Geological Journal

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Edited By: Professor Ian D. Somerville

Impact Factor: 1.627

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 85/175 (Geosciences Multidisciplinary)

Online ISSN: 1099-1034

Just Published Articles

  1. Latest Devonian to earliest Carboniferous conodont and carbon isotope stratigraphy of a shallow-water sequence in South China

    Wenkun Qie, Xiang-Dong Wang, Xionghua Zhang, Wenting Ji, Ethan L. Grossman, Xing Huang, Jiangsi Liu and Genming Luo

    Article first published online: 11 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2710

  2. Dip variations of the North American and North Caribbean Plates dominate the tectonic activity of Puerto Rico–Virgin Islands and adjacent areas

    Xiao Xu, G. Randy Keller and Xiaoyu Guo

    Article first published online: 3 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2708

  3. Hydrocarbon generation and expulsion characteristics of Lower Permian P1f source rocks in the Fengcheng area, northwest margin, Junggar Basin, NW China: implications for tight oil accumulation potential assessment

    Tao Hu, Xiongqi Pang, Sa Yu, Xulong Wang, Hong Pang, Jigang Guo, Fujie Jiang, Weibing Shen, Qifeng Wang and Jing Xu

    Article first published online: 20 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2705

  4. Analysis of geological effects on methane adsorption capacity of continental shale: a case study of the Jurassic shale in the Tarim Basin, northwestern China

    Xiaoyue Gao, Luofu Liu, Fujie Jiang, Ying Wang, Fei Xiao, Zeying Ren and Zhengyang Xiao

    Article first published online: 15 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2706


Special Issues

Special Issue: Pleistocene on the Hoof
Issue edited by: Stephen K. Donovan, Christopher B. Stringer

‘The Pleistocene on the hoof’ is a collection of research papers presented in honour of Andy Currant, emeritus curator of fossil mammals at the Natural History Museum, London.

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Tectonic evolution of the North China Craton
Issue Edited by M. Santosh and I. D. Somerville

In this Special Issue of Geological Journal, we have assembled a set of contributions that focus on the tectonic evolution of the NCC from the Neoarchaean to the Cenozoic, offering a window to the prolonged complex geological processes that constructed, partially destroyed, and refertilized an ancient craton.

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Special Issue: Lower Palaeozoic fossils, biostratigraphy and events from western Gondwana
Issue edited by Guillermo L. Albanesi and Gladys Ortega

This Special Issue on Lower Palaeozoic palaeontological and biostratigraphical themes is composed of 12 papers that represent contributions by 47 co-authors from many countries, but with the majority from Argentina. The papers are arranged in approximately chronological order.

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