Jökull journal has a long lasting history in production of novel scientific works which are both well trusted and broadly indexed in international databases. Jökull publishes research papers, notes and review articles concerning all aspects of the life sciences. The journal currently owns the five-year impact factor of 0.471
Formerly focused on glaciology, glacial geology, physical geography, general geology, petrology, volcanology, geothermal research, geophysics, meteorology, hydrology and oceanography, the journal now expands the coverage area to all aspects of the life sciences including human sciences and technologies. Jökull also publishes research notes and reports from expeditions, book reviews, and other materials of interest to the members of the editorial board.