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. Significance of seismites in the Late Cretaceous transgressive Nimar Sandstone succession, Son-Narmada rift valley, Central India

    Suparna Jha, Biplab Bhattacharya and Sarita Nandwani

    Version of Record online: 29 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2839

  2. Mesozoic and Cenozoic accretionary orogenic processes in Borneo and their mechanisms

    P. C. Wang, S. Z. Li, L. L. Guo, S. H. Jiang, I. D. Somerville, S. J. Zhao, B. D. Zhu, J. Chen, L. M. Dai, Y. H. Suo and B. Han

    Version of Record online: 29 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2835

  3. Clinopyroxenites (diopsidites) and metabasites from the East Sarmatian Orogen, East European Craton

    R. A. Terentiev and M. Santosh

    Version of Record online: 27 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2837

  4. Final breakup of continental block and opening of oceanic lithosphere: insights from deep crustal structure and tectonic evolution of the ocean–continent transition zone in the northern South China Sea

    L. L. Guo, S. Z. Li, S. J. Zhao, G. X. Zhang, Y. H. Suo, H. Liu, G. G. Hui, S. Y. Fu, L. M. Dai, H. H. Cao, X. Y. Li, P. C. Wang and Q. Wang

    Version of Record online: 27 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2842

  5. Depositional processes in the distal part of a large alluvial fan's feeder channel in Himalayan foothills, India

    Pradeep K. Goswami

    Version of Record online: 21 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2836


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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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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