Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability
Research Fellow, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Hongbo Yang was a PhD student in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and the Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability who graduated in May 2018. His broad research interest was in the field of sustainability science. His PhD research focused on integrating techniques from multiple disciplines (e.g., environmental economics, remote sensing and system modeling) to study complex effects of telecoupling processes (e.g., payment for ecosystem services programs, tourism and labor migration) on the coupled human and nature systems of Wolong Nature Reserve.