Planetary Science Journals

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AGU Planetary Science Journals

Below are just a few of the many planetary science journals published by the AGU. Visit the main AGU journals page for a complete listing of all geophysical journals.

JGR Atmospheres

Atmospheres

Includes physics and chemistry of the atmosphere, as well as the atmospheric-biospheric, lithospheric, and hydrospheric interface.
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JGR Planets

Planets

Covers the geology, geophysics, geochemistry, atmospheres, biology, and dynamics of the planets, satellites, asteroids, rings, comets, and meteorites; planetary origins; and planetary detection.
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JGR Solid Earth

Solid Earth

Focuses on the physics and chemistry of the solid Earth and the liquid core of the Earth, geomagnetism, paleomagnetism, marine geology/geophysics, chemistry and physics of minerals, rocks, volcanology, and more.
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JGR Space Physics

Space Physics

Covers aeronomy and magnetospheric physics, planetary atmospheres and magnetospheres, interplanetary and external solar physics, cosmic rays, and heliospheric physics.
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Eos

Eos

Weekly newspaper of the Earth and space sciences, is published every Tuesday and is distributed by mail and available online to the members of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
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More Planetary Science Journals

These are some of the journals available by a variety of publishers that are related to planetary science. Please let us know any recommendations for inclusion in this listing.

Advances in Space Science

Advances in Space Science

The COSPAR publication Advances in Space Research (ASR) is an open journal covering all areas of space research.
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Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Covers significant developments in all areas of earth and planetary sciences, from climate, environment, and geological hazards to the formation of planets and the evolution of life.
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Astrobiology

Astrobiology

International journal created as a forum for scientists seeking to advance our understanding of life's origin, evolution, distribution, and destiny in the universe.
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Earth and Planetary Science Letters

Earth and Planetary Science Letters

Concise, highly cited articles ("Letters") on research of significance to the broad earth and planetary sciences community. To improve impact, papers are published with minimal delay.
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Earth, Moon, and Planets

Earth, Moon, and Planets

Publishes original contributions on subjects ranging from star and planet formation and the origin and evolution of the solar and extra-solar planetary systems, to asteroids, comets, meteoroids & near-Earth objects, & more.
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Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

Publishes research papers in a wide range of subjects in terrestrial geochemistry, meteoritics, and planetary geochemistry.
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Geology

Geology

Publishes timely, innovative, and provocative articles relevant to its international audience, representing research from all fields of the geosciences.
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ICARUS

ICARUS

nternational Journal of Solar System Studies is devoted to the publication of original contributions in the field of Solar System studies.
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Meteoritics & Planetary Science

Meteoritics & Planetary Science

International monthly journal of planetary science published by the Meteoritical Society - a scholarly organization promoting research and education in planetary science.
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Nature

Nature

Weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology.
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New Astronomy

New Astronomy

Publishes articles in all fields of astronomy and astrophysics, with a particular focus on computational astronomy.
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Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors

Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors

Launched in 1968 to fill the need for an international journal in the field of planetary physics, geodesy and geophysics, this journal has now grown to become important reading matter for all geophysicists.
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Planetary and Space Science

Planetary and Space Science

Publishes original articles as well as short communications (letters). Ground-based and space-borne instrumentation and laboratory simulation of solar system processes are included.
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Science

Science

Weekly scientific journal published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Founded in 1880, Science publishes on a wide range of topics including planetary science.
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Space Science Reviews

Space Science Reviews

Emphasis is on scientific results and instruments in the fields of astrophysics, physics of planetary systems, solar physics, and physics of magnetospheres & interplanetary matter.
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Magazines

Many popular magazines provide engaging articles on planetary science in an easy-to-read style. Please let us know any recommendations for inclusion in this listing.

Mercury

Mercury

Features articles showcasing the latest developments in astronomy as well as society news and monthly sky events.
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Sky & Telescope

Sky & Telescope

A popular amateur astronomy magazine that covers a wide range of topics including planetary science.
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