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Earth System Dynamics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union

Journal metrics

  • IF value: 3.062 IF 3.062
  • IF 5-year<br/> value: 2.938 IF 5-year
  • SNIP value: 0.707 SNIP 0.707
  • IPP value: 2.516 IPP 2.516
  • SJR value: 1.399 SJR 1.399
  • h5-index value: 13 h5-index 13

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Citable video publications for ESD authors

29 Oct 2015

In cooperation with the TIB|AV-Portal ESD authors can now add short, citable video abstracts and video supplements to their articles.

New library and payment concept

29 Sep 2015

From January 2016 onwards, ESD will see changes to the way papers are archived and paid for.

Update data policy

29 Jun 2015

We have updated our data policy: it now also refers to the Data Citation Principles and stresses the necessity of data availability.

ESD awarded DOAJ Seal

25 Jun 2015

Earth System Dynamics (ESD) has received the new DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

New Journal Impact Factors released

19 Jun 2015

Thomson Reuters has published the latest Journal Citation Reports®. We are delighted to announce that the Impact Factor for Earth System Dynamics (ESD) has risen in 2014. Congratulations!

ESD now member of COPE

22 May 2015

Earth System Dynamics (ESD) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

Website relaunch

10 Mar 2015

The ESD website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
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APCs in ESD waived for 2015

20 Dec 2014

To further the growth of ESD in 2015, the European Geosciences Union has decided to waive the article processing charges again.

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ESD provides full-text XML

13 Nov 2014

Earth System Dynamics (ESD) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on. 

ESD indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded

17 Dec 2013

Thomson Reuters has announced that they will include Earth System Dynamics (ESD) in their Web of Science/ISI listings.

Article level metrics available

29 Oct 2013

Article level metrics (ALMs) comprise a set of easy-to-understand real-time impact indicators that track how an article is read, discussed, or cited.

Transparent post-discussion review

01 Oct 2013

ESD has introduced transparent post-discussion review.

Publication ethics

13 Aug 2013

ESD has implemented publication ethics in order to guarantee high scientific and ethical standards.

New data policy

04 Jun 2013

ESD has just published its new data policy.

EGU position statement on discussion papers

04 Jul 2010

The European Geosciences Union has published a position statement to clarify the definition and standing of discussion papers published in the interactive open access journals.

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