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  • Edms model verification considering remarkable changes in airport traffic system 

    Groma, Veronika; Ferenczi, Zita; Alföldy, Bálint; Osán, János; Török, Szabina; ... more authors ( Hungarian Meteorological Service , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    This paper presents the verification process of the Emission and Dispersion Modeling System adapted to evaluate the air quality of Liszt Ferenc International Airport. One receptor point was selected at the Airport, at ...
  • Do changes in current flow as a result of arrays of tidal turbines have an effect on benthic communities? 

    Kregting, Louise; Elsaesser, Bjoern; Kennedy, Robert; Smyth, David; O'Carroll, Jack; ... more authors ( Public Library of Science , 2016 , Article)
    Arrays of tidal energy converters have the potential to provide clean renewable energy for future generations. Benthic communities may, however, be affected by changes in current speeds resulting from arrays of tidal ...
  • Impacts of rapid urbanization on ecosystem services under different scenarios – A case study in Dianchi Lake Basin, China 

    Ruibo, Wang; Bai, Yang; Alatalo, Juha M.; Yang, Zhangqian; Yang, Zongbao; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    Dianchi Lake Basin (DLB) is a typical and representative type of urbanization model based on the plateau lake ecosystem, with scarce land resources, deficient water resources, and a fragile ecological environment, in ...
  • Fuelwood and fodder consumption patterns among agroforestry-practicing smallholder farmers of the lower Himalayas, India 

    Nagar, Bhuvnesh; Rawat, Sushma; Pandey, Rajiv; Kumar, Munesh; Alatalo, Juha M. ( Springer , 2021 , Article)
    Trees are important as a source of fuelwood and fodder for rural populations in the Himalayas. This paper analysed the fuelwood and fodder consumption patterns of rural households in 16 villages in Alaknanda Valley, ...
  • Cushion plants act as facilitators for soil microarthropods in high alpine Sweden 

    Ľuptáčik, P.; Ľuptáčik, Peter; Čuchta, Peter; Jakšová, Patrícia; Miklisová, Dana; ... more authors ( Springer , 2021 , Article)
    Cushion plants can have positive impacts on plant richness in severe environments and possibly across trophic levels on arthropods, an under-studied topic. This study examined whether soil communities under cushions have ...
  • Community perspectives on conservation of water sources in Tarkeshwar sacred groves, Himalaya, India 

    Jana, Purna; Pandey, Rajiv; Semeraro, Teodoro; Alatalo, Juha M.; Areteno, Roberta; ... more authors ( IWA PUBLISHING , 2021 , Article)
    Sacred groves have significance in socio-culture and biodiversity conservation. This study evaluated local people's perceptions regarding conservation of sacred groves for water services, through willingness-to-pay (WTP), ...
  • Climate Warming Consistently Reduces Grassland Ecosystem Productivity 

    Wu, Gao-Lin; Zheng, Zhen; Alatalo, Juha Mikael; Zhao, Jingxue; Liu, Yu ( Advanced Earth And Science , 2021 , Article)
    Future climate may profoundly impact the functioning of terrestrial ecosystems. However, we do not know well how the functioning of different types of grassland ecosystems is associated with variation in temperature and ...
  • The tundra phenology database: More than two decades of tundra phenology responses to climate change 

    Prevéy, Janet; Elmendorf, Sarah; Bjorkman, Anne; Alatalo, Juha; Ashton, Isabel; ... more authors ( NRC Research Press , 2021 , Article)
    Observations of changes in phenology have provided some of the strongest signals of the effects of climate change on terrestrial ecosystems. The International Tundra Experiment (ITEX), initiated in the early 1990s, established ...
  • A new method for broad-scale modeling and projection of plant assemblages under climatic, biotic, and environmental cofiltering. 

    Ferrarini, Alessandro; Bai, Yang; Dai, Junhu; Alatalo, Juha M ( Wiley , 2021 , Article)
    There is increasing interest in broad-scale analysis, modeling, and prediction of the distribution and composition of plant species assemblages under climatic, environmental, and biotic filtering, particularly for conservation ...
  • The therapeutic effects of Ficus carica extract as antioxidant and anticancer agent 

    Raoufa, Abdel-Rahman; Ghoneimy, Eglal; Abdel-Wahab, Abeer; Eldeeb, Nehal; Salem, Marwa; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    Natural extracted ingredients are evolutionarily selected molecules and are used to control inflammation, and cancerous progression and transformation. Several studies have evaluated the beneficial properties of certain ...
  • Facies architecture and depositional model for a fine-grained hybrid-energy delta: An example from the Upper Cambrian to Lower Ordovician Barik Formation, Central Oman 

    Shelukhina, Olga I.; El-Ghali, Mohamed A.K.; Abbasi, Iftikhar Ahmed; Khan, Junaid Ahmed; Khalifa, Mohamed Kh; ... more authors ( Wiley , 2021 , Article)
    Recognizing ancient deltas' depositional architecture is challenging due to the complex interplay of the fluvial, waves, and tidal processes. The integration of field-based sedimentological and trace fossils studies of the ...
  • Vegetation responses to 26 years of passive warming at Latnjajaure Field Station, Northern Sweden 

    Scharn, Ruud; Brachmann, Cole G.; Patchett, Aurora; Reese, Heather; Bjorkman, Anne; ... more authors ( NRC Research Press , 2021 , Article)
    Climate change is rapidly warming high latitude and high elevation regions influencing plant community composition. Changes in vegetation composition have motivated the coordination of ecological monitoring networks across ...
  • Scale dependence of species–area relationships is widespread but generally weak in Palaearctic grasslands 

    Zhang, Jinghui; Gillet, François; Bartha, Sándor; Alatalo, Juha Mikael; Biurrun, Idoia; ... more authors ( Wiley , 2021 , Article)
    Questions: Species–area relationships (SARs) are fundamental for understanding biodiversity patterns and are generally well described by a power law with a constant exponent z. However, z-values sometimes vary across spatial ...
  • Benchmarking plant diversity of Palaearctic grasslands and other open habitats 

    Biurrun, Idoia; Pielech, Remigiusz; Dembicz, Iwona; Gillet, François; Kozub, Łukasz; ... more authors ( Wiley , 2021 , Article)
    Aims Understanding fine-grain diversity patterns across large spatial extents is fundamental for macroecological research and biodiversity conservation. Using the GrassPlot database, we provide benchmarks of fine-grain ...
  • Experimental warming differentially affects vegetative and reproductive phenology of tundra plants 

    Collins, Courtney G.; Elmendorf, Sarah C.; Hollister, Robert D.; Henry, Greg H.R.; Clark, Karin; ... more authors ( Nature Research , 2021 , Article)
    Rapid climate warming is altering Arctic and alpine tundra ecosystem structure and function, including shifts in plant phenology. While the advancement of green up and flowering are well-documented, it remains unclear ...
  • Decreased soil moisture due to warming drives phylogenetic diversity and community transitions in the tundra 

    Scharn, Ruud; Little, Chelsea J.; Bacon, Christine D.; Alatalo, Juha M.; Antonelli, Alexandre; ... more authors ( IOP Publishing , 2021 , Other)
    Global warming leads to drastic changes in the diversity and structure of Arctic plant communities. Studies of functional diversity within the Arctic tundra biome have improved our understanding of plant responses to ...
  • Prevalence of microplastics in the marine waters of Qatar 

    Castillo, Azenith B.; Al-Maslamani, Ibrahim; Obbard, Jeffrey Philip ( Elsevier Ltd , 2016 , Article)
    Microplastics are firmly recognized as a ubiquitous and growing threat to marine biota and their associated marine habitats worldwide. The evidence of the prevalence of microplastics was documented for the first time in ...
  • Impact of SARS-CoV-2 on Ambient Air Quality in Northwest China (NWC) 

    Zaib, Shah; Lu, Jianjiang; Shahid, Muhammad Zeeshaan; Ahmar, Sunny; Shahid, Imran ( MDPI , 2021 , Article)
    SARS-CoV-2 was discovered in Wuhan (Hubei) in late 2019 and covered the globe by March 2020. To prevent the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak, China imposed a countrywide lockdown that significantly improved the air quality. ...
  • Pollution Characteristics of Particulate Matter (PM2.5 and PM10) and Constituent Carbonaceous Aerosols in a South Asian Future Megacity 

    Aslam, Afifa; Ibrahim, Muhammad; Shahid, Imran; Mahmood, Abid; Irshad, Muhammad Kashif; ... more authors ( MDPI , 2020 , Article)
    The future megacity of Faisalabad is of prime interest when considering environmental health because of its bulky population and abundant industrial and anthropogenic sources of coarse particles (PM10) and fine airborne ...
  • Salt tolerance of selected halophytes at the two initial growth stages for future management options 

    Alhaddad, Fedae A.; Abu-Dieyeh, Mohammed H.; ElAzazi, El-Sayed Mohamed; Ahmed, Talaat A. ( Springer , 2021 , Article)
    Scarcity of water and the small area of the agricultural land are considered as the crucial environmental issues challenged the Arabian Gulf countries. In this study, experiments were conducted to identify the salt tolerance ...

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