Polar Geography
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Polar Geography

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 1088937X, 19390513
Publisher: Taylor and Francis Ltd.
History: 1977-1979, 1995-2005, 2007-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories


Polar Geography is a quarterly publication that offers a venue for scholarly research on the physical and human aspects of the Polar Regions.The journal seeks to address the component interplay of the natural systems the complex historical political economic cultural diplomatic and security issues and the interchange amongst them. As such the journal welcomes comparative approaches critical scholarship and alternative and disparate perspectives from around the globe. The journal offers scientists a venue for publishing longer papers such as might result from distillation of a thesis or review papers that place in global context results from coordinated national and international efforts currently underway in both Polar Regions. The journal also offers a section for book reviews and invites such submissions or suggestions.Polar Geography is a quarterly publication and was first published in 1977 as a vehicle for making available English translations of important Soviet Japanese and west European research on the polar regions.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

Polar Geography
SCR Impact Factor

Polar Geography
SCR Journal Ranking

Polar Geography
SCImago SJR Rank

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.

Polar Geography
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Polar Geography
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    2.857 2.961 2.478
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    2.706 2.365 2.406
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    2.118 2.039 2.043
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.943 1.264 1.406
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    1.086 1.255 1.797
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    1.118 1.596 1.479
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    1.941 2 1.814
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    1.514 1.463 1.391
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    1.167 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.781 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.667 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    1.211 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.526 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.526 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.4 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.647 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.211 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.405 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.268 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.258 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.48 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.5 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.2 NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only




Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

Polar Geography

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


Polar Geography
H-Index History