Department of Geography and Resource Management (GRM), The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Research Collaborations

Soil Respiration in a Subtropical Secondary Forest in Hong Kong: Temporal Variations and the Effects of Climate Change

Prof. LAI Yuk Fo, Derrick



Dr. Liang Naishen

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Research Grants Council of Hong Kong

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This project quantified the magnitude of, and the contribution of autotrophic respiration to, soil respiration from a subtropical secondary forest in Hong Kong. It also investigated the diel, seasonal, and inter-annual variability, as well as the environmental controls, of soil respiration from the secondary forest, and examined the response of soil respiration to experimental warming.


Derrick Lai and collaborator Dr. Naishen Liang at the experimental warming forest site in Hong Kong.