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Long Xin

Research Assistant Professor

School of Environmental Science and Engineering

Brief Biography


Xin Long earned his Ph.D. degree from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is interested in numerical simulation in land use/change & atmospheric chemistry coupling, ozone & vegetation coupling, and the effects of anthropogenic activities on haze pollution.


Present Employment

Research Assistant Professor, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology



2013/09–2016/07:Ph.D., Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

2010/09–2013/07: Master, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

2006/09–2010/07: Bachelor, School of Resource and Environmental Sciences, Wuhan University


Work Experience

2019/01-present: Research Assistant Professor, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology

2016/08-2019/01: Post-doctoral research fellow, Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences


Research Interests

Effects of anthropogenic activities on haze pollution
Land use/change & atmospheric chemistry coupling
Ozone & vegetation coupling


Published Works


[1] Tian, J., Wang, Q., Ni, H., Wang, M., Zhou, Y., Han, Y., Shen, Z., Pongpiachan, S., Zhang, N., Zhao, Z., Zhang Q., Zhang Y., Long X., Cao J., 2019. Emission characteristics of primary brown carbon absorption from biomass and coal burning: Development of an optical emission inventory for China. Journal of Geophys. Res.: Atmos..

[2] Zhao, S., Feng, T., Tie, X., Long, X., Li, G., Cao, J., Zhou, W., An, Z., 2018. Impact of Climate Change on Siberian High and Wintertime Air Pollution in China in Past Two Decades. Earth's Future 6, 118-133.

[3] Zhao, S., Feng, T., Tie, X., Dai, W., Zhou, J., Long, X., Li, G., Cao, J., 2018. Short‐term weather patterns modulate air quality in Eastern China during 2015‐2016 winter. Journal of Geophys. Res.: Atmos..

[4] Xu, R., Tie, X., Li, G., Zhao, S., Cao, J., Feng, T., Long, X., 2018. Effect of biomass burning on black carbon (BC) in South Asia and Tibetan Plateau: The analysis of WRF-Chem modeling. Sci. Total. Environ. 645, 901-912.

[5] Tian, J., Ni, H., Han, Y., Shen, Z., Wang, Q., Long, X., Zhang, Y., Cao, J., 2018. Primary PM2.5 and trace gas emissions from residential coal combustion: assessing semi-coke briquette for emission reduction in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, China. Atmos. Environ. 191, 378-386.

[6] Long, X., Tie, X., Li, G., Cao, J., Feng, T., Zhao, S., Xing, L., An, Z., 2018. Effect of ecological restoration programs on dust concentrations in the North China Plain: a case study. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 18.

[7] Long, X., Bei, N., Wu, J., Li, X., Tian, F., Li, X., Zhao, S., Cao, J., Tie, X., An, Z., 2018. Does afforestation deteriorate haze pollution in Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei (BTH), China? Atmos. Chem. Phys. 18, 10869.

[8] Li, N., Lu, Y., Liao, H., He, Q., Li, J., Long, X., 2018. WRF-Chem modeling of particulate matter in the Yangtze River Delta region: Source apportionment and its sensitivity to emission changes. PloS one 13, e0208944.

[9] Zhao, Z., Wang, Q., Xu, B., Shen, Z., Huang, R., Zhu, C., Su, X., Zhao, S., Long, X., Liu, S., 2017. Black carbon aerosol and its radiative impact at a high‐altitude remote site on the southeastern Tibet Plateau. Journal of Geophys. Res.: Atmos. 122, 5515-5530.

[10] Zhao, S., Tie, X., Long, X., Cao, J., 2017. Impacts of Himalayas on black carbon over the Tibetan Plateau during summer monsoon. Sci. Total. Environ. 598, 307-318.

[11] Su, X., Tie, X., Li, G., Cao, J., Huang, R., Feng, T., Long, X., Xu, R., 2017. Effect of hydrolysis of N 2 O 5 on nitrate and ammonium formation in Beijing China: WRF-Chem model simulation. Sci. Total. Environ. 579, 221-229.

[12] Ni, H., Tian, J., Wang, X., Wang, Q., Han, Y., Cao, J., Long, X., Chen, L.-W.A., Chow, J.C., Watson, J.G., 2017. PM2. 5 emissions and source profiles from open burning of crop residues. Sci. Total. Environ. 169, 229-237.

[13] Li, G., Bei, N., Cao, J., Wu, J., Long, X., Feng, T., Dai, W., Liu, S., Zhang, Q., Tie, X., 2017. Widespread and persistent ozone pollution in eastern China during the non-winter season of 2015: observations and source attributions. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 17.

[14] Bei, N., Wu, J., Elser, M., Tian, F., Cao, J., El-Haddad, I., Li, X., Huang, R., Li, Z., Long, X., 2017. Impacts of meteorological uncertainties on the haze formation in Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei (BTH) during wintertime: a case study. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 17, 14579.

[15] Xu, H., Ho, S.S.H., Gao, M., Cao, J., Guinot, B., Ho, K.F., Long, X., Wang, J., Shen, Z., Liu, S., 2016. Microscale spatial distribution and health assessment of PM2. 5-bound polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) at nine communities in Xi'an, China. Environ. Pollut. 218, 1065-1073.

[16] Tie, X., Huang, R.-J., Dai, W., Cao, J., Long, X., Su, X., Zhao, S., Wang, Q., Li, G., 2016. Effect of heavy haze and aerosol pollution on rice and wheat productions in China. Sci. Rep. 6, 29612.

[17] Long, X., Tie, X., Cao, J., Huang, R., Feng, T., Li, N., Zhao, S., Tian, J., Li, G., Zhang, Q., 2016. Impact of crop field burning and mountains on heavy haze in the North China Plain: a case study. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 16.

[18] Long, X., Li, N., Tie, X., Cao, J., Zhao, S., Huang, R., Zhao, M., Li, G., Feng, T., 2016. Urban dust in the Guanzhong Basin of China, part I: A regional distribution of dust sources retrieved using satellite data. Sci. Total. Environ.  541, 1603-1613.

[19] Li, N., Long, X., Tie, X., Cao, J., Huang, R., Zhang, R., Feng, T., Liu, S., Li, G., 2016. Urban dust in the Guanzhong basin of China, part II: A case study of urban dust pollution using the WRF-Dust model. Sci. Total. Environ.  541, 1614-1624.

[20] Yan, Y., Sun, Y., Ma, L., Long, X., 2015. A multidisciplinary approach to trace Asian dust storms from source to sink. Atmos. Environ. 105, 43-52.

[21] Zhao, S., Tie, X., Cao, J., Li, N., Li, G., Zhang, Q., Zhu, C., Long, X., Li, J., Feng, T., 2015. Seasonal variation and four-year trend of black carbon in the Mid-west China: the analysis of the ambient measurement and WRF-Chem modeling. Atmos. Environ. 123, 430-439.



[1] Tie, X., Long, X., Dai, W., Brasseur, G.P., 2017. Surface PM2.5, Satellite Distribution of Atmospheric Optical Depth and Related Effects on Crop Production in China[M]. Air Pollution in Eastern Asia: An Integrated Perspective. Springer, pp. 479-488

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