Chunlin Song is a Ph.D. candidate at the Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences and the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. He studied Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering at Sichuan University from 2009 to 2013. After that, he joined the Chengdu-based Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences as a graduate student and majored in physical geography.
His research interests including hydrological and biogeochemical processes of permafrost rivers and streams, anthropogenic and natural controls on the riverine export of carbon, greenhouse gases emissions of aquatic systems, and aged carbon export of permafrost watersheds. His doctoral work is mainly about riverine carbon transport and hydrological processes of the Tibetan Plateau rivers and streams, especially for Yangtze River headwaters. He was a visiting PhD student at Yale University from November 2017 to January 2019.