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40 [degrees] South     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
AAG Review of Books     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
AbeÁfrica : Revista da Associação Brasileira de Estudos Africanos     Open Access  
ACME : An International Journal for Critical Geographies     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Acta Universitatis Lodziensis : Folia Geographica Socio-Oeconomica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Adam Academy : Journal of Social Sciences / Adam Akademi : Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Advances in Cartography and GIScience of the ICA     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Advances in Geosciences (ADGEO)     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
Advances in Statistical Climatology, Meteorology and Oceanography     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Africa Insight     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Africa Spectrum     Open Access   (Followers: 18)
African Geographical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Afrika Focus     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
AGORA Magazine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Agronomía & Ambiente     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
AGU Advances     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
All Earth     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
American Journal of Geographic Information System     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
American Journal of Human Ecology     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
American Journal of Rural Development     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Amerika     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Anales de Geografía de la Universidad Complutense     Open Access  
Anatoli     Open Access  
Annales Universitatis Paedagogicae Cracoviensis / Studia de Cultura     Open Access  
Annals of GIS     Open Access   (Followers: 31)
Annals of the American Association of Geographers     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 46)
Annual Review of Marine Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Antipode     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 71)
Anuario     Open Access  
Applied Geography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39)
Applied Geomatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Ar@cne     Open Access  
Arctic     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Arctic Science     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Area Development and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Asia Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Asian Geographer     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Asian Journal of Geographical Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Ateneo Korean Studies Conference Proceedings     Open Access  
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques (AMT)     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions (AMTD)     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Aurora Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
Australian Antarctic Magazine     Free   (Followers: 5)
Australian Geographer     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Bandung : Journal of the Global South     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Barn : Forskning om barn og barndom i Norden     Open Access  
Baru : Revista Brasileira de Assuntos Regionais e Urbanos     Open Access  
Belgeo     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Biblio3W : Revista Bibliográfica de Geografía y Ciencias Sociales     Open Access  
Biogeographia : The Journal of Integrative Biogeography     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
BioRisk     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Boletim Campineiro de Geografia     Open Access  
Boletim de Ciências Geodésicas     Open Access  
Boletim Gaúcho de Geografia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Boletim Goiano de Geografia     Open Access  
Boletín de Estudios Geográficos     Open Access  
Boletín de la Asociación de Geógrafos Españoles     Open Access  
Brill Research Perspectives in Map History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Buildings & Landscapes: Journal of the Vernacular Architecture Forum     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Bulletin de la Société Géographique de Liège     Open Access  
Bulletin de l’association de géographes français     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bulletin of Geography. Physical Geography Series     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Bulletin of Geosciences     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Bulletin of the Serbian Geographical Society     Open Access  
Caderno de Geografia     Open Access  
Cahiers Balkaniques     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cahiers Charlevoix : Études franco-ontariennes     Full-text available via subscription  
Cahiers franco-canadiens de l'Ouest     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
California Italian Studies Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Canadian Journal of Soil Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Cardinalis     Open Access  
Carnets de géographes     Open Access  
Cartographic Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Cartographic Perspectives     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cartographica : The International Journal for Geographic Information and Geovisualization     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
Cartography and Geographic Information Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32)
Check List : The Journal of Biodiversity Data     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
China : An International Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Climate and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
Climate Change Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 52)
Comparative Cultural Studies : European and Latin American Perspectives     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Computational Geosciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Computational Urban Science     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Confins     Open Access  
Conjuntura Austral : Journal of the Global South     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Coolabah     Open Access  
Creativity Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Critical Romani Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Crossings : Journal of Migration & Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Cuadernos de Desarrollo Rural     Open Access  
Cuadernos de Geografía : Revista Colombiana de Geografía     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cuadernos de Geografía de la Universitat de València     Open Access  
Cuadernos de Investigación Geográfica / Geographical Research Letters     Open Access  
Cuadernos Inter.c.a.mbio sobre Centroamérica y el Caribe     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Current Research in Geoscience     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Dela     Open Access  
Dialogues in Human Geography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Didáctica Geográfica     Open Access  
DIE ERDE : Journal of the Geographical Society of Berlin     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Documenti Geografici     Open Access  
Documents d'Anàlisi Geogràfica     Open Access  
Doğu Coğrafya Dergisi : Eastern Geographical Review     Open Access  
DRd - Desenvolvimento Regional em debate     Open Access  
Earth System Governance     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Earth Systems and Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
East/West : Journal of Ukrainian Studies     Open Access  
Eastern European Countryside     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Economic and Regional Studies / Studia Ekonomiczne i Regionalne     Open Access  
Economic Geography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 42)
Économie rurale     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Ecosystems and People     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Entorno Geográfico     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Environment & Ecosystem Science     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Environmental and Sustainability Indicators     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Environmental Research : Climate     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Environmental Science : Atmospheres     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Environmental Science and Sustainable Development : International Journal Of Environmental Science & Sustainable Development     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
Environmental Smoke     Open Access  
Ería : Revista Cuatrimestral de Geografía     Open Access  
Espacio y Desarrollo     Open Access  
Espacios : Revista de |Geografía     Open Access  
Espaço & Economia : Revista Brasileira de Geografia Econômica     Open Access  
Espaço Aberto     Open Access  
Espaço e Cultura     Open Access  
Espaço e Tempo Midiáticos     Open Access  
Estudios Geográficos     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Estudios Socioterritoriales : Revista de Geografía     Open Access  
Ethnobiology Letters     Open Access  
Ethnoscientia : Brazilian Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnoecology     Open Access  
eTropic : electronic journal of studies in the tropics     Open Access  
Études internationales     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Études rurales     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Études/Inuit/Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
European Bulletin of Himalayan Research     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
European Countryside     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
European Spatial Research and Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Evolutionary Human Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Fennia : International Journal of Geography     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Finisterra : Revista Portuguesa de Geografia     Open Access  
Fire Ecology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Florida Geographer     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Focus on Geography     Partially Free   (Followers: 5)
Football(s) : Histoire, Culture, Économie, Société     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Forum Geografi     Open Access  
Frontera Norte     Open Access  
GEM - International Journal on Geomathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Genre & histoire     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Geo : Geography and Environment     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Geo UERJ     Open Access  
Geo-Image     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Geo-spatial Information Science     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
GeoArabia     Hybrid Journal  
Géocarrefour     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 34)
Geochronometria     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Geoderma Regional : The International Journal for Regional Soil Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Geodesy and Cartography     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Geoforum Perspektiv     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Geofronter     Open Access  
Geografares     Open Access  
Geografisk Tidsskrift-Danish Journal of Geography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Geografiska Annaler, Series A : Physical Geography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Geographia     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Geographica Helvetica     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Geographical Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Geographical Education     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Geographical Journal of Nepal     Open Access  
Geographical Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Geographical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Geographicalia     Open Access  
Géographie et cultures     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Geography and Natural Resources     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Geography and Sustainability     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Geography Compass     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
GeoHumanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
GeoInformatica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Geoinformatics & Geostatistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Geoinformatics FCE CTU     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Geoingá : Revista do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Geografia     Open Access  
GeoJournal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
GEOMATICA     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
GEOmedia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Geopauta : Revista de Geografia da Universidade Estadual do Sudoeste da Bahia     Open Access  
Geophysical Research Letters     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 211)
Geoplanning : Journal of Geomatics and Planning     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
GeoScape     Open Access  
Geosciences Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Geosphere     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
GEOUSP : Espaço e Tempo     Open Access  
Ghana Journal of Geography     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Ghana Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
GIScience & Remote Sensing     Open Access   (Followers: 58)
Global Challenges     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Global Sustainability     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Globe, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
GPS Solutions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)

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  • Quantifying the Added Value in the NEX-GDDP-CMIP6 Models as Compared to
           Native CMIP6 in Simulating Africa’s Diverse Precipitation Climatology

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      Abstract: Abstract In the era of Anthropocene climate that the world is currently experiencing, accurate climate models that exhibit minimal uncertainties for precise estimation of the sporadic extreme climate anomalies is urgently needed. To address this gap, the present study quantified the added value in the recently released NEX-GDDP-CMIP6 precipitation models as compared to their native CMIP6 models over 9 climatic zones in Africa in order to identify the best performing models with minimal biases. Accordingly, 22 NEX-GDDP-CMIP6 precipitation models and similar number for native CMIP6 precipitation models were evaluated with respect to two observational products (CHIRPS and CPC). With robust statistical techniques employed, the results showed that at annual and seasonal scales, the NEX-GDDP-CMIP6 GCMs and their multi-model ensemble (MME) reproduced a coherent spatial pattern of precipitation to the observed better than the native CMIP6 GCMs. The NEX-GDDP-CMIP6 GCMs and their MME also exhibited a stronger spatial pattern with higher correlation coefficients, lower mean bias and root mean square error recorded, than in the CMIP6 GCMs. The differences and improvements exhibited by the NEX-GDDP-CMIP6 GCMs, highlight the significance of the improved bias correction method and finer spatial resolution of 0.25*0.25 which characterize the newly published NEX-GDDP-CMIP6 GCMs. The Taylor Skill Score and the Interannual Variability Scores were used to rank the NEX-GDDP-CMIP6 GCMs after evaluation and the results confirmed they were better than the native CMIP6 GCMs in simulating daily precipitation over diverse climate zones of Africa. It is recommended that new future projections of precipitation under whatever scenario (SSPs) or region should adopt this better improved dataset.
      PubDate: 2024-04-13
       
  • Comparison of GCMs Under CMIP5 and CMIP6 in Reproducing Observed
           Precipitation in Ethiopia During Rainy Seasons

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      Abstract: Abstract Model selection over a region known with data scarcity is crucial to get a substitute to study trends, variability and projections. This study was concerned with the comparison of 12 General Circulation Models (GCMs) under CMIP5 and CMIP6 relative to Climate Research Unit (CRU) precipitation in Ethiopia from 1966 to 2005. The comparison between GCMs was made using correlation, root mean squared error (RMSE), bias, skill score, Kling Gupta efficiency (KGE) and Taylor diagram. Comparison revealed that BCC, INM and CanESM during the boreal spring season from March to May (MAM), and CanESM, FGOALS, GFDL and BCC during the boreal summer season from June to August (JJA) under CMIP6 and INM, BCC and FGOALS during MAM and MPI-LR, CMCC and MPI-LR during the boreal autumn season from September to November (SON) under CMIP5 exhibited significantly equal mean value at 5% (p < 0.05) significant level with CRU precipitation. The maximum and minimum deviations were 134.9 mm (positive) from MIROC (CMIP5) and 70.37 mm (negative) from CMCC (CMIP5), respectively. Moreover, the lowest and highest deviations were also observed in JJA. GCMs namely: INM, GFDL, BCC, CMCC, IPSL, MRI and MIROC during MAM, BCC, CMCC, FGOALS, GFDL, INM, IPSL, MIROC and MRI during JJA and ACCESS, FGOALS, INM, MIROC and MPI-LR during SON were best GCMs from CMIP6 in reproducing CRU precipitation in Ethiopia. As a result, INM, MIROC, FGOALS, IPSL and CMCC were models that revealed better performance from CMIP6 compared to CMIP5 in Ethiopia. More number of GCMs from CMIP6 were better than GCMs from CMIP5 in capturing observed precipitation during MAM and JJA. Comparable performance of GCMs from both projects were observed during SON. The study indicated that further analysis need to be carried out to identify the improvement in capturing observed SON and annual precipitation.
      PubDate: 2024-04-10
       
  • Combining Local Knowledge with Object-Based Machine Learning Techniques
           for Extracting Informal Settlements from Very High-Resolution Satellite
           Data

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      Abstract: Abstract The classification of informal settlements using very high-resolution (VHR) satellite data and expert knowledge has proven very useful for urban planning. The objective of this work was to improve the accuracy of informal settlement classification within the city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The analysis incorporated the use of expert knowledge (EK). Twenty unique indicators relevant to informal settlements were identified by experts familiar with these areas, and incorporated into the image classification process. Object-based image analysis (OBIA) was then used to extract informal settlement indicators from a VHR image. These indicators were used to classify the image utilising two machine learning (ML) algorithms, random forest (RF) and support vector machine (SVM) methods. A VHR image (e.g., Worldview 3) of the city was employed. A total of 6,000 sample points were randomly generated, with 1800 used for training the VHR image. The classification process was able to clearly distinguish the formal settlement areas from informal areas, road networks, vacant blocks, shaded areas, and vegetation features. The object-based RF technique provided an overall accuracy of 96% (kappa value of 95%), while OB-SVM provided an accuracy of 95% (kappa of 91%). The results demonstrated that object-based ML methods such as RF and SVM, when combined with EK, can effectively and efficiently distinguish informal settlements from other urban features. This technique has the potential to be very useful for mapping informal settlements.
      PubDate: 2024-04-10
       
  • Mortality Mapping of Pinus wallichiana in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve: A
           UNESCO World Heritage Site in India

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      Abstract: Abstract This study addresses the concerning mortality of Pinus wallichiana (blue pine), a crucial timber species in the northwestern Himalayas, specifically within the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (NDBR)––a UNESCO world heritage site in India. Hazard prediction mapping was carried out during the study period (2018–2021) using the MaxEnt program and supervised classification algorithm over the Sentinel dataset. The mortality was observed in Kaga, Kosha, Farkiya, Dronagiri, Garpak, Ruing, Jhelum, and Bampa, en route from Surai Thota to Jumma and then to Malari (Chamoli, NDBR). Both biotic and abiotic factors contributed to the significant mortality of blue pine. The MaxEnt model showed an AUC value range of 0.889 ± 0.141 (current)–0.988 ± 0.008 (mortality), where the Jackknife test elaborated that the factor of environmental precipitation (Percentage Contribution (PC) = 34.30% and Permutation Importance (PI) = 1.1%) contributed most, followed by the seasonality of temperature (Bio 4; PC = 25.90% and PI = 31.20%) and highest temperature for the warmest month (Bio 5; PC = 22.40% and PI = 40.30%). Additionally, the precipitation was indicated by the response curves ranged from 138 to 154 mm with a maximum at 145 mm (p = 0.88), the slope at 2.5° (p = 0.97) and 9° (p = 0.91), and wind speed ranged from 1.76 to 2.00 ms−1 with a maximum (p = 0.92) at 1.85 ms−1. Along the altitudinal gradient, the mortality maps showed ~ 10 km2 affected area, which is 6.3% of the total occurrence of blue pine in the NDBR, with the majorly (~ 4 km2) lying between 3001 and 3250 m amsl, i.e., monsoon-influenced subarctic climate (Dwc) following the Köppen-Geiger Climatic Classification. Maps generated using an ensemble approach helps in understanding risks of natural hazards, and useful for surveillance and monitoring by inferring the spread direction in due course. Studying the current and future health of forest trees in NDBR can further assist in decision-making, in situ and ex situ conservation, and long-term planning to timely mitigate the blue pine mortality disaster.
      PubDate: 2024-03-30
       
  • Spatial Variations in Element Concentrations in Saudi Arabian Red Sea
           Mangrove and Seagrass Ecosystems: A Comparative Analysis for Bioindicator
           Selection

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      Abstract: The Red Sea supports a diverse array of macrophyte species, including mangroves and seagrasses. Our study quantified the concentrations of 22 common elements, including trace metals, in mangrove and seagrass leaves and sediments to investigate the current pollution level in the Saudi Arabian Red Sea blue carbon habitat. Mangrove leaves were found to contain higher mean concentrations of total organic carbon (TOC), total nitrogen (TN), strontium (Sr), and tin (Sn) than seagrass leaves, which contained lower levels of sodium (Na), magnesium (Mg), phosphorus (P), sulfur (S), potassium (K), calcium (Ca), chromium (Cr), nickle (Ni), zinc (Zn), arsenic (As), molybdenum (Mo), cadmium (Cd), antimony (Sb), and lead (Pb) (p < 0.05). Concentrations of 16 elements were significantly higher in mangrove sediments, whereas higher levels of S, Ca, and Sn were found in seagrass sediments (p < 0.05). A positive correlation was identified between P and Cd concentrations in both mangrove and seagrass leaves (R > 0.35, p < 0.05), with a negative correlation to latitude (R <  − 0.30). Certain leaves of Halophila decipiens (5.42 mg kg−1) and Halophila ovalis (5.08 mg kg−1) exhibited Cr concentrations exceeding known toxicity levels for plants. Cr (127 mg kg−1), Ni (60.0 mg kg−1), Cu (24.7 mg kg−1), Zn (263 mg kg−1), and Cd (1.50 mg kg−1) concentrations in certain Avicennia marina, Enhalus acoroides, Halodule uninervis, and Thalassia hemprichii sediments exceeded the sediment quality guideline levels, revealing the exposure of both ecosystems to varying degrees of trace metal pollution. Our study underscored the criticality of including both ecosystems in assessments to accurately evaluate the impact of pollution on coastal environments. Graphical
      PubDate: 2024-03-30
       
  • Suitability Analysis for Resettlement Potential Sites of Flood Vulnerable
           Community in Kigali city, Rwanda

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      Abstract: Abstract Increasing urbanization in Kigali is hampered by inadequate urban planning, posing significant problems such as increased vulnerability to natural disasters and population displacement. Floods are among the recurrent events in different districts of Kigali damaging standing crops and hindering human livelihoods. Addressing these challenges requires implementing research-based strategies and integrating policies for effective mitigation. This study aims to analyze potentially suitable sites for resettling flood-vulnerable communities in the Nyarugenge district, which is among the highly vulnerable areas of Kigali city. The integration of an Analytical Hierarchical Process (AHP)-based Geographic Information System (GIS) and multicriteria decision analysis has been used to analyze different indicators of flood risk and resettlement suitability, such as elevation, slope, rainfall, land use land cover (LULC), soil texture, proximity to rivers, proximity to roads, population density, proximity to education facilities and proximity to the health center to obtain a suitability map. The result of the study showed that over 50% of the study area is high to very high suitable for resettlement, a minimal area of 22.5 km2 (17.35%) falls into moderate suitable while the remaining 23.82% having an area of 30.9 km2 is not suitable for human resettlement which proposing the relocation of 7677 existing settlements in this area and recommends flood risk mitigation strategies for 16.19 km2 (12.22%) of the flood-prone area. Subsequently, the final results were validated through the Area Under Curve (AUC) with 15 randomly selected past flood location points. The results of this study will be essential for planning and implementing any resettlement program, especially for the rest of Rwanda. Therefore, the environmental suitability and sustainability of the area in terms of socio-economic aspects have to be thoroughly analyzed.
      PubDate: 2024-03-25
       
  • Aerosol Types Identification over the Arabian Peninsula Using AERONET
           Products: Evaluation with Multisource Datasets

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      Abstract: Abstract Knowing aerosol size and composition is essential for studying aerosol radiative forcing (ARF) and human health impacts, identifying their sources, and improving satellite aerosol estimation methods. An aerosol classification technique (T1) is proposed here using K-mean clustering analysis based on Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD500 nm) vs Angstrom Exponent (AE440–870 nm) data (1999–2018) from Aerosol Robotic Network (AERONET) in the Arabian Peninsula. The proposed classified aerosol types are: (1) Clean background/clean maritime (CB/CM): AOD < 0.20 & AE < 1.35; (2) Clean Continental (CC): AOD < 0.20 & AE > 1.35; (3) Desert Dust (DD): AOD > 0.20 & AE < 0.6; (4) Dusty Mixture (DM): AOD > 0.20 & 0.60 < AE < 1.0; (5) Urban Industrial (UI): AOD > 0.20 & 1.0 < AE < 1.35; and (6) Biomass Burning (BB): AOD > 0.20 & AE > 1.35. Further verification of our results was conducted with respect to AERONET depolarization ratio (δ), surface observations (e.g., wind speed, relative humidity, and visibility), and dust RGB products from Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager (SEVIRI) sensor onboard the Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) satellite. The T1 reveals that DD was prevalent at the Solar Village in Riyadh (51%), and the KAUST Campus (47.65%) and Hada-El-Sham (37.39%) in Jeddah. Additionally, urban industrial and biomass burning aerosol types were observed due to an increase in industrial activities and biofuel emissions. The evaluation study showed that other previously published techniques (e.g., T2, T3, and T4) misclassified aerosol types, whereas T1 significantly classified aerosol types. Moreover, back trajectory analysis based on the NOAA HYSPLIT model demonstrated that the predominant DD- and other-aerosols originated and transported from both local and external sources of the Arabian Peninsula. Finally, the study examined ARF from AERONET and SBDART (the Santa Barbara DISTORT Atmospheric Radiative Transfer) models, which found that scattering radiation at the top and bottom of the atmosphere cooled the atmosphere, while absorbing radiation within the atmosphere heated the atmosphere. As a result of the present study, specific aerosol types are now classified and recognized as well as they may have a direct impact on local and regional climate change and radiation budget over the Arabian Peninsula.
      PubDate: 2024-03-21
       
  • Knowledge-Driven Fuzzy AHP Model for Orogenic Gold Prospecting in a
           Typical Schist Belt Environment: A Mineral System Approach

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      Abstract: In this paper, the knowledge-driven fuzzy AHP (FAHP) model was applied in the predictive prospectivity mapping of orogenic gold deposits using the mineral system approach. The main criteria of the mineral system of orogenic gold mineralization considered were heat source, gold/ligand source, structural control, and hydrothermal alteration. The proxies and alternatives of the main criteria of the mineral system of orogenic gold mineralization were derived from geological, geophysical, and remote sensing datasets. Assignment of weights using the FAHP model indicates that heat source with weight of 0.4318 has the highest contribution to orogenic gold mineralization in the study area. This was closely followed by gold/ligand source (0.3669), structural control (0.1659) and hydrothermal alteration (0.0355). The integration of these criteria using the multi-index overlay method produced the predictive mineral potential map (MPM) which was further classified into six classes (background, very low, low, moderate, high, and very high potentials) using the concentration area (C–A) fractal model. New major prospects of orogenic gold mineralization were delineated in the western and eastern flanks of the study area. The validation of the produced MPM using 10 geochemical sampling points via the prediction area (P–A) plot yielded 77% success rate indicating the model is suitable for predictive prospecting of orogenic gold mineralization. The study concluded that the mineral system approach should be adopted in further research in similar geologic environments for reliable potential mapping of any mineral deposits because it considers every “player” involved in mineralization. Graphical
      PubDate: 2024-03-19
       
  • Quantifying the Influence of Climate Variables on Vegetation Through
           Remote Sensing and Multi-dimensional Data Analysis

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      Abstract: Abstract The exchange of energy, water, and carbon between the land surface and the atmosphere is critically influenced by vegetation. However, vegetation cover has been changing due to climate variability and human activities, which can affect ecosystems, biodiversity, land management, and human well-being. This study aimed to examine the impact of climate factors on different vegetation types in Alberta, Canada. Remote sensing and climate data from various sites were collected and analyzed using spatial and temporal correlation analysis methods. During the study period of 2001–2022, this study revealed that temporal dynamics between NDVI and climate variables were assessed using NCC analyses on various land cover types. The results revealed a lead of 3.5–4 months of NDVI over the Relative Humidity Average. Additionally, LST-Day demonstrated a lead of two weeks over NDVI, while LST-Night exhibited minimal lag with NDVI, except in regions characterized by sparse vegetation. Furthermore, NDVI displayed a lag of 2–4 weeks behind Precipitation. Land cover dynamics in Alberta from 2001 to 2022 reveal significant trends. Cropland areas, covering nearly 20%, consistently increased with increasing relative humidity, except for deviations in 2001 and 2002. Evergreen Needleleaf forests, constituting around 14.5%, exhibited an upward trend correlated with increased precipitation. Grasslands, comprising 13.8%, showed diminishing coverage despite rising humidity and precipitation. Woody Savannas, accounting for approximately 29%, displayed increased coverage in 2006 but exhibited a declining trend over the study period. These trends highlight the complex interplay between land cover changes and climatic factors in Alberta. The quantification of the influence of climate variables on NDVI revealed the pivotal roles of LST-Day and LST-Night, with average feature importance values of 37.42% and 40.35%, respectively, across all land cover types.
      PubDate: 2024-03-16
       
  • Upstream Evaporation is the Key to Extreme Summertime Heat Stress in North
           China

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      Abstract: Abstract Humidity plays a critical role in amplifying temperature impact, leading to reduced heat dissipation efficiency and severe heat stress in humans. In the specific context of North China, this study explored different sensitivities of extreme heat stress (measured by wet-bulb temperature, TW) to humidity and temperature, and analyzed the influence of upstream variables on extreme heat stress. It is found that in the past four decades, extreme heat stress in North China increased rapidly at a maximum rate of over 0.4 ℃/decade, accompanied by the influence of humidity on extreme heat stress surpasses that of temperature. Even slight fluctuations in humidity can result in substantial variations in heat stress levels, unlike equivalent changes in temperature. This study is the first to find that for extreme heat stress, changes in temperature can only increase TW by up to 0.5 ℃, while increase in humidity can increase TW by 3 ℃. Notably, both humidity and temperature begin to rise approximately three days prior to extreme days, coinciding with intensified humidity transport and temperature advection from the upstream region. This study is also the first to find that intensified humidity transport is primarily driven by remarkably high evaporation originating from the western extension of the Northwest Pacific Subtropical High, while the strengthened temperature advection stems from a north–south temperature gradient during extreme days. This mechanism, wherein upstream variables impact downstream conditions, holds significant value for accurate prediction and timely response strategies.
      PubDate: 2024-03-14
       
  • Interannual Variation of Half-Hourly Extreme Precipitation in Africa: The
           Assessment of the Warmest Decade (2011–2020) Since the Beginning of
           Observations

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      Abstract: Abstract Africa is experiencing widespread extreme precipitation. However, the continent remains understudied regarding extreme precipitation variation, particularly at high temporal resolution. This study assessed the changes in spatial distribution, frequency, and intensity of half-hourly violent precipitation (≥ 50 mm/h) in Africa during 2011–2020. The data were sourced from the Integrated MultisatellitE Retrievals for Global Precipitation Measurement (IMERG) program. The results reflect that the 50–60 mm/h precipitation category was the most densely spatially distributed with less-discernable interannual changes. There was a strong interannual variation in the spatial distribution of the 60–70 mm/h and ≥ 70 mm/h precipitation categories. There was a general decrease in the frequency of occurrence of violent precipitation in all regions, except in North Africa (NA). Among the study regions, NA had the broadest precipitation intensity distribution extended to high values and consequently, on average, the most intense violent precipitation, followed by Southern Africa (SA) and Southwest Indian Ocean (SWIO). The regions in the tropics, i.e., West Africa (WA), Central Africa (CA), and East Africa (EA), had a relatively narrow intense violent precipitation distribution. The results further illustrate that the strength of climate variability modes has a strong influence in the distribution, frequency, and intensity of violent precipitation over the continent particularly the ≥ 70 mm/h precipitation category. This study underscores a need for a strengthened capacity in forecasting climate variability modes impacting on Africa, augmentation of continental precipitation observation network, and improved extreme precipitation adaptation infrastructure.
      PubDate: 2024-03-12
       
  • A Systematic Review of Water Governance in Asian Countries: Challenges,
           Frameworks, and Pathways Toward Sustainable Development Goals

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      Abstract: Abstract Water governance (WG) plays a crucial role in steering integrated water resources management (IWRM) toward the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly in developing regions. Despite this, substantial challenges hinder effective WG implementation across Asia. This study systematically reviews WG literature in Asia from 2000 to 2020, identifying prevailing challenges and proposing a modified WG framework to encourage policy reform. Utilizing the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) protocol, we searched the Scopus database and additional resources to accumulate comprehensive literature on WG in Asia. We incorporated peer-reviewed articles, gray literature, and institutional reports. These were evaluated based on their relevance to WG in Asia, use of analytical frameworks, and incorporation of performance indicators. The search identified 350 potentially relevant documents, with 145 qualifying for in-depth review after screening through rigorous selection criteria, comprising peer-reviewed articles, institutional reports, and influential gray literature. The literature revealed increasing attention to WG since the SDGs’ inception, with the most significant contributions related to Southeast Asia, South Asia, and East Asia. Critical WG issues identified include transboundary water management, irrigation challenges, water quality concerns, and water–food–energy nexus interdependencies. Predominantly, these issues stem from insufficient legal and institutional frameworks, poor stakeholder engagement, and ineffective cooperation, particularly in cross-border river basins. The analysis frequently employed legal and institutional frameworks, Ostrom’s theory, and OECD guidelines, all pointing to common challenges. We propose a modified WG framework with 13 elements, accompanied by key recommendations. The study underscores the need for an enhanced understanding of WG to support policymakers, managers, and scholars in developing effective WG strategies that align with the SDGs. This research contributes to the literature by providing a synthesized perspective on WG in Asia and a foundation for future governance improvements.
      PubDate: 2024-03-11
       
  • Clustering Similar Ungauged Hydrologic Basins in Saudi Arabia by Message
           Passing Algorithms

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      Abstract: Abstract Basin similarity is one of the important issues in hydrology. Thus, discovering a statistical technique to cluster basins that possess similar attributes helps hydrologists achieve better management of the basins for the sustainability of water resources. This study employed the affinity propagation (AP) technique for clustering 87 basins in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) which had areas ranging from 10.44 to 1364.77 km2. The cluster analysis was performed on nine scenarios comprising individual and combinations of indices based on climate, morphology, hydrology, land use, and soil type that cover many attributes of the basins. The results showed that neighboring basins were usually but not always have a high degree of similarity and belong to the same cluster, such as classification based on climate, land use, and soil type. We evaluated the clustering and similarity measures using percentile analysis of the attributes, Cramer’s V, and Adjusted Rand Index (ARI). In general, the percentile analysis showed that most of the attributes are categorized by medium-to-high percentiles more than 33%. Moderate Cramer’s V value indicated that the basins within each cluster were associated with eight geomorphic provinces in KSA except scenarios based on soil types which shared a weak Cramer’s V value indicating high variability. The highest Cramer’s V value was 0.48 which comes from the climatic scenario. ARI value showed a weak agreement between scenarios, especially since six pairs have negative values indicating that the clusters are extremely discordant. However, scenarios based on hydrology versus all indices shared the highest score of 0.979 indicating identical clusters. In general, the technique converges to a meaningful number of clusters when the number of indices is low. This implies the difficulty of coming up with global similarities between the basins.
      PubDate: 2024-03-05
       
  • Space–Time Evaluation of Atmospheric Black Carbon in Chinese Urban
           Environment: Influence of Land Use and Air Pollution Policies

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      Abstract: Abstract High black carbon (BC) levels due to combustion processes pose a severe air pollution issue in China, especially in urban agglomerations. Although the BC levels, source apportionment, and radiative impacts have been extensively analyzed, limited research has investigated the effect of ongoing human activities and mitigation strategies on the changes in BC levels in urban regions of East China. In this study, the trends of BC in China are analyzed from 1980 to 2022, using BC concentrations and BC-aerosol optical depth (BCAOD) data from Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis for Research and Applications version 2 (MERRA-2) and Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) from 2005 to 2022. Eight representative areas, including six densely populated and highly polluted urban regions (Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei [BTH], Central China [CC], Sichuan Basin [SCB], Yangtze River Delta [YRD], North East China [NEC], and Pearl River Delta [PRD]), were selected for the analysis. A significant, but variable increase in BC concentrations was observed during 1980–2021. There was an increase in BC between 1980–1990 and 1999–2007, but it remained stable from 1990 to 2000 and dropped sharply after 2010. The average increase in BC concentrations was approximately ten times higher in East China than in West China, signaling the increase in population, traffic, and demand for energy consumption for a society with progressive increasing gross domestic product. BC dynamics in urban regions were highly associated with population density, gross domestic product, and land use land cover (LULC) changes. The declining trend in BC concentrations during the last decade was mainly attributed to the air pollution mitigation policies implemented by the Chinese government, having as a result the decrease in combustion emissions especially in urban areas. Our findings highlight the need for further studies on the impact of BC on human health and regional climate change in China.
      PubDate: 2024-02-28
       
  • Exploring Climate Variables and Drought Patterns: A Comprehensive Trend
           Analysis and Evaluation of Beas Basin in Western Himalaya

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      Abstract: Abstract The complex topography of the Himalayan region makes it difficult to analyze its climatic variables over the region. The study has been carried out to identify the trends in climate variables and drought analysis over the Beas River basin in the western Himalayas. To understand the impact of changing climate on the Beas River basin, five downscaled global circulation models (GCMs) were used, namely BNU-ESM, Can-ESM2, CNRM CM5, MPI-ESM MR, and MPI-ESM LR. These GCMs were obtained for two representative concentration pathway (RCP) scenarios: 4.5, which represents the normal scenario, and 8.5, which represents the most extreme scenario for anticipated concentrations of carbon and greenhouse gases. The multi-model ensemble (MME) of these 5 GCMs were used to project rainfall and temperature. Further Innovative Trends Analysis (ITA) and modified Mann–Kendell (mMK) trend tests have been used for trend analysis at a 5% significance level. The drought pattern in the future timescale of the ensembled model is calculated using the Standardised Precipitation Index (SPI) for both RCPs. The ITA, Mann–Kendell, and Sen’s slope trends showed decreased precipitation under RCP 4.5 in the Manali region and showed an increasing trend for the remaining locations under both scenarios. Furthermore, SPI values showed frequent droughts under both RCPs. The study outcomes will serve as a scientific foundation for the sustainability of water resources and agricultural output in arid inland regions vulnerable to changing climate.
      PubDate: 2024-02-28
       
  • Estimating Soil Heat Flux in Jordan Based on ERA5 Parameters and NCEP/NCAR
           Energy Outputs: Definite Radiative Forcing of Climate Change Using PCA

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      Abstract: Abstract Internal variability changes in soil surface temperature and reflective radiation drove climate to change and vice versa over all time scales. This study investigates the heat flux components and the climate variables that drive the change in surface soil temperature down to 15.0 cm. We analyze the correlations of energy and radiation components to climate variables by coding principle component analysis (PCA) and finding the radiative forcing of atmosphere-energy-climate-soil continuum systems using datasets derived from ERA5 and NCEP/NCAR projections. The vectors contributing to the continuum were the shortwave, net solar radiation, and sensible flux are the main drivers. The average 72-year shortwave in the study locations was − 190.63 W/m2. Because of the upwelling radiation to the atmosphere, the longwave flux did not exceed the shortwave over the study’s location. The sensible heat flux was the lowest in the northwestern highlands (approximately 32 Watt/m2) and the highest range during summer was 150–180 Watt/m2 over the country. This variability in net radiation partitioning led to changes in surface warming and the responding climate. This study found that the average monthly soil surface temperature bound was 10–20 °C from November to March at all locations except for Amman and Ruwaished. The calculated soil heat storage is positive all year in the Dead Sea with an annual average of 76.53 W/m2. The lowest storage heat was in Amman with an annual average of − 44.42 W/m2. The anomalies of annual ERA5 reanalysis of main climate contributors extended from (− 5.46 to + 5.53 °C), (− 5.66 to + 4.36 °C), (− 1.3 to 2.87 mm/day), and around (− 25.97% to a maximum of 20.99%) for maximum and minimum near-surface air temperatures, daily precipitation, and relative humidity, respectively. The long-term mean evaporation was very low approximately − 1.85 × 10–7 mm. Mean monthly wind speed illustrates low-frequency variability by − 0.06 m/s. PCA represented the correlation coefficients of the climate variables that affected soil temperature the most: near-surface air temperature, maximum, and minimum (> 0.95). Soil–water content, precipitation, and humidity played a secondary negative role to a certain extent by regulating and slowing down the soil heat transfer − 61, − 64, and − 91%, respectively. This study enhances the understanding of energy partitioning and incorporates satellite products and climate simulations to recognize key influencing factors of energy changes and climate footprints toward soil heat flux that affect the biosphere, humans, and energy use.
      PubDate: 2024-02-14
       
  • Inconsistent Atlantic Links to Precipitation Extremes over the Humid
           Tropics

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      Abstract: Abstract This study investigates extreme wet and dry conditions over the humid tropics and their connections to the variability of the tropical ocean basins using observations and a multi-model ensemble of 24 state-of-the-art coupled climate models, for the 1930–2014 period. The extreme wet (dry) conditions are consistently linked to Central Pacific La Niña (Eastern Pacific El Niño), the weakest being the Congo basin, and homogeneous patterns of sea surface temperature (SST) variability in the tropical Indian Ocean. The Atlantic exhibits markedly varying configurations of SST anomalies, including the Atlantic Niño and pan-Atlantic decadal oscillation, with non-symmetrical patterns between the wet and dry conditions. The oceanic influences are associated with anomalous convection and diabatic heating partly related to variations in the strength of the Walker Circulation. The observed connection between the Amazon basin, as well as the Maritime continent, and the Indo-Pacific variability are better simulated than that of the Congo basin. The observed signs of the Pacific and Indian SST anomalies are reversed for the modelled Congo basin extreme conditions which are, instead, tied to the Atlantic Niño/Niña variability. This Atlantic–Congo basin connection is related to a too southerly location of the simulated inter-tropical convergence zone that is associated with warm SST biases over the Atlantic cold tongue. This study highlights important teleconnections and model improvements necessary for the skillful prediction of extreme precipitation over the humid tropics.
      PubDate: 2024-02-12
       
  • Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in Cities: Seasonal Variability and Influential
           Factors

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      Abstract: Abstract Urban-induced land use changes have a significant impact on local weather patterns, leading to increased hydro-meteorological hazards in cities. Despite substantial threats posed to humans, understanding atmospheric hazards related to urbanisation, such as thunderstorms, lightning, and convective precipitation, remains unclear. This study aims to analyse seasonal variability of cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning in the five large metropolitans in Bangladesh utilising six years (2015–2020) of Global Lightning Detection Network (popularly known as GLD360) data. It also investigates factors influencing CG strokes. The analysis revealed substantial seasonal fluctuations in CG strokes, with a noticeable increase in lightning activity during the pre-monsoon months from upwind to metropolitan areas across the five cities. Both season and location appear to impact the diurnal variability of CG strokes in these urban centres. Bivariate regression analysis indicated that precipitation and particulate matter (PM) significantly influence lightning generation, whilst population density, urban size, and mean surface temperature have negligible effects. A sensitivity test employing a random forest (RF) model underscored the pivotal role of PM in CG strokes in four of the five cities assessed, highlighting the enduring impact of extreme pollution on lightning activity. Despite low causalities from CG lightning, the risk of property damage remains high in urban environments. This study provides valuable insights for shaping public policies in Bangladesh, a globally recognised climate hotspot.
      PubDate: 2024-02-12
       
  • A Synergistic Use of Remote Sensing and Hydrodynamic Techniques for Flash
           Flood Mitigation Toward Sustainable Urban Expansion in Najran Valley,
           Saudi Arabia

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      Abstract: Abstract Flash floods are significant threats, particularly in semi-arid regions where prolonged rainfall and/or over-discharge can lead to catastrophic downstream flooding. While Saudi Arabia’s Najran region has been repeatedly pummeled by severe floods, the impact of these events on urban development in the Najran Valley, particularly in relation to dam discharge rates, has not been adequately assessed. This study seeks to assess mitigation strategies for simulated floodwater outflow (extent, depth, and velocity) from Najran and Al-Ain Dams into the Wadi Najran Valley. The study employed a synergistic approach integrating satellite optical Landsat-8/SRTM digital elevation model (DEM) imagery, ancillary (soil and geological) maps, and land-based rainfall measurements in the Geographic Information System (GIS), coupled with hydrologic/hydrodynamic modeling. Analyzing three basins—Wadi Najran Dam, Wadi Al-Ain Dam, and Wadi Najran Valley—using Watershed Modeling System (WMS) software revealed potential discharge rates of 347.82 m3/s and 16.59 m3/s for fully opened gates of Najran and Al-Ain Dams, respectively. The low-lying Wadi Najran Valley exhibited the highest flooding risk, with a runoff volume surpassing 428 million m3 and a peak discharge of 2481.71 m3/s. The 100-year flood simulations using the Hydrologic Engineering Center River Analysis System (HEC-RAS) demonstrated uneven floodwater drainage in the main canal, leading to bilateral overflow consistent with historical flood observations. Inundation risk is effectively mitigated by widening the existing channel into a trapezoidal open channel with a base of 300 m and a height of 3.76 m to handle a peak discharge of 3481.71 m3/s based on proposed hydraulic calculations. The adaptability of the implemented methodology to analogous urban climates globally justifies subsequent research to comprehensively assess its cost-effectiveness and feasibility.
      PubDate: 2024-02-10
       
  • Hydrological Responses to Climate Change and Land-Use Dynamics in Central
           Asia's Semi-arid Regions: An SWAT Model Analysis of the Tuul River Basin

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      Abstract: Abstract Central Asia's semi-arid regions, vital for sustaining vast populations and diverse ecosystems, are under heightened environmental stress. Among these regions, the Tuul River Basin, home to over half of Mongolia's population, characterizes the challenges posed by contemporary environmental shifts. This basin, a hub in Mongolia's socio-economic landscape, is grappling with rapid climate change, surging population growth, urban expansion, and evolving land-use and cover patterns. Recognizing the crucial role of water resources in driving development in such regions, diligent monitoring, and sustainable strategies for water resource management are essential. However, comprehensive studies based on extensive application of hydrological modeling systems of probable Land-Use/Land-Cover Change (LULCC) and climate change (CC) impacts in this basin's hydrological regimes are still well unexplored. In this context, we assessed the individual and combined effects of projected LULCC and CC on hydrological regimes in the upper part of the Tuul River basin. Projected temperature and precipitation from ensemble outputs of ten different Global Climate Models (GCMs) under three Representative Concentration Pathways (RCP2.6, RCP4.5, and RCP8.5) in three different periods (near future, medium future, and far future) were forced in calibrated Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) model to investigate the individual and combined effects of LULCC and CC on hydrological regimes in the upper part of Tuul river basin. Under different RCP2.6, RCP4.5, and RCP8.5 scenarios, temperature increases varied between 1.0 and 1.5 °C in the near future, 1.3 and 3.1 °C in the medium future, and 1.2 and 5.6 °C in the far future, whereas precipitation changes varied between 2.8 and 12.1% in the near future, 6.2 and 30.7% in the medium future, and 4.9 and 52.4% in the far future. Simulated results of the SWAT model based on 19 scenarios showed a significant impact of projected LULCC and CC on hydrological components in the upper part of the Tuul River basin compared to the baseline scenario that includes (a) only CC and combined LULCC and CC scenarios revealed that an increasing tendency in evapotranspiration, whereas a decreasing tendency in soil water content, surface runoff, lateral flow, groundwater flow, and water yield under RCP2.6, RCP4.5, and RCP8.5 in three different periods, (b) only LULCC scenario showed that an increasing tendency in surface runoff, groundwater flow, and water yield, while a decreasing tendency in evapotranspiration, soil water content, and lateral flow under RCP2.6, RCP4.5, and RCP8.5 in three different periods. These increasing and decreasing tendencies of each hydrological components aligned well with RCP8.5 > RCP4.5 > RCP2.6 emission scenarios, consistent with the increases in projected temperature and precipitation in three different periods. This study's findings call for an urgency in adaptive water resource management in the Tuul River Basin. The study shows that by understanding possible water patterns under different LULCC and CC scenarios, policymakers can develop effective and efficient strategies for protecting water resources and supporting sustainable growth in the region.
      PubDate: 2024-01-22
      DOI: 10.1007/s41748-023-00367-9
       
 
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AAG Review of Books     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
AbeÁfrica : Revista da Associação Brasileira de Estudos Africanos     Open Access  
ACME : An International Journal for Critical Geographies     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Acta Universitatis Lodziensis : Folia Geographica Socio-Oeconomica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Adam Academy : Journal of Social Sciences / Adam Akademi : Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Advances in Cartography and GIScience of the ICA     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Advances in Geosciences (ADGEO)     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
Advances in Statistical Climatology, Meteorology and Oceanography     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Africa Insight     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Africa Spectrum     Open Access   (Followers: 18)
African Geographical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
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AGORA Magazine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Agronomía & Ambiente     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
AGU Advances     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
All Earth     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
American Journal of Geographic Information System     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
American Journal of Human Ecology     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
American Journal of Rural Development     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Amerika     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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Anatoli     Open Access  
Annales Universitatis Paedagogicae Cracoviensis / Studia de Cultura     Open Access  
Annals of GIS     Open Access   (Followers: 31)
Annals of the American Association of Geographers     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 46)
Annual Review of Marine Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
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Applied Geography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39)
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Arctic     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
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Area Development and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Asia Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Asian Geographer     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Asian Journal of Geographical Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
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Atmospheric Measurement Techniques (AMT)     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
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Baru : Revista Brasileira de Assuntos Regionais e Urbanos     Open Access  
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Biogeographia : The Journal of Integrative Biogeography     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
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Boletim Campineiro de Geografia     Open Access  
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Boletín de la Asociación de Geógrafos Españoles     Open Access  
Brill Research Perspectives in Map History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
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Bulletin de la Société Géographique de Liège     Open Access  
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Bulletin of Geography. Physical Geography Series     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
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Cahiers Balkaniques     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
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Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Canadian Journal of Soil Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
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Carnets de géographes     Open Access  
Cartographic Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
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Cartographica : The International Journal for Geographic Information and Geovisualization     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
Cartography and Geographic Information Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32)
Check List : The Journal of Biodiversity Data     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
China : An International Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Climate and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
Climate Change Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 52)
Comparative Cultural Studies : European and Latin American Perspectives     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Computational Geosciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Computational Urban Science     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Confins     Open Access  
Conjuntura Austral : Journal of the Global South     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Coolabah     Open Access  
Creativity Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Critical Romani Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Crossings : Journal of Migration & Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Cuadernos de Desarrollo Rural     Open Access  
Cuadernos de Geografía : Revista Colombiana de Geografía     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cuadernos de Geografía de la Universitat de València     Open Access  
Cuadernos de Investigación Geográfica / Geographical Research Letters     Open Access  
Cuadernos Inter.c.a.mbio sobre Centroamérica y el Caribe     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Current Research in Geoscience     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Dela     Open Access  
Dialogues in Human Geography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Didáctica Geográfica     Open Access  
DIE ERDE : Journal of the Geographical Society of Berlin     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Documenti Geografici     Open Access  
Documents d'Anàlisi Geogràfica     Open Access  
Doğu Coğrafya Dergisi : Eastern Geographical Review     Open Access  
DRd - Desenvolvimento Regional em debate     Open Access  
Earth System Governance     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Earth Systems and Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
East/West : Journal of Ukrainian Studies     Open Access  
Eastern European Countryside     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Economic and Regional Studies / Studia Ekonomiczne i Regionalne     Open Access  
Economic Geography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 42)
Économie rurale     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Ecosystems and People     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Entorno Geográfico     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Environment & Ecosystem Science     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Environmental and Sustainability Indicators     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Environmental Research : Climate     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Environmental Science : Atmospheres     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Environmental Science and Sustainable Development : International Journal Of Environmental Science & Sustainable Development     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
Environmental Smoke     Open Access  
Ería : Revista Cuatrimestral de Geografía     Open Access  
Espacio y Desarrollo     Open Access  
Espacios : Revista de |Geografía     Open Access  
Espaço & Economia : Revista Brasileira de Geografia Econômica     Open Access  
Espaço Aberto     Open Access  
Espaço e Cultura     Open Access  
Espaço e Tempo Midiáticos     Open Access  
Estudios Geográficos     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Estudios Socioterritoriales : Revista de Geografía     Open Access  
Ethnobiology Letters     Open Access  
Ethnoscientia : Brazilian Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnoecology     Open Access  
eTropic : electronic journal of studies in the tropics     Open Access  
Études internationales     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Études rurales     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Études/Inuit/Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
European Bulletin of Himalayan Research     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
European Countryside     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
European Spatial Research and Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Evolutionary Human Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Fennia : International Journal of Geography     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Finisterra : Revista Portuguesa de Geografia     Open Access  
Fire Ecology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Florida Geographer     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Focus on Geography     Partially Free   (Followers: 5)
Football(s) : Histoire, Culture, Économie, Société     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Forum Geografi     Open Access  
Frontera Norte     Open Access  
GEM - International Journal on Geomathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Genre & histoire     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Geo : Geography and Environment     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Geo UERJ     Open Access  
Geo-Image     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Geo-spatial Information Science     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
GeoArabia     Hybrid Journal  
Géocarrefour     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 34)
Geochronometria     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Geoderma Regional : The International Journal for Regional Soil Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Geodesy and Cartography     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Geoforum Perspektiv     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Geofronter     Open Access  
Geografares     Open Access  
Geografisk Tidsskrift-Danish Journal of Geography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Geografiska Annaler, Series A : Physical Geography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Geographia     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Geographica Helvetica     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Geographical Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Geographical Education     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Geographical Journal of Nepal     Open Access  
Geographical Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Geographical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Geographicalia     Open Access  
Géographie et cultures     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Geography and Natural Resources     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Geography and Sustainability     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Geography Compass     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
GeoHumanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
GeoInformatica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Geoinformatics & Geostatistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Geoinformatics FCE CTU     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Geoingá : Revista do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Geografia     Open Access  
GeoJournal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
GEOMATICA     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
GEOmedia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Geopauta : Revista de Geografia da Universidade Estadual do Sudoeste da Bahia     Open Access  
Geophysical Research Letters     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 211)
Geoplanning : Journal of Geomatics and Planning     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
GeoScape     Open Access  
Geosciences Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Geosphere     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
GEOUSP : Espaço e Tempo     Open Access  
Ghana Journal of Geography     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Ghana Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
GIScience & Remote Sensing     Open Access   (Followers: 58)
Global Challenges     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Global Sustainability     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Globe, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
GPS Solutions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)

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