Founding editors Sandu BOENGIU, Emil MARINESCU, Constantin ENACHE, Vasile PLENICEANU, Viorica TOMESCU
Medium Print, online
Publisher Universitaria Craiova
Frequency Two issues per year
Subjects covered Geography related: biogeography, climatology, environment, geomorphology, human and economic geography, hydrology, regional geography, tourism
Publishing policy Open access; peer review; sponsored supplementary issues
Digital Object Identifier prefix 10.5775
Date created 2002
Date online on own domain 2009
Content languages English, Romanian (partial content)
Institution Department of Geography, Faculty of Sciences, University of Craiova
Editorial correspondence address 13 Al. I. Cuza Street, Craiova; Dolj county, Romania
Forum geografic. Studii de geografie și protecția mediului is a peer-reviewed international journals that has been published since 2002 by the Department of Geography of the University of Craiova, Romania. Its content is directed to a broad audience, including both academics and policymakers.
Aim and scope
Forum geografic aims to publish high quality research in the domains of geography, as well as geosciences and social sciences that mainly use, but are not limited to geographic approaches (human, physical, nature and society as well as GIScience). Although initially the journal published research from and about Europe, it gradually extended its reach and currently, it welcomes research papers from all over the world on a range of issues such as geomorphology, pedology, climatology, hydrology, tourism, population geography, human settlements and environment protection.
Access to articles
Forum geografic is an open-access journal, publishing electronic articles in open-access mode (i.e., no fees for readers and no article processing charges or publication fees for authors). The journal does not charge any fee for peer review management, journal production, online hosting and archiving to authors or their institutions.
Since the journal runs exclusively on the volunteer efforts of the members of the Geography Department from the University of Craiova and fellow peers worldwide, the understanding, patience as well as proper work ethic of the current and prospective authors is highly appreciated.
Forum geografic publishes two issues per year.
Indexing and archiving
The journal is classified by CNCSIS as B+.
The journal is currently indexed by the following databases (also look for: Geographical Phorum):
- Index Copernicus
- The Union Catalogue of Serials (ZDB)
- The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS)
- InfoBase Index
Digital preservation: fatcat!
Content Aggregators: WorldCat