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  1. The distributions of sandy tsunami deposits do not reflect the true extents of tsunami inundation areas, leading to underestimates of inundation by past tsunamis and thus the magnitudes of their associated tsu...

    Authors: Tetsuya Shinozaki, Yuki Sawai, Minoru Ikehara, Dan Matsumoto, Yumi Shimada, Koichiro Tanigawa and Toru Tamura
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:29
  2. Sedimentary structures in ancient deposits are clues to reconstruct past geohazards. While parallel lamination formed by plane beds is one of the most common sedimentary structures in event deposits such as tu...

    Authors: Koji Ohata, Hajime Naruse and Norihiro Izumi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:23
  3. As wood pieces supplied by landslides and debris flows are one of the main components of ecological and geomorphic systems, the importance of quantifying the dimensions of the wood pieces is evident. However, ...

    Authors: Haruka Tsunetaka, Slim Mtibaa, Shiho Asano, Takashi Okamoto and Ushio Kurokawa
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:22
  4. Recent studies using well density distributed borehole logs have revealed undulating topography at the bases of incised valleys formed during the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM). In this study, from analysis of 470...

    Authors: Susumu Tanabe and Yoshiro Ishihara
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:20
  5. This study aims to create a terrain classification of Japan that allows both geomorphological and geoengineering classifications coexist without large contradictions and to distinguish landform elements even i...

    Authors: Junko Iwahashi, Dai Yamazaki, Takayuki Nakano and Ryo Endo
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:19

  6. Due to high productivity, periodic submersion, and rapid sedimentation rate, mangroves are important carbon sinks in tropical-subtropical coastal zones. Mangrove expansion can significantly enhance burial carb...

    Authors: Tao Liu, Shengfa Liu, Bin Wu, Huipeng Xu and Hui Zhang
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:71
  7. Sediment dynamics play an important role in various aspects of earth system modeling. In this study, we developed a global sediment dynamics model that considers suspended sediment and bedload at short timesca...

    Authors: Misako Hatono and Kei Yoshimura
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:59
  8. Huge tsunami waves have repeatedly bombarded the southern end of the Ryukyu Islands (Miyako and Yaeyama Islands, southwestern Japan) at several-hundred-year intervals. Therefore, clarifying the islands’ paleot...

    Authors: Ryosuke Fujita, Kazuhisa Goto, Yasufumi Iryu and Tomoya Abe
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:53
  9. Reconstruction of monsoon evolution in the tropical Indian Ocean and evaluation of its influence on large-scale ocean circulation and sea-air interaction processes can help us understand climate driving mechan...

    Authors: Shengfa Liu, Hui Zhang, Xuefa Shi, Min-Te Chen, Peng Cao, Ziye Li, Rainer Arief Troa, Rina Zuraida, Eko Triarso and Hendrizan Marfasran
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:30
  10. Fluctuations in sediment storage arising from sediment discharge and recharge in headwater channels are an important factor influencing changes in landforms in mountainous areas, but the frequency of surveys i...

    Authors: Haruka Tsunetaka, Norifumi Hotta, Yuichi S. Hayakawa and Fumitoshi Imaizumi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:24
  11. Sedimentary processes and spatial distributions of tsunami deposits in valleys have poorly been understood despite many paleo-tsunami deposits have recently been discovered from sedimentary sequences in valley...

    Authors: Tomoya Abe, Kazuhisa Goto and Daisuke Sugawara
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:7
  12. Salinity intrusion is a pressing issue in the coastal areas worldwide. It affects the natural environment and causes massive economic loss due to its impacts on the agricultural productivity and food safety. H...

    Authors: Kim-Anh Nguyen, Yuei-An Liou, Ha-Phuong Tran, Phi-Phung Hoang and Thanh-Hung Nguyen
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:1
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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

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

  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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

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

  23. 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

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

  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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