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Edited By: Craig Manning, Mark Person and Giuseppe Etiope

Impact Factor: 2.046

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 11/46 (Geology); 36/79 (Geochemistry & Geophysics)

Online ISSN: 1468-8123

Just Published Articles

  1. Effect of salinity on mass and energy transport by hydrothermal fluids based on the physical and thermodynamic properties of H2O-NaCl

    YuI Klyukin, T Driesner, M Steele-MacInnis, R.P. Lowell and R. J Bodnar

    Accepted manuscript online: 24 MAY 2016 09:31AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gfl.12181

  2. Cyclic loading of an idealized clay-filled fault: comparing hydraulic flow in two clay gouges

    R. J. Cuss, C. C. Graham, A. C. Wiseall and J. F. Harrington

    Version of Record online: 27 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/gfl.12175

  3. Long-term chemical evolution and modification of continental basement brines – a field study from the Schwarzwald, SW Germany

    B. F. Walter, M. Burisch and G. Markl

    Version of Record online: 5 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/gfl.12167

  4. Stress-dependent transport properties of fractured arkosic sandstone

    M. E. French, F. M. Chester, J. S. Chester and J. E. Wilson

    Version of Record online: 5 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/gfl.12174


Best Paper and Best Reviewer Awards 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Philipp Weis, ETH Zurich who has been selected for the Best Paper Award 2014 for his paper Hydrothermal, multiphase convection of H2O-NaCl fluids from ambient to magmatic temperatures: a new numerical scheme and benchmarks for code comparison and to Lei Jiang, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences for winning the Best Reviewer 2014 award for his very perceptive and thoughtful reviews, returned promptly to the Editor.

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Call for Papers

The Role of Pore Pressure in Naturally-Triggered and Human-Induced Seismicity

Guest Editors: Paul Hsieh, and Katie Keranen and John Bredehoeft

The role of pore pressure in seismicity is of broad interest in light of issues associated with deep injection of liquid waste, development of energy resources, seismic hazard mitigation, and geologic carbon sequestration. There is also increasing awareness that even relatively small changes in pore pressure, such as those resulting from rainfall or long-term withdrawal of groundwater, can trigger earthquakes. The Special Thematic Issue is intended to highlight the interplay between geomechanical and fluid-flow processes as they relate to various kinds of natural, triggered and induced seismicity. Contributors from diverse fields, including seismology, geophysics, hydrogeology, structural geology, geodesy, and geothermal and petroleum engineering, are welcome. Authors are encouraged to present cross-disciplinary research that includes both fluid flow and seismicity. Manuscript submission deadline is 31 January, 2016. Please contact Paul Hsieh ( or Katie Keranen ( for more information.

Geofluids Special Thematic Issues

Geofluids publishes regular Special Thematic Issues

Recent publication:-

“Crustal Permeability” - available in 2015

The topic of crustal permeability is of broad interest because permeability controls important geologic processes such as the advection of heat and solutes or generation of anomalous pore pressures and is particularly timely in light of the issues associated with hydrofracturing, enhanced geothermal systems, and geologic carbon sequestration.

Guest Editors: Tom Gleeson and Steve Ingebritsen