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• Ph.D. in Ecology at Colorado State University, May 2010. Dissertation title: Long-term Analysis and Appropriate Metrics of Climate Change in Mongolia
• MSc. in Renewable Energy, University of Oldenburg, 1999. Thesis title: Biogas Production Technology for Organic Wastes
• BSc. in Chemical Technology, Mongolian State University, 1995
• Foreign Languages: Mongolian-native, English-fluent, Russian-working knowledge

PUBLICATIONS
Peer-reviewed papers and proceedings:
Fernández-Giménez, M.E., N.H. Venable, J.P. Angerer, S.R. Fassnacht, R.S. Reid, and Kh. Jamyansharav. 2017. Invited review: Exploring linked ecological and cultural tipping points in Mongolia. Anthropocene 17: 46-69. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213305417300061
Daniel R. Schlaepfer, John B. Bradford, William K. Lauenroth, Seth M. Munson, Britta Tietjen, Sonia A. Hall, Scott D. Wilson, Michael C. Duniway, Gensuo Jia, David A. Pyke, Ariuntsetseg Lkhagva, Khishigbayar Jamiyansharav, 2017. Climate change reduces extent of temperate drylands and intensifies drought in deep soils. Nat. Commun. 8, 14196 doi: 10.1038/ncomms14196 Available at: http://rdcu.be/oVcj
Jamiyansharav K., M. Fernandez-Gimenez, Jay P. Angerer, R.S. Reid, J. Chantsallkham, Ya. Baasandorj, and D. Zumberelmaa, 2014. Mongolian Rangelands at a Tipping Point? Biomass and Cover are Stable but Composition Shifts and Richness Declines after 20 Years of Grazing and Increasing Temperatures. Journal of Arid Environments 115 (2015), 100-112. doi:10.1016/j.jaridenv.2015.01.007
Jamiyansharav K., Dennis Ojima, Roger A. Pielke Sr., W. Parton, J. Morgan, A. Beltrán-Przekurat, D. LeCain, and D. Smith, 2010. Seasonal and Interannual Variability in Surface Energy Partitioning and Vegetation Cover with Grazing at Shortgrass Steppe. Journal of Arid Environments 75 (2011), 360-370.
Ya. Baasandorj, J. Khishigbayar, M.E. Fernandez-Gimenez, J.Tsogtbaatar, R.Delgertsetseg, J. Chantsallkham, 2015. Changes in Soil Properties along Grazing Gradients in the Mountain and Forest Steppe, Steppe and Desert Steppe Zones of Mongolia. In (Fernandez-Gimenez ME, Batkhishig B, Fassnacht SR, Wilson D, eds.) Proceedings of Building Resilience of Mongolian Rangelands: A Trans-disciplinary Research Conference, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia, June 9-10, 2015, pp 48-53.
Robin S. Reid, Chantsallkham Jamsranjav, María E. FernándezGiménez, Jay Angerer, Altanzul Tsevlee, Baasandorj Yadambaatar, Khishigbayar Jamiyansharav, Tungalag Ulambayar, 2015. Do formal, community-based institutions improve rangeland vegetation and soils in Mongolia more than informal, traditional institutions? In (Fernandez-Gimenez ME, Batkhishig B, Fassnacht SR, Wilson D, eds.) Proceedings of Building Resilience of Mongolian Rangelands: A Trans-disciplinary Research Conference, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia, June 9-10, 2015, pp 122-128.
Melinda J. Laituri, Sophia Linn, Steven R. Fassnacht, Niah Venable, Khishigbayar Jamiyansharav, Tungalag Ulambayar, Arren Mendezona Allegretti, Robin Reid, Maria Fernandez-Gimenez, 2015. The MOR2 Database: Building integrated datasets for social-ecological analysis across cultures and disciplines. In (Fernandez-Gimenez ME, Batkhishig B, Fassnacht SR, Wilson D, eds.) Proceedings of Building Resilience of Mongolian Rangelands: A Trans-disciplinary Research Conference, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia, June 9-10, 2015, pp 209-215.
Arren Mendezona Allegretti, Melinda Laituri, Batbuyan Batjav, Batkhishig Baival, Khishigbayar Jamiyansharav, 2015. Participatory Mapping and Herders’ Local Knowledge on Mongolia’s Landscapes and Socio-ecological Boundaries. In (Fernandez-Gimenez ME, Batkhishig B, Fassnacht SR, Wilson D, eds.) Proceedings of Building Resilience of Mongolian Rangelands: A Trans-disciplinary Research Conference, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia, June 9-10, 2015, pp 222-227.
Angerer J.P., J.K. Kretzschmar, J. Chantsallkham, K. Jamiyansharav, R. Reid, M.E. Fernández-Giménez, 2015. Time Series Analysis of Satellite Greenness Indices for
Assessing Vegetation Response to Community Based Rangeland Management. In (Fernandez-Gimenez ME, Batkhishig B, Fassnacht SR, Wilson D, eds.) Proceedings of Building Resilience of Mongolian Rangelands: A Trans-disciplinary Research Conference, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia, June 9-10, 2015, pp 128-135.
Fassnacht, S.R., N.B.H. Venable, K. Jamiyansharav, and M.L. Cherry, 2013. The Probability of Precipitation as Snow Derived from Daily Air Temperature for High Elevation Areas of Colorado, United States. Cold and Mountain Region Hydrological Systems Under Climate Change: Towards Improved Projections (Proceedings of symposium H02, IAHS-IAPSO-IASPEI Assembly, Gothenburg, Sweden, July 2013) IAHS, 360, 65-70.

Books, chapters and dissertation
Jamiyansharav K., B. Batkhishig, Ya. Jargal, D. Pagmajav, N. Batsaikhan, and G. Damba. 2013. My Homeland’s People, Nature and Climate. Interpress printing. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, pp.160.
Jamiyansharav K. 2010. Long-term Analysis and Appropriate Metrics of Climate Change in Mongolia. Doctoral dissertation. Graduate Degree Program in Ecology. Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO.
Jamiyansharav K., D.S. Ojima and R.A. Pielke Sr., 2006. Exposure Characteristics of the Mongolian Weather Stations. Colorado State University. Atmospheric Science Department blue book. Paper No 779.
Jamiyansharav K., 2002. Development of Renewable Energy in Mongolia. pp: 201-210. In eds. Anand Shukla, Ani Misra and Mazharul Islam. Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development. Bibliotheks- und Informationssystem der Carl von Ossietzky Universitaet Oldenburg. Oldenburg, Germany. 269p.
Jamiyansharav K., 1999. Biogas Production Technology for Organic Wastes. Master’s thesis. Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg. Oldenburg, Germany.

Oral and poster presentations
Britta Tietjen, John B. Bradford, Michael C. Duniway, Sonia A. Hall, Tamara Hochstrasser, Khishigbayar Jamiyansharav, Gensuo Jia, Ariuntsetseg Lkhagva, William K. Lauenroth, Seth M. Munson, David A. Pyke, Daniel R. Schlaep‐ fer, Scott D. Wilson, Aug.31-Sept.4, 2015. Climate change induced vegetation shifts in global temperate drylands ‐ do they mitigate or intensify water losses from the ecosystem? Oral presentation at vegetation ecology of Drylands session of Ecological Society of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland 45th annual meeting, Goettingen, Germany
Daniel R. Schlaepfer, John B. Bradford, Mike C. Duniway, Sonja A. Hall, Khishigbayar Jamiyansharav , Gensuo Jia, William K. Lauenroth, Ariuntsetseg Lkhagva, Seth M. Munson, David A. Pyke, Britta Tietjen, Scott D. Wilson, Aug.31-Sept.4, 2015, Global temperate drylands will respond to climate change on average with more wet days and longer ecological droughts. Oral presentation at vegetation ecology of Drylands session of Ecological Society of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland 45th annual meeting, Goettingen, Germany
Fernandez-Gimenez, M.E., A. Allegretti, J. Angerer, B. Batbuyan, B. Batkhishig, A. Byambatseren, J. Chantsallkham, S.R. Fassnacht, J. Khishigbayar, M. Laituri, R.S. Reid, S. Tumenjargal, J. Thompson, U. Tungalag, and N. Venable, 2014. Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity: Lessons from Pastoral Social-Ecological Systems of Mongolia. Oral presentation at the Annual Society for Rangeland Management meeting, Orlando, FL.
Robin S. Reid, María E. Fernández-Giménez, Chantsallkham Jamsranjav, Jay Angerer, Altanzul Tsevlee, Baasandorj Yadambaatar, Khishigbayar Jamiyansharav, 2014. Do community-based institutions sustain grasslands in Mongolia? Oral presentation at Ecological Society of America annual meeting.
Jamiyansharav K., M. Fernandez-Gimenez, R.S. Reid, and J. Chantsallkham. 2013. Influence of Community-based Management and Relative Grazing Pressure on Above-ground Biomass in Mongolian Ecoregions. Poster presentation at Society for Range Management 66th Annual meeting, Oklahoma, USA
Fernandez-Gimenez, M.E., A. Allegretti, J. Angerer, B. Batbuyan, B. Batkhishig, J. Chantsalkham, S.R. Fassnacht, J. Khishigbayar, M. Laituri, S. Linn, R.S. Reid, J. Thompson, U.Tungalag, and N. Venable. 2012. Do community-based institutions build resilience to climate change in Mongolia? Poster presentation at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 7, 2012, San Francisco, CA
Jamiyansharav K., D.S. Ojima, R.A. Pielke Sr., W. Parton, J. Morgan and A. Beltrán-Przekurat, Aug.27-29.2007. Seasonal and inter- annual variability in surface energy partitioning in Short grass steppe depending on the vegetation cover. Presentation for the NSF Funded Workshop on “Detecting the Atmospheric Response to the Changing Face of the Earth: A Focus on Human-Caused Regional Climate Forcings, Land-Cover/Land-Use Change, and Data Monitoring” Boulder, CO.
Jamiyansharav K., D.S. Ojima, R.A. Pielke Sr., W. Parton and J. Morgan, 2007. Shortgrass steppe surface energy budgets. Poster presentation for the 13th Annual Front Range Student Ecology Symposium.
Jamiyansharav K., D.S. Ojima and R.A. Pielke Sr., 2006. Exposure characteristics of the Mongolian GCON weather stations. Oral presentation for the 12th Annual Front Range Student Ecology Symposium.