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GEL4970 Undergraduate Research in Geology SENIOR EXPERIENCE CAPSTONE COURSE

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Department of Earth & Atmospheric Science - Office SI2025
Campus Box 22 - P.O.Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362

Phone: (303)556-3070 - Fax: (303) 556-4436

kackstae@msudenver.edu

PUBLISHING YOUR WORK

Non-exhaustive list of selected journals for professionally peer-review publishing your quality geoscience Undergraduate Research.

THE PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGIST (TPG), publication of the AIPG (American Institute of Professional Geologists).

Note:  This is NOT a dedicated peer-reviewed journal. However, they will peer-review submittals upon request and indicate them as such in the publication.

Information for Authors click here Don’t forget to request peer-review when submitting your work

THE MOUNTAIN GEOLOGIST, a refereed publication of the RMAG (Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists).

Note:  This is a dedicated peer-reviewed , quarterly journal verified through ULRICHSWEB Global Serials Directory

Information for Authors click here

ROCKS & MINERALS, a editor reviewed publication for a broad spectrum audience of collectors, amateurs and professionals. The publication works with the Mineralogical Society of America.

Note:  ROCKS & MINERALS is listed as a refereed publication in ULRICHSWEB Global Serials Directory

Information for Authors click here

CARNETS de GEOLOGIE: notebooks on geology, is a small, peer-reviewed open source publication from the University of Brest, France. Contributions focus particularly on paleontology, stratigraphy, and sedimentology. Much focus on fossils!  

Note:  CARNETS de GEOLOGIE is listed as a refereed publication in ULRICHSWEB Global Serials Directory

Information for Authors click here Website difficult to follow. Read through the whole post. Submission for authors is on link in the left panel.

CUR (Council for Undergraduate Research) UNDERGRADUATE JOURNAL Listings. An exhaustive list of publications accepting undergraduate research. Mostly interdisciplinary, none specific for geoscience!  

Note:  To check refereed / peer-revived status of listed publications visit  ULRICHSWEB Global Serials Directory

For UNDERGRADUATE JOURNAL LIST click here There are probably over 100 journals on that list!  

GEOSCIENCE e-JOURNAL Listings. A service of the University of Brest, France, providing a genuine portal to incorporate those peer-reviewed electronic journals dedicated to open access publishing in the field of Earth Sciences (geochemistry, geophysics, paleontology, regional geology, stratigraphy, geography, etc.)! Over 60 journals for electronic publishing mainly for Europe. All of them with few exceptions allow contributions in English. Each journal link will have author submission instructions!

Note:  To check refereed / peer-revived status of listed publications visit  ULRICHSWEB Global Serials Directory

For GEOSCIENCE e-JOURNAL LIST click here There are over 60 geoscience related journals on that list!  

JOURNAL of GEOLOGICAL RESEARCH, a peer-reviewed open source author-FEE journal by publishing giant HINDAWI. NOTE: This Journal charges authors an ARTICLE PROCESSING CHARGE (APC) of $600 for accepted papers! This is an example of author cost publication which may become more prevalent in the future. HINDAWI has also been accused in the past of predatory publishing practices (Charging APC while no real peer-review was administered).  

Note:  JOURNAL of GEOLOGICAL RESEARCH is listed as a bona fide refereed publication in ULRICHSWEB Global Serials Directory

Information for Authors click here Ask if the APC can be waived for student authors. If not, go somewhere else.