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 fields. It is published quarterly in March, June, September, and December.

Manuscript Submission

1. Manuscripts should be submitted via the website
(http://submission.engeo.or.kr) electronically.
2. Manuscripts may be submitted in electronic form through the online access and storage service at http://www.webhard.net. Authors are asked to log in (with ‘ksengeo’ for both 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. Seong-Seung Kang, the Editor-in-Chief (Tel: +82-62-230-7112, Email: kangss@chosun.ac.kr) of the submission or other correspondence.


The Korean Society of Engineering Geology mails copies of J. Eng. Geol. for free to its members and member organizations. For individual subscriptions, the annual fee for the print version of the journal is 30,000 Korean Won or US$30.00. Correspondence regarding subscriptions and other business matters should be addressed to the Secretary-Treasurer, Ms. Sun-Hee Chae, at the editorial office. Further details regarding subscriptions are available at our website (http://journal.engeo.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, InfoCenter for Environmental Geology, ISSN, and PaperSearch.


The full text of all volumes of the Journal of Engineering Geology is freely available from the journal’s old homepage at http://journal.engeo.or.kr and the webpage of the National Discovery for Science Leaders (NDSL) at http://ocean.kisti.re.kr/IS_mvpopo001P.do?method=multMain&poid=kseg&kojic=JJGHBG&free

Printing Company

APUB Co., Ltd.
43, Pildong-ro 8-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04626, Korea



This journal was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies(KOFST) Grant funded by the 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 University, Daejeon, 34520, Korea
Tel/Fax: +82-42-280-2737 Email: ksengeo@hanmail.net