Univerisity of Kentucky



College of Agriculture,
Food and Environment

Ren Lab


  11/2017
Wei co-authored a new publication in Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems entitled “Integrating Herbivore Population Dynamics into a Global Land Biosphere Model: Plugging Animals into the Earth System”.
  09/2017
Wei’s new publication in Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences entitled “Complex climatic and CO2 controls on net primary productivity of temperate dryland ecosystems over central Asia during 1980–2014”.
  07/2017
Congratulations to Xiaochen’s new publication in International Journal of Climatology entitled “High-resolution precipitation downscaling in mountainous areas over China: development and application of a statistical mapping approach”.
  05/2017
Wei co-authored a new publication in International Journal of Digital Earth entitled “Responses of global terrestrial water use efficiency to climate change and rising atmospheric CO2 concentration in the twenty-first century”.
  05/2017
Wei co-authored a new publication entitled in Agricultural and Forest Meteorology “Enhancing soil drought induced by climate change and agricultural practices: Observational and experimental evidence from the semiarid area of northern China”.
  03/2017
Welcome the new group member – Yanjun Yang. Yanjun is a PhD student in Nanjing University.
  10/2016
Wei co-authored a new publication in Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering entitled “Disaster prevention and reduction in Anthropocene”.
  10/2016
Welcome the new group member – Xiongxiong Bai. Xiongxiong is a PhD student in Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
  10/2016
Wei has a new publication in Global Biogeochemical Cycle entitled “Century-long increasing trend and variability of dissolved organic carbon export from the Mississippi River basin driven by natural and anthropogenic forcing”.
  09/2016
Wei co-authored a new publication in Global Biogeochemical Cycle entitled “Methane Emissions from global rice fields: Magnitude, spatiotemporal patterns and environmental controls”.
 

 

08/2016
Wei was invited to give a talk titled “Agroecosystem Responses to Multiple Global Changes: Challenges at the Agriculture-Water-Climate Nexus in the Mississippi River Basin” in the 101st ESA Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Aug.7-12, 2016.

 

 

 

08/2016
Wei convened for the oral session “Agroecosystem Responses to Multiple Global Change Drivers in the Anthropocene”, contributing to the annual Ecological Society of America (ESA) 2016 theme: Novel Ecosystems in the Anthropocene.

 

 

 

06/2016
Wei was invited to write an article “Drought and the Southeast U.S.” for the theme the future of food and climate, on Earth Day, June, 2016.

 

  04/2016
Wei was appointed as an Associated Editor of Journal of Advances Modeling Earth System (JAMES).
 

 

03/2016
Wei co-authored a new publication in Remote Sensing entitled “Mapping Irrigated and Rainfed Wheat Areas Using Multi-Temporal Satellite Data”.

 

  02/2016
Wei was invited to give a seminar talk, “A Systems Modeling Approach for the Sustainable Development of the Food-Energy-Water Nexus across Space and Time”, in the Department of Biosystems & Agriculture Engineering, UKY.
  01/2016
Wei co-authored a new publication in Ecosystem Health and Sustainability entitled “Climate extremes and ozone pollution: a growing threat to China's food security”.
  01/2016
Wei was invited to give a talk in the Workshops “The Food-Energy-Water Nexus in Asia and Its Global Importance” in the 16th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment, Jan 19-21, 2016, Washington DC, USA. Wei reported group research about China’s wheat production crisis due to multiple environmental stresses from a water-food Nexus Perspective.
  01/2016
Welcome the arrival of Yawen Huang. Yawen is a PhD student starting this spring.
  12/2015
Wei gave a talk titled Climate change impacts on soil carbon storage in global croplands: 1901-2010. American Geophysical Union (AGU), Fall Meeting 2015, San Francisco, CA, USA (Talk).
  12/2015
Wei co-authored a new publication in Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences entitled “A growing importance of large fires in conterminous United States during 1984-2012”.
  11/2015
Wei co-authored a new publication in Science of the Total Environment entitled “Spatiotemporal patterns of evapotranspiration along the North American east coast as influenced by multiple environmental changes”.
  10/2015
Wei co-authored a new publication in Atmospheric Environment entitled “Biosphere atmosphere exchange of methane in India as influenced by multiple environmental changes during 1901-2010”.
  10/2015
Welcome the new group member – Xiaochen Zhu. Xiaochen is a PhD student in College of Applied Meteorology, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology.
  09/2015
Wei was invited to give a seminar talk “Applying integrated systems approach for sustainable agricultural and natural resources management” in the Department of Forestry, UKY.
 

 

09/2015
Wei co-authored a new publication in PLOS ONE entitled “Responses of Crop Water Use Efficiency to Climate Change and Agronomic Measures in the Semiarid Area of Northern.

 

  09/2015
Wei co-authored a new publication in Global Biogeochemical Cycles entitled “Century-scale patterns and trends of global pyrogenic carbon emissions and fire influences on terrestrial carbon balance”.
  09/2015
Wei co-authored a new publication in Global Biogeochemical Cycles entitled “Climate extremes dominating seasonal and interannual variations in carbon export from the Mississippi River Basin”.
 

 

08/2015
Wei co-authored a new publication in American Society of Agronomy entitled “Magnitude, Spatiotemporal Patterns, and Controls for Soil Organic Carbon Stocks in India during 1901-2010”.

 

  07/2015
Wei co-authored a new publication in Climatic Change entitled “Terrestrial net primary productivity in India during 1901-2010: contributions from multiple environmental changes”.
  07/2015
Wei co-authored a new publication in Journal of Geographical Research Sciences entitled “Impacts of climate variability and extremes on global net primary production in the first decade of the 21st century”.