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Earth Surface Dynamics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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  • IF value: 3.765 IF 3.765
  • IF 5-year value: 3.719 IF 5-year
    3.719
  • CiteScore value: 3.83 CiteScore
    3.83
  • SNIP value: 1.281 SNIP 1.281
  • IPP value: 3.61 IPP 3.61
  • SJR value: 1.527 SJR 1.527
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 17 Scimago H
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  • h5-index value: 18 h5-index 18
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Managing editor:
Tom
Coulthard
Editors: Niels Hovius, Douglas Jerolmack, Andreas Lang, Heather Viles & A. Joshua West

Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) is a not-for-profit international scientific journal dedicated to the publication and discussion of high-quality research on the physical, chemical, and biological processes shaping Earth's surface and their interactions on all scales.

The main subject areas of ESurf comprise field measurements, remote sensing, and experimental and numerical modelling of Earth surface processes, and their interactions with the lithosphere, biosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and pedosphere. ESurf prioritizes studies with general implications for Earth surface science and especially values contributions that straddle discipline boundaries, enhance theory–observation feedback, and/or apply basic principles from physics, chemistry, or biology.

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.

For authors revising papers we also appreciate that there may be delays in responding – if this generates any issues please get in touch with the editorial team – we are very happy to help.

Many thanks and best wishes, the ESurf executive editors on behalf of the editorial board

News
18 Dec 2019 The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and Copernicus Publications agree on a central billing of article processing charges

The Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) will now provide a publication fund for their corresponding authors publishing in Copernicus' open-access journals.

18 Dec 2019 The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and Copernicus Publications agree on a central billing of article processing charges

The Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) will now provide a publication fund for their corresponding authors publishing in Copernicus' open-access journals.

02 Sep 2019 Helmholtz institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 September 2019 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Helmholtz Association and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

02 Sep 2019 Helmholtz institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 September 2019 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Helmholtz Association and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

24 Jun 2019 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the metrics box on the left-hand side.

24 Jun 2019 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the metrics box on the left-hand side.

Recent papers
03 Apr 2020
Inertial drag and lift forces for coarse grains on rough alluvial beds
Georgios Maniatis, Trevor Hoey, Rebecca Hodge, Dieter Rickenmann, and Alexandre Badoux
Earth Surf. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2020-20,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2020-20, 2020
Preprint under review for ESurf (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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24 Mar 2020
Short communication: A semiautomated method for bulk fault slip analysis from topographic scarp profiles
Franklin D. Wolfe, Timothy A. Stahl, Pilar Villamor, and Biljana Lukovic
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 211–219, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-211-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-211-2020, 2020
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20 Mar 2020
Timing of exotic, far-travelled boulder emplacement and paleo-outburst flooding in the central Himalaya
Marius L. Huber, Maarten Lupker, Sean F. Gallen, Marcus Christl, and Ananta P. Gajurel
Earth Surf. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2020-17,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2020-17, 2020
Preprint under review for ESurf (discussion: open, 3 comments)
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19 Mar 2020
Large wood as a confounding factor in interpreting the width of spring-fed streams
Dana Ariel Lapides and Michael Manga
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 195–210, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-195-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-195-2020, 2020
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17 Mar 2020
Implementing a hydrodynamic model to complement water depth and flow velocity data for physical scale experiments of rivers and estuaries
Steven A. H. Weisscher, Marcio Boechat-Albernaz, Jasper R. F. W. Leuven, Wout M. Van Dijk, Yasuyuki Shimizu, and Maarten G. Kleinhans
Earth Surf. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2020-14,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2020-14, 2020
Preprint under review for ESurf (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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Highlight articles
25 Oct 2019
Seismic location and tracking of snow avalanches and slush flows on Mt. Fuji, Japan
Cristina Pérez-Guillén, Kae Tsunematsu, Kouichi Nishimura, and Dieter Issler
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 989–1007, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-989-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-989-2019, 2019
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01 Oct 2019
Mapping landscape connectivity as a driver of species richness under tectonic and climatic forcing
Tristan Salles, Patrice Rey, and Enrico Bertuzzo
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 895–910, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-895-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-895-2019, 2019
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26 Aug 2019
A global delta dataset and the environmental variables that predict delta formation on marine coastlines
Rebecca L. Caldwell, Douglas A. Edmonds, Sarah Baumgardner, Chris Paola, Samapriya Roy, and Jaap H. Nienhuis
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 773–787, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-773-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-773-2019, 2019
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11 Jul 2019
Evaluating post-glacial bedrock erosion and surface exposure duration by coupling in situ optically stimulated luminescence and 10Be dating
Benjamin Lehmann, Frédéric Herman, Pierre G. Valla, Georgina E. King, and Rabiul H. Biswas
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 633–662, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-633-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-633-2019, 2019
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01 Jul 2019
Alluvial channel response to environmental perturbations: fill-terrace formation and sediment-signal disruption
Stefanie Tofelde, Sara Savi, Andrew D. Wickert, Aaron Bufe, and Taylor F. Schildgen
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 609–631, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-609-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-609-2019, 2019
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