Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

J SIG (Jurnal Sains Informasi Geografi) terbuka untuk artikel/paper:

1. Geografi

2. Penginderaan Jauh (PJ)/ Remote Sensing

3. Lingkungan & Perubahan Iklim

4. Sains Kebumian (geologi, geofisika, hidrologi, meteorologi dan klimatologi)

5. Kebencanaan

6. Energi baru dan terbarukan

7. dan tidak terbatas pada ilmu kebumian lainnya yang masih menggunakan metodologi berbasis Sistem Informasi Geografis (SIG), Penginderaan Jauh ataupun metode lain yang mendukung.


J SIG (Jurnal Sains Informasi Geografi) ini terbit 2 (dua) kali dalam setahun yaitu pada bulan Mei dan November (2 Nomor dalam 1 Volume) yang pada setiap terbitan berisi maksimal 6 artikel/paper. Publikasi dalam jurnal ini menggunakan Bahasa Indonesia meski juga diperbolehkan dengan menggunakan Bahasa Inggris (english).


J SIG (Journal of Science Information of Geography) is open for articles/papers:

1. Geography

2. Remote Sensing

3. Environment & Climate Change

4. Earth Science (geology, geophysics, hydrology, weather, and climate)

5. Disaster

6. New and renewable energy

7. and not limited to other geology that still uses a Geographic Information System (GIS) methodology, Remote Sensing or relevant method.

This journal is published 2 (two) times a year, in May and November (2 Numbers in 1 Volume) which in each issue contains a maximum of 6 articles/papers. Publications in this journal use Indonesian even though they are also allowed to use English.


Section Policies


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  • Ivan Taslim
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Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted in Jurnal Sains Informasi Geografi (JSIG) will be peer-reviewed by a blind reviewer. The manuscript will be made anonym both for the reviewer and the authors(s). The final decision is determined by the agreement between the editorial board and the reviewer. Plagiarism is strictly prohibited in Jurnal Sains Informasi Geografi. Plagiarism screening in this journal is completed through Turnitin and Google search.


Publication Ethics

J SIG (Jurnal Sains Informasi Geografi), with registered number ISSN 2614-1671 (Online) is a peer-reviewed journal, available online and published two times a year. This statement clarifies ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer­­­­­ and the publisher (Geography Study Program, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universitas Muhammadiyah Gorontalo. This statement is based on the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)’s.



1. The entry script shall be the responsibility of the Editor to review thoroughly, transparently, objectively and fairly. The editor also has the authority to decide whether or not a text is to be published, subject to the board meeting. The editorial board's policies and various applicable laws on copyright, good name and plagiarism are absolute and inviolable.

2. The Editor is responsible for providing information regarding the terms and guidelines for writing clearly and easily accessible to potential authors.

3. The editor must also ensure that all manuscripts reviewed can be reviewed by the reviewer and all the requirements are read clearly.

4. The editor must be objective, impartial, and honest in editing the manuscript, regardless of gender, business side, ethnicity, religion, race, inter-group, and author's citizenship.

5. The editor and editorial team are obliged to maintain the confidentiality of the author and are prohibited from disclosing any information about the submitted manuscript or articles except with the author's permission.

6. The entry text shall be the responsibility of the editor and editorial team and shall not be misused, either wholly or partly for personal gain. Unpublished manuscripts will be returned to the author.



1. The reviewer is responsible for the review made by giving various considerations and recommendations that are clear, measurable and comprehensive. The reviewer must respond to the manuscript within a specified time (4 weeks).

2. Reviewers must be honest, objective, unbiased, independent, and only in favor of scientific truth. The process of reviewing the manuscript is done professionally regardless of sex, the business side, ethnicity, religion, race, inter-group, and author's citizenship

3. Reviewers shall ensure that reference sources and script quotations are appropriate and accountable.

4. Reviewers are required to always maintain the confidentiality of script-related information and authors for personal gain.



1. The author is responsible for the manuscript sent to the J SIG (Jurnal Sains Informasi Geografi) and declares that the manuscript sent is the correct manuscript as the result of his own research or his thought, original as his own work and does not manipulate data, honestly and freely plagiarism.

2. the author should inform that the manuscript submitted/submitted to the editor is a script that has never been submitted/submitted to the publisher of another journal/publication. If there is any redundancy in the submission of a manuscript to another publisher, then the editor will reject the submitted manuscript.

3. The author shall indicate quotations and references obtained from the work of others and may not alter or alter the source.

4. The author will not object if the script is edited without changing the substance or main idea of writing.

5. the author must understand the ethics of scientific publications above to avoid any conflict of interest with other parties, so the script can be processed smoothly and safely.



1. Journal manager responsible for publishing articles after going through the process of editing, peer review, layout in accordance with the rules of publishing Scientific Journal.

2. Journal managers are responsible for ensuring academic freedom for editors and reviewers in performing their duties.

3. Journalists are responsible for maintaining the privacy and protecting intellectual   property and copyright, and editorial freedom