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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
01 Apr 2020
Biological and biogeochemical methods for estimating bioirrigation: a case study in the Oosterschelde estuary
Emil De Borger, Justin Tiano, Ulrike Braeckman, Tom Ysebaert, and Karline Soetaert
Biogeosciences, 17, 1701–1715, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1701-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1701-2020, 2020
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01 Apr 2020
Effects of environmental and management factors on worldwide maize and soybean yields over the 20th and 21st centuries
Tzu-Shun Lin, Yang Song, Atul K. Jain, Peter Lawrence, and Haroon S. Kheshgi
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2020-68,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2020-68, 2020
Preprint under review for BG (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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01 Apr 2020
Risk of crop failure due to compound dry and hot extremes estimated with nested copulas
Andreia Filipa Silva Ribeiro, Ana Russo, Célia Marina Gouveia, Patrícia Páscoa, and Jakob Zscheischler
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2020-116,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2020-116, 2020
Preprint under review for BG (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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31 Mar 2020
Seasonal patterns of surface inorganic carbon system variables in the Gulf of Mexico inferred from a regional high-resolution ocean biogeochemical model
Fabian A. Gomez, Rik Wanninkhof, Leticia Barbero, Sang-Ki Lee, and Frank J. Hernandez Jr.
Biogeosciences, 17, 1685–1700, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1685-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1685-2020, 2020
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30 Mar 2020
An analysis of forest biomass sampling strategies across scales
Jessica Hetzer, Andreas Huth, Thorsten Wiegand, Hans Jürgen Dobner, and Rico Fischer
Biogeosciences, 17, 1673–1683, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1673-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1673-2020, 2020
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Highlight articles
16 Mar 2020
Scaling carbon fluxes from eddy covariance sites to globe: synthesis and evaluation of the FLUXCOM approach
Martin Jung, Christopher Schwalm, Mirco Migliavacca, Sophia Walther, Gustau Camps-Valls, Sujan Koirala, Peter Anthoni, Simon Besnard, Paul Bodesheim, Nuno Carvalhais, Frédéric Chevallier, Fabian Gans, Daniel S. Goll, Vanessa Haverd, Philipp Köhler, Kazuhito Ichii, Atul K. Jain, Junzhi Liu, Danica Lombardozzi, Julia E. M. S. Nabel, Jacob A. Nelson, Michael O'Sullivan, Martijn Pallandt, Dario Papale, Wouter Peters, Julia Pongratz, Christian Rödenbeck, Stephen Sitch, Gianluca Tramontana, Anthony Walker, Ulrich Weber, and Markus Reichstein
Biogeosciences, 17, 1343–1365, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1343-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1343-2020, 2020
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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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Scheduled special issues
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 2019–30 Jun 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
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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