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Executive editors : Theresa Blume, Alberto Guadagnini, Thom Bogaard & Erwin Zehe
eISSN: HESS 1607-7938, HESSD 1812-2116

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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06 Feb 2024 Statement on the use of AI-based tools in publications

Tools based on artificial intelligence (AI) are increasingly being used to create scientific documents, including peer-reviewed publications, preprints and conference contributions. Please read EGU's statement on the use of such tools in publications.

06 Feb 2024 Statement on the use of AI-based tools in publications

Tools based on artificial intelligence (AI) are increasingly being used to create scientific documents, including peer-reviewed publications, preprints and conference contributions. Please read EGU's statement on the use of such tools in publications.

17 Jan 2024 Copernicus Publications launches ROR integration for corresponding authors

Copernicus Publications started using the Research Organization Registry (ROR) database as the framework to assign institutional identifiers to corresponding authors in order to disambiguate affiliations listed on a published article and greatly enhancing the reporting capabilities to all academic stakeholders. Please read more.

17 Jan 2024 Copernicus Publications launches ROR integration for corresponding authors

Copernicus Publications started using the Research Organization Registry (ROR) database as the framework to assign institutional identifiers to corresponding authors in order to disambiguate affiliations listed on a published article and greatly enhancing the reporting capabilities to all academic stakeholders. Please read more.

15 Jan 2024 A huge thank you to our referees in 2023!

We would like to say a huge thank you to all referees for their volunteer efforts to provide fair, thorough, and constructive peer-review reports. Their invaluable contribution maintains our high scientific standards and ensures the ongoing success of our interactive open-access journals.

15 Jan 2024 A huge thank you to our referees in 2023!

We would like to say a huge thank you to all referees for their volunteer efforts to provide fair, thorough, and constructive peer-review reports. Their invaluable contribution maintains our high scientific standards and ensures the ongoing success of our interactive open-access journals.

Recent papers

21 Feb 2024
What controls the tail behaviour of flood series: rainfall or runoff generation?
Elena Macdonald, Bruno Merz, Björn Guse, Viet Dung Nguyen, Xiaoxiang Guan, and Sergiy Vorogushyn
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 28, 833–850, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-28-833-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-28-833-2024, 2024
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21 Feb 2024
Joint optimal operation of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project considering the evenness of water deficit
Bing-Yi Zhou, Guo-Hua Fang, Xin Li, Jian Zhou, and Hua-Yu Zhong
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 28, 817–832, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-28-817-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-28-817-2024, 2024
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21 Feb 2024
A mathematical model to improve water storage of glacial lakes prediction towards addressing glacial lake outburst floods
Miaomiao Qi, Shiyin Liu, Yongpeng Gao, Fuming Xie, Georg Veh, Letian Xiao, Jinlong Jing, Yu Zhu, and Kunpeng Wu
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2024-24,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2024-24, 2024
Preprint under review for HESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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21 Feb 2024
Novel extensions to the Fisher copula to model flood spatial dependence over North America
Duy Anh Alexandre, Chiranjib Chaudhuri, and Jasmin Gill-Fortin
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-442,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-442, 2024
Preprint under review for HESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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20 Feb 2024
Changing snow water storage in natural snow reservoirs
Christina Marie Aragon and David F. Hill
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 28, 781–800, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-28-781-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-28-781-2024, 2024
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Highlight articles

06 Feb 2024
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An inter-comparison of approaches and frameworks to quantify irrigation from satellite data
Søren Julsgaard Kragh, Jacopo Dari, Sara Modanesi, Christian Massari, Luca Brocca, Rasmus Fensholt, Simon Stisen, and Julian Koch
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 28, 441–457, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-28-441-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-28-441-2024, 2024
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20 Dec 2023
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Uncertainty assessment of satellite remote-sensing-based evapotranspiration estimates: a systematic review of methods and gaps
Bich Ngoc Tran, Johannes van der Kwast, Solomon Seyoum, Remko Uijlenhoet, Graham Jewitt, and Marloes Mul
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 27, 4505–4528, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-27-4505-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-27-4505-2023, 2023
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04 Dec 2023
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Simulated hydrological effects of grooming and snowmaking in a ski resort on the local water balance
Samuel Morin, Hugues François, Marion Réveillet, Eric Sauquet, Louise Crochemore, Flora Branger, Étienne Leblois, and Marie Dumont
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 27, 4257–4277, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-27-4257-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-27-4257-2023, 2023
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13 Oct 2023
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Technical note: NASAaccess – a tool for access, reformatting, and visualization of remotely sensed earth observation and climate data
Ibrahim Nourein Mohammed, Elkin Giovanni Romero Bustamante, John Dennis Bolten, and Everett James Nelson
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 27, 3621–3642, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-27-3621-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-27-3621-2023, 2023
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08 Sep 2023
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Calibration of groundwater seepage against the spatial distribution of the stream network to assess catchment-scale hydraulic properties
Ronan Abhervé, Clément Roques, Alexandre Gauvain, Laurent Longuevergne, Stéphane Louaisil, Luc Aquilina, and Jean-Raynald de Dreuzy
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 27, 3221–3239, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-27-3221-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-27-3221-2023, 2023
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