Established 2004

The entire range of Stratigraphic Disciplines

The journal’s mission is to publish peer-reviewed papers that use modern stratigraphic tools – biostratigraphy, chemostratigraphy, magnetostratigraphy, cyclostratigraphy, sequence stratigraphy, climatostratigraphy, lithostratigraphy, GSSPs and more – to explore broad ideas in earth history.

ISSN 1547-139X
Scimago Journal Rank 2-year Impact Factor: 0.771

Stratigraphy is the journal of record for the North American Commission on Stratigraphic Nomenclature, established in 2004. The journal is published online with a subscription to print copies as an added option in four issues per year. As the sister journal of Micropaleontology, Articles can be downloaded by IP-controlled access to connections in the subscribing organization, or by password-controlled access as requested.

Stratigraphy subscriptions are jointly included with Micropaleontology, and are also available separately. The issues are delivered online, either through IP-controlled access to all users in the subscribing organization, or by password for those using commercial servers.

Latest Articles:
  • Sequence stratigraphic framework of the Wara and Ahmadi Formations, onshore Kuwait
    Abdulkader H. Youssef, Ghaida Al-Sahlan, Adi P. Kadar, Khalaf A. Karam, Stephen Packer, Stephen Starkie, and Darrin Stead - online 21 Mar 2019
  • Late Ordovician agglutinated foraminifera from the Ra'an Shale Member, Qasim Formation of Saudi Arabia as indicators of the O40 Maximum Flooding Surface
    Michael A. Kaminski, Pramudya Perdana, Mohamed O. Abouelresh, and Lamidi Babalola - online 27 Mar 2019
  • Geology and biostratigraphy of the Upper Floridan aquifer in the greater Savannah region, Georgia and South Carolina
    Jean M. Self-Trail, Paul F. Huddlestun, Mercer Parker, John T. Haynes, and Arthur P. Schultz - online 29 Mar 2019
  • Integrated Cretaceous stratigraphy of the Cauvery Basin, South India
    Raghavendramurthy Nagendra, Addula Nallapa Reddy, Bomma Chikkanarayan Jaiprakash, Harry Gilbert, Yuri D. Zakharov, and Mamilla Venkateshwarlu - online 28 Dec 2018
  • Note 69 - Application for Addition of Subseries/Subepoch to the North American Stratigraphic Code
    Marie-Pierre Aubry, Richard Fluegeman, Lucy Edwards, Brian R. Pratt, and Carlton E. Brett - online 11 Feb 2019
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About the Editor

Dr. Jean Self-Trail is a Research Geologist at the U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Virginia (USA). She started her academic career in 1988, graduating with a BS degree in Geology from George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. She completed her MS degree in Geology in 1994, with a focus on planktic foraminifera, at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware. In 2001, she was awarded her PhD in Geology on the subject of calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy and paleoceanography from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska.

Her research, projects, and teaching experience spans over 25 years, and she has authored over 200 scientific publications and abstracts. She has sailed on one Ocean Drilling Program expedition and has participated in over 35 land-based drilling projects on both the national and international level. She is on the Board of Directors for the International Nannoplankton Association Foundation, which awards the Katharina von Salis Graduate Research Fellowship to promote research on fossil nannoplankton. She is a member of the editorial boards for Stratigraphy, Micropaleontology, and the Journal of Nannoplankton Research.