Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Ilmiah Geologi PANGEA processes and publishes excellent quality and original research papers that specifically focus on the applied geology and geosciences with its key objective particularly emphasis on application of basic geological knowledge for addressing environmental, engineering, and geo-hazards problems. The subject covers variety of topics including geodynamics, sedimentology and stratigraphy, volcanology, engineering geology, environmental geology, hydrogeology, geo-hazard and mitigation, mineral resources, energy resources, medical geology, geo-archaeology, as well as applied geophysics and geodesy. This journal is an open access journal, all contents are freely available without charge to the user. The submission process and publication costs are also free of charge. 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 authors. This journal was published twice a year by the Program Studi Teknik Geologi UPN Veteran Yogyakarta.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

A submitted manuscript is first checked by an assistant editor to evaluate the format (conformity with the given template) and identifying plagiarism. The formatted manuscript and the plagiarism result are then sent to an editor by the editor-in-chef. The editor then evaluates whether the manuscript is in line with the focus and scope of Jurnal Ilmiah Geologi PANGEA and ensures that the plagiarism result is less than 15%. Editorial board members (including Editors-in-Chief) are not involved in the processing their own academic work. Their submissions are assigned to at least two independent outside reviewers. Decisions are made by other editorial board members who do not have a conflict of interest with the author.

Jurnal Ilmiah Geologi PANGEA uses double-blind review, which involves sending manuscripts to reviewers anonymously. In addition, the reviewer’s comments are also sent anonymously to the corresponding author to take the necessary actions and responses. The assistant editor handling the paper will also check for comments that disclose the reviewers’ identity before sending the review to authors. Then, the editor is expected to evaluate the revised manuscript and take a decision by considering the reviewer’s recommendation, among several possibilities such as: require major or minor revision, rejected, or accepted. Meanwhile, the editor of Jurnal Ilmiah Geologi PANGEA has the right to decide which submitted manuscripts to the journal should be published.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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