Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Geography, Environment, Sustainabilityopen access


Russian Federation

Universities and research institutions in Russian Federation

Subject Area and Category


Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Geography

Lomonosov Moscow State University in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



20719388, 25421565





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Journal “GEOGRAPHY, ENVIRONMENT, SUSTAINABILITY” is founded by the Faculty of Geography of Lomonosov Moscow State University, The Russian Geographical Society and by the Institute of Geography of RAS. It is the official journal of Russian Geographical Society, and a fully open access journal. Journal “GEOGRAPHY, ENVIRONMENT, SUSTAINABILITY” publishes original, innovative, interdisciplinary and timely research letter articles and concise reviews on studies of the Earth and its environment scientific field. This goal covers a broad spectrum of scientific research areas (physical-, social-, economic-, cultural geography, environmental sciences and sustainable development) and also considers contemporary and widely used research methods, such as geoinformatics, cartography, remote sensing (including from space), geophysics, geochemistry, etc. “GEOGRAPHY, ENVIRONMENT, SUSTAINABILITY” is the only original English-language journal in the field of geography and environmental sciences published in Russia. It is supposed to be an outlet from the Russian-speaking countries to Europe and an inlet from Europe to the Russian-speaking countries regarding environmental and Earth sciences, geography and sustainability. The main sections of the journal are the theory of geography and ecology, the theory of sustainable development, use of natural resources, natural resources assessment, global and regional changes of environment and climate, social-economical geography, ecological regional planning, sustainable regional development, applied aspects of geography and ecology, geoinformatics and ecological cartography, ecological problems of oil and gas sector, nature conservations, health and environment, and education for sustainable development. Articles are freely available to both subscribers and the wider public with permitted reuse. 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.

Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2019Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2020Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2021Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2018Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2019Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2020Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2021Q2

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)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.148
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.309
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.518
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.622
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.228
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.289
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.148
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.309
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.518
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.710
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.343
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.315
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.148
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.309
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.621
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.597
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.365
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.288
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 Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20172
Self Cites201811
Self Cites20199
Self Cites202016
Self Cites202122
Total Cites20150
Total Cites20164
Total Cites201717
Total Cites201844
Total Cites201971
Total Cites2020180
Total Cites2021238
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 document20150
External Cites per document20160.154
External Cites per document20170.283
External Cites per document20180.402
External Cites per document20190.633
External Cites per document20201.233
External Cites per document20211.193
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20160.148
Cites per document20170.309
Cites per document20180.518
Cites per document20190.710
Cites per document20201.343
Cites per document20211.315
% 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 documents20150
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20183
Non-citable documents20192
Non-citable documents20201
Non-citable documents20210
Citable documents20150
Citable documents201626
Citable documents201753
Citable documents201882
Citable documents201998
Citable documents2020133
Citable documents2021181
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 documents20150
Uncited documents201623
Uncited documents201742
Uncited documents201859
Uncited documents201960
Uncited documents202057
Uncited documents202175
Cited documents20150
Cited documents20164
Cited documents201713
Cited documents201826
Cited documents201940
Cited documents202077
Cited documents2021106
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