Celebrating 20 Years of JGR Earth Surface

Amy E. East, Mikael Attal, A. J.F. Hoitink, Olga V. Sergienko

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December 2023 marks the 20th anniversary of the first issue of the Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. The past 20 years have brought rapid growth in the field of Earth-surface processes, changes in AGU's structure and objectives, and new practices across the scientific publishing landscape. In recent years our mission has evolved to focus increasingly on science for the benefit of society and the global environment. The growth and diversification of the international Earth-surface scientific community has enriched the science immeasurably, and we continue to reach out to scientists in parts of the globe that have remained under-represented in the scientific literature. JGR Earth Surface strives to provide peer review that is rigorous, constructive, efficient, and with an increasing emphasis on also being civil and free of bias. As preferences and practices for publishing science change, the journal explores new opportunities, including publishing rigorous, insightful case studies and leading cross-journal Special Collections. The Editorial Board thanks AGU for 20 years of support and the Earth-surface scientific community for their continued dedication to moving our field forward.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere2023JF007567
JournalJournal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2023

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geophysics
  • Earth-Surface Processes


  • geomorphology
  • glaciology
  • surface processes


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