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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is 1.5 line spacing; uses a 11-point Calibri or Times New Roman fonts; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Manuscript Submission:

  • Authors should submit their manuscripts electronically through the online submission system of Advances in Geomatics (AIG).
  • Manuscripts should be prepared according to the journal's formatting guidelines and template, which can be found on the journal's website.
  • All submissions must be original work that has not been published previously or is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  • The similarity percentage must be less than 30% without a bibliography.

Manuscript Preparation:

  • Manuscripts should be written in clear and concise English.
  • Use the journal's provided template to format your manuscript, including the title page, abstract, keywords, introduction, methodology, results, discussion, conclusion, and references.
  • Ensure that your manuscript adheres to the specified word limit and page limit, if any.
  • Use consistent and standard units of measurement throughout the manuscript.

Authorship and Conflict of Interest:

  • All individuals who have made significant contributions to the research should be listed as authors.
  • Clearly identify the corresponding author, who will be responsible for communication with the journal throughout the submission and review process.
  • Authors should disclose any potential conflicts of interest that may be perceived as influencing the results, interpretations, or recommendations presented in the manuscript.

Ethical Considerations:

  • Authors must ensure that their research adheres to ethical guidelines and standards. If the research involves human subjects, animals, or sensitive data, authors should provide appropriate ethical clearance or approval.
  • Plagiarism or any form of academic misconduct is strictly prohibited. Authors should cite all sources used and properly attribute the work of others.

Figures, Tables, and Supplementary Material:

  • Figures and tables should be clear, high-quality, and appropriately labeled. They should be placed within the manuscript at the relevant sections.
  • Provide captions for figures and tables, along with any necessary explanations or descriptions.
  • If the manuscript includes supplementary material such as datasets, software code, or additional figures, authors should provide clear instructions on how to access and use the supplementary material.

Review Process:

  • All manuscripts will undergo a rigorous peer review process, conducted by experts in the field. The review process aims to provide constructive feedback and ensure the scientific quality and validity of the research.
  • Authors should be prepared to address reviewer comments and make necessary revisions to their manuscript within the specified timeframe.


  • Authors retain the copyright of their published work. However, by submitting their manuscript to AIG, authors grant the journal the right to publish and disseminate the accepted article.
  • We encourage authors to carefully review the journal's specific guidelines and policies before submitting their manuscripts. For any further inquiries, authors can contact the editorial office of AIG via the contact information provided on the journal's website.


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Privacy Statement

At Advances in Geomatics (AIG), we are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our authors, reviewers, and readers. This Privacy Statement outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard personal information in connection with the publication process. By submitting your personal information to AIG, you consent to the practices described herein.

Information Collection:

  • We collect personal information such as names, affiliations, email addresses, and other contact details from authors, reviewers, and editorial board members during the manuscript submission, review, and publication process.
  • We may also collect non-personal information, such as IP addresses, browser types, and other anonymous usage data when individuals access our website or interact with our online platforms.
  • We use cookies and similar technologies to enhance the functionality and user experience of our website. By using our website, you consent to the use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy.

Information Use:

  • We use personal information to facilitate the peer review process, communicate with authors, reviewers, and editorial board members, and publish and distribute articles.
  • We may use personal information to send important updates, announcements, and notifications related to AIG and its activities. You may opt out of receiving such communications at any time.
  • We may use non-personal information for statistical purposes, to analyze website usage patterns, and to improve our services and website functionality.

Information Disclosure:

  • We may share personal information with third parties involved in the publication process, such as reviewers, editorial board members, and publishing partners, for the purpose of manuscript evaluation, editing, and publication.
  • We may disclose personal information as required by law, regulation, or legal process, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of AIG, its personnel, or others.
  • We do not sell, rent, or lease personal information to third parties for marketing purposes.

Data Security:

  • We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard personal information against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
  • While we strive to protect personal information, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of personal information transmitted to or stored by AIG.

Data Retention:

  • We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Statement, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
  • Authors and reviewers may request the deletion or modification of their personal information by contacting the editorial office of AIG. However, certain information may be retained for record-keeping purposes or as required by law.

Links to External Websites:

  • Our website may contain links to external websites. This Privacy Statement applies solely to AIG and its associated platforms. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of third-party websites.

Updates to the Privacy Statement:

  • We may update this Privacy Statement from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. The updated version will be posted on our website, and the revised date will indicate the date of the most recent changes.

If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Statement or the handling of personal information, please contact the editorial office of AIG. We will make reasonable efforts to address your inquiries in a timely manner.