News tagged with monsoons

New understanding of Mekong River incision

An international team of earth scientists has linked the establishment of the Mekong River to a period of major intensification of the Asian monsoon during the middle Miocene, about 17 million years ago, findings that supplant ...

dateOct 16, 2018 in Environment
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East Asian monsoon dynamics discovery

In the online edition of Geophysical Research Letters, Dr. Cheung Ching Wa Richard, Dr. Moriaki Yasuhara, Dr. Briony Mamo and Dr. Hokuto Iwatani (from School of Biological Sciences and Swire Institute of Marine Science, the ...

dateAug 29, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Nearly 120,000 displaced in Myanmar floods

Nearly 120,000 people have been displaced after floods submerged a vast swathe of southeastern Myanmar, killing 11 people and sending panicked residents fleeing for dry ground with children perched on their shoulders and ...

dateJul 31, 2018 in Environment
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