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Earth System Science Data The Data Publishing Journal
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Chief editors: David Carlson & Hans Pfeiffenberger

Earth System Science Data (ESSD) is an international, interdisciplinary journal for the publication of articles on original research data (sets), furthering the reuse of high-quality data of benefit to Earth system sciences. The editors encourage submissions on original data or data collections which are of sufficient quality and have potential to contribute to these aims. The journal maintains sections for regular-length articles, brief communications (e.g. on additions to data sets) and commentaries, as well as review articles and special issues.


First Journal Impact Factor for ESSD released

17 Jun 2016

The ESSD chief editors are delighted to announce that Earth System Science Data (ESSD) has received its first Journal Impact Factor.

Workflow of ESSD reorganized

10 Dec 2015

We have summarized the upcoming changes to ESSD by the end of the year.

Global Carbon Budget 2015: global CO2 emissions projected to stall

07 Dec 2015

Detailed data of the Global Carbon Budget 2015 were made available in Earth System Science Data (ESSD) today.

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