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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/

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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.

Recent papers
03 Jun 2019
Interdisciplinary Pressure Cooker: environmental risk communication skills for the next generation
Lydia Cumiskey, Matthew Lickiss, Robert Šakić Trogrlić, and Javed Ali
Geosci. Commun. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2019-9,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2019-9, 2019
Manuscript under review for GC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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29 May 2019
Communicating climate change in a “post-factual” society: lessons learned from the Pole to Paris campaign
Erlend M. Knudsen and Oria J. de Bolsée
Geosci. Commun., 2, 83-93, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-83-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-83-2019, 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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17 May 2019
Flash Flood! – A SeriousGeoGame combining science festivals, video games, and virtual reality with research data for communicating flood risk and geomorphology
Chris Skinner
Geosci. Commun. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2019-8,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2019-8, 2019
Manuscript under review for GC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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17 Apr 2019
Seismic Risk: The Biases of Earthquake Media Coverage
Maud H. Devès, Marion Le Texier, Hugues Pécout, and Claude Grasland
Geosci. Commun. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2019-5,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2019-5, 2019
Manuscript under review for GC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
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Highlight articles
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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10 Oct 2018
Building a Raspberry Pi school magnetometer network in the UK
Ciarán D. Beggan and Steve R. Marple
Geosci. Commun., 1, 25-34, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-1-25-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-1-25-2018, 2018
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11 Jun 2018
Editorial: Geoscience Communication – Building bridges, not walls
Sam Illingworth, Iain Stewart, Jonathan Tennant, and Kirsten von Elverfeldt
Geosci. Commun., 1, 1-7, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-1-1-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-1-1-2018, 2018
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