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05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space,
and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) - “ not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space,
and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) - “ not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

27 Jun 2018 New Journal Impact Factors released

The latest Journal Citation Reports® have been published by Clarivate Analytics.

27 Jun 2018 New Journal Impact Factors released

The latest Journal Citation Reports® have been published by Clarivate Analytics.

03 May 2018 Extended agreement with the Leibniz Association

As of 1 May 2018 the centralized payment of article processing charges (APCs) with the Leibniz Association has been extended to 53 Leibniz Institutions participating in the Leibniz Association's Open Access Publishing Fund.

03 May 2018 Extended agreement with the Leibniz Association

As of 1 May 2018 the centralized payment of article processing charges (APCs) with the Leibniz Association has been extended to 53 Leibniz Institutions participating in the Leibniz Association's Open Access Publishing Fund.

05 Dec 2017 New article processing charges for GI

From 1 January 2018 Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) will slightly increase the article processing charges.

05 Dec 2017 New article processing charges for GI

From 1 January 2018 Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) will slightly increase the article processing charges.

24 Aug 2017 New institutional agreement between the PIK and Copernicus Publications

Authors from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 23 August 2017. The agreement which is valid for the first author enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the PIK and the publisher.

24 Aug 2017 New institutional agreement between the PIK and Copernicus Publications

Authors from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 23 August 2017. The agreement which is valid for the first author enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the PIK and the publisher.

04 Jul 2017 Update of publication policy

The updated publication policy now is extended by the journal's open access statement, its archiving and indexing scheme, and explicit policies on corrections and retractions.

04 Jul 2017 Update of publication policy

The updated publication policy now is extended by the journal's open access statement, its archiving and indexing scheme, and explicit policies on corrections and retractions.

29 Jun 2017 Revision of editors', referees', and authors' obligations

The general obligations for editors, referees, and authors have been revised to give advice for the appropriate handling of literature suggestions.

29 Jun 2017 Revision of editors', referees', and authors' obligations

The general obligations for editors, referees, and authors have been revised to give advice for the appropriate handling of literature suggestions.

15 Jun 2017 New Journal Impact Factors released

Clarivate Analytics has published the latest Journal Citation Reports®.

15 Jun 2017 New Journal Impact Factors released

Clarivate Analytics has published the latest Journal Citation Reports®.

06 Jun 2017 New licence & copyright agreement

From 6 June onwards, all newly submitted articles, if accepted for publication, will be distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

06 Jun 2017 New licence & copyright agreement

From 6 June onwards, all newly submitted articles, if accepted for publication, will be distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

06 Jun 2017 New display and citation guidelines for DOIs

To make it as easy as possible for users without technical knowledge to cut and paste or click to share DOIs, CrossRef has changed the display and citation guidelines for DOIs from "doi:10.5194/abcd" to "https://doi.org/10.5194/abcd".

06 Jun 2017 New display and citation guidelines for DOIs

To make it as easy as possible for users without technical knowledge to cut and paste or click to share DOIs, CrossRef has changed the display and citation guidelines for DOIs from "doi:10.5194/abcd" to "https://doi.org/10.5194/abcd".

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19 May 2017 International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSN) now includable in article assets

Since early 2016, Copernicus Publications has been enabling authors to connect their articles with underlying or related material such as research data, model code, or scientific videos. To enhance reproducibility it is now also possible to include International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSNs) as assets.

19 May 2017 International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSN) now includable in article assets

Since early 2016, Copernicus Publications has been enabling authors to connect their articles with underlying or related material such as research data, model code, or scientific videos. To enhance reproducibility it is now also possible to include International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSNs) as assets.

18 May 2017 New article processing charges for GI

From 1 July 2017 Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) will increase the article processing charges.

18 May 2017 New article processing charges for GI

From 1 July 2017 Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) will increase the article processing charges.

16 May 2017 EGU journals: celebrations and growth

In 2016, the 17 EGU–Copernicus peer-reviewed open-access journals experienced significant growth. We published over 3300 final-revised papers, corresponding to some 53,500 pages, a growth of about 10% compared to the previous year. These papers were downloaded over 645,000 times.

16 May 2017 EGU journals: celebrations and growth

In 2016, the 17 EGU–Copernicus peer-reviewed open-access journals experienced significant growth. We published over 3300 final-revised papers, corresponding to some 53,500 pages, a growth of about 10% compared to the previous year. These papers were downloaded over 645,000 times.

13 Feb 2017 A case of editorial malpractice detected

Recently we have become aware of a case of scientific malpractice by an editor of two of our journals (SOIL and SE) who used the position as editor and reviewer to disproportionately promote citations to personal papers and associated journals. Please read the published editorial.

13 Feb 2017 A case of editorial malpractice detected

Recently we have become aware of a case of scientific malpractice by an editor of two of our journals (SOIL and SE) who used the position as editor and reviewer to disproportionately promote citations to personal papers and associated journals. Please read the published editorial.

27 Dec 2016 New institutional agreement between the TU Darmstadt and Copernicus Publications

Authors from the Technical University Darmstadt will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 1 January 2017. The agreement which is valid for corresponding authors enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the university and the publisher.

27 Dec 2016 New institutional agreement between the TU Darmstadt and Copernicus Publications

Authors from the Technical University Darmstadt will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 1 January 2017. The agreement which is valid for corresponding authors enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the university and the publisher.

23 Dec 2016 Max Planck institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 January 2017 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Max Planck Digital Library and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

23 Dec 2016 Max Planck institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 January 2017 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Max Planck Digital Library and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

08 Sep 2016 Geographical distribution of views now available in journal ALMs

Copernicus Publications has extended the article level metrics (ALMs) by showing the geographical distribution of views. This information is available for articles published after 3 August 2016.

08 Sep 2016 Geographical distribution of views now available in journal ALMs

Copernicus Publications has extended the article level metrics (ALMs) by showing the geographical distribution of views. This information is available for articles published after 3 August 2016.

01 Sep 2016 Institutional agreement for GI authors affiliated with the Leibniz Association

Copernicus Publications and the Leibniz Association have agreed on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors. So far three Leibniz institutes are participating in this agreement.

01 Sep 2016 Institutional agreement for GI authors affiliated with the Leibniz Association

Copernicus Publications and the Leibniz Association have agreed on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors. So far three Leibniz institutes are participating in this agreement.

17 Jun 2016 First Journal Impact Factor for GI

The GI editors are pleased to announce that Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) has received its first Impact Factor.

17 Jun 2016 First Journal Impact Factor for GI

The GI editors are pleased to announce that Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) has received its first Impact Factor.

15 Jun 2016 GI introduces reduced article processing charges

Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) introduces reduced article processing charges (APCs) to be paid by the authors (or their institution) for any manuscripts submitted from 1 July 2016.

15 Jun 2016 GI introduces reduced article processing charges

Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) introduces reduced article processing charges (APCs) to be paid by the authors (or their institution) for any manuscripts submitted from 1 July 2016.

29 Feb 2016 Press Release: Fishing meets science with waders and smartphones

Dutch and American researchers have developed waders equipped with temperature sensors that enable fishers to find the best fishing locations while collecting data to help scientists study streams.

29 Feb 2016 Press Release: Fishing meets science with waders and smartphones

Dutch and American researchers have developed waders equipped with temperature sensors that enable fishers to find the best fishing locations while collecting data to help scientists study streams.

10 Dec 2015 Workflow of GI reorganized

We have summarized the upcoming changes to GI by the end of the year.

10 Dec 2015 Workflow of GI reorganized

We have summarized the upcoming changes to GI by the end of the year.

29 Oct 2015 Citable video publications for GI authors

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

29 Oct 2015 Citable video publications for GI authors

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

06 Oct 2015 GI indexed in Scopus

Scopus has completed its evaluation of Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) and announced that it will include the journal in its database.

06 Oct 2015 GI indexed in Scopus

Scopus has completed its evaluation of Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) and announced that it will include the journal in its database.

29 Sep 2015 New library and payment concept

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

29 Sep 2015 New library and payment concept

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

29 Jun 2015 Update data policy

We have updated our data policy: it now also refers to the Data Citation Principles and stresses the necessity of data availability.

29 Jun 2015 Update data policy

We have updated our data policy: it now also refers to the Data Citation Principles and stresses the necessity of data availability.

25 Jun 2015 GI awarded DOAJ Seal

Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) has received the new DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

25 Jun 2015 GI awarded DOAJ Seal

Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) has received the new DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

22 May 2015 GI now member of COPE

Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

22 May 2015 GI now member of COPE

Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

19 May 2015 GI indexed in the Web of Science

With great pleasure and pride we announce that Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) has been accepted for inclusion in the Web of Science.

19 May 2015 GI indexed in the Web of Science

With great pleasure and pride we announce that Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) has been accepted for inclusion in the Web of Science.

24 Mar 2015 Website relaunch

The GI website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
Further details:

24 Mar 2015 Website relaunch

The GI website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
Further details:

04 Nov 2014 GI provides full-text XML

Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on.

04 Nov 2014 GI provides full-text XML

Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on.

29 Oct 2013 Article level metrics available

Article level metrics (ALMs) comprise a set of easy-to-understand real-time impact indicators that track how an article is read, discussed, or cited.

29 Oct 2013 Article level metrics available

Article level metrics (ALMs) comprise a set of easy-to-understand real-time impact indicators that track how an article is read, discussed, or cited.

13 Aug 2013 Publication ethics

GI has implemented publication ethics in order to guarantee high scientific and ethical standards.

13 Aug 2013 Publication ethics

GI has implemented publication ethics in order to guarantee high scientific and ethical standards.

04 Jun 2013 New data policy

GI has just published its new data policy.

04 Jun 2013 New data policy

GI has just published its new data policy.

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