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Peter Clift

Professor Peter Clift
Louisiana State University, USA

Keywords: Geology of Asia and Asian marginal seas, Geology of the Caledonides in the British Isles, subduction tectonics, sedimentary provenance, sediment geochemistry, paleoclimatology, chemical weathering, marine geology

Executive Editors
Emese M Bordy

Dr Emese Bordy
University of Cape Town, South Africa

Keywords: Sedimentology

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Dr Stephen M. Hubbard
University of Calgary, Canada
Keywords: Sedimentology

Tim Johnson

Dr Tim Johnson
Curtin University, Australia

Metamorphic petrology, crystalline rocks, early Earth processes, Archaean geodynamics

Olivier Lacombe

Professor Olivier Lacombe Sorbonne Université, France


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Dr Sarah Sherlock
Open University, UK
Keywords: Igneous petrology

Bas Van de Schootbrugge

Dr Bas Van de Schootbrugge
Utrecht University, The Netherlands


Associate Editors
Antonio Alvarez Valero2

Dr Antonio Alvarez-Valero
University of Salamanca, Spain

Keywords: Petrologist-geochemist, integrating different approaches (petrography + mineral chemistry + reaction balance + phase diagram modelling + stable and noble gas isotopes), magma genesis and crustal partial melting with implications on volcanic evolution in different systems (extinct and active; basic and acid; onland and submarine)

Maria de Fatima Bitencourt

Professor Maria de Fatima Bitencourt
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Keywords: Granites and related rocks from south Brazil and Uruguay, as well as the African connection, syntectonic magmatism, post-collisional magmatism, shear zones, magmatic structures at meso to microscale, geological mapping, migmatites and magma genesis

Laura Bracciali

Dr Laura Bracciali
 - British Geological Survey, UK

Keywords: Sediment provenance, geochronology, geology of the Himalayas and surface processes.

Alan Collins

Professor Alan Collins
University of Adelaide, Australia

Keywords: Tectonics and sedimentology

Irene Cornacchia

Dr Irene Cornacchia
Istituto di Geoscienze e Georisorse IGG-CNR, Italy

Kathryn Fitzsimmons  

Dr Kathryn Fitzsimmons - University of Tübingen, Germany

Keywords: terrestrial sedimentology, geochronology, Quaternary

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Dr Kathryn Goodenough
British Geological Survey, UK

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Dr George Guice- Smithsonian.

Keywords: Ore geology, mafic/ultramafic igneous petrology and high-temperature geochemistry.



Dr Geoffrey Howarth- University of Cape Town. 

Keywords: Igneous petrology, kimberlites, meteorites and ore geology. 

Lily Jackson

Dr Lily Jackson
University of Wyoming, USA

Keywords: Sedimentary Geology, Tectonics, sedimentology, zircon geochronology, Geology of the Andes

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Dr Eleanor Jennings
Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Keywords: Igneous geochemistry, igneous petrology, mineral chemistry, volcanology, mantle geochemistry, melt generation, core geochemistry, planetary differentiation and high temperature planetary geochemistry. 


Dr Johan Le GoffLabocea, Brest (France)

Keywords: Carbonate Sedimentology, Submarine depositional processes, Stratigraphic architecture, Modern and Ancient Carbonate Slopes

Xian-Hua Li

Professor Xian-Hua Li
Institute of Geology and Geophysics CAS, China

Isotope geochronology and geochemistry, Igneous geochemistry, Precambrian geology and continental evolution of China, Isotopic microanalysis

Guido Meinhold

Professor Guido Meinhold

Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany

Keywords: Source-to-sink studies / Sedimentary Provenance Analysis, Basin analysis, Regional geology, Palaeogeography. Regional specialities: Baltoscandia, Central Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, North Africa, Middle East

Sarbani Patranabis-Deb

Dr Sarbani Patranabis-Deb
Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), India

Stratigraphy and sedimentology, mostly Precambrian rocks

Dejan Prelevic

Professor Dejan Prelevic
Johannes Gutenburg University of Mainz, Germany

Keywords: Magmatic Processes, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Experimental Petrology, Geodynamics, High-Temperature Geochemistry, the geology of the Mediterranean area.

Dilip Saha

Dr Dilip Saha
Indian Statistical Institute, India

Keywords: Structure and tectonics in Archean granite-greenstone terrains and Proterozoic fold-and-thrust belts. microstructures and fabric development, the Himalayan orogen, geology of India

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Dr Renata Schmitt
University of Bern, Switzerland
Keywords: Tectonics and geochronology

Lara Sciscio

Dr Lara Sciscio
Jurassica Museum, Switzerland

Keywords: Sedimentology, Triassic-Jurassic boundary, palaeontology, palaeoenvironments, continental ichnology


Professor Paul Spry
Iowa State University, USA

Keywords: Economic geology (metallic minerals), mineralogy, and metamorphic petrology.

Holly Stein

Dr Holly Stein
University of Oslo, Norway; and Colorado State University, USA

Keywords: Geochemistry, ore geology, shale geochemistry and geochemical changes associated with mass extinctions

Shiming Wan

Dr Shiming Wan
Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Keywords: Marine sedimentology and paleoclimatology. Sediment from source to sink, Weathering and erosion, River evolution, Eolian dust, East Asian monsoon evolution, Tectonic-climate interactions, Carbon cycle, Clay minerals, Sediment geochemistry, Cenozoic and Quaternary climate change, East Asian marginal seas, West Pacific

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Professor Yongdong Wang
Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Keywords: Stratigraphy and Palaeobotany

Chun-Jing Wei

Professor Chun-Jing Wei
Peking University, China

Keywords: Metamorphic petrology, Precambrian geology and orogenic evolution