Shen Yuling was a post-doctoral research fellow at the Centre for East and Southeast Asian Studies, Lund University between December 2008 and March 2009. She received a PhD in Geography at Department of Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in 2007. She received her Master degree in Physical Geography in Xinjiang Institute of Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1988, and since then she is a research fellow working in the institute. Her research interests are water and land management in Xinjiang, China. During 2004-2007 she took part in the research project of Norway Research Council, NFR-number 161570/V10: ‘Harvest from wasteland. Land, people and water management reforms in the dryland of Xinjiang.’
Shen Yuling. 2007. The Water Dragon King – Water and Land Management in Xinjiang, China. Thesis for the degree philosophy doctor at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology Management, Department of Geography.
Lein, H. & Shen Yuling. 2006. The disappearance of the Karez in Turfan. Report from the project ‘Harvest from wasteland. Land, people and water management reforms in the dryland of Xinjiang.’ Acta Geographica-Trondheim, Serie A, Nr.15. NTNU Innovation and Creativity.
Shen Yuling & Lein, H. 2005. Land and water resources management problems in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. Norwegian Journal of Geography 59: 3, 237–245.
Shen Yuling. 2003. Problems of irrigation agriculture in Xinjiang, China. Arid Land Geography 26 Supp. 209–213.
Fan Zili, Xia Xuncheng, Shen Yuling, Alishir.Kurban, Wang Ranghui, Li Shengyu, Ma Yingjun. 2002. Utilization of water resources, ecological balance and land desertification in the Tarim Basin, Xinjiang. Science in China Series D (Earth Science). 45 Supp.1 102–108.
Shen Yuling. 1998. The problem about planting rice to amelioration saline soil in Aksu region, Xinjiang, China. [Xinjiang Aksu diqu zhongdao gailiang yanzitu wenti.] Arid Zone Research [Ganhanqu yanjiu.] 15 (3). 56–59. (in Chinese)
Shen Yuling. 1998. Land resources and current land use in Turfan oasis. [Turfan luzhou tudi ziyuan jiqi liyong.] In: Huang Wenfang (ed.) Oasis development and eco-environment construction. [Luzhou fazhan yu shengtai huanjing jianshe.] 51–54. Xinjiang Science and Hygiene Press. Urumqi. (in Chinese)
Shen Yuling. 1998. Land type and land resources evaluation in Turfan Basin. [Turfan pendi de tudi leixing yu luzhou tudi ziyuan pingjia.] In: Huang Wenfang (ed.) Oasis development and eco-environment construction. [Luzhou fazhan yu shengtai huanjing jianshe.] 119–130. Xinjiang Science and Hygiene Press. Urumqi. (in Chinese)
Shen Yuling. 1995. The problems on the development of Turfan oasis agriculture. [Turfan luzhou nongye fazhan zhong de wenti jiqi duice.] In: Arid resources, environment and oasis study. [Ganhanqu ziyuan, huanjing yu luzhou janjiu.] 254–258. Chinese Science Press. (in Chinese)
Shen Yuling. 1994. A discussion on the concept of oasis. [Luzhou gainian xiaoyi.] Arid Land Geography [Ganhanqu dili.]17(2), 70–73. (in Chinese)
Shen Yuling. 1993. Land types and their rational utilization in the Yanqi Basin, Xinjiang. Chinese Journal of Arid Land Research 6 (4). 309–316.