Jialiang TANG






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




Soil science, Environmental science


2002.09~2005.12, PhD student in Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2003.12~2004.03, Visiting PhD student in Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany

1999.09~2002.07, Master student in Science from Southwest University, China

1995.09~1999.07, Undergraduate in Southwest University, China


Employment Record (including international working experience )

2011.03~2011.08 Visiting scholar of Department of Crop and Soil science, Pennsvlvania State University, USA

2009.08~2010.05 Marie-Curie Postdoc in UCD School of Agriculture, Food Science & Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland

2005.12~2017.10 Assistant professor, associate professor and professor of Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2017.11~  Professor of Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences


Running Projects

1. Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China: Theory and technology of soil fertility enhancement aiming at reduced fertilization and enhanced efficiency for farmland of purple soil.

2. Chinese Academy of Sciences: Pollution characteristics and its removal of pathogens in small agricultural watershed in hilly purple soil region.

3. National Natural Science Foundation of China: Monitoring and modelling of the hydrological responses to scale transition in a small typical catchment in hilly purple soil region.


Academic Society Activities

Member of Soil and Fertilizer Society of Sichuan Province

Member of Youth Federation of Science and Technology of Sichuan Province



Awarded by provincial government as outstanding young scientist in 2015.



[1] Liu H., Tang J.L.*, Zhang X.F., et al. Seasonal variations of groundwater recharge in a small subtropical agroforestry watershed with horizontal sedimentary bedrock. Journal of Hydrology, 2020. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.125703.

[2] Hu P.C., Tang J.L., Fan J.H., Shu S.M., Hu Z.Y., Zhu B. Incorporating a rainfall intensity modification factor g into the Ia-S Relationship in the NRCS-CN method. International Soil and Water Conservation Research, 2020, 8: 237-244.

[3] Xue F., Tang J.L.*, Dong Z.X, Shen D., Liu, H.W., Zhang X.F., Holden N. M. Tempo-spatial controls of total coliform and E. coli contamination in a Subtropical hilly agricultural catchment. Agricultural Water Management, 2018, 200: 10-18.

[4] Wang, L.L., Yao, W.Y., Tang, J.L.*, Wang, W.L., Hou, X.X. Identifying the driving factors of sediment delivery ratio on individual flood events in a long-term monitoring headwater basin. Journal of Mountain Science, 2018,15(8): 1825-1835.

[5] Liu Q., Zhu, B.*, Tang J.L.*, Huang W.J., Zhang X.F. Hydrological processes and sediment yields from hillslope croplands of Regosol under different slope gradient. SSSAJ, 2017, DOI:10.2136/sssaj2017.03.0085.

[6] Xiao Y., Tang J.L.*, Wang M.K., Zhai L.B., Zhang X.F. Impacts of soil properties on phosphorus adsorption and fractions in purple soils. Journal of Mountain Science, 2017, 14(12): 2420-2431.

[7] Tang J.L., Cheng X.Q., Zhu B.*, et al. Rainfall and Tillage Impacts on Soil Erosion of Sloping Cropland with Subtropical Monsoon Climate - A Case Study in Hilly Purple Soil area, China. Journal of Mountain Science, 2015, 12(1): 134-144. 

[8] Tang J.L., Wang T., Zhu B.*, Zhao P., Xiao Y., Wang R. Tempo-spatial analysis of water quality in tributary bays of the Three Gorges Reservoir region (China). Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2015, DOI:10.1007/s11356- 015- 4805-z.

[9] Zhao P., Tang X.Y., Tang J.L.*, Wang C. Assessing Water Quality of Three Gorges Reservoir, China, Over a Five-Year Period From 2006 to 2011. Water Resources Management, 2013, 27: 4545-4558.  

[10] Tang J.L., Zhu B.*, Wang T., Cheng X.Q., Gao M.R., Lin H. Subsurface flow processes in sloping cropland of purple soil. Journal of Mountain Science, 2012, 9(1): 1-9.

[11] Tang J.L.*, McDonald S., Peng X.H., Samadder S.R., Murphy T.M., Holden N.M. Modelling Cryptosporidium oocysts transport in small ungauged agricultural catchments. Water Research, 2011, 45(12): 3665-3680.

[12] Zhang B.(supervisor), Tang J.L., Gao C., Zepp H. Subsurface lateral flow from hillslope and its contribution to nitrate loading in streams through an agricultural catchment during subtropical rainstorm events. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 2011,15: 3153-3170.

[13] Tang J.L., Zhang B.*, Gao C., Zepp H. Hydrological pathway and source area of nutrient losses identified by a multi-scale monitoring in an agricultural catchment. Catena. 2008, 72(3): 374-385.

[14] Tang J.L., Zhang B., Zepp H.* Estimation of irrigation flow by hydrograph analysis in a complex agricultural catchment in subtropical China. Hydrological Processes, 2007, 21(10): 1280-1288.

[15] Zepp, H., Tang, J.L., Zhang, B. Methodological framework for a multi-scale study on hydrological processes and soil erosion in subtropical southeast China. Pedosphere,  2005, 15, 695-706.