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Name: Wang-tao   

Gender: male


Telephone: 010-8409 7037    

Fax: 010-8409 7079

Emails: twang@itpcas.ac.cn

Postcode: 100101   

Address: Building 3, no.16, lincui road, chaoyang district, Beijing


10/2015 – pre, Researcher, Institute of Tibetan plateau, Chinese academy of sciences;

03/2014 – 09/2015, Post-PH.D, Glacier and environmental geophysics laboratory in France;

01/2012 – 02/2014, Post-PH.D, Climate and environment laboratory in France;

10/2008 – 12/2011, PH.D, Climate and environment laboratory in France;

09/2005 – 07/2008, Master, Peking University;

09/2001 – 07/2005, Bachelor, Agricultural University Of Southwest;

Reasearch Area

The response and feedback of the high - cold terrestrial ecosystem to global change 


Selected Publications

  1. Liu YW, Wang T, Huang MT, Yao YT, Ciais P, and Piao SL* (2016). Changes in interannual climate sensitivities of terrestrial carbon fluxes during the 21st century predicted by CMIP5 Earth system models. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences DOI: 10.1002/2015JG003124.
  2. Li BG*, Gasser T*, Ciais P, Piao SL, Tao S, Balkanski Y, Hauglustaine D, Boisier JP, Chen Z, Huang MT, Li ZX, Li Y, Liu HY, Liu JF, Peng SS, Shen ZH, Sun ZZ, Wang R, Wang T, Yin GD, Yin Y, Zeng H, Zeng ZZ, and Zhou F, The contribution of China’s emissions to global climate forcing (2016). Nature 531, 357–361.
  3. Peng S*, Ciais P, Krinner G, Wang T, Gouttevin I, McGuire AD, Lawrence D, Burke E, Chen X, Decharme B, Koven C, MacDougall A, Rinke A, Saito K, Zhang W, Alkama R, Bohn TJ, Delire C, Hajima T, Ji D, Lettenmaier DP, Miller PA, Moore JC, Smith B, and Sueyoshi T (2016). Simulated high-latitude soil thermal dynamics during the past 4 decades. The Cryosphere 10: 179-192.
  4. Yue C*, Ciais P, Zhu D, Wang T, Peng SS, and Piao SL (2016). How have past fire disturbances contributed to the current carbon balance of boreal ecosystems Biogeosciences 13: 675-690.
  5. Shen MG*, Piao SL, Dorji T, Liu Q, Cong N, Chen XQ, An S, Wang SP, Wang T, Zhang GX (2015). Plant phenological responses to climate change on the Tibetan Plateau: research status and challenges. National Science Review 2(4): 454-467.
  6. Wang T*, Peng SS, Ottlé C, and Ciais P (2015). Spring snow cover deficit controlled by intraseasonal variability of the surface energy fluxes. Environmental Research Letters 10 (2), 024018.
  7. Wang T*, Peng SS, Krinner G, Ryder J, Li Y, Dantec-Nedelec S, Ottlé C (2015). Assimilation of satellite-based snow albedo in the ORCHIDEE land surface model. PLOS ONE 10(9), e0137275.
  8. Wang T*, Lin X, Dantec S, and Ottlé C (2015). Characterizing uncertainty in modeling China’s net primary production over the twenty-first century. International Journal of Climatology 10.1002/joc.4497.
  9. Peng SS*, Ciais P, Chevallier F, Peylin P, Cadule P, Sitch S, Piao SL, Ahlström A, Huntingford C, Levy P, Li XR, Liu YW, Lomas M, Poulter B, Viovy N, Wang T, Wang XH, Zaehle S, Zeng N, Zhao F and Zhao H (2015). Benchmarking the seasonal cycle of CO2 fluxes simulated by terrestrial ecosystem models. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 29, doi: 10.1002/2014GB004931.
  10. Yin G, Zhang Y, Sun Y, Wang T, Zeng Z, Piao S* (2015). MODIS Based Estimation of Forest Aboveground Biomass in China. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0130143.
  11. Piao SL*, Nan HJ, Huntingford C, Ciais P, Friedlingstein P, Sitch S, Peng SS, Ahlström A, Canadell J, Cong N, Levis S, Levy P, Liu LL, Lomas M, Mao JF, Myneni R, Peylin P, Poulter B, Shi XY, Yin GD, Viovy N, Wang T, Wang XH, Zaehle S, Zeng N, Zeng ZZ and Chen AP (2014). Evidence for a weakening relationship between interannual temperature variability and northern vegetation activity. Nature Communications doi:10.1038/ncomms6018.
  12. Wang T*, Lin X, Peng SS, Cong N, and Piao SL (2014). Multimodel projections and uncertainties of net ecosystem production in China over the twenty-first century. Chinese Science Bulletin 59: 4681-4691.
  13. Davin E*, Seneviratne S, Ciais P, Olioso A, and Wang T (2014). Preferential cooling of hot extremes from cropland albedo management. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111(27): 9757-9761.
  14. Wang T*, Ottlé C, Peng SS, Janssens IA, Xin L, Poulter B, and Yue C (2014). The influence of local spring temperature variance on temperature sensitivity of spring phenology. Global Change Biology 20(5): 1473-1480.
  15. Zeng ZZ, Wang T, Zhou F, Ciais P, Mao JF, Shi XY, and Piao SL* (2014). A worldwide analysis of spatiotemporal changes in water balance based evapotranspiration from 1982 to 2009. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere 119(3): 1186-1202.
  16. Wang XH, Piao SL*, Ciais P, Friedlingstein P, Myneni RB, Cox P, Heimann M, Miller J, Peng SS, Wang T, Yang H, and Chen AP (2014). A two-fold increase of carbon cycle sensitivity to tropical temperature variations. Nature 506(7487): 212-215.
  17. Ma YC, Piao SL*, Sun Z, Lin X, and Wang T (2014). Stand ages regulate the response of soil respiration to temperature in a Larix principis-rupprechtii plantation. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 184: 179-187.
  18. Chang JF*,  Viovy  N, Vuichard  N,  Ciais  P,  Wang  T,  Cozic  A,  Lardy  R, Graux AI, Klumpp K, Martin R, and Soussana JF (2013). Incorporating grassland management in a global vegetation model: model description and evaluation at 11 eddy-covariance sites in Europe, Geoscientific Model Development 6(6): 2165-2181.
  19. Yue C*, Ciais P, Luyssaert S, Cadule P, Harden J, Randerson J, Bellassen V, Wang T, Piao SL, Poulter B, and Viovy N (2013). Simulating boreal forest carbon dynamics after stand-replacing fire disturbance:  insights  from  a  global  process-based  vegetation  model,  Biogeosciences  10(12): 8233-8252.
  20. Ottlé C*, Lescure J, Maignan F, Poulter B, Wang T, and Delbart N (2013). Use of various remote sensing land cover products for PFT mapping over Siberia, Earth System Science Data 5(2): 331-348.
  21. Poulter B*, Pederson N, Liu H, Zhu Z, D’Arrigo R, Ciais P, Davi N, Frank D, Leland C, Myneni R, Piao SL, and Wang T (2013). Recent trends in Inner Asian forest dynamics to temperature and precipitation indicate high sensitivity to climate change. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 178: 31-45.