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  1. The 1771 Meiwa tsunami which struck the southern Ryukyu Islands (Sakishima Islands) had greater than 22 m run-up height, leaving about 12,000 casualties in its wake. At many places, the tsunami inundation or l...

    Authors: Koki Nakata, Kazuhisa Goto and Hideaki Yanagisawa
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2024 11:28
  2. During their formation, terrestrial planets underwent a magma ocean phase during which their metallic cores segregated from their silicate mantles and their early atmospheres formed. These planetary formation ...

    Authors: Celia Dalou, Terry-Ann Suer, Laurent Tissandier, Weronika L. Ofierska, Alice Girani and Paolo A. Sossi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2024 11:27
  3. Using horizontal and vertical GNSS time series data from the GSI in sotheastern Kyushu from January 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022, we detected a recent long-term slow slip event (L-SSE) that occurred in the Hyuga-n...

    Authors: Hiroki Kawabata, Yukinari Seshimo, Shoichi Yoshioka and Francisco Ortega-Culaciati
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2024 11:24
  4. Observations over the last few decades from a number of orogenic systems have highlighted the possible importance of tectonic exhumation, i.e., ductile thinning and normal faulting, in exhuming rocks once buri...

    Authors: Timothy Byrne, Michael Chojnacki, Jonathan Lewis, Jian-Cheng Lee, Gong-Ruei Ho, En-Chao Yeh, Yuan-Hsi Lee, Chin-Ho Tsai, Mark Evans and Laura Webb
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2024 11:23
  5. The determination of the temperature in and above the slab in subduction zones, using models where the top of the slab is precisely known, is important to test hypotheses regarding the causes of arc volcanism ...

    Authors: Nathan Sime, Cian R. Wilson and Peter E. van Keken
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2024 11:14
  6. Water is transported into the deep mantle by subducting slabs, playing important roles in mantle dynamics and evolution. An aluminous hydrous mineral, phase δ with a main component of AlOOH, has been considere...

    Authors: Takayuki Ishii, Giacomo Criniti, Narangoo Purevjav, Tomoo Katsura and Eiji Ohtani
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2024 11:10
  7. The Osaka Bay is situated at a seismically active region north of the Median Tectonic Line and east of Awaji Island in western Japan, known as part of the Kinki Triangle and the Niigata–Kobe Tectonic Zone. Den...

    Authors: Mari Hamahashi, Hironori Otsuka, Yoshiaki Suzuki, Jun Arimoto, Tetsuo Matsuno, Nobukazu Seama, Yuzuru Yamamoto, Hiroko Sugioka, Stephen A. Bowden, Satoshi Shimizu, Hikaru Iwamaru, Mamoru Sano, Keita Suzuki, Katsuya Kaneko, Kazuo Nakahigashi and Yoshiyuki Tatsumi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2024 11:8
  8. GRACE and GRACE Follow-On (FO) missions provide time-variable gravity field models of unprecedented quality that allow for the hydrological, oceanic, and ice mass change studies on a global scale. However, the...

    Authors: Filip Gałdyn and Krzysztof Sośnica
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2024 11:7
  9. Abiotic synthesis of hydrocarbon-bearing fluids during geological processes has a significant impact on the evolution of both the Earth's biosphere and the solid Earth. Aqueous alteration of ultramafic rocks, ...

    Authors: Hironobu Harada and Tatsuki Tsujimori
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2024 11:6
  10. Seismic techniques using earthquakes are powerful tools for exploring the Earth’s internal structure. However, the earthquake distribution limits the spatial resolution. In recent years, ambient noise surface ...

    Authors: Kiwamu Nishida, Ryota Takagi and Akiko Takeo
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2024 11:4
  11. The occurrence of earthquakes is now understood as brittle shear fracture releasing the elastic potential energy stored in the earth. Since the 1950s, many studies on the energy balance in earthquake faulting ...

    Authors: Mitsuhiro Matsu’ura
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2024 11:2
  12. The thermal structure of subduction zones is fundamental to our understanding of the physical and chemical processes that occur at active convergent plate margins. These include magma generation and related ar...

    Authors: Cian R. Wilson and Peter E. van Keken
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:68
  13. InSAR time series analysis has become a major tool for nationwide land deformation monitoring. Sentinel-1 SAR data have enabled us to measure and monitor ground deformation globally with high accuracy and reso...

    Authors: Yu Morishita, Ryu Sugimoto, Ryosuke Nakamura, Chiaki Tsutsumi, Ryo Natsuaki and Masanobu Shimada
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:66
  14. Understanding the provenance and sediment surface processes of the Mu Us sandy land (MU) is critical for comprehending aeolian deposits and dust transportation in inland Asia and the Chinese Loess Plateau (CLP...

    Authors: Mengying He, Wanying Zhang, Bin Wang and Hongbo Zheng
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:63
  15. Igneous rocks associated with the Cretaceous to Paleogene volcanic arc in SW Japan show ages that young from west to east in a direction parallel to the Median Tectonic Line suggesting corresponding translatio...

    Authors: Ken Yamaoka and Simon R. Wallis
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:62
  16. The thermal structure of subduction zones is fundamental to our understanding of the physical and chemical processes that occur at active convergent plate margins. These include magma generation and related ar...

    Authors: Peter E. van Keken and Cian R. Wilson
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:57
  17. It is now established that the primary microseism, the secondary microseisms, and the hum are the three main components of seismic noise in the frequency band from about 0.003 Hz to 1.0 Hz. Monthly averages of...

    Authors: Toshiro Tanimoto and Aaron Anderson
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:56
  18. We examined whether it is possible to estimate the tsunami source model of the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake from a comparison of numerical simulations of tsunami propagation and sediment transport, the measured ...

    Authors: Satoshi Kusumoto, Kentaro Imai, Takane Hori, Daisuke Sugawara and Kenji Satake
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:52
  19. This study estimates the timing of unconformity between marine–continental transitional sequence of the Kuldana Formation and continental sequence of the Murree Formation for the first time across the Hazara-K...

    Authors: Muhammad Qasim, Zia Ur Rehman, Lin Ding, Javed Iqbal Tanoli, Wahid Abbas, Muhammad Jamil, Zahid Imran Bhatti and Muhammad Umar
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:51
  20. Devastating megathrust earthquakes and slow earthquakes both occur along subducting plate interfaces. These interplate seismic activities are strongly dependent on the nature of the plate interface, such as th...

    Authors: Gou Fujie, Shuichi Kodaira, Koichiro Obana, Yojiro Yamamoto, Takehi Isse, Tomoaki Yamada, Tetsuo No, Yasuyuki Nakamura and Seiichi Miura
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:50
  21. The structure of the incoming plate is an important element that is often considered to be related to the occurrence of great earthquakes in subduction zones. In the Japan Trench, where the 2011 Tohoku earthqu...

    Authors: Yasuyuki Nakamura, Shuichi Kodaira, Gou Fujie, Mikiya Yamashita, Koichiro Obana and Seiichi Miura
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:45
  22. Bridgmanite formation and amorphization in shocked meteorites constrain the pressure and temperature conditions during planetary impact. However, the effect of the bridgmanite grain size on its amorphization k...

    Authors: Masayuki Nishi, Si Jin, Katsutoshi Kawano, Hideharu Kuwahara, Akihiro Yamada, Shogo Kawaguchi, Yuki Mori, Tatsuhiro Sakaiya and Tadashi Kondo
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:41
  23. The slab–mantle interface in subduction zones is one of the geological boundaries with the most significant chemical potential gradients, which leads to fluid-mediated metasomatic reactions and chemical transp...

    Authors: Atsushi Okamoto and Ryosuke Oyanagi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:39
  24. Detachment faulting is one of the main styles of seafloor spreading at slow to intermediate mid-ocean ridges. However, we have limited insight into its role in back-arc basin formation. We surveyed a remnant b...

    Authors: Kyoko Okino, Kenichiro Tani, Masakazu Fujii, Fei Zhou, Osamu Ishizuka, Yasuhiko Ohara, Tomoko Hanyu and Yuki Matamura
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:37
  25. The 2016 Kaikoura earthquake, New Zealand, ruptured more than a dozen faults, making it difficult to prescribe a model fault for analyzing the event by inversion. To model this earthquake from teleseismic reco...

    Authors: Kenta Ohara, Yuji Yagi, Shinji Yamashita, Ryo Okuwaki, Shiro Hirano and Yukitoshi Fukahata
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:35
  26. The 2011 Tohoku-Oki great earthquake increased the difficulty of evaluating the long-term probability of seismic activity along the Japan Trench because of the unknown impact of the unprecedentedly large slip....

    Authors: Ryoko Nakata, Naoki Uchida, Takane Hori and Ryota Hino
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:34
  27. Troctolites were recovered during Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 345 at the Hess Deep Rift, next to fast-spreading East Pacific Rise. These troctolites are divided into three groups based on text...

    Authors: Norikatsu Akizawa, Marguerite Godard, Benoît Ildefonse and Shoji Arai
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:30
  28. In this study, we investigated the relationship between the strain accumulation before a slow slip event (SSE) and the strain release during the SSE for three recent SSEs along the Suruga Trough, Sagami Trough...

    Authors: Hiroki Kawabata, Shoichi Yoshioka and Francisco Ortega-Culaciati
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:28
  29. The basement of the Tokyo metropolitan area consists of the Miocene–Pleistocene forearc basin fills that are well exposed around Tokyo Bay, especially on the Miura and Boso peninsulas. The forearc basin fills ...

    Authors: Masayuki Utsunomiya, Itoko Tamura, Atsushi Nozaki and Terumasa Nakajima
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:25
  30. We investigated temperature records associated with seafloor pressure observations at eight stations that experienced the 2011 Mw 9 Tohoku earthquake near its epicenter. The temperature data were based on the tem...

    Authors: Daisuke Inazu, Yoshihiro Ito, Ryota Hino and Wataru Tanikawa
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:24
  31. This paper documents the sedimentary characteristics of the widespread deposits associated with the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami on the lowlands along the Pacific coast of the Sendai and Fukushima regions, northern...

    Authors: Dan Matsumoto, Yuki Sawai, Koichiro Tanigawa, Yuichi Namegaya, Masanobu Shishikura, Kyoko Kagohara, Osamu Fujiwara and Tetsuya Shinozaki
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:23
  32. Previous studies of sediments recovered from the Japan Trench between 37° 25′ N and 38° 30′ N document distinctive turbidite beds induced by huge earthquakes. We studied two sediment cores at 39°N to investiga...

    Authors: Toshiya Kanamatsu, Ken Ikehara and Kan-Hsi Hsiung
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:16

    The Correction to this article has been published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:22

  33. Since the 2011 Mw 9.0 Tohoku-oki earthquake, intra-plate normal-faulting earthquakes, including several M7-class earthquakes, have occurred in the outer trench slope area from the trench to the outer rise alon...

    Authors: Koichiro Obana, Tsutomu Takahashi, Yojiro Yamamoto, Takeshi Iinuma, Yasuyuki Nakamura, Gou Fujie, Seiichi Miura and Shuichi Kodaira
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:11
  34. The 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake produced the most well-recorded postseismic deformation of any megathrust earthquake in the world. Over the last decade, researchers have used a dense and widespread geodetic n...

    Authors: Sambuddha Dhar, Jun Muto, Yusaku Ohta and Takeshi Iinuma
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:9
  35. Deep-sea turbidite has been used to determine the history of occurrence of large earthquakes. Surface-sediment remobilization is a mechanism of the generation of earthquake-induced turbidity currents. However,...

    Authors: Ken Ikehara, Kazuko Usami and Toshiya Kanamatsu
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:8

    The Correction to this article has been published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:15

  36. Estimates of uplift rates for lithospheric forebulges are needed to understand exact plate motions at plate convergence zones and to delineate the fate of coral reefs atop the forebulges. A carbonate island on...

    Authors: Yasufumi Iryu, Hideko Takayanagi, Tsuyoshi Ishikawa, Akimasa Ishigaki, Takuji Asanuma, Rin Teruya and David A. Budd
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:4
  37. Hydrogen, methane, and water ice are among the most abundant materials in the universe. Based on experimental, theoretical, and spacecraft data, gas hydrates consisting of gas and water ice have been predicted...

    Authors: Hisako Hirai and Hirokazu Kadobayashi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:3
  38. Slow earthquakes are episodic slow fault slips. They form a fundamental component of interplate deformation processes, along with fast, regular earthquakes. Recent seismological and geodetic observations have ...

    Authors: Tomoaki Nishikawa, Satoshi Ide and Takuya Nishimura
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2023 10:1
  39. Long-term continuous observation of seafloor pressure is effective for detecting seafloor vertical deformations that are associated with transient tectonic phenomena such as slow slip events. Since the aseismi...

    Authors: Ryota Hino, Tatsuya Kubota, Naotaka Y. Chikasada, Yusaku Ohta and Hideto Otsuka
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:73