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  1. Climate is one of the main factors for rice crop growth. Understanding the relationship between climate variability and rice production during the period from 1901 to 1939 in Burma can give a clear picture of ...

    Authors: Badri Bhakta Shrestha, Akiyuki Kawasaki, Tomoshige Inoue, Jun Matsumoto and Tomoko Shiroyama
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:48
  2. Determining physical process parameters in atmospheric models is critical to obtaining accurate weather and climate simulations; estimating optimal parameters is essential for reducing model error. Recently, a...

    Authors: Kenta Sueki, Seiya Nishizawa, Tsuyoshi Yamaura and Hirofumi Tomita
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:47
  3. The Vietnamese Mekong Delta has been devastatingly impacted by climate change coupled with sea level rise and natural hazards. As a result, salinity intrusion has become a pressing issue in the coastal provinc...

    Authors: Kim-Anh Nguyen, Yuei-An Liou, Ha-Phuong Tran, Phi-Phung Hoang and Thanh-Hung Nguyen
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:46
  4. Nguyen et al. (Prog Earth Planet Sci 7:1, 2020. https://​doi.​org/​10.​1186/​s40645-019-0311-0) suggest that Landsat 8 OLI can be used to map and monitor soil salinity ...

    Authors: Sonia Silvestri, Diep Ngoc Nguyen and Emilia Chiapponi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:45
  5. We investigated the water-mass structure on the Okinawa Trough and Pacific sides of the southern Ryukyu Island Arc (Yonaguni, Iriomote, and Ishigaki subareas) using the Nd isotope composition (143Nd/144Nd ratios;...

    Authors: Andros Daniel Cruz Salmeron, Hideko Takayanagi, Shigeyuki Wakaki, Tsuyoshi Ishikawa, Toshihiro Miyajima, Hitomi Wakaki, Takuya Itaki and Yasufumi Iryu
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:44
  6. Accurate estimates of the carbon dioxide (CO2) fluxes at the earth’s surface are imperative for comprehending the carbon cycle mechanisms and providing reliable global warming predictions. Furthermore, they can a...

    Authors: Yosuke Niwa, Kentaro Ishijima, Akihiko Ito and Yosuke Iida
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:42
  7. Permafrost covers a wide area of the Northern Hemisphere, including high-altitude mountainous areas and even at mid-latitudes. There is concern that the thawing of mountain permafrost can cause slope instabili...

    Authors: Tokuta Yokohata, Go Iwahana, Kazuyuki Saito, Noriko N. Ishizaki, Taiga Matsushita and Tetsuo Sueyoshi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:39
  8. Geomorphological knowledge is critical in understanding watershed scale surface processes, including steep mountainous areas and flat lowlands, particularly if the mid- and downstream areas are densely populat...

    Authors: B. M. Refat Faisal and Yuichi S. Hayakawa
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:41
  9. The Shimosa Group, a Middle- to Late-Pleistocene sedimentary succession, has been the focus of stratigraphic attention because it lies beneath the Tokyo metropolitan area of central Japan. It is also of palaeo...

    Authors: Hiroto Kajita, Tsutomu Nakazawa, Masayuki Utsunomiya, Naohiko Ohkouchi, Miyako Sato, Naomi Harada and Hodaka Kawahata
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:40
  10. Egypt, a predominantly arid and hyper-arid country, is one of the environmentally most fragile regions of the world. The country became a hot spot for climatic extremes and aridity change in the global warming...

    Authors: Mohammed Magdy Hamed, Mohamed Salem Nashwan and Shamsuddin Shahid
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:35
  11. Synthetic rocks are used in laboratories to measure the physical and chemical properties of Earth’s constituent minerals in order to understand Earth’s interior. To understand the phenomena in the middle and u...

    Authors: Norio Shigematsu, You Zhou, Hideki Hyuga, Yu-ichi Yoshizawa and Masanori Kido
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:34
  12. We conducted seismic tomography to estimate the seismic velocity structure and to evaluate the spatiotemporal distribution of interplate earthquakes of the Kii Peninsula, central Honshu, Japan, where the Tonan...

    Authors: Yojiro Yamamoto, Shuichiro Yada, Keisuke Ariyoshi, Takane Hori and Narumi Takahashi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:32

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  13. We conduct frictional experiments using cuttings collected at Nankai Trough IODP Site C0002 over 980.5–3262.5 mbsf (meters below seafloor) depth interval to better understand the frictional properties through ...

    Authors: Riho Fujioka, Ikuo Katayama, Manami Kitamura, Hanaya Okuda and Takehiro Hirose
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:31
  14. The distributions of sandy tsunami deposits do not reflect the true extents of tsunami inundation areas, leading to underestimates of inundation by past tsunamis and thus the magnitudes of their associated tsu...

    Authors: Tetsuya Shinozaki, Yuki Sawai, Minoru Ikehara, Dan Matsumoto, Yumi Shimada, Koichiro Tanigawa and Toru Tamura
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:29
  15. Back-arc spreading is a non-steady-state process exemplified by the repeated cycles of spreading of the South Fiji and the Lau Basins behind the Tonga arc, and the Parece Vela Basin and the Mariana Trough behi...

    Authors: Kazuhiko Ishii and Simon R. Wallis
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:27
  16. A moment magnitude 6.2 crustal earthquake occurred in northern Thailand on May 5, 2014, and its aftershocks exhibit several lineaments with conjugate pattern, involving geometric complexity in a multi-segmente...

    Authors: Tira Tadapansawut, Yuji Yagi, Ryo Okuwaki, Shinji Yamashita and Kousuke Shimizu
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:26
  17. Antarctic ozone has been regarded as a major driver of the Southern Hemisphere (SH) circulation change in the recent past. Here, we show that Antarctic ozone can also affect the subseasonal-to-seasonal (S2S) p...

    Authors: Jiyoung Oh, Seok-Woo Son, Jung Choi, Eun-Pa Lim, Chaim Garfinkel, Harry Hendon, Yoonjae Kim and Hyun-Suk Kang
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:25
  18. Neumann band in iron meteorites, which is deformation twins in kamacite (Fe–Ni alloy), has been known to be a characteristic texture indicating ancient collisions on parent bodies of meteorites. We conducted a...

    Authors: Eiji Ohtani, Toru Sakurabayashi and Kosuke Kurosawa
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:24
  19. Sedimentary structures in ancient deposits are clues to reconstruct past geohazards. While parallel lamination formed by plane beds is one of the most common sedimentary structures in event deposits such as tu...

    Authors: Koji Ohata, Hajime Naruse and Norihiro Izumi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:23
  20. 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
  21. We conducted back-transformation experiments in ringwoodite, bridgmanite, and lingunite at 0.47–8.1 GPa and 310–920 °C by in situ X-ray observation method. Ringwoodite back-transformed to olivine by grain-boun...

    Authors: Tomoaki Kubo, Ko Kamura, Masahiro Imamura, Yoshinori Tange, Yuji Higo and Masaaki Miyahara
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:21
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. Peridotites at water depths of 3430 to 5999 m have been discovered using the submersible Shinkai6500 (dives 6K-1397 and 6K-1398) on the southwestern slope of the 139°E Ridge (11°12′N, 139°15′E), a small ridge at ...

    Authors: Shoma Oya, Katsuyoshi Michibayashi, Yasuhiko Ohara, Fernando Martinez, Fatma Kourim, Hao-Yang Lee and Kohei Nimura
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:18
  25. The deposition of insoluble radiocesium-bearing microparticles (CsMPs), which were released from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (F1NPP) accident in March 2011, has resulted in the widespread contami...

    Authors: Peng Tang, Kazuyuki Kita, Yasuhito Igarashi, Yukihiko Satou, Koutarou Hatanaka, Kouji Adachi, Takeshi Kinase, Kazuhiko Ninomiya and Atsushi Shinohara
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:17
  26. The Philippine archipelago is a complex island arc system, where many regions still lack geopotential field studies. The high-resolution isostatic anomaly and free-air anomaly digital grids from the World Grav...

    Authors: Mel Anthony A. Casulla, Hideki Mizunaga, Toshiaki Tanaka and Carla B. Dimalanta
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:16
  27. To advance our understanding of surface and aloft nitrogen dioxide (NO2) pollution, this study extensively evaluated NO2 concentrations simulated by the regional air quality modeling system with a 1.3 km horizont...

    Authors: Syuichi Itahashi and Hitoshi Irie
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:15
  28. 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
  29. We have determined rare-earth element (REE) abundances in oldhamites (CaS) from 13 unequilibrated and equilibrated enstatite chondrites (5 EH and 8 EL) and in a few enstatites by in situ, laser ablation ICP-MS...

    Authors: Tahar Hammouda, Maud Boyet, Paul Frossard and Camille Cartier
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:13
  30. Although there is increasing evidence for wet, monsoonal conditions in Southeast Asia during the late Eocene, it has not been clear when this environment became established. Cenozoic sedimentary sequences cons...

    Authors: Hongbo Zheng, Qing Yang, Shuo Cao, Peter D. Clift, Mengying He, Akihiro Kano, Aki Sakuma, Huan Xu, Ryuji Tada and Fred Jourdan
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:12
  31. The exact occurrence frequency of noctilucent clouds (NLCs) in middle latitudes is significant information because it is thought to be sensitive to long-term atmospheric change. We conducted NLC observation fr...

    Authors: Hidehiko Suzuki, Ayako Matsumoto, Peter Dalin, Yuriko Nakamura, Satoshi Ishii, Kazuyo Sakanoi, Kaori Sakaguchi, Taku Takada, Takuo T. Tsuda and Yuta Hozumi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:11
  32. We developed lookup tables for the correlated k-distribution (CKD) method in the 940 nm water vapor absorption region (WV-CKD), with the aim of rapid and accurate computation of narrow-band radiation around 940 n...

    Authors: Masahiro Momoi, Hitoshi Irie, Miho Sekiguchi, Teruyuki Nakajima, Hideaki Takenaka, Kazuhiko Miura and Kazuma Aoki
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:10
  33. The Median Tectonic Line (MTL) is an arc-parallel strike-slip fault that accommodates much of the arc-parallel component of the oblique convergence of the Philippine Sea and Eurasian plates at the Nankai Troug...

    Authors: Adi Patria, Haruo Kimura, Yoshihiro Kitade and Hiroyuki Tsutsumi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:8
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. We introduce a new numerical model developed to assist with Data Interpretation and Numerical Analysis of ionospheric Missions and Observations (DINAMO). DINAMO derives the ionospheric electrostatic potential ...

    Authors: Samuel A. Shidler and Fabiano S. Rodrigues
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:7
  37. The goal of classifying shock metamorphic features in meteorites is to estimate the corresponding shock pressure conditions. However, the temperature variability of shock metamorphism is equally important and ...

    Authors: Jinping Hu and Thomas G. Sharp
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:6
  38. We estimated the time difference between the 1854 CE Ansei–Tokai and Ansei–Nankai earthquakes from tidal records of two tide gauge stations (San Francisco and San Diego) on the west coast of North America. The...

    Authors: Satoshi Kusumoto, Kentaro Imai and Takane Hori
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:2
  39. We propose a conceptual geological model for the collision of multiple basement topographic highs (BTHs; e.g., seamounts, ridges, and horsts) with a forearc accretionary wedge. Even though there are many BTHs ...

    Authors: Ayumu Miyakawa, Atsushi Noda and Hiroaki Koge
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2022 9:1
  40. Image data classification using machine learning is an effective method for detecting atmospheric phenomena. However, extreme weather events with a small number of cases cause a decrease in classification pred...

    Authors: Daisuke Matsuoka
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:68
  41. The strain energy released during an earthquake is consumed by processes related to seismic radiation or dissipation. Deep fault drilling and subsequent temperature measurements in a thick fault zone immediate...

    Authors: Shunya Kaneki
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:67