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ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Informationopen access



Universities and research institutions in Switzerland

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-data collection and acquisition -data structures and algorithms -spatio-temporal databases -spatial analysis, data mining, and decision support systems -visualization theory and technology in real and virtual environments -cartography -spatial information science -location based services -uncertainty handling in spatial data -topology -geo-computation -geo-telematics -spatial information infrastructures -interoperability and open systems -applications of geoinformation technology (all possible domains) 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.

Computers in Earth Sciences2013Q3
Computers in Earth Sciences2014Q3
Computers in Earth Sciences2015Q3
Computers in Earth Sciences2016Q3
Computers in Earth Sciences2017Q3
Computers in Earth Sciences2018Q2
Computers in Earth Sciences2019Q3
Computers in Earth Sciences2020Q2
Computers in Earth Sciences2021Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q2
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)2020Q1
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2021Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2013Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2014Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2015Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2016Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2017Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2018Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2019Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2020Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2021Q1

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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.105
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.855
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.895
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.095
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.320
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.633
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20193.084
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20203.346
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20213.698
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.105
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.855
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.895
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.891
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.268
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.642
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.972
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.382
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20213.648
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.105
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.855
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.556
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.853
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.319
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.418
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.894
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20203.341
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20213.512
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20134
Self Cites201425
Self Cites201540
Self Cites201692
Self Cites2017205
Self Cites2018370
Self Cites2019460
Self Cites2020722
Self Cites2021800
Total Cites20120
Total Cites201340
Total Cites2014141
Total Cites2015288
Total Cites2016520
Total Cites20171048
Total Cites20182069
Total Cites20193341
Total Cites20204799
Total Cites20216449
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 document20120
External Cites per document20132.000
External Cites per document20141.547
External Cites per document20151.664
External Cites per document20161.568
External Cites per document20171.841
External Cites per document20182.178
External Cites per document20192.579
External Cites per document20202.885
External Cites per document20213.208
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20132.105
Cites per document20141.855
Cites per document20151.895
Cites per document20161.891
Cites per document20172.268
Cites per document20182.642
Cites per document20192.972
Cites per document20203.382
Cites per document20213.648
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20174
Non-citable documents20183
Non-citable documents20197
Non-citable documents20206
Non-citable documents20217
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201318
Citable documents201475
Citable documents2015149
Citable documents2016273
Citable documents2017458
Citable documents2018780
Citable documents20191117
Citable documents20201413
Citable documents20211761
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 documents20120
Uncited documents20137
Uncited documents201422
Uncited documents201549
Uncited documents201682
Uncited documents2017131
Uncited documents2018167
Uncited documents2019227
Uncited documents2020258
Uncited documents2021312
Cited documents20120
Cited documents201312
Cited documents201454
Cited documents2015103
Cited documents2016193
Cited documents2017331
Cited documents2018616
Cited documents2019897
Cited documents20201161
Cited documents20211456
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