Gensuo Jia

Gensuo Jia

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Gensuo Jia is a professor at the Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Director of CAS Global Change Research Center for East Asia (START TEA). Prof. Jia currently serves as member of the International Science Council (ISC) Regional Committee for Asia-Pacific, coordinating lead author (CLA) of IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land (SRCCL), CLA of UNEP Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-6), CLA of the 4th China National Assessment Report on Climate Change. Prof. Jia has broad research interests in terrestrial ecology and atmospheric sciences, including multi-scale remote sensing of land surface processes, ecosystem-climate interactions, climate extremes and natural disasters, and climate change impacts and adaptation. He published over 100 peer reviewed papers in science journals including Science, Nature Climate Change, Global Change Biology, BAMS, and Remote Sensing of Environment in recent years.