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The Arctic Atmosphere: Climate and Weather Editor-in-Chief: John Walsh
Deadline: 31 March 2022
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Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems: Recent Advances in Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Microbiology Editors-in-Chief: Francisco J. González, A. Filipa A. Marques, Blanca Rincón-Tomás
Deadline: 20 April 2022
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African Large Igneous Provinces Guest Editors: Nasrrddine Youbi, Richard Ernst, Moulay Ahmed Boumehdi, Andrea Marzoli
Deadline: 31 July 2021
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Isotope Applied in Palaeogeography and Palaeoclimatology Guest Editors: Tadeusz Peryt, Marek Jasionowski
Deadline: 15 August 2021
Special Issue in Geosciences
The Study and Monitoring of Geomorphic Processes in Geosciences and Engineering Guest Editor: Manousos Valyrakis
Deadline: 30 August 2021
Special Issue in Geosciences
Tectonics and Morphology of Back-Arc Basins Guest Editors: Maria Filomena Loreto, Camilla Palmiotto, Paraskevi Nomikou, Manel Prada
Deadline: 15 September 2021
Topical Collection in Geosciences
Women in Geosciences: Past, Present, and Future Collection Editor: Suzanne Golding
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Ethics in Geosciences Collection Editors: Piero Farabollini, Francesco Muto, Francesca Romana Lugeri, Francesco De Pascale
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Tsunamis: From the Scientific Challenges to the Social Impact Collection Editors: Alberto Armigliato, Rachid Omira
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Tectonic and Paleo-Landscape Evolution of the Tibetan Plateau Collection Editors: Marc Jolivet, Feng Cheng
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