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Geoconservation Research (Geoconserv. Res.)

Editor-in-Chief: Michael Benton, PhD

Online ISSN: 2588-7343

Print ISSN: 2645-4661

Publishes Biannual

About the Journal and scopes

On Geconconservation Research:

Biannual Journal of Geoconservation Research (GCR) is an international, open-access (for authors and readers), single-blind and peer-reviewed journal. This journal was established in late 2018. This journal is free for both authors and readers. The GCR tries to follow the open access policy as a global mission to allow all experts, researchers, students and professors to use the published articles without payment. Editors are interested in developing the journal in the future so that no readers will be restricted from free access to information and articles.

The submitted manuscripts must not have been published in other sources and must not have been submitted to other publications. All Articles submitted in Geoconservation Research must have all commitments made by this journal. All Manuscripts are archived and preserved in different national abstracting databases and the National Library of Iran in Print versions.

Submissions in Geoconservation Research may be in the form of different articles, including:

  • Original research
  • Review paper
  • Short communications
  • Technical Reports
  • Book reviews
  • Letter to Editor

The journal publishes papers in English. Geoconservation Research follows the spelling rules of American English. Authors whose first language is not English are urged to seek language help from English-speaking colleagues or English-native editors before submitting the manuscript.

This journal covers all aspects of geoconservation and aims to publish original and reliable papers about earth heritages, protecting and managing sites and landscapes, geodiversity, geopark, training, education and geotourism.

Key scopes include:

  • Geoconservation in theory and practice
  • Thematic scope of geoconservation projects
  • Geodiversity and its scientific justification at national, regional and global scales
  • Geoparks, practical aspects of identification, establishment, and enhancement
  • Geological site maintenance and enhancement: practical aspects of geoconservation
  • Museums: specimen-based geoconservation
  • Geotourism: harnessing the interest of different interest groups
  • Education and how to engage and explain geoconservation sites
  • Geohazards, understanding, predicting and mitigating