Geography and Natural Resources

ISSN: 1875-3728 (Print) 1875-371X (Online)

Description

The journal Geography and Natural Resources publishes information on research results in the field of geographical studies of nature, the economy, and the population. It provides ample coverage of the geographical aspects relating to solving major economic problems, with special emphasis on regional nature management and environmental protection, geographical forecasting, integral regional research developments, a modelling of natural processes, and on the advancement of mapping techniques. The journal publishes contributions on monitoring studies, geographical research abroad, as well as discussions on the theory of science.

PEER REVIEW

Geography and Natural Resources is a peer reviewed journal. We use a double blind peer review format. Our team of reviewers includes over 105 reviewers, both internal and external (70%), from 7 countries (Germany, Belarus, Aserbaidzhan, Ukraine, China, Mongolia, Polsha). The average period from submission to first decision in 2017 was 20 days, and that from first decision to acceptance was 50 days. The final decision on the acceptance of an article for publication is made by the Editorial Board.

Any invited reviewer who feels unqualified or unable to review the manuscript due to the conflict of interests should promptly notify the editors and decline the invitation. Reviewers should formulate their statements clearly in a sound and reasoned way so that authors can use reviewer’s arguments to improve the manuscript. Personal criticism of the authors must be avoided. Reviewers should indicate in a review (i) any relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors, (ii) anything that has been reported in previous publications and not given appropriate reference or citation, (ii) any substantial similarity or overlap with any other manuscript (published or unpublished) of which they have personal knowledge.

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