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Assessment of individual radionuclide distributions from the Fukushima nuclear accident covering central-east Japan
A tremendous amount of radioactivity was discharged because of the damage to cooling systems of nuclear reactors in the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in March 2011. Fukushima and its adjacentExpand
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A review of Asian Hediste species complex (Nereididae, Polychaeta) with descriptions of two new species and a redescription of Hediste japonica (Izuka, 1908)
Three Asian species of the genus Hediste (Nereididae, Polychaeta, Annelida), including two new species, are reviewed. Hediste japonica (Izuka, 1908) was redescribed based on recently discovered typeExpand
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Effectiveness of Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine in Children Estimated by a Test-Negative Case-Control Design Study Based on Influenza Rapid Diagnostic Test Results
We assessed vaccine effectiveness (VE) against medically attended, laboratory-confirmed influenza in children 6 months to 15 years of age in 22 hospitals in Japan during the 2013–14 season. Our studyExpand
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Genetic differentiation in two sibling species of the brackish-water polychaete Hediste japonica complex (Nereididae)
Abstract Genetic divergence among ten populations of small- and large-egg forms of the brackish-water polychaete Hediste japonica complex was investigated on 14 isozyme loci by electrophoreticExpand
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Probability Distribution Functions of Cosmological Lensing: Convergence, Shear, and Magnification
We perform high resolution ray-tracing simulations to investigate probability distribution functions (PDFs) of lensing convergence, shear, and magnification on distant sources up to the redshift ofExpand
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Observation of Marine Animals Using Underwater Acoustic Camera
An underwater acoustic camera enclosed in a pressure-resistant case was constructed to observe underwater marine animals. This enabled the measurement of the size, shape, and behavior of livingExpand
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Divergence of reproductive and developmental characteristics in Hediste (Polychaeta: Nereididae)
Comparative studies on reproductive and developmental features in brackish water nereidid polychaetes of the genus Hediste (especially two Asian species, a small- and a large-egg form) are reviewed.Expand
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Taxonomy and Life History of the Scale Worm Hesperonoe hwanghaiensis (Polychaeta: Polynoidae), newly Recorded in Japan, with Special Reference to Commensalism to a Burrowing Shrimp, Upogebia major
Abstract A unique scale worm Hesperonoe hwanghaienssi Uschakov and Wu, 1959 (Polychaeta: Polynoidae) was collected from tidal flats in Japan and is described here taxonomically as the second recordExpand
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Soil gas CO2, CH4, and H2 distribution in and around Las Cañadas caldera, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Abstract Diffuse degassing of CO 2 , CH 4 and H 2 was investigated at the surface environment of Canadas caldera, Canary Islands, during the gas survey carried out in the summer of 1995. Soil CO 2Expand
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Polychaete species (Annelida) described from the Philippine and China Seas.
The South China and Philippine Seas are among the most diverse regions in the Western Pacific. Although there are several local polychaete checklists available, there is none comprising the whole ofExpand
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