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21 Sep 2021 The role of emission reductions and the meteorological situation for air quality improvements during the COVID-19 lockdown period in central Europe

COVID-19 lockdown measures in spring 2020 led to cleaner air in central Europe. Densely populated areas benefitted mainly from largely reduced NO2 concentrations, while rural areas experienced lower reductions in NO2 but also lower ozone concentrations. Very low particulate matter (PM) concentrations in parts of Europe were not an effect of lockdown measures. Model simulations show that modified weather conditions are more significant for ozone and PM than severe traffic emission reductions.

21 Sep 2021 The role of emission reductions and the meteorological situation for air quality improvements during the COVID-19 lockdown period in central Europe

COVID-19 lockdown measures in spring 2020 led to cleaner air in central Europe. Densely populated areas benefitted mainly from largely reduced NO2 concentrations, while rural areas experienced lower reductions in NO2 but also lower ozone concentrations. Very low particulate matter (PM) concentrations in parts of Europe were not an effect of lockdown measures. Model simulations show that modified weather conditions are more significant for ozone and PM than severe traffic emission reductions.

30 Jul 2021 New ACP Letter: Better representation of dust can improve climate models with too weak an African monsoon

Earth system models have a few persistent biases that impinge on our ability to make robust future regional predictions of precipitation. For the last fifteen years, there has been little to no improvement in these biases. This work presents an accurate representation of how dust absorbs radiation based upon its observed mineralogical composition and size distribution.

30 Jul 2021 New ACP Letter: Better representation of dust can improve climate models with too weak an African monsoon

Earth system models have a few persistent biases that impinge on our ability to make robust future regional predictions of precipitation. For the last fifteen years, there has been little to no improvement in these biases. This work presents an accurate representation of how dust absorbs radiation based upon its observed mineralogical composition and size distribution.

27 Jul 2021 Secondary organic aerosols from anthropogenic volatile organic compounds contribute substantially to air pollution mortality

Secondary organic aerosol (SOA) is an important aspect of poor air quality for urban regions around the world, where a large fraction of the population lives. However, there is still large uncertainty in predicting SOA in urban regions.

27 Jul 2021 Secondary organic aerosols from anthropogenic volatile organic compounds contribute substantially to air pollution mortality

Secondary organic aerosol (SOA) is an important aspect of poor air quality for urban regions around the world, where a large fraction of the population lives. However, there is still large uncertainty in predicting SOA in urban regions.

30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

07 May 2021 Robust winter warming over Eurasia under stratospheric sulfate geoengineering – the role of stratospheric dynamics

The authors find that simulated stratospheric sulfate geoengineering could lead to warmer Eurasian winters alongside a drier Mediterranean and wetting to the north.

07 May 2021 Robust winter warming over Eurasia under stratospheric sulfate geoengineering – the role of stratospheric dynamics

The authors find that simulated stratospheric sulfate geoengineering could lead to warmer Eurasian winters alongside a drier Mediterranean and wetting to the north.

29 Apr 2021 Long-term trends in air quality in major cities in the UK and India: a view from space

The authors find satellite observations of atmospheric composition generally reproduce variability in surface air pollution, so they use their long record to estimate air quality trends in major UK and Indian cities.

29 Apr 2021 Long-term trends in air quality in major cities in the UK and India: a view from space

The authors find satellite observations of atmospheric composition generally reproduce variability in surface air pollution, so they use their long record to estimate air quality trends in major UK and Indian cities.

26 Apr 2021 Observing the timescales of aerosol–cloud interactions in snapshot satellite images

Cloud responses to aerosol are time-sensitive, but this development is rarely observed. This study uses isolated aerosol perturbations from ships to measure this development and shows that macrophysical (width, cloud fraction, detectability) and microphysical (droplet number) properties of ship tracks vary strongly with time since emission, background cloud and meteorological state.

26 Apr 2021 Observing the timescales of aerosol–cloud interactions in snapshot satellite images

Cloud responses to aerosol are time-sensitive, but this development is rarely observed. This study uses isolated aerosol perturbations from ships to measure this development and shows that macrophysical (width, cloud fraction, detectability) and microphysical (droplet number) properties of ship tracks vary strongly with time since emission, background cloud and meteorological state.

18 Mar 2021 New ACP Letter: Interhemispheric transport of metallic ions within ionospheric sporadic E layers by the lower thermospheric meridional circulation

A long-standing mystery of metal ions within Es layers in the Earth's upper atmosphere is the marked seasonal dependence, with a summer maximum and a winter minimum. We report a large-scale winter-to-summer transport of metal ions from 6-year multi-satellite observations and worldwide ground-based stations. A global atmospheric circulation is responsible for the phenomenon. Our results emphasise the effect of this atmospheric circulation on the transport of composition in the upper atmosphere.

18 Mar 2021 New ACP Letter: Interhemispheric transport of metallic ions within ionospheric sporadic E layers by the lower thermospheric meridional circulation

A long-standing mystery of metal ions within Es layers in the Earth's upper atmosphere is the marked seasonal dependence, with a summer maximum and a winter minimum. We report a large-scale winter-to-summer transport of metal ions from 6-year multi-satellite observations and worldwide ground-based stations. A global atmospheric circulation is responsible for the phenomenon. Our results emphasise the effect of this atmospheric circulation on the transport of composition in the upper atmosphere.

01 Feb 2021 Paul J. Crutzen has passed away on 28 January 2021

With great sadness, we have to announce that Paul J. Crutzen has passed away on 28 January 2021. Paul was not only an outstanding scientist and scholar, but a friend, colleague, and mentor for generations of atmospheric scientists. He had also been a long-time supporter of open-access publishing within EGU, where he played a key role in the foundation and establishment of its first OA journal, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, and served on its advisory board for many years. He will be sorely missed. Our thoughts are with his family. (Image credit: MPI for Chemistry)

01 Feb 2021 Paul J. Crutzen has passed away on 28 January 2021

With great sadness, we have to announce that Paul J. Crutzen has passed away on 28 January 2021. Paul was not only an outstanding scientist and scholar, but a friend, colleague, and mentor for generations of atmospheric scientists. He had also been a long-time supporter of open-access publishing within EGU, where he played a key role in the foundation and establishment of its first OA journal, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, and served on its advisory board for many years. He will be sorely missed. Our thoughts are with his family. (Image credit: MPI for Chemistry)

14 Jan 2021 Atmospheric evolution of emissions from a boreal forest fire: the formation of highly functionalized oxygen-, nitrogen-, and sulfur-containing organic compounds

Forest fires are an important source of reactive organic gases and aerosols to the atmosphere. The authors analyzed organic aerosols collected from an aircraft above a boreal forest fire and reported an increasing contribution from compounds containing oxygen, nitrogen, and sulfur as the plume aged, with sulfide and ring-bound nitrogen functionality.

14 Jan 2021 Atmospheric evolution of emissions from a boreal forest fire: the formation of highly functionalized oxygen-, nitrogen-, and sulfur-containing organic compounds

Forest fires are an important source of reactive organic gases and aerosols to the atmosphere. The authors analyzed organic aerosols collected from an aircraft above a boreal forest fire and reported an increasing contribution from compounds containing oxygen, nitrogen, and sulfur as the plume aged, with sulfide and ring-bound nitrogen functionality.

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07 Dec 2020 Mobile measurements help quantify and attribute methane emission sources in urban areas

Methane is an important energy source in Europe, but also a strong greenhouse gas. Previous research in the United States has shown that new equipment detects considerably more gas leaks than equipment currently used by local gas utilities. This also appears to be the case in two European cities, Hamburg in Germany and Utrecht in the Netherlands, researchers write today in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

07 Dec 2020 Mobile measurements help quantify and attribute methane emission sources in urban areas

Methane is an important energy source in Europe, but also a strong greenhouse gas. Previous research in the United States has shown that new equipment detects considerably more gas leaks than equipment currently used by local gas utilities. This also appears to be the case in two European cities, Hamburg in Germany and Utrecht in the Netherlands, researchers write today in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

29 Oct 2020 Institutional agreement with ETH Zurich now for corresponding authors

As of 1 November 2020 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

29 Oct 2020 Institutional agreement with ETH Zurich now for corresponding authors

As of 1 November 2020 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

14 Oct 2020 Volunteer to be an EGUsphere preprint moderator!

EGU is seeking scientists who want to gain experience in the realm of scientific publishing to pre-screen manuscripts submitted to the Union's new online platform.

14 Oct 2020 Volunteer to be an EGUsphere preprint moderator!

EGU is seeking scientists who want to gain experience in the realm of scientific publishing to pre-screen manuscripts submitted to the Union's new online platform.

28 Aug 2020 First ACP Letter: The value of remote marine aerosol measurements for constraining radiative forcing uncertainty

We are proud to announce that ACP has just published its first ACP Letter. ACP Letters are short research articles that report particularly important results and major advances in a concise and engaging style. Read more.

28 Aug 2020 First ACP Letter: The value of remote marine aerosol measurements for constraining radiative forcing uncertainty

We are proud to announce that ACP has just published its first ACP Letter. ACP Letters are short research articles that report particularly important results and major advances in a concise and engaging style. Read more.

30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

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

30 Jun 2020 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 2020 Institutional agreement between Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications

Gothenburg 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.

29 May 2020 Institutional agreement between Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications

Gothenburg 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.

21 Jan 2020 Press Release: Air pollution in New York City linked to wildfires hundreds of miles away

A new study shows that air pollutants from the smoke of fires from as far as Canada and the southeastern U.S. traveled hundreds of miles and several days to reach Connecticut and New York City, where it caused significant increases in pollution concentrations.

21 Jan 2020 Press Release: Air pollution in New York City linked to wildfires hundreds of miles away

A new study shows that air pollutants from the smoke of fires from as far as Canada and the southeastern U.S. traveled hundreds of miles and several days to reach Connecticut and New York City, where it caused significant increases in pollution concentrations.

18 Dec 2019 The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and Copernicus Publications agree on a central billing of article processing charges

The Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) will now provide a publication fund for their corresponding authors publishing in Copernicus' open-access journals.

18 Dec 2019 The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and Copernicus Publications agree on a central billing of article processing charges

The Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) will now provide a publication fund for their corresponding authors publishing in Copernicus' open-access journals.

11 Dec 2019 Press Release: One-third of recent global methane increase comes from tropical Africa

Concentrations of methane, a greenhouse gas about 28 times more potent than carbon dioxide, have risen steadily in Earth's atmosphere since 2007. Although several potential explanations, including an increase in methane emissions from the tropics, could account for this upsurge, due to a lack of regional data scientists have been unable to pinpoint the source. Now a study published in ACP uses satellite data to determine that one-third of the global increase originates in Africa's tropics.

11 Dec 2019 Press Release: One-third of recent global methane increase comes from tropical Africa

Concentrations of methane, a greenhouse gas about 28 times more potent than carbon dioxide, have risen steadily in Earth's atmosphere since 2007. Although several potential explanations, including an increase in methane emissions from the tropics, could account for this upsurge, due to a lack of regional data scientists have been unable to pinpoint the source. Now a study published in ACP uses satellite data to determine that one-third of the global increase originates in Africa's tropics.

27 Nov 2019 Many thanks to Cristina Facchini and Rolf Sander and welcome to Barbara Ervens as executive editor of ACP

While Cristina Facchini and Rolf Sander have resigned from the executive committee, we are very happy to welcome Barbara Ervens as a new ACP executive editor.

27 Nov 2019 Many thanks to Cristina Facchini and Rolf Sander and welcome to Barbara Ervens as executive editor of ACP

While Cristina Facchini and Rolf Sander have resigned from the executive committee, we are very happy to welcome Barbara Ervens as a new ACP executive editor.

02 Sep 2019 Helmholtz institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 September 2019 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Helmholtz Association and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

02 Sep 2019 Helmholtz institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 September 2019 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Helmholtz Association and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

27 Jun 2019 Press Release: Climate impact of clouds made from airplane contrails may triple by 2050

In the right conditions, airplane contrails can linger in the sky as contrail cirrus – ice clouds that can trap heat inside the Earth's atmosphere. A new study published in ACP has found that, due to air traffic activity, the climate impact of contrail cirrus will be even more significant in the future, tripling by 2050.

27 Jun 2019 Press Release: Climate impact of clouds made from airplane contrails may triple by 2050

In the right conditions, airplane contrails can linger in the sky as contrail cirrus – ice clouds that can trap heat inside the Earth's atmosphere. A new study published in ACP has found that, due to air traffic activity, the climate impact of contrail cirrus will be even more significant in the future, tripling by 2050.

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.

28 May 2019 Obituary for Dr William Lahoz

We are sad to announce that the Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics community has lost a highly valued member: Dr William Lahoz passed away in April 2019.

28 May 2019 Obituary for Dr William Lahoz

We are sad to announce that the Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics community has lost a highly valued member: Dr William Lahoz passed away in April 2019.

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.

07 Dec 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

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

07 Dec 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

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

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).

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.

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.

06 Feb 2018 Press Release: Ozone at lower latitudes is not recovering, despite Antarctic ozone hole healing

The ozone layer – which protects us from harmful ultraviolet radiation – is recovering at the poles, but unexpected decreases in part of the atmosphere may be preventing recovery at lower latitudes, new research has found. The new result, published today in ACP, finds that the bottom part of the ozone layer at more populated latitudes is not recovering.

06 Feb 2018 Press Release: Ozone at lower latitudes is not recovering, despite Antarctic ozone hole healing

The ozone layer – which protects us from harmful ultraviolet radiation – is recovering at the poles, but unexpected decreases in part of the atmosphere may be preventing recovery at lower latitudes, new research has found. The new result, published today in ACP, finds that the bottom part of the ozone layer at more populated latitudes is not recovering.

17 Jan 2018 Thanks to Bill Sturges and welcome to Cristina Facchini as executive editors of ACP

After more than 16 years of serving the scientific community of Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) with great dedication and success, William T. (Bill) Sturges has resigned from the executive committee that coordinates the ACP editorial board.

17 Jan 2018 Thanks to Bill Sturges and welcome to Cristina Facchini as executive editors of ACP

After more than 16 years of serving the scientific community of Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) with great dedication and success, William T. (Bill) Sturges has resigned from the executive committee that coordinates the ACP editorial board.

05 Dec 2017 New article processing charges for ACP

From 1 January 2018 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) will slightly increase the article processing charges.

05 Dec 2017 New article processing charges for ACP

From 1 January 2018 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) will slightly increase the article processing charges.

12 Oct 2017 Press Release: Study reveals new threat to the ozone layer

"Ozone depletion is a well-known phenomenon and, thanks to the success of the Montreal Protocol, is widely perceived as a problem solved," says University of East Anglia's David Oram. But an international team of researchers, led by Oram, has now found an unexpected, growing danger to the ozone layer from substances not regulated by the treaty.

12 Oct 2017 Press Release: Study reveals new threat to the ozone layer

"Ozone depletion is a well-known phenomenon and, thanks to the success of the Montreal Protocol, is widely perceived as a problem solved," says University of East Anglia's David Oram. But an international team of researchers, led by Oram, has now found an unexpected, growing danger to the ozone layer from substances not regulated by the treaty.

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.

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".

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.

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.

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.

01 Sep 2016 Institutional agreement for ACP authors affiliated with the Leibniz Association

Copernicus Publications and the Leibniz Association have agreed on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors. So far three Leibniz institutes are participating in this agreement.

01 Sep 2016 Institutional agreement for ACP authors affiliated with the Leibniz Association

Copernicus Publications and the Leibniz Association have agreed on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors. So far three Leibniz institutes are participating in this agreement.

11 Jan 2016 Institutional agreement for ACP authors affiliated with the Leibniz Universität Hannover

Copernicus Publications and the Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) in Hanover, Germany have signed an agreement on central billing of article processing charges.

11 Jan 2016 Institutional agreement for ACP authors affiliated with the Leibniz Universität Hannover

Copernicus Publications and the Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) in Hanover, Germany have signed an agreement on central billing of article processing charges.

10 Dec 2015 Workflow of ACP reorganized

We have summarized the upcoming changes to ACP by the end of the year.

10 Dec 2015 Workflow of ACP reorganized

We have summarized the upcoming changes to ACP by the end of the year.

29 Oct 2015 Citable video publications for ACP authors

In cooperation with the TIB|AV-Portal ACP authors can now add short, citable video abstracts and video supplements to their articles.

29 Oct 2015 Citable video publications for ACP authors

In cooperation with the TIB|AV-Portal ACP authors can now add short, citable video abstracts and video supplements to their articles.

29 Sep 2015 New library and payment concept

From January 2016 onwards, ACP will see changes to the way papers are archived and paid for.

29 Sep 2015 New library and payment concept

From January 2016 onwards, ACP will see changes to the way papers are archived and paid for.

24 Sep 2015 Press release: Curbing short-lived pollutants – a win-win for climate and air quality

A new study looking into short-lived pollutants reveals measures governments could implement to substantially improve air quality as well as fight climate change.

24 Sep 2015 Press release: Curbing short-lived pollutants – a win-win for climate and air quality

A new study looking into short-lived pollutants reveals measures governments could implement to substantially improve air quality as well as fight climate change.

01 Jul 2015 Direct settlement of APCs for scientists from the University of Potsdam

The Potsdam University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs).

01 Jul 2015 Direct settlement of APCs for scientists from the University of Potsdam

The Potsdam University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs).

29 Jun 2015 Update data policy

We have updated our data policy: it now also refers to the Data Citation Principles and stresses the necessity of data availability.

29 Jun 2015 Update data policy

We have updated our data policy: it now also refers to the Data Citation Principles and stresses the necessity of data availability.

25 Jun 2015 ACP awarded DOAJ Seal

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) has received the new DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

25 Jun 2015 ACP awarded DOAJ Seal

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) has received the new DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

19 May 2015 ACP now member of COPE

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

19 May 2015 ACP now member of COPE

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

22 Apr 2015 ACP editor Ulrich Pöschl receives Copernicus Medal 2015

The Copernicus Medal 2015 was awarded to Professor Ulrich Pöschl for his outstanding and pioneering work as well as his contributions to open science.

22 Apr 2015 ACP editor Ulrich Pöschl receives Copernicus Medal 2015

The Copernicus Medal 2015 was awarded to Professor Ulrich Pöschl for his outstanding and pioneering work as well as his contributions to open science.

05 Mar 2015 Website relaunch

The ACP website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted. Further details:

05 Mar 2015 Website relaunch

The ACP website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted. Further details:

22 Jan 2015 TU Delft and Copernicus Publications cooperate in supporting open access

In order to further promote open access, the TU Delft Library has transferred a budget to Copernicus to be used by its scientists in 2015.

22 Jan 2015 TU Delft and Copernicus Publications cooperate in supporting open access

In order to further promote open access, the TU Delft Library has transferred a budget to Copernicus to be used by its scientists in 2015.

18 Dec 2014 Central billing of APCs for TUM authors

Copernicus Publications and the University Library of the Technical University Munich (TUM) have agreed on central billing of article processing charges.

18 Dec 2014 Central billing of APCs for TUM authors

Copernicus Publications and the University Library of the Technical University Munich (TUM) have agreed on central billing of article processing charges.

15 Dec 2014 New article processing charges for ACP

From 01 January 2015 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) will slightly increase the article processing charges.

15 Dec 2014 New article processing charges for ACP

From 01 January 2015 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) will slightly increase the article processing charges.

13 Nov 2014 ACP provides full-text XML

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on.

13 Nov 2014 ACP provides full-text XML

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on.

01 Oct 2014 ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications agree on central billing

The ETH-Bibliothek (the central university library for ETH Zurich) and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on central billing of article processing charges.

01 Oct 2014 ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications agree on central billing

The ETH-Bibliothek (the central university library for ETH Zurich) and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on central billing of article processing charges.

12 May 2014 The University of Bremen and Copernicus Publications agree on central billing of publication fees

The University of Bremen has now signed an agreement with Copernicus Publications about the central billing of article processing charges.

12 May 2014 The University of Bremen and Copernicus Publications agree on central billing of publication fees

The University of Bremen has now signed an agreement with Copernicus Publications about the central billing of article processing charges.

29 Oct 2013 Article level metrics available

Article level metrics (ALMs) comprise a set of easy-to-understand real-time impact indicators that track how an article is read, discussed, or cited.

29 Oct 2013 Article level metrics available

Article level metrics (ALMs) comprise a set of easy-to-understand real-time impact indicators that track how an article is read, discussed, or cited.

01 Oct 2013 Transparent post-discussion review

ACP has introduced transparent post-discussion review.

01 Oct 2013 Transparent post-discussion review

ACP has introduced transparent post-discussion review.

13 Aug 2013 Publication ethics

ACP has implemented publication ethics in order to guarantee high scientific and ethical standards.

13 Aug 2013 Publication ethics

ACP has implemented publication ethics in order to guarantee high scientific and ethical standards.

04 Jun 2013 New data policy

ACP has just published its new data policy.

04 Jun 2013 New data policy

ACP has just published its new data policy.

13 Sep 2011 A Short History of Interactive Open Access Publishing

An anniversary publication celebrating 10 Years of Interactive Open Access Publishing.

13 Sep 2011 A Short History of Interactive Open Access Publishing

An anniversary publication celebrating 10 Years of Interactive Open Access Publishing.

06 Jul 2010 ACP Special Issue "Atmospheric implications of the volcanic eruptions of Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 2010"

We are glad to announce a special issue dedicated to scientific studies of the volcanic eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, the evolution and properties of the resulting plume, and their consequences.

06 Jul 2010 ACP Special Issue "Atmospheric implications of the volcanic eruptions of Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 2010"

We are glad to announce a special issue dedicated to scientific studies of the volcanic eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, the evolution and properties of the resulting plume, and their consequences.

04 Jul 2010 EGU position statement on discussion papers

The European Geosciences Union has published a position statement to clarify the definition and standing of discussion papers published in the interactive open access journals.

04 Jul 2010 EGU position statement on discussion papers

The European Geosciences Union has published a position statement to clarify the definition and standing of discussion papers published in the interactive open access journals.

02 Dec 2008 Sister Journals AMT & GMD

The ACP editors welcome two new sister journals with complementary aims and scope.

02 Dec 2008 Sister Journals AMT & GMD

The ACP editors welcome two new sister journals with complementary aims and scope.

25 Jul 2008 ACP Journal Citation Report 2007

According to the latest Journal Citation Report of the Institute of Scientific Information (ISI-JCR 2007), the impact factor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) has increased again.

25 Jul 2008 ACP Journal Citation Report 2007

According to the latest Journal Citation Report of the Institute of Scientific Information (ISI-JCR 2007), the impact factor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) has increased again.

20 Aug 2007 ACP ISI Impact Factor 2006

The journal impact factor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) is the highest of all journals in the category "Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences".

20 Aug 2007 ACP ISI Impact Factor 2006

The journal impact factor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) is the highest of all journals in the category "Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences".

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