Hong S. He

Hong He


Professor &
Natural Resources Graduate Coordinator - Forestry

School of Natural Resources

GIS Certificate Coordinator


Research at a glance

Area(s) of Expertise

Research Summary

He's research area focuses on landscape ecology (spatial ecology) and geographic information sciences (GIS). Issues of biodiversity, conservation, and ecosystem management increasingly need to be addressed at large spatial and temporal scales. He's research in landscape ecology puts ecological questions in such large spatial and temporal contexts. In geographic information sciences he explores new technical advances to help process and analyze large spatial data sets. The science and technology. He endeavors to advance will help to solve planning, management, conservation, and restoration problems at landscape and regional scales. He's research objectives are to integrate spatial modeling and geographical information systems to study landscape/regional response to various natural and social factors over large spatial and temporal domains.

Educational background

  • Ph.D., Chinese Academy of Sciences

Courses taught

  • NAT_R 2325/8325: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • NAT_R 4365/8365: GIS Applications
  • NAT_R 8395: Landscape Ecology & GIS Analysis II

Papers (2018-2023) that Dr. He’s authorship was not confirmed


  • None.


  1. Dong, Y., Li, H., He, H., Wang, S. 2022. The persistent lake level decreasing induced
    Phragmites peatland development in the Bosten Lake (Northwest China) during the Medieval Warm
    Period, Quaternary International, 625, 38, 48, 10.1016/j.quaint.2022.04.010
  2. Dang, Y.C., Qin, L.J., Huang, L.R., Wang, J.Q., Li, B., He, H.S., 2022. Water footprint of
    rain-fed maize in different growth stages and associated climatic driving forces in Northeast
    China. Agricultural Water Management 263.
  3. Li, J.H., Wu, Z.F., Lu, W.X., He, H.S., 2022c. Simultaneous identification of the number,
    location and release intensity of groundwater contamination sources based on simulation
    optimization and ensemble surrogate model. Water Supply 22, 7671-7689.
  4. Li, J.H., Wu, Z.F., He, H.S., Lu, W.X., 2022a. Application of the complementary ensemble
    empirical mode decomposition for the identification of simulation model parameters and groundwater
    contaminant sources. Journal of Hydrology 612.
  5. Li, J.H., Wu, Z.F., He, H.S., Lu, W.X., 2022b. Comparative analysis of groundwater contaminant
    sources identification based on simulation optimization and ensemble Kalman filter. Environmental
    Science and Pollution Research 29, 90081-90097.
  6. Yang, Y., Ouyang, S., Gessler, A., Wang, X., Na, R., He, H. S., Wu, Z., Li, M. -h. (2022). Root
    Carbon Resources Determine Survival and Growth of Young Trees Under Long Drought in Combination
    With Fertilization. Frontiers in Plant Science, 13.
  7. Li, J.H., Wu, Z.F., He, H.S., Lu, W.X., 2023a. Identification of light nonaqueous phase liquid
    groundwater contamination source based on empirical mode decomposition and deep learning.
    Environmental Science and Pollution Research 30, 38663-38682.
  8. Li, J.H., Wu, Z.F., He, H.S., Lu, W.X., 2023b. Identifying groundwater contamination sources
    based on the hybrid grey wolf gradient algorithm and deep belief neural network. Stochastic
    Environmental Research and Risk Assessment 37, 1697-1715.


  1. Dong, Y., Li, H., He, H., & Wang, S. (2021). Holocene peatland development, carbon accumulation
    and its response to climate forcing and local conditions in Laolike peatland, northeast China.
    Quaternary Science Reviews, 268.
  2. Li, B., Qin, L., Wang, J., Dang, Y., & He, H. (2021). Multi-source data-based spatial
    variations of blue and green water footprints for rice production in Jilin Province, China.
    Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 28(28), 38106–38116.
  3. Yang, Y., Wang, A., Cherubini, P., Kräuchi, N., Ni, Y., Wu, Z., He, H. S., Li M. H. , Schaub,
    M. (2021). Physiological and growth responses to defoliation of older needles in Abies alba trees
    grown under two light regimes. Forest Ecology and Management, 484.
  4. Wang, J., Qin, L., Cheng, J., Shang, C., Li, B., Dang, Y., & He, H. (2021). Suitable chemical
    fertilizer reduction mitigates the water footprint of maize production: evidence from
    Northeast China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research


  1. Dang, Y., He, H., Zhao, D., Sunde, M., & Du, H. (2020). Quantifying the relative importance of
    climate change and human activities on selected wetland ecosystems in China.
    Sustainability (Switzerland), 12(3).
  2. Li, H., Wang, Y., Qin, L., He, H., Zhang, T., Wang, J., & Zheng, X. (2020). Effects of
    different slopes and fertilizer types on the grey water footprint of maize production in the black
    soil region of China. Journal of Cleaner Production, 246.
  3. Hu R, Zhang Y J, Jin Y H, Xu J W, Tao Y, He H S, Gao X, Han Y Y, Wang H Y, Bai Y Y. Impacts of
    invasion of herbaceous plants on soil microbe and nutrients in the west slope alpine tundra of
    Changbai Mountain. Journal of Northeast Normal University (Natural Science Edition), 2020. 52(02):
    115-123, doi: 10.16163/j.cnki.22-1123/n.2020.02.019. (in Chinese).胡睿, 张英洁, 靳英华, 许嘉巍, 陶岩, 贺红士,高翔,
    韩莹莹, 王慧赟, 白云玉, 2020. 草本植物入侵对长白山西坡苔原土壤微生物与养分的影响.东北师大学报(自然科学版), 52(02), 115-123.


  1. Luo L H, Xie H X, Ning M J, Zhang M, He H S, Li Y P. Variation Trend of Runoff in Zhengshui
    River Watershed from 1961 to 2012. Journal of Changjiang River Scientific Research Institute, 2019.
    36(08): 42-48, (in Chinese).罗兰花, 谢红霞, 宁迈进, 张敏, 贺红士, 李亚平, 2019. 1961—2012 年蒸水流域径流演变规律研究. 长江科学院院报,
    36(08), 42-48.
  2. Han Y Y, Jin Y H, Xu J W, Zhang Y J, Tao Y, Yin H, Jin H, Zhao Y, Liu L J, He H S.
    Particularity of tundra vegetation and differences in slope directions on the southern slope of
    Changbai Mountain. Plant Science Journal, 2019. 37(03): 312-323, doi:
    10.11913/PSJ.2095-0837.2019.30312. (in Chinese).韩莹
    莹, 靳英华, 许嘉巍, 张英洁, 陶岩, 尹航, 金慧, 赵莹, 刘丽杰, 贺红士, 2019. 长白山南坡苔原植被的特殊性及坡向间差异性分析. 植物科学学报 37, 312-323.
  3. Wang H Y, Zhang Y J, Jin Y H, Xu J W, Tao Y, He H S, Gao X, Bai Y Y, Hu R, Han Y Y. Vegetation
    damage, post-disaster change degree and driving factors in the cold temperate wind disaster area of
    Changbai Mountain, China. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, 2019. 30(05): 1580-1588, doi:
    10.13287/j.1001- 9332.201905.026. (in Chinese).王慧赟, 张英洁, 靳英华, 许嘉巍, 陶岩, 贺红士, 高翔, 白云玉, 胡睿,韩莹莹, 2019.
    长白山寒温带风灾区植被受损与灾后变化程度及其影响因素. 应用生态学报, 30(05), 1580-1588.
  4. Luo X, Liang Y, He H S, Huang C, Zhang Q L. Effects of climate change, fire and silvicultural
    management on ecological resilience of typical cold-temperate forests in China. Chinese Journal of
    Applied Ecology, 2019. 30(05): 1699-1712, doi: 10.13287/j.1001-9332.201905.011. (in
    超,张庆龙, 2019. 气候变化、林火和营林措施对寒温带典型森林生态弹性的影响. 应用生态学报, 30(05), 1699-1712.


  1. Huang C, He H S, Liang Y, Wu Z W. Effects of climate changefire and harvest on carbon storage
    of boreal forests in the Great Xing’an Mountains,China. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, 2018.
    29(07): 2088- 2100, doi: 10.13287/j.1001-9332.201807.036. (in Chinese).黄超, 贺红士, 梁宇, 吴志伟, 2018.
    气候变化、林火和采伐对大兴安岭森林碳储量的影响. 应用生态学报 29, 2088-2100.
  2. Liu Y X, Xu J W, Jin Y H, Zhang Y J, Niu L P, Wang A L, He H S. Relationship between herbaceous
    plant invasion and soil properties in the Changbai Mountain Tundra. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 2018. 38(04):1235-1244, (in Chinese).刘羽霞, 许嘉巍, 靳英华, 张英洁, 牛莉平, 王嫒林, 贺红士, 2018. 长白山苔原草本植物入侵与土壤环境的关系. 生态学报 38,1235-1244.
  3. Xu W R, He H S, Luo X, Huang C, Tang Z Q, Liu K, Cong Y, Gu X N, Zong S W, Du H B. Long-term
    effects of commercial harvest exclusion on forest structure and aboveground biomass in the Great
    Xing’an Mountains,China. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 2018. 38(04): 1203-1215, (in Chinese).徐文茹, 贺红士,
    罗旭,黄超, 唐志强, 刘凯, 丛毓, 谷晓楠, 宗盛伟, 杜海波, 2018. 停止商业性采伐对大兴安岭森林结构与地上生物量的影响. 生态学报 38, 1203-1215.

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