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Name:Biao Zeng

Title: Associate Professor  Master advisor 


Graduate College:Lanzhou University


Academic degree:Ph.D

On-the-job information:Incumbency

Unit:College of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Initiation time:2008

Office location:Guanyun Building 1020

Mail box:zengb@lzu.edu.cn

Learning Experience

2018:  Visiting scholar, Michigan State University, USA.
2008:  PhD, Geography, Lanzhou University, China.
2002:  B.Sc, Geography, Lanzhou University, China.

Research Direction

Simulation of terrestrial ecosystem  dynamics;Integrated management of drainage basin ; 

Work Experience

2010.05- Present: Associate Professor, College of Earth and Environment Sciences, Lanzhou University.
2008.07-2010.05: Lecturer, College of Earth and Environment Sciences, Lanzhou University.


1.Undergraduate Course: Pedogeography;
2.Undergraduate Course: Landscape Ecology;
3.Supervision Direction: Earth System Sciences.

Part-time Academic Job

Board Reviewer for IJERPH

Research Findings

1. Improved IBIS model for alpine mountains;
2. A Multi-Perspective assessment Method with a Dynamic Benchmark for Human Activity Impacts on Alpine Ecosystem under Climate Change.

Achievement Of Honor

Jincheng chief expert for popularization of science

In-progress Projects

1、NSFC project No.42171274,Study on dynamics and its mechanism of carbon sequestration and water yield of Alpine Meadow in the Qilian Mountain, 2022.


1、Fuguang Zhang, Biao Zeng, Ying Cao, Fang Li, Zhengyu Tang, Jiaguo Qi, Human activities have markedly altered the pattern and trend of net primary production in the Ili River basin of Northwest China under current climate change, Land Degradation & Development. 2022;33:2585–2595. https://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.4334.
2、Zeng, B.; Zhang, F.; Zeng, W.; Yan, K.; Cui, C. Spatiotemporal Heterogeneity in Runoff Dynamics and Its Drivers in a Water Conservation Area of the Upper Yellow River Basin over the Past 35 Years. Remote Sensing, 2022, 14, 3628. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs14153628.
3、Zhang, F.; Zeng, B.; Yang, T.; Zheng, Y.; Cao, Y. A MultiPerspective assessment Method with a Dynamic Benchmark for Human Activity Impacts on Alpine Ecosystem under Climate Change. Remote Sensing, 2022, 14, 208. https:// doi.org/10.3390/rs14010208.
4、Biao Zeng, Fuguang Zhang, Lanlan Wei, Xiaomiao Zhang, Taibao Yang, An improved IBIS model for simulating NPP dynamics in alpine mountain ecosystems: A case study in the eastern Qilian Mountains, northeastern Tibetan Plateau, Catena, 206 (2021) 105479. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105479
5、Wantong Xu, Fuguang Zhang, Biao Zeng * , Taibao Yang and Hui Wang,Spatial Access to Medical Services in the Underdeveloped Region of Northwestern China: A Case Study in Lanzhou City,Sustainability 2019, 11, 6786. https://doi:10.3390/su11236786.
6、Xuchao Yang, Tingting Ye, Naizhuo Zhao, Qian Chen, Wenze Yue, Jiaguo Qi, Biao Zeng*, and Peng Jia*, Population Mapping with Multisensor Remote Sensing Images and Point-Of-Interest Data, Remote Sensing, 2019, 11, 574; doi:10.3390/rs11050574.
7、Biao Zeng,Fuguang Zhang*,Taibao Yang,Jiaguo Qi,Mihretab G. Ghebrezgabher,Alpine sparsely vegetated areas in the eastern Qilian Mountains shrank with climate warming in the past 30 years, Progress in Physical Geography, 2018, doi:10.1177/0309133318765196.
8、Biao Zeng &Taibao, Yang*, Natural vegetation responses to warming climates in Qaidam Basin 1982-2003, International journal of remote sensing,2009, Vol. 30(21): 5685-5701.
9、Biao Zeng & Taibao Yang*, Impacts of climate warming on vegetation in Qaidam Area from 1990 to 2003,Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2008, vol. 144(1),403-417.
10、Biao Zeng, Taibao Yang,Study on Vegetation of Northwest Qaidam Basin by Remote Sensing,Article for 31st International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment,2005,St.-Petersburg,Russia, 2005.