Journal of the Geological Society

(The TQCC of Journal of the Geological Society is 5. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
The 2023 Pazarcık (Kahramanmaraş, Türkiye) earthquake (M w 7.7): implications for surface rupture dynamics along the East Anatolian Fault Zone34
Quantifying deformation processes in the SE Pyrenees using U–Pb dating of fracture-filling calcites29
The nature and origins of decametre-scale porosity in Ordovician carbonate rocks, Halahatang oilfield, Tarim Basin, China27
False biosignatures on Mars: anticipating ambiguity24
The Shibantan Lagerstätte: insights into the Proterozoic–Phanerozoic transition24
The Devonian landscape factory: plant–sediment interactions in the Old Red Sandstone of Svalbard and the rise of vegetation as a biogeomorphic agent24
Patterns of Silurian deformation and magmatism during sinistral oblique convergence, northern Scottish Caledonides24
The Ediacaran origin of Ecdysozoa: integrating fossil and phylogenomic data24
Contractional salt tectonics and role of pre-existing diapiric structures in the Southern Pyrenean foreland fold–thrust belt (Montsec and Serres Marginals)23
Evolution of a salt-rich transtensional rifted margin, eastern North Pyrenees, France23
Basement reservoir plumbing: fracture aperture, length and topology analysis of the Lewisian Complex, NW Scotland22
The grandest of them all: the Lomagundi–Jatuli Event and Earth's oxygenation22
Accommodation of India–Asia convergence via strike-slip faulting and block rotation in the Qilian Shan fold–thrust belt, northern margin of the Tibetan Plateau22
Long silence on the East Anatolian Fault Zone (Southern Turkey) ends with devastating double earthquakes (6 February 2023) over a seismic gap: implications for the seismic potential in the Eastern Med21
Debris-covered glacier systems and associated glacial lake outburst flood hazards: challenges and prospects21
In situ laser ablation Lu–Hf geochronology of garnet across the Western Gneiss Region: campaign-style dating of metamorphism20
Post-orogenic exhumation in the western Pyrenees: evidence for extension driven by pre-orogenic inheritance20
Glaciomarine sequence stratigraphy in the Mississippian Río Blanco Basin, Argentina, southwestern Gondwana. Basin analysis and palaeoclimatic implications for the Late Paleozoic Ice Age during the Tou20
A template for an improved rock-based subdivision of the pre-Cryogenian timescale19
Lateral variability in strain along the toewall of a mass transport deposit: a case study from the Makassar Strait, offshore Indonesia17
Segmentation of the Caledonian orogenic infrastructure and exhumation of the Western Gneiss Region during transtensional collapse17
Carboniferous to Early Triassic magmatism and accretion in Alxa (NW China): implications for accretionary orogenesis of the southern Altaids17
Age and origin of accreted ocean plate stratigraphy in the North Qilian belt, NE Tibet Plateau: evidence from microfossils and geochemistry of cherts and siltstones16
The Xigaze ophiolite: fossil ultraslow-spreading ocean lithosphere in the Tibetan Plateau16
The Atud gabbro–diorite complex: glimpse of the Cryogenian mixing, assimilation, storage and homogenization zone beneath the Eastern Desert of Egypt16
Unconformity development in retroarc foreland basins: implications for the geodynamics of Andean-type margins16
Paleozoic crustal evolution and tectonic switching in the Northeastern Tianshan: insights from zircon Hf isotopes of granitoids15
Fuxianhuiids are mandibulates and share affinities with total-group Myriapoda15
Tracking Prototethyan assembly felsic magmatic suites in southern Yunnan (SW China): evidence for an Early Ordovician–Early Silurian arc–back-arc system15
Terrestrial stratigraphical division in the Quaternary and its correlation15
The Serpukhovian in Britain: use of foraminiferal assemblages for dating and correlating14
Brachiopod-dominated communities and depositional environment of the Guanshan Konservat-Lagerstätte, eastern Yunnan, China14
The Nonesuch Formation Lagerstätte: a rare window into freshwater life one billion years ago13
Paleozoic sedimentation and Caledonian terrane architecture in NW Svalbard: indications from U–Pb geochronology and structural analysis13
Geochemistry of macrofossil, bulk rock and secondary calcite in the Early Jurassic strata of the Llanbedr (Mochras Farm) drill core, Cardigan Bay Basin, Wales, UK13
Geological Society of London Scientific Statement: what the geological record tells us about our present and future climate12
Anatomy of two Permian greenschist- to blueschist-facies tectonic mélanges in the Solonker Suture Zone (Inner Mongolia, northeastern China): evidence for divergent double subduction and soft collision12
A new stratigraphic framework for the early Neoproterozoic successions of Scotland12
Testing the relationship between marine transgression and evolving island palaeogeography using 3D GIS: an example from the Late Triassic of SW England12
Tectonic significance of the Variscan suture between Brunovistulia and the Bohemian Massif11
Linking surface and subsurface volcanic stratigraphy in the Turkana Depression of the East African Rift system11
Dynamic interplay of biogeochemical C, S and Ba cycles in response to the Shuram oxygenation event11
Geochronology of Himalayan shear zones: unravelling the timing of thrusting from structurally complex fault rocks11
Palaeolatitudinal distribution of the Ediacaran macrobiota11
Thin-section detrital zircon geochronology mitigates bias in provenance investigations10
The Paleogene ophiolite conundrum of the Iran–Iraq border region10
Triassic evaporites: a vast reservoir of brines mobilized successively during rifting and thrusting in the Pyrenees10
Validity of geochemical signatures of abiotic hydrocarbon gases on Earth10
Age of the Sääksjärvi impact structure, Finland: reconciling the timing of small impacts in crystalline basement with regional basin development10
Secular changes in metamorphism and metamorphic cooling rates track the evolving plate-tectonic regime on Earth10
Nature of the Cuvier Abyssal Plain crust, offshore NW Australia10
Structural controls on the location, geometry and longevity of an intraplate volcanic system: the Tuatara Volcanic Field, Great South Basin, New Zealand10
Insights on the controls on floodplain-dominated fluvial successions: a perspective from the Early–Middle Miocene Santa Cruz Formation in Río Chalía (Patagonia, Argentina)9
Formation of wide-blocky calcite veins by extreme growth competition9
The enigma of the Albian Gap: spatial variability and the competition between salt expulsion and extension9
Were springline carbonates in the Kurkur–Dungul area (southern Egypt) deposited during glacial periods?9
Dynamo-thermal subsidence and sag–salt section deposition as magma-rich rifted margins move off plume centres along incipient lines of break-up8
Large-scale topography of the north Tibetan ranges as a proxy for contrasted crustal-scale deformation modes8
Origin of megacrysts by carbonate-bearing metasomatism: a case study for the Muskox kimberlite, Slave craton, Canada8
Microbial and thermochemical controlled sulfur cycle in the Early Triassic sediments of the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin8
Terreneuvian bio- and chemostratigraphy of the South Sichuan Region (South China)8
Spatial heterogeneity of redox-sensitive trace metal enrichments in upper Ediacaran anoxic black shales8
Magnitude, timing, and rate of slip along the Atacama fault system, northern Chile: implications for Early Cretaceous slip partitioning and plate convergence8
Mesozoic compressional to extensional tectonics in the Central East Iranian Microcontinent: evidence from the Boneh Shurow metamorphic core complex8
Pre-Zanclean end of the Messinian Salinity Crisis: new evidence from central Mediterranean reference sections8
Sketch-based interface and modelling of stratigraphy and structure in three dimensions8
Thermal metamorphism on the Moon as recorded by the granulite suite7
Cooling and exhumation of the Late Paleozoic Tulasu epithermal gold system, Western Tianshan, NW China: implications for preservation of Pre-Mesozoic epithermal deposits7
Miocene tuffs from the Dinarides and Eastern Alps as proxies of the Pannonian Basin lithosphere dynamics and tropospheric circulation patterns in Central Europe7
Metamorphism of the Buchan type-area, NE Scotland and its relation to the adjacent Barrovian domain7
New onshore insights into the role of structural inheritance during Mesozoic opening of the Inner Moray Firth Basin, Scotland7
Tracking Proterozoic–Triassic sediment routing to western Laurentia via bivariate non-negative matrix factorization of detrital provenance data7
Fracture attribute and topology characteristics of a geothermal reservoir: Southern Negros, Philippines7
U–Pb age constraints on the protolith, cooling and exhumation of a Variscan middle crust migmatite complex from the Central Iberian Zone: insights into the Variscan metamorphic evolution and Ediacaran7
A new bivalved arthropod from the Cambrian (Stage 3) Qingjiang biota expands the palaeogeographical distribution and increases the diversity of Tuzoiidae7
Nd isotope record of ocean closure archived in limestones of the Devonian–Carboniferous carbonate platform, Greater Karatau, southern Kazakhstan7
The sulfur solubility minimum and maximum in silicate melt7
Pliocene river capture and incision of the northern Altiplano: Machu Picchu, Peru7
Ordovician tectonics and crustal evolution at the Gondwana margin (Central Iberian Zone)7
Exhumation of the crustal-scale Gaoligong strike-slip shear belt in SE Asia7
New sequence stratigraphic framework on a ‘passive’ margin: implications for the post-break-up depositional environment and onset of glaciomarine conditions in NE Greenland7
Transition to magma-driven rifting in the South Turkana Basin, Kenya: Part 16
A new high-resolution palaeotemperature record during the Middle–Late Ordovician transition derived from conodont δ 18 O palaeothermometry6
Spatial variation in provenance signal: identifying complex sand sourcing within a Carboniferous basin using multiproxy provenance analysis6
Global volcano monitoring through the Normalized Hotspot Indices (NHI) system6
Fluid–rock interactions along detachment faults during continental rifting and mantle exhumation: the case of the Urdach lherzolite body (North Pyrenees)6
Tabelliscolex(Cricocosmiidae: Palaeoscolecidomorpha) from the early Cambrian Chengjiang Biota and the evolution of seriation in Ecdysozoa6
The Silurian inception of inland desert ecosystems: trace fossil evidence from the Mereenie Sandstone, Northern Territory, Australia6
Inherited structure as a control on late Paleozoic and Mesozoic exhumation of the Tarbagatai Mountains, southeastern Kazakhstan6
A thermal event in the Dolpo region (Nepal): a consequence of the shift from orogen perpendicular to orogen parallel extension in central Himalaya?5
Nature and significance of rift-related, near-surface fissure-fill networks in fractured carbonates below regional unconformities5
Introduction: geology of fractured reservoirs5
Transition to magma-driven rifting in the South Turkana Basin, Kenya: Part 25
Innovatiocaris, a complete radiodont from the early Cambrian Chengjiang Lagerstätte and its implications for the phylogeny of Radiodonta5
Late Carboniferous dextral transpressional reactivation of the crustal-scale Walls Boundary Fault, Shetland: the role of pre-existing structures and lithological heterogeneities5
Open–closed–open palaeofluid system conditions recorded in the tectonic vein networks of the Parmelan anticline (Bornes Massif, France)5
Dating deformation: the role of atomic-scale processes5
40 Ar/ 39 Ar eruption ages of Turkana Basin tuffs: millennial-scale resolution constrains palaeoclimate proxy tuning models and hominin fossil5
Seismogenic fault system of the M w 6.4 November 2019 Albania earthquake: new insights into the structural architecture and active tectonic setting of the outer Alba5
K-bentonites in Ordovician–Silurian transition from South China: implications for tectonic evolution in the northern margin of Gondwana5
Timing and stratigraphic evolution of a Miocene foreland unroofing sequence in the Austral–Magallanes Basin during Southern Patagonian Andes uplift5
Transport of mafic magma through the crust and sedimentary basins: Jameson Land, East Greenland5
Sediment supply on the West Greenland passive margin: redirection of a large pre-glacial drainage system5
Sedimentology of the modern seasonal lower Ganges River with low inter-annual peak discharge variance, Bangladesh5
The Gogo Formation Lagerstätte: a view of Australia's first great barrier reef5
Double-folding and thrust-front geometries associated with the Timanian and Caledonian orogenies in the Varanger Peninsula, Finnmark, North Norway5
Red Sea rifting in central Egypt: constraints from the offshore Quseir province5
The largest arthropod in Earth history: insights from newly discoveredArthropleuraremains (Serpukhovian Stainmore Formation, Northumberland, England)5
Exceptional preservation of two new early rossellid sponges: the dominant species in the Hirnantian (Late Ordovician) Anji Biota of China5
New vauxiid sponges from the Chengjiang Biota and their evolutionary significance5
Long duration of benthic ecological recovery from the early Toarcian (Early Jurassic) mass extinction event in the Cleveland Basin, UK5
Evaporite palynology: a case study of the Permian (Lopingian) Zechstein Sea5
The role of subsidence and accommodation generation in controlling the nature of the aeolian stratigraphic record5
Unravelling evidence for global climate change in Mississippian carbonate strata from the Derbyshire and North Wales Platforms, UK5
Critically stressed fractures: analysis of the Shaikan Field, Kurdistan Region of Iraq5
Two-phase intracontinental deformation mode in the context of India–Eurasia collision: insights from a structural analysis of the West Kunlun–Southern Junggar transect along the NW margin of the Tibet5
Emplacement of the Little Minch Sill Complex, Sea of Hebrides Basin, NW Scotland5