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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.


2017 Tinker-Muse Prize open for nominations

17 Mar 2017

The Tinker-Muse Prize is awarded to an individual who has demonstrated excellence in Antarctic science and/or policy and who shows clear potential for sustained major and significant contributions that will enhance the understanding and/or preservation of Antarctica. The deadline for nominations is 17 May 2017.

Inaugural global methane budget published in ESSD

12 Dec 2016

Today, Earth System Science Data published the inaugural global methane budget. This budget quantifies for the first time the ensemble of the many sources and processes that determine global methane concentrations in the atmosphere.

Global Carbon Budget 2016: continued low growth in carbon emissions

14 Nov 2016

Detailed data of the Global Carbon Budget 2016 were made available in Earth System Science Data (ESSD) today.

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