Les Comptes Rendus - Géoscience is a peer-reviewed electronic scientific journal that publishes original open-access research articles. This is one of the seven journals published by the Academy of Sciences.
Its objective is to enable researchers to quickly make their work known to the international scientific community.
Les Comptes Rendus - Géoscience also publishes journal articles, thematic issues and articles reflecting the history of the Academy of Sciences and its current scientific activity in the field of Earth Sciences.
From 2020, the journal's policy is based on a diamond open access model: there is no charge for authors to publish nor for readers to access articles. Thus, the articles are accessible immediately, free of charge and permanently upon publication.
Les Comptes Rendus - Géoscience (8 issues per year) cover all areas of Earth Sciences: external geophysics - climate and environment -, internal geophysics, geomaterials, geochemistry, surface geosciences, oceanography, stratigraphy, tectonics, geodynamics, history of science. The journal also deals with sustainable development. The "Perspective" section brings together short articles written by scientists associated with the reading committee, attentive to particular disciplinary fields. The articles are written in English or French, with in this case an abridged version in English.