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Wei Adam Xiaohua

Wei Adam Xiaohua

Wei (Adam) Xiaohua, born 27 October, 1963 in the city of Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China (currently Canadian national). Undergraduate studies in Forest Science, with BSc in Forest Science (1983), at Jiangxi Agricultural University, School of Forestry, in the city of Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China. Graduate studies in Forest Hydrology, with MSc in Forest Hydrology (1987), and PhD studies in Forest Ecology, with PhD in Forest Ecology (1989), at Northeast Forestry University (NEFU), School of Forestry, in the city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China. Watershed Specialist for the integrated Watershed Management Office, the People's Government of Jiangxi Province, in the city of Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China (1990-1992). Visiting Scholar in GIS, Land Use Planning and Watershed Assessment for the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) (CSIRO), in the city of Canberra, Australia (1992-1993). Post-Doctoral Fellow in Forest Ecology for the Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, in the city of Vancouver, Canada (1994-1996). Hydrologist/Section Head (1996-2001) for the Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks, British Columbia, in the city of Victoria, Canada. College Professor (2001-2003), Associate Professor (with tenure), Endowed Watershed Research Chair (2003-2005), Associate Professor (with tenure), Watershed Research Chair (2005-2013). Professor of Forest Hydrology, Watershed Research Chair (2013 to present time), for the Okanagan College, with the Department of Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences, the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, the University of British Columbia (Okanagan Campus), in the city of Kelowna, region of Okanagan, British Columbia, Canada. Presently citizen of Canada. Registered Professional Forester (RPF) with British Columbia, Canada since 1997. Associate Editor for scientific journal Ecohydrology, Editorial Member for scientific journals Forest Ecology and Management, and Ecosystem Health and Sustainability. IUFRO Task Force Officeholder and Coordinator of Forests, Soil and Water Interactions. Expert in forest hydrology and forest ecology in forested watersheds. Has substantial experience in forest disturbances (e. g., timber harvesting, wildfire) and and their effects on hydrological processes in various spatial scales through his research experience in China, Australia and Canada. Research interests in many aspects of watershed ecosystem sustainability, in particular in the interactions among forests, climate, water and aquatic habitat. Author and co-author of more than 140 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals.


Papers in Google Scholar – 144

Total Google Scholar citations – 3193; Google Scholar Hirsh index – 33.

Papers in Research Gate – 134

Total Research Gate citations  2637; Research Gate Score  38,59

Papers in Scopus – 99

Total Scopus citations – 2153; Scopus Hirsh index – 28.

Papers in Web of Science Core Collection – 109

Total Web of Science Core Collection citations – 1604;

Web of Science Core Collection Hirsh Index – 22. 

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