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Climate of the Past An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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  • IF value: 3.470 IF 3.470
  • IF 5-year value: 4.009 IF 5-year
    4.009
  • CiteScore value: 3.45 CiteScore
    3.45
  • SNIP value: 1.166 SNIP 1.166
  • IPP value: 3.28 IPP 3.28
  • SJR value: 1.929 SJR 1.929
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 64 Scimago H
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  • h5-index value: 43 h5-index 43
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Co-editors-in-chief: Laurie Menviel, Denis-Didier Rousseau, Marit-Solveig Seidenkrantz & Eric Wolff
Climate of the Past (CP) is a not-for-profit international scientific journal dedicated to the publication and discussion of research articles, short communications, and review papers on the climate history of the Earth. CP covers all temporal scales of climate change and variability, from geological time through to multidecadal studies of the last century. Studies focusing mainly on present and future climate are not within scope.
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24 Jun 2019 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the metrics box on the left-hand side.

24 Jun 2019 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the metrics box on the left-hand side.

29 May 2019 Publish your video abstract

A video abstract is a short video statement providing authors with the opportunity to present background information about their findings and to showcase their research activities to a wider audience.

29 May 2019 Publish your video abstract

A video abstract is a short video statement providing authors with the opportunity to present background information about their findings and to showcase their research activities to a wider audience.

13 May 2019 Uwe Mikolajewicz has stepped down as CP co-editor-in-chief

Uwe Mikolajewicz has left the team of chief editors of CP but will remain on the editorial board as a regular editor. The remaining chief editors thank Uwe for his work over the last year and regret that he has stepped down for personal reasons.

13 May 2019 Uwe Mikolajewicz has stepped down as CP co-editor-in-chief

Uwe Mikolajewicz has left the team of chief editors of CP but will remain on the editorial board as a regular editor. The remaining chief editors thank Uwe for his work over the last year and regret that he has stepped down for personal reasons.

Recent papers
22 Aug 2019
Towards understanding potential atmospheric contributions to abrupt climate changes: characterizing changes to the North Atlantic eddy-driven jet over the last deglaciation
Heather J. Andres and Lev Tarasov
Clim. Past, 15, 1621–1646, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1621-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1621-2019, 2019
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21 Aug 2019
Extreme warming rates affecting alpine areas in SW Europe deduced from algal lipids
Antonio García-Alix, Jaime L. Toney, Gonzalo Jiménez-Moreno, Carmen Pérez-Martínez, Laura Jiménez, Marta Rodrigo-Gámiz, R. Scott Anderson, Jon Camuera, Francisco J. Jiménez-Espejo, Dhais Peña-Angulo, and María J. Ramos-Román
Clim. Past Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-98,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-98, 2019
Manuscript under review for CP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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20 Aug 2019
Alluvial record of an early Eocene hyperthermal, Castissent Formation, Pyrenees, Spain
Louis Honegger, Thierry Adatte, Jorge E. Spangenberg, Jeremy K. Caves Rugenstein, Miquel Poyatos-Moré, Cai Puigdefàbregas, Emmanuelle Chanvry, Julian Clark, Andrea Fildani, Eric Verrechia, Kalin Kouzmanov, Matthieu Harlaux, and Sébastien Castelltort
Clim. Past Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-88,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-88, 2019
Manuscript under review for CP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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19 Aug 2019
PlioMIP2 simulation with NorESM-L and NorESM1-F
Xiangyu Li, Chuncheng Guo, Zhongshi Zhang, Odd Helge Otterå, and Ran Zhang
Clim. Past Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-102,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-102, 2019
Manuscript under review for CP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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19 Aug 2019
Physically based summer temperature reconstruction from ice layers in ice cores
Koji Fujita, Sumito Matoba, Yoshinori Iizuka, Nozomu Takeuchi, and Teruo Aoki
Clim. Past Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-97,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-97, 2019
Manuscript under review for CP (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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Highlight articles
15 Aug 2019
Modelling ice sheet evolution and atmospheric CO2 during the Late Pliocene
Constantijn J. Berends, Bas de Boer, Aisling M. Dolan, Daniel J. Hill, and Roderik S. W. van de Wal
Clim. Past, 15, 1603–1619, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1603-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1603-2019, 2019
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08 Aug 2019
Spatial pattern of accumulation at Taylor Dome during Marine Isotope Stage 4: stratigraphic constraints from Taylor Glacier
James A. Menking, Edward J. Brook, Sarah A. Shackleton, Jeffrey P. Severinghaus, Michael N. Dyonisius, Vasilii Petrenko, Joseph R. McConnell, Rachael H. Rhodes, Thomas K. Bauska, Daniel Baggenstos, Shaun Marcott, and Stephen Barker
Clim. Past, 15, 1537–1556, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1537-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1537-2019, 2019
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02 Aug 2019
Past climate and continentality inferred from ice wedges at Batagay megaslump in the Northern Hemisphere's most continental region, Yana Highlands, interior Yakutia
Thomas Opel, Julian B. Murton, Sebastian Wetterich, Hanno Meyer, Kseniia Ashastina, Frank Günther, Hendrik Grotheer, Gesine Mollenhauer, Petr P. Danilov, Vasily Boeskorov, Grigoriy N. Savvinov, and Lutz Schirrmeister
Clim. Past, 15, 1443–1461, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1443-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1443-2019, 2019
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22 Jul 2019
Early instrumental meteorological measurements in Switzerland
Lucas Pfister, Franziska Hupfer, Yuri Brugnara, Lukas Munz, Leonie Villiger, Lukas Meyer, Mikhaël Schwander, Francesco Alessandro Isotta, Christian Rohr, and Stefan Brönnimann
Clim. Past, 15, 1345–1361, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1345-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1345-2019, 2019
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02 Jul 2019
Mid-Holocene climate change over China: model–data discrepancy
Yating Lin, Gilles Ramstein, Haibin Wu, Raj Rani, Pascale Braconnot, Masa Kageyama, Qin Li, Yunli Luo, Ran Zhang, and Zhengtang Guo
Clim. Past, 15, 1223–1249, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1223-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1223-2019, 2019
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