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Graphic; Copyright: Nature Reviews Earth & Environment | Yuan, X; Wang, X; Sarkar, B; and Ok, Y.S. (2001)

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Image: Xiangzhou Yuan (Research Professor), Xiaonan Wang (Associate Professor), Binoy Sarkar (Lecturer), Yong Sik Ok (Full Professor)

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