The Australian Journal of Earth Sciences

About the Journal

The Australian Journal of Earth Sciences (AJES) is the official journal of the Geological Society of Australia. Eight issues are published per year and contain peer-reviewed papers covering all fields of Earth Science. The AJES Journal Citation Report Impact Factor is 1.492. AJES is printed in Full Colour, at no extra charge to authors.

AJES is available in full-text in developing nations through a range of special online arrangements, courtesy of our publisher Taylor & Francis.

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Editorial Board

A. S. Andrew, NSW
C. L. Fergusson, University of Wollongong, NSW

D. I. Cendón, ANSTO, NSW
J.-W. Ge, Southwest Petroleum University, China
B. G. Jones, University of Wollongong, NSW

A. S. Andrew, NSW
P Betts, Monash University, VIC
C. L. Fergusson, University of Wollongong, NSW
S. Fletcher, Geological Society of Australia, NSW
G. L. Fraser, Geoscience Australia, ACT
J. M. Parr, CSIRO, NSW

2020, 2021, 2022
C. M. Allen, QUT, Qld
G. Caprarelli, University of Souther Queensland, Qld
R. R. Hillis, University of Adelaide, SA
P. Kinny, Curtin University, WA
P. W. Schmidt, MagneticEarth, NSW

2021, 2022, 2023
A. P. Belperio, Copper Search Ltd, SA 
B. K. Davis, Olinda Gold, Qld
A. I. S. Kemp, University of Western Australia, WA
A. Reid, Geological Survey of South Australia, SA
C. E. Wade, Geological Survey of South Australia, SA

2022, 2023, 2024
R. A. Glen,  Macquarie University, NSW
R. A. Henderson,  James Cook University, Qld
S. Meffre, University of Tasmania, Tas
S. Jones, NZ
W. V. Preiss, Geological Survey of South Australia, SA