The Journal of Geovisualization and Spatial Analysis [JGSA] provides an advanced forum for theories and applications of geospatial analysis and visualization. The journal serves diverse fields such as cartography, geographic information science/systems, remote sensing, location-based services, photogrammetry, geology, etc. It publishes high-quality research papers, reviews, and communications. While there is no restriction on the length of the papers, the standard length is between 3000-5000 words.
JGSA publishes papers on subjects which include visualization theory and technology in real and virtual environments, cartography and cartographic communication, geovisualization and analysis of dynamic phenomena (e.g., movement data and change detection), multiscale and/or higher dimensional visualization of geospatial data, applications of geovisualization such as in geology, landscape design, decision-making, disaster response analysis of social interactions and education, human recognition of geovisualization, geovisualization using various mobile devices (e.g., smart phones, PDAs, tablets and GPS), geovisualization in gaming technology for simulation and geospatial education, Theory and applications of spatial analysis and spatial relations, theory and applications of geo-computation and geo-statistics, spatial data handling, spatial data mining and decision support systems, geo-telematics, spatial information infrastructures and applications of geo-analysis and geovisualization technology (all possible domains).
Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statements
Journal of Geovisualization and Spatial Analysis (JGSA) is dedicated to following best practices on ethical matters, errors, and retractions. The prevention of publication malpractice is one of the important responsibilities of the editorial board. Any kind of unethical behavior is not acceptable and the editorial board does not tolerate plagiarism in any form. Authors submitting articles to JGSA affirm that manuscript content is original.
The editors of JGSA evaluate submitted manuscripts exclusively on the basis of academic merit (importance, originality, study’s validity, clarity) and relevance to the journal’s scope, and without regard to the authors’ race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, citizenship, religious belief, political philosophy or institutional affiliation. Decisions to edit and publish are not determined by the policies of governments or any other agencies outside of the journal itself. The Editor-in-Chief has full authority over the entire editorial content of the journal and the timing of the publication of that content.
Editors, authors, and reviewers will also adhere to the JGSA submission guideline policies:
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- The first named journal of geo-analysis and visualization in the world
- Focus is on geo-visualization and spatial analysis, including cartography and visualization of geographic phenomenon and procedures, and not, as in competing Journals, on innovations as related to computer science
- There is no restriction on the length of the papers
- Provides an advanced forum for the theories and applications of geo-spatial analysis and visualization in diverse fields such as cartography, geographic information sciences/systems, remote sensing, photogrammetry, and global positioning systems.
- Haowen Yan,
- Michael Peterson,
- Zhilin Li
- Publishing model
- Hybrid (Transformative Journal). Learn about publishing Open Access with us
- 28 days
- Submission to first decision
- 139 days
- Submission to acceptance
- 14,670 (2020)
Discovering Spatiotemporal Patterns and Urban Facilities Determinants of Cycling Activities in Beijing
Authors (first, second and last of 4)
Application of GIS and AHP Method in Forest Fire Risk Zone Mapping: a Study of the Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, Kerala, India
Authors (first, second and last of 8)
A Spatial Web Application to Explore the Interactions between Human Mobility, Government Policies, and COVID-19 Cases
In employing CAP, all accepted articles are immediately published in an issue.
This special issue is dedicated to studies on spatial human behavior uncertainty in daily urban activities.
This special issue aims at publishing the state of-the-art research efforts that address the challenges of reconstruction and visualization of 3D city models with full consideration of semantic, structural and scene information.
This special issue focuses on the “analysis” part of the Journal’s title, where special attention is given to innovative analysis methods and applications for location data.
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