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.

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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Anita Andrew
PO Box 1492
Macquarie Centre
North Ryde NSW 2113
T: (02) 0418 650 701
Taylor and Francis
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International T: +61 3 9866 2811
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The Geological Society of Australia
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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