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Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Jesus Martinez-Frias
Geosciences Institute, IGEO (CSIC-UCM) Facultad de Ciencias Geológicas C/ José Antonio Novais, 2 Ciudad Universitaria 28040 Madrid, SPAIN
Tel. +34 91 3944813; Fax: +34 91 3944798
Website: http://tierra.rediris.es/jmfrias/
E-Mail: j.m.frias@igeo.ucm-csic.es
Interests: planetary geology; astrobiology; natural resources of near earth space and sustainability; geo and biomarkers; extreme environments and planetary habitability; geodiversity and biodiversity; natural hazards and planetary ecosystems; mineralogy; geoethics in earth and space sciences; geoeducation; science and technology for development; emerging sciences, cultural implications; new paradigms

Assistant Editor
Mr. Lang Zhou
MDPI Wuhan Office, Suite B-2188, Yamao Square, No. 628, Rd. Wuluo, Hongshan District, Wuhan, China
Tel. +86 27 8780 8658; Fax: +86 27 8761 2588
E-Mail: lang.zhou@mdpi.com

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
E-Mail: rittman@mdpi.com

Editorial Board

Dr. Carlos Alves
Centre of Geological Research, Management and Valorisation of Resources (CIG-R), School of Sciences, Campus de Gualtar, University of Minho, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal
Tel. +351253604300; Fax: +351253678206
Interests: environmental geochemistry and mineralogy; natural stone durability; petrographic features and stone decay; salt weathering; porous media; weathering processes in the built environment; effects of pollutants on stone decay; stone decay as markers of pollution effects; conservation strategies for stone architectural heritage
Contribution: Special Issue: Geoscience of the Built Environment
Special Issue: Rock Cycle and Rock Properties
In other journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Environmental Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Michael Archer AM
PalaeoBiology & Palaeoanthropology Research Group, Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
Tel. +61(2) 9385 3446
Website: http://www.create.unsw.edu.au/team/marcher/
Interests: vertebrate palaeontology; mammal evolution; marsupial and monotreme diversity and evolution; palaeobiogeography; palaeoenvironments; palaeobiology conservation; taphonomy; ancient DNA; conservation through sustainable use initiatives; structure & function; dental ontogeny; evolution; extinction; karst geology; sedimentology; stratigraphy; biocorrelation; sustainable sources of energy; Cenozoic; palaeoclimates; innovative museology

Prof. Michael D. Campbell
Natural Resource Development with Environmental Protection I2M Associates, LLC 1810 Elmen Street, Houston, TX 77019, USA
Tel. +1 713 807 0021
Website: http://i2massociates.com/michael-d-campbell-pg-ph-curriculum-vitae
Interests: mining; minerals; mineral exploration; mining economics; off-world mineral exploration and mining; uranium exploration and mining; rare earth exploration and mining; nuclear power fuel cycle economics; environmental evaluation of nuclear power plants ground water; water well technology; rural water systems; ground water in igneous and metamorphic rocks

Prof. Dr. George V. Chilingar
Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California, 3620 S. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2531, USA
Tel. +1 213 740 0603; Fax: +1 213 744 1426
Website: http://cee.usc.edu/faculty-staff/faculty-directory/chilingarian-george.htm
Interests: environmental aspects of oil and gas production; petrophysical properties of rocks and drilling fluids; surface and subsurface operations in petroleum production; subsidence due to the fluid withdrawal, testing and storage of petroleum products

Dr. Anthony S. Cohen
Department of Environment, Earth & Ecosystems, The Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, UK
Tel. +44 1908 858360
Interests: radiogenic and stable isotope geochemistry; palaeoceanography; palaeoenvironmental change; oceanic anoxic events; large igneous provinces

Prof. Dr. Brian Cumming
Paleoecological Environmental Assessment & Research Lab (PEARL), Department of Biology, Queen's University, 116 Barrie St., Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 3N6, Canada
Tel. +1 613 533 6153
Website: http://www.queensu.ca/biology/people/faculty/cumming.html
Interests: limnology; paleolimnology; paleoclimate; bioindicators; diatoms; cladocera; aquatic invertebrates; paleoecology; environmental change; eutrophication; acidification; multiple stressors on aquatic systems

Dr. Eduardo F.J. de Mulder
Earth Science Matters Foundation, van Dortstraat 52, 2023JP Haarlem, The Netherlands
Website: http://www.earthsciencematters.org
Interests: environmental geology; urban geology; underground cities and structures; engineering geology; construction materials; geoscience education; subsurface management; international geoscience evaluation; earth science outreach, international geoscience organisations, earth science for sustainable development; international UN Years

Prof. Dr. Sérgio Henrique Faria
1 Basque Center For Climate Change (BC3), Alameda Urquijo 4, Floor 4, 48008 Bilbao, Spain
2 IKERBASQUE, Basque Foundation for Science
Tel. +34 94 401 4690 ext. 11; Fax: +34 94 405 4787
Website: http://www.bc3research.org
Interests: glaciology; ice core research; ice-core paleoclimate records; glacier and ice sheet flow; ice mechanics; snow and firn physics; grain growth; recrystallization; creep of polycrystals; continuum mechanics and thermodynamics

Prof. Dr. Dennis Geist
Department of Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, 83844-1052, USA
Tel. +1 208 885 6491
Website: http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/~dgeist/
Interests: igneous petrology; volcanology; Galapagos; Yellowstone; Iceland, basalt; lava; mantle plumes; biogeography; ocean islands; seamounts

Dr. Sean P. S. Gulick
Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, 10100 Burnet Rd Bldg. 196 (R2200), Austin, Texas 78758-4445, USA
Tel. +1 512 471 0483; Fax: +1 512 471 0999
Website: http://www.ig.utexas.edu/people/staff/sean/
Interests: active tectonics: convergent margins, transitional tectonics and microplates, seismic hazards, and tectonic-glacial climate interactions; impact cratering: Chicxulub, mass extinctions, and impact deformation

Dr. Essam Heggy
Radar Science Group, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, MS 300-227, Pasadena, California, 91109, USA
Tel. +1 818 393 7895; Fax: +1 818 393 5231
Website: http://radar.jpl.nasa.gov/people/index.cfm?FuseAction=ShowPerson&pplID=118
Interests: planetary radar; radar remote sensing; ground penetrating radar; sounding radars; electromagnetic geophysics; dielectric properties; radar propagation and scattering models; inSAR monitoring; EM hydrogeophysics

Dr. Olaf Lenz
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Institut für Angewandte Geowissenschaften Angewandte Sedimentgeologie, Schnittspahnstrasse 9, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
Tel. +49 6151 162271; Fax: +49 6151 166539
Interests: palaeoclimate and climate change in the Cenozoic, especially effects of orbital forcing (Milankovitch, sub‐Milankovitch) and vegetation responses; palynology (pollen/spores, algae); palynofacies; palaeontology; palaeobotany; stratigraphy; sedimentology; limnogeology; varve analyses; environmental geology; reconstruction of palaeoecology and palaeoecosystems; statistics and numerical analyses in geosciences; time series analyses

Prof. Dr. Mike McWilliams
GNS Science, TE PÜ AO, 1 Fairway Drive, Avalon, P O Box 30 368, Lower Hutt 5040, New Zealand
Tel. +64 4 570 1444; Fax: +64 4 570 4600
Interests: geophysics; geochemistry; with an emphasis on isotope geochemistry; geomagnetism; potential field methods; rock physics and tectonics

Prof. Aberra Mogessie
Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Graz, Universtaetsplatz 2, A-8010 Graz, Austria
Tel. +433163805523; Fax: +433163809865
Interests: igneous and metamorphic petrology; geochemistry; mineralogy; economic geology (mainly on Platinum group minerals); computers & geosciences as related to silicate minerals (especially Amphiboles) geotourism and geoheritage; geoeducation

Dr. Andy Nicol
GNS Science, PO Box 30368, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Tel. +64 4 570 4719; Fax: +64 4 570 4600
Website: http://www.gns.cri.nz/who/staff/1176.html
Interests: fault zone structure and fluid flow; growth of normal faults; plate boundary tectonics; paleoearthquakes; landscape evolution in tectonically active settings; geological storage of CO2; risk assessment

Dr. David W. Peate
Department of Geoscience, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Tel. +1 319 335 0567; Fax: +1 319 335 1821
Website: http://myweb.uiowa.edu/dpeate
Interests: igneous petrogenesis; large igneous provinces; subduction zones; ocean islands; trace element and radiogenic isotope geochemistry; ICP-MS analytical methods

Prof. Dr. Alberto C. Riccardi
Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque s/n, 1900 La Plata, Argentina
Tel. +54 221 425 7744/9161/9638 (ext. 114); Fax: +54 221 425 7527
Website: http://www.gf.org/fellows/12186-alberto-carlos-riccardi
Interests: invertebrate paleontology; ammonoids; mesozoic; stratigraphy; paleobiogeography; history of geology

Dr. Dennis R. Ruez, Jr.
Department of Environmental Studies, One University Plaza, mail stop PAC 308, University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407, USA
Tel. +1 217 206 8425; Fax: +1 217 206 7807
Interests: vertebrate paleontology; paleoecology; climate change; mammalian evolution; science education

Prof. Dr. James Schmitt
Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, P.O. Box 173480, Bozeman, MT 59717-3480, USA
Website: http://www.montana.edu/wwwes/facstaff/schmitt.htm
Interests: relations between deformation and sedimentation; sedimentary basin development; controls on sediment provenance; siliciclastic diagenesis; depositional systems; geoscience education; taphonomy and fossil preservation
Contribution: Special Issue: Sedimentary Basins and Orogenic Belts

Dr. Yongwei Sheng
UCLA, Department of Geography, 1255 Bunche Hall, Box 951524, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1524, USA
Tel. +1 310 825 1415; Fax: +1 310 206 5976
Website: http://www.geog.ucla.edu
Interests: geographic information systems (GIS); remote sensing; hydrology; water resources; limnology; Tibetan Plateau

Dr. Frederick W. Taylor
University of Texas Institute for Geophysics, John A. and Katherine G. Jackson School of Geosciences, J.J. Pickle Research Campus, Bldg. 196 (ROC), 10100 Burnet Road (R2200), Austin, TX 78758-4445, USA
Tel. +1 512 471 0453
Website: http://www.ig.utexas.edu/people/staff/fred/
Interests: geological proxies for climate change; convergent margin tectonics and active tectonics; paleoseismology; natural hazards; stratigraphy and sedimentology

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