Development and application of qualitative and quantitative/modeling tools to analyze water, food and environment relations.
5 key publications in the field:
Folberth, C., Yang, H., Gaiser, T., Liu, J.G., Wang, X.Y., Williams, J, Schulin, R. 2014. Effects of ecological and conventional agricultural intensification practices on maize yields in Sub-Sharan Africa under potential climate change. Environmental Research Letter. 9(4): Article Number: 044004. doi: 10.1088/148-9326/9/4/044004.
Liu, J.G., Folberth, C., Yang, H., Röckström, J., Abbaspour, C.K., Zehnder, A.J.B., 2013. A global and spatially explicit assessment of climate change impacts on crop production and consumptive water use. Plos One. 8(2): Artical Number: e57750. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057750.
Folberth, C., Yang, H., Gaiser, T., Abbaspour, K.C., Schulin, R. 2013. Modeling maize yield responses to improvement in nutrient, water and cultivar inputs in Sub-Saharan Africa. Agricultural Systems. 119: 22-34.
Andersson, J., Zehnder, A.J.B., Röckström, J., Yang, H., 2011. Potential impacts of water harvesting and ecological sanitation on crop yield, evaporation and river flow regimes in the Thukela River Basin, South Africa. Agricultural Water Management. 98(7): 1113-1124.
Faramarazi, M., Yang, H., Schulin, R., Abbaspour, C.A., 2010. Modeling wheat yield and crop water productivity in Iran: Implications of agricultural water management for wheat production. Agricultural Water Management. 97(11): 1861-1875.