《Chinese Journal of Geophysics-Chinese Edition (CJG-CE) 》originated in 1948. It is cosponsored by the Institute of Geology and Geophysics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Geophysical Society, and is the unique academic and integrated periodic on geophysics in China. Emphasizing on original and creative research results, it mainly publishes papers on solid-earth geophysics, applied geophysics, space and atmospheric physics, planetary science, oceanographic physics and other related interdisciplines. The Chinese version《Chinese Journal of Geophysics-Chinese Edition (CJG-CE) 》 (ISSN0001-5733, CNI1-2074/P) of the journal is published bimonthly. The electronic English version《 Chinese Journal of Geophysics（CJG）》 (ISSN 0898-9591) since 2000 is published by the American Geophysical Union.
The CJG-CE is one of the core journals of natural sciences in China, and is recognized as one of the representative journals in the earth science field. At present, the journal is retrieved by 15 international retrieval systems, such as SCI-E, CA, INSPEC, TULSA Petroleum Abstracts, PASCAL, All-Russia ISTI, Current Bibliography on Science and Technology. Also, it is one of the source journals of 12 Chinese retrieval systems, including Chinese Science Citation Databases, Chinese Scientific and Technical Paper Citation, Academic Periodical Abstracts of China, and Abstracts of Chinese Geological Literature.
According to the statistics results from CSTPCD(China), the impact factor is 1.974, total citation frequency is 1553, the proportion of those supported by the National Natural Science Foundation and other foundations is 100%. According to the statistics results from ISI(USA), the impact factor is 0.375, total citation frequency is 278.
The CJG-CE won the National Journal Award respectively in 1999, in 2003 and in 2005. In the evaluation of national journals in 2001, it became a member of the Chinese Periodic Matrix and won the Doublehigh award.