Open Access Physical geography Journals

A list of Open Access Physical geography journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Physical geography is one of the two major subfields of geography

Open Access journals publish papers that are free to the reader to download. OA papers have undergone peer review and are not more or less stringent than papers in closed journals — the main difference is in the business model.

This list of Physical geography Open Access journals will hopefully make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Physical geography manuscript.
We have thousands of high-impact factor Physical geography journals in our list.In many cases, you only see lists of Physical geography journals, nonetheless, in our case we have made the list with open access Physical geography journals in mind.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Physical geography venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Physical geography journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Physical geography OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Physical geography Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Bulletin of glaciological research1345-3807Japanese Society of Snow and Ice161123859.6
The Cryosphere1994-041622716587655Website
Journal of Glaciology0022-1430Cambridge University Press911116313754.9Website
Geochemistry monograph series2432-8804Terrapub22850
Nauka v Centralʹnoj Rossii2305-2538All-Russian Research Institute for Use of Machinery and Petroleum Products in Agriculture2050
Advances in life sciences2163-1387Scientific and Academic Publishing2850
Space science international2524-2253Science Publications2250
Regional economic outlook2071-4122International Monetary Fund4050
Journal of cartography and geographic information systems2616-2563Clausius Scientific Press, Inc.2250
Annals of Glaciology0260-3055Cambridge University Press56059266149.3Website
Revista de geomorfologie1453-5068Romanian Association of Geomorphologists456546.7Website
Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research1523-0430Taylor & Francis18863683546.4Website
American journal of remote sensing2328-580X9244.4
Past Global Changes Magazine2411-605XPast Global Changes (PAGES)54862442.3
Climate of The Past1814-932417135056440.3Website
GEOREVIEW: Scientific Annals of Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava. Geography Series1583-1469Universitatea Stefan cel Mare din Suceava3279740.1Website
Quaternary science advances2666-0334Elsevier5011440Website
Journal of Maps1744-5647Taylor & Francis13771247036.5Website
Lëd i Sneg2076-6734The Russian Academy of Sciences59479336.5Website
Bulletin of Geography: Physical Geography Series2080-7686De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.17560934.9Website
Vegetation Classification and Survey2683-0671Pensoft Publishers618234.4Website
Zbirka ZRC1408-51863333.3
ASLO web lectures2157-2933American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Inc.31033.3
Annual Activity Report2177-918XEditora Cubo3233.3
Research contribution2640-87083133.3
Quaternary2571-550XMDPI AG17771332.8Website
Studia Quaternaria1641-5558De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.17293130.2
Cuadernos de investigación geográfica0211-6820Universidad de la Rioja596282130Website
Arctic0004-0843The Arctic Institute of North America48775258229.8
Arctic science2368-7460Canadian Science Publishing263141329.7Website
Polar Research0800-0395Norwegian Polar Institute22352823029.4Website
Polish Polar Research0138-0338De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.840817828.9Website
Landform Analysis1429-799XBogucki Wydawnictwo Naukowe497135226.4Website
Quaestiones Geographicae0137-477XDe Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.586368326.1
DEUQUA special publications2625-8137Copernicus GmbH313725.8
Earth surface dynamics2196-632XCopernicus GmbH473705525.8Website
Journal of Environmental Geography2060-327411447725.4
The Open Geography Journal1874-9232Bentham Science5964625.4
Journal of the Japanese Society of Snow and Ice0373-1006Japanese Society of Snow and Ice1701195825.2
Journal of advances in natural sciences2393-9257CIRWORLD8125
Acta climatologica0563-0614University of Szeged201725
Journal of Hyperspectral Remote Sensing2237-2202Journal of Hyperspectral Remote Sensing1347024.6Website
Miscellanea geographica0867-6046De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.842128423.6
Sommerfeltia0800-6865De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.51161523.5
Journal of neurology and experimental neuroscience2469-407XUnited Scientific Group35222.9
Open quaternary2055-298XUbiquity Press, Ltd.7537822.7Website
Журнал Белорусского государственного университета2521-6740Belarusian State University662222.7Website
Geochronometria1733-8387De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.537654122.7
Acta Palaeobotanica0001-6594379247322.4
Bulletin de la Société de Géographie d'Egypte1110-523236822.2
Geography, Environment, Sustainability2071-9388Russian Geographical Society785124222.2Website
Earth System Science Data1866-350811162891422Website
The Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Science1110-9823Elsevier517648121.9Website
Indiana journal of earth sciences2642-1550IUScholarWorks23421.7
International Journal of Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS2320-0243Cloud Publications34672721.7
Advances in Meteorology1687-9309Hindawi Limited14731455621.6Website
Kartografija i geoinformacije1333-896XCroatian Cartographic Society14221.4Website
Regional climate studies1862-02485242121.2
Известия Иркутского государственного университета2073-3402Irkutsk State University1704421.2
Fire Ecology1933-9747Springer Nature499782321.2Website
Problemy èkologičeskogo monitoringa i modelirovaniâ èkosistem0207-2564FSBI IGKE955221.1
Present Environment and Sustainable Development1843-5971Alexandru Ioan Cuza University38134221
Biodiversity and Ecology1613-9801University of Hamburg, Biodiversitat, Evolution and Okologie der Pflanzen313103120.1
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