Open Access

This journal is a peer reviewed, fully open access journal owned by Liaoning University. Liaoning University retains copyright of the overall compiled journal and the compiled issues. The article is universally and freely accessible via the internet in perpetuity, in an easily readable format immediately after publication.

To provide open access, this journal has an open access fee (also known as an Article Processing Charge, APC) which needs to be paid by the authors or on their behalf e.g. by their research funder or institution. The open access publication fee for this journal is USD 300, plus taxes. All APCs for articles submitted to the journal before the 31 December 2025 will be fully waived. Liaoning University pays for the publishing costs incurred by the journal.

Peer review under the responsibility of Editorial Office of Geohazard Mechanics.

Access Rights
All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute.

User Rights
A CC user license manages the reuse of the article (see Articles will be published under following license:

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)
For non-commercial purposes, lets others distribute and copy the article, and to include in a collective work (such as an anthology), as long as they credit the author(s) and provided they do not alter or modify the article. The full details of the license are available at

Author Rights
For open access publishing, this journal uses a licensing agreement. For the single article, Authors will retain copyright alongside scholarly usage rights, and KeAi Communications Co., Ltd. and Editorial Office of Geohazard Mechanics will be granted non-exclusive publishing and distribution rights. For more information about copyright please find the details on

Publishing Schedule
This journal is published quarterly per year.

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Contact Detail
Editorial Office of Geohazard Mechanics
Dr. Liyuan Zhu
Address: No. 66 Chongshan Middle Road, Huanggu District, Shenyang, China

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