Niu, Shuli

Contact Information

Department of Botany and Microbiology
The University of Oklahoma
Mail Address: 770 van vleet oval,
Norman , OK 73019, United States
Tel: 1-405-325-8578
Fax: 1-405-325-7619

E-mail Address: niushuli@ou.edu

Member Profile

SHULI NIU
Department of Botany and Microbiology
University of Oklahoma
101 David L. Boren Blvd., Norman, OK 73019, USA
Phone: 405-325-8578, Fax: 405-325-7619, Email: sniu@ou.edu

Research Areas
 Global ecology
 Ecosystem ecology
 Plant ecophysiology
 Global change and biogeochemistry
Education
Ph.D. in Plant Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). 2001-2004
MS. in Agronomy, Henan Agriculture University, China. 1998-2001
B.S. Agronomy, Henan Agriculture University, China. 1994-1998

Academic appointments
2012.3- , Research Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma
2008.9-2012.2, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Oklahoma
2007.7-2008.8, Associate Professor, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2004.7-2007.6, Assistant Professor, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences


Publications
53. Xu, X, R. Sherry, S. Niu, Y. Luo. 2012. Long-term experimental warming decreased labile soil organic carbon in a tallgrass prairie. Plant and Soil. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-012-1265-9.
52. Zhang, L., D. Guo, S. Niu, C. Wang, C. Shao, L. Li. 2012. Effects of mowing on methane uptake in a semiarid grassland in northern China. PlosONE. 2012;7(4):e35952.
51. Li, D., S. Niu, Y. Luo. 2012. Global patterns of dynamics of soil carbon ntirogen stocks following afforestation: a meta-analysis. New Phytologist. 195: 172–181.
50. Song, B., S. Niu, Z. Zhang, H. Yang, L. Li, S. Wan. 2012. Light and heavy fractions of soil organic matter in response to climate warming and increased precipitation in a temperate steppe. PlosONE. 7(3): e33217.
49. Niu, S., Y. Luo, S.Fei,w.Yuan, D. Schimel. BE. Law, C. Ammann, M. A.Arain, A. Arneth, M. Aubinet, A. Barr, J. Beringer, C. Bernhofer, T. A. Black, N. Buchmann, A. Cescatti, J. Chen, K.J. Davis, E. Dellwik, A. R. Desai, S. Etzold, L. Francois, D. Gianelle, B. Gielen, A. Goldstein, M.Groenendijk, L. Gu, N. Hanan, C. Helfter, T. Hirano, D. Y. Hollinger, M. B. Jones, G.Kiely, T. E Kolb, W. L. Kutsch, P.Lafleur, D. M. Lawrence, L. Li, A. Lindroth, M. Litvak, D.Loustau, M. Lund, M.Marek, T. A. Martin, G. Matteucci, M. Migliavacca, L.Montagnani, E. Moors, J. W. Munger, A. Noormets, W. Oechel, J. Olejnik, K. Tha Paw U, K. Pilegaard, S. Rambal, A. Raschi, R. L. Scott, G.Seufert, D. Spano, P.Stoy, M. A. Sutton, A.Varlagin, T. Vesala, E.Weng, G. Wohlfahrt, B. Yang, Z. Zhang, X. Zhou. 2012. Thermal optimality of net ecosystem exchange of carbon dioxide and underlying mechanisms. New Phytologist. 194:775–783.
48.Xu, X., S. Niu, R. Sherry, X. Zhou., Y. Luo. 2012. Belowground net primary production and biomass partitioning in response to climate warming and clipping. Global Change Biology. 18:1648–1656.
47. Yuan W., Y. Luo, S. Liang, G. Yu, S. Niu, P. Stoy, J. Chen, A. R. Desai, A. Lindroth, C. M. Gough, R. Ceulemans, A. Arain, C. Bernhofer, B. Cook, D. R. Cook, D. Dragoni, B. Gielen, I. Janssens, B. Longdoz, H. Liu, M. Lund, G. Matteucci, E. Moors, R. L. Scott, G. Seufert, and R. Varner. 2011. Thermal adaptation of net ecosystem exchange. Biogeosciences, 8, 1–11.
46. Niu S, Y Luo, S Fei, L Montagnani, G Bohrer, IA Janssens, B Gielen, S RambalL, E Moors, G Matteucci. 2011. Seasonal hysteresis of net ecosystem exchange in response to temperature change: patterns and causes. Global Change Biology, 17, 3102–3114.
45. Niu, S., Z. Zhang, J. Xia, X. Zhou, B. Song, L. Li and S. Wan. 2011. Water use efficiency in response to climate change -from leaf to ecosystem in a temperate steppe. Global Change Biology. 17: 1073-1082.
44. Luo, Y., J. Melillo, S. Niu, C. Beier, J.S. Clark, A.T. Classen, E. Davidson, J.S. Dukes, R. D. Evans, C.B. Field, C.I. Czimczik, M. Keller, B.A. Kimball, L.M. Kueppers, R. J. Norby, S.L. Pelini, E. Pendall, E. Rastetter, J. Six, M. Smith, M.Tjoelker, M. S. Torn. 2010. Coordinated Approaches to quantify long-term ecosystem dynamics in response to global change. Global Change Biology, 17:843-854.
43. Niu, S., R. Sherry, X. Zhou, S. Wan, Y. Luo. 2010. Nitrogen regulation of the climate-carbon feedback: evidence from a long-term global change experiment. Ecology. 91: 3261:3273.
42. Wu, M., S. Niu, S. Wan. 2010. Contrasting effects of clipping and nutrient addition on reproductive traits of Heteropappus altaicus at the individual and population levels. Ecological Research. 25: 867-874.
41. Niu, S., M. Wu, Y. Han, J. Xia, Z. Zhang, H. Yang, and S. Wan. 2010. Nitrogen effects on net ecosystem carbon exchange in a temperate steppe. Global Change Biology 16: 144-155.
40. Bai, W., S. Wan, S. Niu, W. Liu, Q. Chen, Q. Wang, W. Zhang, X. Han, and L. Li. 2010. Increased temperature and precipitation interact to affect root production, mortality, and turnover in a temperate steppe: Implications for ecosystem C cycling. Global Change Biology DOI: 16, 1306–1316.
39. Cheng, X., Y. Luo, B. Su, X. Zhou, S. Niu, R. Sherry, E. Weng, Q. Zhang. 2010. Experimental warming and clipping altered litter carbon and nitrogen dynamics in a tallgrass prairie. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 138 (3-4), 206-213
38. Niu, S., H. Yang, Z. Zhang, M. Wu, Q. Lu, L. Li, X. Han, S. Wan. 2009. Non-additive effects of water and nitrogen addition on ecosystem carbon exchange in a temperate steppe. Ecosystems 12: 915-926.
37. Wan, S., J. Xia, W. Liu, and S. Niu. 2009. Photosynthetic over-compensation under nocturnal warming enhances grassland carbon sequestration. Ecology 90: 2700-2710
36. Xia, J., S. Niu, and S. Wan. 2009. Response of ecosystem carbon exchange to warming and nitrogen addition during two hydrologically contrasting growing seasons in a temperate steppe. Global Change Biology 15: 1544-1556.
35. Niu, S., M. Wu, Y. Han, J. Xia, L. Li, S. Wan. 2008. Water-mediated responses of ecosystem C fluxes to climatic change in a temperate steppe. New Phytologist 177: 209-219.
34. Niu, S., W. Liu, and S. Wan. 2008. Different growth responses of C3 and C4 grasses to seasonal water and nitrogen regimes and competition in a pot experiment. Journal of Experimental Botany 59: 1431-1439.
33. Niu, S. and S. Wan. 2008. Warming changes species competitive hierarchy in a temperate steppe of northern China. Journal of Plant Ecology 1: 103-110.
32. Niu, S., Z. Li, J. Xia, Y. Han, M. Wu, and S. Wan. 2008. Climatic warming changes plant photosynthesis and its temperature dependence in a temperate steppe of northern China. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 63: 91-101.
31. Yuan, Z., W. Liu, S. Niu, and S. Wan. 2007. Plant nitrogen dynamics and nitrogen-use strategies under altered nitrogen seasonality and competition. Annals of Botany 100: 821-830
30. Zhang, Y., S. Niu, W. Xu, Y. Han. 2008. Species-specific response of photosynthesis to burning and nitrogen fertilization. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 50: 565-574. (Corresponding author)
29. Niu, S., H. Guo, K. Ma, S. Wan. 2007. Field Facilities in global warming and terrestrial ecosystem research. Journal of Plant Ecology (Chinese Version) 31: 262-271. (in Chinese with English abstract).
28. Peng, Y. G. Jiang, X. Liu, S. Niu, M. Liu, D.K. Biswas. 2007. Photosynthesis, transpiration and water use efficiency of four plant species with grazing intensities in Hunshandak Sandland, China. Journal of Arid Environments 70 (2), 304-315
27. Li, Y., G. Jiang, M. Liu, S. Niu, L.Gao, X. Cao. 2007. Photosynthetic response to precipitation/rainfall in predominant tree (Ulmus pumila) seedlings in Hunshandak Sandland, China. Photosynthetica 45 (1), 133-138
26. Perig, Y., G. Jiang, X. Liu, S. Niu, M. Liu, D.K. Biswas. 2007. Photosynthesis, transpiration and water use efficiency of four plant species with grazing intensities in Hunshandak Sandland, China. Journal of arid environments 70 (2), 304-315
25. Niu, S., Y. Zhang, Z. Yuan, W. Liu, J. Huang, and S. Wan. 2006. Effects of interspecific competition and nitrogen seasonality on the photosynthetic characteristics of C3 and C4 grasses. Environmental and Experimental Botany 57: 270-277.
24. Niu, S., G. Jiang, S. Wan, Y. Li, L. Gao, M. Liu. 2006. A sand-fixing pioneer C3 species in sandland displays characteristics of C4 metabolism. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 57: 123-130.
23. Cui, H., G. Jiang, S. Niu, C. Jiang, M. Liu, S. Yu, L. Gao. 2006. Ecophysiological Response of Plants to Combined Pollution from Heavy‐duty Vehicles and Industrial Emissions in Higher Humidity. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 48 (12), 1391-1400.
22. Ding, L., K. Wang, G. Jiang, Y. Li, C. Jiang, M. Liu, S. Liu, Y. Peng. 2006. Diurnal variation of gas exchange, chlorophyll fluorescence, and xanthophyll cycle components of maize hybrids released in different years. Photosynthetica 44 (1), 26-31
21. Niu, S., Z.Yuan, W. Liu, Y. Zhang, L. Zhang, J. Huang, S.Wan. 2005. Photosynthetic responses of C3 and C4 species to seasonal water variability and competition. Journal of Experimental Botany 56: 2867-2876.
20. Niu, S., G. Jiang, S. Wan, M. Liu, Y. Li, L. Gao. 2005. Ecophysiological acclimation to different soil moistures in plants from a semi arid sandland. Journal of Arid Environment. 63(2): 353-365.
19. Ding, L., K. Wang, G. Jiang, M. Liu, S. Niu, L. Gao. 2005. Post-anthesis changes in photosynthetic traits of maize hybrids released in different years. Field crops research 93 (1), 108-115.
18. Peng, Y., G. Jiang, M. Liu, S. Niu, S. Yu, D.K. Biswas, Q. Zhang, X. Shi, Q. Yang. 2005. Potentials for combating desertification in Hunshandak Sandland through nature reserve. Environmental management 35 (4), 453-460
17. Niu, S., G. Jiang, L. Gao, Y. Li, M. Liu. 2004. Gas exchange and chlorophyll fluorescence response to simulated rainfall in Hedysarum fruticosum. Photosynthetica. 42(1):1-6.
16. Niu, S., G. Jiang, L. Gao, Y. Li, H. Cui, Y. Peng. 2004. Comparison of ecophysiological responses to simulated precipitation between a typical shrub and grass coexisted in sanddune of Hunshandak Sandland. Journal of Integrative Biology 46 (10) 1170-1177.
15. Niu, S., G. Jiang, L. Gao, Y. Li, M. Liu. 2004. Ecophysiological comparisons of three plant functional types in Hunshandak Sandland. Acta Ecologica Sinica 25: 699-704.
14. Niu, S., G. Jiang, Y. Li. 2004. Environmental regulation of C3 and C4 photosynthetic types. Acta Ecologica Sinica. 24(2):308-314. (in Chinese with English abstract).
13. Niu, S., G. Jiang. 2004. Review on the status and ecophysiological research of legumes in Chinese grassland. Chinese Bulletin of Botany 21(1): 9-18. (in Chinese with English abstract).
12. Niu, S., G. Jiang. 2004. Function of artificial grassland in restoration of degraded natural grassland and its reseach advances. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology. 15:1662-1666 (in Chinese with English abstract).
11. Liu, M., G. Jiang, Y. Li, L. Gao, S. Niu. 2004 . C ontrol of sandstorms in Inner Mongolia, China . Environmental Conservation , 31 : 269-273
10. Cui, H., G. Jiang, S. Niu, Y. Li, C. Jiang, M. Liu, L. Gao. 2004. Gas exchanges of an endangered species Syringa pinnatifolia and a widespread congener S. oblata. Photosynthetica 42 (4), 529-534.
9. Li, Y. L. Li, G. Jiang, S. Niu, M. Liu, L. Gao, Y. Peng, C. Jiang. 2004.Traits of chlorophyll fluorescence in 99 plant species from the sparse-elm grassland in Hunshandak Sandland. Photosynthetica 42 (2), 243-249
8. Niu, S., G. Jiang, Y. Li, L. Gao, M. Liu, Y. Peng, L.Ding. 2003. Comparison of photosynthetic traits between two typical shrubs: legume and non-legume in Hunshandak Sandland. Photosynthetica. 41 (1): 111-116.
7. Niu, S., G. Jiang, Y. Li, L. Gao, M. Liu. 2003. Diurnal gas exchange and superior resources use efficiency of typical C4 species in Hunshandak Sandland, China. Photosynthetica. 41(2):221-226.
6. Niu, S., G. Jiang, L. Gao, Y. Li, M. Liu. 2003. Comparison of gas exchange traits of different plant species in Hunshandak Sandland. Acta Phytoecologica Sinica (3): 318-324.
5. Liu, M., G. Jiang, Y. Li, S. Niu, L. Gao. 2003. Leaf osmotic potentials of 104 plant species in relationship to habitats and plant functional types (PFTs) in Hunshandak Sandland, Inner Mongolia , China . Trees , 17(6): 554 ~560
4. Liu, M., G. Jiang, S. Niu, Y. Li, L. Gao, L. Ding, Y. Peng. 2003. Photosynthetic response to soil water contents of an annual pioneer C4 grass ( Agriophyllum squarrosum ) in Hunshandak Sandland , China . Photosynthetica.41 (2), 293-296.
3. Liu, M., G. Jiang, Y. Li, S. Niu, L. Gao, H. Cui, L. Ding. 2003. Gas exchange, photochemical efficiency and leaf water potential in three Salix species. Photosynthetica , 41(3): 393-398
2. Li, Y., G. Jiang, S. Niu, M. Liu, Y. Peng, S. Yu, L. Gao. 2003. Gas exchange and water use efficiency of three native tree species in Hunshandak Sandland of China . Photosynthetica 41(2): 227-296.
1. Niu, S., G. Jiang. 2003. Physiological response of legumes to doubled CO2. Acta Phytoecologica Sinica. (6): 844-850. (in Chinese with English abstract).

Workshop/conferences attended
1. Oral presentation at Poznan University of Life Science: “Climate warming and terrestrial ecosystem carbon sequestration” (Pozman, Poland, April 30, 2012)
2. Poster presentation at 2012 EGU meeting: “State changes in terrestrial ecosystem carbon cycling after recovering from disturbance” (Vienna, Austria, April 23-27, 2012)
3. Oral presentation at DOE workshop "Threshold responses of belowground carbon processes in response to precipitation change" (DC, March 13-15, 2012)
4. Poster presentation at Climat Carbon-NIMBioS Investigative Workshop "State changes in terrestrial ecosystem carbon cycling after recovering from disturbance" (Knoxville, Tennessee, February 13-15, 2012)
5. Oral presentation at 96th ESA (Ecological Society of American) meeting: “C3 & C4 species composition determines ecosystem response to climate warming” (Austin, Aug 8-Aug 12, 2011)
6. Poster presentation at RCN: INTERFACE workshop: “Thermal optimality of net ecosystem exchange of carbon dioxide” (Captiva Island, Florida, February 28- March2, 2011).
7. Poster presentation at AmeriFlux Science Meeting & 3rd NACP conference: “Temperature acclimation and adaptation of net ecosystem exchange of carbon dioxide” (New Orleans, LA, January 31-February 4, 2011).
8. Oral presentation at 95th ESA meeting: “C3-C4 composition regulates the response of grassland carbon and water fluxes to climate warming” (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Aug 1-6, 2010).
9. Poster presentation at 2009 AGU fall meeting: “Nitrogen regulation of the climate –carbon feedback-evidence from a long term global change experiment” (San Francisco, California, December 13-17, 2009).
10. Oral presentation at 92th ESA meeting: “Day and night warming differentially affect ecosystem carbon and water fluxes in a temperate steppe” (San Jose, California, Aug 3-8, 2007).
11. Oral presentation at 92th ESA meeting: “Global response patterns of terrestrial plant species to nitrogen addition: A meta-analysis” (San Jose, California, Aug 3-8, 2007).

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