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China's Inland Surface Water Quality Significantly Improves (Jan 4, 2020)

  A new study shows that China’s inland surface water quality improved significantly from 2003-2017, coinciding with major efforts beginning in 2001 to reduce water pollution in the country.
  The research was conducted by a team led by Profs. MA Ting...
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Researchers Reveal the Impact of Greening and Warming to ... (Dec 19, 2019)

  An accurate quantification of the ratio of transpiration to total terrestrial evapotranspiration (T/ET) is indispensable in the estimation of land water flux, which in turn can provide a deeper insight into the global interactions between the atmospher...
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Scientists Discover the Imprint of Flow Directions in Mea... (Nov 12, 2019)

  Meandering rivers are common, esthetically pleasing, and of engineering and ecological importance. The bends of alluvial meandering rivers often double back on themselves, showing skewing. This skewing may be directed upstream or downstream. How skewin...
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Researchers Reveal Remarkable Uncertainties in Current Gl... (Nov 4, 2019)

  Leaf Area Index (LAI) indicates the amount of live green leaf above ground surface. Many agro-meteorology, atmospheric general circulation, and biogeochemical models rely on LAI to parameterize the vegetation interactions with the atmosphere. A series ...
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The Joint Climbing Movement and Threshold of the Sustaina... (Oct 30, 2019)

  The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei urban agglomeration is a world-class super-large urban agglomeration, which is the key construction in China, to alleviate Beijing's non-capital functions and promote the coordinated development of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei.T...
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IGSNRR Releases a New Global 500 m Vegetation Clumping In... (Aug 26, 2019)

  Canopy clumping index (CI) indicates the degree to which foliage deviates from the random distribution and is a critical canopy structural variable used in many ecosystem process models. CI has frequently been used for leaf area index (LAI) mapping, an...
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