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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
14 Oct 2021
Exploring the use of compound-specific carbon isotopes as a palaeoproductivity proxy off the coast of Adélie Land, East Antarctica
Kate E. Ashley, Xavier Crosta, Johan Etourneau, Philippine Campagne, Harry Gilchrist, Uthmaan Ibraheem, Sarah E. Greene, Sabine Schmidt, Yvette Eley, Guillaume Massé, and James Bendle
Biogeosciences, 18, 5555–5571, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5555-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5555-2021, 2021
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14 Oct 2021
Predicting mangrove forest dynamics across a soil salinity gradient using an individual-based vegetation model linked with plant hydraulics
Masaya Yoshikai, Takashi Nakamura, Rempei Suwa, Sahadev Sharma, Rene Rollon, Jun Yasuoka, Ryohei Egawa, and Kazuo Nadaoka
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-255,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-255, 2021
Preprint under review for BG (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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13 Oct 2021
Episodic subduction patches in the western North Pacific identified from BGC-Argo float data
Shuangling Chen, Mark L. Wells, Rui Xin Huang, Huijie Xue, Jingyuan Xi, and Fei Chai
Biogeosciences, 18, 5539–5554, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5539-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5539-2021, 2021
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13 Oct 2021
A Bayesian sequential updating approach to predict phenology of silage maize
Michelle Viswanathan, Tobias K. D. Weber, Sebastian Gayler, Juliane Mai, and Thilo Streck
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-238,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-238, 2021
Preprint under review for BG (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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13 Oct 2021
Sea ice concentration impacts dissolved organic gases in the Canadian Arctic
Charel Wohl, Anna E. Jones, William T. Sturges, Philip D. Nightingale, Brent Else, Brian J. Butterworth, and Mingxi Yang
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-252,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-252, 2021
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Highlight articles
07 Oct 2021
Modeling the marine chromium cycle: new constraints on global-scale processes
Frerk Pöppelmeier, David J. Janssen, Samuel L. Jaccard, and Thomas F. Stocker
Biogeosciences, 18, 5447–5463, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5447-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5447-2021, 2021
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27 Sep 2021
Persistent impacts of the 2018 drought on forest disturbance regimes in Europe
Cornelius Senf and Rupert Seidl
Biogeosciences, 18, 5223–5230, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5223-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5223-2021, 2021
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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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Scheduled special issues
Global change effects on terrestrial biogeochemistry at the plant–soil interface
15 Oct 2021–22 Apr 2022 | Emily Solly, Lucia Fuchslueger, Alberto Canarini, Albert C. Brangarí, and Michael Bahn | Information
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 Dec 2021 | Sandy Harrison and Kirsten Thonicke | Information
News
01 Oct 2021 First insights from new EGU author survey

In April 2021 the EGU Publications Committee launched the first author survey to routinely ask authors about their publishing experience in EGU journals, in order to learn more about how EGU and Copernicus can serve the scientific community with their publications. Over the last 6 months, 160 contact authors answered the survey representing about 10% of the papers published during this time. We are delighted about the positive feedback and thank all authors. Please read the full report.

01 Oct 2021 First insights from new EGU author survey

In April 2021 the EGU Publications Committee launched the first author survey to routinely ask authors about their publishing experience in EGU journals, in order to learn more about how EGU and Copernicus can serve the scientific community with their publications. Over the last 6 months, 160 contact authors answered the survey representing about 10% of the papers published during this time. We are delighted about the positive feedback and thank all authors. Please read the full report.

27 Sep 2021 New BG Letter: Persistent impacts of the 2018 drought on forest disturbance regimes in Europe

Europe was affected by an extreme drought in 2018. The authors show that this drought has increased forest disturbances across Europe, especially central and eastern Europe.

27 Sep 2021 New BG Letter: Persistent impacts of the 2018 drought on forest disturbance regimes in Europe

Europe was affected by an extreme drought in 2018. The authors show that this drought has increased forest disturbances across Europe, especially central and eastern Europe.

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.