Description of Chinese Geographical Science

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Chinese Geographical Science (ISSN 1002-0063; CN 22-1174/P), bimonthly, is an international journal published in China from 1991. It is sponsored by Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology,Chinese Academy of Sciences and Geographical Society of China, and jointly published by Science Press of China and Springer of Germany.

The journal is devoted to leading scientific and technological innovation in geography, serving development in China, and promoting international scientific exchange. The journal mainly covers physical geography and its sub-disciplines, human geography and its sub-disciplines, cartography, remote sensing, and geographic information systems. It pays close attention to the major issues the world is concerned with, such as the man-land relationship, population, resources, environment, globalization and regional development.

The journal helps readers keep up to date with the latest worldwide geographical research achievements, and reports on new development and changes related to geography in the course of China’s economic development. It also makes available Chinese geographical information for the study of global issues and regional comparisons. The journal publishes original research papers, review articles, research reports, academic activities, and so on.

All original publications are variable at Springer has exclusive distribution rights for print version outside China’s Mainland and electronic version worldwide. And Post Offices of China has the distribution right for print version in China’s Mainland.

Chinese Geographical Science has been abstracted/indexed in:

◆ Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-E)(indexed from 2002)

◆Abstracts Journal (AJ)

◆ Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA)

◆ Current Geographical Publications (CGP)

◆ Elsevier/Geo Abstract


◆ Google Scholar

◆ Pollution Abstracts

◆ Sustainability Science Abstracts

◆ Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management

◆ Human Population and Natural Resource Management

◆ Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition



◆ Gale

◆ Summon by Serial Solutions

◆ Chinese Science Citation Database (CSCD)

◆ Chinese Science and Technology Papers and Citation Database (CSTPCD)

◆ Chinese Academic Journals Comprehensive Citation Report (CAJCCR)

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