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 (2015): 1.871
5-Yr Impact Factor (2015): 2.038
Editorial Board
Yasuo Ogawa
Tokyo Institute of Technology



May 23, 2017

Editor-in-Chief introduces EPS in JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

Today, Editor-in-chief, Yasuo Ogawa, reported about EPS in Journal session “Future of Scientific Publishing in Geosciences” of JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017. Abstract presentation slide Read more

May 10, 2017

EPS Young Researcher Award 2016

Michiyo Sawai, Takehiro Hirose, Jun Kameda (2014), Frictional properties of incoming pelagic sediments at the Japan Trench: implications for large slip at a shallow plate boundary during the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, Earth, Planets and Space, 66:65, doi: 10.1186/1880-5981-66-65 The slip at the shallow part of the megathrust triggered the destructive Tsunami associated with the Tohoku Earthquake in 2011. Thus, it is important to understand how such a large rupture can… Read more

May 10, 2017

EPS Excellent Paper Award 2016

Yushiro Fujii, Kenji Satake, Shin’ichi Sakai, Masanao Shinohara, and Toshihiko Kanazawa (2011), Tsunami source of the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake, Earth Planets Space, 63, 815–820, doi:10.5047/eps.2011.06.010 This paper compiled the Tsunami waveform data from tide gauges, GPS wave gauges, and ocean bottom pressure gauges associated with the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake. From the waveform inversion, the authors successfully explained the two-step waveforms, which were the most outstanding… Read more

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EPS is jointly published by the following societies.

These five societies are members of the Japan Geoscience Union.