Max Planck Gesellschaft
Xin Yu

PhD student with the
Climate-ecosystem-disturbance interactions group

room: B3.26(IT Paradies)
email: xin.yu(at)
phone: +49 3641 578913

Research interests | Current Research | CV | Publications

Research Interest:

  • Memory effects from extreme events
  • Machine learning

Current Research:

  • Legacy effects of extreme events on ecosystem carbon cycle


  • 2020.11-present: Ph.D. student, Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany
  • 2018.9-2020.10: M.S. in hydrology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • 2014.9-2018.6: B.S. in hydrology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China


Yu, X., Orth, R., Reichstein, M., Bahn, M., Klosterhalfen, A., Knohl, A., Koebsch, F., Migliavacca, M., Mund, M., Nelson, J. A., Stocker, B. D., Walther, S., and Bastos, A.: Contrasting drought legacy effects on gross primary productivity in a mixed versus pure beech forest, Biogeosciences Discuss. [preprint],, in review, 2022.

Conference Contribution

  • Yu, X., Orth, R., Reichstein, M., and Bastos, A.: Legacy effects of drought on gross primary productivity from eddy-covariance measurements, EGU General Assembly 2021, online, 19–30 Apr 2021, EGU21-9522,, 2021.
  • Yu, X., Orth, R., Reichstein, M., Bahn, M., and Bastos, A.: Drought legacy effects on ecosystem productivity across eddy-covariance FLUXNET sites, EGU General Assembly 2022, Vienna, Austria, 23–27 May 2022, EGU22-3886,, 2022.
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