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    Awards

    The Most Accessed Paper Award 2016

    We are delighted to announce that The Progress in Earth and Planetary Science Most accessed paper award 2016 were presented to the top-three most accessed papers published in 2014 – 2015.

    Based on the number of accesses until December 2015, these papers are:

    First place Accessed count : 7655

    Review [Solid earth sciences]

    Dr. Kohtaro Ujiie, University of Tsukuba, Japan

    Earthquake faulting in subduction zones: insights from fault rocks in accretionary prisms

    Kohtaro Ujiie and Gaku Kimura

    Published: 9 May 2014

    SpringerOpen

    Second place Accessed count : 7504

    Review [Solid earth sciences]

    Dr. Bjorn Mysen, Carnegie Institution for Science, USA

    Water-melt interaction in hydrous magmatic systems at high temperature and pressure

    Bjorn Mysen

    Published: 22 April 2014

    SpringerOpen

    Third place Accessed count : 7014

    Review [Atmospheric and hydrospheric sciences]

    Dr. Masaki Satoh, The University of Tokyo, Japan

    The Non-hydrostatic Icosahedral Atmospheric Model: description and development

    Masaki Satoh, Hirofumi Tomita, Hisashi Yashiro, Hiroaki Miura, Chihiro Kodama, Tatsuya Seiki, Akira T Noda, Yohei Yamada, Daisuke Goto, Masahiro Sawada, Takemasa Miyoshi, Yosuke Niwa, Masayuki Hara, Tomoki Ohno, Shin-ichi Iga and Takashi Arakawa

    Published: 14 October 2014

    SpringerOpen

    The award certificates were presented to each leading author by Dr. Yasufumi Iryu, PEPS General Chief Editor, at the PEPS editorial board meeting on May 22nd.

    We would like to both congratulate the authors on the success of their papers and also to thank them for helping to establish the reputation of PEPS as one of the leading Earth and Planetary science journals.