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Call for papers

Biogeochemical Studies on Atmosphere, Ocean, and their Interaction in the western North Pacific region 
Starting: 19 February 2024
Submission Deadline: 31 October 2024

Progress on science and instruments for Martian Moons eXploration (MMX) mission
Starting: 15 August 2023
Submission deadline: 31 October 2024

Past variability of Asian monsoon and its influence on surrounding regions on various timescales
Starting: 1 April 2023
Submission deadline: 30 June 2024

Geophysical Properties and Transport Processes in the Deep Crust and Mantle
Starting: 1 January 2023
Deadline for submissions: 31 March 2024

Water-carbon cycles and terrestrial changes in the Arctic and subarctic regions
Starting: 15 November 2022
Deadline for submissions: 29 February 2024

Published SPEPS


10 years after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake: A milestone of solid earth science
Starting: 1 October 2021
Deadline for submissions: 31 August 2022


Thermal, dynamical, and chemical processes in our early Solar System
Starting: 1 November 2020
Deadline for submissions: 31 August 2021


Quaternary and Future Earth: Harmonious Coexistence of Climate and Humans
Deadline for submissions: 31 July 2020

Variability of the Sun and Its Terrestrial Impact – VarSITI – 5-year summary review
Edited by: Kazuo Shiokawa, Katya Georgieva; Nat Gopalswamy
Starting: 1 January 2020
Submission deadline: 31 July 2020

Projection and impact assessment of global change 
Edited by: Tatsuo Suzuki, Masayoshi Ishii, Kenji Tanaka and Roy Rasmussen
Completed: 30 April 2021


Stratigraphy and paleoclimatic/paleoenvironmental evolution across the Early-Middle Pleistocene* transition in the Chiba composite section, Japan, and other reference sections in East Asia
Edited by: Yusuke Suganuma, Martin J. Head and Takuya Sagawa 


Subduction-zone megathrust earthquakes: New perspectives from insitu data & laboratory analyses
Edited by: Masataka Kinoshita, Harold Tobin, Gaku Kimura,
Michael B. Underwood
Started: 5 June 2018

Conservation of geoheritage and cultural heritage; properties, weathering processes, damage assessment and non-destructive evaluation
Edited by: Chiaki T. Oguchi, Céline Thomachot-Schneider, Patricia Vazquez, Magdalini Theodoridou
Started: 7 November 2018


Evolution and variability of Asian Monsoon and its linkage with Cenozoic global cooling
Edited by: Ryuji Tada, Christian Betzler, Peter Clift
Started: 14 December 2017

Ionospheric Plasma Bubble Seeding and Development
Edited by: Hisao Takahashi, Fabiano S. Rodrigues, Tatsuhiro Yokoyama
Started: 12 December 2017

Asian monsoon hydroclimate
Edited by: Shuichi Mori, Toru Terao, Johnny Chan, Ngo Duc Thanh
Started: 15 August 2017

High-definition topographic and geophysical data in geosciences
Edited by: Yuichi S. Hayakawa, Thad A. Wasklewicz, Hiroyuki Obanawa, Shigekazu Kusumoto
Started: 7 February 2017


High-Pressure Earth and Planetary Science in the last and next decade
Edited by: Akio Suzuki, Tatsuya Sakamaki, Bjorn Mysen
Started: 16 November 2015
Completed: 15 December 2016

Land-Ocean Linkages under the Influence of the Asian Monsoon
Started: 27 June 2015
Completed: 22 August 2016

Multidisciplinary Researches on Deep Interiors of the Earth and Planets
Started: 24 June 2015
Completed: 17 February 2016


Understanding of the Climate and Weather of the Sun-Earth System (CAWSES II) - SCOSTEP’s International Program (2009 – 2013)
Started: 11 November 2014
Completed: 17 September 2015