Geosciences is an interdisciplinary, international peer-reviewed open access journal of 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.
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Deadline: 30 June 2023
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Deadline: 30 July 2023
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Deadline: 31 August 2023
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Deadline: 20 September 2023
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Deadline: 30 June 2023
Special Issue in Geosciences
Arctic Geoarchaeology and Environmental Archaeology Guest Editors: Najat Bhiry, Émilie Gauthier, Dominique Todisco
Deadline: 31 July 2023
Special Issue in Geosciences
Flood Hazard and Risk in Urban Areas Guest Editor: Pedro Pinto Santos
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Special Issue in Geosciences
Landscape Evolution in Tectonically Active Regions Guest Editor: Paola Cianfarra
Deadline: 30 September 2023
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Women in Geosciences: Past, Present, and Future Collection Editor: Suzanne Golding
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Early Career Scientists’ (ECS) Contributions to Geosciences Collection Editor: Jesus Martinez-Frias
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Advances in Statistical Seismology Collection Editor: Luciano Telesca
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Ethics in Geosciences Collection Editors: Piero Farabollini, Francesco Muto, Francesca Romana Lugeri, Francesco De Pascale
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