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Subject Area and CategoryEarth and Planetary Sciences
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)
PublisherMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
Publication typeJournals
Coverage1992, 2009-ongoing
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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.

Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q1

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.

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.306
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.643
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.892
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.595
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.795
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.043
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.203
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.276
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.306
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.638
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.892
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.562
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.755
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.951
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.004
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.063
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.292
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.638
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.776
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.433
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.555
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.685
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.641
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.776
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 Cites20090
Self Cites201024
Self Cites201142
Self Cites2012257
Self Cites2013445
Self Cites2014591
Self Cites20151047
Self Cites20161424
Self Cites20172146
Total Cites20090
Total Cites201094
Total Cites2011344
Total Cites2012995
Total Cites20131628
Total Cites20142527
Total Cites20154236
Total Cites20166607
Total Cites20179345
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 document20090
External Cites per document20100.972
External Cites per document20111.438
External Cites per document20122.145
External Cites per document20132.589
External Cites per document20142.877
External Cites per document20152.975
External Cites per document20163.141
External Cites per document20173.130
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20101.306
Cites per document20111.638
Cites per document20122.892
Cites per document20133.562
Cites per document20143.755
Cites per document20153.951
Cites per document20164.004
Cites per document20174.063
% 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 documents20091
Non-citable documents20103
Non-citable documents20118
Non-citable documents201214
Non-citable documents201313
Non-citable documents201415
Non-citable documents201517
Non-citable documents201633
Non-citable documents201753
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201072
Citable documents2011210
Citable documents2012344
Citable documents2013457
Citable documents2014673
Citable documents20151072
Citable documents20161650
Citable documents20172300
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 documents20091
Uncited documents201034
Uncited documents201178
Uncited documents201264
Uncited documents201375
Uncited documents2014113
Uncited documents2015167
Uncited documents2016244
Uncited documents2017331
Cited documents20090
Cited documents201041
Cited documents2011140
Cited documents2012294
Cited documents2013395
Cited documents2014575
Cited documents2015922
Cited documents20161439
Cited documents20172022
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