Max Planck Gesellschaft

--- Former member ---

Xiaolu Tang

PostDoc
room: C1.016
phone: +49 3641 576212
email: xtang@bgc-jena.mpg.de

Professional background:

2015.11-2016.06: Research assistant in International Centre for Bamboo and Rattan
2012.10-2015.08: PhD of Forest science in Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Dissertation title: Estimation of biomass, volume and growth of subtropical forests in Shitai County, China
2009.09-2012.07: Master of Silvicultural in Chinese Academy of Forestry, International Centre for Bamboo and Rattan (ICBR)
Thesis title: Research on characteristics of soil respiration in different managed Phyllostachy edulis forests, Mufu Mountain, Southern Hubei, China
2005.09-2009.06: Bachelor of Forestry in Sichuan Agricultural University
Thesis title: Characteristics of the carbon content in main bamboo species in Sichuan Province, China


My work at BGI:

In BGI, I will work on the carbon use efficiency (CUE) in terrestrial ecosystems based on a global dataset that collected from the publications.


Research Interests:

Carbon use efficiency; Plant-soil interaction; Belowground carbon allocation; Soil respiration


Publications:

Accepted:

  1. Tang X, Xia, M, Pérez-Cruzado C, Guan F, Fan S. 2016 Spatial distribution of soil organic carbon stock in Moso bamboo forests in subtropical China. Scientific Reports (Accepted)
  2. Tang X, Fehrmann L, Guan F, Forrester D I, Guisasola R, Pérez-Cruzado C, Vor T, Lu Y, Álvarez-González J G, Kleinn C. 2016 A generalized algebraic difference approach allows an improved estimation of aboveground biomass dynamics of Cunninghamia lanveolata and Castanopsis sclerophylla forests. Annals of Forest science (accepted)

2017

  1. Guan F, Xia M, Tang X (corresponding author), Fan S. 2017 Spatial variability of soil nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium contents in Moso bamboo forests in Yong'an City, China. Catena, 150, 161-172

2016

  1. Tang X, Xia M, Guan F, Fan S. 2016 Spatial distribution of soil nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium stocks in Moso bamboo forests in subtropical China, Forests 7, 267
  2. Tang X, Pérez-Cruzado C, Fehrmann L, Álvarez-González J G, Lu Y, Kleinn C. 2016 Development of a compatible taper function and stand-level merchantable volume model for Chinese Fir plantations. PLoS One 11: e0147610
  3. Tang X, Pérez-Cruzado C, Vor T, Fehrmann L, Álvarez-González J G, Kleinn C. 2016 Development of stand density management diagrams for Chinese fir plantations. Forestry 89: 36-45
  4. Tang X, Lu Y, Fehrmann L, Forrester D I., Guisasola R, Pérez-Cruzado C, Kleinn C. 2016 Estimation of stand-level aboveground biomass dynamics using tree ring analysis in a Chinese fir plantation in Shitai County, Anhui Province, China. New Forests 47: 1-14
  5. Tang X, Fan S, Qi L, Guan F, Du M, Zhang H. 2016 Soil respiration and net ecosystem production in relation to intensive management in Moso bamboo forests, Catena 137: 219-228
  6. Tang X, Fan S, Qi L, Guan F, Liu G, Du M, 2016 Effect of understory removal on root production, turnover and total belowground carbon allocation in Moso bamboo forests, iForest-Biogeosciences and Forestry 9, 187-194
  7. Tang X, Fan S, Qi L, Guan F, Su W, Du M. 2016 A comparison of soil respiration and root carbon use efficiency in two managed Moso bamboo forests in subtropical China, Annals of Forest Research 59: 3-20
  8. Tang X, Fehrmann L, Guan F, Forrester D I, Guisasola R, Kleinn C. 2016 Inventory-based estimation of forest biomass in Shitai County, China - A comparison of five methods, Annals of Forest Research 59(2): 269-280
  9. Forrester D I, Tang X. 2016 Analysing the spatial and temporal dynamics of species interactions in mixed-species forests and the effects of stand density using the 3-PG model. Ecological modelling 319: 233-254
  10. Du M, Fan S, Liu G, Guan F, Guo B, Tang X. 2016 Stoichiometric characteristics of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus in Phyllostachys pubescens forests of China. Chinese Journal of Plant Ecology 40: 760-774
  11. Zhao J, Su W, Fan S, Cai C, Zhu X, Peng C, Tang X. 2016 Effects of various fertilization depths on ammonia volatilization in Moso bamboo (Phyllostachys edulis) forests. Plant, Soil and Environment 62:128-134
  12. Fan S, Guan F, Xu X, Forrester D I, Ma W, Fehrmann L, Tang X (corresponding author). 2016 Ecosystem carbon stock loss after land use change in subtropical forests in China. Forests 7: 142

2015

  1. Tang X, Fan S, Qi L, Guan F, Cai C, Du M. 2015 Soil respiration and carbon balance in a Moso bamboo (Phyllostachys heterocycla (Carr.) Mitford cv. Pubescens) forest in subtropical China. iForest-Biogeosciences and Forestry 8: 606-614
  2. Guan F, Tang X (co-first author), Fan S, Zhao J, Peng C. 2015 Changes in soil carbon and nitrogen stocks followed the conversion from secondary forest to Chinese fir and Moso bamboo plantations. Catena 133: 455-460
  3. Guisasola R, Tang X, Bauhus J, Forrester D I. 2015 Intra- and inter-specific differences in crown architecture in subtropical mixed-species forests of Shitai County, China. Forest Ecology and Management 353: 164-72
  4. Du M, Liu G, Fan S, Feng H, Tang X, Mao C. 2015. Effects of fertilization on the distribution patterns of biomass and carbon storage in Moso Bamboo Forest, Western Fujian Province, China. Chinese Journal of Tropical Crops 36: 1-7 (in Chinese with English abstract)

2014

  1. Forrester D, Guisasola R, Tang X, Albrecht A, Dong T, le Maire G. 2014. Using a stand-level model to predict light absorption in stands with vertically and horizontally heterogeneous canopies. Forest Ecosystems 1: 1-19

2013

  1. Tang X, Fan S, Qi L, Liu G, Guan F, Du M, Xu Q. 2013, Effect of cutting on soil respiration in Phyllostachy edulis Forest, Mufu Area, China. Journal of Forest research, 26: 52-57 (in Chinese)
  2. Du M, Fan S, Liu G, Qi L, Guo B, Tang X, Xiao F. 2013, Effects of land use change on soil labile organic carbon in Central Jiangxi of China. The journal of applied ecology, 24:2897-2904 (in Chinese)
  3. Du M, Fan S, Liu G, Qi L, Tang X, Xiao F. 2013, Soil labile organic carbon in different types of Moso bamboo (Phyllostachys edulis) stands. Chinese Journal of Ecology, 32:571-576 (in Chinese)
  4. Du M, Fan S, Liu G, Qi L, Tang X, Xiao F. 2013, Effect of Mixed operating in Moso bamboo (Phyllostachys edulis) forest on soil labile carbon pool and carbon management index. Journal of Nanjing Forestry University (Natural Science Edition), 37(5):49-54 (in Chinese)

2012

  1. Tang X, Fan S, Qi L, Liu G, Guan F, Du M, Chen C. 2012: Effect of different managements on carbon storage and carbon allocation in Moso bamboo forest (Phyllostachys pubescen). Acta Agriculturae Universitatis Jiangxiensis, 34(4): 736-742 (in Chinese)
  2. Fan S, Tang X, Qi L, Liu G, Guan F, Du M. 2012, Effect of different managements on temperature sensitivity of soil respiration in Phyllostachy edulis forest. Journal of Sichuan Agricultural University, 2012,30(3): 300-307 (in Chinese)
  3. Qi L, Fan S, Ai W, Liu G, Meng Y, Du M, Tang X, 2012, Effects of Phyllostachy edulis and Cunninghamia lanceolata mixed forests on soil qualities in the hilly region, Central Hunan. Journal of Mountain Science, 30(3):314-320 (in Chinese)

Contribution in conferences:

  1. Tang X: Aboveground stand biomass dynamics in a Chinese fir [(Cunninghamia lanceolata (Lamb.) Hook] plantation in Shitai County, China. Tropentag 2014-Bridging the gap between increasing knowledge and decreasing resources, Prague, Czech; September, 2014 (poster presentation)
  2. Tang X, Fan S: A review of available phosphorus in soil. Abstract book of 9th Youth Academic Conference of Forestry in China, September, 2010 (oral presentation)

Invited presentations:

  1. Tang X, Managing Chinese fir plantations with the focus of volume and biomass. Final Lin²Value workshop, 16 -19 March 2015, Beijing, China (oral presentation)
  2. Tang X, Lu Y, Fehrmann L, Kleinn C, Understanding forest growth dynamic based on tree ring analysis - A case study in Shitai county. Sino -German Summer School on Sililviculture and Forest Monitoring, Hefei-Shitai, Anhui Province, China, September, 2013 (oral presentation)

Sports:

Table tennis (Pingpong), badminton, jogging

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