Sustainable Cities and Society

Sustainable Cities and Society - ISSN 2210-6707
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.987 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): 1.356 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: 5.268 (2019) 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: 5.143 (2019) 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 44-51
Issues: 8 issues
ISSN: 22106707
Editor-in-Chief: Haghighat

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Sustainable Cities and Society (SCS) is an international journal focusing on fundamental and applied research aimed at designing, understanding, and promoting environmentally sustainable and socially resilient cities. We encourage submission of cross-cutting, multi-disciplinary research in the areas of,

  1. Smart cities and resilient environments;
  2. Alternative/clean energy sources, energy distribution, distributed energy generation, and energy demand reduction/management;
  3. Monitoring and improving air quality in built environment and cities (e.g., healthy built environment and air quality management);
  4. Energy efficient, low/zero carbon, and green buildings/communities;
  5. Climate change mitigation and adaptation in urban environments;
  6. Green infrastructure and BMPs;
  7. Environmental Footprint accounting and management;
  8. Urban agriculture and forestry;
  9. ICT, smart grid and intelligent infrastructure;
  10. Urban design/planning, regulations, legislation, certification, economics, and policy;
  11. Social aspects, impacts and resiliency of cities;
  12. Behavior monitoring, analysis and change within urban communities;
  13. Health monitoring and improvement;
  14. Nexus issues related to sustainable cities and societies;
  15. Smart city governance;
  16. Decision Support Systems for trade-off and uncertainty analysis for improved management of cities and society;
  17. Big data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence applications and case studies;
  18. Critical infrastructure protection, including security, privacy, forensics, and reliability issues of cyber-physical systems.
  19. Water footprint reduction and urban water distribution, harvesting, treatment, reuse and management;
  20. Waste reduction and recycling;
  21. Wastewater collection, treatment and recycling;
  22. Smart, clean and healthy transportation systems and infrastructure;

We support a wide range of methodological and technical approaches including experimental, observational, monitoring and management studies and policy analysis. In addition to fundamental and applied papers, review articles on important developments will be considered.