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  1. To compensate for the lack of conventional observations over the Arctic Ocean, ship-borne radiosonde observations have been regularly carried out during summer Arctic expeditions and the observed data have bee...

    Authors: Yonghan Choi, Joo-Hong Kim, Sang-Yoon Jun, Taejin Choi and Xiangdong Zhang
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2024 11:8
  2. The findings of the major strategic consulting project of Chinese Academy of Engineering ‘Research on the strategy of coal mine safety and abandoned mine resources development and utilization in China’ suggest...

    Authors: Zhaoxiang Chu, Yiming Wang, Yukun Ji and Xiaozhao Li
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2024 11:7
  3. Under the proposal of “seamless forecasting”, it has become a key problem for meteorologists to improve the skills of subseasonal forecasts. Since the launch of the subseasonal-to-seasonal (S2S) plan by WMO, t...

    Authors: Fei Xin, Yichen Shen and Chuhan Lu
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2024 11:5
  4. The China Seismo-Electromagnetic Satellite (CSES), with a sun-synchronous orbit at 507 km altitude, was launched on 2 February 2018 to investigate pre-earthquake ionospheric anomalies (PEIAs) and ionospheric s...

    Authors: Jann-Yenq Tiger Liu, Xuhui Shen, Fu-Yuan Chang, Yuh-Ing Chen, Yang-Yi Sun, Chieh-Hung Chen, Sergey Pulinets, Katsumi Hattori, Dimitar Ouzounov, Valerio Tramutoli, Michel Parrot, Wei-Sheng Chen, Cheng-Yan Liu, Fei Zhang, Dapeng Liu, Xue-Min Zhang…
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2024 11:4
  5. In southern Chile, the Nazca plate is subducting beneath the South American plate. This region was struck by megathrust earthquakes in 1960 and 2010 and is characterized by the existence of a volcanic chain. I...

    Authors: Kaya Iwamoto, Nobuaki Suenaga, Shoichi Yoshioka and Francisco Ortega-Culaciati
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2024 11:3
  6. The East China Sea (ECS) has experienced severe harmful algal blooms (HABs) that have deleterious ecological effects on marine organisms. Recent studies indicated that deploying of a second geostationary ocean...

    Authors: Yutao Jing, Chi Feng, Taisheng Chen, Yuanli Zhu, Changpeng Li, Bangyi Tao and Qingjun Song
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2024 11:2
  7. To reduce the uncertainty estimation of clouds and improve the forecast of surface shortwave radiation (SSR) over the Tibetan Plateau, a new cloud assimilation system is proposed which is the first attempt to ...

    Authors: Tianyu Zhang, Husi Letu, Tie Dai, Chong Shi, Yonghui Lei, Yiran Peng, Yanluan Lin, Liangfu Chen, Jiancheng Shi, Wei Tian and Guangyu Shi
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2024 11:1
  8. We used Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) time series data to estimate the spatiotemporal slip distribution for a long-term slow slip event (L-SSE) that occurred in the Tokai region, central Japan, fro...

    Authors: Yukinari Seshimo, Hiroki Kawabata, Shoichi Yoshioka and Francisco Ortega-Culaciati
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:61
  9. Seasonal prediction of the Indian Ocean dipole (IOD) is important, considering its impact on the climate of surrounding regions. Here we compare the prediction of the IOD in two generations of prediction syste...

    Authors: Bo Liu, Kai Yang, Xiangwen Liu, Gang Huang and Benjamin Ng
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:60
  10. The seasonality of Earth’s climate is driven by two factors: the tilt of the Earth’s rotation axis relative to the plane of its orbit (hereafter the tilt effect), and the variation in the Earth–Sun distance due t...

    Authors: John C. H. Chiang and Anthony J. Broccoli
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:58
  11. Ethiopia faces a significant challenge in combating soil erosion. This study addresses the concern within Ada’a watershed of the Awash River basin. GIS and the Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE) Model were us...

    Authors: Abayneh Tilahun and Hayal Desta
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:57
  12. The reasons for large discrepancies between observations and simulations, as well as for uncertainties in projections of the equatorial Pacific zonal sea surface temperature (SST) gradient, are controversial. ...

    Authors: Wenrong Bai, Hailong Liu, Pengfei Lin, Xichen Li and Fan Wang
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:56
  13. The purpose of this work is to carry out seismically induced landslide probabilistic hazard mapping for future seismic scenarios of Aba Prefecture and Chengdu Plain region, Sichuan Province, China. Nine earthq...

    Authors: Xiaoyi Shao, Siyuan Ma, Chong Xu, Jia Cheng and Xiwei Xu
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:55
  14. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is dependent on desalinated water and shallow aquifers to satisfy its freshwater requirements. Despite the paramount importance of understanding the depth and spatial extent of t...

    Authors: Saif Ullah, Mohammed Y. Ali, Muhammad A. Iqbal, Fateh Bouchaala and Hakim Saibi
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:53
  15. Earthquake occurrence modeling of large subduction events involves significant uncertainty, stemming from the scarcity of geological data and inaccuracy of dating techniques. The previous research on statistic...

    Authors: Katsuichiro Goda
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:52
  16. This paper presents the first example of how to systematically identify the submarine landslide source of a tsunami using an innovative hybrid approach. This ground-breaking method is developed to resolve the ...

    Authors: Mohammad Heidarzadeh, Aditya Riadi Gusman and Iyan E. Mulia
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:50
  17. The southwestern Ryukyu Trench is an ideal place for investigating sediment transport from the Taiwan mountain belt to the Ryukyu Trench floor. To study the characteristics of trench turbidites and sediment tr...

    Authors: Kan-Hsi Hsiung, Toshiya Kanamatsu, Ken Ikehara, Masafumi Murayama and Yuhji Yamamoto
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:49
  18. Although Myanmar is an earthquake-prone country, there has not been proposed an official national seismic hazard map. Thus, this study conducted a probabilistic seismic hazard assessment for Myanmar and some o...

    Authors: Huan-Bin Yang, Yuan-Kai Chang, Wei Liu, Guan-Yi Sung, Jia-Cian Gao, Myo Thant, Phyo Maung Maung and Chung-Han Chan
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:48
  19. An expedition to confirm the presence of underwater hazards was carried out in Halmahera waters, Indonesia, to the west of Halmahera Island from August to September 2021. The expedition carried out a multibeam...

    Authors: Gabriella Alodia, Nurhidayat, Dyan P. Sobarudin, Dian Adrianto, Angga Dwinovantyo, Steven Solikin, Mustafa Hanafi, Astyka Pamumpuni, Idham A. Kurniawan, Poerbandono, Chris M. Green and Andrew M. McCaig
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:47
  20. The Ryukyu trench-arc-back arc system is part of the subduction margins of the Philippine Sea plate. Previous studies have indicated that several geophysical and geological characteristics reveal significant v...

    Authors: Wen-Bin Doo, Chung-Liang Lo, Yin-Sheng Huang, Wen-Nan Wu and Shiou-Ya Wang
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:46
  21. The Earth’s electrical environment is influenced by both external and internal driving factors. Internal driving factors include the global charging current produced by lightning storms, global aerosol concent...

    Authors: Lei Li, Tao Chen, Chao Shen, Shuo Ti, Shihan Wang, Chunlin Cai, Wen Li and Jing Luo
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:45
  22. The Koh Safi Chromite Ore Deposit is located in Afghanistan’s northern–northeastern end of the Kabul–Kandahar ophiolite zone. Sedimentary formations, delayed volcanic, and ultramafic rock groups, including per...

    Authors: Mohammad Hakim Rezayee, Mahdi Khalaj and Hideki Mizunaga
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:43
  23. Isometric feature mapping (ISOMAP) is a nonlinear dimensionality reduction method and closely reflects the actual nonlinear distance by the view of tracing along the local linearity in the original nonlinear s...

    Authors: John Chien-Han Tseng, Bo-An Tsai and Kaoshen Chung
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:42
  24. Cross-equatorial northerly surge (CENS) is known to cause torrential rainfall over Java Island in the Maritime Continent. Some studies indicated that the rainfall increase is attributed to changes in the diurn...

    Authors: Madam Taqiyya Maulana, Takeshi Yamazaki, Toshiki Iwasaki and Muhammad Rais Abdillah
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:40
  25. The Singapore Strait is located at the transition between the dominantly semidiurnal Indian Ocean and the mixed-to-diurnal South China Sea, resulting in complex tidal dynamics. In this work, we use sea-level e...

    Authors: Dongju Peng, Kit Ying Soon, Victor H. S. Khoo, Evert Mulder, Poh Weng Wong and Emma M. Hill
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:39
  26. While biochar amendment and straw incorporation in soil have received great attention due to the potential of carbon sequestration and improvements in soil physicochemical properties, there were limited studie...

    Authors: Xiujun Wang, Zhu Zhu, Ni Huang, Lipeng Wu, Tongping Lu and Zhengjiang Hu
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:38
  27. The production of shale gas varies greatly in different regions due to the way gas has accumulated and preserved. This work investigates the dynamic evolution of shale gas generation, accumulation, adjustment,...

    Authors: Weidong Xie, Si Chen, Huajun Gan, Hua Wang, Meng Wang and Veerle Vandeginste
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:36
  28. The southern Chile subduction zone is a complex tectonic environment, where the Chile Ridge, the Nazca (NZ) and Antarctic (AN) plates subduct underneath the South American (SA) plate. The intersection between ...

    Authors: Kaya Iwamoto, Nobuaki Suenaga, Shoichi Yoshioka, Francisco Ortega-Culaciati, Matthew Miller and Javier Ruiz
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:34
  29. At the global and regional scales, green vegetation cover has the ability to affect the climate and land surface fluxes. Climate is an important factor which plays an important role in vegetation cover. This r...

    Authors: Sajjad Hussain, Ali Raza, Hazem Ghassan Abdo, Muhammad Mubeen, Aqil Tariq, Wajid Nasim, Muhammad Majeed, Hussein Almohamad and Ahmed Abdullah Al Dughairi
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:33
  30. Several studies reported some aliasing errors of Ocean bottom pressure (OBP) data from Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE), although this data have been widely used to estimate the oceanic transpor...

    Authors: Chengcheng Yang, Xuhua Cheng and Jianhuang Qin
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:32
  31. This study re-assesses the historical records pertaining to the activity of Mt. Baekdu according to volcanic phenomena. We categorized volcanic phenomena into five categories: rumbling, atmospheric abnormality...

    Authors: Sung-Hyo Yun, Jeonghyun Lee, Cheolwoo Chang and Clive Oppenheimer
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:30
  32. We used the magnetotelluric method (MT) to investigate near-surface structures at the northern end of the Longitudinal Valley in Hualien City, eastern Taiwan. This valley is considered the suture zone of the a...

    Authors: Ping-Yu Chang, Haiyina Hasbia Amania, Azhar Fikri, Jordi Mahardika Puntu, Ding-Jiun Lin, Chun-Hsiang Kuo, Chien-Ying Wang and Wen-Yen Chang
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:29
  33. Tree-ring cellulose oxygen isotopic ratios have been widely studied as a hydrological proxy in monsoonal Asia. There has been, however, little attempt to perform proxy assessment of the intra-annual isotopic d...

    Authors: Yumiko Watanabe, Yoshito Katayama, Zhen Li, Takeshi Nakatsuka and Suyako Tazuru
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:28
  34. This study aims to assess people’s preparedness for a potential earthquake in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. We have employed a model with six dimensions of holistic individual preparedness. A self-reported...

    Authors: Md Mostafizur Rahman, Asikunnaby, Nawshin Jahan Chaity, Hazem Ghassan Abdo, Hussein Almohamad, Ahmed Abdullah Al Dughairi and Motrih Al-Mutiry
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:27
  35. Despite Bangladesh being vulnerable to cyclones, there is a dearth of research on cyclone vulnerability assessment. Assessing a household's vulnerability is considered a crucial step in avoiding the adverse ef...

    Authors: Md Mostafizur Rahman, Md. Saidul Islam Arif, Md. Tanvir Hossain, Hussein Almohamad, Ahmed Abdullah Al Dughairi, Motrih Al-Mutiry and Hazem Ghassan Abdo
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:26
  36. The 2022 Mw6.2 Pasaman earthquake took place in central-west Sumatra in association with activity in the Sumatran Fault system. This study clarifies the spatial and temporal distribution of the Pasaman earthquake...

    Authors: Rizki Wulandari, Chung-Han Chan and Adhi Wibowo
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:25
  37. The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) seismic network began development in 2008. There are a total of 71 seismic stations consisting of 26 borehole stations and 45 surface stations currently installed. The ...

    Authors: Patinya Pornsopin, Passakorn Pananont, Kevin P. Furlong and Eric Sandvol
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:24
  38. A heavy rainfall event caused by mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) resulted in flooding over areas of Davao City in Mindanao Island, Philippines, on 03 May 2017. The event occurred during the summer season (...

    Authors: Cathrene Lagare, Takeshi Yamazaki and Junshi Ito
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:23

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  39. Although various measurements (including organic amendments) have been used to ameliorate saline–alkaline soils, soil organic matter (SOM) remains low in most salt-affected agriculture soils. It was hypothesiz...

    Authors: Lipeng Wu, Kaijing Zhang, Xingyu Zhu, Tongping Lu and Xiujun Wang
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:22
  40. To test the hypothesis that a Cretaceous hairpin turn is absent in the apparent polar wander path (APWP) of the inner arc of southwestern Japanese island (southwest Japan), we refined a mid-Cretaceous (100 Ma)...

    Authors: Koji Uno, Honoka Ohara, Kuniyuki Furukawa and Tatsuo Kanamaru
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:21
  41. Physical modeling of precipitation at fine (sub-kilometer) spatial scales is computationally very expensive. This study develops a highly efficient framework for this task by coupling deep learning (DL) and ph...

    Authors: B. Teufel, F. Carmo, L. Sushama, L. Sun, M. N. Khaliq, S. Bélair, A. Shamseldin, D. Nagesh Kumar and J. Vaze
    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2023 10:19

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