Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Encourage and publish research papers in the fields of:

  • Atmospheric Science
  • Bio geoscience
  • Cryospheric Sciences
  • Earth and Planetary Materials
  • Environmental Informatics
  • Geochemistry
  • Geohazards and Georisks
  • Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism
  • Hydrosphere
  • Interdisciplinary Climate Studies
  • Marine Biogeochemistry
  • Microbiological Chemistry and Geomicrobiology
  • Paleontology
  • Petrology
  • Quaternary Science, Geomorphology and Paleoenvironment
  • Soil Processes
  • Structural Geology and Tectonics
  • Terrestrial Microbiology
  • Volcanology
  • Marine Geoscience
  • Earthquakes and Seismology


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The journal uses double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors' identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission.


Publication Frequency

2012-2017 Semiannual, published in February and August


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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