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Soil Science Annualopen access



Universities and research institutions in Germany

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De Gruyter Open Ltd.



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Soil Science Annual journal is a continuation of the “Roczniki Gleboznawcze” – the journal of the Polish Society of Soil Science first published in 1950. Soil Science Annual is a quarterly devoted to a broad spectrum of issues relating to the soil environment. The journal is published in the open access system. 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)2019Q2
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Soil Science2013Q4
Soil Science2014Q3
Soil Science2015Q2
Soil Science2016Q3
Soil Science2017Q2
Soil Science2018Q2
Soil Science2019Q3

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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.075
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.596
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.696
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.990
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.069
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.032
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.010
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.075
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.596
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.696
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.222
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.186
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.082
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.078
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.075
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.596
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.128
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.261
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.113
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 Cites20131
Self Cites20146
Self Cites201517
Self Cites201645
Self Cites201724
Self Cites201832
Self Cites201927
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20133
Total Cites201434
Total Cites201555
Total Cites201677
Total Cites201783
Total Cites201879
Total Cites201983
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 document20130.050
External Cites per document20140.491
External Cites per document20150.481
External Cites per document20160.508
External Cites per document20170.843
External Cites per document20180.644
External Cites per document20190.727
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.075
Cites per document20140.596
Cites per document20150.696
Cites per document20161.222
Cites per document20171.186
Cites per document20181.082
Cites per document20191.078
% 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 documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201340
Citable documents201457
Citable documents201579
Citable documents201663
Citable documents201770
Citable documents201873
Citable documents201977
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 documents201337
Uncited documents201430
Uncited documents201550
Uncited documents201624
Uncited documents201727
Uncited documents201834
Uncited documents201931
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20133
Cited documents201427
Cited documents201530
Cited documents201640
Cited documents201744
Cited documents201839
Cited documents201946
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