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Estimating Individual Tree Height and Diameter at Breast Height (DBH) from Terrestrial Laser Scanning (TLS) Data at Plot Level

Description: This article explores the methods of using terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) technology to obtain point cloud data and estimate individual tree height and diameter at breast height (DBH) at plot level in regions with complex terrain.
Date: July 4, 2018
Creator: Liu, Guangjie; Wang, Jinliang; Dong, Pinliang; Chen, Yun & Liu, Zhiyuan
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

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 Arts and Sciences

A comparison of least squares regression and geographically weighted regression modeling of West Nile virus risk based on environmental parameters

Description: This article discusses the effectiveness of utilizing local spatial variations in environmental data to uncover the statistical relationships between West Nile Virus (WNV) risk and environmental factors.
Date: March 28, 2017
Creator: Kala, Abhishek K.; Tiwari, Chetan; Mikler, Armin R. & Atkinson, Samuel F.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Delta-Flux: An Eddy Covariance Network for a Climate-Smart Lower Mississippi Basin

Description: This article describes the rationale to create the new Delta-Flux network, which will coordinate efforts to quantify carbon and water budgets at seventeen eddy covariance flux tower sites in the Lower Mississippi River Basin.
Date: February 23, 2017
Creator: Runkle, Benjamin R. K.; Rigby, James R.; Reba, Michele L.; Anapalli, Saseendran S.; Bhattacharjee, Joydeep; Krauss, Ken W. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

The Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate change

Description: This article outlines the potential indicators and indicator domains to be tracked by the Lancet Countdown working groups, with suggestions on the methodologies and datasets available to achieve this end.
Date: November 14, 2016
Creator: Watts, Nick; Adger, W. Neil; Ayeb-Karlsson, Sonja; Bai, Yuqi; Byass, Peter; Campbell-Lendrum, Diarmid et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Biomass burning drives atmospheric nutrient redistribution within forested peatlands in Borneo

Description: 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.
Date: August 4, 2016
Creator: Ponette-González, Alexandra G.; Curran, Lisa M.; Pittman, Alice M.; Carlson, Kimberly M.; Steele, Bethel G.; Ratnasari, Dessy et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

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: November 6, 2015
Creator: Xi, Xiaohuan; Han, Tingting; Wang, Cheng; Luo, Shezhou; Xia, Shaobo & Pan, Feifei
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Validation of a Non-Targeted LC-MS Approach for Identifying Ancient Proteins: Method Development on Bone to Improve Artifact Residue Analysis

Description: This article discusses validation of the potential of an extraction and characterization approach via application to ancient bone proteins, as part of a larger method-development project for innovation and improvement of liquid chromatography - mass spectrometry analysis of protein residues from cooking pottery.
Date: September 4, 2015
Creator: Barker, Andrew; Dombrosky, Jonathan; Chaput, Dale; Venables, Barney J.; Wolverton, Steven J. & Stevens, Stanley M.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Buruli Ulcer Disease and Its Association with Land Cover in Southwestern Ghana

Description: This article presents the first analysis of Buruli ulcer at the village level in southwestern Ghana, where prevalence rates are among the highest globally, and explores fine and medium-scale associations with land cover by comparing patterns both within Buruli ulcer clusters and surrounding landscapes.
Date: June 19, 2015
Creator: Wu, Jianyong; Tschakert, Petra; Klutse, Erasmus; Ferring, David; Ricciardi, Vincent; Hausermann, Heidi et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

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

LiDAR Data for Characterizing Linear and Planar Geomorphic Markers in Tectonic Geomorphology

Description: This paper provides a brief review of airborne light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data for characterizing linear and planar geomorphic markers in tectonic geomorphology, including traces of active faults and surface deformation caused by earthquakes. Challenges and opportunities of LiDAR for the study of tectonic geomorphology and coseismic deformation are also discussed.
Date: November 28, 2014
Creator: Dong, Pinliang
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences