ANNALS OF GEOPHYSICS: AD MAJORA

Fabio Florindo, Francesca Bianco, Paola De Michelis, Simona Masina, Giovanni Muscari, Francesco Caprara, Anna Grazia Chiodetti, Edoardo Del Pezzo, Stefano Gresta

Abstract


Annals of Geophysics is a bimonthly international journal, which publishes scientific papers in the field of geophysics sensu lato. It derives from Annali di Geofisica, which commenced publication in January 1948 as a quarterly periodical devoted to general geophysics, seismology, earth magnetism, and atmospheric studies. The journal was published regularly for a quarter of a century until 1982 when it merged with the French journal Annales de Géophysique to become Annales Geophysicae under the aegis of the European Geophysical Society. In 1981, this journal ceased publication of the section on solid earth geophysics, ending the legacy of Annali di Geofisica. In 1993, the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica (ING), founder of the journal, decided to resume publication of its own journal under the same name, Annali di Geofisica. To ensure continuity, the first volume of the new series was assigned the volume number XXXVI (following the last issue published in 1982). In 2002, with volume XLV, the name of the journal was translated into English to become Annals of Geophysics and in consequence the journal impact factor counter was restarted. Starting in 2010, in order to improve its status and better serve the science community, Annals of Geophysics has instituted a number of editorial changes including full electronic open access, freely accessible online, the possibility to comment on and discuss papers online, and a board of editors representing Asia and the Americas as well as Europe. [...]


Keywords


Annals of Geophysics; Annali di Geofisica; Impact factor; Open source journal management and publishing; Editorial changes; Journal sections; Historical volume; Special issues

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.4401/ag-6532
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