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Preparing your manuscript

Progress in Earth and Planetary Science publishes the following article types:

Click the relevant link to find style and formatting information for the article you are going to submit.

Manuscripts should conform to the following reporting guidelines:

  • Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses: PRISMA
  • Randomized Clinical Trials: CONSORT
  • Observational studies: STROBE
  • Studies of diagnostic accuracy: STARD
  • Animal pre-clinical studies: ARRIVE
  • Other types of health-related research: Consult the EQUATOR web site for appropriate reporting guidelines.


Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    3.9 - 2-year Impact Factor
    4.1 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.529 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.143 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    10 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    169 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    396,442 downloads
    1,645 Altmetric mentions 

Society affiliation

  • Progress in Earth and Planetary Science is affiliated with the Japan Geoscience Union.

    More information, including how to submit a paper and templates, is available at the Japan Geoscience Union's PEPS website.

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