Studies in Geography



Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies
University of Warsaw

Editor’s Address

Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies
University of Warsaw
Krakowskie Przedmieście Str. 30
PL 00-927 Warszawa

ISSN: 0208-4589
ISSN (online): 2543-7313

Status: Open access

Creative Commons License:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial – NoDerivatives 4.0 International (BY-NC-ND 4.0)


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Studies in Geography (Prace i Studia Geograficzne) is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies of the University of Warsaw. In years 1964-1977 the journal was known as the Studies in Geography of the Department of Geography of Warsaw UniversityStudies in Geography publishes the articles in the field of physical and socio-economic geography as well as those from interrelated sciences, such as environmental protection, spatial management and palaeogeography. The journal publishes original research papers –  theoretical, empirical, methodical and review-articles.

Rules of ethics
The editorial office of the journal documents all manifestations of scientific misconduct, including violations of ethics in science. Any detected instances of scientific misconduct will be exposed, including notification of relevant entities (institutions employing authors, scientific societies, scientific editorial associations, etc.).
The author submitting an article for publication is required to confirm compliance with ghostwriting and guest authorship policies and to sign a copyright transfer agreement. Attestation of the aforementioned state of affairs and consent to publication on the basis of a free, unlimited time and the territorially non-exclusive license is required from the author. The publication agreement comes into force at the time of approval of the text for editing (after two positive reviews and a decision by the editor or editorial committee). The copyright transfer agreement provides the legal basis for the publication of the article in Studies in Geography .



dr hab. Małgorzata Durydiwka

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

dr hab. Mikołaj Madurowicz

Assistant Editor

mgr Aleksandra Korpysz

Section Editors

dr hab. Ewa Smolska, prof. UW (Physical Geography, Geomorphology)
dr Maciej Lenartowicz (Hydrology)
dr Joanna Popławska (Climatology)
dr Mikołaj Madurowicz (Socio-Economic Geography, Urban Geography)
dr Katarzyna Duda-Gromada (Tourism Geography)
dr Anna Dudek (Environment Protection, Regional Studies, Political Geography)
dr Joanna Krukowska (Spatial Mangement)
dr Jolanta Korycka- Skorupa (Cartography, Geoinformatics)
dr Jarosław Suchożebrski (Statistics)

Language Editor

dr hab. Maciej Dąbski

Editorial Advisory Board

dr Voicu Bodocan – Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
prof. dr hab. Sergij Bortnyk – Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine
prof. dr hab. Andrzej Kostrzewski – Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
prof. dr hab. Andrzej Lisowski – University of Warsaw, Poland
prof. dr hab. Jan Łoboda – Wrocław University, Poland
prof. dr hab.Jonas Mažeika – Natures Research Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
dr hab. Mirosław Mika – Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
prof. dr hab. Jacek Pasławski – University of Warsaw, Poland
prof. dr hab. Andrzej Richling– University of Warsaw, Poland
dr Ryszard E. Rózga Luter – Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Unidad Lerma, Meksyk
dr hab. Maria Skoczek, prof. UW – University of Warsaw, Poland