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Scientific Drilling The open-access ICDP and IODP journal
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Journal metrics

CiteScore value: 2.8
SNIP value: 0.859
SJR value: 0.710
Scimago H <br class='widget-line-break'>index value: 24
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Scientific Drilling covers developments in the Earth, ocean, and the cryosphere, including

  • geology;
  • geophysics and seismology;
  • geochemistry;
  • micropalaeontology;
  • microbiology;
  • and other research disciplines.

Reports are related to

  • tectonic processes;
  • geohazards;
  • global climate change;
  • element cycles;
  • the deep biosphere;
  • the effects of major impacts on climate and mass extinctions;
  • mineral and energy resources;
  • and Earth science methods.

Scientific Drilling welcomes reports from Earth sampling and monitoring projects from all kinds of drilling-related scientific research including

  • continental;
  • lake;
  • shelf;
  • deep sea;
  • ice coring,
  • drilling technologies;
  • and instrumentation and observations.
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