Journal of Geography and Geology

Journal of Geography and Geology (JGG) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal published quarterly by the Canadian Center of Science and Education in both print and online versions. The online version is free to access and download.

JGG publishes original research, applied, and educational articles in all areas of geography and geology. Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original works that are not under review in any other journals.

The scopes of the journal include the following fields: physical geography; human geography; spatial analysis, such as cartography, GIS, RS and GPS; geophysics, geochemistry, mineralogy, petrology, volcanology, sedimentology, paleontology, hydrology, glaciology, tectonics, geomorphology, environmental geology, engineering geology, geological hazards, atmospheric and marine science, planetary sciences.

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2014: Articles Received:93; Accepted: 64; Rejected: 24; Published: 53; Retracted: 0

2014 Q4: Articles Received:15; Accepted: 9; Rejected: 3; Published: 14; Retracted: 0

2014 Q3: Articles Received: 24; Accepted: 23; Rejected: 3; Published: 11; Retracted: 0

2014 Q2: Articles Received: 29; Accepted: 19; Rejected: 11; Published: 16; Retracted: 0

2014 Q1: Articles Received: 25; Accepted: 13; Rejected: 9; Published: 12; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 118; Accepted: 72; Rejected: 50; Published: 44; Retracted: 0

2013 Q4: Articles Received: 27; Accepted: 17; Rejected: 8; Published: 14; Retracted: 0

2013 Q3: Articles Received: 37; Accepted: 26; Rejected: 13; Published: 12; Retracted: 0

2013 Q2: Articles Received: 30; Accepted: 13; Rejected: 15; Published: 10; Retracted: 0

2013 Q1: Articles Received: 24; Accepted: 16; Rejected: 14; Published: 8; Retracted: 0

2012 Q4: Articles Received: 28; Accepted: 11; Rejected: 10

2012 Aug: Articles Received: 7; Accepted: 2; Rejected: 2




What is e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article.
We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First in two week's time after the final draft completed.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (300USD).

e). After publication, the corresponding author will receive two copies of printed journals, free of charge.

f). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.


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Journal of Geography and Geology listed by GEOBASE (Elsevier)


We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Geography and Geology has been listed by GEOBASE (Elsevier)

Posted: 2014-12-11

Call for Papers


We are inviting papers for forthcoming issue.

Manuscripts from 3000-8000 words in length are preferred.

All manuscripts should be written in English and prepared in MS-Word format.

Please submit your manuscript online at or send it directly to the e-mail at

It is appreciated if you could share this information with your colleagues and associates. Thank you.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the editorial assistant at:

Posted: 2013-05-08
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Vol 7, No 1 (2015)

Journal of Geography and Geology, Vol. 7, No. 1, March 2015

Table of Contents


Evaluation and Development of Pedotransfer Functions for Estimating Soil Water Holding Capacity in the Tropics: The Case Of Sokoine University of Agriculture Farm in Morogoro, Tanzania PDF
Makarius V. Mdemu p1
A Case Study for Inferring Freshwater Lake Ice Thickness by GPS Interferometric Reflectometry PDF
Mark D. Jacobson p10
Poisson’s Ration, Deep Resistivity and Water Saturation Relationships for Shaly Sand Reservoir, SE Sirt, Murzuq and Gadames Basins, Libya (Case study) PDF
Bahia M. Ben Ghawar, Fathi S. Elburas p20
Does the Geography Major Fit in STEM? PDF
Md Rajibul Hasan Al Mamun, Trisha Jackson, George White p27
Geodynamic Features of the Northwestern Part of the Magellan Seamounts, Pacific Ocean PDF
S.I. Petukhov, V. M. Anokhin, M.E. Mel’nikov, V.G. Vdovin p35
Remarks on Heat Emission during Operation in Hot Rock Mass and on Possibilities of Its Use PDF
Janusz Cygankiewicz, Józef Knechtel p46
Francis Omowonuola Akinluyi, John Sunday Ojo, Martins Olusola Olorunfemi, Sunday Bayode, Olaoluwa James Akintorinwa, Gregory Oluwole Omosuyi p56
Nitrates in karst systems: a comparison of a relatively unimpacted system to impacted systems PDF
Julie Angel, Eric Wade Peterson p65
Changes of the rainfalls rates and the possibility for extremism in Tartous During the period 1970 – 2010 using Gamble's distribution PDF
kinana Kassir Haleme, Riad Qura Falah p77
Geological Setting, Compositional and Economic Appraisal of Clay-Shale Occurrence in Itu-Mbonuso/Iwere Area, South-Eastern Nigeria PDF
Olugbenga Okunlola, Christopher Egbulem p85
Textural and Compositional Studies of Sediments from Parts of the Albian Bima Sandstone, Upper Benue Trough, Nigeria PDF
Overare B., Etobro A. A. I., Osokpor J., Avwenagha E. O., Ogueh E. D. p97
Analysis of an impact of succession in mangrove forest association using remote sensing and GIS technology PDF
Nguyen Viet Luong, Ryutaro Tateishi, Nguyen Thanh Hoan p106
Reviewer Acknowledgements for Journal of Geography and Geology, Vol. 7, No. 1 PDF
Lesley Luo p117

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Journal of Geography and Geology   ISSN 1916-9779 (Print)   ISSN 1916-9787 (Online)

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