Most downloaded articles in 2013  

Top 25 Most Downloaded Articles in 2013. Free Access.

Celebrating great research

Elsevier presents the 25 most popular articles of the first half of 2013 from Elsevier published journals in Geology. The Top 25 Articles 2013 are ranked in order of the number of full-text downloads they received from the ScienceDirect platform during the period of Jan- Jun 2013.

All articles' full-text will be freely accessible online until 31 October 2013.

1) The''chessboard''classification scheme of mineral deposits: Mineralogy and geology from aluminum to zirconium

2) Gondwana dispersion and Asian accretion: Tectonic and palaeogeographic evolution of eastern Tethys

3) Remediation technologies for metal-contaminated soils and groundwater: an evaluation

4) The East African rift system

5) Investigating soil moisture - climate interactions in a changing climate: A review

6) Towards the standardization of sequence stratigraphy

7) GIS-based geo-environmental evaluation for urban land-use planning: a case study

8) Large igneous provinces and mass extinctions

9) The dynamic evolution of the Palaeozoic geography of eastern Asia

10) Neogene structures and sedimentation history along the Sunda forearc basins off southwest Sumatra and southwest Java

11) Spatial data for landslide susceptibility, hazard, and vulnerability assessment: An overview

12) Landslide risk assessment and management: an overview

13) The volcanic response to deglaciation: Evidence from glaciated arcs and a reassessment of global eruption records

14) The grain-size characterisation of coastal sand from the Somme estuary to Belgium: Sediment sorting processes and mixing in a tide- and storm-dominated setting

15) Surfactant-enhanced remediation of contaminated soil: a review

16) Global continental and ocean basin reconstructions since 200Ma

17) Dolomite: occurrence, evolution and economically important associations

18) Cenozoic geological and plate tectonic evolution of SE Asia and the SW Pacific: computer-based reconstructions, model and animations

19) Reciprocal interactions and adjustments between fluvial landforms and vegetation dynamics in river corridors: A review of complementary approaches

20) Safety and security target levels: Opportunities and challenges for risk management and risk communication

21) The influence of grain-size analysis methods and sediment mixing on curve shapes and textural parameters: Implications for sediment trend analysis

22) Microtextural characteristics of quartz grains transported and deposited by tsunamis and storms

23) Paleovalley systems: Insights from Quaternary analogs and experiments

24) Soil water repellency: its causes, characteristics and hydro-geomorphological significance

25) Dynamic topography in South America