Global and Planetary Change

Global and Planetary Change - ISSN 0921-8181
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.549 Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP):
SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.868 SCImago Journal Rank (SJR):
SJR is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and a qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.
Impact Factor: 4.1 (2018) Impact Factor:
The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
5 Year Impact Factor: 4.746 (2018) Five-Year Impact Factor:
To calculate the five year Impact Factor, citations are counted in 2016 to the previous five years and divided by the source items published in the previous five years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
Volumes: Volumes 184-195
Issues: 12 issues
ISSN: 09218181

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The objective of the journal Global and Planetary Change is to achieve a multi-disciplinary overview of the process involved in planetary change. The journal focuses on records of change in earth history and their global implications. It also focusses on the prediction and understanding of recent change at a global scale. Topics include, but are not limited to, changes in the dynamics and composition of the atmosphere, oceans and cryosphere, as well as climate change, sea level variation, observations/modelling of solid earth processes, coupling between deep and shallow earth processes, global ecology, biogeography and the resilience/thresholds in ecosystems.
Key criteria for the consideration of manuscripts are (a) the global relevance of the science and/or (b) the wider implications for global scale problems, combined with (c) having a significance beyond a single discipline. Finally (d) a clear focus on key processes associated with planetary scale change.
Manuscripts can be submitted as either research contributions or as a review article. Every effort should be made towards the presentation of research outcomes in an understandable way for a broad readership.