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BAI Yang
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XTBG, Menglun, Mengla, 666303, Yunnan, China


RG website: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yang_Bai14/contributions 





·             Ecosystem service measurement and valuation 

·             Ecosystem service changes in responses to human activities and climate change 

·             Ecological planning, ecosystem restoration, biodiversity conservation, and GIS application in ecology and environmental research 

·            Relevant policy and decision making for various stakeholders 



Ph.D. in Ecology, 2011. Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences.  

M.S. in Landscape Ecology, 2007. Department of Life Sciences, Yunnan University.  

B.S. in Plant Ecology, 2004. Department of Life Sciences, Yunnan University.  


Associate Professor, 2016.5- Landscape Research Group, Chinese Academy of Sciences. 

Associate Professor, 2011.6- 2016.4  Applied Ecology Institution, Shanghai Academy of Environmental Sciences.   



Web of Science indexed:  

1.     Yang Bai, Thomas O. Ochuodho, Jian Yang. 2019. Impact of land use and climate change on water-related ecosystem services in Kentucky, USA. Ecological Indicators, 102: 51-64. 

2.     Bo Jiang, Yang Bai(Corresponding author), Christina P. Wong, Xibao Xu, Juha M. Alatalo. 2019. China’s ecological civilization program–Implementing ecological redline policy. Land Use Policy, 81: 111-114. 

3.     Junyu Chen, Bo Jiang, Yang Bai (Corresponding author), Xibao Xu, Juha M. Alatalo. Quantifying ecosystem services supply and demand shortfalls and mismatches for management optimization. Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 650:1426-1439. 

4.     Yang Bai, Christina P. Wong, Bo Jiang, Alice C. Hughes, Min Wang, Qing Wang. Developing China’s Ecological Redline Policy using ecosystem services assessments for land use planning. Nature Communications, 2018, 9: 3034.  

5.     J.H.Li, H.W.Fang, Yang Bai (Corresponding author). 2017. Correlations between Socioeconomic Drivers and Indicators of Urban Expansion: Evidence from the Heavily Urbanised Shanghai Metropolitan Area, China. Sustainability, 9, 1199.  

6.     Yang Bai, J. Bo, M. Wang, J. Alatalo. 2016. New ecological redline policy to secure ecosystem services in China, Land Use Policy, 55: 348-351.  

7.     J.H.Li, H.W.Ji, Yang Bai (Corresponding author), J. Alatalo, X. Li. 2016. Indicators for spatial-temporal comparisons of ecosystem service status between regions: A case study of the Taihu River Basin, China, Ecological Indicators, 60: 1008-1016.  

8.     Yang Bai, B. Jiang, Z.Y. Ouyang, H. Zheng. 2016. Impacts of land management on ecosystem services delivery in Baiyangdian River basin. Environmental Earth Sciences , 75: 1-13.  

9.     Yang Bai, C. Peng, W.P. Chen. 2016. Impacts of urbanization on distribution and leaching risk of heavy metals in soils along the Huangpu River, the water source of Shanghai, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 23: 5222-5231.  

10. Yang Bai, H. Zheng, Z.Y. Ouyang, C.W. Zhuang, and B. Jiang. 2013. Modeling hydrological ecosystem services and tradeoffs: a case study in Baiyangdian watershed, China. Environmental Earth Sciences 70(2): 709-718.  

11. Yang Bai, Z.Y. Ouyang, H. Zheng, X.M. Li, C.W. Zhuang, and B. Jiang. 2012. Modeling soil conservation, water conservation and their tradeoffs: A case study in Beijing. Journal of Environmental Sciences 24(3): 419-426.  

12. Yang Bai, C.W. Zhuang, Z.Y. Ouyang, H. Zheng, and B. Jiang. 2011. Spatial characteristics between biodiversity and ecosystem services in a human-dominated watershed. Ecological Complexity 8(2): 177-183.  

13. Weifeng Li, Weiqi Zhou, Yang Bai, Steward T.A. Pickett, Lijian Han. The smart growth of Chinese cities: Opportunities offered by vacant land. Land Degradation & Development, 2018, 1–9.  

14. Anne D. Bjorkman, Isla H. MyersSmith, Sarah C. Elmendor,…Yang Bai, et al. 2018. Tundra Trait Team: A database of plant traits spanning the tundra biome. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 1-10.  

15. Junyu Chen, Tao Cui, Huimin Wang, Gang Liu, Mat Gilfedder, Yang Bai. Spatio-temporal evolution of water-related ecosystem services: Taihu Basin, China. PeerJ, 2018, 6: e5041.  

16. Gaurav Baruah, Ulf Molau, Yang Bai, Juha M. Alatalo. Community and species-specific responses of plant traits to 23 years of experimental warming across subarctic tundra plant communities. Scientific Reports, 2017, 7: 2571.  

17. Arshad Ali, Ulf Molau, Yang Bai, Annika K. Jagerbrand, Juha M. Alatalo. Diversity-productivity dependent resistance of an alpine plant community to different climate change scenarios. Ecological Research. 2016, 31(6): 935-945.  

18. W.F. Li, Yang Bai, W.Q. Zhou, and L.J. Han. 2015. Land use significantly affect the distribution of urban green space: a case study of Shanghai, China. Journal of Urban Planning and Development. 141(3): 1-10.  

19. <![endif]>W.F. Li, Yang Bai, W.Q. Zhou, and L.J. Han. 2014. Discrepant impacts of land use and land cover on urban heat islands: A case study of Shanghai, China. Ecological indicators. 47: 171-178.  

20. C. Peng, W.P. Chen, X.L. Liao, M.E. Wang, Z.Y. Ouyang, W.T. Jiao,and Yang Bai. 2011. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in urban soils of Beijing: status, sources, distribution and potential risk. Environmental Pollution 159(3): 802-807. 

21. C.W. Zhuang, Z.Y. Ouyang, W.H. Xu, Yang Bai, W.Q. Zhou, H. Zheng, and X.K. Wang. 2010. Impacts of human activities on the hydrology of Baiyangdian Lake, China. Environmental earth sciences 62(7):1343-1350. 

Web of Science non-indexed:  

22. Yang Bai, M. Wang, H. Meng, S.F. Huang, J.H. Su, C.Y. Sha, and J.J. Ruan. 2013. Relationship between land surface temperature and land cover in rapid urbanization process of Shanghai. Environmental Pollution & Control 35(6): 49-54 

23. Yang Bai, H. Meng, and M. Wang. 2013. Spatial and temporal changes of urban thermal landscape pattern in Shanghai. Environmental Science & Technology 363):196-201. 

24. Yang BaiH. ZhengC.W. ZhuangZ.Y. Ouyangand W.H. Xu2013. Ecosystem services valuation and its regulation in Baiyangdian baisn: Based on InVEST model. Acta Ecologica Sinica 33( 3) : 0711-0717 

25. Yang Bai. 2012. Regulation strategies of regional land use management based on ecosystem services: A case study in Wanquan TownZhejiang Province of East China. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology 23( 6) : 16411648 

26. Yang Bai, Y.C. Huang, M. Wang, S.F. Huang, and C.Y. Sha. 2011. The progress of ecological civilization construction and its indicator system in China. Acta Ecologica Sinica 31( 20) : 6295-6304 

27. Yang Bai, H. Zheng, Z.Y. Ouyang, W.H. XuB. Jiang, and Y. Fang. 2011. Ecological function regionalization of Haihe River basin. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology 22( 9) : 23772382 

28. Yang Bai, Z.Y. Ouyang, H. Zheng, W.H. Xu, B. Jiang, and Y. Fang. 2011. Evaluation of the forest ecosystem services in Haihe River Basin, China. Acta Ecologica Sinica 31(7) :2029—2039 

29. Yang Bai, Z.Y. Ouyang, H. Zheng, W.H. Xu, C. Zhang, C.W. Zhuang, S. Chen, and B. Jiang. 2010. Ecosystems patterns and dynamics in Haihe river basin. Acta Ecologica Sinica 30: 327-334 

30. Yang Bai, Z.Y. Ouyang, H. Zheng, W.H. Xu, B. Jiang, and Y. Fang. 2010. Environmental benefit-loss analysis of agro-ecosystem in Haihe River basin, China. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology 21( 11) : 2938-2945 

31. J. Yao, M. Wang, S.F. Huang, and Yang Bai. 2014. The progress of coastal zone’s ecological security assessment technology. Environmental Pollution & Control 2: 81-88. 

32. M. Wang, H. Meng, Yang Bai, J.H. Su, C.Y. Sha, and M. Zhang. 2013. Relationships between landscapes spatial pattern and land surface temperature in Shanghai . Ecology and Environmental Sciences 22(2): 343-350. 

33. H. Meng, Yang Bai, Y.C. Huang, M. Wang, Z.C. Yan, and S.F. Huang. 2012. Research Progress for Ecological Compensation Mechanism of Water Resources. China population, resources and environment 22(10): 86-93 

34. C.Y. Sha, M. Wang, Q. Wang, J.J. Ruan, and Yang Bai. 2011. Applications of stable carbon isotope techniques to wetland carbon cycle research. Environmental Science & Technology 34(12H): 338- 343. 

35. Y. FangZ.Y. OuyangY. XiaoH. ZhengW.H. XuYang Baiand B. Jiang. 2011. Evaluation of the Grassland Ecosystem Services of the Haihe River BasinChina. Journal of natural resources 26(10): 1694-1706 

36. B. Jiang, Z.Y. Ouyang, H. Miao, H. Zheng, Yang Bai, and C.W. Zhuang. 2011. Ecosystem services valuation of the Haihe River basin wetlands. Acta Ecologica Sinica 31(8) :2236—2244 

37. C.W. Zhuang, Z.Y. Ouyang, W.H. Xu, and Yang Bai. 2011. Landscape dynamics of Baiyangdian Lake from 1974 to 2007. Acta Ecologica Sinica 31(3) :0839—0848 

38. H. Li, Yang Bai, G.Y. Li, and S.H. Yang. 2009. New approach to dynamic modeling to landscape eco-pattern changes using grey analysis and cellular automata. Acta Ecologica Sinica 29(11): 6227-6238 

39. C.W. Zhuang, Z.Y. Ouyang, W.H. Xu, H. Zheng, X.K. Wang, and Yang Bai. 2009. Spatial pattern of ecosystem s in Haihe River Basin based on MODI S data. Chinese Journal of Ecology 28(6): 1149-1154 

40. H. Li, Yang Bai, S.H. Yang, X. Zhu, and K. Zhao. 2009. Prediction of vegetation dynamic changes in central Nujiang watershed based on Markov process mode. Chinese Journal of Ecology 28(2): 371-376  

41. W.H. Xu, Z.Y. Ouyang, X.Z. Wang, W.J. Wang, R.C. Dong, and Yang Bai. 2008. Assessment of ecological protection importance for ecological conservation in Wenchuan Earthquake hard-hit disaster areas. Acta Ecologica Sinica 28(12):5820~5825. 

42. H. Yang, N.C. Yao, Yang Bai, and H. Li. 2008. Study on the Changes of Landscape Pattern in Typical Area in Middle of Nujiang watershed. Forest Inventory and Planning 33(1): 25-29 




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