GEOLOGOS is an international, peer-reviewed journal publishing research results and review articles covering all earth-science disciplines, with a focus on the geology of central and eastern Europe. Studies on areas of poorly known geology (e.g. Asia and Africa) are also published. Articles from non-European areas should be universal and problem-related, while purely regional issues are avoided.
Over the last years, Geologos has published studies on many topics, including:
- mineralogy and geochemistry
- sedimentology (siliciclastics and carbonates, sedimentary structures, facies analysis)
- palaeontology (invertebrate palaeontology, trace fossils, micropalaeontology)
- stratigraphy and petroleum geology (sequence stratigraphy)
- glacial geology (Pleistocene palaeogeography and stratigraphy, lithology of glaciogenic deposits)
- hydrogeology (groundwater circulation, groundwater flow models, drainage systems, deep aquifers)
- meteorites (Morasko meteorite fall).
GEOLOGOS has been issued since 1995 as the journal of the Institute of Geology, Adam Mickiewicz University (AMU) in Poznań, Poland.
GEOLOGOS is an open access journal; all content is freely available without charge.
Three issues of GEOLOGOS are published each year. Electronic versions of all papers are published on the Sciendo platform.
Why subscribe and read
- Journal on geology of Central and Eastern Europe as well as other areas of poorly known geology
- Quick publication, colour pages free of chargé. To publish in GEOLOGOS, authors are not required to pay an Article Processing Charge.
- Each manuscript, as a rule, is reviewed by two referees, commonly one Polish and one foreign. Reviews are double-blind.
- About 40%
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Zieliński Tomasz, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
Julita Biernacka, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
Krzysztof Dragon, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
John Jagt, Natural History Museum, Maastricht, Netherlands
Paweł Wolniewicz, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
Editorial Advisory Board
Pavel Bosak, Academy of Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic
Delia Bruno, Water Research Institute, Bari, Italy
Jitao Chen, Seoul, South Korea
Vesselin Dekov, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Jerzy Fedorowski, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
Aleksandra Gawęda, Silesian University, Sosnowiec, Poland
Józef Górski, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
Antun Husinec, St. Lawrence University, Canton, USA
Nizamettin Kazanci, University of Ankara, Turkey
Ryszard Kryza, Wrocław University, Poland
Rajat Mazumder, Curtin University Sarawak, Malaysia
Massimo Moretti, University A. Moro, Bari, Italy
Andrzej Muszyński, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
Jörg F. Negendank, GeoForschungsZentrum, Potsdam, Germany
Anto Raukas, Tallinn Technical University, Estonia
Dmitry Ruban, Federal University Rostov-na-Donu, Russia
Wojciech Stankowski, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
Karl Stattegger, Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet zu Kiel, Germany
Andrzej Żelaźniewicz, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wrocław, Poland
John Jagt, Natural History Museum, Maastricht, Netherlands
Jarosław Bogucki, Bogucki Scientific Press, Poznań, Poland
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Open Access Statement
The journal is an Open Access journal that allows a free unlimited access to all its contents without any restrictions upon publication to all users.
INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS
is published by the Geological Institute of Adam Mickiewicz University (postal address: Editorial Office Geologos, Geological Institute, Adam Mickiewicz University, Krygowskiego 12, 61-680 Poznañ, Poland; E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org).
Geologos is an international, peer-reviewed journal publishing research results and review articles covering all earth-science disciplines, with a focus on the geology of central and eastern Europe as well as other areas of poorly known geology. Only manuscripts in English are considered for publication. All manuscripts should meet international standards regarding the quality of both the scientific content and the presentation (structure, style, good English, high-quality figures, etc.). By submitting a manuscript, the authors agree implicitely that (1) the manuscript has not been published in whole or for a considerable part elsewhere; (2) a similar or largely comparable manuscript has or will not be submitted to any other journal as long as the manuscript submitted to Geologos has not been rejected; (3) no plagiarism is involved; (4) no copyrights are infringed; (5) no scientific fraud is committed; (6) no conflict of interest exists.
New manuscripts should be submitted in electronic form to the address www.geologos.com.pl . An accompanying letter should stipulate why the manuscript is of interest for the readership of Geologos.
Receipt of a manuscript will be acknowledged. If no acknowledgement is received within one week (except for the summer field season), the Editors should be contacted by e-mail.
Manuscripts should be delivered as double-spaced text file with 2.5 cm margins and 12-point font size (Times New Roman). They should be arranged in the following order:
- full name(s) and address(es) (including e-mail)
- abstract (maximally 350 words, preferably 150-250 words)
- keywords (maximally five)
- main text
- captions for tables and figures
- tables and figures
Figures must be of high quality, with lettering and lines easy to read. The preferred size of figures is: (a) width 170 mm (two columns of text) and height maximally 250 mm, or (b) width 80 mm (one text column) and height maximally 250 mm. All figures and tables should be cited in the text in the correct order. Both drawings and photographs are considered as figures and should be numbered as such (Fig.).
Tables should be reducible in print to (a) a width of 80 or 170 mm and a maximum height of 250 mm, or (b) a width of 250 mm and a maximum height of 170 mm. Text in tables should be in 9 or 10 pt font size. Vertical lines in tables should be avoided.
An appendix should contain information that is substantial in length, that is not necessary for the reader to understand the running text, and that would unduly interrupt the running text. As such material is rarely interesting for a large number of readers, the Editor-in-Chief, in consultation with the reviewers and/or the Editorial Board, can decide that the Appendix (or Appendices) will not be published, but should be replaced by a sentence in the text that the data can be obtained from the corresponding author. If appendices are considered acceptable, they should be submitted each as an individual file.
References in the text should be as follows: ". as shown by Smith (2003, 2008), Brown & Johnson (2007) and Fedorowski et al. (2008); or, alternatively, ". as was found already some years ago (Smith, 1993, 1998; Brown & Johnson, 1997; Fedorowski et al., 1998).
In the reference list, works of one author should be ordered according to year; if there are also works with co-authors, first the works with one co-author are mentioned, alphabetically and then according to year; in the case of three or more authors, the references should be according to year, then alphabetically. If there are more publications by an author in one year, they should be referred to in both the text and the reference list as a, b, etc.
Examples (note that jurnal titles are written in full, and that journal and book titles are written in italics):
Gross, M.R. & Eyal, Y., 2007. Throughgoing fractures in layered carbonate rocks. Geological Society of America Bulletin 119, 1387-1404.
Gudmundsson, M.T., 2005. Subglacial volcanic activity in Iceland. [In:] C. Caseldine, A. Russell, J. Hardardóttir & Ó. Knudsen (Eds): Iceland - modern processes and past environments. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 127-151.
Yang, X.-S., 2008. Mathematical modelling for earth sciences. Dunedin Academic Press, Edinburgh, 310 pp.
In the case of reference to an text that was not written in a generally accessible language, the title of the work should be given in English [between brackets] immediately after the original title, for instance:
Wysota, W., 2002. Stratygrafia i œrodowiska sedymentacji zlodowacenia Wis³y w po³udniowej czêœci dolnego Powiœla [Stratigraphy and sedimentary environments of the Weichselian glaciation in the southern part of the lower Vistula region]. Torun University Press, 144 pp.
The manuscript evaluation steps are as follows: (1) initial evaluation made by the Associate Editor, (2) sending the manuscript to reviewers selected by the editors, (3) analysis of received reviews and evaluation by the Associated Editor, (4) evaluation of the improved version of manuscript (by the reviewer or Associated Editor), (5) final decision (by the Editor-in-Chief).
Each manuscript will, as a rule, be reviewed by two referees, commonly one Polish and one foreign. In the case of contradictory advises, additional reviews can be considered by the editors. Reviewers are selected from a group of specialists with significant publications in exact field of science.The reviewers judge about suitability of the manuscript for the journal, scientific quality, compactness and structure of the text, quality and usefulness of the photos and artwork, and the quality of the English language. The reviews are double-blind. If major revision is advised, the revised manuscript may be sent out again for review, in principle to the same reviewer(s).
After the decision of acceptance, Geologos journal provides free linguistic proofreading.
One issue of Geologos is supplied free of chargé to each author. A pdf version of individual contributions can be downloaded from the Geologos website www.geologos.com.pl and Sciendo platform https://www.sciendo.com/journal/LOGOS
The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges.