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    Awards

    The Most Accessed Paper Award 2017

    We are delighted to announce that The Progress in Earth and Planetary Science Most accessed paper award 2017 were presented to the top-three most accessed papers published in 2015 – 2016.

    Based on the number of accesses until December 2016, these papers are:

    First place Accessed count : 3717

    Review [Space and planetary sciences]

    Prof. Jens Oberheide, Clemson University, USA

    The geospace response to variable inputs from the lower atmosphere: a review of the progress made by Task Group 4 of CAWSES-II

    Jens Oberheide, Kazuo Shiokawa, Subramanian Gurubaran, William E Ward, Hitoshi Fujiwara, Michael J Kosch, Jonathan J Makela and Hisao Takahashi

    Published: 11 Feb 2015

    SpringerOpen

    Second place Accessed count : 2898

    Review [Interdisciplinary research]

    Dr. Stephen J. Gallagher, The University of Melbourne

    The Pliocene to recent history of the Kuroshio and Tsushima Currents: a multi-proxy approach

    Stephen J. Gallagher, Akihisa Kitamura, Yasufumi Iryu, Takuya Itaki, Itaru Koizumi and Peter W. Hoiles

    Published: 27 Jun 2015

    SpringerOpen

    Third place Accessed count : 2802

    Review [Biogeosciences]

    Dr. Naohiko Ohkouchi, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Japan

    Biochemical and physiological bases for the use of carbon and nitrogen isotopes in environmental and ecological studies

    Naohiko Ohkouchi, Nanako O Ogawa, Yoshito Chikaraishi, Hiroyuki Tanaka and Eitaro Wada

    Published: 3 Feb 2015

    SpringerOpen