Our publications in peer-reivewed journals, books, and scientific reports (Group members in bold).


Journal Articles
  • Ping J, Zhou J, Huang K, Sun X, Sun H, Xia J. 2021. Modeling the typhoon disturbance effect on ecosystem carbon storage dynamics inn a subtropical forest of China’s coastal region. Ecological Modellinng (In press)
  • Zhou J, Chen S, Yan L, Wang J, Jiang M, Liang J, Zhang X, Xia J. 2021. A comparison of linear conventional and nonliear microbial models for simulating pulse dynamics of soil heterotrophic respiration in a semi-arid grassland. Journal of Geoghysical Research - Biogeosciecnes (In press)
  • Lu R, Qiao Y, Wang J, Zhu C, Cui E, Xu X, He Y, Zhao Z, Du Y, Yan L, Shen G, Yang Q, Wang X, Xia J. 2021. The U-shaped pattern of size-dependent mortality and its correlated factors in a subtropical monsoon evergreen forest. Journal of Ecology (In press) [Link]
  • Zhang X, Wang Y-P, Rayner PJ, Ciais P, Huang K, Luo Y, Piao S, Wang Z, Xia J, Zhao W, Zheng X, Tian J, Zhang Y. 2021. A small climate-amplifying effect of climate-carbon cycle feedback. Nature Communications (accepted)
  • Zhou J, Xia J, Wei N, Liu Y, Bian C, Bai Y, Luo Y. 2021. A traceability analysis system for model evaluation on land carbon dynamics. Ecological Processes 10, 12 [Link]
  • Sun B, Yan L, Jiang M, Li X, Han G, Xia J. 2021. Reduced magnitude and shifted seasonality of CO2 sink by experimental warming in a coastal wetland. Ecology 102, e03236 [Link] [Highlighted as the cover paper in Bulletin of ESA; https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/bes2.1819]

  • Xia J, Wang J, Niu S. 2020. Research challenges and opportunities for using big data in global change biology. Global Change Biology 26, 6040-6061 [Link] [Video Abstract by GCB: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUvPZy_uY4I]
  • Cui E, Weng E, Yan E, Xia J. 2020. Robust leaf trait relationships across species under global environmental changes. Nature Communications 11, 2999 [PDF] [Link] [Recommended by Faculty Opinion: https://doi.org/10.3410/f.738138851.793577898]
  • Zhu C, Xia J. 2020. Nonlinear increase of vegetation carbon storage in aging forests and its implications for Earth system models. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems (JAMES) 12, e2020MS002304 [Featured as the cover paper: https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/jame.20915]
  • Zhu C, Cui E, Xia J. 2020. Both day and night warming reduce tree growth in extremely dry soils. Environmental Research Letters 15, 094074 [Link]
  • Cui E, Bian C, Luo Y, Niu S, Wang YP, Xia J. 2020. Spatially asynchronous changes in strength and stability of terrestrial net ecosystem productivity. Biogeosciences 17, 6237-6246 [Discussion]
  • Li Z, Ahlstrom A, Tian F, Gartner A, Jiang M, Xia J. 2020. Minimum carbon uptake controls the interannual variability of ecosystem productivity in tropical evergreen forests. Global and Planetary Change 195, 103343 [Link]
  • Du Y, Lu R, Xia J. 2020. Impacts of global environmental change drivers on non-structural carbohydrates in terrestrial plants. Functional Ecology 34, 1525-1536. [PDF] [Link]
  • Qiao Y, Wang J, Liu H, Huang K, Yang Q, Lu R, Yan L, Wang X, Xia J. 2020. Depth-dependent soil C-N-P stoichiometry in a mature subtropical broadleaf forest. Geoderma 370, 114357 [PDF] [Link]
  • Xu X, Xia J, Zhou X, Yan L. 2020. Experimental evidence for weakened tree nutrient use and resorption efficiencies under severe drought in a subtropical monsoon forest. Journal of Plant Ecology 13, 649-656 [Link]
  • Luo Z, Luo Y, Wang G, Xia J, Peng C. 2020. Warming-induced global soil carbon loss alleviated by downward carbon movement. Global Change Biology (accepted) [Link]
  • Wang J, Zhang Q, Song J, Ru J, Zhou Z, Xia J, Dukes J, Wan S. 2020. Nighttime warming enhances ecosystem carbon-use efficiency in a temperate steppe. Functional Ecology 34, 1721-1730 [PDF] [Link]
  • Hu Z, Chen HYH, Yue C, Gong XY, Shao J, Zhou G, Wang J, Wang M, Xia J, Li Y, Zhou X, Michaletz ST. 2020. Traits mediate drought effects on wood carbon fluxes. Global Change Biology 26, 3429-3442 [PDF] [Link]
  • Shi C, Schneider L, Hu Y, Shen M, Sun C, Xia J, Forbes B, Shi P, Zhang Y, Ciais P. 2020. Warming-induced unprecedented high-elevation forest growth over the monsoonal Tibetan Plateau. Environmental Research Letters 15, 054011 [Link]
  • Wei S, Han G, Jia X, Song W, Chu X, He W, Xia J, Wu H. 2020. Tidal effects on ecosystem CO2 exchange at multiple timescales in a salt marsh in the Yellow River Delta. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 238, 106727 [Link]
  • Wei S, Han G, Chu X, Song W, He W, Xia J, Wu H. 2020. Effect of tidal flooding on ecosystem CO2 and CH4 fluxes in a salt marsh in the Yellow River Delta. Coastal and Shelf Science, 232, 106512 [Link]
  • Ma X, Geng Q, Zhang H, Bian C, Chen HYH, Jiang D, Xu X. 2020. Global negative effects of nutrient enrichment on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, plant diversity and ecosystem multi-functionality. New Phytologist, 229, 2957-2969.

  • Cui E, Huang K, Arain A, Fisher J, Huntzinger D, Ito A, Luo Y, Jain A, Mao J, Michalak A, Niu S, Parazoo N, Peng C, Peng S, Poulter B, Ricciuto D, Schaefer K, Schwalm C, Shi X, Tian H, Wang W, Wang J, Wei Y, Yan E, Yan L, Zeng N, Zhu Q, Xia J. 2019. Vegetation functional properties determine uncertainty of simulated ecosystem productivity: a traceability analysis in the East Asian monsoon region. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33, 668-689 (Cover paper: https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/gbc.20773)
  • Huang K, Xia J. 2019. High ecosystem stability of evergreen broadleaf forests under severe droughts. Global Change Biology, 25, 3494-3503. [Link]
  • Xu X, Lu L, Yan L, Xia J. 2019. PlantNE: a global database of plant biomass from nitrogen-addition experiments. Ecology, e02840 (data paper) [Link] [Download from Zenodo]
  • Wei N, Cui E, Huang K, Du Z, Xu X, Wang J, Yan L, Xia J. 2019. Decadal stabilization of soil inorganic nitrogen as a benchmark for global land models. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems (JAMES), 11, 1088–1099. https://doi.org/ 10.1029/2019MS001633.
  • Wang J, Yang Q, Qiao Y, Zhai D, Jiang L, Liang G, Sun X, Wei N, Wang X, Xia J. 2019. Relative contributions of biotic and abiotic factors to the spatial variation of litter stock in a mature subtropical forest. Journal of Plant Ecology, 12: 769-780.
  • Wang J, Xia J, Zhou X, Huang K, Zhou J, Huang Y, Jiang L, Xu X, Liang J, Wang Y-P, Cheng X, Luo Y. 2019. Evaluating the simulated mean soil carbon transit times by Earth system models using observations. Biogeosciences 16, 917-926 (Discussion paper: https://www.biogeosciences-discuss.net/bg-2018-342/)
  • Qiao Y, Wang J, Liang G, Du Z, Zhou J, Zhu C, Huang K, Zhou X, Luo Y, Yan L, Xia J. 2019. Global variation of soil microbial carbon-use efficiency in relation to growth temperature and substrate supply. Scientific Reports, 9: 5621.
  • Xu X, Yan L, Xia J. 2019. Plants growing in the laboratory and the field have threefold difference in growth response to nitrogen addition. Ecosphere 10, e02572
  • Lei L, Zhang K, Zhang X, Wang Y, Xia J, Piao S, Hui D, Zhong M, Ru J, Zhou Z, Song H, Yang Z, Wang D, Miao Y, Yang F, Liu B, Zhang A, Yu M, Liu X, Song Y, Zhu L, Wan S. 2019. Plant feedback aggravates soil organic carbon loss associated with wind erosion in Northwest China. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 124, 825–839. https://doi.org/10.1029/ 2018JG004804
  • Yan L, Xu X, Xia J. 2019. Different impacts of external ammonium and nitrate addition on plant growth in terrestrial ecosystems: a meta-analysis. Science of Total Environment , 686: 1010-1018.
  • Song J, Wan S, Piao S, Knapp AK, Classen AT, Vicca S, Ciais P, Hovenden MJ, Leuzinger S, Beier C, Kardol P, Xia J, Liu Q, Ru J, Zhou Z, Luo Y, Guo D, Langley JA, Zscheischler J, Dukes JS, Tang J, Chen J, Hofmockel KS, Kueppers LM, Rustad L, Liu L, Smith MD, Templer PH, Thomas RQ, Norby RJ, Phillips RP, Niu S, Fatichi S, Wang Y, Shao P, Han H, Wang D, Lei L, Wang J, Li X, Zhang Q, Li X, Su F, Liu B, Yang F, Ma G, Li G, Liu Y, Liu Y, Yang Z, Zhang K, Miao Y, Hu M, Yan C, Zhang A, Zhong M, Hui Y, Li Y, Zheng M. 2019. A meta-analysis of 1119 manipulative experiments on terrestrial carbon cycling responses to global change. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 3, 1309-1320.
  • Yang J, Dong J, Xiao X, Dai J, Wu C, Xia J, Zhao G, Zhao M, Li Z, Zhang Y, Ge Q. 2019. Divergent shifts in peak photosynthetic timing of temperate and alpine grasslands in China. Remote Sensing of Environment , 233, 111395.
  • Zhang B, Li W, Chen S, Tan X, Wang S, Chen M, Ren T, Xia J, Huang J, Han X. 2019. Changing precipitation exerts greater influence on soil heterotrophic than autotrophic respiration in a semiarid steppe. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 271, 413-421.
  • Huang Y, Stacy M, Jiang J, Sundi N, Ma S, Saruta V, Jung GJ, Shi Z, Xia J, Hanson PJ, Ricciuto D, Luo Y. 2019. Realized ecological forecast through interactive Ecological Platform for Assimilating Data into model (EcoPAD). Geoscientific Model Development 12, 1119-1137 (Discussion paper: https://www.geosci-model-dev-discuss.net/gmd-2018-76/)
  • Walker A, De Kauwe M, Medlyn B, Zaehle S, Iversen C, Asao S, Guenet B, Harper A, Hickler T, Hungate B, Jain A, Luo Y, Lu X, Lu M, Luus K, Megonigal J, Oren R, Ryan E, Shu S, Talhelm A, Wang Y, Warren J, Werner C, Xia J, Yang B, Zak D, Norby R. 2019. Decadal biomass increment in early secondary successional woody ecosystems is increased by CO2 enrichment. Nature Communications 10, 454
  • Shao J, Yuan T, Li Z, Li N, Liu H, Bai SH, Xia J, Lu M, Zhou X. 2019. Plant evolutionary history mainly explains the variance in biomass responses to climate warming at a global scale. New Phytologist, 222: 1338-1351.
  • Chu X, Han G, Xing Q, Xia J, Sun B, Li X, Yu J, Li D, Song W. 2019. Changes in plant biomass variability drive interannual variation in the net ecosystem CO2 exchange over a reclaimed coastal wetland. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 264: 138-148
  • Wu Z, Ahlström A, Hugelius G, Luo Y, Smith B, Xia J, Lehsten V, Fensholt R. 2019. Approaching the potential of model-data comparisons of global land carbon storage. Scientific Reports 9, 3367
  • Kou D, Ding J, Li F, Wei N, Fang K, Yang G, Zhang B, Liu L, Qin S, Chen Y, Xia J, Yang Y. 2019. Spatially-explicit estimate of soil nitrogen stock and its implication for land model across Tibetan alpine permafrost region. Science of the Total Environment 650: 1795-1804

  • Huang K, Xia J, Wang YP, Ahlstrom A, Chen J, Cook R, Cui E, Fang Y, Fisher J, Huntzinger D, Li Z, Michalak A, Qiao Y, Schaefer K, Schwalm C, Wang J, Wei Y, Xu X, Yan L, Bian C, Luo Y. 2018. Enhanced peak growth of global vegetation and its key mechanisms. Nature Ecology Evolution 2, 1897-1905 [Highlighted as “News & View” - “Global vegetation’s CO2 uptake” by Nature Ecology & Evolution; https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-018-0730-0]
  • Li Z, Xia J, Ahlstrom, A, Rinke, A, Koven, C, Hayes, DJ, Ji, D, Zhang, G, Krinner, G, Chen, G, Dong, J, Liang, J, Moore, JC, Jiang, L, Yan L, Ciais, P, Peng, S, Wang, Y-P, Xiao, X, Shi, Z, McGuire, AD, Luo, Y. 2018. Non-uniform seasonal warming regulates vegetation greening and atmospheric CO2 amplification over northern lands. *Environmental Research Letters*13, 124008
  • Du Z, Weng E, Jiang L, Luo Y, Xia J, Zhou X. 2018. Carbon-nitrogen coupling under three schemes of model representation: a traceability analysis. Geoscientific Model Development 11, 4399-4416
  • Lei L, Xia J, Li X, Huang K, Zhang A, Chen S, Weng E, Luo Y, Wan S. 2018. Water response of ecosystem respiraiton regulates future projection of net ecosystem productivity in a semiarid grassland. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 252: 175-191
  • Gao Q, Bai E, Wang J, Zheng Z, Xia J, You W. 2018. Effects of litter manipulation on soil respiration under short-term nitrogen addition in a subtropical evergreen forest. Forest Ecology and Management 429: 77-83
  • Liang J, Zhou Z, Huo C, Shi Z, Cole J, Huang L, Konstantinidis K, Li X, Liu B, Luo Z, Penton CR, Schuur E, Tiedje J, Wang Y, Wu L, Xia J, Zhou J, Luo Y. 2018. More replenishment than priming loss of soil organic carbon with additional carbon input. Nature Communications 9: 3175
  • Chen J, Luo Y, Garcia-Palacios P, Cao J, Dacal M, Zhou X, Li J, Xia J, Niu S, Yang H, Shelton S, Guo W, van Groenigen KJ. 2018. Differential responses of cellulase and ligninase activities to warming: implications for soil respiration. Global Change Biology 24, 4816-4826
  • Liang J, Xia J, Shi Z, Jiang L, Ma S, Lu X, Mauritz M, Natali SM, Pegoraro E, Ryan Penton C, Plaza C, Salmon VG, Celis G, Cole JR, Konstantinidis KT, Tiedje JM, Zhou J, Schuur EAG, Luo Y*. 2018. Biotic responses buffer warming-induced soil organic carbon loss in Arctic tundra. Global Change Biology 24, 4946-4959
  • Hu Z, Shi H, Cheng K, Wang Y-P, Piao S, Li Y, Zhang L, Xia J, Zhou L, Yuan W, Running S, Li L, Hao Y, He N, Yu Q, Yu G. 2018. Joint structural and physiological control on the inter-annual variation in productivity in a temperate grassland: a data-model comparison. Global Change Biology 24, 2965-2979
  • Chen J, Luo Y, Xia J, Zhou X, Niu S, Shelton S, Guo W, Liu S, Dai W, Cao J. 2018. Divergent responses of ecosystem respiration components to livestock exclusion on the Qinghai Tibetan Plateau. Land Degradation & Development 29, 1726-1737
  • Han G, Sun B, Chu X, Xing Q, Song W, Xia J. 2018. Precipitation events reduce soil respiration in a coastal wetland based on four-year continuous field measurements. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 256-257: 292-303
  • Wang J, Sun J, Xia J, He N, Li M, Niu S. 2018. Soil and vegetation carbon turnover times from tropical to boreal forests. Functional Ecology 32: 71-82
  • Chu X, Han G, Xing Q, Xia J, Sun B, Yu J, Li D. 2018. Dual effect of precipitation redistribution on net ecosystem CO2 exchange of a coastal wetland in the Yellow River Delta. *Agricultural and Forest Meteorology*249: 286-296
  • Huang Y, Lu X, Shi Z, Lawrence D, Koven C, Xia J, Du Z, Kluzek E, Luo Y. 2018. Matrix approach to land carbon cycle modeling: A case study with Community Land Model. Global Change Biology 24: 1394-1404

  • Xia J, McGuire AD, Lawrence D, Burke E, Chen G, Chen X, Delire C, Koven C, MacDougall A, Peng S, Rinke A, Saito K, Zhang W, Alkama R, Bohn TJ, Ciais P, Decharme B, Gouttevin I, Hajima T, Hayes DJ, Huang K, Ji D, Krinner G, Lettenmaier DP, Miller PA, Moore JC, Smith B, Sueyoshi T, Shi Z, Yan L, Liang J, Jiang L, Zhang Q, Luo Y. 2017. Terrestrial ecosystem model performance in simulating productivity and its vulnerability to climate change in the northern permafrost region. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 122: 430-446. (AGU Research Spotlight: http://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/hub/article/10.1002/2016JG003384/editor-highlight/)
  • Jiang L, Shi Z, Xia J, Liang J, Lu X, Wang Y, Luo Y. 2017. Transient traceability analysis of land carbon storage dynamics: procedures and its application to two forest ecosystems. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 9: 2822-2835
  • Du Z, Zhou X, Shao J, Yu G, Wang H, Xia J, Luo Y. 2017. Quantifying uncertainties of nitrogen module from data and model structure in a terrestrial ecosystem model. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 9: 548-565.
  • De Kauwe M, Medlyn BE, Walker AP, Zaehle S, Asao S, Guenet B, Harper AB, Hickler T, Jain A, Luo Y, Lu X, Luus K, Parton WJ, Shu S, Wang Y-P, Werner C, Xia J, Pendall E, Morgan JA, Ryan EM, Carrillo Y, Dijkstra FA, Zelikova TJ, Norby RJ. 2017. Challenging terrestrial biosphere models with data from the long-term multi-factor Prairie Heating and CO2 Enrichment experiment. Global Change Biology 23: 3623-3645.
  • Li G, Han H, Du Y, Hui D, Xia J, Niu S, Li X, Wan S. 2017. Effects of warming and increased precipitation on net ecosystem productivity: a long-term manipulative experiment in a semiarid grassland. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 232: 359-366.
  • Zhang B, Tan T, Wang S, Chen M, Chen S, Ren T, Xia J, Bai Y, Huang J, Han X. 2017. Asymmetric sensitivity of ecosystem carbon and water processes in response to precipitation change in a semiarid steppe. Functional Ecology 31: 1301-1311.
  • Luo Y, Shi Z, Lu X, Xia J, Liang J, Jiang J, Wang Y, Smith WJ, Jiang L, Ahlstrom A, Chen B, Hararuk O, Hastings A, Hoffman F, Medlyn B, Niu S, Rasmussen M, Todd-Brown K, Wang Y-P. 2016. Transient dynamics of terrestrial carbon storage: mathematical foundation and numeric examples. Biogeosciences 14: 145-161 (Discussion version: doi:10.5194/bg-2016-377)
  • Yang Z, Zhang Q, Su F, Zhang C, Pu Z, Xia J,Wan S, Jiang L. 2016. Daytime warming lowers community temporal stability by reducing the abundance of dominant, stable species. Global Change Biology 23: 154-163.
  • Edmund R, Ogle K, Peltier D, Walker AP, De Kauwe MG, Medlyn BE, Williams DG, Parton W, Asao S, Guenet B, Harper A, Lu X, Luus KA, Shu S, Werner C, Xia J, Zaehle S, Pendall E. 2017. Gross primary production responses to warming, elevated CO2, and irragation: quantifying the drivers of ecosystem physiology in a semiarid grassland. Global Change Biology 23: 3092-3106
  • Rafique R, Xia J, Hararuk O, Luo Y, Koven C. 2017. Comparing the performance of three land models in global carbom cycle simulations: A detailed structural analysis. Land Degradation & Development 28: 524-533.

  • Li Q, Luo Y, Xia J, Shi Z, Huang K, Du Z, Lin G. 2016. Variation of parameters in a Flux-based Ecosystem Model across 12 sites of terrestrial ecosystems in the conterminous USA. Ecological Modelling 336, 57-69
  • Liu H, Shen G, Ma Z, Yang Q, Xia J, Fang X, Wang X. 2016. Conspecific leaf litter-mediated effect of conspecific adult neighborhood on early-stage seedling survival in a subtropical forest. Scientific Reports 6, 37830
  • Chen J, Luo Y, Xia J, Wilcox KR, Cao J*, Zhou X, Jiang L, Niu S, Estera K, Huang R, Wu F, Hu F, Liang J, Shi Z, Guo J, Wang R. 2016. Warming effects on ecosystem carbon fluxes are modulated by plant functional types. Ecosystems 20, 515-526
  • McGuire AD*, Koven C, Lawrence D, Clein JS, Xia J, Beer C, Burke E, Chen G, Chen X, Delire C, Jafarov E, MacDougall AH, Marchenko S, Nicolsky D, Peng S, Rinke A, Saito K, Zhang W, Alkama R, Bohn TJ, Ciais P, Decharme B, Ekici A, Gouttevin I, Hajima T, Hayes DJ, Ji D, Krinner G, Lettenmaier DP, Luo Y, Miller PA, Moore JC, Romanovsky V, Schadel C, Schaefer K, Schurr EAG, Smith B, Sueyoshi T, Zhuang Q. 2016. Variability in the sensitivity among model simulations of permafrost and carbon dynamics in the permafrost region between 1960 to 2009. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 30, 1015-1037
  • Rafique R, Xia J, Hararuk O, Asrar G, Leng G, Wang Y, Luo Y. 2016. Divergent predictions of carbon storage between two global land models: attribution of the causes through traceability analysis. Earth System Dynamics, 7, 649-658.
  • Feng W, Shi Z, Jiang J, Xia J, Liang J, Zhou J, Luo Y. 2016. Methodological uncertainty in estimating carbon turnover times of soil fractions. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 100, 118-124.
  • Shi Z, Xu X, Souza L, Wilcox K, Jiang L, Liang J, Xia J, Garcia-Palacios P, Luo Y. 2016. Dual mechanisms regulate ecosystem stability under decade-long warming and hay harvest. Nature Communications 7, 11973
  • Niu S, Classen AT, Dukes JS, Kardol P, Liu L, Luo Y, Rustad L, Sun J, Tang J, Templer PH, Thomas RQ, Tian D, Wang Y-P, Xia J, Zaehle S. 2016. Global patterns and fundamental mechanisms of the terrestrial nitrogen cycle. Ecology Letters 19, 697–709.
  • Yang Z, Jiang L, Su F, Zhang Q, Xia J, Wan S. 2016. Nighttime warming enhances drought resilience of plant communities in a temperate steppe. Scientific Reports 6, 23267.
  • Liu W, Allison SD, Xia J, Liu L, Wan S. Precipitation regime drives warming responses of microbial biomass and activity in temperate steppe soils. Biology and Fertility of Soils 52, 469-477.
  • Chen J, Luo Y, Xia J, Shi Z, Jiang L, Niu S, Zhou X, Cao J*. 2016. Differential responses of ecosystem respiration components to experimental warming in a meadow grassland on the Tibetan Plateau. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 220, 21-29.
  • Luo Y, Ahlström A, Allison S, Batjes N, Brovkin V, Carvalhais N, Chappell A, Ciais P, Finzi A, Georgiou K, Harauk O, Harden J, Jiang L, Koven C, Jones C, Lara M, Liang J, McGuire D, Parton W, Peng C, Randerson J, Salazar A, Sierra C, Smith M, Tian H, Todd-Brown K, Van Groenigen KJ, Wang YP, West T, Wieder W, Xia J, Xu X, Xu XF, Zhou T. 2016. Towards more realistic projections of soil carbon dynamics by Earth system models. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 30, 40-56.

  • Xia J, Niu S, Ciais P, Janssens I, Chen J, Ammann C, Blanken PD, Cescatti A, Bonal D, Buchmann N, Curtis PS, Chen S, Dong J, Flanagan LB, Frankenberg C, Georgiadis T, Gough CM, Hui D, Kiely G, Li J, Lund M, Magliulo V, Marcolla B, Merbold L, Montagnani L, Moors E, Olesen JE, Piao S, Raschi A, Roupsard O, Suyker A, Urbaniak M, Vaccari F, Varlagin A, Vesala T, Wilkinson M, Weng E, Wohlfahrt G, Yan L, Luo Y. 2015. Joint control of annual terrestrial carbon dioxide uptake by plant phenology and physiology. PNAS 112, 2788-2793.
  • Chen J, Luo Y, Xia J, Jiang L, Zhou X, Lu M, Liang J, Shi Z, Shelton S, Cao J. 2015. Stronger warming effects on microbial abundances in colder regions. Scientific Reports 5, 18032.
  • Chen Y, Xia J, Sun Z, Luo Y, Gang C, Wang Z. 2015. The role of residence time in diagnostic models of global carbon storage capacity: model decomposition based on a traceable scheme. Scientific Reports 5, 16155.
  • Wieder WR, Alllison SD, Davidson EA, Georgiou K, Hararuk O, He Y, Hopkins F, Luo Y, Smith M, Sulman B, Todd-Brown K, Wang Y-P, Xia J, Xu X. 2015. Explicitly representing soil microbial processes in Earth system models. *Global Biogeochemical Cycles*29: 1782-1800.
  • Van Groenigen KJ, Xia J, Osenberg CW, Luo Y, Hungate BA. 2015. Application of a two-pool model to soil carbon dynamics under elevated CO2. *Global Change Biology*21(12), 4293-4297.
  • Shi Z, Sherry R, Xu X, Jiang L, Xia J, Liang J, Souza L, Luo Y. 2015. Evidence for long-term shift in plant community composition under experimental climate warming. Journal of Ecology 103, 1131-1140.
  • Ahlstom A, Xia J, Almut A, Luo Y, Smith B. 2015. Importance of vegetation dynamics for future terrestrial carbon cycling. Environmental Research Letters 10, 054019, doi:10.10881748-9326/10/5/054019
  • Jiang L, Yan Y, Hararuk O, Mikle N, Xia J, Shi Z, Tjiputra J, Wu T, Luo Y. 2015. Scale-dependent performance of CMIP5 Earth System Models in simulating terrestrial vegetation carbon. Journal of Climate doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00270.1
  • Shi Z, Xu X, Hararuk O, Jiang L, Xia J, Liang J, Li D, Y Luo. 2015. Experimental warming altered rates of carbon processes, allocation storage in a tallgrass prairie: A data assimilation approach. *Ecosphere*6: art210.(http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES14-00335.1)
  • Han J, Chen J, Xia J, Li L. 2015. Grazing and watering alter plant phenological processes in a desert steppe community. Plant Ecology (DOI 10.1007/s11258-015-0462-z)
  • Liang J, Xia J, Wan S. 2015. Reply to ‘Testing for temperature acclimation of plant carbon exchange’ by Smith. Journal of Plant Ecology, doi: 10.1093/jpe/rtu023

  • Xia J, Chen J, Piao S, Ciais P, Luo Y, Wan S. 2014. Terrestrial carbon cycle affected by non-uniform climate warming. Nature Geoscience 7, 173-180 (Reported by Science Daily: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140305160759.htm and Highlighted by Nature Asia: http://www.natureasia.com/en/research/highlight/9141)
  • Yan L, Chen S, Luo Y, Xia J. 2014. Precipitation regime shift enhanced the rain pulse effect on soil respiration in a semi-arid steppe. *PLoS ONE*9(8), e104217
  • Rafique R, Xia J, Hararuk O, Luo Y, Koven C. 2014. Structural analysis of three global land models on carbon cycle simulations using a traceability framework. Biogeoscience Discussions 11, 9979-10014.
  • Li J, Natali S, Schuur EAG, Xia J, Pak B, Wang YP, Luo Y. 2014. Modeling permafrost thaw and ecosystem carbon cycle under annual and seasonal warming at an Arctic tundra site in Alaska. Journal of Geographic Research-Biogeosciences doi: 10.1002/2013JG002569
  • Hararuk O, Xia J, Luo Y. 2014. Evaluation and improvement of two global land models against soil carbon data using a data assimilation approach. Journal of Geographic Research-Biogeosciences. 119(3), 403-417
  • Han G, Luo Y, Li D, Xia J, Xing Q, and Yu J. 2014. Ecosystem photosynthesis regulates soil respiration on a diurnal scale with a short-term time lag in a coastal wetland. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 68, 85-94.
  • Niu S, Luo Y, Li D, Cao S, Xia J, Li J, Smith MD. 2014. Plant growth and mortality under climate extremes: an overview. Environmental and Experimental Botany 98, 13-19.
  • Yan L, Luo Y, Sherry RA, Bell JE, Zhou X, Xia J. 2014. Rain use efficiency as affected by climate warming and biofuel harvest: results from a 12-year field experiment. Global Change Biology-Bioenergy, 6, 556-565.

  • Xia J, Luo Y, Wang Y-P, Hararuk O. 2013. Traceable components of modeled carbon storage capacity in terrestrial ecosystem. Global Change Biology, 19, 2104-2116.
  • Xia J, Wan S. 2013. Independent effects of warming and nitrogen addition on plant phenology in Inner Mongolian steppe. Annals of Botany, 111, 1207-1217.
  • Wei C, Yu Q, Bai E, Lu X, Li Q, Xia J, Kardol P, Liang W, Wang Z, Han X. 2013. Nitrogen deposition weakens plant-microbe interactions in grassland ecosystems. Global Change Biology, 19, 3688-3697.
  • Li Q, Bai H, Liang W, Xia J, Wan S, Van De Putten WH. 2013. Nitrogen addition and warming independently influence the belowground micro-food web in a temperate steppe. PLoS ONE,8: e60441.
  • Liang J, Xia J, Liu L, Wan S. 2013. Global patterns of the responses of leaf-level photosynthesis and respiration in terrestrial plants to experimental warming. Journal of Plant Ecology-UK doi: 10.1093/jpe/rtt003 (Featured article).
  • Wang L, Niu S, Good SP, Soderberg K, McCabe MF, Sherry R, Luo Y, Zhou X, Xia J, Caylor KK,. 2013. The effect of warming on grassland evapotranspiration partition using laser-based isotope monitoring techniques. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 111, 28-38.

  • Xia J, Luo Y, Wang Y-P, Weng E, Hararuk O. 2012. A semi-analytical solution to accelerate spin-up of coupled carbon and nitrogen land models to steady states. Geoscientific Model Development 5, 1259-1271 (Discussion paper, 5, 803-836).
  • Xia J, Wan S. 2012. The effects of warming-shifted plant phenology on ecosystem carbon exchange are regulated by precipitation in a semi-arid grassland. Plos One, 7, e32088.
  • Han Y, Zhang Z, Wang C, Jiang F, Xu W, Xia J. 2012. Effects of mowing and nitrogen addition on soil respiration in three patches in an old field in Inner Mongolia. Journal of Plant Ecology-UK, 5(2), 219-228.
  • Luo Y, Randerson J, Abramowitz G, Bacour G.C, Blyth EM, Carvalhais N; Ciais P; Dalmonech D; Fisher JB, Fisher RA, Friedlingstein P, Hibbard K, Hoffman F, Huntzinger DN, Jones CD, Lawrence D, Li D, Mahecha M, Niu S, R. Norby, Piao S, Qi X, Peylin P, Prentice C, Riley WJ, Reichstein M, Wang YP, Xia J, Zaehle S, Zhou X. 2012. A framework for benchmarking land models. Biogeosciences 9 , 3857-3874 (Discussion paper, 9, 1899-1944)
  • Bai W, Xia J, Wan S, Zhang W, Li L. 2012. Day and night warming have different effect on root lifespan. Biogeosciences, 9, 375-384.
  • Wang H, Xia J, Wan S, Li L, Mu Y, Nie L. 2012. BVOCs emission in a semi-arid grassland under climate warming and nitrogen deposition. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 3809-3819 (Discussion paper: 12, 787-815).

  • Li Y, H Yang,Xia J, Li L, Wan S. 2011. Effects of increased nitrogen deposition and precipitation on seed and seedling production of Potentilla tanacetifolia in a temperate steppe ecosystem. Plos One, 6, e2860
  • Zhang N, Xia J, Yu X, Ma K, Wan S. 2011. Soil microbial community changes and their linkages with ecosystem carbon exchange under asymmetrically diurnal warming. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 43, 2053-2059.
  • Niu S, Xing, X, Zhang Z, Xia J, Zhou X, Song B, Li L, Wan S. 2011. Water-use efficiency in response to climate change: from leaf to ecosystem in a temperate steppe. Global Change Biology 17: 1073-1082.

  • Xia J, S. Chen and S. Wan. 2010. Impacts of day versus night warming on soil microclimate: results from a steppe-warming experiment. Science of the Total Envrionment 408: 2807-2816.
  • Niu S, Wu M, Han Y, Xia J, Zhang Z, Yang H, and Wan S. 2010. Nitrogen effects on net ecosystem carbon exchange in a temperate steppe. Global Change Biology 16: 144-155.

  • Xia J, Han Y, Zhang Z, Zhang Z, and S. Wan. 2009. Effects of diurnal warming on soil respiration are not equal to the summed effects of day and night warming in a temperate steppe. Biogeosciences, 6: 1-10. (Nature Research Highlights: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v460/n7257/full/460783c.html; Nature Blog: http://blogs.nature.com/inthefield/2009/08/esa_2009_nights_in_inner_mongo.html)
  • Xia J, Niu S, Wan S. 2009. Response of ecosystem carbon exchange to warming and nitrogen addition during two climatologically contrasting growing seasons in a temperate steppe. Global Change Biology 15 (6): 1544-1556.
  • Wan S#, Xia J#, Liu W, Niu S. 2009. Photosynthetic over-compensation under nocturnal warming enhances grassland carbon sequestration. Ecology. 90: 2700-2710. Lin D, Xia J, Wan S. 2010. Climate warming and biomass accumulation of terrestrial plants: a meta-analysis.*New Phytologist*187: 188-198. (#equally contribution)

  • Niu S, Li Z, Xia J, Han Y, Wu M, and Wan S*. 2008. Climatic warming changes plant photosynthesis and its temperature dependence in a temperate steppe of northern China. Environmental and Experimental Botany 63: 91-101.
  • Niu S, Wu M, Han Y, Xia J, Li L, Wan S*. 2008. Water-mediated responses of ecosystem carbon fluxes to climatic change in a temperate steppe. New Phytologist 177: 209-219.
  • Xia Jand Wan S. 2008. Global response patterns of terrestrial plant species to nitrogen addition. New Phytologist 179: 428-439. (Faculty 1000 Ranking 8.0 as ‘must read’:http://f1000.com/11041957)

Book Chapters
  • Li Z, Cheng W, Xia J. 2021. Regulation of vegetation growth in northern high latitudes in seasonal amplitude of atmopsheric CO2 concentration. In Lectures in Modern Ecology (VIIII) (ed. by J, Wu, X. Chen). Higher Education Press and De Gruyter Publishers.(In Chinese)
  • Xia J, Niu S, Wang X, Piao S, Yan L, and Wan S. 2014. Ecosystem carbon cycle under changing atmosphere, climate, and land use in Dryland East Asia. In Dryland East Asia: Land Dynamics amid Social and Climate Change (ed. by J. Chen , S. Wan, G. Henebry, J. Qi, G. Gutman, G. Sun, M. Kappas). Higher Education Press and De Gruyter Publishers.
  • Xia J, Zhang L, Yan L, Wu D, Chen S, Wan S. 2012. Grassland carbon cycle under global change. In Maintaining mechnisms of grassland ecosystem: results from long-term experiments in Duolun and Xilinhot (ed. by X. Han, L. Li, S. Chen, and Z. Yuan). China Agriculture University Press.(In Chinese)
  • Bai W, Xia J, Zhang N, Zhao C, Wu T, Wan S. 2013. Methods and measurements in belowground ecoloigcal processes. In Methods in Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology (ed. by J. Chen et al.). China Agriculture University Press.(In Chinese)

Reports
  • Hoffman, F. M., C. D. Koven, G. Keppel-Aleks, D. M. Lawrence, W. J. Riley, J. T. Randerson, A. Ahlström, G. Abramowitz, D. D. Baldocchi, M. Best, B. Bond-Lamberty, M. De Kauwe, A. S. Denning, A. Desai, V. Eyring, R. Fisher, P. J. Gleckler, M. Huang, G. Hugelius, A. K. Jain, N. Y. Kiang, H. Kim, R. D. Koster, S. V. Kumar, H. Li, Y. Luo, J. Mao, N. G. McDowell, U. Mishra, P. Moorcroft, G. S. H. Pau, D. M. Ricciuto, K. Schaefer, C. R. Schwalm, S. Serbin, E. Shevliakova, A. G. Slater, J. Tang, M. Williams, J. Xia, C. Xu, R. Joseph, and D. Koch (2016), International Land Model Benchmarking (ILAMB) 2016 Workshop Report, DOE/SC-XXXX, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Germantown, Maryland, USA, XXX pp., doi:10.7249/XXXXXXX. (Link to download: http://climate.ornl.gov/~forrest/ILAMB2016/ILAMB_Report_V4.pdf)

中文期刊论文 (Publications in Chinese)
  • 骆亦其,夏建阳. 2020. 陆地碳循环的动态非平衡假说. 生物多样性. 28: 1405-1416
  • 夏建阳, 鲁芮伶, 朱辰, 崔二乾, 杜莹, 黄昆, 孙宝玉. 2020. 陆地生态系统过程对气候变暖的响应与适应.植物生态学报.(已录用)
  • 鲁芮伶杜莹晏黎明夏建阳. 2019. 森林树木死亡的判定方法及其应用综述. 科学通报. 23: 2395-2409
  • 牛书丽, 王松, 汪金松, 夏建阳, 于贵瑞. 2020. 大数据时代的整合生态学研究 - 从观测到预测. 中国科学. 10: 1323-1338