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Name:Tao Wang
Title & Affiliation:Ph.D, Professor
Homepage in Chinese:http://sourcedb.itpcas.cas.cn/cn/expert/201603/t20160318_4567311.html
Address:Building 3, Courtyard 16, Lin Cui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101P.R. China

Education and Appointments


Ph.D. at Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, CEA-CNRS-UVSQ (Universite de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en- Yvelines), France, 2008.10 - 2011.12
M.S. in Ecology, Peking University, China, 2005.09 - 2008.07
B.S. in Agricultural Resources and Environments, Southwest University, China, 2001.09 - 2005.07
2015.01 - present: Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
2014.03 - 2014.12: Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratoire de Glaciologie et Géophysique de l'Environnement, France
2012.10 - 2014.02: Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, France
2012.01 - 2012.09: Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratoire de Glaciologie et Géophysique de l'Environnement, France

Research Interest

Research Interests: Snow, permafrost, carbon cycle, climate responses and feedbacks, alpine and arctic ecosystems

Research Fields: Terrestrial ecosystems and global change

Selected Publications

Publications in the recent 5 years (2016-2020) (* corresponding author; # joint first authors; Including books and book chapters)?

Part 1: 5 representative publications?

1. Ding, J.Z., Wang, T.*, Piao, S.L., Smith, P., Zhang, G.L., Yan, Z.J., Ren, S., Liu, D., Wang, S.P., Chen, S.Y., Dai, F.Q., He, J.S., Li, Y.N., Liu, Y.W., Mao, J.F., Arain, A., Tian, H.Q., Shi, X.Y., Yang, Y.H., Zeng, N., Zhao, L. 2019. The paleoclimatic footprint in the soil carbon stock of the Tibetan permafrost region. Nature Communications. 10, 9.?

2. Zhang, T.T., Wang, T.*, Krinner, G., Wang, X.Y., Gasser, T., Peng, S.S., Piao, S.L, Yao, T.D. 2019. The weakening relationship between Eurasian spring snow cover and Indian summer monsoon rainfall. Science Advances. 5, 7.?

3. Wang, T.*, Liu, D., Piao, S.L., Wang, Y.L., Wang, X.Y., Guo, H., Lian, X., Burkhart, J.F., Ciais, P., Huang, M.T., Janssens, I., Li, Y., Liu, Y.W., Penuelas, J., Peng, S.S., Yang, H., Yao, Y.T., Yin, Y., Zhao, Y.T. 2018. Emerging negative impact of warming on summer carbon uptake in northern ecosystems. Nature Communications. 9, 7.?

4. Li, J.#, Liu, D.#, Wang, T.*, Li, Y.N.*, Wang, S.P., Yang, Y.T., Wang, X.Y., Guo, H., Peng, S.S., Ding, J.Z., Shen, M.G., Wang, L. 2017. Grassland restoration reduces water yield in the headstream region of Yangtze River. Scientific Reports. 7, 9.?

5. Wang, X.Y., Wang, T.*, Guo, H., Liu, D., Zhao, Y.T., Zhang, T.T., Liu, Q., Piao, S.L. 2018. Disentangling the mechanisms behind winter snow impact on vegetation activity in northern ecosystems. Global Change Biology. 24, 1651-1662.?

Part 2: all other publications (as first or corresponding author)

6. Ren, S., Ding, J.Z.*, Yan, Z., Cao, Y., Li, J., Wang, Y.,, Wang, T.* 2020. Higher temperature sensitivity of soil C release to atmosphere from northern permafrost soils as indicated by a meta‐analysis. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, e2020GB006688.?

7. Wang, X.Y., Wang, T.*, Liu, D.*, Zhang, T.T., Xu, J.F., Cui, G.S., Lv, G.T., Huang, H.B. 2019. Multisatellite Analyses of Spatiotemporal Variability in Photosynthetic Activity Over the Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 124, 3778-3797.?

8. Liu, D., Wang, T.*, Yang, T., Yan, Z.J., Liu, Y.W., Zhao, Y.T., Piao, S.L. 2019. Deciphering impacts of climate extremes on Tibetan grasslands in the last fifteen years. Science Bulletin. 64, 446-454.??

9. Yang, T., Ding, J.Z.*, Liu, D., Wang, X.Y., Wang, T.* 2019. Combined Use of Multiple Drought Indices for Global Assessment of Dry Gets Drier and Wet Gets Wetter Paradigm. Journal of Climate. 32, 737-748.??

10. Guo, H.#, Wang, X.Y.#, Wang, T.*, Ma, Y.M., Ryder, J., Zhang, T.T., Liu, D., Ding, J.Z., Li, Y., Piao, S.L. 2018. Spring Snow-Albedo Feedback Analysis Over the Third Pole: Results From Satellite Observation and CMIP5 Model Simulations. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres. 123, 750-763.?

11. Liu, D., Li, Y., Wang, T.*, Peylin, P., MacBean, N., Ciais, P., Jia, G.S., Ma, M.G., Ma, Y.M., Shen, M.G., Zhang, X.Z., Piao, S.L. 2018. Contrasting responses of grassland water and carbon exchanges to climate change between Tibetan Plateau and Inner Mongolia. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 249, 163-175.?

12. Yao, Y.T., Li, Z.J., Wang, T.*, Chen, A.P., Wang, X.H., Du, M.Y., Jia, G.S., Li, Y.N., Li, H.Q., Luo, W.J., Ma, Y.M., Tang, Y.H., Wang, H.M., Wu, Z.X., Yan, J.H., Zhang, X.Z., Zhang, Y.P., Zhang, Y., Zhou, G.S., Piao, S.L. 2018. A new estimation of China’s net ecosystem productivity based on eddy covariance measurements and a model tree ensemble approach. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 253, 84-93.?

13. Ding, J.Z.*, Yang, T., Zhao, Y.T., Liu, D., Wang, X.Y., Yao, Y.T., Peng, S.S., Wang, T.*, Piao, S.L. 2018. Increasingly Important Role of Atmospheric Aridity on Tibetan Alpine Grasslands. Geophysical Research Letters. 45, 2852-2859.??

14. Wang, X.Y., Wang, T.*, Liu, D., Guo, H., Huang, H.B., Zhao, Y.T. 2017. Moisture-induced greening of the South Asia over the past three decades. Global Change Biology. 23, 4995-5005.?

Part 3: Publications as a co-author?

15. Huang, M.T., Piao, S.L.*, Ciais, P., Penuelas, J., Wang, X.H., Keenan, T.F., Peng, S.S., Berry, J.A., Wang, K., Mao, J.F., Alkama, R., Cescatti, A., Cuntz, M., De Deurwaerder, H., Gao, M.D., He, Y., Liu, Y.W., Luo, Y.Q., Myneni, R.B., Niu, S.L., Shi, X.Y., Yuan, W.P., Verbeeck, H., Wang, T., Wu, J., Janssens, I.A. 2019. Air temperature optima of vegetation productivity across global biomes. Nature Ecology & Evolution. 3, 772-779..?

16. Liu, Y.W., Piao, S.L.*, Gasser, T., Ciais, P., Yang, H., Wang, H., Keenan, T.F., Huang, M.T., Wan, S.Q., Song, J., Wang, K., Janssens, I.A., Penuelas, J., Huntingford, C., Wang, X.H., Arain, M.A., Fang, Y.Y., Fisher, J.B., Huang, M.Y., Huntzinger, D.N., Ito, A., Jain, A.K., Mao, J.F., Michalak, A.M., Peng, C.H., Poulter, B., Schwalm, C., Shi, X.Y., Tian, H.Q., Wei, Y.X., Zeng, N., Zhu, Q.A., Wang, T. 2019. Field-experiment constraints on the enhancement of the terrestrial carbon sink by CO2 fertilization. Nature Geoscience. 12, 809.?

17. Guimberteau, M.*, Zhu, D., Maignan, F., Huang, Y., Yue, C., Dantec-Nedelec, S., Ottle, C., Jornet-Puig, A., Bastos, A., Laurent, P., Goll, D., Bowring, S., Chang, J.F., Guenet, B., Tifafi, M., Peng, S.S., Krinner, G., Ducharne, A., Wang, F.X., Wang, T., Wang, X.H., Wang, Y.L., Yin, Z., Lauerwald, R., Joetzjer, E., Qiu, C.J., Kim, H., Ciais, P. 2018. ORCHIDEE-MICT (v8.4.1), a land surface model for the high latitudes: model description and validation. Geoscientific Model Development. 11, 121-163.??

18. Krinner, G.*, Derksen, C., Essery, R., Flanner, M., Hagemann, S., Clark, M., Hall, A., Rott, H., Brutel-Vuilmet, C., Kim, H., Menard, C.B., Mudryk, L., Thackeray, C., Wang, L.B., Arduini, G., Balsamo, G., Bartlett, P., Boike, J., Boone, A., Cheruy, F., Colin, J., Cuntz, M., Dai, Y., Decharme, B., Derry, J., Ducharne, A., Dutra, E., Fang, X., Fierz, C., Ghattas, J., Gusev, Y., Haverd, V., Kontu, A., Lafaysse, M., Law, R., Lawrence, D., Li, W., Marke, T., Marks, D., Menegoz, M., Nasonova, O., Nitta, T., Niwano, M., Pomeroy, J., Raleigh, M.S., Schaedler, G., Semenov, V., Smirnova, T.G., Stacke, T., Strasser, U., Svenson, S., Turkov, D., Wang, T., Wever, N., Yuan, H., Zhou, W., Zhu, D. 2018. ESM-SnowMIP: assessing snow models and quantifying snow-related climate feedbacks. Geoscientific Model Development. 11, 5027-5049.?

19. Lian, X., Piao, S.L.*, Huntingford, C., Li, Y., Zeng, Z.Z., Wang, X.H., Ciais, P., McVicar, T.R., Peng, S.S., Ottle, C., Yang, H., Yang, Y.T., Zhang, Y.Q., Wang, T. 2018. Partitioning global land evapotranspiration using CMIP5 models constrained by observations. Nature Climate Change. 8, 640.?

20. Liu, D., Piao, S.L.*, Wang, T., Wang, X.H., Wang, X.Y., Ding, J.Z., Ciais, P., Penuelas, J., Janssens, I. 2018. Decelerating Autumn CO2 Release With Warming Induced by Attenuated Temperature Dependence of Respiration in Northern Ecosystems. Geophysical Research Letters. 45, 5562-5571.?

21. Liu, Q., Piao, S.L.*, Janssens, I.A., Fu, Y.S., Peng, S.S., Lian, X., Ciais, P., Myneni, R.B., Penuelas, J., Wang, T. 2018. Extension of the growing season increases vegetation exposure to frost. Nature Communications. 9, 8.?

22. Piao, S.L.*, Huang, M., Liu, Z., Wang, X.H., Ciais, P., Canadell, J.G., Wang, K., Bastos, A., Friedlingstein, P., Houghton, R.A., Le Quere, C., Liu, Y.W., Myneni, R.B., Peng, S.S., Pongratz, J., Sitch, S., Yan, T., Wang, Y.L., Zhu, Z.C., Wu, D.H., Wang, T. 2018. Lower land-use emissions responsible for increased net land carbon sink during the slow warming period. Nature Geoscience. 11, 739.?

23. Piao, S.L.*, Liu, Z., Wang, Y.L., Ciais, P., Yao, Y.T., Peng, S.S., Chevallier, F., Friedlingstein, P., Janssens, I. A., Penuelas, J., Sitch, S., Wang, T. 2018. On the causes of trends in the seasonal amplitude of atmospheric CO2. Global Change Biology. 24, 608-616.?

24. Yang, H., Piao, S.L.*, Huntingford, C., Ciais, P., Li, Y., Wang, T., Peng, S.S., Yang, Y.T., Yang, D.W., Chang, J.F. 2018. Changing the retention properties of catchments and their influence on runoff under climate change. Environmental Research Letters. 13, 11.?

25. Yao, Y.T., Piao, S.L.*, Wang, T. 2018. Future biomass carbon sequestration capacity of Chinese forests. Science Bulletin. 63, 1108-1117.

26. Yao, Y.T., Wang, X.H., Li, Y., Wang, T., Shen, M.G., Du, M.Y., He, H.L., Li, Y.N., Luo, W.J., Ma, M.G., Ma, Y.M., Tang, Y.H., Wang, H.M., Zhang, X.Z., Zhang, Y.P., Zhao, L., Zhou, G.S., Piao, S.L.* 2018. Spatiotemporal pattern of gross primary productivity and its covariation with climate in China over the last thirty years. Global Change Biology. 24, 184-196.?

27. Yin, Y.*, Ciais, P., Chevallier, F., Li, W., Bastos, A., Piao, S.L., Wang, T., Liu, H.Y. 2018. Changes in the Response of the Northern Hemisphere Carbon Uptake to Temperature Over the Last Three Decades. Geophysical Research Letters. 45, 4371-4380.??

28. Zeng, Z.Z., Piao, S.L.*, Li, L.Z.X., Wang, T., Ciais, P., Lian, X., Yang, Y.T., Mao, J.F., Shi, X.Y., Myneni, R.B. 2018. Impact of Earth Greening on the Terrestrial Water Cycle. Journal of Climate. 31, 2633-2650.??

29. Chadburn, S.E.*, Krinner, G., Porada, P., Bartsch, A., Beer, C., Marchesini, L.B., Boike, J., Ekici, A., Elberling, B., Friborg, T., Hugelius, G., Johansson, M., Kuhry, P., Kutzbach, L., Langer, M., Lund, M., Parmentier, F.J.W., Peng, S.S., Van Huissteden, K., Wang, T., Westermann, S., Zhu, D., Burke, E.J. 2017. Carbon stocks and fluxes in the high latitudes: using site-level data to evaluate Earth system models. Biogeosciences. 14, 5143-5169.?

30. Cong, N., Shen, M.G.*, Piao, S.L., Chen, X.Q., An, S., Yang, W., Fu, Y.S.H., Meng, F.D., Wang, T. 2017. Little change in heat requirement for vegetation green-up on the Tibetan Plateau over the warming period of 1998-2012. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 232, 650-658.?

31. Huang, M.T., Piao, S.L.*, Janssens, I.A., Zhu, Z.C., Wang, T., Wu, D.H., Ciais, P., Myneni, R.B., Peaucelle, M., Peng, S.S., Yang, H., Penuelas, J. 2017. Velocity of change in vegetation productivity over northern high latitudes. Nature Ecology & Evolution. 1, 1649-1654.?

32. Li, Y., Yang, H., Wang, T., MacBean, N., Bacour, C., Ciais, P., Zhang, Y.P., Zhou, G.S., Piao, S.L.* 2017. Reducing the uncertainty of parameters controlling seasonal carbon and water fluxes in Chinese forests and its implication for simulated climate sensitivities. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 31, 1344-1366.?

33. Peng, S.S.*, Ciais, P., Maignan, F., Li, W., Chang, J.F., Wang, T., Yue, C. 2017. Sensitivity of land use change emission estimates to historical land use and land cover mapping. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 31, 626-643.?

34. Piao, S.L.*, Liu, Z., Wang, T., Peng, S.S., Ciais, P., Huang, M.T., Ahlstrom, A., Burkhart, J.F., Chevallier, F., Janssens, I.A., Jeong, S.J., Lin, X., Mao, J.F., Miller, J., Mohammat, A., Myneni, R.B., Penuelas, J., Shi, X.Y., Stohl, A., Yao, Y.T., Zhu, Z.C., Tans, P.P. 2017. Weakening temperature control on the interannual variations of spring carbon uptake across northern lands. Nature Climate Change. 7, 359.?

35. Zeng, Z.Z., Piao, S.L.*, Li, L.Z.X., Zhou, L.M., Ciais, P., Wang, T., Li, Y., Lian, X., Wood, E.F., Friedlingstein, P., Mao, J.F., Estes, L.D., Myneni, R.B., Peng, S.S., Shi, X.Y., Seneviratne, S.I., Wang, Y.P. 2017. Climate mitigation from vegetation biophysical feedbacks during the past three decades. Nature Climate Change. 7, 432.??

36. Zhao, C., Liu, B., Piao, S.L.*, Wang, X.H., Lobell, D.B., Huang, Y., Huang, M.T., Yao, Y.T., Bassu, S., Ciais, P., Durand, J.L., Elliott, J., Ewert, F., Janssens, I.A., Li, T., Lin, E., Liu, Q., Martre, P., Muller, C., Peng, S.S., Penuelas, J., Ruane, A.C., Wallach, D., Wang, T., Wu, D.H., Liu, Z., Zhu, Y., Zhu, Z.C., Asseng, S.* 2017. Temperature increase reduces global yields of major crops in four independent estimates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 9326-9331.?

37. Zhao, C., Piao, S.L.*, Wang, X.H., Huang, Y., Ciais, P., Elliott, J., Huang, M.T., Janssens, I.A., Li, T., Lian, X., Liu, Y.W., Muller, C., Peng, S.S., Wang, T., Zeng, Z.Z., Penuelas, J. 2017. Plausible rice yield losses under future climate warming. Nature Plants. 3, 5.?

38. Chang, J.F.*, Ciais, P., Herrero, M., Havlik, P., Campioli, M., Zhang, X.Z., Bai, Y. F., Viovy, N., Joiner, J., Wang, X.H., Peng, S.S., Yue, C., Piao, S.L., Wang, T., Hauglustaine, D.A., Soussana, J.F., Peregon, A., Kosykh, N., Mironycheva-Tokareva, N. 2016. Combining livestock production information in a process-based vegetation model to reconstruct the history of grassland management. Biogeosciences. 13, 3757-3776.?

39. Li, B.G.*, Gasser, T., Ciais, P., Piao, S.L., Tao, S., Balkanski, Y., Hauglustaine, D., Boisier, J.P., Chen, Z., Huang, M.T., Li, L.Z., Li, Y., Liu, H.Y., Liu, J.F., Peng, S.S., Shen, Z.H., Sun, Z.Z., Wang, R., Wang, T., Yin, G.D., Yin, Y., Zeng, H., Zeng, Z.Z., Zhou, F. 2016. The contribution of China’s emissions to global climate forcing. Nature. 531, 357.?

40. Liu, Y.W., Wang, T., Huang, M.T., Yao, Y.T., Ciais, P., Piao, S.L.* 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. 121, 903-918.?

41. Yue, Y., Ni, J.R.*, Ciais, P., Piao, S.L., Wang, T., Huang, M.T., Borthwick, A.G.L., Li, T.H., Wang, Y.C., Chappell, A., Van Oost, K. 2016. Lateral transport of soil carbon and land-atmosphere CO2 flux induced by water erosion in China. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 6617-6622.?