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 Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original works that are not under review in any other journals.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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2015 Q3: Articles Received: 17; Accepted: 10; Rejected: 0; Published: 7; Retracted: 0

2015 Q2: Articles Received: 13; Accepted: 10; Rejected: 3; Published: 10; Retracted: 0

2015 Q1: Articles Received: 19; Accepted: 10; Rejected: 3; Published: 8; Retracted: 0

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

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




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.


Each paper published in Journal of Geography and Geology is assigned aDOI®number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. ClickHEREto know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? ClickHEREto retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.



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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 3 (2015)

Journal of Geography and Geology, Vol. 7, No. 3, September 2015

Table of Contents


Yirang Yuan
Dr. Kamaldeen Olakunle Omosanya, Dr S.O Ariyo, Usman Kaigama, Mr G:O Mosuro, Dr TA Laniyan
Bourchich Noureddine, Adarab Hanane, Ezaidi Abdelkrim
Vinicius VM Ferreira, Raquel L. M. Fonseca, Zildete Rocha, Amanda L.Oliveira, Rubens M.Moreira, Nayron C. Lemos, Cláudio J. Chagas, Maria Angela B. C. Menezes, Talita O. Santos
Mukesh Singh Boori
Lesley Luo