The journal "Miscellanea Geographica – Regional Studies on Development" has been published by the Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies at the University of Warsaw since 1984. The aim of the journal is to present the diversity of geography and to form a contemporary image of the subject as an interdisciplinary science. We therefore publish texts on physical, socio-economic and regional geography, as well as papers outlining research results from the fields of social studies, historical and political studies, regional studies and regional economics – from the local, regional and even the global perspective. MG-RSD is intended to be of particular interest to those conducting research into the contemporary problems of development – its natural, social and economic circumstances, as well as its effects. Research published in the journal covers issues of sustainable development, contemporary climate change, the spatial aspects of demographic processes (especially migration and urbanization), as well as modern methods of measuring and diagnosing these processes (geoinformation and remote sensing of the environment) in natural resources, social systems and the built environment, and relevant developments in geography in both developed and developing countries. "Miscellanea Geographica" presents original and previously unpublished papers. The texts are subjected to double blind peer review by at least two independent reviewers.
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"MISCELLANEA GEOGRAPHICA – Regional Studies on Development” (formerly “MISCELLANEA GEOGRAPHICA”) launched in 1984 is interdisciplinary in nature, which allows for presentation and confrontation of research results in:
concerning foremost problems related to broadly understood development, as well as natural, social and economic conditions in various regions of the world.
The published texts are of high quality and not published before. Papers contain up-to-date research results written by both Polish and foreign authors. The Open Access model allows access to its target audience and the peer-review system by at least two reviewers together with the outstanding scientists of the advisory board, ensures that quality is maintained throughout.
high quality of papers;
articles peer-reviewed by international experts;
fast process of reviewing and editing;
language verification by native speaker;
clear and precise editing rules;
submissions accepted in a broad scope of scientific disciplines (geography, regional studies, environmental sciences, economics, social, historical and political sciences);
highly-evaluated journal, including the list of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education;
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Editor-in-Chief Maciej Jędrusik, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland
Deputy Editor-in-Chief Izabela Gołębiowska, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland
Managing Editor Izabela Karsznia, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland
Editorial Advisory Board Jeanne-Marie Amat Rose, Université Paris XII, Val de Marne, France Maoz Azaryahu, Deptartment of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Haifa, Israel Godfrey Baldacchino, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada; University of Malta, Malta François Bart, Université Michel de Montaigne-Bordeaux III, France Ivan Bicik, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Praha, Czech Republic Krzysztof Błażejczyk, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw, Poland Voicu Bodocan, Faculty of Geography, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania Chang-Yi David Chang, Institute of Environment and Resources, Taipei, Taiwan Martin Coy, Institut für Geographie, Faculty of Geo- and Atmospheric Sciences, Universität Innsbruck, Austria Hildegardo Córdoba Aguilar, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru Lima, Peru Bolesław Domański, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland Danielle Drozdzewski, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales, Australia Ken Foote, Department of Geography, University of Connecticut, USA Jean-Christophe Gay, Université Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France Andres Guhl, Departamento de Historia, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia Jean-Michel Jauze, Faculté des Lettres et des Sciences Humaines, Université de la Reunion, France Wioletta Kamińska, Institut of Geography, The Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, Poland Veronica N. Kholina, Department of Regional Economics and Geography, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, Russia Andrzej Lisowski, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland Jerzy Makowski, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland Sharon Moran, Department of Environmental Studies, SUNY-Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, USA Alexey Naumov, Faculty of Geography, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia Frank Nierzwicki, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, USA Maria Paradiso, Department of Economics, Law, Management DEMM University of Sannio, Italy Florian Plit, Institute of Geography, The Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, Poland Maria José Prados, Departamento de Geografía Humana, Universidad de Sevilla, Español Jean-Yves Puyo, Laboratoire Passages, Institut Claude Laugénie (ICL), Université de Pau - Bordeaux, France Andrzej Richling, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw; Pope John Paul II State School of Higher Education in Biala Podlaska, Poland Onofre Rullan Salamanca, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain Daniel Shrubsole, Faculty of Social Science, Western Univeristy, Canada
Editors Section Editors – Human, Political and Social Geography Tomasz Wites, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland Magdalena Górczyńska, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER), Luxembourg Section Editors – Economic Geography, Spatial Management Katarzyna Szmigiel-Rawska, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland Michael Sofer, Department of Geography and Environment, Bar-Ilan University Ramat-Gan, IsraeI Section Editor – Economics Piotr Wójcik, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw, Poland Section Editors – Geography of Leisure and Tourism Marta Derek, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland Szilvia Gyimóthy, Institut for Kultur og Globale Studier, Aalborg University, Denmark Section Editors – Remote Sensing Bogdan Zagajewski, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland Koen Meuleman, Remote Sensing Unit, VITO NV, Belgium Section Editor – Physical Geography Iwona Szumacher, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland Section Editors – Hydrology and Climatology Urszula Somorowska, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland William Solecki, Department of Geography, Hunter College, CUNY, United States Section Editors – Geoinformatics Piotr Werner, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland Alexander Kent, Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences, Canterbury Chris Church University, United Kingdom Section Editors – Cartography Jacek Pasławski, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland Tomasz Opach, Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway Section Editors – Statistics Katarzyna Podhorodecka, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland Sharon C. Cobb, Coggin College of Business, University of North Florida, United States
Language Editors Ewa Spohn, Wordlink Usługi Językowe s.c., United Kingdom/Poland Kate Webster, Wordlink Usługi Językowe s.c., United Kingdom
Technical Editor Michał Tomczuk, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland
Publisher DE GRUYTER Poland Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str. 01-811 Warsaw, Poland T: +48 22 701 50 15
The aim of Miscellanea Geographica – Regional Studies on Development is to publish papers which are clear, concise, present recent state of geography and regional studies (also pertain to economic, social, historical and political issues on broadly understood development and its geographical conditions in various parts of the world; also in countries and their parts, in macro-, meso- and microscale) and which are relevant to international audience. We invite original research papers. Work should be original, unpublished in the same or a similar form and not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
Sending the text to the Editorial team is tantamount to the Author’s/s’ statement that the work has not been published yet and at the same time is not proposed for publication in any other journal.