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Chief editors: Thomas Blunier, David Carlson, Kirsten Elger, Jens Klump, Yasuhiro Murayama, Ge Peng & 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.
This short commentary draws on ESSD author, reviewer and editor experiences over its first 10 years of operation to define guidelines, requirements and benefits of the ESSD processes.
News
18 Dec 2018 ESSD editorial

Guidelines, requirements and benefits of the ESSD processes are defined in an editorial recently published in ESSD.

18 Dec 2018 ESSD editorial

Guidelines, requirements and benefits of the ESSD processes are defined in an editorial recently published in ESSD.

05 Dec 2018 Global Carbon Budget 2018

Detailed data of the Global Carbon Budget 2018 were made available in Earth System Science Data (ESSD) today.

05 Dec 2018 Global Carbon Budget 2018

Detailed data of the Global Carbon Budget 2018 were made available in Earth System Science Data (ESSD) today.

23 Nov 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

Copernicus Publications recently launched its full-text HTML workflow and optimized the ESSD website for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading ESSD articles.

23 Nov 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

Copernicus Publications recently launched its full-text HTML workflow and optimized the ESSD website for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading ESSD articles.

Recent papers
21 Mar 2019
Historical and recent aufeis in the Indigirka River basin (Russia)
Olga Makarieva, Andrey Shikhov, Nataliia Nesterova, and Andrey Ostashov
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 409-420, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-409-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-409-2019, 2019
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19 Mar 2019
The Guadalfeo Monitoring Network (Sierra Nevada, Spain): 14 years of measurements to understand the complexity of snow dynamics in semiarid regions
María J. Polo, Javier Herrero, Rafael Pimentel, and María J. Pérez-Palazón
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 393-407, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-393-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-393-2019, 2019
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15 Mar 2019
Densified multi-mission observations by developed optical water levels show marked increases in lake water storage and overflow floods on the Tibetan Plateau
Xingdong Li, Di Long, Qi Huang, Pengfei Han, Fanyu Zhao, and Yoshihide Wada
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2019-34,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2019-34, 2019
Manuscript under review for ESSD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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12 Mar 2019
Geology datasets in North America, Greenland and surrounding areas for use with ice sheet models
Evan J. Gowan, Lu Niu, Gregor Knorr, and Gerrit Lohmann
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 375-391, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-375-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-375-2019, 2019
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12 Mar 2019
GRUN: An observations-based global gridded runoff dataset from 1902 to 2014
Gionata Ghiggi, Vincent Humphrey, Sonia I. Seneviratne, and Lukas Gudmundsson
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2019-32,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2019-32, 2019
Manuscript under review for ESSD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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