About the Journal
GIS Odyssey Journal ISSN 2720-2682 (online), is an interdisciplinary, international, peer-reviewed and open access journal, published in the electronic version.
Publication in the journal is free of charge.
Articles are published in English only.
Aims and Scope
The GIS Odyssey Journal provides an advanced forum for geographic information science and the use of geographic information systems (GIS) in various areas of knowledge: GIS in humanities (such as archaeology, history, culture and religion studies, arts studies, etc.); GIS in engineering and technology (such as architecture and urban planning, spatial planning, Smart City, information and communication technology, civil engineering and transport, geodesy and cartography, photogrammetry and remote-sensing, UAV Systems, cadastre, real estate management, water management, sustainable development, environmental engineering, mining and energy, geology, etc.); GIS in agricultural sciences (such as forestry, agriculture and horticulture, fisheries, etc.); GIS in social sciences (such as economics and business, social and economic geography and spatial management, political science and public administration, law, etc.); GIS in natural sciences (such as earth and related environmental sciences, biological sciences, etc.); GIS for security purposes (such as shaping safe space, modelling extreme phenomena and disasters, threat maps, crime mapping, actions of rescue services, etc.).
The aim is to publish novel or improved contributions in: Cartography, Geoinformatics Systems – Information Technology, Geoinformation and Law, Cultural and Natural Heritage Management, Globalization and Social-Economic Problems, The State and Local Level Administration & Management, Ecology, Sea and Water Management, Environmental and Earth Resources Management, Spatial Information Systems in Practice, The New GIS Solutions, Agriculture and Forestry, The Integrated Europe and World – Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe, Emergency Management – Post-War and Post-Disaster Reconstruction Projects, Smart city.
It is published since 2021 year as semi-annual by the SILGIS Association (Poland) and Croatian-Polish Scientific Network (CPSN).
Previously since 2016 till 2020 published as Conference proceedings (GIS Odyssey) by GIS Forum (Croatia). From 1994 till 2015 achievements of international GIS conferences based on Croatian-Polish cooperation were published in the form of books. Publications 1994-2020 are presented on the website gis.us.edu.pl
All manuscripts submitted for publication are checked for similarity with other papers already published. For this purpose, we use a plagiarism checking tool for scientific journals.
All articles published in GIS Odyssey Journal are made available online under an open access license. This means:
- everyone has free and unlimited access to the full-text of all articles published in GIS Odyssey Journal;
- everyone is free to re-use the published material if proper accreditation/citation of the original publication is given.
In this aims no special permission is required to reuse all or part of article published, including figures and tables. For articles published under an open access Creative Common CC BY license, any part of the article may be reused without permission provided that the original article is clearly cited. Reuse of an article does not imply endorsement by the authors or SILGIS Association Press.
Copyright & Licensing
Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0 license.
© 2022 Authors. This is an open access publication, which can be used, distributed and reproduced in any medium according to the Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0 License.
Important for authors affiliated with Polish institutions:
According to the announcement by the Minister of Education and Science dated 17th July 2023 journal GIS Odyssey Journal was entered on the list of scientific journals and reviewed materials from international conferences and received 40 points. Assigned scientific disciplines: information and communication technology; forestry; agriculture and horticulture; social and economic geography and spatial management; law; Earth and related environmental sciences, civil engineering, geodesy and transport.