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Xinhu Li
Highest Education:
1799 Jimei Road, Xiamen
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Education and Appointments:

Associate professor The Institute of Urban Environment (IUE), Chinese Academy of Sciences.2010-

Assistant Researcher. The Institute of Urban Environment (IUE), Chinese Academy of Sciences.2007-2010

Ph. D. Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research,CAS, Cartography and Geographic Information Systems. 2007 

M.S. Southwest University, China,Soil Science, 2004

Main academic contributions:
Research Interest:

Spatial data analysis; urbanization, Regional environmental change and public health.; Urban geography

Selected Publications:

[1]Li XH, Gao LL Dai L, Zhang GQ, Zhuang XS, Wamg W,Zhao QJ. 2010.Understanding the relationship among urbanisation, climate change and human health: a case study in Xiamen. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology,17(4): 304–310.  SCI
[2]Li XH, Lin T, Zhang GQ, Xiao LS, Zhao QJ, Cui SH. 2011.Dynamic analysis of island urban spatial expansion and its determinants: a case study of Xiamen Island. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 21(3):503-520. SCI
[3]Li XH, Wang CP, Dixion J, Zhang GQ, Xiao LS (2011). Urbanization and human health in China: Spatial features and a systemic perspective. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, DOI:10.1007/s11356-011-0718-7 (SCI)
[4]Li XH, Wang JF, Liao YL etc, A geological analysis for the environmental cause of human birth defects based on GIS. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry, 2006. 88(3): p. 551~559 EI
[5]Wang JF, Li XH, Christakos G, Liao YL, Zhang T, Gu X, Zheng XY. 2010.Geographical Detectors-Based Health Risk Assessment and its Application in the Neural Tube Defects Study of the Heshun Region, China. International Journal of Geographical Information Science,  24(4):107-127.SCI
[6]Xiao LS, Li XH,Wang R. Integrating climate change adaptation and mitigation into sustainable development planning for Lijiang City. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology
[7] Liao YL, Wang JF,Li XH,Guo YQ, Zheng XY.2009. Identifying environmental risk factors for human neural tube defects before and after folic acid supplementation. BMC public health, 9:391. SCI
[8]Chi WX, Wang JF,Li XH,Zheng XY, Liao YL.2008. Analysis of geographical clustering of birth defects in Heshun county, Shanxi province.  International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 18(4):243–252 SCI

Supported Projects:

1. National Natural Science Foundation,Integration multi-scale GIS spatial analysis and environmental exposure assessment to explore the formation mechanism of urban hotspots of cancer prevalence(40901243),2010.01-2012.12

2. Knowledge Innovation Programs of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Study on the Changes in the process of urban settlement patterns and the effect of commuting(KZCX2-YW-450-1),2009.1-2011.12

3. Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province of China, Analysis of the environmental factors which caused the high-incidence area of cancer in Xiamen based on GIS,(2010J05100),2010.6-2013.5。