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Earth System Dynamics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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  • IF value: 4.351 IF 4.351
  • IF 5-year value: 5.124 IF 5-year
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  • CiteScore value: 4.44 CiteScore
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  • SNIP value: 1.250 SNIP 1.250
  • IPP value: 4.10 IPP 4.10
  • SJR value: 2.203 SJR 2.203
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 29 Scimago H
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  • h5-index value: 31 h5-index 31
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Chief editors: Somnath Baidya Roy, Axel Kleidon, Anders Levermann, Valerio Lucarini & Ning Zeng
Earth System Dynamics (ESD) is a not-for-profit 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

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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.

Recent papers
20 Aug 2019
Intensification of the hydrological cycle expected in West Africa over the 21st century
Stella Todzo, Adeline Bichet, and Arona Diedhiou
Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2019-38,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2019-38, 2019
Manuscript under review for ESD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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15 Aug 2019
Impacts of future agricultural change on ecosystem service indicators
Sam S. Rabin, Peter Alexander, Roslyn Henry, Peter Anthoni, Thomas A. M. Pugh, Mark Rounsevell, and Almut Arneth
Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2019-44,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2019-44, 2019
Manuscript under review for ESD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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09 Aug 2019
Temperatures from Energy Balance Models: the effective heat capacity matters
Gerrit Lohmann
Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2019-35,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2019-35, 2019
Manuscript under review for ESD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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08 Aug 2019
Estimates of climatic influence on the carbon cycle
Ian Enting and Nathan Clisby
Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2019-41,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2019-41, 2019
Manuscript under review for ESD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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08 Aug 2019
Historical and future anthropogenic warming effects on the year 2015 droughts, fires and fire emissions of CO2 and PM2.5 in equatorial Asia
Hideo Shiogama, Ryuichi Hirata, Tomoko Hasegawa, Shinichiro Fujimori, Noriko Ishizaki, Satoru Chatani, Masahiro Watanabe, Daniel Mitchell, and Y. T. Eunice Lo
Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2019-46,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2019-46, 2019
Manuscript under review for ESD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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Highlight articles
14 Jun 2019
Including the efficacy of land ice changes in deriving climate sensitivity from paleodata
Lennert B. Stap, Peter Köhler, and Gerrit Lohmann
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 333–345, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-333-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-333-2019, 2019
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24 Apr 2019
ESD Ideas: Propagation of high-frequency forcing to ice age dynamics
Mikhail Y. Verbitsky, Michel Crucifix, and Dmitry M. Volobuev
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 257–260, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-257-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-257-2019, 2019
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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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