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Bulletin of the Geological Society of America

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryEarth and Planetary Sciences
Geology
PublisherGeological Society of America
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00167606
Coverage1944-ongoing
Scope The Geological Society of America (GSA) is a global professional society with a growing membership of more than 22,000 individuals in 97 countries. The GSA affirms its belief and commitment to diversity and will continue to develop its diverse base. The GSA is dedicated to maintaining an organizational climate where differing ideas, abilities, backgrounds, and needs are fostered with opportunities for members from divergent experiences to participate and contribute. The GSA recognizes that diverse perspectives are important and necessary for responsible and representative decision-making and leadership.

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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
Geology1999Q1
Geology2000Q1
Geology2001Q1
Geology2002Q1
Geology2003Q1
Geology2004Q1
Geology2005Q1
Geology2006Q1
Geology2007Q1
Geology2008Q1
Geology2009Q1
Geology2010Q1
Geology2011Q1
Geology2012Q1
Geology2013Q1
Geology2014Q1
Geology2015Q1
Geology2016Q1
Geology2017Q1
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
19992.886
20002.344
20012.604
20022.328
20032.476
20042.597
20052.423
20062.560
20072.901
20083.031
20092.848
20102.858
20112.936
20123.080
20132.991
20142.685
20152.395
20162.659
20172.329
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)19992.755
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.438
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20012.440
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20022.793
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20032.956
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20043.051
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20053.005
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20063.527
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20073.884
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20083.776
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20094.162
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20104.546
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20114.217
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20124.906
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20135.518
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.983
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.425
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.425
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.509
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.755
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20002.384
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20012.315
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20022.645
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20032.798
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20042.954
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20052.955
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20063.467
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20073.884
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.683
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20093.872
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.221
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20114.040
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20124.804
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20135.381
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.638
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.943
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.507
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.014
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19992.805
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20002.181
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20012.122
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.436
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.534
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.756
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20052.825
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20063.040
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20073.764
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20083.245
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20093.394
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.005
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.922
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20124.632
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20134.841
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.240
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.858
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.838
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.886
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 Cites199969
Self Cites200067
Self Cites200158
Self Cites200263
Self Cites200388
Self Cites200461
Self Cites200557
Self Cites200681
Self Cites200763
Self Cites200874
Self Cites200948
Self Cites201063
Self Cites201184
Self Cites201285
Self Cites2013102
Self Cites201465
Self Cites201535
Self Cites201635
Self Cites201738
Total Cites1999854
Total Cites2000789
Total Cites2001808
Total Cites2002976
Total Cites2003982
Total Cites2004957
Total Cites2005910
Total Cites20061047
Total Cites20071142
Total Cites20081068
Total Cites20091088
Total Cites20101224
Total Cites20111313
Total Cites20121744
Total Cites20132018
Total Cites20141614
Total Cites20151313
Total Cites20161352
Total Cites20171132
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 document19992.532
External Cites per document20002.181
External Cites per document20012.149
External Cites per document20022.474
External Cites per document20032.547
External Cites per document20042.765
External Cites per document20052.769
External Cites per document20063.199
External Cites per document20073.670
External Cites per document20083.428
External Cites per document20093.701
External Cites per document20104.003
External Cites per document20113.782
External Cites per document20124.570
External Cites per document20135.109
External Cites per document20144.451
External Cites per document20153.838
External Cites per document20164.390
External Cites per document20173.879
Cites per document19992.755
Cites per document20002.384
Cites per document20012.315
Cites per document20022.645
Cites per document20032.798
Cites per document20042.954
Cites per document20052.955
Cites per document20063.467
Cites per document20073.884
Cites per document20083.683
Cites per document20093.872
Cites per document20104.221
Cites per document20114.040
Cites per document20124.804
Cites per document20135.381
Cites per document20144.638
Cites per document20153.943
Cites per document20164.507
Cites per document20174.014
% 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
199932.84
20000.00
20010.00
20025.17
200332.43
200428.57
200529.36
200643.00
200740.74
200837.96
200940.00
201041.04
201141.79
201253.85
201344.25
201447.06
201549.40
201662.35
201756.98
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 documents199916
Non-citable documents200018
Non-citable documents200120
Non-citable documents200213
Non-citable documents200313
Non-citable documents200421
Non-citable documents200524
Non-citable documents200623
Non-citable documents200720
Non-citable documents200827
Non-citable documents200935
Non-citable documents201036
Non-citable documents201127
Non-citable documents201215
Non-citable documents201310
Non-citable documents201416
Non-citable documents201516
Non-citable documents201615
Non-citable documents20175
Citable documents1999310
Citable documents2000331
Citable documents2001349
Citable documents2002369
Citable documents2003351
Citable documents2004324
Citable documents2005308
Citable documents2006302
Citable documents2007294
Citable documents2008290
Citable documents2009281
Citable documents2010290
Citable documents2011325
Citable documents2012363
Citable documents2013375
Citable documents2014348
Citable documents2015333
Citable documents2016300
Citable documents2017282
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 documents199976
Uncited documents2000112
Uncited documents2001110
Uncited documents2002101
Uncited documents200383
Uncited documents200483
Uncited documents200579
Uncited documents200677
Uncited documents200757
Uncited documents200856
Uncited documents200961
Uncited documents201048
Uncited documents201159
Uncited documents201248
Uncited documents201337
Uncited documents201457
Uncited documents201559
Uncited documents201635
Uncited documents201739
Cited documents1999250
Cited documents2000237
Cited documents2001259
Cited documents2002281
Cited documents2003281
Cited documents2004262
Cited documents2005253
Cited documents2006248
Cited documents2007257
Cited documents2008261
Cited documents2009255
Cited documents2010278
Cited documents2011293
Cited documents2012330
Cited documents2013348
Cited documents2014307
Cited documents2015290
Cited documents2016280
Cited documents2017248
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