Be part of GCA

Submit your paper!

Jointly sponsored by the Geochemical Society and the Meteoritical Society, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta wishes to extend an invitation to members of the Societies to contribute to GCA as authors. With Executive Editor, Dr Marc Norman (Australian National University), appointed earlier this year, and several new Associate Editors in place covering even more specialties within the broad scope of the journal, GCA offers an efficient and high-quality review process for submitted papers across terrestrial geochemistry, meteoritics, and planetary geochemistry. Be part of this exciting journal by submitting manuscripts for review via the Journal's dedicated EES site:

With a 2011 Impact Factor of 4.259 (© Thomson Reuters' Journal Citation Reports 2012) and ranked #3 in the 'Geochemistry and Geophysics' subject category by Impact Factor, you can be assured that your article will sit alongside the top quality research in the field.

Manuscript categories for submission include but are not limited to:

  • Physical chemistry of gases, aqueous solutions, glasses, and crystalline solids
  • Igneous and metamorphic petrology
  • Chemical processes in the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and lithosphere of the Earth
  • Organic geochemistry
  • Isotope geochemistry
  • Meteoritics and meteorite impacts
  • Lunar science
  • Planetary geochemistry

Please direct any questions to the Publisher Katherine Eve.

Efficient online submission and publication

This journal uses Elsevier's Editorial System (EES), guaranteeing an efficient and convenient submission process. With automated progress alerts, full multimedia handling and centralised communications with the editorial office, editor and reviewers, you can be sure your publication experience will be smooth and seamless.

To submit your paper to GCA please visit:

Yours sincerely,

Katherine Eve
Publisher, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta