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Special Issues

Proposals for Special Issues


New Insights in Planetary Science with Hayabusa, Hayabusa2, and Future Space Missions
Deadline for submission: 30 June 2022

Magma Migration and Eruptions in a Volcanic Group: Case Studies for the 2017-2018 Activity of the Kirishima Volcano Group and Other Global Examples
Deadline for submission: 30 September 2022

Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion (ESG): General State-of-Research
Deadline for submission: 30 September 2022

High Resolution Paleomagnetic Chronology of Volcanic Eruption Sequences
Deadline for submission: 30 June 2022


Martian Moons eXploration: The scientific investigations of Mars and its moons
Publication started: 16 April 2021

Structures, Earthquakes and Tsunami Hazards in the Sea of Japan
Deadline for submission: 31 December 2021
Publication started:  28 August 2021

VLF/ELF Remote Sensing of Ionospheres and Magnetospheres
Publication started: 21 June 2021

Recent Advances in Scientific Application of GNSS Array Data
Deadline for submission: 31 March 2022
Publication started: 26 October 2021 

DynamicEarth: Earth’s Interior, Surface, Ocean, Atmosphere, and Near Space Interactions
Deadline for submission: 31 March 2022
Publication started: 15 November 2021


20th Anniversary Issue: Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences in the Next Decade
Publication started: 24 March 2020

Kurile arc subduction zone: View of great earthquake generation and disaster mitigation of related phenomena
Publication started: 16 June 2020
Publication finished : 7 June 2021

Characterization of the geomagnetic field and its dynamic environment using data from space-based magnetometers    
Publication started: 9 April 2020
Publication finished: 2 April 2021

Solar-Terrestrial Environment Prediction: Toward the Synergy of Science and Forecasting Operation of Space Weather and Space Climate
Publication started: 6 June 2020
Publication finished: 25 October 2021

International Geomagnetic Reference Field - The Thirteenth Generation    
Publication started: 5 June 2020
Publication finished: 6 January 2022

Understanding phreatic eruptions - recent observations of Kusatsu-Shirane volcano and equivalents - 
Publication started: 13 May 2020


Crustal Dynamics: Toward Integrated View of Island Arc Seismogenesis
Publication started: 15 March 2019
Publication finished: 1 February 2021

The 2018 Hokkaido Eastern Iburi Earthquake and Hidaka arc-arc collision system
Publication started: 27 April 2019
Publication finished: 13 May 2020

Studies on Electromagnetic Induction in the Earth: Recent advances and Future Directions

Publication started: 29 August 2019
Publication finished: 18 January 2021

L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar: Current and future applications to Earth sciences

Publication started: 9 November 2019
Publication finished: 23 February 2021


The 13th International Conference on Substorms
Publication started: 4 May 2018
Publication finished: 25 January 2019

Recent Advances in MST and EISCAT/Ionospheric Studies – Special Issue of the Joint MST15 and EISCAT18 Meetings, May 2017
Publication started: 8 March 2018
Publication finished: 18 September 2019

Recent Advances in Geo-, Paleo- and Rock-Magnetism
Publication started: 19 March 2018
Publication finished: 17 June 2019

Advancement of our knowledge on Aso volcano: Current activity and background
Publication started: 6 February 2018
Publication finished: 15 October 2019


Towards forecasting phreatic eruptions: Examples from Hakone volcano and some global equivalents
Publication started: 6 December 2017
Publication finished: 29 August 2019

GNSS and SAR Technologies for Atmospheric Sensing
Publication started: 15 August 2017
Publication finished: 27 July 2018

Effect of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion: Challenges of Applying Ground Motion Simulation to Seismology and Earthquake Engineering
Publication started: 22 April 2017
Publication finished: 15 November 2018

Crustal Dynamics: Unified Understanding of Geodynamics Processes at Different Time and Length Scales
Publication started: 30 January 2017
Publication finished: 20 June 2018

Geospace Exploration by the ERG mission
Publication started: 28 November 2017
Publication finished: 31 October 2018

Studies on Electromagnetic Induction in the Earth: Recent advances
Publication started: 26 April 2017
Publication finished: 21 March 2018


Akatsuki at Venus: The First Year of Scientific Operation
Publication started: 6 May 2016
Publication finished: 10 September 2018

2016 Kumamoto earthquake sequence and its impact on earthquake science and hazard assessment
Publication started: 14 July 2016
Publication finished: 24 July 2017

Global Data Systems for the Study of Solar-Terrestrial Variability
Publication started: 28 May 2016
Publication finished: 26 October 2017

Swarm Science Results after two years in Space
Publication started: 23 May 2016
Publication finished: 4 November 2016


The 2015 Gorkha, Nepal, Earthquake and Himalayan Studies: First Results
Publication started: 14 December 2015
Publication finished: 6 January 2017

Science of solar system materials examined from Hayabusa and future missions (II)
Publication started: 9 December 2015
Publication finished: 9 March 2017

The Next Marmara Earthquake: Disaster Mitigation, Recovery and Early Warning
Publication started: 15 September 2015
Publication finished: 5 May 2017

The Phreatic Eruption of Mt. Ontake Volcano in 2014
Publication started: 16 July 2015
Publication finished: 10 November 2016

The 12th International Conference on Substorms
Publication started: 27 June 2015
Publication finished: 24 May 2016

Recent Advances in Environmental Magnetism and Paleomagnetism
Publication started: 8 May 2015
Publication finished: 14 April 2016

International Geomagnetic Reference Field - The Twelfth generation
Publication started: 25 April 2015
Publication finished: 23 September 2015

Coupling of the High and Mid Latitude Ionosphere and Its Relation to Geospace Dynamics
Publication started: 21 March 2015
Publication finished: 21 October 2016


Extremely Severe Space Weather and Geomagnetically Induced Currents in Regions with Locally Heterogeneous Ground Resistivity
Publication started: 25 November 2014
Publication finished: 31 March 2016

Science of solar system materials examined from Hayabusa and future missions
Publication started: 15 July 2014
Publication finished: 26 July 2015

International CAWSES-II Symposium
Publication started: 14 July 2014
Publication finished: 19 February 2016

New Perspective of Subduction Zone Earthquake
Publication started: 29 April 2014
Publication finished: 1 August 2015

Geofluid processes in subduction zones and mantle dynamics
Publication started: 1 April 2014
Publication finished: 1 April 2015

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