A note about JGR's citation rate


  • Michael Carlowicz


If you read the September 2 issue of The Scientist, you may have seen the statistics on citation rates for scientific journals and thought: “The Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR) has really grown by leaps and bounds these last few years.” While JGR does continue to grow in size, influence, and excellence, its progress is not quite as astounding as the article made it seem.