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Thermodynamics and optimality in the Earth system and its subsystems (ESD/HESS inter-journal SI)(ESD/HESS inter-journal SI)
Editor(s): A. Kleidon, P. Cox, H. Savenije, E. Zehe, M. Crucifix, and S. Hergarten Special issue jointly organized between Earth System Dynamics and Hydrology and Earth System Sciences More information

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01 Oct 2019
ESD Ideas: Structures dominate the functioning of Earth systems, but their dynamics are not well represented
Axel Kleidon, Erwin Zehe, and Ralf Loritz
Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2019-52,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2019-52, 2019
Manuscript under review for ESD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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18 Sep 2019
A topographic index explaining hydrological similarity by accounting for the joint controls of runoff formation
Ralf Loritz, Axel Kleidon, Conrad Jackisch, Martijn Westhoff, Uwe Ehret, Hoshin Gupta, and Erwin Zehe
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 3807–3821, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-3807-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-3807-2019, 2019
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09 Jul 2019
A radiative-convective model based on constrained maximum entropy production
Vincent Labarre, Didier Paillard, and Bérengère Dubrulle
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 365–378, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-365-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-365-2019, 2019
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18 Feb 2019
Energy states of soil water – a thermodynamic perspective on soil water dynamics and storage-controlled streamflow generation in different landscapes
Erwin Zehe, Ralf Loritz, Conrad Jackisch, Martijn Westhoff, Axel Kleidon, Theresa Blume, Sibylle K. Hassler, and Hubert H. Savenije
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 971–987, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-971-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-971-2019, 2019
15 Feb 2019
ESD Reviews: Thermodynamic optimality in Earth sciences. The missing constraints in modeling Earth system dynamics?
Martijn Westhoff, Axel Kleidon, Stan Schymanski, Benjamin Dewals, Femke Nijsse, Maik Renner, Henk Dijkstra, Hisashi Ozawa, Hubert Savenije, Han Dolman, Antoon Meesters, and Erwin Zehe
Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2019-6,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2019-6, 2019
Manuscript under review for ESD (discussion: final response, 4 comments)
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03 Dec 2018
Maximum power of saline and fresh water mixing in estuaries
Zhilin Zhang and Hubert Savenije
Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2018-78,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-2018-78, 2018
Revised manuscript accepted for ESD (discussion: closed, 6 comments)
21 Sep 2018
Diurnal land surface energy balance partitioning estimated from the thermodynamic limit of a cold heat engine
Axel Kleidon and Maik Renner
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1127–1140, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1127-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1127-2018, 2018
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10 Jul 2018
On the dynamic nature of hydrological similarity
Ralf Loritz, Hoshin Gupta, Conrad Jackisch, Martijn Westhoff, Axel Kleidon, Uwe Ehret, and Erwin Zehe
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 3663–3684, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-3663-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-3663-2018, 2018
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13 Mar 2018
Thermodynamics of saline and fresh water mixing in estuaries
Zhilin Zhang and Hubert H. G. Savenije
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 241–247, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-241-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-241-2018, 2018
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