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Weimin Xi (奚为民 博士, PhD)

Department of Biological and Health Sciences
Texas A&M University - Kingsville


Recent Book//Encyclopedia Chapters/Technical Reports/Refereed Papers in Conference Proceedings:


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Larocque, G.R., H.H. Shugart, W. Xi and J.A. Holm. 2016. Forest succession models. In Larocque (ed.) Ecological forest management handbook. CRC Press.


Larocque, G.R., A. Komarov, O. Chertov, V. Shanin, J. Liu, J. Bhatti, W. Wang, C. Peng, H.H. Shugart, W. Xi and J.A. Holm. 2016. Process-based models: a synthesis of models and applications to address environmental and management issues. In Larocque (ed.) Ecological forest management handbook. CRC Press.


Xi, W. (Co-Author). 2015. Forecasting Forested Landscapes: An Introduction to LANDIS-II with Exercises (Chapter 7 Understanding Model Outputs; Chapter 11 Introduction to Disturbance; Chapter 14 Final Synthesis: Putting All Together!) (3rd ed.) The LANDIS-II Fundation. CreateSpace


Janowiak, Maria K.; Iverson, Louis R.; Mladenoff, David J.; Peters, Emily; Wythers, Kirk R.; Xi, W.; Brandt, Leslie A.; Butler, Patricia R.; Handler, Stephen D.; Shannon, P. Danielle; Swanston, Chris; Parker, Linda R.; Amman, Amy J.; Bogaczyk, Brian; Handler, Christine; Lesch, Ellen; Reich, Peter B.; Matthews, Stephen; Peters, Matthew; Prasad, Anantha; Khanal, Sami; Liu, Feng; Bal, Tara; Bronson, Dustin; Burton, Andrew; Ferris, Jim; Fosgitt, Jon; Hagan, Shawn; Johnston, Erin; Kane, Evan; Matula, Colleen; O'Connor, Ryan; Higgins, Dale; St. Pierre, Matt; Daley, Jad; Davenport, Mae; Emery, Marla R.; Fehringer, David; Hoving, Christopher L.; Johnson, Gary; Neitzel, David; Notaro, Michael; Rissman, Adena; Rittenhouse, Chadwick; Ziel, Robert. 2014. Forest ecosystem vulnerability assessment and synthesis for northern Wisconsin and western Upper Michigan: a report from the Northwoods Climate Change Response Framework project. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-136. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 247 p


Waldron, John D., W. Xi. 2013. Forest Restoration: Simple Concept, Complex Process. Forest Research: Open Access


Xi, W. (Guest Editor). 2012. Tree and Forestry Science and Biotechnology 6 (1) (Special Issue on Forest Restoration). Global Science Books Ltd., UK


Xi, W. 2012. Climate Data Re-analysis. In S. George Philander (ed). Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change (2nd Edition). SAGE Publications, Inc


Xi, W. 2012. Wisconsin. In S. George Philander (ed). Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change (2nd Edition). SAGE Publications, Inc


Xi, W. 2012. North Carolina. In S. George Philander (ed). Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change (2nd Edition). SAGE Publications, Inc


Xi, W., Huaxing Bi, Binghui He. 2012. Forest landscape restoration in China. In John Stanturf, Palle Madsen and David Lamb (eds.). A Goal-oriented Approach to Forest Landscape Restoration. Springer


Xi, W., John D. Waldron, David M. Cairns, Charles W. Lafon, Andrew G. Birt, Maria D. Tchakerian, Kier D. Klepzig, and Robert N. Coulson. 2012. Restoration of southern pine forests after the southern pine beetle. In John Stanturf, Palle Madsen and David Lamb (eds.). A Goal-oriented Approach to Forest Landscape Restoration. Springer.


Xi, W. and Robert K. Peet. 2011. The complexity of catastrophic wind disturbance on temperate forests. Pages 503-534 in Anthony Lupo (editor). Recent Hurricane Research: Climate, Dynamics, and Societal Impacts. ISBN 978-953-307-238-8. InTech, Vienna, Austria


Waldron, J., R. Coulson, D. Cairns, C. Lafon, M. Tchakerian, W. Xi, K. Klepzig, and A. Birt. 2010. Evaluating the Impact of Invasive Species in Forest Landscapes: the southern pine beetle and the hemlock woolly adelgid. In: J. Pye, H. Rauscher, Y. Sands, D. Lee, J. Beaty (tech eds.) Advances in Threat Assesment and Their Application to Forest and Rangeland Management Volume 2. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-802. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest and Southern Research Stations


Waldron, J., R. Coulson, D. Cairns, C. Lafon, M. Tchakerian, W. Xi, K. Klepzig, and A. Birt. 2010. Evaluating the Impact of Invasive Species in Forest Landscapes: the southern pine beetle and the hemlock woolly adelgid. In: J. Pye, H. Rauscher, Y. Sands, D. Lee, J. Beaty (tech eds.) Advances in Threat Assesment and Their Application to Forest and Rangeland Management Volume 2. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-802. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest and Southern Research Stations.


Xi, W., Jianping Tao, and Xuguang Li. 2009. The complexity of catastrophic wind impact on forest ecosystems: A synthesis. (In Chinese with English Abstract). Pages 233-251 in Ming Dong and Marinus J.A. Werger (eds.). A Spectrum of Ecological Studies. Southwest University Press


Xi, W., L. Wang, M. Tchakerian, R. Coulson. 2009. South pine beetle hazard in the Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina: Mapping south pine beetle hazard in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Pages 57-60 in Peter Eredics (ed.) Mapping Forestry. ESRI Map Book. ESRI Press.


Waldron, John D., Robert N. Coulson, David M. Cairns, Charles W. Lafon, Maria D. Tchakerian, W. Xi, Kier D. Klepzig, and Andrew G. Birt. 2008. Evaluating the impact of invasive species in forest landscapes: southern pine beetle and the hemlock woolly adelgid. The Encyclopedia of Forest Environmental Threats


Xi, W., John D. Waldron, Robert N. Coulson, Maria D. Tchakerian, David M. Cairns, Charles W. Lafon, Andrew G. Birt, and Kier D. Klepzig. 2007. Landscape modeling for forest restoration: Concepts and Applications. Pages 92-95 in Stanturf, John (ed.). Proceedings of the IUFRO Conference on Forest Landscape Restoration. Seoul, Korea 14-19 May 2007. Korea Forest Research Institute, 268pp


Xi, W. Characteristics of grasslands and sustainable development strategy for suburban husbandry economy in Beijing region. 1996. Pages 38-42 in Ministry of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China (Ed.). Research Progress in Animal Industry and Animal Products Processing. China Agricultural Science and Technology Press.


Xi, W. (Co-author). 1998. Physical and socio-economic conditions in China. Pages 20-28 in China Biodiversity: A Country Case. Chinese Environmental Science Press. Beijing, China. Chinese Environmental Protection Agency. 476 pp


Xi, W. (Co-author and Co-editor). 1997. Village-Level Sustainable Development through science, technology, and education. Pages 152-166 in X. Sun (ed), Revitalizing China’s Countryside through Science, Technology & Education. Chinese Agricultural Science Press. Beijing, China. 187 pp


Xi, W. (Co-editor, Author of one fourth of the book). 1990. Handbook of wild economic plants in Beijing mountainous region, Science and Technology Literature Press. Beijing, China. 497 pp