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Jinming Hu

Head (Executive)
Institute of International Rivers and Eco-security (IRES)
Yunnan University
Chenggong University City, Chenggong, Kunming 650500, China
Tel: 86-871-65033185 (O); Fax: 86-871-65034577 (O)
Email: jhuynu@163.com; hujm@ynu.edu.cn

Education Background

1998/09-2001/10: PhD. Physical Geography in studying on environment-cultural landscape evolution in southeast Inner Mongolia region, Peking University.

1995/09-1998/07: M.A., Physical Geography in studying wetland soil quality change after large-scale wetland reclamation, Changchun Institute of Geography (now Northeast Institute of Geography and Agricultural Ecology - NEIGAE), Chinese Academy of Science (CAS).

1991/09-1995/07: B.A. Education in Geography, Anhui Normal University.

Professional Experience

11/2006-present: Professor, IRES, Yunnan University;

07/2004-10/2006: Senior Researcher, NEIGAE, CAS

2004/09-2009/09: UK Royal Society Postdoctoral Research Fellow (University College London, UK)

10/2001-07/2004: Junior Researcher, NEIGAE, CAS

Research Interests

Physical geographical studies relevant with some fields:

(1) Wetland hydro-ecology;

(2) Regional hydro-geography;

(3) Regional biodiversity conservation.


Some published articles (2009~)

1. Feiling Yang, Jinming Hu*, Ruidong Wu*. 2016. Combining endangered plants and animals as surrogate to identify the Priority Conservation Areas in Yunnan, China. Sci. Rep. 6, 30753;doi: 10.1038/srep30753 (2016)

2. Gu Zhijia, Duan Xingwu, Liu Bing, Hu Jinming, He Jiaonan. 2016. The spatial distribution and temporal variation of rainfall erosivity in the Yunnan Plateau, Southwest China: 1960–2012. Catena 145: 291-300. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2016.06.028.

3. Zehao Shen*, Zhiming Zhang, Jinming Hu, Jie Han, Jida Yang, Lingxiao Ying. 2016.Protection and utilization of plant biodiversity resources in dry valleys of Southwest China.Biodiversity Science, 24 (4): 475–488. doi: 10.17520/biods.2016022

4. Narendra Raj Khanal, Jin-Ming Hu, Pradeep Mool. 2015. Glacial lake outburst flood risk in Poiqu/Bhote Koshi/Sun Koshi River Basin in Central Himalaya. Mountain Research and Development 35(4):351-364. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-15-00009

5. Jie L I, Jinming HU, Zhang H, et al. The simulation of water storage fluctuation in ungauged subalpine wetlands-Napahai in Northwest Yunnan, China. Journal of Natural resources, 30(2): 340-349 (in Chinese).

6. Duan Xingwu*, Rong Li, Zhang Guangli, Hu Jinming, Fang Haiyan. 2015. Soil productivity in the Yunnan province: Spatial distribution and sustainable utilization. Soil & Tillage Research, 147: 10–19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2014.11.005

7. HE Daming, LIU Changming, FENG Yan, HU Jinming, JI Xuan, LI Yungang. 2014. Progress and perspective of international river researches in China. Acta Geographica Sinica. 69(9): 46-56 (in Chinese).

8. Xingwu Duan, Li Rong, Jinming Hu, Guangli Zhang. 2014. Soil organic carbon stocks in the Yunnan Plateau, southwest China: spatial variations and environmental controls. Journal of Soils and Sediments. DOI 10.1007/s11368-014-0917-1

9. Jia Haifeng, Luo Huaixiu, Hu Jinming*, Li Jie, Li Ningyun. 2014. Spatial variability of topsoil organic carbon and labile components in Napahai wetland, Northwest of Yunnan, China. Mountain Research, 32(5): 624-632 (in Chinese).

10. Luo Huaixiu, Jia Haifeng, Hu Jinming*, Li Jie, Li Ningyun, 2014. Relationship between Herbaceous Communities Succession and Hydrological Regimes in Napahai Wetland. Mountain Research, 32(5): 615-623 (in Chinese).

11. Yungang Li, Daming He*, Jinming Hu, Jie Cao. 2014. Variability of extreme precipitation over Yunnan Province, China 1960–2012. International Journal of Climatology,DOI:10.1002/joc.3977

12. Xiaodong WU*, Daming He, Guijun YANG, Linlin YE, Chunling ZHU, Haifeng JIA, and Jinming HU*. 2014. Seasonal variability of water quality and Metazooplankton community structure in Xiaowan Reservoir of the upper Mekong River. Journal of Limnology. DOI:10.4081/jlimnol.2014.801

13. Jie Cao, Riyu Lu, Jinming Hu, Hai Wang, 2013. Spring Indian Ocean–western Pacific SST contrast and East Asian summer rainfall anomaly. Advance of Atmospheric Sciences, 30 (6):1560-1568. DOI: 10.1007/s00376-013-2298-6

14. Yang Feiling, Hu Jinming, Wu Ruidong. 2013. Identifying plant priority conservation areas based on the NPWP distribution in Yunnan, China. J. Geogr. Sci., 68(11): 1536-1546

15. Fan Hui, Hu Jinming, He Daming. Trends in precipitation over low latitude highlands of Yunnan, China. J. Geogr. Sci., 2013, 23(6): 1107-1122. DOI: 10.1007/s11442-013-1066-y

16. Jie Li, Jinming Hu*, Shengli Huang, Haifeng Jia, Chunling Zhu, Huaixiu Luo. 2013.Revealing storage-area relation of open water in ungauged subalpine wetland - Napahai in northwest Yunnan, China. Journal of Mountain Science, 10 (4): 553-563. DOI:10.1007/s11629-013-2596-6

17. Hongwei Zeng, Lijuan Li, Jinming Hu, et al, 2013. Accuracy Validation of TRMM multisatellite precipitation analysis (TMPA) daily precipitation products in the Lancang river basin of China. Theoretical and Application Climatology, 112: 389–401. DOI:10.1007/s00704-012-0733-8

18. Yun Tao, Jie Cao*, Jinming Hu, Zhicheng Dai, 2013. A cusp catastrophe model of mid-longterm landslide evolution over low latitude highlands of China. Geomorphology,http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.12.036

19. LI Yungang, HU Jinming, HE Daming, Liu Jiang. 2013. Changes in Frequency and Intensity of Extreme Precipitation Events and Its Impacts in the Red River basin. Geographical Research , 32 (1): 64-72

20. Jie Cao*, Jinming Hu, Yun Tao. 2012. An Index for the interface between the Indian summer monsoon and the East Asian summer monsoon. Journal of Geophysical Research. Vol. 117,D18108, doi:10.1029/2012JD017841

21. LI Yungang, HE Daming, HU Jinming, LIU Jiang. 2012. Spatial and Temporal Variations of Extreme Precipitation Events in the Red River basin during 1960-2007. Journal of Natural Resources, 27(11): 1908-1917

22. HU Jinming, et al. 2012. Variation of Soil Organic C Components under Different Degradation Condition in Napahai Wetland Reserve. Geographical Research, 31(1): 53-62

23. HU Jinming et al. 2012. Variation of Soil Nitrogen Components under different degradation condition in Napahai wetland reserve. Chinese Journal of Soil Science, 43 (3): 690-695

24. HU Jinming et al. 2011. Variation of Soil Rapid Available Nitrogen Components and its implication in Napahai Lake-Marsh Region, Northwest Yunnan Mountain. Journal of Mountain Science, 29(3): 269-275.

25. Liu Li, Cao Jie, He Daming, Hu Jinming. 2011. The interdecadal variability of heavy rainfall events in flood season over low-latitude highlands of China and Associated causes. Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 35(3): 435-443.

26. Hu Jinming et al. 2011. Discussion on monsoons’ interfacing around Ailaoshan through analyzing regional variation of wet season rainfall . Advances in Earth Science, 26 (2): 183-192.

27. Deng Wei, Bai Junhong, Hu Jinming, Li Ainong. 2010. Constrcting a classification system of wetlands in Huang-Huai-Hai Plain. Advances in Earth Science, 25(10): 1023-1030.

28. Hu Jinming et al. 2010. Regional variation of annual precipitation along the Tropical Cancer in longitude Range-Gorge Region . Acta Geographica Sinica, 65(3): 281-292.

29. HU Jinming et al. 2010. Seasonal landscape pattern change and its driving forces of the Napahai Wetland. Geographical Research, 29(5): 899-908.

30. LI Jie, HU Jinming, et al. 2010. Study on the Landscape Change from 1994 to 2006 of Napahai Catchment and the Wetlands, Northwest Yunnan Mountainous Region. Journal of Mountain Science, 28(2): 247-256.

31. Wang Li, Song Changchun, Hu Jinming, et al. 2010. Responses of regeneration diversity of the Carex lasiocarpa community to different water levels. Chinese Geographical Science. 20(1): 37-42.

32. HU Jinming, et al. 2009. Evolution of Wetland System Pattern of Huaihe River Basin during Sui, Tang and Northern Song Dynasties. Acta Geographica Sinica, 64(1): 43-52

33. Wang Li, Song Changchun, Hu Jinming, Liao Yujing. 2009. Responses of Carex lasiocarpa clonal reproduction to water regimes at different growth stages. Acta Ecologica Sinica,29(5):2231-2238.

34. Yang Tao, Gong Huili, Hu Jinming, Wang Li. 2009. Study on Eco-physiological Characters of Two Water Ecotypes Calamagrostis angustifolia. Acta Bot. Boreal. Occident. Sin.,29(4):762-767.

35. WANG Li, SONG Changchun, HU Jinming, YANG Tao. 2009. Growth responses of Carex lasiocarpa to different water regimes at different growing stages. Acta Prataculturae Sinica,18(1):17-24.

Books & chapters

1. He Daming, Hu Jinming. 2014. Rivers in Southwest China (Chapter 21). In: Liu Chang-ming, Zhou Cheng-hu et al. (eds.). Hydro-geography of China. Beijing: the Scientific Press, 817-873.ISBN: 978-7-03-040215-8

2. Narendra Raj Khanal, Jin-Ming Hu, Jie Cao, Hridaya L. Koirala, Yun-Gang Li, Pashupati Nepal, Jie Li, Hai-Feng Jia, Ramesh Ananda Vaidya, Pradeep K. Mool. 2014. Vulnerability Assessment of Flash Floods in Poiqu/Bhotekoshi/Sunkoshi Watershed. In Ramesh Ananda Vaidya & Eklabya Sharma (eds.), Research Insights on Climate and Water in the Hindu Kush Himalayas. Kathmandu: ICIMOD, ISBN 978 92 9115 296 4 (printed) 978 92 9115 297 1.

3. He Da-ming, Liu Jiang, Hu Jin-ming. 2009. Trans-boundary Eco-security and Integrated Regulation System in the Longitude Range-Gorge Region (major contributor to chapter 4: Ecological changes and trans-boundary eco-security maintenance of international rivers).Beijing: the Scientific Press.

Awards and Recognition

Research Projects investigated or participated:

1. Study on priority conservation areas of Yunnan Nu River Basin (YNRB) based on national key protected species. 2015/07-2018/06 (2015FA011, Funding: Yunnan Province; My Role: Investigator)

2. Study on priority conservation areas at county level for Yunnan Biodiversity conservation based on national key protected species. 2015/1-2018/12 (41461018, Funding: National Scientific Foundation of China; My Role: Investigator)

3. The research program for ecological water demand of Heqing western Wetland, Yunnan province 2015/4-2016/3 (The Natural Conservancy Kunming Office, China Program; My Role:Investigator)

4. Vulnerability and Adaptation, 2012-2017 (Component 5 under ‘Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme’; Funding: ICIMOD; Supporting: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency - SIDA; My Role: Investigator of component 5)

5. Vulnerability Assessment of Meteorological Flash Floods in Poiqu/Bhotekoshi/Sunkoshi Watershed, 2012/March-2012/Feb (Funding: ICIMOD—South Asia Water Initiative (SAWI) Multi- Donor Trust Fund ADD-SGP; My Role: Investigator)

6. Spatiotemporal variation of plant communities and major soil biogenic elements of the typical degraded Napahai wetland, northwest Yunnan Plateau, 2010-2012 (40961003; Funding: National Scientific Foundation of China; My Role: Investigator)

7. Investigation of the influences of cascade hydropower development in the Lower Lancang River upon the regional environment, 2009-2013 (2008CA00602; Funding: Ministry of Science and Technology, China; My role: investigator)

8. Study on ecological restoration of river corridor in Napahai Ramsar Wetland, 2008-2011,(2008CA00602, Funding: Yunnan Province, China; My role: investigator)

9. Study on the hydro-ecological changes and driving mechanism of wetland system, 2006-2010 (2006CB403301, Funding: Ministry of Science and Technology, China; My role: investigator)

10. Study on the relationship between hydrological regime and vegetation pattern of typical marsh wetland in the Sanjiang Plain, china, 2004-2006 (40301001, Funding: National Scientific Foundation of China; My Role: Investigator)

11. Water resources and salinity management in agricultural areas of inland Northern China and Northern Australia (ACIAR Project LWR/1998/130), 2001-2005/09/30 (Funding: CSIRO,Australia & MOST, China; Investigated: Dr Ali Riasat; Organised: CSIRO Land and Water, Australia; Collaborating: Changchun Institute of Geography (CIG), CAS, China, and Ningxia Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, China; My role: Research scientist)

Academic Conference and Activities

Student Supervision
Ningyun Li (Class of 2015)
Cheng Qiu (Class of 2015)
Jilai Zhang (Class of 2014)
Xi Wang (Class of 2015)
Xiaoxiao Zuo (Class of 2016)
Fei Wang (Class of 2016)
Bu Si (Class of 2016)
Yingcai Shen (Class of 2016)
Jianguo Zhou (Class of 2017)
Professional Service
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