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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
    5.615
  • 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
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 107 Scimago H
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  • h5-index value: 63 h5-index 63
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Executive editors: Erwin Zehe, Theresa Blume, Hannah Cloke & 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
15 Nov 2019
Scalable flood level trend monitoring with surveillance cameras using a deep convolutional neural network
Matthew Moy de Vitry, Simon Kramer, Jan Dirk Wegner, and João P. Leitão
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 4621–4634, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-4621-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-4621-2019, 2019
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15 Nov 2019
Modelling of the shallow water table at high spatial resolution using random forests
Julian Koch, Helen Berger, Hans Jørgen Henriksen, and Torben Obel Sonnenborg
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 4603–4619, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-4603-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-4603-2019, 2019
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15 Nov 2019
Historic hydrological droughts 1891–2015: systematic characterisation for a diverse set of catchments across the UK
Lucy J. Barker, Jamie Hannaford, Simon Parry, Katie A. Smith, Maliko Tanguy, and Christel Prudhomme
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 4583–4602, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-4583-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-4583-2019, 2019
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14 Nov 2019
Spatially distributed sensitivity of simulated global groundwater heads and flows to hydraulic conductivity, groundwater recharge, and surface water body parameterization
Robert Reinecke, Laura Foglia, Steffen Mehl, Jonathan D. Herman, Alexander Wachholz, Tim Trautmann, and Petra Döll
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 4561–4582, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-4561-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-4561-2019, 2019
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14 Nov 2019
Contribution of understory evaporation in a tropical wet forest
Cesar Dionisio Jimenez-Rodriguez, Miriam Coenders-Gerrits, Jochen Wenninger, Adriana Gonzalez-Angarita, and Hubert Savenije
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2019-566,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2019-566, 2019
Manuscript under review for HESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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Highlight articles
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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31 Jul 2019
A salinity module for SWAT to simulate salt ion fate and transport at the watershed scale
Ryan T. Bailey, Saman Tavakoli-Kivi, and Xiaolu Wei
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 3155–3174, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-3155-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-3155-2019, 2019
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