Aims and Scope

Polar Data Journal (ISSN 2432-6771) is a free-access, peer-reviewed and online journal. It is dedicated for publishing original research data/dataset, furthering the reuse of high-quality data and the benefit to polar sciences.

Polar Data Journal aims to cover broad range of research disciplines involving Arctic, Antarctic, or other polar regions, especially earth and life sciences. The Journal primarily publishes data papers, that provides detailed descriptions of research data/dataset (e.g. Methods, Data Records, Technical validation). The Journal does not require any new scientific findings, so the Journal also welcomes submissions describing past valuable data/dataset which has not published yet.

In order to ensure data quality, Polar Data Journal requires to be passed our peer-review process. Before submitting your manuscript, authors should deposit their data/dataset to trustworthy data repository. Data authenticity is also guaranteed by publishing report of all review process, which will be published with author's manuscript at the same time.