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



May 22, 2018

Editor-in-Chief and Chair introduce EPS in JpGU Meeting 2018

Today, Editor-in-chief (Yasuo Ogawa) and Chair (Kiyoshi Baba) reported about EPS in Journal session “Future of Scientific Publishing in Geosciences” of JpGU Meeting 2018. Abstract of EiC’s presentation Abstract of Chair’s presentation Read more

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

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Mesospheric radar wind comparisons at high and middle southern latitudes

Iain M. Reid, Daniel L. McIntosh, Damian J. Murphy and Robert A. Vincent

Published on: 21 May 2018

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The Plasma Wave Experiment (PWE) on board the Arase (ERG) satellite

Yoshiya Kasahara, Yasumasa Kasaba, Hirotsugu Kojima, Satoshi Yagitani, Keigo Ishisaka, Atsushi Kumamoto, Fuminori Tsuchiya, Mitsunori Ozaki, Shoya Matsuda, Tomohiko Imachi, Yoshizumi Miyoshi, Mitsuru Hikishima, Yuto Katoh, Mamoru Ota, Masafumi Shoji, Ayako Matsuoka…

Published on: 21 May 2018

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El Niño–Southern Oscillation effect on quasi-biennial oscillations of temperature diurnal tides in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere

Yang-Yi Sun, Huixin Liu, Yasunobu Miyoshi, Libo Liu and Loren C. Chang

Published on: 21 May 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.