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Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth

Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 21699356, 21699313
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
History: 1979-1980, 1985-1986, 1988, 1990, 1993-1994, 1996-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Impact Factor Ranking

Earth and Planetary Sciences


The Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth serves as the premier publication for the breadth of solid Earth geophysics including (in alphabetical order): electromagnetic methods; exploration geophysics; geodesy and gravity; geodynamics, rheology, and plate kinematics; geomagnetism and paleomagnetism; hydrogeophysics; Instruments, techniques, and models; solid Earth interactions with the cryosphere, atmosphere, oceans, and climate; marine geology and geophysics; natural and anthropogenic hazards; near surface geophysics; petrology, geochemistry, and mineralogy; planet Earth physics and chemistry; rock mechanics and deformation; seismology; tectonophysics; and volcanology. JGR: Solid Earth has long distinguished itself as the venue for publication of Research Articles backed solidly by data and as well as presenting theoretical and numerical developments with broad applications. Research Articles published in JGR: Solid Earth have had long-term impacts in their fields. JGR: Solid Earth provides a venue for special issues and special themes based on conferences, workshops, and community initiatives. JGR: Solid Earth also publishes Commentaries on research and emerging trends in the field; these are commissioned by the editors, and suggestion are welcome.

Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth

Impact Factor Trend 2000 - 2018 / 2019
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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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Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 3.839
  • 2017 Impact Factor 3.661
  • 2016 Impact Factor 3.699
  • 2015 Impact Factor 3.537
  • 2014 Impact Factor 4.448
  • 2013 Impact Factor 4.120
  • 2012 Impact Factor 3.461
  • 2011 Impact Factor 3.157
  • 2010 Impact Factor 3.684
  • 2009 Impact Factor 3.077
  • 2008 Impact Factor 2.628
  • 2007 Impact Factor 3.129
  • 2006 Impact Factor 3.128
  • 2005 Impact Factor 2.686
  • 2004 Impact Factor 2.769
  • 2003 Impact Factor 2.754
  • 2002 Impact Factor 2.847
  • 2001 Impact Factor 2.467
  • 2000 Impact Factor 2.767
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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 Geophysical Research: Solid Earth


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


Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth

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.