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

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  1. Oceanic mantle gravimetric response to the seafloor spreading of the Southwest Sub-basin, South China Sea

    Chuanchuan Lü, Tianyao Hao, Yongjian Yao, Jian Xing and Xuelin Qiu

    Article first published online: 3 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2799

  2. Cenozoic positive inversion tectonics and its migration in the East China Sea Shelf Basin

    Guohua Zhang, Sanzhong Li, Yanhui Suo and Jianpei Zhang

    Article first published online: 29 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2809

  3. Mineralogy and geochemistry of sands along the Manzanillo and El Carrizal beach areas, southern Mexico: implications for palaeoweathering, provenance and tectonic setting

    John S. Armstrong-Altrin, Yong Il Lee, Juan J. Kasper-Zubillaga and Elisandra Trejo-Ramírez

    Article first published online: 28 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2792

  4. Vesicle distribution in acidic lava flow units in the rift basins of NE China: implications for petroleum reservoir exploration

    Jian Yi, Fengyue Sun, Pujun Wang and Xuanlong Shan

    Article first published online: 25 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2815

  5. Helium isotopes in volcanic rocks from the Okinawa Trough—impact of volatile recycling and crustal contamination

    Zenghui Yu, Shikui Zhai, Kun Guo, Yonghua Zhou and Tong Zong

    Article first published online: 25 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2794


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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