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Hydrology and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Executive editors: Erwin Zehe, Theresa Blume, Hannah Cloke & Alberto Guadagnini
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (HESS) is an 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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16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals published by Copernicus Publications.

16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals published by Copernicus Publications.

16 Jan 2019 Institutional Agreement between Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications

Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

16 Jan 2019 Institutional Agreement between Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications

Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

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20 Mar 2019
Geostatistical interpolation by quantile kriging
Henning Lebrenz and András Bárdossy
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1633-1648, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1633-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1633-2019, 2019
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19 Mar 2019
Projected decrease in wintertime bearing capacity on different forest and soil types in Finland under a warming climate
Ilari Lehtonen, Ari Venäläinen, Matti Kämäräinen, Antti Asikainen, Juha Laitila, Perttu Anttila, and Heli Peltola
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1611-1631, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1611-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1611-2019, 2019
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19 Mar 2019
Evaluating seasonal hydrological extremes in mesoscale (pre-)Alpine basins at coarse 0.5° and fine hyperresolution
Joost Buitink, Remko Uijlenhoet, and Adriaan J. Teuling
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1593-1609, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1593-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1593-2019, 2019
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19 Mar 2019
Assessing the impacts of reservoirs on the downstream flood frequency by coupling the effect of the scheduling-related multivariate rainfall into an indicator of reservoir effects
Bin Xiong, Lihua Xiong, Jun Xia, Chong-Yu Xu, Cong Jiang, and Tao Du
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2019-42,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2019-42, 2019
Manuscript under review for HESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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18 Mar 2019
Water-use dynamics of an alien-invaded riparian forest within the summer rainfall zone of South Africa
Bruce C. Scott-Shaw and Colin S. Everson
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1553-1565, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1553-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1553-2019, 2019
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20 Mar 2019
Geostatistical interpolation by quantile kriging
Henning Lebrenz and András Bárdossy
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1633-1648, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1633-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1633-2019, 2019
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13 Mar 2019
Attributing the 2017 Bangladesh floods from meteorological and hydrological perspectives
Sjoukje Philip, Sarah Sparrow, Sarah F. Kew, Karin van der Wiel, Niko Wanders, Roop Singh, Ahmadul Hassan, Khaled Mohammed, Hammad Javid, Karsten Haustein, Friederike E. L. Otto, Feyera Hirpa, Ruksana H. Rimi, A. K. M. Saiful Islam, David C. H. Wallom, and Geert Jan van Oldenborgh
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1409-1429, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1409-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1409-2019, 2019
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11 Mar 2019
Effects of univariate and multivariate bias correction on hydrological impact projections in alpine catchments
Judith Meyer, Irene Kohn, Kerstin Stahl, Kirsti Hakala, Jan Seibert, and Alex J. Cannon
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1339-1354, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1339-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1339-2019, 2019
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07 Mar 2019
Conservative finite-volume forms of the Saint-Venant equations for hydrology and urban drainage
Ben R. Hodges
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1281-1304, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1281-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1281-2019, 2019
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01 Mar 2019
Seasonal origins of soil water used by trees
Scott T. Allen, James W. Kirchner, Sabine Braun, Rolf T. W. Siegwolf, and Gregory R. Goldsmith
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1199-1210, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1199-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1199-2019, 2019
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