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International Soil and Water Conservation Research

© 2019 International Research and Training Center on Erosion and Sedimentation and China Water and Power Press

Peer review under responsibility of IRTCES and CWPP

The International Soil and Water Conservation Research (ISWCR), the official journal of the World Association of Soil and Water Conservation (WASWAC), http://www.waswac.org, is a multidisciplinary journal for soil and water conservation research, practice, policy, and perspectives. This journal aims to disseminate new knowledge and promote the practice of soil and water conservation.

The scope of International Soil and Water Conservation Research includes research, strategies, and technologies for the prediction, prevention, and protection of soil and water resources. It focuses on identification, characterization, and modeling; dynamic monitoring and evaluation; assessment and management of conservation practices; and the creation and implementation of quality standards.

Examples of appropriate topical areas include (but are not limited to)

• Conservation models, tools, and technologies
• Agricultural conservation
• Soil health resources, indicators, assessment, and management
• Land degradation
• Sustainable development
• Soil erosion and its control
• Soil erosion processes
• Water resource assessment and management
• Watershed management
• Soil erosion models
• Literature reviews on topics related to soil and water conservation research

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Editors-in-chief: Tingwu Lei, Mark Nearing
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Journal Metrics
CiteScore: 8.5
2020: 8.5
CiteScore measures the average citations received per peer-reviewed document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a range of four years (e.g. 2017-2020) to peer-reviewed documents (articles, reviews, conference papers, data papers and book chapters) published in the same four calendar years, divided by the number of these documents in these same four years (e.g. 2017–2020).
Journal Citation Reports (Scopus, 2021)
Impact Factor: 6.027
Impact Factor:
2020: 6.027
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.
Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2020)
5-Year Impact Factor: 7.467
Five-Year Impact Factor:
2020: 7.467
To calculate the five year Impact Factor, citations are counted in 2020 to the previous five years and divided by the source items published in the previous five years.
Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2020)
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 3.175
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP):
2019: 3.175
SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.541
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR):
2019: 1.541
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.
Imprint: KeAi
ISSN: 2095-6339
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