Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Brazilian Journal of Geologyopen access



Universities and research institutions in Brazil
Media Ranking in Brazil

Subject Area and Category


Sociedade Brasileira de Geologia



Publication type



23174692, 23174889





How to publish in this journal


The Brazilian Journal of Geology (BJG) is a quarterly journal published by the Brazilian Geological Society with an electronic open access version that provides an in-ternacional medium for the publication of original scientific work of broad interest concerned with all aspects of the earth sciences in Brazil, South America, and Antarctica, in-cluding oceanic regions adjacent to these regions. The BJG publishes papers with a regional appeal and more than local significance in the fields of mineralogy, petrology, geochemistry, paleontology, sedimentology, stratigraphy, structural geology, tectonics, neotectonics, geophysics applied to geology, volcanology, metallogeny and mineral deposits, marine geology, glaciology, paleoclimatology, geochronology, biostratigraphy, engineering geology, hydrogeology, geological hazards and remote sensing, providing a niche for interdisciplinary work on regional geology and Earth history. The BJG publishes articles (including review articles), rapid communications, articles with accelerated review processes, editorials, and discussions (brief, objective and concise comments on recent papers published in BJG with replies by authors). Manuscripts must be written in English. Companion papers will not be accepted. Join the conversation about this journal

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 and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2012Q4
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2018Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2021Q1
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2022Q2

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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.057
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.180
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.366
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.444
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.681
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.118
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.506
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.682
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.982
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20212.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20221.629
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.057
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.180
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.366
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.480
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.815
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.183
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.460
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.746
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.583
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20212.466
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20221.626
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.057
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.180
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.383
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.586
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.806
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.115
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.544
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.208
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.435
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20221.588
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 Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20134
Self Cites201417
Self Cites20159
Self Cites201625
Self Cites201716
Self Cites201817
Self Cites201916
Self Cites202017
Self Cites202120
Self Cites20229
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20123
Total Cites201324
Total Cites201468
Total Cites201586
Total Cites2016119
Total Cites2017168
Total Cites2018184
Total Cites2019220
Total Cites2020182
Total Cites2021323
Total Cites2022200
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 document20110
External Cites per document20120.058
External Cites per document20130.156
External Cites per document20140.288
External Cites per document20150.458
External Cites per document20160.707
External Cites per document20171.197
External Cites per document20181.478
External Cites per document20191.714
External Cites per document20201.447
External Cites per document20212.313
External Cites per document20221.553
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.057
Cites per document20130.180
Cites per document20140.366
Cites per document20150.480
Cites per document20160.815
Cites per document20171.183
Cites per document20181.460
Cites per document20191.746
Cites per document20201.583
Cites per document20212.466
Cites per document20221.626
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20149
Non-citable documents201511
Non-citable documents201613
Non-citable documents201715
Non-citable documents201813
Non-citable documents20197
Non-citable documents20201
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201252
Citable documents2013128
Citable documents2014177
Citable documents2015168
Citable documents2016133
Citable documents2017127
Citable documents2018113
Citable documents2019119
Citable documents2020114
Citable documents2021131
Citable documents2022123
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 documents20110
Uncited documents201250
Uncited documents2013115
Uncited documents2014139
Uncited documents2015126
Uncited documents201692
Uncited documents201765
Uncited documents201858
Uncited documents201951
Uncited documents202038
Uncited documents202126
Uncited documents202247
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20123
Cited documents201318
Cited documents201447
Cited documents201553
Cited documents201654
Cited documents201777
Cited documents201868
Cited documents201975
Cited documents202077
Cited documents2021105
Cited documents202276
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