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Interactive public peer review

To accept or not accept: what makes a good scientific editor

To accept or not accept: what makes a good scientific editor

Researchers and those in academia sooner or later come across the scientific editor: the gatekeeper of scientific journals. The editor plays a key role in the publishing process, working closely with authors and reviewers to implement an unbiased peer-review process that upholds rigorous standards. They are often experienced scientists and experts in their field who ensure that the published resea ...[Read More]

Interactive peer review: The foundation of EGU’s open access journals

Interactive peer review: The foundation of EGU’s open access journals

Some 20 years ago, a group of young atmospheric scientists united to shake up the scientific publishing world. Their novel idea was to make the peer review process transparent and allow the scientific community to participate in the discourse – in the truest sense of the word: “reviewed by the peers.” From day one, this has been the foundation that EGU’s open access journals were built on. Today, ...[Read More]

All you ever wanted to know about EGU publications

All you ever wanted to know about EGU publications

Did you know that, the EGU, through Copernicus Publications, publishes 17 peer-reviewed open-access journals? The journals cover a range of topics within the Earth, planetary and space sciences: with publications spanning the cryospheric sciences, soil system sciences, through to non-linear processes in geophysics, there is something for everyone. Whatever your area of research, chances are you’ll ...[Read More]