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Geli Zhang, Ph.D

PostDoc Research Associate in Earth Observation and Modeling Group,

Center for Spatial Analysis, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology,

University of Oklahoma

101 David L. Boren Blvd. Norman, Oklahoma 73019, USA

Email:  geli.zhang@ou.edu

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Education

  • Ph.D. in Ecology, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Sep. 2008-June. 2011
  • M.S. in Environmental Sciences, Research area was Landscape Ecology. Shandong Normal University, China, Sep. 2005-Jul. 2008
  • B.S. in Geographic Science, People, Resources and Environment School, Shandong Normal University, China, Sep. 2001-Jul. 2005

Professional Experience

  • Visiting scholar in Earth Observation and Modeling Group, Center for Spatial Analysis, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology, University of Oklahoma, July. 2011-Recent
  • Postdoc in Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, July. 2011-Recent

Research interests

  • Effects of climate change on agricultural and grassland ecosystems
  • Landscape ecology
  • Land use and land cover change 

Peer-reviewed journal publications

  1. Zhang, G., Zhang, Y., Dong, J., & Xiao, X. (2013). Green-up dates in the Tibetan Plateau have continuously advanced from 1982 to 2011. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110, 4309-4314
  2. Zhang, G., Dong, J., Zhang, Y., & Xiao, X. (2013). Reply to Shen et al.: No evidence to show nongrowing season NDVI affects spring phenology trend in the Tibetan Plateau over the last decade, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1305593110
  3. Zhang, G., Dong, J., Zhou, C., Xu, X., Wang, M., Ouyang, H., & Xiao, X. (2013). Increasing cropping intensity in response to climate warming in Tibetan Plateau, China. Field Crops Research, 142, 36-46
  4. Zhang, G.L., Dong, J.W., Xiao, X. M., Hu, Z.M., & Sheldon, S. (2012). Effectiveness of ecological restoration projects in Horqin Sandy Land, China based on SPOT-VGT NDVI data. Ecological Engineering, 38, 20-29
  5. Zhang, G.L., Xu, X.L., Zhou, C.P., Zhang, H.B., & Ouyang, H. (2011). Responses of grassland vegetation to climatic variations on different temporal scales in Hulun Buir Grassland in the past 30 years. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 21, 634-650
  6. Zhang, G.L., Tao, J., Dong, J.W., Xu X.L. (2011). Temporal and spatial change of thermal growing seasons due to climate change in Eastern Inner Mongolia, China during 1960-2010, Resources Science, 33, 2323-2332 (In Chinese with English abstract)
  7. Zhang, G.L., Wang, L.B., Ouyang, H., Xu X.L., Ding S.G., Yang Z.P. (2010).Changes of landscape patterns and ecological services of the Spring Recharge Area in Jinan since 1990s. Journal of Geo-information Science, 12:593-601 (In Chinese with English abstract)
  8. Zhang, G.L., Ouyang, H., Zhou, C. P., Xu X.L., Zhang X.Z., Wu J.X. (2010). Response of agricultural thermal resources to climate change in the region of the Brahmaputra River and Its Two Tributaries in Tibet during Past 50 Years. Resources Science, 32, 1943-1954 (In Chinese with English abstract)
  9. Zhang, G.L., Ouyang, H., Zhang, X. Z., Zhou C.P., Xu X.L. (2010). Vegetation change and its responses to climatic variation based on eco-geographical regions of Tibetan Plateau. Geographical Research, 29, 2004-2016 (In Chinese with English abstract)
  10. Zhang, G.L., Wang, L.B., Dong, J. W. (2007). Study on the landscape pattern and optimization in hilly region. Journal of Anhui Agricultural Sciences, 35, 1772-1774 (In Chinese with English abstract)
  11. Zhang, G.L., Wang, L.B., Dong, J. W. (2007). Time-series analysis in water security assessment of Jinan city based on entropy weight. Research of Soil and Water Conservation, 14: 43-45, 50 (In Chinese with English abstract)
  12. Zhang, G.L., Xu, X.L., Zhou, C.P., Zhang, H.B., & Ouyang, H. (2011). Responses of Vegetation Changes to Climatic Variations in Hulun Buir Grassland in Past 30 Years, Acta Geographica Sinica, 66, 47-58 (In Chinese with English abstract)
  13. Zhang, G.L., Wang, L.B., Ding, S.G. (2007). A study of water security assessment of Jinan city based on analytic hierarchy process, Journal of Shandong Normal University (Natural Science), 22, 94-97 (In Chinese with English abstract)
  14. Tao, J., Zhang, G.L., Wang, J.B., Dong J.W. (2011). Research on variation of crop phenology in agriculture and animal husbandry in Inner Mongolia since 2001. Scientia Agricultura Sinica. 44, 4583-4592 (In Chinese with English abstract)
  15. Dong, J., Tao, F., Zhang, G. (2011). Trends and variation in vegetation greenness related to geographic controls in middle and eastern Inner Mongolia, China. Environmental Earth Sciences, 62, 245-256
  16. Wang, M., Zhou, C.P., Wu, L., Zhang, G.L., & Ouyang, H. (2012). Estimating the Precipitation Using Satellite-Based Rainfall Estimates: A Case Study of Tibetan Plateau. Plateau Meteorology. 31, 1215-1224 (In Chinese with English abstract)
  17. Dong, J.W., Zheng, X.Q., Zhang, G.L. (2007). Quality evaluation model of requisition-compensation balance for arable land based on the suitability evaluation data. Research of Soil and Water Conservation, 14, 393-395 (In Chinese with English abstract)
  18. Dong, J., Xiao, X., Chen, B., Torbick, N., Jin, C., Zhang, G., & Biradar, C. (2013). Mapping deciduous rubber plantation through integration of PALSAR and time-series Landsat imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, In press.
  19. Dong, J., Zhang, G., Zhang, Y., & Xiao, X. (2013). Reply to Wang et al.: Snow cover and air temperature affect the rate of changes in spring phenology in the Tibetan Plateau. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1306813110

 

Awards and honors

  • Young Scientist Prize in the Environmental Protection Meeting in Qingdao, 2007;
  • Top-Notch Graduate in Shandong Normal University, 2005;
  • The second prize scholarships for the school year 2001/2002/2003/2004, Shandong Normal University;
  • Excellent student for the school year 2001/2002/2003, Shandong Normal University.


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