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Chuixiang Yi Ph.D.

仪垂祥 CV

Associate Professor

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Queens College, City University of New York 

65-30 Kissena Blvd

Flushing, New York 11367

Phone: (718) 997-3366
E-mail:
cyi@qc.cuny.edu  

Yi-Hendrey Group

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Yi, C., et al., Climate control of terrestrial carbon exchange across biomes and continents, Environmental Research Letters, 5, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/5/3/034007, 2010.

 

Norbert Gerbier-MUMM International Award

The Norbert Gerbier-MUMM International Award 2012 was conferred upon Yi, C., D. Ricciuto, R. Li, J. Wolbeck, X. Xu, M. Nilsson, L. Aires, J. D. Albertson, C. Ammann, M. A. Arain, A. C. de Araujo, M. Aubinet, M. Aurela, Z. Barcza, A. Barr, P. Berbigier, J. Beringer, C. Bernhofer, A. T. Black, P. V. Bolstad, F. C. Bosveld, M. S. J. Broadmeadow, N. Buchmann, S. P. Burns, P. Cellier, J.M. Chen, J.Q. Chen, P. Ciais, R. Clement, B. D. Cook, P. S. Curtis, D. B. Dail, E. Dellwik, N. Delpierre, A. R. Desai, S. Dore, D. Dragoni, B. G. Drake, E. Dufrêne, A. Dunn, J. Elbers, W. Eugster, M. Falk, C. Feigenwinter, L. B. Flanagan, T. Foken, J. Frank, J. Fuhrer, D. Gianelle, A. Goldstein, M. Goulden, A. Granier, T. Grünwald, L. Gu, H. Guo, A. Hammerle, S. Han, N. P Hanan, L. Haszpra, B. Heinesch, C. Helfter, D. Hendriks, L. B. Hutley, A. Ibrom, C. Jacobs, T. Johansson, M. Jongen, G. Katul, G. Kiely, K. Klumpp, A. Knohl, T. Kolb, W. L. Kutsch, P. Lafleur, T. Laurila, R. Leuning, A. Lindroth, H. Liu, B. Loubet, G. Manca, M. Marek, H. A. Margolis, T. A. Martin, W. J Massman, R. Matamala, G. Matteucci, H. McCaughey, L. Merbold, T. Meyers, M. Migliavacca, F. Miglietta, L. Misson, M. Mölder, J. Moncrieff, R. K. Monson, L. Montagnani, M. Montes-Helu, E. Moors, Ch. Moureaux, M. M Mukelabai, J. W. Munger, M. Myklebust, Z. Nagy, A. Noormets, W. Oechel, R. Oren, S. G. Pallardy, K. T. Paw U, J. S. Pereira, K. Pilegaard, K. Pintér, C. Pio, G. Pita, T. L. Powell, S. Rambal, J. T. Randerson, C. von Randow, C. Rebmann, J. Rinne, F. Rossi, N. Roulet, R. J. Ryel, J. Sagerfors, N. Saigusa, M. J. Sanz, G.S. Mugnozza, H. P. Schmid, G. Seufert, M. Siqueira, J. F. Soussana, G. Starr, M. A. Sutton, J. Tenhunen, Z. Tuba, J. P. Tuovinen, R.Valentini, C. S. Vogel, J. Wang, S. Wang, W. Wang, L. R. Welp, X. Wen, S. Wharton, M. Wilkinson, C. A. Williams, G. Wohlfahrt, S. Yamamoto, G. Yu, R. Zampedri, B. Zhao, X. Zhao, for their paper: climate control of terrestrial carbon exchange across biomes and continents, Environmental Research Letters, 5, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/5/3/034007, 2010.

 

My research specifically focuses on canopy fluid mechanics by developing theory, designing observations and performing numerical simulations to understand the physical, biological and chemical processes that control trace gases exchange between vegetation and atmosphere over complex terrain.

 

Key words for Research

Key words for Teaching

Canopy fluid mechanics

Boundary layer dynamics

Biosphere-atmosphere interaction

Nonlinear Dynamics of Abrupt Climate Change

Eddy covariance techniques

Theoretical modeling

Numerical modeling

Statistical modeling

Temporal scale from second to geological Time

Spatial scale from local to global

Atmosphere-biosphere interaction

Micrometeorology

Boundary Layer Meteorology

Canopy Fluid Mechanics

Atmospheric Dynamics

Climatology

Meteorology

Climate Change and Climate Modeling

Nonlinear Dynamics of Abrupt Climate Change: Theory, Mechanisms and Modeling


Selected Publications

BOOKS:

Yi, C., Nonlinear Sciences and Their Applications to the Geoscience , Meteorological  Press, Beijing, 1995. (In Chinese)

Yi, C, Climate Change and Climate Models, Ocean Publishing House, Beijing, 1993. (In Chinese)

REFEREED PAPERS:

Yi, C., S. Wei &  G. Hendrey, Warming climate extends dryness-controlled areas of terrestrial carbon sequestration. Sci. Rep. 4, 5472; DOI:10.1038/srep05472 (2014).

Wei, S., C. Yi, G. Hendrey, T. Eaton, G. Rustic, S. Wang, H. Liu, N. Y. Krakauer, W. Wang, A. R. Desai, L. Montagnani, K. T. Paw U, M. Falk, A. Black, C. Bernhofer, T. Grünwald, T. Laurila, A. Cescatti, E. Moors, R. Bracho, and R. Valentini, Data-based perfect-deficit approach to understanding climate extremes and forest carbon assimilation capacity, Environ. Res. Lett. 9 065002 (9pp), (2014).

Yi, C., D. Ricciuto, G. Hendrey, Biome Q10 and dryness, the American Journal of Climate Change, 2, 292-295. doi: 10.4236/ajcc.2013.24029, 2013. PDF

Xu, X., C. Yi, the influence of geometry on recirculation and co2 transport over forested hills, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 2012, DOI: 10.1007/s00703-012-0224-6 . PDF

Yi, C., G. Rustic, X. Xu, J. Wang, A. Dookies, S. Wei, G. Hendrey, D. M. Ricciuto, T. Meyers, Z. Nagy, K. Pinter, Climate extremes and grassland potential productivity, Environmental Research Letters, 7, 035703 (6pp) doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/3/035703, 2012.

Chen, H., and C. Yi, Optimal control of katabatic flows within canopies, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, DOI:10.1002/qj.1904, 2012. PDF

Wang, W. and C. Yi, A new nonlinear analytical model for canopy flow over a forested hill, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, DOI 10.1007/s00704-012-0599-9, 2012. [PDF]

Wang, S., J. Liu, C. Zhang, C. Yi, W. Wu, Effects of Afforestation on Soil Carbon Turnover in China’s Subtropical Region, J. Geogr. Sci., 21(1), 118-134. 2011.[PDF]

Burns, S.P., J. Sun, D.H. Lenschow, S.P. Oncley, B.B. Stephens, C. Yi, D.E. Anderson, J. Hu, and R.K. Monson, 2010: Atmospheric stability effects on wind fields and scalar mixing within and just above a subalpine forest in sloping terrain. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, doi:10.1007/s10546-010-9560-6, 231-262, 2010. [PDF]

Yi, C., D. Ricciuto, R. Li, J. Wolbeck, X. Xu, M. Nilsson, L. Aires, J. D. Albertson, C. Ammann, M. A. Arain, A. C. de Araujo, M. Aubinet, M. Aurela, Z. Barcza, A. Barr, P. Berbigier, J. Beringer, C. Bernhofer, A. T. Black, P. V. Bolstad, F. C. Bosveld, M. S. J. Broadmeadow, N. Buchmann, S. P. Burns, P. Cellier, J.M. Chen, J.Q. Chen, P. Ciais, R. Clement, B. D. Cook, P. S. Curtis, D. B. Dail, E. Dellwik, N. Delpierre, A. R. Desai, S. Dore, D. Dragoni, B. G. Drake, E. Dufrêne, A. Dunn, J. Elbers, W. Eugster, M. Falk, C. Feigenwinter, L. B. Flanagan, T. Foken, J. Frank, J. Fuhrer, D. Gianelle, A. Goldstein, M. Goulden, A. Granier, T. Grünwald, L. Gu, H. Guo, A. Hammerle, S. Han, N. P Hanan, L. Haszpra, B. Heinesch, C. Helfter, D. Hendriks, L. B. Hutley, A. Ibrom, C. Jacobs, T. Johansson, M. Jongen, G. Katul, G. Kiely, K. Klumpp, A. Knohl, T. Kolb, W. L. Kutsch, P. Lafleur, T. Laurila, R. Leuning, A. Lindroth, H. Liu, B. Loubet, G. Manca, M. Marek, H. A. Margolis, T. A. Martin, W. J Massman, R. Matamala, G. Matteucci, H. McCaughey, L. Merbold, T. Meyers, M. Migliavacca, F. Miglietta, L. Misson, M. Mölder, J. Moncrieff, R. K. Monson, L. Montagnani, M. Montes-Helu, E. Moors, Ch. Moureaux, M. M Mukelabai, J. W. Munger, M. Myklebust, Z. Nagy, A. Noormets, W. Oechel, R. Oren, S. G. Pallardy, K. T. Paw U, J. S. Pereira, K. Pilegaard, K. Pintér, C. Pio, G. Pita, T. L. Powell, S. Rambal, J. T. Randerson, C. von Randow, C. Rebmann, J. Rinne, F. Rossi, N. Roulet, R. J. Ryel, J. Sagerfors, N. Saigusa, M. J. Sanz, G.S. Mugnozza, H. P. Schmid, G. Seufert, M. Siqueira, J. F. Soussana, G. Starr, M. A. Sutton, J. Tenhunen, Z. Tuba, J. P. Tuovinen, R.Valentini, C. S. Vogel, J. Wang, S. Wang, W. Wang, L. R. Welp, X. Wen, S. Wharton, M. Wilkinson, C. A. Williams, G. Wohlfahrt, S. Yamamoto, G. Yu, R. Zampedri, B. Zhao, X. Zhao, Climate control of terrestrial carbon exchange across biomes and continents, Environmental Research Letters, 5, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/5/3/034007, 2010. [PDF] [Supplementary Data][PPTs-2010-AGU-Fall-Meeting][ERL Highlight of 2010] Norbert Gerbier-MUMM International Award 2012

Yi, C., Instability analysis of terrain-induced canopy flows, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 66, 2134-2142, doi:10.1175/2009JAS3005.1, 2009.[PDF]

Eaton, T. T., C. Yi, Hydroperiod and hydraulic loading for treatment potential in urban tidal wetlands, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 6, 589–625, 2009. [PDF]

Yi, C., Momentum transfer within canopies, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 47, 262-275, doi:10.1175/2007JAMC1667.1, 2008. [PDF]

Zhou, T., C. Yi, P. S. Bakwin, and Li Zhu, Links between global CO2 variability and climate anomalies of biomes, Science China, Ser D-Earth Sci,. 51, 740-747, 2008. [PDF]

Yi, C.,  D. E. Anderson, A. A. Turnipseed, S. P. Burns, and J. Sparks, D. Stannard, and K. R. Monson, The contribution of advective fluxes to net ecosystem CO2 exchange in a high elevation, subalpine forest ecosystem, Ecological Applications, 18 (6), 1379-1390, 2008. [PDF] APPENDIX

Denning, A.S., N. Zhang, C. Yi, M. Branson, K. Davis, J. Kleist, and P. Bakwin, Evaluation of modeled atmospheric boundary layer depth at the WLEF Tower, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 148, 206-215, 2008.[PDF]

Wang W., K J. Davis, B. D. Cook, C. Yi,  M. P. Butler, D. M. Ricciuto, and P. S. Bakwin, Estimating daytime CO2 fluxes over a mixed forest from tall tower mixing ratio measurements, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, D10308, doi:10.1029/2006JD007770, 2007.[PDF]

Wang W., K J. Davis, C. Yi, E. G. Patton, M. P. Butler, D. M. Ricciuto, and P. S. Bakwin, A note on the top-down and bottom-up gradient functions over a forested site, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 124:305–314, DOI 10.1007/s10546-007-9162-0, 2007.[PDF]

Yi, C., R. K. Monson, Z. Zhai, D. E. Anderson, B. Lamb, G. Allwine, A. A. Turnipseed, and S. P. Burns, Modeling and measuring the nocturnal drainage flow in a high-elevation, subalpine forest with complex terrain, Journal of Geographical Research, 110, D22303, doi:10.1029/2005JD006282, 2005. [PDF]

Wang, W., K.J. Davis, B.D. Cook, P.S. Bakwin, C. Yi, D. Ricciuto, and M. Butler, Surface layer CO2 budget and advective contributions to measurements of net ecosystem-atmosphere exchange of CO2, Agriculture and Forest Meteorology, 2005, 135, 202-214.[PDF]

Yi, C., R. Li, P. S. Bakwin, A. Desai, D. M. Ricciuto, S. P. Burns, A. A. Turnipseed, S. C. Wofsy, J. W. Munger, K. Wilson, and R. K. Monson, A nonparametric method for separating photosynthesis and respiration components in CO2 flux measurements, Geophysical Research Letters, 31, L17107, doi:10.1029/2004GL020490, 2004. [PDF]

Yi, C., K. J. Davis, P. S. Bakwin, A.S. Denning, N. Zhang, A. Desai, J. C. Lin, and C. Gerbig, The observed covariance between ecosystem carbon exchange and atmospheric boundary layer dynamics at a site in northern Wisconsin, Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, D08302, doi:10.1029/2003JD004164, 2004. [PDF]

Hurwitz, M.D., D.M. Ricciuto,  P.S. Bakwin, K.J. Davis, W. Wang, C. Yi, and M.P. Butler, Transport of Carbon Dioxide in the Presence of Storm Systems over a Northern Wisconsin Forest, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 61, 607-618, 2004. [PDF]

Cook, B.D., K.J. Davis, W. Wang, A. Desai, B.W. Berger, R.M. Teclaw, J.G. Martin, P.V. Bolstad, P.S. Bakwin, C. Yi, and W. Heilman, Carbon exchange and venting anomalies in an upland deciduous forest in northern Wisconsin, USA, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 126, 271-295, 2004.[PDF]

Bakwin, P.S., K.J. Davis, C. Yi, S.C. Wofsy, J.W. Munger, L. Haszpra and Z. Barcza, Regional carbon dioxide fluxes from mixing ratio data, Tellus 56B, 301-311, 2004. [PDF]

Davis, K.J., P.S. Bakwin, C. Yi, B.W. Berger, C. Zhao, R.M. Teclaw and J.G. Isebrands, Long-term carbon dioxide fluxes from a very tall tower in a northern forest: Annual cycle of CO2 exchange, Global Change Biology, 9, 1278-1293, 2003. [PDF]

Werner, C., K.J. Davis, P. Bakwin, C. Yi, D. Hurst, and L. Lock, Interannual variability of methane exchange over a temperate-boreal lowland and wetland forest, Global Change Biology, 9, 1251-1261, 2003. [PDF]

Zhou T., C. Yi, P. Shi, Relationship between NDVI and climatic factors under different drought conditions, Acta Geographica Sinica, 58, 512-518, 2003. (In Chinese with English abstract)

Zhou T., C. Yi, P. Shi, and J. Luo, Research on the feedback mechanism between terrestrial carbon cycle and temperature, Geographical Research, 21, 53-59, 2002. (In Chinese with English abstract) [PDF]

Yi, C., K. J. Davis, B. W. Berger, P. S. Bakwin, Long-term observations  of the dynamics of the continental planetary boundary layer, Journal of  the  Atmospheric Science, 58, 1288-1299, 2001. [PDF]

Berger, B. W., K. J. Davis, C. Yi, P. S. Bakwin, and C. Zhao, Long-term carbon dioxide fluxes from a very tall tower in a northern forest: Part  I. Flux measurement methodology, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology , 18, 529-542, 2001. [ PDF]

Yi, C., P. Gong, M. Xu , and Y. Qi , The effects of buffer and temperature feedback on the oceanic uptake of CO2, Geophysical Research Letters , 28, 751-754,  2001. [PDF]

Yi, C., K. J. Davis, P. S. Bakwin, B. W. Berger, and L. Marr,  The influence of advection on measurements of the net ecosystem-atmosphere exchange of   CO2 from a very tall tower, Journal of Geophysical Research , 105, 9991-9999, 2000. [PDF]

Yi, C., Kaiyu Liu, and Tao Zhou, Research on a formula of rainfall interception by vegetation, Journal of Soil Erosion and Soil and Water Conservation, 2 , 77-79, 1996. (In Chinese with English abstract)

Yi, C., Kaiyu Liu, and Tao Zhou, A model for calculating soil moisture fields in the monsoon region of the eastern part of China, Journal of Soil Erosion and Soil and Water Conservation, 2, 80-85, 1996.  (In Chinese with English abstract)

Yi, C., Kaiyu Lui, and Tiangjie Li, Research on relations of soil zonal distributions with climate in the monsoon region of the eastern part of China, Acta Pedologica Sinica , 32, 385-390, 1996. (In Chinese with English abstract)

Yi, C., On land surface dynamics, Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, 6, 212-219, 1995. (In Chinese with English abstract)

Yi, C., Approach on applying the nonlinear theories to formulate a synthetical theory of environment and ecology, Advance in Earth Science, 10, 164-168, 1995. (In Chinese with English abstract )

Yi, C., A catastrophe model of debris flow, Journal of Nature Disasters, 4, 53-57,1995. (In Chinese with English abstract)

Yi, C., Peijun Shi, On the natural disaster model, Journal of Nature Disasters, 4, 6-8, 1995. (In Chinese with English abstract)

Yi, C., and Shi Peijun, Entropy Production and Natural Hazards, Journal of Beijing Normal University , Natural Science Ed., 30, 276-280, 1994. (In Chinesewith English abstract )

Yi, C. and Rongsheng Wu, A Self-Organization Climate Model, Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Science, 18, 129-140, 1994.