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Advances in human well-being research: A sustainability science perspective

Huang, G. L., Jiang, Y. Q., Liu, Z. F., Nie, M., Liu, Y., Li, J. W., Bao, Y. Y., Wang, Y. H. & Wu, J., 2016, In : Shengtai Xuebao/ Acta Ecologica Sinica. 36, 23, p. 7519-7527 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sustainability science and engineering
sustainability
ecosystem service
United Nations
conceptual framework
38 Citations (Scopus)
land surface
temporal variation
surface temperature
China
winter
40 Citations (Scopus)

Amur tigers and leopards returning to China: direct evidence and a landscape conservation plan

Wang, T., Feng, L., Mou, P., Wu, J., Smith, J. L. D., Xiao, W., Yang, H., Dou, H., Zhao, X., Cheng, Y., Zhou, B., Wu, H., Zhang, L., Tian, Y., Guo, Q., Kou, X., Han, X., Miquelle, D. G., Oliver, C. D., Xu, R. & 1 others, Ge, J., Mar 1 2016, In : Landscape Ecology. 31, 3, p. 491-503 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

conservation
resettlement
China
cattle
human activity
14 Citations (Scopus)

Analyzing sustainability of Chinese mining cities using an association rule mining approach

Zeng, L., Wang, B., Fan, L. & Wu, J., Sep 1 2016, In : Resources Policy. 49, p. 394-404 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sustainability
environmental economics
social characteristics
economics
city
15 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing environmental inequalities in the city of Santiago (Chile) with a hierarchical multiscale approach

Fernández, I. C. & Wu, J., Sep 1 2016, In : Applied Geography. 74, p. 160-169 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chile
air pollution
grain size
demographic statistics
spatial distribution
48 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing urban sustainability of Chinese megacities: 35 years after the economic reform and open-door policy

Huang, L., Yan, L. & Wu, J., Jan 1 2016, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 145, p. 57-70 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

open door policy
megacity
economic reform
sustainability
human development index
33 Citations (Scopus)

Behind the rapid expansion of urban impervious surfaces in China: Major influencing factors revealed by a hierarchical multiscale analysis

Ma, Q., He, C. & Wu, J., Dec 31 2016, In : Land Use Policy. 59, p. 434-445 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

socioeconomic factors
urbanization
China
demographic factors
economic factors
2 Citations (Scopus)

Constraint line methods and the applications in ecology

Hao, R. F., Yu, D. Y., Wu, J., Guo, Q. F. & Liu, Y. P., Oct 10 2016, In : Chinese Journal of Plant Ecology. 40, 10, p. 1100-1109 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

ecology
methodology
population distribution
ecosystem service
limiting factor
23 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of functional diversity loss on ecosystem functions are influenced by compensation

Pan, Q., Tian, D., Naeem, S., Auerswald, K., Elser, J., Bai, Y., Huang, J., Wang, Q., Wang, H., Wu, J. & Han, X., Sep 1 2016, In : Ecology. 97, 9, p. 2293-2302 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

functional diversity
ecosystem function
functional group
ecosystems
biodiversity
18 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of plant functional group loss on soil biota and net ecosystem exchange: A plant removal experiment in the Mongolian grassland

Chen, D., Pan, Q., Bai, Y., Hu, S., Huang, J., Wang, Q., Naeem, S., Elser, J., Wu, J. & Han, X., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Ecology. 104, 3, p. 734-743 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

net ecosystem exchange
removal experiment
soil biota
functional group
grasslands
6 Citations (Scopus)

Erratum to: Habitat fragmentation and biodiversity conservation: key findings and future challenges [Landscape Ecol, DOI: 10.1007/s10980-015-0312-3]

Wilson, M. C., Chen, X. Y., Corlett, R. T., Didham, R. K., Ding, P., Holt, R. D., Holyoak, M., Hu, G., Hughes, A. C., Jiang, L., Laurance, W. F., Liu, J., Pimm, S. L., Robinson, S. K., Russo, S. E., Si, X., Wilcove, D. S., Wu, J. & Yu, M., Feb 1 2016, In : Landscape Ecology. 31, 2, p. 229-230 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

General spatiotemporal patterns of urbanization: An examination of 16 world cities

Liu, Z., He, C. & Wu, J., 2016, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 8, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

world city
urbanization
Sustainable development
Urban growth
examination
100 Citations (Scopus)

Habitat fragmentation and biodiversity conservation: key findings and future challenges

Wilson, M. C., Chen, X. Y., Corlett, R. T., Didham, R. K., Ding, P., Holt, R. D., Holyoak, M., Hu, G., Hughes, A. C., Jiang, L., Laurance, W. F., Liu, J., Pimm, S. L., Robinson, S. K., Russo, S. E., Si, X., Wilcove, D. S., Wu, J. & Yu, M., Feb 1 2016, In : Landscape Ecology. 31, 2, p. 219-227 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Impacts of urbanization on summer climate in China: An assessment with coupled land-atmospheric modeling

Cao, Q., Yu, D., Georgescu, M. & Wu, J., Sep 27 2016, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 121, 18, p. 10,505-10,521

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

atmospheric modeling
urbanization
rivers
climate
summer

In Memoriam: Orie L. Loucks (1931–2016)

Wu, J., Dec 20 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Landscape Ecology. p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-scale analysis of ecosystem service trade-offs in urbanizing drylands of China: A case study in the Hohhot-Baotou-Ordos-Yulin region

Sun, Z. X., Liu, Z. F., He, C. Y. & Wu, J., 2016, In : Shengtai Xuebao/ Acta Ecologica Sinica. 36, 15, p. 4881-4891 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

arid lands
ecosystem service
ecosystem services
case studies
water yield
2 Citations (Scopus)

Plant species diversity is correlated with climatic factors differently at the community and the functional group levels: A case study of desert steppe in Inner Mongolia, China

Zhang, Q., Wu, J., Buyantuev, A., Niu, J., Zhou, Y., Ding, Y., Kang, S. & Ma, W., Jan 2 2016, In : Plant Biosystems. 150, 1, p. 121-123 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climatic factors
steppes
steppe
functional group
deserts
4 Citations (Scopus)

Social-ecological transformations of Inner Mongolia: a sustainability perspective

Xu, G. H. & Wu, J., Dec 1 2016, In : Ecological Processes. 5, 1, 23.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

civilization
open door policy
sustainability
socioeconomic conditions
economic structure
8 Citations (Scopus)
environmental justice
Ozone
particulate matter
ozone
Air
21 Citations (Scopus)

The problems of weak sustainability and associated indicators

Wilson, M. C. & Wu, J., Jan 31 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sustainability
indicator
social economics
index
stakeholder
28 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship between habitat loss and fragmentation during urbanization: An empirical evaluation from 16 world cities

Liu, Z., He, C. & Wu, J., Apr 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 4, e0154613.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urbanization
habitat destruction
urbanization
habitat fragmentation
Ecosystem
14 Citations (Scopus)

Water loss by evaporation from China's South-North Water Transfer Project

Ma, Y. J., Li, X. Y., Wilson, M., Wu, X. C., Smith, A. & Wu, J., Oct 1 2016, In : Ecological Engineering. 95, p. 206-215 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evaporation
evaporation
Water
aqueduct
water
33 Citations (Scopus)

Where to put the next billion people

Forman, R. T. T. & Wu, J., Sep 28 2016, In : Nature. 537, 7622, p. 608-611 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Population Dynamics
Demography
2017
15 Citations (Scopus)

A Review of the economic, social, and environmental impacts of China's South–North Water Transfer Project: A sustainability perspective

Wilson, M. C., Li, X. Y., Ma, Y. J., Smith, A. T. & Wu, J., Aug 22 2017, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 9, 8, 1489.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

social impact
economic impact
social effects
Environmental impact
environmental impact
26 Citations (Scopus)

Characterizing spatiotemporal patterns of air pollution in China: A multiscale landscape approach

Liu, Y., Wu, J. & Yu, D., May 1 2017, In : Ecological Indicators. 76, p. 344-356 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

air pollution
atmospheric pollution
China
air quality
source-sink dynamics
Disasters
disaster
6 Citations (Scopus)

Detecting surface coal mining areas from remote sensing imagery: An approach based on object-oriented decision trees

Zeng, X., Liu, Z., He, C., Ma, Q. & Wu, J., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Applied Remote Sensing. 11, 1, 015025.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coal mining
imagery
remote sensing
coal industry
environmental assessment
52 Citations (Scopus)
agglomeration
ecosystem service
food production
carbon sequestration
sustainable development
12 Citations (Scopus)

Linking wind erosion to ecosystem services in drylands: a landscape ecological approach

Zhao, Y., Wu, J., He, C. & Ding, G., Nov 8 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Landscape Ecology. p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ecological approach
wind erosion
ecosystem service
erosion
restoration
23 Citations (Scopus)
ecosystem service
ecosystem services
grasslands
grassland
China
7 Citations (Scopus)

Thirty years of Landscape Ecology (1987–2017): retrospects and prospects

Wu, J., Dec 1 2017, In : Landscape Ecology. 32, 12, p. 2225-2239 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

landscape ecology
ecology
3 Citations (Scopus)

Towards Quantitatively Understanding the Complexity of Social-Ecological Systems—From Connection to Consilience

Hu, X. B., Shi, P., Wang, M., Ye, T., Leeson, M. S., Van Der Leeuw, S., Wu, J., Renn, O. & Jaeger, C., Dec 1 2017, In : International Journal of Disaster Risk Science. 8, 4, p. 343-356 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

connectivity
Topology
ecological system
social system
topology
11 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding Land System Change Through Scenario-Based Simulations: A Case Study from the Drylands in Northern China

Liu, Z., Verburg, P. H., Wu, J. & He, C., Mar 1 2017, In : Environmental Management. 59, 3, p. 440-454 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conservation
Land use
Urban growth
Agriculture
Planning
64 Citations (Scopus)

When to use what: Methods for weighting and aggregating sustainability indicators

Gan, X., Fernandez, I. C., Guo, J., Wilson, M., Zhao, Y., Zhou, B. & Wu, J., Oct 1 2017, In : Ecological Indicators. 81, p. 491-502 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

sustainability
methodology
method
Sustainability indicators
Weighting
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

A GIS-based framework to identify priority areas for urban environmental inequity mitigation and its application in Santiago de Chile

Fernández, I. C. & Wu, J., May 1 2018, In : Applied Geography. 94, p. 213-222 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pollution control
urban areas
Chile
environmental impact
Geographical Information System
14 Citations (Scopus)

China's new rural “separating three property rights” land reform results in grassland degradation: Evidence from Inner Mongolia

Li, A., Wu, J., Zhang, X., Xue, J., Liu, Z., Han, X. & Huang, J., Feb 1 2018, In : Land Use Policy. 71, p. 170-182 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land reform
property rights
Mongolia
agrarian reform
right of ownership
85 Citations (Scopus)

China's response to a national land-system sustainability emergency /704/844/685 /704/172/4081 perspective

Bryan, B. A., Gao, L., Ye, Y., Sun, X., Connor, J. D., Crossman, N. D., Stafford-Smith, M., Wu, J., He, C., Yu, D., Liu, Z., Li, A., Huang, Q., Ren, H., Deng, X., Zheng, H., Niu, J., Han, G. & Hou, X., Jul 12 2018, In : Nature. 559, 7713, p. 193-204 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

sustainability
United Nations
durability
sustainable development
land
29 Citations (Scopus)

China's wetlands loss to urban expansion

Mao, D., Wang, Z., Wu, J., Wu, B., Zeng, Y., Song, K., Yi, K. & Luo, L., Aug 1 2018, In : Land Degradation and Development. 29, 8, p. 2644-2657 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wetlands
wetland
urbanization
wetlands
China
9 Citations (Scopus)

China’s progress towards sustainable land development and ecological civilization

Sun, X., Gao, L., Ren, H., Ye, Y., Li, A., Stafford-Smith, M., Connor, J. D., Wu, J. & Bryan, B. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Landscape Ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

civilization
China
land development
6 Citations (Scopus)
socioeconomic conditions
China
buffering
urban planning
ecosystem service
16 Citations (Scopus)

Conversions between natural wetlands and farmland in China: A multiscale geospatial analysis

Mao, D., Luo, L., Wang, Z., Wilson, M. C., Zeng, Y., Wu, B. & Wu, J., Sep 1 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 634, p. 550-560 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wetlands
agricultural land
wetland
analysis
population pressure
6 Citations (Scopus)
air pollution
Air pollution
atmospheric pollution
China
gross domestic product
22 Citations (Scopus)

How can landscape ecology contribute to sustainability science?

Opdam, P., Luque, S., Nassauer, J., Verburg, P. H. & Wu, J., Jan 1 2018, In : Landscape Ecology. 33, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

landscape ecology
ecology
sustainability
science
14 Citations (Scopus)
agricultural ecosystem
crop production
ecosystem service
Ecosystems
Crops
8 Citations (Scopus)

How does habitat fragmentation affect the biodiversity and ecosystem functioning relationship?

Liu, J., Wilson, M., Hu, G., Liu, J., Wu, J. & Yu, M., Mar 1 2018, In : Landscape Ecology. 33, 3, p. 341-352 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

habitat fragmentation
biodiversity
fragmentation
habitat
ecosystem
10 Citations (Scopus)

Impacts of climate change on Tibetan lakes: Patterns and processes

Mao, D., Wang, Z., Yang, H., Li, H., Thompson, J. R., Li, L., Song, K., Chen, B., Gao, H. & Wu, J., Mar 1 2018, In : Remote Sensing. 10, 3, 358.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate change
lake
glacier
environmental change
climate
22 Citations (Scopus)

Impacts of future urban expansion on summer climate and heat-related human health in eastern China

Cao, Q., Yu, D., Georgescu, M., Wu, J. & Wang, W., Mar 1 2018, In : Environment International. 112, p. 134-146 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate effect
urban growth
climate
summer
warming
3 Citations (Scopus)

Intensive land-use drives regional-scale homogenization of plant communities

Liu, Q., Buyantuev, A., Wu, J., Niu, J., Yu, D. & Zhang, Q., Dec 10 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 644, p. 806-814 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodiversity
Land use
plant community
land use
human activity
49 Citations (Scopus)

Plant diversity enhances productivity and soil carbon storage

Chen, S., Wang, W., Xu, W., Wang, Y., Wan, H., Chen, D., Tang, Z., Tang, X., Zhou, G., Xie, Z., Zhou, D., Shangguan, Z., Huang, J., He, J. S., Wang, Y., Sheng, J., Tang, L., Li, X., Dong, M., Wu, Y. & 5 others, Wang, Q., Wang, Z., Wu, J., Stuart Chapin, F. & Bai, Y., Jan 1 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 16, p. 4027-4032 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil
Carbon
Climate
Biomass
Ecosystem
11 Citations (Scopus)

Prospects for the sustainability of social-ecological systems (SES) on the Mongolian plateau: Five critical issues

Chen, J., John, R., Sun, G., Fan, P., Henebry, G. M., Fernández-Giménez, M. E., Zhang, Y., Park, H., Tian, L., Groisman, P., Ouyang, Z., Allington, G., Wu, J., Shao, C., Amarjargal, A., Dong, G., Gutman, G., Huettmann, F., Lafortezza, R., Crank, C. & 1 others, Qi, J., Dec 1 2018, In : Environmental Research Letters. 13, 12, 123004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecosystem
Sustainable development
China
sustainability
Natural resources management