The growth of geosciences in Africa has accelerated in the last several years with applications not only in petroleum basin related studies but also in other areas, including hydrological, marine, field potential, geotechnical, and near-surface or civil engineering applications.

This special section is dedicated to all things geosciences in Africa. Authors have made submissions on various subjects varying from hydrological/marine studies in West African coasts and petroleum-related studies in different petroleum basins, to field geophysics for mineralization potential studies.

Baouche et al. present the characterization of petrophysical and geomechanical properties of the Turonian and Cenomanian limestone reservoirs from the southeast...

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