Geoscience Canada

Geoscience Canada is the journal of the Geological Association of Canada (GAC).

The goal of Geoscience Canada was stated by Gerry Middleton in the very first issue in 1974. He wrote:

"The basic policy of this new magazine... will be to print general-interest articles about the earth sciences in Canada, or about developments in the earth sciences outside Canada, which are likely to be of special interest to Canadians. These articles will be written at a technical level that can be understood not only by specialist research workers but also by non-specialists in other branches of the earth sciences."


*Volumes 1 through 45N1 are freely available (click on "Archives" on the top menu). Volumes 45N2-4 and  46, the current volume, is available by subscription only.

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Geoscience Canada - Open Access Policy


Volumes 1 through 45N1 are open access; Volume 46, the current volume, is available by subscription only.

Geoscience Canada is moving toward providing authors with the opportunity to comply with "open access" requirements.  Effective with Volume 44 (2017), papers published in the journal will be "open access" 12 months after they appear in the journal.  If authors want immediate "open access", the charge will be $500 + $50/per page.
Papers published in the current volume (V.46 - 2019) will become "open access" one year after publication.
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