Editorial board

Editors of this journal work on a purely voluntary basis without remuneration. This secures the freedom of taking editorial decisions purely based on scientific quality assurance without any interference with the economic interests an open-access publisher might have.
Chief executive editor

Kirsten Elger

GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
Library and Information Services
Germany

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Subject areas

ESSD – Land
Senior chief editor

David Carlson

World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)
WCRP Joint Planning Staff
Switzerland
Chief editors

Kenneth Mankoff

National Snow and Ice Data Center
United States

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Subject areas

ESSD – Ice

Giuseppe M.R. Manzella

OceanHIs SrL
Italy

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Subject areas

ESSD – Ocean

Hanqin Tian

Auburn University
International Center for Climate and Global Change Research
School of Forestry and WIldlife Sciences
United States

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ESSD – Land

Yuyu Zhou

Iowa State University
United States

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere
ESSD – Global
ESSD – Land
Managing editor

Johannes Wagner

Copernicus Publications
Germany
Topical editors

Charles Amory

Univ. Grenoble Alpes
Institut des Géosciences de l’Environnement
France

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Subject areas

ESSD – Ice

Clio Andris

Georgia Institute of Technology
College of Design
City & Regional Planning
United States

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ESSD – Land

Jan Beutel

University of Innsbruck
Department of Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
Austria

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Subject areas

ESSD – Ice
ESSD – Land

Achim A. Beylich

Geomorphological Field Laboratory (GFL)
Norway

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Subject areas

ESSD – Ice
ESSD – Land

David Carlson

World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)
WCRP Joint Planning Staff
Switzerland

Chris DeBeer

University of Saskatchewan
Canada

Niccolò Dematteis

Research Institute for Geo-hydrological Protection, National Research Council of Italy
Italy

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ESSD – Ice

Attila Demény

MTA Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences
Hungary

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Subject areas

ESSD – Land

Reinhard Drews

Tübingen University
Earth System Sciences
Germany

Kirsten Elger

GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
Library and Information Services
Germany

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Subject areas

ESSD – Land

Nellie Elguindi

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Laboratoire d'Aérologie
France

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere
ESSD – Global
ESSD – Land

Kuishuang Feng

University of Maryland
Geographical Sciences
United States

Dirk Fleischer

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
University and State Library
Research Data Competence Center
Germany

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Subject areas

ESSD – Land
ESSD – Ocean

Alexander Fraser

Australian Antarctic Program Partnership
Sea ice
Australia

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Subject areas

ESSD – Ice

Alexander Gelfan

Water Problems Institute
Russian Academy of Sciences
Russian Federation

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Subject areas

ESSD – Land

Tobias Gerken

James Madison University
School of Integrated Sciences
United States

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere

Hannes Grobe

Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI)
Geoscience
Germany

Alexander Gruber

Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)
Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation
Austria

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Subject areas

ESSD – Land

Lukas Gudmundsson

ETH Zurich
Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science
Department of Environmental Systems Science
Switzerland

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere
ESSD – Global
ESSD – Land

Dagmar Hainbucher

University Hamburg
Institute of Oceanography
Earth System Science
Germany

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Subject areas

ESSD – Ocean

Dalei Hao

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Atmospheric Sciences & Global Change
United States

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Subject areas

ESSD – Ice
ESSD – Land

Sibylle K. Hassler

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Institute of Water and River Basin Management
Chair of Hydrology
Germany

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere
ESSD – Global
ESSD – Land

Petra Heil

Australian Antarctic Division & University of Tasmania
Australian Antarctic Programme Partnership
Australia

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ESSD – Ice

Birgit Heim

Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research
Polar Terrestrial Environmental Systems
Germany

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Subject areas

ESSD – Ice
ESSD – Land

Guanyu Huang

Spelman College
United States

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere

Giulio G.R. Iovine

CNR-IRPI
Section of Cosenza
Italy

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ESSD – Land

Conrad Jackisch

TU Bergakademie Freiberg
Faculty of Geosciences, Geoengineering and Mining
Interdisciplinary Environmental Research Centre
Germany

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ESSD – Land

Alexander Kokhanovsky

German Research Centre for Geosciences
Section 1.4: Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics
Germany

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere
ESSD – Global

Qingxiang Li

Sun Yat-sen University
School of Atmospheric Sciences
China

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere
ESSD – Global

Xuecao Li

China Agricultural University
College of Land Science and Technology
China

Heming Liao

Microsoft Corporation
United States

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Subject areas

ESSD – Ice

Katrin Lindbäck

Mid Sweden University
Sweden

Christof Lorenz

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research
Germany

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ESSD – Land

Chaoqun Lu

Iowa State University
United States

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Subject areas

ESSD – Land

Kenneth Mankoff

National Snow and Ice Data Center
United States

Subject areas

Subject areas

ESSD – Ice

Giuseppe M.R. Manzella

OceanHIs SrL
Italy

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Subject areas

ESSD – Ocean

Salvatore Marullo

ENEA
Climate and Modelling Laboratory
Italy

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Subject areas

ESSD – Ocean

Luis Millan

Jet Propulsion Lab
United States

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere

Christopher Neigh

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Biospheric Sciences Laboratory
United States

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere
ESSD – Global
ESSD – Land

Andrea L. Popp

SMHI (Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute)
Sweden

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere
ESSD – Global
ESSD – Ice
ESSD – Land

Alessio Rovere

University of Bremen
MARUM - Center for Marine Environmental Sciences
Germany

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Subject areas

ESSD – Land
ESSD – Ocean

Nophea Sasaki

Asian Institute of Technology
Natural Resources Management
Thailand

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Subject areas

ESSD – Land

François G. Schmitt

CNRS, Lab. Oceanology and Geosciences UMR 8187
Laboratory of Oceanology and Geosciences
France

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ESSD – Ocean

Martin Schultz

Forschungszentrum Jülich
Jülich Supercomputing Centre
Germany

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere
ESSD – Global

Hao Shi

Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences
Chinese Academy of Sciences
China

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ESSD – Ice
ESSD – Land

Simona Simoncelli

Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV)
Bologna
Italy

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ESSD – Ocean

James Thornton

University of Bern
Mountain Research Initiative
Switzerland

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ESSD – Land

Hanqin Tian

Auburn University
International Center for Climate and Global Change Research
School of Forestry and WIldlife Sciences
United States

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ESSD – Land

Francesco N. Tubiello

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Statistics
Italy

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere
ESSD – Global
ESSD – Land

Baptiste Vandecrux

Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland
Glaciology and Climate
Denmark

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Subject areas

ESSD – Ice

Georg Veh

University of Potsdam
Environmental Science and Geography
Geohazards
Germany

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Subject areas

ESSD – Ice

Anton Velo

IIM-CSIC
Oceanology
Spain

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Subject areas

ESSD – Ocean

Sander Veraverbeke

Nederland
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Faculty of Science
Netherlands

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere
ESSD – Global
ESSD – Ice
ESSD – Land

Xingchen (Tony) Wang

Boston College
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
United States

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Subject areas

ESSD – Land
ESSD – Ocean

Jing Wei

University of Maryland
ESSIC
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
United States

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere
ESSD – Global
ESSD – Land

Jia Yang

Oklahoma State University
Natural Resource Ecology and Management
United States

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ESSD – Land

Kang Yang

Nanjing University
School of Geography and Ocean Science
China

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Subject areas

ESSD – Ice
ESSD – Land

Kaiguang Zhao

The Ohio State University
School of Environment and Natural Resources
United States

Bo Zheng

Tsinghua University
Institute of Environment and Ecology
Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School
China

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere
ESSD – Global
ESSD – Land

Chunlüe Zhou

University of Gothenburg
Faculty of Science
Department of Earth Sciences
Sweden

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere
ESSD – Global

Yuyu Zhou

Iowa State University
United States

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Subject areas

ESSD – Atmosphere
ESSD – Global
ESSD – Land
Advisory board members

Alexander Petrovich Lisitzin

Russian Academy of Sciences
Shirshov Institute of Oceanology
Russian Federation

Hans Pfeiffenberger

Retired from Alfred-Wegener-Institute
Germany