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Advances in Geosciences An open-access journal for refereed proceedings and special publications

Article processing charges (APCs)

Advances in Geosciences is committed to the open-access model of publishing. This ensures free web access to the results of research and maximum visibility for published papers. However, it requires the author or a supporting institution to pay the costs of the review process, typesetting, web publication, and long-term archiving. These article processing charges (APCs) are categorized according to the submitted material and levied for the publication of the final journal paper.


The following article processing charges are valid for any manuscripts submitted from 1 January 2013:

Price per page Description
Category 1 €31 net LaTeX submissions using the Copernicus Publications LaTeX Package
Category 2 €36 net Word submissions using the Copernicus Publications Word Template
English language copy-editing: €10 net / page

What is included in the article processing charges?

  • all online tools for authors and reviewers;
  • professional processing of figures;
  • typesetting, editing and formatting in PDFLaTeX;
  • immediate open-access publication of each article;
  • indexing in international scientific databases and reference services;
  • long-term e-archiving via Portico and CLOCKSS as well as printed archiving via copyright libraries worldwide.