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2017

2017/11/24
International Ocean Discovery Program Expedition 372 to Start
- Hikurangi subduction margin and slow slip events -
2017/09/25
International Ocean Discovery Program Expedition 369 to Start
- Australia Cretaceous Climate and Tectonics -
2017/09/14
Subducted Seamounts Could Trigger Volcanic Activities
2017/09/14
Impacts of Global Warming on Tropical Cyclone
- Radius of gale force wind likely to expand-
2017/08/24
Deepest Fish Ever Recorded —
Documented at Depths of 8,178 m in Mariana Trench
2017/07/25
International Ocean Discovery Program Expeditions 371 to Start:
“Tasman Frontier Subduction Initiation and Paleogene Climate”
2017/07/21
Unusual Microbial Community Found in Extreme Environments in the Deep Subsurface
- Serpentinization-fed spring may be a clue to unlock mystery of early life on Earth -
2017/07/21
Sparse Modeling Captures Abrupt Changes in Slip Distribution beneath the Bungo Channel
- Improvement in spatial resolution for geodetic data inversion around the seismogenic zone expected -
2017/07/06
Water Vapor Content Increases Markedly with Increase in Air Temperature
- Indication of the possibility of more intense precipitation -
2017/07/05
Wildfire Likely to Have Larger Impacts on Climate Change
- Underestimated burned areas in boreal Eurasia revealed by satellite image validation -
2017/05/30
Impact of Climate Variability on Malaria Incidence in South Africa
- Link of El Niño/La Niña and Indian Ocean Subtropical Dipole with Malaria Incidence -
2017/05/16
China's Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Have Been Overestimated
- Advancement in verification of fossil fuel CO2 and CH4 sources from China -
2017/05/16
Quartz Melting Point Depresses on Fault Plane
- A big step in understanding large earthquake mechanism -
2017/04/28
Deep-sea Hydrothermal Systems are “Natural Power Plants”
- New clues to the discovery of electric ecosystems and elucidation of the origin of life -
2017/03/31
Opposite Climate Trends in East Asia and Europe during the Younger Dryas Stadial
- Evidence from Lake Suigetsu -
2017/03/31
High Resolution Global Simulation Improves Typhoon Prediction
- Earth Simulator statistically quantifies advantage of high resolution simulation-
2017/02/07
International Ocean Discovery Program Expeditions 367 and 368 to Start
- Testing hypotheses for lithosphere thinning during continental breakup: drilling at the South China Sea rifted margin -
2017/02/02
Carbon Dioxide Induces Partial Melting in the Asthenosphere
- A big step to settle arguments on plate tectonics -
2017/01/27
Foraminifera Pumps Proton for Shell Formation
- To buffer seawater against pH changes due to ocean acidification -
2017/01/27
World's First Estimation of Long-term Variations in Global Atmospheric Pollutant Emissions based on Data Assimilation
- Rapid increases over India and large variations over China -
2017/01/21
Kuroshio Enhances Bomb Cyclones
- A mechanism to induce explosive cyclones and jet stream -
2017/01/11
Shallow Fault Slip during 2011 Tohoku-oki Earthquake Quantified
- Clue to understand characteristic of shallow slip near trench axis -