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3. Human geosciences

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  1. The Jōmon period/culture corresponds to the Neolithic period/culture in Japanese prehistory. The Sannai-Maruyama site (5.9–4.2 cal. kyr BP), the most famous, the largest, and the well-studied mid-Holocene (mid...

    Authors: Hodaka Kawahata

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:63

    Content type: Research article

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  2. As geomorphological processes operate at various spatial scales, their morphological expressions, i.e., land-surface variables (LSVs) should be scaled accordingly. Most approaches on landslide susceptibility m...

    Authors: Flavius Sîrbu, Lucian Drăguț, Takashi Oguchi, Yuichi Hayakawa and Mihai Micu

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:44

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Stratigraphic and paleontological investigations in Mugi Town, on the Pacific coast of Shikoku Island, revealed evidence of as many as five tsunami inundations from events along the Nankai Trough between 5581 ...

    Authors: Yumi Shimada, Shigehiro Fujino, Yuki Sawai, Koichiro Tanigawa, Dan Matsumoto, Arata Momohara, Megumi Saito-Kato, Masaki Yamada, Eri Hirayama, Takahiro Suzuki and Catherine Chagué

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:33

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:37

  4. The 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake generated a large tsunami that caused catastrophic damage along the Pacific coast of Japan. The major portion of the damage along the Pacific coast of Tohoku in Japan was mainly ...

    Authors: Yuichiro Tanioka, Mizuho Shibata, Yusuke Yamanaka, Aditya Riadi Gusman and Kei Ioki

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:30

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Corals at Ishigaki Island, Japan, are characterized by their high species diversity. Not only are they struck by storm waves generated annually by typhoons, the corals, especially the massive ones, in the frin...

    Authors: Kazuhisa Goto, Chuki Hongo, Masashi Watanabe, Keitaro Miyazawa and Akifumi Hisamatsu

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:14

    Content type: Research article

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  6. A laboratory experiment on salt weathering was carried out under changing humidity conditions. Three types of rock (tuff and dense and porous sandstone) with sodium chloride, sodium sulfate, or magnesium sulfa...

    Authors: Masato Sato and Tsuyoshi Hattanji

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:84

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Glacial recession in Alpine Valleys uncorks low-altitude tributary valleys that spill trapped sediments in the sediment cascade, in turn generating sediment-related hazards and flood hazards. Within this compl...

    Authors: Christopher Gomez and Heather Purdie

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:50

    Content type: Research article

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  8. We conducted topographic measurements using unmanned aerial vehicles and by terrestrial laser scanning at inaccessible sea cliffs with an overhanging complex shape in eastern Japan. From the repeated measureme...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Obanawa and Yuichi S. Hayakawa

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:33

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Unmanned aerial systems (UASs) and structure-from-motion multi-view stereo (SfM-MVS) photogrammetry have attracted a tremendous amount of interest for use in the creation of high-definition topographic data fo...

    Authors: Hitoshi Saito, Shoichiro Uchiyama, Yuichi S. Hayakawa and Hiroyuki Obanawa

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:15

    Content type: Research article

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  10. In the publication of this article (Iwahashi et al. 2018), there was an error in Table 3 in terrain group 10, 11 and 12.

    Authors: Junko Iwahashi, Izumi Kamiya, Masashi Matsuoka and Dai Yamazaki

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:13

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:1

  11. Polygon-based terrain classification data were created globally using 280 m digital elevation models (DEMs) interpolated from the multi-error-removed improved-terrain DEM (MERIT DEM). First, area segmentation ...

    Authors: Junko Iwahashi, Izumi Kamiya, Masashi Matsuoka and Dai Yamazaki

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:1

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:13

  12. Throughout history, large tsunamis have frequently affected the Sanriku area of the Pacific coast of the Tohoku region, Japan, which faces the Japan Trench. Although a few studies have examined paleo-tsunami d...

    Authors: Taiga Inoue, Kazuhisa Goto, Yuichi Nishimura, Masashi Watanabe, Yasutaka Iijima and Daisuke Sugawara

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:42

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Understanding the mechanisms and controlling factors of erosion rates is essential in order to sufficiently comprehend bigger processes such as landscape evolution. For decades, scientists have been researchin...

    Authors: Hagar Hecht and Takashi Oguchi

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:40

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  14. Rapid technological advances, sustained funding, and a greater recognition of the value of topographic data have helped develop an increasing archive of topographic data sources. Advances in basic and applied ...

    Authors: Thad Wasklewicz, Zhen Zhu and Paul Gares

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:32

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Chiba Prefecture, Japan, lies very near Tokyo, the capital city of Japan. It borders the sea on three sides and is banded by coastal dunes. Several sake breweries are located near these dunes. Although there a...

    Authors: Korehisa Kaneko and Hajime Matsushima

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:28

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  16. This paper describes a remotely operated investigation system developed by combining a modern leisure-use fish finder and an unmanned watercraft to survey water bottom topography and other data related to bott...

    Authors: Shintaro Yamasaki, Tomonori Tabusa, Shunsuke Iwasaki and Masahiro Hiramatsu

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:25

    Content type: Methodology

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  17. We investigated the influence of slight thinning (percentage of woods: 16.6%, basal area: 9.3%) on landscape appreciation and the psychological restorative effect of an on-site setting by exposing respondents ...

    Authors: Norimasa Takayama, Haruo Saito, Akio Fujiwara and Masahiro Horiuchi

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:17

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  18. A small mud volcano in Murono, Niigata Prefecture, north-central Japan, shows active ground surface displacements, not only when large earthquakes occur in the region but also during quiescent periods between ...

    Authors: Yuichi S. Hayakawa, Shigekazu Kusumoto and Nobuhisa Matta

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:3

    Content type: Research article

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  19. A simple stochastic cellular automaton model is proposed for simulating bedload transport, especially for cases with a low transport rate and where available sediments are very sparse on substrates in a subaqu...

    Authors: Noritaka Endo

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2016 3:28

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Colloids and their association with analogue elements, uranium, and rare earth elements (REEs), in deep granitic groundwater were investigated at the Mizunami Underground Research Laboratory (MIU). Groundwater...

    Authors: Takashi Munemoto, Kazuaki Ohmori and Teruki Iwatsuki

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2014 1:28

    Content type: Research

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  21. Accurate determination of denudation rates is important in understanding Earth surface system dynamics. In situ produced cosmogenic nuclides, such as 10Be and 26Al, provide a valuable insight but are not entirely...

    Authors: Atsunori Nakamura, Yusuke Yokoyama, Kazuyo Shiroya, Yosuke Miyairi and Hiroyuki Matsuzaki

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2014 1:9

    Content type: Research

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