Tema. Journal of Land Use, Mobility and Environmentvol

Tema - Journal of Land Use, Mobility and Environment offers researches, applications and contributions with a unified approach to planning and mobility. From 2016, TeMA is a scientific journal in A category by ANVUR (excellent scientific journal according to Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes). TeMA Journal has also received the Sparc Europe Seal for Open Access Journals released by Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC Europe) and the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). From 2015, the articles published on TeMA are included in the Core Collection of Web of Science.

  • Covid-19 vs City-21


    This new temporary section comes from the discussions and scientific works arising by the reflections and considerations proposed in the TeMA Special Issue Covid-19 vs City-20, which collected contributes of some Italian researchers and technicians on the scenarios, insights, reasoning, and research on the relations between the City and the impacts of Covid-19 pandemic, questioning about the development of a different vision and a general rethinking of the city.

    For this call for paper, the journal welcomes papers that explore the experiences and innovative methods and tools proposed at the urban and territorial level during the Covid-19 crisis, trying to understand relationships between “urban planning” and spread of infection considering the long-term impacts and perspectives that the pandemic is highlighting in the different worldwide contexts.

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  • TeMA vol. 14 (2021): The city challenges and external agents. Methods, Tools and Best Practices


    Cities need to modify and/or adapt their urban form, the distribution and location of services and learn how to handle the increasing complexity to face the most pressing challenges of this century. On these topics and the ones born during the last year, the scientific community is working in order to minimise negative effects on the environment, social and economic issues and people’s health.

    In particular, TeMA Journal intends to propose articles that deal the effects of climate change, the ageing of the population, the reduction of energy consumption from fossil fuels, immigration flows from disadvantaged regions, innovation technology, the optimisation of land use and the impacts, in the short and long period, with innovative methods, tools, techniques and practices.

    Authors interested in submitting manuscripts addressing the issues may consider the following deadlines:

    • First issue: 10th January 2021;
    • Second issue: 10th April 2021;
    • Third issue: 10th September 2021.
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  • General Call: Papers in Transport, Land Use and Environment


    The Journal welcomes papers on topics at the interdisciplinary intersection of transport and land use, including research from the domains of engineering, planning, modelling, behaviour, economics, geography, regional science, sociology, architecture and design, urban accessibility, territorial and urban competitiveness, resilience, real estate, network science, and complex systems.

    For submissions click here

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