The Geological Bulletin of Turkey (Geol. Bull. Turkey) is one of the oldest and best-known journals in Turkey, published since 1947. It is published by the Chamber of Geological Engineers (CGE) with three issues every year. The journal accepts articles about earth science topics apart from engineering geology. Primary topics include geology, tectonics, structural geology, geochronology, geochemistry, sedimentology, biostratigraphy, paleontology, mineralogy, magmatic and metamorphic petrology, mineral deposits, geophysics and geomorphology, in addition to environmental and urban geology along with economic geology. Articles are accepted in both Turkish and English at current scientific levels in relation to these topics. Articles include primarily Turkey and surroundings, eastern Mediterranean, Middle East, Balkans, Black Sea and Caspian Sea areas, along with ranked articles from all other critical regions of the world. Articles including results with high scientific level from research completed within this scope are published without any fee. The journal is open access. The target audience for the journal is all earth scientists interested in these topics and this scope. The journal includes mainly original research articles and lower numbers of reviews and publications with other scientific qualities. Sele ct sessions at the Geological Congress of Turkey and other national and international meetings may later be published as special issues after reviewed publication processes.