Impact Factor (IF) - Thomson Reuters Web of KnowledgeSM)

2014: 0.628 - 5 years IF: 0.652

2013: 0.390 - 5 years IF: 0.504

2012: 0.605

2011: 0.468

2010: 0.309

2009: 0.136

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Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria

is a six-monthly journal published by the COMITATO GLACIOLOGICO ITALIANO.

Founded in 1978, it is the continuation of the “Bollettino del Comitato Glaciologico Italiano“.

It publishes original papers, short communications, news and book reviews of Physical Geography, Glaciology, Geomorphology and Quaternary Geology. The journal furthermore publishes the annual reports on italian glaciers, the official transactions of the Comitato Glaciologico Italiano and the Newsletters of the International Association of Geomorphologist.

Special issues, named “Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria – Supplementi“, collecting papers on specific themes, proceedings of meetings or symposia, regional studies, are also published, starting from 1988.

Code of conduct for Authors, Reviewers and Editors
Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria is a peer reviewed scientific journal which adheres to the code of conduct for publications produced by COPE: Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors. It is mandatory that all parties involved – authors, editors and reviewers – are aware of and agree to the following ethical requisites.

The language of the journal is English, but papers can be written in other main scientific languages.
The Journal is Indexed/Abstracted in: Bibliography & Index of Geology (Georef); Geoarchive (Geosystem); Geobase (Elsevier);Geographycal Abstract: Physical Geography (Elsevier); Georef; Geotitles (Geosystem); Hydrotitle and Hydrology Infobase (Geosystem); Referativnyi Zhurnal.

Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria has been included in the Thompson ISI database beginning with Volume 30 (1) 2007 and now appears in the Web of Science, including the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), as well as the ISI Alerting Services.


Si autorizzano gli autori degli articoli pubblicati sulla rivista GEOGRAFIA FISICA E DINAMICA QUATERNARIA ad utilizzare riproduzioni in formato PDF dei propri contributi ai fini della valutazione della qualità della ricerca Scientifica (VQR) e dell’abilitazione scientifica nazionale (ASN).

Il Presidente del CGI, Prof. Carlo Baroni

Il Direttore della Rivista GFDQ, Prof. Paolo Roberto Federici


The Authors of the papers published on “Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria” are allowed to use reproductions in PDF format of their own contributions for the aims of the “Scientific Research Quality Evaluation” (VQR) and for the “National Scientific Qualification” (ASN)

Prof. Carlo Baroni, President of the Italian Glaciological Committee

Prof. Paolo Roberto Fedrici, Director of “Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria”