Journal of Arid Environments

Journal of Arid Environments - ISSN 0140-1963
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 0.977 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): 0.74 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: 1.83 (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: 2.076 (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: Volume 12
Issues: 12 issues
ISSN: 01401963
Editor-in-Chief: Thomas

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The Journal of Arid Environments is an international journal publishing original scientific and technical research articles on physical, biological and cultural aspects of arid, semi-arid, and desert environments. As a forum of multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary dialogue it addresses research on all aspects of arid environments and their past, present and future use.

Research Areas include:

  • Paleoclimate and Paleoenvironments
  • Climate and Climate Change
  • Hydrological processes and systems
  • Geomorphological processes and systems
  • Soils (physical and biological aspects)
  • Ecology (Plant and Animal Sciences)
  • Anthropology and human ecology (archaeology, sociology, ethnobotany, human adaptations,etc. Agriculture Land use grazing, mining, tourism, etc)
  • Land use (agronomy, grazing, mining, tourism, etc)
  • Conservation (theory, policy, sustainability, economics, heritage)
  • Land degradation (desertification) and rehabilitation
  • Environmental monitoring and management

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