Semiannual journal of Geoconservation Research (GCR) is an international, single-blind, open access and peer-reviewed journal. Accepted manuscripts will not be subject to any page charges and article processing charges. We encourage all researchers, professors, experts and practitioners to submit their original work and papers to GCR journal. The journal grants all users a free, worldwide and perpetual access and is fully funded by Islamic Azad University –Isfahan Branch. The articles will be published online. The journal publishes original and unpublished articles which are not under consideration in other academic sources including journals and conferences.


Key scopes of GCR include:

  • Geoconservation in theory and practice
  • Thematic scope of geoconservation projects
  • Geodiversity and its scientific justification at national, regional and global scales
  • Geoparks, practical aspects of identification, establishment, and enhancement
  • Geological site maintenance and enhancement: practical aspects of geoconservation
  • Museums: specimen-based geoconservation
  • Geotourism: harnessing the interest of different interest groups
  • Education, and how to engage and explain geoconservation sites


GEOconservationUK NEWS letter has published Geoconservation Research introduction and call for paper the second issue.


Islamic Azad University-Isfahan Branch

  Michael Benton

Honorary Editor-in-Chief:
  Nasrollah Abbassi

  Vachik Hairapetian

Managing Editor:
  Hassan Hejazi

Associate Editor:
  Alireza Amrikazemi

Language Editor:
  Mansour Hashemi

Executive Manager:
  Mahshid Pezeshki

Print ISSN: 2645-4661

Online ISSN: 2588-7343

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