Zhixin DONG




Associate Professor


No. 9, Block 4, South Renmin Road, Chengdu 610041, People’s Republic of China




Microbial mechanisms of CN P cycling and environmental effects


2004: Bachelor degree from Shandong University, China;

2007: Master of Science from Northwest A&F University, China;

2011: Ph. D from Institute of soil science, CAS, China

Employment Record (including international working experience )

2010-present, Institute of Mountain Hazards & Environment, CAS, Chengdu, China

Running Projects

Impact of Microbial Activities on Nitrate Leaching from Sloping Cropland in Purple SoilNational Natural Science Foundation

Diversity and activity of Soil fauna in Purple soilChinese Academy of Science Soil Fauna Network

Nitrogen loss pathways in Purple soil with wheat-maize system in Southwest ChinaNational Key Research&Development Program

Study of Tower Treatment System of Rural Wastewater in Mountain area (West Light of Chinese Academy of Science)


Dong ZXZhu BJiang Yet al. Seasonal N2O emissions respond differently to environmental and microbial factors after fertilization in wheatmaize agroecosystems.Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 2018,112(2)215-229

Dong ZXZhu BHua KK, et al. Linkage of  N2O emissions to Abundances of soil Ammonia oxidizers and Denitrifiers under Long-term Fertilizer Management of Wheat-maize Cropping System, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 2015,61(5): 799-867

Dong ZXZhu BZeng ZB. The influence of N fertilization regimes on N2O emissions and denitrification in rain-fed cropland during the rainy season. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts 16(11): 2545-2553

Kumwimba MN, Zhu B, Dong ZXCorresponding authoret al. Assessing nutrient, biomass and sediment transport of drainage ditches in the Three Gorges Reservoir area. Clean Soil Air Water, 451):1-11 2017 (IF:1.473)

Zhu B, Wang ZH, Wang T, Dong ZX (2012) Non-Point-Source Nitrogen and Phosphorus Loadings from a Small Watershed in the Three Gorges Reservoir Area. J. Mt. Sci.9: 10–15

Dong ZX, Sun B, Yin SX, Sui YY (2012) Impacts of climate and cropping on community diversity of diazotrophs in Pachicudicargiboroll and Fluventicustochrept, ACTA Pedologica Sinica49(1),130-138 ( in chinese)

Sun B, Dong ZX, Zhang XX, Li Y, Cao H, Cui ZL (2011) Rice to vegetables: short- versus long-term impact of land use change on the indigenous soil microbial communityMicrobial Ecology, 62474-485

Sun B, Wan XY, Wang F, Jiang YJ, Li Y, Dong ZX, Zhang X-X (2014) A long-term field experiment of soil transplantation demonstrating the role of contemporary geographic separation in shaping soil microbial community structure. Ecology and Evolution, doi: 10.1002/ece3.1006 

Jiang Y, Zhang JH, Xu XD, Dong ZX (2013) A GPP assimilation model for the southeastern Tibetan Plateau based on CO2 eddy covariance flux tower and remote sensing data. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation13213-225