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Our open access policy is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition - it means that articles have free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. A double-blind peer review method is mandatory for processing of all scientific manuscripts submitted to the editorial stuff of "GES”.
Reviewers tasks include novelty and scholary importance test, authentisity of research results test, article’s content and recital style test, verification of paper’s name and abstract relevance to its content, finding out published papers concerning research topic, not mentioned in the manuscript.1.
Such measures will generally include contacting the author of the manuscript or paper and giving due consideration of the respective complaint or claims made, but may also include further communications to the relevant institutions and research bodies.3. Contribution to Editorial Decisions – Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.The Editor may be guided by the policies of the “GEOGRAPHY, ENVIRONMENT, SUSTAINABILITY” journal’s editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism.The editor may confer with other editors or reviewers (or society officers) in making this decision.2.2.The main sections of the journal are the theory of geography and ecology, the theory of sustainable development, use of natural resources, natural resources assessment, global and regional changes of environment and climate, social-economical geography, ecological regional planning, sustainable regional development, applied aspects of geography and ecology, geoinformatics and ecological cartography, ecological problems of oil and gas sector, nature conservations, health and environment, and education for sustainable development.Articles are freely available to both subscribers and the wider public with permitted reuse.