Thomas Cooper Library provides coverage of nearly one thousand journals with an environmental focus. Here are some key databases for finding articles and other high-quality environment information.
Within any discipline, some journals have higher prestige and impact on their field than others. The metrics that a journal receives relative to its peers is called journal impact and is a useful indicator of which publications you should follow. Journal Citation Reports, or JCR, is a product that measures impact. You can use it to rank journals in your field or evaluate individual journal titles.
For much more on impact, including help with Journal Impact Reports, visit University Libraries' guide, Impact Measures & Acceptance Rates.
More rankings of environmental science journals are listed below.
Open Access Journals
Open access publications are available freely online to everyone. Unfortunately, there are many examples of predatory open access journals, which may not include good science or adhere to high standards for peer review, many highly regarded open access journals also exist. Visit the Directory of Open Access Journals to find OA journals in your field.