Geography, Planning and Development

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    Welcome to the Geography, Planning and Development area of Elsevier. Elsevier publishes high-quality journals across the fields of Geography, Planning and Development. By delivering first class information and innovative tools, we continue to refine our portfolio to serve the research need of educators, researchers and students worldwide.

    We are proud to play an integral part within the geography community and to participate in the advancement of this field. All our journals are available online via ScienceDirect, www.sciencedirect.com, the essential information resource for over 14 million scientists worldwide.

    For full aims and scope, to submit your articles or subscribe, visit the journal homepages.

  • Latest Impact Factors

    Each year, the quality of papers published in our Geography, Planning and Development journals is secured by the contribution of all our outstanding authors, reviewers and editors.

    We invite you to explore the Impact Factors* of our journals in your areas.

    * Journal Citation Reports®, published by Thomson Reuters, 2014

  • We will be attending the RGS-IBG conference from Wednesday 27th to Friday 29th August 2014 in London.  There will be an Elsevier booth with lots ofexciting events taking place: editor speed reviews, information on how to getpublished and a launch for our new journal, EXIS, with free cake!  Comealong and take part – or come just for a chat!  We'd love to see you there. The full programme isavailable on the conference website.

    Prior to the RGS-IBG conference, I will also beattending the IGU Regional Conference in Kraków, Poland from 18th to 22nd August 2014.  Full details of the conference are available here: http://www.igu2014.org/.  I'd love tomeet up with any authors, young geography/ planning academics and students,journal editors, or anyone else interested in publishing, so please do get intouch if you're also attending and you'd like to meet up!

    Kay McArdle
    Publisher – Geography, Planning and Development

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News

Call for New Editor for Geoforum
Geoforum is looking for a new editor to join Pádraig Carmody (Editor-in-Chief), Nicola Ansell, Sarah Hall, Tom Perreault and Harvey Neo in the management of the journal

2013 Geoforum Student Travel Bursary award winner
Congratulations to Alexander Rincón-Ruiz and Giorgos Kallis authors of "Caught in the middle, Colombia's war on drugs and its effects on forest and people"

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Current research on Cities - Edited by Andrew Kirby
Read more about this supplement to Cities

Content Innovation

Interactive 3D Models
You can now incorporate interactive three-dimensional (3D) models in OBJ, PLY and U3D formats within online articles in the following journals:

Computers, Environment and Urban Systems
Applied Geography
Landscape and Urban Planning
Cities
City, Culture and Society

More details can be found on our webpages for OBJ and PLY models and U3D models or on the individual Journal Homepages.

AudioSlides
Authors are now able to publish a set of AudioSlides alongside their published article to provide additional insights for readers. For more information visit our AudioSlides page.

Special Issues

Making Creative Spaces
Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00 GMT
City, Culture and Society, Volume 5, Issue 3, pages 111-170 (Sep-14)
Edited by J. O'Connor, X. GU

Progress in Movement Analysis - Experiences with Real Data
Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00 GMT
Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, Volume 47, pages 1-68 (Sep-14)
Edited by Ross S. Purves, Patrick Laube, Maike Buchin, Bettina Speckmann

Light, lighting, and human behaviour
Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00 GMT
Journal Of Environmental Psychology, Volume 39, pages 1-108 (Sep-14)
Edited by Yvonne A.W. de Kort, Jennifer A. Veitch

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Top-cited

Neoliberal nature and the nature of neoliberalism
Author(s):McCarthy, J. | Prudham, S.
Publication year: 2004
Journal / Book title: Geoforum

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A roster of world cities
Author(s):Beaverstock, J.V. | Smith, R.G. | Taylor, P.J.
Publication year: 1999
Journal / Book title: Cities

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Open Access

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We are committed to working in partnership with the research community, librarians, funders and other stakeholders.

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