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Multiscale spatiotemporal meteorological drought prediction: A deep learning approach

Reliable monitoring and thorough spatiotemporal prediction of meteorological drought are crucial for early warning and decision-making regarding drought-related disasters. The utilisation of multiscale...

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Climatic impacts induced by winter wheat irrigation over North China simulated by the nonhydrostatic RegCM4.7

Quantification of the impact of winter wheat irrigation on the climate and the occurrence of extreme climatic events over North China is crucial for regional adaptation planning. Previous related studies...

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Using Copula functions to predict climatic change impacts on floods in river source regions

Flood frequency in river source regions is significantly affected by rainfall and snowmelt as part of climatic changes. A traditional univariate flood frequency analysis cannot reflect the complexity...

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Variability and trends of near-surface wind speed over the Tibetan Plateau: The role played by the westerly and Asian monsoon

Near-surface wind speed exerts profound impacts on many environmental issues, while the long-term (≥60 years) trend and multidecadal variability in the wind speed and its underlying causes in global...

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Dynamics of the spatiotemporal velocity of glaciers on the eastern slope of Mount Gongga, China, under climate change

The quantitative assessment of glacier flow velocity dynamics plays a pivotal role in understanding its response mechanisms concerning climate warming. This work provides a systematic quantitative assessment...

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Frequency and size change of ice–snow avalanches in the central Himalaya: A case from the Annapurna II glacier

Glaciers have retreated and shrunk in high-mountain Asia since the mid-20th century because of global warming, leading to glacier instability and hazardous ice‒snow avalanches. However, the complex...

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Enhanced detection of freeze‒thaw induced landslides in Zhidoi county (Tibetan Plateau, China) with Google Earth Engine and image fusion

Freeze‒thaw induced landslides (FTILs) in grasslands on the Tibetan Plateau are a geological disaster leading to soil erosion. These landslides reduce biodiversity and intensify landscape fragmentation,...

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Spatial distribution of supra-permafrost groundwater in the Qinghai‒Tibet Engineering Corridor using inversion models

Supra-permafrost groundwater (SPG) is a key factor that causes damage to highways and railways in the Qinghai‒Tibet Engineering Corridor (QTEC). It is difficult to monitor SPG in the field due to their...

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Thermal stability of permafrost under U-shaped crushed rock embankment of the Qinghai‒Tibet Railway

The U-shaped crushed rock embankment (UCRE), of which widely utilized in the permafrost regions along the Qinghai‒Tibet Railway, has the capability to rapidly reduce the ground temperature of the underlying...

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Extraordinary hot extreme in summer 2022 over the Yangtze River basin modulated by the La Niña condition under global warming

A widespread and prolonged hot extreme hit the Yangtze River basin in summer 2022, with 300 sites established new temperature records and nearly 96% stations endured more than 40 hot days. From the...

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Climate warming is likely to weaken the performance of two-phase closed thermosyphon on the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau

Over the years, numerous geotechnical approaches have been implemented to mitigate the adverse effects of climate warming on various infrastructures in the permafrost region of the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau...

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Evaluating the thermal environment of urban land surfaces in Yakutsk, a city located in a region of continuous permafrost

Rapid urbanization has led to changes in the urban land surface thermal environment. However, there are still much unknown about the urban land surface thermal conditions in permafrost regions. Permafrost...

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Winter extreme precipitation over the Tibetan Plateau influenced by Arctic sea ice on interdecadal timescale

The Tibetan Plateau (TP) and the Arctic are the most sensitive regions to global climate change. However, the interdecadal varibility of winter extreme precipitation over the TP and its linkage with...

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Response of runoff and its components to climate change in the Manas River of the Tian Shan Mountains

A warming–wetting climate trend has led to increased runoff in most watersheds in the Tian Shan Mountains over the past few decades. However, it remains unclear how runoff components, that is, rainfall...

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Warming intensified the effects of nitrogen addition on N2O emissions from alpine meadow in the northern Qinghai‒Tibet Plateau

Warming and nitrogen (N) addition may impact soil nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions, but the relationship between plant community composition and soil microbial activities remains unclear. For a two-year...

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Amplification effect of intra-seasonal variability of soil moisture on heat extremes over Eurasia

Drying soil has been conducive to a high frequency of extreme high-temperature events over many regions worldwide in recent decades. However, changes in the intraseasonal variability of soil moisture...

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Compound extreme inundation risk of coastal wetlands caused by climate change and anthropogenic activities in the Yellow River Delta, China

The coastal wetlands of the Yellow River Delta (YRD) in China are crucial for their valuable resources, environmental significance, and economic contributions. However, these wetlands are also vulnerable...

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Streamflow abrupt change and the driving factors in glacierized basins of Tarim Basin, Northwest China

A climate transition towards warm–wet conditions in Northwest China has drawn much attention. With continuous climate change and universal glacier degradation, increasing water-related hazards and vulnerability...

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Assessment of climate damage in China based on integrated assessment framework

Developing a localized and consistent model framework for climate loss and damage assessment is crucial for the policy-making of climate change mitigation and adaptation. This study introduces a comprehensive,...

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Persistent greening against drying in northeast Asian semiarid grasslands: Asymmetrical responses of direct and legacy effects to intensified drought

Despite experiencing a decadal shift towards drought conditions at the end of the 20th century, semiarid grasslands in northeast Asia (NEA) exhibited an evident greening trend from 1982 to 2020. However,...

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Construction of daily precipitation series and the observational characteristics of extreme precipitation in Tianjin, China during 1888–2022

Given the difficulties in rescuing and ensuring the quality of long-term climate data, current studies on century-scale climate change are usually limited to annual and monthly data, resulting in the...

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Role of adaptation measures in addressing heatwave exposure in China

Heatwave exposure has increased dramatically because of climate warming and population growth, along with their interactive effects. However, effective adaptation measures can reduce these impacts....

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Application of a concrete thermal pile in cooling the warming permafrost under climate change

Permafrost degradation caused by climate warming is posing a serious threat to the stability of cast-in-place pile foundations in warm permafrost regions. Ambient cold energy can be effectively utilized...

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