Organic Geochemistry

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Organic Geochemistry  
Cover of Organic Geochemistry Journal.gif
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Org. Geochem.
Discipline Organic geochemistry
Language English
Edited by James R. Maxwell, Lloyd R. Snowdon
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 0146-6380
LCCN 78644388
OCLC no. 3637170

Organic Geochemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Elsevier covering research on all aspects of organic geochemistry. The current editors-in-chief are James Maxwell (University of Bristol) and Lloyd Snowdon (University of Calgary). Organic Geochemistry is the official journal of the European Association of Organic Geochemists.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 2.518,[1] ranking it 21st out of 76 journals in the "Geochemistry & Geophysics" category.[2]

Notable articles[edit]

According to the Web of Science, the journal's two most cited papers (as at June 22, 2013) are: [3]

  • Yunker, M. B.; Macdonald, R. W.; Vingarzan, R.; Mitchell, R. H.; Goyette, D.; Sylvestre, S. (2002). "PAHs in the Fraser River basin: A critical appraisal of PAH ratios as indicators of PAH source and composition". Org. Geochem. 33 (4): 489–515. doi:10.1016/S0146-6380(02)00002-5.  (cited 766 times)
  • Volkman, J. K. (1986). "A review of sterol markers for marine and terrigenous organic-matter". Org. Geochem. 9 (2): 83–99. doi:10.1016/0146-6380(86)90089-6.  (cited 722 times)


  1. ^ "Organic Geochemistry". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rank in Category: Organic Geochemistry". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012. 
  3. ^ "Organic Geochemistry". Science Citation Index Expanded. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

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