The Journal of Geodesy and Geoinformation Science is an official publication of the Chinese Society for Geodesy, Photogrammetry and Cartography. Journal of Geodesy and Geoinformation Science aims to facilitate and strengthen academic exchange on geodesy and Geoinformation research between China and other countries.
Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out, and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere including electronically in the same form.
Double-blind Peer-review Policy
Only manuscripts of high relevance and suitability will enter into the double-blind peer review process, which will be conducted by at least two known experts in the field, and will aim to ensure that all published manuscripts provide new scientific knowledge. Authors may suggest that specific individuals be or not be involved as reviewers, but the final decision of acceptance or rejection rests with the editorial board.
Plagiarism Screening Policy
The members of the editorial board have been using a web-based programme AMLC (http://check.cnki.net/amlc2/ ) which compares documents and marks found similarities as a possible instance of plagiarism. This programme can be used during the editorial process of Journal of Geodesy and Geoinformation Science when considered useful.
Open Access Policy
This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.
All issues of Journal of Geodesy and Geoinformation Science can be loaded in pdf-format or HTML-format free of charge immediately after their initial publication. The journal’s website acts as an easily accessible user interface to the journal.
All its journal articles are published in accordance with the Creative Commons (CC-BY-NC-ND) license.
Article Processing Charges
Journal of Geodesy and Geoinformation Science provides the free publication of accepted manuscripts. No fees are charged. And there are no submission charges for all.
As the manuscript has been accepted, all authors should transfer the copyright of the article, including that of the printing and on-line version, to the publisher.
All manuscripts should be written in English. The supporting organization should be given at the end of the manuscript.
Title: The title of the paper should be concise but informative.
Author name(s): A list of all authors, as well as corresponding addresses, should be provided on the title page. Authors’ names should be given in a consistent form on all publications to facilitate indexing. It will be better if the e-mail address(es), and telephone number(s) are all provided.
Abstract: The abstract should be informative, without descriptive words or citations, and contain the major conclusions and quantitative results or other significant items in the paper. Together with the title, the abstract must be adequate as an index to all the subjects treated in the paper, and will be used as a base for indexing.
Main body of the paper: The body of the paper should include all the information of the research, but no subtitles.
Notation: Notation must be legible, clear, compact, and consistent with standard usage. All unusual symbols whose identity may not be obvious, including subscript or superscript, must be made comprehensible. Physical and mathematical variables should be in italic, vectors in boldface. Units, abbreviations and special functions should be upright. Please add notes to explain any other special symbols.
Tables: Tables, numbered in order of appearance, should be identified with appropriate titles. The table title, which should be brief, goes above the table. A detailed description of its contents or table footnotes should be given directly below the body of the table.
References: References must be published work, and numbered consecutively in order of their first citation. References should be listed individually at the end of the text and indicated in the text with a superscript number in square brackets. All of the references’ authors, as well as the titles of the referenced articles, should be given.
Tables and figures may be presented with captions within the main body of the manuscript; if so, figures should additionally be uploaded as high resolution files.