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Hydrology and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Executive editors: Erwin Zehe, Theresa Blume, Hannah Cloke & Alberto Guadagnini
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (HESS) is an international two-stage open-access journal for the publication of original research in hydrology. HESS encourages and supports fundamental and applied research that advances the understanding of hydrological systems, their role in providing water for ecosystems and society, and the role of the water cycle in the functioning of the Earth system. A multi-disciplinary approach is encouraged that broadens the hydrological perspective and the advancement of hydrological science through integration with other cognate sciences and cross-fertilization across disciplinary boundaries.
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16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals published by Copernicus Publications.

16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals published by Copernicus Publications.

16 Jan 2019 Institutional Agreement between Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications

Iowa State 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.

16 Jan 2019 Institutional Agreement between Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications

Iowa State 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.

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

Recent papers
18 Feb 2019
Estimating daily evapotranspiration based on a model of evaporative fraction (EF) for mixed pixels
Fugen Li, Xiaozhou Xin, Zhiqing Peng, and Qinhuo Liu
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 949-969, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-949-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-949-2019, 2019
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18 Feb 2019
Energy states of soil water – a thermodynamic perspective on soil water dynamics and storage-controlled streamflow generation in different landscapes
Erwin Zehe, Ralf Loritz, Conrad Jackisch, Martijn Westhoff, Axel Kleidon, Theresa Blume, Sibylle K. Hassler, and Hubert H. Savenije
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 971-987, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-971-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-971-2019, 2019
18 Feb 2019
Estimating irrigation water use over the contiguous United States by combining satellite and reanalysis soil moisture data
Felix Zaussinger, Wouter Dorigo, Alexander Gruber, Angelica Tarpanelli, Paolo Filippucci, and Luca Brocca
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 897-923, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-897-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-897-2019, 2019
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18 Feb 2019
Potential evaporation at eddy-covariance sites across the globe
Wouter H. Maes, Pierre Gentine, Niko E. C. Verhoest, and Diego G. Miralles
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 925-948, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-925-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-925-2019, 2019
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18 Feb 2019
Spatially distributed sensitivity of simulated global groundwater heads and flows to hydraulic conductivity, groundwater recharge and surface water body parameterization
Robert Reinecke, Laura Foglia, Steffen Mehl, Jonathan D. Herman, Alexander Wachholz, Tim Trautmann, and Petra Döll
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2019-10,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2019-10, 2019
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Highlight articles
13 Feb 2019
A simple topography-driven and calibration-free runoff generation module
Hongkai Gao, Christian Birkel, Markus Hrachowitz, Doerthe Tetzlaff, Chris Soulsby, and Hubert H. G. Savenije
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 787-809, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-787-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-787-2019, 2019
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30 Jan 2019
Emergent stationarity in Yellow River sediment transport and the underlying shift of dominance: from streamflow to vegetation
Sheng Ye, Qihua Ran, Xudong Fu, Chunhong Hu, Guangqian Wang, Gary Parker, Xiuxiu Chen, and Siwei Zhang
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 549-556, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-549-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-549-2019, 2019
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18 Jan 2019
Quantifying new water fractions and transit time distributions using ensemble hydrograph separation: theory and benchmark tests
James W. Kirchner
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 303-349, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-303-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-303-2019, 2019
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08 Jan 2019
Exploring the use of underground gravity monitoring to evaluate radar estimates of heavy rainfall
Laurent Delobbe, Arnaud Watlet, Svenja Wilfert, and Michel Van Camp
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 93-105, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-93-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-93-2019, 2019
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12 Nov 2018
Global phosphorus recovery from wastewater for agricultural reuse
Dirk-Jan D. Kok, Saket Pande, Jules B. van Lier, Angela R. C. Ortigara, Hubert Savenije, and Stefan Uhlenbrook
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 5781-5799, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-5781-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-5781-2018, 2018
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