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Rapid poleward range expansion of tropical reef corals in response to rising sea surface temperatures
[1] Rising temperatures caused by climatic warming may cause poleward range shifts and/or expansions in species distribution. Tropical reef corals (hereafter corals) are some of the world's mostExpand
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Japan, China, and the Growth of the Asian International Economy, 1850-1949
Modern Asian economic history has often been written in terms of Western impact and Asia's response to it. This volume argues that the growth of intra-regional trade, migration, and capital and moneyExpand
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Holocene sea-level change and tectonic uplift deduced from raised reef terraces, Kikai-jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan
Abstract Kikai-jima (Kikai Island) is surrounded by four Holocene raised coral reef terraces, which are thought to be an offlapping sequence of reef deposits caused by combined effects of seismicExpand
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Bathymetry, biota and sediments on the Hirota Reef, Tane-ga-shima : the northernmost coral reef in the Ryukyu Islands
Investigations were conducted on bathymetry, reef biota and sediments on the Hirota Reef, Tane-ga-shima, North Ryukyus, near the northern limit for coral-reef formation. A bathymetric profile fromExpand
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THE SECOND NOEL BUTLIN LECTURE: LABOUR‐INTENSIVE INDUSTRIALISATION IN GLOBAL HISTORY
East Asian industrialisation has shown that modern industry has occurred across different cultures under a variety of factor-endowment conditions. The global history of the diffusion ofExpand
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The Economic Motivations behind Japanese Aggression in the late 1930s: Perspectives of Freda Utley and Nawa Toichi
This article discusses how economic motivations behind the Japanese decision to invade North China in the late 1930s were understood by two contemporaries, Freda Utley and Nawa Toichi. During theExpand
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Coral bleaching, geological ranges, and adaptation to high sea surface temperatures
Coral bleaching was described in Kikai-jima (Kikai Island) in October, 1998. Mortality of coral species belonging to the families Acroporidae and Pocilloporidae was the highest of all scleractinianExpand
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Coral reefs at 34°N, Japan: Exploring the end of environmental gradients
We describe the architecture and development of the highest latitude coral reefs currently known on Earth, located in Japan at 34°N. The reefs are distributed within turbid inner bays and undergoExpand
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Variation in deglacial coralgal assemblages and their paleoenvironmental significance: IODP Expedition 310, “Tahiti Sea Level”
Abstract Fossil reefs are valuable recorders of paleoenvironmental changes during the last deglaciation, and detailed characterizations of coralgal assemblages can improve understanding of theExpand
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