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IBGM Overview

IBGM is available to authors who wish to make their article open access, free to read, download and share in the fields of Earth sciences, mineral exploitation, mining and mineral processing.

Publisher

GEOSURV, Iraq

IBGM issued by Iraq Geological Survey (GEOSURV, Iraq), Ministry of Industry and Minerals, Baghdad, Iraq

Accreditation

MOHESR, Iraq

IBGM recognized, as a sound and judicious scientific journal, by the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research for academic promotions.

Frequency

Issue/Year

Each volume of the bulletin includes two to three issues, besides “ Special Issues” on selected topics.

Languages

Bi-language

The bulletin accepts papers in Arabic or English.

Iraqi Bulletin of Geology and Mining

ISSN: 1811–4539 GIF: 0.936 Arcif: 0.0755

The Iraqi Bulletin of Geology and Mining is a scientific journal with a broad international vision and recorded under the international number of ISSN 1811–4539. The bulletin is published in paper copies as well as online in its website (www.ibgm-iq.org) and in the website of the Academic Scientific Journals of the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (www.iasj.net). The editorial board includes experts and scientists of local as well as international standing. Papers published in the journal are refereed by well known specialists from university and industry. The language used is English and Arabic.

The bulletin first issued in 2004 with a main aim of publishing the scientific work of Iraq Geological Survey long kept in the library archives with very limited access to the scientific community outside the survey. Since then the bulletin kept a regular periodical issuing of 2–3 issues/year in addition to special issues devoted to the geology of Iraq. The bulletin has widened its coverage in the recent years to include research papers on various parts of the world.

The scope of research work covered by the bulletin includes: Stratigraphy; Paleontology; Sedimentology; Structure and Tectonics; Geomorphology; Geophysics; Hydrogeology; Petrology and Mineralogy; Geochemistry; Engineering Geology; Geological Hazards; Environmental Geology; Mineral Resources; Mineral Processing and Mining Geology.

The bulletin is indexed by Global Impact Factor (GIF), Arab Citation & Impact Factor (Arcif), i-Journals and i-Focus.

An address from the Editor-in-Chief

Dear Colleagues, On behalf of the Editorial Board and myself, I am pleased to introduce the Iraqi Bulletin of Geology and Mining to you. It is widely understood that the need of the research geologists in Iraq and the neighboring countries for high standard publishing media is paramount. As such, the Bulletin, since its foundation in 2005, has made its main objective is to encourage research and publications on geology-related sciences in such a way as to improve and develop the local and regional geological knowledge. It is hoped that, with our pens and minds, we can contribute to the welfare of our tomorrow.
Dr. Khaldoun S. Al-Bassam
Editor-in-Chief
Information for Authors

IBGM Editorial

Dr. Khaldoun S. Al-Bassam

Editor-in-Chief

Ph.D., Geology, Scientific Researcher, Czech Geological Survey, Czech Republic

Dr. Saffa F.A. Fouad

Deputy

Ph.D., Geology, Acting Director General, Iraq Geological Survey

Dr. Hussein A. Jassas

Executive Editor

Ph.D., Geology, Chief Geologist, Iraq Geological Survey

Dr. Majid A. Alkinani

Executive Editor

Ph.D., Geology, Senior Chief Geologist, Iraq Geological Surveyy

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For Authors

Publisher

IBGM issued by Iraq Geological Survey (GEOSURV, Iraq), Ministry of Industry and Minerals, Baghdad, Iraq and recognized, as a sound and judicious scientific journal, by the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research for academic promotions.

Fields

IBGM is publishing scientific research papers, scientific notes, scientific discussions and comments on Iraq and the rest of the world in all fields of Earth sciences, mineral exploitation, mining and mineral processing. Unpublished work only can be considered for publication.

Papers

Each volume of the bulletin includes two to three issues, besides "Special Issues" on selected topics.
The bulletin accepts papers in Arabic or English. Arabic papers should include an elongated English summary and vice versa.

Instructions

This journal publishes original research papers that have been written in scientific language according to a specific format style. All authors should follow these instructions.

Puplication Ethics

Our publication ethics and publication malpractice statement is mainly based on the Code of Conduct and Best-Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors

Licenses and Copyright

The Iraqi Bulletin of Geology and Mining (IBGM) applies the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license. Author is reposable for all the materials in the submitted article.

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