ZHANG Yan

  • Yan Zhang    Ph.D.

    Professor

    Contact Information

    School of Environment

    Beijing Normal University

    No.19 Xinjiekouwai Street, Haidian District, 100875

    Phone: +86 10 58807280

    Fax: +86 10 58807280

    Email: yzhang@bnu.edu.cn

    Areas of Specialization

    Urban Metabolism

    Industrial Ecology

    Ecological Network Analysis

    Strategical Environmental Impact Assessment

    Urban Eco-planning and Management

    Selected Publications

    1.Xia L.L., Fath B.D., Scharler U.M., Zhang Y.*, 2016. Spatial variation in the ecological relationships among the components of Beijing's carbon metabolic system. Science of the Total Environment, 544: 103-113.

    2.Zhang Y.*, Xia L.L., Fath B.D., Yang Z.F., Yin X.A., Su M.R., Liu G.Y., Li Y.X., 2016. Development of a spatially explicit network model of urban metabolism and analysis of the distribution of ecological relationships: case study of Beijing, China. Journal of Cleaner Production, 112: 4304-4317.

    3.Zhang Y.*, Zheng H.M., Yang Z.F., Li Y.X., Liu G.Y., Su M.R., Yin X.A., 2016. Urban energy flow processes in the Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei (Jing-Jin-Ji) urban agglomeration: combining multi-regional input–output tables with ecological network analysis. Journal of Cleaner Production, 114: 243–256.

    4.Zhang Y.*, Yang Z.F., Yu X.Y., 2015. Urban Metabolism: A Review of Current Knowledge and Directions for Future Study. Environmental Science & Technology, 2015, 49(19): 11247-11263.

    5.Zhang Y.*, Zheng H.M., Yang Z.F., Su M.R., Liu G.Y., Li Y.X., 2015. Multi-regional input-output model and ecological network analysis for regional embodied energy accounting in China. Energy Policy, 86: 651-663.

    6.Zhang Y.*, Zheng H.M., Chen B., Su M.R., Liu G.Y., 2015. A review of industrial symbiosis research: theory and methodology. Frontiers of Earth Science, 9(1): 91-104.

    7.Zhang Y.*, Zheng H.M., Yang Z.F., Li J.J., Xin X.A., Liu G.Y., Su M.R., 2015. Analysis of urban energy consumption in carbon metabolic processes and its structural attributes: a case study for Beijing. Journal of Cleaner Production, 103, 884-897.

    8.Zhang Y.*, Zheng H.M., Yang Z.F., Liu G.Y., Su M.R., 2015. Analysis of the industrial metabolic processes for sulfur in the Lubei (Shandong Province, China) eco-industrial park. Journal of Cleaner Production, 96: 126-138.

    9.Zhang Y.*, Zheng H.M., Fath B.D., 2015. Ecological network analysis of an industrial symbiosis system: A case study of the Shandong Lubei eco-industrial park. Ecological Modelling, 306: 174-184.  

    10.Zhang Y.*, Li J., Fath B.D., Zheng H.M., Xia L.L., 2015. Analysis of urban carbon metabolic processes and a description of sectoral characteristics: A case study of Beijing. Ecological Modelling, 316(7651): 144-154.

    11.Meng X.J., Zhang Y.*, Yu X.Y., Zhan J.Y., Chai Y.Y., Critto A., Li Y.T., Li J.J., 2015. Analysis of the Temporal and Spatial Distribution of Lake and Reservoir Water Quality in China and Changes in Its Relationship with GDP from 2005 to 2010. Sustainability, 7(2): 2000-2027.

    12.Li J.J., Meng X.J., Zhang Y.*, Li J., Xia L.L., Zheng H.M., 2015. Analysis of the temporal and spatial distribution of water quality in China’s major river basins, and trends between 2005 and 2010. Frontier of Earth Science, 9(3): 463-472.

    13.Zhang Y.*, Zheng H.M., Shi H., Yu X.Y., Liu G.Y., Su M.R., Li Y.T., Chai Y.Y., 2015. Network analysis of eight industrial symbiosis systems. Frontier of Earth Science, doi:10.1007/s11707-015-0520-9.

    14.Zhang Y.*, Xia L.L., Xiang W.N., 2014. Analyzing spatial patterns of urban carbon metabolism: A case study in Beijing, China. Landscape and Urban Planning, 130: 184-200.

    15.Yang Z.F, Zhang Y.*, Li S.S., Liu H., Zheng H.M., Zhang J.Y., Su M.R., Liu G.Y., 2014. Characterizing urban metabolic systems with an ecological hierarchy method, Beijing, China. Landscape and Urban Planning, 121: 19-33.

    16.Zhang Y.*, Zheng H.M., Fath B.D., 2014. Analysis of the energy metabolism of urban socioeconomic sectors and the associated carbon footprints: Model development and a case study for Beijing. Energy Policy, 73: 540-551.

    17.Zhang Y.*, Liu H., Chen B., Zheng H.M., Li Y.T., 2014. Analysis of urban metabolic processes based on input-output method: model development and a case study for Beijing. Frontiers of Earth Science, 8(2): 190-201.

    18.Meng X.J., Zhang Y.*, Yu X.Y., Bai J.H., Chai Y.Y., Li Y.T., 2014. Regional environmental risk assessment for the Nanjing Chemical Industry Park: an analysis based on information-diffusion theory. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 28: 2217-2233.

    19.Zhang Y.*, Liu H., Fath B.D., 2014. Synergism analysis of an urban metabolic system: Model development and a case study for Beijing, China. Ecological Modelling. 272, 188-197.

    20.Zhang Y.*, Zheng H.M., Fath B.D., Liu H., Yang Z.F., Liu G.Y., Su M.R., 2014. Ecological network analysis of an urban metabolic system based on input–output tables: Model development and case study for Beijing. Science of the Total Environment. 468-469: 642-653.

    21.Zhang Y.*, 2013. Urban metabolism: A review of research methodologies. Environmental Pollution, 178: 463-473.

    22.Zheng H.M., Zhang Y.*, Yang Z.F., Liu G.Y., Su M.R., Chen B., Meng X.J., Li Y.T., 2013. Exploring Improvement Paths for Eight Industrial Symbiosis Complexes throughout the World. Journal of Environmental Accounting and Management. 1: 295-306.

    23.Zhang Y.*, Liu H., Chen B., 2013. Comprehensive evaluation of the structural characteristics of an urban metabolic system: Model development and a case study of Beijing. Ecological Modelling, 252: 106-113.

    24.Zhang Y.*, Zheng H.M., Chen B., Yang N.J., 2013. Social network analysis and network connectedness analysis for industrial symbiotic systems: Model development and case study. Frontiers of Earth Science, 7(2): 169-181.

    25.Zhang J.Y., Zhang Y.*, Yang Z.F., Fath B.D., Li S.S., 2013. Estimation of energy-related carbon emissions in Beijing and factor decomposition analysis. Ecological Modelling, 252: 258-265.

    26.Li S.S., Zhang Y.*, Yang Z.F., Liu H., Zhang J.Y., 2012. Ecological relationship analysis of the urban metabolic system of Beijing, China. Environmental Pollution, 170: 169-176.

    27.Zhang Y.*, Zhang J.Y., Yang Z.F., Li J., 2012. Analysis of the distribution and evolution of energy supply and demand centers of gravity in China. Energy Policy, 49: 695-706.

    28.Zhang Y.*, Liu H., Li Y.T., Yang Z.F., Li S.S., Yang N.J., 2012. Ecological network analysis of China’s societal metabolism. Journal of Environmental Management, 93(1): 254-263.

    29.Meng X.J., Zhang Y.*, Zhao Y.C., Lou I.C., Gao J.X., 2012. Review of Chinese environmental risk assessment regulations and case studies. Dose-Response, 10(2): 274-296.

    30.Zhang Y.*, Zhang J.Y., Yang Z.F., Li S.S., 2011. Regional differences in the factors that influence China’s energy-related carbon emissions, and potential mitigation strategies. Energy Policy, 39(12): 7712-7718.

    31.Zhang Y.*, Li S.S., Fath B.D., Yang Z.F., Yang N.J., 2011. Analysis of an urban energy metabolic system: Comparison of simple and complex model results. Ecological Modelling, 22(1): 14-19.

    32.Zhang Y., Yang Z.F., Liu G.Y., Yu X.Y., 2011. Emergy analysis of the urban metabolism of Beijing. Ecological Modelling, 222(14): 2377-2384.

    33.Zhang J.Y., Zhang Y.*, Yang Z.F., 2011. Ecological network analysis of an urban energy metabolic system. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 25(5): 685-695.

    34.Yang Z.F., Li S.S., Zhang Y., Huang G.H., 2011. Emergy synthesis for three main industries in Wuyishan city, China. Journal of Environmental Informatics, 17(1): 25-35.

    35.Zhang Y., Yang Z.F., Fath B.D., 2010. Ecological network analysis of an urban water metabolic system: Model development, and a case study for Beijing. Science of the Total Environment, 408(20): 4702-4711.

    36.Zhang Y., Yang Z.F., Fath B.D., Li S.S., 2010. Ecological network analysis of an urban energy metabolic system: Model development, and a case study of four Chinese cities. Ecological Modelling, 221(16): 1865-1879.

    37.Zhang Y., Zhao Y.W., Yang Z.F., Chen B., Chen G.Q., 2009. Measurement and evaluation of the metabolic capacity of an urban ecosystem. Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 14(4): 1758-1765.

    38.Zhang Y., Yang Z.F., Yu X.Y., 2009. Evaluation of urban metabolism based on emergy synthesis: A case study for Beijing (China). Ecological Modelling, 220(13-14): 1690-1696.

    39.Zhang Y., Yang Z.F., Yu X.Y., 2009. Ecological network and emergy analysis of urban metabolic systems: Model development, and a case study of four Chinese cities. Ecological Modelling, 220(11): 1431-1442.

    40.Zhang Y., Yang Z.F., Yu X.Y., 2006. Measurement and evaluation of interactions in complex urban ecosystem. Ecological Modelling, 196(1-2): 77-89.

    41.Zhang Y., Yang Z.F., Li W., 2006. Analyses of urban ecosystem based on information entropy. Ecological Modelling, 197(1-2): 1-12.