Sun, Honglie
Chinese Academy of Sciences -52, Sanlihe-Beijing 100864-China
Phone: (+86 10)6255-2012(Home);
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Born in Henan, China on 2 January 1932. B.Sc., 1954, Dept of Soil Sciences and Agricultural Chemistry, Beijing Agricultural Uni.; M.Sc. (Pedology), 1960, Shenyang Institute of Forestry and Soil Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Deputy Head of Earth Science Division, CAS, 1996 to date; Chief Scientist, Tibetan Plateau Research Program of CAS, 1973 to date; Member of the Board of Governors, International Center for Integrated Mountain Development, 1994 to data; Member, Earth Council, 1993 to data; Member, Executive Committee of CODATA, 1997 to data.

Research on the soil and land use in the areas of Loess Plateau, Northeast & Southwest China, 1950-1996, in Tibet Plateau and Himalayas, 1973 to data; Visiting Scholar, Institute of Alpine and Arctic Research, Colorado Univ., Boulder, USA, 1981-1982; Vice-President, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1984-1992; Director, Commission for Integrated Survey of Natural Resources (CISNAR), CAS, 1983-1994; Vice-Present, International Council of Scientific Unions, 1993-1996.

Award: Special Prize, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1986;
First Prize of National Awards in Natural Science, 1987;
Chen Jiageng Science Award (Geo-Sciences), 1989.
Research Area: Soil geography and land use.