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 Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original works that are not under review in any other journals.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 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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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 6, No 3 (2014)

Journal of Geography and Geology, Vol. 6, No. 3, September 2014

Table of Contents


Quaternary Tectonic Deformation, Holocene Paleoseismicity, and Modern Strain in the Unusually–Wide Coupled Zone of the Central Cascadia Margin, Washington and Oregon, USA, and British Columbia, Canada PDF
Curt D. Peterson, Kenneth M. Cruikshank p1
Stability of Volcanic Slopes in Cold Regions PDF
Shima Kawamura, Seiichi Miura p34
Application of ERT and Aerial Photographs Techniques to Identify the Consequences of Sinkholes Hazards in Constructing Housing Complexes Sites over Karstic Carbonate Bedrock in Perak, Peninsular Malaysia PDF
Riyadh R. Yassin, Ros Fatihah Muhammad, Samsudin Hj Taib, Omer Al-Kouri p55
Performance of the Subsurface Hydraulics in a Doublet System Using the ThermoGIS Calculator PDF
A. M. Al-Mukhtar p90
Production of Global Land Cover Data – GLCNMO2008 PDF
Ryutaro Tateishi, Nguyen Thanh Hoan, Toshiyuki Kobayashi, Bayan Alsaaideh, Gegen Tana, Dong Xuan Phong p99
Spatial Analysis of Disaster Risk in Santo Domingo De Heredia, Costa Rica, Central America PDF
Jonnathan Reyes-Chaves, Mario Fernández-Arce, Sara Grineski, Timothy Collins p123
Flooding and Earthquake Risk Interpretation for Kutahya Province, Turkey, Using ASTER DEM PDF
Umut Erdem, Ali Can Demirkesen p133
Modeling of Groundwater Flow and Water Use for San Luis Potosí Valley Aquifer System PDF
Briseida Lopez-Alvarez, José Alfredo Ramos-Leal, Noel Carbajal, Guillermo Hernandez-García, Janete Morán-Ramírez, Germán Santacruz-DeLeón p147
Geophysical and Hydrochemical Evaluation of Groundwater Potential and Character of Abeokuta Area, Southwestern Nigeria PDF
Moroof, O. Oloruntola, Gabriel O. Adeyemi p162
Trend and Linkages between Climate Elements, Pest Activities and Pesticide Usage in Urban Farms Communities in Lagos PDF
Vide Adedayo, Mayowa Fasona, Taiwo Kuti p178
Investigation of the Relationship between Groundwater Level Fluctuation and Vegetation Cover by using NDVI for Shaqlawa Basin, Kurdistan Region – Iraq PDF
Shwan Seeyan, Broder Merkel, Rudy Abo p187
Urbanisation and Market Growth Trends in the Yaounde Metropolis PDF
Emmanuel Ebai Enow Oben, Humphrey Ngala Ndi p203
Probing the pH Dependent Optical Properties of Aquatic, Terrestrial and Microbial Humic Substances by Sodium Borohydride Reduction PDF
Lynne P. Heighton, Walter F. Schmidt p214
Long-Term Climate Change at Four Rural Stations in Minnesota, 1920-2010 PDF
Fei Yuan, Martin Mitchell p228
Reviewer Acknowledgements for Journal of Geography and Geology, Vol. 6, No. 3 PDF
Lesley Luo p242

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