Sapienza University of Rome
Specialty Chief Editor
Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Diagenesis
Sedimentary successions provide one of the most useful records of Earth's history. A suite of new innovative methods allows for accurate reconstructions of events and processes that occurred on the Earth´s surface, and below it, whose signature has been preserved in sedimentary rocks. Over the past years, classical facies and diagenetic analyses have been complemented with methodologies from other geoscience disciplines, including geochemistry, geophysics, geomorphology, geobiology, petrology, and geostatistics. These integrative analyses, along with recent advances in numerical and analogue modelling capabilities, paved the way for new groundbreaking research.
Moreover, innovative age-dating methods have enhanced chronostratigraphic constraints, enabling us to better reconstruct the evolution of sedimentary systems and basins and understand their paleogeographic, tectonic, climatic, and diagenetic conditions.
The Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, and Diagenesis section of Frontiers in Earth Science is dedicated to publishing innovative and high-quality papers that cover all aspects of theoretical and applied research in the field. Its primary focus is on cross-disciplinary research related to sedimentary, stratigraphic, paleoenvironmental and diagenetic studies. The specialty section welcomes studies that utilize fieldwork, remote sensing, geophysical, geochemical, and geobiological techniques, as well as analogue and modelling approaches. The specialty section encourages especially provocative manuscripts that integrate multiple approaches to the study of sedimentary successions and also aims to foster opportunities for thematic volumes.
Specialty Chief Editor Marco Brandano in collaboration with Associate Editors Beatriz Badenas, Idoia Rosales, Irene Cornacchia, Sergio Longhitano, and Marcello Natalicchio.
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Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Diagenesis welcomes submissions of the following article types: Brief Research Report, Correction, Data Report, Editorial, Erratum, Hypothesis & Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Review, Systematic Review, Technology and Code.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Diagenesis, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
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