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 1.750. AJES is printed in Full Colour, at no extra charge to authors.

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AJES virtual issue 40th Sydney Basin Symposium

M. W. Dawson (2016). Cisuralian coals of the Mullaley Sub-basin, northern New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 63, 275–294.

S. Aharonovich and S. C. George (2016). A possible shale gas prospect? First results of the organic composition and thermal maturity of the Carboniferous Namoi Formation, northern NSW, Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 63, 771–780.

C. C. Wainman, P. J. McCabe, J. L. Crowley and R. S. Nicoll (2015). U–Pb zircon age of the Walloon Coal Measures in the Surat Basin, southeast Queensland: implications for paleogeography and basin subsidence. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 62, 807–816.

D. Shields and J. Esterle (2015). Regional insights into the sedimentary organisation of the Walloon Subgroup, Surat Basin, Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 62, 949–966.

L. J. Phillips, J. S. Esterle and S. A. Edwards (2017). Review of Lopingian (upper Permian) stratigraphy of the Galilee Basin, Queensland, Australia. (Review Paper). Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 64, 267–284.

S. A. Ayaz, M. Martin, J. Esterle, Y. Amelin and R. S. Nicoll (2016). Age of the Yarrabee and accessory tuffs: Implications for the upper Permian sediment-accumulation rates across the Bowen Basin. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 63, 845–857. 

S. A. Ayaz, J. S. Esterle and M. A. Martin (2015). Spatial variation in the stratigraphic architecture of the Fort Cooper and equivalent coal measures, Bowen Basin, Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 62, 547–562.

Z. Yarmohammadtooski, A. Salmachi, A. White, and M. Rajabi (2017). Fluid flow characteristics of Bandanna Coal Formation: a case study from the Fairview Field, eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 64, 267–284.

Editorial Board

A. S. Andrew, North Ryde, NSW
G. R. Carr, CSIRO, NSW
G. L. Fraser, Geoscience Australia, ACT
S. Fletcher, Geological Society of Australia, NSW
L. J. Hutton, Geological Survey of Queensland, Qld

Associate Editors
G. Caprarelli, University of South Australia, SA
D. I. Cendón, ANSTO, NSW
N. G. Direen, Exxon Mobil, Texas, USA
K. Liu, RIPED, Petrochina, China
A. E. Webster, University of Queensland, Qld

Editorial Advisory Board
A. P. Belperio, Minotaur Exploration, SA
B. K. Davis, Orefind, WA
C. L. Fergusson, University of Wollongong, NSW
S. M. Hill, Geological Survey of South Australia, SA
A. I. S. Kemp, University of Western Australia, WA
M. Norman, Australian National University, ACT