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Weixing Zhu

Weixing Zhu

Post Doctoral Research Associate, School of Life Sciences

School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University
PO BOX 874501
Tempe, AZ 85287-4501
USA

Titles

  • Post Doctoral Research Associate, School of Life Sciences

Journal Articles

2008

Kaye, J. P., A. Majumdar, C. Gries, A. Buyantuyev, N. B. Grimm, D. Hope, W. Zhu, G. D. Jenerette and L. A. Baker. 2008. Hierarchical Bayesian scaling of soil properties across urban, agricultural and desert ecosystems. Ecological Applications 18(1):132-145. DOI: 10.1890/06-1952.1. (link )

2006

Zhu, W. X., D. Hope, C. Gries and N. B. Grimm. 2006. Soil characteristics and the accumulation of inorganic nitrogen in an arid urban ecosystem. Ecosystems 9(5):711-724. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-006-0078-1. (link )

2005

Hope, D., W. Zhu, C. Gries, J. Oleson, J. P. Kaye, N. B. Grimm and B. Baker. 2005. Spatial variation in soil inorganic nitrogen across and arid urban ecosystem. Urban Ecosystems 8:251-273. (link )

2004

Zhu, W. X., N. D. Dillard and N. B. Grimm. 2004. Urban nitrogen biogeochemistry: Status and processes in green retention basins. Biogeochemistry 71(2):177-196. DOI: 10.1007/s10533-004-9683-2. (link )

2003

Hope, D., C. Gries, W. Zhu, W. F. Fagan, C. L. Redman, N. B. Grimm, A. L. Nelson, C. A. Martin and A. P. Kinzig. 2003. Socioeconomics drive urban plant diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 100(15):8788-8792. (link )

1996

Zhu, W. and J. G. Ehrenfeld. 1996. The effects of mycorrhizal roots on litter decomposition, soil biota, and nutrients in a spodosolic soil. Plant and Soil 179:109-118.

Book Chapters

2008

Hope, D., C. Gries, W. Zhu, W. F. Fagan, C. L. Redman, N. B. Grimm, A. L. Nelson, C. A. Martin and A. P. Kinzig. 2008. Socioeconomics drive urban plant diversity. In: Marzluff, J. M., E. Shulenberger, W. Endlicher, M. Alberti, G. Bradley, C. Ryan, U. Simon and C. ZumBrunnen eds., Urban Ecology. Springer. Boston, MA.

2002

Zhu, W., J. Wu and L. Zhang. 2002. Urban ecology. Pp. 220-229 In: Wu, J., X. Han and J. Huang eds., Lectures in Modern Ecology: From Basic Ecology to Environmental Issues. Science and Technology Press. Beijing, China.

Posters

2004

Hope, D., W. Zhu, C. Gries, J. P. Kaye, J. Oleson, N. B. Grimm, D. Jenerette and L. Baker. 2004. Spatial variation in inorganic soil nitrogen concentrations across an arid urban ecosystem. Poster presented at the 23 February 2004 Sixth Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ. (link )

2002

Hope, D., C. Gries, S. S. Carroll, W. Zhu, W. F. Fagan, C. L. Redman, N. B. Grimm, A. L. Nelson, A. P. Kinzig and C. A. Martin. 2002. Humans structure the ecosystem properties of cities: Findings from the '200 survey.'. Poster presented at January 17, 2002, CAP LTER Fourth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2001

Grimm, N. B., L. A. Baker, D. Hope, W. Zhu, J. R. Anderson, A. Coppola, J. W. Edmonds, S. Grossman-Clarke, D. Jenerette, A. P. Kinzig, J. M. Klopatek, D. B. Lewis, M. A. Luck, M. R. Sommerfeld, P. K. Westerhoff, J. Wu and Y. Xu. 2001. Biogeochemical processes in an urban ecosystem, metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona. Poster presented at the January 19, 2001, CAP LTER Third Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ. (link )

Hope, D., C. Gries, W. Zhu, S. S. Carroll, A. L. Nelson, L. B. Stabler, C. L. Redman, N. B. Grimm and A. P. Kinzig. 2001. Application of integrated inventory to the study of urban ecosystems: An extensive 200-site field survey of the Central Arizona -Phoenix LTER. Poster presented at the January 19, 2001, CAP LTER Third Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ. (link )

Jenerette, D., M. A. Luck, J. Wu, N. B. Grimm, D. Hope and W. Zhu. 2001. Spatial patterns of soil organic matter in central Arizona. Poster presented at the January 19, 2001, CAP LTER Third Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ. (link )

2000

Gries, C., W. Zhu, D. Hope and S. S. Carroll. 2000. CAP LTER 'survey 200' update: First experiences and preliminary results. Poster presented at 19 January 2000, CAP LTER Second Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Roach, W. J., A. Coppola, N. B. Grimm, D. Hope, D. Jenerette, M. A. Luck and W. Zhu. 2000. Stream ecology in an urban environment: Research opportunities in Indian Bend Wash, Scottsdale, Arizona. Poster presented at 19 January 2000, CAP LTER Second Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Zhu, W. and N. B. Grimm. 2000. Carbon and nitrogen cycling in urban remnant patches: The effect of fossil fuel combustion. Poster presented at 6-10 August 2000, Ecological Society of America 85th Annual Meeting Abstracts, p. 362.

Presentations

2005

Kaye, J. P., A. Majumdar, C. Gries, D. Hope, W. Zhu, N. B. Grimm, D. Jenerette and L. A. Baker. 2005. The spatial distribution of soil carbon and nitrogen in a regional matrix of urban, agricultural, and desert ecosystems. Presented at the 7-12 August 2005 90th meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Montreal, Canada.

2004

Hope, D., C. Gries, J. P. Kaye, W. Zhu, G. Stuart, J. Oleson, M. V. Katti, P. S. Warren and N. B. Grimm. 2004. How do humans restructure the biodiversity of the Sonoran Desert?. Presented at July 30-August 7, 2004, 89th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Portland, OR.

2002

Lewis, D. B., N. B. Grimm, L. A. Baker, J. W. Edmonds, D. Hope, W. J. Roach and W. Zhu. 2002. Effects of human modification of hydrology and nutrient balance on biogeochemical pattern and process in urban landscapes. Presented at April 2002, The Linkage between Land and Water -- From the Atmosphere to the Coastal Zone, US LTER Coordinating Committee Science Symposium, University of New Mexico/Sevilleta LTER, Socorro, NM.

2001

Hope, D., C. Gries, W. Zhu, S. S. Carroll, A. L. Nelson, L. B. Stabler, C. L. Redman, N. B. Grimm and A. P. Kinzig. 2001. Landscape pattern and process of an urban ecosystem: An integrated field inventory approach. Presented at 6-10 August 2001, 86th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Madison, WI.

Jenerette, D., M. A. Luck, J. Wu, N. B. Grimm, D. Hope and W. Zhu. 2001. From points to regions: Estimating soil organic matter spatial patterns in central Arizona. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. Presented at 25-29 April 2001, 16th Symposium of the U.S. Chapter of the International Association of Landscape Ecology.

1999

Zhu, W., D. Hope and C. Gries. 1999. Studying urban patches in broad spatial and long-term temporal scales: A case example from Phoenix metropolitans.. 12-14 October, Baltimore Ecosystem Study Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Zhu, W., D. Hope and C. Gries. 1999. Survey 200 update: First experiences and preliminary results. Presented at 14-15 October 1999, Baltimore Ecosystem Study Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.