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    AAPG Bulletin
    (2012 — present)

    The AAPG Bulletin is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering geosciences and associated technologies relating to the energy industry.

  • Acta Geologica Sinica – English Edition

    Acta Geologica Sinica - English Edition
    (1986 — present)

    Publishes various geologic papers and research on behalf of the Geological Society of China.

  • Applied Geochemistry

    Applied Geochemistry
    (1986 — present)

    Applied Geochemistry is an international journal devoted to the publication of original research in geochemistry and urban geochemistry which has some practical application to an aspect of human endeavor, such as the preservation of the environment, health, waste disposal and the search for resources.

  • Advances in Earth Modeling Systems

    Atlases of Major Oil and Gas Reservoirs
    (1995 — present)

    Oversized books containing text and plates about major reservoirs in Texas, U.S. Gulf Coast, U. S. Midcontinent, and the offshore Gulf of Mexico.

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  • Basin Research

    Basin Research
    (1988 — present)

    International journal dedicated to original research on sedimentary basins. Aspires to treat sedimentary basins as multi-component systems that require multi-faceted approach to advance understanding of their development. Topics include heat flow, seismic, and sequence stratigraphy.

  • Boreas

    (1972 — present)

    International journal focused on Quaternary research in both glaciated and non-glaciated areas.

  • C

  • Chemical Geology

    Chemical Geology
    (1970 — present)

    Chemical Geology (including Isotope Geoscience) is an international journal that publishes original research papers on isotopic and elemental geochemistry and the geochronology of the Earth.

  • Chemie der Erde – Geochemistry

    Chemie der Erde – Geochemistry
    (2002 — present)

    Chemie der Erde, one of the oldest journals for geochemistry-related topics, promotes broad interdisciplinary discussion on chemical problems in the geosciences, geoecology and environmental sciences.

  • Core Workshop Notes

    Core Workshop Notes
    (1980 — present)

    Features content specifically focused on using cores and includes extensive images. Core analysis provides detailed insight into the characteristics of reservoir rocks, such as porosity and permeability.

  • Cretaceous Research

    Cretaceous Research
    (1980 — present)

    Cretaceous Research provides a forum for the rapid publication of research on all aspects of the Cretaceous Period, including its boundaries with the Jurassic and Tertiary.

  • D

  • Deep-Sea Research Part I

    Deep-Sea Research Part I
    (2000 — present)

    Devoted to the publication of the results of original scientific research, including theoretical work of evident oceanographic applicability; and the solution of instrumental or methodological problems with evidence of successful use.

  • Deep-Sea Research Part II

    Deep-Sea Research Part II
    (2010 — present)

    Publishes topical issues from the many international and interdisciplinary projects which are undertaken in oceanography.

  • E

  • Earth and Planetary Science Letters

    Earth and Planetary Science Letters
    (1990 — present)

    Earth and Planetary Science Letters (EPSL) is the journal for researchers, policymakers and practitioners from the broad Earth and planetary sciences community.

  • Earth Science Frontiers

    Earth Science Frontiers
    (2007 — 2009)

    Earth Science Frontiers (ESF), founded in 1994, is presently a bi-monthly journal in Chinese with English abstracts for most papers; a few articles are published entirely in English. It is a medium for the publication of original and forefront research and high quality reviews covering recent advances in all fields of Earth Sciences.

  • Earth Surface Processes and Landforms

    Earth Surface Processes and Landforms
    (1976 — present)

    Published on behalf of the British Society for Geomorphology, this journal specializes in geomorphology. Topics discussed include earth surface process, erosions and deposition of landforms and sediments, and physical geography.

  • Earth-Science Reviews

    Earth-Science Reviews
    (1990 — present)

    Earth-Science Reviews publishes review papers of all aspects of Earth Sciences or treatises on an expanding Earth Sciences subject.

  • Economic Geology

    Economic Geology
    (1905 — present)

    Contains the results of basic and applied research focused on the geology and genesis of ore deposits from throughout the world. Papers specifically include the most up-to-date geological maps of world-class ore deposits, and information regarding their tectonic setting, geological history, age of ore formation, mineralogy, hydrothermal alteration, geochemistry, structural geology, exploration guidelines and processes of formation.

  • Engineering Geology Special Publications

    Engineering Geology Special Publications
    (1985 — present)

    This successful series is devoted to the wide range of engineering geology and geotechnical topics; each volume provides balanced coverage of its subject.

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    Environmental Geosciences
    (2012 — present)

    This AAPG journal approaches basic environmental issues from a geological perspective.

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  • GSA Bulletin

    GSA Bulletin
    (1890 — present)

    Geological Society of America Bulletins is a leading international journal for major scholarly research in all branches of the earth sciences. Content published from 1945 to present is digitized and will be included in Geofacets.

  • GSA Field Guides

    GSA Field Guides
    (1999 — present)

    GSA's Field Guides of field trips held during GSA annual and section meetings as well as special meetings held in conjunction with other organizations are published under the guidance of experienced scientists who serve as ad hoc volume editors.

  • GSA Memoirs

    GSA Memoirs
    (1934 — present)

    GSA's Memoirs, first published in 1934, are intended to present thorough, well-illustrated treatments of topics, providing the authoritative reference on a subject for a decade or more.

  • GSA Reviews in Engineering Geology

    GSA Reviews in Engineering Geology
    (1962 — present)

    GSA's Reviews in Engineering Geology, published since 1962, summarize geological theory or present case histories pertaining to engineering practice. This series is produced in cooperation with members of the GSA Environmental and Engineering Geology Division, who are responsible for the selection, review and acceptance of manuscripts.

  • GSA Special Papers

    GSA Special Papers
    (1934 — present)

    Special Papers, first published in 1934, were originally developed for articles that were too long to be published in the society's journal, The Geological Society of America Bulletin. The series has evolved over the years and now includes monographs, symposium-based volumes, and longer, multi-author volumes with dedicated volume editors.

  • Geobiolog

    (2003 — present)

    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta publishes research papers on a wide range of subjects in terrestrial geochemistry, meteoritics and planetary geochemistry.

  • Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems

    Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems
    (2000 — present)

    Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G3) publishes research papers on Earth and planetary processes with a focus on understanding the Earth as a system.

  • Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis

    Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis
    (2001 — present)

    GEEA covers all aspects of geochemistry application including exploration and study of mineral resources, and the geochemistry of the environment.

  • Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
    (1990 — present)

    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta publishes research papers on a wide range of subjects in terrestrial geochemistry, meteoritics and planetary geochemistry.

  • Geodinamica Acta

    Geodinamica Acta
    (1998 — 2003)

    Geodinamica Acta publishes articles (original research studies, comprehensive reviews) and book reviews dealing with both internal and external geodynamics.

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    (2001 — 2016)

  • Geological Circulars

    Geological Circulars
    (1995 — present)

    Peer-reviewed, book-length geoscience research summaries, targeted on particular Bureau of Economic Geology project areas in Texas and other locations, from 1965 through 2003.

  • Geological Journal

    Geological Journal
    (1951 — present)

    One of Wiley’s oldest publications, Geologic Journal is not a specialty journal. Instead, it promotes interest in general geologic topics, such as sedimentology and geomorphology, palaeontology, and environmental sciences.

  • Geology

    (1973 — present)

    The journal Geology publishes timely, innovative and provocative articles relevant to its international audience, representing research from all fields of the geosciences.

  • Geophysical Prospecting

    Geophysical Prospecting
    (1953 — present)

    Publishes primary research in geophysics with special regard to the exploration, evaluation, and extraction of earth resources. It relies heavily upon the contributions of oil and mineral exploration researchers for a practical slant.

  • Geophysical Research Letters

    Geophysical Research Letters
    (1974 — present)

    Geophysical Research Letters publishes high-impact, innovative, and timely research on major scientific advances in all the major geoscience disciplines.

  • Geophysics

    (1936 — present)

    Archival journal encompassing all aspects of research, exploration, and education in applied geophysics.

  • Geosphere

    (2005 — present)

    Geosphere is an online-only journal that targets an international audience and publishes high-quality research results from all fields of the geosciences. It particularly seeks papers that take advantage of the electronic format.

  • Global and Planetary Change

    Global and Planetary Change
    (1989 — present)

    An ever-changing global system defines the scientific and social problems and issues of our time. The majority of these problems clearly cross traditional scientific boundaries. The objective of the journal Global and Planetary Change is to achieve a multidisciplinary view of the causes, processes and limits of variability in planetary change.

  • Gondwana Research

    Gondwana Research
    (1997 — present)

    Gondwana Research (GR) is an International Journal aimed to promote high quality research publications on all topics related to solid Earth, particularly with reference to the origin and evolution of continents, continental assemblies and their resources.

  • I

  • International Journal of Coal Geology

    International Journal of Coal Geology
    (1980 — present)

    The International Journal of Coal Geology is committed to treating the basic and applied aspects of the geology and petrology of coal and oil/gas source rocks in a scholarly manner.

  • Interpretation

    (2013 — present)

    A peer-reviewed journal for advancing the practice of subsurface interpretation.

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    Island arc
    (1992 — present)

  • J

  • Journal of African Earth Sciences

    Journal of African Earth Sciences
    (1983 — present)

    The Journal of African Earth Sciences sees itself as the prime geological journal for all aspects of the geology of the African continent and the Middle East, and especially on the search for natural resources from these regions.

  • Journal of Asian Earth Sciences

    Journal of Asian Earth Sciences
    (1997 — present)

    The Journal of Asian Earth Sciences (formerly the Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences) is an international interdisciplinary journal devoted to all aspects of research related to the solid Earth Sciences of Asia. The journal publishes high quality, peer-reviewed scientific papers on the regional geology, tectonics, geochemistry and geophysics of Asia.

  • Journal of South American Earth Sciences

    Journal of South American Earth Sciences
    (1988 — present)

    The Journal of South American Earth Sciences provides an international medium for the publication of scientific work concerned with all aspects of the earth sciences in the South American continent and the surrounding oceans. Work is also accepted from the adjacent regions of the Caribbean, Central America and Antarctic Peninsula.

  • Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences

    Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences
    (1986 — 1996)

    The Journal of African Earth Sciences sees itself as the prime geological journal for all aspects of the geology of the African continent and the Middle East, and especially on the search for natural resources from these regions.

  • Advances in Earth Modeling Systems

    Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems
    (2009 — present)

    Reviews of Geophysics provides overviews and syntheses of recent research in all areas of the Earth and space sciences.

  • Journal of Geochemical Exploration

    Journal of geochemical exploration
    (1972 — present)

    The journal is dedicated to the publication of research studies that cover new developments in the application of analytical geochemistry and geoinformatics.

  • Journal of Geodynamics

    Journal of geodynamics
    (1984 — present)

    The Journal of Geodynamics is an international and interdisciplinary forum for the publication of results and discussions of solid earth research in geodetic, geophysical, geological and geochemical geodynamics, with special emphasis on the large scale processes involved.

  • Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences

    Journal of geophysical research: Biogeosciences
    (2005 — present)

    JGR-Biogeosciences focuses on biogeosciences of the Earth system in the past, present, and future and the extension of this research to planetary studies.

  • Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface

    Journal of geophysical research: Earth surface
    (2003 — present)

    JGR-Earth Surface focuses on the physical, chemical, and biological processes that affect the form and function of the surface of the solid Earth over all temporal and spatial scales.

  • Journal of Metamorphic Geology

    Journal of metamorphic geology
    (1983 — present)

    Dedicated to a range of metamorphic studies, including topics written about modelling of metamorphic processes, microstructural and deformation studies, experimental study of metamorphic reactions, and more.

  • Journal of Micropaleontology

    Journal of micropaleontology
    (1982 — present)

    JM is well-established as an international publication covering all aspects of microfossils and their application, both in applied studies and basic research.

  • Journal of Petroleum GeologyGeology

    Journal of petroleum geology
    (1978 — present)

    Quarterly journal dedicated to publishing research on the geology of oil and natural gas. Preference is given to research about areas of the world outside of North America. Topics include petroleum exploration and development application, geophysical studies, and basin modeling.

  • Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering

    Journal of petroleum science and engineering
    (1987 — present)

    The objective of the Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering is to bridge the gap between the engineering, the geology and the science of petroleum and natural gas by publishing explicitly written articles intelligible to scientists and engineers working in any field of petroleum engineering, natural gas engineering and petroleum (natural gas) geology.

  • Journal of Sedimentary Research

    Journal of sedimentary research
    (1931 — present)

    The oldest earth science journal dedicated to the field of sedimentology, focusing on the fundamental understanding of sedimentary processes, the origin of sedimentary deposits, the workings of sedimentary systems and the records of earth history contained within sedimentary rocks.

  • Journal of Structural Geology

    Journal of structural geology
    (1979 — present)

    The Journal of Structural Geology publishes on the structural geology of the Earth and other planets and moons, including related contributions in rheology, geophysics, geochemistry, geodynamics and tectonics.

  • Journal of the Geological Society

    Journal of the geological society
    (1845 — present)

    JGS publishes high-quality papers, summarizing a full range of recent Earth Science research. JGS includes the Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society published 1845 to 1971.

  • Journal of South American Earth Sciences

    Journal of unconventional oil and gas resources
    (2013 — 2016)

    JUOGR provides world-class scientific coverage of recent advances in knowledge and practices in the area of evaluation, development and management of unconventional resources for researchers and practicing engineers.

  • Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research

    Journal of volcanology and geothermal research
    (2000 — present)

    An international research journal with focus on volcanic and geothermal processes and their impact on the environment and society.

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  • Lethaia

    (1968 — present)

    Leading international journal that publishes new developments and discoveries in palaeobiologic and biostratigraphical research.

  • Lithos

    (1964 — present)

    Lithos is an international English language journal publishing high-quality, original research papers on mineralogy, petrology and geochemistry, emphasizing the application of mineralogy and geochemistry to petrogenetic problems.

  • Lithosphere

    (2009 — present)

    Lithosphere, a peer-reviewed journal launched in 2009, focuses on processes that affect the crust, upper mantle, landscapes and/or sedimentary systems at all spatial and temporal scales. The journal particularly welcomes, but is not limited to, submissions that document the feedback relationships among geomorphic, lithospheric and upper mantle processes.

  • M

  • Marine Geology

    Marine Geology
    (1964 — present)

    Since 1964, this international journal has been reporting on developments in the fields of marine geology, geochemistry and geophysics.

  • Marine Micropaleontology

    Marine Micropaleontology
    (1976 — present)

    Marine Micropaleontology is an international journal publishing results of research in all fields of marine micropaleontology of the ocean basins and continents, including paleoceanography, evolution, ecology and paleoecology, biology and paleobiology, biochronology, paleoclimatology, taphonomy and the systematic relationships of higher taxa.

  • Marine and Petroleum Geology

    Marine and Petroleum Geology
    (1976 — present)

    Marine and Petroleum Geology is the pre-eminent international forum for the exchange of multidisciplinary concepts, interpretations and techniques for all concerned with marine and petroleum geology in industry, government and academia.

  • Memoirs*

    (1958 — present)

    Memoirs are definitive treatments of their subjects by acknowledged experts. They may be edited collections of papers, or can be written by a single group of authors.

  • O

  • Ore Geology Reviews

    Ore Geology Reviews
    (1986 — present)

    Ore Geology Reviews aims to familiarize all earth scientists with recent advances in a number of interconnected disciplines related to the study of, and search for, ore deposits.

  • Organic Geochemistry

    Organic Geochemistry
    (1977 — present)

    Organic Geochemistry serves as the only dedicated medium for the publication of peer-reviewed research on all phases of geochemistry in which organic compounds play a major role.

  • P


    (1986 — present)

    Publishes innovative research on all aspects of past and present life from which geological, biological, chemical and atmospheric processes can be deciphered and applied to finding solutions to past and future geological and paleontological problems.

  • Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology

    Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
    (1993 — present)

    Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology is an international medium for the publication of high-quality and multidisciplinary, original studies and comprehensive reviews in the field of palaeo-environmental geology.

  • Palaeontology

    (1999 — present)

  • Palaeoworld

    (2006 — present)

    Palaeoworld is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal dedicated to studies on palaeontology and stratigraphy centered in China and the neighboring regions, encouraging original works of fossils and strata, comparative studies worldwide and interdisciplinary approaches in related disciplines.

  • Paleoceanography

    (1986 — present)

    Paleoceanography focuses on original contributions dealing with all aspects of understanding and reconstructing Earth’s past climate; its scope has expanded from its original focus on paleoceanography and marine records to include terrestrial records and reconstruction, and modeling and integrated studies linking diverse records together.

  • Petroleum Exploration and Development

    Petroleum Exploration and Development
    (2008 — present)

    Petroleum Exploration and Development aims to contribute to the scientific and technological development of petroleum exploration and production, and to promote the innovative ability of scholars and workers.

  • Petroleum Geology Conference Series*

    Petroleum Geology Conference Series*
    (1993 — present)

    The fully edited Proceedings of the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th conferences in this prestigious conference series are hosted on the Lyell Collection.

  • Petroleum Geoscience

    Petroleum Geoscience
    (1995 — present)

    PG is a refereed journal providing a multidisciplinary outlet for those involved in the science and technology associated with rock-related petroleum disciplines.

  • Precambrian Research

    Precambrian Research
    (1974 — present)

    Precambrian Research publishes studies on all aspects of the early stages of the composition, structure and evolution of the Earth and its planetary neighbors.

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    Proceedings of the Indonesian Petroleum Association
    (2000 — present)

  • Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society

    Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society
    (1839 — present)

    PYGS has been without break since 1839 and is a leading British geological journal, with a particular focus on the geology of northern England and its neighboring areas.

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  • Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology

    Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology
    (1967 — present)

    QJEGH is an established international journal featuring papers concerning geology as applied to civil engineering, mining practice and water resources.

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  • Reports of Investigations

    Reports of Investigations
    (1946 — present)

    Comprehensive, peer-reviewed reports of multiyear Bureau of Economic Geology research on energy and the environment in Texas, the U.S., and internationally, from 1946 to the present.

  • Resource Geology

    Resource Geology
    (1998 — present)

    Resource Geology is dedicated to the research and exploration of mineral deposits, particularly in Asia, Oceania and the Circum-Pacific region.

  • Reviews of Geophysics

    Reviews of Geophysics
    (1963 — present)

    Reviews of Geophysics provides overviews and syntheses of recent research in all areas of the Earth and space sciences.

  • Russian Geology and Geophysics

    Russian Geology and Geophysics
    (2007 — present)

    The journal publishes original reports of theoretical and methodological nature in the fields of geology, geophysics and geochemistry, which contains data on composition and structure of the Earth's crust and mantle, describes processes of formation and general regularities of commercial mineral occurrences, investigations on development and application of geological-geophysical methods for their revealing.

  • S

  • Scottish Journal of Geology

    Scottish Journal of Geology
    (1965 — present)

    SJG publishes papers on all aspects of Scottish geology and its contiguous areas, including aspects of the Earth sciences that cannot be discussed solely in terms of Scottish geology.

  • Sedimentary Geology

    Sedimentary Geology
    (1967 — present)

    This journal encompasses all aspects of research into sediments and sedimentary rocks at all spatial and temporal scales.

  • Sedimentology

    (1962 — present)

    International journal dedicated to publishing research on sedimentology and specialized subjects within sedimentology. Topics include sediment fluxes, sequence stratigraphy, palaeosoils, and more.

  • Special Publications

    Special Publications
    (1929 — present)

    Comprised of almost 100 books, this is SEPM's oldest book series. Each book focuses on a specific topic and chapters are curated by a team of volume editors and invited authors. All of the chapters in a Special Publication are peer-reviewed at the same level as SEPM journals.

  • Special Publications

    Special Publications
    (1964 — present)

    Special Publications are renowned for their high quality of science and production. Each volume focuses on a special theme and represents a balanced, state-of-the-art treatment of the subject matter.

  • T

  • Tectonics

    (1982 — present)

    Tectonics presents original scientific contributions that describe and explain the evolution, structure, and deformation of Earth¹s lithosphere.

  • Tectonophysics

    (1964 — present)

    The prime focus of Tectonophysics will be high-impact original research and reviews in the fields of kinematics, structure, composition, and dynamics of the solid earth at all scales.

  • The Decade of North American Geology

    The Decade of North American Geology
    (1982 — 2005)

    A decade-long effort sponsored by the Geological Society of America and undertaken by the earth science community (thousands of authors, editors and organizations) in honor of GSA's 1988 centennial. DNAG evolved into a suite of publications—a core of volumes on the geology of North America (the United States, Canada and Mexico), plus continent-scale maps, continent-ocean transects, centennial field guides prepared by members of GSA's geographic sections and topical centennial volumes from selected GSA divisions.

  • The Leading Edge

    The Leading Edge
    (1995 — present)

    A gateway publication, introducing new geophysical theory, instrumentation, and established practices to scientists in a wide range of geoscience disciplines.

  • Transactions of the Geological Society of London*

    Transactions of the Geological Society of London*
    (1811 — 1856)

    The Transactions of the Geological Society of London represent the Society's earliest systematic publication, instigated as a result of a decision made by a Special General Meeting in 1810 to capture the more significant communications of the Society.


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