Geosciences is an international, peer-reviewed open access journal on geoscience, future earth and planetary science published monthly online by MDPI. The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is affiliated with Geosciences, and its members receive a discount on the article processing charge.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, ESCI (Web of Science), GeoRefAstrophysics Data System, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q1 (General Earth and Planetary Sciences)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 23.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 2.7 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.8 (2022)
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Topic in Atmosphere, GeoHazards, Geosciences, Remote Sensing, Water
Natural Hazards and Environmental Challenges in the Anthropocene Age Topic Editors: Johnbosco C. Egbueri, Chaitanya B. Pande, Quoc Bao Pham
Deadline: 1 May 2024
Topic in Diversity, Geosciences, Land, Resources, Sustainability
Advances in Geodiversity Research Topic Editors: Paulo Pereira, Murray Gray, Maria da Glória Garcia
Deadline: 20 May 2024
Topic in Energies, Geosciences, Minerals, Quaternary
Petroleum Geology and Geochemistry of Sedimentary Basins Topic Editors: Daniel Rodrigues do Nascimento Junior, Ana Clara Braga de Souza, Thomas Gentzis
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Topic in Energies, Gases, Geosciences, Minerals
Microstructural Analysis of Organic Matter in Shale Topic Editors: Kouqi Liu, Mehdi Ostadhassan
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Special Issue in Geosciences
Geoheritage as A Tool to Increase Awareness about Past and Present Climate Change Guest Editors: Anna Masseroli, Cristina Viani
Deadline: 25 April 2024
Special Issue in Geosciences
Arctic Geoarchaeology and Environmental Archaeology Guest Editors: Najat Bhiry, Émilie Gauthier, Dominique Todisco
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Special Issue in Geosciences
Precursory Phenomena Prior to Earthquakes 2023 Guest Editor: Dimitrios Nikolopoulos
Deadline: 25 May 2024
Special Issue in Geosciences
New Trends in Earthquake Engineering and Seismotectonics Guest Editors: Claudia Pirrotta, Sebastiano Imposa, Maria Serafina Barbano, Sabrina Grassi
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Topical Collection in Geosciences
Women in Geosciences: Past, Present, and Future Collection Editor: Suzanne Golding
Topical Collection in Geosciences
Early Career Scientists’ (ECS) Contributions to Geosciences Collection Editor: Jesus Martinez-Frias
Topical Collection in Geosciences
Advances in Statistical Seismology Collection Editor: Luciano Telesca
Topical Collection in Geosciences
Ethics in Geosciences Collection Editors: Piero Farabollini, Francesco Muto, Francesca Romana Lugeri, Francesco De Pascale
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