This journal details all aspects of our global geoheritage, both in situ and portable. It examines conservation of sites and materials--use, protection and practical heritage management--as well as its interpretation through education, training and tourism.

The journal covers all aspects of geoheritage and its protection. Key topics include:

- Identification, characterization, quantification and management of geoheritage

- Integration of biodiversity and geodiversity in nature conservation and land-use policies

- Geological heritage, sustainable development, community action, practical initiatives and tourism

- Geoparks: creation, management and outputs

- Conservation in the natural world, Man-made and natural impacts, climate change;

- Geotourism definitions, methodologies, and case studies

- Pedagogical use of geological heritage: publications, teaching media, trails, centers, on-site museums.

  • Details all aspects of our global geoheritage, both in situ and portable
  • Examines conservation of sites and materials as well as its interpretation through education, training and tourism
  • Covers all aspects of geoheritage and its protection

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Kevin Page
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

3.062 (2019)
Impact factor
3.389 (2019)
Five year impact factor
115 days
Submission to first decision
231 days
Submission to acceptance
65,892 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
1867-2485
Print ISSN
1867-2477
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  1. CNKI
  2. Current Contents/Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences
  3. Dimensions
  4. EBSCO Discovery Service
  5. EMBiology
  6. Geobase
  7. Google Scholar
  8. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
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  10. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
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  12. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  13. ProQuest Central
  14. ProQuest Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database
  15. ProQuest Natural Science Collection
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  18. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  19. SCImago
  20. SCOPUS
  21. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  22. Semantic Scholar
  23. UGC-CARE List (India)
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