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An Editorial View on Publishing Articles

Many of us submit manuscripts to journals, but few people act as Editors or Associate Editors. The goal of this article is to help demystify the editorial process and provide some general advice for authors. Dr. Norman is the Executive Editor for Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (GCA – a journal sponsored by the Geochemical Society and the Meteoritical Society) and Dr. King is a former Associate Editor for GCA.

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Recognizing Biases that Affect Women Geoscientists in the Workplace

Women are underrepresented in the geosciences (www.americangeosciences.org/workforce/reports).  Many different factors affect a woman’s ability to continue and succeed in science. These include a lack of senior women role models; the need for people in partnerships to decide whose career to follow and then to obtain satisfying long-term jobs; inescapable career interruptions for women who choose…

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