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Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) – special issue on environmental seismology

In direct association with the first EGU Galileo conference and in recognition of the rapid emergence and potential of environmental seismology, the journal Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf) has decided to open a special issue on this topic with immediate effect.

ESurf is an open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union, dedicated to the publication and discussion of high-quality research on the physical, chemical, and biological processes shaping Earth's surface and their interactions on all scales. The main subject areas of ESurf comprise field measurements, remote sensing, and experimental and numerical modelling of Earth surface processes, and their interactions with the lithosphere, biosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and pedosphere. ESurf prioritizes studies with general implications for Earth surface science and especially values contributions that straddle discipline boundaries, enhance theory–observation feedback, and/or apply basic principles from physics, chemistry, or biology.

Manuscripts on the topic of environmental seismology can be submitted at any time through the ESurf website. Upon submission, authors can indicate that their manuscript is intended for publication in the special issue on environmental seismology. Normal conditions apply: manuscripts will be subject to an initial quality check by the editors, after which they may be sent out for peer review in a standardized, open procedure; publication fees are due after acceptance of the final manuscript. Papers will be published without delay, once accepted, and electronically linked to the special issue.

The special issue will be produced under the aegis of the ESurf managing editor and editors. Submissions are welcomed from all researchers active in the field of environmental seismology, and especially from those who will attend the Galileo conference on this topic.