Geophysica is an open access journal and all published articles are permanently and freely available online for anyone to read.  All papers are subject to peer-review before considered for publication. Publishing in Geophysica is free of charge.

Instructions for Authors

Language: Papers should be written in English. Authors should take care of the revision of their written English.

Preparation of the text:

  1. The title page should include: the title, the name(s) of the author(s) and their affiliations in that order.
  2. At the beginning of the paper there should be an abstract of not more than 300 words.
  3. Units should always be according to the systéme international (SI).
  4. Manuscripts can be submitted as pdf files or as hard copy form.
  5. All manuscripts are evaluated by two referees.
  6. Accepted manuscripts are sent in Word or Latex format for the text. Figures can be submitted in *.pdf, *.eps, *.png, or *.jpg formats, with the *.jpg format only to be used for photographs. Raster figures should have a resolution of at least 300 dpi, which corresponds to a width of 1200 px for full-width figures. Please also indicate which of the figures should be featured on the Geophysica website.

Equations: Equations should be numbered sequentially with Arabic numerals and cited in the text thus: Eq. (1), Eq. (2) etc.

References: References should be made by giving the author’s name (in italics) with the year of publication in parenthesis, e.g. Wilson (1988). When reference is made to a work with three or more authors, only the first name followed by et al. should be used, i.e. Johnson et al. (1987). References should be listed in alphabetical order at the end of the paper on sheets separate from the text in the following form:

Chao, B.F., 1985. Normal mode study of the Earth’s rigid body motions, Geophys. Res. Lett.12, 526-529.

Chapman, S. and J. Bartels, 1940. Geomagnetism Vol. 1, Oxford at the Clarendon Press, London.

Manuscript submission

Please submit manuscripts and related correspondence to the Editor:

Kimmo Kahma
Phone: +358 40 721 5955

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