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Gneiss Editing LLC

Capability Statement

We edit scientific and government reports, scientific papers and news stories. Editing services include developmental editing, copyediting, proofreading, fact checking, technical editing and style editing.

Writing services include news stories, features, press releases and fact sheets. We also project manage publications, from conception through final printing.

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Core Competencies: 



Science Communication 

Publication Project Management


Fact Checking

Scientific Public Outreach

News Judgment

Subject-Matter Expertise in Earth Sciences

Professional Memberships: 

ACES: The Society for Editing

Association of Earth Science Editors

Editorial Freelancers Association

National Association of Science Writers

NW Editors Guild

Society of Environmental Journalists

Society of Professional Journalists

Areas of Expertise: 


  • Editing for government agencies; excel at filling gaps in hiring 

  • Partners throughout the industry to meet clients' needs and schedules, including scientific illustrators, graphic designers and other writers/editors

  • Style Manuals: Associated Press, Chicago Manual of Style, CSE Scientific Style & Format, GPO Style Manual, USGS Suggestions to Authors

  • Subject-Matter Expertise: climate science, energy, geohealth, geology, natural hazards, oceanography, paleoanthropology, paleontology, planetary geology, seismology, volcanology

Recent Clients: 

  • CSA News and Crops & Soils Magazines: Writer

  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: Writer

  • Highlights Magazine: Writer

  • Science News for Students: Editor, Writer

  • Science News: Writer, Fact Checker

  • Scientific American: Fact Checker

  • Humane Society of the U.S.: Fact Checker

  • Clean Air Task Force: Writer, Editor

  • Temblor Inc.: Editor, Strategic Planning Consultant, Media Consultant, Mentorship Consultant, Mentor

  • State Geological Surveys: Report Editor and Proofreader

  • Private clients: Book Editor, Book Fact Checker, Report Editor, Abstract and Presentation Editor

  • European Geosciences Union: Media Consultant

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