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Name:Fen Zhang

Title: Lecturer 


Graduate College:Lanzhou University


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On-the-job information:Incumbency


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Mail box:fzhang@lzu.edu.cn

Learning Experience

2007: B.S., Forestry, Northwest Agriculture and Forest University
2012: PhD., Physical Geography, Lanzhou University
2011.09-2012.09, Visiting student, University of Delaware

Research Direction

Tree ring and Environmental change

Work Experience

2013.04-2015.03, Research School of Arid Environment and Climate Change, Lanzhou University
2015.04-,       Lecturer, College of Earth and Environment Sciences, Lanzhou University


1.  Teaching the Ecology and Terrestrial Ecosystem for the undergraduate
2.  Teaching the Dendrochronology and Environmental Change for the graduate


1.    Fen Zhang, Xiaohua Gou*, Wenhuo Liu, D.F. Levia, Yingjun Li. Individual and time-varying tree-ring growth to climate sensitivity of Pinus tabuliformis Carr. and Sabina przewalskii Kom. in the eastern Qilian Mountains, China[J].Trees 27(2):359-370, 2013.
2.    Xiaohua Gou*, Fen Zhang, Yang Deng, Gregory J. Ettl, Meixue Yang, Linlin Gao, Keyan Fang. Patterns and dynamics of tree-line response to climate change in the eastern of Qilian Mountains, northwestern China [J]. Dendrochronologia, 2012,30(2), 121-126
3.    Junzhou Zhang, Xiaohua Gou*, Ruben D. Manzanedo, Fen Zhang, and Neil Pederson. Cambial phenology and xylogenesis of Juniperus przewalskii over a climatic gradient is influenced by both temperature and drought. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2018, 260–261: 165–175. (SCI-1)
4.    Junzhou Zhang, Xiaohua Gou*, Neil Pederson, Fen Zhang, Haoge Niu, Shoudong Zhao, Fang Wang. Cambial phenology in Juniperus przewalskii along different altitudinal gradients in a cold and arid region. Tree Physiology, 2018, 38: 840–852. (SCI-1)
5.    Yuxia Huo, Xiaohua Gou*, Wenhuo Liu, Jinbao Li, Fen Zhang, and Keyan Fang. Climate-growth relationships of Schrenk spruce (Picea schrenkiana) along an altitudinal gradient in the western Tianshan mountains, northwest China. Trees, 2017, 31: 429–439. (SCI-2)
6.    Linlin Gao, Xiaohua Gou*, Yang Deng, Meixue Yang, Fen Zhang. Assessing the influences of tree species, elevation and climate on tree-ring growth in the Qilian Mountains of northwest China. Trees, 2017, 31: 393–404. (SCI-2)
7.    Yang Deng, Xiaohua Gou*, Linlin Gao, Meixue Yang, Fen Zhang. Spatiotemporal drought variability of the eastern Tibetan Plateau during the last millennium. Climatic Dynamics, 2017, 49: 2077–2091. (SCI-1)
8.    Yang Deng, Xiaohua Gou*, Linlin Gao, Meixue Yang, Fen Zhang. Tree-ring recorded moisture variations over the past millennium in the Hexi Corridor, northwest China. Environmental Earth Sciences, 2017, 76: 272, doi: 10.1007/s12665-017-6581-1. (SCI-4)
9.    Yang Deng, Xiaohua Gou*, Linlin Gao, Fen Zhang, Xiangyu Xu, Meixue Yang. Tree-ring recorded drought variability in the northern Min Mountains of northwestern China. International Journal of Climatology, 2016, 36: 3550–3560. (SCI-2)