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Journals from Earth & Environmental Sciences

How to Predict Earthquakes with Microsequences and Reversed Phase Repetitive Patterns

Author(s): Giulio Riga, Paolo Balocchi ABSTRACT A strong earthquake is always preceded by groupings of shocks whose identification and understanding constitute a sound method for improving short-term earthquake forecasts. Thanks to a graphical method, we have identified and classified some … Continue reading

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Impact of Different Parameters on Life Cycle Analysis, Embodied Energy and Environmental Emissions for Wind Turbine System

Author(s): Nazia Binte Munir, Ziaul Huque, Raghava R. Kommalapati ABSTRACT Due to the rapid depletion of fossil fuel reserves and increasing concern for climate change as a result of greenhouse gas effect, every country is looking for ways to develop … Continue reading

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Residual Magnetic Anomalies Mapping from CHAMP Observations

Author(s): M. C. Berguig, S. Bouraoui, Y. Cohen ABSTRACT CHAMP high-quality vector magnetometer observations collected from July 2000 to September 2010 have been used to map the residual vector magnetic anomaly fields. This field is so called the lithospheric magnetic … Continue reading

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A Theory of Ratio Selection—Lattice Model for Obligate Mutualism

Author(s): Kei-Ichi Tainaka1, Tsuyoshi Hashimoto ABSTRACT Mutualisms are cooperative interactions between members of different species. We focus on obligate mutualism, where each species cannot survive without the other. From a theoretical aspect, obligate mutualism is similar to the relationship between … Continue reading

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Characteristics and Causes of Disastrous Debris Flows on July 4, 2013, in Shimian County, Sichuan, China

Author(s): Yonggang Ge, Fenghuan Su ABSTRACT Debris flow is an abrupt phenomenon of earth surface movement and typical disaster in mountainous areas with steep terrace, quantity of loose soil and abundant surface runoff. Intense rainfall and rainstorm easily triggered debris … Continue reading

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Relationship between Air Pollution Index (API) and Crowd Health in Nanchang City

Author(s): Xiaozhen Liu, Yue Liang, Daowen Yuan ABSTRACT Objective: To explore the effect of Air Pollution Index (API) on people’s health. Methods: The data on air pollution index (API), NO2, SO2 and PM10 were based on the everyday monitoring information … Continue reading

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The Role of the Southern Hemisphere Polar Cell on Antarctic Sea Ice Variability

Author(s): Praveen Rao Teleti, Alvarinho J. Luis ABSTRACT The study explores modes of variability in the Southern Polar Cell and their relationship with known global climate modes and Antarctic sea ice. It is found that Polar Cell is barotropic in … Continue reading

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Seismic Sequence Structure and Earthquakes Triggering Patterns

Author(s): Giulio Riga, Paolo Balocchi ABSTRACT Within a time distribution of magnitude values, before any mainshock some earthquake triggering patterns with several features develop, under tectonic processes’ influence, through which it is possible to early identify the preparation phase of … Continue reading

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Illegal Logging and Related Trade: Who Combat It as Legal Subjects?

Author(s): Jing Qian , Bin Xu , Hongqiang Yang, Ying Nie ABSTRACT Issue on illegal logging and related trade is a hot topic for the international community. It has brought the negative effects to the sustainable development on global society, … Continue reading

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Atypical Variations of Water Conductivity Prior to Tectonic Earthquakes

Author(s): Fidel Martínez-García, Arturo Colín-Cruz, Salvador Adame-Martínez, Jorge J. Ramírez-García ABSTRACT Within the framework of precursor events related to earthquakes, this paper analyzes the possible effect on the aquatic environment of the surrounding energy that accompanies earthquakes, particularly in the … Continue reading

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