Yang, Wen

Member Profile

Center for Ecosystem Science and Society (Ecoss)
Northern Arizona University
P.O. Box 5620
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
Room 107, Science Lab Facility Building (#17)
Phone: (928) 310-5468
E-mail: wenyang@snnu.edu.cn

Education:

2010.9-2015.6 Ph.D., Ecology, School of Life Science, Nanjing University, China

2006.9-2010.6 Bachelor, Ecology, Chemistry and Biology Science College, Three Gorges University, China

Working Experience:

2017.7-Present Associate professor, Ecology, School of Life Science, Shaanxi Normal University, China

2015.7-2017.6 Postdoctoral fellow, Ecology, School of Life Science, Nanjing University, China

Research Interest:

Coastal wetlands

Plant invasion

Soil carbon and nitrogen sequestration and turnover

Soil microbial diversity

Research Projects:

2017-2018 National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant no. 31600427). The impacts of Spartina alterniflora invasion on soil organic carbon and nitrogen pools and its mechanism of soil microbial ecology in a coastal wetland of eastern China. Principal Investigator

2016-2017 China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (grant no. 2016M590440). The impacts of Spartina alterniflora invasion on soil microbial diversity in a coastal wetland of eastern China. Principal Investigator

2018-2019 The Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities of Shaanxi Normal University. The effects of natural Quercus wutaishanica forest restoration on soil organic carbon and nitrogen pools in Ziwuling of Loess Plateau,Northwest China. Principal Investigator

2013-2017 National Basic Research Program of China (973) (grant no. 2013CB430400). The influence of coastal reclamation on wetland ecosystem service function and sustainable utilization of wetland resources. Important participant

Publications: (* corresponding author)

1. Yang, W., Yan, Y.E., Jiang, F., Leng, X*., Cheng, X.L*., An, S.Q. Response of the soil microbial community composition and biomass to a short-term Spartina alterniflora invasion in a coastal wetland of eastern China. Plant and Soil, 2016, 408, 443-456.

2. Yang, W., Jeelani, N., Leng, X*., Cheng, X.L*., An, S.Q. Spartina alterniflora invasion alters soil microbial community composition and microbial respiration following invasion chronosequence in a coastal wetland of China. Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, 26880; doi: 10.1038/srep26880.

3. Yang, W., Qiao, Y.J., Li, N., Zhao, H., Yang, R., Leng, X.*., Cheng X.L*., An, S.Q. Seawall construction alters soil carbon and nitrogen dynamics and soil microbial biomass in an invasive Spartina alterniflora salt marsh in eastern China. Applied Soil Ecology, 2017, 110, 1-11.

4. Yang, W., Zhao, H., Leng, X*., Cheng, X.L*., An, S.Q. Soil organic carbon and nitrogen dynamics following Spartina alterniflora invasion in a coastal wetland of eastern China. Catena, 2017, 156, 281-289.

5. Yang W., Zhao H., Chen X.L., Yin S.L., Cheng X.L*., An S.Q. Consequences of short-term C4 plant Spartina alterniflora invasions for soil organic carbon dynamics in a coastal wetland of Eastern China. Ecological Engineering, 2013, 61, 50-57.

6. Yang W., An S.Q., Zhao H., Fang S.B., Xia L., Xiao Y., Qiao Y.J., Cheng X.L*. Labile and recalcitrant soil carbon and nitrogen pools in tidal salt marshes of Eastern Chinese coast as affected by short-term C4 plant Spartina alterniflora invasion. Clean-Soil, Air, Water, 2015, 43, 872-880.

7. Yang, W., An, S.Q., Zhao, H., Xu, L.Q., Qiao, Y.J., Cheng, X.L*. Impacts of Spartina alterniflora invasion on soil organic carbon and nitrogen pools sizes, stability, and turnover in a coastal salt marsh of eastern China. Ecological Engineering, 2016, 86, 174-182.

8. Yang, W., Li, N., Leng, X*., Qiao, Y.J., Cheng, X.L*., An, S.Q. The impact of sea embankment reclamation on soil organic carbon and nitrogen pools in invasive Spartina alterniflora and native Suaeda salsa salt marshes in eastern China. Ecological Engineering, 2016, 97, 582-592.

9. Xia, L., Zhao, H., Yang, W*., An, S.Q*. Genetic diversity, ecotype hybrid, and mixture of invasive Spartina alterniflora Loisel in coastal China. Clean-Soil, Air, Water, 2015, 43 (12), 1672-1681.

10. Zhao, H., Yang, W., Xia, L., Qiao, Y.J., Xiao, Y., Cheng, X.L*., An, S.Q*. Nitrogen-enriched eutrophication promotes the invasion of Spartina alterniflora in coastal China. Clean-Soil, Air, Water, 2015, 43 (2), 244-250.

11. Xia, L., Yang, W., Zhao, H., Xiao, Y., Qing, H., Zhou, C.F., An, S.Q*. High soil sulfur promotes invasion of exotic Spartina alterniflora into native Phragmites australis marsh. Clean-Soil, Air, Water, 2015, 43 (12), 1666-1671.

12. Zhao, H., Yang, W., Fang, C., Qiao, Y.J., Xiao, Y., Cheng, X.L*., An, S.Q*. Effects of tidewater and crab burrowing on H2S emission and sulfur storage in Spartina alterniflora marsh. Clean-Soil, Air, Water 43, 2015, (12), 1682-1688.

13. Li, N., Yang, W., Fang, S.B., Li, X.H., Liu, Z.C., Leng, X*., An, S.Q. Dispersal of invasive Phytolacca americana seeds by birds in an urban garden in China. Integrative Zoology, 2017, 12, 26-31.

14. Xu, L.Q., Yang, W., Jiang, F., Qiao, Y.J., Yan, Y.E., An, S.Q., Leng, X*. Effects of reclamation on heavy metal pollution in a coastal wetland reserve. Journal of Coastal Conservation, 2016, DOI 10.1007/s11852-016-0438-8.

15. Li, N., Yang, W., Xu, L.Q., Jia, X.B., An, S.Q., Fang, S.B*.Two comparative approaches to identify the conservation priority areas impacted by heavy metals on Yellow Sea coasts. Journal of Coastal Conservation, 2017, DOI 10.1007/s11852-016-0488-y.

16. Jeelani, N., Yang, W., Xu, L.Q., Qiao, Y.J., An, S.Q., Leng, X. Phytoremediation potential of Acorus calamus in soils cocontaminated with cadmium and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Scientific Reports, 7, 8028, DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-07831-3.

17. Qiao, Y.J., Yang, W., Zhao, Y.X., Jeelani, N., Xu, L.Q., Zhao, H., Zhang, Y.N., An, S.Q., Leng, X*. How Spartina alterniflora adapts to a new environment mcreated by embankment reclamation through C-N-P stoichiometry in the coastal wetlands of eastern China. Marine and Freshwater Research, 2018, DOI 10.1071/MF17374.

18. Xiao, Y., Zhao, H., Yang, W., Qing, H., Zhou, C.F., Tang, J.B., An, S.Q*. Variations in growth, clonal and sexual reproduction of Spartina alterniflora responding to changes in clonal integration and sand burial. Clean-Soil, Air, Water, 2015, 43 (7), 1100-1106.

19. Zhou, L.Y., Yin, S.L., An, S.Q., Yang, W., Deng, Q., Xie, D., Ji, H.T., Ouyang, Y., Cheng, X.L*. Spartina alterniflora invasion alters carbon exchange and soil organic carbon in eastern salt marsh of China. Clean-Soil, Air, Water, 2015, 43 (4), 569-576.

20. Yan, F., Li, N., Yang, W., Qiao, Y.J., An, S.Q. Effect of reclamation on wetland waterbird populations, behaviors and habitats. Chinese Journal of Ecology, 2017, 36 (7), 1-7.

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