About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The aim of the Journal is to provide a platform for the researchers and academicians throughout the world to speedily publish (free of payment), share and discuss various new findings and developments mostly in the areas of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy.

The editors welcome high quality papers related to the worldwide characterization and evolution of the present and past sedimentary environment. This includes Sedimentology, Sedimentary Basins, Sequences Stratigraphy, Classic Stratigraphy, Reading the sedimentary record in different contexts: Palaeoceanography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeontology, Geomorphology, Evolution of life (early life, biostratigraphy, biogeography, paleoecology and mass-extinction), Biogeochemistry, Geochemistry, Quaternary Geoscience, Marine Geology, Surface processes (weathering, erosion, transport and deposition of sediments), Sedimentary Mineralogy, Sedimentary Petrology, Organic Petrography, Sediments associated with hydrothermal systems, Economic Geology (associated with the sedimentary environment), Petroleum Exploration, Mineral deposits and hydrocarbons, Present and past sedimentary dynamics, Archaeological studies (in association with sediments).

Also are accepted works related to present or recent sedimentary environments: Beach dynamics, Soil science, Biology and ecology associated with the sedimentary environment, Sedimentary Continental and Marine ecosystems (including transitional, coastal, neritic and batial environments), Environmental chemistry, Early diagenesis, Environmental impact assessment, Pollution, Sediments toxicology, Pollution control, Environmental remedial action planning, Bioremediation of contaminants, Sewage treatment, Solid and hazardous waste management, Geohazards, Natural Conservation, Legal aspects related to sedimentary environment.

Peer Review Process

Peer review involves double-blind evaluation in which the anonymity of the authors and reviewers is maintained. The submission is appraised by two reviewers, and if the evaluations are conflicting, a third review is solicited.

Publication Frequency

Four-annually (four numbers per year).

Open Access Policy

This journal offers open access to content following the philosophy of making scientific knowledge freely available to the general public with the aim of contributing to global democratization of knowledge.


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