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International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research (IJAGR)
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International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research (IJAGR)

Editors-in-Chief: Donald Patrick Albert (Sam Houston State University, USA) and Samuel Adu-Prah (Sam Houston State University, USA)
Indexed In: INSPEC, SCOPUS, Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and 10 more indices
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 2010
ISSN: 1947-9654|EISSN: 1947-9662|DOI: 10.4018/IJAGR
Journal Metrics
Submission to Acceptance: Approx. 14 - 18 Weeks
Acceptance to Publication: Approx. 36 - 40 Weeks
Acceptance Rate: 34%
Description & Scope
Description:
The International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research (IJAGR) is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal specializing in studies from applied geography that interface with geographic information science and technology. Including both regular and special themed issues, this journal presents policy... Show More
Mission & Scope:
The International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research (IJAGR) publishes research that exemplifies the usage of geographic information science and technology (GIS&T) to explore and resolve geographical issues from various application domains within the social and/or physical sciences. IJAGR is designed to provide planners and policy analysts, practitioners, academicians, and others using GIS&T... Show More
Coverage:
  • Biogeography
  • Business and marketing geography
  • Climatology
  • Economic Geography
  • Geography of crime
  • Geomorphology
  • Historical geography
  • Medical geography
  • Military geography
  • Natural Hazards
  • Other geographic subfields
  • Political geography
  • Population geography
  • Soil geography
  • Tourism geography
  • Transportation geography
Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Associate Editors
Charlie Zhang, University of Louisville, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1633-2440
David Wong, George Mason University, United States
Dhitinut Ratnapradipa, Creighton University, United States
G. Rebecca Dobbs, USDA Forest Service, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-7233-9570
Jay Lee, Kent State University, United States
John Strait, Sam Houston State University, United States
Jonathan Comer, Oklahoma State University, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4358-2437
Neil Coffee, University of Canberra, Australia
Richard Ross Shaker, Ryerson University, Canada
Ross Guida, Sam Houston State University, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-2785-4631
Shuaib Lwasa, Makerere University, Uganda ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4312-2836
Tony Hernandez, Centre for the Study of Commercial Activity, Canada
Xinyue Ye, Texas A&M University, United States
Editorial Review Board
Adam Mathews, Western Michigan University, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5577-4308
Bin Jiang, University of Gävle, Sweden ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-2337-2486
C. Keller, University of Victoria, Canada
Darrel McDonald, Stephen F. Austin State University, United States
Dion Wiseman, Brandon University, Canada
Francois Pinet, INRAE, France
G.P. Reddy, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-0967-2458
Ian Meiklejohn, Rhodes University, South Africa
Joseph Messina, University of Alabama, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-1978-0778
Luke Marzen, Auburn University, United States
Michael DeMers, New Mexico State University, United States
Rick Bunch, UNC Greensboro, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4316-7575
Sagar Deshpande, Ferris State University, United States
Sermin Tagil, Izmir Bakircay University, Turkey
Wei Song, University of Louisville, United States
Zengwang Xu, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, United States
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Contact
Donald P. Albert and Samuel Adu-Prah
Editors-in-Chief
International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research (IJAGR)
E-mails: geo_dpa@shsu.edu; sxa054@shsu.edu

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