Geological Journal

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Edited By: Professor Ian D. Somerville

Impact Factor: 2.978

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 40/188 (Geosciences Multidisciplinary)

Online ISSN: 1099-1034

Just Published Articles

  1. Influence on the oil-gas accumulation potential of the laminated algal micritic dolomite in Jixian system from Mesozoic magmatic activities at the south-western margin of the Ordos Basin, China

    Futian Liu, Rongxi Li, Bangsheng Zhao, Jinghua Cheng, Delu Li, Xiaoli Wu and Sanzhong Li

    Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2991

  2. Zircon U–Pb age, geochemistry and Sr-Nd-Hf isotopes of the Baolige granite complex in the Great Hingan Range, NE China

    Xue-Feng Zhu, Yan-Jing Chen, Pin Wang, Shou-Xu Wang and Cheng Zhang

    Version of Record online: 15 SEP 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.2981

  3. Geochronological and geochemical signatures of the granitic rocks emplaced at the north-eastern fringe of the Eastern Dharwar Craton, South India: Implications for late Archean crustal growth

    Sneha Mukherjee, Gautam Ghosh, Kaushik Das, Sankar Bose and Yasutaka Hayasaka

    Version of Record online: 15 SEP 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/gj.3007


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 2016 Impact Factor is 2.978, an increase on the 2015 IF of 2.338. The journal’s ranking in the Geosciences Multidisciplinary category is 40/188 (top 21.3%, Q1), an increase from the 2015 ranking of 53/184.

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


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