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Dr. Jiahui Yang: Leading Researcher in soil erosion

Phd at Northwest A&F University, China

Dr. Jiahui Yang, a PhD candidate in Pedology at Northwest A&F University, China, since 2021 🌱, stands as a distinguished academic and researcher in the domain of Environmental Science. Holding a PhD in natural disasters, specifically focusing on soil erosion from Northwest A&F University, their professional journey exemplifies dedication and expertise. 🌍

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Professional & Education:

PhD candidate in Pedology, 2021 to present, Northwest A&F University, China. M.Eng. in Hydraulic and Hydropower Engineering, 2021, Shandong Agricultural University, China. B.Eng. in Hydraulic and Hydropower Engineering, 2018, Shandong Agricultural University, China  🌍👩‍🔬

Research Focus: 

Jiahui Yang is a dedicated researcher and PhD candidate in Pedology at Northwest A&F University, China. His primary research focus lies in quantitative remote sensing monitoring, particularly in the field of Soil and Water Conservation Engineering. Jiahui is affiliated with the College of Natural Resources and Environment at Northwest A&F University, located in the Yangling Agricultural Hi-tech Industries Demonstration Zone, Shaanxi, China.


Provide an overview of soil erosion as a natural disaster. Highlight the environmental and socio-economic impacts of soil erosion. Discuss the importance of understanding and mitigating soil erosion.

Causes of Soil Erosion:

Natural factors: rainfall, wind, topography, etc. Human-induced factors: deforestation, agriculture, construction, etc. Interaction between natural and human factors.

Types of Soil Erosion:

Water erosion: sheet erosion, rill erosion, gully erosion. Wind erosion: suspension, saltation, surface creep. Soil erosion in different geographical contexts (e.g., arid vs. humid regions).

Methods of Monitoring and Measurement:

Remote sensing techniques for monitoring soil erosion. Field-based methods for assessing erosion rates. Importance of accurate data for effective mitigation strategies.

Environmental Consequences:

Impact on soil fertility and agricultural productivity. Sedimentation of water bodies and water quality degradation. Loss of biodiversity and habitat degradation.

Social and Economic Impacts:

Effects on local communities and livelihoods. Increased vulnerability to other natural disasters (e.g., floods, landslides). Economic costs associated with soil erosion.

Mitigation and Control Strategies:

Sustainable land management practices. Afforestation and reforestation. Engineering solutions (e.g., terracing, check dams). Government policies and regulations.

Case Studies:

Highlight specific regions or areas affected by severe soil erosion. Discuss successful mitigation efforts and lessons learned.

Future Challenges and Research Needs:

Anticipate future trends in soil erosion. Identify gaps in current understanding. Propose avenues for further research and technological development.


Summarize key findings. Emphasize the importance of ongoing research and effective soil erosion management.

Areas of Specialization:

Multi-source remote sensing, Freeze-thaw induced landslides on grasslands, Soil and water conservation and climate change, Soil erosion processes and mechanisms.


she holds a Chinese patent titled “Back-channel fishway with pipe-type fish passage after the dam” (ZL201720940484.7).

Peer Reviewer & Academic Engagements: 

Dr. Jiahui Yang citation metrics and indices from  Scopus are as follows:

Citations by 47 documents

5: h-index

Publications: 21 documents indexed in Scopus

Publications (TOP NOTES)

Trade-offs of organic and organic-inorganic fertilizer combinations in tomato quality and yield: A global meta-analysis (1992–2021). Publication date: 2023

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