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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.

IF value: 3.480
IF3.480
IF 5-year value: 4.194
IF 5-year4.194
CiteScore value: 6.7
CiteScore6.7
h5-index value: 60
h5-index60
Recent papers
21 Apr 2021
Biological pumps of carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus in the northern South China Sea
Jia-Jang Hung, Ching-Han Tung, Zong-Ying Lin, Yuh-Lin Lee Chen, Shao-Hung Peng, Yen-Huei Lin, and Li-Shan Tsai
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-17,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-17, 2021
Preprint under review for BG (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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20 Apr 2021
Isoprene and monoterpene emissions from alder, aspen and spruce short-rotation forest plantations in the United Kingdom
Gemma Purser, Julia Drewer, Mathew R. Heal, Robert A. S. Sircus, Lara K. Dunn, and James I. L. Morison
Biogeosciences, 18, 2487–2510, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-2487-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-2487-2021, 2021
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20 Apr 2021
Identification of the natural background of phosphorus in the Scheldt river using tidal marsh sediment cores
Florian Lauryssen, Philippe Crombé, Tom Maris, Elliot Van Maldegem, Marijn Van de Broek, Stijn Temmerman, and Erik Smolders
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-100,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-100, 2021
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20 Apr 2021
Strong temporal variation in treefall and branchfall rates in a tropical forest is explained by rainfall: results from five years of monthly drone data for a 50-ha plot
Raquel Fernandes Araujo, Samuel Grubinger, Carlos Henrique Souza Celes, Robinson I. Negrón-Juárez, Milton Garcia, Jonathan P. Dandois, and Helene C. Muller-Landau
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-102,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-102, 2021
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19 Apr 2021
Anthropocene climate warming enhances autochthonous carbon cycling in an upland Arctic lake, Disko Island, West Greenland
Mark A. Stevenson, Suzanne McGowan, Emma J. Pearson, George E. A. Swann, Melanie J. Leng, Vivienne J. Jones, Joseph J. Bailey, Xianyu Huang, and Erika Whiteford
Biogeosciences, 18, 2465–2485, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-2465-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-2465-2021, 2021
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Highlight articles
01 Apr 2021
Arctic Ocean acidification over the 21st century co-driven by anthropogenic carbon increases and freshening in the CMIP6 model ensemble
Jens Terhaar, Olivier Torres, Timothée Bourgeois, and Lester Kwiatkowski
Biogeosciences, 18, 2221–2240, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-2221-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-2221-2021, 2021
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22 Mar 2021
Similar importance of edaphic and climatic factors for controlling soil organic carbon stocks of the world
Zhongkui Luo, Raphael A. Viscarra-Rossel, and Tian Qian
Biogeosciences, 18, 2063–2073, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-2063-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-2063-2021, 2021
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17 Feb 2021
Reviews and syntheses: Impacts of plant-silica–herbivore interactions on terrestrial biogeochemical cycling
Bernice C. Hwang and Daniel B. Metcalfe
Biogeosciences, 18, 1259–1268, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-1259-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-1259-2021, 2021
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05 Feb 2021
A limited effect of sub-tropical typhoons on phytoplankton dynamics
Fei Chai, Yuntao Wang, Xiaogang Xing, Yunwei Yan, Huijie Xue, Mark Wells, and Emmanuel Boss
Biogeosciences, 18, 849–859, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-849-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-849-2021, 2021
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14 Jan 2021
Fire and vegetation dynamics in northwest Siberia during the last 60 years based on high-resolution remote sensing
Oleg Sizov, Ekaterina Ezhova, Petr Tsymbarovich, Andrey Soromotin, Nikolay Prihod'ko, Tuukka Petäjä, Sergej Zilitinkevich, Markku Kulmala, Jaana Bäck, and Kajar Köster
Biogeosciences, 18, 207–228, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-207-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-207-2021, 2021
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Scheduled special issues
The Weddell Sea and the ocean off Dronning Maud Land: unique oceanographic conditions shape circumpolar and global processes – a multi-disciplinary study (OS/BG/TC inter-journal SI)
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 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
News
27 Jan 2021 Outstanding Editor Award 2020

In recognition of his excellent services as Associate Editor, Alexey V. Eliseev has been selected as Outstanding Editor 2020.

27 Jan 2021 Outstanding Editor Award 2020

In recognition of his excellent services as Associate Editor, Alexey V. Eliseev has been selected as Outstanding Editor 2020.

27 Jan 2021 Outstanding Reviewer Awards 2020

The Outstanding Reviewer Awards 2020 will be awarded to Olivia Clifton and Euan Nisbet in recognition of their excellence in reviewing.

27 Jan 2021 Outstanding Reviewer Awards 2020

The Outstanding Reviewer Awards 2020 will be awarded to Olivia Clifton and Euan Nisbet in recognition of their excellence in reviewing.

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.