Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Developments in Soil Science

H Index
Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Soil Science

Earth and Planetary Sciences
Earth-Surface Processes

Environmental Science
Environmental Chemistry
PublisherElsevier BV
Publication typeBook Series
Coverage1972-1974, 1976-1979, 1982-1983, 1985, 1987, 1989-1990, 1993-1994, 1996-1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Earth-Surface Processes1997Q4
Earth-Surface Processes1998Q3
Earth-Surface Processes1999Q3
Earth-Surface Processes2000Q3
Earth-Surface Processes2001Q4
Earth-Surface Processes2002Q4
Earth-Surface Processes2003Q3
Earth-Surface Processes2004Q3
Earth-Surface Processes2005Q3
Earth-Surface Processes2006Q3
Earth-Surface Processes2007Q3
Earth-Surface Processes2008Q4
Earth-Surface Processes2009Q4
Earth-Surface Processes2010Q3
Earth-Surface Processes2011Q3
Environmental Chemistry1997Q4
Environmental Chemistry1998Q4
Environmental Chemistry1999Q4
Environmental Chemistry2000Q4
Environmental Chemistry2001Q4
Environmental Chemistry2002Q4
Environmental Chemistry2003Q4
Environmental Chemistry2004Q4
Environmental Chemistry2005Q4
Environmental Chemistry2006Q4
Environmental Chemistry2007Q4
Environmental Chemistry2008Q4
Environmental Chemistry2009Q4
Environmental Chemistry2010Q4
Environmental Chemistry2011Q4
Soil Science1997Q4
Soil Science1998Q4
Soil Science1999Q4
Soil Science2000Q3
Soil Science2001Q4
Soil Science2002Q4
Soil Science2003Q4
Soil Science2004Q4
Soil Science2005Q4
Soil Science2006Q4
Soil Science2007Q4
Soil Science2008Q4
Soil Science2009Q4
Soil Science2010Q4
Soil Science2011Q4

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)19990.102
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.186
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.100
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.149
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.216
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.116
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.284
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.090
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.115
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.097
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.264
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.367
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.102
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.156
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.047
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.149
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.271
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.116
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.111
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.090
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.143
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.097
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.433
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.367
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.067
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.133
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.186
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.271
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.033
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.433
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites19990
Self Cites20000
Self Cites20010
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Total Cites19996
Total Cites20007
Total Cites20012
Total Cites20020
Total Cites200311
Total Cites200416
Total Cites200511
Total Cites20064
Total Cites20077
Total Cites20086
Total Cites20097
Total Cites201013
Total Cites201171
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document19990.102
External Cites per document20000.156
External Cites per document20010.047
External Cites per document20020.000
External Cites per document20030.149
External Cites per document20040.271
External Cites per document20050.116
External Cites per document20060.111
External Cites per document20070.090
External Cites per document20080.143
External Cites per document20090.097
External Cites per document20100.433
External Cites per document20112.367
Cites per document19990.102
Cites per document20000.156
Cites per document20010.047
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.149
Cites per document20040.271
Cites per document20050.116
Cites per document20060.111
Cites per document20070.090
Cites per document20080.143
Cites per document20090.097
Cites per document20100.433
Cites per document20112.367
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents199910
Non-citable documents20008
Non-citable documents20016
Non-citable documents20022
Non-citable documents20034
Non-citable documents20042
Non-citable documents20057
Non-citable documents20065
Non-citable documents200716
Non-citable documents200811
Non-citable documents200918
Non-citable documents201036
Non-citable documents201150
Citable documents199959
Citable documents200045
Citable documents200143
Citable documents200215
Citable documents200374
Citable documents200459
Citable documents200595
Citable documents200636
Citable documents200778
Citable documents200842
Citable documents200972
Citable documents201030
Citable documents201130
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents199964
Uncited documents200049
Uncited documents200147
Uncited documents200217
Uncited documents200368
Uncited documents200448
Uncited documents200592
Uncited documents200639
Uncited documents200787
Uncited documents200848
Uncited documents200983
Uncited documents201055
Uncited documents201147
Cited documents19995
Cited documents20004
Cited documents20012
Cited documents20020
Cited documents200310
Cited documents200413
Cited documents200510
Cited documents20062
Cited documents20077
Cited documents20085
Cited documents20097
Cited documents201011
Cited documents201133
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