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Earth System Dynamics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Chief editors: Somnath Baidya Roy, Axel Kleidon, Anders Levermann, Valerio Lucarini & Ning Zeng
Earth System Dynamics (ESD) is an international scientific journal dedicated to the publication and public discussion of studies that take an interdisciplinary perspective of the functioning of the whole Earth system and global change. The overall behaviour of the Earth system is strongly shaped by the interactions among its various component systems, such as the atmosphere, cryosphere, hydrosphere, oceans, pedosphere, lithosphere, and the inner Earth, but also by life and human activity. ESD solicits contributions that investigate these various interactions and the underlying mechanisms, ways how these can be conceptualized, modelled, and quantified, predictions of the overall system behaviour to global changes, and the impacts for its habitability, humanity, and future Earth system management by human decision making.
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28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

28 Nov 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

Copernicus Publications recently launched its full-text HTML workflow and optimized the ESD website for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading ESD articles.

28 Nov 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

Copernicus Publications recently launched its full-text HTML workflow and optimized the ESD website for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading ESD articles.

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space,
and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) - “ not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space,
and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) - “ not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

Recent articles
05 Dec 2018
Light absorption by marine cyanobacteria affects tropical climate mean state and variability
Hanna Paulsen, Tatiana Ilyina, Johann H. Jungclaus, Katharina D. Six, and Irene Stemmler
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1283-1300, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1283-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1283-2018, 2018
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05 Dec 2018
Climate feedbacks in the Earth system and prospects for their evaluation
Christoph Heinze, Veronika Eyring, Pierre Friedlingstein, Colin Jones, Yves Balkanski, Williams Collins, Thierry Fichefet, Shuang Gao, Alex Hall, Detelina Ivanova, Wolfgang Knorr, Reto Knutti, Alexander Löw, Michael Ponater, Martin G. Schultz, Michael Schulz, Pier Siebesma, Joao Teixeira, George Tselioudis, and Martin Vancoppenolle
Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2018-84,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2018-84, 2018
Manuscript under review for ESD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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03 Dec 2018
Dating Hiatuses: A Statistical Model of the Recent Slowdown in Global Warming – and the Next One
J. Isaac Miller and Kyungsik Nam
Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2018-81,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2018-81, 2018
Manuscript under review for ESD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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03 Dec 2018
Maximum power of saline and fresh water mixing in estuaries
Zhilin Zhang and Hubert Savenije
Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2018-78,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2018-78, 2018
Manuscript under review for ESD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
30 Nov 2018
Current rapid global temperature rise linked to falling SO2 emissions
Nick E. B. Cowern
Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2018-83,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2018-83, 2018
Manuscript under review for ESD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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Highlight articles
05 Dec 2018
Light absorption by marine cyanobacteria affects tropical climate mean state and variability
Hanna Paulsen, Tatiana Ilyina, Johann H. Jungclaus, Katharina D. Six, and Irene Stemmler
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1283-1300, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1283-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1283-2018, 2018
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12 Nov 2018
ESD Ideas: The stochastic climate model shows that underestimated Holocene trends and variability represent two sides of the same coin
Gerrit Lohmann
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1279-1281, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1279-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1279-2018, 2018
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06 Nov 2018
Cascading transitions in the climate system
Mark M. Dekker, Anna S. von der Heydt, and Henk A. Dijkstra
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1243-1260, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1243-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1243-2018, 2018
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12 Oct 2018
The climate of a retrograde rotating Earth
Uwe Mikolajewicz, Florian Ziemen, Guido Cioni, Martin Claussen, Klaus Fraedrich, Marvin Heidkamp, Cathy Hohenegger, Diego Jimenez de la Cuesta, Marie-Luise Kapsch, Alexander Lemburg, Thorsten Mauritsen, Katharina Meraner, Niklas Röber, Hauke Schmidt, Katharina D. Six, Irene Stemmler, Talia Tamarin-Brodsky, Alexander Winkler, Xiuhua Zhu, and Bjorn Stevens
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1191-1215, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1191-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1191-2018, 2018
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21 Sep 2018
Diurnal land surface energy balance partitioning estimated from the thermodynamic limit of a cold heat engine
Axel Kleidon and Maik Renner
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1127-1140, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1127-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1127-2018, 2018
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