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Open Geosciences

formerly Central European Journal of Geosciences

Editor-in-Chief: Jankowski, Piotr

IMPACT FACTOR 2017: 0.696
5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 0.736

CiteScore 2017: 0.89

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.323
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 0.674

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    Open Geosciences (formerly Central European Journal of Geosciences - CEJG) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing original research results from all fields of Earth Sciences such as: Atmospheric Sciences, Geology, Geophysics, Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology, Glaciology, Speleology, Volcanology, Soil Science, Palaeoecology, Geotourism, Geoinformatics, Geostatistics.

    Aims and Scope

    The aim of the journal is to become the premier source of high quality research from all over the world. Open Geosciences is designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas between experienced and young researchers from different countries. Free language correction is provided to authors from non-English speaking regions. Additionally, each published article is promoted to researchers working in the same field of Earth Sciences.

    Why read

    • premier source of excellent articles for young and experienced scientists
    • free of charge access to articles for readers from all over the world
    • international forum for the dissemination of research data from various areas of Earth Sciences
    • designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas between researchers from different countries
    • accommodates different styles and formats to help scientists from various backgrounds of geosciences interact effortlessly

    Why submit

    • fast, fair and constructive peer-review (25 days on average) provided by international specialists from various fields of geosciences
    • language correction service for authors from non-English speaking regions
    • efficient route to fast-track publication (3 months of manuscript submission)
    • no restriction on the length of the paper
    • extensive promotion of each published article to hundreds of researchers working in the same field
    • world-wide dissemination and accessibility

    From volume 2016, publication costs are covered by so called Article Processing Charges (APC), paid by authors' affiliated institutions, funders or sponsors.

    If you plan to write, have written or contemplate writing a book, you may want to consider publishing it in Open Access. In this model, your book is available online to all interested readers who do not have to pay for accessing its contents.



    Type of Publication:
    researchers from different countries in the field of geosciences

    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

    Manuscripts should be submitted to OG via online submission system Editorial Manager available at http://www.editorialmanager.com/opengeo. Authors should register themselves first as new users and then upload their manuscripts.
    In case of any technical problems, please contact the Managing Editor of Open Geosciences (Jan Barabach, Jan.Barabach@degruyter.com).

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    Abstracting & Indexing

    Open Geosciences is covered by the following services:

    • Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
    • Baidu Scholar
    • CABI (over 50 subsections)
    • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
    • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
    • Compendex
    • Dimensions
    • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
    • EBSCO (relevant databases)
    • EBSCO Discovery Service
    • Engineering Village
    • Genamics JournalSeek
    • GeoArchive
    • Geobase
    • GeoRef
    • Google Scholar
    • Index Copernicus
    • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
    • J-Gate
    • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
    • JournalTOCs
    • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
    • Microsoft Academic
    • Naviga (Softweco)
    • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers
    • Petroleum Abstracts TULSA Database
    • Primo Central (ExLibris)
    • ProQuest (relevant databases)
    • Publons
    • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
    • ReadCube
    • Reaxys
    • SCImago (SJR)
    • SCOPUS
    • Sherpa/RoMEO
    • Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
    • TDNet
    • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
    • WanFang Data
    • Web of Science - Current Contents/Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences
    • Web of Science - Science Citation Index Expanded
    • WorldCat (OCLC)

    Editorial Information

    Managing Editor
    Jan Barabach, Jan.Barabach@degruyter.com

    Piotr Jankowski, San Diego State University, USA

    Editorial Advisory Board
    Svante Björck, Lund University, Sweden
    Hai Cheng, University of Minnesota, USA
    Fernando Corfu, University of Oslo, Norway
    Chuck DeMets, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
    Donald Dingwell, Queen's University, Northern Ireland, UK
    Rodney C. Ewing, University of Michigan, USA
    Adrás Galácz, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
    Jibamitra Ganguly, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Aleksander Garlicki, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
    Michael Ghil, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Bernhard Grasemann, University of Vienna, Austria
    Robert D. Hatcher, Jr., University of Tennessee, USA
    Simon Leigh Harley, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
    Ann Henderson-Sellers, Macquarie University, Australia
    Robert W. Howarth, Cornell University, USA
    Emil Jelínek, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republicc
    Philip D. Jones, University of East Anglia, UK
    Ervīns Lukševičs, University of Latvia, Latvia
    Joseph G. Meert, University of Florida, USA
    Stephen J. Mojzsis, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
    Klaus Mosegaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Bjorn Mysen, Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA
    Yaoling Niu, Durham University, UK
    Artem R. Oganov, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
    David W. Peate, University of Iowa, USA
    Nick Petford, Bournemouth University, UK
    Roger A. Pielke, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
    Dušan Plašienka, Comenius University of Bratislava, Slovakia
    Gheorghe Popescu, University of Bucharest, Romania
    Marián Putiš, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia
    Paula J. Reimer, Queen's University Belfast, UK
    Surendra K. Saxena, Florida International University, USA
    Tsugio Shibata, Okayama University, Japan
    Stefan Schmid, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Charlotte Schreiber, University of Washington, USA
    Miroslav Štemprok, Charles University, Czech Republic
    Robert Talbot, University of New Hampshire, USA
    Tuncay Taymaz, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
    Jan Veizer, University of Ottawa, Canada
    E. Bruce Watson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
    Sheng Xu, University of Glasgow, Scotland
    Ivan Zagorchev, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
    Vitālijs Zelčs, University of Latvia, Latvia

    Atmospheric physics
    Anne T. Case Hanks, University of Louisiana at Monroe, USA
    Zhihua Zhang, Beijing Normal University, China

    Steve E. George, Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre (ACE CRC), Australia
    Nir Y. Krakauer, City University of New York, USA

    Ian B. Butler, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
    Jiří Faimon, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
    Kirtikumar Randive, RTM Nagpur University, India

    Geoffrey Batt, The University of Western Australia, Australia

    Sebastian Kowalczyk, University of Warsaw, Poland

    Mike Rogerson, University of Hull, UK

    Diofantos Hadjimitsis, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
    Biswajeet Pradhan, Dresden University of Technology, Germany

    Ján Šimkanin, Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

    Lucian Drăguţ, West University of Timişoara, Romania
    Marek Ewertowski, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland

    Leonardo Feltrin, James Cook University, Australia

    Steffen Abe, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    Caroline M. Burberry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
    Krzysztof Gaidzik, Faculty of Earth Sciences, University of Silesia, Poland

    Đorđije A. Vasiljević, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
    Slobodan B. Marković, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

    Krzysztof Migała, Wrocław University, Poland

    Ladislav Brimich, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia

    István Gábor Hatvani, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
    Ninghu Su, James Cook University, Australia

    Massimo A. Bollasina, Princeton University, USA
    Róbert Mészáros, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary

    Marta Mileusnic, University of Zagreb, Croatia

    Jan Jędrasik, University of Gdańsk, Poland

    Wolfram Kürschner, University of Oslo, Norway
    Joe Williams, Aberystwyth University, UK

    Radovan Kyška Pipík, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia

    Gordan Bedekovic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Alistair C. Hack , ETH Zürich, Switzerland

    Remote Sensing
    Athos Agapiou, Cyprus University of Technology
    Dimitrios D. Alexakis, Technical University of Crete, Greece
    Tessio Novack, Institute of Geography – GIScience Group, Heidelberg University, Germany

    Katrin Heindel, University of Vienna, Austria
    János Kovács, University of Pécs, Hungary

    Giovanni Leucci, Istituto per I Beni Archeologici e Monumentali (IBAM), Italy
    Zoltan Weber, Seismological Observatory, Budapest, Hungary

    Seismotectonics and Seismic Hazard
    Rita de Nardis, University of Chieti , Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Italy

    Soil science
    Liming Ye, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

    Daria Ivanova, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria

    Mitja Prelovšek, Karst Research Institute, Slovenia

    Károly Németh, Massey University, New Zealand
    Francesco Stoppa, G.d'Annunzio University, Italy

    Associate Editors
    Diego Arosio, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Felix Bachofer, University of Tübingen, Germany
    Sabina Jakóbczyk-Karpierz, University of Silesia, Poland
    Bartosz Ligęza, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
    Enes Sukić, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain
    Balazs Trasy, Eötvös Loránd University

    Language Editors
    Sarah E. Allen, University of Florida & Florida Museum of Natural History, USA
    Fern Beavis, Australian National University
    Carys Bennett, University of Leicester, UK
    Joanna Denton, Lancaster University, UK
    Daniel Helman, California State University Long Beach, USA
    Ross Herbert, University of Leeds, UK
    Cassidy Jay, Purdue University, USA
    Cayne Layton, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Tracy Lund, Minnesota Department of Health, USA
    Sarah Martin, Geological Survey of Western, Australia
    Christyanne Melendez, Appalachian State University, USA
    Kamalika Sengupta, University of Leeds, UK

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    Editorial Contact
    Dr. Jan Barabach,

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