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SOIL An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Journal metrics

IF value: 3.343
IF3.343
IF 5-year value: 4.963
IF 5-year
4.963
CiteScore value: 9.6
CiteScore
9.6
SNIP value: 1.637
SNIP1.637
IPP value: 4.28
IPP4.28
SJR value: 1.403
SJR1.403
Scimago H <br class='widget-line-break'>index value: 25
Scimago H
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25

Article processing charges (APCs)

SOIL is committed to the open-access model of publishing. This ensures free web access to the results of research and maximum visibility for published papers. However, it requires the author or a supporting institution to pay the costs of the review process, typesetting, web publication, and long-term archiving. These article processing charges (APCs) are categorized according to the submitted material and levied for the publication of the final revised paper in the journal (preprints are free of charge).

Financial support

The following article processing charges are valid for any manuscripts submitted from 1 January 2020. APCs for manuscripts submitted before this date are waived.

Price per journal page Description
Category 1 €62 net LaTeX submissions using the Copernicus Publications LaTeX Package
Category 2 €77 net Word submissions using the Copernicus Publications Word Template

What is included in the article processing charges?

  • all online tools for authors and reviewers;
  • professional processing of figures;
  • typesetting, editing, and formatting in PDFLaTeX;
  • English language copy-editing for final revised papers;
  • immediate open-access publication of each article;
  • article alert service;
  • indexing in international scientific databases and reference services;
  • long-term e-archiving via Portico and CLOCKSS as well as printed archiving via copyright libraries worldwide.
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