Faculty by Department
LIU Yong
Associate Professor Department: Environmental Management Tel/fax: 86 (10) 62753184 E-mail: yongliu@pku.edu.cn Websites: http://www.pkuwsl.org

Associate ProfessorCollege of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Peking UniversitySeptember 2015 - present

Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Peking UniversitySeptember 2009 - August 2015

Postdoctoral Associate School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of MichiganSeptember 2007 - August 2009


Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Peking University July 2007

B.E. in Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University July 2002

B.A. in Environmental Economics, Renmin University of China  July 2002


lPrize of Environmental Protection Science and Technology Award, 2022

lOutstanding Doctoral Dissertation Supervisor, Chinese Society of Environmental Sciences, 2020

lThe First Prize of Environmental Protection Science and Technology Award, 2019

lThe Second Prize of the Environmental Protection Science and Technology Award, 2017

lWang Xuan Outstanding Young Scholar Award, 2016

lExcellent Young Scholar in Environmental Sciences, China Ministry of Environmental Protection, 2014

lNational Award for Youth in Science and Technology, China Association for Science and Technology, 2013

lFirst Prize of Science and Technology Award, China Ministry of Education, 2010


lVice Director: Lake and Wetland Branch (the Geographical Society of China)

lDeputy Secretary General: Environmental Geology Branch (Chinese Society of Environmental Science)

lStanding Committee Member: Environmental Planning Committee of the Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences; Lake Branch of Oceanology and Limnology Society of China

lCommittee Member: Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and water conservancy; Science and Technology Commission, Ministry of Education; National Professional Standardization Techniques Commission; China Committee of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences

lAssociate Editor: Limnology and Oceanography (2015- ); Environmental Systems Research (2021- )

lEditorial Board: Science & Technology Review(2015~), Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae(2017~),  Journal of Lake Sciences(2019~)Scientia Geographica Sinica(2021~)Journal of Contaminant Hydrology(2019-)

lStrategic Committee: State Plans for Medium and Long-Term Development of Science and Technology (2021-2035); National "14th Five-Year Plan" for Science and Technology Innovation; China Sixth National Technology Forecast; The "14th Five-Year Plan" for National Eco-environmental Science and Technology; Environmental Science and Engineering Discipline Development; Medium-to-Long-Term Scientific and Technological Development Strategy for the Frontier of Environmental Disciplines


lLake-Watershed Interaction and Management: Simulation of key processes of nutrient production, transport and attenuation, Parameter valuation methods and uncertainty analysis, Water quality modeling, Benchmark targets and risk analysis for nutrient control in water bodies, Nutrient management, Nitrogen cycling to climate change.

lEnvironmental planning methods: Basic theory of environmental planning, Environmental system analysis, Optimization of watershed environmental planning, Comprehensive decision-making model of environmental planning, and Inter-regional optimization methods

Research Grants


Project Title



Spatio-temporal heterogeneity and multi-scale optimal regulation mechanism of nitrogen and phosphorus transport processes in lake basins on the Yunnan Plateau (National Natural Science Foundation of China, 51779002)



Mechanism of POPs fate in the benthic-pelagic coupling foodweb of eutrophic lakes(2015CB458900), Young Scientist Project of the National Basic Research Program of China (973)



Multi-substance interaction and fluxes effect in rivers (National Natural Science Foundation of China, 51721006)

Core member


Study on water pollution control project evaluation and accurate pollution control system of Dianchi Basin



Key technologies and demonstration for joint scheduling of water resources to improve the water quality in Lake Dianchi Watershed (Water special project , Ministry of Environmental Protection, 2013ZX07102006)



Lake-Watershed Interaction and Management (Excellent Young Scientists Fund , National Natural Science Foundation of China , 41222002)



Phosphorus transportation in water, sediment and plant system of plateau lake riparian wetland and the retention effect quantification (National Natural Science Foundation of China, 51279001)



Integrated control technology and demonstration for Lake Dianchi Eutrophication Control (Water special project , 2008ZX07102)

Core member


Exploring the key processes and driving factors triggering regime shift of ecosystem disaster for Lake Yilog, in Yunnan (National Natural Science Foundation of China )



Optimal Load Reduction at the watershed scale under uncertainty (Ministry of Education)



Water Pollution Control Planning of the Twelfth Five-Year –Plan Period for Lake Dianchi watershed (Ministry of Environmental Protection)

Core member


NOAA: Coastal Hypoxia Research Program (CHRP 2005) 

Core member

Selected Publications


1. Wu Zhen, Li Jincheng, Sun Yanxin, Penuelas Josep, Huang Jilin, Sardans Jordi, Jiang Qingsong , Finlay Jacques C., Britten Gregory L., Follows Michael J. , Gao Wei, Qin Boqiang , Ni Jinren, Huo Shouliang, Liu Yong *. 2022. Imbalance of global nutrient cycles exacerbated by the greater retention of phosphorus over nitrogen in lakes. Nature Geoscience,15(6)464–468. (Research BriefingPreferential phosphorus retention in lakes alters the balance of global nutrient cycles)

2. Liu XY, Dai HC, Wada Y, Kahil T, Ni JR, Chen B, Chen Y, Guo CY, Pan C, Liu XR, Liu Y*. 2022. Achieving carbon neutrality enables China to attain its industrial water-use target. One Earth, 5(2): 188-200.

3. Liu Y, Jiang QS, Sun YX, Jian YW, Zhou F*. 2021. Decline in nitrogen concentrations of eutrophic Lake Dianchi associated with policy interventions during 2002–2018. Environmental Pollution, 117826

4. Liang ZY, Xu YY, Qiu QL, Liu Y*, Lu WT*, Wagner T. 2021. A Framework to Develop Joint Nutrient Criteria for Lake Eutrophication Management in Eutrophic Lakes. Journal of Hydrology, 594,125883.

5. Ji NN, Zou R, Jiang QS, Liang ZY, Hu MC, Liu Y*, Yu YH, Wang ZY, Wang HL. 2021. Internal Positive Feedback Induced by Reducing External Loading Promotes Water Quality Improvement for a Hyper-Eutrophic Lake under Recovery. Science of the Total Environment 2021, 145505.

6. Yang YY, Chen JF, Chen XL, Jiang QS, Liu Y, Xie SG*. 2021. Cyanobacterial bloom induces structural and functional succession of microbial communities in eutrophic lake sediments. Environmental Pollution, 117157.

7. Wang, S. C., Liu X., Liu Y., & Wang H. 2021. Disentangling effects of multiple stressors on matter flow in a lake food web. Ecology and Evolution, 00, 1–13.

8. Liang ZY, Liu Y, Xu YY*, Wagner T. 2021. Bayesian change point quantile regression approach to enhance the understanding of shifting phytoplankton-dimethyl sulfide relationships in aquatic ecosystems, Water Research, 117287

9. Chen HL, Liang QH, Liang ZY, Liu Y*, Ren TY. 2020. Extraction of Connected River Networks from Multi-Temporal Remote Sensing Imagery Using a Path Tracking Technique. Remote Sensing of Environment, 246, 111868.

10. Wu Z, Zou R, Jiang QS, Elser JJ, Zhao L, Ye R, Liu Y*. 2020. What Maintains Seasonal Nitrogen Limitation in Hyper-Eutrophic Lake Dianchi? Insights from Stoichiometric Three-Dimensional Numerical Modeling. Aquatic Sciences,82:70.

11. Dong FF, Zhang ZZ, Liu Y*, Zou R, Guo HC. 2020. Towards Efficient Low Impact Development: A Multi-Scale Simulation-Optimization Approach for Nutrient Removal at the Urban Watershed. Journal of Cleaner Production, 122295

12. Liang ZY, Zou R*,Chen X, Ren TY, Su H, Liu Y*. 2020. Simulate the forecast capacity of a complicated water quality model using the long short-term memory approach. Journal of Hydrology, 124432.

13. Yang YY, Tong TL, Chen J, Liu Y*, Xie SG*.2020. Ammonium Impacts Methane Oxidation and Methanotrophic Community in Freshwater Sediment. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology,8:250.

14. Yang YY, Chen JF, Tong TL, Xie SG, Liu Y*. 2020. Influences of eutrophication on methanogenesis pathways and methanogenic microbial community structures in freshwater lakes. Environmental Pollution, 114106.

15. Liang ZY, Dong FF, Qian SS, Liu Y*, Chen HL, Lu WT. 2020. Ecoregional or Site-specific Lake Nutrient Criteria? Evidence from Ecological Fallacy. Ecological Indicators,105989.

16. Zhang LL*, Qin S*, Li SJ, Cui JS, Liu Y. Bioaccumulation, trophic transfer, and human health risk of quinolones antibiotics in the benthic food web from a macrophyte-dominated shallow lake, North China. Science of The Total Environment,712,136557.

17. Wang SR, Liu XQ*, Liu Y, Wang HZ. 2020. Benthic-pelagic coupling in lake energetic food webs. Ecological Modelling, 417, 108928.

18. Liu Y, Tong TL, Li BX, Xie SG*. 2019. Dynamics of bacterial communities in a river water treatment wetland. Annals of Microbiology,  69(6):637-645.

19. Wu SF, Liang ZY, Liu Y*.2019. Resilience indicator for ecosystems subject to high risk of irreversible degradation: a probabilistic method based on Bayesian inference. Ecological Indicators,107,105621.

20. Chen HL, Liang QH, Liang ZY, Liu Y*, Xie SG. 2019. Remote-Sensing Disturbance Detection Index to Identify Spatio-Temporal Varying Flood Impact on Crop Production. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 269–270:180–191.

21. Wu SF, Wu Z, Liang ZY, Liu Y*, Wang YL. 2019. Denitrification and the controlling factors in Yunnan Plateau Lakes (China): Exploring the role of enhanced internal nitrogen cycling by algal blooms. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 76, :349-358.

22. Liang ZY, Qian SS, Wu SF, Chen YL, Liu Y*, Yu YH, YX. 2019. Using Bayesian change point model to enhance understanding of the shifting nutrients-phytoplankton relationship. Ecological Modelling,393, 1:120-126.

23. Liang ZY, Liu Y*,Chen HL, Ji Y. 2019. Is Ecoregional Scale Precise Enough for Lake Nutrient Criteria? Insights from a Novel Relationship-based Clustering Approach. Ecological Indicators,97:341-349.

24. Yang YY, Chen JF, Tong TL, Li BQ, He T, Liu Y,Xie SG*.2019. Eutrophication influences methanotrophic activity, abundance and community structure in freshwater lakes. Science of The Total Environment, 662: 863-872.

25. Zou R, Wu Z, Zhao L, Elser JJ, Yu YH, Chen YH, Liu Y* .2020. Seasonal Algal Blooms Support Sediment Release of Phosphorus via Positive Feedback in a Eutrophic Lake: Insights from a Nutrient Flux Tracking Modeling. Ecological Modelling,416:108881

26. Dong FF, Liu Y*. Wu Z, Chen YH, Guo HC. 2018. Identification of Watershed Priority Management Areas Under Water Quality Constraints: A Simulation-Optimization Approach with Ideal Load Reduction. Journal of Hydrology, 562: 577-588.

27. Liang ZY, Chen HL, Wu SF, Yu YH, Liu Y*. 2018. Exploring Dynamics of the Chlorophyll a-Total Phosphorus Relationship at the Lake-Specific Scale: A Bayesian Hierarchical Model. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, DOI: 10.1007/s11270-017-3678-9.

28. Liang ZY, Wu SF, Chen HL, Yu YH, Liu Y*. 2018. A probabilistic method to enhance understanding of nutrient limitation dynamics of phytoplankton. Ecological Modelling, 368: 404–410.

29. Chen HL, Liang QH, Liu Y*, Xie SG. 2018. Hydraulic Correction Method (HCM) to Enhance the Efficiency of SRTM DEM in Flood Modeling. Journal of Hydrology, 559:56–70.

30. Li BX, Chen JF, Wu Z, Wu SF, Xie SG*, Liu Y*. 2018. Seasonal and spatial dynamics of denitrification rate and denitrifier community in constructed wetland treating polluted river water. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 126: 143-151.

31. Wang SR, LIu XQ*, Liu Y*, Wang HZ. 2018. Contrasting patterns of macroinvertebrates inshore vs. offshore in a plateau eutrophic lake: Implications for lake management. Limnologica,70:10–19.

32. Chen HL, Liang ZY, Liu Y*, Xie SG. 2018.Effects of Drought and Flood on Crop Production in China across 1949-2015: Spatial Heterogeneity Analysis with Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling. Natural Hazards, 92(1), 525-541.

33. Li BX, Yang YY,Chen JF, Wu Z, Xie SG*, Liu Y. 2018. Nitrifying activity and ammonia-oxidizing microorganisms in a constructed wetland treating polluted surface water. Science of the Total Environment, 628–629:310–318.

34. Wu Z,Liu Y*, Liang ZY, Wu SF, Guo HC. 2017. Internal Cycling, not External Loading, Decides the Nutrient Limitation in Eutrophic Lake: A Dynamic Model with Temporal Bayesian Hierarchical Inference. Water Research, 116: 231-240.

35. Chen HL, Liang ZY, Liu Y*, Liang QH, Xie SG. 2017.Integrated Remote Sensing Imagery and Two-dimensional Hydraulic Modeling Approach for Impact Evaluation of Flood on Crop Yields. Journal of Hydrology,553: 262-275.

36. Yang YY, Li BX, Xie SG*, Liu Y*.2017. Vertical profiles of sediment methanogenic potential and communities in two plateau freshwater lakes, Biogeosciences, 14(2): 341-351.

37. Su H, Dong FF, Liu Y*, Zou R*, Guo HC. 2017. Robustness-Optimality Tradeoff for Watershed Load Reduction Decision Making under Deep Uncertainty. Water Resources Management, 31(11), 3627-3640.

38. Wang Z*, Wei LY, Niu BB, Liu Y, Bin GS. 2017.Controlling embedded carbon emissions of sectors along the supply chains: A perspective of the power-of-pull approach. Applied Energy,206:544-1551.

39. Fan SR, Wang BL, Liu H, Gao SX, Li T, Wang SR, Liu Y, Liu XQ, Wan Y*. 2017. Trophodynamics of Organic Pollutants in Pelagic and Benthic Food Webs of Lake Dianchi: Importance of Ingested Sediment As Uptake Route. Environmental Science & Technology,51 (24):14135-14143.

40. Li BX, Chen HL, Li NN, Wu Z, Wen ZG, Xie SG*,Liu Y*.2017. Spatio-temporal shifts in the archaeal community of a constructed wetland treating river water. Science of the Total Environment, 605–606:269–275.

41. Jiang QS, Su H, Liu Y*,Zou R, Ye R, Guo HC. 2017. Parameter uncertainty-based pattern identification and optimization for robust decision making on watershed load reduction. Journal of Hydrology, 547:708–717.

42. Yang YY, Dai Y, Li NN, Li BX, Xie SG*, Liu Y*. 2017. Temporal and Spatial Dynamics of Sediment Anaerobic Ammonium Oxidation (Anammox) Bacteria in Freshwater Lakes. Microbial Ecology, 73(2):285-295.

43. Liu XJ, Zhang MJ, Su H, Dong FF, Ji Y*, Liu Y. 2017. A Multi-Objective Chance-Constrained Programming Approach for Uncertainty-Based Optimal Nutrients Load Reduction at the Watershed Scale. Water, 9(5), 322; doi:10.3390/w9050322.

44. Dong FF, Liu Y*, Su H, Liang ZY, Zou R, Guo HC. 2016. Uncertainty-based Multi-objective Decision Making with Hierarchical Reliability Analysis under Water Resources and Environmental Constraints. Water Resouce Management, 30(2):805-822.

45. Dai Y, Yang YY, Wu Z, Feng QY, Xie SG*, Liu Y*. 2016. Spatiotemporal variation of planktonic and sediment bacterial assemblages in two plateau freshwater lakes at different trophic status. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 100(9): 4161-4175.

46. Zhang XL, Liu Y* , Guo HC. 2016. Cross-Lake Comparisons of Physical and Biological Settling of Phosphorus: A Phosphorus Budget Model with Bayesian Hierarchical Approach. Ecological Modelling, 337(10)231–240.

47. Dai C, Tan Q, Lu WT, Liu Y, Guo HC*. 2016. Identification of optimal water transfer schemes for restoration of a eutrophic lake: An integrated simulation-optimization method. Ecological Engineering, 95: 409–421.

48. Zhang XL(#), Zou R(#), Wang YL, Liu Y*, Zhao L, Zhu X, Guo HC. 2016. Is Water Age a Reliable Indicator for Evaluating Water Quality Effectiveness of Water Diversion Projects in Eutrophic Lakes?Journal of Hydrology , 542: 281-291.

49. Yang PJ, Dong FF, Liu Y, Zou R*, Chen X, Guo HC. 2016. A refined risk explicit interval linear programming approach for optimal watershed load reduction with objective-constraint uncertainty tradeoff analysis. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering, 10(1):129-140.

50. Yang YY, Zhang JX, Zhao Q, Zhou Q, Li NN, Wang YL, Xie SG*, Liu Y*. 2016. Sediment Ammonia-Oxidizing Microorganisms in Two Plateau Freshwater Lakes at Different Trophic States. Microbial Ecology, 71:257–265.

51. Yang YY, Dai Y, Wu Z, Xie SG* and Liu Y*. 2016. Temporal and Spatial Dynamics of Archaeal Communities in Two Freshwater Lakes at Different Trophic Status. Front. Microbiol. 7:451. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00451

52. Zhou J, Liang ZY, Liu Y*, Guo HC,He D, Zhao L. 2015. Six-decade temporal change and seasonal decomposition of climate variables in Lake Dianchi Watershed (China): Stable trend or abrupt shift? Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 119:181–191.

53. Dong FF, Liu Y*, Su H, Zou R, Guo HC. 2015. Reliability-Oriented MultiObjective Optimal Decision Making Approach for Uncertainty Based Watershed Load Reduction. Science of the Total Environment , 515-516:39-48.

54. Gao W, Chen Y, Liu Y, Guo HC*. 2015.Scientometric analysis of phosphorus research in eutrophic lakes.Scientometrics, 102(3):1951-1964.

55. Liu Y, Zhang JX, Zhao L, Li YZ, Dai Y, Xie SG*. 2015. Distribution of sediment ammonia-oxidizing microorganisms in plateau freshwater lakes. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 99:4435–4444.

56. Dai C, Cai YP, Liu Y, Wang WJ,Guo HC*. 2015.A Generalized Interval Fuzzy Chance-Constrained Programming Method for Domestic Wastewater Management Under Uncertainty – A Case Study of Kunming, China. Water Resources Management, 29(9):3015-3036.

57. Dai Y,Wu Z, Xie SG*, Liu Y*. 2015. Methanotrophic community abundance and composition in plateau soils with different plant species and plantation ways.Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 99:9237-9244.

58. Zhang JX, Yang YY, Zhao L, Li YZ, Xie SG*, Liu Y*. 2015.Distribution of sediment bacterial and archaeal communities in plateau freshwater lakes. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 99:3291–3302.

59. Zhou J, He D, Xie YF, Liu Y*, Guo HC, Yang YH, Sheng H, Zhao L, Zou R*. 2015. Integrated SWAT model and Statistical Downscaling for Estimating Streamflow Response to Climate Change in the Lake Dianchi Watershed, China.Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 29(4):1193-1210.

60. Gao, W, Guo HC*, Liu Y. 2015. Impact of Calibration Objective on Hydrological Model Performance in Ungauged Watersheds. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 20(8): 04014086.

61. Yang YY, Zhao Q, Cui YH, Wang YL, Xie SG*, Liu Y*. 2015. Spatio-temporal Variation of Sediment Methanotrophic Microorganisms in a Large Eutrophic Lake. Microbial Ecology, DOI:10.1007/s00248-015-0667-7.

62. Liu H, Benoit G, Liu T*, Liu Y, Guo HC*. 2015.An integrated system dynamics model developed for managing lake water quality at the watershed scale.Journal of Environmental Management, 155: 11–23.

63. Li YZ, Liu Y*, Zhao L, Hastings A*, Guo HC. 2015. Exploring Change of Internal Nutrients Cycling in a Shallow Lake: A Dynamic Nutrient Driven Phytoplankton Model. Ecological Modelling, 2015, 313: 137–148.

64. Zou R*, Riverson J, Liu Y*, MurphyR, Sim Y. 2015. Enhanced Nonlinearity Interval Mapping Scheme for High Performance Simulation-Optimization of Watershed-Scale BMP Placement. Water Resources Research, 51(3): 1831–1845.

65. Gao W, Swaney DP, Hong B, Howarth RW, Liu Y, Guo HC*. 2015. Evaluating anthropogenic N inputs to diverse lake basins: A case study of three Chinese lakes. AMBIO, 44(7):635-46.

66. Zhang JX, Dai Y, Wang YL, Wu Z, Xie SG*, Liu Y*. 2015. Distribution of ammonia-oxidizing archaea and bacteria in plateau soils across different land use types. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 99:6899–6909.

67. Li JL, Zheng BH*, Liu Y, Wu Z, Liu F, Shao JB, Hu Xp. 2015. Classification of estuaries in China based on eutrophication susceptibility to nutrient load. Science China Earth Sciences, 58(6):949-961.

68. Dai Y, Wu Z, Zhou Q, Zhao Q, Li NN, Xie SG*, Liu Y*. 2015. Activity, abundance and structure of ammonia-oxidizing microorganisms in plateau soils. Research in Microbiology, 166: 655-663.

69. Dai C, Cai YP, Liu Y, Wang WJ, Guo HC*.2015.A Generalized Interval Fuzzy Chance-Constrained Programming Method for Domestic Wastewater Management Under Uncertainty-A Case Study of Kunming, China. Water Resources Management, 29(9): 3015-3036.

70. Liu Y, Zhang JX, Zhao L, Li YZ, Yang YY, Xie SG*. 2015. Aerobic and nitrite-dependent methane-oxidizing microorganisms in sediments of freshwater lakes on the Yunnan Plateau. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 99(5):2371-2381.

71. Zhou J, Liu Y*, Guo H C, He D. 2014.Combining the SWAT model with sequential uncertainty fitting algorithm for streamflow prediction and uncertainty analysis for the Lake Dianchi Basin, China. Hydrological Processes, 28(3):521–533.

72. Liu Y, Wang YL, Sheng H, Dong FF, Zou R*, Zhao L, Guo HC, Zhu X, He B. 2014.Quantitative Evaluation of Lake Eutrophication Responses under Alternative Water Diversion Scenarios: A Water Quality Modeling Based Statistical Analysis Approach. Science of the Total Environment, 468–469: 219–227.

73. Wang Z, Yang YY, Sun W, Xie SG*, Liu Y*. 2014. Nonylphenol biodegradation in river sediment and associated shifts in community structures of bacteria and ammonia-oxidizing microorganisms. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 106:1-5.

74. Liu Y, Zhang JX, Zhang XL, Xie SG*. 2014. Depth-related changes of sediment ammonia-oxidizing microorganisms in a high-altitude freshwater wetland. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 98:5697–5707.

75. Wang Z, Zou R, Zhu X, He B, Yuan G, Zhao L, Liu Y*. 2014. Predicting lake water quality responses to load reduction: A three-dimensional modeling approach for total maximum daily load. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 11(2):423-436.

76. Liu Y, Zhang JX, Zhang XL, Xie SG*. 2014. Spatial change of bacterial community in high-altitude freshwater wetland sediment. Limnology, 15:249–256.

77. Zhang JX, Zhang XL, Liu Y*, Xie SG*, Liu YG.2014. Bacterioplankton communities in a high-altitude freshwater wetland. Annals of Microbiology,  64:1405–1411.

78. Zou R, Zhang XL, Liu Y*, Chen X, Zhao L, He B, Guo HC. 2014. Uncertainty-based Analysis on Water Quality Response to Water Diversions for Lake Chenghai: A Multiple-Pattern Inverse Modeling Approach. Journal of Hydrology, 514: 1-14.

79. Yang YY, Shan JW, Zhang JX, Zhang XL, Xie SG*, Liu Y*. 2014. Ammonia- and methane-oxidizing microorganisms in high-altitude wetland sediments and adjacent agricultural soils. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 98:10197–10209.

80. Dong FF, Liu Y*, Qian L, Sheng H, Yang YH, Guo HC, Zhao L. 2014. Interactive Decision Procedure for Watershed Nutrient Load Reduction: An Integrated Chance-Constrained Programming Model with Risk–Cost Tradeoff. Environmental Modelling & Software, 61: 166-173.

81. Liu Y, Wang Z*, Guo H C, Yu S X, Sheng H. 2013. Modelling the effect of weather conditions on Cyanobacterial bloom outbreaks in Lake Dianchi: A rough decision-adjusted logistic regression model. Environmental Modeling and Assessment,18(2): 199-207.

82. Yang P J, He G, Mao G Z, Liu Y, Xu M Z, Guo H C*, Liu X. 2013. Sustainability needs and practices assessment in the building industry of China. Energy Policy, 57: 212-220.

83. Zhao L, Li Y Z, Zou R*, He B, Zhu X, Liu Y*, Wang J S, Zhu Y G. 2013. A three-dimensional water quality modeling approach for exploring the eutrophication responses to load reduction scenarios in Lake Yilong (China). Environmental Pollution, 177: 13–21.

84. Zhang X L, Huang K*, Zou R, Liu Y, Yu Y J. 2013. A Risk Explicit Interval Linear Programming Model for Uncertainty-Based Environmental Economic Optimization in the Lake Fuxian Watershed, China. The Scientific World Journal, ID 824078, DOI: 10.1155/2013/824078.

85. Zhao L, Zhang X L, Liu Y, He B, Zhu X, Zou R, Zhu Y G. 2012. Three-dimensional hydrodynamic and water quality model for TMDL development of Lake Fuxian, China. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 24(8): 1355-1363.

86. Sheng H, Liu H, Wang C Y, Guo H C*, Liu Y, Yang Y H. 2012. Analysis of cyanobacteria bloom in the Waihai part of Dianchi Lake, China. Ecological Informatics, 10: 37–48.

87. Liu Y*, Arhonditsis G B, Stow A C, Scavia D. 2011. Predicting the Hypoxic-Volume in Chesapeake Bay with the Streeter-Phelps Model: A Bayesian Approach. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 47(6): 1348–1363.

88. Liu Y*, Zou R, Guo H C. 2011. A Risk Explicit Interval Linear Programming Model for Uncertainty-Based Nutrient-Reduction Optimization for the Lake Qionghai Watershed. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management- ASCE, 137(1): 83-91.

89. Liu Y, Zou R*, Riverson J, Yang P J, Guo H C. 2011. Guided adaptive optimal decision making approach for uncertainty based watershed scale load reduction. Water Research, 45(16): 4885-4895.

90. Liu Y, Evans M A, Scavia D. 2010. Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia: Exploring Increasing Sensitivity to Nitrogen Loads. Environmental Science and Technology, 44 (15), 5836–5841.

91. Liu Y, Guo H C*, Yang P J. 2010. Exploring the influence of lake water chemistry on Chlorophyll-A: A multivariable statistical model analysis. Ecological Modelling, 221(4):681-688.

92. Liu Y, Scavia D*. 2010. Analysis of the Chesapeake Bay Hypoxia Regime Shift: Insights from Two Simple Mechanistic Models. Estuaries and Coasts, 33:629–639.

93. Liu Y, Yu Y J, Guo H C*, Yang P J. 2009. Optimal land-use management for source water protection under uncertainty: A case study of Songhuaba Watershed (Southwestern China). Water Resources Management, 23(10): 2069-2083.

94. Liu Y, Zhou F, Yu Y J, Guo H C*, Zou Y F. 2009. Biotic Integrity Assessment and its implications for Fish Conservation. Water Environment Journal, 23(3): 189 - 199.

95. Liu Y, Guo H C, Mao G Z, Yang P J. 2008. A Bayesian hierarchical model for urban air quality prediction under uncertainty. Atmospheric Environment, 42(36): 8464-8469.

96. Liu Y, Guo H C, Yu Y J, Dai Y L, Zhou F. 2008. Ecological–economic modeling as a tool for lake–watershed management: A case study of Lake Qionghai Watershed, China. Limnogica, 89–104.

97. Liu Y, Guo H C, Zhou F, Qin X S, Huang K, Yu Y J. 2008. An inexact chance-constrained linear programming model for optimal water pollution management at the watershed scale. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management- ASCE, 134(4): 347-356.

98. Liu Y, Yang P J, Hu C, Guo H C. 2008. Water quality modeling for load reduction under uncertainty: A Bayesian approach. Water Research, 42(13): 3305-14.

99. Liu Y, Guo H C, Yu Y J, Huang K, Wang Z. 2007. Sediment chemistry and the variation of three altiplano lakes to recent anthropogenic impacts in south-western China. Water SA, 33(2): 305-310.

100. Liu Y, Guo H C, Zhang Z X, Wang L J, Dai Y L, Fan Y Y. 2007. An optimization method based on scenario analyses for watershed management under uncertainty. Environmental Management, 39(5):678-690.

101. Liu Y, Lv X J, Qin X S, Guo H C, Yu Y J, Mao G Z. 2007. An integrated GIS-based analysis system for land-use management of lake areas in urban fringe. Landscape and Urban Planning, 82(4): 233-246.

102. Liu Y, Qin X S, Guo H C, Zhou F, Lv X J. 2007. ICCLP: An inexact chance-constrained linear programming model for land-use management of lake areas in urban fringes. Environmental Management, 40(6): 966–980.

103. Liu Y, Guo H C, Zou R, Wang L J. 2006. Neural network modeling for regional hazard assessment of debris flow in Lake Qionghai Watershed, China. Environmental Geology, 49: 968–976.

104. Liu Y, Guo H C, Wang L J, Dai Y L, Zhang X M, Li Z H, He B. 2006. Dynamic phosphorus budget for lake-watershed ecosystems. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 18(3): 596-603.

105. Zou R, Liu Y*, Riverson J, Parker A. 2010. A nonlinearity-interval mapping scheme for efficient waste load allocation simulation-optimization analysis. Water Resource Research, W08530.

106. Scavia D, Liu Y. 2009. Exploring Estuarine Nutrient Susceptibility. Environmental Science and Technology, 43 (10): 3474-3479.



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