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Geographica Helvetica
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  • CiteScore value: 0.74 CiteScore 0.74
  • SNIP value: 0.585 SNIP 0.585
  • SJR value: 0.385 SJR 0.385
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Editorial board: Olivier Graefe, Martin Hoelzle, Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch, Benedikt Korf, Emmanuel Reynard & Ola Söderström

Geographica Helvetica, the Swiss journal of geography, publishes contributions in all fields of geography as well as in related neighbouring disciplines. It is a multi-lingual journal, accepting articles in the three main Swiss languages, German, French, and Italian, as well as in English. It invites theoretical as well as empirical contributions. The journal welcomes contributions that specifically deal with empirical questions relating to Switzerland.

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03 Jan 2019 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

Copernicus Publications recently launched its full-text HTML workflow and optimized the GH website for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading GH articles.

03 Jan 2019 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

Copernicus Publications recently launched its full-text HTML workflow and optimized the GH website for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading GH articles.

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space,
and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) - not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space,
and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) - not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

04 Jul 2017 Update of publication policy

The updated publication policy now is extended by the journal's open access statement, its archiving and indexing scheme, and explicit policies on corrections and retractions.

04 Jul 2017 Update of publication policy

The updated publication policy now is extended by the journal's open access statement, its archiving and indexing scheme, and explicit policies on corrections and retractions.

Recent articles
16 Jan 2019
Territory, enclosure, and state territorial mode of production in the Russian imperial periphery
Vera Smirnova
Geogr. Helv., 74, 13-25, https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-74-13-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-74-13-2019, 2019
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15 Jan 2019
Migrantische Ökonomien zwischen Potentialorientierung und Differenzmarkierung. Konzeption und Erträge eines „prä-postmigrantischen“ Forschungsgegenstands
Charlotte Räuchle and Henning Nuissl
Geogr. Helv., 74, 1-12, https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-74-1-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-74-1-2019, 2019
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14 Dec 2018
Regional-scale inventory of periglacial moving landforms connected to the torrential network system
Mario Kummert and Reynald Delaloye
Geogr. Helv., 73, 357-371, https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-73-357-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-73-357-2018, 2018
20 Nov 2018
A perspective of counter-hegemonic analysis and territorial transformation
Marcos Aurelio Saquet
Geogr. Helv., 73, 347-355, https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-73-347-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-73-347-2018, 2018
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19 Nov 2018
What forest is in the light of people's perceptions and values: socio-cultural forest monitoring in Switzerland
Jacqueline Frick, Nicole Bauer, Eike von Lindern, and Marcel Hunziker
Geogr. Helv., 73, 335-345, https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-73-335-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-73-335-2018, 2018
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