About This Journal

Aims and Scope

The Journal of Engineering Geology (abbreviated as The J. Eng. Geol.) was launched in 1991 and is the official journal of the Korean Society of Engineering Geology. The journal contains original articles, reviews, technical reports, discussions, field reports, and special features on topics in engineering geology and associated academic field. It is published quarterly in March, June, September, and December.

Manuscript Submission

1. Manuscripts should be submitted to the website (http://www.engeo.or.kr) electronically.
2. Manuscripts may be submitted in electronic form through the online access. Authors are asked to log in (with ‘ksengeo’ for ID and Password) to the service, to upload the manuscript to ‘Submission to the J. Eng. Geol.’ under the ‘Upload_only’ folder, and to notify Prof. Yu-Chul Park, the Editor-in-Chief (Tel: +82-42-280-2737, Email: parkyc@kangwon.ac.kr) of the submission or other correspondence.
Manuscripts must be accompanied by the Author’s Check List and Transfer of Copyright Statement. These forms are regularly published in this journal or can be obtained from http://www.engeo.or.kr.


The Korean Society of Engineering Geology mails copies of J. Eng. Geol. for free to its members and member organizations. Correspondence regarding subscriptions and other business matters should be addressed to the Secretary-Treasurer, Ms. A-ram Jang, at the editorial office. Further details regarding subscriptions are available at our website (http://www.engeo.or.kr/).

Index and Listed Databases

In whole or in part, the manuscripts published in this journal are abstracted in KCI (Korea Citation Index), DBpia, DOI/Crossref, NDSL, Google Scholar, Info Center For Environmental Geology, ISSN, and PaperSearch.


The full text of all volumes of the Journal of Engineering Geology is freely available from the journal homepage at http://www.engeojournal.org/.

Printing Company

Printed by APUB Co., Ltd., 43, Pildong-ro 8-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04626, Korea
Tel: +82-2-2274-3666, Fax: +82-2-2274-4666


This journal was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) Grant funded by Korean Government.
Stallard Scientific Editing
provided English editing services for abstracts and for figure and table captions in this issue’ articles.

Editorial Office of the Journal of Engineering Geology

Department of Geotechnical Disaster Prevention Engineering, Daejeon Universtiy, Daejeon 34520, Korea
Tel: +82-42-280-2737, Fax: +82-42-280-4575, Email: ksengeo@hanmail.net