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Trend-preserving blending of passive and active microwave soil moisture retrievals
A series of satellite-based passive and active microwave instruments provide soil moisture retrievals spanning altogether more than three decades. This offers the opportunity to generate a combinedExpand
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Recent reversal in loss of global terrestrial biomass
Vegetation change is a key component of the carbon cycle, but quantifying these changes is challenging. Research using passive microwave observations now provides global estimates for forest andExpand
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Developing an improved soil moisture dataset by blending passive and active microwave satellite-based retrievals
Abstract. Combining information derived from satellite-based passive and active microwave sensors has the potential to offer improved estimates of surface soil moisture at global scale. We developExpand
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Future changes to the intensity and frequency of short‐duration extreme rainfall
Evidence that extreme rainfall intensity is increasing at the global scale has strengthened considerably in recent years. Research now indicates that the greatest increases are likely to occur inExpand
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21st century climate change in the Middle East
  • J. Evans
  • Environmental Science
  • 1 February 2009
This study examined the performance and future predictions for the Middle East produced by 18 global climate models participating in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth AssessmentExpand
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Global long‐term passive microwave satellite‐based retrievals of vegetation optical depth
[1] Vegetation optical depth (VOD) retrievals from three satellite-based passive microwave instruments were merged to produce the first long-term global microwave-based vegetation product. TheExpand
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Changing Climate and Overgrazing Are Decimating Mongolian Steppes
Satellite observations identify the Mongolian steppes as a hotspot of global biomass reduction, the extent of which is comparable with tropical rainforest deforestation. To conserve or restore theseExpand
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Middle east climate simulation and dominant precipitation processes
The ability of both the ECMWF-TOGA analyses and regional model RegCM2 to simulate the climate of the Middle East is examined. The climate of the region displays high spatial, seasonal and interannualExpand
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Temperature response to future urbanization and climate change
This study examines the impact of future urban expansion on local near-surface temperature for Sydney (Australia) using a future climate scenario (A2). The Weather Research and Forecasting model wasExpand
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Dryland ecohydrology and climate change: critical issues and technical advances
Drylands cover about 40 % of the terrestrial land surface and account for approximately 40 % of global net primary productivity. Water is fundamental to the biophys- ical processes that sustainExpand
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