Submission and Publication Deadlines

Alert: Call for FastTIMES articles, announcements, and advertisements


The editors of are now accepting articles (deadline October 25) and advertisements for inclusion in the FastTIMES Vol. 24.4 issue and 24.5 (deadline Nov. 29). Articles should be submitted to the Editor: Geoff Pettifer ([email protected]). Advertising inquiries should be sent to David Valintine [email protected] or Jackie Jacoby ([email protected]).

FastTIMES 2019 Publishing Schedule – Special Issue and General Article Contributions

Vol 24, 4 – Near-Surface Geophysical Software – Copy and Advertising Deadline: October 25th
Researchers developing open-source geophysical software and commercial software developers are encouraged to submit to this Special Issue which aims to document the status and recent developments in near-surface geophysical software. News items on software also welcome. Let the NSG community know what is the latest and greatest.

Vol 24, 5 – Special Issue Geophysical Mapping for Completion of the Geological Mapping Coverage of the US – Draft Copy and Advertising Deadline: November 29th
Geological surveys in the US and internationally are already being engaged and are planning to submit articles on status of mapping programs and case examples of the use of geophysics to carry out modern multi-purpose (end use) digital geological mapping. In addition, we are seeking case histories s from consultants and researchers about how available Government geophysical / geological mapping has been used and has been able to assist your near-surface investigation projects (mineral resource, groundwater, environmental and geotechnical).

Additionally, content in the following areas is solicited for each issue:

Success with Geophysics: Stories from the Field Narratives describing how geophysics has been applied to address an engineering or environmental issue. 
The New Geoscience

A new feature - one or two page contributions from graduate students or recent graduates in geosciences sharing news of projects they are working on.

New Tools Short noncommercial descriptions of new geophysical instruments with engineering or environmental promise.
Industry Corner Brief company profiles and news regarding significant company events
Coming Events Descriptions of conferences, workshops, or other events of interest to the near-surface community
Recent Events Summaries of recent conferences, workshops, or other special events written by organizers or attendees, recognizing that we can't all attend everything
Opportunities A listing of professional and student opportunities that might include internships, faculty or postdoc positions, scholarships, and job openings

Articles on any subject touching upon geophysics are now being accepted.  Please direct requests for additional information to the Editor: Geoff Pettifer ([email protected]).  

Note: FastTIMES continues to look for Guest Editors who are interested in organizing a FastTIMES issue around a special topic within the Guest Editor's area of expertise. For more information, please contact Geoff Pettifer ([email protected]) if you would like to serve as a FastTIMES Guest Editor.

Article and advertising examples can be viewed in the most recent issue of FastTIMES. Advertising inquiries should be directed to Jackie Jacoby ([email protected] or 303-531-7517). Color advertisements are available at the same cost as black-and-white, and advertisements are now hyperlinked to advertisers' web sites.

All other content should be sent to a member of the editorial team:
Editor:  Geoff Pettifer ([email protected])
Associate Editor:  Ron Kaufmann ([email protected])
Associate Editor:  Moe Momayez ([email protected])
Associate Editor:  Daniel P. Bigman ([email protected])
Associate Editor:  Katherine Grote ([email protected])
Associate Editor:  Nedra Bonal ([email protected])
Associate Editor:  Nigel Cassidy ([email protected])