About the Journal
Focus and Scope
Earthquake and Volcano Research is a new Open Access journal specializing in all aspects of research related to seismology and volcanology. Topics include tectonics, earthquake prediction, seismicity, historical seismicity, geodynamics studies, geothermal research, seismic hazard or risk, engineering seismology, fault systems, triggered and induced seismicity, mining seismology, historical volcanism; volcano seismology, volcanic activity, volcanic eruptions, active and non-active volcanoes, prediction of volcanic eruption; petrology, magmas; geochemistry of volcanoes, physics of earthquakes and seismic processes; and earthquake disaster management.
This journal is fully Open Access, it has currently no submission fee and no article processing charge. All papers are immediately published as soon as they have been accepted, by adding them to the "current" volume's Table of Contents.
Peer Review Process
Our journal follow the COPE Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.
The Editorial Board of each journal will immediately screen all articles submitted for publication in that journal. Those articles which fail to reach the scientific standards of the journal may be declined without further review. Those articles which satisfy the requirements of the Editorial Board will be sent to a maximum of three referees. These are experts in the field who have agreed to provide a rapid assessment of the article. Every effort will be made to provide an editorial decision as to acceptance for publication within 4-6 weeks of submission. Referees may request a revision of the article to be made. In this case, it is generally understood that only one revised version can be considered for a further appraisal under the peer-review system. The Editorial Board of our journal is responsible for the final selection of referees to conduct the peer-review process for that journal. The names of referees will not be made available to authors. However, referees will be informed as to the identity of the authors whose articles are subject to review. All members of the Editorial Board and referees are asked to declare any competing interests they may have in reviewing a manuscript. If on receiving the editorial decision concerning their manuscript authors are not satisfied they are invited to appeal to the Editorial Office. In cases in which this is considered appropriate a second opinion on the manuscript will be requested.
Pre- and post-prints
PAGEPress allows and encourages authors to deposit both their pre- and post-prints in Open-Access institutional archives or repositories. The primary benefit of pre- and post-print self-archiving is reaching a larger audience which enhances the visibility and impact of your research.