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Integrating the Budyko framework with emerging hot spot analysis in local land use planning for regulating surface evapotranspiration ratio (2022)
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Pingyu, F., Chun, K. P., Mijic, A., Tan, M. L., & Yetemen, O. (2022). Integrating the Budyko framework with emerging hot spot analysis in local land use planning for regulating surface evapotranspiration ratio. Journal of Environmental Management, 316, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.115232

Land use planning regulates surface hydrological processes by adjusting land properties with varied evapotranspiration ratios. However, a dearth of empirical spatial information hampers the regulation of place-specific hydrological processes. Therefo... Read More about Integrating the Budyko framework with emerging hot spot analysis in local land use planning for regulating surface evapotranspiration ratio.

Community voices: The importance of diverse networks in academic mentoring (2022)
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Deanna, R., Merkle, B., Chun, K. P., Navarro-Rosenblatt, D., Baxter, I., Oleas, N., …Auge, G. (2022). Community voices: The importance of diverse networks in academic mentoring. Nature Communications, 13(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-28667-0

Mentor relationships are crucial to retention, success, and wellbeing of women and underrepresented minority scientists in academia. A network of diverse mentors may support achieving long-term career goals, advancement, and retention of both mentors... Read More about Community voices: The importance of diverse networks in academic mentoring.

A framework to evaluate the accessibility, visibility, and intelligibility of green-blue spaces (GBSs) related to pedestrian movement (2022)
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Fan, P. Y., Chun, K., Mijic, A., Tan, M., & Yetemen, O. (2022). A framework to evaluate the accessibility, visibility, and intelligibility of green-blue spaces (GBSs) related to pedestrian movement. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 69, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2022.127494

The planning of green-blue spaces (GBSs) requires considering the pedestrian needs in their walking routes for improving the walking experience. Incorporating the quantitative spatial characteristics of pedestrian movement is essential for pedestrian... Read More about A framework to evaluate the accessibility, visibility, and intelligibility of green-blue spaces (GBSs) related to pedestrian movement.

Analysis of the relationship between climate change and land use change using the ESA CCI land cover maps in Sungai Kelantan Basin, Malaysia (2022)
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Chun, K. P., Tew, Y. L., Tan, M. L., Chun, K. P., Samat, N., & Mahamud, M. A. (2022). Analysis of the relationship between climate change and land use change using the ESA CCI land cover maps in Sungai Kelantan Basin, Malaysia. Sains Malaysiana, 51(2), 437-449. https://doi.org/10.17576/jsm-2022-5102-09

Climate and land use land cover (LULC) are two major key drives that affect the hydrological cycle pattern within a river basin. This study aims to evaluate the capability of the European Space Agency Climate Change Initiative land cover (ESA CCI LC)... Read More about Analysis of the relationship between climate change and land use change using the ESA CCI land cover maps in Sungai Kelantan Basin, Malaysia.

Spatially-heterogeneous impacts of surface characteristics on urban thermal environment, a case of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (2021)
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Fan, P. Y., Chun, K. P., Mijic, A., Mah, D. N., He, Q., Choi, B., …Yetemen, O. (2022). Spatially-heterogeneous impacts of surface characteristics on urban thermal environment, a case of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area. Urban Climate, 41, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2021.101034

One-size-fits-all approach is common in climate-sensitive urban design due to neglecting spatial heterogeneities in urban form and urban climate. This study explores a spatially-varied climate-sensitive urban design based on the Guangdong-Hong Kong-M... Read More about Spatially-heterogeneous impacts of surface characteristics on urban thermal environment, a case of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area.

ENSO diversity shows robust decadal variations that must be captured for accurate future projections (2021)
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Dieppois, B., Capotondi, A., Pohl, B., Chun, K. P., Monerie, P., & Eden, J. (2021). ENSO diversity shows robust decadal variations that must be captured for accurate future projections. Communications Earth & Environment, 2, https://doi.org/10.1038/s43247-021-00285-6

El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) shows a large diversity of events that is modulated by climate variability and change. The representation of this diversity in climate models limits our ability to predict their impact on ecosystems and human livel... Read More about ENSO diversity shows robust decadal variations that must be captured for accurate future projections.

Drought variability and characteristics in the Muda river basin of Malaysia from 1985 to 2019 (2021)
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Luhaim, Z. B., Tan, M. L., Tangang, F., Zulkafli, Z., Chun, K. P., Yusop, Z., & Yaseen, Z. M. (2021). Drought variability and characteristics in the Muda river basin of Malaysia from 1985 to 2019. Atmosphere, 12(9), https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12091210

This study aimed to analyze the spatiotemporal changes of historical droughts over the Muda River basin (MRB), Malaysia, from 1985 to 2019 using the Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) and the Standardized Streamflow Index (SSI). The Mann–Kendall... Read More about Drought variability and characteristics in the Muda river basin of Malaysia from 1985 to 2019.

Species-specific control of DBH and landscape characteristics on tree-to-tree variability of sap velocity (2021)
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Schoppach, R., Chun, K. P., He, Q., Fabiani, G., & Klaus, J. (2021). Species-specific control of DBH and landscape characteristics on tree-to-tree variability of sap velocity. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 307, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2021.108533

The substantial tree-to-tree variability of transpiration poses a major challenge to a reliable stand-scale quantification of transpiration. The diameter at breast height (DBH) and landscape characteristics have been identified as drivers of tree-to-... Read More about Species-specific control of DBH and landscape characteristics on tree-to-tree variability of sap velocity.

Quantifying land use heterogeneity on drought conditions for mitigation strategies development in the Dongjiang River Basin, China (2021)
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Fan, P. Y., Chun, K. P., Mijic, A., Tan, M. L., He, Q., & Yetemen, O. (2021). Quantifying land use heterogeneity on drought conditions for mitigation strategies development in the Dongjiang River Basin, China. Ecological Indicators, 129, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2021.107945

Spatially-invariant land use and cover changes (LUCC) are not suitable for managing non-stationary drought conditions. Therefore, developing a spatially varying framework for managing land resources is necessary. In this study, the Dongjiang River Ba... Read More about Quantifying land use heterogeneity on drought conditions for mitigation strategies development in the Dongjiang River Basin, China.

Improvement of the ESA CCI land cover maps for water balance analysis in tropical regions: A case study in the Muda River Basin, Malaysia (2021)
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Tan, M. L., Tew, Y. L., Chun, K. P., Samat, N., Shaharudin, S. M., Mahamud, M. A., & Tangang, F. T. (2021). Improvement of the ESA CCI land cover maps for water balance analysis in tropical regions: A case study in the Muda River Basin, Malaysia. Journal of Hydrology Regional Studies, 36, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrh.2021.100837

Study region: The Muda River Basin (MRB), Malaysia. Study Focus: This study proposed a framework to improve the European Space Agency Climate Change Initiative Land Cover (ESA CCI LC) products through the integration with the Annual Oil Palm Dataset... Read More about Improvement of the ESA CCI land cover maps for water balance analysis in tropical regions: A case study in the Muda River Basin, Malaysia.

On the laboratory calibration of dielectric permittivity models for agricultural soils: Effect of systematic porosity variation (2021)
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Pan, X., Han, Y., Chun, K. P., Zhang, J., Ma, D., & Gao, H. (2021). On the laboratory calibration of dielectric permittivity models for agricultural soils: Effect of systematic porosity variation. Vadose Zone Journal, 20(1), https://doi.org/10.1002/vzj2.20096

Dielectric techniques are fundamental methods for measuring soil water content, and they commonly rely on the conventional laboratory calibration of the dielectric permittivity models between a dielectric constant and water content. As a non-negligib... Read More about On the laboratory calibration of dielectric permittivity models for agricultural soils: Effect of systematic porosity variation.

The role of landscape morphology on soil moisture variability in semi-arid ecosystems (2020)
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Srivastava, A., Saco, P. M., Rodriguez, J. F., Kumari, N., Chun, K. P., & Yetemen, O. (2020). The role of landscape morphology on soil moisture variability in semi-arid ecosystems. Hydrological Processes, 35(1), https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.13990

Previous studies on semi-arid ecosystems have shown high values of soil moisture variability (SMV) primarily induced by the combined effects of non-uniform precipitation, incoming solar radiation, and soil and vegetation properties. However, the rela... Read More about The role of landscape morphology on soil moisture variability in semi-arid ecosystems.

Large spatial variations in diffusive CH₄ fluxes from a subtropical coastal reservoir affected by sewage discharge in Southeast China (2020)
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Yang, P., Yang, H., Sardans, J., Tong, C., Zhao, G., Peñuelas, J., …Lai, . D. Y. F. (2020). Large spatial variations in diffusive CH₄ fluxes from a subtropical coastal reservoir affected by sewage discharge in Southeast China. Environmental Science and Technology,

Coastal reservoirs are potentially CH4 emission hotspots owing to their biogeochemical role as the sinks of anthropogenic carbon and nutrients. Yet, the fine-scale spatial variations in CH4 concentrations and fluxes in coastal reservoirs remain poorl... Read More about Large spatial variations in diffusive CH₄ fluxes from a subtropical coastal reservoir affected by sewage discharge in Southeast China.

Data for wetlandscapes and their changes around the world (2020)
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Ghajarnia, N., Destouni, G., Thorslund, J., Kalantari, Z., Åhlén, I., Anaya-Acevedo, J. A., …Zamora, D. (2020). Data for wetlandscapes and their changes around the world. Earth System Science Data, 12(2), 1083-1100. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-1083-2020

Geography and associated hydrological, hydroclimate and land-use conditions and their changes determine the states and dynamics of wetlands and their ecosystem services. The influences of these controls are not limited to just the local scale of each... Read More about Data for wetlandscapes and their changes around the world.

Under-measured daily maximum precipitation from manual gauge observations over the northern regions (2020)
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Pan, X., Yang, D., Chun, K. P., Zhang, J., & You, Y. (2020). Under-measured daily maximum precipitation from manual gauge observations over the northern regions. Science of the Total Environment, 715, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.136970

Extreme precipitation is a major issue for regional climate, hydrology, and safety of society. Our knowledge of extreme precipitation is poor because of difficulties in gauge observations and biases in regional and global datasets, in particular over... Read More about Under-measured daily maximum precipitation from manual gauge observations over the northern regions.

Gravimetry-based water storage shifting over the China-India border area controlled by regional climate variability (2019)
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Chun, K. P., He, Q., Fok, H. S., Ghosh, S., Yetemen, O., Chen, Q., & Mijic, A. (2020). Gravimetry-based water storage shifting over the China-India border area controlled by regional climate variability. Science of the Total Environment, 714, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.136360

The regional water storage shifting causes nonstationary spatial distribution of droughts and flooding, leading to water management challenges, environmental degradation and economic losses. The regional water storage shifting is becoming evident due... Read More about Gravimetry-based water storage shifting over the China-India border area controlled by regional climate variability.

Water storage redistribution over East China, between 2003 and 2015, driven by intra- and inter-annual climate variability (2019)
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He, Q., Chun, K. P., Sum Fok, H., Chen, Q., Dieppois, B., & Massei, N. (2020). Water storage redistribution over East China, between 2003 and 2015, driven by intra- and inter-annual climate variability. Journal of Hydrology, 583, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124475

National development and resilience are strained by shifting regional water storage patterns. The water shifting pattern has been found over China, but the underlying climate mechanisms of the pattern remain largely unexplored. In this study, how shi... Read More about Water storage redistribution over East China, between 2003 and 2015, driven by intra- and inter-annual climate variability.