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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
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  • SNIP value: 1.623 SNIP 1.623
  • IPP value: 4.91 IPP 4.91
  • SJR value: 2.092 SJR 2.092
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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
12 Aug 2020
Stochastic simulation of streamflow and spatial extremes: a continuous, wavelet-based approach
Manuela I. Brunner and Eric Gilleland
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 3967–3982, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3967-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3967-2020, 2020
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11 Aug 2020
A coupled atmospheric–hydrologic modeling system with variable grid sizes for rainfall–runoff simulation in semi-humid and semi-arid watersheds: how does the coupling scale affects the results?
Jiyang Tian, Jia Liu, Yang Wang, Wei Wang, Chuanzhe Li, and Chunqi Hu
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 3933–3949, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3933-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3933-2020, 2020
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11 Aug 2020
Future streamflow regime changes in the United States: assessment using functional classification
Manuela I. Brunner, Lieke A. Melsen, Andrew J. Newman, Andrew W. Wood, and Martyn P. Clark
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 3951–3966, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3951-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3951-2020, 2020
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10 Aug 2020
Socio-Hydrologic Modeling of the Dynamics of Cooperation in the Transboundary Lancang-Mekong River
You Lu, Fuqiang Tian, Liying Guo, Iolanda Borzi, Rupesh Patil, Jing Wei, Dengfeng Liu, Yongping Wei, David J. Yu, and Murugesu Sivapalan
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2020-388,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2020-388, 2020
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07 Aug 2020
Revisiting the global hydrological cycle: is it intensifying?
Demetris Koutsoyiannis
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 3899–3932, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3899-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3899-2020, 2020
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Highlight articles
07 Aug 2020
Revisiting the global hydrological cycle: is it intensifying?
Demetris Koutsoyiannis
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 3899–3932, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3899-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3899-2020, 2020
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29 Jul 2020
Survival of the Qaidam mega-lake system under mid-Pliocene climates and its restoration under future climates
Dieter Scherer
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 3835–3850, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3835-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3835-2020, 2020
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13 Jul 2020
Why does a conceptual hydrological model fail to correctly predict discharge changes in response to climate change?
Doris Duethmann, Günter Blöschl, and Juraj Parajka
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 3493–3511, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3493-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-3493-2020, 2020
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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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