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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: 5.153 IF 5.153
  • IF 5-year value: 5.460 IF 5-year
    5.460
  • CiteScore value: 7.8 CiteScore
    7.8
  • SNIP value: 1.623 SNIP 1.623
  • IPP value: 4.91 IPP 4.91
  • SJR value: 2.092 SJR 2.092
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 123 Scimago H
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  • h5-index value: 65 h5-index 65
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Executive editors: Theresa Blume, Alberto Guadagnini, Thom Bogaard & Erwin Zehe

Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (HESS) is a not-for-profit 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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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.

20 Mar 2020 Press Release: New satellite-based algorithm pinpoints crop water use

The growing threat of drought and rising water demand have made accurate forecasts of crop water use critical for farmland water management and sustainability. But limitations in existing models and satellite data pose challenges for precise estimates of evapotranspiration – a combination of evaporation from soil and transpiration from plants. The process is complex and difficult to model, and existing remote-sensing data can't provide accurate, high-resolution information on a daily basis.

20 Mar 2020 Press Release: New satellite-based algorithm pinpoints crop water use

The growing threat of drought and rising water demand have made accurate forecasts of crop water use critical for farmland water management and sustainability. But limitations in existing models and satellite data pose challenges for precise estimates of evapotranspiration – a combination of evaporation from soil and transpiration from plants. The process is complex and difficult to model, and existing remote-sensing data can't provide accurate, high-resolution information on a daily basis.

Recent papers
10 Jul 2020
Importance of snowmelt contribution to seasonal runoff and summer low flows in Czechia
Michal Jenicek and Ondrej Ledvinka
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 3475–3491, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3475-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3475-2020, 2020
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10 Jul 2020
Soil dielectric characterization at L-band microwave frequencies during freeze-thaw transitions
Alex Mavrovic, Renato Pardo Lara, Aaron Berg, François Demontoux, Alain Royer, and Alexandre Roy
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2020-291,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2020-291, 2020
Preprint under review for HESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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10 Jul 2020
Evaluating a land surface model at a water-limited site: implications for land surface contributions to droughts and heatwaves
Mengyuan Mu, Martin G. De Kauwe, Anna M. Ukkola, Andy J. Pitman, Teresa E. Gimeno, Belinda E. Medlyn, Dani Or, Jinyan Yang, and David S. Ellsworth
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2020-339,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2020-339, 2020
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10 Jul 2020
Multivariate autoregressive modelling and conditional simulation for temporal uncertainty propagation in urban water systems
Jairo Arturo Torres-Matallana, Ulrich Leopold, and Gerard B. M. Heuvelink
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2020-342,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2020-342, 2020
Preprint under review for HESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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09 Jul 2020
Sensitivity of meteorological-forcing resolution on hydrologic variables
Fadji Z. Maina, Erica R. Siirila-Woodburn, and Pouya Vahmani
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 3451–3474, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3451-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3451-2020, 2020
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Highlight articles
09 Jun 2020
Changing global cropping patterns to minimize national blue water scarcity
Hatem Chouchane, Maarten S. Krol, and Arjen Y. Hoekstra
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 3015–3031, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3015-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3015-2020, 2020
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03 Jun 2020
Comparing Palmer Drought Severity Index drought assessments using the traditional offline approach with direct climate model outputs
Yuting Yang, Shulei Zhang, Michael L. Roderick, Tim R. McVicar, Dawen Yang, Wenbin Liu, and Xiaoyan Li
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 2921–2930, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-2921-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-2921-2020, 2020
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02 Jun 2020
Linking economic and social factors to peak flows in an agricultural watershed using socio-hydrologic modeling
David Dziubanski, Kristie J. Franz, and William Gutowski
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 2873–2894, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-2873-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-2873-2020, 2020
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14 May 2020
Wetropolis extreme rainfall and flood demonstrator: from mathematical design to outreach
Onno Bokhove, Tiffany Hicks, Wout Zweers, and Thomas Kent
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 2483–2503, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-2483-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-2483-2020, 2020
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14 Apr 2020
Surface water and groundwater: unifying conceptualization and quantification of the two “water worlds”
Brian Berkowitz and Erwin Zehe
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 1831–1858, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-1831-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-1831-2020, 2020
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