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Topographic Influence on the MJO in the Maritime Continent
Abstract This study demonstrates that during the passage of the MJO through the Maritime Continent in the boreal winter, the corresponding deep convection and near-surface wind anomalies tend toExpand
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Contrasting Characteristics between the Northward and Eastward Propagation of the Intraseasonal Oscillation during the Boreal Summer
Abstract This study investigates the structural and evolutionary characteristics of the eastward- and northward-propagating intraseasonal oscillation (ISO) in the Indian Ocean and western PacificExpand
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TAXONOMIC COMPOSITION AND SEASONAL DISTRIBUTION OF COPEPOD ASSEMBLAGES FROM WATERS ADJACENT TO NUCLEAR POWER PLANT I AND II IN NORTHERN TAIWAN
The nuclear power plants are very important and cheap electric power source for Taiwan. However, the Nuclear Power Plant I and II (NPP I and II) are located in the northern Taiwan where the mostExpand
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A 5-year study of the influence of the northeast and southwest monsoons on copepod assemblages in the boundary coastal waters between the East China Sea and the Taiwan Strait
Danshuei River in the northwestern tip of Taiwan discharges into the boundary coastal waters between the East China Sea and the Taiwan Strait. We conducted a 5-year study between October 1998 andExpand
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Behavioral interactions of the copepod Temora turbinata with potential ciliate prey.
Behavioral interactions between the calanoid copepod Temora turbinata and the ciliates Strobilidium sp. and an undetermined species of spinning ciliate were video-documented and analyzed. VideotapedExpand
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An Observational Study of the Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Urticaria in the UK
Background: Patients with chronic urticaria (CU) in the UK could be referred to health care professionals (HCPs) with diverse specialties using different guidelines. The aims of the present studyExpand
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Hydroids (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) from marine environments in Taiwan
BackgroundHydroids were identified from extensive surveys of benthos, and especially from worm tubes, in the Danshuei River estuary (DRE), in the northeast Taiwan Strait (NETS), and on a reef inExpand
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Diving as an Anti-Predator Behavior in Mosquito Pupae
Diving is considered an anti-predator (escape) behavior in mosquito pupae. However, pupal diving has not yet been properly studied or characterized. Our videographic 2-dimensional observations inExpand
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Biochemical composition of the promising live feed tropical calanoid copepod Pseudodiaptomus annandalei (Sewell 1919) cultured in Taiwanese outdoor aquaculture ponds.
Abstract The use of copepods as live feed has shown good potential, and in Taiwan copepods are harvested specifically as live feed for fin-fish production. The calanoid copepod PseudodiaptomusExpand
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Behavioral changes in mosquito larvae induced by copepods predation
In aquatic ecosystems, body size has a remarkable influence on the hierarchical structure of food webs and trophic interactions. The trophic relationship between mosquito larvae and copepods offersExpand
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