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Co-editors-in-chief: Michael Bahn, Steven Bouillon, Anja Rammig & Tina Treude

Biogeosciences (BG) is a not-for-profit international scientific journal dedicated to the publication and discussion of research articles, short communications, and review papers on all aspects of the interactions between the biological, chemical, and physical processes in terrestrial or extraterrestrial life with the geosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere. The objective of the journal is to cut across the boundaries of established sciences and achieve an interdisciplinary view of these interactions. Experimental, conceptual, and modelling approaches are welcome.

IF value: 4.295
IF4.295
IF 5-year value: 4.787
IF 5-year4.787
CiteScore value: 6.9
CiteScore6.9
h5-index value: 60
h5-index60
Recent papers
23 Sep 2021
Sedimentation rate and organic matter dynamics shape microbiomes across a continental margin
Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, Tarunendu Mapder, Svetlana Fernandes, Chayan Roy, Jagannath Sarkar, Moidu Jameela Rameez, Subhrangshu Mandal, Abhijit Sar, Amit Kumar Chakraborty, Nibendu Mondal, Sumit Chatterjee, Bomba Dam, Aditya Peketi, Ranadhir Chakraborty, Aninda Mazumdar, and Wriddhiman Ghosh
Biogeosciences, 18, 5203–5222, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5203-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5203-2021, 2021
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23 Sep 2021
A robust initialization method for accurate soil organic carbon simulations
Eva Kanari, Lauric Cécillon, François Baudin, Hugues Clivot, Fabien Ferchaud, Sabine Houot, Florent Levavasseur, Bruno Mary, Laure Soucémarianadin, Claire Chenu, and Pierre Barré
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-246,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-246, 2021
Preprint under review for BG (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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22 Sep 2021
Assessing the response of soil carbon in Australia to changing inputs and climate using a consistent modelling framework
Juhwan Lee, Raphael A. Viscarra Rossel, Mingxi Zhang, Zhongkui Luo, and Ying-Ping Wang
Biogeosciences, 18, 5185–5202, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5185-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5185-2021, 2021
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22 Sep 2021
Spatial patterns of aboveground phytogenic Si stocks in a grass-dominated catchment – results from UAS-based high-resolution remote sensing
Marc Wehrhan, Daniel Puppe, Danuta Kaczorek, and Michael Sommer
Biogeosciences, 18, 5163–5183, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5163-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5163-2021, 2021
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22 Sep 2021
Dissolution of a submarine carbonate platform by a submerged lake of acidic seawater
Matthew P. Humphreys, Erik H. Meesters, Henk de Haas, Szabina Karancz, Louise Delaigue, Karel Bakker, Gerard Duineveld, Siham de Goeyse, Andi Haas, Furu Mienis, Sharyn Ossebaar, and Fleur C. van Duyl
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-244,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-244, 2021
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Highlight articles
16 Sep 2021
Soil greenhouse gas fluxes from tropical coastal wetlands and alternative agricultural land uses
Naima Iram, Emad Kavehei, Damien T. Maher, Stuart E. Bunn, Mehran Rezaei Rashti, Bahareh Shahrabi Farahani, and Maria Fernanda Adame
Biogeosciences, 18, 5085–5096, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5085-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5085-2021, 2021
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13 Sep 2021
Geochemical consequences of oxygen diffusion from the oceanic crust into overlying sediments and its significance for biogeochemical cycles based on sediments of the northeast Pacific
Gerard J. M. Versteegh, Andrea Koschinsky, Thomas Kuhn, Inken Preuss, and Sabine Kasten
Biogeosciences, 18, 4965–4984, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4965-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4965-2021, 2021
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29 Jul 2021
Drought effects on leaf fall, leaf flushing and stem growth in the Amazon forest: reconciling remote sensing data and field observations
Thomas Janssen, Ype van der Velde, Florian Hofhansl, Sebastiaan Luyssaert, Kim Naudts, Bart Driessen, Katrin Fleischer, and Han Dolman
Biogeosciences, 18, 4445–4472, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4445-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4445-2021, 2021
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20 Jul 2021
Retracing hypoxia in Eckernförde Bight (Baltic Sea)
Heiner Dietze and Ulrike Löptien
Biogeosciences, 18, 4243–4264, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4243-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4243-2021, 2021
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02 Jul 2021
Additional carbon inputs to reach a 4 per 1000 objective in Europe: feasibility and projected impacts of climate change based on Century simulations of long-term arable experiments
Elisa Bruni, Bertrand Guenet, Yuanyuan Huang, Hugues Clivot, Iñigo Virto, Roberta Farina, Thomas Kätterer, Philippe Ciais, Manuel Martin, and Claire Chenu
Biogeosciences, 18, 3981–4004, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-3981-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-3981-2021, 2021
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Scheduled special issues
Concerted multidisciplinary and multi-platform eddy studies off West Africa: mesoscale and sub-mesoscale dynamics and physical-chemical-biological coupling (BG/ESSD/OS inter-journal SI)
01 Oct 2021–31 Dec 2022 | Anthony Bosse, Jack Middelburg, Koji Suzuki, Tina Treude and Carolin Löscher | Information
Towards an understanding and assessment of human impact on coastal marine environments
30 Sep 2021–31 Mar 2022 | Ulrike Braeckman, Jan Vanaverbeke, Gert Van Hoey, and Marilaure Grégoire | Information
24 Mar 2021–31 Mar 2022 | Markus Janout, Laura de Steur, Sebastien Moreau, Mia Wege, Mario Hoppema, Christian Haas, and Carol Robinson | Information
01 Nov 2020–31 Oct 2021 | Sandy Harrison and Kirsten Thonicke | Information
01 Oct 2020–30 Sep 2021 | Matthias Forkel, Jean-Christophe Calvet, Tim van Emmerik, Julia K. Green, Trevor Keenan, and Mariette Vreugdenhil | Information
News
12 Aug 2021 Changes in the executive editor board of Biogeosciences

Over the past months our colleagues Katja Fennel and Wajih Naqvi have stepped down from their function as co-editors-in-chief and Tina Treude and Steven Bouillon have joined Biogeosciences as new co-editors-in-chief.

12 Aug 2021 Changes in the executive editor board of Biogeosciences

Over the past months our colleagues Katja Fennel and Wajih Naqvi have stepped down from their function as co-editors-in-chief and Tina Treude and Steven Bouillon have joined Biogeosciences as new co-editors-in-chief.

30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

01 Jun 2021 The impact of wildfire on biogeochemical fluxes and water quality in boreal catchments

The authors measured element losses and impacts on water quality following a wildfire in Sweden. They observed the largest carbon and nitrogen losses during the fire and a strong pulse of elements 1–3 months after the fire that showed a fast (weeks) and a slow (months) release from the catchments.

01 Jun 2021 The impact of wildfire on biogeochemical fluxes and water quality in boreal catchments

The authors measured element losses and impacts on water quality following a wildfire in Sweden. They observed the largest carbon and nitrogen losses during the fire and a strong pulse of elements 1–3 months after the fire that showed a fast (weeks) and a slow (months) release from the catchments.