International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences is quarterly peer reviewed journal published by Integrated Publishing Association which covers all aspects and information on scientific and technical advances in the geomatic sciences. IJGGS publishes original and innovative contributions in geomatics applications ranging from the integration of instruments, methodologies and technologies and their use in the environmental sciences, engineering and other natural sciences. Geomatics is a branch which is applied widely in many other areas, this journal aims to cover the entire vertical of Geomatics/ Geosciences/ Soil engineering including its application domains. Some of the areas covered in the journal includes, but not limited to, are as follows
- Remote Sensing
- Inventions in GIS
- Image processing and analysis
- Digital Mapping
- Geographical Information systems
- Geodesy sciences
- Spatial Data Analysis
- Heritage recording and mapping
- Application of Geomatics
- Geology and earth sciences
- Soil Mechanics
- Engineering Geology
- Geological exploration
- Soil sciences
- Others areas related to Geology, Earth sciences, Remote Sensing and GIS.
This journal is also open to articles from all areas and trends in earth and planetary survey science and space technology. In addition to the above mentioned, the Journal also welcomes notices of conferences and international workshops, industry news, and information on new products.
Individuals, researchers and academia who are working in the field of Civil Engineering and willing to serve as Editors or Reviewers are also welcome, please send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org providing your resume.
Submission of articles
Authors are invited to submit their research articles, review papers properly formatted as per the author guidelines to email@example.com mentioning the name of the journal or through the submission form . We insist authors to submit articles only as either pdf or MS word version for initial review process, the article should match our author guidelines. We expecpt high quality research articles that are free from plagiarism and any unethical publication mode, we presently use itheticate (Crosscheck)/ Plagscan to detect plagiarism.
Frequency of publication
IJGGS is published as a quarterly journal with four issues per year ( June-August, September-November, December-February, March-June). Special editions are also planned subjected to the scope and need. Currently IJGGS is also publishing peer reviewed papers of International and national level conferences conducted by various research and academic institutions .
All submitted articles will be initially subjected to editorial procedures, if found suitable for publishing will be sent to reviewers for peer review. Authors are also invited to suggest at least three potential reviewers who can review their article. It is not mandatory for the editor to send the articles only to the reviewer referred by authors, it is at discretion of the editor to send articles to any reviewer of his/ her choice. Once the review process is over and the article is accepted, authors will be intimated over mail with the galley proof which the author may reply within 5 days of time, after which the article will be sent for publishing. All articles submitted will be processed within 15 - 20days from the date of submission in most cases.
Ethics in publishing
IJGGS and its editorial board thrive to achieve the publication by ethical means, we are member of COPE ( Committee on Publishing Ethics) and follow the procedures and guidelines of COPE strictly. All articles submitted to IJGGS are screened properly for any plagiarised content through ithenticate software ( Crosscheck) . All issues that arise in publishing will be dealt according to COPE guidelines and we inisist authors submitting articles to IJGGS to follow ethical publishing practices which will not only enhance the quality of their work but also will support the development of science.
We are adopting open access publishing policy in which all articles submitted to IJGGS will be published under Creative Commons Attribution Licence (3.0) . Copyright of the pubished articles will be with the concerned authors as per the license, authors will be requested to grant first publishing rights to IJGGS. Under this license published articles can be posted in their personal or their institutions website, can be emailed to their friends and colleagues, also may be printed, freely distributed, archived in any collection, included in a course material, quoted in publications, translated and distributed, provided that the original work is cited. For full details about the Creative Commons License click here and to view our open access policy click here.
Our journals are now available through DOAJ, JGATE, CNKI and also indexed in major bibliographic databases including INSPEC, Indexcopernicus, Google Scholar, Scirus, Indianscience, Chemical Abstracts-USA, Proquest-Ulrich, INSPEC, EBSCO, Geosciences ring, CiteCeerX, CAB abstracts, Socolar, and in many Universities libraries, National Knowledge resource consortium and CNKI, geosciences web ring. Full journal content is also available through Open-J Gate, J Gate, indianjournals.com, connectjournals.com . View our complete list of indexing here. IJGGS is also selected for inclusion in Georef recently and will is added in the Georef database.