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First-ever mapping of lacustrine algal blooms across entire globe
Algal blooms constitute an emerging threat to global inland water quality, yet the spatially and temporally detailed characterizations of lake algal bloom at the global scale remain unknown. Using 2.9...
Researchers reveal consequences of hydropower dams on tiger and jaguar habitat
Flooding of forest habitats caused by hydropower development poses an important threat to tiger and jaguar populations. New research suggests that hydroelectric reservoirs may have caused the loss of ...
Researchers develop advanced air quality modeling technique to help mitigate ozone pollution in China
Tropospheric ozone is a trace gas and major air pollutant with adverse impacts on human and ecosystem health. Ozone pollution in China leads to about 180,000 deaths every year, and recent observations...
Researchers provide solutions to big data and water management challenges
The advent of big data era brings brand-new opportunities and challenges to water resources research. Data crowdsourcing is an emerging approach that supports data acquisition from individual citizens...
New findings on effect of climate change on hydrology of Tibetan Plateau
The Tibetan Plateau has recently experienced noticeable climate changes. As a consequence, this has changed atmospheric and hydrological cycles and reshaped the local environment. The visible impacts ...
First-ever satellite mapping of lake ice over Northern Temperate Zone (NTZ) unveiled
Widespread reductions in lake ice have been detected worldwide, yet spatially detailed characterization of global lake ice is currently unavailable.Using more than half a million Landsat satellite ima...
SUSTech’s Junguo LIU awarded as the Paul A. Witherspoon Lecturer
The American Geophysical Union (AGU) recently announced its list of AGU awards/honors for renowned experts in various fields in 2021. Seventy-eight scientists from all over the world received accolade...
SUSTech scholars win Young Scientist Award from Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences
The Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences (CSES) recently announced its list of candidates for the 4th CSES Young Scientist Award. Assistant Professor Jun-Jian WANG from the School of Enviro...
SUSTech's Yan ZHENG selected as Fellow of American Geophysical Union
On September 28, 2021, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) announced the 2021 Class of Fellows.Amongst them included Chair Professor Yan ZHENG of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering (...
SUSTech researchers publish study on typhoon redistributed microplastics in coastal areas and uniformed plastisphere community
The increasing microplastic pollution, together with the plastisphere-associated ecological threats in coastal areas, have aroused global concern. Tropical cyclones have increased in both frequency an...
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