Advertise in Elements

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Elements Readership

Elements readers work for universities; research institutions; federal, state and local government agencies; corporations; and non-profit organizations.

Our readers interests span the diverse disciplines of mineralogy, petrology, and geochemistry ... from the complex molecular interactions at the mineral-water-biology interface ... to the formation and dynamics of our Earth from crust to core ... to the environmental impact of contaminants on our soils, water, and atmosphere ... to the cosmic studies of our Solar System.

Benefits of Advertising in Elements

By advertising in Elements, you profit in so many ways.

  • Elements gives you direct access to a high-quality audience: a targeted group of more than 16,000 mineralogists, geochemists, and petrologists.
  • Elements provides worldwide exposure to your products. We ship copies in 100+ countries.
  • Elements provides a digital presence for your products and company.
  • Elements has a long shelf life: people keep their issues for reference and use it in the classroom, so your ad keeps working for you.
  • Elements covers the groundbreaking topics in the Earth sciences. These are often linked to advances in technology. Let our readers know what is coming up next and build your brand recognition.
  • Ad space in Elements is only 10 to 12% of the total content: your ad is not drowned among others.
  • Elements offers ad sizes to fit all budgets
  • You are associated with an exciting venture of the mineralogy, geochemistry and petrology community.

Job Postings

Elements offers both print and online job postings. As 25% of our readers are students at the undergraduate and graduate level, Elements puts you in touch with a large number of highly skilled Earth and materials scientists.

  • Quarter page print job listings are available for US$525.
  • Online postings are free.

How to Advertise or List a Job with Elements?

Contact our executive editor, Jodi Rosso, if you have any questions or if you wish to discuss potential advertising or want to list a Job Opening with us.

Jodi J. Rosso
Elements Magazine
2701 Crimson Way, Floyd 263
Richland WA, 99354-1671, U.S.A.
Phone: 1-509-420-5331 (UTC-8)

Distribution demographics (October 2020)

Membership Type# MEMBERS
Print + Online15,635
Online Only679
Combined Membership16,310

Distribution by region (October 2020)

Region# of Copies# of Countries
Africa & Middle East21525
Latin & South America & Caribbean23211
North America5,0725

Elements is distributed in 108 countries (35 with more than 25 members).

2020 & 2021 Advertising Rates (in US$)

Full page - back cover*$2,500
Full page - inside covers*$2,300
Full page*$2,050
Half page$1,420
Third page$1,025
Quarter page$795
Eighth page$405

***Discounts available with purchase of 3 or more ads in a calendar year.***
*All full page ads include a complementary two-month online ad at

Print Publication Schedule and Advertising Deadlines

IssueDeadline to Reserve Ad SpaceArtwork Due
December 2020 (v16n6)4 November 202013 November 2020
February 2021 (v17n1)6 January 202115 January 2021
April 2021 (v17n2)4 March 202119 March 2021
June 2021 (v17n3)5 May 202114 May 2021
August 2021 (v17n4)20 June 20219 July 2021
October 2021 (v17n5)6 September 202115 September 2021
December 2021 (v17n6)3 November 202112 November 2021