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Prof. Zicheng Yu

Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Lehigh University
1 West Packer Avenue
18015 Bethlehem
PA
USA

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  www.ees.lehigh.edu/
  www.lehigh.edu/~ziy2/

Official PAGES function(s)        C-PEAT Working Group Leader and Mailing List Administrator
PAGES interests        Antarctica2k
 

 

Publications

Yu, Z.C., J. Loisel, D.J. Charman, D.W. Beilman and P. Camill. 2014. Holocene peatland carbon dynamics in the circum-Arctic region: An introduction. The Holocene 24: 1021-1027

Loisel, J., Z.C. Yu, D.W. Beilman, P. Camill, J. Alm, D. Anderson, S. Andersson, B. Fia?kiewicz-Kozie?, K. Barber, L.R. Belyea, J. Bunbury, F.M. Chambers, D.J. Charman, F.De Vleeschouwer, S.A. Finkelstein, M. Garneau, D. Hammarlund, J. Holmquist, P. Hughes, M.C. Jones, E.S. Klein, U. Kokfelt, A. Korhola, P. Kuhry, A. Lamarre, M. Lamentowicz, D. Large, M. Lavoie, G. MacDonald, G. Magnan, M. Ga?ka, P. Mathijssen, D. Mauquoy, J. McCarroll, T.R. Moore, J. Nichols, B. O’Reilly, P. Oksanen, D. Peteet, P.J.H. Richard, S. Robinson, T. Ronkanien, M. Rundgren, B. Sannel, T. Thom, E.-S. Tuittila, M. Turetsky, M. Väliranta, M. van der Linden, B. van Geel, S. van Bellen, D. Vitt, Y. Zhao, and W.J. Zhou. 2014. A database and synthesis of northern peatland soil properties and Holocene carbon and nitrogen accumulation. The Holocene 24: 1028-1042.

Yu, Z.C., J. Loisel, M. Turetsky, S. Cai, Y. Zhao, S. Frolking, G. MacDonald and J. Bubier. 2013. Evidence for elevated emissions from high-latitude wetlands contributing to high atmospheric CH4 concentration in the early Holocene. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 27: 131-140, doi:10.1002/gbc.20025.

Loisel, J. and Z.C. Yu. 2013. Holocene peatland carbon dynamics in Patagonia. Quaternary Science Reviews 69: 125-141.

Spahni, R. F. Joos, B. D. Stocker, M. Steinacher1, and Z.C. Yu. 2013. Transient simulations of the carbon and nitrogen dynamics in northern peatlands: from the Last Glacial Maximum to the 21st century. Climate of the Past, 9: 1287-1308, doi:10.5194/cp-9-1287-2013

Yu, Z.C. 2012. Northern peatland carbon stocks and dynamics: a review. Biogeosciences 9: 4071-4085, doi:10.5194/bg-9-4071-2012

Yu, Z.C. 2011. Holocene carbon flux histories of the world’s peatlands: Global carbon-cycle implications. The Holocene 21: 761-774; doi:10.1177/0959683610386982.

Yu ZC, Loisel J, Brosseau DP, Beilman DW and Hunt SJ* 2010. Global peatland dynamics since the Last Glacial Maximum. Geophysical Research Letters 37, L13402, doi:10.1029/2010GL043584.

Jones MC and Yu ZC. 2010. Rapid deglacial and early Holocene expansion of peatlands in Alaska. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA, 107: 7347-7352.

Chen, F.H., Z.C. Yu, M.L. Yang, E. Ito, S.M. Wang, D.B. Madsen, X.Z. Huang, Y. Zhao, T. Sato, H.J.B. Birks, I. Boomer, J.H. Chen, C.B. An, and B. Wunnemann. 2008. Holocene moisture evolution in arid central Asia and its out-of-phase relationship with Asian monsoon history. Quaternary Science Reviews 27: 351-364.

Lowe, J.J., S.O. Rasmussen, S. Bjorck, W.Z. Hoek, J.P. Steffensen, M.J.C. Walker, Z. Yu, and the INTIMATE. 2008. Synchronisation of palaeoenvironmental events in the North Atlantic region during the Last Termination: a revised protocol recommended by the INTIMATE group. Quaternary Science Reviews 27: 6-17. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2007.09

Yu, Z.C., M.R. Turetsky, I.D. Campbell and D.H. Vitt. 2001. Modelling long-term peatland dynamics. II. Processes and rates as inferred from litter and peat-core data. Ecological Modelling, 145: 159-173.

Yu, Z.C. and E. Ito. 1999. Possible solar forcing of century-scale drought frequency in the northern Great Plains. Geology, 27: 263-266.

Yu, Z.C. and U. Eicher. 1998. Abrupt climate oscillations during the last deglaciation in central North America. Science, 282: 2235-2238.

Yu, Z.C., J. McAndrews, and U. Eicher. 1997. Middle Holocene dry climate caused by change in atmospheric circulation patterns: Evidence from lake levels and stable isotopes. Geology, 25: 251-254.