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Call for papers: Geological Disasters in South China Sea

Geoenvironmental Disasters welcomes submissions to the special issue on 'Geological Disasters in South China Sea'. "Geological Disasters in South China Sea" is a special issue dealing with the recent enhancements and trends for the research and investigation of geological disasters in South China Sea. The principal topics of this special issue will be related but not limited to: submarine landslide, gas hydrate, shallow gas, turbidity current, earthquake, tsunami, sand wave, liquefaction, pockmark and submarine soft soil.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • submarine landslide
  • gas hydrate
  • shallow gas
  • turbidity current
  • earthquake
  • tsunami
  • sand wave
  • liquefaction
  • pockmark
  • submarine soft soil

Submission Instructions

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the submission guidelines for Geoenvironmental Disasters. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the Geoenvironmental Disasters submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct special issue please select the appropriate special issue in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the special issue on 'Geological Disasters in South China Sea'. All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.

Submission deadline: September 15th 2023

Lead Guest Editor: 
Prof. Yonggang Jia, Ocean University of China, China

Guest Editor:
Prof. Shengxiong Yang, Guangzhou Marine Geological Survey, China

Submissions will also benefit from the usual advantages of open access publication:

  • Rapid publication: Online submission, electronic peer review and production make the process of publishing your article simple and efficient
  • High visibility and international readership in your field: Open access publication ensures high visibility and maximum exposure for your work - anyone with online access can read your article
  • No space constraints: Publishing online means unlimited space for figures, extensive data and video footage
  • Authors retain copyright, licensing the article under a Creative Commons license: articles can be freely redistributed and reused as long as the article is correctly attributed

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  • 2022 Citation Impact
    4.8 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.098 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.221 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    5 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    146 days submission to accept (Median)

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