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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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16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals published by Copernicus Publications.

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16 Jan 2019 Institutional Agreement between Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications

Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

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).

Recent papers
21 Mar 2019
September Arctic sea ice minimum prediction – a skillful new statistical approach
Monica Ionita, Klaus Grosfeld, Patrick Scholz, Renate Treffeisen, and Gerrit Lohmann
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 189-203, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-189-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-189-2019, 2019
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20 Mar 2019
Development and prospects of the regional MiKlip decadal prediction system over Europe: predictive skill, added value of regionalization, and ensemble size dependency
Mark Reyers, Hendrik Feldmann, Sebastian Mieruch, Joaquim G. Pinto, Marianne Uhlig, Bodo Ahrens, Barbara Früh, Kameswarrao Modali, Natalie Laube, Julia Moemken, Wolfgang Müller, Gerd Schädler, and Christoph Kottmeier
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 171-187, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-171-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-171-2019, 2019
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19 Mar 2019
Potential of global land water recycling to mitigate local temperature extremes
Mathias Hauser, Wim Thiery, and Sonia Isabelle Seneviratne
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 157-169, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-157-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-157-2019, 2019
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18 Mar 2019
ESD Ideas: Why are glacial inceptions slower than terminations?
Christine Ramadhin and Chuixiang Yi
Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2019-10,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2019-10, 2019
Manuscript under review for ESD (discussion: open, 1 comment)
14 Mar 2019
On the future role of the most parsimonious climate module in integrated assessment
Mohammad M. Khabbazan and Hermann Held
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 135-155, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-135-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-135-2019, 2019
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Highlight articles
21 Feb 2019
The role of moisture transport for precipitation in the inter-annual and inter-daily fluctuations of the Arctic sea ice extension
Luis Gimeno-Sotelo, Raquel Nieto, Marta Vázquez, and Luis Gimeno
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 121-133, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-121-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-121-2019, 2019
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04 Jan 2019
ESD Ideas: Photoelectrochemical carbon removal as negative emission technology
Matthias M. May and Kira Rehfeld
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 1-7, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-1-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-1-2019, 2019
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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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