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Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Geosains dan Teknologi is a periodic journal published by Geological Engineering Department of Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia. JGT is accredited Grade 4 (S4) by the Ministry of Research and Technology/ National Research and Innovation Agency.

JGT provides and accomodate publication media for scientific articles in the scope of

  • geology
  • geophysics
  • geotechnical
  • mining
  • environmental geology
  • geodynamics
  • hydrogeology
  • stratigraphy
  • volcanology
  • geothermal
  • petroleum geology



Section Policies


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Peer Review Process / Policy

Articles submitted to Jurnal Geosains dan Teknologi will be evaluated through 2 stages of review: pre-review and substantial review.

The pre-review stage is handled by the editorial team, estimation of 2 week, to justify the articles's suitability regarding to the focus and scope of the journal and also with writing guidlines. The substantial review is conducted a blind peer review. Plagiarism probability is cross-checked by Google Scholar and Turnitin. 

Substantial review is performed by at least 2 reviewers. This stage will take up to 4 weeks. The decision regarding the article acceptance to be published is authorized by the Editor in Chief and editor based on recommendations from reviewers. 


Publication Frequency

Jurnal Geosains dan Teknologi has 3 issue per volume every year, which are in March, July, and November. The manuscript has to be submitted online from the journal website at


Open Access Policy

Jurnal Geosains dan Teknologi provides open acess to the content issue, with the aim to support global exchange of knowledge, especially in geoscience and applied technology research. The published articles is accessible through JGT website and the full text can be download freely.



Jurnal Geosains dan Teknologi is operating the LOCKSS system to create distributed filing systems among participating libraries and enables them to create journal archives for conservation and restoration purposes. More.


Article Processing Charge

Jurnal Geosains dan Tenologi applies the open access basis. Author registration, article submission, up to review process and publishing, are free of any charge. All readers can access and read all article with no charge as well.


Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statements

Jurnal Geosains dan Teknologi is a peer-reviewed periodic journal. This statement clarifies the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, editor-in-chief, editorial board, the peer-reviewer­­­­­ and the publisher (Diponegoro University).

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed JGT is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. Therefore, it is important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society.  

Diponegoro University as the publisher of JGT takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing extremely serious and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensure that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. 

Publication decisions

The editors of the JGT is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal meet the requirements to be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always be the consideration in such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism.

Fair play

An editor at any time evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.


The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.


Content License

Creative Commons Atribution - ShareAlike 4.0 (CC BY-SA 4.0)

You are free to:

  1. Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material
  2. for any purpose, even commercially.

The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.

Under the following terms:

  1. Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
  2. ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.
  3. No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.


  1. You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation.
  2. No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how you use the material.



Articles published in Jurnal Geosains dan Teknologi have appeared in the following indexes:

1. Google Scholar

2. Garuda - Garba Rujukan Digital

3. Dimension


Crossmark Applying on JGT


Applying the CrossMark icon is a commitment by Jurnal Geosains dan Teknologi to maintain the content published and alert readers to changes if and when they occur.

What is Crossmark?

CrossMark, a multi-publisher initiative from CrossRef, provides a standard way for readers to locate the authoritative version of a document.  Jurnal Geosains dan Teknologi recognizes the importance of the integrity and completeness of the scholarly record to researchers and librarians and attaches the highest importance to maintaining trust in the authority of its electronic archive. Clicking on the CrossMark icon will inform the reader of the current status of a document and may also provide additional publication record information about the document.