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Earth System Dynamics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union

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New institutional agreement between the PIK and Copernicus Publications

24 Aug 2017

Authors from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 23 August 2017. The agreement which is valid for the first author enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the PIK and the publisher.

Press Release: Removing CO2 from the air required to safeguard children’s future

18 Jul 2017

Reducing greenhouse-gas emissions is not enough to limit global warming to a level that wouldn’t risk young people’s future, according to a new study by a team of scientists who say we need negative emissions.

Update of publication policy

04 Jul 2017

The updated publication policy now is extended by the journal's open access statement, its archiving and indexing scheme, and explicit policies on corrections and retractions.

Revision of editors', referees', and authors' obligations

29 Jun 2017

The general obligations for editors, referees, and authors have been revised to give advice for the appropriate handling of literature suggestions.

New Journal Impact Factors released

15 Jun 2017

Clarivate Analytics has published the latest Journal Citation Reports®.

New licence & copyright agreement

06 Jun 2017

From 6 June onwards, all newly submitted articles, if accepted for publication, will be distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

New display and citation guidelines for DOIs

06 Jun 2017

To make it as easy as possible for users without technical knowledge to cut and paste or click to share DOIs, CrossRef has changed the display and citation guidelines for DOIs from "doi:10.5194/abcd" to "https://doi.org/10.5194/abcd".

International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSN) now includable in article assets

19 May 2017

Since early 2016, Copernicus Publications has been enabling authors to connect their articles with underlying or related material such as research data, model code, or scientific videos. To enhance reproducibility it is now also possible to include International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSNs) as assets.

Press Release: Flat Antarctica – Land height could help explain why Antarctica is warming slower than the Arctic

18 May 2017

Temperatures in the Arctic are increasing twice as fast as in the rest of the globe, while the Antarctic is warming at a much slower rate. A new study published in ESD shows that land height could be a "game changer" when it comes to explaining why temperatures are rising at such different rates in the two regions.

EGU journals: celebrations and growth

16 May 2017

In 2016, the 17 EGU–Copernicus peer-reviewed open-access journals experienced significant growth. We published over 3300 final-revised papers, corresponding to some 53,500 pages, a growth of about 10% compared to the previous year. These papers were downloaded over 645,000 times.

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Anders Levermann complements the chief editorial board of ESD

03 Mar 2017

Anders Levermann from PIK has joined Earth System Dynamics as an additional chief editor. Please read ESD's welcome message.

A case of editorial malpractice detected

13 Feb 2017

Recently we have become aware of a case of scientific malpractice by an editor of two of our journals (SOIL and SE) who used the position as editor and reviewer to disproportionately promote citations to personal papers and associated journals. Please read the published editorial.

New institutional agreement between the TU Darmstadt and Copernicus Publications

27 Dec 2016

Authors from the Technical University Darmstadt will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 1 January 2017. The agreement which is valid for corresponding authors enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the university and the publisher.

Max Planck institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

23 Dec 2016

As of 1 January 2017 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Max Planck Digital Library and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

New article processing charges for ESD

22 Nov 2016

From 1 January 2017 Earth System Dynamics (ESD) will increase the article processing charges.

Geographical distribution of views now available in journal ALMs

08 Sep 2016

Copernicus Publications has extended the article level metrics (ALMs) by showing the geographical distribution of views. This information is available for articles published after 3 August 2016.

Institutional agreement for ESD authors affiliated with the Leibniz Association

01 Sep 2016

Copernicus Publications and the Leibniz Association have agreed on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors. So far three Leibniz institutes are participating in this agreement.

Press release: 1.5°C vs 2°C global warming – new study shows why half a degree matters

21 Apr 2016

European researchers have found substantially different climate change impacts for a global warming of 1.5°C and 2°C by 2100, the two temperature limits included in the Paris climate agreement.

Introduction of post-discussion editor decision

15 Mar 2016

Earth System Dynamics has introduced the post-discussion editor decision into the review process. With this extra step, the authors are given clear instructions on how to revise their paper.

Institutional agreement for ESD authors affiliated with the Leibniz Universität Hannover

11 Jan 2016

Copernicus Publications and the Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) in Hanover, Germany have signed an agreement on central billing of article processing charges.

ESD introduces reduced article processing charges

15 Dec 2015

Earth System Dynamics (ESD) introduces reduced article processing charges (APCs) to be paid by the authors (or their institution) for any manuscripts submitted from 1 January 2016.

Workflow of ESD reorganized

10 Dec 2015

We have summarized the upcoming changes to ESD by the end of the year.

Citable video publications for ESD authors

29 Oct 2015

In cooperation with the TIB|AV-Portal ESD authors can now add short, citable video abstracts and video supplements to their articles.

New library and payment concept

29 Sep 2015

From January 2016 onwards, ESD will see changes to the way papers are archived and paid for.

Update data policy

29 Jun 2015

We have updated our data policy: it now also refers to the Data Citation Principles and stresses the necessity of data availability.

ESD awarded DOAJ Seal

25 Jun 2015

Earth System Dynamics (ESD) has received the new DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

New Journal Impact Factors released

19 Jun 2015

Thomson Reuters has published the latest Journal Citation Reports®. We are delighted to announce that the Impact Factor for Earth System Dynamics (ESD) has risen in 2014. Congratulations!

ESD now member of COPE

22 May 2015

Earth System Dynamics (ESD) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

Website relaunch

10 Mar 2015

The ESD website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
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APCs in ESD waived for 2015

20 Dec 2014

To further the growth of ESD in 2015, the European Geosciences Union has decided to waive the article processing charges again.

ESD provides full-text XML

13 Nov 2014

Earth System Dynamics (ESD) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on. 

ESD indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded

17 Dec 2013

Thomson Reuters has announced that they will include Earth System Dynamics (ESD) in their Web of Science/ISI listings.

Article level metrics available

29 Oct 2013

Article level metrics (ALMs) comprise a set of easy-to-understand real-time impact indicators that track how an article is read, discussed, or cited.

Transparent post-discussion review

01 Oct 2013

ESD has introduced transparent post-discussion review.

Publication ethics

13 Aug 2013

ESD has implemented publication ethics in order to guarantee high scientific and ethical standards.

New data policy

04 Jun 2013

ESD has just published its new data policy.

EGU position statement on discussion papers

04 Jul 2010

The European Geosciences Union has published a position statement to clarify the definition and standing of discussion papers published in the interactive open access journals.

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