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Geoscience Lettersopen access

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategoryEarth and Planetary Sciences
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)
Publisher Springer Open
Publication typeJournals
ISSN21964092
Coverage2014-2020
Scope Geoscience Letters is the official journal of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, and a fully open access journal published under the SpringerOpen brand. The journal publishes original, innovative and timely research letter articles and concise reviews on studies of the Earth and its environment, the planetary and space sciences. Contributions reflect the eight scientific sections of the AOGS: Atmospheric Sciences, Biogeosciences, Hydrological Sciences, Interdisciplinary Geosciences, Ocean Sciences, Planetary Sciences, Solar and Terrestrial Sciences, and Solid Earth Sciences. Geoscience Letters focuses on cutting-edge fundamental and applied research in the broad field of the geosciences, including the applications of geoscience research to societal problems. This journal is Open Access, providing rapid electronic publication of high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific contributions.

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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
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q1
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
20150.924
20160.497
20170.696
20181.022
20191.114
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)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.750
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.556
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.979
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.375
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20194.648
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.750
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.556
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.979
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.850
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20195.279
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.556
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.375
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.448
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20195.455
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 Cites20140
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20174
Self Cites20186
Self Cites20193
Total Cites20140
Total Cites201528
Total Cites201642
Total Cites201795
Total Cites2018154
Total Cites2019227
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 document20140
External Cites per document20151.625
External Cites per document20161.444
External Cites per document20171.896
External Cites per document20183.700
External Cites per document20195.209
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20151.750
Cites per document20161.556
Cites per document20171.979
Cites per document20183.850
Cites per document20195.279
% 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
201429.41
201533.33
201632.35
201739.39
201831.03
201935.29
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 documents20140
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents201718
Non-citable documents201842
Non-citable documents201953
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201516
Citable documents201627
Citable documents201748
Citable documents201840
Citable documents201943
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 documents20140
Uncited documents20159
Uncited documents201613
Uncited documents201728
Uncited documents201822
Uncited documents201934
Cited documents20140
Cited documents20158
Cited documents201619
Cited documents201738
Cited documents201860
Cited documents201962
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