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International Journal of Digital Earth’s Impact Factor Hits New High

Jun 25, 2019

The International Journal of Digital Earth (IJDE) has received a new impact factor of 3.985 in 2019, earning it a ranking of tenth among 50 geographic journals worldwide, Q1 zone, and eighth among 30 remote sensing journals, Q2 zone.

Sponsored by the International Society for Digital Earth and co-published by Taylor & Francis Group from the UK, IJDE mainly publishes relevant researches in the fields of Digital Earth theories, technologies and applications. GUO Huadong, CAS Academician, serves as the editor-in-chief of the Journal. The editorial board consists of 30 experts from 19 countries including the United States, China, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Australia, New Zealand and Japan, and foreign members accounting for 93%. The editorial office is located at the Aerospace Information Research Institute, CAS.

Launched in March 2008, the Journal was successfully indexed by SCI-E database 18 months later, and achieved its impact factor of 0.864 in 2010 for the first time. Currently it has been included into 12 databases such as Scopus, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, and New Journal. In recent years, the Journal’s impact factor rises steadily, and has become a flagship publication in the global Digital Earth field, contributing to the development of Digital Earth science and related discipline construction.

The International Society for Digital Earth is a non-governmental international academic organization launched by the Chinese Academy of Sciences in cooperation with domestic and foreign institutions and scholars in the field under the joint initiative of scientists from over 10 countries including China, Canada, the United States, Japan and the Czech Republic. The Society aims to communicate the Digital Earth concept, promote international academic exchange and cooperation in the field of digital earth science and technology, drive the applications of Digital Earth technologies in social and economic sustainable development, promote information technology and narrow the digital divide.