'Express Letter' is now a submission option in Earth, Planets and Space. This replaces the 'Letter' article type and aims at rapid publication of concise results of your new research. Click here for more information.

Highlighted papers and excellent reviewers for 2017 are now listed.

Highly cited papers published in 2016-2017 and 2013-2017 are listed.


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    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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Article Processing Charges

Earth, Planets and Space is supported by the Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences, the Seismological Society of Japan, the Volcanological Society of Japan, the Geodetic Society of Japan, and the Japanese Society for Planetary Sciences.

From 2016, if the author is a society member, the article-processing charge will be €540 for a Full paper/Technical report or €360 for a Letter article with the remaining charge covered by the societies. If the corresponding author is not a society member, the article-processing charge will be €900 for a Full paper/Technical report or €540 for a Letter article (using the code TC01377566) with the remaining charge covered by the societies.

The journal is partly supported by a Grant-in-Aid for Publication of Scientific Research Results (251001) from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

Clarifications on Article Types and APC

Messages on EPS

This video serves as an introduction to <Journal name> and gives an insight into the relevance of the journal to modern day events, such as the special issue on the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake.

Aims and scope

Earth, Planets and Space (EPS) covers scientific articles in Earth and Planetary Sciences, particularly geomagnetism, aeronomy, space science, seismology, volcanology, geodesy, and planetary science. EPS also welcomes articles in new and interdisciplinary subjects, including instrumentations. Only new and original contents will be accepted for publication. No review papers will be accepted.

EPS Young Researcher Award 2016

Michiyo Sawai wins the award as the first author of the following paper. 

Frictional properties of incoming pelagic sediments at the Japan Trench: implications for large slip at a shallow plate boundary during the 2011 Tohoku earthquake
Michiyo Sawai, Takehiro Hirose, Jun Kameda

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EPS Excellent Paper Award 2016

The following paper wins the award.  

Tsunami source of the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake

Yushiro Fujii, Kenji Satake, Shin’ichi Sakai, Masanao Shinohara, and Toshihiko Kanazawa 

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Proposals for Special Issues

Earth, Planets and Space welcomes proposals for new special issues on focused topics within the scope of the journal. Click here for more information on how to submit a proposal.