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Irish Journal of Earth Sciences: Editors and Editorial Board

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.

Editors and Editorial board

  • Dr M.A. Parkes, Natural History Museum, Dublin
  • Dr J. Murray, National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Dr P. Wyse Jackson, University of Dublin, Trinity College
  • Dr I.S. Sanders, University of Dublin, Trinity College
  • Dr G. Duffy, National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Professor M. Feely, National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Professor K. Higgs, National University of Ireland, Cork
  • Professor B.E. Leake, University of Wales, Cardiff
  • Dr S. McCarron, National University of Ireland, Maynooth
  • Dr P. Meere, National University of Ireland, Cork
  • Dr B.M. O'Reilly, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
  • Dr A. Ruffell, Queen's University, Belfast
  • Dr M.J. Simms, National Museums Northern Ireland, Co. Down

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