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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: 4.936 IF 4.936
  • IF 5-year value: 5.615 IF 5-year
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  • CiteScore value: 4.94 CiteScore
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  • SNIP value: 1.612 SNIP 1.612
  • IPP value: 4.70 IPP 4.70
  • SJR value: 2.134 SJR 2.134
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  • h5-index value: 63 h5-index 63
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Executive editors: Erwin Zehe, Theresa Blume & Alberto Guadagnini

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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02 Sep 2019 Helmholtz institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 September 2019 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Helmholtz Association and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

02 Sep 2019 Helmholtz institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 September 2019 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Helmholtz Association and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

24 Jun 2019 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the metrics box on the left-hand side.

24 Jun 2019 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 2019 Publish your video abstract

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29 May 2019 Publish your video abstract

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Recent papers
16 Dec 2019
Technical note: Uncertainty in multi-source partitioning using large tracer data sets
Alicia Correa, Diego Ochoa-Tocachi, and Christian Birkel
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 5059–5068, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-5059-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-5059-2019, 2019
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16 Dec 2019
Assessment of meteorological extremes using a synoptic weather generator and a downscaling model based on analogs
Damien Raynaud, Benoit Hingray, Guillaume Evin, Anne-Catherine Favre, and Jérémy Chardon
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2019-557,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2019-557, 2019
Manuscript under review for HESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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13 Dec 2019
Ability of a soil–vegetation–atmosphere transfer model and a two-source energy balance model to predict evapotranspiration for several crops and climate conditions
Guillaume Bigeard, Benoit Coudert, Jonas Chirouze, Salah Er-Raki, Gilles Boulet, Eric Ceschia, and Lionel Jarlan
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 5033–5058, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-5033-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-5033-2019, 2019
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13 Dec 2019
Effects of preferential flow on snowmelt partitioning and groundwater recharge in frozen soils
Aaron A. Mohammed, Igor Pavlovskii, Edwin E. Cey, and Masaki Hayashi
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 5017–5031, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-5017-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-5017-2019, 2019
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13 Dec 2019
Historical modelling of changes in Lake Erken thermal conditions
Simone Moras, Ana I. Ayala, and Don C. Pierson
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 5001–5016, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-5001-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-5001-2019, 2019
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Highlight articles
18 Nov 2019
Distinct stores and the routing of water in the deep critical zone of a snow-dominated volcanic catchment
Alissa White, Bryan Moravec, Jennifer McIntosh, Yaniv Olshansky, Ben Paras, R. Andres Sanchez, Ty P. A. Ferré, Thomas Meixner, and Jon Chorover
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 4661–4683, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-4661-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-4661-2019, 2019
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30 Sep 2019
Benchmarking the predictive capability of hydrological models for river flow and flood peak predictions across over 1000 catchments in Great Britain
Rosanna A. Lane, Gemma Coxon, Jim E. Freer, Thorsten Wagener, Penny J. Johnes, John P. Bloomfield, Sheila Greene, Christopher J. A. Macleod, and Sim M. Reaney
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 4011–4032, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-4011-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-4011-2019, 2019
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25 Sep 2019
Global-scale human pressure evolution imprints on sustainability of river systems
Serena Ceola, Francesco Laio, and Alberto Montanari
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 3933–3944, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-3933-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-3933-2019, 2019
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09 Sep 2019
Climate change, reforestation/afforestation, and urbanization impacts on evapotranspiration and streamflow in Europe
Adriaan J. Teuling, Emile A. G. de Badts, Femke A. Jansen, Richard Fuchs, Joost Buitink, Anne J. Hoek van Dijke, and Shannon M. Sterling
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 3631–3652, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-3631-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-3631-2019, 2019
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23 Aug 2019
Summary and synthesis of Changing Cold Regions Network (CCRN) research in the interior of western Canada – Part 1: Projected climate and meteorology
Ronald E. Stewart, Kit K. Szeto, Barrie R. Bonsal, John M. Hanesiak, Bohdan Kochtubajda, Yanping Li, Julie M. Thériault, Chris M. DeBeer, Benita Y. Tam, Zhenhua Li, Zhuo Liu, Jennifer A. Bruneau, Patrick Duplessis, Sébastien Marinier, and Dominic Matte
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 3437–3455, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-3437-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-3437-2019, 2019
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