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  1. The release of neodymium (Nd) from particles along continental margins may contribute to losses in the global of Nd budget. The Changjiang River, which carries a heavy load of total suspended matter, empties i...

    Authors: Hong Che, Jing Zhang, Qian Liu, Huijun He and Zhi-Qi Zhao
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:22
  2. Based on laboratory observations, planktonic foraminifers are omnivorous, feeding zooplankton and phytoplankton. Spinose species tend toward greater dependence on zooplankton prey than on phytoplankton prey, w...

    Authors: Ryuji Toue, Kazuhiko Fujita, Masashi Tsuchiya, Yoshito Chikaraishi, Yoko Sasaki and Naohiko Ohkouchi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:20
  3. Low-altitude lakes in eastern Africa have long been investigated and have provided valuable information about the Late Quaternary paleohydrological evolution, such as the African Humid Period. However, records...

    Authors: Betelhem Mekonnen, Bruno Glaser, Roland Zech, Michael Zech, Frank Schlütz, Robert Bussert, Agerie Addis, Graciela Gil-Romera, Sileshi Nemomissa, Tamrat Bekele, Lucas Bittner, Dawit Solomon, Andreas Manhart and Wolfgang Zech
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:14
  4. Marine isotope stage (MIS) 19 is considered to be the best orbital analog for the present interglacial. Consequently, clarifying the climatic features of this period can provide us with insights regarding a na...

    Authors: Takuya Itaki, Sakura Utsuki, Yuki Haneda, Kentaro Izumi, Yoshimi Kubota, Yusuke Suganuma and Makoto Okada
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:5
  5. Changes in winter precipitation (snow) may greatly affect vegetation by altering hydrological and biochemical processes. To understand the effects of changing snow cover depth and melt timing on the taiga fore...

    Authors: Ruslan Shakhmatov, Shuhei Hashiguchi, Trofim C. Maximov and Atsuko Sugimoto
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:3
  6. We present the first data describing molecular evidence of planktonic coenzyme factor 430 (hereafter referred to as F430), a key signature of methanogenic archaea, obtained from a water column sample in a fres...

    Authors: Atsushi Urai, Makoto Matsushita, Ho-Dong Park, Hiroyuki Imachi, Miyuki Ogawara, Hiroki Iwata, Masanori Kaneko, Nanako O. Ogawa, Naohiko Ohkouchi and Yoshinori Takano
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:62
  7. This study examined the regional performance of a data assimilation (DA) system that couples the particle filter and the Spatially Explicit Individual-based Dynamic Global Vegetation Model (SEIB-DGVM). This DA...

    Authors: Hazuki Arakida, Shunji Kotsuki, Shigenori Otsuka, Yohei Sawada and Takemasa Miyoshi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:52
  8. A dinoflagellate cyst record from the highly resolved Chiba composite section in Japan has been used to reconstruct sea-surface paleoceanographic changes across the Lower–Middle Pleistocene Subseries (Calabria...

    Authors: Eseroghene J. Balota, Martin J. Head, Makoto Okada, Yusuke Suganuma and Yuki Haneda
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:48
  9. The geochemistry of calcifying marine organisms is an excellent proxy for reconstructing paleoceanographic history, but studies of hypercalcified demosponges (sclerosponges) are considerably fewer than those o...

    Authors: Ryuji Asami, Taketo Matsumori, Ryuichi Shinjo, Ryu Uemura, Yuki Miyaoka, Masaru Mizuyama, Yuji Ise and Takashi Sakamaki
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:38
  10. In order to determine whether truly pico-sized adult radiolarians exist, we compared spumellarian sequences from individual adult samples collected in the central Pacific, with filtered sea water samples of ju...

    Authors: Luyan Li and Kazuyoshi Endo
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:70
  11. Stratigraphic records of impact ejecta preserved in a pelagic deep-sea setting occur within Upper Triassic successions of the subduction-generated accretionary complexes of central Japan. A significant biotic ...

    Authors: Honami Sato, Yutaro Takaya, Kazutaka Yasukawa, Koichiro Fujinaga, Tetsuji Onoue and Yasuhiro Kato
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:61
  12. Stable nitrogen (15N/14N) and carbon (13C/12C) isotopic compositions of amino acids in organisms have widely been employed as a powerful tool to evaluate resource utilization and trophic connection among organism...

    Authors: Yuko Takizawa, Yoshinori Takano, Bohyung Choi, Prarthana S. Dharampal, Shawn A. Steffan, Nanako O. Ogawa, Naohiko Ohkouchi and Yoshito Chikaraishi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:50
  13. Macroids and rhodoliths, made by encrusting acervulinid foraminifera and coralline algae, are widely recognized as bioengineers providing relatively stable microhabitats and increasing biodiversity for other s...

    Authors: Davide Bassi, Juan C. Braga, Masato Owada, Julio Aguirre, Jere H. Lipps, Hideko Takayanagi and Yasufumi Iryu
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:41
  14. The Chiba composite section (CbCS), in the middle of the Boso Peninsula in central Japan, was ratified as the Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for the Lower–Middle Pleistocene boundary, acco...

    Authors: Koji Kameo, Yoshimi Kubota, Yuki Haneda, Yusuke Suganuma and Makoto Okada
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:36

    The Correction to this article has been published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:48

  15. We investigated an alkenone-based sea surface temperature (SST) and the hydrographic change records of the subarctic Northwestern (NW) Pacific from the last glacial to interglacial. The core we investigated is...

    Authors: Pai-Sen Yu, Chia-Ju Liao, Min-Te Chen, Jian-Jun Zou, Xuefa Shi, A. A. Bosin, Sergey A. Gorbarenko and Yusuke Yokoyama
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:22
  16. For geochemical analysis such as stable isotope ratio, radiocarbon dating and minor element analysis for a single species of microfossils, a large number of specimens, is required. Collecting specimens one by ...

    Authors: Takuya Itaki, Yosuke Taira, Naoki Kuwamori, Toshinori Maebayashi, Satoshi Takeshima and Kenji Toya
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:19
  17. The geochemistry of the calcium carbonates of marine organisms is an excellent proxy for reconstruction of the paleoceanographic history. However, previous studies of hypercalcified demosponges (sclerosponges)...

    Authors: Ryuji Asami, Akira Kinjo, Daiki Ohshiro, Tohru Naruse, Masaru Mizuyama, Ryu Uemura, Ryuichi Shinjo, Yuji Ise, Yoshihisa Fujita and Takashi Sakamaki
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:15
  18. The evaporites of the Realmonte salt mine (Sicily, Italy) are important archives recording the most extreme conditions of the Messinian Salinity Crisis (MSC). However, geochemical approach on these evaporitic ...

    Authors: Yuta Isaji, Toshihiro Yoshimura, Junichiro Kuroda, Yusuke Tamenori, Francisco J. Jiménez-Espejo, Stefano Lugli, Vinicio Manzi, Marco Roveri, Hodaka Kawahata and Naohiko Ohkouchi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:60
  19. Megathrust earthquakes of magnitude ~ 8 and ensuing large tsunamis occur along the Nankai and Suruga troughs, central Japan, with a recurrence interval of 90–270 years since an AD 684 Hakuho earthquake. Histor...

    Authors: Akihisa Kitamura, Tomoya Ina, Daisuke Suzuki, Keito Tsutahara, Daisuke Sugawara, Kazuyoshi Yamada and Akira Aoshima
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:57
  20. Stable carbon (δ13C) and oxygen isotope (δ18O) compositions of fossil brachiopod shells can be used to interpret paleoclimatic and paleoceanographic conditions. However, the initial isotopic composition of the li...

    Authors: Hiroshi Fujioka, Hideko Takayanagi, Koshi Yamamoto and Yasufumi Iryu
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:45
  21. Habitat evolution of a peat swamp forest and belowground carbon storage was examined in a coastal lowland along the eastern coast of Central Sumatra, Indonesia. Boring surveys using a hand-operated peat sample...

    Authors: Kiyoshi Fujimoto, Masafumi Miura, Shigeo Kobayashi and Herwint Simbolon
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:41
  22. The East China Sea (ECS) is a shallow marginal sea that is sensitive to glacio-eustatic sea-level changes and is influenced by warm oligotrophic water of the Kuroshio Current (KC), the nutrient-rich Taiwan War...

    Authors: Kenji M. Matsuzaki, Takuya Itaki and Ryuji Tada
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:22
  23. The CO2 concentration of air has increased over the last two centuries and recently surpassed 400 ppm. Carbon cycle models project CO2 concentrations of 720 to 1000 ppm for the IPCC intermediate scenario (RCP 6.0...

    Authors: Hodaka Kawahata, Kazuhiko Fujita, Akira Iguchi, Mayuri Inoue, Shinya Iwasaki, Azumi Kuroyanagi, Ayumi Maeda, Takuya Manaka, Kazuyoshi Moriya, Haruka Takagi, Takashi Toyofuku, Toshihiro Yoshimura and Atsushi Suzuki
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:5
  24. Carbonaceous matter in ~ 3.5 Ga hydrothermal vein deposits from the Dresser Formation, Western Australia, was analyzed using Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) microspectroscopy. Based on the spectroscopy, the ...

    Authors: Motoko Igisu, Yuichiro Ueno and Ken Takai
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:85
  25. South Chamorro Seamount (SCS) is a blueschist-bearing serpentinite mud volcano in the Mariana forearc. Previous scientific drilling conducted at SCS revealed highly alkaline, sulfate-rich formation fluids resu...

    Authors: Shinsuke Kawagucci, Junichi Miyazaki, Yuki Morono, Jeff S. Seewald, C. Geoff Wheat and Ken Takai
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:74
  26. This study assessed historical changes in emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O), a potent greenhouse gas and stratospheric ozone-depleting substance, from the soils of East Asia to the atmosphere. A process-based terr...

    Authors: Akihiko Ito, Kazuya Nishina, Kentaro Ishijima, Shoji Hashimoto and Motoko Inatomi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:55
  27. Previous studies showed that the evolution of the Japan Sea paleoceanography since the Miocene has been influenced by the regional tectonism (e.g., opening/closing of the connecting seaways) and regional/globa...

    Authors: Kenji M. Matsuzaki, Takuya Itaki, Ryuji Tada and Shin-ichi Kamikuri
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:54
  28. Four ancient tsunami deposits were identified in a trench excavated on Ishigaki Island, Okinawa, Japan. Three of the tsunami deposits (T-I, T-II, and T-IV) consist of calcareous sand beds, whereas the other (T...

    Authors: Akihisa Kitamura, Mami Ito, Ryoya Ikuta and Masayuki Ikeda
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:41
  29. In the publication of this article (Kitamura et al., 2017), there was an error in Fig. 11 which incorrectly indicated ‘Serpulidae sp. should instead read ‘Serpulidae.’ Italicized. It should not have indicated fig...

    Authors: Akihisa Kitamura, Takafumi Imai, Yuta Mitsui, Mami Ito, Yosuke Miyairi, Yusuke Yokoyama and Yuki Tokuda
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:35

    The original article was published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:30

  30. It was previously revealed that the total CO2 concentration in seawater decreased during the Late Archean. In this paper, to assess the secular change of total CO2 concentration in seawater, we focused on the Pal...

    Authors: Takazo Shibuya, Tsuyoshi Komiya, Ken Takai, Shigenori Maruyama and Michael J. Russell
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:31
  31. To clarify the Holocene uplift history of the Izu Islands, Japan, we analyze the elevations and 14C ages of emerged sessile assemblages measured by accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) on the islands of Niijima, J...

    Authors: Akihisa Kitamura, Takafumi Imai, Yuta Mitsui, Mami Ito, Yosuke Miyairi, Yusuke Yokoyama and Yuki Tokuda
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:30

    The Correction to this article has been published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:35

  32. High-resolution mapping along the coast and time-series measurements of the radon-222 (222Rn) concentrations in the shallow zone in a semi-enclosed sea, Obama Bay, Japan, were undertaken in 2013. The temporal and...

    Authors: Shiho Kobayashi, Ryo Sugimoto, Hisami Honda, Yoji Miyata, Daisuke Tahara, Osamu Tominaga, Jun Shoji, Makoto Yamada, Satoshi Nakada and Makoto Taniguchi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:6
  33. The El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) account for a large part of modern climate variability. Over the last decades, understanding of these modes of climate variabil...

    Authors: Luc Beaufort and Michaël Grelaud
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:5
  34. To understand the chemical nature of hydrothermal fluids in the komatiite-hosted seafloor hydrothermal system in the Hadean, we conducted two hydrothermal serpentinization experiments involving synthetic komat...

    Authors: Hisahiro Ueda, Takazo Shibuya, Yusuke Sawaki, Masafumi Saitoh, Ken Takai and Shigenori Maruyama
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2016 3:35
  35. Hydrogen and carbon isotope systematics of H2O–H2–CO2–CH4 in hydrogenotrophic methanogenesis and their relation to H2 availability were investigated. Two H2-syntrophic cocultures of fermentatively hydrogenogenic ...

    Authors: Tomoyo Okumura, Shinsuke Kawagucci, Yayoi Saito, Yohei Matsui, Ken Takai and Hiroyuki Imachi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2016 3:14
  36. Japanese historical documents reveal that Mw 8 class earthquakes have occurred every 100–150 years along the Suruga and Nankai troughs since the 684 Hakuho earthquake. These earthquakes have commonly caused la...

    Authors: Akihisa Kitamura
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2016 3:12
  37. Serpentinization of Al-depleted and Al-undepleted komatiites (and olivine for comparison) was experimentally characterized under high-temperature and high-pressure conditions of 300 °C and 500 bar to evaluate ...

    Authors: Takazo Shibuya, Motoko Yoshizaki, Masahiko Sato, Kenji Shimizu, Kentaro Nakamura, Soichi Omori, Katsuhiko Suzuki, Ken Takai, Hideo Tsunakawa and Shigenori Maruyama
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2015 2:46
  38. Carbonate precipitation is a major process in the global carbon cycle. It was recently proposed that authigenic carbonate (carbonate precipitated in situ at the sediment–water interface and/or within the sedim...

    Authors: Masafumi Saitoh, Yuichiro Ueno, Yukio Isozaki, Takazo Shibuya, Jianxin Yao, Zhansheng Ji, Katsumi Shozugawa, Motoyuki Matsuo and Naohiro Yoshida
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2015 2:41
  39. In the past few decades, chemosynthetic ecosystems at deep-sea hydrothermal vents have received attention as plausible analogues to the early ecosystems of Earth, as well as to extraterrestrial ecosystems. The...

    Authors: Kentaro Nakamura and Ken Takai
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2014 1:5