Associate Professor


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




Biogeochemical cycling of  nutrients
Ecological restoration of disturbed ecosystems


2002.09-2006.07  Lanzhou University  Bachelor of Physical Geography
2006.09-2009.07  University of Chinese Academy of Sciences  MD of Physical Geography
2011.09-2014.07  University of Chinese Academy of Sciences  PhD.


Employment Record (including international working experience )

2017.10- : Associate Professor, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences  (CAS)

2010.03-2017.10: Assistant Professor, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS 

2018.02-2019.02: Visiting Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Western Australia (Supervisor: Prof. Hans Lambers)

Running Projects

Mineralization of soil organic phosphorus and its key mechanisms during pedogenesis in glacier retreat area. NSFC, 2019.1-2022.12

Optimal amounts of fertilizers that facilitate development of nutrients acquisition strategies of pioneer plants used to recover vegetation in a copper mine site, SW China. Department of Science and Technology, Sichuan Province, 2019.1-2021.12


Academic Society Activities







1. Jun Zhou, Yanhong Wu, Benjamin L. Turner, et al., Transformation of soil organic phosphorus along the Hailuogou post-glacial chronosequence, southeastern edge of the Tibetan Plateau, Geoderma, 2019.

2. Jun Zhou, Yanhong Wu, Xiaoxiao Wang, et al., Divergent patterns of soil phosphorus discharge from water-level fluctuation zone after full impoundment of Three Gorges Reservoir, China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2019, 26: 2559-2568.

3. Jun Zhou, Hongyang Sun, Jipeng Wang, et al., Comments on “unravelling community assemblages through multi-element stoichiometry in plant leaves and roots across primary successional stages in a glacier retreat area” by Jiang et al. Plant and Soil, 2018, 433: 1-5.

4. Jun Zhou, Haijian Bing, Yanhong Wu, et al., Weathering of primary mineral phosphate in the early stages of ecosystem development in the Hailuogou Glacier foreland chronosequence, European Journal of Soil Science, 2018, 69: 450-461. DOI: 10.1111/ejss.12536.

5. Jun Zhou, Wu Yanhong, Haijian Bing, et al., Variations in soil phosphorus biogeochemistry across six vegetation types along an altitudinal gradient in SW China, Catena, 2016, 142: 102-111.

6. Jun Zhou, Haijian Bing, Yanhong Wu, et al., Rapid weathering processes of a 120-year-old chronosequence in the Hailuogou Glacier foreland, Mt. Gongga, SW China, Geoderma, 2016, 267: 78-91.

7. Jun Zhou, Yanhong Wu, Joerg Prietzel, et al., Changes of soil phosphorus speciation along a 120-year soil chronosequence in the Hailuogou Glacier retreat area (Gongga Mountain, SW China), Geoderma, 2013, 195: 251-259.

8. Jun Zhou, Haijian Bing, Yanhong Wu, et al., Variations of soil P biogeochemistry and impact factors along an altitudinal gradient in Yanzigou, eastern slope of Gongga Mountain, Mountain Research, 2016, 34(4): 385-392 (In Chinese with English abstract).