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Earth Surface Dynamics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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  • IF value: 3.928 IF 3.928
  • IF 5-year value: 3.864 IF 5-year
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  • CiteScore value: 6.2 CiteScore
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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
16 Jul 2020 Press Release: Weaving Indigenous knowledge with scientific research – a balanced approach

A review published in Earth Surface Dynamics offers a roadmap for weaving together Indigenous knowledge with modern research, with a focus on the geosciences. Read more.

16 Jul 2020 Press Release: Weaving Indigenous knowledge with scientific research – a balanced approach

A review published in Earth Surface Dynamics offers a roadmap for weaving together Indigenous knowledge with modern research, with a focus on the geosciences. Read more.

30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

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

30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

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

29 May 2020 Institutional agreement between Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications

Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

29 May 2020 Institutional agreement between Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications

Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

Recent papers
21 Jul 2020
OSL rock surface exposure dating as a novel approach for reconstructing transport histories of coastal boulders over decadal to centennial timescales
Dominik Brill, Simon Matthias May, Nadia Mhammdi, Georgina King, Christoph Burow, Dennis Wolf, Anja Zander, Benjamin Lehmann, and Helmut Brückner
Earth Surf. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2020-46,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2020-46, 2020
Preprint under review for ESurf (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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20 Jul 2020
Short communication: Multiscalar drag decomposition in fluvial systems using a transform-roughness correlation (TRC) approach
David L. Adams and Andrea Zampiron
Earth Surf. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2020-51,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2020-51, 2020
Preprint under review for ESurf (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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17 Jul 2020
The role of frost cracking in local denudation of steep Alpine rockwalls over millennia (Eiger, Switzerland)
David Mair, Alessandro Lechmann, Romain Delunel, Serdar Yeşilyurt, Dmitry Tikhomirov, Christof Vockenhuber, Marcus Christl, Naki Akçar, and Fritz Schlunegger
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 637–659, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-637-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-637-2020, 2020
16 Jul 2020
Modelling impacts of spatially variable erosion drivers on suspended sediment dynamics
Giulia Battista, Peter Molnar, and Paolo Burlando
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 619–635, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-619-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-619-2020, 2020
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16 Jul 2020
Mātauranga Māori in geomorphology: existing frameworks, case studies, and recommendations for incorporating Indigenous knowledge in Earth science
Clare Wilkinson, Daniel C. H. Hikuroa, Angus H. Macfarlane, and Matthew W. Hughes
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 595–618, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-595-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-595-2020, 2020
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Highlight articles
16 Jul 2020
Mātauranga Māori in geomorphology: existing frameworks, case studies, and recommendations for incorporating Indigenous knowledge in Earth science
Clare Wilkinson, Daniel C. H. Hikuroa, Angus H. Macfarlane, and Matthew W. Hughes
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 595–618, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-595-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-595-2020, 2020
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20 Apr 2020
Drainage divide networks – Part 1: Identification and ordering in digital elevation models
Dirk Scherler and Wolfgang Schwanghart
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 245–259, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-245-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-245-2020, 2020
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20 Apr 2020
Drainage divide networks – Part 2: Response to perturbations
Dirk Scherler and Wolfgang Schwanghart
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 261–274, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-261-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-261-2020, 2020
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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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