Xiangxu LiuEast China Normal University | ECNU · School of Ecological and Environmental Sciences
Ph. D. Candidate
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Citations since 2017
3 Research Items
Research interests include the impact and feedback of urbanization on ecosystem services and the relationships between people and wildlife in urban green spaces. I also study how species and communities respond to human-induced environmental change, as well as how people might benefit from the wildlife in urban areas, with broad interests in landscape ecology, urban ecology, and community ecology.
Skills and Expertise
1. The Equilibrium Theory of Island Biogeography postulates that larger and closer islands support higher biodiversity through the dynamic balance of colonization and extinction processes. The negative diversity-isolation (i.e., the distance to the mainland) relationship is derived based on the assumption that the mainland is the only source pool f...
As an important coal-resource based city in eastern China, coal mining activities have greatly promoted economic development to Xuzhou while resulted in kinds of blocks for sustainable development. Subsidence areas caused by coal mining activities and rapid urbanization process led to the losing of ecological function and decreasing of landscape co...