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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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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.

30 Aug 2018 Press Release: Deadline for climate action - “ Act strongly before 2035 to keep warming below 2°C

If governments don't act decisively by 2035 to fight climate change, humanity could cross a point of no return after which limiting global warming below 2°C in 2100 will be unlikely, according to a new study by scientists in the UK and the Netherlands. The research also shows the deadline to limit warming to 1.5°C has already passed, unless radical climate action is taken. The study is published today in ESD.

30 Aug 2018 Press Release: Deadline for climate action - “ Act strongly before 2035 to keep warming below 2°C

If governments don't act decisively by 2035 to fight climate change, humanity could cross a point of no return after which limiting global warming below 2°C in 2100 will be unlikely, according to a new study by scientists in the UK and the Netherlands. The research also shows the deadline to limit warming to 1.5°C has already passed, unless radical climate action is taken. The study is published today in ESD.

27 Jun 2018 New Journal Impact Factors released

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27 Jun 2018 New Journal Impact Factors released

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Recent articles
16 Nov 2018
The economically optimal warming limit of the planet
Falko Ueckerdt, Katja Frieler, Stefan Lange, Leonie Wenz, Gunnar Luderer, and Anders Levermann
Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2018-79,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2018-79, 2018
Manuscript under review for ESD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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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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12 Nov 2018
Minimal dynamical systems model of the northern hemisphere jet stream via embedding of climate data
Davide Faranda, Yuzuru Sato, Gabriele Messori, Nicholas R. Moloney, and Pascal Yiou
Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2018-80,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2018-80, 2018
Manuscript under review for ESD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
09 Nov 2018
Sensitivity study of the regional climate model RegCM4 to different convective schemes over West Africa
Brahima Koné, Arona Diedhiou, N'datchoh Evelyne Touré, Mouhamadou Bamba Sylla, Filippo Giorgi, Sandrine Anquetin, Adama Bamba, Adama Diawara, and Arsene Toka Kobea
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1261-1278, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1261-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1261-2018, 2018
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09 Nov 2018
ESD Ideas: Propagation of high-frequency forcing to ice age dynamics
Mikhail Y. Verbitsky, Michel Crucifix, and Dmitry M. Volobuev
Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2018-77,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2018-77, 2018
Manuscript under review for ESD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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Highlight articles
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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30 Aug 2018
The point of no return for climate action: effects of climate uncertainty and risk tolerance
Matthias Aengenheyster, Qing Yi Feng, Frederick van der Ploeg, and Henk A. Dijkstra
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1085-1095, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1085-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1085-2018, 2018
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