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Recent Advances in Geo-, Paleo- and Rock-Magnetism

Earth, Planets and Space welcomes submissions to the thematic series on Recent Advances in Geo-, Paleo- and Rock-Magnetism. 

This special issue is based on Session S-EM18 "General Contributions in Geomagnetism, Paleomagnetism, and Rock magnetism" held during the Japan Geoscience Union – American Geophysical Union (JpGU-AGU) 2017 Meeting (20 – 25 May in Chiba, Japan). Vast and accelerating developments seen in current Earth science investigations could not be realized without knowledge of Earth's magnetic field. Recent advances in rock magnetism have facilitated new findings in paleomagnetism. This issue focuses especially on rock magnetism and paleomagnetism as a means of understanding the past variation of Earth’s magnetic field. We welcome contributions related to the geodynamo, present and past geomagnetic behavior, fundamental rock magnetic properties, and paleoclimatic change and tectonic processes revealed by magnetic methods. We also encourage contributions related to new methods, software and instruments that are useful for the above mentioned studies.

Potential topics include but are not limited to:

  • Geomagnetism
  • Paleomagnetism
  • Rock magnetism
  • Archeomagnetism
  • Planetary magnetism   

Submission Instructions

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the submission guidelines for Earth, Planets and Space. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the Earth, Planets and Space submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct thematic series please select the appropriate thematic series in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the thematic series on  Recent Advances in Geo-, Paleo- and Rock-Magnetism. All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.

Deadline for submissions: 30 June 2018

Lead Guest Editor

John Tarduno, University of Rochester, USA

Guest Editors

Hirokuni Oda, Geological Survey of Japan/AIST, Japan

Yuhji Yamamoto, Kochi University, Japan

Chuang Xuan, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

Ioan Lascu, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Koji Fukuma, Doshisha University, Japan

Submissions will also benefit from the usual advantages of open access publication:      

  • Rapid publication: Online submission, electronic peer review and production make the process of publishing your article simple and efficient
  • High visibility and international readership in your field: Open access publication ensures high visibility and maximum exposure for your work - anyone with online access can read your article
  • No space constraints: Publishing online means unlimited space for figures, extensive data and video footage
  • Authors retain copyright, licensing the article under a Creative Commons license: articles can be freely redistributed and reused as long as the article is correctly attributed

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    3.0 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.7 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.265 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.870 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    14 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    162 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    2,255 Altmetric mentions

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