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Earth System Science Data The Data Publishing Journal
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Chief editors: David Carlson & Hans Pfeiffenberger

Earth System Science Data (ESSD) is an international, interdisciplinary journal for the publication of articles on original research data (sets), furthering the reuse of high-quality data of benefit to Earth system sciences. The editors encourage submissions on original data or data collections which are of sufficient quality and have potential to contribute to these aims. The journal maintains sections for regular-length articles, brief communications (e.g. on additions to data sets) and commentaries, as well as review articles and special issues.


Citable video publications for ESSD authors

29 Oct 2015

In cooperation with the TIB|AV-Portal ESSD authors can now add short, citable video abstracts and video supplements to their articles.

New library and payment concept for ESSD

14 Oct 2015

From January 2016 onwards, ESSD will see changes to the way papers are archived and paid for.

ESSD awarded DOAJ Seal

25 Jun 2015

Earth System Science Data (ESSD) has received the new DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

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