Huang, Yuanyuan

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Yuanyuan Huang
101 David L. Boren Blvd., Norman, OK 73019-5300, USA
Tel: (405) 325-6519

Ph.D., Soil and Water Science, University of Florida, Dec, 2015
Dissertation Title: Terrestrial Soil Nitrous Oxide Emissions and Responses of
Carbon Cycling to Drought.
Advisor: Stefan Gerber

M.S., Ecology, Research Center for Eco-environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of
Sciences, 2011.
Thesis Title: Effects of Shrub Restoration on Soil Quality in the Upper Minjiang
River Arid Valley.
Advisor: Laiye Qu

B.S., Environmental Science, School of Resource and Environmental Science, Wuhan
University, 2008.

Research Interests:
Dynamic vegetation modeling; C-N interactions; drought; plant-soil interactions

Publications and Presentations:
Peer Reviewed:
Y. Huang and S. Gerber. Nitrogen restrictions buffer modeled interactions of water
with the carbon cycle. Journal of Geophysical Research- Biogeoscience, 12/2015

Y. Huang and S. Gerber, Global soil nitrous oxide emissions in a dynamic carbon–
nitrogen model. Biogeosciences, 12, 6405-6427, 2015.

L. Qu*, Y. Huang*, K. Ma, A. Biere and Y. Zhang. Effects of plant cover on properties
of rhizosphere and inter-plant soil in a semiarid valley, SW China. Soil Biology
and Biochemistry, 11/2015; DOI:10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.11.004. (*equal

Y.Y. Huang, L.Y. Qu, X.C.Qu, S.Q.Du. Soil microbial community
characteristics under different vegetation types at the Holocene-basalt Platform, Jingpo Lake area, Northeast China (in Chinese). Acta Ecologica Sinica 32:2827- 2836, 2012.

Bai A.Q., Fu B.J., Qu L.Y., Huang Y.Y., Wang L.H. 2012. The study of characteristics
of soil microbial communities at burned forest sites for the Great Xingan
Mountains (in Chinese). Acta Ecologica Sinica, 32(15): 4762-4771.

In Preparation:
Y. Huang, T. Huang, S. Gerber and J.W. Lichstein. Elusive response of vegetation to
drought: evaluation of CMIP5 models (to be submitted to Global Biogeochemical

Y. Huang and S. Gerber. The impact of land-cover transition on soil nitrous oxide

Conference Proceedings and presentations:
Y. Huang and S. Gerber. Global soil nitrous oxide emissions in a dynamic carbon-nitrogen model (invited oral presentation). Soil and Water Science Forum, Gainesville, FL, 2015.

Y. Huang and S. Gerber. Buffering of modeled terrestrial extreme water-carbon
response from nitrogen cycle (poster presentation, PS 40-201). Ecological Society of America annual meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, Aug. 2015.

T. Huang, Y. Huang, J. W. Lichstein. The response of global and biome-level GPP to drought: An analysis of eddy-covariance data and global ecosystem model output (oral presentation, COS 104-2). Ecological Society of America annual meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, Aug. 2015.

Y. Huang and S. Gerber. Sedimentary 15N signal represents the labile rather than bulk nitrogen pool (poster presentation). Soil and Water Science Forum, Gainesville, FL, 2011.

Y. Huang, L. Y. Qu, K. M. Ma, C. J. Song. Shrub-interspace dynamics of soil microbial communities under different patch areas in a semiarid river valley, SW. China: Proceedings of the 19th World Congress of Soil Science; Soil Solutions for a Changing world; ISBN 978-0-646-53783-2; Published on 2010 DVD;; Symposium 2.3.1; The soil-root interface; 2010 Aug1-6. Brisbane, Australia: IUSS; 2010.

Y. Huang, L. Y. Qu. Analysis of landscape dynamics of Jingbo lake area:
proceedings of the 6th IALE-China workshop, Chengdu China 21-23 September
2009 (in Chinese).

Technical Skills:
Programming languages:
R, Matlab, Python (basic), Linux blahs, C/C++, Fortran

Modeling experience:
GFDL’s land surface model (LM3V/LM3VN), LPJ,
CLM4.5 (basic).
Other skills: Remote sensing (ENVI), ArcGIS, WinBUGS, SPSS, soil and microbial community analysis, plant analysis, stable isotope techniques.

Teaching Experience:
Modeling Land Biogeochemistry (graduate course, focus on LPJ), teaching assistant, Spring, 2015

Earth System Analysis (graduate/undergraduate course), teaching assistant, Fall, 2014

GIS in Soil and Water Science (undergraduate), teaching assistant, Fall, 2012,2013

World of Water (undergraduate course), teaching assistant, Spring, 2013

Introduction to Soils in the Environment (undergraduate), TA, Spring, 2012

Professional Affiliations:
Ecological Society of America (2015)

American Geophysical Union (2013-present)

Scholarships and Awards:
Outstanding Student Awards (2009-2010), Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences, No 0031685.

Outstanding Achievement Award in summer placement (2005-2006), Wuhan University.

Outstanding Student Awards (2004-2008), Wuhan University.