Guomo Zhou

Professor, PhD

Research Center of Forest Carbon Sinks, Zhejiang A&F University

Carbon building 314, Lin’an, Hangzhou 311300

Phone: +86 (571) 63746367


Research Interests:

Professor Guomo Zhou has been engaged in the research of forest carbon sequestration mechanism and sink enhancement technology, carbon sink monitoring and measurement, and forest response to climate change for a long time. He is currently a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, the vice-chairman of the Forest Management Branch of the Chinese Society of Forestry, a member of the Teaching Guidance Committee under the Ministry of Education, a vice-chairman of the Zhejiang Expert Committee on Climate Change, director of the State Key Laboratory of Subtropical Silviculture (co-founded by Zhejiang government), director of the Key Laboratory of Carbon Cycling in Forest Ecosystems and Carbon Sequestration of Zhejiang Province, and leader of a key science and technology innovation team, namely the Innovation Team of Forestry Carbon Sequestration and Measurement, leader of the “first-class discipline” in Zhejiang Province, namely Forestry, and Head of National Excellent Course, Forest Management.


Cai Y, Li C, Ye L, Xiao L D, Gao X Y, Mo L F, Du H Q, Zhou Y F, Zhou G M*. 2022. Effect of the roadside tree canopy structure and the surrounding on the daytime urban air temperature in summer. Agric. For. Meteorol. 316, 108850.

Dong Y, Cai Y, Li C, Wang H H, Zhou L, Sun J Y, Li C, Song B Z, Zhou G M*. 2022. Vertical thermal environment of subtropical broad-leaved urban forests and the influence of canopy structure. Building and Environment 224, 109521.

Wang H H, Cai Y, Deng W F, Li C, Dong Y, Zhou L, Sun J Y, Li C, Song B Z, Zhang F F, Zhou G M*. The Effects of Tree Canopy Structure and Tree Coverage Ratios on Urban Air Temperature Based on ENVI-Met. Forests 2023, 14, 80.

Xiao L D, Li C, Cai Y, Zhou T, Zhou M X, Gao X Y, Shi Y J, Du H Q, Zhou G M*. Interactions between soil properties and the rhizome-root distribution in a 12-year Moso bamboo reforested region: Combining ground-penetrating radar and soil coring in the field. Sci. Total Environ. 800, 149467.

Li C, Cai Y, Xiao L D, Gao X Y, Shi Y J, Du H Q, Zhou Y F, Zhou G M*. 2021. Effects of different planting approaches and site conditions on aboveground carbon storage along a 10-year chronosequence after moso bamboo reforestation. For. Ecol. Manage. 482, 118867.

Peng C J, Song Y D , Li C, Mei T T, Wu Z L, Shi Y J, Zhou Y F, Zhou G M*. Growing in mixed stands increased leaf photosynthesis and physiological stress resistance in Moso bamboo and mature Chinese fir plantations. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12:649204.

Xiao L D, Li C, Cai Y, Zhou M X, Zhou T, Gao X Y, Du H Q, Zhou Y F, Zhou G M*. Preliminary Application of Ground-Penetrating Radar for Reconstruction of Root System Architecture in Moso Bamboo. Remote Sens. 13, 2816.

Mao F J, Du H Q, Li X J, Ge H L, Cui L, Zhou G M*. Spatiotemporal dynamics of bamboo forest net primary productivity with climate variations in Southeast China. Ecological Indicators 116 (2020) 106505

Mei T T, Liu X, Fang D M, Zhou G M*, Ye C Y, Li P H, Shi Y J, Du H Q, Berninger F, Hölscher D. 2020. Spring Leafing Phenology Favors Younger Culms of Moso Bamboo: Aspects from Water Use Relations. Front Plant Sci 11:550.

Xu L., Shi Y.j., Fang H.Y., Zhou G.M.*, Xu X.J., Zhou Y.F., Tao J.X., Ji B.Y., Xu J., Li C., Chen L., 2018. Vegetation carbon stocks driven by canopy density and forest age in subtropical forest ecosystems. Science of the total environment, 631-632: 619-626.

Xu L., Shi Y.j., Zhou G.M.*, Xu X.J., Liu E.B., Zhou Y.F., Li C., Fang H.Y., Chen L., 2018. Structural development and carbon dynamics of Moso bamboo forests in Zhejiang Province, China. Forest Ecology and Management, 409: 479-488.

Xu L., Shi Y.j., Zhou G.M.*, Xu X.J., Liu E.B., Zhou Y.F., Li C., Fang H.Y., Chen L., 2017. Temporal change in aboveground culms carbon stocks in the Moso bamboo forests and its driving factors in Zhejiang province, China. Forests, 8(10).

Mao F.J., Du H.Q., Zhou G.M.*, Li X.J., Xu X.J., Li P.H., Sun S.B., 2017. Coupled LAI assimilation and BEPS model for analyzing the spatiotemporal pattern and heterogeneity of carbon fluxes of the bamboo forest in Zhejiang Province, China. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 242:96-108.

Liu Y.L., Zhou G.M.*, Du H.Q., Berninger F., Mao F.J., Li X.J., Chen L., Cui L., Li Y.G., Zhu D.E., Xu L., 2018. Response of carbon uptake to abiotic and biotic drivers in an intensively managed Lei bamboo forest. Journal of Environmental Management, 223:713-722.

Liu Y.L., Zhou G.M.*, Du H.Q., Berninger F., Mao F.J., Li X.J., Chen L., Cui L., Li Y.G., Zhu D.E. 2018. Soil respiration of a Moso bamboo forest significantly affected by gross ecosystem productivity and leaf area index in an extreme drought event. PeerJ. 6:e5747; DOI10.7717/peerj.5747.