Zhang Xinshi

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Zhang Xinshi (Chinese: 张新时; June 30, 1934 – September 24, 2020) was a Chinese plant ecologist.[1] He was the founder of China's vegetation ecology and international information ecology. He created China's first laboratory of quantitative vegetation ecology.[1]

He was a member of the 8th, 9th and 10th Standing Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.[1] In 1991, he became a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Zhang was born in Kaifeng, Henan.

Zhang died on September 24, 2020 in Seattle, Washington at the age of 86.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lin Weiqi (林玮琪), ed. (26 September 2020). 中国科学院院士、著名植物生态学家张新时逝世 享年86岁. Beijing News (in Chinese). Retrieved 29 September 2020.
  2. 两位院士先后逝世. sina (in Chinese). 27 September 2020. Retrieved 29 September 2020.