Academic Leaders

Lin, Guanghui

Birth Date:
Address:Rm B101-1, ShengMao Building Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University
Tel: 0755– 26036292 Fax: 0755– 26036292 Email:lin.guanghui@sz.tsinghua.edu.c


Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Biology, University of Utah, USA, 1992-1994

Ph.D. Plant Physiological Ecology, University of Miami, USA, 1988-1992

Master of Science, Wetland Ecology, Xiamen University, China, 1983-1986

Bachelor of Science, Botany, Xiamen University, China, 1979-1983


Research Interests

Mangrove ecology and conservation, Marine biodiversity and biogeochemistry, Global change impact and remediation, Wetland restoration and engineering, and Applications of stable isotopes to ecological, environmental and forensic analyses


Current Projects

2009-2012: State Administration of Oceanography, China’s Research Project “Restoration techniques and demonstration for the coastal regions of China with special economy systems” (Awarded RMB 13.84 million yun). PI.

2010-2013: National Natural Science Foundation of China’s Key Project “Maintenance mechanisms for the ecosystem services of mangrove wetlands under the influence of exotic plants” (Awarded RMB 1.6 million yuan). PI.

2011-2012: COFCO Research Contract “Development of stable isotope techniques for authentication of important fruit juice products” (Awarded REM 200,000 yuan), PI.


Recent Publications (2008-)

1.          Zhang Y.H., G.M. Huang, W.Q. Wang, L.Z. Chen, G.H. Lin. 2011. Interactions between mangroves and exotic Spartina in an anthropogenically disturbed estuary in southern China. Ecology, in press.

2.          Wang W.Q., Z.Z. Yan, Y.S. You, Y.H. Zhang, L.Z. Chen, G.H. Lin. 2011. Mangroves: obligate or facultative halophytes? A review. Trees-Structure and Function, DOI 10.1007/s00468-011-0570-x.

3.          Liu H.J., Y. Tian, C.Y. Yang, G.H. Lin, T.L. Zheng. 2011. Bacterial diversity in mangrove sediment based on a 16S rDNA library. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, in press.

4.          Liu H.J., C.Y. Yang, Y. Tian, G.H. Lin, T.L. Zheng. 2011. Using population dynamics analysis by DGGE to design the bacterial consortium isolated from mangrove sediments for biodegradation of PAHs. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, in press.

5.          Yan L.M., S.P. Chen, J.H. Huang, G.H. Lin. 2011. Water regulated effects of photosynthetic substrate supply on soil respiration in a semiarid steppe. Global Change Biology, 17, 1990–2001.

6.          Ding Z., H. Wu, X. Feng, J. Liu, Y. Liu, Y. Yuan, L. Zhang, G.H. Lin and P. Jiayong. 2011. Distribution of Hg in mangrove trees and its implication for Hg enrichment in the mangrove ecosystem. Applied Geochemistry, 26: 205-212.

7.          Wu H., Z.H. Ding, Y. Liu, J.L. Liu, H.Y. Yan, J.Y. Pan, L.Q. Li, H.N. Lin, G.H. Lin, H.L. Lu. 2011. Methylmercury and sulfate-reducing bacteria in mangrove sediments from Jiulong River Estuary, China. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 23: 14-21.

8.          Yan L.M., S.P. Chen, J.H. Huang, G.H. Lin. 2010. Differential responses of auto- and heterotrophic soil respiration to water and nitrogen addition in a semiarid temperate steppe. Global Change Biology, 16: 2345–2357.

9.          Liu H.J., C.Y. Yang, Y. Tian, G.H. Lin, T.L. Zheng. 2010. Screening of PAH-degrading bacteria in a mangrove swamp using PCR–RFLP. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 60: 2056-2061.

10.       Wang J.Z., J.H. Huang, J. Wu, X.G. Han, G.H. Lin. 2010. Ecological consequences of the Three Gorges Dam: insularization affects foraging behavior and dynamics of rodent populations. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 8: 13-19.

11.       Lin Y.M., X.W. Liu, H. Zhang, H.Q. Fan, G.H. Lin, 2010. Nutrient conservation strategies of a mangrove species Rhizophora stylosa under nutrient limitation. Plant and Soil, 326: 469-479.

12.       Cheng X.Y., Y. Luo, Q. Xu, G.H. Lin, Q.F. Zhang, J.K. Chen, B. Li. 2010. Seasonal variation in CH4 emission and its 13C-isotopic signature from Spartina.alterniflora and Scirpus mariqueter soils in an estuarine wetland. Plant and Soil, 327: 85-94.

13.       Chen S., Lin G, Huang J, Jenerette GD. 2009. Dependence of carbon sequestration on the differential responses of ecosystem photosynthesis and respiration to rain pulses in a semiarid steppe. Global Change Biology, 15: 2450-2461.

14.       Miao, H.X., S.P. Chen, J. Chen, W.L. Zhang, P. Zhang, L. Wei,, X.H, G.H. Lin. 2009.Cultivation and grazing alter evapotranspiration magnitude and dynamics in Inner Mongolia steppes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 149:1810-1819.

15.       Chen, S.P., J. Chen, G.H. Lin, W.L. Zhang, H.X. Miao, L. Wei, J.H. Huang, X.G. Han. 2009. Energy balance and partition in Inner Mongolia steppe ecosystems with different land use types. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 149: 1800-1809.

16.       Chen L.Z., W.Q. Wang, Y Zhang, G.H. Lin. 2009. Recent progresses in mangrove conservation, restoration and research in China. Journal of Plant Ecology-UK, 2: 45-54.

17.       Wilske B., N Lu, L Wei, S Chen, T Zha, C Liu, W Xu, A Noormets , J Huang, Y Wei, J Chen, Z Zhang, J Ni, G Sun, K Guo, S McNulty, R John, X Han, G Lin, J Chen. 2009. Poplar plantation has the potential to alter the water balance in semiarid Inner Mongolia. Journal of Environmental Management, 90: 2762–2770.

18.       Chen L.Z., N.F.Y. Tam, J.H. Huang, X.Q. Zeng, X.L. Meng, C.R. Zhong, Y.S. Wong, G.H. Lin. 2008. Comparison of ecophysiological characteristics between introduced and indigenous mangrove species in China. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 79: 644–652. 

19.       Sun S J.H. Huang, X.G. Han, G.H. Lin. 2008. Comparisons in water relations of plants between newly formed riparian and non-riparian habitats along the bank of Three Gorges Reservoir, China. Trees - Structure and Function , 22: 717-728 

Mangrove ecology and conservation, Marine biodiversity and biogeochemistry, Global change impact and remediation, Wetland restoration and engineering, and Applications of stable isotopes to ecological, environmental and forensic analyses