The Annals of the American Association of Geographers is one of the world’s foremost geography journals.
It has been published since 1911 and currently has an Impact Factor of 2.756, ranking 8th out of 77 geography journals worldwide.
The Annals contains original, timely, and innovative articles that advance knowledge in all facets of the discipline.
Articles are divided into four major areas: Methods, Models, and Geographic Information Science; Nature and Society; People, Place, and Region; and Physical Geography and Environmental Sciences. There are Editors responsible for each these themes.
The Annals is published six times a year (January, March, May, July, September and November). One issue per year is a dedicated Special Issue drawing a diversity of papers from across the discipline under a single theme.
Following tradition, the annual Presidential Address is published in Annals; Memorials for former AAG Presidents and exceptionally distinguished geographers are also published.
Articles can be submitted to Annals for review at any time. All manuscripts should be submitted electronically via the ScholarOne Manuscripts Portal and assigned to one of the Section Editors who will then arrange for it be subjected to peer-review. For detailed instructions about article submission see: