Lanzhou University, China
Dr. Xuanlong Ma is a Professor in College of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Lanzhou University, China. Dr. Ma obtained his Ph.D. degree in Ecology from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2014. Dr. Ma worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the University of Technology Sydney and in the Max-Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry. Dr. Ma has received the Kamide Lecture Award from the Asia-Oceania Geoscience Society and the Best Reviewer Award from Journal of Remote Sensing. Dr. Ma’s areas of expertise are ecosystem function remote sensing and global change ecology, and his main research interest is in using remote sensing to study and analyze broad-scale vegetation dynamics and terrestrial carbon cycling, with the overarching aim of assessing ecosystem resilience against to climatic extremes. Dr. Ma is currently serving as board member of Remote Sensing and as a member of the Ecological Remote Sensing Committee for Ecological Society of China. Dr. Ma has published more than 50 papers in international journals, which have in total been cited over 1900 times.