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04 Apr 2019 Qiuzhen Yin, editor of CP, receives the Sir Nicholas Shackleton Medal of INQUA

Qiuzhen Yin, editor of CP, is the 2019 recipient of the Sir Nicholas Shackleton Medal of INQUA. INQUA, the International Union for Quaternary Research, established this medal in recognition of the many contributions of Nick Shackleton, a giant in the field of Quaternary science. The medal is awarded once every four years to an outstanding young Quaternary scientist, chosen by his or her peers and evaluated by a blue-ribbon committee of distinguished scientists. A previous recipient of the medal is Amaelle Landais, another CP editor! It is a real pleasure to congratulate Qiuzhen for such recognition and we are proud to collaborate with her on the editorial board of CP.

04 Apr 2019 Qiuzhen Yin, editor of CP, receives the Sir Nicholas Shackleton Medal of INQUA

Qiuzhen Yin, editor of CP, is the 2019 recipient of the Sir Nicholas Shackleton Medal of INQUA. INQUA, the International Union for Quaternary Research, established this medal in recognition of the many contributions of Nick Shackleton, a giant in the field of Quaternary science. The medal is awarded once every four years to an outstanding young Quaternary scientist, chosen by his or her peers and evaluated by a blue-ribbon committee of distinguished scientists. A previous recipient of the medal is Amaelle Landais, another CP editor! It is a real pleasure to congratulate Qiuzhen for such recognition and we are proud to collaborate with her on the editorial board of CP.

29 Mar 2019 Marie-France Loutre, editor and former chief editor of CP, will receive the INQUA Distinguished Service Medal

The INQUA Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to individuals with a recognized record of sustained and outstanding contributions to the maintenance or development of INQUA's important functions (e.g. organization, operations, outputs, publicity). Marie-France has been a prominent actor in INQUA at both union and national level. Such recognition is well deserved and we are proud to have such a colleague and friend on the CP editorial board.

29 Mar 2019 Marie-France Loutre, editor and former chief editor of CP, will receive the INQUA Distinguished Service Medal

The INQUA Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to individuals with a recognized record of sustained and outstanding contributions to the maintenance or development of INQUA's important functions (e.g. organization, operations, outputs, publicity). Marie-France has been a prominent actor in INQUA at both union and national level. Such recognition is well deserved and we are proud to have such a colleague and friend on the CP editorial board.

29 Mar 2019 Valérie Masson-Delmotte, former editor of CP, is awarded the CNRS Silver Medal

Valérie Masson-Delmotte stepped down from being a CP editor because of her IPCC duties as co-leader of the Working Group 1. The medal is given to scientists with national and international recognition. She is receiving this award for her outstanding contribution to climate studies. A very active and efficient CP editor, we are proud to have had Valerie as a CP editor since the launch of the journal and we congratulate her for such an important achievement.

29 Mar 2019 Valérie Masson-Delmotte, former editor of CP, is awarded the CNRS Silver Medal

Valérie Masson-Delmotte stepped down from being a CP editor because of her IPCC duties as co-leader of the Working Group 1. The medal is given to scientists with national and international recognition. She is receiving this award for her outstanding contribution to climate studies. A very active and efficient CP editor, we are proud to have had Valerie as a CP editor since the launch of the journal and we congratulate her for such an important achievement.

29 Mar 2019 Ed Brook, editor of CP, is the 2019 recipient of the Hans Oeschger Medal

Ed Brook has been an editor of CP since the launch of the journal. He is receiving the medal for producing greenhouse-gas records from polar ice cores in unprecedented resolution, which permitted the precise north–south synchronization of climate signals and the identification of past variations in great detail. A visionary and key leader of the US and international ice-core community, we are proud to count such an astonishing colleague among CP editorial board.

29 Mar 2019 Ed Brook, editor of CP, is the 2019 recipient of the Hans Oeschger Medal

Ed Brook has been an editor of CP since the launch of the journal. He is receiving the medal for producing greenhouse-gas records from polar ice cores in unprecedented resolution, which permitted the precise north–south synchronization of climate signals and the identification of past variations in great detail. A visionary and key leader of the US and international ice-core community, we are proud to count such an astonishing colleague among CP editorial board.

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.

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

23 Nov 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

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

23 Nov 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

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

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.

10 Aug 2018 Marie-France Loutre stepped down as chief editor

Marie-France Loutre has left the team of chief editors of CP, but will remain on the editorial board as a regular editor. Being an active player within CP leadership, the remaining chief editors are grateful to Marie-France for her friendship and her strong commitment over the last several years. Modelling will still be well represented as Uwe Mikolajewicz has joined the team of chief editors, alongside Marit-Solveig Seidenkrantz, Eric Wolff, and Denis-Didier Rousseau.

10 Aug 2018 Marie-France Loutre stepped down as chief editor

Marie-France Loutre has left the team of chief editors of CP, but will remain on the editorial board as a regular editor. Being an active player within CP leadership, the remaining chief editors are grateful to Marie-France for her friendship and her strong commitment over the last several years. Modelling will still be well represented as Uwe Mikolajewicz has joined the team of chief editors, alongside Marit-Solveig Seidenkrantz, Eric Wolff, and Denis-Didier Rousseau.

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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 CP

From 1 January 2018 Climate of the Past (CP) will slightly increase the article processing charges.

05 Dec 2017 New article processing charges for CP

From 1 January 2018 Climate of the Past (CP) will slightly increase the article processing charges.

21 Nov 2017 Press release: Climate changes triggered immigration to America in the 19th century

From Trump to Heinz, some of America?s most famous family names and brands trace their origins back to Germans who emigrated to the country in the 19th century. Researchers from the University of Freiburg have now found that climate was a major factor in driving migration from Southwest Germany to North America during the 19th century. The results are published today in CP.

21 Nov 2017 Press release: Climate changes triggered immigration to America in the 19th century

From Trump to Heinz, some of America?s most famous family names and brands trace their origins back to Germans who emigrated to the country in the 19th century. Researchers from the University of Freiburg have now found that climate was a major factor in driving migration from Southwest Germany to North America during the 19th century. The results are published today in CP.

15 Nov 2017 Climate of the Past's most prolific editor steps down

Volker Rath, who has been an editor of CP since it started, has decided to step down. He holds the title of CP's most prolific editor, having supervised the passage of at least 88 papers. The CP chief editors want to record huge thanks to him: it is the willingness of our editors to work on papers both within and around their field that enables the success of the journal.

15 Nov 2017 Climate of the Past's most prolific editor steps down

Volker Rath, who has been an editor of CP since it started, has decided to step down. He holds the title of CP's most prolific editor, having supervised the passage of at least 88 papers. The CP chief editors want to record huge thanks to him: it is the willingness of our editors to work on papers both within and around their field that enables the success of the journal.

10 Oct 2017 New chief editors for Climate of the Past, and Nerilie Abram suspends editorship for IPCC impartiality

We are pleased to announce the names of two new chief editors for Climate of the Past. One vacancy arises because Nerilie Abram has been appointed as a coordinating lead author for chapter 1 of the IPCC SROCC.

10 Oct 2017 New chief editors for Climate of the Past, and Nerilie Abram suspends editorship for IPCC impartiality

We are pleased to announce the names of two new chief editors for Climate of the Past. One vacancy arises because Nerilie Abram has been appointed as a coordinating lead author for chapter 1 of the IPCC SROCC.

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.

04 Jul 2017 Hubertus Fischer wins AGU Willi Dansgaard Award

Congratulations to CP editor Hubertus Fischer who has won the 2017 Willi Dansgaard Award. He will receive the award at the AGU Fall meeting in New Orleans this December.

04 Jul 2017 Hubertus Fischer wins AGU Willi Dansgaard Award

Congratulations to CP editor Hubertus Fischer who has won the 2017 Willi Dansgaard Award. He will receive the award at the AGU Fall meeting in New Orleans this December.

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".

29 May 2017 Carlo Barbante has stepped down as CP chief editor

Carlo Barbante has rotated off the team of chief editors of CP, but will remain on the editorial board as a regular editor. The remaining chief editors thank Carlo for his work over the last several years. Ice will still be well represented as Eric Wolff has rejoined the team of chief editors, alongside Nerilie Abram, Marie-France Loutre, and Denis-Didier Rousseau.

29 May 2017 Carlo Barbante has stepped down as CP chief editor

Carlo Barbante has rotated off the team of chief editors of CP, but will remain on the editorial board as a regular editor. The remaining chief editors thank Carlo for his work over the last several years. Ice will still be well represented as Eric Wolff has rejoined the team of chief editors, alongside Nerilie Abram, Marie-France Loutre, and Denis-Didier Rousseau.

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.

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.

12 Apr 2017 CP chief editor Denis Didier Rousseau wins Oeschger Medal

The editorial board of Climate of the Past warmly congratulate Denis-Didier Rousseau on winning the EGU's Hans Oeschger Medal.

12 Apr 2017 CP chief editor Denis Didier Rousseau wins Oeschger Medal

The editorial board of Climate of the Past warmly congratulate Denis-Didier Rousseau on winning the EGU's Hans Oeschger Medal.

12 Apr 2017 Thorsten Kiefer steps down as CP editor

After 8 years as a co-chief editor of Climate of the Past, Thorsten Kiefer has stepped down from the editorial board. Please read CP's farewell letter.

12 Apr 2017 Thorsten Kiefer steps down as CP editor

After 8 years as a co-chief editor of Climate of the Past, Thorsten Kiefer has stepped down from the editorial board. Please read CP's farewell letter.

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.

01 Dec 2016 Press Release: The Coldest Decade of the Millennium? How the cold 1430s led to famine and disease

While searching through historical archives to find out more about the 15th-century climate of what is now Belgium, northern France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands, Chantal Camenisch noticed that many of the 1430s' winters and some springs were extremely cold in the Low Countries, as well as in other parts of Europe.

01 Dec 2016 Press Release: The Coldest Decade of the Millennium? How the cold 1430s led to famine and disease

While searching through historical archives to find out more about the 15th-century climate of what is now Belgium, northern France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands, Chantal Camenisch noticed that many of the 1430s' winters and some springs were extremely cold in the Low Countries, as well as in other parts of Europe.

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.

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