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DGE Researcher Profile


Xiaochun Zhang

Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Lab: Caldeira
Email: xczhang@ciw.edu; xczhang@stanford.edu
curriculum vitae

Research Summary

Research Interests:

Energy System Analysis (Environmental, climatic, political, social and economic aspects of energy);

Climate Change (Integrated climate assessment model; Global climate model simplifying; Climate policy analysis; Surface radiation fluxes);

Environmental and Ecological Research (Sustainable planning; Atmospheric environment modeling and simulation; Air pollution control engineering; Ecosystem analysis and modelling);

Decision and Risk Analysis (System dynamics modeling; Policy analysis; Risk analysis; Uncertainty analysis; Scenario Analysis. esp. on Climate, Energy, Environment and Sustainable Transportation);

Selected publications and links are listed below. For more details about Xiaochun Zhang, please see his curriculum vitae.

Publications

2014

Zhang X., N. P. Myhrvold, K. Caldeira. Key factors for assessing climate benefits of natural gas versus coal electricity generation. Environmental Research Letters, 2014, 9(11), 114022, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/11/114022

Zhang, X., N Myhrvold, K Caldeira. Evaluating the climate effects of natural gas vs coal electricity generation. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2014, Dec. 2014. GC13B-0625.

Zhang, X. and K Caldeira. Timescales and ratios of climate forcing due to thermal versus carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels, Geophysical Research Letters, 2015, 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL063514

2013

Zhang, X., W Chen, C Ma, S Zhan. Modeling particulate matter emissions during mineral loading process under weak wind simulation. Science of the Total Environment, 2013(449): 168-173, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.01.050.

Ma, C., X Zhang, W Chen, G Zhang. China’s Special Marine Protected Area Policy: Tradeoff between Economic Development and Marine Conservation. Ocean and Coastal Management, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2013.02.007.

Zhang, X., L Cao, K Caldeira. Energy switching threshold for climatic benefits. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2013, Dec. 2013. GC13C-1095.

2012

Zhang, X., W Chen, C Ma, S Zhan. Modeling the effect of humidity on the threshold friction velocity of coal particles. Atmospheric Environment, 2012 (56): 154 - 160.

Zhang, X., C Ma, S Zhan, W Chen. Evaluation and simulation for ecological risk based on emergy analysis and pressure- state- response model in a coastal city, China. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 2012 (13): 221-231.

Zhang, X., W Chen, C Ma, S Zhan, W Jiao. Regional Atmospheric Environment Risk Source Identification and Assessment. Environmental Science, 2012, 33(12): 4167-4172.

Ma, C., G Zhang, X Zhang, Y Zhao, H Li. Application of Markov model in wetland change dynamics in Tianjin coastal area, China. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 2012 (13): 252-262

Ma, C., G Zhang, X Zhang, B Zhou, T Mao. Simulation modeling for wetland utilization and protection based on system dynamic model in a coastal city, China. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 2012 (13): 202-213

2011

Ma, C., M Ju, X Zhang, H Li. Energy consumption and carbon emissions in a coastal city in China. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 2011 (4):1-9.

Ma, C., M Ju, H Li, X Zhang, C Cheng. Analysis of change and driving force in land ecosystem diversity in Tianjin. Acta Scientiarum Naturalium University Nankaiensis, 2011, 44(1): 68-73

2010

Zhang, X., S Gu, X Zhao, X Cui, L Zhao, S Xu, M Du, S Jiang, Y Gao ,C Ma and Y Tang. Radiation partitioning and its relation to environmental factors above a meadow ecosystem on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Geophysical Research, 2010, 115, d10106, doi:10.1029/2009JD012373.

Ma, C., X Zhang, L Zhang, M Ju, H Li, X Mo. Modified sustainable development model of Tianjin municipality based on the eco-footprint method. Journal of Safety and Environment, 2010, 10(1):127-131

2009

Zhang, X., C Ma, S Gu, X He, Y Gao. Complexity of ecosystem dynamics. Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Nankaiensis, 2009, 42(2): 99-104.

Zhan, S., X Zhang, C Ma. Coal classification based on environmental protection and burning quality. Journal of China Coal Society, 2009, 34 (11): 1535-1539.

Han, G., S Zhan, X Zhang, C Ma. Influence factors and mathematical model of coal dust particles threshold velocity. Journal of China Coal Society, 2009, 34(10): 1359-1363

2008

Ma, C., W Meng, M Ju, H Li, X Zhang, C Hao. Dynamic assessment of China’s sustainable development possibility based on the eco-environmental footprint during the period of 1997-2006. Journal of Safety and Environment, 2008, 8 (6): 75-80.

Qiao, Y., S Gu, Y Tang, M Du, L Zhao, Y Li, X Zhang, S Jiang, Characteristics of diffuse radiation on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Nankaiensis, 2008, 41(3): 69-78.


Links
 
Xiaochun @ Google scholar