Drs. Nozomu Nishitani and Tomoaki Hori received the PEPS Most Cited Paper Award 2021
Drs. Nozomu Nishitani (Associate Professor of Division for Ionosphere-Magnetosphere Research / Center for International Collaborative Research), Tomoaki Hori (Designated Associate Professor of Division of Integrated Studies / Center for Integrated Data Science), and their group received the PEPS Most Cited Paper Award 2021, for their paper “Review of the accomplishments of mid-latitude Super Dual Auroral Radar Network (SuperDARN) HF radars”, by Nozomu Nishitani, John Michael Ruohoniemi, Mark Lester, Joseph Benjamin Harold Baker, Alexandre Vasilyevich Koustov, Simon G. Shepherd, Gareth Chisham, Tomoaki Hori, Evan G. Thomas, Roman A.Makarevich, Aurelie Marchaudon, Pavlo Ponomarenko, James A. Wild, Stephen E. Milan, William A. Bristow, John Devlin, Ethan Miller, Raymond A. Greenwald, Tadahiko Ogawa and Takashi Kikuchi, https://doi.org/10.1186/s40645-019-0270-5
It is the first paper on space and planetary sciences to receive this award.
The awards were presented to the top-two most cited papers published in 2018 – 2019, based on the number of citations during 2020 acknowledged by Web of Science.