Dr. Budong Qian

Research Scientist

Climate change impacts and adaptation

Current research and/or projects

Sustainable crop production in Canada under climate change

 

Research and/or project statements

The project addresses many research gaps in sustainable crop production in Canada facing a changing climate.

Professional activities / interests

  • Climate variability and climate change
  • Applied climatology in agriculture
  • Stochastic weather generation for agricultural modelling
  • Climate downscaling and scenarios for agricultural applications
  • Climate change impacts and adaptation in the agricultural sector
  • Crop modelling for climate change impacts on crop growth and production
  • Statistical analysis 

Education and awards

Ph.D. Physics, University of Lisbon, 2000

M.Sc. Climatology, Hohai University, 1990

B.Sc. Climatology, Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, 1982

Key publications

  1. Jiang, R., He, W., He, L., Yang, J.Y., Qian, B., Zhou, W., He, P. Modelling adaptation strategies to reduce adverse impacts of climate change on maize cropping system in Northeast China, 11(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-79988-3

    2021 - View publication details

  2. Zhang, Y., Qian, B., Hong, G. (2020). A long-term, 1-km resolution daily meteorological dataset for modeling and mapping permafrost in canada, 11(12), http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/atmos11121363

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  3. Smith, W., B. Grant, Z. Qi, W. He, B. Qian, Q. Jing, A. VanderZaag, C.F. Drury, M. St Luce, and Claudia Wagner-Riddlee. Towards an improved methodology for modelling climate change impacts on cropping systems. The 54th Congress of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS), Virtual session, May 27, 2020.

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  4. Di Ma, Qi Jing, Yue-Ping Xu, Alex J Cannon, Taifeng Dong, Mikhail A Semenov, Budong Qian (2020) The potential of using ensemble-mean climate scenarios for crop yield projection. Abstract, The 54th CMOS Congress, May 24-28, 2020, Ottawa.

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  5. Budong Qian, Qi Jing, Ward Smith, Brian Grant, Alex Cannon, Xuebin Zhang (2020) Quantifying the uncertainty introduced by internal climate variability in the projected Canadian crop yield changes. Oral presentation, iCROPM2020, February 2-5, 2020, Montpellier, France.

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  6. Kritika Kothari, Montserrat Salmeron, Rafael Battisti, Kenneth Boote, Sotirios Archontoulis, Adriana Confalone, Julie Constantin, Santiago Cuadra, Philippe Debaeke, Babacar Faye, Brian Grant, Gerrit Hoogenboom, Qi Jing, Michael van der Laan, Fernando Macena, Fabio Marin, Alireza Nehbandani, Claas Nendel, Larry Purcell, Budong Qian, Alex Ruane, Evandro da Silva, Ward Smith, Afshin Soltani, Amit Srivastava, Nilson Vieira Jr. Poster: First Soybean Multi-model Sensitivity Analysis to CO2, Temperature, Water, and Nitrogen (CTWN). ICROPM 2020, Montpellier, France, Feb 3-5, 2020.

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  7. Montse Salmeron Cortasa, Kritika Kothari, Rafael Battisti, Kenneth J. Boote, Sotirios Archontoulis, Adriana Confalone, Julie Constantin, Santiago Cuadra, Philippe Debaeke, Babacar Faye, Brian Grant, Gerrit Hoogenboom, Qi Jing, Michael van der Laan, Fernando Macena, Fabio Marin, Alireza Nehbandani, Claas Nendel, Larry C. Purcell, Budong Qian, Alex Ruane, Evandro da Silva, Ward Smith, Afshin Soltani, Amit Srivastava, Nilson Vieira. 2019. Soybean multi‐model sensitivity analysis for prediction of seed nitrogen, biological N fixation, and N cycling. ICROPM 2020, Montpellier, France, Feb 3-5, 2020

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  8. Budong Qian, Qi Jing, Ward Smith, Brian Grant, Alex Cannon, Xuebin Zhang (2020) Uncertainty introduced by internal climate variability in the projected climate change impacts on Canadian crop yields. Oral Presentation, American Meteorological Society Annual Meetings 20202, January 10 -16, 2020, Boston, USA.

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  9. Kritika Kothari, Montse Salmeron Cortasa, Rafael Battisti, Kenneth J. Boote, Sotirios Archontoulis, Adriana Confalone, Julie Constantin, Santiago Cuadra, Philippe Debaeke, Babacar Faye, Brian Grant, Gerrit Hoogenboom, Qi Jing, Michael van der Laan, Fernando Macena, Fabio Marin, Alireza Nehbandani, Claas Nendel, Larry C. Purcell, Budong Qian, Alex Ruane, Evandro da Silva, Ward Smith, Afshin Soltani, Amit Srivastava, Nilson Vieira. 2019. AgMIP Soybean Phase 1: Multi-Model Sensitivity Analysis to CO2, Temperature, Water, and Nitrogen. ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, San Antonio, Texas, Nov 10-13, 2019.

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  10. Xuebin Zhang, Guilong Li, Francis Zwiers, Budong Qian, Ying Sun (2019) Increase in daily temperature variability during early growing season. 14th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology, Centre International de Conférences - Météo-France, Toulouse, France. June 24-28, 2019.

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  11. He, W., Yang, J.Y., Qian, B., Drury, C.F., Hoogenboom, G., He, P., Lapen, D., Zhou, W. (2018). Climate change impacts on crop yield, soil water balance and nitrate leaching in the semiarid and humid regions of Canada, 13(11), http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0207370

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  12. Enli Wang, Di He, Jing Wang, Julianne M. Lilley, Brendan Christy, Munir Hoffmann, Garry O’Leary, Jerry Hatfield, Luigi Ledda, Paola A. Deligios, Brian Grant, Qi Jing, Class Nendel, Henning Kage, Budong Qian, Ehsan Eyshi Rezaei, Ward Smith, Wiebke Weymann, Frank Ewert. 2018. Inter-comparison of crop models for simulating canola growth and yield. AgMIP7 Global Workshop, San Jose, Costa Rica, April 24-26th, 2018. The 7th AgMIP Global Workshop San Jose 2018/04/24 - 2018/04/26

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  13. Budong Qian, Xuebin Zhang, Ward Smith, Brian Grant, Qi Jing, Alex Cannon, Denise Neilsen, Brian McConkey, Guilong Li, Barrie Bonsal, Hui Wan, Li Xue, and Jun Zhao. 2018. Climate impacts on Canadian productions of major crops for global warming levels of 1.5, 2.0 and 2.5°C. The 7th AgMIP Global Workshop, April 24-26, 2018. San Jose, Costa Rica.

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  14. Smith, W., Grant, B., He, W., VanderZaag, A., Qian, B., Desjardins, R., Jerecki, M., Wagner-Riddle, C., Deen, W., and Drury, C. 2018. Poster: Management strategies to reduce adverse impacts of climate change on cropping systems. World Meteorological Organization Technical Conference on Future Challenges and Opportunities in Agricultural Meteorology, Songdo Convensia, Incheon, Republic of Korea, 14-20 April, 2018

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  15. He, W., Yang, J.Y., Drury, C.F., Smith, W.N., Grant, B.B., He, P., Qian, B., Zhou, W., Hoogenboom, G. (2018). Estimating the impacts of climate change on crop yields and N2O emissions for conventional and no-tillage in Southwestern Ontario, Canada, 159 187-198. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2017.01.025

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  16. Qi Jing, Malcolm Morrison, Budong Qian. 2017. Attributing soybean yield increases from the 1930s to 1990s in Canada to cultivar improvement and climate change. Poster presentation. SA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, Tampa, Florida, USA. 2017/10/22 - 2017/10/25.

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  17. Budong Qian, Xuebin Zhang, Qi Jing, Alex Cannon, Denise Neilsen, Guilong Li, Brian McConkey, Barrie Bonsal. 2017. Canola production in Canada facing climate change. Oral Presentation. International Congress of Biometeorology 2017, Durham, UK. September 03-07, 2017.

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  18. Yang, J.Y., Drury, C.F. He, W.T., Smith, W.N., Grant, B.B., He, P., Qian, B., Zhou, W., Hoogenboom, G. 2017. Evaluating the impacts of climate change on crop yields and N2O emissions in Southwestern Ontario using the DNDC model. Poster presentation In: The annual meeting of Canadian Society of Soil Science, Trent University, Peterborough 2017/06/10 - 2017/06/14.

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  19. Budong Qian, Xuebin Zhang , Qi Jing, Alex Cannon, Guilong Li, 2017. Projecting yield change of canola on the Canadian Prairies under climate scenarios of the 1.5ºC climate target. The 51st CMOS Congress, Toronto, Canada. June 04-08, 2017.

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  20. Gregorich, E.G., Janzen, H., Ellert, B.H., Helgason, B.L., Qian, B., Zebarth, B.J., Angers, D.A., Beyaert, R.P., Drury, C.F., Duguid, S.D., May, W.E., McConkey, B.G., Dyck, M.F. (2017). Litter decay controlled by temperature, not soil properties, affecting future soil carbon, 23(4), 1725-1734. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13502

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Research facility

960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6
Canada

Affiliations

  • Associate Editor of the Journal of Environmental Quality (2015 – 2020)
  • American Meteorological Society
  • American Geophysical Union 

Language

English