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Author Guidelines



  1. Papers submitted must be original work and should not have been previously published or presented at another journals, conferences, symposiums or similar meetings.
  2. Papers should be written in Indonesian or English, with A4 Paper size (210 x 297 mm) in DOC format, written in two columns
  3. Title should be written in English (US) using Cambria theme font and 16 pt font size.
  4. Abstract should be no more than 400 words (excluding abstract title, using Cambria theme font and 9 pt font size, italic type). Abstract should be written in English
  5. For both primary and co-authors, write credentials along with your full names, institutions and countries.
  6. Papers' topic should conform to these following scopes:
    • Land surveying
    • Engineering Surveys
    • Cadastre and Land Administration and Management
    • Remote Sensing
    • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
    • Geoinformatics
    • Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Compas)
    • Photogrammetry
    • Hydrographic Surveying
    • Deformation and Geodynamic
    • Geospatial Planning and Development
    • Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI)
    • 3D and 4D geospatial models
    • Geospatial Analysis and Modeling
    • Spatial Decision Support Systems
    • Delimitation and Demarcation of Maritime and Land Boundary
    • Geophysics
    • Geography
    • Geospatial Education and Professional Development



Papers must be written accoding to the requirements as follow:

1. The template is in Word 97–2003 Document for the PC, which provides authors with most of the formatting specifications needed for preparing electronic versions of their papers. All manuscripts should be written in Indonesian language except for the title which is in English (US).

2. Margins, column widths, line spacing, and type styles are built-in; examples of the type styles are provided throughout template document and are identified in bold type, within parentheses, following the example.

3. All manuscripts are using Cambria font style with different size for each part of the manuscript:

  • Title                : 16 pt, single spacing, left alignment
  • Author            : 10 pt, single spacing, left alignment, use Arabic number in superscript to link authors with their affiliations and countries
  • Affiliation       : 9 pt, italic, single spacing, left alignment
  • Abstract          : 9 pt, italic, single spacing, justified text
  • Content           : 10 pt, single spacing, justified text, two-sided with 4.22 mm spacing between columns
  • Figure label    : 10 pt, single spacing, center alignment, bottom of figures
  • Table label     : 10 pt, single spacing, center alignment, on top of figures, no vertical lines
4. Margins’s length should be:
  • Top       : 19 mm
  • Left       : 14.32 mm
  • Bottom : 29 mm
  • Right     : 14.32 mm

5. Graphics should be at minimum 300 dpi, centered, with no border

6. The manuscripts should have minimum of 6 pages and maximum of 12 pages.

7. Main headings (Pendahuluan, Data dan Metodologi, Hasil dan Pembahasan, Kesimpulan, Pernyataan Konflik Kepentingan, Referensi) are typed in bold, 11 pt. Type all headings aligned left and lower case except the first letter of the first word or any proper name.

8. Sub-headings are typed in 10 pt, using multilevel numbering, aligned left and lower case except for the first letter of the first word or any proper name.

9. Article structure:

    1). Abstract

    Abstract should be written in English with the number of words are no more than 400 words. Abstract is summary of the contents of paper, covering the research problems and the main objectives of the study, the methods used, and the results of the research and the main conclusions.

    2). Pendahuluan (introduction)

    Introduction section states the background of the problem, a brief literature review, the aims and objectives of the study.

    3). Data dan Metodologi (Data and Methods)

    This section explains in detail about the research, including the study area, data, and methodology of the study.

    4). Hasil dan Pembahasan (Result and Discussion)

    The results should be written clearly and concise. The discussion should describe the significance of the research results, not repeat them. Avoid using citations and excessive discussion of published literature.

    5). Kesimpulan (Conclusion)

    Conclusions contain the main points of the manuscripts. Conclusion should not repeat what has been written in abstract section, but dicuss important results, application and development of the research conducted. This section should also show whether the research objectives can be achieved. Conclusions are written in paragraph, avoid using bulleted lists.

    6). Pernyataan Konflik Kepentingan

    Declare, if any, competing interests related to the paper

    7). Referensi

    Cite the main scientific publications on which your work is based. Cite only items that you have read. Do not inflate the manuscript with too many references. Avoid excessive self‐citations. Avoid excessive citations of publications from the same region. Check each reference against the original source (authors name, volume, issue, year). Please use Reference Manager Applications such as EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc. Use American Psychological Association (APA) 6th edition format. All publications cited in the text should be included as a list of references. Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa).

10. If the manuscripts contain equations, use Microsoft Equation Editor or MathType add-on. Numbering of the equations are written aligned right using Arabic number inside parentheses. Use this following size in Microsoft Equation Editor:
  1. Full                                          : 10 pt
  2. Subscript/Superscript                : 5 pt
  3. Sub-subscript/superscript          : 3 pt
  4. Symbol                                    : 16 pt
  5. Sub-symbol                              : 10 pt



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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

All articles published in JGISE are distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) license and are immediately open access. We follow the Budapest Open Access Initiative’s (BOAI) definition of open access, meaning readers may freely read, download, copy, print, share, link to the full text of articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose. Both copyright and publishing rights on articles are retained by the respective author(s), without restrictions.


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