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Name:Gaofeng Zhu

Title: Professor 


Graduate College:Lanzhou University


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On-the-job information:Incumbency


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Mail box:zhugf@lzu.edu.cn

Learning Experience

1.  1998-2002:  Bachelor's Degree, hydrogeological and engineering geological, Lanzhou University;
2.  2002-2005:  Master's Degree, hydrology and water resources engineering, Lanzhou University;

3.  2005-2008:  Ph.D , Applied Mathematics, Lanzhou University; 

Research Direction

Land Surface Process; methods of Models Data Fusion; Hydrologic Remote Sensing 

Work Experience

1.  2008-2010: Lecturer, College of Mathematical and Software Engineering, Lanzhou Jiaotong University.

2.  2009-2011: Postdoctoral, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute,Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou.

3.  2010-2011: Associate Professor, College of Mathematical and Software Engineering, Lanzhou Jiaotong University.

4.  2011-2015: Associate Professor, Key laboratory of west China’s Environmental System (Ministry of Education), Lanzhou University.

5.  2015-2016: Associate Professor, College of Earth and Environment Sciences, Lanzhou University.

6.  2015- present: Ph.D. supervisor, College of Earth and Environment Sciences, Lanzhou University.

7.  2016- present: Professor, College of Earth and Environment Sciences, Lanzhou University. 


Nonlinear mathematical model of geography 


1.          Zhu G.F.*, Li X., Ma J.Z., Wang Y.Q., Liu S.M., Huang C.L., Zhang K., Hu X.L. A new moving strategy for the sequential Monte Carlo approach in optimizing the hydrological model parameters. Advances in Water Resources, 114, 164-179, 2018.

2.          Gu C.J., Ma J.Z., Zhu G.F., Yang H., Zhang K., Wang Y.Q., Gu C.L. Partitioning evapotranspiration using an optimized satellite-based ET model across biomes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 259, 355-363, 2018. 

3.          Li Y., Huang C.L., Hou J.l., Gu J., Zhu G.F., Li X. Mapping daily evapotranspiration based on spatiotemporal fusion of ASTER and MODIS images over irrigated agricultural areas in the Heihe River Basin, Northwest China. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 244-245, 82-97, 2017.

4.          Zhang Z., Zimmermann N.E., Zimmermann Stenke A., Li X., Hodson E.L., Zhu G.F., Huang C.L., Poulter B. Emerging role of wetland methane emissions in driving 21st century climate change. PNAS, 114, 9647-9652, 2017.

5.          Wang Y.Q., Ma J.Z., Guan H.D., Zhu G.F. Determination of the saturated film conductivity to improve the EMFX model in describing the soil hydraulic properties over the entire moisture range. Journal of Hydrology, 549, 38-49, 2017.

6.          Zhang K., Ma J.Z., Zhu G.F., Ma T., Han T., Feng L.L. Parameter sensitivity analysis and optimization for a satellite-based evapotranspiration model across multiple sites using Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer and flux data. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 122, 230–245, 2017.

7.         Zhu G.F.*, Zhang K., Li X., Liu S.M., Ding Z.Y., Ma J.Z., Huang C.L., Han T., He J.H. Evaluating the complementary relationship for estimating evapotranspiration using the multi-site data across north China. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 230-231, 33-44, 2016.

8.        Zhu G.F.*, Li X., Zhang K., Ding Z.Y., Han T., Ma J.Z., Huang C.L., He J.H., Ma T., Multi-model ensemble prediction of terrestrial evapotranspiration across north China using Bayesian model averaging. Hydrological Process, 30, 2861-2879, 2016.

9.          Ran Y.H., Li X., Sun R., Kljum N., Zhang L., Wang X.F., Zhu G.F. Spatial representativeness and uncertainty of eddy covariance carbon flux measurements for upscaling net ecosystem productivity to the grid scale. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 230-231, 114-127, 2016.

10.       Sun P., Ma J.Z., Qi S., Zhao W., Zhu G.F. The effects of a dry sand layer on groundwater recharge in extremely arid areas: field study in the western Hexi Corridor of northwestern China.?Hydrogeology Journal, 24, 2016.

11.       Zhao W., Ma J.Z., Gu C.J., Qi S., Zhu G.F., He J.H. Distribution of isotopes and chemicals in precipitation in Shule River Basin, northwestern China: an implication for water cycle and groundwater recharge.?Journal of Arid Land, 9, 318-318, 2016.

12.       Song Y., Jin L., Zhu G.F., Ma M.G. Parameter estimation for a simple two-source evapotranspiration model using Bayesian inference and its application to remotely sensed estimations of latent heat flux at the regional scale. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 217, 230-231, 2016.

13.       Bai Y., Zhu G.F.*, Su Y.H., Zhang K., Han T., Ma J.Z., Wang W.Z., Ma T., Feng L.L. Hysteresis loops between canopy conductance of grapevines and meteorological variables in an oasis ecosystem. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 214-215: 319-327, 2015(通讯作者).

14.       Wang X.F., Cheng G.D., Li X., Lu L., Ma M.G., Su P.X., Zhu G.F., Tan J.L. A comparison of two photosynthesis parameterization schemes for an alpine meadow site on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau.?Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 126, 751-764, 2015.

15.    Zhu G.F.*, Su Y.H., Li X., Zhang K., Li C.B., Ning N. Modelling evapotranspiration in an alpine grassland ecosystem on Qinghai-Tibetan plateau. Hydrological Processes, 28, 610-619, 2014.

16.       Zhu G.F.*, Li X., Su Y.H., Zhang K., Bai Y., Ma J.Z., Li C.B., Hu X. L., He J.H. Simultaneous parameterization of the two-source evapotranspiration model by Bayesian approach: application to spring maize in an arid region of northwest China. Geoscientific Model Development, 7, 741-775, 2014. 

17.    Zhu G.F.*, Lu L, Su Y.H., Wang X.F., Cui X., Ma J.Z., He J.H., Zhang K., Li C.B. Energy flux partitioning and evapotranspiration in a sub-alpine spruce forest ecosystem. Hydrological Processes, 28, 5093-5104, 2014.

18.       Wei G.X., Chen F.H., Ma J.Z., Dong Y., Zhu G.F., W. Mike E. Groundwater recharge and evolution of water quality in China’s Jilantai Basin based on hydrogeochemical and isotopic evidence. Environmental Earth Sciences, 72, 3491-3506, 2014.

19.    Zhu G.F.*, Su Y.H., Li X., Zhang K., Li C.B. Estimating actual evapotranspiration from an alpine grassland on Qinghai-Tibetan plateau using a two-source model and parameter uncertainty analysis by Bayesian approach. Journal of Hydrology, 476, 42-51, 2013.

20.     Ma J.Z., He J.H., Qi S., Zhu G.F., Zhao W., Edmunds W.M., Zhao Y.P. Groundwater recharge and evolution in the Dunhuang Basin, northwestern China. Applied Geochemistry, 28, 19-31, 2013.

21.     Li X., Cheng G.D., Xiao Q., Ma M.G., Jin R., Che T., Liu Q.H., Wang W.Z., Qi Y., Wen J.G., Li H.Y., Zhu G.F., Guo J.W., Ran Y.H., Wang S.G., Zhu Z.L., Zhou J., Hu X.L., Xu Z.W. Heihe Watershed Allied Telemetry Experimental Research (HiWATER): Scientific Objectives and Experimental Design. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94, 1145-1160, 2013.

22.     He J.H., Ma J.Z., Zhang P., Tian L.M., Zhu G.F., Edmunds W.M., Zhang Q.H. Groundwater recharge environments and hydrogeochemical evolution in the Jiuquan Basin, Northwest China. Applied Geochemistry, 27, 866-878, 2012.

23.     Ma Z.J., Zhang P., Zhu G.F., Wang Y.Q., Edmunds W.M., Ding Z.Y., He J.H. The composition and distribution of chemicals and isotopes in precipitation in the Shiyang River system, northwestern China. Journal of Hydrology, 436-437, 92-101, 2012.

24.       Zhu G.F.*, Li X., Su Y.H., Lu L., Huang C.L., Seasonal fluctuations and temperature dependence in photosynthetic parameters and stomatal conductance at the leaf scale of Populu euphratica Oliv. Tree Physiology, 31, 178-195, 2011.

25.       Zhu G.F.*, Su Y.H., Huang C.L., Qi F., Liu Z.G. Hydrogeochemical processes in the groundwater environment of Heihe River Basin, northwest China. Environmental Earth Sciences, 60, 139-153, 2010.

26.       Zhu G.F.*, Li X., Su Y.H., Huang C.L. Parameterization of the coupling CO2 and H2O gas exchange model at the leaf scale of Populus euphratica. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 14, 419-431, 2010.

27.     Su Y.H., Zhu G.F., Miao Z.W., Qi F., Chang Z.Q. Estimation of parameters of a biochemically based model of photosynthesis using a genetic algorithm. Plant, Cell & Environment, 32, 1710-23, 2009.

28.       Zhu G.F.*, Su Y.H., Feng Q. The hydrochemical characteristics and evolution of groundwater and surface water in the Heihe River Basin, northwest China. Hydrogeology Journal, 16: 167-182, 2008.

29.     Su Y.H., Zhu G.F., Qi F., Li Z.Z., Zhang F.P. Environmental isotopic and hydrochemical study of groundwater in the Ejina Basin, Northwest China. Environmental Geology, 58, 601-614, 2008.

30.       Zhu G.F.*, Li Z.Z., Su Y.H., Ma J.Z., Zhang Y.Y. Hydrogeochemical and isotope evidence of groundwater evolution and recharge in Minqin Basin, Northwest China. Journal of Hydrology, 333, 239-251, 2007.

Su Y.H., Qi F., Zhu G.F., Si J.H., Zhang Y.W. Identification and Evolution of Groundwater Chemistry in the Ejin SubBasin of the Heihe River, Northwest China. Pedosphere, 17, 331-342, 2007.

31.     Su Y.H., Qi F., Zhu G.F., Si J.H., Zhang Y.W. Identification and Evolution of Groundwater Chemistry in the Ejin SubBasin of the Heihe River, Northwest China. Pedosphere, 17, 331-342, 2007.

32.     Kun Zhang, Tuo Han, Gaofeng Zhu*, Yan Bai, Ting Ma. Investigation of spatial representativeness for flux data of continental river basin in arid region of northwestern China. Arid Land Geography, 4, 743-752, 2017.

33.     BAI Yan, ZHU Gaofeng*, ZHANG Kun, MA Ting. Research of transpiration and evapotranspiration from a grapevine canopy combining the sap flow and eddy covariance techniques. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 35, 7821-7831, 2015.

34.     ZHANG Kun, ZHU Gao-feng*, BAI Yan, MA Ting, Gap filling for evapotranspiration based on BP artificial neural networks. Journal of Lanzhou University (Natural Sciences), 3, 348-355, 2014.