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Looking back on JGR, I’m looking forward to it: Biogeosciences

THinge around us Seems to always be shift – – Politics TransitWith Ion Social movement, Include Pandemic And patterns of our workns, Our study, And that scientific publicShin industry.. All types Change It gives you the opportunity to look back, look back on what you have achieved, and plan where you want to go. As us this year create A transition In the editorial board of JGR: Biogeosciences, We are doing exactly that. Miguel goñI have However Finished A 6-year term as editor– –To– –chief And Was replaced by in control Margaret (Maggie) Xenopoulos, Before Deputy Editor-in-Chief-In– –chief Limnology and Oceanography..

Biogeoscience: Fields that grow and diversify

JGR: Biogeoscience Released 15 years ago 7th Standalone Title To Include Journal of Geophysical Research was Established to providee outlet for AGU Bio-Earth Science Communityy Presenting innovative science to better understand how biological, chemical and physical properties are integrated into all of the Earth’s ecosystems.

In the last 20 years Research biogeosciences has expanded Pretty And Number of treatises publicHut In the journal have Gradually increase Under the stable hands of 1st and 2nd editors– –To– –chief, Diane McKnight and Dennis Baldocchi, Respectively. Miguel goñI Started his term number 3 Editor– –To– –2014 Chief whose main goal is to respond to increasing submissions and topical diversity..

When Miguel started, I had a journal 20 Associate EditorHe Added 2 editors – – Ankur Desai and Debbie Huntzinger – both I am currently in the second term. When moving to Maggie’s leadership, the journal 37 Associate Editor WHO cover A wide range of disciplines that reflect the diversity of the biogeochemical community and the type of manuscripts Submitted to Include journal.

journalstatistics: Growth, visibility, and impact

The journal Excellent shape..The number of papers submitted About 300 Per Year 5 years ago that’s all 500 treatises Per year now.. In 2020 53 percent Of the submitted papers, publication has been approved. we have Impact factor 3.3.Four 2019 (2020 figures will be announced in the summer), 5 year rolling impact factor 4.2, And total about 9440 Quote 2019.. Everyone who publishes in AGU’s journal Survey on their experience; we received in 2020 Overall satisfaction ScallE 4.11 out 5 of..

Around 10% of published articless Selected for additional promotions, Where we are looking Share and Explain the significance of research Biogeoscience community, broader AGU membership, and scientific media.This is also Research spotlight And Editor’s highlights Published to Eos And our twitter feed Performed by Bill Hammond, one of the associate editors.. All These efforts will increase Visibility and Impact of the study.

Sspecial collections Stay important Growth field.. We has an interesting collection topic It Really diverse and international, And the whole ecosystem, Some of them in collaboration with other AGU journals. We continue to encourage the community to submit proposals for new special collections; However Please contact one of Editor discuss Your idea..

Lead with fair dAta sTandad

I’ve been watching in recent years Tendency towards create data Open..IInitiatives such as Fair data standard Adopted by the scientific society, And we JGR: Biogeoscience took Leads in AGU publications to promote data accessibility and sharing..

Odo you goal have been to Mace Measurements, methods, model results, And code Accessible Asa Routine established Intervene Publishing process. For the biogeochemical community, Data sharing There are positive benefits not only to the scientific world, but also to the people who share it... Nevertheless, oImportant issue ne I’m looking forward to Confirm that all manuscripts are published In our journal Comply with Fair data standard..

MKing journal More diverse and comprehensive

Success journal caused by, Wow part, A Dedicated And Enthusiastic Editorial board.. We is very grateful to those who do hsponsored Include bOld since the start of journal Over 15 years Before, But we are also pleased to welcome a new face.

We believe It of Important tobe Diverse And representative..Today we board Pretty well Reflects the balance between geographical diversity and gender paper submitted.We have most now 40 percent Expression of women At the editorial board.our Associate Editor is bso China, Australia, Israel, Finland, Germany, Norway, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, And Include England, the same as North America..

He has also been active in leading and participating in workshops for early career authors and reviewers. To We will guide the next generation of researchers. This includes Recent early career Workshop for the Spanish-speaking research community coordinated by Miguel in 2020 with Associate Editor Rodrigo Vargas AGU Autumn meeting.

IIncreasing the diversity of reviewers and editors is the best opportunity for us There is a need to Remove bias from the peer review process.Recent public anxiety In the United States and other regions Against systematic racism and other social movementss #ShutDownSTEM etc. have Giveen Pause.

Scientific scrutiny is the need for peer review, but the system is not perfect and tends to be conscious and unconscious biased. The editor decides who gets the review and who publishes it. But there is more you can do.

Consistent with AGU’s Eight Intentional Steps to Fight Racism, Bias needs to be better recognized and reduced, and peer review practices need to be improved to ensure fair and impartial reviews, Improve your research through better, respectful, and kinder peer review. We look forward to working with you in the Conversation for the next few years.

JGR: Biogeoscience Cs already Established Criteria for excellence..From now on I promise to keep Journal quality, Innovative publishing Impact Study of timely manners, strict Constructive review process,and Create a more diverse and comprehensive community of authors and reviewers than ever before, And editor..

— —Margaret A. Xenopoulos ((([email protected]; 0000-0003-2307-948X), Trent University, Canada; And Miguel A. goñI ((([email protected]; ORCID logo 0000-0001-7682-8064), Oregon State University, USA

Looking back on JGR, I’m looking forward to it: Biogeosciences Looking back on JGR, I’m looking forward to it: Biogeosciences

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