Name: Shang Chen

Research Center of Coastal Science and Marine Planning
First Institute of Oceanography, Ministry of Natural Resources
No. 6 Xianxialing Road, Qingdao, P. R. China 266061


09/1999-06/2002: Ph. D in Marine Biology, Ocean University of China. 09/1992-06/1995: M. Sc in Applied Mathematics, Lanzhou University, China. 09/1988-06/1992: B. Sc in Ecology, Lanzhou University, China.

Working Experiences
01/2019-present: Senior Scientist (Professor level, PI), Principal Investigator of Marine Ecological Assessment Group, First Institute of Oceanography, MNR, China.
12/2007-12/2018: Senior Scientist (Professor level, PI), Principal Investigator of Marine Ecological Assessment Group, First Institute of Oceanography, SOA, China.
03/2005-11/2007: Associate Scientist (Associate Professor level, PI),  Principal Investigator of Marine Ecological Assessment Group, First Institute of Oceanography, SOA, China.
08/2003-03/2005: JSPS Fellow, Postdoctor, Ocean Research Institute, the University of Tokyo, Japan.
11/2000-07/2003: Associate Scientist, First Institute of Oceanography, SOA, China. 07/1995-10/2000:Research Associate & Assistant Scientist, First Institute of Oceanography, SOA, China.
05/2010-04/2012: Vice-Director, China-Korea Joint Ocean Research Center (Part-time) 04/2005-02/2007: China Team Leader, Regional Working Group of Biodiversity, Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem Project, funded by GEF/UNDP. (Part-time)
06/2001-12/2001: Visiting Scholar, School of Marine Sciences, the University of Georgia, USA.
01/2000-04/2002: Deputy Director, Division of Marine Biology, First Institute of Oceanography, SOA, China.
11/2000-04/2001: Technical Manager, The Project Management Office for Bohai Sea Environmental Management Project funded by Global Environmental Faculty (GEF)

Research Interests
Marine ecosystem assessment, ecosystem services, marine ecological planning.

Research Projects
1.Accounting of marine ecological assets. Funded by MOST, China, 2016-2020, RMB650,000
2.Accounting of marine resources assets and balance sheet. Funded by MOST, China, 2016-2020, RMB50,000
3.Assessment of marine ecological capital and compensation for marine ecological loss caused by reclamation projects in Shandong province. Funded by Ocean and Fisheries Department of Shandong, 2014-2016, RMB2.6 million
4.Monetarization methods for ecological compensation of marine development. Funded by SOA, 2011-2014, RMB370,000
5.Impacts of mariculture activies on bay ecosystem services. Funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2011-2013, RMB290,000
6.Drafting of guidelines of marine ecological capital assessment. Funded by SOA, 2008-2009, RMB100,000
7.Drafting compensation regulations on marine ecological damage. Funded by SOA, 2009-2010, RMB150,000
8.Valuation of marine ecosystem services in China seas. Funded by SOA, 2005-2009, RMB2.28 million.
9.Biodiversity-related data and information collection and national report draft. Funded by GEF/UNDP/YSLME, 2005-2006, USD30,000
10.Environmental risk assessment of Bohai Sea. Funded by GEF/UNDP/IMO/PEMSEA, 20002-2004, USD55,000

Selected Books:
1.Chen Shang, Jingmei Li, Tao Xia,, co-edited, 2014. Ecological capital of Dongshan and Luoyuan bays and their contribution to the local economic development. Beijing: Science Press,pp320. (In Chinese)
2.Chen Shang, Guoying Du, Tao Xia, co-edited, 2012. Ecological capital assessment of
Shandong provincial waters. Beijing: Ocean Press,pp210. (In Chinese)
3.Chen Shang, Dachuan Ren, Jingmei Li, Tao Xia, 2012. National Standard GB/T28058-2011 “Technical directives for marine ecological capital assessment”. Beijing: China Standardization Press, pp31. (In Chinese)
4.Chen Shang, Tao Li, Jian Liu, 2008. Ecological impact assessment of reclamation in Fujian’s bays. Beijing: Science Press,pp328. (In Chinese)
5.Chen Shang, Ruixiang Li, 2008. National Standard GB/T 12763.9-2007 "Specifications for oceanographic survey Part 9: Guidelines for marine ecological survey" . Beijing: China Standardization Press, pp45. (In Chinese)
6.Chen Shang, Qixiang Wang 2007. The Yellow Sea: Analysis of Environmental Status and Trends. Volume 1: National Reports–China Part 1. Biodiversity in the Yellow Sea. GEF/YSLME technical report, P212. Beijing: Ocean Press.

Selected Papers:
1.Hao Linhua, Shuai He, Shang Chen* 2020. Evaluation method and application on regulating service value in marine ecosystem: Wenshou city’s practice. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 40(13):4264-4278. (In Chinese with English abstract)
2.He Shuai, Shang Chen*, Linhua Hao. 2020. Gap Analysis on ecological protection compensation of national major ecological funcation area of China. Environmental Protection. 17:34-40. 
3.Hao Linhua, Shang Chen*, Tao Xia 2018. Valuation of maintenance services of species and ecosystem diversities in Sanya coastal ecosystem. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 38(18):6432-6441. (In Chinese with English abstract)
4.Hao Linhua, Shang Chen*, Tao Xia 2017. Assessment method and application of compensation for marine ecological loss caused by marine construction projects. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 37(20):6884-6894. (In Chinese with English abstract)
5.Xiao Yi, Shang Chen*, Zhiquan Cao 2016. Using contingent valuation method to assess the value of ecosystem diversity maintenance of Shandong’s marine protected areas. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 36(11):3321-332. (In Chinese with English abstract)