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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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

  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  24. The terrestrial nitrogen budget, distribution, and evolution are governed by biological and geological recycling. The biological cycle provides the nitrogen input for the geological cycle, which, in turn, feed...

    Authors: Bjorn Mysen

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:38

    Content type: Review

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  25. In the original publication of this article [1], there are some errors in Authors’ contributions, the correct ‘Author’s contributions’ should be as below.

    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 6:37

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:33

  26. Megasplay fault branching from plate boundaries of subduction zones is thought to be important sources of earthquakes and tsunamis. In this study, we performed structural and geochemical analyses on a fossiliz...

    Authors: Ryota Hasegawa, Asuka Yamaguchi, Rina Fukuchi, Yohei Hamada, Nobuhiro Ogawa, Yujin Kitamura, Gaku Kimura, Juichiro Ashi and Tsuyoshi Ishikawa

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:36

    Content type: Research article

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  27. We present concept of a new multi-satellite Universat-SOCRAT project aimed to study transient phenomena in the upper atmosphere such as transient luminous events (TLEs) and terrestrial gamma-ray flashes (TGFs)...

    Authors: Mikhail Panasyuk, Pavel Klimov, Sergei Svertilov, Alexander Belov, Vitali Bogomolov, Andrei Bogomolov, Gali Garipov, Anatoly Iyudin, Margarita Kaznacheeva, Ivan Maksimov, Alexander Minaev, Artem Novikov, Pavel Minaev, Vasili Petrov, Alexei Pozanenko, Yan Shtunder…

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:35

    Content type: Research article

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  28. To assess air pollution emitted in Southern Hemisphere mid-latitudes and transported to Antarctica, we investigate the climatological mean and temporal trends in aerosol optical depth (AOD), carbon monoxide (C...

    Authors: Dha Hyun Ahn, Taejin Choi, Jhoon Kim, Sang Seo Park, Yun Gon Lee, Seong-Joong Kim and Ja-Ho Koo

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:34

    Content type: Research article

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  29. 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

    Content type: Research article

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

  30. VHF band stratosphere/troposphere (ST) radars around the globe are seldom operated in range-imaging mode. As such, the typical range resolution of their backscatter images is about 150 m. The only exception is...

    Authors: Lakshmi Kantha, Hubert Luce, Hiroyuki Hashiguchi and Abhiram Doddi

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:32

    Content type: Research article

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  31. The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO), Emirates Mars Mission (EMM), and possible future Mars stationary satellite(s) will provide innovative data products on the optical depth of dust and water ice clouds in the...

    Authors: Claus Gebhardt and Abdelgadir Abuelgasim

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:31

    Content type: Review

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  32. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  33. 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

    Content type: Review

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  34. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  35. The Super Dual Auroral Radar Network (SuperDARN) is a network of high-frequency (HF) radars located in the high- and mid-latitude regions of both hemispheres that is operated under international cooperation. 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 6:27

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:53

  36. This study estimated the sensitivity of rainfall characteristics (rainfall amount, rainfall frequency, rainfall intensity, and rainfall extremes based on 30-min intervals) to land-surface conditions over South...

    Authors: Hiroshi G. Takahashi and Jan Polcher

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:26

    Content type: Research article

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  37. We combine field mapping with quartz microstructure and lattice preferred orientations (LPO) to constrain the mechanisms and spatio-temporal distribution of deformation surrounding the Median Tectonic Line (MT...

    Authors: Thomas A. Czertowicz, Toru Takeshita, Shun Arai, Takafumi Yamamoto, Jun-Ichi Ando, Norio Shigematsu and Ko-Ichiro Fujimoto

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:25

    Content type: Research article

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  38. The microtexture of graphite exposed on the polished surface was studied using confocal laser scanning microscopy, laser Raman spectroscopy, and focused ion beam–transmission electron microscopy (FIB–TEM) to e...

    Authors: Yui Kouketsu, Akira Miyake, Yohei Igami, Tomoki Taguchi, Hiroyuki Kagi and Masaki Enami

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:23

    Content type: Research article

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  39. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  40. 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

    Content type: Correction

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

  41. This study investigated the long-term trends and interannual variations (IAVs) of seasonal precipitation during two different periods in India and their relation to atmospheric circulation. To focus on the rel...

    Authors: Azusa Fukushima, Hironari Kanamori and Jun Matsumoto

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:20

    Content type: Research article

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  42. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  43. 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

    Content type: Research article

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