Li, Dejun

Member Profile

Dejun Li

Postdoc fellow in Global Change Ecology
Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology,
The University of Oklahoma
101 David L Boren BLVD, Norman, OK 73019-5300
Phone: +1-405-325-6519; email: dejun.li@ou.edu or DejunL@gmail.com


EDUCATION

Jul 2007 Ph.D. in Environmental Science (Supervisor: Prof. Xinming Wang)
Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Jul 2004 M.S. in Ecology (Supervisor: Prof. Jiangming Mo)
South China Botanic Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Jun 2001 B.S. in Biology
Hunan University of Science and Technology, China

EMPLOYMENT

April 2011 to present, Postdoc fellow, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology, University of Oklahoma, USA;
Jun 2009 - Mar 2011, Postdoc fellow, School of Biosystems Engineering, University College Dublin, Ireland;
Aug 2007 – Jun 2009, Research assistant Professor, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND AFFILIATION

2011 to present, Editor of Nature-Scientific Reports (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Section);
2012 – 2013, Guest editor of JGR-Biogeosciences for the special issue “Model-experiment integration: Current practices and future challenges”;
2011 to present, member of Ecological Society of America (ESA);
2012 to present, member of American Geophysical Union (AGU);
2011 to present, member of Sino-Ecologists Association Overseas (Sino-Eco);

Journal Reviewer: Global Change Biology, Ecosystems, Biogeochemistry, European Journal of Soil Science, Journal of Soils and Sediments, Scientific Reports, Mathematical Modelling and Analysis, Acta Ecologica Sinica.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

I am broadly interested in the interactions between carbon/nitrogen cycling in terrestrial ecosystems and global environmental changes using approaches including experiment, ecological model and data synthesis.

Papers published or to be submitted


1. DJ Li, R Kelly, ES Weng, XM Hu, SF Hu, YQ Luo, Shifting fire regimes drive millennium-scale forest carbon dynamics in Alaska, to be submitted.
2. DJ Li, C Schadel, R Conant, JZ Zhou, YQ Luo, Temperature sensitivity of soil organic carbon decomposition increases with recalcitrance: Results from an analysis with data assimilation, to be submitted.
3. DJ Li, G Lanigan, C Watson, K Richard, M Yan, N Holden, J Humphreys, A review of nitrous oxide mitigation by farm N management in temperate grassland-based agriculture, Journal of Environmental Management, in revision.
4.Dejun Li, Xuhui Zhou, Liyou Wu, Jizhong Zhou, Yiqi Luo, Contrasting responses of heterotrophic and autotrophic respiration to experimental warming in a winter annual-dominated prairie, Global Change Biology, 2013, accepted.
5. DJ Li, SL Niu, YQ Luo, 2012, Global patterns of dynamics of soil carbon and nitrogen stocks following afforestation: a meta-analysis, New Phytologist, 195, 172-181.
6. DJ Li, 2013, Emissions of NO and NH3 from a typical vegetable-land soil after the application of chemical N fertilizers in the Pearl River Delta, Plos One, 10.1371/journal.pone.0059360.
7. DJ Li, G Lanigan, J Humphreys, 2011, Measured and simulated nitrous oxide emissions from ryegrass- and ryegrass/white clover-based grasslands in a moist temperate climate. Plos One, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026176.
8. DJ Li, XM Wang, 2009, Nitric oxide emissions following wetting of dry soil in subtropical humid forests, Pedosphere, 19, 692-699.
9. DJ Li, XM Wang, JM Mo, GY Sheng, JM Fu, 2007, Soil nitric oxide emissions from two subtropical humid forests in south China, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, D23302, doi:10.1029/2007JD008680.
10. DJ Li, XM Wang, 2007, Nitric oxide emission from a typical vegetable field in the Pearl River Delta, China, Atmospheric Environment, 41, 9498-9505. 
11. DJ Li, XM Wang, 2008, Nitrogen isotopic signature of soil released nitric oxide (NO) after fertilizer application, Atmospheric Environment, 42, 4747-4754.
12. DJ Li, XM Wang, GY Sheng, JM Mo, JM Fu, 2008, Soil nitric oxide emissions after nitrogen and phosphorus additions in two subtropical humid forests, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, D16301, doi:10.1029/2007JD009375.
13. Mo JM, DJ Li, 2008, Response of seedling growth of two tropical tree species to nitrogen deposition in southern China, European Journal of Forest Research, DOI 10.1007/s10342-008-0203-0.
14. Luo, Y. Q., Randerson, J., Abramowitz, G., Bacour, C., Blyth, E., Carvalhais, N., Ciais, P., Dalmonech, D., Fisher, J., Fisher, R., Friedlingstein, P., Hibbard, K., Hoffman, F., Huntzinger, D., Jones, C. D., Koven, C., Lawrence, D., Li, D. J., Mahecha, M., Niu, S. L., Norby, R., Piao, S. L., Qi, X., Peylin, P., Prentice, I. C., Riley, W., Reichstein, M., Schwalm, C., Wang, Y. P., Xia, J. Y., Zaehle, S., and Zhou, X. H.: A framework of benchmarking land models, Biogeosciences, 9, 3857-3874, 2012.
15. Wu T, Wang X, DJ Li, Yi Z, 2010, Emission of volatile organic sulfur compounds (VOSCs) during aerobic decomposition of food wastes. Atmospheric Environment, 44(39), 5065-5071.
16. Wu T, XM Wang, DJ Li, GY Sheng and JM Fu, 2008, Determination of trace volatile fatty acids in ambient air by capillary gas chromatography-mass spectrometry in SIM mode, International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 88, 15, 1107 -1115.
17. Mo JM, B Sandra, JH Xue, YT Fang, Z Li, DJ Li, SF Dong. Response of nutrient dynamics of decomposing pine (Pinus massoniana) needles to simulated N deposition in a disturbed and a rehabilitated forest in tropical China. Ecological Research, 2007, 22 (4): 649-658.
18. Mo JM, W Zhang, W Zhu, YT Fang, DJ Li, P Zhao, 2007, Response of soil respiration to simulated N deposition in a disturbed and a rehabilitated tropical forest in southern China. Plant and Soil, 296 (1): 125-135. DOI 10.1007/s11104-007-9303-8.
19. Mo JM, W Zhang, W Zhu, P Gundersen, YT Fang, DJ Li, H Wang, 2007, Nitrogen addition reduces soil respiration in a mature tropical forest in southern China, Global Change Biology, 14, 1-10.
20. Zhang W, JM Mo, GR Yu, YT Fang, DJ Li, XK Lu, H Wang. Emissions of nitrous oxide from three tropical forests in southern China in response to simulated nitrogen deposition. Plant and Soil. 2008, DOI:10.1007/s11104-008-9575-7.
21. Lu XK, JM Mo, P Gundersern, WX Zhu, GY Zhou, DJ Li, X Zhang, 2009, Effects of Simulated N Deposition on Soil Exchangeable Cations in Three Forest Land-Use Types in Subtropical China, Pedosphere, 19, 189-198.
22. Li DJ, Mo JM, Fang YT, Peng SL, Per Gundersen. Impacts of nitrogen deposition on forest plants. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 23, 1891-1900, 2003.
23. Li DJ, Mo JM, Fang YT, Cai X, Xue JH, Xu GL. Effects of simulated nitrogen deposition on growth and photosynthes is of Schima superba, Castanopsis chinensis and Cryptocarya concinna seedlings. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 24, 876-882, 2004.
24. Li DJ, Mo JM, Fang YT, Jiang YQ. Ecophysiological responses of woody plants to elevated nitrogen deposition. Journal of Tropical and Subtropical Botany, 12, 482-488, 2004.
25. Li DJ, Mo JM, Fang YT, Xue JH. Study on availability of micronutrients in soils under three different forestsof Dinghushan Nuture Reserve. Guihaia, 24, 529-534, 2004.
26. Li DJ, Mo JM, Fang YT. Effects of simulated nitrogen deposition on biomass production and allocation in schima superba and cryptocaryaconcinna seedlings in subtropical china. Acta Phytoecologica Sinica, 29, 543-549, 2005.
27. Li DJ, Mo JM, Peng SL, Fang YT. Effects of simulated nitrogen deposition on elemental concentration s of Schima superba and Cryptocarya concinna seedlings in subtropical China. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 25, 2165-2172, 2005.
28. Lu XK, JM Mo, P Gundersern, WX Zhu, GY Zhou, DJ Li, X Zhang, 2009, Effects of Simulated N Deposition on Soil Exchangeable Cations in Three Forest Land-Use Types in Subtropical China, Pedosphere, 19, 189-198.
29. Fang YT, Mo JM, Peng SL, Li DJ. Role of forest succession on carbon sequestration of forestecosystems in lower subtropical China. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 23, 1685-1694, 2003.
30. Fang YT, Mo JM, Zhou GY, Per Gundersen, Li DJ, Jiang YQ. The short-term responses of soilavailable nitrogen of Dinghushan forests to simulated N deposition in subtropical China. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 24, 2353-2359, 2004.
31. Fang YT, Mo JM, Per Gundersen, Zhou GY, Li DJ. Nitrogen transformations in forest soils and its responses to atmospheric nitrogen deposition: a review. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 24, 1523-1531, 2004.
32. Fang YT, Mo JM, Sandra Brown, Zhou GY, Zhang QM, Li DJ. Storage and distribution of soil organic carbon in Dinghushan Biosphere Reserve. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 24, 135-142, 2004.
33. Fang YT, Mo JM, Li DJ, Cao YS. Dynamics of energy distribution and its production of a Pi nus massoni a na community in Dinghushan Biosphere Reserve. Guihaia, 25, 26-32, 2004.
34. Fang YT, Mo JM, Jiang YQ, Li DJ, Per Gundersen. Acidity and inorganic nitrogen concentrations in soil solution in short-term response to N addition in subtropical forests. Journal of tropical and subtropical botany, 13, 123-129, 2005.
35. Mo JM, Fang YT, Li DJ, Lin E, Li Y. The short-term responses of soil CO2 emission and CH4 uptake to simulated N deposition in nursery and forests of Dinghushan in subtropical China. Guihaia, 26,142-147, 2006.
36. Xu GL, Mo JM, Zhou GY, Xue JH, Li DJ. Responses of soil fauna community to simulated N deposition. Ecology and Environment, 13, 487-492, 2004.
37. Xu GL, Mo JM, Sandra Brown, Li DJ. Effects of simulated N deposition on soil fauna. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 24, 2245-2251, 2004.
38. Xue JH, Mo JM, Li J, Li DJ. The short-term response 0f soil microorganism number to simulated nitrogen deposition, Guihaia, 27(2), 174-179, 2007.
39. Xue JH, Mo JM, Li J, Fang YT, Li DJ. Effects of nitrogen deposition on ectomycorrhizal fungi. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 24, 1785-1792, 2004.
40. Mo JM, Fang YT, Xu GL, Li DJ, Xue JH. The short-term responses of soil CO2 emission and CH4 uptake to simulated N deposition in nursery and forests of Dinghushan in subtropical China. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 25, 682-690, 2005.
41. Lu XK, Mo JM, Li DJ, Zhang Wei, Fang YT, Effects of simulated N deposition on the photosynthetic and physiologic characteristics of dominant understorey plants in Dinghushan Mountain of subtropical China, Journal of Beijing Forestry University, 29 (6), 1-9, 2007.
42. Lu XK, Mo JM, Peng SL, Fang YT, Li DJ. Effects of simulated N deposition on free amino acids and soluble protein of three dominant understory species in a monsoon evergreen broad-leaved forest of subtropical China. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 26, 743-753, 2006.
43. Peng SJ, Ouyang XJ, Li DJ, Yi ZG, Metal elements in TSP from ambient air of different ceramic workshops in Foshan, Earth and Environment, 35, 65-68, 2007.
44. Wang QY, Ding X, Li DJ, Wang XM, Dtermination of trifluoroacetic acid in water samples by gas chromatograph-mass spectrometry, Chinese Journal of Analysis Laboratory, 28, 68-71, 2009.

Talks/Posters in Conferences

1. DJ Li, R Kelly, FS Hu, YQ Luo, Impacts of shifting fire regime on ecosystem carbon storage capacity in the interior Alaskan forests, San Francisco, AGU Fall meeting, Dec 3-7 2012 (oral).
2. DJ Li, C Schadel, R Conant, JZ Zhou, YQ Luo, data-model fusion technique to evaluate the temperature sensitivity of SOC decomposition, Portland, ESA 97th annual meeting, Aug 5-10, 2012 (oral).
3. DJ Li, G Lanigan, J Humphreys, Use of white clover to lower soil N2O emissions from temperate moist grassland, Oral presentation at the ‘Nitrogen & Global Change’ conference, Edinburgh, UK, April 11-14, 2011 (oral).
4. DJ Li, G Lanigan, J Humphreys, Use of white clover to lower soil N2O emissions from temperate moist grassland, Oral presentation at the ‘Agricultural Research Forum conference, Tullamore, Ireland, March 14-15, 2011 (oral).
5. DJ Li, M Necpalova, K McNamara, G Lanigan, J Humphreys, N flow in clover based dairy production systems, Poster for the conference ‘Forage Legumes in Temperate Pasture-Based Systems’, Cork, Ireland, Oct 15-16 2009.
6. DJ Li, Wang XM, Soil nitric oxide emissions from forests and vegetable fields in the Pearl River Delta, Poster for the conference ‘Climate and Environment in the Pearl River Delta City Cluster’, Guangzhou, Jan 7-9 2008.
7. DJ Li, JM Mo, YT Fang, X Cai, JH Xue, GL Xu, Responses of Schima superba and Cryptocarya concinna seedlings to simulated nitrogen deposition in subtropical China, Abstract for the conference ‘The 3rd International Nitrogen Conference’, Nanjiang, Oct 12-16 2004.

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