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 Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original works that are not under review in any other journals.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 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 a DOI®number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to 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
More Announcements...

Vol 7, No 2 (2015)

Journal of Geography and Geology, Vol. 7, No. 2, June 2015

Table of Contents


On the Origin of Water on Earth and Mars PDF
Hans Josef Merkl p1
Nature and Origin of the Amphibolites in the Precambrian Basement Complex of Iseyin and Ilesha Schist Belts, Southwestern Nigeria PDF
Anthony Temidayo Bolarinwa, Morenike Abimbola Adeleye p6
Revisiting the Question of Atmospheric Predictability PDF
Isimar de Azevedo Santos, Julio Buchmann p18
Long-Term Temporal Trends in Agri-Environment and Agricultural Land Use in Ontario, Canada: Transformation, Transition and Significance PDF
Paul G. R. Smith p32
Polymagmatic processes at monogenetic volcanoes: insights from Baossi monogenetic lava flows, Adamawa Plateau, Cameroon Volcanic Line PDF
Anicet Feudjio Tiabou, Robert Temdjim, Caroline Neh Ngwa, Vivian Bih Che, François Xavier Onana Mebara P56
Development of Flood Forecasting System for the Wangchhu River Basin in Bhutan PDF
S. H. M. Fakhruddin P70
Analysis of Thickness and Layering of Overburden Materials of Volcanic Craters on the Biu Plateau, Borno State, Nigeria PDF
John Abdullahi, J.K. Nyanganji, M. U. Mijinyawa P85
Climate Induced Crisis: A Case Study of Ibi Skirmish Aftermath of 2012 Flooding PDF
Adelalu T. Gabriel, Benjamin E. Bwadi., Garba A. Hajara., Wuyep S. Zitta p97
Long-term Land Use and Land Cover Changes Affected by the Conservation Reserve Program in the Minnesota River Valley PDF
F. Yuan, M. Mitchell, B. Bohks, K. Mullen, C. Smith p105
Fractures as Preferential Flowpaths for Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) Injections and Withdrawals: Implications for Environmentally Sensitive Near-Shore Waters, Wetlands of the Greater Everglades Basin and the Regional Karst Floridan Aquifer System PDF
Sydney T. Bacchus, Sergio Bernardes, Wenjing Xu, Marguerite Madden p117
Reviewer Acknowledgements for Journal of Geography and Geology, Vol. 7, No. 2 PDF
Lesley Luo p156

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