Geology Today

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Geology Today  
Edited byPeter Doyle
Publication details
Publication history
1985 to present
Standard abbreviations
Geol. Today

Geology Today is a publication of the Geological Society of London and the Geologists' Association. It is published bi-monthly, with each issue containing eight or more articles, and an annual total of 240 pages.[citation needed]

One of the goals of the journal is to provide a balance of news and review articles of topics of current interest in the earth sciences, written in an accessible way by leading experts in the field.[citation needed]

Geology Today provides reading material for all earth scientists, both amateur and professional, and includes:[citation needed]

  • Articles and Features review topics of current interest in the Earth Sciences - written for the general reader by experts in the field.
  • News and Briefing columns report on news from the geological community, recent research that has appeared in the specialist journals, geological happenings and discoveries and geological conferences.
  • Fossils Explained and Minerals Explained are two regular series looking at the origins, classification and identification of fossils and minerals.
  • Building Stones Explained is a new series introducing the most common stones used in the Industry.
  • A lively Correspondence section allows readers to air and share their views and to respond to items appearing in the journal.



Prof. Peter Doyle

Deputy Editor

Dr Duncan Pirrie

Editorial Adviser

Eric Robinson, UK

Current editorial board (2010–present)
  • Ian Alsop University of Aberdeen, UK
  • Craig Barrie, S.U.E.R.C., University of Glasgow, UK
  • Stephen J. Edwards, University College London, UK
  • Howard Falcon-Lang, Royal Holloway, UK
  • Ralf Gertisser, Keele University, UK
  • Jamie Pringle, Keele University, UK
  • Colin Prosser, English Nature, UK
  • Jonathan Radley, Warwickshire Museum & University of Portsmouth, UK
  • Hugh Rollinson, University of Derby, UK
  • Chris Stillman, Trinity College, Dublin, Éire
  • Frances Wall, The Natural History Museum, UK
  • Tony Waltham, Nottingham Trent University, UK
International correspondents
  • Phillip Andrews, New Zealand
  • Kent Brooks, Denmark
  • Juan Carlos Carracedo, Spain
  • Lars Erikstad, Norway
  • Cristiano Lana, South Africa
  • Yujiro Ogawa, Japan
  • Anouar Ounis, Tunisia
  • Rasoul Sorkhabi, USA
  • Enrico Tavarnelli, Italy
  • Tim Tokaryk, Canada
  • Brent Wilson, Trinidad


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