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2021

2021/10/28
Remnant of the Pacific plate discovered subducted into the mantle directly beneath the equator in the western Pacific
2021/10/11
Preliminary Report on a Chikyu Drilling Program Offshore of Shikoku:
Success in Collecting Continuous Strata to Understand Fluctuations in the Super-interglacial Kuroshio Current and the Generative Mechanisms of Turbidites
2021/10/08
A new proposed scheme towards seamless detection of cutoff lows and preexisting troughs
- JAMSTEC scientist co-authored a paper in Monthly Weather Review.
2021/09/27
Survey Methodology for Environmental Impact Assessment in Seabed
Resources Development Published as an International Standard
2021/09/23
Functioning of terrestrial ecosystems is governed by three main factors
- JAMSTEC scientist co-authored a paper in Nature.
2021/09/22
Alleviation of global warming due to reduction of tropical upper cloud cover through altitude changes in upper clouds:
the impact of microscale physics on warming predictions
2021/09/10
Notice of Positive Case for COVID-19
2021/08/26
Notice of Positive Case for COVID-19
2021/08/26
Disparate baseline soundscapes from different deep-sea ecosystems in Japan:
implications on environmental monitoring and assessment
2021/08/23
Physical Mechanisms Controlling Decadal Sea Ice Variability in the Weddell Sea
―Investigating the Fundamental Roles of the Weddell Gyre and Local Winds―
2021/08/04
World-First Success in Nearly Perfect Reproduction of the Fracture Process of Chemically Strengthened Glass Using a New Numerical Analysis Method
— Application in Predicting Earthquake Fault Behavior
2021/08/02
International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Expedition 396;
Mid-Norwegian Continental Margin Magmatism
2021/07/19
Discovering the capability of the phytoplankton Dicrateria rotunda to synthesize hydrocarbons equivalent to petroleum
2021/07/12
Soft and sturdy fiber optic device for real-time 3D visualization of crop root growth
— A non-destructive, ultra-sensitive monitoring technology for small-scale biological movements underneath the soil surface
2021/06/30
Returned Asteroid samples imaged at ultra-high-resolution by the Phase 2 Curation “Team Kochi” at SPring-8: One of the world’s most powerful Synchrotron Radiation Facilities
2021/06/17
High Fluid-Pressure Patches around the Source Regions of Slow Earthquakes along the Nankai Trough
–A step forward to understand the generation mechanisms of slow earthquakes–
2021/06/10
Local Lockdowns Brought Fast Global Ozone Reductions, NASA Finds
- JAMSTEC scientists authored a paper in Science Advances
2021/06/09
Accurate Prediction of Summertime Sea Ice in the Antarctic Ocean from Previous Winter Conditions
―Winter Sea Ice Thickness is Key to the Prediction―
2021/05/18
World's First Measurements of Pacific Sleeper Shark Swimming Speed and Population Density
Giant Deep-Sea Sharks of Suruga Bay are the World's Slowest Swimmers
2021/05/07
How did COVID-19 lockdowns affect the climate?
- JAMSTEC scientists co-authored a paper in Geophysical Research Letters
2021/04/30
Enabling simple assessment of the impact of observation data on weather forecast, and
clarifying the contribution of Arctic observation data to improve seven-day North American weather forecast
2021/03/30
A large number of plastic debris were found on the Boso Peninsula seafloor at a depth of approximately 6,000 m
-Going to the deep-sea in search of missing plastic-
2021/01/25
Discovery of a Colossal “Yokozuna” Slickhead:
An Active-Swimming Top Predator in the Deep Waters of Suruga Bay
2021/01/22
Poirierite, a New Mineral Discovered in Meteorites:
A Major Key toward Uncovering the Asteroid Collision Process and the deep Earth’s Dynamics
2021/01/14
Frequent Marine Heatwave off the Coast of Hokkaido and Tohoku:
The Relationship between Marine Heatwave and Yellowtail Catch
2021/01/13
Ongoing biological methanogenesis by archaea in iodine-rich deep aquifer around Mobara, southern Kanto region
2021/01/05
Staff member tested positive for COVID-19