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  1. Paleotsunami studies along the Pacific coast of Tohoku, northern Japan, have been considerably developed recently, particularly after the massive impact of the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami. Nevertheless, in the sou...

    Authors: Erick R. Velasco-Reyes, Kazuhisa Goto, Daisuke Sugawara, Yuichi Nishimura, Takahiro Shinohara and Takashi Chiba
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:19
  2. We investigated diatom assemblages for the last 19 ka in a piston core KY07-04 PC01 collected from the northern Okinawa Trough, East China Sea. Most of the diatom taxa in the Core KY07-04 PC01 were subtropical...

    Authors: Keiko Shirota, Yusuke Okazaki, Susumu Konno, Yosuke Miyairi, Yusuke Yokoyama and Yoshimi Kubota
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:66
  3. The fluctuating position of the boundary between the Kuroshio (warm) and Oyashio (cold) currents in the mid-latitude western North Pacific affects both heat transport and air–ocean interactions and has signifi...

    Authors: Yoshimi Kubota, Yuki Haneda, Koji Kameo, Takuya Itaki, Hiroki Hayashi, Kizuku Shikoku, Kentaro Izumi, Martin J. Head, Yusuke Suganuma and Makoto Okada
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:29
  4. This study conducted a field survey and multiproxy analyses on sediment cores retrieved from the Kobatake-ike pond in Choshi City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Kobatake-ike pond is located at a high elevation (i.e...

    Authors: Hokuto Higaki, Kazuhisa Goto, Hideaki Yanagisawa, Daisuke Sugawara and Takashi Ishizawa
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:28
  5. For the purpose of identifying the key processes and sectors involved in the interaction between Earth and socio-economic systems, we review existing studies on those processes/sectors through which the climat...

    Authors: Kaoru Tachiiri, Xuanming Su and Ken’ichi Matsumoto
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:24
  6. Investigating organic compounds in marine sediments can potentially unlock a wealth of new information in these climate archives. Here, we present pilot study results of organic geochemical features of long-ch...

    Authors: Xin Chen, Xiaodong Liu, Da-Cheng Lin, Jianjun Wang, Liqi Chen, Pai-Sen Yu, Linmiao Wang, Zhifang Xiong and Min-Te Chen
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:23
  7. In the East Asian monsoon area, stalagmites generally record lower and higher oxygen isotope (δ18O) levels during warm humid interglacial and cold dry glacial periods, respectively. Here, we report unusually low ...

    Authors: Shota Amekawa, Kenji Kashiwagi, Masako Hori, Tomomi Sone, Hirokazu Kato, Tomoyo Okumura, Tsai-Luen Yu, Chuan-Chou Shen and Akihiro Kano
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:18
  8. The Chiba composite section (CbCS) in the Kokumoto Formation, Kazusa Group, central Japan is a thick and continuous marine succession that straddles the Lower–Middle Pleistocene boundary and the well-recognize...

    Authors: Kentaro Izumi, Yuki Haneda, Yusuke Suganuma, Makoto Okada, Yoshimi Kubota, Naohisa Nishida, Moto Kawamata and Takuya Matsuzaki
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:10
  9. The southwestern Ryukyu Trench represents the ultimate sink of sediments shed from Taiwan into the Philippine Sea, which are mainly transported to the trench by turbidity currents via submarine canyons. Here, ...

    Authors: Kan-Hsi Hsiung, Toshiya Kanamatsu, Ken Ikehara, Kazuko Usami, Chorng-Shern Horng, Naohiko Ohkouchi, Nanako O. Ogawa, Saneatsu Saito and Masafumi Murayama
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:2
  10. There are several reports of Australasian tektites found within a stratum called “laterite” layer widely distributed in Indochina. However, it has been debated whether these tektites are in situ or reworked. T...

    Authors: Toshihiro Tada, Ryuji Tada, Praphas Chansom, Wickanet Songtham, Paul A. Carling and Eiichi Tajika
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:66
  11. At 1:47 a.m. on September 21, 1999, the Mw 7.5 Chi-Chi earthquake struck Taiwan. The purpose of this study is to (1) apply multiple spatiotemporal-frequency analysis to filter the post-seismic change in groundwat...

    Authors: Chien-Lin Huang, Nien-Sheng Hsu, Chun-Hao Yao and Gene J.-Y. You
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:51
  12. Rudists are a group of bizarrely shaped marine bivalves that lived in the Tethys Ocean from the Late Jurassic to the latest Cretaceous. They are morphologically variable, including snail-like, cup-like, and ho...

    Authors: Motoyoshi Yamanaka, Shin-ichi Sano, Hamad Bu Alrougha Al Zaabi, Hiroshi Fujioka and Yasufumi Iryu
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:49
  13. Earth system models (ESMs) are commonly used for simulating the climate–carbon (C) cycle and for projecting future global warming. While ESMs are most often applied to century-long climate simulations, millenn...

    Authors: Tomohiro Hajima, Akitomo Yamamoto, Michio Kawamiya, Xuanming Su, Michio Watanabe, Rumi Ohgaito and Hiroaki Tatebe
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:40
  14. Permafrost is a large reservoir of soil organic carbon, accounting for about half of all the terrestrial storage, almost equivalent to twice the atmospheric carbon storage. Hence, permafrost degradation under ...

    Authors: Kazuyuki Saito, Hirokazu Machiya, Go Iwahana, Hiroshi Ohno and Tokuta Yokohata
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:31
  15. Analyses of large ensemble data on future climate are significantly useful for the probabilistic future projection of climate change in various interdisciplinary fields. However, the data volume of the Databas...

    Authors: Yujin Nakagawa, Yosuke Onoue, Shitnaro Kawahara, Fumiaki Araki, Koji Koyamada, Daisuke Matsuoka, Yoichi Ishikawa, Mikiko Fujita, Shiori Sugimoto, Yasuko Okada, Sho Kawazoe, Shingo Watanabe, Masayoshi Ishii, Ryo Mizuta, Akihiko Murata and Hiroaki Kawase
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:9
  16. In this paper, we describe the design of the coupling library, Jcup, and report its various applications, including the coupling between global atmospheric and oceanic models of different grid systems. Jcup is...

    Authors: Takashi Arakawa, Takahiro Inoue, Hisashi Yashiro and Masaki Satoh
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:6
  17. The inner shelf sediments of the East China Sea (ECS) preserve valuable information regarding climatic changes on land through detrital material discharged from large rivers, particularly the Yangtze River. In...

    Authors: Ke Wang, Ryuji Tada, Hongbo Zheng, Tomohisa Irino, Bin Zhou and Keita Saito
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:5
  18. Middle Triassic carbonates extend from the North-Central Coast region of Vietnam to northern Laos. We conducted sedimentological, paleontological, and geochemical analyses on the carbonates of the Hoang Mai Fo...

    Authors: Thuy Thi Nhu Ha, Hideko Takayanagi, Katsumi Ueno, Yoshihiro Asahara, Koshi Yamamoto and Yasufumi Iryu
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:47
  19. Color alternations in deep-sea sediment in the Japan Sea have been thought to be linked to millennial-scale variations in the East Asian summer monsoon (EASM), associated with the Dansgaard-Oeschger (D-O) cycl...

    Authors: Yoshimi Kubota, Katsunori Kimoto, Ryuji Tada, Masao Uchida and Ken Ikehara
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:39
  20. Morphometric characterisation is particularly relevant in the study of geomorphological heritage. 3D modelling techniques have been proven as very useful tools to recognise, characterise and valorise geomorpho...

    Authors: Miguel Gomez-Heras, Jose A. Ortega-Becerril, Julio Garrote, Rafael Fort and Laura Lopez-Gonzalez
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:29
  21. Concentrations of arsenic (As) and its chemical forms were determined on deep-sea sediments drilled at three sites of Nankai Trough, off the Kii Peninsula, Japan. Those sediments were analyzed to document the ...

    Authors: Harue Masuda, Haruka Yoshinishi, Shigeshi Fuchida, Tomohiro Toki and Emilie Even
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:28
  22. In the original version of this article (Kunkelova et al. 2018), published on 18 December 2018, there was 1 error in the author name of Dr. Yu.

    Authors: Tereza Kunkelova, Simon J. A. Jung, Erica S. de Leau, Nick Odling, Alex L. Thomas, Christian Betzler, Gregor P. Eberli, Carlos A. Alvarez-Zarikian, Montserrat Alonso-García, Or M. Bialik, Clara L. Blättler, Junhua Adam Guo, Sébastien Haffen, Senay Horozal, Anna Ling Hui Mee, Mayuri Inoue…
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:21

    The original article was published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:86

  23. The ca 252 Ma Permian–Triassic boundary (PTB) represents the most severe mass extinction event of the Phanerozoic, with the disappearance of ~ 80% of marine invertebrate species. Large-scale eruption of the Siber...

    Authors: Tetsuji Onoue, Naoto Takahata, Mitsutaka Miura, Honami Sato, Akira Ishikawa, Katsuhito Soda, Yuji Sano and Yukio Isozaki
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:18
  24. The International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Expedition 356 Site U1461 cored a Miocene to Holocene sedimentary sequence in the upper bathyal carbonate offshore northwestern Australia (NWA). The siliciclast...

    Authors: Takeshige Ishiwa, Yusuke Yokoyama, Lars Reuning, Cecilia M. McHugh, David De Vleeschouwer and Stephen J. Gallagher
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:17
  25. This paper demonstrates the application of in situ diagnostic tools to document stone heritage sites prior to conservation interventions using a Medieval ruin of Central Europe (Székesfehérvár, Hungary). The a...

    Authors: Magdalini Theodoridou and Ákos Török
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:15
  26. In this study, degradation of cultural heritage is discussed based on the comparison between the present shape of the Wareishi Rock Cliff Sculpture and its replica made 30 years ago through simple three-dimens...

    Authors: Nobuaki Kuchitsu, Masayuki Morii, Shuji Sakai and Hiroki Unten
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:12
  27. Angkor Wat temple, mainly composed of sandstone blocks, displays a type of religious architecture that signifies the worldviews of the Khmer and Hindu religions. The temple is a part of a UNESCO World Heritage...

    Authors: Tetsuya Waragai and Yusuke Hiki
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:10
  28. High-resolution studies of sedimentary sequences have reconstructed paleoceanographic changes in the Atlantic and southern and equatorial Pacific Oceans during the Late Miocene and Pliocene, but comparable ana...

    Authors: Shunsuke Kurokawa, Ryuji Tada, Kenji M. Matsuzaki, Tomohisa Irino and Lofi Johanna
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:2
  29. The marine organic carbon content in sediments is a useful tool for reconstructing past productivity in the ocean. Bromine has been proposed as a useful proxy for marine organic carbon, since bromine is more c...

    Authors: Arisa Seki, Ryuji Tada, Shunsuke Kurokawa and Masafumi Murayama
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:1
  30. Indian-Asian monsoon has oscillated between warm/wet interglacial periods and cool/dry glacial periods with periodicities closely linked to variations in Earth’s orbital parameters. However, processes that con...

    Authors: Tereza Kunkelova, Simon J. A. Jung, Erica S. de Leau, Nick Odling, Alex L. Thomas, Christian Betzler, Gregor P. Eberli, Carlos A. Alvarez-Zarikian, Montserrat Alonso-García, Or M. Bialik, Clara L. Blättler, Junhua Adam Guo, Sébastien Haffen, Senay Horozal, Anna Ling Hui Mee, Mayuri Inoue…
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:86

    The Correction to this article has been published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:21

  31. Salt crystallization is a major agent of deterioration in buildings, especially important when belonging to a city’s cultural heritage. The study of this process is therefore essential to understand the decay ...

    Authors: Patricia Vazquez, Lucas Sartor and Céline Thomachot-Schneider
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:75
  32. As a rule, usually only one face of the building stones of a monument is exposed to climatic variations. Penetration of temperature and humidity stress is unidirectional from the external surface while capilla...

    Authors: Celine Thomachot-Schneider, Emilie Huby, Kevin Chalons, Xavier Drothière and Patricia Vazquez
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:72
  33. To understand the ability of microbial life to inhabit a deep subseafloor coalbed sedimentary basin, the correlation between fluid transport properties and the abundance of microbial cells was investigated bas...

    Authors: Wataru Tanikawa, Osamu Tadai, Yuki Morono, Kai-Uwe Hinrichs and Fumio Inagaki
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:58
  34. The burning of trees and grasses produces charred particles, such as charcoal and soot, that can be transported over long distances via winds and rivers to coastal, deltaic, and ocean environments, where they ...

    Authors: Song Lu, Tomohisa Irino and Yaeko Igarashi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:53
  35. We investigated ship navigation records known as Automatic Identification System (AIS) data near the source region of the 2011 Tohoku, Japan, tsunami. The AIS data of 16 ships in the offshore navigation could ...

    Authors: Daisuke Inazu, Tsuyoshi Ikeya, Takuji Waseda, Toshiyuki Hibiya and Yoshinori Shigihara
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:38
  36. Establishment of sedimentary sequence is essential for the interpretation of the sedimentary records. Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Expedition (Exp.) 346 drilled high-quality sediment archives with ...

    Authors: Tomohisa Irino, Ryuji Tada, Ken Ikehara, Takuya Sagawa, Akinori Karasuda, Shunsuke Kurokawa, Arisa Seki and Song Lu
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:23
  37. The Quaternary hemipelagic sediments of the Japan Sea are characterized by centimeter- to decimeter-scale alternation of dark and light clay to silty clay, which are bio-siliceous and/or bio-calcareous to a va...

    Authors: Ryuji Tada, Tomohisa Irino, Ken Ikehara, Akinori Karasuda, Saiko Sugisaki, Chuang Xuan, Takuya Sagawa, Takuya Itaki, Yoshimi Kubota, Song Lu, Arisa Seki, Richard W. Murray, Carlos Alvarez-Zarikian, William T. Anderson Jr, Maria-Angela Bassetti, Bobbi J. Brace…
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:19
  38. Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 346 “Asian Monsoon” obtained sediment successions at seven sites in the Japan Sea (Sites U1422–U1427 and U1430) and at two closely located sites in the northern Eas...

    Authors: Takuya Sagawa, Yoshitaka Nagahashi, Yasufumi Satoguchi, Ann Holbourn, Takuya Itaki, Stephen J. Gallagher, Mariem Saavedra-Pellitero, Ken Ikehara, Tomohisa Irino and Ryuji Tada
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:18
  39. International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Expedition 359 cored sediments from eight borehole locations in the carbonate platform of the Maldives in the Indian Ocean. The expedition set out to unravel the ti...

    Authors: C. Betzler, G. P. Eberli, T. Lüdmann, J. Reolid, D. Kroon, J. J. G. Reijmer, P. K. Swart, J. Wright, J. R. Young, C. Alvarez-Zarikian, M. Alonso-García, O. M. Bialik, C. L. Blättler, J. A. Guo, S. Haffen, S. Horozal…
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:5
  40. During the past several decades, the Earth system has changed significantly, especially across Northern Eurasia. Changes in the socio-economic conditions of the larger countries in the region have also resulte...

    Authors: Pavel Groisman, Herman Shugart, David Kicklighter, Geoffrey Henebry, Nadezhda Tchebakova, Shamil Maksyutov, Erwan Monier, Garik Gutman, Sergey Gulev, Jiaguo Qi, Alexander Prishchepov, Elena Kukavskaya, Boris Porfiriev, Alexander Shiklomanov, Tatiana Loboda, Nikolay Shiklomanov…
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:41
  41. The Asian summer monsoon exerts a strong influence on the hydrologic cycle in East Asia. Moreover, the distribution of heavy precipitation in the Yangtze River basin, which covers a large area of South China, ...

    Authors: Keita Saito, Ryuji Tada, Hongbo Zheng, Tomohisa Irino, Chao Luo, Mengying He, Ke Wang and Yoshiaki Suzuki
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:4
  42. Many micropaleontological studies based on data from on-land sections, oil wells, and deep-sea drilling cores have provided important information about environmental changes in the Japan Sea that are related t...

    Authors: Takuya Itaki
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2016 3:11
  43. In the densely populated region of East Asia, it is important to know the mechanism, scale, and frequency of heavy precipitation brought about during the monsoons and typhoons. However, observational data, whi...

    Authors: Yoshiaki Suzuki, Ryuji Tada, Kazuyoshi Yamada, Tomohisa Irino, Kana Nagashima, Takeshi Nakagawa and Takayuki Omori
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2016 3:5
  44. Uplift of the Himalaya and Tibetan Plateau (HTP) and its linkage with the evolution of the Asian monsoon has been regarded as a typical example of a tectonic–climate linkage. Although this linkage remains unpr...

    Authors: Ryuji Tada, Hongbo Zheng and Peter D. Clift
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2016 3:4
  45. Volcanic ash has long been recognized in marine sediment, and given the prevalence of oceanic and continental arc volcanism around the globe in regard to widespread transport of ash, its presence is nearly ubi...

    Authors: Rachel P. Scudder, Richard W. Murray, Julie C. Schindlbeck, Steffen Kutterolf, Folkmar Hauff, Michael B. Underwood, Samantha Gwizd, Rebecca Lauzon and Claire C. McKinley
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2016 3:1
  46. We reviewed three sea surface temperature (SST) proxies in the Okinawa Trough (OT): alkenones, planktonic foraminiferal Mg/Ca, and planktonic foraminiferal assemblages. The seasonal and vertical distribution p...

    Authors: Ryoung Ah Kim, Kyung Eun Lee and Si Woong Bae
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2015 2:43