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Assessing the Impact of the Built-Up Environment on Nighttime Lights in China

Description: Article describes study investigating the effects of the built-up environment on artificial light at night, focusing on construction region environments on nighttime brightness and variation with building heights and regional economic development level in China.
Date: July 19, 2019
Creator: Wang, Cheng; Qin, Haiming; Zhao, Kaiguang; Dong, Pinliang; Yang, Xuebo; Zhou, Guoqing et al.
Partner: UNT College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
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The Association between Hantavirus Infection and Selenium Deficiency in Mainland China

Description: This article studies the role of selenium concentration in hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) caused by hantaviruses, using a multidisciplinary approach combining ecological analysis with preliminary experimental data.
Date: January 20, 2015
Creator: Fang, Liqun; Goeijenbier, Marco; Zuo, Shu-Qing; Wang, Li-Ping; Liang, Song; Klein, Sabra L. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Evaluation of Climate Change Impacts on Wetland Vegetation in the Dunhuang Yangguan National Nature Reserve in Northwest China Using Landsat Derived NDVI

Description: This article uses 41 Landsat images between 1988 and 2016 to calculate the normalized difference vegetation indices (NVDIs) of the wetland vegetation at Xitugou (XTG) and Wowachi (WWC) inside the Dunhuang Yangguan National Nature Reserve in northwest China in order to assess the impacts of climate change on wetland vegetation.
Date: May 10, 2018
Creator: Pan, Feifei; Xie, Jianping; Lin, Juming; Zhao, Tingwei; Ji, Yongyuan; Hu, Qi et al.
Partner: UNT College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
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Forest above Ground Biomass Inversion by Fusing GLAS with Optical Remote Sensing Data

Description: This article describes a study combining Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) data with MODIS/BRDF (Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function) and ASTER GDEM data to estimate forest aboveground biomass in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, China.
Date: March 28, 2016
Creator: Xi, Xiaohuan; Han, Tingting; Wang, Cheng; Luo, Shezhou; Xia, Shaobo & Pan, Feifei
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Potential Evapotranspiration Reduction and Its Influence on Crop Yield in the North China Plain in 1961–2014

Description: Article examines the spatiotemporal characteristics of climate variables, such as humidity index, precipitation, and potential evapotranspiration (ET0) from 1961 to 2014 in the North China Plain (NCP).
Date: March 16, 2020
Creator: Dong, Wanlin; Li, Chao; Hu, Qi; Pan, Feifei; Bhandari, Jyoti & Sun, Zhigang
Partner: UNT College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
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The Roles of Individual and Psychosocial Factors in Predicting Quality of Life Among Working Women in Shanghai

Description: Paper describes study aiming to investigate the roles of individual factors, particularly age, in addition to occupational stress and burnout on quality of life for working women in Shanghai, China.
Date: March 7, 2020
Creator: Xiao, Yi; Zhang, Tao; Gu, Xiangli; Lee, Joonyoung & Wang, Hongying
Partner: University of North Texas
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Spatial characteristics of physical environments for human settlements in Jinsha River watershed (Yunnan section), China

Description: Article examines the land in the Yunnan Jinsha River watershed to conduct an integrated analysis of environmental factors and human settlements and provides recommendations for urban planning, land use, and disaster management.
Date: January 10, 2019
Creator: Xia, Jisheng & Dong, Pinliang
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Statue of Copernicus

Description: Front cover of the Summer 2009 issue of The Hexagon, featuring a statue of Copernicus sitting on a block, wearing a flowing robe, and holding a compass up to a heliocentric model. The next page contains a table of contents, a staff list, and an editorial regarding the twentieth anniversary of the events at Tiananmen Square.
Date: Summer 2009
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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