· B.S. Duke University, 1996
· M.F.R. University of Georgia, 2000
· Ph.D. University of Georgia, 2004
Biogeochemistry, soil microbial ecology, global change ecology, stable isotope ecology
PUBLICATIONS – PEER-REVIEWED
Adler PB, Seabloom E, Borer E, et al. 2011. Get over the hump: productivity does not predict local species richness. In review. Science.
Weinhold BJ, Varvel GE, Jin VL. 2011. Role of the corn cob residue fraction in carbon and nutrient dynamics. In review. Agronomy Journal.
Jin VL, Johnson M-VV, Haney RL, Arnold JG. 2011. Potential carbon and nitrogen mineralization in soils from a perennial forage production system amended with Class B biosolids. In review. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.
Jin VL, Schaeffer SA, Ziegler SE, Evans RD. 2011. Soil water availability and microsite mediate fungal and bacterial abundances in Mojave Desert soils exposed to elevated atmospheric CO2. In press. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences.
Polley HW, Fay PA, Jin VL, Combs GF. 2010. CO2 enrichment increases element concentrations in grass mixtures by changing species abundances. In press. Plant Ecology.
Jin VL, Romanek CS, Donovan LA, Sharitz RR. 2010. Soil nitrogen availability and in situ nitrogen uptake by Acer rubrum L. and Pinus palustris Mill. in the southeastern U. S. Coastal Plain. The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 137: 339-347.
Jin VL, Evans RD. 2010. Elevated CO2 increases plant uptake of organic and inorganic N in the desert shrub Larrea tridentata. Oecologia 163: 257-266.
Jin VL, Evans RD. 2010. Microbial 13C utilization patterns via stable isotope probing of phospholipid biomarkers in Mojave Desert soils exposed to ambient and elevated atmospheric CO2. Global Change Biology 16: 2334-2344.
Fay PA, Kelley AM, Procter AC, Hui D, Jin VL, Jackson RB, Johnson HB, Polley HW. 2009. Primary productivity and water balance of grassland vegetation on three soils in a continuous CO2 gradient: Initial results from the Lysimeter CO2 Gradient Experiment. Ecosystems 12: 699-714.
Jin VL, Evans RD. 2007. Elevated CO2 increases microbial carbon substrate use and N cycling in Mojave Desert soils. Global Change Biology 13: 452-465.
Kang S, Doh S, Lee DS, Lee D, Jin VL, Kimball JS. 2003. Topographic and climatic controls on soil respiration in six temperate mixed-hardwood forests slopes, Korea. Global Change Biology 9: 1427-1437.
Jin VL, West LT, Haines BL, Peterson CJ. 2000. P retention in tropical pre-montane soils across forest-pasture interfaces. Soil Science 165(11): 881-889.
Richter DD, Markewitz D, Heine PR, Jin V, Raikes J, Tian K, Wells CG. 2000. Legacies of agriculture and forest regrowth in the nitrogen of old field soils. Forest Ecology and Management 138: 233-248.
Derner J, Jin VL. 2011. Rangeland Management. In Managing Agricultural Greenhouse Gases. In preparation. Eds. Liebig M, Franzluebbers AJ, Follett RF. Elsevier. San Diego, CA.
Jin VL, Witherington EM, Johnson M-VV, Haney RL, Arnold JG. 2010. Impacts of land-applying class B municipal biosolids on soil microbial activity and soil nutrient and metal concentrations. Water Environment Research. Conference proceedings.
Lee DW, Jin VL, Choe JC, Son Y, Yoo S, Lee H-K, Hong S-K, Ihm B-S. 2002. (Eds.) Ecology of Korea. Bumwoo Publishing Company. Seoul, Korea. 406 p.