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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.W.A. Naqvi & Anja Rammig
Biogeosciences (BG) is an 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 articles
16 Nov 2018
Ocean acidification reduces hardness and stiffness of the Portuguese oyster shell with impaired microstructure: a hierarchical analysis
Yuan Meng, Zhenbin Guo, Susan C. Fitzer, Abhishek Upadhyay, Vera B. S. Chan, Chaoyi Li, Maggie Cusack, Haimin Yao, Kelvin W. K. Yeung, and Vengatesen Thiyagarajan
Biogeosciences, 15, 6833-6846, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6833-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6833-2018, 2018
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16 Nov 2018
Impact of carbonate saturation on large Caribbean benthic foraminifera assemblages
Ana Martinez, Laura Hernández-Terrones, Mario Rebolledo-Vieyra, and Adina Paytan
Biogeosciences, 15, 6819-6832, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6819-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6819-2018, 2018
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16 Nov 2018
Distribution and cycling of terrigenous dissolved organic carbon in peatland-draining rivers and coastal waters of Sarawak, Borneo
Patrick Martin, Nagur Cherukuru, Ashleen S. Y. Tan, Nivedita Sanwlani, Aazani Mujahid, and Moritz Müller
Biogeosciences, 15, 6847-6865, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6847-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6847-2018, 2018
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16 Nov 2018
Kinetics of calcite precipitation by ureolytic bacteria under aerobic and anaerobic conditions
Andrew C. Mitchell, Erika J. Espinosa-Ortiz, Stacy L. Parks, Adrienne Phillips, Alfred B. Cunningham, and Robin Gerlach
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2018-477,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2018-477, 2018
Manuscript under review for BG (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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16 Nov 2018
Controls on redox-sensitive trace metals in the Mauritanian oxygen minimum zone
Insa Rapp, Christian Schlosser, Jan-Lukas Menzel Barraqueta, Bernhard Wenzel, Jan Lüdke, Jan Scholten, Beat Gasser, Patrick Reichert, Martha Gledhill, Marcus Dengler, and Eric P. Achterberg
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2018-472,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2018-472, 2018
Manuscript under review for BG (discussion: open, 0 comments)
Highlight articles
16 Nov 2018
Distribution and cycling of terrigenous dissolved organic carbon in peatland-draining rivers and coastal waters of Sarawak, Borneo
Patrick Martin, Nagur Cherukuru, Ashleen S. Y. Tan, Nivedita Sanwlani, Aazani Mujahid, and Moritz Müller
Biogeosciences, 15, 6847-6865, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6847-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6847-2018, 2018
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06 Nov 2018
Predominance of methanogens over methanotrophs in rewetted fens characterized by high methane emissions
Xi Wen, Viktoria Unger, Gerald Jurasinski, Franziska Koebsch, Fabian Horn, Gregor Rehder, Torsten Sachs, Dominik Zak, Gunnar Lischeid, Klaus-Holger Knorr, Michael E. Böttcher, Matthias Winkel, Paul L. E. Bodelier, and Susanne Liebner
Biogeosciences, 15, 6519-6536, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6519-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6519-2018, 2018
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16 Oct 2018
Contrasting biosphere responses to hydrometeorological extremes: revisiting the 2010 western Russian heatwave
Milan Flach, Sebastian Sippel, Fabian Gans, Ana Bastos, Alexander Brenning, Markus Reichstein, and Miguel D. Mahecha
Biogeosciences, 15, 6067-6085, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6067-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6067-2018, 2018
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09 Oct 2018
Reviews and syntheses: Carbon use efficiency from organisms to ecosystems – definitions, theories, and empirical evidence
Stefano Manzoni, Petr Čapek, Philipp Porada, Martin Thurner, Mattias Winterdahl, Christian Beer, Volker Brüchert, Jan Frouz, Anke M. Herrmann, Björn D. Lindahl, Steve W. Lyon, Hana Šantrůčková, Giulia Vico, and Danielle Way
Biogeosciences, 15, 5929-5949, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-5929-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-5929-2018, 2018
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28 Sep 2018
Potential for phenol biodegradation in cloud waters
Audrey Lallement, Ludovic Besaury, Elise Tixier, Martine Sancelme, Pierre Amato, Virginie Vinatier, Isabelle Canet, Olga V. Polyakova, Viatcheslay B. Artaev, Albert T. Lebedev, Laurent Deguillaume, Gilles Mailhot, and Anne-Marie Delort
Biogeosciences, 15, 5733-5744, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-5733-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-5733-2018, 2018
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Scheduled special issues
21 Aug 2018–31 Jan 2019 | T. Jennerjahn, P. Shanmugam, P. Ford, and S. Bouillon | Information
01 Apr 2018–31 Dec 2018 | N. Ohte and S. Anderson | Information
14 Nov 2017–31 Dec 2018 | J. Middelburg, T. Treude, M. Haeckel, A. Purser, P. Arbizu, A. Vanreusel, and D. Jones | Information
10 Oct 2017–30 Jun 2019 | M. Kienast, U. Herzschuh, and L. Jonkers | Information
01 Oct 2017–31 Mar 2019 | F. Joos, C. Heinze, C. Le Quere, J. Pongratz, I. C. Prentice, and N. Zeng | Information
News
05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) – not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) – not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

05 Jul 2018 Press Release: Oxygen loss in the coastal Baltic Sea is "unprecedentedly severe"

The Baltic Sea is home to some of the world's largest dead zones, areas of oxygen-starved waters where most marine animals can't survive. But while parts of this sea have long suffered from low oxygen levels, a new study by a team in Finland and Germany shows that oxygen loss in coastal areas over the past century is unprecedented in the last 1500 years. The research is published today in BG.

05 Jul 2018 Press Release: Oxygen loss in the coastal Baltic Sea is "unprecedentedly severe"

The Baltic Sea is home to some of the world's largest dead zones, areas of oxygen-starved waters where most marine animals can't survive. But while parts of this sea have long suffered from low oxygen levels, a new study by a team in Finland and Germany shows that oxygen loss in coastal areas over the past century is unprecedented in the last 1500 years. The research is published today in BG.

27 Jun 2018 New Journal Impact Factors released

The latest Journal Citation Reports® have been published by Clarivate Analytics.

27 Jun 2018 New Journal Impact Factors released

The latest Journal Citation Reports® have been published by Clarivate Analytics.

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