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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: 5.748
IF5.748
IF 5-year value: 6.450
IF 5-year6.450
CiteScore value: 9.3
CiteScore9.3
h5-index value: 65
h5-index65
News
30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

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.

Recent papers
20 Sep 2021
Improving the agricultural erosion management in Finland through high-resolution data
Timo A. Räsänen, Mika Tähtikarhu, Jaana Uusi-Kämppä, Sirpa Piirainen, and Eila Turtola
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-457,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-457, 2021
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17 Sep 2021
Information-based uncertainty decomposition in dual-channel microwave remote sensing of soil moisture
Bonan Li and Stephen P. Good
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 5029–5045, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-5029-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-5029-2021, 2021
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17 Sep 2021
Technical note: RAT – a robustness assessment test for calibrated and uncalibrated hydrological models
Pierre Nicolle, Vazken Andréassian, Paul Royer-Gaspard, Charles Perrin, Guillaume Thirel, Laurent Coron, and Léonard Santos
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 5013–5027, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-5013-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-5013-2021, 2021
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17 Sep 2021
Reconstructing Continuous Vegetation Water Content To Understand Sub-daily Backscatter Variations
Paul C. Vermunt, Susan C. Steele-Dunne, Saeed Khabbazan, Jasmeet Judge, and Nick C. van de Giesen
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-459,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-459, 2021
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17 Sep 2021
Flood frequency analysis using mean daily flows vs. instantaneous peak flows
Anne Bartens and Uwe Haberlandt
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-466,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-466, 2021
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Highlight articles
06 Sep 2021
From hydraulic root architecture models to macroscopic representations of root hydraulics in soil water flow and land surface models
Jan Vanderborght, Valentin Couvreur, Felicien Meunier, Andrea Schnepf, Harry Vereecken, Martin Bouda, and Mathieu Javaux
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 4835–4860, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-4835-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-4835-2021, 2021
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24 Aug 2021
Rainbow color map distorts and misleads research in hydrology – guidance for better visualizations and science communication
Michael Stoelzle and Lina Stein
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 4549–4565, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-4549-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-4549-2021, 2021
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07 Jul 2021
Nonstationary weather and water extremes: a review of methods for their detection, attribution, and management
Louise J. Slater, Bailey Anderson, Marcus Buechel, Simon Dadson, Shasha Han, Shaun Harrigan, Timo Kelder, Katie Kowal, Thomas Lees, Tom Matthews, Conor Murphy, and Robert L. Wilby
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 3897–3935, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-3897-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-3897-2021, 2021
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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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