Jiang, Jiang

Member Profile

Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology
University of Oklahoma
101 David L. Boren BLVD
Norman, OK 73019
Email: ecologyjiang@gmail.com
Websites: https://ecomodeller.wordpress.com


RESEARCH INTERESTS
Theoretical ecology, Landscape ecology, Global change, plant-soil feedback, Earth system models


EDUCATION
2007-12 PhD Biology, Department of Biology, University of Miami, USA
2004-07 MS Environmental Science, Nanjing Forestry University, China
2000-04 BS Forestry, Zhejiang Agricultural and Forestry University, China


EXPERIENCE
2014-15 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, USA
2012-14 Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS), University of Tennessee, USA
2010-now Associate Faculty Member for Faculty of 1000, Theoretical Ecology Section


AWARDS
2014 Best paper in Theoretical Ecology from the Ecological Society of America
2012 Modelling Complex Ecological Dynamics (MCED) Award for innovative contribution to Ecological Modelling. The Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GfÖ);
Travel Grant from Faculty of 1000
2011 Outstanding graduate student paper from University of Miami;
Kushlan Graduate Research Award from University of Miami


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(1) Zhai L, Jiang J, Sternberg LSL. Prediction of plant vulnerability to salinity increase in a coastal ecosystem by stable isotopic composition (δ18O) of plant stem water: a model study. Ecosystem (accepted)
(2) Jiang J, DeAngelis DL, Teh SY, Wang H, Krauss K, Li H, Smith T, Koh HL. 2015. Defining the next generation modeling of coastal ecotone dynamics in response to global change. Ecological Modelling. (doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.04.013, a special issues on “Next generation modelling”)
(3) Jiang J, Fuller D, Teh SY, Zhai L, Koh HL, DeAngelis DL, Sternberg LDL. Bistability of mangrove forests and competition with freshwater plants. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.04.013, a special issue on “Carbon in mangrove forest”)
(4) Moore JAM, Jiang J, Post WM, Classen AT. 2015. Decomposition by ectomycorrhizal fungi alters soil carbon storage in a simulation model. Ecosphere. 6(3):29.
(5) Du X, Peng F, Jiang J, Tan P, Wu Z, Liang Y, Zhong Z. Inorganic nitrogen fertilizers induce changes in annonium assimilation and gas exchange in Camellia sinensis L. Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry.
(6) Jiang J, DeAngelis DL, Anderson GH, Smith TJ. 2014a. Analysis and simulation of propagule dispersal and salinity intrusion from storm surge on the movement of marsh-mangrove ecotone in south Florida. Estuaries and Coasts. 37(1): 24-35.
(7) Jiang J, DeAngelis DL, Zhang B, Cohen JE. 2014b. Population age and initial density in a patchy environment affect the occurrence of abrupt transitions in a birth-and-death model of Taylor’s law. Ecological Modelling, 289: 59-65.
(8) Li H, Shen W, Zou C, Jiang J, Fu L, She G. 2013. Spatio-temporal variability of soil moisture and its effect on vegetation in a desertified Aeolian riparian ecotone on the Tibetan Plateau, China. Journal of Hydrology. 479: 215-225.
(9) Jiang J, DeAngelis DL 2013. Strong species-environment feedback shapes plant community assembly along environmental gradients. Ecology and Evolution. 3(12): 4119-4128.
* 2014 Best paper in Theoretical Ecology from ESA
* Selected as “Recommended” paper by Faculty of 1000
(10) Jiang J, DeAngelis DL, Smith TJ, Teh SY, Koh HL. 2012a. Spatial pattern formation of coastal vegetation in response to external gradients and positive feedbacks affecting soil porewater salinity: a model study. Landscape Ecology. 27: 109-119.
* Press release in Eurekalert and SciendeDaily
(11) Jiang J, Gao D, DeAngelis DL. 2012b. Towards a theory of ecotone resilience: Coastal vegetation on a salinity gradient. Theoretical Population Biology. 82: 27-37.
(12) Shen W, Li H, Sun M, Jiang J. 2012. Dynamics of Aeolian sandy land in the Yarlung Zangbo River basin of Tibet, China from 1975 to 2008. Global and Planetary Change. 86: 37-44.
(13) Trexler JC, DeAngelis DL, Jiang J. 2011. Community assembly and mode of reproduction: predicting the distribution of livebearing fishes. In : Evans JP, Pilastro A, and Schlupp I. (eds), Ecology and Evolution of Poeciliid Fishes. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, pp. 95-108.
(14) Saha AK, Saha S, Sadle J, Jiang J, Ross MS, Price RM, Sternberg LO, Wendelberger KS. 2011. Sea level rise and South Florida coastal forests. Climatic Change, 107: 81-108.
(15) DeAngelis DL, Koslow JM, Jiang J, Ruan S. 2008. Host mating system and the spread of a disease-resistant allele in a population. Theoretical Population Biology 74: 191-198.

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