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Biogeosciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Co-editors-in-chief: Michael Bahn, Katja Fennel, S. Wajih A. Naqvi, 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
21 Feb 2020
Dissolved iron in the North Atlantic Ocean and Labrador Sea along the GEOVIDE section (GEOTRACES section GA01)
Manon Tonnard, Hélène Planquette, Andrew R. Bowie, Pier van der Merwe, Morgane Gallinari, Floriane Desprez de Gésincourt, Yoan Germain, Arthur Gourain, Marion Benetti, Gilles Reverdin, Paul Tréguer, Julia Boutorh, Marie Cheize, François Lacan, Jan-Lukas Menzel Barraqueta, Leonardo Pereira-Contreira, Rachel Shelley, Pascale Lherminier, and Géraldine Sarthou
Biogeosciences, 17, 917–943, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-917-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-917-2020, 2020
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21 Feb 2020
Intercomparison of four methods to estimate coral calcification under various environmental conditions
Miguel Gómez Batista, Marc Metian, François Oberhänsli, Simon Pouil, Peter W. Swarzenski, Eric Tambutté, Jean-Pierre Gattuso, Carlos M. Alonso Hernández, and Frédéric Gazeau
Biogeosciences, 17, 887–899, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-887-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-887-2020, 2020
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21 Feb 2020
Microtopography is a fundamental organizing structure of vegetation and soil chemistry in black ash wetlands
Jacob S. Diamond, Daniel L. McLaughlin, Robert A. Slesak, and Atticus Stovall
Biogeosciences, 17, 901–915, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-901-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-901-2020, 2020
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20 Feb 2020
Alpha and beta diversity patterns of polychaete assemblages across the nodule province of the eastern Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone (equatorial Pacific)
Paulo Bonifácio, Pedro Martínez Arbizu, and Lénaïck Menot
Biogeosciences, 17, 865–886, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-865-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-865-2020, 2020
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20 Feb 2020
The recent state and variability of the carbonate system of the Canadian Arctic in the context of ocean acidification
Alexis Beaupré-Laperrière, Alfonso Mucci, and Helmuth Thomas
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2020-29,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2020-29, 2020
Preprint under review for BG (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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Highlight articles
18 Feb 2020
No nitrogen fixation in the Bay of Bengal?
Carolin R. Löscher, Wiebke Mohr, Hermann W. Bange, and Donald E. Canfield
Biogeosciences, 17, 851–864, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-851-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-851-2020, 2020
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07 Feb 2020
Dimensions of marine phytoplankton diversity
Stephanie Dutkiewicz, Pedro Cermeno, Oliver Jahn, Michael J. Follows, Anna E. Hickman, Darcy A. A. Taniguchi, and Ben A. Ward
Biogeosciences, 17, 609–634, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-609-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-609-2020, 2020
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14 Oct 2019
Microbial community composition and abundance after millennia of submarine permafrost warming
Julia Mitzscherling, Fabian Horn, Maria Winterfeld, Linda Mahler, Jens Kallmeyer, Pier P. Overduin, Lutz Schirrmeister, Matthias Winkel, Mikhail N. Grigoriev, Dirk Wagner, and Susanne Liebner
Biogeosciences, 16, 3941–3958, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3941-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3941-2019, 2019
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27 Sep 2019
Physical constraints for respiration in microbial hotspots in soil and their importance for denitrification
Steffen Schlüter, Jan Zawallich, Hans-Jörg Vogel, and Peter Dörsch
Biogeosciences, 16, 3665–3678, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3665-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3665-2019, 2019
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14 Aug 2019
Ideas and perspectives: is shale gas a major driver of recent increase in global atmospheric methane?
Robert W. Howarth
Biogeosciences, 16, 3033–3046, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3033-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3033-2019, 2019
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Scheduled special issues
Understanding compound weather and climate events and related impacts (BG/ESD/HESS/NHESS inter-journal SI)
01 Mar 2020–28 Feb 2021 | Jakob Zscheischler, Bart van den Hurk, and Michael Bahn | Information
01 Feb 2020–31 Jul 2020 | Eric Achterberg, Javier Arístegui, Francisco Chavez, Michelle I. Graco, Hans-Peter Grossart, Dimitri Gutierrez, Ulf Riebesell, and Silvio Pantoja | Information
Understanding the Indian Ocean system: past, present and future (BG/ACP/OS/SE inter-journal SI)
01 Jul 2019–31 Mar 2020 | Hermann Bange, Raleigh Hood, Viviane Menezes, Colin W. Devey, and S. Wajih A. Naqvi | Information
01 Jun 2019–30 Jun 2020 | Christine Klaas, Cecile Guieu, Karine Desboeufs, Jan-Berend Stuut, Mark Moore, Paraskevi Pitta, Silvia Becagli, and Chiara Santinelli | Information
01 Mar 2019–29 Feb 2020 | Katja Fennel, S. Wajih A. Naqvi, Anja Engel, Hermann Bange, Marilaure Grégoire, Andreas Oschlies, Tina Treude, and Kenneth Rose | Information
News
08 Jan 2020 Outstanding Editor Award 2019

In recognition of his excellent services as Associate Editor, Akihiko Ito has been selected as Outstanding Editor 2019.

08 Jan 2020 Outstanding Editor Award 2019

In recognition of his excellent services as Associate Editor, Akihiko Ito has been selected as Outstanding Editor 2019.

08 Jan 2020 Outstanding Reviewer Awards 2019

The Outstanding Reviewer Awards 2019 will be awarded to Hinrich Grothe, Ben Bond-Lamberty, and Ralf Schiebel in recognition of their excellence in reviewing.

08 Jan 2020 Outstanding Reviewer Awards 2019

The Outstanding Reviewer Awards 2019 will be awarded to Hinrich Grothe, Ben Bond-Lamberty, and Ralf Schiebel in recognition of their excellence in reviewing.

18 Dec 2019 The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and Copernicus Publications agree on a central billing of article processing charges

The Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) will now provide a publication fund for their corresponding authors publishing in Copernicus' open-access journals.

18 Dec 2019 The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and Copernicus Publications agree on a central billing of article processing charges

The Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) will now provide a publication fund for their corresponding authors publishing in Copernicus' open-access journals.

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