Geoscience Letters accepted for indexing in Scopus
We are delighted to announce that Geoscience Letters has been accepted for coverage in Scopus. This marks an important milestone in the history of the journal and we look forward to the journal’s continued success in the future.
Thematic series in Geoscience Letters
Asian Urban Meteorology and Climate
Edited by: Johnny Chan, Jimmy Fung
Collection published: 26 June 2018
Reducing tsunami risk in the western Indian Ocean
Edited by: Adam D. Switzer, Yuichiro Tanioka, Sultan Al-Yahyai, Brian Atwater, Peter Koltermann, Joern Lauterjung
Collection published: 18 September 2018
Coupling of the magnetosphere-ionosphere system
Edited by: Zhonghua Yao, Kyle Murphy, Jonathan Rae, Balan Nanan
Collection published: 11th April 2017
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Aims and scope
Geoscience Letters is the official journal of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, and a fully open access journal published under the SpringerOpen brand. The journal publishes original, innovative and timely research letter articles and concise reviews on studies of the Earth and its environment, the planetary and space sciences. Contributions reflect the eight scientific sections of the AOGS: Atmospheric Sciences, Biogeosciences, Hydrological Sciences, Interdisciplinary Geosciences, Ocean Sciences, Planetary Sciences, Solar and Terrestrial Sciences, and Solid Earth Sciences. Geoscience Letters focuses on cutting-edge fundamental and applied research in the broad field of the geosciences, including the applications of geoscience research to societal problems. This journal is Open Access, providing rapid electronic publication of high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific contributions.
Geoscience Letters accepts three types of manuscripts: Research Letters (concise reports on original research, approximately 3,000 to 5,000 words), Letters to the Editors (brief reports, comments on and/or replies to the published papers in 300 to 800 words), and Reviews (up to approximately 10,000 words). The word counts include figures, which are counted as 200 to 500 words each, depending on the size.
2018 Journal Metrics
109 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
88 days to first decision for all manuscripts
172 days from submission to acceptance
15 days from acceptance to publication
18 Altmetric mentions
- ISSN: 2196-4092