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. Origin and reservoirs characterization of lacustrine carbonate in the Eocene Dongying Depression, Bohai Bay Basin, East China

    Yongqiang Yang, Longwei Qiu and Kuanhong Yu

    Version of Record online: 28 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2848

  2. Hydrocarbon migration along fault intersection zone — A case study on Ordovician carbonate reservoirs in Tazhong area, Tarim Basin, NW China

    Yangyang Wang, Jianfa Chen, Xiongqi Pang, Gui Wang, Tao Hu, Baoshou Zhang, Zhipeng Huo and Huayong Chen

    Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2850

  3. Preface: Earth system evolution of the Pacific and Indian oceans and the South China Sea

    Sanzhong Li, Guangxue Li, Xin Liu and Ian Somerville

    Version of Record online: 21 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2812

  4. Geochemistry and provenances of core sediments from the Shikoku Basin

    Zongzhu Han, Han Liu, Chao Li, Xiyao Li, Chuan Wang, Yufei Sun, Bo Liu and Aibin Zhang

    Version of Record online: 15 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2832


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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