Advertise in Elements

Our 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.

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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)

Demographic Information (December 2019)

Membership TypeOutside USUSTotal
Combined Membership17,740

Distribution by region (December 2019)

Region# of Copies# of Countries
Africa & Middle East24724
Latin & South America & Caribbean24912
North America5,3604

Elements is distributed in 106 countries (35 with more than 25 members).

2020 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
Additional Costs, based on typesetting and design time, will be charged if we design your ad.

Print Publication Schedule and Advertising Deadlines

IssueDeadline to Reserve Ad SpaceArtwork Due
February 2020 (v16n1)7 January 202017 January 2020
April 2020 (v16n2)4 March 202013 March 2020
June 2020 (v16n3)6 May 202015 May 2020
August 2020 (v16n4)1 July 202010 July 2020
October 2020 (v16n5)2 September 202011 September 2020
December 2020 (v15n6)4 November 202013 November 2020