About EPS

The Earth, Planets and Space (EPS) publishes original articles on earth and planetary sciences, particularly geomagnetism, aeronomy, space science, seismology, volcanology, geodesy, and planetary science. We also welcome articles on new and interdisciplinary subjects, including instrumentation. Read more

Impact Factor (2016): 2.243
5-Yr Impact Factor (2016): 2.080
Editorial Board
Yasuo Ogawa
Tokyo Institute of Technology



March 28, 2018

20th anniversary of Earth, Planets and Space

The year 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of EPS. Having a long history of 70 years owing to its predecessor journals, JGG and JPE, EPS is one of the oldest international journals in the field of earth and planetary sciences. When established in 1998, its former editor-in-chief Dr. Yoshimori Honkura said in the prefatory note of the journal, ... EPS should become widely circulated as one of the leading international… Read more

March 28, 2018

EPS Excellent Paper Award 2017

Yoshifumi Saito, Masaki N. Nishino, Masaki Fujimoto, Tadateru Yamamoto, Shoichiro Yokota, Hideo Tsunakawa, Hidetoshi Shibuya, Masaki Matsushima, Hisayoshi Shimizu, Futoshi Takahashi (2012), Simultaneous observation of the electron acceleration and ion deceleration over lunar magnetic anomalies, Earth Planets Space, 64:4, 83-92, doi:10.5047/eps.2011.07.011 To understand the interaction between solar wind and lunar magnetic anomalies, low energy electrons and ions over lunar magnetic anomalies were simultaneously observed for the first time by the… Read more

March 28, 2018

EPS Young Researcher Award 2017

Hisashi Hayakawa, Harufumi Tamazawa, Akito Davis Kawamura, Hiroaki Isobe (2015), Records of sunspot and aurora during CE 960-1279 in the Chinese chronicle of the Sòng dynasty, Earth, Planets and Space, 67:82, doi:10.1186/s40623-015-0250-y In this study, records of solar and auroral activities from the 10th to 13th centuries were retrieved from the Chinese chronicle of the Sòng dynasty. The accuracy of these records were tested scientifically through comparison with the 14C… Read more

Express Letter
Water sampling using a drone at Yugama crater lake, Kusatsu-Shirane volcano, Japan

Akihiko Terada, Yuichi Morita, Takeshi Hashimoto, Toshiya Mori, Takeshi Ohba, Muga Yaguchi and Wataru Kanda

Published on: 19 April 2018

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InSAR analysis for detecting the route of hydrothermal fluid to the surface during the 2015 phreatic eruption of Hakone Volcano, Japan

Ryosuke Doke, Masatake Harada, Kazutaka Mannen, Kazuhiro Itadera and Jun Takenaka

Published on: 18 April 2018

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Coseismic and postseismic deformation associated with the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake, New Zealand: fault movement investigation and seismic hazard analysis

Zhongshan Jiang, Dingfa Huang, Linguo Yuan, Abubakr Hassan, Lupeng Zhang and Zhongrong Yang

Published on: 18 April 2018

A study on the predominant period of long-period ground motions in the Kanto Basin, Japan

Kazuo Yoshimoto and Shunsuke Takemura

Published on: 26 August 2014

International Geomagnetic Reference Field: the 12th generation

Erwan Thébault, Christopher C Finlay, Ciarán D Beggan, Patrick Alken, Julien Aubert, Olivier Barrois, Francois Bertrand, Tatiana Bondar, Axel Boness, Laura Brocco, Elisabeth Canet, Aude Chambodut, Arnaud Chulliat, Pierdavide Coïsson, François Civet, Aimin Du…

Published on: 27 May 2015

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Earthquake interevent time distribution in Kachchh, Northwestern India

Sumanta Pasari and Onkar Dikshit

Published on: 15 August 2015

EPS is jointly published by the following societies.

These five societies are members of the Japan Geoscience Union.