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Proposals for Special Issues

Earth, Planets and Space welcomes proposals for special issues on focused topics that are within the scope of the journal. Proposals should be submitted to the editor in chief of Earth, Planets and Space at

The proposal must clearly show the following:

  • Title
  • Objectives/scope
  • List of potential topics
  • List of guest editors (five maximum)
    • guest editors should be international, not from a single country
    • full names, affiliations, email addresses and specialties of each editor should be provided
  • Deadline for submissions
  • Expected publication date
  • List of potential submissions

Earth, Planets and Space publishes Frontier Letters, Full Papers, Express Letters and Technical Reports. Proposed special issues should welcome all of these article types - more information on each article type can be found here.

All special issue proposals are subject to approval by the Editorial Board of Earth, Planets and Space.

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

About EPS


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