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Geoscience Communication An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Executive editors: Sam Illingworth, Iain Stewart, Jon Tennant & Kirsten v. Elverfeldt

Geoscience Communication (GC) is a not-for-profit journal to help share knowledge and give more "traditional" recognition to science communication in the geosciences. Science communication is used as an umbrella term by GC to cover all aspects of outreach, public engagement, widening participation, knowledge exchange, and any other initiatives within the scope of the journal. It can be thought of as any initiative which seeks to communicate an aspect of geoscience to a wider audience than the experts within that particular field.

An editorial written by the executive editors, and which explains in detail how to prepare a manuscript for Geoscience Communication, can be found here: https://www.geosci-commun.net/1/1/2018/

News
25 Jun 2019 Geoscience Communication awarded DOAJ Seal

GC has been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and has received the DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

25 Jun 2019 Geoscience Communication awarded DOAJ Seal

GC has been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and has received the DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

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.

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.

Recent papers
15 Aug 2019
Seismic risk: the biases of earthquake media coverage
Maud H. Devès, Marion Le Texier, Hugues Pécout, and Claude Grasland
Geosci. Commun., 2, 125–141, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-125-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-125-2019, 2019
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13 Aug 2019
Taking a Breath of the Wild: are geoscientists more effective than non-geoscientists in determining whether video game world landscapes are realistic?
Rolf Hut, Casper Albers, Sam Illingworth, and Chris Skinner
Geosci. Commun., 2, 117–124, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-117-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-117-2019, 2019
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19 Jul 2019
The Met Office Weather Game: investigating how different methods for presenting probabilistic weather forecasts influence decision-making
Elisabeth M. Stephens, David J. Spiegelhalter, Ken Mylne, and Mark Harrison
Geosci. Commun., 2, 101–116, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-101-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-101-2019, 2019
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12 Jul 2019
Ozone measurement practice in the laboratory using Schönbein's method
Ignacio Arturo Ramirez-Gonzalez, Juan Antonio Añel, and Antonio Cid-Samamed
Geosci. Commun. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2019-12,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2019-12, 2019
Manuscript under review for GC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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10 Jul 2019
Assessing economic impacts of environmental research infrastructures: overview of methodological tools
Régis Kalaydjian
Geosci. Commun. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2019-14,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2019-14, 2019
Manuscript under review for GC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
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Highlight articles
15 Aug 2019
Seismic risk: the biases of earthquake media coverage
Maud H. Devès, Marion Le Texier, Hugues Pécout, and Claude Grasland
Geosci. Commun., 2, 125–141, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-125-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-125-2019, 2019
Short summary
13 Aug 2019
Taking a Breath of the Wild: are geoscientists more effective than non-geoscientists in determining whether video game world landscapes are realistic?
Rolf Hut, Casper Albers, Sam Illingworth, and Chris Skinner
Geosci. Commun., 2, 117–124, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-117-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-117-2019, 2019
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29 May 2019
Telling the boiling frog what he needs to know: why climate change risks should be plotted as probability over time
Simon Sharpe
Geosci. Commun., 2, 95–100, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-95-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-95-2019, 2019
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20 Feb 2019
Identifying and improving AGU collaborations using network analysis and scientometrics
Tom Narock, Sarah Hasnain, and Ronie Stephan
Geosci. Commun., 2, 55–67, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-55-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-55-2019, 2019
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15 Jan 2019
Demystifying academics to enhance university–business collaborations in environmental science
John K. Hillier, Geoffrey R. Saville, Mike J. Smith, Alister J. Scott, Emma K. Raven, Jonathon Gascoigne, Louise J. Slater, Nevil Quinn, Andreas Tsanakas, Claire Souch, Gregor C. Leckebusch, Neil Macdonald, Alice M. Milner, Jennifer Loxton, Rebecca Wilebore, Alexandra Collins, Colin MacKechnie, Jaqui Tweddle, Sarah Moller, MacKenzie Dove, Harry Langford, and Jim Craig
Geosci. Commun., 2, 1–23, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-1-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-1-2019, 2019
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