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  • August 8, 2019
EPS Express Letters

Express Letters provide you with a fast turnaround time, while maintaining rigorous peer review. The turnaround time on average is 43 days from submission to first decision.

The following list gives you the all-time fastest Express Letters in each section published from January 2017 to July 2019 (77 papers in total). Click thumbnails to access article pages.

Section 1. Geomagnetism
  • Komori et al. (2017):
    Depth profiles of resistivity and spectral IP for active modern submarine hydrothermal deposits: a case study from the Iheya North Knoll and the Iheya Minor Ridge in Okinawa Trough, Japan.
    [4 days to first decision]
  • Ogawa et al. (2018):
    A new miniaturized magnetometer system for long-term distributed observation on the seafloor.
    [14 days to first decision]
  • Oda et al. (2018):
    Characterization of marine ferromanganese crust from the Pacific using residues of selective chemical leaching: identification of fossil magnetotactic bacteria with FE-SEM and rock magnetic methods.
    [22 days to first decision]
Section 2. Aeronomy
  • Yamauchi et al. (2018):
    Effect of enhanced ionizing radiation on the cloud electricity after the Fukushima nuclear accident.
    [34 days to first decision]
  • Ermakova et al. (2019):
    Simulation of the ENSO influence on the extra-tropical middle atmosphere.
    [35 days to first decision]
  • Hocking (2018):
    Spatial distribution of errors associated with multistatic meteor radar.
    [52 days to first decision]
Section 3. Space Science
  • Eswaraiah et al. (2017):
    Do minor sudden stratospheric warmings in the Southern Hemisphere (SH) impact coupling between stratosphere and mesosphere–lower thermosphere (MLT) like major warmings?.
    [26 days to first decision]
  • Chang et al. (2019):
    ERG observations of drift echoes during a unique period of the satellite mission.
    [27 days to first decision]
  • Teh et al. (2018):
    Grad–Shafranov reconstruction of magnetohydrostatic equilibria with nonisotropic plasma pressure: the theory.
    [41 days to first decision]
Section 4. Seismology
  • Motohashi et al. (2019):
    Viscous strengthening followed by slip weakening during frictional melting of chert.
    [20 days to first decision]
  • Romanet and Ide (2019):
    Ambient tectonic tremors in Manawatu, Cape Turnagain, Marlborough, and Puysegur, New Zealand.
    [22 days to first decision]
  • Nakajima and Matsuzawa (2017):
    Anelastic properties beneath the Niigata–Kobe Tectonic Zone, Japan.
    [25 days to first decision]
Section 5. Volcanology
  • Ishii (2018):
    Estimation of emission mass from an eruption plume for the Aso volcano eruption, on October 8, 2016, using a four-dimensional variational method.
    [20 days to first decision]
  • Shinohara et al. (2017):
    Continuous seismic monitoring of Nishinoshima volcano, Izu-Ogasawara, by using long-term ocean bottom seismometers.
    [26 days to first decision]
  • Kaneko et al. (2018):
    Pseudo-thermal anomalies in the shortwave infrared bands of the Himawari-8 AHI and their correction for volcano thermal observation.
    [27 days to first decision]
Section 6. Geodesy
  • Itaba (2018):
    Rapid estimation of the moment magnitude of the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake (Mw 9.0) from static strain changes.
    [26 days to first decision]
  • Katsigianni et al. (2019):
    Galileo millimeter-level kinematic precise point positioning with ambiguity resolution.
    [31 days to first decision]
  • Ohzono et al. (2019):
    Spatiotemporal crustal strain distribution around the Ishikari-Teichi-Toen fault zone estimated from global navigation satellite system data.
    [32 days to first decision]
Section 7. Planetary Science
  • Onishi and Sekiya (2017):
    Planetesimal formation by an axisymmetric radial bump of the column density of the gas in a protoplanetary disk.
    [29 days to first decision]
  • Jogo et al. (2018):
    Redistribution of Sr and rare earth elements in the matrices of CV3 carbonaceous chondrites during aqueous alteration in their parent body.
    [30 days to first decision]
  • Miyagoshi et al. (2018):
    Effects of adiabatic compression on thermal convection in super-Earths of various sizes.
    [43 days to first decision]