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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.

IF value: 5.748
IF5.748
IF 5-year value: 6.450
IF 5-year6.450
CiteScore value: 9.3
CiteScore9.3
h5-index value: 65
h5-index65
News
01 Oct 2021 First insights from new EGU author survey

In April 2021 the EGU Publications Committee launched the first author survey to routinely ask authors about their publishing experience in EGU journals, in order to learn more about how EGU and Copernicus can serve the scientific community with their publications. Over the last 6 months, 160 contact authors answered the survey representing about 10% of the papers published during this time. We are delighted about the positive feedback and thank all authors. Please read the full report.

01 Oct 2021 First insights from new EGU author survey

In April 2021 the EGU Publications Committee launched the first author survey to routinely ask authors about their publishing experience in EGU journals, in order to learn more about how EGU and Copernicus can serve the scientific community with their publications. Over the last 6 months, 160 contact authors answered the survey representing about 10% of the papers published during this time. We are delighted about the positive feedback and thank all authors. Please read the full report.

30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

03 May 2021 Jim Dooge Award 2019 and 2020

In memoriam of the ground-breaking contributions of Jim Dooge, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences honoured the most outstanding papers of 2019 and 2020 with the Jim Dooge Award.

03 May 2021 Jim Dooge Award 2019 and 2020

In memoriam of the ground-breaking contributions of Jim Dooge, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences honoured the most outstanding papers of 2019 and 2020 with the Jim Dooge Award.

Recent papers
19 Oct 2021
The control of climate sensitivity on variability and change of summer runoff from two glacierised Himalayan catchments
Sourav Laha, Argha Banerjee, Ajit Singh, Parmanand Sharma, and Meloth Thamban
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-499,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-499, 2021
Preprint under review for HESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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19 Oct 2021
The role of morphology on the spatial distribution of short-duration rainfall extremes in Italy
Paola Mazzoglio, Ilaria Butera, Massimiliano Alvioli, and Pierluigi Claps
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-503,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-503, 2021
Preprint under review for HESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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15 Oct 2021
Unshielded precipitation gauge collection efficiency with wind speed and hydrometeor fall velocity
Jeffery Hoover, Michael E. Earle, Paul I. Joe, and Pierre E. Sullivan
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 5473–5491, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-5473-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-5473-2021, 2021
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14 Oct 2021
Robustness of a parsimonious subsurface drainage model at the French national scale
Alexis Jeantet, Hocine Henine, Cédric Chaumont, Lila Collet, Guillaume Thirel, and Julien Tournebize
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 5447–5471, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-5447-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-5447-2021, 2021
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12 Oct 2021
Numerical daemons of hydrological models are summoned by extreme precipitation
Peter T. La Follette, Adriaan J. Teuling, Nans Addor, Martyn Clark, Koen Jansen, and Lieke A. Melsen
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 5425–5446, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-5425-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-5425-2021, 2021
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Highlight articles
24 Sep 2021
Relative humidity gradients as a key constraint on terrestrial water and energy fluxes
Yeonuk Kim, Monica Garcia, Laura Morillas, Ulrich Weber, T. Andrew Black, and Mark S. Johnson
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 5175–5191, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-5175-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-5175-2021, 2021
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06 Sep 2021
From hydraulic root architecture models to macroscopic representations of root hydraulics in soil water flow and land surface models
Jan Vanderborght, Valentin Couvreur, Felicien Meunier, Andrea Schnepf, Harry Vereecken, Martin Bouda, and Mathieu Javaux
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 4835–4860, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-4835-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-4835-2021, 2021
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24 Aug 2021
Rainbow color map distorts and misleads research in hydrology – guidance for better visualizations and science communication
Michael Stoelzle and Lina Stein
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 4549–4565, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-4549-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-4549-2021, 2021
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07 Jul 2021
Nonstationary weather and water extremes: a review of methods for their detection, attribution, and management
Louise J. Slater, Bailey Anderson, Marcus Buechel, Simon Dadson, Shasha Han, Shaun Harrigan, Timo Kelder, Katie Kowal, Thomas Lees, Tom Matthews, Conor Murphy, and Robert L. Wilby
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 3897–3935, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-3897-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-3897-2021, 2021
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09 Apr 2021
Summary and synthesis of Changing Cold Regions Network (CCRN) research in the interior of western Canada – Part 2: Future change in cryosphere, vegetation, and hydrology
Chris M. DeBeer, Howard S. Wheater, John W. Pomeroy, Alan G. Barr, Jennifer L. Baltzer, Jill F. Johnstone, Merritt R. Turetsky, Ronald E. Stewart, Masaki Hayashi, Garth van der Kamp, Shawn Marshall, Elizabeth Campbell, Philip Marsh, Sean K. Carey, William L. Quinton, Yanping Li, Saman Razavi, Aaron Berg, Jeffrey J. McDonnell, Christopher Spence, Warren D. Helgason, Andrew M. Ireson, T. Andrew Black, Mohamed Elshamy, Fuad Yassin, Bruce Davison, Allan Howard, Julie M. Thériault, Kevin Shook, Michael N. Demuth, and Alain Pietroniro
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 1849–1882, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-1849-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-1849-2021, 2021
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