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20 February
Status of the undisturbed mangroves at Brunei Bay, East Malaysia

In this study, mangrove extent together with species composition and distribution at four estuaries in Brunei Bay was evaluated through remote sensing and ground-truth observations.

Environmental Sciences Marine Biology Natural Resource Management Spatial and Geographic Information Science
Behara Satyanarayana, Aidy M. Muslim, Nurul Amira Izzaty Horsali, Nurul Ashikin Mat Zauki, Viviana Otero, Muhammad Izuan Nadzri, Sulong Ibrahim, Mohd-Lokman Husain, Farid Dahdouh-Guebas
23 February
Assessment of three risk evaluation systems for patients aged ≥70 in East China: performance of SinoSCORE, EuroSCORE II and the STS risk evaluation system
Cardiology Surgery and Surgical Specialties
73 views · 14 downloads
Lingtong Shan, Wen Ge, Yiwei Pu, Hong Cheng, Zhengqiang Cang, Xing Zhang, Qifan Li, Anyang Xu, Qi Wang, Chang Gu, Yangyang Zhang
23 February
A striking new genus and species of cave-dwelling frog (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae: Asterophryinae) from Thailand
Biodiversity Biogeography Evolutionary Studies Taxonomy Zoology
120 views · 204 downloads
Chatmongkon Suwannapoom, Montri Sumontha, Jitthep Tunprasert, Thiti Ruangsuwan, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Dmitriy V. Korost, Nikolay A. Poyarkov
23 February
Quantifying the effectiveness of shoreline armoring removal on coastal biota of Puget Sound
Biodiversity Conservation Biology Ecology Marine Biology Natural Resource Management
319 views · 12 downloads
Timothy S. Lee, Jason D. Toft, Jeffery R. Cordell, Megan N. Dethier, Jeffrey W. Adams, Ryan P. Kelly
23 February
MIA-Clustering: a novel method for segmentation of paleontological material
Anthropology Bioinformatics
132 views · 19 downloads
Christopher J. Dunmore, Gert Wollny, Matthew M. Skinner
23 February
A new ICA-based fingerprint method for the automatic removal of physiological artifacts from EEG recordings
Neuroscience Neurology Computational Science
104 views · 10 downloads
Gabriella Tamburro, Patrique Fiedler, David Stone, Jens Haueisen, Silvia Comani
23 February
Conservative treatment for patients with subacromial impingement: Changes in clinical core outcomes and their relation to specific rehabilitation parameters
Evidence Based Medicine Kinesiology Orthopedics Surgery and Surgical Specialties
310 views · 20 downloads
Mikkel B. Clausen, Mikas B. Merrild, Adam Witten, Karl B. Christensen, Mette K. Zebis, Per Hölmich, Kristian Thorborg
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