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New publication in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology:
Climatic change around the 4.2 ka event in coastal areas of the East China Sea and its potential influence on prehistoric Japanese people. [Journal]
New publication in Frontiers in Marine Science:
Microbial alteration in marine sediments: Insights from compound-specific isotopic compositions of amino acids in subseafloor environments. [Journal]
New publication in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science:
Metal contamination in a sediment core from Osaka Bay during the last 400 years. [Journal]
New publication in Science Advances:
Rapid and precise measurement of carbonate clumped isotopes using laser spectroscopy. [Journal]
New publication in Science Advances:
First asteroid gas sample delivered by the Hayabusa2 mission: A treasure box from Ryugu. [Journal]
New publication in Science:
Noble gases and nitrogen in samples of asteroid Ryugu record its volatile sources and recent surface. [Journal]
New publication in Geochemical Journal:
Ryugu particles found outside the Hayabusa2 sample container. [Journal]
New publication in Communications Earth & Environment:
Deep submarine infiltration of altered geothermal groundwater on the south Chilean Margin. [Journal]
New publication in Boreas:
Southern Hemisphere Westerly Winds modulate the formation of laminations in sediments in Lago Fagnano (Tierra del Fuego, Argentina) over the past 6.3 ka. [Journal]
New publication in Geophysical Research Letters:
Nitrogen Isotopes of Sinking Particles Reveal the Seasonal Transition of the Nitrogen Source for Phytoplankton. [Journal]
New publication in Biomacromolecules:
Identification of Chitin Allomorphs in Poorly Crystalline Samples Based on the Complexation with Ethylenediamine. [Journal]
New publication in Accounts of Chemical Research:
DNA G-Quadruplex in Human Telomeres and Oncogene Promoters: Structures, Functions, and Small Molecule Targeting. [Journal]
New publication in International Journal of Astrobiology:
Biomarkers in the Atacama Desert along the moisture gradient and the depth in the hyperarid zone: Phosphatase activity as trace of microbial activity. [Journal]
New publication in PeerJ:
Synchrotron μ-XRF mapping analysis of trace elements in in-situ cultured Japanese red coral, Corallium japonicum. [Journal]
New publication in American Journal of Biological Anthropology:
Stable isotopic investigation of the feeding ecology of wild Bornean orangutans. [Journal]
New publication in PLoS ONE:
Unusual bromine enrichment in the gastric mill and setae of the hadal amphipod Hirondellea gigas. [Journal]
New publication in Nature Communications:
Sunlight-driven nitrate loss records Antarctic surface mass balance. [Journal]
New publication in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science:
Long-chain alkenones in the Shimosa Group reveal palaeotemperatures of the Pleistocene interglacial Palaeo-Tokyo Bays. [Journal]
New publication in Limnology and Oceanography: Methods:
Integrative assessment of amino acid nitrogen isotopic composition in biological tissue samples determined by GC/C/IRMS, LC × EA/IRMS, and LC × GC/C/IRMS. [Journal]
The JAMSTEC Young Research Fellow (JYRF) 2023 application is now open.
(closing date: September 6, 2022 at 13:00 in Japan time) (closed)
New publication in Journal of Geochemical Exploration:
Formation of the Rock Canyon Creek carbonate-hosted REE-F-Ba deposit, British Columbia, Canada: Constraints from Mg-Sr isotopes of dolomite, calcite, and fluorite. [Journal]
New publication in Environmental Pollution:
Large-scale sampling of the freshwater microbiome suggests pollution-driven ecosystem changes. [Journal]
New publication in ACS Earth and Space Chemistry:
Origin of Deep Methane from Active Faults along the Itoigawa-Shizuoka Tectonic Line between the Eurasian and North American Plates: 13C/12C and 14C/12C Methane Profiles from a Pull-Apart Basin at Lake Suwa. [Journal]
Press release:
Identification of molecular species of deep gas seeping from fault lake at plate boundary, and elucidation of its contribution to carbon cycle -Understanding the mystery of the big hole that appears in lake ice during midwinter season-. [Press Release]
New publication in Earth, Planets and Space:
Environmental assessment in the prelaunch phase of Hayabusa2 for safety declaration of returned samples from the asteroid (162173) Ryugu: background monitoring and risk management during development of the sampler system. [Journal]
New publication in Chemical Geology:
The magnesium isotopic compositions of the crust and mantle: A study on the Oman ophiolite. [Journal]
New publication in Journal of the Royal Society Interface:
Uniaxial orientation of β-chitin nanofibres used as an organic framework in the scales of a hot vent snail. [Journal]
New publication in Earth, Planets and Space:
The GAs Extraction and Analyses system (GAEA) for immediate extraction and measurements of volatiles in the Hayabusa2 sample container. [Journal]
New publication in Nature Communications:
Holocene melting of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet driven by tropical Pacific warming. [Journal]
New publication in Nature Communications:
Identifying the wide diversity of extraterrestrial purine and pyrimidine nucleobases in carbonaceous meteorites. [Journal]
New publication in Quaternary Science Advances:
Beryllium isotope variations recorded in the Adelie Basin, East Antarctica reflect Holocene changes in ice dynamics, productivity, and scavenging efficiency. [Journal]
New publication in ACS Earth and Space Chemistry:
Synthesis of Amino Acids from Aldehydes and Ammonia: Implications for Organic Reactions in Carbonaceous Chondrite Parent Bodies. [Journal]
New publication in Analytical Chemistry:
Subnanomolar Sensitive Stable Isotopic Determination in CO2 by Tunable Infrared Laser Absorption Spectroscopy. [Journal]
New publication in Catena:
Climatic control on the Holocene hydrology of a playa-lake system in the western Mediterranean. [Journal]
"Group Photo (2022)" is on the Member page
New publication in Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems:
Nitrogen sources for phytoplankton in the eastern Indian Ocean determined from δ15N of chlorophyll a and divinylchlorophyll a. [Journal]
New publication in Ecosystems:
Biomass Pyramids of Marine Mesozooplankton Communities as Inferred From Their Integrated Trophic Positions. [Journal]
New publication in Earth and Planetary Science:
Potassium incorporation and isotope fractionation in cultured scleractinian corals. [Journal]
New publication in Science:
Pebbles and sand on asteroid (162173) Ryugu: In situ observation and particles returned to Earth. [Journal]
New publication in Ecosphere:
Calcium and strontium stable isotopes reveal similar behaviors of essential Ca and non-essential Sr in stream food webs. [Journal]
New publication in Frontiers in Marine Science:
Compound-Specific Nitrogen Isotope Analysis of Amino Acids in Eye Lenses as a New Tool to Reconstruct the Geographic and Trophic Histories of Fish. [Journal]
Press release:
A Method to Decipher the Life History of Fish from its Eyeballs Recorded since its Juvenile Stage. [Press Release]
New publication in Journal of Soils and Sediments:
Kettle holes reflect the biogeochemical characteristics of their catchment area and the intensity of the element-specific input. [Journal]
New publication in Sedimentology:
Preservation of Fe/Mn-redox fronts in sediments of an oligotrophic, oxygenated deep-water lake (Lago Fagnano, Tierra del Fuego). [Journal]
New publication in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology:
Impact of the Mediterranean-Atlantic connectivity and the late Miocene carbon shift on deep-sea communities in the Western Alboran Basin. [Journal]
New publication in Biogeosciences:
Ideas and perspectives: Emerging contours of a dynamic exogenous kerogen cycle. [Journal]
New publication in Biogeochemistry:
Divergent roles of iron and aluminum in sediment organic matter association at the terrestrial?aquatic interface. [Journal]
New publication in Global and Planetary Change:
Millennial-scale variability of Indian summer monsoon constrained by the western Bay of Bengal sediments: implication from geochemical proxies of sea surface salinity and river runoff. [Journal]