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Irish Journal of Earth Sciences

Known to many geologists as ‘the purple journal’, the peer-reviewed Irish Journal of Earth Sciences (IJES) has been published by the Royal Irish Academy since 1984. It publishes original scholarship, discussion papers and reviews on any broad topic of Earth science interest, geology and palaeontology.

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Edited by Dr Matthew A. Parkes, Dr John Murray and Dr Patrick Wyse Jackson

Print ISSN: 0790-1763
Online ISSN: 2009-0064
Frequency: 1 Annually

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Current content is available with a 3 year moving wall.

 

Known to many geologists as ‘the purple journal’, the peer-reviewed Irish Journal of Earth Sciences (IJES) has been published by the Royal Irish Academy since 1984. It publishes original scholarship, discussion papers and reviews on any broad topic of Earth science interest, geology and palaeontology.

The Editors are happy to discuss proposed review articles with intending authors. Papers should be submitted to submissions@ria.ie.

Interesting papers featured in recent volumes include:

‘A new map and interpretation of the geology of part of Joyces Country, Counties Galway and Mayo’, by Bernard E. Leake (vol. 32, 2014)

‘The contribution of William King to the early development of palaeoanthropology’, by John Murray, Heinz P. Nasheuer, Cathal Seoighe, Grace P. McCormack, D. Michael Williams and David A.T. Harper (vol. 33, 2015)

‘Cotterite: historical review; extant specimens; etymology of ‘Cotterite’and the genealogy of ‘Miss Cotter’; new observations on the cotterite texture’, by Patrick D. Roycroft (vol. 34, 2016)

‘Earth Science conservation in Ireland: a reappraisal’, by Sarah Gatley and Matthew A. Parkes (vol. 34, 2016)

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