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  1. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Using Global Navigation Satellite System–Acoustic (GNSS-A) technique, we have been developing observation system on a moored buoy for continuous monitoring of seafloor crustal deformation. The sound speed stru...

    Authors: Natsuki Kinugasa, Keiichi Tadokoro, Teruyuki Kato and Yukihiro Terada

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:21

    Content type: Methodology

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  3. The Indonesian sea is the only low-latitude pathway connecting two tropical oceans, which plays an important role in the coupled ocean-atmosphere mode in the Indo-Pacific sector. A small change in the sea surf...

    Authors: Iskhaq Iskandar, Wijaya Mardiansyah, Deni Okta Lestari and Yukio Masumoto

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:20

    Content type: Research article

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  4. 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

    Content type: Methodology

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  5. Retrieval of the properties of the middle and upper atmosphere can be performed using several different interferometric and photometric methods. The emission-shape and Doppler shift of both atomic and molecula...

    Authors: Chihoko Y. Cullens, Thomas J. Immel, Colin C. Triplett, Yen-Jung Wu, Scott L. England, Jeffrey M. Forbes and Guiping Liu

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:18

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Mantle tomography reveals the existence of two large low-shear-velocity provinces (LLSVPs) at the base of the mantle. We examine here the hypothesis that they are piles of oceanic crust that have steadily accu...

    Authors: Timothy D. Jones, Ross R. Maguire, Peter E. van Keken, Jeroen Ritsema and Paula Koelemeijer

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:17

    Content type: Research Article

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  7. Lithogenic grain-size, geochemical elements of core sediments from the central Bay of Bengal (BoB) were analyzed to identify sediment provenance and explore the regional “source-sink” processes since 25 ka. Ba...

    Authors: Jingrui Li, Shengfa Liu, Xuefa Shi, Min-Te Chen, Hui Zhang, Aimei Zhu, Jingjing Cui, Somkiat Khokiattiwong and Narumol Kornkanitnan

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:16

    Content type: Research article

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  9. An understanding of the mechanisms of Ti is incorporation into silicate glasses and melts is critical for the field of petrology. Trace-element thermobarometry, high-field-strength element partitioning, and th...

    Authors: Michael R. Ackerson, George D. Cody and Bjorn O. Mysen

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:14

    Content type: Research article

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  10. The three large volcanoes in the Tharsis region of Mars: Arsia, Pavonis, and Ascraeus Montes all have fan-shaped deposits (FSDs) on their northern or western flanks consisting of a combination of parallel ridg...

    Authors: Reid A. Parsons, Tomohiro Kanzaki, Ryodo Hemmi and Hideaki Miyamoto

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:13

    Content type: Research article

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  11. To investigate future changes in snow cover and snowfall over mountainous areas in central Japan, we conducted regional climate projections using a high-resolution non-hydrostatic regional climate model (NHRCM...

    Authors: Hiroaki Kawase, Takeshi Yamazaki, Shiori Sugimoto, Takahiro Sasai, Rui Ito, Takashi Hamada, Masatoshi Kuribayashi, Mikiko Fujita, Akihiko Murata, Masaya Nosaka and Hidetaka Sasaki

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:10

    Content type: Research article

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  12. An igneous clast from the Northwest Africa 773 (NWA 773) clan of lunar meteorites formed by silicic volcanism on the Moon. The clast was identified in Northwest Africa 2727 (NWA 2727), which is included in the...

    Authors: Hiroshi Nagaoka, Timothy J. Fagan, Masahiro Kayama, Yuzuru Karouji, Nobuyuki Hasebe and Mitsuru Ebihara

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:12

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The evolution of regional arid/humid patterns caused by global climate change deserves attention. We investigated the changes in the area of arid/humid climate regions over Asia under the aegis of national-com...

    Authors: Fang Wang and Jintao Zhang

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:11

    Content type: Research article

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  14. 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

    Content type: Methodology

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  15. The intensification of tropical cyclones (TCs) and wind-induced ocean waves is expected to be amplified under global warming conditions. In 2010, strong TC Tomas approached the Fiji Islands and caused severe d...

    Authors: Kenji Taniguchi and Yoshimitsu Tajima

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:8

    Content type: Research article

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  16. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  17. 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

    Content type: Review

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  18. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  19. This study investigated the representation of surface winds in complex terrain during the passage of Typhoon Sondga (2004) in downscaling simulations with the horizontal grid spacing of 200 m. The mountainous ...

    Authors: Tetsuya Takemi and Rui Ito

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:4

    Content type: Research article

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  20. We here examined the sedimentation process of falling ash particles during a short-lived Vulcanian eruption at Sakurajima volcano, Japan, using high-speed camera imaging of airborne ash particles, as well as g...

    Authors: T. Miwa, Y. Iriyama, M. Nagai and F. Nanayama

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:3

    Content type: Research article

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  22. On December 7, 2012, an earthquake occurred within the Pacific Plate near the Japan Trench, which was composed of deep reverse- and shallow normal-faulting subevents (Mw 7.2 and 7.1, respectively) with a time ...

    Authors: Tatsuya Kubota, Ryota Hino, Daisuke Inazu and Syuichi Suzuki

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:67

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Mercury, the Solar System’s innermost planet, has an unusually massive core prompting speculation that the planet lost silicate after it formed. Using the unusually high sulfur and low iron composition of its ...

    Authors: George Helffrich, Ramon Brasser and Anat Shahar

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:66

    Content type: Research Article

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  24. The global ocean monitoring system would benefit from improvements in the efficiency of Conductivity, Temperature, and Depth Device (CTD) sensor screening. Here, we describe the development of a new screening ...

    Authors: Shigeki Hosoda, Mizue Hirano, Takayuki Hashimukai, Satoko Asai and Noriko Kawakami

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:65

    Content type: Methodology

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  25. This paper presents the first detailed geologic map of in situ lower ocean crust; the product of six surveys of Atlantis Bank on the SW Indian Ridge. This combined with major and trace element compositions of ...

    Authors: Henry J. B. Dick, Astri J. S. Kvassnes, Paul T. Robinson, Christopher J. MacLeod and Hajimu Kinoshita

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:64

    Content type: Research article

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  26. 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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  27. The impacts of aerosols on the charge distribution of hydrometeors and lightning flash density in a tropical cyclone (TC) were investigated using a meteorological model coupled with an explicit lightning model...

    Authors: Yousuke Sato, Yoshiaki Miyamoto and Hirofumi Tomita

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:62

    Content type: Research article

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  28. A review of the experimental protocol and motivation for DYAMOND, the first intercomparison project of global storm-resolving models, is presented. Nine models submitted simulation output for a 40-day (1 Augus...

    Authors: Bjorn Stevens, Masaki Satoh, Ludovic Auger, Joachim Biercamp, Christopher S. Bretherton, Xi Chen, Peter Düben, Falko Judt, Marat Khairoutdinov, Daniel Klocke, Chihiro Kodama, Luis Kornblueh, Shian-Jiann Lin, Philipp Neumann, William M. Putman, Niklas Röber…

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:61

    Content type: Review

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  29. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  30. The northward shrinkage of the North Pacific western subarctic gyre (WSAG) in the early 2000s is associated with a sea surface height (SSH) elevation and is correlated to sea surface wind stress change. By usi...

    Authors: Akira Nagano and Masahide Wakita

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:59

    Content type: Research article

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  31. The performance of the Global Satellite Mapping of Precipitation data Microwave-Infrared Combined Reanalysis Product (GSMaP RNL), version 6, was evaluated, using northern Vietnam as the test area. The Vietnam ...

    Authors: Masato I. Nodzu, Jun Matsumoto, Long Trinh-Tuan and Thanh Ngo-Duc

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:58

    Content type: Research article

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  32. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  33. We assessed the positioning accuracy of GNSS-Acoustic (GNSS-A) measurement using a slackly moored buoy. A key feature of real-time buoy-based GNSS-A measurement is that positioning must be performed via single...

    Authors: Misae Imano, Motoyuki Kido, Chie Honsho, Yusaku Ohta, Narumi Takahashi, Tatsuya Fukuda, Hiroshi Ochi and Ryota Hino

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:56

    Content type: Research article

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  34. A comprehensive validation of three satellite precipitation datasets (SPDs), including (1) the Climate Prediction Center Morphing algorithm (CMORPH), (2) Global Satellite Mapping of Precipitation (GSMaP) Reana...

    Authors: Long Trinh-Tuan, Jun Matsumoto, Thanh Ngo-Duc, Masato I. Nodzu and Tomoshige Inoue

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:54

    Content type: Research article

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  35. After publication of this article (Nishitani et al. 2019), it was brought to our attention that the figure 5 is incorrect, where the positions of DCE and SPS were misplaced. The correct figure 5 is as below, t...

    Authors: Nozomu Nishitani, John Michael Ruohoniemi, Mark Lester, Joseph Benjamin Harold Baker, Alexandre Vasilyevich Koustov, Simon G. Shepherd, Gareth Chisham, Tomoaki Hori, Evan G. Thomas, Roman A. Makarevich, Aurélie Marchaudon, Pavlo Ponomarenko, James A. Wild, Stephen E. Milan, William A. Bristow, John Devlin…

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:53

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:27

  36. This paper discusses the cloud/clear discrimination algorithm (CLAUDIA) and the cloud microphysical properties algorithm (CAPCOM), which are used by the Second-generation GLobal Imager (SGLI) aboard the GCOM-C...

    Authors: Takashi Y. Nakajima, Haruma Ishida, Takashi M. Nagao, Masahiro Hori, Husi Letu, Riko Higuchi, Naoya Tamaru, Naritoshi Imoto and Akihiro Yamazaki

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:52

    Content type: Methodology

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  37. Ancient Mars likely hosted oceans similar to those on Earth; however, such water is not presently observed on Mars. One possible explanation for the lack of present-day oceans is that surface water was transpo...

    Authors: Ikuo Katayama, Yuhki Matsuoka and Shintaro Azuma

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:51

    Content type: Research article

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  38. The depth extent of the crustal seismogenic zone is closely related to the size of earthquakes. The mechanisms that control the depth of the lower transition of the seismogenic zone are important issues in sei...

    Authors: Koji Masuda, Takashi Arai and Miki Takahashi

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:50

    Content type: Research article

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  39. We have investigated the influence of thin thermally opaque dust layers on the thermal emission of rocks and regolith and determined the thermal response of these dust-covered surfaces to diurnal insolation cy...

    Authors: Jens Biele, Ekkehard Kührt, Hiroki Senshu, Naoya Sakatani, Kazunori Ogawa, Maximilian Hamm, Matthias Grott, Tatsuaki Okada and Takehiko Arai

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:48

    Content type: Research article

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  40. 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

    Content type: Paper with full data attached

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  41. Earth system models (ESMs) consist of parameterization schemes based on one’s perception of how the Earth system functions. A typical ESM contains a large number of parameters (i.e., the constants and exponent...

    Authors: Yuhan Shi, Wei Gong, Qingyun Duan, Jackson Charles, Cunde Xiao and Heng Wang

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:46

    Content type: Research article

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  42. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  43. 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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  44. The mineral quartz is highly resistant to weathering, and various surface microtextures are formed and preserved on quartz grains. These microtextures are considered to reflect the sedimentary history of quart...

    Authors: Hiromi Itamiya, Ritsuko Sugita and Toshihiko Sugai

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:43

    Content type: Research article

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  45. 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

    Content type: Research article

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