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  1. Nguyen et al. (Prog Earth Planet Sci 7:1, 2020. https://​doi.​org/​10.​1186/​s40645-019-0311-0) suggest that Landsat 8 OLI can be used to map and monitor soil salinity ...

    Authors: Sonia Silvestri, Diep Ngoc Nguyen and Emilia Chiapponi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:45
  2. Neumann band in iron meteorites, which is deformation twins in kamacite (Fe–Ni alloy), has been known to be a characteristic texture indicating ancient collisions on parent bodies of meteorites. We conducted a...

    Authors: Eiji Ohtani, Toru Sakurabayashi and Kosuke Kurosawa
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:24
  3. We conducted back-transformation experiments in ringwoodite, bridgmanite, and lingunite at 0.47–8.1 GPa and 310–920 °C by in situ X-ray observation method. Ringwoodite back-transformed to olivine by grain-boun...

    Authors: Tomoaki Kubo, Ko Kamura, Masahiro Imamura, Yoshinori Tange, Yuji Higo and Masaaki Miyahara
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:21
  4. We have determined rare-earth element (REE) abundances in oldhamites (CaS) from 13 unequilibrated and equilibrated enstatite chondrites (5 EH and 8 EL) and in a few enstatites by in situ, laser ablation ICP-MS...

    Authors: Tahar Hammouda, Maud Boyet, Paul Frossard and Camille Cartier
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:13
  5. We introduce a new numerical model developed to assist with Data Interpretation and Numerical Analysis of ionospheric Missions and Observations (DINAMO). DINAMO derives the ionospheric electrostatic potential ...

    Authors: Samuel A. Shidler and Fabiano S. Rodrigues
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:7
  6. The goal of classifying shock metamorphic features in meteorites is to estimate the corresponding shock pressure conditions. However, the temperature variability of shock metamorphism is equally important and ...

    Authors: Jinping Hu and Thomas G. Sharp
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:6
  7. We report on the mineralogy, petrography, and O and Al-Mg isotopic systematics of secondary mineralization in the metasomatically altered igneous Ca,Al-rich inclusions (CAIs) [compact type A (CTA), B1, B2, for...

    Authors: Alexander N. Krot, Michail I. Petaev and Kazuhide Nagashima
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:61
  8. Hypervelocity impacts are among the fundamental phenomena occurring during the evolution of the solar system and are characterized by instantaneous ultrahigh pressure and temperature. Varied physicochemical ch...

    Authors: Masaaki Miyahara, Naotaka Tomioka and Luca Bindi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:59
  9. This review article summarizes the advancement in the studies of Earth-affecting solar transients in the last decade that encompasses most of solar cycle 24. It is a part of the effort of the International Stu...

    Authors: Jie Zhang, Manuela Temmer, Nat Gopalswamy, Olga Malandraki, Nariaki V. Nitta, Spiros Patsourakos, Fang Shen, Bojan Vršnak, Yuming Wang, David Webb, Mihir I. Desai, Karin Dissauer, Nina Dresing, Mateja Dumbović, Xueshang Feng, Stephan G. Heinemann…
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:56
  10. Almahata Sitta is a polymict breccia, consisting of many kinds of clasts. Here we present our mineralogical and petrological results on an EL3 fragment, MS-177 from Almahata Sitta. This fragment shows a typica...

    Authors: M. Kimura, M. K. Weisberg, A. Takaki, N. Imae and A. Yamaguchi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:55
  11. Atmospheric local-to-regional dispersion models are widely used on Earth to predict and study the effects of chemical species emitted into the atmosphere and to contextualize sparse data acquired at particular...

    Authors: D. Viúdez-Moreiras
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:53
  12. Zirconolite is a common Zr-rich accessary mineral in mafic rocks. It is also an ideal U–Pb/Pb–Pb chronometer because it commonly contains high U content (mostly 0.1–10 wt%) and negligible initial Pb. However, ...

    Authors: Nian Wang, Qian Mao, Ting Zhang, Jialong Hao and Yangting Lin
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:51
  13. While knowledge of the energy inputs from the Sun (as it is the primary energy source) is important for understanding the solar-terrestrial system, of equal importance is the manner in which the terrestrial pa...

    Authors: William Ward, Annika Seppälä, Erdal Yiğit, Takuji Nakamura, Claudia Stolle, Jan Laštovička, Thomas N. Woods, Yoshihiro Tomikawa, Franz-Josef Lübken, Stanley C. Solomon, Daniel R. Marsh, Bernd Funke and Duggirala Pallamraju
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:47
  14. This paper presents the results of a coordinated measurement campaign with ground based and satellite observations over European and Japanese regions during September 5–6, 2017. Two incoherent scatter radars, ...

    Authors: Sergii V. Panasenko, Dmytro V. Kotov, Yuichi Otsuka, Mamoru Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Hashiguchi, Philip G. Richards, Vladimir Truhlik, Oleksandr V. Bogomaz, Maryna O. Shulha, Taras G. Zhivolup and Igor F. Domnin
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:45
  15. The activity of stars such as the Sun varies over timescales ranging from the very short to the very long—stellar and planetary evolutionary timescales. Experience from our solar system indicates that short-te...

    Authors: Dibyendu Nandy, Petrus C. H. Martens, Vladimir Obridko, Soumyaranjan Dash and Katya Georgieva
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:40
  16. The Earth’s magnetosphere is region that is carved out by the solar wind as it flows past and interacts with the terrestrial magnetic field. The inner magnetosphere is the region that contains the plasmasphere...

    Authors: Shrikanth Kanekal and Yoshizumi Miyoshi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:35
  17. We investigated the compressional behavior of i-AlCuFe quasicrystal using diamond anvil cell under quasi-hydrostatic conditions by in situ angle-dispersive X-ray powder diffraction measurements (in both compre...

    Authors: Vincenzo Stagno, Luca Bindi, Sota Takagi and Atsushi Kyono
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:27
  18. We present results of an effort to evaluate the ability of an analytic model to describe the behavior of the equatorial zonal plasma drifts given inputs provided by readily available climatological models of t...

    Authors: Samuel A. Shidler and Fabiano S. Rodrigues
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:26
  19. The Sun is a variable active-dynamo star, emitting radiation in all wavelengths and solar-wind plasma to the interplanetary space. The Earth is immersed in this radiation and solar wind, showing various respon...

    Authors: Kazuo Shiokawa and Katya Georgieva
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:21
  20. We attempt to develop a possible theory of chemical fractionations in chondrites, that is consistent with various features of chondritic components and current observation of protoplanetary disks (PPD). Combin...

    Authors: Akihiko Hashimoto and Yuki Nakano
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:9
  21. Using the high-frequency lunar penetrating radar data obtained by the Chang’e-3 mission, we apply the frequency-shift method to calculate the decay rate of the electromagnetic wave in the regolith-like ejecta ...

    Authors: Chunyu Ding, Zhiyong Xiao, Yan Su, Jiannan Zhao and Jun Cui
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:32
  22. Retrieval of the properties of the middle and upper atmosphere can be performed using several different interferometric and photometric methods. The emission-shape and Doppler shift of both atomic and molecula...

    Authors: Chihoko Y. Cullens, Thomas J. Immel, Colin C. Triplett, Yen-Jung Wu, Scott L. England, Jeffrey M. Forbes and Guiping Liu
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:18
  23. The three large volcanoes in the Tharsis region of Mars: Arsia, Pavonis, and Ascraeus Montes all have fan-shaped deposits (FSDs) on their northern or western flanks consisting of a combination of parallel ridg...

    Authors: Reid A. Parsons, Tomohiro Kanzaki, Ryodo Hemmi and Hideaki Miyamoto
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:13
  24. An igneous clast from the Northwest Africa 773 (NWA 773) clan of lunar meteorites formed by silicic volcanism on the Moon. The clast was identified in Northwest Africa 2727 (NWA 2727), which is included in the...

    Authors: Hiroshi Nagaoka, Timothy J. Fagan, Masahiro Kayama, Yuzuru Karouji, Nobuyuki Hasebe and Mitsuru Ebihara
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:12
  25. Mercury, the Solar System’s innermost planet, has an unusually massive core prompting speculation that the planet lost silicate after it formed. Using the unusually high sulfur and low iron composition of its ...

    Authors: George Helffrich, Ramon Brasser and Anat Shahar
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:66
  26. We have investigated the influence of thin thermally opaque dust layers on the thermal emission of rocks and regolith and determined the thermal response of these dust-covered surfaces to diurnal insolation cy...

    Authors: Jens Biele, Ekkehard Kührt, Hiroki Senshu, Naoya Sakatani, Kazunori Ogawa, Maximilian Hamm, Matthias Grott, Tatsuaki Okada and Takehiko Arai
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:48
  27. The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO), Emirates Mars Mission (EMM), and possible future Mars stationary satellite(s) will provide innovative data products on the optical depth of dust and water ice clouds in the...

    Authors: Claus Gebhardt and Abdelgadir Abuelgasim
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:31
  28. The Super Dual Auroral Radar Network (SuperDARN) is a network of high-frequency (HF) radars located in the high- and mid-latitude regions of both hemispheres that is operated under international cooperation. T...

    Authors: Nozomu Nishitani, John Michael Ruohoniemi, Mark Lester, Joseph Benjamin Harold Baker, Alexandre Vasilyevich Koustov, Simon G. Shepherd, Gareth Chisham, Tomoaki Hori, Evan G. Thomas, Roman A. Makarevich, Aurélie Marchaudon, Pavlo Ponomarenko, James A. Wild, Stephen E. Milan, William A. Bristow, John Devlin…
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:27

    The Correction to this article has been published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:53

  29. Using the physics-based thermosphere-ionosphere model (NCAR-TIEGCM) with an ensemble Kalman filter, this study reports the first data assimilative analysis of the ionosphere responses to the solar eclipse on 2...

    Authors: Chia-Hung Chen, Chien-Hung Charles Lin and Tomoko Matsuo
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:13
  30. Manifestations of severe nighttime equatorial ionospheric disturbances have been observed for decades. It is generally accepted that the phenomena are caused by large depletions, referred to as equatorial plas...

    Authors: Charles Rino, Tatsuhiro Yokoyama and Charles Carrano
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:83
  31. Asteroid (162173) Ryugu is the target object of Hayabusa2, an asteroid exploration and sample return mission led by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Ground-based observations indicate that Ryugu is a...

    Authors: Koji Wada, Matthias Grott, Patrick Michel, Kevin J. Walsh, Antonella M. Barucci, Jens Biele, Jürgen Blum, Carolyn M. Ernst, Jan Thimo Grundmann, Bastian Gundlach, Axel Hagermann, Maximilian Hamm, Martin Jutzi, Myung-Jin Kim, Ekkehard Kührt, Lucille Le Corre…
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:82
  32. The global LR04 δ18O, the tropical ODP Site 846 sea surface temperature (SST), and the global ΔSST stack records were investigated using the advanced method for time-series decomposition singular spectrum analysi...

    Authors: Paolo Viaggi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:81
  33. Submarine cyclic steps have a significant impact on the evolution of the ocean floor on Earth. These upper-flow regime bedforms should be even more common in Martian reduced-gravity environments. We postulate ...

    Authors: Svetlana Kostic and Isaac B. Smith
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:76
  34. The dusty regolith covering the surfaces of asteroids and planetary satellites differs in size, shape, and composition from terrestrial soil particles and is subject to environmental conditions very different ...

    Authors: Julie Brisset, Joshua Colwell, Adrienne Dove, Sumayya Abukhalil, Christopher Cox and Nadia Mohammed
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:73
  35. Using 630 nm airglow data observed by an airglow imager on the International Space Station (ISS), the occurrence of equatorial plasma bubbles (EPBs) is studied. In order to examine the physical mechanisms in t...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Nakata, Akira Takahashi, Toshiaki Takano, Akinori Saito and Takeshi Sakanoi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:66
  36. An unseasonal development of Equatorial Plasma Bubble (EPB)/Equatorial Spread-F (ESF) activity in a wide longitudinal sector over India and Southeast Asia during the post-sunset hours of 28 July 2014 has been ...

    Authors: K. K. Ajith, S. Tulasi Ram, B. A. Carter, S. Sathish Kumar, M. Yamamoto, T. Yokoyama, S. Gurubaran, S. Sripathi, K. Hozumi, K. Groves and R. G. Caton
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:60
  37. Inelastic collisions occur among regolith particles, such as those in the ejecta curtain from a crater, and may cause clustering or agglomeration of particles and thus produce discrete patterns of ejecta depos...

    Authors: Yuuya Nagaashi, Tomomi Omura, Masato Kiuchi, Akiko M. Nakamura, Koji Wada and Sunao Hasegawa
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:52

    The Correction to this article has been published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:71

  38. Claimed detections and nondetections of lightning and related electromagnetic emissions on Venus are qualitatively contradictory. Here, motivated by the commencement of observations by the Akatsuki spacecraft ...

    Authors: Ralph D. Lorenz
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:34
  39. Occurrences of equatorial plasma bubbles (EPBs) and medium-scale traveling ionospheric disturbances (MSTIDs) were studied using GPS satellite data-based total electron content mapping, ionograms, and 630 nm al...

    Authors: Hisao Takahashi, Cristiano Max Wrasse, Cosme Alexandre Oliveira Barros Figueiredo, Diego Barros, Mangalathayil Ali Abdu, Yuichi Otsuka and Kazuo Shiokawa
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:32
  40. This short paper presents the statistics of spread-F occurrence at four low-mid latitude locations (17.0° N, 21.2° N, 26.5° N and 36.5° N mag. lat.) in Japan longitude sector (~ 135° E) in March to April 2002,...

    Authors: N. Balan, T. Maruyama, A. K. Patra and V. L. Narayanan
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:27