Geoscientific Model Development

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Geoscientific Model Development  
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Edited byJulia Hargreaves, Astrid Kerkweg, Robert Marsh, Andy Ridgwell, Didier Roche, Rolf Sander
Publication details
Publication history
LicenseCreative Commons License
Standard abbreviations
Geosci. Model Dev.
ISSN1991-959X (print)
1991-9603 (web)
OCLC no.309012016

Geoscientific Model Development is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal published by Copernicus Publications on behalf of the European Geosciences Union. It covers the description, development, and evaluation of numerical models of the Earth system and its components.

The journal has a two-stage publication process. In the first stage, papers that pass a rapid access peer-review are immediately published on the Geoscientific Model Development Discussions website. They are then subject to interactive public discussion, during which the referees' comments (anonymous or attributed), additional short comments by other members of the scientific community (attributed), and the authors' replies are published. In the second stage, the peer-review process is completed and, if accepted, the final revised papers are published in Geoscientific Model Development.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Astrophysics Data System, and Current Contents/Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 3.654.[1]


  1. ^ "Geoscientific Model Development". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015.

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