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About the New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics

New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics is an international journal of the geoscience of New Zealand, the Pacific Rim, and Antarctica

2016 Impact Factor 1.71

Senior Editor:

  • Kari Bassett, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Associate Editors:

  • Martin Brook, University of Auckland, New Zealand 
  • Isabelle Chambefort, GNS Science, New Zealand   
  • Erica Crouch, GNS Science, New Zealand
  • Andrew Gorman, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Gabor Kereszturi, Massey University, New Zealand
  • Christopher Moy, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Sebastian Naeher, GNS Science, New Zealand
  • James Scott, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Lorna Strachan, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Phaedra Upton, GNS Science, New Zealand  
  • Richard Wysoczanski, NIWA, New Zealand

Aims: New Zealand is well respected for its growing research activity in the geosciences, particularly in circum-Pacific earth science. The New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics plays an important role in disseminating field-based, experimental, and theoretical research to geoscientists with interests both within and beyond the circum-Pacific.

Scope of submissions: 

The New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics publishes original research papers, review papers, short communications, and letters. We welcome submissions on all aspects of the earth sciences relevant to New Zealand, the Pacific Rim, and Antarctica. The subject matter includes geology, geophysics, physical geography and pedology.

Prospective contributors should consult recent issues of the journal to assess whether a planned submission is appropriate.

  • No page charges for publication
  • Free colour printing
  • Articles published online before quarterly print publication
  • Open Select option available for open access publication (gold OA)

Electronic and printed issues are published quarterly (A4 format)
Print ISSN: 0028-8306, Online ISSN: 1175-8791

Contact us

Contact the Publishing team at the Royal Society of New Zealand