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Latest Impact Factors

We are delighted to provide you with the latest Impact Factor figures from Elsevier's Earth and Planetary Sciences journals

The latest Impact Factor figures for Elsevier's Earth and Planetary Sciences journals have just been released.

We are happy to announce Precambrian Research's Impact Factor has gone up from 3.094 to 4.441, a 43% increase! The Journal of Geodynamics' Impact Factor has gone up by 47%, from 2.007 to 2.967!

Elsevier publishes 4 out of the top 5 journals, by total cites, in the category Geochemistry & Geophysics, namely: Geochimica et Cosmochimca Acta, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Chemical Geology, and Tectonophysics.

Further highlights from this year's figures include…

journal cover imageGondwana Research
2011 Impact Factor
WAS
6.659
2012 Impact Factor
NOW
7.396
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journal cover imageEarth and Planetary Science Letters
2011 Impact Factor
WAS
4.180
2012 Impact Factor
NOW
4.349
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journal cover imageQuaternary Geochronology
2011 Impact Factor
WAS
3.083
2012 Impact Factor
NOW
4.015
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journal cover imageLithos
2011 Impact Factor
WAS
3.246
2012 Impact Factor
NOW
3.779
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journal cover imageInternational Journal of Coal Geology
2011 Impact Factor
WAS
2.542
2012 Impact Factor
NOW
2.976
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Listed by highest Impact Factor
Journal title2011 Impact Factor WAS2012 Impact Factor NOW
Precambrian Research3.0944.441
Quaternary Science Reviews3.9734.076
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta4.2593.884
Icarus3.3853.161
Chemical Geology3.5183.154
Atmospheric Environment3.4653.110
Journal of Geodynamics2.0072.967
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology2.3922.745
Marine Geology2.2632.732
Journal of Aerosol Science2.4472.686
Tectonophysics2.4332.684
Geomorphology2.5202.552
AEOLIAN RESEARCH2.1792.520
Organic Geochemistry2.7852.518
Ore Geology Reviews2.1592.417
Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors2.3192.383
Journal of Asian Earth Sciences2.1522.379
Applied Clay Science2.4742.342
Journal of Structural Geology1.5562.285
Quaternary Research2.5152.204
Atmospheric Research1.9112.200
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research1.9782.193
Marine and Petroleum Geology2.1042.111
Planetary and Space Science2.2242.109
Quaternary International1.8741.962
Journal of Geochemical Exploration1.4401.952
Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology1.6441.933
Computers & Geosciences1.4291.834
Sedimentary Geology1.5371.802
Proceedings of the Geologists` Association0.9501.755
Applied Geochemistry2.1761.708
Cretaceous Research1.5371.630
Journal of South American Earth Sciences1.7441.533
Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics1.5961.417
Engineering Geology1.2421.403
Journal of Applied Geophysics1.4441.327
Cold Regions Science and Technology1.4291.293
Journal of African Earth Sciences1.0251.229
Physics and Chemistry of the Earth1.1101.037
Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering0.8690.997
Russian Geology and Geophysics1.0300.894

On behalf of the Editors and Elsevier, we would like to thank you for your invaluable contribution to the journals’ success. We look forward to working with you again in 2013 and beyond.

Read also Elsevier’s view on the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), involving alternatives to Impact Factors.

* Journal Citation Reports®, published by Thomson Reuters, 2013