Journal History

2011 IJGI is a joint publication by ISPRS and MDPI. The journal plans to collaborate closely with working groups and commissions of ISPRS.
2012 The inaugural issue was released in June 2012.
2013 Prior to 19 November 2013, 52 papers (1091 pages) were published. The number nearly trebled in 2013.
2015 IJGI was covered by Web of Science.
2016 From 2016, IJGI published monthly. IJGI sponsored the ISPRS Annual Meeting and organized the EB meeting there. IJGI received the 1st impact factor of 0.651.
2017 IJGI’s impact factor increased to 1.502.

The Impact Factor for 2017 was 1.723; the rank was 18/30.

The CiteScore for 2017 was 2.10.


A new study area, Spatial Information Science, was covered in IJGI.

The Impact Factor for 2018 was 1.840; the rank was 19/30.

The CiteScore for 2018 was 2.58.


2011- Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kainz
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