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Journal of South American Earth Sciences

Basic Journal Info

Country

United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 08959811
Publisher: Elsevier BV
History: 1988-1992, 1994-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories

Impact Factor Ranking

Earth and Planetary Sciences
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Scope/Description:

The Journal of South American Earth Sciences provides an international medium for the publication of scientific work concerned with all aspects of the earth sciences in the South American continent and the surrounding oceans. Work is also accepted from the adjacent regions of the Caribbean, Central America and Antarctic Peninsula. Papers must have a regional appeal and should present work of more than local significance. Research papers dealing with the regional geology of South American cratons and mobile belts; economic geology particularly metallogenesis and hydrocarbon genesis; stratigraphy, structure and basin evolution; geophysics and geochemistry; volcanology; tectonics and Quaternary geology are featured.

Journal of South American Earth Sciences

Impact Factor Trend 2000 - 2018 / 2019
Note: impact factor data for reference only

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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Journal of South American Earth Sciences

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 1.638
  • 2017 Impact Factor 1.723
  • 2016 Impact Factor 1.582
  • 2015 Impact Factor 1.944
  • 2014 Impact Factor 1.693
  • 2013 Impact Factor 1.753
  • 2012 Impact Factor 2.093
  • 2011 Impact Factor 2.008
  • 2010 Impact Factor 1.865
  • 2009 Impact Factor 1.390
  • 2008 Impact Factor 1.518
  • 2007 Impact Factor 1.069
  • 2006 Impact Factor 0.780
  • 2005 Impact Factor 1.216
  • 2004 Impact Factor 1.573
  • 2003 Impact Factor 1.200
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.787
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.796
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.692
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3-Years Average
Impact Factor

1.648

3-Years Growth
Impact Factor

4%

5-Years Average
Impact Factor

1.716

5-Years Growth
Impact Factor

-3%

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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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Journal of South American Earth Sciences

H-Index

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.

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