Antje Boetius awarded Copernicus Medal 201719 Apr 2017
The Copernicus Gesellschaft e.V. awards the Copernicus Medal 2017 to Antje Boetius for her pioneering work on the biogeochemistry and microbiology of ocean methane dynamics and the biogeochemical effects of retreating Arctic sea ice.
TIB interview with Xenia van Edig about the importance of scientific videos and the 30 Mar 2017
Since October 2015, authors who publish their article in one of Copernicus' open-access journals have been able to host their supplementary videos and video abstracts in the TIB AV-Portal. The videos are then linked in the assets tab of the article through a DOI. Recently, the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB) has published an interview with Xenia van Edig, responsible for Business Development at Copernicus, about the importance of scientific videos and the experience from the TIB-Copernicus collaboration. Please read the interview published in the TIB Blog.
EGU-Copernicus report about citation stacking in the journals SE and SOIL27 Feb 2017
EGU and Copernicus Publications carefully investigated the editorial and reviewing activities of all eight scientists accused in the anonymous "McDonald" report about an alleged "citation cartel". The report is available for download.
A case of editorial malpractice detected13 Feb 2017
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 editorial.
New institutional agreement between the TU Darmstadt and Copernicus Publications27 Dec 2016
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.
Inaugural global methane budget published in ESSD12 Dec 2016
Today, Earth System Science Data (ESSD) published the inaugural global methane budget. This budget quantifies for the first time the ensemble of the many sources and processes that determine global methane concentrations in the atmosphere.
Copernicus Medallist Dr. Philippe Ciais among Highly Cited Researchers 201609 Dec 2016
Clarivate Analytics has announced the Highly Cited Researchers 2016. We are proud that many of our journals' authors, editors, and referees, and especially the 2016 Copernicus Medallist, Dr. Philippe Ciais, are on the list of more than 3,000 researchers.
Copernicus Publications and the Leibniz Association sign institutional agreement01 Sep 2016
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.