125a T.P. Cooper Building
Lexington, KY 40546-0073
zhijie.yang@uky.edu

Title of Dissertation

The influence of disturbance and soil warming on forest soil carbon cycle.


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)

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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