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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
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Recent papers
30 Jul 2021
Capturing functional strategies and compositional dynamics in vegetation demographic models
Polly C. Buotte, Charles D. Koven, Chonggang Xu, Jacquelyn K. Shuman, Michael L. Goulden, Samuel Levis, Jessica Katz, Junyan Ding, Wu Ma, Zachary Robbins, and Lara M. Kueppers
Biogeosciences, 18, 4473–4490, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4473-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4473-2021, 2021
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30 Jul 2021
Simultaneous assessment of oxygen and nitrate-based net community production in a temperate shelf sea from a single ocean glider
Tom Hull, Naomi Greenwood, Antony Birchill, Alexander Beaton, Mathew Palmer, and Jan Kaiser
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-170,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-170, 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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28 Jul 2021
Carbon sources of benthic fauna in temperate lakes across multiple trophic states
Annika Fiskal, Eva Anthamatten, Longhui Deng, Xingguo Han, Lorenzo Lagostina, Anja Michel, Rong Zhu, Nathalie Dubois, Carsten J. Schubert, Stefano M. Bernasconi, and Mark A. Lever
Biogeosciences, 18, 4369–4388, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4369-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4369-2021, 2021
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28 Jul 2021
Ice nucleation by viruses and their potential for cloud glaciation
Michael P. Adams, Nina S. Atanasova, Svetlana Sofieva, Janne Ravantti, Aino Heikkinen, Zoé Brasseur, Jonathan Duplissy, Dennis H. Bamford, and Benjamin J. Murray
Biogeosciences, 18, 4431–4444, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4431-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4431-2021, 2021
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Highlight articles
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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29 Jun 2021
Evaluation of ocean dimethylsulfide concentration and emission in CMIP6 models
Josué Bock, Martine Michou, Pierre Nabat, Manabu Abe, Jane P. Mulcahy, Dirk J. L. Olivié, Jörg Schwinger, Parvadha Suntharalingam, Jerry Tjiputra, Marco van Hulten, Michio Watanabe, Andrew Yool, and Roland Séférian
Biogeosciences, 18, 3823–3860, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-3823-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-3823-2021, 2021
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18 Jun 2021
Committed and projected future changes in global peatlands – continued transient model simulations since the Last Glacial Maximum
Jurek Müller and Fortunat Joos
Biogeosciences, 18, 3657–3687, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-3657-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-3657-2021, 2021
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30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

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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.

22 Apr 2021 CO2 physiological effect can cause rainfall decrease as strong as large-scale deforestation in the Amazon

The impact of large-scale deforestation and the physiological effects of elevated atmospheric CO2 on Amazon rainfall are systematically compared in this study. The authors' results are remarkable in showing that the two disturbances cause equivalent rainfall decrease, though through different causal mechanisms.

22 Apr 2021 CO2 physiological effect can cause rainfall decrease as strong as large-scale deforestation in the Amazon

The impact of large-scale deforestation and the physiological effects of elevated atmospheric CO2 on Amazon rainfall are systematically compared in this study. The authors' results are remarkable in showing that the two disturbances cause equivalent rainfall decrease, though through different causal mechanisms.