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Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Chief-executive editor: Jothiram Vivekanandan
Executive editors: Ari-Matti Harri & Håkan Svedhem
Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) is an open-access interdisciplinary electronic journal for swift publication of original articles and short communications in the area of geoscientific instruments. It covers three main areas: (i) atmospheric and geospace sciences, (ii) earth science, and (iii) ocean science. A unique feature of the journal is the emphasis on synergy between science and technology that facilitates advances in GI.
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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.

10 Dec 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

Copernicus Publications recently launched its full-text HTML workflow and optimized the GI website for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading GI articles.

10 Dec 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

Copernicus Publications recently launched its full-text HTML workflow and optimized the GI website for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading GI articles.

Recent papers
13 Feb 2019
Description of the Baseline Surface Radiation Network (BSRN) station at the Izaña Observatory (2009–2017): measurements and quality control/assurance procedures
Rosa Delia García, Emilio Cuevas, Ramón Ramos, Victoria Eugenia Cachorro, Alberto Redondas, and José A. Moreno-Ruiz
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 8, 77-96, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-8-77-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-8-77-2019, 2019
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12 Feb 2019
Advanced calibration of magnetometers on spin-stabilized spacecraft based on parameter decoupling
Ferdinand Plaschke, Hans-Ulrich Auster, David Fischer, Karl-Heinz Fornaçon, Werner Magnes, Ingo Richter, Dragos Constantinescu, and Yasuhito Narita
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 8, 63-76, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-8-63-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-8-63-2019, 2019
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08 Feb 2019
The influence of sample geometry on the permeability of a porous sandstone
Michael J. Heap
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 8, 55-61, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-8-55-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-8-55-2019, 2019
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06 Feb 2019
Integration of remote sensing and geographic information systems for geological fault detection on the island of Crete, Greece
Mohamed Elhag and Dalal Alshamsi
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 8, 45-54, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-8-45-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-8-45-2019, 2019
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04 Feb 2019
Shallow geophysical techniques to investigate the groundwater table at the Great Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
Sharafeldin M. Sharafeldin, Khalid S. Essa, Mohamed A. S. Youssef, Hakan Karsli, Zein E. Diab, and Nilgun Sayil
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 8, 29-43, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-8-29-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-8-29-2019, 2019
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Highlight articles
28 Mar 2018
Investigation of a low-cost magneto-inductive magnetometer for space science applications
Leonardo H. Regoli, Mark B. Moldwin, Matthew Pellioni, Bret Bronner, Kelsey Hite, Arie Sheinker, and Brandon M. Ponder
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 7, 129-142, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-7-129-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-7-129-2018, 2018
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06 Nov 2017
Making better sense of the mosaic of environmental measurement networks: a system-of-systems approach and quantitative assessment
Peter W. Thorne, Fabio Madonna, Joerg Schulz, Tim Oakley, Bruce Ingleby, Marco Rosoldi, Emanuele Tramutola, Antti Arola, Matthias Buschmann, Anna C. Mikalsen, Richard Davy, Corinne Voces, Karin Kreher, Martine De Maziere, and Gelsomina Pappalardo
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 6, 453-472, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-6-453-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-6-453-2017, 2017
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18 Oct 2017
Automated mineralogy based on micro-energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence microscopy (µ-EDXRF) applied to plutonic rock thin sections in comparison to a mineral liberation analyzer
Wilhelm Nikonow and Dieter Rammlmair
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 6, 429-437, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-6-429-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-6-429-2017, 2017
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08 Feb 2017
A joint thermal and electromagnetic diagnostics approach for the inspection of thick walls
Nicolas Le Touz, Jean Dumoulin, Gianluca Gennarelli, and Francesco Soldovieri
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 6, 81-92, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-6-81-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-6-81-2017, 2017
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16 Dec 2016
Non-destructive evaluation of moisture content in wood using ground-penetrating radar
Hamza Reci, Tien Chinh Maï, Zoubir Mehdi Sbartaï, Lara Pajewski, and Emanuela Kiri
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 5, 575-581, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-5-575-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-5-575-2016, 2016
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