1) Distribution and source of bacterial 3-OH-FA in the marine environment and it’s potential as temperature proxy in palaeotemperature reconstruction;
2) Using carbon isotope to decipher water depth influence on isoGDGTs sources and related proxies and it’s implication for geological records.
Yang, Yi, Canfa Wang, James A. Bendle, Xiaoguo Yu, Chao Gao, Xiaoxia Lü, Xiaoyan Ruan, Ruicheng Wang, and Shucheng Xie. "A new sea surface temperature proxy based on bacterial 3-hydroxy fatty acids." Organic Geochemistry 141 (2020): 103975.
Yang, Yi, Xiaoyan Ruan, Chao Gao, Xiaoxia Lü, Huan Yang, Xuejie Li, Yongjian Yao, Ann Pearson, and Shucheng Xie. "Assessing the applicability of the long-chain diol (LDI) temperature proxy in the high-temperature South China Sea." Organic Geochemistry (2020): 104017.
Yang Yi, Chao Gao, Xinyue Dang, Xiaoyan Ruan, Xiaoxia Lü, Shucheng Xie, Xuejie Li, Yongjian Yao, and Huan Yang. "Assessing hydroxylated isoprenoid GDGTs as a paleothermometer for the tropical South China Sea." Organic Geochemistry 115 (2018): 156-165.
Yang, Yi, Canfa Wang, Hongbin Zhang, Junhua Huang, and Shucheng Xie. "Influence of extraction methods on the distribution pattern and concentration of fatty acids and hydroxy fatty acids in soil samples: Acid digestion versus saponification." Geochemical Journal 50 (2016): 439-443.
Wang, Canfa, James A. Bendle, Hongbin Zhang, Yang Yi, Deng Liu, Junhua Huang, Jingwei Cui, and Shucheng Xie. "Holocene temperature and hydrological changes reconstructed by bacterial 3-hydroxy fatty acids in a stalagmite from central China." Quaternary Science Reviews 192 (2018): 97-105.
Wang, Canfa, James Bendle, Yang Yi, Huan Yang, Huiling Sun, Junhua Huang, and Shucheng Xie. "Impacts of pH and temperature on soil bacterial 3-hydroxy fatty acids: Development of novel terrestrial proxies." Organic geochemistry 94 (2016): 21-31.