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Revista Brasileira de Cartografiaopen access



Universities and research institutions in Brazil
Media Ranking in Brazil

Subject Area and Category


Sociedade Brasileira de Cartografia, Geodesia, Fotogrametria e Sensoriamento Remoto



Publication type



05604613, 18080936





How to publish in this journal


Revista Brasileira de Cartografia (RBC) – Brazilian Journal of Cartography – is an Open Access journal published regularly since 1970, with national and international coverage. Its mission is to disseminate advances in the fields of Cartography & GIS, Cadastre, Geodesy, Hydrography, Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. These fields make up the scope of content published in the journal. The journal's target audience is made of researchers, higher education faculty, undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as professionals from public and private companies involved in activities in the above-mentioned fields of knowledge. RBC accepts manuscript submissions in Portuguese and in English in the following sections: Original Articles and Review Articles. 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 Sciences2021Q4
Computers in Earth Sciences2022Q4
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2021Q4
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2022Q4
Earth-Surface Processes2021Q4
Earth-Surface Processes2022Q4
Geography, Planning and Development2021Q4
Geography, Planning and Development2022Q4

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)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.306
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.423
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.302
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.306
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.423
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.302
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.306
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.423
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.310
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 Cites20190
Self Cites20201
Self Cites202119
Self Cites202214
Total Cites20190
Total Cites202011
Total Cites202141
Total Cites202245
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 document20190
External Cites per document20200.278
External Cites per document20210.227
External Cites per document20220.208
Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20200.306
Cites per document20210.423
Cites per document20220.302
% 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 documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Citable documents20190
Citable documents202036
Citable documents202197
Citable documents2022149
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 documents20190
Uncited documents202025
Uncited documents202168
Uncited documents2022113
Cited documents20190
Cited documents202011
Cited documents202129
Cited documents202236
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