Wang, Changting

Member Profile

Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology
University of Oklahoma
101 David L. Boren Blvd., Norman, OK 73019-5300, USA
Lab Phone: (405) 325-6519
E-mail: wangct@swun.edu.cn or wangct6@163.com

Research Areas
Grassland Restoration Ecology in alpine meadow ecosystems
Root Ecology in alpine meadow ecosystems

Education
Ph.D.(2006): Grassland Restoration Ecology, Root ecology, Northwest Institute of Plateau Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
M.S.(2003): Grassland Restoration Ecology, Northwest Institute of Plateau Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
B.S.(1989): Animal Nutrition, College of Agriculture and animal husbandry, Qinghai University, China

Academic appointments
2012-, Professor, College of Life Science and Technology, Southwest University for Nationalities, China
2005-, Associate Research Professor, Northwest Institute of Plateau Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
2000-2004, Assistant Research Professor, Northwest Institute of Plateau Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Teaching Experience
1992-1999, Animal Nutrition. Lecturer, Animal and Veterinary school, Huangyuan, Qinghai

Funding:
1)Natural Science Foundation of China(31370542) –The role of vegetation and soil microbe and their relationship in restoration succession of degraded alpine meadow. 2014.01-2017.31,Chinese Yuan:¥ 80,0000;
2)The Strategic Priority Research Program - Climate Change: Carbon Budget and Related Issues of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA05050207),2011-2015,Chinese Yuan:¥ 160,0000;
3)The National Basic Research Program of China(No. 2013CBA01807),2013-2017,Chinese Yuan:¥ 130,0000;
4)Special Funds for Fundamental Scientific Research in Centre Colleges and Universities (11NZYTH07), 2011-2013,Chinese Yuan:¥ 20,0000;
5)The Key Project of the National Natural Science Foundation(30730069-2), 2008-2011,Chinese Yuan:¥ 23,5000万;
6) Knowledge Innovation Project of The Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2006-2010,Chinese Yuan:¥ 10,0000;
7) Program of China during the 10th Five-Year Plan Period (No. 2001BA606A-02),2001.12-2005.12,Chinese Yuan:¥ 80,0000 (Principal investigator);
8)One Hundred Person Project of The Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2003-2006, Chinese Yuan:¥ 180,0000 (Principal investigator);
9)Natural Science Foundation of China(30371021), 2004-2006, Chinese Yuan:¥ 30,0000 (Principal investigator);
10)Ecological Protection and Construction Program of the Headwater Region of Three Rivers Nature Reserve (2005-SN-2), China in 2005, 2005-2010, Chinese Yuan:¥ 280,0000 (Principal investigator);
11) International Atomic Energy Agency CRP Program-Development and use of rumen molecular techniques for predicting and enhancing yak productivity. IAEA: CPR31872, 2003-2009, $ 60000.

Publications:
1. C.T. Wang, G.X. Wang,W. Liu, P.F. Wu. The effects of plant-soil-enzyme interactions on plant composition, biomass and diversity of alpine meadows in the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau. International Journal of Ecology, 2011, 2011: 1-10. doi:10.1155/2011/180926
2. C.T. Wang, R.J. Long, Q.L. Wang, Z.C. Jing, Y.G. Du and G.M. Cao. Fertilization and litter effects on the functional group biomass, species diversity of plant, microbial biomass and enzyme activity of two alpine meadow communities. Plant and Soil, 2010,331:377-389.
3. C.T. Wang, R.J. Long, Q.L. Wang, Z.C. Jing, J.J. Shi. Changes in Plant Diversity, Biomass and Soil C, in Alpine Meadows at Different Degradation Stages in the Headwater Region of three Rivers, China. Land Degradation & Development, 2009,20: 187-198.
4. C.T. Wang, R.J. Long, Q.L. Wang, Z.C. Jing, Y.G. Du and G.M. Cao. Effects of soil resources on species composition, plant diversity, and plant biomass in an alpine meadow, Qinghai–Tibetan plateau. Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution, 2008, 53: 205-222.
5. C.T. Wang, G.M. Cao, Q.L. Wang, Z.C. Jing, L.M. Ding, R.J. Long. Changes in plant biomass and species composition of alpine Kobresia meadows along altitudinal gradient on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau. Science in China Series C: Life Science, 2008, 51(1): 86-94.
6. C.T. Wang, R.J. Long, Q.J. Wang, L.M. Ding, M.P. Wang. Effects of altitudinal gradients on the relationship between plant species diversity and productivity on alpine meadow, Qinghai-Tibetan plateau. Australian Journal of Botany, 2007, 55 (2):110-117.
7. L.M. Ding, R.J. Long, C.T. Wang, and Z.H. Shang. Grazing behavior of lactating and non-lactating Yaks in the summer season of the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau. Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution, 2006, 52: 141-149.
8. L.M. Ding, R.J. Long, Y.H. Yang, S.H. Xu, C.T. Wang. Behavioral responses by yaks in different physiological states (lactating, dry or replacement heifers), when grazing natural pasture in the spring (dry and germinating) season on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2007, 108: 239-250.
9. G.M. Cao, X.L. Xu, R.J. Long, Q.L. Wang, C.T. Wang, Y.G. Du and X.Q. Zhao. Methane emissions by alpine plant communities in the Qinghai -Tibet Plateau. Biology Letters, 2008, 4: 681-684.
10. C.T. Wang, G.X. Wang, W. Liu, Q.L. Wang. Effects of fertilization gradients on plant community structure and soil characteristics in alpine meadow. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 2013, 33(10): 3103-3113. (in Chinese with English abstract)
11. C.T. Wang, G.X. Wang, W. Liu, L. Ma, L. Hu. Comparison of soil mechanical composition and soil fertility at different grassland types in alpine meadow. Journal of Arid Land Resources and Environment. 2013, 27(9):160-165. (in Chinese with English abstract)
12. Q.L. Wang, X. Wang, G.M. Cao, C.T. Wang, R.J. Long. Soil quality assessment of alpine meadow in Haibei State of Qinghai Province. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, 2011, 22( 6): 1416- 1422. (in Chinese with English abstract)
13. W. Liu, C.T. Wang, J.Z. Zhao, Q.M. Xu, L. Zhou. Responses of quantity characteristics of plant community to simulating warming in Alpine Kobresia humilis meadow ecosystem. Acta Botanica Boreali-Occidentalia Sinica, 2010,30(5): 0995-1003. (in Chinese with English abstract)
14. Q.L. Wang, C.T. Wang, W. Liu, G.M. Cao & R.J. Long. Changes in Plant Communities and Soil Enzyme Activities of Artificial Grasslands in Headwater Areas of the Yangtze and Yellow Rivers. Chinese Journal of Applied Environment Biology, 2010,16 ( 5 ): 662-666. (in Chinese with English abstract)
15. Q.L. Wang, X. Wang, C.T. Wang, G.M. Cao, R.J. Long. The relationships between soil enzyme activities in Kobresia humilis alpine meadow and soil properties. Chinese Journal of Grassland, 32(3): 51-56. (in Chinese with English abstract)
16. C.T. Wang, G.X. Wang, Wei Liu, Q.L. Wang, Z.Y. Xiang. Vegetation roots and soil physical and chemical characteristics in degeneration succession of the Kobresia pygmaea meadow. Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 2012, 21(3): 409-416.
17. C.T. Wang, R.J. Long, G.X. Wang, W. Liu, Q.L. Wang , L. Zhang, P.F. Wu. Relationships between Soil Carbon Distribution and Species Diversity and Community Biomass at Different Alpine Meadows. Resources Science, 2010,32(10):2020-2027. (in Chinese with English abstract)
18. C.T. Wang, R.J. Long, G.X. Wang, Liu Wei, Q.L. Wang, Zhang Li, P.F. Wu Relationship between plant communities, characters, soil physical and chemical properties and soil microbiology in alpine meadows. Acta Prataculturae Sinica, 2010,19(6):25-34. (in Chinese with English abstract)
19. C.T. Wang, R.J. Long, Q.L. Wang, Liu Wei, Z.C. Jing, Zhang Li. Community Succession of Differently Aged Artificial Grasslands and Their Soil Nutrient Changes in Three Rivers’Source Regions in Qinghai,Chinese Journal of Applied and Environmental Biology, 2009,15(6):737-744. (in Chinese with English abstract)
20. C.T. Wang, R.J. Long, Q.L. Wang G.M. Cao,J.J. Shi. Y.G. Du. Response of plant diversity and productivity to soil resources changing under grazing disturbance on an alpine meadow. Acta Prataculturae Sinica, 2008,28(9):4144-4152. (in Chinese with English abstract)
21. C.T. Wang, R.J. Long, Q.L. Wang,Z.C. Jing, J.J. Shi.Y.G. Du, G.M. Cao. Changes in Soil Organic Carbon and Microbial Biomass Carbon at Different Degradation Successional Stages of Alpine Meadows in the Headwater Region of Three Rivers in China. Chinese Journal of Applied and Environmental Biology,2008,14(2):225-230. (in Chinese with English abstract)
22. C.T. Wang, R.J. Long, G.M. Cao, Q.L. Wang, Z.C. Jing, J.J. Shi The Relationship between Soil Nutrients and Diversity- Productivity of Different Type Grasslands in Alpine Meadow. Chinese Journal of Soil Science 2008,39(1):1-8. (in Chinese with English abstract)
23. C.T. Wang, Q.L. Wang, Z.C Jing B.F. Feng , Y.G. Du,R.J. Long.G.M. Cao. Vegetation roots and soil physical and chemical characteristic changes in Kobresia pygmaca meadow under different grazing gradient. Acta Prataculturae Sinica, 2008,17(5):9-15. (in Chinese with English abstract)
24. C.T. Wang, G.M. Cao, Q.L. Wang, J.J. Shi, Y.G. Du,R.J. Long. Characteristics of artificial grassland plant communities with different establishment duration and their relationships with soil properties in the source region of Three Rivers in China. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology. 2007,18(11):2426-2431. (in Chinese with English abstract)
25. C.T. Wang, R.J. Long, G.M. Cao, Q.L. Wang, L.M. Ding and J.J. Shi. Soil carbon and nitro gen contents along elevation gradients in the source region of Yangtze, yellow and lantsang rivers. Journal of Plant Ecology, 2006,30(3):441-449. (in Chinese with English abstract)

Honors, Awards:
1) 2013, Academic and Technical Leader Reserve Candidate of Sichuan Province.
2) 2013, Expert of National Torch Plan in Talent Tank, Ministry of Science and Technology.
3) 2013, Cultivation Program for Top Young and Middle-aged Talents from State Ethnic Affairs commission of China
4) Shixiao Xu, Cuixiao Yong, Huakun Zhou, Yingnian Li, Liang Zhao, Guangming
Cao, Xinquan Zhao, Ping Sun, Changting Wang, Qiji Wang, Quanmin Dong.《Alpine Meadow Ecosystem and Global Change》, the People’s Government of Qinghai Province, the First Prize in Qinghai province science and Technology Progress Award, 2010.05.
5) Genxu Wang, Guoying Zhou, Changting Wang, Junfeng Wang, Yuanshou Li, Yibo Wang, Yonghen Gao, Yan Yang, Na Li, Guangsheng Liu, Chunjie Li.《Surface Process and Environment changes in the Headwater Region of Three Rivers, China》,the People’s Government of Qinghai Province, the First Prize in Qinghai province science and Technology Progress Award, 2013.04.

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