About This Journal


JOURNAL OF THE KOREAN GEOTECHNICAL SOCIETY was launched in 1985. The Journals are published on a monthly basis, 12 times a year. This Journal has been one of the KCI Accredited Journals since 1998 and indexed in the Korea Citation Index (KCI). This journal was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) Grant funded by the Korean Government.

Manuscripts should be submitted via the Article Contribution Management System (ACOMS): (http://acoms.atit.co.kr:9090/kgts/index.jsp?publisher_cd=kgts). Any inquiries can be sent by an e-mail to the Editorial Office or the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Sung-Ryul Kim, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Seoul National University, 1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul, Korea (Tel: +82-2-880-8760, Fax: +82-2-873-2684, e-mail: sungryul@snu.ac.kr).
Subscribers who ask for the printed version of the Journal on a year term have access to the Journal by the Journal site:
www.kgsjournal.org or the postal service. For individual subscribers, the annual subscription fee is 30,000 Korean won (USD 25 or equivalent). For subscripton inquiries, please contact the Editorial office & Publisher shown as below.

Aims and Scope

The Journal covers all areas of geotechnical engineering and authors are able to present their works in the form of papers, technical notes, and discussions. In order to serve the public welfare and promote the geotechnical engineering profession, the Editorial Board runs 16 technical committees to be involved in doing the peer-review process. The 16 technical committees include Foundations, Slope Stability, Soft Ground Improvement, Rock & Geology, Ground Excavation, Soil Dynamics & Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Ground Investigation, Convergence Geo-technique & IT, Offshore & Costal Engineering, Geo-synthetics, Tunnel, Dams & Levees, Hazard Prevention, Energy Plant, Geoenvironmental Engineering, and Geomechanics & Unsaturated Soil.

Editorial Office & Publisher

The Korean Geotechnical Society, #701, C-dong (H business PARK), 26, Beobwon-ro 9-gil,
Songpa-gu, Seoul 05836, South Korea
(Tel.: +82-2-3474-4428, 3474-7865, Fax: +82-2-3474-7379, e-mail: kgssmfe@hanmail.net, website: www.kgshome.org)

Publisher Information

President Sangseom Jeong
Editor-in-Chief Sung-Ryul Kim
Manuscript Editor Yegeum Cho