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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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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.

29 Jun 2017 Revision of editors', referees', and authors' obligations

The general obligations for editors, referees, and authors have been revised to give advice for the appropriate handling of literature suggestions.

29 Jun 2017 Revision of editors', referees', and authors' obligations

The general obligations for editors, referees, and authors have been revised to give advice for the appropriate handling of literature suggestions.

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14 Nov 2018
Intensive Geographien – die Versorgung von extremen Frühgeburten in Deutschland aus praxistheoretischer Perspektive
Matthias Lahr-Kurten
Geogr. Helv., 73, 321-333, https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-73-321-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-73-321-2018, 2018
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08 Nov 2018
„March for Sozialgeographie“? Rechtspopulismus als Zumutung und die regressive Moderne als Herausforderung der Humangeographie
Jürgen Oßenbrügge
Geogr. Helv., 73, 309-319, https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-73-309-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-73-309-2018, 2018
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29 Oct 2018
Jenseits von Kiel: Zu einer Wissenschaftsgeschichte der quantitativ-theoretischen Wende in der deutschsprachigen Geographie
Boris Michel and Katharina Paulus
Geogr. Helv., 73, 301-307, https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-73-301-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-73-301-2018, 2018
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24 Oct 2018
Understanding the geographies of religion and secularity: on the potentials of a broader exchange between geography and the (post-) secularity debate
Georg Glasze and Thomas M. Schmitt
Geogr. Helv., 73, 285-300, https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-73-285-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-73-285-2018, 2018
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18 Oct 2018
The geography of spheres: an introduction and critical assessment of Peter Sloterdijk's concept of spheres
Huib Ernste
Geogr. Helv., 73, 273-284, https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-73-273-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-73-273-2018, 2018
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