Geoforum

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Geoforum is a peer-reviewed academic journal of geography which focuses on social, political, economic, and environmental activities that occur around the globe within the context of geographical space and time.

Geoforum  
Disciplinehuman geography
LanguageEnglish
Edited byRob Fletcher, Sarah Hall
Publication details
Publisher
Elsevier (Europe)
No
Citescore based on Scopus, 2017, 3.09[1]. Web of Science 2017, 2.566
Standard abbreviations
Geoforum
Indexing
ISSN0016-7185
Links

Scope[edit]

The journal has a wide range of study areas including political governance and regulation, regional development, urban planning, and resource management. A Critical Review section assesses the articles published to allow for a balanced and up to date view of these topics.

Publisher[edit]

Geoforum is published by Elsevier as a 'paywalled.' non-Open Access publication. The current chief editors are Dr. Rob Fletcher from Wageningen University and Prof. Sarah Hall at the University of Nottingham. In recent years there have been significant efforts to gain significant Open Access and pricing concessions from this commercial publisher.[2] [3]

As of 2018, articles rejected by the journal can be considered for Elsevier's open access, Author Pays megajournal, Heliyon.[4]. The Heliyon author fee in 2018 was $1,250 and $1,500 in 2019.[5]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://journalmetrics.scopus.com/
  2. ^ https://brambuscher.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/wainrightbuscher-new-deal-to-projekt-deal-geoforum2017.pdf Wainwright, J. and B. Büscher (2018, in press). From a New Deal to Projekt Deal: Time for solidarity with German scholars. Geoforum.
  3. ^ Editorial Board of Geoforum, 2012. A new deal. Geoforum 43: 657–658
  4. ^ https://www.journals.elsevier.com/geoforum/announcements
  5. ^ https://www.heliyon.com/about/