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 Important topics to be considered during your review are:

 ~ Does the manuscript have a technical character? In order to understand what we mean by technical character please visit http://technicalgeography.org/index.php/aims-and-scope and see http://www.technicalgeography.org/pdf/1_2016/01_haidu.pdf

 ~ Does the manuscript is suitable to be indexed in the Physical Journal List of ESCI - Geography, as part of Web of Science?

               SCOPE NOTE: https://mjl.clarivate.com/help-center GEOGRAPHY, PHYSICAL covers resources dealing with the differentiation of areas of the Earth's surface as shown in the character, arrangement, and interrelations over the world of such elements as climate, elevation, soil, vegetation, population, land use, industries, or states, as well as the unit areas formed by the complex of these individual elements. The other works of geography belong to the category GEOGRAPHY or to the URBAN  STUDIES, and manuscripts with such themes are not accepted by the journal Geographia Technica.

             - GEOGRAPHY covers resources concerned with socio-cultural aspects of the Earth's surface emphasizing the human, economic, political, urban, and environmental issues of the discipline. The history of geography  and the study of cartography are also covered in this category.

             - URBAN STUDIES covers resources concerned with the social aspects of city planning and urban design. Topics covered include the effects of the urban environment on the individual, the effects of urbanization on the natural environment,  urban economics, urban technology, housing planning, urban education, and urban law.

 ~ Is the text clear and well written?

 ~ Is the structure of the paper clear?

 ~ Are the data and the methodologies adequate to the purpose of the paper?

 ~ Are the results/discussions and conclusions sound and justified by the evidence?

 ~ In your opinion, does the manuscript require professional language revision?

 ~ Comments to authors:

  • Within the journal's scope.
  • Importance, originality, novelty.
  • Text well written and the structure of the paper.
  • Data and the methodologies adequate to the purpose of the paper.
  • Soundness of results and interpretation.
  • Relevancy of discussion.
  • Validation of results and soundness of conclusions.
  • References up to date and relevant.
  • Figures, tables and computational formulas.

 ~ Confidential comments to the editorial board

 ~ Overall score/rating and final recommendation