Recent Submissions

  • Roadmap for naming uncultivated Archaea and Bacteria 

    Murray AE; Freudenstein J; Gribaldo S; Hatzenpichler R; Hugenholtz P; Kämpfer P; Konstantinidis KT; Lane CE; Papke RT; Parks DH; Rossello-Mora R; Stott MB; Sutcliffe IC; Thrash JC; Venter SN; Whitman WB; Acinas SG; Amann RI; Anantharaman K; Armengaud J; Baker BJ; Barco RA; Bode HB; Boyd ES; Brady CL; Carini P; Chain PSG; Colman DR; DeAngelis KM; de los Rios MA; Estrada-de los Santos P; Dunlap CA; Eisen JA; Emerson D; Ettema TJG; Eveillard D; Girguis PR; Hentschel U; Hollibaugh JT; Hug LA; Inskeep WP; Ivanova EP; Klenk HP; Li WJ; Lloyd KG; Löffler FE; Makhalanyane TP; Moser DP; Nunoura T; Palmer M; Parro V; Pedrós-Alió C; Probst AJ; Smits THM; Steen AD; Steenkamp ET; Spang A; Stewart FJ; Tiedje JM; Vandamme P; Wagner M; Wang FP; Hedlund BP; Reysenbach AL (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020)
    © 2020, The Author(s). The assembly of single-amplified genomes (SAGs) and metagenome-assembled genomes (MAGs) has led to a surge in genome-based discoveries of members affiliated with Archaea and Bacteria, bringing with ...
  • Tropospheric Ozone Assessment Report 

    Archibald AT; Neu JL; Elshorbany YF; Cooper OR; Young PJ; Akiyoshi H; Cox RA; Coyle M; Derwent RG; Deushi M; Finco A; Frost GJ; Galbally IE; Gerosa G; Granier C; Griffiths PT; Hossaini R; Hu L; Jöckel P; Josse B; Lin MY; Mertens M; Morgenstern O; Naja M; Naik V; Oltmans S; Plummer DA; Revell LE; Saiz-Lopez A; Saxena P; Shin YM; Shahid I; Shallcross D; Tilmes S; Trickl T; Wallington TJ; Wang T; Worden HM; Zeng G (University of California Press, 2020)
    <jats:p>Our understanding of the processes that control the burden and budget of tropospheric ozone has changed dramatically over the last 60 years. Models are the key tools used to understand these changes, and these ...
  • The influence of atmospheric circulation patterns during large snowfall events in New Zealand's Southern Alps 

    Porhemmat R; Purdie H; Zawar‐Reza P; Zammit C; Kerr T (Wiley, 2020)
    Large snowfall events contribute significantly to total annual snow accumulation across the maritime Southern Alps. However, the knowledge about atmospheric circulation patterns associated with large snowfall events over ...
  • Quasi-random ranked set sampling 

    Robertson BL; Reale M; Price CJ; Brown JA (Elsevier BV, 2021)
    This article presents a quasi-random ranked set sampling approach based on the Halton sequence for natural resource surveys. A design-based variance estimator for the sample mean is also presented.
  • Long-term analysis of sea ice drift in the western Ross sea, Antarctica, at high and low spatial resolution 

    Farooq U; Rack W; McDonald A; Howell S (MDPI AG, 2020)
    © 2020 by the authors. The Ross Sea region, including three main polynya areas in McMurdo Sound, Terra Nova Bay, and in front of the Ross Ice Shelf, has experienced a significant increase in sea ice extent in the first ...
  • Updated inventory of glacier ice in New Zealand based on 2016 satellite imagery 

    Baumann S; Anderson B; Chinn T; Mackintosh A; Collier C; Lorrey AM; Rack W; Purdie H; Eaves S (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2020)
    The only complete inventory of New Zealand glaciers was based on aerial photography starting in 1978. While there have been partial updates using 2002 and 2009 satellite data, most glaciers are still represented by the ...
  • A country comparison of place-based activity response to COVID-19 policies 

    McKenzie G; Adams B (2020)
    The emergence of the novel Coronavirus Disease in late 2019 (COVID-19) and subsequent pandemic led to an immense disruption in the daily lives of almost everyone on the planet. Faced with the consequences of inaction, ...
  • The impacts of a community-based health education and nutritional support program on birth outcomes among migrant workers in maesot, thailand: A retrospective review 

    Blue WJ; Derrick D; Blue CL (2020)
    Since 2014, The Charis Project and later Shade Tree Foundation have been conducting community-based interventions focusing on nutritional support and education for pregnant and nursing mothers to alleviate immediate human ...
  • Selling just preservation 

    Danielson S; Vonasch A (Humane Society Institute for Science and Policy, 2020)
    Treves et al. argue for better representation of voiceless groups in current policy decisions. We agree with the argument but believe it will be challenging to convince enough people of its importance to change policy — ...
  • Initiator Feeding Policies in Semi-Batch Free Radical Polymerization: A Monte Carlo Study 

    Seyedi A; Najafi M; Russell GT; Mohammadi Y; Vivaldo-Lima E; Penlidis A (MDPI AG, 2020)
    <jats:p>A Monte Carlo simulation algorithm is developed to visualize the impact of various initiator feeding policies on the kinetics of free radical polymerization. Three cases are studied: (1) general free radical ...
  • Farmers’ perceptions of options for pasture remediation and recovery following major tephra fall in New Zealand 

    Sivarajan S; Lindsay J; Cronin S; Wilson T (2020)
    Many regions around the world have farms surrounding potentially active volcanoes that have been dormant for decades to centuries. Without any recent experience, a new major eruption and tephra fall would present an ...
  • The Korea Microlensing Telescope Network (KMTNet) Alert Algorithm and Alert System 

    Kim H-W; Hwang K-H; Shvartzvald Y; Yee JC; Albrow MD; Cha S-M; Chung S-J; Gould A; Han C; Jung YK; Kim D-J; Kim S-L; Lee C-U; Lee D-J; Lee Y; Park B-G; Pogge RW; Ryu Y-H; Shin I-G; Zang W (2018)
    We describe a new microlensing-event alert algorithm that is tailored to the Korea Microlensing Telescope Network (KMTNet) multi-observatory system. The algorithm focuses on detecting "rising" events, i.e., events whose ...
  • Volcanic ballistic projectile deposition from a continuously erupting volcano: Yasur Volcano, Vanuatu 

    Fitzgerald R; Kennedy B; Gomez C; Wilson T; Simons B; Leonard G; Jolly A; Matoza R; Garaebiti E (Volcanica, 2020)
    Volcanic Ballistic Projectiles (VBPs) are the main hazard to life and infrastructure from Strombolian eruptions. This eruption style is a tourist drawcard, exposing people to VBP hazard. Most of the research on VBPs to ...
  • Simulation in Audiology Training: Making the Most of It 

    O'Beirne GA; Kelly-Campbell RJ; Welch D (2020)
    Most New Zealand audiologists will have used some form of simulation during their training. Many of us will remember the vintage electronic masking simulators, or the Parrot software for pure-tone audiometry, but ...
  • KMT-2018-BLG-0029Lb: A Very Low Mass-Ratio Spitzer Microlens Planet 

    Gould A; Ryu Y-H; Novati SC; Zang W; Albrow MD; Chung S-J; Han C; Hwang K-H; Jung YK; Shin I-G; Shvartzvald Y; Yee JC; Cha S-M; Kim D-J; Kim H-W; Kim S-L; Lee C-U; Lee D-J; Lee Y; Park B-G; Pogge RW; Beichman C; Bryden G; Carey S; Gaudi BS; Henderson CB; Zhu W; Fouqué P; Penny MT; Petric A; Burdullis T; Mao S (2019)
    At $q=1.81\pm 0.20 \times 10^{-5}$, KMT-2018-BLG-0029Lb has the lowest planet-host mass ratio $q$ of any microlensing planet to date by more than a factor of two. Hence, it is the first planet that probes below the ...
  • KMT-2019-BLG-0842Lb: A Cold Planet Below the Uranus/Sun Mass Ratio 

    Jung YK; Udalski A; Zang W; Bond IA; Yee JC; Albrow MD; Chung S-J; Gould A; Han C; Hwang K-H; Ryu Y-H; Shin I-G; Shvartzvald Y; Cha S-M; Kim D-J; Kim H-W; Kim S-L; Lee C-U; Lee D-J; Lee Y; Park B-G; Pogge RW; Mróz P; Szymański MK; Skowron J; Poleski R; Soszyński I; Pietrukowicz P; Kozłowski S; Ulaczyk K; Rybicki KA; Iwanek P; Wrona M; Abe F; Barry R; Bennett DP; Bhattacharya A; Donachie M; Fujii H; Fukui A; Hirao Y; Itow Y; Kamei Y; Kondo I; Koshimoto N; Li MCA; Matsubara Y; Miyazaki S; Muraki Y; Nagakane M; Ranc C; Rattenbury NJ; Satoh Y; Shoji H; Suematsu H; Sullivan DJ; Sumi T; Suzuki D; Tristram PJ; Yamakawa T; Yamamwaki T; Yonehara A (2019)
    With $q=(4.09\pm 0.27) \times 10^{-5}$, KMT-2019-BLG-0842Lb is the second cold planet with planet-host mass ratio $q$ below that of Uranus relative to the Sun ($q=4.37\times 10^{-5}$), the first having been discovered ...
  • Pipefish Pairing 

    Flanagan, S.P. (2017)
  • Pathways to urban health and well-being: measuring and modelling of community services’ in a medium size city 

    Vannier C; Campbell M; Kingham S (PAGEPress Publications, 2020)
    <jats:p>Social and natural capital are fundamental to people’s wellbeing, often within the context of local community. Developing communities and linking people together provide benefits in terms of mental well-being, ...
  • Afromontane forest diversity and the role of grassland-forest transition in tree species distribution 

    Abiem I; Arellano G; Kenfack D; Chapman H (MDPI AG, 2020)
    © 2020 by the authors. Local factors can play an important role in defining tree species distributions in species rich tropical forests. To what extent the same applies to relatively small, species poorWest African montane ...

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