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  1. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Ayumu Miyakawa, Tomoya Abe, Tatsuya Sumita and Makoto Otsubo

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:72

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:63

  2. Due to high productivity, periodic submersion, and rapid sedimentation rate, mangroves are important carbon sinks in tropical-subtropical coastal zones. Mangrove expansion can significantly enhance burial carb...

    Authors: Tao Liu, Shengfa Liu, Bin Wu, Huipeng Xu and Hui Zhang

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:71

    Content type: Research article

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  3. In order to determine whether truly pico-sized adult radiolarians exist, we compared spumellarian sequences from individual adult samples collected in the central Pacific, with filtered sea water samples of ju...

    Authors: Luyan Li and Kazuyoshi Endo

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:70

    Content type: Research article

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  4. To date, the treatment of permafrost in global climate models has been simplified due to the prevailing uncertainties in the processes involving frozen ground. In this study, we improved the modeling of permaf...

    Authors: Tokuta Yokohata, Kazuyuki Saito, Kumiko Takata, Tomoko Nitta, Yusuke Satoh, Tomohiro Hajima, Tetsuo Sueyoshi and Go Iwahana

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:69

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Accurate simulations of land processes are crucial for many purposes, such as climate simulation, weather, flood, and drought prediction, and climate change impact assessment studies. In this paper, we present...

    Authors: Tomoko Nitta, Takashi Arakawa, Misako Hatono, Akira Takeshima and Kei Yoshimura

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:68

    Content type: Research article

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  6. In the present study, the relative importance of ocean heat uptake and heat redistribution on future sea level changes in the western North Pacific has been reconciled based on a set of climate model experimen...

    Authors: Tatsuo Suzuki and Hiroaki Tatebe

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:67

    Content type: Research article

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  8. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Yuki Haneda, Makoto Okada, Yusuke Suganuma and Takahiro Kitamura

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:65

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:44

  9. The past 20 years of research using Earth system models (ESMs) is reviewed with an emphasis on results from the ESM based on MIROC (Model for Interdisciplinary Research on Climate) developed in Japan. Earth sy...

    Authors: Michio Kawamiya, Tomohiro Hajima, Kaoru Tachiiri, Shingo Watanabe and Tokuta Yokohata

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:64

    Content type: Review

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  10. The Mikawa Bay Region, central Japan, is characterized by many active faults recording Quaternary activities. It is, however, difficult to understand the overall tectonic character of the region due to a thick...

    Authors: Ayumu Miyakawa, Tomoya Abe, Tatsuya Sumita and Makoto Otsubo

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:63

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:72

  11. Through two lab-scale experiments, we investigated the hydraulic and mechanical characteristics of sediment layers during water film formation, induced by elevated pore pressure—considered one of the triggers ...

    Authors: Shogo Kawakita, Daisuke Asahina, Takato Takemura, Hinako Hosono and Keiji Kitajima

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:62

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Stratigraphic records of impact ejecta preserved in a pelagic deep-sea setting occur within Upper Triassic successions of the subduction-generated accretionary complexes of central Japan. A significant biotic ...

    Authors: Honami Sato, Yutaro Takaya, Kazutaka Yasukawa, Koichiro Fujinaga, Tetsuji Onoue and Yasuhiro Kato

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:61

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Sediments from the semi-enclosed Japan Sea are sensitive to paleoclimatic perturbations and they offer great opportunities for many regional and global paleoceanographic and paleoclimatic studies. These studie...

    Authors: Chuang Xuan, Yuxi Jin, Saiko Sugisaki, Yasufumi Satoguchi and Yoshitaka Nagahashi

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:60

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Sediment dynamics play an important role in various aspects of earth system modeling. In this study, we developed a global sediment dynamics model that considers suspended sediment and bedload at short timesca...

    Authors: Misako Hatono and Kei Yoshimura

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:59

    Content type: Research article

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  15. In this review, I provide the current status and future prospects for the coupled core-mantle evolution and specifically summarize the constraints arising from geomagnetism and paleomagnetism on the long-term ...

    Authors: Takashi Nakagawa

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:57

    Content type: Review

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  16. The Yedoma layer, a permafrost layer containing a massive amount of underground ice in the Arctic regions, is reported to be rapidly thawing. In this study, we develop the Permafrost Degradation and Greenhouse...

    Authors: Tokuta Yokohata, Kazuyuki Saito, Akihiko Ito, Hiroshi Ohno, Katsumasa Tanaka, Tomohiro Hajima and Go Iwahana

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:56

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Huge tsunami waves have repeatedly bombarded the southern end of the Ryukyu Islands (Miyako and Yaeyama Islands, southwestern Japan) at several-hundred-year intervals. Therefore, clarifying the islands’ paleot...

    Authors: Ryosuke Fujita, Kazuhisa Goto, Yasufumi Iryu and Tomoya Abe

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:53

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Sub-bottom profiling (SBP) surveys and bathymetric mapping conducted off the shore of Miyako-jima, which belongs to the southern Ryukyus in the Ryukyu Island Arc, have revealed the presence of mound-shaped str...

    Authors: Takahiko Inoue and Kohsaku Arai

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:52

    Content type: Research article

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Stable nitrogen (15N/14N) and carbon (13C/12C) isotopic compositions of amino acids in organisms have widely been employed as a powerful tool to evaluate resource utilization and trophic connection among organism...

    Authors: Yuko Takizawa, Yoshinori Takano, Bohyung Choi, Prarthana S. Dharampal, Shawn A. Steffan, Nanako O. Ogawa, Naohiko Ohkouchi and Yoshito Chikaraishi

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:50

    Content type: Research article

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  21. 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

    Content type: Methodology

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  22. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Koji Kameo, Yoshimi Kubota, Yuki Haneda, Yusuke Suganuma and Makoto Okada

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:48

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:36

  23. Tropical mangrove swamps are commonly characterized by dense networks of tidal channels that may show pronounced meandering and dendritic patterns. Channel meanders are sometimes accompanied by cut-offs, and, ...

    Authors: Hasrizal Shaari, Qatrunnada Mohd Nasir, Hui-Juan Pan, Che Abd Rahim Mohamed, Abdul Hafidz Yusoff, Wan Mohd Afiq Wan Mohd Khalik, Erick Naim, Riza Yuliratno Setiawan and Edward J. Anthony

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:46

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Geological records of the Matuyama–Brunhes (M–B) geomagnetic reversal facilitate the development of an age model for sedimentary and volcanic sequences and help decipher the dynamics of the Earth’s magnetic fi...

    Authors: Yuki Haneda, Makoto Okada, Yusuke Suganuma and Takahiro Kitamura

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:44

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:65

  25. Megathrust earthquakes that occur repeatedly along the plate interface of subduction zones can cause severe damage due to strong ground motion and the destructive tsunamis they can generate. We developed a set...

    Authors: Masaru Nakano, Shane Murphy, Ryoichiro Agata, Yasuhiko Igarashi, Masato Okada and Takane Hori

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:45

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Using an unmanned sailing vehicle, known as a Saildrone, we observed mesoscale and smaller scale structures of oceanic and atmospheric variables across the Kuroshio south of Japan during the winter of 2018/201...

    Authors: Akira Nagano and Kentaro Ando

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:43

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Mineral dust is the major source of external micro-nutrients such as iron (Fe) to the open ocean. However, large uncertainties in model estimates of Fe emissions and aerosol-bearing Fe solubility (i.e., the ra...

    Authors: Akinori Ito, Morgane M. G. Perron, Bernadette C. Proemse, Michal Strzelec, Melanie Gault-Ringold, Philip W. Boyd and Andrew R. Bowie

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:42

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Macroids and rhodoliths, made by encrusting acervulinid foraminifera and coralline algae, are widely recognized as bioengineers providing relatively stable microhabitats and increasing biodiversity for other s...

    Authors: Davide Bassi, Juan C. Braga, Masato Owada, Julio Aguirre, Jere H. Lipps, Hideko Takayanagi and Yasufumi Iryu

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:41

    Content type: Research article

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  29. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  30. In August 2016, northern Japan was stuck by apparently unusual occurrence of the landfall of four typhoons and experienced record-breaking heavy precipitations. This study analyzed the extreme precipitations c...

    Authors: Sridhara Nayak and Tetsuya Takemi

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:39

    Content type: Research article

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  31. The effective radiative forcing (ERF) of anthropogenic gases and aerosols under present-day conditions relative to preindustrial conditions is estimated using the Meteorological Research Institute Earth System...

    Authors: Naga Oshima, Seiji Yukimoto, Makoto Deushi, Tsuyoshi Koshiro, Hideaki Kawai, Taichu Y. Tanaka and Kohei Yoshida

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:38

    Content type: Research article

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  32. A detailed chronostratigraphic framework established by the mapping of tephra key beds and application of oxygen isotopic data allows assessment of the synchroneity and diachroneity of depositional systems for...

    Authors: Akihiko Takao, Keisuke Nakamura, Shinichi Takaoka, Masaya Fuse, Yohei Oda, Yasushi Shimano, Naohisa Nishida and Makoto Ito

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:37

    Content type: Research article

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  33. The Chiba composite section (CbCS), in the middle of the Boso Peninsula in central Japan, was ratified as the Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for the Lower–Middle Pleistocene boundary, acco...

    Authors: Koji Kameo, Yoshimi Kubota, Yuki Haneda, Yusuke Suganuma and Makoto Okada

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:36

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:48

  34. We present a novel paleomagnetic record for the lower Matuyama chronozone, which includes the Réunion subchronozone and the lower Olduvai polarity reversal, from a continuous section of a 168-m-thick on-land m...

    Authors: Takumi Konishi and Makoto Okada

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:35

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Climate change currently affects the resilience and aquatic ecosystem. Climate change alters rainfall patterns which have a great impact on river flow. Annual flooding is an important hydrological characterist...

    Authors: Sophal Try, Shigenobu Tanaka, Kenji Tanaka, Takahiro Sayama, Giha Lee and Chantha Oeurng

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:34

    Content type: Paper with full data attached

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  36. This study presents the results of the ERTDF S-12 project for searching an optimum reduction scenario of the short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) to simultaneously mitigate the global warming and environment...

    Authors: Teruyuki Nakajima, Toshimasa Ohara, Toshihiko Masui, Toshihiko Takemura, Kei Yoshimura, Daisuke Goto, Tatsuya Hanaoka, Syuichi Itahashi, Gakuji Kurata, Jun-ichi Kurokawa, Takashi Maki, Yuji Masutomi, Makiko Nakata, Tomoko Nitta, Xerxes Seposo, Kengo Sudo…

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:33

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Using the high-frequency lunar penetrating radar data obtained by the Chang’e-3 mission, we apply the frequency-shift method to calculate the decay rate of the electromagnetic wave in the regolith-like ejecta ...

    Authors: Chunyu Ding, Zhiyong Xiao, Yan Su, Jiannan Zhao and Jun Cui

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:32

    Content type: Research article

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  38. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Reconstruction of monsoon evolution in the tropical Indian Ocean and evaluation of its influence on large-scale ocean circulation and sea-air interaction processes can help us understand climate driving mechan...

    Authors: Shengfa Liu, Hui Zhang, Xuefa Shi, Min-Te Chen, Peng Cao, Ziye Li, Rainer Arief Troa, Rina Zuraida, Eko Triarso and Hendrizan Marfasran

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:30

    Content type: Research article

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  40. We evaluate the Oyashio and Kuroshio fronts latitudinal transition under the projected climate change scenarios using eddy resolving regional ocean climate projection products from 1981 to 2100. The regional o...

    Authors: Haruka Nishikawa, Shiro Nishikawa, Hiroshi Ishizaki, Tsuyoshi Wakamatsu and Yoichi Ishikawa

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:29

    Content type: Research article

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  41. The formation of compaction bands in porous brittle rocks such as sandstones and carbonates has a significant impact on the localization mechanisms preceding earth and planetary surface instabilities such as e...

    Authors: Xiao Chen, Hamid Roshan, Adelina Lv, Manman Hu and Klaus Regenauer-Lieb

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:28

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Large-ensemble climate experiments were performed to simulate future climates for a + 1.5 K rise in the global mean surface air temperatures relative to preindustrial levels as a subset of the database for Pol...

    Authors: Masaya Nosaka, Masayoshi Ishii, Hideo Shiogama, Ryo Mizuta, Akihiko Murata, Hiroaki Kawase and Hidetaka Sasaki

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:27

    Content type: Research article

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  43. Terrestrial records of the last geomagnetic reversal often have few age constraints. Chronostratigraphy using suborbital-scale paleoceanic events during marine isotope stage 19 may contribute to solving this p...

    Authors: Masayuki Hyodo, Kenta Banjo, Tianshui Yang, Shigehiro Katoh, Meinan Shi, Yuki Yasuda, Jun-ichi Fukuda, Masako Miki and Balázs Bradák

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:26

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Fluctuations in sediment storage arising from sediment discharge and recharge in headwater channels are an important factor influencing changes in landforms in mountainous areas, but the frequency of surveys i...

    Authors: Haruka Tsunetaka, Norifumi Hotta, Yuichi S. Hayakawa and Fumitoshi Imaizumi

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:24

    Content type: Research article

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  45. The longitudinal sound velocity (VP) and the density (ρ) of wüstite, FeO, were measured at pressures of up to 112.3 GPa and temperatures of up to 1700 K using both inelastic X-ray scattering and X-ray diffraction...

    Authors: Ryosuke Tanaka, Tatsuya Sakamaki, Eiji Ohtani, Hiroshi Fukui, Seiji Kamada, Akio Suzuki, Satoshi Tsutsui, Hiroshi Uchiyama and Alfred Q. R. Baron

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2020 7:23

    Content type: Research article

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