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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 Biannually.


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

About the
Iraqi Geological Journal

ISSN: 2414-6064

Global Impact Factor: 0.762 in (2017)

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.


For Authors


This journal publishes original research papers that have been written in good English according to a specific format style. All authors should follow these instructions.

Publication Ethics

Our publication ethics and publication malpractice statement is mainly based on the Code of Conduct and Best-Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors

Licenses and Copyright

The Iraqi Geological Journal (IGJ) applies the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license. Author is reposable for all the materials in the submitted article.




Prof. Dr. Salih M. Awadh

University of Baghdad – Geochemistry and Economic Geology


Associate Editor

Assist. Prof. Dr. Aqeel A. Al-Zubaidy

Natural History Museum – Mineralogy and Petrology



Mr. Sameer R. Ahmed

Senior Chief Geophysicists – Geophysics


Technical Editors

  • Dr. Heba Sadoon Al-Mimar: University of Baghdad, Petroleum Geology
  • Mrs. Baraa A. Shahal: Engineer, General Commission for Ground Water
  • Mrs. Hala B. Akram: Librarian, Iraq Geological Survey

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Adress: Iraqi Geologists Association, Al-Mansour District, Al-Nakabat Street.

Country: Baghdad, Iraq.



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