Test Cover Image of:  Geologica Carpathica
Impact Factor

Geologica Carpathica

The Journal of Geological Institute of Slovak Academy of Sciences

GEOLOGICA CARPATHICA covers a wide spectrum of geological disciplines including geodynamics, tectonics and structural geology, volcanology, stratigraphy, geochronology and isotopic geology, karstology, geochemistry, mineralogy, petrology, lithology and sedimentology, paleogeography, paleoecology, paleobiology and paleontology, paleomagnetism, magnetostratigraphy and other branches of applied geophysics, economic and environmental geology, experimental and theoretical geoscientific studies.

Why subscribe and read

GEOLOGICA CARPATHICA, with its 60 year old tradition, presents high-quality research papers devoted to all aspects not only of the Alpine-Carpathian-Balkanian geoscience but also with adjacent regions originated from the Mediterranean Tethys and its continental foreland.

GEOLOGICA CARPATHICA is an Official Journal of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association.

Why submit

  • GEOLOGICA CARPATHICA is an established journal which invites to submit original papers within the scope of the journal,
  • it ensures a high-quality, objective and fair peer review of the manuscript by 3 referees.

Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Detailed description of the Similarity Check System can be found at:

Journal Metrics

5-year Impact Factor
Cite Score
Impact Factor
SCImago Journal Rank
Scource Normalized Impact per Paper

Abstracting & Indexing

Geologica Carpathica is covered by the following services:

  • Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
  • Baidu Scholar
  • Cabell's Whitelist
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - CAplus
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - SciFinder
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
  • Current Geographical Publications
  • Dimensions
  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Engineering Village
  • Genamics JournalSeek
  • GeoArchive
  • Geobase
  • GeoRef
  • Google Scholar
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  • J-Gate
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  • JournalGuide
  • JournalTOCs
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • Microsoft Academic
  • MinAbs Online
  • MyScienceWork
  • Naver Academic
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Petroleum Abstracts TULSA Database
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • Publons
  • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
  • ReadCube
  • Reaxys
  • SCImago (SJR)
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Sherpa/RoMEO
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • Web of Science - Current Contents/Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences
  • Web of Science - Science Citation Index Expanded
  • WorldCat (OCLC)
Please submit your manuscripts to Geologica Carpathica via webpage:

Igor Broska, Earth Science Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovak Republic

Associate Editors:
Franz Neubauer, President of CBGA, University of Salzburg, Austria
Pavel Bosák, Institute of Geology, CAS, v.v.i., Prague, Czech Republic
Tadeusz Peryt, Polish Geological Institute, Warsaw, Poland
Jozef Michalík, Earth Science Institute, SAS, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Adam Tomašových, Earth Science Institute, SAS, Bratislava, Slovak Republic

Managing Editor
Milan Kohút, Earth Science Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovak Republic

Editorial Board:
Anna Becker, Polish Geological Institute, Warsaw
Miroslav Bielik, Comenius University in Bratislava
Jacek Grabowski, Polish Geological Institute, Warsaw
Jindřich Hladil, Institute of Geology, CAS, v.v.i., Prague
Natália Hudáčková, Comenius University in Bratislava
Marián Janák, Earth Science Institute, SAS, Bratislava
Peter Koděra, Comenius University in Bratislava
Peter Komadel, Inst. of Inorg. Chemistry, SAS, Bratislava
Michal Kováč, Comenius University in Bratislava
Jaroslav Lexa , Earth Science Institute, SAS,
Otília Lintnerová, Comenius University in Bratislava
Lenka Lisá, Institute of Geology, CAS, v.v.i., Prague
Ján Madarás, Earth Science Institute, SAS, Bratislava
Jozef Minár, Comenius University in Bratislava
Igor Petrík, Earth Science Institute, SAS, Bratislava
Dušan Plašienka, Comenius University in Bratislava
Petr Skupien, Technical University, Ostrava
Ján Soták, Earth Science Institute, SAS, Bratislava
Lilian Švábenická, Czech Geological Survey, Prague
Pavel Uher, Comenius University in Bratislava
Anna Vozárová, Comenius University in Bratislava

Advisory Board
Demir Altiner, Middle East Technical University, Ankara
Ioan I. Bucur, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca
Martin Chovan, Comenius University in Bratislava
Vladica Cvetković, University of Belgrade
Fritz Ebner, Montanuniversität Leoben
Fritz Finger, University of Salzburg
Nikolaus Froitzheim , University of Bonn
János Haas, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
Mathias Harzhauser, Natural History Museum of Vienna
Vratislav Hurai, Earth Science Institute, SAS, Bratislava
Michael A. Kaminski, University College London
Piotr Krzywiec, Institute of Geological Sciences, PAS, Warsaw
József Pálfy, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
Diego Puglisi, University of Catania
Karel Schulmann, Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg
Ioan Seghedi, Institute of Geodynamics, RA, Bucharest
André Strasser, University of Fribourg
Orszolya Sztanó, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
Alfred Uchman, Jagiellonian University in Krakow
Michael Wagreich, Institute of Geology, University of Vienna
Helmut Weissert, Geological Institute, ETH-Z, Zürich

Language Editor
Martin C. Styan

Technical Editor
Ľubica Puškelová, Earth Science Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovak Republic

Geological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences
Dúbravská cesta 9, P. O. BOX 106
840 05 Bratislava 45,
Slovak Republic
Phone: +421 (02) 3229 3209, Fax: +421 (02) 5477 7097

De Gruyter Poland
Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland
T: +48 22 701 50 15