Paper on the origin of methane-rich gases at West Pacific convergent plate boundary

Here we go with a new article on the origin of methane-rich gases:

Sano, Y., Kinoshita, N., Kagoshima, T., Takahata, N., Sakata, S., Toki, T., Kawagucci, S., Waseda, A., Lan, T., Wen, H., Chen, A., Lee, H., Yang, T. F., Zheng, G., Tomonaga, Y., Roulleau, E., & Pinti, D. L. (2017). Origin of methane-rich natural gas at the West Pacific convergent plate boundary. Sci. Rep., 7, 15646, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-15959-5.

Thanks to Prof. Sano and all the co-authors!

Tritium emission related to the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear accident

Our manuscript on the tritium release form the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear accident just appeared on-line:

Takahata, N., Tomonaga, Y., Kumamoto, Y., Yamada, M., & Sano, Y. (2017). Direct tritium emissions to the ocean from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear accident. Geochem. J., 51, doi:10.2343/geochemj.2.0499.

Thank to Prof. Takahata (Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo) for leading the manuscript preparation!