Submitting to Geoscience Data Journal


Online submission system for Geoscience Data Journal

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Geoscience Data Journal has an online submission system that allows authors to upload their files through the website. In addition, authors can check the status of their paper throughout the peer review process. New users will need to create an account within the system, a three-step process that takes a matter of minutes to complete. Log-in information is sent via email immediately upon completion. Manuscript submission takes place in just seven screens and is a simple, intuitive process. Visit the following URL to start your submission:

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Dataset submission

To publish a Data Paper in Geoscience Data Journal about a dataset the authors must complete the following two-tiered process:

  • The dataset, along with supporting metadata, must be formally archived in a Geoscience Data Journal approved repository or data centre (and preferably have been assigned a digital object identifier (DOI)). A list of approved institutions can be found below. If the one you have elected to work with does not appear please contact the Editor for consultation.
  • A paper describing the dataset, giving details of its collection, processing, file formats etc. should be written and submitted using the Geoscience Data Journal online submission system (

Subject to satisfactory reviews of both dataset and paper,Geoscience Data Journal will publish the data description paper, along with a link to the underlying dataset (usually by means of the dataset's DOI).