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Executive editors: Jean Dumoulin, Salvatore Grimaldi & Håkan Svedhem
eISSN: GI 2193-0864, GID 2193-0872

Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) is a not-for-profit open-access interdisciplinary electronic journal for swift publication of original articles and short communications in the area of geoscientific instruments. It covers four main areas: (i) atmospheric and geospace sciences, (ii) Earth science, (iii) ocean science, and (iv) urban environmental monitoring. A unique feature of the journal is the emphasis on the synergy between science and technology that facilitates advances in GI.

IF value: 1.500
IF1.500
IF 5-year value: 1.762
IF 5-year1.762
CiteScore value: 2.7
CiteScore2.7
h5-index value: 17
h5-index17
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27 Jan 2023 New agreement between Jisc and Copernicus Publications

Copernicus Publications is delighted to announce a new agreement with the UK-based Jisc (Joint Information Systems Committee) to streamline open-access publishing for their members. Read more.

27 Jan 2023 New agreement between Jisc and Copernicus Publications

Copernicus Publications is delighted to announce a new agreement with the UK-based Jisc (Joint Information Systems Committee) to streamline open-access publishing for their members. Read more.

01 Sep 2022 Institutional agreement between ETH Domain institutions and Copernicus Publications

The ETH Domain institutions PSI, Empa, Eawag, WSL and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central settlement of article processing charges (APCs).

01 Sep 2022 Institutional agreement between ETH Domain institutions and Copernicus Publications

The ETH Domain institutions PSI, Empa, Eawag, WSL and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central settlement of article processing charges (APCs).

01 Sep 2022 Institutional agreement between Swiss National Science Foundation, Luxembourg National Research Fund, the University of Lausanne and Copernicus Publications

From now on, manuscripts that involve funding from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) or the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) will benefit from direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs).

01 Sep 2022 Institutional agreement between Swiss National Science Foundation, Luxembourg National Research Fund, the University of Lausanne and Copernicus Publications

From now on, manuscripts that involve funding from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) or the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) will benefit from direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs).

Recent papers
30 Jan 2023
Calculation of soil water content using dielectric-permittivity-based sensors – benefits of soil-specific calibration
Bartosz M. Zawilski, Franck Granouillac, Nicole Claverie, Baptiste Lemaire, Aurore Brut, and Tiphaine Tallec
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 12, 45–56, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-12-45-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-12-45-2023, 2023
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25 Jan 2023
The land–atmosphere feedback observatory: a new observational approach for characterizing land–atmosphere feedback
Florian Späth, Verena Rajtschan, Tobias K. D. Weber, Shehan Morandage, Diego Lange, Syed Saqlain Abbas, Andreas Behrendt, Joachim Ingwersen, Thilo Streck, and Volker Wulfmeyer
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 12, 25–44, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-12-25-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-12-25-2023, 2023
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24 Jan 2023
Sample labeling and classification method of hyperspectral remote sensing images based on texture features and semi-supervised learning
Ansheng Ye, Xiangbing Zhou, Yu Gong, Fang Miao, and Huimin Zhao
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2022-24,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2022-24, 2023
Preprint under review for GI (discussion: open, 2 comments)
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10 Jan 2023
Design and construction of an automated and programmable resistivity meter for shallow subsurface investigation
Antenor Oliveira Cruz Júnior, Cosme Ferreira da Ponte-Neto, and André Wiermann
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 12, 15–23, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-12-15-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-12-15-2023, 2023
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05 Jan 2023
Laboratory measurements of the performances of the Sweeping Langmuir Probe instrument aboard the PICASSO CubeSat
Sylvain Ranvier and Jean-Pierre Lebreton
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 12, 1–13, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-12-1-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-12-1-2023, 2023
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Highlight articles
02 Aug 2022
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MOLISENS: MObile LIdar SENsor System to exploit the potential of small industrial lidar devices for geoscientific applications
Thomas Goelles, Tobias Hammer, Stefan Muckenhuber, Birgit Schlager, Jakob Abermann, Christian Bauer, Víctor J. Expósito Jiménez, Wolfgang Schöner, Markus Schratter, Benjamin Schrei, and Kim Senger
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 11, 247–261, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-11-247-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-11-247-2022, 2022
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14 Jul 2022
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Towards a self-sufficient mobile broadband seismological recording system for year-round operation in Antarctica
Alfons Eckstaller, Jölund Asseng, Erich Lippmann, and Steven Franke
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 11, 235–245, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-11-235-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-11-235-2022, 2022
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27 Jan 2021
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Experiments on magnetic interference for a portable airborne magnetometry system using a hybrid unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)
Jirigalatu, Vamsi Krishna, Eduardo Lima Simões da Silva, and Arne Døssing
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 10, 25–34, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-10-25-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-10-25-2021, 2021
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16 Nov 2020
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The baseline wander correction based on the improved ensemble empirical mode decomposition (EEMD) algorithm for grounded electrical source airborne transient electromagnetic signals
Yuan Li, Song Gao, Saimin Zhang, Hu He, Pengfei Xian, and Chunmei Yuan
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 9, 443–450, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-9-443-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-9-443-2020, 2020
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05 Aug 2020
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A monitoring system for spatiotemporal electrical self-potential measurements in cryospheric environments
Maximilian Weigand, Florian M. Wagner, Jonas K. Limbrock, Christin Hilbich, Christian Hauck, and Andreas Kemna
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 9, 317–336, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-9-317-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-9-317-2020, 2020
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