Publications


 

 Journal Papers (H index=14)

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  1. Xu, C., N McDowell, S. Sevanto, R Fisher. 2013.  Our Limited Ability to Predict Vegetation Responses to Water Stress. New Phytologist. In Press.
  2. Xu, C. 2013. Decoupling correlated and uncorrelated uncertainty contributions for nonlinear modelsApplied Mathematical Modelling. In Press. DOI: 10.1016/j.apm.2013.05.036
  3. Xu, C and M Chen. 2013.Application of Remote Sensing in Ecosystem and Landscape Modeling. Invited Chapter in Book “Remote Sensing of Natural Resources” edited by Wang and Weng with  CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. Accepted.
  4. Legros M., Xu C., Scott T.W., Morrison A.C., Lloyd A.L. & Gould F. 2012. Assessing the feasibility of controlling Aedes aegypti with transgenic methods: A model-based evaluation.PLOS ONE, 7(12):e52235 (download) .
  5. Xu, C., Fisher, R., Wullschleger, S., Wilson, C., Cai, M. & McDowell, N.2012. "Toward a mechanistic modeling of nitrogen limitation on vegetation dynamics.", PLoS ONE 7: e37914 (download here).
  6. Xu, C., G. Z. Gertner, and R. M. Scheller.2012. Importance of colonization and competition in forest landscape response to global climatic change.  Climatic change, 110:53–83.
  7. Williams, PA, C Xu, N. McDowell. 2011. Who is the new sheriff in town regulating boreal forest growth? Environmental Research Letters, 6 041004.
  8. Xu, C.,C. Liang, S. Wullschleger, C. Wilson, and N.  McDowell . 2011. Importance of feedback loop between soil inorganic nitrogen and microbial community in the heterotrophic soil respiration response to global warming. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 9(3): 222-222.
  9. Xu, C., G. Z. Gertner. 2011. Understanding and comparisons of different sampling approaches for the Fourier Amplitudes Sensitivity Test (FAST). Computational Statistics and Data Analysis , 55: 184-198.
  10. Xu, C., G. Z. Gertner. 2011. Reliability of global sensitivity indices. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation 81:1939-1969.
  11.  Legros M., Magori K., Morrison A.C., Xu C., Scott T.W., Lloyd A.L., Gould F. 2011. Evaluation of location specific predictions by a detailed simulation model of Aedes aegypti populations. Plos One 6:e22701 (Download).
  12. Xu, C., G. Z. Gertner, B. Güneralp R. M. Scheller.2010.Elasticity and loop analysis: tools for understanding forest landscape response to climatic change in spatial dynamic models. Landscape ecology, 25: 855-871
  13. Xu, C., M. Legros, F. Gould, A.L. Lloyd 2010. Understanding uncertainties in model-based predictions of
    Aedes aegypti population dynamics. Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases 
    4(9): e830. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0000830 (Open Source, Download).
  14. Xu, C., G. Z. Gertner, and R. M. Scheller. 2009. Uncertainty in the response of a forest landscape to global climatic change. Global Change Biology15, 116–131.
  15. Xu, C., and G. Z. Gertner.2009.Uncertainty analysis of transient population dynamics. Ecological Modelling, 220: 283-293.
  16. Li, Q., C. Xu, W. Liang, S. Zhong, X. Zheng, and J. Zhu. 2009. Residue incorporation and N fertilization affect the response of soil nematodes to the elevated CO2 in a Chinese wheat field. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 41:1497-1503 .
  17. Xu, C., and G. Z. Gertner. 2008. A general first-order global sensitivity analysis method. Reliability Engineering and System Safety 93:1060-1071.
  18. Xu, C., and G. Z. Gertner. 2008. Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis for models with correlated parameters. Reliability Engineering and System Safety 93:1563-1573 .
  19.   Wang, J.S., D. A. Grimley, C. Xu, and J. O. Dawson. 2008. Soil magnetic susceptibility reflects soil moisture regimes and the adaptability of tree species to these regimes. Forest Ecology and Management 255:1664-1673.
  20. Xu, C., and G. Z. Gertner. 2007. Extending a global sensitivity analysis technique to models with correlated parameters. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 51:5579-5590.
  21. Xu, C., G. Z. Gertner, and R. M. Scheller. 2007. Potential effects of interaction between CO2 and temperature on forest landscape response to global warming. Global Change Biology 13:1469–1483 .
  22. Chen, M., C. Xu, and R. Wang. 2007. Key natural impacting factors of China’s human population distribution. Population & Environment 28:187-200.
  23. Chang,Y., H. S. He, Y. Hu, R. Bu,Xu, C. and X. Li 2007. Long-term forest landscape responses to fire exclusion in the Great Xing’an Mountains, China. International Journal ofWildland Fire 16, 34–44.
  24.  Xu, C., H. S. He, Y. Hu, et al. 2005. Latin hypercube sampling and geostatistical modeling of spatial uncertainty in forest landscape model simulation. Ecological Modelling 185:255-269 .
  25. Xu, C., H. S. He, Y. Hu, et al. 2004. Assessing the effect of cell-level uncertainty on a forest landscape model simulation in northeastern China. Ecological Modelling 180:57-72.
  26. Zhang, W., Y. Hu, B. Chen, Z. Tang, C. Xu, et al. 2007. Evaluation of habitat fragmentation of giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) on the north slopes of Daxiangling Mountains, Sichuan province, China. Animal Biology 57:485-500.
  27.   Chen, M., R. Wang, L. Zhang, and C. X u. 2006. Temporal and spatial assessment of natural resource use in China using ecological footprint method. The International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology 13:255-268.
  28. Wang, X., H. S. He, X. Li, Y. Chang, Y. Hu, C. Xu, et al. 2006. Simulating the effects of reforestation on a large catastrophic fire burned landscape in Northeastern China. Forest Ecology and Management 225:82-93.
  29.   Xu, C, Hu, Y., Chang, Y., et al. 2005.Geostatistical Modeling of Spatial Uncertainty in a Spatially Explicit Forest Landscape Model Simulation. Journal of the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 22(4): 436-446. (In Chinese)
  30. Xu, C, Hu, Y., Chang, Y., et al. 2004.Sensitivity analysis in ecological modeling. Chinese Journal of applied ecology, 15(6):1056-1062. (In Chinese)
  31. Xu, C, Hu, Y., Chang, Y., et al.2004. Mechanism and Application of Spatially Explicit Landscape Model: I .  Mechanism. Chinese Journal of applied ecology, 15(5): 837-844.
  32. Hu, Y., Xu, C, Chang, Y., et al. 2004. Mechanism and Application of Spatially Explicit Landscape Model -LANDIS: II. A Case Study in Huzhong Area in Da Hinggan Ling. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 24(9): 1846-1857.  (In Chinese)
  33.   Xu, C, Hu, Y., Chang, Y., et al. 2004. Linking RUSLE with a spatially explicit forest landscape model to simulate the soil erosion in the boreal forest land in northeastern China. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, 15(10): 1821-1828. (In Chinese)
  34. Xu, C, Hu, Y., Chang, Y., et al. 2004.Study of the effect of cell-level uncertainty on the forest landscape model simulation. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 24(9): 1938-1950. (In Chinese)
  35. Xu, C, Hu, Y. , Jiang, Y., et al. 2003. Principles and methods of spatially explicit landscape model validation. Chinese Journal of Ecology, 22(6):127-131. (In Chinese)
  36.   Xu, C, Hu, Y., Chang, Y., et al. 2004. The application of spatially explicit landscape model in the soil loss study. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, 15 (10): 1821-1828. (In Chinese)
  37. Li, X., Bu, R., Chang, Y., Hu, Y., Wen, Q., Wang, X., Xu, C, et al. 2004.The reponse of landscape metrics against pattern scenarios. Ecological Sinica, 2004, 24(1):123-134.(In Chinese)
  38. Liu, M., Hu, Y., Xu, C. 2003. Quantitative study of forest soil erosion based on GIS, RS and RUSLE. Research of Soil and Water Conservation, 11(3): 21-24.(In Chinese)
  39.   Hu, Y., Xu, C, Bu R., Chang, Y.,  2002. Application of Remote Sensing and GIS to the study of heat island effect in City -a case study in Shenyang. Environmental Protection Science, 28(2):1-3.(In Chinese)
  40. Chang, Y., Bu,R, Hu, Y., Xu, C. 2003. Quantitatively Determination of Landscape Boundary between Mountain Birch and Tundra in the Northern Slope of Changbai Mountain. Scientia Geographica Sinica 23(4): 477-483.(In Chinese)
  41. Chang, Y., Bu,R, Hu, Y., Xu, C. 2003. Using GIS and RS to determine the abiotic range of forest landscapes distribution in Changbai Mountain Natural Reserve. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, 14(5): 671-675.(In Chinese)
  42. Chang, Y., Li, Y., Hu, Y., Xu, C.2003.The preliminary reconstruct of historical forest landscapes in Changbai Mountain Natural Reserve. Quaternary Science, 23(3):73-81.
  43. Wang N., Zhu, Y., Xu, C, 2001. The application of GIS to the quantitative study of pollutant in a drainage area. Journal of Northeast Normal University (NATURAL SCIENCE EDITION), 34(2):84-92.(In Chinese)

 

Software Manual

  1. Xu, C., G. Z. Gertner.2007. UASA Toolbox—Uncertainty and Sensitivity Analysis Toolbox. Version 0.9.1.0. http://xuchongang.googlepages.com/uasatoolbox.

Reports


  1.  Xu, C., G. Z. Gertner and G. Wang. 2008. Uncertainty Analysis for the LIDAR-based Forest Inventory System. ImageTree Corporation Report.