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 Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original works that are not under review in any other journals.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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2017: Articles Received: 43; Accepted: 42; Rejected: 7; Published: 24; Retracted: 0

2016: Articles Received: 28; Accepted: 28; Rejected: 1; Published: 21; Retracted: 0

2015: Articles Received: 62; Accepted: 42; Rejected: 10; Published: 32; 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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Google Scholar Citations


We are pleased to announce that the journal's Google Scholar Citations has been created.

h-index (January 2018): 17

i10-index (January 2018): 34

h5-index (January 2018): 13

h5-median(January 2018): 15

Posted: 2018-01-18

Call for Papers: Vol. 10, No. 1, March 2018 Issue


We are inviting papers for Vol. 10, No. 1, March 2018 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

Recruitment for Reviewers


CCSE operates a group of scholarly journals, covering natural sciences, social sciences and technologies. The editorial board welcomes you to join us to be Reviewer.

Status: Part time                              Working language: English

Working style: Internet-based          Payment: Voluntary job, no payment


Participation in the peer-review process is absolutely essential to the success and reputation of the journal. Reviewers along with the editors determine which work is of quality and significance. Due to extensive readership, the research and scholarship presented will ultimately have an impact on literacy in classrooms, nationally and internationally. 

Reviewer's name will be listed in the printed journal and on the journal's webpage.


a). possess a doctoral degree in the specific subject related closely to the journal; 
b). hold a job at a university or academic organization, in a teaching or research position; 
c). be fluent in academic and professional English; 
d). have a strong interest in scholarly journal; 
e). work quickly and accurately to tight deadlines.

How to apply

1. Complete application form      download here 
2. Send your application form to


Posted: 2017-12-01
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Vol 10, No 1 (2018)

Journal of Geography and Geology, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2018,  e-Version First TM

Table of Contents


Clement Kwang, Edward Matthew Osei Jnr, Adwoa Sarpong Amoah
Eric Clausen
Njoh Olivier A., Tembi Atud
Curt D Peterson, Christopher Ryan, Jack Meyer, David Price, Steve W Hostetler
Kyle Mullen, Fei Yuan, Martin Mitchell