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Impact Factor Database

Geoscientific Model Development

Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 1991959X
Publisher: Copernicus Gesellschaft mbH
History: 2008, 2010-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Geoscientific Model Development

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



Geoscientific Model Development (GMD) is a not-for-profit international scientific journal dedicated to the publication and public discussion of the description, development, and evaluation of numerical models of the Earth system and its components. The following manuscript types can be considered for peer-reviewed publication: -geoscientific model descriptions, from statistical models to box models to GCMs; -development and technical papers, describing developments such as new parameterizations or technical aspects of running models such as the reproducibility of results; -new methods for assessment of models, including work on developing new metrics for assessing model performance and novel ways of comparing model results with observational data; -papers describing new standard experiments for assessing model performance or novel ways of comparing model results with observational data; -model experiment descriptions, including experimental details and project protocols; -full evaluations of previously published models.

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2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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4-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 5.469
  • 2018 Impact Factor 5.233
  • 2017 Impact Factor 4.466
  • 2016 Impact Factor 3.985
  • 2015 Impact Factor 3.718
  • 2014 Impact Factor 4.156
  • 2013 Impact Factor 6.298
  • 2012 Impact Factor 5.903
  • 2011 Impact Factor 3.117
  • 2010 Impact Factor 1.773
  • 2009 Impact Factor 3.333
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.000
  • 2007 Impact Factor NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor NA
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly 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.