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How to Measure the Strength of the East Asian Summer Monsoon
Defining the intensity of the East Asian summer monsoon (EASM) has been extremely controversial. This paper elaborates on the meanings of 25 existing EASM indices in terms of two observed major modesExpand
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ATCP: TCP for mobile ad hoc networks
Transport connections set up in wireless ad hoc networks are plagued by problems such as high bit error rates, frequent route changes, and partitions. Expand
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Recent change of the global monsoon precipitation (1979–2008)
The global monsoon (GM) is a defining feature of the annual variation of Earth’s climate system. Quantifying and understanding the present-day monsoon precipitation change are crucial for predictionExpand
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Northern Hemisphere summer monsoon intensified by mega-El Niño/southern oscillation and Atlantic multidecadal oscillation
Prediction of monsoon changes in the coming decades is important for infrastructure planning and sustainable economic development. The decadal prediction involves both natural decadal variability andExpand
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Effects of Feedstock and Pyrolysis Temperature on Biochar Adsorption of Ammonium and Nitrate
Biochar produced by pyrolysis of biomass can be used to counter nitrogen (N) pollution. The present study investigated the effects of feedstock and temperature on characteristics of biochars andExpand
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The Mechanochemistry of Endocytosis
An integrated theoretical model reveals how the chemical and the mechanical aspects of endocytosis are coordinated coherently in yeast cells, driving progression through the endocytic pathway andExpand
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An LMI approach to minimum sensitivity analysis with application to fault detection
This paper systematically studies the minimum input sensitivity analysis problem. Expand
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Solving Real-Life Locomotive-Scheduling Problems
In the locomotive-scheduling problem, we must assign a consist (a set of locomotives) to each train in a preplanned train schedule so as to provide each train with sufficient locomotive power to pull the train from its origin to its destination. Expand
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Climate change and Ecosystem-based Adaptation: a new pragmatic approach to buffering climate change impacts
The changing climate is no longer an abstract issue, and the realities of its impacts are being felt across the globe. Climate change is affecting millions of people, and thwarting their efforts toExpand
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Optimization of supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of silkworm pupal oil applying the response surface methodology.
Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction (SC-CO(2)) of oil from desilked silkworm pupae was performed. Response surface methodology (RSM) was applied to optimize the parameters of SC-CO(2) extraction.Expand
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