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ISSN 0433 – 4795
ISSN (On-line) 2453 – 9767

Geologické práce, Správy (Geological studies, Reports) is an open access peer-reviewed journal, published by the State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr since 1954. The aim of the journal is to inform about the latest research results from all disciplines of geology (regional geology, tectonics, stratigraphy, paleontology, petrology, geochemistry, hydrogeology, engineering geology, economic geology, geophysics, structural geology and related topics). It publishes original research papers, review articles, and short communications with special focus on researchers from the State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr; however, papers from other geological organizations are welcomed as well. Articles are published in Slovak or Czech with English abstract and summary.

Peer Review Process
All submitted manuscripts are peer-reviewed by at least two reviewers. Authors must recommend three or more potential reviewers when submitting their paper. Submitted manuscript is initially evaluated by the editor (and an additional expert from the editorial board if necessary) who assess if the manuscript meets the criteria and manuscript guidelines. Reviewers are selected by the editorial board based on the reviewers’ competence, and expertise, also considering possible conflicts of interests. Names of the reviewers may be kept from the author if they wish to remain anonymous (blind peer review).

Publication Frequency
The journal is being published once a year, usually in 4th quarter.

Open Access Policy 
Journal Geologické práce, Správy provides immediate open access to its contents. According to recommendations for Open Access policies it is freely available on the internet, permitting all users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, upload to digital archives, search, link to the full texts of these articles, index them, pass them as data to different softwares, or use them for any other lawful purpose without financial, legal, or technical barriers, on the condition that they are properly cited in accordance with established practice.

Journal does not charge any article processing fees (APCs) or submission charges.

Legal Terms and Ethics
Author(s) are responsible for the veracity and originality of the data in their submitted manuscript. By submitting the manuscript to the editorial office, the author(s) commits to the manuscript being his/her own work, adheres to basic ethical principles, does not contain fraudulent or false data, has not been published elsewhere before, even in a foreign language, and is not under consideration for a peer-review publication elsewhere (except as abstracts, conference-proceedings, preprints, theses or technical reports).

Geologické práce, Správy applies the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) license to published works. Under this license, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their content, but allow anyone (third party) to download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute and/or copy the content as long as the original authors and source are properly cited. No special permission is required from the authors or the publisher. Author(s) grants the State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr a non-exclusive license to publish the article in paper form and be identified it as the original publisher. Author(s) grant State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr commercial rights to produce hardcopy volumes of the journal for sale to libraries and individuals. For any later reuse or redistribution of a work published in this journal, users must specify license terms under which the work was published. Authors retain the right to reproduce any material from their work, which has already been published elsewhere. Creative Commons license was developed to facilitate free access and unrestricted reuse of original works of all types. Applying this standard license to your own work will ensure that it is openly and freely available for eternity.


The journal is indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals database.

Chairman of Publishing Board
Igor Slaninka
State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr, Bratislava


Scientific Editor – Principal Contact
Ondrej Pelech
State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr
Mlynská dolina 1, 817 04 Bratislava
phone: +421 2 54773257

Editorial board

  • Klement Fordinál, State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr, Bratislava
  • Jozef Kordík, State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr, Bratislava
  • Juraj Maglay, State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr, Bratislava
  • Peter Malík, State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr, Bratislava
  • Alexander Nagy, State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr, Bratislava
  • Roland Nádaskay, Czech Geological Survey, Praha
  • Peter Ondrejka, State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr, Bratislava
  • Ivana Pešková, State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr, Bratislava
  • Samuel Rybár, Department of Geology and Paleontology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava
  • František Teťák, State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr, Bratislava

Publishing office

Ladislav Martinský
State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr, Bratislava
phone: +421 2 54773233

Journal is published only in Slovak and therefore all information, including the Instruction to the authors and Publication ethics, are primarily in Slovak language. Only basic information about the journal are in English.

Necessity of publishing the results of geological investigations done by the State Geological Institute in scholarly journals was required already during its formation in 1940. First publication was therefore published under the supervision of D. Andrusov as the Práce Štátneho geologického ústavu (Studies of the State Geological Institute). Series was published as individual parts – booklets (1–25), later renamed as a Geologické práceZošit (26–64) in the years 1950–1964.
In the year 1964 the Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr in Bratislava estabilished new edition called Geologické práce, Správy (Geological studies, Reports). The Geologické práce, Správy, is the only continually published edition on the State Geological Institute until today. The role of the journal was to inform the professional public about the latest research in all disciplines of geology. In the early years of the Geologické práce, Správy articles were published in Slovak language with short foreign language abstract and summary. Only later some articles were published in a foreign language. Since the number 100, the journal comes in A4 format.
The scientific editors of the journal Geologické práce, Správy were gradually M. Maheľ (no. 1–8 and 14–40; in 1954–1956 and 1958–1961),
E. Brestenská (no. 9–13; in 1956–1958), O. Samuel (no. 31–87; in 1961–1988), M. Slavkay (no. 88–92; in 1988–1991), J. Lexa (no. 93–97; in 1991–1993), D. Vass (no. 98–99; in 1994), M. Rakús (no. 100–102; in 1995–1996), P. Kováč (no. 103–104; in 1998–2000) and L. Šimon (no. 105–129; in 2001–2016). O. Pelech is scientific editor since the year 2017. Journal is available on the website of State Geological Institute since the number 114. New papers are immediately published on the website since the number 120.


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