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  • East Asian monsoon variability since the sixteenth century 

    Goodkin, Nathalie Fairbank; Bolton, A.; Hughen, K. A.; Karnauskas, K. B.; Griffin, S.; Phan, K. H.; Vo, S. T.; Ong, Maria Rosabelle; Druffel, E. R. M. (2019)
    The East Asian Monsoon (EAM) impacts storms, freshwater availability, wind energy production, coal consumption, and subsequent air quality for billions of people across Asia. Despite its importance, the EAM's long‐term ...
  • Consistent effects of biodiversity loss on multifunctionality across contrasting ecosystems 

    Fanin, Nicolas; Gundale, Michael J.; Farrell, Mark; Ciobanu, Marcel; Baldock, Jeff A.; Nilsson, Marie-Charlotte; Kardol, Paul; Wardle, David A. (2017)
    Understanding how loss of biodiversity affects ecosystem functioning, and thus the delivery of ecosystem goods and services, has become increasingly necessary in a changing world. Considerable recent attention has focused ...
  • Holocene solar activity imprint on centennial‐ to multidecadal‐scale hydroclimatic oscillations in arid central Asia 

    Liu, Xiaokang; Rao, Zhiguo; Shen, Chuan‐Chou; Liu, Jianbao; Chen, Jianhui; Chen, Shengqian; Wang, Xianfeng; Chen, Fahu (2019)
    Numerous studies have been conducted on the Holocene climatic evolution of arid central Asia (ACA) using various geological proxies. However, the quality of the age control and the temporal resolution of the proxy records ...
  • Stalagmites from western Thailand : preliminary investigations and challenges for palaeoenvironmental research 

    Chawchai, Sakonvan; Liu, Guangxin; Bissen, Raphael; Jankham, Kampanart; Paisonjumlongsri, Warisa; Kanjanapayont, Pitsanupong; Chutakositkanon, Vichai; Choowong, Montri; Pailoplee, Santi; Wang, Xianfeng (2018)
    Locating suitable caves and stalagmites for palaeoenvironmental and palaeoclimatic studies can be challenging. Isotopic geochemical analyses, albeit commonly performed for palaeoclimatic reconstruction, are also time ...
  • An update of the Pb isotope inventory in post leaded-petrol Singapore environments 

    Carrasco, Gonzalo; Chen, Mengli; Boyle, Edward A.; Tanzil, Jani; Zhou, Kuanbo; Goodkin, Nathalie F. (2018)
    Pb is a trace metal that tracks anthropogenic pollution in natural environments. Despite recent leaded petrol phase out around Southeast Asia, the region's growth has resulted in continued exposure of Pb from a variety of ...
  • Complete genome sequence of Pseudomonas stutzeri type strain SGAir0442, isolated from Singapore air samples 

    Kee, Carmon; Junqueira, Ana Carolina M.; Uchida, Akira; Purbojati, Rikky W.; Houghton, James N. I.; Chénard, Caroline; Wong, Anthony; Kolundžija, Sandra; Clare, Megan E.; Kushwaha, Kavita K.; Panicker, Deepa; Putra, Alexander; Gaultier, Nicolas E.; Premkrishnan, Balakrishnan N. V.; Heinle, Cassie E.; Vettath, Vineeth Kodengil; Drautz-Moses, Daniela I.; Schuster, Stephan C. (2018)
    Pseudomonas stutzeri strain SGAir0442 was isolated from tropical air samples collected in Singapore. It is a Gram-negative denitrifying bacterium and an opportunistic human pathogen. Its complete genome consists of one ...
  • Complete genome sequence of Lelliottia nimipressuralis type strain SGAir0187, isolated from tropical air collected in Singapore 

    Heinle, Cassie E.; Junqueira, Ana Carolina M.; Uchida, Akira; Purbojati, Rikky W.; Houghton, James N. I.; Chénard, Caroline; Drautz-Moses, Daniela I.; Wong, Anthony; Kolundžija, Sandra; Clare, Megan E.; Kushwaha, Kavita K.; Panicker, Deepa; Putra, Alexander; Gaultier, Nicolas E.; Premkrishnan, Balakrishnan N. V.; Vettath, Vineeth Kodengil; Schuster, Stephan C. (2018)
    Lelliottia nimipressuralis type strain SGAir0187 was isolated from tropical air samples collected in Singapore. The genome was assembled with an average coverage of 180-fold using Pacific Biosciences long reads and Illumina ...
  • Complete genome sequence of Acinetobacter schindleri SGAir0122 isolated from Singapore air 

    Kee, Carmon; Junqueira, Ana Carolina M.; Uchida, Akira; Purbojati, Rikky W.; Houghton, James N. I.; Chénard, Caroline; Wong, Anthony; Clare, Megan E.; Kushwaha, Kavita K.; Panicker, Deepa; Putra, Alexander; Gaultier, Nicolas E.; Premkrishnan, Balakrishnan N. V.; Heinle, Cassie E.; Vettath, Vineeth Kodengil; Drautz-Moses, Daniela I.; Schuster, Stephan C. (2018)
    Acinetobacter schindleri strain SGAir0122 was isolated from tropical air samples collected in Singapore. The prevalence of nosocomial infection caused by this Gram-negative bacterium indicates its clinical significance as ...
  • Global monitoring of volcanic SO2 degassing with unprecedented resolution from TROPOMI onboard Sentinel-5 Precursor 

    Theys, N.; Hedelt, P.; De Smedt, I.; Lerot, C.; Yu, H.; Vlietinck, J.; Pedergnana, M.; Arellano, S.; Galle, B.; Fernandez, D.; Carlito, C. J. M.; Barrington, Charlotte; Taisne, Benoit; Delgado-Granados, H.; Loyola, D.; Van Roozendael, M. (2019)
    Over the last four decades, space-based nadir observations of sulfur dioxide (SO2) proved to be a key data source for assessing the environmental impacts of volcanic emissions, for monitoring volcanic activity and early ...
  • Above and belowground community strategies respond to different global change drivers 

    Adair, Karen L.; Lindgreen, Stinus; Poole, Anthony M.; Young, Laura M.; Bernard-Verdier, Maud; Wardle, David A.; Tylianakis, Jason M. (2019)
    Environmental changes alter the diversity and structure of communities. By shifting the range of species traits that will be successful under new conditions, environmental drivers can also dramatically impact ecosystem ...
  • Complete genome sequence of Acinetobacter indicus type strain SGAir0564 isolated from tropical air collected in Singapore 

    Vettath, Vineeth Kodengil; Junqueira, Ana Carolina M.; Uchida, Akira; Purbojati, Rikky W.; Houghton, James N. I.; Chénard, Caroline; Drautz-Moses, Daniela I.; Wong, Anthony; Kolundžija, Sandra; Clare, Megan E.; Kushwaha, Kavita K.; Panicker, Deepa; Putra, Alexander; Gaultier, Nicolas E.; Heinle, Cassie E.; Premkrishnan, Balakrishnan N. V.; Schuster, Stephan C. (2018)
    Acinetobacter indicus (Gammaproteobacteria) is a strict aerobic nonmotile bacterium. The strain SGAir0564 was isolated from air samples collected in Singapore. The complete genome is 3.1 Mb and was assembled using a ...
  • Tropical Pacific SST and ITCZ biases in climate models : double trouble for future rainfall projections? 

    Samanta, Dhrubajyoti; Karnauskas, Kristopher B.; Goodkin, Nathalie F. (2019)
    The double Intertropical Convergence Zone bias remains a persistent problem in coupled general circulation model simulations. Due to the strong sea surface temperature (SST)‐convection relationship in the tropics, precipitation ...
  • Relationship between East Asian cold surges and synoptic patterns : a new coupling framework 

    Kumar, Anupam; Lo, Edmond Yat-Man; Switzer, Adam D. (2019)
    Strong cold surge events (CSEs) are some of the most distinct winter weather events in East Asia, impacting natural ecosystems and over 100 million individuals. The impact of such extreme CSEs as driven by synoptic systems ...
  • Optimizing MC-ICP-MS with SEM protocols for determination of U and Th isotope ratios and 230Th ages in carbonates 

    Chiang, Hong-Wei; Lu, Yanbin; Wang, Xianfeng; Lin, Ke; Liu, Xiaokang (2019)
    We have optimized techniques to measure uranium and thorium isotopic compositions using secondary electron multiplier (SEM) and peak-jumping protocols on a multi-collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer ...
  • Interannual coral Δ14C records of surface water exchange across the Luzon Strait 

    Ramos, R. D.; Goodkin, N. F.; Druffel, E. R. M.; Fan, T. Y.; Siringan, F. P. (2019)
    The Luzon Strait (LS) hosts the largest transport of water between the Western Pacific Ocean(WPO) and the South China Sea (SCS). The transport through the strait, dominated by the westwardpropagation of the Kuroshio ...
  • 360 intrusions in a miniature volcano : birth, growth, and evolution of an analog edifice 

    Derrien, Allan; Taisne, Benoit (2019)
    Most volcanoes throughout the world have been monitored with geophysical data (seismology and geodesy) for no more than three decades, a relatively short time compared to their overall life. The consequence is that we lack ...
  • Draft genome sequence of Enterobacter sp. strain EA-1, an electrochemically active microorganism isolated from tropical sediment 

    Doyle, Lucinda Elizabeth; Williams, Rohan Benjamin Hugh; Rice, Scott A.; Marsili, Enrico; Lauro, Federico M. (2018)
    Enterobacter sp. EA-1 is an electrochemically-active bacterium isolated from tropical sediment in Singapore. Here, the annotated draft genome assembly is reported. Whole genome comparison indicates sp. EA-1, along with a ...
  • The 2015 Gorkha (Nepal) earthquake sequence : I. Source modeling and deterministic 3D ground shaking 

    Wei, Shengji; Chen, Meng; Wang, Xin; Graves, Robert; Lindsey, Eric; Wang, Teng; Karakaş, Çağıl; Helmberger, Don (2018)
    To better quantify the relatively long period (< 0.3 Hz) shaking experienced during the 2015 Gorkha (Nepal) earthquake sequence, we study the finite rupture processes and the associated 3D ground motion of the Mw7.8 mainshock ...
  • Field survey of Typhoon Hato (2017) and a comparison with storm surge modeling in Macau 

    Li, Linlin; Yang, Jie; Lin, Chuan-Yao; Chua, Constance Ting; Wang, Yu; Zhao, Kuifeng; Wu, Yun-Ta; Liu, Philip Li-Fan; Switzer, Adam Douglas; Mok, Kai Meng; Wang, Peitao; Peng, Dongju (2018)
    On 23 August 2017 a Category 3 hurricane, Typhoon Hato, struck southern China. Among the hardest hit cities, Macau experienced the worst flooding since 1925. In this paper, we present a high-resolution survey map recording ...
  • An SEM-DSM three-dimensional hybrid method for modelling teleseismic waves with complicated source-side structures 

    Wu, Wenbo; Ni, Sidao; Zhan, Zhongwen; Wei, Shengji (2018)
    Despite recent advances in High Performance Computing (HPC), numerical simulation of high frequency (e.g. 1 Hz or higher) seismic wave propagation at the global scale is still prohibitive. To overcome this difficulty, we ...

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