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Earth Surface Dynamics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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27 Jun 2018 New Journal Impact Factors released

The latest Journal Citation Reports® have been published by Clarivate Analytics.

27 Jun 2018 New Journal Impact Factors released

The latest Journal Citation Reports® have been published by Clarivate Analytics.

03 May 2018 Extended agreement with the Leibniz Association

As of 1 May 2018 the centralized payment of article processing charges (APCs) with the Leibniz Association has been extended to 53 Leibniz Institutions participating in the Leibniz Association's Open Access Publishing Fund.

03 May 2018 Extended agreement with the Leibniz Association

As of 1 May 2018 the centralized payment of article processing charges (APCs) with the Leibniz Association has been extended to 53 Leibniz Institutions participating in the Leibniz Association's Open Access Publishing Fund.

05 Dec 2017 New article processing charges for ESurf

From 1 January 2018 Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) will slightly increase the article processing charges.

05 Dec 2017 New article processing charges for ESurf

From 1 January 2018 Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) will slightly increase the article processing charges.

24 Aug 2017 New institutional agreement between the PIK and Copernicus Publications

Authors from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 23 August 2017. The agreement which is valid for the first author enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the PIK and the publisher.

24 Aug 2017 New institutional agreement between the PIK and Copernicus Publications

Authors from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 23 August 2017. The agreement which is valid for the first author enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the PIK and the publisher.

04 Jul 2017 Update of publication policy

The updated publication policy now is extended by the journal's open access statement, its archiving and indexing scheme, and explicit policies on corrections and retractions.

04 Jul 2017 Update of publication policy

The updated publication policy now is extended by the journal's open access statement, its archiving and indexing scheme, and explicit policies on corrections and retractions.

29 Jun 2017 Revision of editors', referees', and authors' obligations

The general obligations for editors, referees, and authors have been revised to give advice for the appropriate handling of literature suggestions.

29 Jun 2017 Revision of editors', referees', and authors' obligations

The general obligations for editors, referees, and authors have been revised to give advice for the appropriate handling of literature suggestions.

15 Jun 2017 New Journal Impact Factors released

Clarivate Analytics has published the latest Journal Citation Reports®.

29 Jun 2017 Revision of editors', referees', and authors' obligations

The general obligations for editors, referees, and authors have been revised to give advice for the appropriate handling of literature suggestions.

06 Jun 2017 New licence & copyright agreement

From 6 June onwards, all newly submitted articles, if accepted for publication, will be distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

06 Jun 2017 New licence & copyright agreement

From 6 June onwards, all newly submitted articles, if accepted for publication, will be distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

06 Jun 2017 New display and citation guidelines for DOIs

To make it as easy as possible for users without technical knowledge to cut and paste or click to share DOIs, CrossRef has changed the display and citation guidelines for DOIs from "doi:10.5194/abcd" to "https://doi.org/10.5194/abcd".

06 Jun 2017 New display and citation guidelines for DOIs

To make it as easy as possible for users without technical knowledge to cut and paste or click to share DOIs, CrossRef has changed the display and citation guidelines for DOIs from "doi:10.5194/abcd" to "https://doi.org/10.5194/abcd".

19 May 2017 International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSN) now includable in article assets

Since early 2016, Copernicus Publications has been enabling authors to connect their articles with underlying or related material such as research data, model code, or scientific videos. To enhance reproducibility it is now also possible to include International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSNs) as assets.

19 May 2017 International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSN) now includable in article assets

Since early 2016, Copernicus Publications has been enabling authors to connect their articles with underlying or related material such as research data, model code, or scientific videos. To enhance reproducibility it is now also possible to include International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSNs) as assets.

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18 May 2017 New article processing charges for ESurf

From 1 July 2017 Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) will increase the article processing charges.

18 May 2017 New article processing charges for ESurf

From 1 July 2017 Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) will increase the article processing charges.

16 May 2017 EGU journals: celebrations and growth

In 2016, the 17 EGU–Copernicus peer-reviewed open-access journals experienced significant growth. We published over 3300 final-revised papers, corresponding to some 53,500 pages, a growth of about 10% compared to the previous year. These papers were downloaded over 645,000 times.

16 May 2017 EGU journals: celebrations and growth

In 2016, the 17 EGU–Copernicus peer-reviewed open-access journals experienced significant growth. We published over 3300 final-revised papers, corresponding to some 53,500 pages, a growth of about 10% compared to the previous year. These papers were downloaded over 645,000 times.

13 Feb 2017 A case of editorial malpractice detected

Recently we have become aware of a case of scientific malpractice by an editor of two of our journals (SOIL and SE) who used the position as editor and reviewer to disproportionately promote citations to personal papers and associated journals. Please read the published editorial.

13 Feb 2017 A case of editorial malpractice detected

Recently we have become aware of a case of scientific malpractice by an editor of two of our journals (SOIL and SE) who used the position as editor and reviewer to disproportionately promote citations to personal papers and associated journals. Please read the published editorial.

27 Dec 2016 New institutional agreement between the TU Darmstadt and Copernicus Publications

Authors from the Technical University Darmstadt will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 1 January 2017. The agreement which is valid for corresponding authors enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the university and the publisher.

27 Dec 2016 New institutional agreement between the TU Darmstadt and Copernicus Publications

Authors from the Technical University Darmstadt will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 1 January 2017. The agreement which is valid for corresponding authors enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the university and the publisher.

23 Dec 2016 Max Planck institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 January 2017 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Max Planck Digital Library and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

23 Dec 2016 Max Planck institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 January 2017 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Max Planck Digital Library and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

08 Sep 2016 Geographical distribution of views now available in journal ALMs

Copernicus Publications has extended the article level metrics (ALMs) by showing the geographical distribution of views. This information is available for articles published after 3 August 2016.

08 Sep 2016 Geographical distribution of views now available in journal ALMs

Copernicus Publications has extended the article level metrics (ALMs) by showing the geographical distribution of views. This information is available for articles published after 3 August 2016.

01 Sep 2016 Institutional agreement for ESurf authors affiliated with the Leibniz Association

Copernicus Publications and the Leibniz Association have agreed on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors. So far three Leibniz institutes are participating in this agreement.

01 Sep 2016 Institutional agreement for ESurf authors affiliated with the Leibniz Association

Copernicus Publications and the Leibniz Association have agreed on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors. So far three Leibniz institutes are participating in this agreement.

17 Jun 2016 ESurf introduces reduced article processing charges

Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) introduces reduced article processing charges (APCs) to be paid by the authors (or their institution) for any manuscripts submitted from 1 July 2016.

17 Jun 2016 ESurf introduces reduced article processing charges

Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) introduces reduced article processing charges (APCs) to be paid by the authors (or their institution) for any manuscripts submitted from 1 July 2016.

15 Jun 2015 First Impact Factor for ESurf

The ESurf editors are delighted to announce that Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) has received its first Impact Factor.

15 Jun 2015 First Impact Factor for ESurf

The ESurf editors are delighted to announce that Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) has received its first Impact Factor.

10 Dec 2015 Workflow of ESurf reorganized

We have summarized the upcoming changes to ESurf by the end of the year.

10 Dec 2015 Workflow of ESurf reorganized

We have summarized the upcoming changes to ESurf by the end of the year.

29 Oct 2015 Citable video publications for ESurf authors

In cooperation with the TIB|AV-Portal ESurf authors can now add short, citable video abstracts and video supplements to their articles.

29 Oct 2015 Citable video publications for ESurf authors

In cooperation with the TIB|AV-Portal ESurf authors can now add short, citable video abstracts and video supplements to their articles.

29 Sep 2015 New library and payment concept

From January 2016 onwards, ESurf will see changes to the way papers are archived and paid for.

29 Sep 2015 New library and payment concept

From January 2016 onwards, ESurf will see changes to the way papers are archived and paid for.

19 Aug 2015 ESurf indexed in Scopus

Scopus has completed its evaluation of Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) and announced that it will include the journal in its database.

19 Aug 2015 ESurf indexed in Scopus

Scopus has completed its evaluation of Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) and announced that it will include the journal in its database.

07 Aug 2015 YouTube channel for ESurf

Videos and animations that belong to discussions or articles published in ESurf and ESurfD are now collected on ESurf's official YouTube channel.

07 Aug 2015 YouTube channel for ESurf

Videos and animations that belong to discussions or articles published in ESurf and ESurfD are now collected on ESurf's official YouTube channel.

29 Jun 2015 Update data policy

We have updated our data policy: it now also refers to the Data Citation Principles and stresses the necessity of data availability.

29 Jun 2015 Update data policy

We have updated our data policy: it now also refers to the Data Citation Principles and stresses the necessity of data availability.

25 Jun 2015 ESurf awarded DOAJ Seal

Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) has received the new DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

25 Jun 2015 ESurf awarded DOAJ Seal

Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) has received the new DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

18 Jun 2015 ESurf indexed in the Web of Science

Thomson Reuters announced that ESurf has been indexed and abstracted in the Science Citation Index Expanded, the Journal Citation Reports and Current Contents/Physical Chemical and Earth Sciences.

18 Jun 2015 ESurf indexed in the Web of Science

Thomson Reuters announced that ESurf has been indexed and abstracted in the Science Citation Index Expanded, the Journal Citation Reports and Current Contents/Physical Chemical and Earth Sciences.

29 May 2015 Transparent post-discussion review

ESurf will introduce transparent post-discussion review on 01 June 2015: all reports, the authors' response and the different manuscript versions will be published if the paper is accepted.

29 May 2015 Transparent post-discussion review

ESurf will introduce transparent post-discussion review on 01 June 2015: all reports, the authors' response and the different manuscript versions will be published if the paper is accepted.

22 May 2015 ESurf now member of COPE

Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

22 May 2015 ESurf now member of COPE

Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

11 Mar 2015 Website relaunch

The ESurf website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
Further details:

11 Mar 2015 Website relaunch

The ESurf website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
Further details:

17 Nov 2014 ESurf provides full-text XML

Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on.

17 Nov 2014 ESurf provides full-text XML

Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on.

29 Oct 2013 Article level metrics available

Article level metrics (ALMs) comprise a set of easy-to-understand real-time impact indicators that track how an article is read, discussed, or cited.

29 Oct 2013 Article level metrics available

Article level metrics (ALMs) comprise a set of easy-to-understand real-time impact indicators that track how an article is read, discussed, or cited.

04 Apr 2013 Press Release: EGU launches ESurf, a new interactive open access journal

Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) is the newest international scientific journal of the European Geosciences Union.

04 Apr 2013 Press Release: EGU launches ESurf, a new interactive open access journal

Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) is the newest international scientific journal of the European Geosciences Union.

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