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Adjusting Sowing Dates Improved Potato Adaptation to Climate Change in Semiarid Region, China
This article examines how potato production can be improved by altering planting date in China’s semiarid region, thus improving potato adaptation to climate change.
The Association between Hantavirus Infection and Selenium Deficiency in Mainland China
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.
Biomass burning drives atmospheric nutrient redistribution within forested peatlands in Borneo
This article quantifies the influence of fire on biogeochemical fluxes of nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulfur in a 12 ha forested peatland in West Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Evaluation of Climate Change Impacts on Wetland Vegetation in the Dunhuang Yangguan National Nature Reserve in Northwest China Using Landsat Derived NDVI
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.
Forest above Ground Biomass Inversion by Fusing GLAS with Optical Remote Sensing Data
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.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Courtois and Iodine
Article describing the history of iodine, including its discovery by Bernard Courtois while during the production of saltpeter. Tourist information regarding pertinent locations is included.
Soil Diversity as Affected by Land Use in China: Consequences for Soil Protection
This article reports the first effort to assess the impact of land-use change on soil diversity for the entire nation of China.
The Statue of Copernicus
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.