Research Progress

Warming and drought increase but wetness reduces the net sink of CH4 in alpine meadow on the Tibetan Plateau

Alpine meadows are significant CH4 sink. However, the response of soil CH4 uptake to future climate change in the alpine meadows remains poorly understood. We carried out an alpine meadow field experiments to determin...

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Above-and belowground biodiversity jointly drive ecosystem stability in natural alpine grasslands on the Tibetan Plateau

We coupled a field biodiversity survey conducted in 54 alpine grassland ecosystems across the Tibetan Plateau with a satellite-sensed proxy (enhanced vegetation index, EVI) of ecosystem productivity during 2001–2016....

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The effects of long-term warming on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities depend on habitat type on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) are widespread root-associated microorganisms that participate in many ecosystem processes. However, the response of AMF communities to global warming still remains poorly understood...

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Resistance-Based Connectivity Model to Construct Corridors of the Przewalski’s Gazelle (Procapra Przewalskii) in Fragmented Landscape

Habitat connectivity is indispensable for the survival of species that occupy a small habitat area and have isolated habitat patches from each other. At present, the development of human economy squeezes the living sp...

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The four antelope species on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau face habitat loss and redistribution to higher latitudes under climate change

Climate change is predicted to directly or indirectly affect species distribution and abundance, especially the species that live on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau that is highly sensitive to climate change. The Przewalski...

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