Global Environmental Change

Find out more about the journal Global Environmental Change.

Top ranking in Geography journals

The journal Global Environmental Change, edited by Neil Adger in Geography and Katrina Brown in the Environment and Sustainability Institute, has retained its positions as the top ranked journal in Geography discipline for the third year.

The latest impact factors show that it has an impact factor for 2012 of 5.2, an indicator of the mean citation rate per paper for articles published in the journal – one indicator of quality of the researched published in the journal.

Global Environmental Change ranks as first in Geography out of 72 journals; second in Environmental Studies out of 90 journals and 8th Environmental Sciences out of 209 journals, demonstrating the reach and interdisciplinary nature of the research in the journal.

Geography ranking

RankJournalImpact factor
1 Global Environmental Change 5.236
2 Progress in Human Geography 4.489
3 Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 4.122
4 Economic Geography 3.389
5 Applied Geography 2.779
6 Journal of Economic Geography 2.600
7 Antipode 2.430
8 Geoforum 2.425
9 Landscape and Urban Planning 2.314
10 Annals of the Association of American Geographers 2.110

Date: 5 July 2013

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