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Dr Siyuan He

Dr Siyuan He

Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 764869

Biography:

Siyuan has focused on vegetation dynamics and water cycles under climate change and changing land use. She has now joined the Integrated Assessment Project to examine the land use and land use change driven by both climate change and socio-economic systems, and the feedback towards natural and human sectors. This two-way assessment could help to understand effectiveness and feasibility of mitigation policies as land use, e.g. food/biofuels, forestry and natural conservation are closely related to other economic sectors.

Subject groups/Research projects

Integrated Climate Impacts Assessment:

Key Publications

S He and K Richards (2014) The role of dew in the monsoon season assessed via stable isotopes in an alpine meadow in Northern Tibet. Atmospheric Research (in press).

H Liu, S He, OA Anenkhonov, G Hu, DV Sandanov, NK Badmaeva (2012) Topography-controlled soil water content and the coexistence of forest and steppe in northern ChinaPhysical Geography 33 (6), 561-573.

Y Yin, H Liu, S He, F Zhao, J Zhu, H Wang, G Liu, X Wu (2011) Patterns of local and regional grain size distribution and their application to Holocene climate reconstruction in semi-arid Inner Mongolia, China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 307 (1), 168-176.

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A key area of research at 4CMR over the past 5 years has been the development of the Future Technology Transformation model, used in exploring how policies influence global technology and carbon. This includes an on-line visualisation tool so you can view our results.

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4CMR works closely with the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance, with overlapping interests, skills and projects. C-EENRG is also located in the Department of Land Economy, with a core mission to "conduct integrative research on the governance of environmental transitions, understood as social and technological processes driven by environmental constraints that lead to fundamental changes in social organisation."

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