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

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: 5.092
IF5.092
IF 5-year value: 5.157
IF 5-year5.157
CiteScore value: 7.6
CiteScore7.6
h5-index value: 58
h5-index58
Recent papers
28 Jun 2022
Production and accumulation of reef framework by calcifying corals and macroalgae on a remote Indian Ocean Cay
M. James McLaughlin, Cindy Bessey, Gary A. Kendrick, John Keesing, and Ylva S. Olsen
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-467,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-467, 2022
Preprint under review for BG (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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28 Jun 2022
How biogenic polymers control surfactant dynamics in the surface microlayer: Insights from a coastal Baltic Sea study
Theresa Barthelmeß and Anja Engel
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2022-128,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2022-128, 2022
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27 Jun 2022
Contrasts in dissolved, particulate and sedimentary organic carbon from the Kolyma River to the East Siberian Shelf
Dirk J. Jong, Lisa Bröder, Tommaso Tesi, Kirsi H. Keskitalo, Nikita Zimov, Anna Davydova, Philip Pika, Negar Haghipour, Timothy I. Eglinton, and Jorien E. Vonk
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-516,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-516, 2022
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27 Jun 2022
Environmental drivers of space-time dynamics in floodplain vegetation: grasslands as habitat for megafauna in Bardia National Park (Nepal)
Jitse Bijlmakers, Jasper Griffioen, and Derek Karssenberg
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2022-129,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2022-129, 2022
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27 Jun 2022
Nitrite Cycling in the Primary Nitrite Maxima of the Eastern Tropical North Pacific
Nicole Mayu Travis, Colette LaMonica Kelly, Margaret Ruth Mulholland, and Karen Lynn Casciotti
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2022-137,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2022-137, 2022
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Highlight articles
22 Jun 2022
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Effects of climate change in European croplands and grasslands: productivity, greenhouse gas balance and soil carbon storage
Marco Carozzi, Raphaël Martin, Katja Klumpp, and Raia Silvia Massad
Biogeosciences, 19, 3021–3050, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-3021-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-3021-2022, 2022
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13 May 2022
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Gaps in network infrastructure limit our understanding of biogenic methane emissions for the United States
Sparkle L. Malone, Youmi Oh, Kyle A. Arndt, George Burba, Roisin Commane, Alexandra R. Contosta, Jordan P. Goodrich, Henry W. Loescher, Gregory Starr, and Ruth K. Varner
Biogeosciences, 19, 2507–2522, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-2507-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-2507-2022, 2022
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10 May 2022
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The onset of the spring phytoplankton bloom in the coastal North Sea supports the Disturbance Recovery Hypothesis
Ricardo González-Gil, Neil S. Banas, Eileen Bresnan, and Michael R. Heath
Biogeosciences, 19, 2417–2426, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-2417-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-2417-2022, 2022
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04 Apr 2022
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Low biodegradability of particulate organic carbon mobilized from thaw slumps on the Peel Plateau, NT, and possible chemosynthesis and sorption effects
Sarah Shakil, Suzanne E. Tank, Jorien E. Vonk, and Scott Zolkos
Biogeosciences, 19, 1871–1890, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-1871-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-1871-2022, 2022
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18 Mar 2022
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Performance of temperature and productivity proxies based on long-chain alkane-1, mid-chain diols at test: a 5-year sediment trap record from the Mauritanian upwelling
Gerard J. M. Versteegh, Karin A. F. Zonneveld, Jens Hefter, Oscar E. Romero, Gerhard Fischer, and Gesine Mollenhauer
Biogeosciences, 19, 1587–1610, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-1587-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-1587-2022, 2022
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Scheduled special issues
22 Feb 2022–15 Dec 2022 | Karin Rebel, Teresa Gimeno, Sönke Zaehle, Silvia Caldararu, Richard Nair, Victor Rolo, Benjamin Stocker, and Michael Bahn | Information
15 Oct 2021–31 Oct 2022 | Emily Solly, Lucia Fuchslueger, Alberto Canarini, Albert C. Brangarí, and Michael Bahn | Information
01 Oct 2021–31 Dec 2022 | Anthony Bosse, Jack Middelburg, Koji Suzuki, Tina Treude and Carolin Löscher | Information
24 Mar 2021–31 Dec 2022 | Markus Janout, Laura de Steur, Sebastien Moreau, Mia Wege, Mario Hoppema, Christian Haas, and Carol Robinson | Information
11 Jun 2020–31 Dec 2022 | Fang Li, Sandy Harrison, Renata Libonati, Kirsten Thonicke, Nadine Unger, and Sander Veraverbeke | Information
News
28 Jun 2022 Release of journal metrics 2021

The journal metrics 2021 were released and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

28 Jun 2022 Release of journal metrics 2021

The journal metrics 2021 were released and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

07 Jun 2022 EGU and Copernicus announce new inclusive name change policy for all EGU journals

Today the European Geosciences Union and Copernicus Publications are announcing sweeping new changes, that will give our authors the ability to make vital alterations to their names in previously published scientific literature. This new policy will allow authors to retrospectively update previous publications with their current names, including conference abstracts, preprints, and peer-reviewed articles.

07 Jun 2022 EGU and Copernicus announce new inclusive name change policy for all EGU journals

Today the European Geosciences Union and Copernicus Publications are announcing sweeping new changes, that will give our authors the ability to make vital alterations to their names in previously published scientific literature. This new policy will allow authors to retrospectively update previous publications with their current names, including conference abstracts, preprints, and peer-reviewed articles.

09 Feb 2022 EGUsphere opens for preprints

EGUsphere, the innovative open-access repository created by the European Geosciences Union and Copernicus Publications, is growing. For the first time, authors will be able to upload preprints to the online resource, taking advantage of EGU’s pioneering public peer-review process, whilst preparing their papers for future release.

09 Feb 2022 EGUsphere opens for preprints

EGUsphere, the innovative open-access repository created by the European Geosciences Union and Copernicus Publications, is growing. For the first time, authors will be able to upload preprints to the online resource, taking advantage of EGU’s pioneering public peer-review process, whilst preparing their papers for future release.

Notice on current restrictions

To show our support for Ukraine and in accordance with current European sanctions, we have introduced a range of measures relevant to our open-access publications process.

All fees for papers from authors (first, corresponding, or contact authors) affiliated to Ukrainian institutions are automatically waived, regardless of if these papers are co-authored by scientists affiliated to Russian and/or Belarusian institutions. The only exception to the waiver for Ukrainian authors will be if the corresponding or contact authors are from a Russian and/or Belarusian institution, in that case the APCs are not waived.

Due to restrictions for authors from Russian and Belarusian institutions that are necessary to comply with European sanctions, we recommend any authors from institutions in these countries to contact us on editorial@copernicus.org for more information.