100 issues of Journal of Paleolimnology:
A look at the numbers
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- Journal of Paleolimnology CITATION information
- Once a manuscript has been formally accepted, the author can expect to see it published
within about 7 months ("lead time").
The LEAD TIME has fluctuated between about a month and over 12 months, with a long-term average of 7.8 months.
- Each issue presently averages about 120 pages and normally includes 7 to 10
scientific papers, together with book reviews and announcements.
- Issue number 2 of Volume 29 is the 100th issue of JOPL. In these 100 issues, there have been 703
papers by 1476 contributors.
- A typical paper published during the past year was 14 pages long, and included 8 figures, 2 tables, and about 45 references cited.
- The subject of papers published in JOPL cover a broad geographic range, including all continents and 48 countries. Not surprisingly, lakes in North
America and Europe dominate the contributions, with about 50% of the papers dealing with basins in Canada or United States.
- Most of the contributors to JOPL come from United
States, Canada, or UK.
- Both the average number of papers published per issue
and per year have increased significantly.
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