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Executive editors: Sam Illingworth, Iain Stewart, Jon Tennant (deceased) & Kirsten v. Elverfeldt

Geoscience Communication (GC) is a not-for-profit journal to help share knowledge and give more "traditional" recognition to science communication in the geosciences. Science communication is used as an umbrella term by GC to cover all aspects of outreach, public engagement, widening participation, knowledge exchange, and any other initiatives within the scope of the journal. It can be thought of as any initiative which seeks to communicate an aspect of geoscience to a wider audience than the experts within that particular field.

An editorial written by the executive editors, and which explains in detail how to prepare a manuscript for Geoscience Communication, can be found here: https://www.geosci-commun.net/1/1/2018/

News
14 Oct 2020 Volunteer to be an EGUsphere preprint moderator!

EGU is seeking scientists who want to gain experience in the realm of scientific publishing to pre-screen manuscripts submitted to the Union's new online platform.

14 Oct 2020 Volunteer to be an EGUsphere preprint moderator!

EGU is seeking scientists who want to gain experience in the realm of scientific publishing to pre-screen manuscripts submitted to the Union's new online platform.

15 Apr 2020 Obituary: Jonathan Tennant (1988–2020)

We are very saddened to report of the death of our friend and colleague Dr Jonathan (Jon) Tennant, who was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, during the early morning of Thursday the 9th April. As well as being an Executive Editor for the Geoscience Communication journal, Jon was a powerhouse in the Open Scholarship movement, working tirelessly to develop practices that enabled science to be accessible for everyone, rather than being the preserve of an elite few.

15 Apr 2020 Obituary: Jonathan Tennant (1988–2020)

We are very saddened to report of the death of our friend and colleague Dr Jonathan (Jon) Tennant, who was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, during the early morning of Thursday the 9th April. As well as being an Executive Editor for the Geoscience Communication journal, Jon was a powerhouse in the Open Scholarship movement, working tirelessly to develop practices that enabled science to be accessible for everyone, rather than being the preserve of an elite few.

25 Jun 2019 Geoscience Communication awarded DOAJ Seal

GC has been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and has received the DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

25 Jun 2019 Geoscience Communication awarded DOAJ Seal

GC has been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and has received the DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

Recent papers
18 Jan 2021
Remembering rhythm and rhyme: memorability of narratives for science communication
Aquiles Negrete
Geosci. Commun., 4, 1–9, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-1-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-1-2021, 2021
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23 Dec 2020
Creative practice as a tool to build resilience to natural hazards in the Global South
Anne F. Van Loon, Imogen Lester-Moseley, Melanie Rohse, Phil Jones, and Rosie Day
Geosci. Commun., 3, 453–474, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-453-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-453-2020, 2020
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23 Dec 2020
Celebrating 25 years of seismology at schools in France
Jean-Luc Berenguer, Julien Balestra, Fabrice Jouffray, Fabrice Mourau, Françoise Courboulex, and Jean Virieux
Geosci. Commun., 3, 475–481, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-475-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-475-2020, 2020
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16 Dec 2020
10 years with planet Earth: the essence of primary school children's drawings
Giuliana D'Addezio
Geosci. Commun., 3, 443–452, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-443-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-443-2020, 2020
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15 Dec 2020
A portrait of central Italy's geology through Giotto's paintings and its possible cultural implications
Ann C. Pizzorusso
Geosci. Commun., 3, 427–442, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-427-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-427-2020, 2020
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Highlight articles
30 Nov 2020
Focus on glaciers: a geo-photo exposition of vanishing beauty
Giuliana Rossi, Gualtiero Böhm, Angela Saraò, Diego Cotterle, Lorenzo Facchin, Paolo Giurco, Renata Giulia Lucchi, Maria Elena Musco, Francesca Petrera, Stefano Picotti, and Stefano Salon
Geosci. Commun., 3, 381–392, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-381-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-381-2020, 2020
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17 Nov 2020
Earth Girl Volcano: characterizing and conveying volcanic hazard complexity in an interactive casual game of disaster preparedness and response
Isaac Kerlow, Gabriela Pedreros, and Helena Albert
Geosci. Commun., 3, 343–364, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-343-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-343-2020, 2020
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22 Sep 2020
Impact of an educational program on earthquake awareness and preparedness in Nepal
Shiba Subedi, György Hetényi, and Ross Shackleton
Geosci. Commun., 3, 279–290, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-279-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-279-2020, 2020
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13 Aug 2020
Open weather and climate science in the digital era
Martine G. de Vos, Wilco Hazeleger, Driss Bari, Jörg Behrens, Sofiane Bendoukha, Irene Garcia-Marti, Ronald van Haren, Sue Ellen Haupt, Rolf Hut, Fredrik Jansson, Andreas Mueller, Peter Neilley, Gijs van den Oord, Inti Pelupessy, Paolo Ruti, Martin G. Schultz, and Jeremy Walton
Geosci. Commun., 3, 191–201, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-191-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-191-2020, 2020
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15 May 2020
Rapid collaborative knowledge building via Twitter after significant geohazard events
Robin Lacassin, Maud Devès, Stephen P. Hicks, Jean-Paul Ampuero, Remy Bossu, Lucile Bruhat, Daryono, Desianto F. Wibisono, Laure Fallou, Eric J. Fielding, Alice-Agnes Gabriel, Jamie Gurney, Janine Krippner, Anthony Lomax, Muh. Ma'rufin Sudibyo, Astyka Pamumpuni, Jason R. Patton, Helen Robinson, Mark Tingay, and Sotiris Valkaniotis
Geosci. Commun., 3, 129–146, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-129-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-129-2020, 2020
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