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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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Open access Public peer review Article level metrics Moderate APCs
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.
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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

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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.

29 May 2019 Publish your video abstract

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20 Sep 2019
River channel width controls blocking by slow-moving landslides in California's Franciscan mélange
Noah J. Finnegan, Kiara N. Broudy, Alexander L. Nereson, Joshua J. Roering, Alexander L. Handwerger, and Georgina Bennett
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 879–894, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-879-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-879-2019, 2019
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17 Sep 2019
Introducing PebbleCounts: a grain-sizing tool for photo surveys of dynamic gravel-bed rivers
Benjamin Purinton and Bodo Bookhagen
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 859–877, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-859-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-859-2019, 2019
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16 Sep 2019
Temperature effects on heavy rainfall modify catchment hydro-morphological response
Nadav Peleg, Chris Skinner, Simone Fatichi, and Peter Molnar
Earth Surf. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2019-44,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2019-44, 2019
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05 Sep 2019
Quantifying the restoration success of wood introductions to increase coho salmon winter habitat
Russell T. Bair, Catalina Segura, and Christopher M. Lorion
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 841–857, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-841-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-841-2019, 2019
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02 Sep 2019
Seismic and geologic controls on spatial clustering of landslides in three large earthquakes
Claire Rault, Alexandra Robert, Odin Marc, Niels Hovius, and Patrick Meunier
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 829–839, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-829-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-829-2019, 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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25 Jan 2019
Long-term erosion of the Nepal Himalayas by bedrock landsliding: the role of monsoons, earthquakes and giant landslides
Odin Marc, Robert Behling, Christoff Andermann, Jens M. Turowski, Luc Illien, Sigrid Roessner, and Niels Hovius
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 107–128, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-107-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-107-2019, 2019
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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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