The Journal is published in English. The main purpose of the Journal is to provide the scientific community with the most important scientific results obtained by the Russian scientists. Articles submitted by foreign scientists or international authors teams are highly encouraged, especially studies of general problem of Earth Sciences and investigations of Northern Eurasia.
Articles submitted to the Journal are passed through standard peer-review process, except articles submitted by the Members of Russian Academy of Sciences. All articles are passed through standard editorial processing.
Accepted papers are published in high-resolution PDF format enhanced with local (to floats and references) and external (to documents in Internet) hyperlinks. The online version of the Journal is primary. The style of Journal is fully compatible with the typical scientific journals, so print companion can be easily produced by sending PDF version to printer.
The Editorial Board highly encourages including interactive and dynamic content into submitted articles, e.g. interactive maps, maps with dynamic paging (Google-type maps), animations, video clips in .avi, .mpg, .mp3, .flv, .swf, etc. formats (see Recommendations to Authors for more detail).
Along with the regular scientific articles the Journal started to publish the, so-called, interactive scientific records, i.e. integrated flash presentations of lectures and reports which include video enhanced with synchronized slides, various transitions and pointers, subtitles, and tools of interactivity.
Editor-in-Chief. Prof. Andrei F. Grachev is the Editor-in-Chief of the Russian Journal of Earth Sciences. Editorial Board includes leading scientists from various scientific disciplines.
Publisher. The Journal is published by the Geophysical Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences and resided on the GC RAS local area network dedicated to Electronic Publishing in Science. The server root address is http://rjes.wdcb.ru/ or http://elpub.wdcb.ru/journals/rjes/
Copyright. The Journal is copyrighted by the Geophysical Center RAS.
Registration. The Journal is registered by the ISSN International Centre under the following ISSN numbers:
Key title: Rossijskij zurnal nauk o zemle (Print)
Abbreviated key title: Ross. z. nauk zemle (Print)
Key title: Rossijskij zurnal nauk o zemle (Online)
Abbreviated key title: Ross. z. nauk zemle (Online)
Key title: Russian journal of Earth sciences (Online)
Abbreviated key title: Russ. j. earth. sci. (Online)
The Journal is registered in the CrossRef system. All articles published in the Journal have unique DOI indexes. Publisher's prefix – 10.2205.
Russian Journal of Earth Sciences was initiated in early 1998 by Prof. Andrei F. Grachev, Institute of Physics of the Earth RAS, who became Editor-in-Chief. First issues were published in Russian since 1998 in online and print versions. Beginning with Volume 3, underway in 2001 and up to 2008, the Journal has been translated and published in English at http://www.agu.org/wps/rjes/ and http://rjes.wdcb.ru/ under the Grant Agreement with the American Geophysical Union. Beginning with Volume 11 (2009), the Journal is published in English by the Geophysical Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences. American Geophysical Union had a sole right for distribution of English version (volumes 3 – 10) around the world.