649–657.
Zhao L, Hu Y-L, Lin G-G, Gao Y-C, Fang Y-T, Zeng D-H. 2013. Mixing effects of understory plant litter on decomposition and nutrient release of tree litter in two plantations in Northeast China. PLoS ONE, 8(10): e76334. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0076334.
Mao R, Zeng D-H. 2012. Non-additive effects vary with the number of component residues and their mixing proportions during residue mixture decomposition: A microcosm study. Geoderma, 170: 112–117.
Yang D, Zeng D-H, Zhang J, Li LJ, Mao R. 2012. Chemical and microbial properties in contaminated soils around a magnesite mine in northeast China. Land Degradation & Development, 23: 256–262.
Mao R, Zeng D-H, Li LJ, Hu YL. 2012. Changes in labile soil organic matter fractions following land use change from monocropping to poplar-based agroforestry systems in a semiarid region of Northeast China. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 184: 6845–6853.
Li LJ, Zeng D-H, Mao R, Yu ZY. 2012. Nitrogen and phosphorus resorption of Artemisia scoparia, Chenopodium acuminatum, Cannabis sativa, and Phragmites communis under nitrogen and phosphorus additions in a semiarid grassland, China. Plant, Soil and Environment, 58: 446–451.
Wu T, Dong Y, Yu M, Wang GG, Zeng D-H. 2012. Leaf nitrogen and phosphorus stoichiometry of Quercus species across China. Forest Ecology and Management, 284: 116–123.
Chen FS, Niklas KJ, Zeng D-H. 2011. Important foliar traits depend on species-grouping: analysis of a remnant temperate forest at the Keerqin Sandy Lands, China. Plant and Soil, 340: 337–345.
Li LJ, Zeng D-H, Yu ZY, Fan ZP, Mao R, Peri PL. 2011. Foliar N/P ratio and nutrient limitation to vegetation growth on Keerqin sandy grassland of North-east China. Grass and Forage Science, 66: 237–242.
Li LJ, Zeng D-H, Yu ZY, Fan ZP, Yang D, Liu YX. 2011. Impact of litter quality and soil nutrient availability on leaf decomposition rate in a semi-arid grassland of Northeast China. Journal of Arid Environments, 75: 787–792.
Mao R, Zeng D-H, Li LJ. 2011. Fresh root decomposition pattern of two contrasting tree species from temperate agroforestry systems: effects of root diameter and nitrogen enrichment of soil. Plant and Soil, 347: 115–123.
Zeng D-H, Li LJ, Fahey TJ, Yu ZY, Fan ZP, Chen FS. 2010. Effects of nitrogen addition on vegetation and ecosystem carbon in a semi-arid grassland. Biogeochemistry, 98: 185–193.
Zeng D-H, Mao R, Chang SX, Li LJ, Yang D. 2010. Carbon mineralization of tree leaf litter and crop residues from poplar-based agroforestry systems in Northeast China: A laboratory study. Applied Soil Ecology, 44: 133–137.
Chen FS, Zeng D-H, Fahey TJ, Liao PF. 2010. Organic carbon in soil physical fractions under different-aged plantations of Mongolian pine in semi-arid region of Northeast China. Applied Soil Ecology, 44: 42–48.
Chen FS, Zeng D-H, Fahey TJ, Yao CY, Yu ZY. 2010. Response of leaf anatomy of Chenopodium acuminatum to soil resource availability in a semi-arid grassland. Plant Ecology, 209: 375–382.
Hu YL, Zeng D-H, Liu YX, Zhang YL, Chen ZH, Wang ZQ. 2010. Responses of soil chemical and biological properties to nitrogen addition in a Dahurian larch plantation in Northeast China. Plant and Soil, 333: 81–92.
Li LJ, Zeng D-H, Yu ZY, Fan ZP, Mao R. 2010. Soil microbial properties under N and P additions in a semi-arid, sandy grassland. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 46: 653–658.
Mao R, Zeng D-H, Ai GY, Yang D, Li LJ, Liu YX. 2010. Soil microbiological and chemical effects of a nitrogen-fixing shrub in poplar plantations in semi-arid region of Northeast China. European Journal of Soil Biology, 46: 325–329.
Mao R, Zeng D-H, Hu YL, Li LJ, Yang D. 2010. Soil organic carbon and nitrogen stocks in an age-sequence of poplar stands planted on marginal agricultural land in Northeast China. Plant and Soil, 332: 277–287.
Mao R, Zeng D-H. 2010. Changes in soil particulate organic matter, microbial biomass and activity following afforestation of marginal agricultural lands in a semi-arid area of Northeast China. Environmental Management, 46: 110–116.
Zhao Q, Zeng D-H, Fan ZP. 2010. Nitrogen and phosphorus transformations in the rhizospheres of three tree species in a nutrient-poor sandy soil. Applied Soil Ecology, 46: 341–346.
Ma JL, Liu ZM, Zeng D-H, Liu B. 2010. Aerial seed bank in Artemisia species: how it responds to sand mobility. Trees: Structure and Function, 24: 435–441.
Fan ZP, Gao JG, Zeng D-H, Zhou XH, Sun XK. 2010. Three-dimensional (3D) structure model and its parameters for poplar shelterbelts. Science China Earth Sciences, 53: 1513–1526.
Zeng D-H, Hu YL, Chang SX, Fan ZP. 2009. Land cover change effects on soil chemical and biological properties after planting Mongolian pine (Pinus sylvestris var. mongolica) in sandy lands in Keerqin, northeastern China. Plant and Soil, 317: 121–133.
Zhao Q, Zeng D-H, Fan ZP, Yu ZY, Hu LY, Zhang JW. 2009. Seasonal variations in phosphorus fractions in semiarid sandy soils under different vegetation types. Forest Ecology and Management, 258: 1376–1382.
Chen FS, Zeng D-H, Fahey TJ. 2009. Changes of soil nitrogen availability due to stand development and management practices on semi-arid sandy lands in northern China. Land Degradation & Development, 20: 481–491.
Hu YL, Zeng D-H, Fan ZP, Chen GS, Zhao Q, Pepper D. 2008. Changes in ecosystem carbon stocks following grassland afforestation of semiarid sandy soil in the southeastern Keerqin Sandy Lands, China. Journal of Arid Environments, 72: 2193–2200.
Yu ZY, Chen FS, Zeng D-H. 2008. Soil inorganic nitrogen, microbial biomass carbon and nitrogen under sand-fixing pine plantations in Zhanggutai region. Pedosphere, 18: 775–785.
Zhao Q, Zeng D-H, Fan ZP, Lee DK. 2008. Effect of land cover change on soil phosphorus fractions in southeastern Horqin Sandy Land, Northern China. Pedosphere, 16: 741–748.
Zhao Q, Zeng D-H, Lee DK, He XY, Fan ZP, Jin YH. 2007. Effects of Pinus sylvestris var. mongolica afforestation on soil phosphorus status of the Keerqin Sandy Lands in China. Journal of Arid Environments, 69: 569–582.
Hu YL, Wang SL, Zeng D-H. 2006. Effects of single Chinese fir and mixed leaf litters on soil chemical, microbial properties and soil enzyme activities. Plant and Soil, 282: 379–386.
Chen FS, Zeng D-H, Zhou B, Singh AN, Fan ZP. 2006. Seasonal variation in soil nitrogen availability under the Mongolian pine plantations in Keerqin Sand Lands, China. Journal of Arid Environments, 67: 226–239.
Chen FS, Zeng D-H, He XY. 2006. Small-scale spatial variability of soil nutrients and vegetation properties in semi-arid northern China. Pedosphere, 17: 778–787.
Singh AN, Zeng D-H, Chen FS. 2006. Effect of young woody plantations on carbon and nutrient accretion rates in a redeveloping soil on coalmine spoil in a dry tropical environment, India. Land Degradation & Development, 17: 13–21.
Singh AN, Zeng D-H, Chen FS. 2005. Heavy metal concentrations in redeveloping soil of mine spoil under plantations of certain native woody species in dry tropical environment, India. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 17: 168–174.
2016 First-class Prize for Natural Sciences of Liaoning Province, "Decline and Restoration Mechanisms of Typical Protective Forests". The People’s Government of Liaoning Province (personal ranking No. 3)
2008 National Second-class Prize for Progress in Science and Technology of China, "Management Theories, Techniques and Applications of Protective Forests in North China". The State Council of the People's Republic of China (personal ranking No. 2)
2003 Second-class Prize for Progress in Science and Technology of Liaoning Province, "Technology for Sustainable Management of Protective Forests and Renewal and Transformation of Low-value Forests". The People’s Government of Liaoning Province (personal ranking No. 2)
1998 TWNSO Award in Agriculture (shared), awarded to the Shelterbelt Research Group, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China, for its outstanding work in the planning, design, planting, management and assessment of shelterbelts for desertification control