Journal cover Journal topic
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Journal topic

Journal metrics

IF value: 5.153
IF5.153
IF 5-year value: 5.460
IF 5-year
5.460
CiteScore value: 7.8
CiteScore
7.8
SNIP value: 1.623
SNIP1.623
IPP value: 4.91
IPP4.91
SJR value: 2.092
SJR2.092
Scimago H <br class='widget-line-break'>index value: 123
Scimago H
index
123
h5-index value: 65
h5-index65

Plagiarism detection

Copernicus Publications is a member of Similarity Check, a service provided by Crossref. Similarity Check enables the use of iThenticate. iThenticate is a plagiarism screening service that verifies the originality of content submitted before publication. The iThenticate software checks submissions against millions of published research papers, documents on the web, and other relevant sources. Authors can also use the iThenticate system to screen their work before submission by visiting http://www.ithenticate.com/.

Each manuscript newly submitted to the Copernicus Office Editor (manuscript review system) will be checked. In this process, iThenticate provides us with a similarity report listing (a) the percentage of similarity resulting from counted words and (b) the markup of the various sections, expressions, or terms which were found in other documents.

iThenticate Plagiarism Detection

We check the similarity report and, if applicable, the report will be uploaded into the Copernicus Office Editor to be shown to the handling editor of the respective manuscript. The decision of whether or not a manuscript should be rejected because of fraud or proceed to the peer-review process rests with the handling editor. The similarity report is also made available to referees.

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