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Earth Surface Dynamics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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  • IF value: 3.176 IF 3.176
  • IF 5-year value: 3.108 IF 5-year 3.108
  • CiteScore value: 3.06 CiteScore 3.06
  • SNIP value: 0.978 SNIP 0.978
  • SJR value: 1.421 SJR 1.421
  • IPP value: 2.88 IPP 2.88
  • h5-index value: 13 h5-index 13
  • Scimago H index value: 13 Scimago H index 13
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Open access Public peer review Article level metrics Moderate APCs
Managing editor:
Tom
Coulthard
Editors: Niels Hovius, Douglas Jerolmack, Andreas Lang & A. Joshua West
Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) is an 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.
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19 Nov 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

We recently launched our full-text HTML workflow and optimized our journal websites for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading articles in our open-access journals.

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05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) – not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

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Recent articles
16 Nov 2018
Towards a standard typology of endogenous landslide seismic sources
Floriane Provost, Jean-Philippe Malet, Clément Hibert, Agnès Helmstetter, Mathilde Radiguet, David Amitrano, Nadège Langet, Eric Larose, Clàudia Abancó, Marcel Hürlimann, Thomas Lebourg, Clara Levy, Gaëlle Le Roy, Patrice Ulrich, Maurin Vidal, and Benjamin Vial
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 1059-1088, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-1059-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-1059-2018, 2018
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14 Nov 2018
Fluvial response to changes in the magnitude and frequency of sediment supply in a 1-D model
Tobias Müller and Marwan A. Hassan
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 1041-1057, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-1041-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-1041-2018, 2018
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13 Nov 2018
A comparison of structure from motion photogrammetry and the traversing micro-erosion meter for measuring erosion on shore platforms
Niamh Danielle Cullen, Ankit Kumar Verma, and Mary Clare Bourke
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 1023-1039, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-1023-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-1023-2018, 2018
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07 Nov 2018
Uniform grain-size distribution in the active layer of a shallow, gravel-bedded, braided river (the Urumqi River, China) and implications for paleo-hydrology
Laure Guerit, Laurie Barrier, Youcun Liu, Clément Narteau, Eric Lajeunesse, Eric Gayer, and François Métivier
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 1011-1021, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-1011-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-1011-2018, 2018
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06 Nov 2018
Morphodynamic model of the lower Yellow River: flux or entrainment form for sediment mass conservation?
Chenge An, Andrew J. Moodie, Hongbo Ma, Xudong Fu, Yuanfeng Zhang, Kensuke Naito, and Gary Parker
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 989-1010, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-989-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-989-2018, 2018
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04 Sep 2018
Clast imbrication in coarse-grained mountain streams and stratigraphic archives as indicator of deposition in upper flow regime conditions
Fritz Schlunegger and Philippos Garefalakis
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 743-761, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-743-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-743-2018, 2018
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12 Jun 2018
On the Holocene evolution of the Ayeyawady megadelta
Liviu Giosan, Thet Naing, Myo Min Tun, Peter D. Clift, Florin Filip, Stefan Constantinescu, Nitesh Khonde, Jerzy Blusztajn, Jan-Pieter Buylaert, Thomas Stevens, and Swe Thwin
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 451-466, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-451-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-451-2018, 2018
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29 May 2018
Glacial isostatic adjustment modelling: historical perspectives, recent advances, and future directions
Pippa L. Whitehouse
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 401-429, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-401-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-401-2018, 2018
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21 Mar 2018
Colluvial deposits as a possible weathering reservoir in uplifting mountains
Sébastien Carretier, Yves Goddéris, Javier Martinez, Martin Reich, and Pierre Martinod
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 217-237, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-217-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-217-2018, 2018
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05 Mar 2018
U–Th and 10Be constraints on sediment recycling in proglacial settings, Lago Buenos Aires, Patagonia
Antoine Cogez, Frédéric Herman, Éric Pelt, Thierry Reuschlé, Gilles Morvan, Christopher M. Darvill, Kevin P. Norton, Marcus Christl, Lena Märki, and François Chabaux
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 121-140, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-121-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-121-2018, 2018
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