Earth Interactions

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Earth Interactions (EI) (ISSN: 1087-3562; eISSN: 1087-3562) publishes integrative, interdisciplinary Earth Systems Science research that advances our understanding of the interactions and coupling between Earth’s physical systems and chemical and biological processes, including (but not limited to) biogeochemical cycling, biodiversity, and the multitude of human influences.

Earth Interactions is fully open access.

2021 Impact Factor: 2.0002

Submission Types

  • Articles: Up to 7500 words, including the body text, acknowledgments, and appendixes. The word limit does not include the title page, abstract, references, captions, tables, and figures. If a submission exceeds the word limit, the author must provide a justification for the length of the manuscript and request the Chief Editor’s approval of the overage. This request may be uploaded in a document with the "Cover Letter" item type or entered in the comment field in the submission system.
  • Reviews: Synthesis of previously published literature that may address successes, failures, and limitations. Requires Review Proposal. For more information, see Review Articles.
  • Comment and Reply Exchange: Comments are written in response to a published article and should be submitted within 2 years of the publication date of the original article (although the editor can waive this limit in extenuating circumstances). The author of the original article has the opportunity to write a Reply. These exchanges are published together. 
  • Corrigenda: The corrigendum article type is available for authors to address errors discovered in already published articles. For more information, see Corrigenda.

Editors and Staff Contacts

Chief Editor

Sonali McDermid, New York University


Pinki Mondal, University of Delaware

Yadu Pokhrel, Michigan State University

Joseph A. Santanello Jr., NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Xiaoyang Zhang, South Dakota State University

Associate Editors

Weston Anderson, University of Maryland and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Benjamin I. Cook, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and Lamont-Dohery Earth Observatory

Trent W. Ford, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Jill C. Trepanier, Louisiana State University

Peer Review Staff

Andrea Herbst, Assistant to Sonali McDermid, Pinki Mondal, and Yadu Pokhrel

DJ Arruda, Assistant to Xiaoyang Zhang

Hayley Charney, Assistant to Joseph A. Santanello

Production Staff

Mike Friedman, Senior Manager for Publishing Operations
Mark E. Fernau, Lead Technical Editor
Jessica A. LaPointe, Lead Copy Editor
Katie Quirk, Author Submission Support


Earth Interactions is a joint publication of the AMS, AGU, and AAG.

2 2021 Journal Impact Factors by Clarivate Analytics; Geosciences category.