Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute;
260 West Donggang Road,
Lanzhou, Gansu, China, 730000
Xin Li was born in Gansu province, China, in 1969. He received the B.S. degree (1992) in GIS and Cartography from Nanjing University, and the Ph. D. degree in 1998, from the Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Science (CAREERI, CAS). His areas of research include the four-dimensional data assimilation, spatial analysis and modeling, GIS and remote sensing applications for cryosphere, hydrology and water resources.