About This Journal

Aims and scope

The Journal of Korean Tunnelling and Underground Space Association is the official publication of the Korean Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (KTA). The journal publishes authoritative articles encompassing the results of high quality research and case histories applying innovative methods for cost- saving and improving safety in tunnelling technology and underground space development safety.

Year of Launching and Frequency

It was launched in 1999. It is published bimonthly in January, March, May, July, September, and November each year. Supplementary numbers are at times published. All of the manuscripts are peer-reviewed.

ISO Abbreviation of Journal Title

The official title of the journal is ‘Journal of Korean Tunnelling and Underground Space Association’ and the abbreviated title is ‘J. of Korean Tunn Undergr Sp. Assoc.

Availability of The Full-Text in The Web

Full text is available from the URL of the Society (www.jkta.or.kr).

Indexed in

The total or a part of the articles in this journal are indexed in KISTI and CERIC.

This journal has been one of the KCI Accredited Journals since 2006 and Indexed in the Korea Citation Index (KCI).

Fund Support

This work was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) grant funded by the Korean government.

Subscription Information

Correspondence concerning business matters should be addressed to Secretary, Ye Won Kim (Tel: +82-2-3465-3663, ktastaff@hanmail.net). The subscription price of this journal is 30,000 won annually.

Copyright Statement

ⓒ 2023, Korean Tunnelling and Underground Space Association

Contact Information

Manuscripts should be submitted via the online journal system for submission and peer review at http://submission.jkta.or.kr/. Other correspondences can be sent by an e-mail to the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Hoki Ban (+82-33-570-6508, hban@kangwon.ac.kr)

Publisher & Editorial Office

Korean Tunneling and Underground Space Association (KTA)
President: Nag-Young Kim (Korea Expressway Corporation Research Institute)
#1411, 304, Hyoryeong-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Korea
Tel: +82-2-3465-3663, Fax: +82-2-3465-3666
Website: http://www.tunnel.or.kr
E-mail: ktastaff@hanmail.net