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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. This paper explores the evolutional process of back-arc basin (BAB) magma system at final spreading stage of extinct BAB, Shikoku Basin (Philippine Sea) and assesses its tectonic evolution using a newly discov...

    Authors: Norikatsu Akizawa, Yasuhiko Ohara, Kyoko Okino, Osamu Ishizuka, Hiroyuki Yamashita, Shiki Machida, Alessio Sanfilippo, Valentin Basch, Jonathan E. Snow, Atlanta Sen, Ken-ichi Hirauchi, Katsuyoshi Michibayashi, Yumiko Harigane, Masakazu Fujii, Hisashi Asanuma and Takafumi Hirata
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:65
  30. The GNSS-A technique is an observation method that can detect seafloor crustal deformations with centimeter-level positioning accuracy. The GNSS-A seafloor geodetic observation array operated by the Japan Coas...

    Authors: Yusuke Yokota, Tadashi Ishikawa, Shun-ichi Watanabe and Yuto Nakamura
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:63
  31. 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
  32. We report on the mineralogy, petrography, and O and Al-Mg isotopic systematics of secondary mineralization in the metasomatically altered igneous Ca,Al-rich inclusions (CAIs) [compact type A (CTA), B1, B2, for...

    Authors: Alexander N. Krot, Michail I. Petaev and Kazuhide Nagashima
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:61
  33. Several mountainous river basins in Japan do not have a consistent hydrological record due to their complex environment and remoteness, as discharge measurements are not economically feasible. However, underst...

    Authors: Shakti P.C. and Kaoru Sawazaki
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:58
  34. The Sulawesi earthquake with a moment magnitude of Mw 7.5 struck the Central Sulawesi region of the Sulawesi Island, Indonesia, on September 28, 2018. The epicenter of the earthquake was located in the mountainou...

    Authors: Divyesh Rohit, Hemanta Hazarika, Tsubasa Maeda, Wa Ode Sumartini, Takaji Kokusho, Siavash Manafi Khajeh Pasha and Sukiman Nurdin
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:60
  35. Hypervelocity impacts are among the fundamental phenomena occurring during the evolution of the solar system and are characterized by instantaneous ultrahigh pressure and temperature. Varied physicochemical ch...

    Authors: Masaaki Miyahara, Naotaka Tomioka and Luca Bindi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:59
  36. We developed a snowdrift model to evaluate the snowdrift height around snow fences, which are often installed along roads in snowy, windy locations. The model consisted of the conventional computational fluid ...

    Authors: Seika Tanji, Masaru Inatsu and Tsubasa Okaze
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:57
  37. This review article summarizes the advancement in the studies of Earth-affecting solar transients in the last decade that encompasses most of solar cycle 24. It is a part of the effort of the International Stu...

    Authors: Jie Zhang, Manuela Temmer, Nat Gopalswamy, Olga Malandraki, Nariaki V. Nitta, Spiros Patsourakos, Fang Shen, Bojan Vršnak, Yuming Wang, David Webb, Mihir I. Desai, Karin Dissauer, Nina Dresing, Mateja Dumbović, Xueshang Feng, Stephan G. Heinemann…
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:56
  38. Almahata Sitta is a polymict breccia, consisting of many kinds of clasts. Here we present our mineralogical and petrological results on an EL3 fragment, MS-177 from Almahata Sitta. This fragment shows a typica...

    Authors: M. Kimura, M. K. Weisberg, A. Takaki, N. Imae and A. Yamaguchi
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:55
  39. Determination of the youngest active domains in fault zones that are not overlain by Quaternary sedimentary cover is critical for evaluating recent fault activity, determining the current local stress field, a...

    Authors: Akiyuki Iwamori, Hideo Takagi, Nobutaka Asahi, Tatsuji Sugimori, Eiji Nakata, Shintaro Nohara and Keiichi Ueta
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:54
  40. Atmospheric local-to-regional dispersion models are widely used on Earth to predict and study the effects of chemical species emitted into the atmosphere and to contextualize sparse data acquired at particular...

    Authors: D. Viúdez-Moreiras
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:53
  41. 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
  42. Zirconolite is a common Zr-rich accessary mineral in mafic rocks. It is also an ideal U–Pb/Pb–Pb chronometer because it commonly contains high U content (mostly 0.1–10 wt%) and negligible initial Pb. However, ...

    Authors: Nian Wang, Qian Mao, Ting Zhang, Jialong Hao and Yangting Lin
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:51
  43. The Siwalik Group, ranging from the Early Miocene to Pleistocene, is believed to be deposited in the fluvial environment and controlled by contemporary Himalayan tectonics and climate. In this study, we establ...

    Authors: Lalit Kumar Rai and Kohki Yoshida
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:49
  44. 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
  45. While knowledge of the energy inputs from the Sun (as it is the primary energy source) is important for understanding the solar-terrestrial system, of equal importance is the manner in which the terrestrial pa...

    Authors: William Ward, Annika Seppälä, Erdal Yiğit, Takuji Nakamura, Claudia Stolle, Jan Laštovička, Thomas N. Woods, Yoshihiro Tomikawa, Franz-Josef Lübken, Stanley C. Solomon, Daniel R. Marsh, Bernd Funke and Duggirala Pallamraju
    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2021 8:47