Why and How to Write a High-Impact Review Paper: Lessons From Eight Years of Editorial Board Service to Reviews of Geophysics

Mark B. Moldwin, Fabio Florindo, Gregory Okin, Alan Robock, Eelco J. Rohling, Bayani Cardenas, Annmarie Carlton, Hui-Hsuan Chen, Michel Crucifix, Andrew Gettelman, Alun Hubbard, Tomoo Katsura, Thomas H. Painter

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Abstract

High-impact review papers describe and synthesize the current state of the art, the open questions and controversies, and provide ideas for future investigations. They are written not only for a specific scientific discipline but also for the broader Earth and space science community. They not only summarize the literature, but they also create a framework from which to understand the progress, problems, and connections between different communities, observations, models, and approaches. Here we describe how to write a high-impact review paper, and why you should consider writing one for Reviews of Geophysics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)860-863
Number of pages4
JournalReviews of Geophysics
Volume55
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Dec 1

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Moldwin, M. B., Florindo, F., Okin, G., Robock, A., Rohling, E. J., Cardenas, B., ... Painter, T. H. (2017). Why and How to Write a High-Impact Review Paper: Lessons From Eight Years of Editorial Board Service to Reviews of Geophysics. Reviews of Geophysics, 55(4), 860-863. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017RG000587

Why and How to Write a High-Impact Review Paper : Lessons From Eight Years of Editorial Board Service to Reviews of Geophysics. / Moldwin, Mark B.; Florindo, Fabio; Okin, Gregory; Robock, Alan; Rohling, Eelco J.; Cardenas, Bayani; Carlton, Annmarie; Chen, Hui-Hsuan; Crucifix, Michel; Gettelman, Andrew; Hubbard, Alun; Katsura, Tomoo; Painter, Thomas H.

In: Reviews of Geophysics, Vol. 55, No. 4, 01.12.2017, p. 860-863.

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Moldwin, MB, Florindo, F, Okin, G, Robock, A, Rohling, EJ, Cardenas, B, Carlton, A, Chen, H-H, Crucifix, M, Gettelman, A, Hubbard, A, Katsura, T & Painter, TH 2017, 'Why and How to Write a High-Impact Review Paper: Lessons From Eight Years of Editorial Board Service to Reviews of Geophysics' Reviews of Geophysics, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 860-863. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017RG000587
Moldwin, Mark B. ; Florindo, Fabio ; Okin, Gregory ; Robock, Alan ; Rohling, Eelco J. ; Cardenas, Bayani ; Carlton, Annmarie ; Chen, Hui-Hsuan ; Crucifix, Michel ; Gettelman, Andrew ; Hubbard, Alun ; Katsura, Tomoo ; Painter, Thomas H. / Why and How to Write a High-Impact Review Paper : Lessons From Eight Years of Editorial Board Service to Reviews of Geophysics. In: Reviews of Geophysics. 2017 ; Vol. 55, No. 4. pp. 860-863.
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