Item Type:ArticleItem Status:Live ArchiveAbstractThe recently developed Bristol passive microwave satellite algorithm for deriving sea ice concentration has possible theoretical and practical advantages over the widely used NASA/Team and Comiso algorithms. It was applied for the first time here to derive a long term sea ice series. The Bristol algorithm was reparameterized by manually tuning its brightness temperature tie points both seasonally and interannually to systematically account for changing environmental conditions, satellite radiometer drift and differences in calibration and observing time between the three Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I) sensors.
As a plant operating the C3 photosynthetic pathway and commonly grown under tropical conditions of high light intensity and temperature, rice (Oryza sativa) displays high levels of photorespiration, to the detriment of photosynthetic efficiency. For this reason it is thought that improvements to net photosynthesis via an increased photosynthetic efficiency could provide significant gains in terms of grain yield. There is great interest in 1.
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