About this series
SpringerBriefs in Earth System Sciences present concise summaries of cutting-edge research and practical applications. The series focuses on interdisciplinary research linking the lithosphere, atmosphere, biosphere, cryosphere, and hydrosphere building the system earth. It publishes peer-reviewed monographs under the editorial supervision of an international advisory board with the aim to publish 8 to 12 weeks after acceptance. Featuring compact volumes of 50 to 125 pages (approx. 20,000- 70,000 words), the series covers a range of content from professional to academic such as:
- A timely reports of state-of-the art analytical techniques
- bridges between new research results
- snapshots of hot and/or emerging topics
- literature reviews
- in-depth case studies
Briefs are published as part of Springer’s eBook collection, with millions of users worldwide. In addition, Briefs are available for individual print and electronic purchase. Briefs are characterized by fast, global electronic dissemination, standard publishing contracts, easy-to-use manuscript preparation and formatting guidelines, and expedited production schedules.
Both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts are considered for publication in this series.