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Over 6,700 institutions subscribe to Area, The Geographical Journal and Transactions of The Institute of British Geographers. These titles are also made available to around 6,500 additional institutions via philanthropic initiatives. Papers published in Geo: Geography and Environment are immediately freely available to read and download.
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Area publishes concise high quality papers and commentaries that shape key debates within and beyond the discipline. Area is an outlet for new debates and emerging scholars.
Edited by: Professor Hilary Geoghegan (University of Reading), Dr Sarah Marie Hall (University of Manchester), Professor Alan Latham (University College London) and Dr Julian Leyland (University of Southampton).
The Geographical Journal has been the academic journal of the Royal Geographical Society, under the terms of its Royal Charter, since 1893. It publishes original research papers, review articles, and commentaries from across the discipline, with particular reference to public debates, policy-orientated agendas and notions of 'relevance'.
Edited by: Professor Darren Smith (Loughborough University), Professor Ben Anderson (Durham University, Professor Parvati Raghuram (The Open University) and Professor Robert Wilby (Loughborough University).
Transactions publishes the very best scholarship from around the world and across the whole spectrum of geographical research. It publishes ‘landmark’ articles that make a substantial theoretical, conceptual or empirical contribution to the advancement of geographical understanding. Transactions papers stimulate and shape research agendas in human or physical geography, and/or showcase the contribution of geographical research to advancing knowledge within and beyond the discipline.
Edited by: Professor Adrian Bailey (Beijing Normal University- Hong Kong Baptist University, United International College), Professor Colin McFarlane (Durham University), Dr Pat Noxolo (University of Birmingham), and Professor Matthew Sparke (University of California, Santa Cruz). The editors are supported by a team of ten Editorial Board Members.
Geo is a fully open access international journal publishing research articles, review papers, data and digital humanities papers from across the spectrum of geographical and environmental research. It has a cross-disciplinary reach that spans the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
Edited by: Professor Rosie Cox (Birkbeck, University of London), Dr Sarah Davies (Aberystwyth University), and Professor David Demeritt (King's College London).
Geo is indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, and the Directory of Open Access Journals.
WIREs Climate Change is a Wiley journal published in association with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and the Royal Meteorological Society. It provides an important forum to promote cross-disciplinary discussion of a global phenomenon with long-term societal impact.
Edited by: Professor Mike Hulme (University of Cambridge).
Members, Fellows, Associate Fellows and Student Members have digital access to WIREs Climate Change as part of their membership package.
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