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Geology

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
ISSN00917613
Coverage1973-ongoing
Scope Undoubtedly the most popular and widely read earth science journal in print, with about 22 articles each month that are current, concise, and thought provoking.

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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
19992.855
20002.528
20013.102
20023.000
20033.331
20043.303
20053.295
20063.231
20073.560
20083.739
20093.589
20103.638
20113.561
20123.289
20133.124
20143.139
20153.256
20163.131
20173.114
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)19992.530
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.597
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20012.860
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20023.394
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20034.047
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20044.020
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20054.006
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20064.349
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20074.685
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20084.523
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20094.999
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20105.073
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20114.855
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20125.100
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20135.665
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20145.509
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.186
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.168
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20175.101
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.530
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20002.610
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20012.966
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20023.520
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20034.151
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20043.869
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20053.850
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20064.264
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20074.619
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20084.385
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20094.840
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.976
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20114.498
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20124.918
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20135.359
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20145.453
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.182
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.972
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.904
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19992.357
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20002.565
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20012.955
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20023.452
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20033.832
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20043.655
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20053.522
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20063.996
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20074.190
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20084.135
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20094.635
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.377
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20114.174
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20124.759
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20135.090
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20145.351
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.771
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.575
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20174.779
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 Cites1999247
Self Cites2000150
Self Cites2001166
Self Cites2002234
Self Cites2003223
Self Cites2004165
Self Cites2005150
Self Cites2006137
Self Cites2007173
Self Cites2008139
Self Cites2009141
Self Cites2010160
Self Cites2011148
Self Cites2012152
Self Cites2013146
Self Cites2014180
Self Cites2015138
Self Cites2016163
Self Cites2017136
Total Cites19992535
Total Cites20002466
Total Cites20012643
Total Cites20022872
Total Cites20033512
Total Cites20043215
Total Cites20053326
Total Cites20063373
Total Cites20073654
Total Cites20083552
Total Cites20093930
Total Cites20104105
Total Cites20113657
Total Cites20124180
Total Cites20134534
Total Cites20144788
Total Cites20154539
Total Cites20164311
Total Cites20174070
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 document19992.283
External Cites per document20002.451
External Cites per document20012.780
External Cites per document20023.233
External Cites per document20033.888
External Cites per document20043.670
External Cites per document20053.676
External Cites per document20064.091
External Cites per document20074.401
External Cites per document20084.214
External Cites per document20094.666
External Cites per document20104.782
External Cites per document20114.316
External Cites per document20124.739
External Cites per document20135.187
External Cites per document20145.248
External Cites per document20155.024
External Cites per document20164.784
External Cites per document20174.740
Cites per document19992.530
Cites per document20002.610
Cites per document20012.966
Cites per document20023.520
Cites per document20034.151
Cites per document20043.869
Cites per document20053.850
Cites per document20064.264
Cites per document20074.619
Cites per document20084.385
Cites per document20094.840
Cites per document20104.976
Cites per document20114.498
Cites per document20124.918
Cites per document20135.359
Cites per document20145.453
Cites per document20155.182
Cites per document20164.972
Cites per document20174.904
% 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
199934.93
20004.38
200110.41
200211.26
200332.34
200443.85
200542.96
200645.79
200744.54
200841.57
200947.88
201046.73
201151.27
201253.85
201355.85
201450.61
201552.51
201653.04
201755.00
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 documents1999139
Non-citable documents2000165
Non-citable documents2001149
Non-citable documents2002128
Non-citable documents2003116
Non-citable documents2004145
Non-citable documents2005144
Non-citable documents2006121
Non-citable documents200784
Non-citable documents2008103
Non-citable documents200991
Non-citable documents201088
Non-citable documents201182
Non-citable documents201294
Non-citable documents2013116
Non-citable documents2014105
Non-citable documents2015119
Non-citable documents2016102
Non-citable documents201793
Citable documents19991002
Citable documents2000945
Citable documents2001891
Citable documents2002816
Citable documents2003846
Citable documents2004831
Citable documents2005864
Citable documents2006791
Citable documents2007791
Citable documents2008810
Citable documents2009812
Citable documents2010825
Citable documents2011813
Citable documents2012850
Citable documents2013846
Citable documents2014878
Citable documents2015876
Citable documents2016867
Citable documents2017830
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 documents1999423
Uncited documents2000361
Uncited documents2001302
Uncited documents2002224
Uncited documents2003201
Uncited documents2004227
Uncited documents2005215
Uncited documents2006198
Uncited documents2007149
Uncited documents2008166
Uncited documents2009136
Uncited documents2010117
Uncited documents2011119
Uncited documents2012136
Uncited documents2013121
Uncited documents2014110
Uncited documents2015134
Uncited documents2016129
Uncited documents2017131
Cited documents1999718
Cited documents2000749
Cited documents2001738
Cited documents2002720
Cited documents2003761
Cited documents2004749
Cited documents2005793
Cited documents2006714
Cited documents2007726
Cited documents2008747
Cited documents2009767
Cited documents2010796
Cited documents2011776
Cited documents2012808
Cited documents2013841
Cited documents2014873
Cited documents2015861
Cited documents2016840
Cited documents2017792
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