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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: 5.153
IF5.153
IF 5-year value: 5.460
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CiteScore value: 7.8
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h5-index value: 65
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News
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.

28 Apr 2021 Outstanding Editor Award 2020

In recognition of their excellent service as editors of Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Monica Riva and Jim Freer have been selected as Outstanding Editors 2020.

28 Apr 2021 Outstanding Editor Award 2020

In recognition of their excellent service as editors of Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Monica Riva and Jim Freer have been selected as Outstanding Editors 2020.

29 Oct 2020 Institutional agreement with ETH Zurich now for corresponding authors

As of 1 November 2020 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

29 Oct 2020 Institutional agreement with ETH Zurich now for corresponding authors

As of 1 November 2020 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

Recent papers
11 May 2021
Representation of seasonal land-use dynamics in SWAT+ for improved assessment of blue and green water consumption
Anna Msigwa, Celray James Chawanda, Hans Charles Komakech, Albert Nkwasa, and Ann van Griensven
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-171,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-171, 2021
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11 May 2021
Macroinvertebrate habitat requirements in rivers: overestimation of environmental flow calculations in incised rivers
Renata Kędzior, Małgorzata Kłonowska-Olejnik, Elżbieta Dumnicka, Agnieszka Woś, Maciej Wyrębek, Leszek Książek, Jerzy Grela, Paweł Madej, and Tomasz Skalski
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-196,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-196, 2021
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11 May 2021
Environmental flow envelopes: quantifying global, ecosystem–threatening streamflow alterations
Vili Virkki, Elina Alanärä, Miina Porkka, Lauri Ahopelto, Tom Gleeson, Chinchu Mohan, Lan Wang-Erlandsson, Martina Flörke, Dieter Gerten, Simon N. Gosling, Naota Hanasaki, Hannes Müller Schmied, and Matti Kummu
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-260,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-260, 2021
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11 May 2021
Citizen rain gauge improves hourly radar rainfall bias correction using a two-step Kalman filter
Punpim Puttaraksa Mapiam, Monton Methaprayun, Thom Bogaard, Gerrit Schoups, and Marie-Claire Ten Veldhuis
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-262,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-262, 2021
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10 May 2021
Using data assimilation to optimize pedotransfer functions using field-scale in situ soil moisture observations
Elizabeth Cooper, Eleanor Blyth, Hollie Cooper, Rich Ellis, Ewan Pinnington, and Simon J. Dadson
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 2445–2458, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-2445-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-2445-2021, 2021
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Highlight articles
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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19 Mar 2021
Do small and large floods have the same drivers of change? A regional attribution analysis in Europe
Miriam Bertola, Alberto Viglione, Sergiy Vorogushyn, David Lun, Bruno Merz, and Günter Blöschl
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 1347–1364, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-1347-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-1347-2021, 2021
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11 Feb 2021
Vapor plumes in a tropical wet forest: spotting the invisible evaporation
César Dionisio Jiménez-Rodríguez, Miriam Coenders-Gerrits, Bart Schilperoort, Adriana del Pilar González-Angarita, and Hubert Savenije
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 619–635, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-619-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-619-2021, 2021
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07 Jan 2021
Intercomparison of freshwater fluxes over ocean and investigations into water budget closure
Marloes Gutenstein, Karsten Fennig, Marc Schröder, Tim Trent, Stephan Bakan, J. Brent Roberts, and Franklin R. Robertson
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 121–146, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-121-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-121-2021, 2021
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24 Nov 2020
New flood frequency estimates for the largest river in Norway based on the combination of short and long time series
Kolbjørn Engeland, Anna Aano, Ida Steffensen, Eivind Støren, and Øyvind Paasche
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 5595–5619, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-5595-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-5595-2020, 2020
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