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Last Updated on May 27, 2022


Top Journals in Geology

Presenting here the list of top journals in the field of Geology, which you can always refer to and cite while writing your thesis and research papers. You can also submit your research paper in these journals to show the standard and worthiness of your work. This list is ordered by Scopus ranking. Subject category Geology falls under area Earth and Planetary Sciences.

Note: The impact score shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.


1. Remote Sensing of Environment


Remote Sensing of Environment is a journal covering the categories related to Computers in Earth Sciences (Q1); Geology (Q1); Soil Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Inc.. The overall rank of Remote Sensing of Environment is 405. ISSN of this journal is/are 344257.

Impact Score: 13.63 h-Index: 303 SJR: 3.862 Overall Ranking: 405



2. Shiyou Kantan Yu Kaifa/Petroleum Exploration and Development


Shiyou Kantan Yu Kaifa/Petroleum Exploration and Development is a journal covering the categories related to Energy Engineering and Power Technology (Q1); Geology (Q1); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q1). It is published by Science Press. The overall rank of Shiyou Kantan Yu Kaifa/Petroleum Exploration and Development is 860. ISSN of this journal is/are 10000747.

Impact Score: 4.70 h-Index: 57 SJR: 2.465 Overall Ranking: 860


3. Geology


Geology is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1). It is published by Geological Society of America. The overall rank of Geology is 951. ISSN of this journal is/are 00917613, 19432682.

Impact Score: 5.17 h-Index: 225 SJR: 2.345 Overall Ranking: 951


4. Engineering Geology


Engineering Geology is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Engineering Geology is 994. ISSN of this journal is/are 137952.

Impact Score: 7.15 h-Index: 150 SJR: 2.286 Overall Ranking: 994


5. Journal of Metamorphic Geology


Journal of Metamorphic Geology is a journal covering the categories related to Geochemistry and Petrology (Q1); Geology (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Journal of Metamorphic Geology is 1052. ISSN of this journal is/are 15251314, 02634929.

Impact Score: 4.49 h-Index: 118 SJR: 2.21 Overall Ranking: 1052



6. Gondwana Research


Gondwana Research is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Inc.. The overall rank of Gondwana Research is 1080. ISSN of this journal is/are 1342937X.

Impact Score: 5.83 h-Index: 147 SJR: 2.187 Overall Ranking: 1080


7. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering


Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering is a journal covering the categories related to Civil and Structural Engineering (Q1); Geology (Q1); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q1). It is published by Springer-Verlag Wien. The overall rank of Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering is 1284. ISSN of this journal is/are 7232632.

Impact Score: 6.58 h-Index: 107 SJR: 1.968 Overall Ranking: 1284


8. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America


Bulletin of the Geological Society of America is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1). It is published by Geological Society of America. The overall rank of Bulletin of the Geological Society of America is 1290. ISSN of this journal is/are 00167606, 19432674.

Impact Score: 5.01 h-Index: 161 SJR: 1.96 Overall Ranking: 1290


9. Geochemical Perspectives Letters


Geochemical Perspectives Letters is a journal covering the categories related to Environmental Chemistry (Q1); Geochemistry and Petrology (Q1); Geology (Q1). It is published by European Association of Geochemistry. The overall rank of Geochemical Perspectives Letters is 1295. ISSN of this journal is/are 2410339X, 24103403.

Impact Score: 4.48 h-Index: 27 SJR: 1.958 Overall Ranking: 1295



10. International Journal of Coal Geology


International Journal of Coal Geology is a journal covering the categories related to Economic Geology (Q1); Fuel Technology (Q1); Geology (Q1); Stratigraphy (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of International Journal of Coal Geology is 1398. ISSN of this journal is/are 1665162.

Impact Score: 5.83 h-Index: 147 SJR: 1.872 Overall Ranking: 1398


11. China Petroleum Exploration


China Petroleum Exploration is a journal covering the categories related to Energy Engineering and Power Technology (Q1); Fuel Technology (Q1); Geochemistry and Petrology (Q1); Geology (Q1); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q1). It is published by Petroleum Industry Press. The overall rank of China Petroleum Exploration is 1431. ISSN of this journal is/are 16727703.

Impact Score: 5.03 h-Index: 13 SJR: 1.843 Overall Ranking: 1431


12. Precambrian Research


Precambrian Research is a journal covering the categories related to Geochemistry and Petrology (Q1); Geology (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Precambrian Research is 1454. ISSN of this journal is/are 3019268.

Impact Score: 4.14 h-Index: 174 SJR: 1.83 Overall Ranking: 1454


13. Economic Geology


Economic Geology is a journal covering the categories related to Economic Geology (Q1); Geochemistry and Petrology (Q1); Geology (Q1); Geophysics (Q1). It is published by Society of Economic Geologists, Inc. The overall rank of Economic Geology is 1607. ISSN of this journal is/are 3610128.

Impact Score: 4.61 h-Index: 124 SJR: 1.739 Overall Ranking: 1607



14. Quaternary Science Reviews


Quaternary Science Reviews is a journal covering the categories related to Archeology (Q1); Archeology (arts and humanities) (Q1); Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics (Q1); Geology (Q1); Global and Planetary Change (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Quaternary Science Reviews is 1695. ISSN of this journal is/are 2773791.

Impact Score: 4.16 h-Index: 192 SJR: 1.694 Overall Ranking: 1695


15. Lithos


Lithos is a journal covering the categories related to Geochemistry and Petrology (Q1); Geology (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Lithos is 1817. ISSN of this journal is/are 244937.

Impact Score: 3.86 h-Index: 178 SJR: 1.63 Overall Ranking: 1817


16. Geosphere


Geosphere is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Stratigraphy (Q1). It is published by Geological Society of America. The overall rank of Geosphere is 1819. ISSN of this journal is/are 1553040X.

Impact Score: 3.51 h-Index: 64 SJR: 1.627 Overall Ranking: 1819


17. Chemical Geology


Chemical Geology is a journal covering the categories related to Geochemistry and Petrology (Q1); Geology (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Chemical Geology is 2282. ISSN of this journal is/are 92541.

Impact Score: 4.32 h-Index: 215 SJR: 1.425 Overall Ranking: 2282


18. Marine and Petroleum Geology


Marine and Petroleum Geology is a journal covering the categories related to Economic Geology (Q1); Geology (Q1); Geophysics (Q1); Oceanography (Q1); Stratigraphy (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Marine and Petroleum Geology is 2288. ISSN of this journal is/are 02648172, 18734073.

Impact Score: 4.99 h-Index: 129 SJR: 1.424 Overall Ranking: 2288


19. Elementa


Elementa is a journal covering the categories related to Atmospheric Science (Q1); Ecology (Q1); Environmental Engineering (Q1); Geology (Q1); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q1); Oceanography (Q1). It is published by University of California Press. The overall rank of Elementa is 2448. ISSN of this journal is/are 23251026.

Impact Score: 4.26 h-Index: 40 SJR: 1.373 Overall Ranking: 2448


20. Basin Research


Basin Research is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Basin Research is 2484. ISSN of this journal is/are 0950091X, 13652117.

Impact Score: 3.81 h-Index: 88 SJR: 1.363 Overall Ranking: 2484


21. Solid Earth


Solid Earth is a journal covering the categories related to Earth-Surface Processes (Q1); Geochemistry and Petrology (Q1); Geology (Q1); Geophysics (Q1); Paleontology (Q1); Soil Science (Q1); Stratigraphy (Q1). It is published by Copernicus Gesellschaft mbH. The overall rank of Solid Earth is 2575. ISSN of this journal is/are 18699510, 18699529.

Impact Score: 3.60 h-Index: 50 SJR: 1.334 Overall Ranking: 2575


22. Geochronology


Geochronology is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Paleontology (Q1); Stratigraphy (Q1). It is published by Copernicus GmbH. The overall rank of Geochronology is 2609. ISSN of this journal is/are 26283735.

Impact Score: 4.26 h-Index: 6 SJR: 1.322 Overall Ranking: 2609


23. Journal of Structural Geology


Journal of Structural Geology is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Structural Geology is 2706. ISSN of this journal is/are 1918141.

Impact Score: 3.29 h-Index: 133 SJR: 1.296 Overall Ranking: 2706


24. AAPG Bulletin


AAPG Bulletin is a journal covering the categories related to Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Energy Engineering and Power Technology (Q1); Energy (miscellaneous) (Q1); Fuel Technology (Q1); Geochemistry and Petrology (Q1); Geology (Q1). It is published by American Association of Petroleum Geologists. The overall rank of AAPG Bulletin is 2717. ISSN of this journal is/are 1491423.

Impact Score: 3.59 h-Index: 142 SJR: 1.292 Overall Ranking: 2717


25. Progress in Oceanography


Progress in Oceanography is a journal covering the categories related to Aquatic Science (Q1); Geology (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Progress in Oceanography is 2820. ISSN of this journal is/are 796611.

Impact Score: 3.95 h-Index: 138 SJR: 1.26 Overall Ranking: 2820


26. Earth Systems and Environment


Earth Systems and Environment is a journal covering the categories related to Computers in Earth Sciences (Q1); Economic Geology (Q1); Environmental Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Geology (Q1); Global and Planetary Change (Q2). It is published by Springer International Publishing AG. The overall rank of Earth Systems and Environment is 2854. ISSN of this journal is/are 25099426, 25099434.

Impact Score: 8.20 h-Index: 21 SJR: 1.248 Overall Ranking: 2854


27. Sedimentology


Sedimentology is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Stratigraphy (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Sedimentology is 2967. ISSN of this journal is/are 00370746, 13653091.

Impact Score: 3.58 h-Index: 115 SJR: 1.224 Overall Ranking: 2967


28. Quaternary Geochronology


Quaternary Geochronology is a journal covering the categories related to Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Geology (Q1); Stratigraphy (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Quaternary Geochronology is 2975. ISSN of this journal is/are 18711014.

Impact Score: 2.80 h-Index: 68 SJR: 1.222 Overall Ranking: 2975


29. Terra Nova


Terra Nova is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Terra Nova is 3006. ISSN of this journal is/are 13653121, 09544879.

Impact Score: 3.37 h-Index: 94 SJR: 1.214 Overall Ranking: 3006


30. Earth, Planets and Space


Earth, Planets and Space is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Space and Planetary Science (Q2). It is published by Springer International Publishing AG. The overall rank of Earth, Planets and Space is 3079. ISSN of this journal is/are 18805981, 13438832.

Impact Score: 3.06 h-Index: 81 SJR: 1.196 Overall Ranking: 3079


31. Georisk


Georisk is a journal covering the categories related to Building and Construction (Q1); Civil and Structural Engineering (Q1); Geology (Q1); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q1); Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality (Q1). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Georisk is 3143. ISSN of this journal is/are 17499518, 17499526.

Impact Score: 2.97 h-Index: 30 SJR: 1.179 Overall Ranking: 3143


32. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences


Journal of Asian Earth Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Earth-Surface Processes (Q1); Geology (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Asian Earth Sciences is 3388. ISSN of this journal is/are 18785786, 13679120.

Impact Score: 3.30 h-Index: 133 SJR: 1.123 Overall Ranking: 3388


33. Journal of Mining Institute


Journal of Mining Institute is a journal covering the categories related to Economic Geology (Q1); Geology (Q1); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q1). It is published by Saint-Petersburg Mining University. The overall rank of Journal of Mining Institute is 3499. ISSN of this journal is/are 25419404, 24113336.

Impact Score: 3.38 h-Index: 17 SJR: 1.106 Overall Ranking: 3499


34. Oil and Gas Geology


Oil and Gas Geology is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1). It is published by shi you yu tian ran qi di zhi bian ji bu. The overall rank of Oil and Gas Geology is 3517. ISSN of this journal is/are 2539985.

Impact Score: 3.11 h-Index: 31 SJR: 1.104 Overall Ranking: 3517


35. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction


International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q1); Safety Research (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction is 3557. ISSN of this journal is/are 22124209.

Impact Score: 5.05 h-Index: 58 SJR: 1.096 Overall Ranking: 3557


36. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment


Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q1). It is published by Springer Verlag. The overall rank of Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment is 3605. ISSN of this journal is/are 14359537, 14359529.

Impact Score: 4.64 h-Index: 68 SJR: 1.084 Overall Ranking: 3605


37. Journal of the Geological Society


Journal of the Geological Society is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1). It is published by Geological Society of London. The overall rank of Journal of the Geological Society is 3696. ISSN of this journal is/are 2041479X, 00167649.

Impact Score: 2.77 h-Index: 118 SJR: 1.067 Overall Ranking: 3696


38. Geothermics


Geothermics is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q1); Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment (Q2). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Geothermics is 3724. ISSN of this journal is/are 3756505.

Impact Score: 4.53 h-Index: 78 SJR: 1.061 Overall Ranking: 3724


39. International Geology Review


International Geology Review is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of International Geology Review is 3732. ISSN of this journal is/are 00206814, 19382839.

Impact Score: 3.10 h-Index: 94 SJR: 1.059 Overall Ranking: 3732


40. Ore Geology Reviews


Ore Geology Reviews is a journal covering the categories related to Economic Geology (Q1); Geochemistry and Petrology (Q1); Geology (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Ore Geology Reviews is 3824. ISSN of this journal is/are 1691368.

Impact Score: 3.53 h-Index: 106 SJR: 1.045 Overall Ranking: 3824


41. Marine Geology


Marine Geology is a journal covering the categories related to Geochemistry and Petrology (Q1); Geology (Q1); Oceanography (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Marine Geology is 3913. ISSN of this journal is/are 253227.

Impact Score: 3.37 h-Index: 142 SJR: 1.032 Overall Ranking: 3913


42. Sedimentary Geology


Sedimentary Geology is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Stratigraphy (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Sedimentary Geology is 3969. ISSN of this journal is/are 370738.

Impact Score: 3.21 h-Index: 120 SJR: 1.021 Overall Ranking: 3969


43. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research


Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Geochemistry and Petrology (Q2). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell. The overall rank of Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research is 4043. ISSN of this journal is/are 16394488.

Impact Score: 4.32 h-Index: 79 SJR: 1.01 Overall Ranking: 4043


44. Lithosphere


Lithosphere is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1). It is published by Geological Society of America. The overall rank of Lithosphere is 4121. ISSN of this journal is/are 19418264, 19474253.

Impact Score: 2.21 h-Index: 46 SJR: 1 Overall Ranking: 4121


45. Volcanica


Volcanica is a journal covering the categories related to Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Geology (Q1); Geophysics (Q1); Geochemistry and Petrology (Q2). It is published by Volcanica. The overall rank of Volcanica is 4166. ISSN of this journal is/are 26103540.

Impact Score: 2.81 h-Index: 8 SJR: 0.993 Overall Ranking: 4166


46. Newsletters on Stratigraphy


Newsletters on Stratigraphy is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Stratigraphy (Q1). It is published by Gebruder Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung. The overall rank of Newsletters on Stratigraphy is 4304. ISSN of this journal is/are 780421.

Impact Score: 2.89 h-Index: 37 SJR: 0.968 Overall Ranking: 4304


47. Boreas


Boreas is a journal covering the categories related to Archeology (arts and humanities) (Q1); Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics (Q1); Geology (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell. The overall rank of Boreas is 4358. ISSN of this journal is/are 03009483, 15023885.

Impact Score: 3.16 h-Index: 77 SJR: 0.959 Overall Ranking: 4358


48. Applied Clay Science


Applied Clay Science is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Geochemistry and Petrology (Q2). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Applied Clay Science is 4364. ISSN of this journal is/are 1691317.

Impact Score: 5.63 h-Index: 142 SJR: 0.958 Overall Ranking: 4364


49. Anthropocene Review


Anthropocene Review is a journal covering the categories related to Ecology (Q1); Geology (Q1); Global and Planetary Change (Q2). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Anthropocene Review is 4439. ISSN of this journal is/are 20530196, 2053020X.

Impact Score: 3.71 h-Index: 28 SJR: 0.946 Overall Ranking: 4439


50. Journal of Geology


Journal of Geology is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1). It is published by University of Chicago. The overall rank of Journal of Geology is 4491. ISSN of this journal is/are 00221376, 15375269.

Impact Score: 2.32 h-Index: 105 SJR: 0.938 Overall Ranking: 4491


51. Leading Edge


Leading Edge is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Geophysics (Q2). It is published by Society of Exploration Geophysicists. The overall rank of Leading Edge is 4500. ISSN of this journal is/are 1070485X.

Impact Score: 1.10 h-Index: 88 SJR: 0.937 Overall Ranking: 4500


52. Journal of Petroleum Geology


Journal of Petroleum Geology is a journal covering the categories related to Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Energy Engineering and Power Technology (Q1); Geology (Q1); Fuel Technology (Q2). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell. The overall rank of Journal of Petroleum Geology is 4534. ISSN of this journal is/are 17475457, 01416421.

Impact Score: 1.83 h-Index: 46 SJR: 0.932 Overall Ranking: 4534


53. Petroleum Science


Petroleum Science is a journal covering the categories related to Economic Geology (Q1); Energy Engineering and Power Technology (Q1); Geology (Q1); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q1); Fuel Technology (Q2); Geochemistry and Petrology (Q2); Geophysics (Q2). It is published by China University of Petroleum Beijing. The overall rank of Petroleum Science is 4832. ISSN of this journal is/are 16725107, 19958226.

Impact Score: 4.97 h-Index: 37 SJR: 0.896 Overall Ranking: 4832


54. Petroleum Exploration and Development


Petroleum Exploration and Development is a journal covering the categories related to Economic Geology (Q1); Geology (Q1); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q1); Energy Engineering and Power Technology (Q2); Geochemistry and Petrology (Q2). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Petroleum Exploration and Development is 4897. ISSN of this journal is/are 18763804.

Impact Score: 3.66 h-Index: 58 SJR: 0.889 Overall Ranking: 4897


55. GSA Today


GSA Today is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1). It is published by Geological Society of America. The overall rank of GSA Today is 4904. ISSN of this journal is/are 10525173.

Impact Score: 2.22 h-Index: 81 SJR: 0.888 Overall Ranking: 4904


56. SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering


SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Energy Engineering and Power Technology (Q2); Energy (miscellaneous) (Q2); Fuel Technology (Q2). It is published by Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). The overall rank of SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering is 4927. ISSN of this journal is/are 19300212, 10946470.

Impact Score: 3.02 h-Index: 88 SJR: 0.885 Overall Ranking: 4927


57. Island Arc


Island Arc is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Island Arc is 4960. ISSN of this journal is/are 10384871, 14401738.

Impact Score: 2.14 h-Index: 61 SJR: 0.88 Overall Ranking: 4960


58. Environmental Research Communications


Environmental Research Communications is a journal covering the categories related to Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Earth-Surface Processes (Q1); Environmental Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Food Science (Q1); Geology (Q1); Atmospheric Science (Q2). It is published by IOP Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of Environmental Research Communications is 5397. ISSN of this journal is/are 25157620.

Impact Score: 3.13 h-Index: 13 SJR: 0.834 Overall Ranking: 5397


59. Aeolian Research


Aeolian Research is a journal covering the categories related to Earth-Surface Processes (Q1); Geology (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Aeolian Research is 5413. ISSN of this journal is/are 18759637.

Impact Score: 3.71 h-Index: 49 SJR: 0.832 Overall Ranking: 5413


60. Journal of Sustainable Mining


Journal of Sustainable Mining is a journal covering the categories related to Environmental Engineering (Q1); Geology (Q1); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q2); Pollution (Q2); Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment (Q2). It is published by Central Mining Institute. The overall rank of Journal of Sustainable Mining is 5456. ISSN of this journal is/are 23003960, 25434950.

Impact Score: 3.25 h-Index: 23 SJR: 0.829 Overall Ranking: 5456


61. Petroleum


Petroleum is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Energy Engineering and Power Technology (Q2); Fuel Technology (Q2); Geochemistry and Petrology (Q2); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q2). It is published by KeAi Communications Co.. The overall rank of Petroleum is 5553. ISSN of this journal is/are 24055816, 24056561.

Impact Score: 4.88 h-Index: 30 SJR: 0.817 Overall Ranking: 5553


62. Geological Magazine


Geological Magazine is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of Geological Magazine is 5599. ISSN of this journal is/are 14695081, 00167568.

Impact Score: 2.38 h-Index: 88 SJR: 0.813 Overall Ranking: 5599


63. Swiss Journal of Geosciences


Swiss Journal of Geosciences is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1). It is published by Birkhauser Verlag Basel. The overall rank of Swiss Journal of Geosciences is 5932. ISSN of this journal is/are 16618734, 16618726.

Impact Score: 2.69 h-Index: 36 SJR: 0.78 Overall Ranking: 5932


64. Journal of Sedimentary Research


Journal of Sedimentary Research is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1). It is published by SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology. The overall rank of Journal of Sedimentary Research is 6028. ISSN of this journal is/are 19383681, 15271404.

Impact Score: 2.15 h-Index: 110 SJR: 0.773 Overall Ranking: 6028


65. Continental Shelf Research


Continental Shelf Research is a journal covering the categories related to Aquatic Science (Q1); Geology (Q1); Oceanography (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Continental Shelf Research is 6063. ISSN of this journal is/are 2784343.

Impact Score: 2.63 h-Index: 120 SJR: 0.77 Overall Ranking: 6063


66. U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods


U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Water Science and Technology (Q1); Computers in Earth Sciences (Q2); Ecological Modeling (Q2). It is published by U.S. Geological Survey. The overall rank of U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods is 6085. ISSN of this journal is/are 23287047, 23287055.

Impact Score: 2.73 h-Index: 2 SJR: 0.768 Overall Ranking: 6085


67. Geological Society Special Publication


Geological Society Special Publication is a book series covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Water Science and Technology (Q1); Ocean Engineering (Q2). It is published by Geological Society of London. The overall rank of Geological Society Special Publication is 6364. ISSN of this journal is/are 3058719.

Impact Score: 2.64 h-Index: 140 SJR: 0.74 Overall Ranking: 6364


68. Depositional Record


Depositional Record is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q1); Paleontology (Q1); Environmental Science (miscellaneous) (Q2); Oceanography (Q2); Stratigraphy (Q2). It is published by John Wiley & Sons Inc.. The overall rank of Depositional Record is 6530. ISSN of this journal is/are 20554877.

Impact Score: 2.73 h-Index: 6 SJR: 0.727 Overall Ranking: 6530


69. Petroleum Geology and Experiment


Petroleum Geology and Experiment is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q2); Geophysics (Q2). It is published by Editorial office of Petroleum Geology and Experiment. The overall rank of Petroleum Geology and Experiment is 6633. ISSN of this journal is/are 23637625, 10016112.

Impact Score: 1.82 h-Index: 4 SJR: 0.718 Overall Ranking: 6633


70. Georesursy


Georesursy is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q2); Geophysics (Q2). It is published by Georesursy LLC. The overall rank of Georesursy is 6689. ISSN of this journal is/are 16085043, 16085078.

Impact Score: 1.53 h-Index: 7 SJR: 0.713 Overall Ranking: 6689


71. Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation


Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation is a journal covering the categories related to Paleontology (Q1); Geology (Q2); Stratigraphy (Q2). It is published by Pleiades Publishing. The overall rank of Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation is 6754. ISSN of this journal is/are 08695938, 15556263.

Impact Score: 1.25 h-Index: 38 SJR: 0.709 Overall Ranking: 6754


72. Journal of South American Earth Sciences


Journal of South American Earth Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Earth-Surface Processes (Q2); Geology (Q2). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Journal of South American Earth Sciences is 6768. ISSN of this journal is/are 8959811.

Impact Score: 2.38 h-Index: 82 SJR: 0.708 Overall Ranking: 6768


73. Bullentin of Canadian Petroleum Geology


Bullentin of Canadian Petroleum Geology is a journal covering the categories related to Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Energy Engineering and Power Technology (Q2); Geochemistry and Petrology (Q2); Geology (Q2). It is published by Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists. The overall rank of Bullentin of Canadian Petroleum Geology is 6776. ISSN of this journal is/are 74802.

Impact Score: 0.00 h-Index: 42 SJR: 0.707 Overall Ranking: 6776


74. Rivista, Italiana di Paleontologiia e Stratigrafia


Rivista, Italiana di Paleontologiia e Stratigrafia is a journal covering the categories related to Paleontology (Q1); Geology (Q2); Stratigraphy (Q2). It is published by Universita degli Studi di Milano. The overall rank of Rivista, Italiana di Paleontologiia e Stratigrafia is 6808. ISSN of this journal is/are 356883.

Impact Score: 1.83 h-Index: 39 SJR: 0.705 Overall Ranking: 6808


75. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences: X


Journal of Asian Earth Sciences: X is a journal covering the categories related to Earth-Surface Processes (Q2); Geology (Q2). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Asian Earth Sciences: X is 6984. ISSN of this journal is/are 25900560.

Impact Score: 2.12 h-Index: 5 SJR: 0.691 Overall Ranking: 6984


76. Solid Earth Sciences


Solid Earth Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Earth-Surface Processes (Q2); Geochemistry and Petrology (Q2); Geology (Q2); Geophysics (Q2); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q2). It is published by Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry. The overall rank of Solid Earth Sciences is 7105. ISSN of this journal is/are 2451912X.

Impact Score: 1.12 h-Index: 12 SJR: 0.682 Overall Ranking: 7105


77. Annales Geophysicae


Annales Geophysicae is a journal covering the categories related to Astronomy and Astrophysics (Q2); Atmospheric Science (Q2); Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q2); Geology (Q2); Space and Planetary Science (Q2). It is published by European Geosciences Union. The overall rank of Annales Geophysicae is 7130. ISSN of this journal is/are 14320576, 09927689.

Impact Score: 2.23 h-Index: 98 SJR: 0.679 Overall Ranking: 7130


78. International Journal of Sediment Research


International Journal of Sediment Research is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q2); Stratigraphy (Q2). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of International Journal of Sediment Research is 7140. ISSN of this journal is/are 10016279.

Impact Score: 3.21 h-Index: 41 SJR: 0.679 Overall Ranking: 7140


79. Petroleum Geoscience


Petroleum Geoscience is a journal covering the categories related to Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q2); Economic Geology (Q2); Fuel Technology (Q2); Geochemistry and Petrology (Q2); Geology (Q2). It is published by Geological Society of London. The overall rank of Petroleum Geoscience is 7283. ISSN of this journal is/are 13540793.

Impact Score: 1.80 h-Index: 61 SJR: 0.667 Overall Ranking: 7283


80. Bulletin - Societie Geologique de France


Bulletin - Societie Geologique de France is a journal covering the categories related to Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q2); Geology (Q2). It is published by Societe Geologique de France. The overall rank of Bulletin - Societie Geologique de France is 7622. ISSN of this journal is/are 379409.

Impact Score: 3.00 h-Index: 57 SJR: 0.642 Overall Ranking: 7622


81. Geology, Ecology, and Landscapes


Geology, Ecology, and Landscapes is a journal covering the categories related to Ecology (Q2); Geology (Q2); Nature and Landscape Conservation (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Geology, Ecology, and Landscapes is 7657. ISSN of this journal is/are 24749508.

Impact Score: 3.29 h-Index: 15 SJR: 0.64 Overall Ranking: 7657


82. Geological Journal


Geological Journal is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q2). It is published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd. The overall rank of Geological Journal is 7786. ISSN of this journal is/are 00721050, 10991034.

Impact Score: 2.02 h-Index: 57 SJR: 0.631 Overall Ranking: 7786


83. Environmental Earth Sciences


Environmental Earth Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Earth-Surface Processes (Q2); Environmental Chemistry (Q2); Geology (Q2); Pollution (Q2); Soil Science (Q2); Water Science and Technology (Q2); Global and Planetary Change (Q3). It is published by Springer Verlag. The overall rank of Environmental Earth Sciences is 7901. ISSN of this journal is/are 18666299, 18666280.

Impact Score: 3.13 h-Index: 130 SJR: 0.623 Overall Ranking: 7901


84. Tree-Ring Research


Tree-Ring Research is a journal covering the categories related to Forestry (Q1); Geology (Q2); Paleontology (Q2); Atmospheric Science (Q3). It is published by Tree Ring Society. The overall rank of Tree-Ring Research is 7984. ISSN of this journal is/are 15361098.

Impact Score: 1.42 h-Index: 25 SJR: 0.619 Overall Ranking: 7984


85. Yanshilixue Yu Gongcheng Xuebao/Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering


Yanshilixue Yu Gongcheng Xuebao/Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering is a journal covering the categories related to Civil and Structural Engineering (Q2); Geology (Q2); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q2). It is published by Academia Sinica. The overall rank of Yanshilixue Yu Gongcheng Xuebao/Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering is 7985. ISSN of this journal is/are 10006915.

Impact Score: 1.95 h-Index: 88 SJR: 0.619 Overall Ranking: 7985


86. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment


International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment is a journal covering the categories related to Earth-Surface Processes (Q2); Geology (Q2); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q2); Management of Technology and Innovation (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment is 8107. ISSN of this journal is/are 17480949, 17480930.

Impact Score: 2.83 h-Index: 27 SJR: 0.61 Overall Ranking: 8107


87. Journal of Geophysics and Engineering


Journal of Geophysics and Engineering is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q2); Geophysics (Q2); Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (Q2); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q2). It is published by IOP Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Geophysics and Engineering is 8312. ISSN of this journal is/are 17422140, 17422132.

Impact Score: 1.51 h-Index: 42 SJR: 0.596 Overall Ranking: 8312


88. Zhongguo Kuangye Daxue Xuebao/Journal of China University of Mining and Technology


Zhongguo Kuangye Daxue Xuebao/Journal of China University of Mining and Technology is a journal covering the categories related to Civil and Structural Engineering (Q2); Geology (Q2); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q2); Mechanical Engineering (Q2). It is published by China University of Mining and Technology. The overall rank of Zhongguo Kuangye Daxue Xuebao/Journal of China University of Mining and Technology is 8354. ISSN of this journal is/are 10001964.

Impact Score: 2.13 h-Index: 43 SJR: 0.594 Overall Ranking: 8354


89. Journal of Geosciences (Czech Republic)


Journal of Geosciences (Czech Republic) is a journal covering the categories related to Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q2); Geology (Q2). It is published by Czech Geological Survey. The overall rank of Journal of Geosciences (Czech Republic) is 8380. ISSN of this journal is/are 18026222, 18031943.

Impact Score: 1.38 h-Index: 31 SJR: 0.592 Overall Ranking: 8380


90. Facies


Facies is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q2); Paleontology (Q2); Stratigraphy (Q2). It is published by Springer Verlag. The overall rank of Facies is 8416. ISSN of this journal is/are 01729179, 16124820.

Impact Score: 2.40 h-Index: 59 SJR: 0.589 Overall Ranking: 8416


91. Journal of African Earth Sciences


Journal of African Earth Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Earth-Surface Processes (Q2); Geology (Q2). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of African Earth Sciences is 8509. ISSN of this journal is/are 1464343X.

Impact Score: 2.42 h-Index: 83 SJR: 0.584 Overall Ranking: 8509


92. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark


Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q2). It is published by Dansk Geologisk Forening. The overall rank of Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark is 8535. ISSN of this journal is/are 116297.

Impact Score: 1.79 h-Index: 30 SJR: 0.582 Overall Ranking: 8535


93. Andean Geology


Andean Geology is a journal covering the categories related to Geochemistry and Petrology (Q2); Geology (Q2); Paleontology (Q2); Stratigraphy (Q2). It is published by Servicio Nacional de Geologia y Mineria. The overall rank of Andean Geology is 8688. ISSN of this journal is/are 07187092, 07187106.

Impact Score: 2.40 h-Index: 38 SJR: 0.573 Overall Ranking: 8688


94. China Geology


China Geology is a journal covering the categories related to Computers in Earth Sciences (Q2); Earth-Surface Processes (Q2); Economic Geology (Q2); Geology (Q2); Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Q2); Oceanography (Q2); Paleontology (Q2); Geochemistry and Petrology (Q3). It is published by KeAi Communications Co.. The overall rank of China Geology is 8720. ISSN of this journal is/are 20965192.

Impact Score: 1.57 h-Index: 12 SJR: 0.571 Overall Ranking: 8720


95. Geologica Acta


Geologica Acta is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q2). It is published by Universitat de Barcelona. The overall rank of Geologica Acta is 8833. ISSN of this journal is/are 16965728, 16956133.

Impact Score: 1.29 h-Index: 47 SJR: 0.565 Overall Ranking: 8833


96. Geodiversitas


Geodiversitas is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q2); Paleontology (Q2). It is published by Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle. The overall rank of Geodiversitas is 8852. ISSN of this journal is/are 12809659, 16389395.

Impact Score: 1.88 h-Index: 39 SJR: 0.564 Overall Ranking: 8852


97. Interpretation


Interpretation is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q2); Geophysics (Q2). It is published by Society of Exploration Geophysicists. The overall rank of Interpretation is 8871. ISSN of this journal is/are 23248858, 23248866.

Impact Score: 1.09 h-Index: 34 SJR: 0.563 Overall Ranking: 8871


98. Journal of Mountain Science


Journal of Mountain Science is a journal covering the categories related to Earth-Surface Processes (Q2); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2); Geology (Q2); Nature and Landscape Conservation (Q2); Global and Planetary Change (Q3). It is published by Science Press. The overall rank of Journal of Mountain Science is 9108. ISSN of this journal is/are 19930321, 16726316.

Impact Score: 2.46 h-Index: 41 SJR: 0.55 Overall Ranking: 9108


99. Russian Geology and Geophysics


Russian Geology and Geophysics is a journal covering the categories related to Geology (Q2); Geophysics (Q2). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Russian Geology and Geophysics is 9114. ISSN of this journal is/are 10687971.

Impact Score: 1.22 h-Index: 47 SJR: 0.55 Overall Ranking: 9114


100. Special Paper of the Geological Society of America


Special Paper of the Geological Society of America is a book series covering the categories related to Geology (Q2). It is published by Geological Society of America. The overall rank of Special Paper of the Geological Society of America is 9206. ISSN of this journal is/are 721077.

Impact Score: 1.17 h-Index: 106 SJR: 0.544 Overall Ranking: 9206








Importance of Choosing Highy Ranked and Rated Journals


While writing a research paper or an academic thesis in the field of Geology or any other field, it is extremely important to cite or reference the research paper from a top ranked journal because it shows the credibility and reliability of your work. Also, most of the reviewers evaluate and judge the standard of your research paper and thesis based on the referenced academic sources.


Summary


Irrespective of whether you are writing an academic thesis or a research journal paper, always remember to refer and cite the papers from good quality and top journals, as it shows the credibility and reliability of your work.

Also, it is recommended to submit your research findings whether theoretical or practical into a highly ranked journal to show the worthiness of your research paper.


List of Top 5, 10, 50, 100 Journals in Geology


Irrespective of whether you are writing an academic thesis or a research journal paper, always remember to refer and cite the papers from good quality and top journals, as it shows the credibility and reliability of your work.

Also, it is recommended to submit your research findings whether theoretical or practical into a highly ranked journal to show the worthiness of your research paper.






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