National Field Research Station of Agro-ecosystem in Hailun (Hailun station), Chinese Academy of Sciences, located in Hailun city, Heilongjiang province (47°126′N, 126°38′S), was established in 1978, briefly named Hailun Agro-ecosystem Station. The main research fields at that time were the optimal management of agriculture and advanced technology utilization in agricultural production. Chinese ecosystem research network (CERN) established in 1988 selected Hailun station as one of its components. The objective of Hailun station was to study the agro-ecosystem and sustainable development of agriculture in black soil zone in Northeast China. Also, Hailun station was considered as one of components, when national field research net was built in 2005. Since then, Hailun station was formally named National Field Research Station of Agro-ecosystem in Hailun.
Research topics: structure and function of farmland ecosystem in Songnen Plain and demonstration of sustainable agriculture.
Affiliated Institute: Northeast Institute of Geography and Agricultural Ecology, CAS
Director: HAN Xiaozeng