Earth Interactions

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Earth Interactions (EI) (ISSN: 1087-3562; eISSN: 1087-3562) publishes research on the interactions among the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, cryosphere, and lithosphere, including, but not limited to, research on human impacts, such as land cover change, irrigation, dams/reservoirs, urbanization, pollution, and landslides. Earth Interactions is a joint publication of the American Meteorological Society, American Geophysical Union, and American Association of Geographers.

Earth Interactions is fully open access.

2020 Impact Factor: 2.7692

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


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

Xiaoyang Zhang, South Dakota State University

Associate Editors

Trent W. Ford, Southern Illinois University

Jill C. Trepanier, Louisiana State University

Peer Review Staff

Andrea Herbst-Horner, Assistant to Sonali McDermid

Hayley Charney, Assistant to Joseph A. Santanello

Felicia Gullotta, Assistant to Xiaoyang Zhang

Production Staff

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


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2 2020 Journal Impact Factors by Clarivate Analytics; Geosciences category.