About Geographies


Geographies (ISSN 2673-7086) is an international and cross-disciplinary open access journal of human and physical geography, rooted in natural environments and humans as well as the relations between the two. Geographies publishes critical reviews, regular research papers, communications, short notes, and editorial comments, and there is no restriction on the length of papers.

Areas of study range from the experimental, theoretical, and historical analysis of natural sciences, social sciences and humanities at different scales. It is global in outlook and integrative in approach.


Physical Geography

  • Geomorphology
  • Biogeography & landscape ecology
  • Geomatics
  • Human–environment interaction
  • Cartography and mapping
  • Soil Geography
  • Land-Use Change
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Geographical analysis
  • Lithosphere
  • Geoponics 
  • Hydrosphere
  • Atmosphere
  • Pedosphere
  • Glaciology
  • Climatology
  • Quaternary science
  • Biosphere
  • Global Change

Human Geography

  • Urban geography
  • Cultural geography
  • Social geography
  • Economic geography
  • Regional demography
  • Regional science and applied economics
  • Urban-rural sociology
  • Ecological geography
  • Biogeography
  • Health geography
  • Historical geography
  • Political geography
  • Population geography
  • Feminist geography
  • Geographic education
  • Geography of tourism
  • Military geography
  • Geography of Africa

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Geographies is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

St. Alban-Anlage 66
CH-4052 Basel

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Geographies will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2021 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


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Editorial Office

Ms. Vicky Huang
Managing Editor

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