The scientific publication series of the Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) is the Bulletin. The Bulletin series has been published since 1895, first under the French name, Bulletin de la Commission Géologique de Finlande and since 1971, with the name Geological Survey of Finland, Bulletin. It is a scientific series meant for international distribution, published in English.
Scope: The Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Finland publishes the results of scientific research that is thematically or geographically connected to Finnish or Fennoscandian geology, or otherwise related to research and innovation at GTK. Contributions by researchers outside GTK can be accepted. All manuscripts are peer-reviewed by two independent reviewers.
The editorial staff of the Bulletin consists of GTK’s director of scientific research, a science editor and 3–5 other docent-level members, of which at least one comes from outside Finland. The Bulletin is a digital publication, which can also be printed when required. The editorial staff makes this decision on a case-by-case basis. All Bulletin papers have at least two independent reviewers to ensure their scientific quality.
The Bulletin can be produced in the form of a:
The Bulletin has attained the peer-reviewed label from the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies
Federation of Finnish Learned Societies Peer-Review Label
Other scientific publications of the Geological Survey of Finland
On the decision of the director responsible for scientific activity, GTK can also publish other publications, such as books, summaries (e.g. a synopsis of an article-based thesis), proceedings and other special publications in Finnish, Swedish or English.
Non-scientific research reporting
GTK Open File Research Report and non-scientific research reporting
Report results and/or conclusions of a work package or of a project as a whole.