Geochemistry International

ISSN: 0016-7029 (Print) 1556-1968 (Online)

Description

Geochemistry International  is a peer reviewed journal that publishes articles on cosmochemistry; geochemistry of magmatic, metamorphic, hydrothermal, and sedimentary processes; isotope geochemistry; organic geochemistry; applied geochemistry; and chemistry of the environment. Geochemistry International provides readers with a unique opportunity to refine their understanding of the geology of the vast territory of the Eurasian continent. The journal welcomes manuscripts from all countries in the English or Russian language.

PEER REVIEW

Geochemistry International is a peer reviewed journal. Authors are opened for the reviewers, and reviewers could be opened or closed for the authors depending on the particular reviewer choice. Our team of reviewers includes over 270 reviewers, both internal and external (88%), from 5 countries (Russia, USA, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany). The average period from submission to first decision in 2017 was 5 days, and that from first decision to acceptance was 90 days. The rejection rate for submitted manuscripts in 2017 was 36%. The final decision on the acceptance of an article for publication is made by the Editor-in-Chief and/or the Editorial Board.

Any invited reviewer who feels unqualified or unable to review the manuscript due to the conflict of interests should promptly notify the editors and decline the invitation. Reviewers should formulate their statements clearly in a sound and reasoned way so that authors can use reviewer’s arguments to improve the manuscript. Personal criticism of the authors must be avoided. Reviewers should indicate in a review (i) any relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors, (ii) anything that has been reported in previous publications and not given appropriate reference or citation, (ii) any substantial similarity or overlap with any other manuscript (published or unpublished) of which they have personal knowledge.

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