University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

ZHIJIE YANG

PhD student

Suraj UpadhayaTitle of Dissertation:
The influence of disturbance and soil warming on forest soil carbon cycle.

Address:
214 T.P. Cooper building (office 125a)
730 Rose Street
Lexington, KY 40546-0073

Email: zhijie.yang@uky.edu

Research Interests:
The effect of forest management and land use change on carbon cycle and soil methane uptake.  Litterfall decomposition feedback to the Emerald ash borer invasion.

Supervisor's/Advisor's names:
Mary Arthur

Publications (* corresponding author)

  1. Guang-Shui Chen, Zhi-Jie Yang, Ren Gao, Jin-Sheng Xie, Jian-Fen Guo, Zhi-Qun Huang, Yu-Sheng Yang*. Carbon storage in a chronosequence of Chinese fir plantations in southern China. Forest Ecology and Management. 2013, 300: 68-76
  2. Jinsheng Xie, Jianfen Guo, Zhijie Yang, Zhiqun Huang, Guangshui Chen, Yu sheng Yang*. Rapid accumulation of carbon on severely eroded red soils through afforestation in subtropical China. Forest Ecology and Management. 2013, 300: 53-59
  3. Liu XF, Yang ZJ, Xie JS, Yi LM, Zhong XJ, Yang YS. Effects of Forest Conversion on CH4 Oxidation Rates in Mid-Subtropics.Scientia Silvae Sinicae, 2012,48(1): 7-12.
  4. Chen CQ, Yang ZJ, Xie JS, Liu XF, Zhong XJ .Seasonal variations of soil CH4 uptake rate in Castanopsis carlesii forest in mid-subtropical China. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, 2012,23(1): 17-22
  5. Liu Q, Yang ZJ*, He XD, Wang C, Chen GS, Huan JX. Seasonal Dynamic and Impacts of Coarse Woody Debris Respiration in Mid-subtropical Evergreen Broad-leaved Forest. Acta Ecologica Sinica. 2012,32(10):(DOI: 10. 5846 / stxb201104250543)(correspond author)
  6. Wang C, Huang QB, Yang ZJ*, Huang R, Chen GS, Yang YS. Analysis of Vertical Profiles Soil CO2 Efflux in Cunninghamia lanceolata Plantation. 2011,34(10):5711-5719.
  7. Wang C, Yang ZJ*, Huang L, Liu Q, Yang YS. Content and Distribution of Soil Organic Carbon in Economic Plantation of Mid-subtropical China. Journal of Subtropical Resources and Environment, 2011, 6(2):36-41.
  8. Wang C, Yang ZJ*, Chen GS, Fan YX, Liu Q, Tian H. Soil respiration and its regulating factors of Phyllostachys edulis forest in Wan mulin natural reserve. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, 2011, 22(5): 1212-1218
  9. Sheng H, Yang YS*, Yang ZJ, Chen GS, Xie JS. The dynamic response of soil respiration to land-use changes in subtropical China. Global Change Biology, 2010, 16: 1107–1121
  10. Yang ZJ, Cui JC, Xie JS, Chen GS, Effects of Land Use /Cover Change on Soil Properties in Mid-subtropical Mountainous Area of Southern China. Scientia Geographica Sinica, 2010,30(3):475-480.
  11. Yang ZJ, Chen GS, Xie JS, Yang YS. Litter fall production and carbon return in Cunninghamia lanceolata, Schima superba, and their mixed plantations. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, 2010,21(9): 2235-2240.
  12. Sheng H, Li X, Yang ZJ, Xie JS, Chen GS, Yang YS. Impact of L and Use /Cover Change on Soil CO2 Efflux in Mid-subtropical Mountainous Area of Southern China. Scientia Geographica Sinica, 2010,30(3):446-451.
  13. He XD, Yang ZJ, Guo JF, Chen GS, Ma SG, Zhang B. Composition and Storage of Woody Debris in Mid-subtropical Evergreen Broad-leaved Forest in Wanmulin Nature Reserve. Journal of Subtropical Resources and Environment, 2010, 5(2):46-52.
  14. Wang C, Yang ZJ*, Chen GS, Yang YS. Research on the Flux of Carbon Dioxide in Soil Vertical Profile. Journal of Subtropical Resources and Environment, 2010, 5(4):85-92.
  15. Liu XF, Yang ZJ, Xie JS, Yi LM, Yang YS. Effects of Environmental Change on the Oxidation of Methane in Forest Soils. Journal of Subtropical Resources and Environmen, 2010, 5(4):78-84.
  16. Yang ZJ, Zou SQ, Huang SD, Yang SH. Analysis of the dynamics of soil respiration of Castanea henryi plantation and its major factors.Subtropical Agriculture Research, 2009,5(4):271-275.
  17. Yang ZJ, Chen GS, Huang SD, Sheng H, Yang YS. Diurnal Variation in Soil Respiration under Diferent Types of Land Use in a mid-subtropical Mountainous Area of Southern China. Journal of Subtropical Resources and Environment, 2009, 4(2):39-46.