Geological Journal

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Edited By: Professor Ian D. Somerville

Impact Factor: 2.338

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 53/184 (Geosciences Multidisciplinary)

Online ISSN: 1099-1034

Just Published Articles

  1. Paleokarst of the Lianglitage Formation related to tectonic unconformity at the top of the Ordovician in the eastern Tazhong Uplift, Tarim Basin, NW China

    Da Gao, Changsong Lin, Mingyi Hu, Haijun Yang and Lili Huang

    Version of Record online: 8 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2902

  2. Trace and rare earth element geochemistry of crude oils and their coexisting water from the Jiyuan Area of the Ordos Basin, N China

    Yan Zhao, Chi-Yang Liu, Hai-Qing Niu, Xiao-Chen Zhao, Dong-Dong Zhang, Di Yang and Hui Deng

    Version of Record online: 8 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2897

  3. Multi-proxy approach to palaeoenvironmental modelling: the English Lower Cretaceous Weald Basin

    Oladapo Akinlotan

    Version of Record online: 8 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2893

  4. Zircon U–Pb ages and Hf isotope of the granitoids from the Xingwen porphyry molybdenum deposit in the Xiaoxing'an Range – Zhangguangcai Range metallogenic belt, NE China

    Qingdong Zeng, Ruiliang Wang, Guohua Cheng and Yueheng Yang

    Version of Record online: 8 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2892

  5. Late Paleozoic tectonic evolution of the central Great Xing'an Range, northeast China: geochronological and geochemical evidence from igneous rocks

    Ying Zhang, Fu-Ping Pei, Zhi-Wei Wang, Wen-Liang Xu, Yu Li, Feng Wang and Zhong-Biao Zhou

    Version of Record online: 8 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2891


Special Issues

Special Issue:Earth System Evolution of the Pacific and Indian oceans and the South China Sea

In this Special Issue, 137 Earth Scientists were involved in preparing 46 papers which are grouped together under the general themes of: (1) Earths’ surface processes and geohazards; (2) basin dynamics of the East Asian Continental Margin; (3) evolution of the South China Sea, Okinawa Trough and Mariana Trough; (4 and 5) transform faults and subduction zones in the West Pacific Ocean; (6) Mid-Ocean ridges in the Indian Ocean and (7) global tectonic and geophysical processes.

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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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An interview with Professor Ian Somerville, Editor of Geological Journal

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We are delighted to report that Geological Journal’s 2015 Impact Factor is 2.338 – an increase of 43% on the 2014 IF of 1.627. The journal’s ranking in the Geosciences Multidisciplinary Category is 53/184 (top 28.8%, Q2), an increase from the 2014 ranking of 85/175.

We would like to thank all the editorial board members, authors and reviewers for your great contribution to the journal!



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