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Challenging conventional wisdom and the conventional peer-review system—a recent experience

by Demetris Koutsoyiannis & Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz Having published some hundreds of papers over decades and having been co-editors of Hydrological Sciences Journal (HSJ) for a long time (ZWK for 18 years, DK for 12 years), we have been interested … Continue reading

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Record rejections

As 2013 is approaching its end, I devoted some time on my annual accounts of several issues. One of these issues concerns the papers which I have published. It is a good yield: sixteen peer-reviewed papers (in journals), also counting … Continue reading

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Blog discussions, conference presentations and peer review

(Reposted from Marcel Crok’s blog “De staat van het klimaat”) I believe that science blogs have offered a very powerful means in scientific dialogue, which is a prerequisite of scientific progress. I have very positive personal experiences. In 2008, a … Continue reading

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