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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.
ESSD celebrates its 10th anniversary 10 Apr 2018

We are very pleased to announce the 10th anniversary of Earth System Science Data. Join us in celebrating 10 years of data publishing at the EGU General Assembly 2018 in Vienna, taking place at the Copernicus booth (exhibition – yellow level), Thursday, 12th April, 15:00.

Global Carbon Budget 2017 12 Mar 2018

Detailed data of the Global Carbon Budget 2017 were made available in Earth System Science Data (ESSD) today.

Update of publication policy 04 Jul 2017

The updated publication policy now is extended by the journal's open access statement, its archiving and indexing scheme, and explicit policies on corrections and retractions.

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