SCIENCE IS TO DELVE SIMPLE LAWS FROM THE COMPLEX NATURE

XIE Shucheng

Professor of Faculty of Earth Science, China University of Geosciences

Vice director of State Key Laboratory of Biogeology and Environmental Geology

Education and Appointments:

1985.9-1989.7,   B.Sc., Geology, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)

1989.9-1992.7, M. Sc., Paleontology and Stratigraphy, Geology, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)

1993.7-1997.6, Ph. D., Paleontology and Stratigraphy, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)

Professional Experience:

1995~1997, Lecturer, Geology, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China

1998~1999, Postdoctorate and associated professor, Geography, Institute of Arid and Cold region, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

1999~2000, Academic visitor, Organic Geochemistry, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, UK

2004~2005, Academic visitor, Organic Geochemistry, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, UK

2007.1~2007.6, Visitor, Geology, University of Southern California, USA

2010~2011, Academic visitor, Organic Geochemistry, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, UK

2000 to present, Professor, Geology and geobiology, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China

Honors and Awards:

National Award for Natural Science, China, 2016

National Award for Innovation, China, 2016

National Award of Excellence of Scientists of China, 2010

National Award for Natural Science, China, 2008

Natural Science Award, the Ministry of Education, China, 2007

Changjiang Scholarship, China, 2007

Outstanding Postdoctorate Award, China, 2005

Current Research Interest:

  1. Lipids indicative of Quaternary vegetation and climate change - Research work conducted covers icecores and snow, loess-paleosol sequences, peat deposits, speleothems and lacustrine sediments.
  2. Molecular fossils related to oceanic conditions and biological mass extinction - Research work has partly been conducted at the Triassic/Permian boundary, Triassic/Jurassic boundary.

Research grants:

  1. Mechanisms of marine carbon storage and coupled carbon, nitrogen and sulfur cycles in response to global change, funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, 2016-2021.
  2. Innovation Team work of geobiology, funded by NSF of China, 2019-2024.
  3. Geolipid records indicative of the evolution of Asian monsoon-driven hydroclimate and temperature in Eastern China since late Miocene, key program funded by NSF of China, 2019-2023.

Selected Publications (* author for correspondence):

 

2020

 

Song Y., Algeo T.J., Wu W., Luo G., Li L., Wang Y., Xie S.*. Distribution of pyrolytic PAHs across the Triassic-Jurassic boundary in the Sichuan Basin, southwestern China: Evidence of wildfire outside the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province. Earth-Science Reviews, 2020, 201,102970.

 

Song Y., Gilleaudeau G.J., Algeo T.J., Over D.J., Lyons T.W., Anbar A.D., Xie S.*. Biomarker evidence of algal-microbial community changes linked to redox and salinity variation, Upper Devonian Chattanooga Shale (Tennessee, USA). GSA Bulletin, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1130/B35543.1

 

Chang B., Li C.*, Liu D., Foster I., Tripati A., Lloyd M.K., Maradiaga I., Luo G., An Z., She Z., Xie S., Tong J., Huang J.*, Algeo T.J., Lyons T.W., Immenhauser A. Massive formation of early diagenetic dolomite in the Ediacaran ocean: Constraints on the “dolomite problem”. PNAS, 2020, www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1916673117.

 

Lu J., Algeo T.J., Zhuang G., Yang J., Xiao G., Liu J., Huang J., Xie S.*. The Early Pliocene global expansion of C4 grasslands: A new organic carbonisotopic dataset from the north China plain. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2020, 538, 109454.

 

Yang Y., Ruan X., Gao C., Lv X., Yang H., Li X., Yao Y., Pearson A., Xie S.*. Assessing the applicability of the long-chain diol (LDI) temperature proxy in the high-temperature South China Sea. Organic Geochemistry, 2020, 144, 104017.

 

Lu J., Zang J., Meyers P., Huang X., Qiu P., Yu X., Yang H.*, Xie S. Surface soil n-alkane molecular and dD distributions along a precipitation transect in northeastern China. Organic Geochemistry, 2020, 144, 104015.

 

Yang Y., Wang C.*, Bendle J.A., Yu X., Gao C., Lv X., Ruan X., Wang R., Xie S. A new sea surface temperature proxy based on bacterial 3-hydroxy fatty Acids. Organic Geochemistry, 2020, 141, 103975.

 

2019

 

Wang C., Bendle J.A., Greene S.E., Griffiths M.L., Huang J., Moossen H., Zhang H., Ashley K., Xie S.*. Speleothem biomarker evidence for a negative terrestrial feedback on climate during Holocene warm periods. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2019, 525, 115754

 

Li J., Pancost R.D., Naafs B.D.A., Yang H., Liu D., Gong L., Qiu X., Xie S.*. Multiple environmental and ecological controls on archaeal ether lipid distributions in saline ponds. Chemical Geology, 2019, 529, 119293

 

Qian S., Yang H.*, Dong C., Wang Y., Wu J., Pei H., Dang X., Lu J., Zhao S., Xie S. Rapid response of fossil tetraether lipids in lake sediments to seasonal environmental variables in a shallow lake in central China: Implications for the use of tetraether-based proxies. Organic Geochemistry, 2019, 128: 108–121.

 

Luo G.*, Yang H., Algeo T.J., Hallmann C., Xie S. Lipid biomarkers for the reconstruction of deep-time environmental Conditions. Earth-Science Reviews, 2019, 189: 99–124.

 

Liu H., Gu Y.*, Huang X., Yu Z., Xie S., Cheng S. 13,000-year peatland palaeohydrological response to the ENSO-related Asian monsoon precipitation changes in the middle Yangtze Valley. Quaternary Science Reviews, 2019, 212: 80-91.

 

Naafs B.D.A.*, Inglis G.N., Blewett J., McClymont E.L., Lauretano V., Xie S., Evershed R.P., Pancost R.D. The potential of biomarker proxies to trace climate, vegetation, and biogeochemical processes in peat: A review. Global and Planetary Change, 2019, 179: 57–79.

 

Pei H., Wang C., Wang Y., Yang H.*, Xie S. Distribution of microbial lipids at an acid mine drainage site in China: Insights into microbial adaptation to extremely low pH conditions. Organic Geochemistry, 2019, 134: 77-91.

 

2018

 

Zhang H., Griffiths M.L.*, Chiang J. C. H., Kong W., Wu S., Atwood A., Huang J., Cheng H., Ning Y., Xie S.*. East Asian hydroclimate modulated by the position of the westerlies during Termination I. Science, 2018, 362, 580-583

 

Huang X., Pancost R.D., Xue J., Gu Y., Evershed R.P., Xie S.*. Response of carbon cycle to drier conditions in the mid-Holocene in central China. Nature Communications, 2018, 9: 1369. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03804-w

 

Xie S.*. The shift of biogeochemical cycles indicative of the progressive marine ecosystem collapse across the Permian-Triassic boundary: An analog to modern oceans. Science China Earth Sciences, 2018, 61, 1379-1383

 

Luo G.*, Junium C. K., Izon G., Ono S., Beukes N.J., Algeo T.J., Cui Y., Xie S., Summons R.E.*. Nitrogen fixation sustained productivity in the wake of the Palaeoproterozoic Great Oxygenation Event. Nature Communications, 2018, 9: 978. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018- 03361-2

 

Wang C., Bendle J. A., Zhang H., Yang Y., Liu D., Huang J., Cui J., Xie S.*. Holocene temperature and hydrological changes reconstructed by bacterial 3-hydroxy fatty acids in a stalagmite from central China. Quaternary Science Reviews, 2018, 192: 97-105.

 

Luo G.*, Richoz S., van de Schootbrugge B., Algeo T. J., Xie S., Ono S., Summons R.E. Multiple sulfur-isotopic evidence for a shallowly stratified ocean following the Triassic-Jurassic boundary mass extinction. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2018, 231: 73-87.

 

Dang X.#, Ding W.#, Yang H., Pancost R.D., Naafs B.D.A., Xue J., Lin X., Lu J., Xie S.*. Different temperature dependence of the bacterial brGDGT isomers in 35 Chinese lake sediments compared to that in soils. Organic Geochemistry, 2018, 119: 72-79.

 

Yang Y., Gao C., Dang X., Ruan X., Lv X., Xie S., Li X., Yao Y., Yang H.*. Assessing hydroxylated isoprenoid GDGTs as a paleothermometer for the tropical South China Sea. Organic Geochemistry, 2018, 115: 156-165.

 

Liu J., Algeo T.J., Yang H.*, Pan J., Tang C., Huang J., Xie S. Changes in vegetation type on the Chinese Loess Plateau since 75ka related to East Asian Summer Monsoon variation. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2018, 510: 124-139

 

Zhang C., Lin J., Li S., Dong H., Wang F., Xie S. Tectonomicrobiology: A new paradigm for geobiological research. Science China Earth Sciences, 2018, 61(4): 494-498.

 

2017

Xie S.*, Algeo T. J., Zhou W., Ruan X., Luo G., Huang J., Yan J. 2017. Contrasting microbial community changes during mass extinctions at the Middle/Late Permian and Permian/Triassic boundaries. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2017, 460: 180-191.

 

Tang C., Yang H., Pancost R. D., Griffiths M. L., Xiao G., Dang X., Xie S.*. Tropical and high latitude forcing of enhanced megadroughts in Northern China during the last four terminations. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2017, 479: 98–107.

 

Zhou W., Algeo T. J., Ruan X., Luo G., Chen Z.-Q., Xie S.*. Expansion of photic-zone euxinia during the Permian–Triassic biotic crisis and its causes: Microbial biomarker records. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2017, 474: 140-151.

 

Xie S.*, Chen J., Wang F., Xun L., Tang K., Zhai W., Liu J., Ma W. Mechanisms of carbon storage and the coupled carbon, nitrogen and sulfur cycles in regional seas in response to global change. Science China: Earth Sciences, 2017, 61: 1010-1014.

 

Li J., Naafs B. D. A., Pancost R. D., Yang H., Liu D., Xie S.*. Distribution of branched tetraether lipids in ponds from Inner Mongolia, NE China: Insight into the source of brGDGTs. Organic Geochemistry, 2017, 112, 127-136.

 

Zhu Z.*, Feinberg J. M., Xie S., Bourne M., Huang J., Hu C., Cheng H. Holocene ENSO-related cyclic storms recorded by magnetic minerals in speleothems of central China. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 2017, 114(5): 852-857.

 

Zhang R.*, Jiang T., Tian Y., Xie S., Zhou L., Li Q., Jiao N.*. Volcanic ash stimulates growth of marine autotrophic and heterotrophic microorganisms. Geology, 2017, 45(8), 679-682.

 

Li C.*, Jin C., Planavsky N.J., Algeo T.J., Cheng M., Yang X., Zhao Y., Xie S. Coupled oceanic oxygenation and metazoan diversification during the early–middle Cambrian? Geology, 2017, 45, 743-746

 

Li C.*, Hardisty D. S., Luo G., Huang J., Algeo T. J.,  Cheng M., Shi W., An Z., Tong J.,  Xie S., Jiao N.,  Lyons T. W. Uncovering the spatial heterogeneity of Ediacaran carbon cycling. Geobiology, 2017, 45(8), 743-746.

 

Li F.*, Yan J.*, Burne R. V., Chen Z.-Q., Algeo T.J.*, Zhang W., Tian L., Gan Y., Liu K., Xie S. Paleo-seawater REE compositions and microbial signatures preserved in laminae of Lower Triassic ooids. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2017, 486, 96–107

 

Tang C., Yang H.*, Dang X., Xie S. Comparison of paleotemperature reconstructions using microbial tetraether thermometers of the Chinese loess-paleosol sequence for the past 350000 years. Science China-Earth Sciences, 2017, 60(6), 1159-1170 .

 

2016

 

Zhang H., Griffiths M. L., Huang J.*, Cai Y., Wang C., Zhang F., Cheng H., Ning Y., Hu C., Xie S.*. Antarctic link with East Asian summer monsoon variability during the Heinrich Stadial-Bolling interstadial transition. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2016, 453: 243-251.

 

Dang X., Yang H., Naafs B. D. A., Pancost R. D., Xie S.*. Evidence of moisture control on the methylation of branched glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers in semi-arid and arid soils. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2016, 189: 24-36

 

Li J., Pancost R.D., Naafs B. D. A., Yang H., Zhao C., Xie S.*. Distribution of glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraether (GDGT) lipids in a hypersaline lake system. Organic Geochemistry, 2016, 99: 113-124.

 

Wang C., Bendle J., Yang Y., Yang H., Sun H., Huang J., Xie S.*. Impacts of pH and temperature on soil bacterial 3-hydroxy fatty acids: Development of novel terrestrial proxies. Organic Geochemistry, 2016, 94: 21-31

 

Xie S.*, Liu D.,Qiu X., Huang X., Algeo T.J. Microbial roles equivalent to geological agents of high temperature and pressure in deep Earth. Science China Earth Sciences, 2016, 59(11):2098-2104

 

Luo G., Algeo T. J., Zhan R., Yan D., Huang J., Liu J., Xie S. Perturbation of the marine nitrogen cycle during the Late Ordovician glaciation and mass extinction. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2016, 448: 339-348

 

Dang X., Xue J., Yang H.*, Xie S. Environmental impacts on the distribution of microbial tetraether lipids in Chinese lakes with contrasting pH: Implications for lacustrine paleoenvironmental reconstructions. Science China-Earth Sciences, 2016, 59(5), 939-950.

 

Jin C., Li C.*, Algeo T. J., Planavsky N. J., Cui H., Yang X., Zhao Y., Zhang X., Xie S. A highly redox-heterogeneous ocean in South China during the early Cambrian (~529–514Ma): Implications for biota-environment co-evolution. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2016, 441: 38–51

 

Qin Y., Payne R., Yang X., Yao M., Xue J., Gu Y., Xie S. Testate amoebae as indicators of water quality and contamination in shallow lakes of the Middle and Lower Yangtze Plain. Environ Earth Sci, 2016, 75:627

 

Luo G., Ono S., Beukes N. J., Wang D. T., Xie S., Summons R. E. Rapid oxygenation of Earth’s atmosphere 2.33 billion years ago. Science Advances, 2016, 2(5):e1600134-e1600134. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1600134

 

Yang Y., Wang C., Zhang H., Xie S. 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, 2016, 50(5), 439-443

 

Lu J., Yang H., Zheng F., Dang X., Xie S. Contrasting distributions of bacterial branched tetraethers along a soil-river-lake transect in the arid region of Northwestern China. Geochemical Journal, 2016, 50 (3), 249-265.

 

Yang H., Pancost R.D., Jia C., Xie S. The response of archaeal tetraether membrane lipids in surface soils to temperature: A potential paleothermometer in paleosols. Geomicrobiology Journal, 2016, 33(2), 98-109.

 

Lei Y., Yang H.*, Dang X., et al. Absence of a significant bias towards summer temperature in branched tetraether-based paleothermometer at two soil sites with contrasting temperature seasonality. Organic Geochemistry, 2016, 94, 83-94.

 

Prior to 2016

 

Xie S., Pancost R. D.*, Yin H., Wang H., Evershed R. P. Two episodes of microbial change coupled with Permo/Triassic faunal mass extinction. Nature, 2005, 434, 494-497.

 

Xie S.*, Pancost R. P., Huang J., Wignall P. B., Yu J., Tang X., Chen L., Huang X., Lai X. Changes in the global carbon cycle occurred as two episodes during the Permian-Triassic crisis. Geology, 2007, 35(12), 1083-1086

 

Xie S.*, Pancost R. D., Wang Y., Yang H., Wignall P. B., Luo G., Jia C., Chen L. Cyanobacterial blooms tied to volcanism during the 5 m.y. Permo-Triassic biotic crisis. Geology, 2010, 38(5), 447-450.

 

Xie S.*, Pancost R. D., Chen L., Evershed R. P., Yang H., Zhang K., Huang J., Xu D. Microbial lipid records of highly alkaline deposits and enhanced aridity associated with significant uplift of Tibetan Plateau in late Miocene. Geology, 2012, 40,291-294

 

Xie S.*, Evershed R. P., Huang X., Zhu Z., Pancost R. D., Meyers P. A., Gong L., Hu C., Huang J., Zhang S., Gu Y. Concordant monsoon-driven postglacial hydrological changes in peat and stalagmite records and their impacts on prehistoric cultures in central China. Geology, 2013, 41(8): 827-830

 

Xie S., Nott C.J., Avsejs L.A., Maddy D., Chambers F.M., Evershed R.P.*. Molecular and isotopic stratigraphy in an ombrotrophic mire for paleoclimate reconstruction. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2004, 68(13): 2849-2862.

 

Xie S.*, Yao T., Kang S., Xu B., Duan K., Thompson L. G. Geochemical analysis of a Himalayan snowpit profile: implication for atmospheric pollution and climate. Organic Geochemistry, 2000, 31: 15-23.

 

Xie S., Nott C. J., Avsejs L. A., Volders F., Maddy D., Chambers F. M., Gledhill A., Carter J. F., Evershed R. P.*. Palaeoclimate records in compound-specific δD values of a lipid biomarker in ombrotrophic peat. Organic Geochemistry, 2000,31: 1503-1507.

 

Xie S.*, Lai X., Yi Y., Gu Y., Liu Y., Wang X., Liu G., Liang B. Molecular fossils in a Pleistocene river terrace in southern China related to paleoclimate variation. Organic Geochemistry, 2003, 34: 789-797.

 

Xie S.*, Chen F., Wang Z., Wang H., Gu Y., Huang Y. Lipid distributions in loess-paleosol sequences from northwest China. Organic Geochemistry, 2003, 34: 1071-1079.

 

Xie S.*, Yi Y., Huang J., Hu C., Cai Y., Collins M., Baker A. Lipid distribution in a subtropical southern China stalagmite as a record of soil ecosystem response to paleoclimate change. Quaternary Research, 2003, 60: 340-347.

 

Xie S.*, Guo J., Huang J., Chen F., Wang H., Farrimond P. Restricted utility of 13C of bulk organic matter as a record of paleovegetation in some loess-paleosol sequences in the Chinese Loess Plateau. Quaternary Research, 2004, 62(1): 86-93.

 

Xie S., Yin H.*. Progress and perspective on frontiers of geobiology. Science China: Earth Science, 2014, 57(5): 855-868

 

Liu Y-H.*, Henderson G. M.*, Hu C-Y., Mason A. J., Charnley N., Johnson K. R., Xie S-C. Links between the East Asian monsoon and North Atlantic climate during the 8,200 year event. Nature Geoscience, 2013, 6: 117-120

 

Luo G., Wang Y., Algeo T. J., Kump L. R., Bai X., Yang H., Yao L., Xie S.*. Enhanced nitrogen fixation in the immediate aftermath of the latest Permian marine mass extinction. Geology, 2011, 39, 647-650.

Shen J., Algeo T. J., Hu Q., Zhang N., Zhou L., Xia W., Xie S., Feng Q. Negative C-isotope excursions at the Permian-Triassic boundary linked to volcanism. Geology, 2012, 40(11): 963-966

 

Liu D., Dong H., Bishop M. E., Wang H., Abinash A., Tritschler S., Eberl D. D., Xie S. Reduction of structural Fe(III) in nontronite by methanogen Methanosarcina barkeri. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2011, 57, 1057-1071

 

Yang H., Pancost R.D., Dang X., Zhou X., Evershed R. P., Xiao G., Tang C., Gao L., Guo Z., Xie S.*. Correlations between microbial tetraether lipids and environmental variables in Chinese soils: Optimizing the paleo-reconstructions in semi-arid and arid regions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2014, 126: 49-69.

 

Luo G., Hallmann C., Xie S., Ruan X., Summons R. E. Comparative microbial diversity and redox environments of black shale and stromatolite facies in the Mesoproterozoic Xiamaling Formation, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2015, 151, 150-167.

 

Huang X., Meyers P. A., Xue J., Gong L., Wang X., Xie S. Environmental factors affecting the low temperature isomerization of homohopanes in acidic peat deposits, central China. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2015, 154: 212–228

 

Luo G., Junium C. K., Kump L. R., Huang J., Li C., Feng Q., Shi X., Bai X., Xie S.*. Shallow stratification prevailed for ~1700 to ~1300 Ma ocean: Evidence from organic carbon isotopes in the North China Block. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2014, 400: 219-232.

 

Luo G., Kump L. R., Wang Y., Tong J., Arthur M. A., Yang H., Huang J., Yin H., Xie S.*. Isotopic evidence for an anomalously low oceanic sulphate concentration during end-Permian mass extinction. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2010, 300,101-111

 

Hu C., Henderson G. M., Huang J., Xie S., Sun Y., Johnson K. R. Quantification of Holocene Asian monsoon rainfall from spatially separated cave records. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2008, 266, 221-232.

 

Zhou W., Zheng Y., Meyers P. A., Jull A. J. T., Xie S.. Postglacial climate-change record in biomarker lipid compositions of the Hani peat sequence, Northeastern China. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2010, 294(1-2), 37-46

 

Yin H.*, Xie S., Luo G., Algeo T. J., Zhang K. Two episodes of environmental change at the Permian-Triassic boundary of the GSSP section Meishan. Earth-Science Reviews, 2012, 115: 163-172

 

Zhou L., Wignall P. B., Su J., Feng Q., Xie S., Zhao L., Huang J. U/Mo ratios and δ95/95Mo as local and global redox proxies during mass extinction events. Chemical Geology, 2012, 324–325, 99–107

 

Huang X., Xue J., Wang X., Meyers P. A., Huang J., Xie S. Paleoclimate influence on early diagenesis of plant triterpenes in the Dajiuhu peatland, central China. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2013, 123: 106-119

 

Li J., Huang J., Ge J., Huang X., Xie S.*. Chemotaxonomic significance of n-alkanes distributions from leaf wax in genus of Sinojackia species (Styracaceae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 2013, 49: 30-36

 

Luo G., Wang Y., Grice K., Kershaw S., Algeo T. J., Ruan X., Yang H., Jia C., Xie S. Microbial–algal community changes during the latest Permian ecological crisis: Evidence from lipid biomarkers at Cili, South China. Global and Planetary Change, 2013, 105: 36-51

 

Huang X., Meyers P.A., Jia C., Zheng M., Xue J., Wang X., Xie S. Paleotemperature variability in central China during the last 13 ka recorded by a novel microbial lipid proxy in the Dajiuhu peat deposit. The Holocene, 23(8), 1123-1129

 

Schouten S., Hopmans E.C., Rosell-Melé A., Pearson A., Adam P., Bauersachs T., Bard E., Bernasconi S.M.,Bianchi T.S., Brocks J.J., Carlson L.T., Castañeda I.S., Derenne S., Selver A.D., Dutta K., Eglinton T., Fosse C., Galy V., Grice K., Hinrichs K.U., Huang Y., Huguet A., Huguet C.,Hurley S., Ingalls A., Jia G., Keely B., Knappy C., Krishnan S., Lincoln S., Lipp J., Mangelsdorf K., Martínez-García A., van der Meer J., Ménot-Combes G., Mets A., Mollenhauer G.,Ohkouchi N., Ossebaar J., Pagani M., Pancost R.D., Pearson E.J., Peterse F., Reichart G.J., Schaeffer P., Schmitt G., Shah S.R., Smith R.W., Smittenberg R., Takano Y., Talbot H.M., Taylor K.W.R., Tarozo R., van Dongen B.E., van Mooy B.A.S., Warren C., Weijers J.W.H., Werne J.P., Woltering M., Xie S., Yamamoto M., Yang H., Zhang C.L., Zhang Y.G., Zhao M.X., Sinninghe Damsté J.S. An interlaboratory study of TEX86 and BIT analysis of sediments, extracts and standard mixtures Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 2013, 14(12): 5263–5285

 

Luo G.., Algeo T. J., Huang J., Zhou W., Wang Y., Yang H., Richoz S., Xie S. Vertical δ13Corg gradients record changes in planktonic microbial community composition during the end-Permian mass extinction. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2014, 396: 119-131.

 

Lu X., Yang H., Song J., Versteegh G. J. M., Li X., Yuan H., Li N., Yang C., Yang Y., Ding W., Xie S. Sources and distribution of isoprenoid glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers (GDGTs) in sediments from the east coastal sea of China: Application of GDGT-based paleothermometry to a shallow marginal sea. Organic Geochemistry, 2014, 75: 24-35

 

Luo G., Xie S., Liu D., Algeo T. J. Microbial influences on paleoenvironmental changes during the Permian-Triassic boundary crisis. Science China: Earth Science, 2014, 57(5): 965-975

Benton M., Xie S. Defining the discipline of geobiology. National Science Review, 2014, 1(4): 483-485

      

Serve in journals and academic societies

  1. Member of Board of Directors of Geobiology Society
  2. Co-editor-in-chief of Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
  3. Associated editor of Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
  4. Member of advisory board of Geobiology
  5. Member of editorial board of the following journals including Global and Planetary Change, Science China: Earth Science, Chinese Science Bulletin, National Science Reviews, Paleoworld, Journal of Earth Science
  1. Associate editor-in-chief for the journals including Frontiers of Earth Science, Geological Reviewing

Serve for Conferences

Chair of the academic committee for the 4th International Conference of geobiology, June, 2017, Wuhan, China

Chair of the organizing committee for the 3rd International Conference of geobiology, June, 2014, Wuhan, China

Chair of the organizing committee for the 1st International Conference of geobiology, June, 2010, Wuhan, China

Session co-chair for IPC3(International Palaeontological Congress, June, 2010, London

Session co-chair for Joint Conference of Sino-Germany Paleontology Associations, September, 2013, Gottingen, Germany

Session co-chair for the United Geological Conference, October, 2014, Beijing

Session co-chair for the 2nd Earth System Science Conference, July, 2012, Shanghai

Session co-chair for the 3rd Earth System Science Conference, July, 2014, Shanghai

Session co-chair for the 1st Biogeochemistry and Organic Geochemistry Conference, November, 2012, Guangzhou, China

Session co-chair for the 2nd Biogeochemistry and Organic Geochemistry Conference, November, 2013, Qingdao, China

Session co-chair for the Annual Conference of Chinese Paleontology Association, October, 2011, Shanghai