<img src="http://www.ncyu.edu.tw/files/site_content/biors/1_1.jpg" style="width:50%"/> <font size="5em">Cheng-Tao Lin</font> <a href="https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2857-1625" target="orcid.widget" rel="noopener noreferrer" style="vertical-align:top;"><img src="https://orcid.org/sites/default/files/images/orcid_16x16.png" style="width:1em;margin-right:.5em;" alt="ORCID iD icon">orcid.org/0000-0003-2857-1625</a> ### Education and qualification [Ph.D., School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University](http://www.fo.ntu.edu.tw) ### Work experiences [Postdoctoral Fellow, Biodiversity Research Center, National Taiwan University](http://www.brc.ntu.edu.tw) [Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University](http://www.fo.ntu.edu.tw) ### Services Supervisor of [Environmental Protection Division](https://www.ncyu.edu.tw/epg_eng), National Chiayi University ### Research fields Plant ecology, Vegetation ecology, Species distribution models, Assessment on climate change impacts, Ecoinformatics/Biodiversity informatics ### Information of Lab **Lab**:Vegetation Ecology and Spatial Information **Location**:A24-201, Biological Building Tel:05-2717829 Fax:05-2717816 E-mail: mutolisp@mail.ncyu.edu.tw Lab webpage: http://mutolisp.tw Course discussion platform:http://ncyubrd.slack.com Social media portal: [facebook](https://www.facebook.com/chengtao.brd) ### Research Topics The main research topics of our lab are vegetation ecology and spatial patterns, such as vegetation classification, species distribution, especially focusing on the coniferous and herbaceous vegetation in alpine and high-mountain habitats. ### Courses Biology, Ecology (II), Vegetation Ecology, Environmental Education, Ecoinformatics, Fundamental of Geographic Information Systems #### Research Papers (* Corresponding author) 1. Chu-Chia Kuo, Yea-Chen Liu, Yu Su, Ho-Yih Liu, **Cheng-Tao Lin***(2022) Responses of alpine summit vegetation under climate change in the transition zone between subtropical and tropical humid environment. *Scientific Reports*, 12:13352. [DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-17682-2](https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-17682-2) (SCI) 2. Chiu, Ching-An, Hsy-Yu Tzeng, **Cheng-Tao Lin**, Kun-Cheng Chang, and Min-Chun Liao (2022). Spatial distribution and climate warming impact on *Abies kawakamii* forest on a subtropical island. *Plants*, 11(10):1346. [DOI: 10.3390/plants11101346](http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/plants11101346) (SCI) 3. Ching-An Chiu, Tetsuya Matsui, Nobuyuki Tanaka, **Cheng-Tao Lin*** (2021) Exploring the potential distribution of relic *Trochodendron aralioides*: An approach using open-access resources and free software. *Forests*, 12(12):1749. [DOI: 10.3390/f12121749](https://doi.org/10.3390/f12121749) (SCI) 4. Chu-Chia Kuo, Yu Su, Ho-Yih Liu, **Cheng-Tao Lin*** (2021) Assessment of climate change effects on alpine summit vegetation in the transition of tropical to subtropical humid climate. *Plant Ecology*, 222:933–951. [DOI: 10.1007/s11258-021-01152-2](https://doi.org/10.1007/s11258-021-01152-2) (SCI) 5. **Cheng-Tao Lin**, Ching-An Chiu (2020) A Comparison of predictor selection procedures in species distribution modeling: a case study of Fagus hayatae. CERNE, 26(2):172–182 (SCI) 6. Pin-Yuan Chen, **Cheng-Tao Lin**, Rita S. W. Yam & Hsiao-Wei Yuan* (2020) Influences of Physical Vegetation Management on Odonata Abundance in Urbanized Ecosystem: a Case Study in Northern Taiwan. Wetlands, 40:2061–2070 [DOI: 10.1007/s13157-020-01314-4](https://doi.org/10.1007/s13157-020-01314-4) (SCI) 7. Fu-Hsiung Hsu*, **Cheng-Tao Lin**, Chun-Fen Kuo (2019) Review of Vertebrate Research and Species Checklists in Yushan National Park, Taiwan, from 1982 to 2018. National Park Journal 29(2):1–27 (In Chinese) [article download](https://np.cpami.gov.tw/filesys/dl/type3/189/2919_60f9e61c295e0c3f2735f41c9617fdc7.pdf) 8. **Cheng-Tao Lin**, Ching-An Chiu* (2018) The Relic *Trochodendron aralioides* Siebold & Zucc. (Trochodendraceae) in Taiwan: ensemble distribution modeling and climate change impacts. *Forests* 10(1): 7. [DOI: 10.3390/f10010007](https://doi.org/10.3390/f10010007) (SCI) 9. **Cheng-Tao Lin**, Kuo-Fang Chung* (2017) Phylogenetic classification of seed plants of Taiwan. *Botanical Studies* 58:52. [DOI: 10.1186/s40529-017-0206-6](https://doi.org/10.1186/s40529-017-0206-6) (SCI) 10. Wei-Chih Lin, Yu-Pin Lin, Wan-Yu Lien, Yung-Chieh Wang, **Cheng-Tao Lin**, Chyi-Rong Chiou, Johnathen Anthony, Neville D. Crossman (2014) Expansion of protected areas under climate change: An example of mountainous tree species in Taiwan. *Forests* 5(11): 2882–2904. [DOI: 10.3390/f5112882](http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/f5112882) (SCI) 11. **Cheng-Tao Lin**, Tzu-Ying Chen, Chang-Fu Hsieh, Chyi-Rong Chiou (2014) Abiotic factors and *Yushania* influences on *Abies* forest composition in Taiwan. *Taiwania* 59(3):247–261. [DOI: 10.6165/tai.2014.59.247](http://dx.doi.org/10.6165/tai.2014.59.247]) 12. Katsuhiro Nakao, Motoki Higa, Ikutaro Tsuyama, **Cheng-Tao Lin**, Shih-To Sun, Jian-Rong Lin, Chyi-Rong Chiou, Tzu-Ying Chen, Tetsuya Matsui, Nobuyuki Tanaka (2014) Changes in the potential habitats of 10 dominant evergreen broad-leaved tree species in the Taiwan-Japan archipelago. *Plant Ecology* 215:639–650. [DOI: 10.1007/s11258-014-0329-8](https://doi.org/10.1007/s11258-014-0329-8 ) (SCI) 13. Cindy Q. Tang, Chyi-Rong Chiou, **Cheng-Tao Lin**, Jian-Rong Lin, Chang-Fu Hsieh, Jian-Wei Tang, Wen-Hua Su, Xiuli Hou (2013) Plant diversity patterns in subtropical evergreen broad-leaved forests of Yunnan and Taiwan. *Ecological Research* 28(1):81–92. [DOI: 10.1007/s11284-012-1002-0](https://doi.org/10.1007/s11284-012-1002-0) (SCI) 14. **Cheng-Tao Lin**, Ching-Feng Li, David Zelený, Milan Chytrý, Yukito Nakamura, Ming-Yih Chen, Tze-Ying Chen, Yue-Joe Hsia, Chang-Fu Hsieh, Ho-Yih Liu, Jenn-Che Wang, Sheng-Zehn Yang, Ching-Long Yeh, Chyi-Rong Chiou (2012) Classification of the high-mountain coniferous forests in Taiwan. *Folia Geobotanica* 9(47):373–401. [DOI: 10.1007/s12224-012-9128-y](https://doi.org/10.1007/s12224-012-9128-y) (SCI) #### Conference papers 1. **Cheng-Tao Lin** (2017) Open source species checklist generator — checklister。Annual meeting of Taiwan Plant Systematic Society and Plant Diversity and Systematics Symposium 2. **Cheng-Tao Lin**; Shih-To Sun, Katsuhiro Nakao, Motoki Higa, Ikutaro Tsuyama,Tzu-Ying Chen, Tetsuya Matsui, Nobuyuki Tanaka, Chyi-Rong Chiou (2012) Predicting potential habitats of Fagus hayatae in East Asia at last glacial maximum, present and 2080s. In Proceedings of the 55th Symposium of the International Association for Vegetation Science. 2. **Cheng-Tao Lin**, Ching-Feng Li, David Zelený, Milan Chytrý, Yukito Nakamura, Ming-Yih Chen, Tze-Ying Chen, Yue-Joe Hsia, Chang-Fu Hsieh, Ho-Yih Liu, Jenn-Che Wang, Sheng-Zehn Yang, Ching-Long Yeh, Chyi-Rong Chiou (2010) Classification of the high-mountain coniferous forests vegetation of Taiwan. In Proceedings of the 53rd Symposium of the International Association for Vegetation Science. 4. **Cheng-Tao Lin**, Chyi-Rong Chiou, Guo-Zhang M. Song (2008) The effects of species dominance on species distribution modelling. In: Mucina, L. et al. (eds). Frontiers of Vegetation Science—An Evolutionary Angle, p. 103. Keith Phillips Images, Somerset West. ### Books 1. Editorial Committee of the Red List of Taiwan Plants (2017) The Red List of Vascular Plants of Taiwan, 2017. Endemic Species Research Institute, Forestry Bureau, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan and Taiwan Society of Plant Systematics 2. Cheng-Tao Lin (2017) The Plant Illustrated Book of Penghu Southern Islands. ### Applications and Software 1. Cheng-Tao Lin (2018) Checklister—a cross-platform species checklist generator. URL: https://github.com/TaiBON/checklister [DOI:10.5281/zenodo.1493694](http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1493694) 2. Cheng-Tao Lin (2018) seqParser: R package for DNA sequence parsing. URL: https://github.com/mutolisp/seqParser [DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1493692](http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1493692) 3. Cheng-Tao Lin (2018) QGIS template for diplaying species distribution by horizontal and vertical view in Taiwan. URL: https://github.com/mutolisp/distrmap_tw.qgis. [DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1493690](http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1493690) ### Research Projects 1. Investigation and monitoring high mountain grassland ecosystem in Taiwan (2019–2021) Forest Bureau, Council of Agriculture 2. Planning of National Biodiversity Monitoring and Reporting System—terrestrial (2015–2017) Forest Bureau, Council of Agriculture 3. Study of Succession of Penghu Southern Islands (2015) Marine National Park Headquarters ###### tags: `mutolisp` `resume` `ncyu`