Aims and Scope

Journal of The Korean Earth Science Society is the official journal of The Korean Earth Science Society. Abbreviated title is 'JKESS'. It was launched in 1979. It contains original articles, review, note, book review, discussion and reply to the editor on Astronomy, Oceanography, Geology, Geophysics, and Atmospherics/Space-Science. The objective of this Association shall be, for the interests of the general public, to help maintain a high quality of life by contributing to the progress of earth science, the improvement and spread of knowledge about the earth, the effective development of national land and earth resources, the conservation of the global environment, and the reduction of damage from natural disasters, in accordance with the Establishment and Operation of Public-Service Associations Act.

The specific goals for achievement of the objective shall be as defined in Article 4 hereof. Any and all submitted manuscripts shall comply with the Submission Rules of the Society, and Editorial Committee shall make a decision on whether to publish a manuscript in the Society Journal, in compliance with the review procedures of the Paper Review Rules. It is published bi-montly a year (5th issue is written in English). The Society Journal shall be distributed free of charge to Members of the Society. If any individuals of institutions other than Members of the Society subscribe to the Journals, the acceptance of such subscriptions and the subscription fee shall be subject to the Board of Directors' decision.

 

General reception

Express reception

Submission fee

KRW 50,000

KRW 100,000

Publication fee

One page per KRW 30,000

One page per KRW 60,000

※ Papers supported by research grants will have KRW 100,000 added to the publication fee.


Total or the articles in this Journal are abstracted in Korea Citation Index (KCI), InfoCenter for Environmental Geology, Korean Studies Information (KSI), Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI), and The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies.

Full text is freely available from: http://jkess.org/. This Journal was partly supported by the Korean Federation of Water Science and Engineering Society, the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies, and the Korean Federation of Science Education Societies.

Manuscripts should be submitted via the online Manuscript Central website (http://www.kess64.net) or contact Editorial Secretary at paper@kess64.net. After accept manuscript, all correspondences can be sent by an e-mail to the Editorial Secretary, Sae Rok Lee, Division of Earth Science Education, Chonbuk National University, 567, Baekje-daero, JeonJu-si, Jeonbuk 561-756, Korea (Tel: +82-43-231-7414, Fax: +82-43-231-7415, e-mail: paper@kess64.net, saerok7009@naver.com)

Correspondence concerning business matters should be addressed to Editor-in-chief associate professor Cheong Bin Kim, Department of Physics Education, Sunchon National University, Jeonnam 540-950, Korea (Tel: +82-61-750-3393, e-mail: cbkim@sunchon.ac.kr).

Checklist for compliance with the submission rules and Assignment for copyright can be found during the submission process via homepage (http://www.kess64.net). For the code of Research Ethics of the Korean Earth Science Society can be applied via homepage (http://www.kess64.net).


This Journal was partly supported by the Korean Federation of Water Science and Engineering Society.

This journal was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies(KOFST) Grant funded by the Korean Government

This Journal was partly supported by the Korean Federation of Science Education Societies.