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History of Geo- and Space Sciences An open-access journal
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Executive editor:

The scope of History of Geo- and Space Sciences (HGSS) is to document historical facts and knowledge and to improve awareness of the history of geoscience. The knowledge of the development of geosciences and their experimental methods and theories in the past can improve our current understanding and may stimulate current research. It is encouraging for young scientists to read biographical material of historical figures in their research area. It is important as well to learn that history of science is an integrated part of  the ongoing research in their research area. Another important aim of the journal is the association of historical retrospective and current research.


HGSS now member of COPE

29 May 2015

History of Geo- and Space Sciences (HGSS) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

Website relaunch

29 May 2015

The HGSS website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
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HGSS provides full-text XML

20 Nov 2014

History of Geo- and Space Sciences (HGSS) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on. 

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