About the Journal of Geographical Data (SEPEHR)

Journal of Geographical Data (SEPEHR) is an open access, double-blind, peer reviewed quarterly publication which is published by National Geographical Organization and publishes original research papers on topics related  journal scope.


Journal Policies

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 knowledge exchange.


Copyright Statement

All articles of this journal are Open Access and follow the terms outlined by Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International as the standard terms for Open Access. Licensees may copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format for commercial purposes. in this journal, authors retain unrestricted copyrights and publishing rights.

Authors who publish in this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International that allows others to share, copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format for any purpose, even commercially, with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors can enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., posting it to an institutional repository or publishing it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


Publishing schedule

The Journal of Geographical Data (SEPEHR) is published four issues per year (quarterly). All the content from the beginning to the end will be available forever on the journal's exclusive website (http://www.sepehr.org/?lang=en). 

Financial Policies

Article Processing Charges

The Journal of  Geographical Data (SEPEHR) has no submission and article processing charges (APCs). 


Subscription Fee

The Journal of Geographical Data (SEPEHR) is an open-access electronic journal, so there is no subscription fee for audiences.

Journal Features

  • Publisher: National Geographical Organization
  • Review time: 12 weeks
  • Frequency: Quarterly
  • Open access: Yes
  • Peer Review Policy:  Double-blind peer review
  • Indexed and Abstracted: yes
  • Abstracts available in: Persian and English 
  • Article Processing Charges: No
  • Contact email: info@sepehr.org