Hailiang Lyu

Dr. Hailiang Lyu

  • Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
    Postfach 3640
    76021 Karlsruhe

Current positions

  • Postdoctoral research fellow, fund by the Helmholtz Association and the Office of China Postdoctoral Council (OCPC)

Fields of work

  • Urban forestry
  • Functional ecology and ecophysiology

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Professional background

since 2022 Postdoctoral research associate at ITAS
since 2019 Lecturer of Landscape Architecture at Heilongjiang Bayi Agricultural University, China
2017 - 2018 Research assistant at Medicinal Botanical Garden of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
2014 - 2017 Ph.D. candidate in Ecology at Northeast Institute of Geography and Agricultural Ecology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Ph.D. thesis: Spatial and temporal variations of urban vegetation and soil carbon storage: a case study in Harbin
2011 - 2014 M.Sc in Botany at Northeast Forestry University, China
Master thesis: Response of Growth and Interspecific Competition of Pinus koraiensis and Quercus mongolica Seedlings to Drought
2007 - 2011 B.A. in Forest Protection at Northeast Forestry University, China

Selected publications

Hailiang Lv, Yanbo Yang, Dan Zhang, Hongju Du, Jianyu Zhang, Wenjie Wang, Xingyuan He
Perimeter-area ratio effects of urbanization intensity on tree sizes, forest community attributes, landscape patterns and their associations in Harbin City, Northeast China. Urban Ecosystems 2019(12).
DOI: 10.1007/s11252-019-00850-0

Hailiang Lv, Wenjie Wang, Xingyuan He, Chenhui Wei, Lu Xiao, Bo Zhang, Wei Zhou
Association of urban forest landscape characteristics with biomass and soil carbon stocks in Harbin city, Northeastern China. Peer J 6(4), 2018.

Hailiang Lv, Wenjie Wang, Xingyuan He, Lu Xiao, Wei Zhou, and Bo Zhang
Quantifying Tree and Soil Carbon Stocks in a Temperate Urban Forest in Northeast China. Forests 7, no. 9 (2016): 200.


Saha, S.; Beckmann-Wübbelt, A.; Almeida, I.; Fricke, A.; Schobert, M.; Cueva, J.; Albrecht, A.; Hirsch, M.; Gangwisch, M.; Matzarakis, A.; Köhler, M.; Collet, F.; Laux, M.; Lv, H.
Combining inter-and transdisciplinary research approaches to increase the resilience of urban forests to climate change impacts in Southwest Germany
2023. 2nd World Forum on Urban Forests (2023), Washington, DC, USA, October 16–20, 2023