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2022

2022/09/12
Improved prediction of decadal sea ice variability in the west Antarctic Seas
―Key roles of ocean and sea ice observation data―
2022/09/12
Discovery of the “Pekeris Wave” — Special Atmospheric Wave Caused by the 2022
Hunga Tonga–Hunga Ha’apai Volcanic Eruption
2022/08/16
Asteroid Ryugu is a drifter from the outer Solar System:
Results from the Hayabusa2 Phase-2 Curation Kochi Team published in Nature Astronomy
2022/08/08
A Cause of the Indian Ocean Dipole Elucidated
-Triggered by cold water upwelling on the south coast of Java -
2022/07/25
Accident occurred on the Research Vessel HAKUHO MARU (1st report)
2022/07/15
Newly identified mechanism may explain Arctic sea-ice decline
— Remote effects of Gulf Stream warming —
2022/07/02
Global changes in the ocean carbon and oxygen cycles caused by anthropogenic nutrient inputs to the ocean
2022/07/01
Revealing the Yokozuna Slickhead (Narcetes shonanmaruae) to be the largest deep-sea-endemic teleost fish at depths of over 2000 m
2022/06/29
Revealing past eruptions of Oomurodashi volcano, an active submarine volcano 60 km from Tokyo Bay
2022/06/15
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―
2022/05/26
In a world first, an autonomous underwater vehicle succeeds in automatically retrieving data from an ocean-bottom station using underwater optical wireless communications
2022/04/18
A New Method Using Image Classification AI to Predict Potential Natural Vegetation
2022/04/15
Proposal of two new eukaryotic groups: Pancryptista and the CAM clade
2022/04/07
A highly simplified method allows preparation of artificial cells quickly and easily.
---Ready to produce an artificial cell kit
2022/04/06
International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Expedition 390 and 393
South Atlantic Transect (I, II)
2022/03/31
“Iodine Fountain”: An Area with Significantly High Atmospheric Iodine Concentrations in the Tropical Western Pacific
―Implications for climate change predictions―
2022/02/25
Understanding the reasons for the extraordinary equatorial Atlantic warming in late 2019
2022/02/04
A Method to Decipher the Life History of Fish from its Eyeballs Recorded since its Juvenile Stage
2022/02/04
Development of a new AI-based method for high-accuracy estimation of the coverage area of drifting debris from coastal photographs
2022/02/04
International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Expedition 392;
Agulhas Plateau Cretaceous Climate
2022/02/02
Notice of Positive Case for COVID-19
2022/01/26
1Gbps × 100m ultra-high-rate underwater optical wireless communication
― A paradigm shift in underwater wireless communication technology ―
2022/01/26
Rapid metabolisms fosters microbial survival in the deep, hot, subseafloor biosphere
Link to the paper: Nature Communications
2022/01/25
Why are ripe tomatoes so red? The distorted reality of carotenoid-based nanoparticles (Press release by Tohoku University)
2022/01/13
Plastic after an extreme storm: A typhoon transports a tremendous amount of plastic debris into the ocean