Co-sponsored by the Geographical Society of China and the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, the Journal of Geographical Sciences aims to facilitate and strengthen academic exchange on geography research between China and other countries, and to offer a forum for discussion between geographers in China and abroad.

This natural science journal publishes articles related to physical process and spatial patterns at the earth's surface, physio-geographical elements and their interaction, global change and its regional response, characters and management of natural resources, landscape ecology and environmental construction, remote sensing, geographic information system and their applications in geographical research.

  • Co-sponsored by the Geographical Society of China and the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS
  • Provides a forum for discussion between geographers in China and abroad
  • Covers physical process and spatial patterns at the earth's surface, physio-geographical elements and their interaction, global change and its regional response, and more
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Editor-in-Chief
  • Du Zheng
Executive Editor-in-Chief
  • Xin Zhao
Editor
  • Xinfang Yu
Editorial Director
  • Lu Feng Yao
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Journal metrics

2.851 (2019)
Impact factor
3.457 (2019)
Five year impact factor
46,254 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
1861-9568
Print ISSN
1009-637X
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Co-publication with Science Press Ltd.
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  17. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  18. SCImago
  19. SCOPUS
  20. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  21. Semantic Scholar
  22. TD Net Discovery Service
  23. UGC-CARE List (India)
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