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Editorial Board

  • Prof. Dr. Salim M. Aldabbagh: Geochemistry
  • Prof. Dr. Nawal A. Alridha: University of Baghdad – Geophysics
  • Prof. Dr. David K. Kreamer: University of Nevada – Hydrology (USA)
  • Prof. Dr. John S. Armstrong-Altrin: University of Mexico – Sedimentology (Mexico)
  • Dr. Ghazi H. Al-Sharaa: Expert, Oil Exploration Company – Paleontology and Stratigarphy
  • Dr. Mohammed I. Abdul Razaq: Expert, National Center for Water Resources Management – Geophysics
  • Prof. Dr. Mohammed S. Al-Jawad: University of Technology – Petroleum Engineering
  • Prof. Dr. Manal Sh. A. Al-Kubaisi: University of Baghdad – Structural Geology
  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Ameen I. Al-Yassi: University of Baghdad – Geophysics
  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Adam Porowsky: Institute of Geological Sciences – Hydrogeology(Poland)
  • Dr. Ayad Abed Zaid Al-Shamari: Member of the Iraqi Parliament – Water Resources
  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Jaffar H.A. Al-Zubaydi: University of Babylon – Engineering Geology
  • Dr. Kamal B. Nada: Senior Chief Geologist, Ministry of Science and Technology – Water Resources
  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Aiad A.H. Al-Zaidy: University of Baghdad – Stratigraphy and Paleontology
  • Dr. Qays J. Saud: Senior Chief Geologist, Iraq Geological Survey – Geosciences and Chemistry
  • Dr. Moaeed J. Rasheed: University of Baghdad – Geomorphology
  • Dr. Hussein A. Jassas: Chief Geologist, Iraq Geological Survey – Water Resources Management

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About the
Iraqi Geological Journal

ISSN: 2414-6064

Global Impact Factor: 0.762

Depositary Number in the National Library (2192) in Baghdad, 2016

The Iraqi Geological Journal (IGJ) is a peer-reviewed and indexed journal, issued twice a year in English by the Union of Iraqi Geologists (UIG). The IGJ brings together multidisciplinary interests in one journal and is to disseminate information on all aspects of research and development Earth Sciences. Contributions in the form of original research articles, scientific comments, and reviews in all fields of the Earth Sciences, and their related are considered for publication.

Researchers and graduate students are cordially invited to submit their papers to IGJ. The IGJ has a particular interest in publishing international and local studies which have conclusions of general interest. Editors welcome original contributions that have not been published elsewhere.


The journal is issued by The Union of Iraqi Geologists (UIG), Baghdad, Iraq.


The Iraqi Geological Journal (IGJ) published its first issue in 1968.


The Iraqi Geological Journal (IGJ)is a peer-reviewed journal published Biyearly.


Since 2016, the journal strarted to accept articles that written in English only.