About Journal

 Advanced Applied Geology (Adv. Appl. Geol.) is a quarterly archival journal which aims to present the latest scientific achievements of earth science and improve the scientific level of researchers in the various aspects of earth science. It welcomes high-quality original research papers from contributors throughout the world. All papers are subject to a double blind peer-reviewed procedure. Types of accepted papers include:


  • Research articles
  • Technical reports
  • Review articles
  • Comment and discussion


Publication Frequency

Advanced Applied Geology publishes four issues per year, with occasional special issues coming in addition.


Department of Geology, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz

Director in-charge: Abbas Charchi
Department of Geology, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz

Editor-in-Chief: Manouchehr Chitsazan

Department of Geology, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz

Managing Editor: Mirmohammad Miri
Department of Geology, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz

Address: Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Golestan Street, Ahvaz, 61357-43135 Iran

E-mails: aag@scu.ac.ir; aag.scu@gmail.com

Website: http://aag.scu.ac.ir/


Open Access Policy

Advanced Applied Geology is licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International (CC-BY 4.0). This is an open access journal which means that all articles are freely available without charge to the user. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them, with citing the reference, for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access. This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Copyright Rules

Under an Open Access license, authors retain copyright ownership for their content, but allow anyone to download, reuse, reprint, and copy the article's content, provided that the original authors and source are properly cited.


Repository Policy

Authors are allowed to place the author accepted manuscript (peer-reviewed and accepted by the Journal), and the published version in an institutional or other repository/archive of their choice. Journal encourage author to add their published work to Google ScholarORCID, Research Gate or any scientific social media for better visibility to the research community. Publisher copyright and source must be acknowledged with citation.



Authors are expected to consider carefully the list and order of authors before submitting their manuscript and provide the definitive list of authors at the time of the original submission. Any addition, deletion or rearrangement of author names in the authorship list should be made only before the manuscript has been accepted and only if approved by the Editor in Chief. The corresponding author must request such a change from the Editor in Chief the following: (a) the reason for the change in author list and (b) written confirmation (with signature) from all authors that they agree with the addition, removal or rearrangement.