Online Submission and Review System

The Japanese Geotechnical Society will be publishing its journal, Soils and Foundations, online from the February 2012 issue in partnership with Elsevier. Elsevier has developed and customized a software system (“Elsevier Editorial System” – EES) for the use of our editorial offices which offers an integrated solution for workflow management and electronic peer review.

Authors must submit their manuscripts online. Please go to the site at the link below and upload your manuscript files. Be sure to follow the instructions carefully.
“Elsevier Editorial System” – EES

Contacting the Editorial Office: Technical problems or questions regarding “online submission and review system” and the electronic journal should be directed to

Open Access

All gold open access articles are free for everyone to read immediately after publication. The JGS can provide gold open access services. Our article publishing charge (APC) is \80,000 JPY. If authors choose gold open access, please contact the journal office of JGS after receiving the acceptance letter.