Open Access Earth system science Journals

A list of Open Access Earth system science journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Earth system science is academic study to understand the Earth as a system

Open Access journals publish research articles that are free to to view and download. The main difference between articles in open access journals and those in closed journals is the business model. Both types of articles have to undergo the same peer review process.

This list of Earth system science Open Access journals will hopefully make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Earth system science manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Earth system science journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. In many cases, you only see lists of Earth system science journals, nonetheless, in our case we have made the list with open access Earth system science journals in mind.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Earth system science venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.


All the open access Earth system science journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Earth system science OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Earth system science Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
International journal of earth science and geology2642-1569Madridge Publishers, LLC191521.1
Earth system governance2589-8116Elsevier9954520.2Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access refers to free access to information and unrestricted use of electronic resources for everyone. Any kind of digital content can be open access, from texts and data to software, audio, and video.
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
If a journal has a relevance of “100”, that means that the journal is fully related to the concept it is listed under. If, on the other hand, a journal has a relevance of “0”, that means that the journal doesn’t have any relation to the topic it is listed under. So Nutrition might have a low relevance when included in Open Computer Science Journals
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often articles from this journal have been referenced in other works. OpenAlex is where we get this data from. Although the accuracy is debatable, it can nevertheless help you get a sense of how prestigious a journal is in general.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
If you're interested in seing more lists similar to this one, you can find all our lists on OA.mg
How can I publish my paper on OA.mg?
We do not offer publishing services. If you'd like to get your paper published, I would suggest you find a journal that suits your needs.
What is an APC?
In some cases, articles published in journals are made open access and freely available online, immediately upon publication. This is made usually made possible by an article-processing charge (APC) that covers the range of publishing services provided.
What are the different Open Access types?
Depending on the license, a research paper might be categorised as a) Gold Open Access, b) Hybrid Open Access, c) Green Open Access, d) Bronze Open Access, e) Diamond Open Access, or f) Black Open Access