Square Kilometer

Known as: km2, sq. km 
A metric unit of area equal to one million square meters (10E6 m2). One square kilometer is equal to one hundred hectares.
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2012
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2012
Glaciers and ice caps (GICs) are important contributors to present-day global mean sea level rise. Most previous global mass… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
The Tibetan Plateau and surroundings contain the largest number of glaciers outside the polar regions1. These glaciers are at the… (More)
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2008
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2008
Recent research has concluded that forest wildfires in the western United States are becoming larger and more frequent. A more… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
[1] Wetlands and surface waters are recognized to play important roles in climate, hydrologic and biogeochemical cycles, and… (More)
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2006
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2006
One of the major impediments to the integration of lentic ecosystems into global environmental analyses has been fragmentary data… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Annually integrated air-water CO2 flux data in 44 coastal environments were compiled from literature. Data were gathered in 8… (More)
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2004
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2004
The goal of ecology is to understand interactions that determine the distribution and abundance of organisms. In principle… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
This article synthesizes two GIS-based accessibility measures into one framework, and applies the methods to examining spatial… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Human land-use activities differ from natural disturbance processes and may elicit novel biotic responses and disrupt existing… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
The idea that iron might limit phytoplankton growth in large regions of the ocean has been tested by enriching an area of 64 km2… (More)
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