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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
18 Feb 2020
Influence of oceanic conditions in the energy transfer efficiency estimation of a micronekton model
Audrey Delpech, Anna Conchon, Olivier Titaud, and Patrick Lehodey
Biogeosciences, 17, 833–850, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-833-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-833-2020, 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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17 Feb 2020
Trends and decadal oscillations of oxygen and nutrients at 50 to 300 m depth in the equatorial and North Pacific
Lothar Stramma, Sunke Schmidtko, Steven J. Bograd, Tsuneo Ono, Tetjana Ross, Daisuke Sasano, and Frank A. Whitney
Biogeosciences, 17, 813–831, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-813-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-813-2020, 2020
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17 Feb 2020
Soil carbon release responses to long-term versus short-term climatic warming in an arid ecosystem
Hongying Yu, Zhenzhu Xu, Guangsheng Zhou, and Yaohui Shi
Biogeosciences, 17, 781–792, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-781-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-781-2020, 2020
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17 Feb 2020
Diel quenching of Southern Ocean phytoplankton fluorescence is related to iron limitation
Christina Schallenberg, Robert F. Strzepek, Nina Schuback, Lesley A. Clementson, Philip W. Boyd, and Thomas W. Trull
Biogeosciences, 17, 793–812, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-793-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-793-2020, 2020
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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
Ecological and biogeochemical functioning of the coastal upwelling system off Peru: an in situ mesocosm study
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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