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Wenping Yuan

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Wenping Yuan is a professor and doctoral supervisor from Peking University. His research interests span both global change and ecology. Much of his work has been on improving terrestrial ecosystem models. He has developed and improved the satellite-based vegetation production model, and provided model tools for evaluating and simulating vegetation production in terrestrial ecosystems. He has investigated several key ecological processes and environmental regulations, and improvement of processes-based ecosystems. In addition, he has quantified the carbon budget using improved models, especially the impacts of climate change and human activities on the carbon cycle.

Professor Yuan is the author of over two hundred papers on ecology and remote sensing. He has also been awarded the National Outstanding Youth Fund of China. Meanwhile, Professor Yuan has served as a leading author of National Assessment Report on Climate Change in China.


Research areas: Ecosystem model, remote sensing, global change, carbon cycle, water cycle

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    4.8 - 2-year Impact Factor
    4.6 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.760 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.070 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    4 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    121 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    241 Altmetric mentions