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eISSN: BG 1726-4189, BGD 1810-6285

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
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IF 5-year value: 5.157
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CiteScore value: 7.6
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h5-index value: 58
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Recent papers
05 Oct 2022
Evaluation of soil carbon simulation in CMIP6 Earth system models
Rebecca M. Varney, Sarah E. Chadburn, Eleanor J. Burke, and Peter M. Cox
Biogeosciences, 19, 4671–4704, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-4671-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-4671-2022, 2022
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05 Oct 2022
Technical note: Common ambiguities in plant hydraulics
Yujie Wang and Christian Frankenberg
Biogeosciences, 19, 4705–4714, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-4705-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-4705-2022, 2022
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05 Oct 2022
Abrasion of sedimentary rocks as a source of hydrogen peroxide and nutrients to subglacial ecosystems
Beatriz Gill-Olivas, Jon Telling, Mark Skidmore, and Martyn Tranter
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-908,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-908, 2022
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04 Oct 2022
Mapping of ESA-CCI land cover data to plant functional types for use in the CLASSIC land model
Libo Wang, Vivek K. Arora, Paul Bartlett, Ed Chan, and Salvatore R. Curasi
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-923,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-923, 2022
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04 Oct 2022
Differential feeding habits of the shallow-water hydrothermal vent crab Xenograpsus testudinatus correlate with their resident vent types at a scale of meters
Jing-Ying Wu, Siou-Yan Lin, Jung-Fu Huang, Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Jia-Jang Hung, Shao-Hung Peng, and Li-Lian Liu
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2022-177,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2022-177, 2022
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Highlight articles
15 Sep 2022
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Observation-constrained estimates of the global ocean carbon sink from Earth system models
Jens Terhaar, Thomas L. Frölicher, and Fortunat Joos
Biogeosciences, 19, 4431–4457, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-4431-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-4431-2022, 2022
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12 Sep 2022
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Contrasting drought legacy effects on gross primary productivity in a mixed versus pure beech forest
Xin Yu, René Orth, Markus Reichstein, Michael Bahn, Anne Klosterhalfen, Alexander Knohl, Franziska Koebsch, Mirco Migliavacca, Martina Mund, Jacob A. Nelson, Benjamin D. Stocker, Sophia Walther, and Ana Bastos
Biogeosciences, 19, 4315–4329, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-4315-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-4315-2022, 2022
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20 Jul 2022
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Soil carbon loss in warmed subarctic grasslands is rapid and restricted to topsoil
Niel Verbrigghe, Niki I. W. Leblans, Bjarni D. Sigurdsson, Sara Vicca, Chao Fang, Lucia Fuchslueger, Jennifer L. Soong, James T. Weedon, Christopher Poeplau, Cristina Ariza-Carricondo, Michael Bahn, Bertrand Guenet, Per Gundersen, Gunnhildur E. Gunnarsdóttir, Thomas Kätterer, Zhanfeng Liu, Marja Maljanen, Sara Marañón-Jiménez, Kathiravan Meeran, Edda S. Oddsdóttir, Ivika Ostonen, Josep Peñuelas, Andreas Richter, Jordi Sardans, Páll Sigurðsson, Margaret S. Torn, Peter M. Van Bodegom, Erik Verbruggen, Tom W. N. Walker, Håkan Wallander, and Ivan A. Janssens
Biogeosciences, 19, 3381–3393, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-3381-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-3381-2022, 2022
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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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Scheduled special issues
05 Oct 2022–31 Mar 2023 | Sonia Silvestri, Beatrice Maria Sole Giambastiani, Manudeo Singh, and Jack Middelburg | Information
Earth surface shaping by biota (ESurf/BG/ESD/ESSD/SOIL inter-journal SI)
01 Sep 2022–01 Sep 2023 | Frank Hagedorn, Todd A. Ehlers, Friedhelm von Blanckenburg, and Sara Vicca | Information
01 Sep 2022–31 Aug 2023 | Marilaure Grégoire, Sean A. Crowe, Véronique Garçon, Lisa Levin, Andreas Oschlies, Michael Roman, Caroline P. Slomp, and Kenneth Rose | Information
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
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22 Jul 2022 Relationship between extinction magnitude and climate change during major marine and terrestrial animal crises

The author found a good correlation between the mass extinction magnitudes of animals and surface temperature anomalies. The relation is good regardless of the difference between warming and cooling.

22 Jul 2022 Relationship between extinction magnitude and climate change during major marine and terrestrial animal crises

The author found a good correlation between the mass extinction magnitudes of animals and surface temperature anomalies. The relation is good regardless of the difference between warming and cooling.

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