Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences

Aims & Scope

The Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences is published electronically 6 times a year by TUBITAK ULAKBIM and accepts original English-language manuscripts in all aspects of research related to the Solid Earth of Tethyan Realm and surrounding regions. The Journal publishes high quality, peer-reviewed scientific papers in all major disciplines of earth sciences such as geology, structural geology, tectonics, sedimentology, paleontology, biostratigraphy, paleoecology, igneous and metamorphic petrology, geochronology, marine geology, geophysics, geomorphology, paleoseismology, natural hazards, geochemistry, and mineral deposits of Turkey and its surrounding regions. The journal is devoted primarily to research papers, but short communications related to new developments of broad interest, reviews, and book reviews are also welcome. The journal also publishes special issues of selected papers presented at conferences or thematic sets of papers on topical aspects of geology.

The journal publishes the highest quality papers and comprehensive review papers on hot topics of current interest, with high-quality illustrations.

Submitted papers should have regional implications and attract international interest, as the journal aims to provide a medium for interdisciplinary papers that illustrate significant progress in a specific area of the earth sciences.

Short articles (6 printed pages maximum) reporting a significant advance in the earth sciences with regional impact are also welcome for rapid publication.

Manuscripts with little or no novelty, manuscripts that are only of local significance, manuscripts lacking reliable data or evidence, manuscripts having ethical issues are not considered for publication.