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Brief CV

  • PhD, Xiamen University (2006)

  • Post-Doctoral Scholar, Xiamen University (2006-2009)

  • Visiting Scholar, University of Delaware (2007-2008)

  • Associate Professor, Xiamen University (2009-2016)

  • Visiting Fellow, Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) (2013)

  • Professor, Xiamen University (2016-)

Research Interests

  • Environmental Systems Analysis

  • Marine Spatial Planning

  • Marine Policy Studies

Selected Publications

  • Journal articles & chapters

  • Deqiang Ma, Liyu Zhang, Qinhua Fang*, Yuwu Jiang, Michael Elliott. The cumulative effects assessment of a coastal ecological restoration project in China: An integrated perspective, Marine Pollution Bulletin (2017), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.02.043

  • Ma, Deqiang; Fang, Qinhua*; Gong, Wenjuan; Liu, Daofeng; Liu, Yonghong. Divergence between general public’s risk perception and environmental risk assessment: a case study of p-xylene projects in China, Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10807039.2016.1239180

  • Qinhua Fang* and Deqiang Ma. "Reducing Use Conflicts through Marine Functional Zoning." In Case studies and Good Management Practices in ICM. Chua, T.E., Ross, A.R., Jacinto, G, Chou L.M., Bermas N., Bonga, D., and D. Factuar, eds.. Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia and Coastal Management Center, Quezon City, Philippines. Forthcoming (June 2016)

  • Deqiang Ma, Qinhua Fang*, Shuhao Liao. Applying the Ocean Health Index framework to the city level: a case study of Xiamen, China, Ecological Indicators, 66 (2016): 281-290.

  • Bereket Tesfamariam Habtemariam and Qinhua Fang*. Zoning for a multiple-use Marine Protected Area using spatial multi-criteria analysis: the case of the Sheik Seid Marine National Park in Eritrea, Marine Policy, 63 (2016): 135-143.

  • Deqiang Ma, Qinhua Fang*, Song Guan. Current legal regime for environmental impact assessment in areas beyond national jurisdiction and its future approaches. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 56 (2016): 23–30.

  • Umuhire, M.L., Fang, Q*. Method and application of ocean environmental awareness measurement: Lessons learnt from university students of China. Mar. Pollut. Bull., 2016, 102 (2): 289-294.

  • Hua-Xia Sheng, Paolo F Ricci*, Qinhua Fang, Legally binding precautionary and prevention principles: Aspects of epistemic uncertain causation, Environmental Science and Policy, 54(2015):185-198. 

  • Kan-kan Wu, Luo-ping Zhang*, Qin-hua Fang. An approach and methodology of environmental risk assessment for strategic decision-making. Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 16(3): 1-21.

  • Jan Lundqvist, Peter Koefoed Bjørnsen, Josh Weinberg, Birgitta Liss Lymer and Fang Qinhua.  Bridging divides between land, water, coast and sea. In Jägerskog, A., Clausen, T. J., Lexén, K., and Holmgren, T. (eds.) 2013. Cooperation for a Water Wise World – Partnerships for Sustainable Development. Report Nr. 32. SIWI, Stockholm. (ISBN: 978-91-978846-8-6)

  • Joanna Josephine Berliarang, Qinhua Fang*. Management effectiveness evaluation of Bunaken National Park of Indonesia using an updated framework. Advanced Materials Research Vols. 610-613 (2013), Zurich-Durnten, Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications, 3180-3185.

  • Rong Mu, Luoping Zhang, Qinhua Fang*. Ocean-related zoning and planning in China: A review. Ocean and Coastal Management, 2013, 82: 64-70.

  • Qinhua Fang*; Ran Zhang; Luoping Zhang; Huasheng Hong. 2011. Marine Functional Zoning in China: Experience and Prospects. Coastal Management, 39(6): 656-667.

  • Guihua WANG, Qinhua FANG*, Luoping ZHANG, Weiqi CHEN, Zhenming CHEN & Huasheng HONG. Valuing the Effects of Hydropower Development on Watershed Ecosystem Services: Case Studies in the Jiulong River Watershed, Fujian Province, China. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 86 (2010) 363–368.

  • Letters & Correspondence

  • Qinhua Fang. Adapting Chinese cities to climate change. Science 2016, 354(6311): 425-426. doi: 10.1126/science.aak9826 (Letters)

  • Qinhua Fang* and Michael Elliott, Prevent misuse of eco-compensation, Nature 533, 321 (19 May 2016) doi:10.1038/533321a. (Correspondence)

Teaching Experience

  • Environmental Management: Theories and Methods (Master for Environmental Management)

  • Marine Spatial Planning (Master for Marine Affairs)

  • Front of Marine Affairs (Master for Marine Affairs)

  • Environmental Sociology (Undergraduate)

  • Environmental Management (Undergraduate)

Research Funding

  • 2016-2017, [Study on marine spatial planning in areas beyond national jurisdiction] 

  • 2016-2017, [Study on international best practices for cross-border Maritime Spatial Planning (Xiamen Case Study), EU MARE/2014/40, Regional Expert]

  • 2015-2016, [Study on environmental impact assessment in areas beyond national jurisdiction]

  • 2015-2017, [Ecosystem service value flow of marine protected areas: Comparison of Scotland and Xiamen China]

  • 2014-2017, [Regional integrated risk in semi-enclosed bay in the changing coastal reclamation pattern]

  • 2014-2016, [Ocean safety: theories, methods and case studies]

  • 2014-2015, [Cumulative impact assessment in Xiamen sea areas]

  • 2013-2014, [Environmental and Social Risks of Heavy Chemical Factory, Social Science Research Council, PI]

  • 2013-2014, [Constructed wetland benefit evaluation, PEMSEA-World Bank Knowledge Management Project, PI]

  • 2012, [Environmental impact and ecological risk of urban master plan in Zhangpu County]

  • 2011-2014, [Multiple ecological effects of sea use patterns in Xiamen sea areas]

  • 2010-2011, [Risk perception on waste treatment methods in Chinese urban citizens]

  • 2010-2012, [Integrated assessment of watershed environments in Fujian Province, a sub-task of Integrated management science and technology for watershed environments]

  • 2010-2012, [Coastal principle functional zoning: methodologies and applications]

  • 2009-2011, [Payment for ecosystem services (ecological compensation) in watershed]

  • 2009-2010, [Land-based pollution and its ecological effects on marine environments]

  • 2009-2010, [Study on coastal reclamation planning and alternatives in Fujian Province]

  • 2008-2010, [Ecological compensation of hydropower development in the watershed: theories and policies]

  • 2008-2009, [Marine environmental quality and its carrying capacity in Xiamen sea areas]

  • 2008-2009, [Watershed Non-point Source Pollution Control and Policy Analysis - A Case Study in Jiulong River Watershed, Social Science Research Council, co-PI]

  • 2007-2009, [Environmental effects of coastal development in Fujian Province]

  • 2007-2009, [Ecological compensation of hydropower development in the watershed: how much to pay]

  • 2007-2009, [Study on marine policy evolvement in the United States]