source region

source region

[′sȯrs ‚rē·jən]
(meteorology)
An extensive area of the earth's surface characterized by essentially uniform surface conditions and so situated with respect to the general atmospheric circulation that an air mass may remain over it long enough to acquire its characteristic properties.
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Southeast Asia is an important source region for Singapore's tourism sector, with Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam among the top twelve source markets to Singapore in 2018.
'North America remained the main source region for the remittances, accounting for 53 per cent of the total remittances in March,' CBK said in its weekly bulletin.
Data by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) shows that the 12-month cumulative inflows increased to Sh274.84 billion in March this year from Sh217.7 billion in March last year, reflecting a 26 percent growth."North America remained the main source region for the remittances, accounting for 53 percent of the total in March," CBK noted.
Seasonal precipitation trends show notable twentieth-century drying in the source region of the Niger River in West Africa, the Congo River basin, countries along the Gulf of Guinea, and the Sahel.
In 2017, Europe was the strongest source region for international travel with an overall increase of 7 percent compared to last year, followed by North and Latin America both recording 6 percent growth and Asia 5 percent.
To improve the environment of these areas, the Chinese government established the sand source control project (phase I) in the Beijing-Tianjin Sand Source Region (BTSSR) in the year 2000 [21, 22].
We assume that the source region and its corresponding target region in the image share the same color distribution.
The three-dimensional (3D) network is segmented into three zones: top destination region, mid relay region and the bottom source region. A source node in the bottom region selects a relay node in the mid region with the least distance from the sink and the least number of neighbors.
Figure 5 shows how a square-pillar-shaped, distributed heat source, whose heat quantity distribution density is uniform at [q.sub.0] within the heat source region, moves on the x-y plane (surface) at velocity V.
Asia Pacific states will continue to account for the bulk of international arrivals, though we do expect to see healthy growth in arrivals from the Middle East - currently a relatively small source region for Malaysia but one with enormous potential.
"Despite having the lowest regional prevalence of modern slavery in the world, Europe remains a destination, and to a lesser extent, a source region for the exploitation of men, women and children in forced labour and commercial sexual exploitation, the Foundation said.