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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
IF5.092
IF 5-year value: 5.157
IF 5-year5.157
CiteScore value: 7.6
CiteScore7.6
h5-index value: 58
h5-index58
Recent papers
25 Nov 2022
Assessing global-scale organic matter reactivity patterns in marine sediments using a lognormal reactive continuum model
Sinan Xu, Bo Liu, Sandra Arndt, Sabine Kasten, and Zijun Wu
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2022-228,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2022-228, 2022
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24 Nov 2022
Mineralization of autochthonous particulate organic carbon is a fast channel of organic matter turnover in Germany's largest drinking water reservoir
Marlene Dordoni, Michael Seewald, Karsten Rinke, Kurt Friese, Robert van Geldern, Jakob Schmidmeier, and Johannes A. C. Barth
Biogeosciences, 19, 5343–5355, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-5343-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-5343-2022, 2022
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23 Nov 2022
Reviews and syntheses: A framework to observe, understand and project ecosystem response to environmental change in the East Antarctic Southern Ocean
Julian Gutt, Stefanie Arndt, David Keith Alan Barnes, Horst Bornemann, Thomas Brey, Olaf Eisen, Hauke Flores, Huw Griffiths, Christian Haas, Stefan Hain, Tore Hattermann, Christoph Held, Mario Hoppema, Enrique Isla, Markus Janout, Céline Le Bohec, Heike Link, Felix Christopher Mark, Sebastien Moreau, Scarlett Trimborn, Ilse van Opzeeland, Hans-Otto Pörtner, Fokje Schaafsma, Katharina Teschke, Sandra Tippenhauer, Anton Van de Putte, Mia Wege, Daniel Zitterbart, and Dieter Piepenburg
Biogeosciences, 19, 5313–5342, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-5313-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-5313-2022, 2022
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23 Nov 2022
Geographical controls and anthropogenic impacts on dissolved organic carbon from mountainous rivers: Insights from optical properties and carbon isotopes
Shuai Chen, Jun Zhong, Lishan Ran, Yuanbi Yi, Wanfa Wang, Zelong Yan, Siliang Li, and Khan M. G. Mostofa
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2022-217,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2022-217, 2022
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22 Nov 2022
Forest–atmosphere exchange of reactive nitrogen in a remote region – Part II: Modeling annual budgets
Pascal Wintjen, Frederik Schrader, Martijn Schaap, Burkhard Beudert, Richard Kranenburg, and Christian Brümmer
Biogeosciences, 19, 5287–5311, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-5287-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-5287-2022, 2022
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Highlight articles
04 Nov 2022
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Highest methane concentrations in an Arctic river linked to local terrestrial inputs
Karel Castro-Morales, Anna Canning, Sophie Arzberger, Will A. Overholt, Kirsten Küsel, Olaf Kolle, Mathias Göckede, Nikita Zimov, and Arne Körtzinger
Biogeosciences, 19, 5059–5077, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-5059-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-5059-2022, 2022
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12 Oct 2022
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Early life stages of a Mediterranean coral are vulnerable to ocean warming and acidification
Chloe Carbonne, Steeve Comeau, Phoebe T. W. Chan, Keyla Plichon, Jean-Pierre Gattuso, and Núria Teixidó
Biogeosciences, 19, 4767–4777, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-4767-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-4767-2022, 2022
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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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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
01 Oct 2021–31 Dec 2022 | Anthony Bosse, Jack Middelburg, Koji Suzuki, Tina Treude and Carolin Löscher | Information
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01 Sep 2022 Institutional agreement between Swiss National Science Foundation, Luxembourg National Research Fund, the University of Lausanne and Copernicus Publications

From now on, manuscripts that involve funding from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) or the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) will benefit from direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs).

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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