Overview of ACTA GEOLOGICA SINICA
ACTA GEOLOGICA SINICA, supervised by the China Association of Science and Technology,was founded in 1922 and is sponsored by the Geological Society of China. Through 95 years of development, this journal has been a faithful witness to noteworthy developments inChina’s geology. Many significant discoveries such as the Peking Man, terrestrial oil generation theory, Bayan Obo rare earth mine and Daqing oilfield have first been documented in this journal. These major achievements have won a high reputation for the journal at home and abroad, making the journal one of the most famous geoscience journals in China. After several revisions, ACTA GEOLOGICA SINICA is now a monthly journal published on the 15th of each month, with about 220 papers published every year. Since its publication, nearly 10,000 papers have been published, which has played an important role in promoting the development of China's geology. This journal has become one of the most high-level scientific and technological journals in China, and has been awarded the National Journal Award several times.
This journal aims to disseminatethe latest original basic theoretical and geological research achievements in various branches of geological sciences and frontier disciplines. The journals of ACTA GEOLOGICA SINICA and ACTA GEOLOGICA SINICA (English edition) independently publish papers.
The Chinese edition of ACTA GEOLOGICA SINICA has been included in EI, Scopus, CA, BIG, China Biological Literature databases, China Core Journal (Selection) Database, China Journal Full Text Database, China Science and Technology Journal Quality Database, China Scientific and Technological Papers Statistical Source Journal, Abstracts of Chinese Academic Journals, Chinese Science and Technology Periodicals Database, Citation Database of Chinese Science and Technology Periodicals, etc. In 2015, ACATA GEOLOGICA SINICA was included in Zoological Record, Biological Abstracts and BIOSIS Previews of Thomson Reuters. These three sub-databases, like the SCI, have great international influence, which plays an important role in enhancing the international impactof the Chinese edition of this journal and its paleontological papers.