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Assoc. Changbin Li

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MOE Key Laboratory of Western China’s Environmental Systems

Research School of Arid Environment and Climate Change

Lanzhou University

222 South Tianshui Road, Lanzhou

730000, Gansu Province,CHINA

Phone:  +86 931 891 2856

Fax:       +86 931 891 2856

Email:     licb@lzu.edu.cn


  Ph.D., Physical Geography, GIS & Environmental Change, Lanzhou University, 2006

M.S., Geological Engineering, Rock and Soil Mass Hydraulics, Lanzhou University, 2001

B.S., Hydrogeology & Engineering Geology, Lanzhou University, 1998



  2001-2003: Assistant Lecturer, College of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lanzhou University

2004-2009: Lecturer, College of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lanzhou University

2007-2009: Research Associate (Postdoc), Center for Global Change and Earth Observations at Michigan State University, U.S.A.

2010-Present: Associate Professor, Research School of Arid Environment & Climate Change



  Dr. Li’s research focuses on two areas: 1) Understanding science and social related water processes based on integrating hydrological methods and water management knowledge by using simulation tools to quantify and 2) Coupling land surface ecology and hydrology theoretically along with field observations for better understanding of regional ecology and human sustainability under a changing environmental background.



Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering & Environmental Engineering:

Geographic Information System

Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering:

Specific English for Hydrology



Members of:

AGU (American Geophysical Union);

IAH (International Association of Hydrogeologist)

Association of Natural Resources in China



1.  Li, C.B., Qi, J.G., et al. 2010. Spring Overflow Assessment Based on Groundwater System Simulation by Feflow Model in the Middle of Taolai River Basin in the Arid Northwest of China (Oral Presentation). The International Hydrology Conference, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.

2.  Li, C.B., Qi, J.G., et al. 2010. Parameters optimization based on the combination of localization and auto-calibration of SWAT model in a small watershed in Chinese Loess Plateau. Front. Earth Sci. China, 4(3): 296-310.

3.  Li, C.B., Qi, J.G., et al. 2010. Quantifying the effect of ecological restoration on soil erosion in China's Loess Plateau region: an application of the MMF approach. Environmental Management, 45:476-487.

4.  Zhang, F., Qi, J.G., Li, F.M., Li, C.S. and Li, C.B. 2010. Quantifying nitrous oxide emissions from Chinese grasslands with a process-based model. Biogeosciences, 7: 2039-2050.

5.  Li, C.B., Qi, J.G., et al. 2009. Process-Based Soil Erosion Simulation on a Regional Scale: The Effect of Ecological Restoration in the Chinese Loess Plateau. In Yin, R.S. (Editor-in-Chief) An integrated assessment of China’s ecological restoration programs. Chpter 8. pp. 113-130. Springer.

6.  Li, C.B., Feng, Z.D., et al. GIS & RS assisted precipitation-flow generation simulation in a typical watershed of Chinese Loess Plateau. 25th IGARSS, IEEE. Volume 6,  25-29 July 2005 Page(s): 4387-4390.

7. Li, C.B., Feng, Z.D., et al. GIS-based improvement of C. O. Clark method for simulating watershed scale overland flow in Chinese Loess plateau. 25th IGARSS, IEEE. Volume 6,  25-29 July 2005 Page(s):4399-4402.