Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The journal includes, but is not limited to the following fields:

  • Conventional Energy
  • New-Style Energy
  • Energy Policy
  • Energy and sSustainable Development
  • Energy Conversion
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Bio Geoscience
  • Cryospheric Sciences
  • Earth and Planetary Materials
  • Environmental Informatics
  • Geochemistry
  • Geohazards and Georisks
  • Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism
  • Hydrosphere
  • Interdisciplinary Climate Studies
  • Paleontology
  • Plate Tectonics
  • Soil Science
  • Volcanology
The journal will feature: Descriptive Articles, Research Reports, Relevant Reviews, Short Communications, Viewpoint Commentaries, and Case Studies. All submitted articles will be peer reviewed.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The journal adopts double-blind peer review (also called anonymous peer review), That is, on one hand, the reviewers do not know the author's identity, on the other hand, the authors do not know who accept to review their manuscripts. After accepting the review task, the external reviewers should return the review result in two weeks.


Publication Frequency

2024 Semiannual, published in March and September

2023 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2022 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2021 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2020 Semiannual, published in June and December

2019 Semiannual, published in June and December

2018 Annual, published in December


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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