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Chief editors: Somnath Baidya Roy, Ira Didenkulova, Axel Kleidon & Gabriele Messori
eISSN: ESD 2190-4987, ESDD 2190-4995

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 on the functioning of the 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, and the lithosphere, but also by life and increasingly by 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 the future functioning of the Earth system in the Anthropocene.

JIF
JIF7.3
JIF 5-year
JIF 5-year5.8
CiteScore
CiteScore9.5
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Highlight articles

03 May 2024
Applying global warming levels of emergence to highlight the increasing population exposure to temperature and precipitation extremes
David Gampe, Clemens Schwingshackl, Andrea Böhnisch, Magdalena Mittermeier, Marit Sandstad, and Raul R. Wood
Earth Syst. Dynam., 15, 589–605, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-589-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-589-2024, 2024
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24 Apr 2024
The perfect storm? Co-occurring climate extremes in East Africa
Derrick Muheki, Axel A. J. Deijns, Emanuele Bevacqua, Gabriele Messori, Jakob Zscheischler, and Wim Thiery
Earth Syst. Dynam., 15, 429–466, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-429-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-429-2024, 2024
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24 Apr 2024
Dependency of the impacts of geoengineering on the stratospheric sulfur injection strategy – Part 2: How changes in the hydrological cycle depend on the injection rate and model used
Anton Laakso, Daniele Visioni, Ulrike Niemeier, Simone Tilmes, and Harri Kokkola
Earth Syst. Dynam., 15, 405–427, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-405-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-405-2024, 2024
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18 Apr 2024
Carbon budget concept and its deviation through the pulse response lens
Vito Avakumović
Earth Syst. Dynam., 15, 387–404, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-387-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-387-2024, 2024
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27 Mar 2024
Solar radiation modification challenges decarbonization with renewable solar energy
Susanne Baur, Benjamin M. Sanderson, Roland Séférian, and Laurent Terray
Earth Syst. Dynam., 15, 307–322, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-307-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-307-2024, 2024
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Recent papers

13 May 2024
Assessing Soil and Potential Air Temperature Coupling Using PALM-4U: Implications for Idealized Scenarios
Patricia Glocke, Christopher Claus Holst, Basit Ali Khan, and Susanne Amelie Benz
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1234,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1234, 2024
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08 May 2024
Resolving the Technosphere
Eric Galbraith, Abdullah-Al Faisal, Tanya Matitia, William Fajzel, Ian Hatton, Helmut Haberl, Fridolin Krausmann, and Dominik Wiedenhofer
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1133,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1133, 2024
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03 May 2024
The carbonate pump feedback on alkalinity and the carbon cycle in the 21st century and beyond
Alban Planchat, Laurent Bopp, Lester Kwiatkowski, and Olivier Torres
Earth Syst. Dynam., 15, 565–588, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-565-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-565-2024, 2024
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03 May 2024
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Applying global warming levels of emergence to highlight the increasing population exposure to temperature and precipitation extremes
David Gampe, Clemens Schwingshackl, Andrea Böhnisch, Magdalena Mittermeier, Marit Sandstad, and Raul R. Wood
Earth Syst. Dynam., 15, 589–605, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-589-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-589-2024, 2024
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02 May 2024
First comprehensive assessment of industrial-era land heat uptake from multiple sources
Félix García-Pereira, Jesús Fidel González-Rouco, Camilo Melo-Aguilar, Norman Julius Steinert, Elena García-Bustamante, Philip de Vrese, Johann Jungclaus, Stephan Lorenz, Stefan Hagemann, Francisco José Cuesta-Valero, Almudena García-García, and Hugo Beltrami
Earth Syst. Dynam., 15, 547–564, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-547-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-547-2024, 2024
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News

19 Apr 2024 New agreement between Swedish Bibsam Consortium and Copernicus Publications

Copernicus Publications is delighted to announce a new agreement with the Swedish National Consortium, Bibsam. Through the agreement, authors affiliated with Bibsam member institutions benefit from the direct settlement of article-processing charges (APCs) in all journals published by Copernicus Publications. Read more.

19 Apr 2024 New agreement between Swedish Bibsam Consortium and Copernicus Publications

Copernicus Publications is delighted to announce a new agreement with the Swedish National Consortium, Bibsam. Through the agreement, authors affiliated with Bibsam member institutions benefit from the direct settlement of article-processing charges (APCs) in all journals published by Copernicus Publications. Read more.

06 Feb 2024 Statement on the use of AI-based tools in publications

Tools based on artificial intelligence (AI) are increasingly being used to create scientific documents, including peer-reviewed publications, preprints and conference contributions. Please read EGU's statement on the use of such tools in publications.

06 Feb 2024 Statement on the use of AI-based tools in publications

Tools based on artificial intelligence (AI) are increasingly being used to create scientific documents, including peer-reviewed publications, preprints and conference contributions. Please read EGU's statement on the use of such tools in publications.

26 Jan 2024 Climate tipping point interactions and cascades: a review

This paper maps out the state-of-the-art literature on interactions between tipping elements relevant for current global warming pathways. Please read more.

26 Jan 2024 Climate tipping point interactions and cascades: a review

This paper maps out the state-of-the-art literature on interactions between tipping elements relevant for current global warming pathways. Please read more.

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