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1. Biological traits can mediate species-specific, quasi-extinction risks of macroinvertebrates in streams experiencing frequent extreme floods.

Most research on the ecological responses to extreme floods examines impacts at short time scales, whereas long-term datasets combining hydrological and biological information remain rare. Using such data, we applied time-series analysis to investigate simultaneous effects of a biotic factor...

Author(s) : Hsieh TsungTse; Chiu MingChih; Resh, V. H.; Kuo MeiHwa

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.806 No.Part 1 ref.57

2. Disruptive technologies as a solution for disaster risk management: a review.

Integrating disruptive technologies within smart cities improves the infrastructure needed to potentially deal with disasters. This paper provides a perspective review of disruptive technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), image processing, artificial intelligence (AI), big data and...

Author(s) : Munawar, H. S.; Mojtahedi, M.; Hammad, A. W. A.; Kouzani, A.; Mahmud, M. A. P.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.806 No.Part 3 ref.99

3. Multi-hazard susceptibility and exposure assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya.

Mountainous regions are highly hazardous, and these hazards often lead to loss of human life. The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), like many mountainous regions, is the site of multiple and overlapping natural hazards, but the distribution of multi-hazard risk and the populations exposed to it are poorly ...

Author(s) : Rusk, J.; Amina Maharjan; Prakash Tiwari; Chen, T. H. K.; Shneiderman, S.; Turin, M.; Seto, K. C.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.804 ref.103

4. Small farmer's planting confidence and willingness to pay for leguminous green fertilizer: environmental attributes perspective.

To evaluate whether small farmers are willing to accept the policy of sustainable use of cultivated land such as green manure planting, the researchers analyze the payment preference and the source of heterogeneity of small farmer's environmental attributes of leguminous green manure. A choice...

Author(s) : Xin Wang; Yanping Song; Tan Li

Publisher : International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, College Station, USA

Journal article : International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 2022 Vol.25 No.1 pp.49-67 ref.53

5. An integrative method for identifying potentially dangerous glacial lakes in the Himalayas.

Glacial lakes in the Himalayas are widely distributed. Since 1900, more than 100 glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs) have originated in the region, causing approximately 7000 deaths and considerable economic losses. Identifying potentially dangerous glacial lakes (PDGLs) is considered the first...

Author(s) : Zhang TaiGang; Wang WeiCai; Gao TanGuang; An BaoSheng; Yao TanDong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.806 No.Part 1

6. Enhancing climate resilience using stress-tolerant maize in conservation agriculture in southern Africa.

Recurrent and widespread droughts in southern Africa (SA) reduce agricultural productivity and increase food insecurity among smallholder farmers. The average growing-season temperatures are expected to increase by 2.5°C. In SA maize is a staple food, accounting for more than 30% of total calories. ...

Author(s) : Setimela, P.; Nyagumbo, I.; Mupangwa, W.; Mutenje, M.

Book chapter : Conservation agriculture in Africa: climate smart agricultural development 2022 pp.230-245 ref.many

7. Experiencing human identity at dark tourism sites of natural disasters.

Identifying with all humanity is a desirable quality, especially during times of climate change and pandemics. An exploration of human identity remains an under-researched area in tourism studies. This study explores the salience of human identity among visitors in a dark tourism context. Built on...

Author(s) : Zhang YaChen

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Tourism Management 2022 Vol.89 ref.98

8. Heterogeneity of values for coastal flood risk management with nature-based solutions.

The purpose of this study was to understand preferences for different coastal flood protection measures and the factors that influence such preferences, to inform management and policy. The Discrete Choice Experiment applied to Wales residents revealed that there is willingness-to-pay for coastal...

Author(s) : Rendón, O. R.; Sandorf, E. D.; Beaumont, N. J.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.304 ref.52

9. Innovative fire policy in the Amazon: a statistical Hicks-Kaldor analysis.

Developing countries have been recently addressing the respiratory health impact of agricultural burnings with innovative environmental policy. In Acre state, Brazilian Amazon, mechanization is subsidized, enabling smallholders to comply with a cap on burned area. To appraise amendments in the...

Author(s) : Morello, T.; Anderson, L.; Silva, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Ecological Economics 2022 Vol.191 ref.108

10. Slow surface subsidence and its impact on shallow loess landslides in a coal mining area.

Surface subsidence caused by underground coal mining affects the hillslope stability conditions. However, few studies have focused on the coupling relationship between slow surface subsidence and landslide occurrences. A detailed landslide and fissure inventory in a coal mining area in Shaanxi...

Author(s) : Yang DongDong; Qiu HaiJun; Ma ShuYue; Liu ZiJing; Du Chi; Zhu YaRu; Cao MingMing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Catena 2022 Vol.209 No.Part 1 ref.71

11. Modeling the recovery dynamics of Ethiopia cattle population.

Periodic droughts highly influence the dynamics of the cattle population in tropical Africa, including Ethiopia, which in turn creates dramatic drops in post-shock herd size, and disturbs the sex and age structure. The ability to recover from demographic shocks is fundamental in livestock systems...

Author(s) : Aragie, E. A.; Thurlow, J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Arid Environments 2022 Vol.197 ref.39

12. Migrating rivers, consequent paleochannels: the unlikely partners and hotspots of flooding.

Furious floods have become an omnipresent reality with the dawn of climate change and its transition to adulthood. Since climate change has now become an accepted reality, analysing the factors that favour or disfavour floods are an urgent requirement. Here we showcase the role of paleochannels, a...

Author(s) : Sajinkumar, K. S.; Arya, A.; Rajaneesh, A.; Oommen, T.; Yunus, A. P.; Rani, V. R.; Ram Avtar; Thrivikramji, K. P.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.807 No.Part 2

13. Containing a sustainable urbanized environment through SuDs devices in management trains.

Generating an effective and efficient sustainable drainage philosophy is imperative in alleviating the risk of flooding in a complex UK climate that is categorised by excessive rainfall. The Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) approach offers a revolutionary change in using heightened flow rates...

Author(s) : Maqbool, R.; Wood, H.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.807 No.Part 2 ref.57

14. Women farmers' perceived indices of occurrence and severity of observed climate extremes in rural Savannah, Ghana.

Climate extremes over the years have been a major concern for the globalized world. The hardest hit from these climate extremes are women farmers with low adaptive capacity. This study explored women farmers' perceived indices of occurrence and severity of observed climate extremes in rural Ghana....

Author(s) : Yiridomoh, G. Y.; Bonye, S. Z.; Derbile, E. K.; Owusu, V.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Environment, Development and Sustainability 2022 Vol.24 No.1 pp.810-831 ref.75

15. Generating avalanche hazard indication map and determining snow avalanche protection forests in Çaykara-Trabzon (NE-Turkey).

In this study, a GIS-based large-scale hazard indication map was generated for Çaykara District (Trabzon, NE Turkey) by taking the forest into account in the determination of potential release zones. In addition, the forest stands with potential protection function (FS-PPF) were determined and...

Author(s) : Aydın, A.; Eker, R.; Odabaşı, Y. B.

Publisher : AVES Publishing, Istanbul, Turkey

Journal article : FORESTIST 2022 Vol.72 No.1 pp.62-72 ref.many

16. Shallowing of seabed bathymetry for flood preparedness: designing nearshore bmps.

The devastating impacts of frequent coastal storms, such as Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans in 2005 or Superstorm Sandy in New York City in 2012, in major low-lying metropolitan areas have had repercussions far beyond previously experienced disasters. Two key findings that describe these...

Author(s) : Karamouz, M.; Mahmoudi, S.

Publisher : American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, USA

Journal article : Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 2022 Vol.148 No.2 ref.62

17. Characterizing annual flood patterns variation using information and complexity indices.

In recent decades, the frequency of torrential rain coupled with various complex flood patterns increased. Since floods are changeable and unpredictable, deeper understanding of flood incidents is necessary for better watershed management. The primary objective of this research is to investigate...

Author(s) : Al-Sawaf, M. B.; Kawanisi, K.; Xiao Cong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.806 No.Part 3 ref.41

18. Assessing the potential impact of glacial lake outburst floods on individual objects using a high-performance hydrodynamic model and open-source data.

Glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs) are one of the major natural hazards in certain populated mountainous areas, e.g., the Himalayan region, which may lead to catastrophic consequences including substantial loss of lives. Evaluating the potential socio-economic impact of GLOFs is essential for...

Author(s) : Chen HuiLi; Zhao JiaHeng; Liang QiuHua; Maharjan, S. B.; Joshi, S. P.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.806 No.Part 3

19. Honeybee-based biohybrid system for landmine detection.

Legacy landmines in post-conflict areas are a non-discriminatory lethal hazard and can still be triggered decades after the conflict has ended. Efforts to detect these explosive devices are expensive, time-consuming, and dangerous to humans and animals involved. While methods such as metal...

Author(s) : Filipi, J.; Stojnic, V.; Muštra, M.; Gillanders, R. N.; Jovanovic, V.; Gajic, S.; Turnbull, G. A.; Babic, Z.; Kezic, N.; Risojevic, V.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.803 ref.59

20. High-resolution reconstruction of typhoon events since ~1850 CE based on multi-proxy sediment records in a coastal lagoon, South China.

Coastal lagoon sediments provide continuous and high-resolution records of the activity of past typhoons. In this study, multiple proxies were analyzed with a core taken from Pinqing Lagoon located on the northeast margin of the South China Sea. Based on 210Pb dating, grain sizes and other...

Author(s) : Xian HanBiao; Dong XuHui; Li Yan; Zhan Nuo; Jeppesen, E.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.803 ref.58

21. Mineralogical similarities and differences of dust storm particles at Beijing from deserts in the north and northwest.

Dust storm particles have been one of the important contributors to global aerosol loading, affecting human health and climate system. Beijing, a megapolitan city, experienced two severe dust storms in spring of 2015, with maximum hourly-mean PM10 mass concentrations exceeding 1000 μg/m3. The first ...

Author(s) : Wang WenHua; Shao LongYi; Zhang DaiZhou; Li YaoWei; Li WenJun; Liu PengJu; Xing JiaoPing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.803 ref.47

22. Production analysis of composite fish culture in drought prone areas of Purulia: the implication of financial constraint.

Purulia is a drought-prone and socio-economically underdeveloped district in West Bengal. Resource-poor social groups dominate the population in the district with a high incidence of poverty. The West Bengal Accelerated Development of Minor Irrigation Project (WBADMIP), a flagship project of the...

Author(s) : Mishra, P. K.; Akhilesh Parey; Bhaskar Saha; Ayan Samaddar; Sriparna Chakraborty; Anilava Kaviraj; Nielsen, I.; Saha, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Aquaculture 2022 Vol.548 No.Part 1 ref.81

23. Modeling relationship between land surface temperature anomaly and environmental factors using GEE and Giovanni.

Land surface temperature (LST) and vegetation cover changes are two indicators of landscapes in a region. The relationship between LST anomalies, elevation, vegetation, and urban growth is significant to conservation. This study addresses this issue using night-time satellite imagery, kernel...

Author(s) : Jamali, A. A.; Kalkhajeh, R. G.; Randhir, T. O.; He SongTang

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.302 No.Part A ref.60

24. A review of graphical methods to map the natural hazard-to-wellbeing risk chain in a socio-ecological system.

The popular concept of wellbeing has added multiple dimensions to the current socio-economic measures of vulnerability from natural hazards. Due to the wellbeing concept's relevance in various policy agendas, there is a need for a stronger integration of what is predominantly a socio-economic...

Author(s) : Monge, J. J.; McDonald, N.; McDonald, G. W.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.803 ref.146

25. Flood impact on the Spanish Mediterranean coast since 1960 based on the prevailing synoptic patterns.

In a changing climate and in social context, tools and databases with high spatiotemporal resolution are needed for increasing the knowledge on the relationship between meteorological events and flood impacts; hence, analysis of high-resolution spatiotemporal databases with detailed information on...

Author(s) : Gil-Guirado, S.; Pérez-Morales, A.; Pino, D.; Carlos Peña, J.; López Martínez, F.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.807 No.Part 1 ref.85