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Editors (18)

Prof. Dr. Jesus Martinez-Frias
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Editor-in-Chief
Instituto de Geociencias, IGEO (CSIC-UCM), C/ Del Doctor Severo Ochoa 7, Edificio Entrepabellones 7 y 8, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: planetary geosciences; meteorites; geoeducation; geoethics; mineralogy; geochemistry; sustainability; conceptual changes; astrobiology; future earth
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Dr. Maurizio Barbieri *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Earth Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, P.le Aldo Moro, 5 - 00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: geochemical tracers in hydrological studies; interactions between water and the geological and chemical environment; quantitative understanding of chemically based processes in hydrogeochemical environments and complementary physical and biological processes and conditions; kinetics and equilibria of geochemical reactions; the movement of isotopes and soil chemistry; freshwater–seawater interactions in coastal aquifers; basic and applied research on speciation and transformation of trace metals and metalloids during biogeochemical processes in both natural and anthropogenic environments; radiogenic and stable isotope geochemistry
* Section 'Hydrogeology'
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Prof. Dr. Olivier Lacombe *
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Department of Earth Sciences, Sorbonne Université, 75252 Paris, France
Interests: tectonics and structural geology; fold-and-thrust belts; calcite twins; fractures; paleostress and paleopiezometry; fluid–rock interactions
* Section 'Structural Geology and Tectonics'
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Prof. Dr. Stephen Macko *
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Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
Interests: fossil materials; ocean cycling of nitrogen; abiotic synthesis; stable isotope analysis; denitrification; nitrification; nitrogen pollution; oceanic dead zones
* Section 'Biogeosciences'
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Dr. Angelos G. Maravelis *
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Department of Geology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloníki, Greece
Interests: sedimentology; sequence stratigraphy; basin analysis; petroleum geology
* Section 'Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Palaeontogy'
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Prof. Dr. Karoly Nemeth *
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School of Agriculture and Environment, Massey University, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
Interests: volcano geology; volcano geomorphology; explosive volcanism; hydrovolcanism; volcaniclastic sedimentation; social geology; geoheritage; geoconservation
* Section 'Geoheritage, Geoparks and Geotourism'
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Prof. Dr. Paul Schwab *
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Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
Interests: environmental chemistry; water quality; remediation of contaminated soils and sediments; reclamation of highly disturbed lands; restoration and revegetation of waste sites; soil mineralogy; phytoremediation; geochemical modeling; equilibria and rates of biogechemical reactions; redox reactions in soil and aquatic environments; environmental fate of nanoparticles
* Section 'Geochemistry'
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Prof. Dr. Mohamed Shahin *
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Department of Civil Engineering, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
Interests: geotechnical engineering; computational geomechanics; ground improvement; soil stabilisation; railway track geotechnology
* Section 'Geomechanics'
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Dr. Deodato Tapete *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Italian Space Agency (ASI), Via del Politecnico snc, 00133 Rome, Italy
Interests: earth observation; radar and optical remote sensing; InSAR; time series analysis; Earth Sciences; environmental geology; natural hazards; urban environments; geoheritage; geoconservation; cultural heritage
* Section 'Natural Hazards'
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Dr. Luciano Telesca *
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Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis, National Research Council, C.da S.Loja, 85050 Tito (PZ), Italy
Interests: geophysical time series analysis; statistical methods for the investigation of geophysical processes; fractals and multifractals in earth sciences; geophysical point processes; Seismic time series; Hydrological time series; satellite time series analysis
* Section 'Geophysics'
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Dr. Carlos Alves
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Associate Editor
LandS/Lab2PT-Landscapes, Heritage and Territory laboratory (FCT-AUR/04509) and Earth Sciences Department, School of Sciences, University of Minho, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal
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
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Dr. Andrey Bekker
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Associate Editor
Department of Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Interests: Precambrian geology; chemostratigraphy; rise of atmospheric oxygen; atmosphere and ocean redox; sedimentology-stratigraphy; supercontinents; LIPs; iron formations; isotope geochemistry
Prof. Dr. Yangkang Chen
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Associate Editor
Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
Interests: computational seismology; seismic imaging; seismic inversion; seismic signal processing; seismic image processing; deep learning; seismic reservoir characterization; microseismic; earthquake study
Dr. Michela Giustiniani
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Associate Editor
National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics (OGS), Borgo Grotta Gigante 42 / C, 34010 Sgonico (TS), Italy
Interests: gas hydrate; modeling; seismic processing; integrated geophysical approaches; environmental geophysics; GIS
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Prof. Dr. William I. Manton
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Associate Editor
Geosciences Department, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75080, USA
Interests: isotope ratios; isotope geology; geochronology; lead pollution; toxicology of lead
Dr. Rosa Nappi
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Associate Editor
National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Via Diocleziano, 328, 80124 Napoli, Italy
Interests: seismotectonics; earthquake geology and paleoseismology; seismic hazard; tectonic geomorphology; active tectonics; historical and recent seismicity; geological mapping; volcanic geomorphology
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Prof. Dr. Ruiliang Pu
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Associate Editor
School of Geosciences, University of South Florida, 4204 E Fowler Ave., NES 107, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
Interests: hyperspectral data analysis; remote sensing; invasive species mapping and monitoring; land cover change detection; image processing
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Prof. Dr. Marco Viccaro
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Associate Editor
Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences, University of Catania, 95129 Catania, Italy
Interests: geochemistry; petrology; volcanology; mineralogy; georesources and applications
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Advisory Board (16)

Prof. Dr. Knut Bjørlykke
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Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo, P.O. Box 1047, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
Interests: sedimentology; sedimentary petrology and geochemistry; late Precambrian geology of Norway; clay mineralogy; petroleum geology; north sea geology
Dr. José M. Carcione
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National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics (OGS), Borgo Grotta Gigante 42c, Sgonico, 34010 Trieste, Italy
Interests: acoustic and electromagnetic wave propagation theory and numerical simulation applied to rock physics; geophysical exploration; environmental geophysics; seismology; non-destructive testing of materials
Prof. Dr. Octavian Catuneanu
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Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, 1-26 Earth Sciences Building, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3, Canada
Interests: sedimentology; stratigraphy; basin analysis
Prof. Dr. Alan S. Collins
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Tectonics and Earth Systems Group (TES), Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Adelaide, SA5005 Adelaide, Australia
Interests: plate tectonics; the Proterozoic world; the interaction between the deep earth and earth surface systems; sedimentary geochemistry; supercontinent cycles; basin analysis; mineral and energy resources and plate tectonics; orogenesis; structural geology; Gondwana; tectonic geography; geochronology
Prof. Dr. Kent C. Condie
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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM 87801, USA
Interests: crustal evolution; supercontinents; large igneous provinces; Precambrian; origin of continents; Archean greenstones; mantle evolution
Prof. Dr. John Dewey
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University College Oxford, High Street, Oxford OX1 4BH, UK
Interests: geology and socio-economic/political implications of natural hazards, especially floods and landslides; deposits of tsunamis, rogue waves, and storm surges; geology of arc-continent collision; geology and tectonic evolution of the Appalachians and Caledonides
Prof. Dr. Agust Gudmundsson
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Department of Earth Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UK
Interests: volcanotectonic and seismotectonic structures and processes; fluid transport in porous and fractured reservoirs; thermodynamics/statistical mechanics of lineaments and networks
Prof. Dr. Simon Harley
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Professor of Lower Crustal Processes, School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, Grant institute, James Hutton Road, Edinburgh EH9 3FE, UK
Interests: magnetic monitoring of EBS evolution in GDFs; bentonite behaviour in high pH and saline fluids; geochemistry of saline fluids in GDF systems; geochronology geochemistry; U-Th mineral behaviour
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Prof. Dr. Pinnaduwa Kulatilake
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Department of Mining & Geological Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Interests: rock joint and rock mass geometrical, mechanical, and hydraulic properties; rock joint roughness modeling; rock joint aperture modeling; mining & civil rock slope stability; mining & civil underground rock mass stability; application of probabilistic and statistical methods to rock mechanics and rock engineering; application of numerical methods to rock mechanics and rock engineering
Prof. Dr. Timothy M. Kusky
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School of Earth Sciences, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China
Interests: tectonics; Precambrian; Archean; convergent margin; crustal evolution

Editorial Board Members (277)

Dr. Antonio Acosta-Vigil
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Andalusian Institute of Earth Sciences (IACT), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Armilla, 18100 Granada, Spain
Interests: igneous petrology; experimental petrology; high-temperature geochemistry; crustal anatexis; melt inclusions
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Prof. Dr. Vardan Adibekyan
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Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences, Rua das Estrelas, 4150-762 Porto, Portugal
Interests: statistical properties of exoplanets and their host stars; chemical composition of stars with planets; star-exoplanet chemical link
Dr. Federico Agliardi
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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Piazza della Scienza, 4, 20126 Milano, Italy
Interests: interplay among geological structure; hydro-mechanical behaviour of geomaterials; slope instability processes
Dr. Aybige Akinci
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National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, 00143 Roma, Italy
Interests: seismology; probabilistic seismic hazard assessments; earthquake ground motion; seismic wave attenuation
Dr. Amen Al-Yaari
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Faculty of Science and Engineering, Department of Environment, Transfers and Interactions in Soils and Water Bodies, Sorbonne University, Paris, France
Interests: hydrology; soil moisture; climate; microwave remote sensing
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Prof. Dr. Ian Alsop
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Department of Geology and Geophysics, School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, UK
Interests: structural geology and tectonics
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Prof. Dr. José Ignacio Alvarez
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Department of Chemistry, University of Navarra, Proona, Spain
Interests: civil engineering materials; building materials; concrete technologies; trace elements; cement chemistry; waste products; silica fume; calcium hydroxide; lime-based mortars
Prof. Dr. Matteo Alvaro
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Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: mineralogy; crystallography; experimental mineralogy; mineral physics; mineral inclusions
Dr. Khalid Amrouch
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Australian School of Petroleum, The University of Adelaide, SA5005 Adelaide, Australia
Interests: structural geology; brittle deformation; stress analyses; sedimentary basin evolution; geomechanics; subsurface resources
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Prof. Dr. Mary P. Anderson
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Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Interests: hydrogeology; groundwater modeling
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