Fees

Publication Fees at a Glance

NOTE: The following fees will apply to manuscripts submitted to GSA publications on or after 1 March 2021. The GSA member discount is increased to $200 off publication fees and increased to $500 off open access fees.

  Mandatory publication fees
per accepted paper
Color figure costs Length restrictions Gold Open Access
(voluntary)
Geology
US$1,750*
GSA Members: US$1,550
Free See sizing instructions US$2,800**
GSA Members: US$2,300
GSA Bulletin If paper exceeds 10 typeset pages,
fee is US$125 for each additional page.
US$800 per color page None US$2,800
GSA Members: US$2,300
Books Free 1 Free color page; US$100
for each additional color page
None US$2,800
GSA Members: US$2,300
100% Open Access Publications
  Mandatory publication fees
per accepted paper
Color figure costs Length restrictions
GSA Today Free Free Six typeset pages
Geosphere US$1,750*
GSA Members: US$1,550
Free None
*Authors who are unable to pay the Geology or Geosphere publication fee may apply for a waiver.
**Geology authors who pay for Gold Open Access won't be assessed the publication fee.