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Official Journal of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)

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  1. Using model outputs from CMIP5 historical integrations, we have investigated the relative roles of anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and aerosols in changing the characteristics of the large-sc...

    Authors: William K. M. Lau, Kyu-Myong Kim and L. Ruby Leung

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2017 4:28

    Content type: Research Letter

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  2. The Ikkour watershed located in the Middle Atlas Mountain (Morocco) has been a subject of serious soil erosion problems. This study aimed to assess the soil erosion susceptibility in this mountainous watershed...

    Authors: Aafaf El Jazouli, Ahmed Barakat, Abdessamad Ghafiri, Saida El Moutaki, Abderrahim Ettaqy and Rida Khellouk

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2017 4:25

    Content type: Letter

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  3. Substorm onset is marked in the ionosphere by the sudden brightening of an existing auroral arc or the creation of a new auroral arc. Also present is the formation of auroral beads, proposed to play a key role...

    Authors: I. J. Rae, K. R. Murphy, Clare E. J. Watt, Ian R. Mann, Zhonghua Yao, Nadine M. E. Kalmoni, Colin Forsyth and David K. Milling

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2017 4:23

    Content type: Research Letter

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  4. The study assessed community understanding of climate variability in semi-arid Tharaka sub-county, Kenya. The study used four focus group discussions (FGD) (N = 48) and a household survey (N = 326) to obtain info...

    Authors: Charles W. Recha, George L. Makokha and Chris A. Shisanya

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2017 4:22

    Content type: Research Letter

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  5. Over the last decade, studies of natural hazards in Sumatra have focused primarily on great earthquakes and associated tsunamis produced by rupture of the Sunda megathrust. However, the Sumatran Fault and the ...

    Authors: Danny Hilman Natawidjaja, Kyle Bradley, Mudrik R. Daryono, Sonny Aribowo and Jason Herrin

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2017 4:21

    Content type: Research Letter

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  6. As an important plasma wave mode in the geospace, magnetosonic waves can interact with both radiation belt electrons and protons, thereby impacting the dynamics of magnetospheric particles. Based on the Dopple...

    Authors: Wenxun Zhang, Ruoxian Zhou, Juan Yi, Xudong Gu, Binbin Ni, Chengyao Zheng and Man Hua

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2017 4:20

    Content type: Research Letter

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  7. The Himalaya is one of the most seismically active regions of the world. The occurrence of several large magnitude earthquakes viz. 1905 Kangra earthquake (Mw 7.8), 1934 Bihar–Nepal earthquake (Mw 8.2), 1950 A...

    Authors: Shreya Arora and Javed N. Malik

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2017 4:19

    Content type: Review

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  8. Eight campaigns to survey asteroid rotation periods have been carried out using the intermediate Palomar Transient Factory in the past 3 years. 2780 reliable rotation periods were obtained, from which we ident...

    Authors: Chan-Kao Chang, Hsing-Wen Lin, Wing-Huen Ip, Thomas A. Prince, Shrinivas R. Kulkarni, David Levitan, Russ Laher and Jason Surace

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2017 4:17

    Content type: Review

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  9. The actual states of soil particle transport in and exchange between the Sakiyama and Amitori bays, Iriomote Island, Japan, were investigated using atmosphere–ocean–river observations and numerical simulations...

    Authors: Shinya Shimokawa, Tomokazu Murakami, Hiroyoshi Kohno and Akira Mizutani

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2017 4:16

    Content type: Research Letter

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  10. The North Equatorial Current (NEC) bifurcates at the eastern coast of the Philippines and moves northward as the Kuroshio, a North Pacific western boundary current. The NEC bifurcation point and Kuroshio varia...

    Authors: Shoko Hirabayashi, Yusuke Yokoyama, Atsushi Suzuki, Yosuke Miyairi, Takahiro Aze, Fernando Siringan and Yasuo Maeda

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2017 4:15

    Content type: Research Letter

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  11. The complex geological structures in East Java and Bali provide important opportunities for natural resource exploitation, but also harbor perils associated with natural disasters. Such a condition makes the E...

    Authors: Agustya Adi Martha, Phil Cummins, Erdinc Saygin, Sri Widiyantoro and Masturyono

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2017 4:14

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  12. Recent 230Th dating of fossil corals in west Luzon has provided new insights on the emergence of late Quaternary marine terraces that fringe west Luzon Island facing the Manila Trench. Apart from regional sea lev...

    Authors: Noelynna T. Ramos, Kathrine V. Maxwell, Hiroyuki Tsutsumi, Yu-Chen Chou, Fucai Duan, Chuan-Chou Shen and Kenji Satake

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2017 4:12

    Content type: Research Letter

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  13. Rapidly expanding human activities have profoundly affected various biophysical and biogeochemical processes of the Earth system over a broad range of scales, and freshwater systems are now amongst the most ex...

    Authors: Yadu N. Pokhrel, Farshid Felfelani, Sanghoon Shin, Tomohito J. Yamada and Yusuke Satoh

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2017 4:10

    Content type: Research Letter

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  14. The time scales of reconnection outflow, substorm expansion, and development of instabilities in the terrestrial magnetosphere are comparable, i.e., from several to tens of minutes, and their existence is rela...

    Authors: Zhonghua Yao, Z. Y. Pu, I. J. Rae, A. Radioti and M. V. Kubyshkina

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2017 4:8

    Content type: Research Letter

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  15. Austria has a moderate seismicity, and on average the population feels 40 earthquakes per year or approximately three earthquakes per month. A severe earthquake with light building damage is expected roughly e...

    Authors: Christa Hammerl

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2017 4:7

    Content type: Research Letter

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  16. The M w 6.0 Mt. Kinabalu earthquake of 2015 was a complete (and deadly) surprise, because it occurred well away from the nearest plate boundary in a region of very low historical seismicit...

    Authors: Yu Wang, Shengji Wei, Xin Wang, Eric O. Lindsey, Felix Tongkul, Paul Tapponnier, Kyle Bradley, Chung-Han Chan, Emma M. Hill and Kerry Sieh

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2017 4:6

    Content type: Research Letter

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  17. The Madden–Julian oscillation (MJO) is the dominant mode of tropical atmospheric intraseasonal variability and a primary source of predictability for global sub-seasonal prediction. Understanding the origin an...

    Authors: Bin Wang, Fei Liu and Guosen Chen

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2016 3:34

    Content type: Review

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  18. Low-latitude continental shelves, mixed siliciclastic–carbonate sedimentary systems, provide an understanding of sedimentary environments driven by paleoclimatological processes. The Bonaparte Gulf, northweste...

    Authors: Takeshige Ishiwa, Yusuke Yokoyama, Yosuke Miyairi, Minoru Ikehara and Stephen Obrochta

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2016 3:33

    Content type: Research Letter

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  19. Large-scale fields and inner-core processes relevant to the formation and intensification of Typhoon Fengshen (2008) were examined by simulations using a global nonhydrostatic model with a cloud-permitting res...

    Authors: Tomoe Nasuno, Hiroyuki Yamada, Masuo Nakano, Hisayuki Kubota, Masahiro Sawada and Ryuji Yoshida

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2016 3:32

    Content type: Research Letter

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  20. This study found that there is a significant negative correlation between summer drought in Korea, China and Japan and the frequency of tropical cyclone (TC) in the subtropical western North Pacific (SWNP) usi...

    Authors: Jae-Won Choi, Yumi Cha and Jeoung-Yun Kim

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2016 3:29

    Content type: Research Letter

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  21. Ship height positioning by the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) was investigated for measuring and forecasting great tsunamis. We first examined GNSS height-positioning data of a navigating vessel. If...

    Authors: Daisuke Inazu, Takuji Waseda, Toshiyuki Hibiya and Yusaku Ohta

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2016 3:25

    Content type: Research Letter

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  22. In Taiwan, research and education of solar terrestrial sciences began with a ground-based ionosonde operated by Ministry of Communications in 1952 and courses of ionospheric physics and space physics offered b...

    Authors: Jann-Yenq Liu, Loren Chee-Wei Chang, Chi-Kuang Chao, Ming-Quey Chen, Yen-Hsyang Chu, Lin-Ni Hau, Chien-Ming Huang, Cheng-Ling Kuo, Lou-Chuang Lee, Ling-Hsiao Lyu, Chia-Hsien Lin, Chen-Jeih Pan, Jih-Hong Shue, Ching-Lun Su, Lung-Chih Tsai, Ya-Hui Yang…

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2016 3:18

    Content type: Review

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  23. Equilibrium climate sensitivity (ECS) to doubling of atmospheric CO2 concentration is a key index for understanding the Earth’s climate history and prediction of future climate changes. Tropical low cloud feedbac...

    Authors: Youichi Kamae, Tomoo Ogura, Hideo Shiogama and Masahiro Watanabe

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2016 3:17

    Content type: Review

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  24. The present study examines the Madden and Julian oscillation (MJO) appearing in a general circulation model (GCM) with full representation of cloud microphysics at 50 km horizontal resolution, and the MJO is c...

    Authors: In-Sik Kang, Min-Seop Ahn and Young-Min Yang

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2016 3:16

    Content type: Research Letter

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  25. Solar terrestrial (ST) sciences started centuries ago and branched into different disciplines. Starting with naked eye to highly sophisticated novel experimental techniques, observations have revealed the secr...

    Authors: N. Balan, G. Parks, L. Svalgaard, Y. Kamide and T. Lui

    Citation: Geoscience Letters 2016 3:14

    Content type: Editorial

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