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Hydrology and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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  • IF value: 4.256 IF 4.256
  • IF 5-year value: 4.819 IF 5-year 4.819
  • CiteScore value: 4.10 CiteScore 4.10
  • SNIP value: 1.412 SNIP 1.412
  • SJR value: 2.023 SJR 2.023
  • IPP value: 3.97 IPP 3.97
  • h5-index value: 58 h5-index 58
  • Scimago H index value: 99 Scimago H index 99
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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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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.

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.

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.

09 May 2018 HESS article most cited source on Wikipedia

A paper published in Hydrology and Earth System Sciences back in 2007 on global climate zones has been named the most cited source on Wikipedia, referenced more than 2.8 million times!

09 May 2018 HESS article most cited source on Wikipedia

A paper published in Hydrology and Earth System Sciences back in 2007 on global climate zones has been named the most cited source on Wikipedia, referenced more than 2.8 million times!

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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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25 Oct 2018
Modelling the water balance of Lake Victoria (East Africa) – Part 1: Observational analysis
Inne Vanderkelen, Nicole P. M. van Lipzig, and Wim Thiery
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 5509-5525, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-5509-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-5509-2018, 2018
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25 Oct 2018
Modelling the water balance of Lake Victoria (East Africa) – Part 2: Future projections
Inne Vanderkelen, Nicole P. M. van Lipzig, and Wim Thiery
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 5527-5549, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-5527-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-5527-2018, 2018
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15 Oct 2018
The importance of small artificial water bodies as sources of methane emissions in Queensland, Australia
Alistair Grinham, Simon Albert, Nathaniel Deering, Matthew Dunbabin, David Bastviken, Bradford Sherman, Catherine E. Lovelock, and Christopher D. Evans
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 5281-5298, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-5281-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-5281-2018, 2018
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04 Oct 2018
Why has catchment evaporation increased in the past 40 years? A data-based study in Austria
Doris Duethmann and Günter Blöschl
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 5143-5158, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-5143-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-5143-2018, 2018
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