Contemporary Trends in Geoscience

The Journal of Uniwersytet Slaski

Open access

Print ISSN: 2084-5707
Electronic ISSN: 2299-8179

Contemporary Trends in Geoscience

Contemporary Trends in Geoscience is a young, but rapidly growing, journal addressed to researchers who study Earth Sciences, especially if their work concern novelties in geoscience fields . The journal covers the following fields/area: geology, geophysics/geodesy, GIS and remote sensing, climate change and environmental science.

Why subscribe and read

  • multidisciplinary journal;
  • double-blind peer-reviewed by two reviewers, including international experts;
  • premier source of high quality modern trends in geoscience;
  • free of charge access;
  • open access

Why submit

  • transparent, comprehensive and fast peer review;
  • clear and simple editing rules;
  • efficient route to fast-track publication;

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Maciej J. Mendecki, University of Silesia, Poland

Zuzanna Wawrzyniak, University of Silesia, Poland
Maciej Rybicki, University of Silesia, Poland

Assistant Editors
Jacek Szczygieł, University of Silesia, Poland (GIS and tectonics)
Marta Kondracka, University of Silesia, Poland (geophysics and polar study)
Michał Glazer, University of Silesia, Poland (geophysics and geomorphology)
Magdalena Opała, University of Silesia, Poland (climatology and geography)
Michał Rakociński, University of Silesia, Poland (paleontology and sedimentology)
Tomasz Borszcz, Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland (oceanology and statistics)

Editorial Advisory Board
Raivo Aunap, University of Tartu, Estonia
Renata Bednarek, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland
David Bond, University of Hull, UK
Arkadiusz Derkowski, Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Krzysztof Gaidzik, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
Sergey Goryachkin, Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Science, Russia
Thomas Hegna, Western Illinois University, USA
Ingo Heinrich, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Germany
Adam Idziak, University of Silesia, Poland
Zdenek Kalab, Institute of Geonics, Czech Republic
Monika Kędra, Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Leszek Marynowski, University of Silesia, Poland
Ria Mitchel, The Natural History Museum in London, UK
Bojan Otoničar, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Slovenia
Oimahmad Rahmonov, University of Silesia, Poland
Christine Strullu-Derrien, The Natural History Museum in London, UK
Szilard Szabo, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Andrzej Tyc, University of Silesia, Poland
Tomasz Wojciechowski, Polish Geological Institute – National Research Institute, Poland
Dmitry Zastrozhnov, University of Oslo, Norway
Michał Zatoń, University of Silesia, Poland
Andrey V. Zhuravlev, Institute of Geology, Komi Scientific Center, Russia
Jerzy Żaba, University of Silesia, Poland

Language Editors
Zuzanna Wawrzyniak, University of Silesia, Poland
Patricia Kearney, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany


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