Min Chen Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Global Ecology Carnegie Institution for Science 260 Panama Street, Stanford, CA 94306 T: (765)430-5774 E: [email protected]
PhD in Earth and Atmospheric Science Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN Dissertation title: Evaluating atmospheric aerosol and tropospheric ozone effect on terrestrial ecosystem carbon dynamics MS in Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System Beijing Normal University & Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (Graduate ahead of schedule) Thesis title: simulation of solar radiation scheme in a large scale forest scene (highlighted in the achievements exhibition at the 30th anniversary of the Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, Chinese Academy of Sciences) BS in Computer Science (major) and Economy and Business Administration (minor), with honor Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China Ecology; Land surface modeling; Quantitative remote sensing; Land-atmosphere interactions; Climate change
Research Experiences: 2015-present 2013-2015 2008-2013 2005-2007
Departmental Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford, CA Postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Andrew Richardson at Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Research Assistant with Prof. Qianlai Zhuang at Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN Research Assistant with Prof. Xiaowen Li at School of Geography, Beijing Normal University; and with Prof. Qinhuo Liu at Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Research Assistant with Prof. Ping Tang at Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Research Assistant with Prof. Xianchuan Yu and Prof. Dingyi Lin at Department of Computer Science and Technology, Beijing Normal University.
Teaching Experiences: Fall 2009, 2010: Spring 2010 Spring 2011 Fall 2012
EAS120-Introduction to Geography. Teaching Assistant EAS320-Physics of Climate. Teaching Assistant EAS221-Survey of Atmospheric Science. Teaching Assistant EAS591-Modeling System & Biogeochemical Cycles. Invited lecturer
Reviewing Services: PNAS, Global Change Biology, Environmental Science and Technology, Atmospheric Environment, Biogeosciences, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climate, Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing of Environment, Agricultural and Forestry Meteorology, Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences, Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmosphere, Ecosphere, Ecological Research, Forests, Science of the Total Environment, Forest ecology and Management, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, Journal of Biogeography, Plant, Cell & Environment
Conference Services: Chair: B43E Land-Use and Land-Cover Change: Detecting, Modeling, and Its Effects on Water, Energy, and Biogeochemical Dynamics at Various Temporal and Spatial Scales. AGU Fall Meeting, 2014 Chair: B41K: Vegetation Phenology in Terrestrial Ecosystems: Observations, Modeling, and Implications on Climate Change. AGU Fall Meeting, 2014
Professional Society Memberships: Member of American Geophysical Union Member of the Ecological Society of America Member of Sino-Ecologists Association Overseas
Liu S., Chen M, Zhuang Q, (2014) Aerosol effects on global land surface energy fluxes during 20032010. Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 7875–7881. (Chen and Liu contributed equally) Chen M, Zhuang Q, He Y. (2014) An Efficient Method of Estimating Downward Solar Radiation Based on the MODIS Observations for the Use of Land Surface Modeling. Remote Sensing. 6(8):7136-7157. Zhu, Q., Zhuang, Q., Henze, D., Bowman, K., Chen, M., Liu, Y., He, Y., Matsueda, H., Machida, T., Sawa, Y., and Oechel, W.: Constraining terrestrial ecosystem CO2 fluxes by integrating models of biogeochemistry and atmospheric transport and data of surface carbon fluxes and atmospheric CO2 concentrations, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 14, 22587-22638, doi:10.5194/acpd-14-22587-2014, 2014 Min Chen, Qianlai Zhuang (2014) Evaluating aerosol direct radiative effects on global terrestrial ecosystem carbon dynamics from 2003 to 2010. Tellus B 2014, 66, 21808, http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/tellusb.v66.21808 Daniel J Hayes, David W Kicklighter, A David McGuire, Min Chen, Qianlai Zhuang, Fengming Yuan, Jerry M Melillo and Stan D Wullschleger (2014), The impacts of recent permafrost thaw on land– atmosphere greenhouse gas exchange, Environ. Res. Lett. 9 045005 He, Y., Q. Zhuang, A. David McGuire, Y. Liu, and M. Chen (2013), Alternative ways of using fieldbased estimates to calibrate ecosystem models and their implications for carbon cycle studies, J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 118, 983–993, doi:10.1002/jgrg.20080. Yaling Liu, Qianlai Zhuang, Min Chen, Zhihua Pan, Nadja Tchebakova, Andrei Sokolov, David
Kicklighter, Jerry Melillo, Andrey Sirin, Guangsheng Zhou, Yujie He, Jiquan Chen, Laura Bowling, Diego Miralles, Elena Parfenova, Response of evapotranspiration and water availability to changing climate and land cover on the Mongolian Plateau during the 21st century, Global and Planetary Change, 108, 2013, 85-99 Qianlai Zhuang, Zhangcai Qin, Min Chen (2013) Biofuel, land and water: maize, switchgrass or Miscanthus? Environ. Res. Lett. 8 015020 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/1/015020 Zhuang, Q., M. Chen, K. Xu, J. Tang, E. Saikawa, Y. Lu, J. M. Melillo, R. G. Prinn, and A. D. McGuire (2013), Response of global soil consumption of atmospheric methane to changes in atmospheric climate and nitrogen deposition, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 27, 650–663, doi:10.1002/gbc.20057. Chen, M., Q. Zhuang, 2013, Modeling temperature acclimation effects on carbon dynamics of forest ecosystems in the conterminous United States. Tellus B 2013, 65, 19156, http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/tellusb.v65i0.19156. Chen, M., Q. Zhuang, 2012: Spatially Explicit Parameterization of a Terrestrial Ecosystem Model and Its Application to the Quantification of Carbon Dynamics of Forest Ecosystems in the Conterminous United States. Earth Interactions, DOI: 10.1175/2012EI400.1. Zhuang, Q. and Y. Lu and M. Chen (2011), An inventory of global N2O emissions from the soils of natural terrestrial ecosystems, Atmospheric Environment. 1352-2310.doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.11.036 Qin Z., Q. Zhuang and M. Chen, (2011) Impacts of land use change due to biofuel crops on carbon balance, bioenergy production, and agricultural yield, in the conterminous United States. Glob Change Biol Bioenergy 1757-1707, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1757-1707.2011.01129.x Zhu X., Q. Zhuang, M. Chen, Sirin A., Melillo J., Kicklighter D., Sokolov A., Song L. (2011) Rising methane emissions in response to climate change in Northern Eurasia during the 21st century. Environ. Res. Lett. 6 045211 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/6/4/045211. Chen, M., Zhuang, Q., Cook, D. R., Coulter, R., Pekour, M., Scott, R. L., Munger, J. W., and Bible, K.: Quantification of terrestrial ecosystem carbon dynamics in the conterminous United States combining a process-based biogeochemical model and MODIS and AmeriFlux data, Biogeosciences, 8, 2665-2688, doi:10.5194/bg-8-2665-2011, 2011. McGuire, A.D., D.J. Hayes, D.W. Kicklighter, M. Manizza, Q. Zhuang, M. Chen, M. J. Follows, K. R. Gurney, J. W. McClelland, J. M. Melillo, B. J. Peterson, and R. G. Prinn (2010), An analysis of the carbon balance of the Arctic Basin from 1997 to 2006, Tellus, DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0889.2010.00497.x. Huang H., Chen M., Liu Q., Liu Q., Zhang Y., Zhao L. and Qin W. (2009) A realistic structure model for large-scale surface leaving radiance simulation of forest canopy and accuracy assessment, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30:20, 5421 – 5439 Chen M., Jiang Y., Xi X., Liu Z.(2008), Application of Kernel Independent Component Analysis in Image Processing. Application Research of Computers. doi:cnki:sun:jsyj.0.2008-01-097 (in Chinese with English Abstract) Huang H., Chen M., Liu Q., Liu Q. Zhang Y. Qin W. (2008), A Realistic Structure Model for Forest Radiosity Simulation on Large Scales. Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences. Shanghai, P.R.C., June 2527, 2008, pp. 305-312
Selected conference presentations:
Chen, M., Trevor Keenan, Koen Hufkens, J. William Munger, Gil Bohrer, Edward Brzostek and Andrew Richardsion. Evaluation cross-site parameterization on the uncertainty of NEE estimates in temperate deciduous forests. AGU Fall Meeting, December 15-19, 2014, San Francisco, CA. Chen, M., and Q. Zhuang, Quantification of the atmospheric aerosol effect on global terrestrial ecosystem carbon budget during the period of 2001-2008, AGU annual meeting, 5-9 December, 2011, San Francisco, CA. Chen, M. and Q. Zhuang, Temperature acclimation effects on carbon dynamics of the conterminous United States forest in the 21st century, ESA annual meeting, 7-12 August, 2011, Austin, Texas, the United States of America.
Honors and awards: 2015 2005 2003 2003 2001-2004
Carnegie postdoctoral fellowship Outstanding graduate of Beijing Normal University Second prize in China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling in Beijing District Computer World Scholarship for excellent students majoring in Computer Science and Technology (Granted to a total of 100 every year in China). Excellent Academic Scholarship; Departmental scholarships for excellent students