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List of publication (in chronological order; * corresponding author)




In pipeline

Gao H, Deng L, Hung JJ, Zhou H, Hung CC, Lin YS*.

Rapid turnover of carbon and nitrogen in the intertidal sediment of the Yangtze River Estuary. In preparation.



Lin YS*, Lui HK, Lee J, Chen CTA, Burr GS, Chou WC, 

Kuo FW.

Carbonate chemistry of the shallow-water hydrothermal field of the Kueishantao Islet, offshore NE Taiwan. Submitted.



Tu TH, Wu LW, Lin YS, Imachi H, Lin LH, Wang PL.

Microbial community composition and functional capacity in a terrestrial ferruginous, sulfate-depleted mud volcano. Submitted.



Tang K, Zhang Y, Lin D, Han Y, Chen CTA, Wang D, Lin YS, Sun J, Zheng Q, Jiao N.

Cultivation-independent and -dependent Analysis of Microbes in the Shallow-sea Hydrothermal System off Kueishantao Island, Taiwan: Unmasking Heterotrophic Bacterial Diversity and Functional Capacity. Submitted.



Zhuang G, Lin YS, Bowles MW, Heuer VB, Lever MA, Elvert M, Hinrichs KU.

Distribution and isotopic composition of trimethylamine, dimethylsulfide and dimethylsulfoniopropionate in marine sediments. Marine Chemistry, in press.



Evans TW, Wörmer L, Lever MA, Lipp JS, Lagostina L, Lin YS, Jørgensen BB, Hinrichs KU.

Size and composition of subseafloor microbial community in the Benguela upwelling area examined from intact membrane lipid and DNA analysis. Organic Geochemistry, 111, 86-100.



Yuan HW, Chen JF, Ye Y, Lou ZH, Jin AM, Chen XG, Jiang ZP, Lin YS, Chen CTA, Loh PS.

Sources and distribution of sedimentary organic matter along the Andong salt marsh, Hangzhou Bay. Journal of Marine Systems, 174, 78-88.



Schmidt F, Koch BP, Goldhammer T, Elvert M, Witte M, Lin YS, Wendt J, Zabel M, Heuer V, Hinrichs KU

Unraveling signatures of biogeochemical processes and the depositional setting in the molecular composition of pore water DOM across different marine environments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 207, 57-80.



Lin YS*, Koch BP, Feseker T, Ziervogel K, Goldhammer T, Schmidt F, Witt M, Kellermann MY, Zabel M, Teske A, Hinrichs KU.

Near-surface heating of young rift sediment causes mass production and discharge of reactive dissolved organic matter. Scientific Reports, 7, doi:10.1038/srep44864.



Wang CC, Chen HH, Chiu LYS, Hsueh PC, Lin YS, Tseng SY, Chen CF, Lin JY. Survey and sampling tools of methane hydrate field exploration for National Energy Program. Journal of Petroleum, 52, 61-74. (in Chinese)



Inagaki F, Hinrichs KU, KuboY, Bowles MW, Heuer VB, Hong WL, Hoshino T, Ijiri A, Imachi H, Ito M, Kaneko M, Lever MA, Lin YS, Methé BA, Morita S, Morono Y, Tanikawa W, Bihan M, Bowden SA, Elvert M, Glombitza C, Gross D, Harrington GJ, Hori T, Li K, Limmer D, Liu CH, Murayama M, Ohkouchi N, Ono S, Park YS, Phillips SC, Prieto-Mollar X, Purkey M, Riedinger N, Sanada Y, Sauvage J, Snyder G, Susilawati R, Takano Y, Tasumi E, Terada T, Tomaru H, Trembath-Reichert E, Wang DT, Yamada Y.

Exploring deep microbial life in coal-bearing sediment down to ~2.5 km below the ocean floor. Science 349, 420-424.



Yoshinaga MY, Lazar CS, Elvert M, Lin YS, Zhu C, Heuer VB, Zabel M, Teske A, Hinrichs KU.

Possible roles of uncultured archaea in carbon cycling in methane-seep sediments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 164, 35-52.



Zhu, R, Lin YS, Lipp JS, Meador TB, Hinrichs KU.

Optimizing sample pretreatment for compound-specific stable carbon isotopic analysis of amino sugars in marine sediment. Biogeosciences 11, 4869-4880.



Zhuang G, Lin YS, Elvert M, Heuer VB, Hinrichs KU.

Gas chromatographic analysis of methanol and ethanol in marine sediment pore waters: validation and implementation of three pretreatment techniques. Marine Chemistry 160, 82-90.



Zhu R, Evans TW, Wörmer L, Lin YS, Zhu C, Hinrichs KU.

Improved sensitivity of sedimentary phospholipid analysis resulting from a novel extract cleanup strategy. Organic Geochemistry 65, 46-52.



Xie S, Lazar CS, Lin YS*, Teske A, Hinrichs KU.

Ethane- and propane-producing potential and molecular characterization of an ethanogenic enrichment in anoxic estuarine sediment. Organic Geochemistry 59, 37-48.



Lo L, Lai YH, Wei KY, Lin YS, Mii HS, Shen CC

Persistent sea surface temperature and declined sea surface salinity in the northwestern tropical Pacific over the past 7,500 years. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 66, 234-239.



Lin YS*, Lipp JS, Elvert M, Holler T, Hinrichs KU.

Assessing production of the ubiquitous archaeal diglycosyl tetraether lipids in marine subsurface sediment using intramolecular stable isotope probing. Environmental Microbiology 15, 1634-1646.



Kraft B, Engelen B, Goldhammer T, Lin YS, Cypionka H, Könneke M.

Desulfofrigus spec. prevails in sulfate-reducing dilution cultures from sediments of the Benguela upwelling area. FEMS Microbioloy Ecology 84, 86-97.



Kellermann MY, Wegener G, Elvert M, Yoshinaga MY, Lin YS, Holler T, Prieto-Mollar X, Knittel K, Hinrichs KU.

Autotrophy as predominant mode of carbon fixation in anaerobic methane-oxidizing microbial communities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109, 19321-19326.



Liu XL, Lipp JS, Simpson JH, Lin YS, Summons RE, Hinrichs KU.

Mono- and dihydroxyl glycerol dibiphytanyl glycerol tetraethers in marine sediments: Identification of both core and intact polar lipid forms. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 89, 102-115.



Lin YS*, Heuer VB, Goldhammer T, Kellermann MY, Zabel M, Hinrichs KU.

Towards constraining H2 concentration in subseafloor sediment: a proposal for combined analysis by two distinct approaches. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 77, 186-201.



Lin YS*, Lipp JS, Yoshinaga M, Lin SH, Elvert M, Hinrichs KU.

Intramolecular stable carbon isotopic analysis of archaeal glycosyl tetraether lipids. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 24, 2817-2826.



Lin YS*, Heuer VB, Ferdelman TG, Hinrichs KU.

Microbial conversion of inorganic carbon to dimethyl sulfide in anoxic lake sediment (Plußsee, Germany). Biogeosciences 7, 2433-2444.



Riedinger N, Brunner B, Lin YS, Voßmeyer A, Ferdelman TG, Jørgensen BB.

Methane at the sediment water transition in Black Sea sediments. Chemical Geology 274, 29-37.



Lin YS*, Biddle JF, Lipp JS, Orcutt BN, Holler T, Teske A, Hinrichs KU.

Effect of storage conditions on archaeal and bacterial communities in subsurface marine sediments. Geomicrobiology Journal 27, 262-272.



Strąpoć D, Picardal FW, Turich C, Schaperdoth I, Macalady JL, Lipp JS, Lin YS, Ertefai TF, Schubotz F, Hinrichs KU, Mastalerz M, Schimmelmann A.

Methane-producing microbial community in a coal bed of the Illinois Basin. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74, 2424–2432.



Lin YS, Lin YW, Wang Y, Chen YG, Hsu ML, Chiang SH, Chen ZS.

Relationships among topography, groundwater and soil morphological variations in the Taoyuan-Chungli tableland, Northwestern Taiwan. Geomorphology 90, 36–54.



Shen CC, Chiu HI, Chiang HW, Chu MF, Wei KY, Steinke S, Chen MT, Lin YS, Lo L.

High precision measurements of Mg/Ca and Sr/Ca ratios in carbonates by cool plasma quadrupole inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Chemical Geology 236, 339–349.



Lin YS, Wei KY, Lin IT, Yu PS, Chiang HW, Chen CY, Shen CC, Mii HS, Chen YG.

Holocene Pulleniatina Minimum Event revisited: Geochemical and faunal evidence from the Okinawa Trough and upper reaches of the Kuroshio Current. Marine Micropaleontology 59, 153–170.



Kao SJ, Hsu SC, Horng CS, Wei KY, Chen J, Lin YS.

Enhanced deepwater circulation and shift of sedimentary organic matter oxidation pathway in the Okinawa Trough since the Holocene. Geophysical Research Letters 32, L15609, doi: 10.1029/2005GL023139.



Lin YS, Chen YG, Chen ZS, Hsieh ML.

Soil morphological variations on the Taoyuan Terrace, Northwestern Taiwan: roles of topography and groundwater. Geomorphology 69, 138–151.