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Biogeosciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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IF value: 3.480
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IF 5-year value: 4.194
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CiteScore value: 6.7
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SNIP value: 1.143
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Co-editors-in-chief: Michael Bahn, Steven Bouillon, Katja Fennel, 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.

Recent papers
27 Nov 2020
Climate change will cause non-analog vegetation states in Africa and commit vegetation to long-term change
Mirjam Pfeiffer, Dushyant Kumar, Carola Martens, and Simon Scheiter
Biogeosciences, 17, 5829–5847, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-5829-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-5829-2020, 2020
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27 Nov 2020
Investigating the sensitivity of soil heterotrophic respiration to recent snow cover changes in Alaska using a satellite-based permafrost carbon model
Yonghong Yi, John S. Kimball, Jennifer D. Watts, Susan M. Natali, Donatella Zona, Junjie Liu, Masahito Ueyama, Hideki Kobayashi, Walter Oechel, and Charles E. Miller
Biogeosciences, 17, 5861–5882, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-5861-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-5861-2020, 2020
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27 Nov 2020
Hysteretic temperature sensitivity of wetland CH4 fluxes explained by substrate availability and microbial activity
Kuang-Yu Chang, William J. Riley, Patrick M. Crill, Robert F. Grant, and Scott R. Saleska
Biogeosciences, 17, 5849–5860, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-5849-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-5849-2020, 2020
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26 Nov 2020
Ideas and perspectives: A strategic assessment of methane and nitrous oxide measurements in the marine environment
Samuel T. Wilson, Alia N. Al-Haj, Annie Bourbonnais, Claudia Frey, Robinson W. Fulweiler, John D. Kessler, Hannah K. Marchant, Jana Milucka, Nicholas E. Ray, Parv Suntharalingham, Brett F. Thornton, Robert C. Upstill-Goddard, Thomas S. Weber, Damian L. Arévalo-Martínez, Hermann W. Bange, Heather M. Benway, Daniele Bianchi, Alberto V. Borges, Bonnie X. Chang, Patrick M. Crill, Daniela A. del Valle, Laura Farías, Samantha B. Joye, Annette Kock, Jabrane Labidi, Cara C. Manning, John W. Pohlman, Gregor Rehder, Katy J. Sparrow, Philippe D. Tortell, Tina Treude, David L. Valentine, Bess B. Ward, Simon Yang, and Leonid N. Yurganov
Biogeosciences, 17, 5809–5828, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-5809-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-5809-2020, 2020
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26 Nov 2020
Diel patterns in nitrate concentration suggest importance of microbial pathways for in-stream processing
Jan Greiwe, Markus Weiler, and Jens Lange
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2020-429,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2020-429, 2020
Preprint under review for BG (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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Highlight articles
27 Nov 2020
Investigating the sensitivity of soil heterotrophic respiration to recent snow cover changes in Alaska using a satellite-based permafrost carbon model
Yonghong Yi, John S. Kimball, Jennifer D. Watts, Susan M. Natali, Donatella Zona, Junjie Liu, Masahito Ueyama, Hideki Kobayashi, Walter Oechel, and Charles E. Miller
Biogeosciences, 17, 5861–5882, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-5861-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-5861-2020, 2020
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30 Oct 2020
Reviews and syntheses: The mechanisms underlying carbon storage in soil
Isabelle Basile-Doelsch, Jérôme Balesdent, and Sylvain Pellerin
Biogeosciences, 17, 5223–5242, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-5223-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-5223-2020, 2020
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12 Oct 2020
Factors controlling plankton community production, export flux, and particulate matter stoichiometry in the coastal upwelling system off Peru
Lennart Thomas Bach, Allanah Joy Paul, Tim Boxhammer, Elisabeth von der Esch, Michelle Graco, Kai Georg Schulz, Eric Achterberg, Paulina Aguayo, Javier Arístegui, Patrizia Ayón, Isabel Baños, Avy Bernales, Anne Sophie Boegeholz, Francisco Chavez, Gabriela Chavez, Shao-Min Chen, Kristin Doering, Alba Filella, Martin Fischer, Patricia Grasse, Mathias Haunost, Jan Hennke, Nauzet Hernández-Hernández, Mark Hopwood, Maricarmen Igarza, Verena Kalter, Leila Kittu, Peter Kohnert, Jesus Ledesma, Christian Lieberum, Silke Lischka, Carolin Löscher, Andrea Ludwig, Ursula Mendoza, Jana Meyer, Judith Meyer, Fabrizio Minutolo, Joaquin Ortiz Cortes, Jonna Piiparinen, Claudia Sforna, Kristian Spilling, Sonia Sanchez, Carsten Spisla, Michael Sswat, Mabel Zavala Moreira, and Ulf Riebesell
Biogeosciences, 17, 4831–4852, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-4831-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-4831-2020, 2020
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25 Sep 2020
Increase in ocean acidity variability and extremes under increasing atmospheric CO2
Friedrich A. Burger, Jasmin G. John, and Thomas L. Frölicher
Biogeosciences, 17, 4633–4662, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-4633-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-4633-2020, 2020
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31 Aug 2020
CloudRoots: integration of advanced instrumental techniques and process modelling of sub-hourly and sub-kilometre land–atmosphere interactions
Jordi Vilà-Guerau de Arellano, Patrizia Ney, Oscar Hartogensis, Hugo de Boer, Kevin van Diepen, Dzhaner Emin, Geiske de Groot, Anne Klosterhalfen, Matthias Langensiepen, Maria Matveeva, Gabriela Miranda-García, Arnold F. Moene, Uwe Rascher, Thomas Röckmann, Getachew Adnew, Nicolas Brüggemann, Youri Rothfuss, and Alexander Graf
Biogeosciences, 17, 4375–4404, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-4375-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-4375-2020, 2020
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Scheduled special issues
Arctic climate, air quality, and health impacts from short-lived climate forcers (SLCFs): contributions from the AMAP Expert Group (ACP/BG inter-journal SI)
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
11 Jun 2020–31 Dec 2021 | Fang Li, Sandy Harrison, Renata Libonati, Kirsten Thonicke, Nadine Unger, and Sander Veraverbeke | Information
12 May 2020–01 May 2021 | Paolo Lazzari, Katja Fennel, Giorgio Dall'Olmo, Alexandre Mignot, and Stefano Ciavatta | Information
01 Mar 2020–28 Feb 2021 | Jakob Zscheischler, Bart van den Hurk, and Michael Bahn | Information
News
29 Oct 2020 Institutional agreement with ETH Zurich now for corresponding authors

As of 1 November 2020 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

29 Oct 2020 Institutional agreement with ETH Zurich now for corresponding authors

As of 1 November 2020 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

14 Oct 2020 Volunteer to be an EGUsphere preprint moderator!

EGU is seeking scientists who want to gain experience in the realm of scientific publishing to pre-screen manuscripts submitted to the Union's new online platform.

14 Oct 2020 Volunteer to be an EGUsphere preprint moderator!

EGU is seeking scientists who want to gain experience in the realm of scientific publishing to pre-screen manuscripts submitted to the Union's new online platform.

30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

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30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

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