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Executive editors: Sam Illingworth, Iain Stewart & 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
10 May 2021
Chicxulub museum, geosciences in Mexico, outreach and science communication – built from the crater up
Jaime Urrutia-Fucugauchi, Ligia Perez-Cruz, and Araxi O. Urrutia
Geosci. Commun., 4, 267–280, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-267-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-267-2021, 2021
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05 May 2021
Virtual mapping and analytical data integration: A teaching module using Precambrian crystalline basement in Colorado's Front Range (USA)
Kevin H. Mahan, Michael G. Frothingham, and Ellen Alexander
Geosci. Commun. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2021-9,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2021-9, 2021
Preprint under review for GC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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29 Apr 2021
Communicating uncertainties in spatial predictions of grain micronutrient concentration
Christopher Chagumaira, Joseph G. Chimungu, Dawd Gashu, Patson C. Nalivata, Martin R. Broadley, Alice E. Milne, and R. Murray Lark
Geosci. Commun., 4, 245–265, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-245-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-245-2021, 2021
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19 Apr 2021
A role for virtual outcrop models in blended learning – improved 3D thinking and positive perceptions of learning
Clare E. Bond and Adam J. Cawood
Geosci. Commun., 4, 233–244, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-233-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-233-2021, 2021
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13 Apr 2021
Introducing electronic circuits and hydrological models to postsecondary physical geography and environmental science students: systems science, circuit theory, construction, and calibration
Nicholas J. Kinar
Geosci. Commun., 4, 209–231, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-209-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-209-2021, 2021
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Highlight articles
04 Feb 2021
Volcanoes in video games: the portrayal of volcanoes in commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) video games and their learning potential
Edward G. McGowan and Jazmin P. Scarlett
Geosci. Commun., 4, 11–31, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-11-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-11-2021, 2021
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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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