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Geography Compass

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryEarth and Planetary Sciences
Atmospheric Science
Computers in Earth Sciences
Earth-Surface Processes

Environmental Science
Water Science and Technology

Social Sciences
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Inc.
Publication typeJournals
Scope Unique in its range, Geography Compass is an online-only journal publishing original, peer-reviewed surveys of current research from across the entire discipline. Geography Compass publishes state-of-the-art reviews, supported by a comprehensive bibliography and accessible to an international readership. Geography Compass is aimed at senior undergraduates, postgraduates and academics, and will provide a unique reference tool for researching essays, preparing lectures, writing a research proposal, or just keeping up with new developments in a specific area of interest.


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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.

Atmospheric Science2009Q3
Atmospheric Science2010Q2
Atmospheric Science2011Q2
Atmospheric Science2012Q2
Atmospheric Science2013Q2
Atmospheric Science2014Q2
Atmospheric Science2015Q2
Atmospheric Science2016Q2
Atmospheric Science2017Q1
Computers in Earth Sciences2009Q3
Computers in Earth Sciences2010Q2
Computers in Earth Sciences2011Q2
Computers in Earth Sciences2012Q2
Computers in Earth Sciences2013Q2
Computers in Earth Sciences2014Q2
Computers in Earth Sciences2015Q1
Computers in Earth Sciences2016Q1
Computers in Earth Sciences2017Q1
Earth-Surface Processes2009Q2
Earth-Surface Processes2010Q2
Earth-Surface Processes2011Q2
Earth-Surface Processes2012Q2
Earth-Surface Processes2013Q2
Earth-Surface Processes2014Q1
Earth-Surface Processes2015Q1
Earth-Surface Processes2016Q1
Earth-Surface Processes2017Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Water Science and Technology2009Q2
Water Science and Technology2010Q1
Water Science and Technology2011Q1
Water Science and Technology2012Q1
Water Science and Technology2013Q1
Water Science and Technology2014Q1
Water Science and Technology2015Q1
Water Science and Technology2016Q1
Water Science and Technology2017Q1

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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.085
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.767
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.327
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.348
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.213
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.321
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.659
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.850
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.085
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.767
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.047
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.964
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.937
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.187
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.517
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.705
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.085
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.583
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.702
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.688
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.707
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.969
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.142
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.434
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 Cites20080
Self Cites200911
Self Cites201027
Self Cites201124
Self Cites201230
Self Cites201319
Self Cites201411
Self Cites201515
Self Cites201614
Self Cites201715
Total Cites20080
Total Cites200964
Total Cites2010324
Total Cites2011486
Total Cites2012561
Total Cites2013436
Total Cites2014337
Total Cites2015398
Total Cites2016448
Total Cites2017403
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 document20080
External Cites per document20090.898
External Cites per document20101.833
External Cites per document20111.680
External Cites per document20121.938
External Cites per document20131.878
External Cites per document20141.874
External Cites per document20152.104
External Cites per document20162.438
External Cites per document20172.604
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20091.085
Cites per document20102.000
Cites per document20111.767
Cites per document20122.047
Cites per document20131.964
Cites per document20141.937
Cites per document20152.187
Cites per document20162.517
Cites per document20172.705
% 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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20102
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20124
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20170
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200959
Citable documents2010162
Citable documents2011275
Citable documents2012274
Citable documents2013222
Citable documents2014174
Citable documents2015182
Citable documents2016178
Citable documents2017149
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 documents20080
Uncited documents200928
Uncited documents201058
Uncited documents2011108
Uncited documents2012100
Uncited documents201378
Uncited documents201459
Uncited documents201563
Uncited documents201657
Uncited documents201736
Cited documents20080
Cited documents200931
Cited documents2010106
Cited documents2011169
Cited documents2012178
Cited documents2013146
Cited documents2014118
Cited documents2015120
Cited documents2016122
Cited documents2017113
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