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Chief editors: Kirsten Elger, David Carlson, Kenneth Mankoff, Giuseppe M.R. Manzella & Hanqin Tian

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.

Dear colleagues, due to the current coronavirus situation, we are experiencing unusual challenges and delays in manuscript handling and reviewing, for which we would like to ask for your understanding.

Many thanks and best wishes, the ESSD chief editors on behalf of the editorial board

IF value: 11.815
IF11.815
IF 5-year value: 12.880
IF 5-year12.880
CiteScore value: 13.8
CiteScore13.8
h5-index value: 57
h5-index57
News
04 Jul 2022 Join the open-data revolution

ESSD is looking for editors! Interested in land, ice, ocean, atmosphere, or climate data? Looking for an opportunity to serve your community while advancing your career? Do you offer curiosity, flexibility, and geniality, coupled with a commitment to open-access principles? Read more.

04 Jul 2022 Join the open-data revolution

ESSD is looking for editors! Interested in land, ice, ocean, atmosphere, or climate data? Looking for an opportunity to serve your community while advancing your career? Do you offer curiosity, flexibility, and geniality, coupled with a commitment to open-access principles? Read more.

28 Jun 2022 Release of journal metrics 2021

The journal metrics 2021 were released and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

28 Jun 2022 Release of journal metrics 2021

The journal metrics 2021 were released and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

12 May 2022 Greenland Geothermal Heat Flow Database and Map (Version 1)

The authors assemble all available geothermal heat flow measurements collected in and around Greenland into a new database. They use this database of point measurements, in combination with other geophysical datasets, to model geothermal heat flow in and around Greenland.

12 May 2022 Greenland Geothermal Heat Flow Database and Map (Version 1)

The authors assemble all available geothermal heat flow measurements collected in and around Greenland into a new database. They use this database of point measurements, in combination with other geophysical datasets, to model geothermal heat flow in and around Greenland.

Recent papers
08 Aug 2022
CALC-2020: a new baseline land cover map at 10 m resolution for the circumpolar Arctic
Chong Liu, Xiaoqing Xu, Xuejie Feng, Xiao Cheng, Caixia Liu, and Huabing Huang
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-224,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-224, 2022
Preprint under review for ESSD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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05 Aug 2022
A new snow depth data set over northern China derived using GNSS interferometric reflectometry from a continuously operating network (GSnow-CHINA v1.0, 2013–2022)
Wei Wan, Jie Zhang, Liyun Dai, Hong Liang, Ting Yang, Baojian Liu, Zhizhou Guo, Heng Hu, and Limin Zhao
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 3549–3571, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-3549-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-3549-2022, 2022
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05 Aug 2022
The use of GRDC gauging stations for calibrating large-scale hydrological models
Peter Burek and Mikhail Smilovic
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-231,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-231, 2022
Preprint under review for ESSD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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04 Aug 2022
Sub-mesoscale observations of convective cold pools with a dense station network in Hamburg, Germany
Bastian Kirsch, Cathy Hohenegger, Daniel Klocke, Rainer Senke, Michael Offermann, and Felix Ament
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 3531–3548, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-3531-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-3531-2022, 2022
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04 Aug 2022
Shallow groundwater level time series and a groundwater chemistry survey from a boreal headwater catchment
Jana Erdbrügger, Ilja van Meerveld, Jan Seibert, and Kevin Bishop
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-114,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-114, 2022
Preprint under review for ESSD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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Notice on current restrictions

To show our support for Ukraine and in accordance with current European sanctions, we have introduced a range of measures relevant to our open-access publications process.

All fees for papers from authors (first, corresponding, or contact authors) affiliated to Ukrainian institutions are automatically waived, regardless of if these papers are co-authored by scientists affiliated to Russian and/or Belarusian institutions. The only exception to the waiver for Ukrainian authors will be if the corresponding or contact authors are from a Russian and/or Belarusian institution, in that case the APCs are not waived.

Due to restrictions for authors from Russian and Belarusian institutions that are necessary to comply with European sanctions, we recommend any authors from institutions in these countries to contact us on editorial@copernicus.org for more information.