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Mineral Economics

Country Germany  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Germany
7
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryEarth and Planetary Sciences
Economic Geology

Social Sciences
Geography, Planning and Development
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Publication typeJournals
ISSN21912203, 21912211
Coverage2011-ongoing
Scope Mineral Economics is an international, multidisciplinary journal focused on economics and policy issues in the minerals, metals and mining industries. The journal wants to improve the understanding of economic, social, environmental, legal and political implications of natural resources. The main focus is on non-fuel minerals, metals and the mining industry, and its role in society. Mineral Economics serves as a platform for academics, industry practitioners, decision makers and other experts that want to publish results of research and studies in order to share their perspectives and knowledge about natural resources. Discussion and exchange of views between all concerned is encouraged. Submissions that analyse issues of economics, business and public policy in the areas of mining, minerals and metals are welcome. Original and thoughtful contributions, set in a solid analytical framework, can help to improve our knowledge of minerals, metals and mining. All submissions are peer reviewed by experts in the relevant fields. Topics that are covered in the discipline of mineral economics include, among others; mineral market analysis, exploration and development, resource availability, market development, price formation, international trade, environmental policy, sustainability and circular economy issues, competition issues.

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Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Economic Geology2012Q4
Economic Geology2013Q4
Economic Geology2014Q2
Economic Geology2015Q4
Economic Geology2016Q3
Economic Geology2017Q3
Economic Geology2018Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2012Q4
Geography, Planning and Development2013Q4
Geography, Planning and Development2014Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2015Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2016Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2017Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2018Q3
SJR

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.

YearSJR
20120.104
20130.135
20140.334
20150.192
20160.296
20170.285
20180.305
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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.778
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.200
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.750
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.902
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.083
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.293
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.778
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.613
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.973
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.119
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.243
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.778
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.593
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.095
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.259
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20173
Self Cites20182
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20137
Total Cites201418
Total Cites201519
Total Cites201636
Total Cites201747
Total Cites201846
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20110
External Cites per document20120.000
External Cites per document20130.778
External Cites per document20141.067
External Cites per document20150.581
External Cites per document20160.973
External Cites per document20171.048
External Cites per document20181.189
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.778
Cites per document20141.200
Cites per document20150.613
Cites per document20160.973
Cites per document20171.119
Cites per document20181.243
% 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
201120.00
20120.00
201316.67
201419.05
20150.00
20168.33
201735.00
201812.90
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20186
Citable documents20110
Citable documents20125
Citable documents20139
Citable documents201415
Citable documents201531
Citable documents201637
Citable documents201742
Citable documents201837
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20110
Uncited documents20125
Uncited documents20136
Uncited documents20147
Uncited documents201521
Uncited documents201621
Uncited documents201722
Uncited documents201825
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20134
Cited documents20149
Cited documents201511
Cited documents201617
Cited documents201722
Cited documents201818
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