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. Detachment fold vs. ramp anticline: a gravity survey in the southern Pyrenean front (External Sierras)

    Pablo Calvín, Pablo Santolaria, Antonio M. Casas and Emilio L. Pueyo

    Version of Record online: 28 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2884

  2. Geochemistry of Oligocene Huagang Formation clastic rocks, Xihu Sag, the East China Sea Shelf Basin: Provenance, source weathering, and tectonic setting

    Lewei Hao, Qi Wang, Huifei Tao, Xiaoyan Li, Dongxu Ma and Hongjie Ji

    Version of Record online: 23 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2906

  3. Understanding transient landscape of the Ethiopian Plateau in relation to mantle dynamics

    Nahid D. Gani and Prabhat C. Neupane

    Version of Record online: 23 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2903

  4. Deltaic coastline of the Siwalik (Neogene) foreland basin: evidences from the Gish River section, Darjeeling Himalaya

    Suchana Taral and Tapan Chakraborty

    Version of Record online: 23 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2886

  5. 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


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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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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