Training and Degrees:
2004 Bachelor of Science, Department of Environmental Science, East China Normal University
2007 Master of Science, Department of Environmental Science, East China Normal University
2012 Doctor of Science, Department of Environmental Science, East China Normal University
2007-2009 assistant researcher, Shanghai Botanical Garden
2012-2013 Post doctor,Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University
2013-2014 Visiting Scholar, Department of Natural Environmental Studies, Institute of Environmental Studies, The University of Tokyo
2014-2017 Lecture, School of Ecological and Environmental Science, East China Normal University
2018-present Associate Professor, School of Ecological and Environmental Science, East China Normal University
The Ecological Society of China
The Ecological Society of Shanghai, youth scientist committee
Song K*, Cui YC, Zhang XJ, Xu JL, Xu KQ, Da LJ*. 2017. Enhanced effects of biotic interactions on predicting multispecies spatial distribution of submerged macrophytes after eutrophication. Ecology and Evolution, 7:7719–7728.
Xu JL, Jing BB, Zhang KX, Cui YC, Malkinson D, Kopel D, Song K*, Da LJ*. 2017. Heavy metal contamination of soil and tree-ring in urban forest around highway in Shanghai, China. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, 23(7): 1745-1762.
Pan YJ, Zhang XJ, Song K*, Da LJ*. 2017. Applying trait-based method to investigate the relationship between macrophyte communities and environmental conditions in a eutrophic freshwater lake, China, Aquatic Botany, 142: 16-24.
Qian S, Tang CQ, Yi S, Zhao L, Song K, Yang YC. 2017. Conservation and development in conflict: regeneration of wild Davidia involucrata (Nyssaceae) communities weakened by bamboo management in south-central China. Oryx, https://doi.org/10.1017/S003060531700045X.
Zhao K, Song K, Pan YD, Wang LZ, Da LJ*, Wang QX*. 2017. Metacommunity structure of zooplankton in river networks: Roles of environmental and spatial factors. Ecological Indicators, 73:96-104.
Song YC, Yan ER*, Song K. 2017. An update of the vegetation classification in China. Chinese Journal of Plant Ecology, 41(2): 269-278 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Song K, Da LJ. 2016. Evergreen-deciduous broad-Leaved forest ecotone in Eastern China: retrospect and new perspectives. In: Box E. O. (eds.) Vegetation Structure and Function at Spatial Temporal and Conceptual Scale, pp. 129-147. Springer, Cham-Heidelberg-New York-Dordrecht-London.
Shang KK, Song K, Da LJ. 2016. Ecology of relict tertiary deciduous trees in subtropical China. In: Box E. O. (eds.) Vegetation Structure and Function at Spatial Temporal and Conceptual Scale, pp. 149-167. Springer, Cham-Heidelberg-New York-Dordrecht-London.
Tang CQ*, Yang YC*, Ohsawa M, Momohara A, Yi SR, Robertson K, Song K, Zhang SQ, He LY. 2015. Community structure and survival of tertiary relict Thuja sutchuenensis (Cupressaceae) in the subtropical Daba mountains, southwestern China, PLOS one, 10(4): e0125307.
Tian ZH, Song K, Da LJ*. 2015. Distribution patterns and traits of weed communities along an urban–rural gradient under rapid urbanization in Shanghai, China, Weed Biology and Management, 15(1): 27-41.
Song YC, Yan ER*, Song K. 2015. Synthetic comparison of eight dynamics plots in evergreen broadleaf forests, China. Biodiversity Science, 23(2): 139-148 (in Chinese with English abstract).
CaiT, Li AJ, Song K *, Da LJ, Xu KQ, Yan AL. 2015. Study on Water Conservation of Near-Natural Forest and Pure Forest in Upper Reaches of the Huangpu River. Research of Soil and Water Conservation, 22(2): 36-40 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Song K, Kohyama TS, Da LJ. 2014. Transition patterns across an evergreen–deciduous broad-leaved forest ecotone: the effect of topographies. Journal of Vegetation Science, 25:1257-1266.
Xia TY, Wang JY, Song K, Da LJ. 2014. Variations in Air Quality during Rapid Urbanization in Shanghai, China. Landscape and Ecological Engineering, 10(1):181-190.
Da LJ, Song K. 2013. Ecological restoration for evergreen broadleaved forest in China. In: Song YC (ed). Evergreen broadleaved forest of China: classification, Ecology and Conservation. Beijing: Scientific Press, 656-681 (in Chinese).
Song K, Yu Q, Shang KK, Yang TH, Da LJ. 2011. The spatio-temporal pattern of historical disturbances of an evergreen broadleaved forest in East China: A dendroecological analysis. Plant Ecology, 212(8): 1313-1325.
Song K, Sun W, Da LJ *.2011. Age structure and regeneration strategy of the dominant species in a Castanopsis carlesii-Schima superba forest. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 31(19):5839-5850 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Yang TH, Song K, Da LJ, Li X, Wu J. 2010. The Biomass and Aboveground Net Primary Productivity of Schima superba-Castanopsis carlesii Forests in East China. Science China (Life Sciences), 53(7): 811-821.
Da LJ, Kang MM, Song K, Shang KK, Yang YC, Xia M, Qi YF. 2009. Altitudinal zonation of human- disturbed vegetation on Mt. Tianmu, Eastern China. Ecological Research, 24(6):1287-1299.
Song K*, Qin J, Gao K, Hu YH. 2009. Homogenization of plant diversity in Shanghai residential areas. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, 20(7): 1603-1607 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Wang JY, Da LJ, Song K, Li BL. 2008. Temporal variations of surface water quality in urban, suburban and rural areas during rapid urbanization in Shanghai, China. Environmental Pollution,152(1):387-393.
Song K, Yang XF, Kang MM, Da LJ*. 2008. Experimental ecology research on destroyed evergreen broad-leaved forests in TNFP, Zhejiang (Ⅱ)：The growth patterns of dominate evergreen trees obtained by tree ring analysis. Journal of East China Normal University (Natural Sc),(4):12-24. (in Chinese with English abstract).
Song K, Da LJ*，Yang TH, Yang XF. 2007.Age structure and growth characteristic of Castanopsis fargesii population. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology,18(2):254-260. (in Chinese with English abstract).
Da LJ, Chen B, Song K. 2007. Experimental studies about restoration of disturbed evergreen broadleaved forest. In: Song YC (ed). Study on the degradation mechanisms of evergreen broadleaved forest in Eastern China. Beijing: Scientific Press, 416-451 (in Chinese).
Da LJ, Yang TH, Song K. 2007. The Aboveground Biomass of Schima superba-Castanopsis carlesii Forests in East China. In: Song YC (ed). Study on the degradation mechanisms of evergreen broadleaved forest in Eastern China. Beijing: Scientific Press, 484-492 (in Chinese).
Zhao SQ, Da LJ, Tang ZY, Fang HJ, Song K, Fang JY. 2006. Ecological consequences of rapid urban expansion: Shanghai, China. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 4(7): 341-346.
The ability of plant adpation to compaction soil: trait based view. Shanghai Municipal Committee of Science and Technology, 2018-2020, 35,000 RMB, PI
Mechanisms underlying low - temperature limitation to upper limit of evergreen broad-leaved forest in the northern subtropics of eastern China, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2016-2018,238,800 RMB, PI
Diversity of weeds seed in soil bank of rice paddy, Shanghai, Shanghai Municipal Committee of Science and Technology, 2016-2019, 15,000 RMB, PI
The causes of ruderal biodiversity variation and community differentiation under urbanization gradients, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2018-2021, 620,000 RMB, Co-I
Hydrological niche segregation and community assembly of plants in evergreen broadleaved forests, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2017-2020, 620,000 RMB, Co-I
Urban vegetation of China. Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China. 2016-2020.480,000 RMB, Co-I