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New JCR Impact Factor and Rankings

Now Available on BioOne


   As you may know, Thomson Reuters has just released the 2017 edition of their Journal Citation Reports® using 2016 Web of Science™ (ISI) data. Among other statistics, these numbers provide the new Impact Factor and subject category rankings for the Journal of Coastal Research (JCR).

   We are pleased to report the JCR's Impact Factor has increased to 0.915, which carries a ranking of 156/175 in Multidisciplinary Geosciences, 193/229 in Environmental Sciences, and 41/49 in Physical Geography. To celebrate this great news, CERF is pleased to offer open access to the 10 most read JCR articles on BioOne over the past 12 calendar months, which are listed below:

1. Shoreline Definition and Detection: A Review (Boak and Turner)

2. Evolution of the Bengal Delta and Its Prevailing Processes (Akter et al.)

3. Living with Sea-Level Rise and Climate Change: A Case Study of the Netherlands (Van Koningsveld et al.)

4. Coastal and Environmental Remote Sensing from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: An Overview (Klemas)

5. Acceleration in European Mean Sea Level? A New Insight Using Improved Tools (Watson)

6. Conceptual Model of the Effects of Sea Level Rise on Sandy Coasts (Davidson-Arnott)

7. Towards Successful Adaptation to Sea-Level Rise along Europe's Coasts (Tol, Klein, and Nicholls)

8. Canons of Coastal Engineering in the United Kingdom: Seawalls/Groynes, a Century of Change? (Williams, Giardino, and Pranzini)

9. Tropical Storm and Hurricane Impacts on a Gulf Coast Estuary: Apalachicola Bay, Florida (Edmiston et al.)

10. Remote Sensing of Floods and Flood-Prone Areas: An Overview (Klemas)


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ICSKorea Announcement ii -995

 Journal of Coastal Research (JCR) Editorial Board Member, Professor Hans Hanson, receives a gold medal from His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf and Her Majesty Queen Silvia

Hans Hanson Award-995

   On June 16th, 2015, one of our Journal of Coastal Research (JCR) Editorial Board Members, Professor Hans Hanson (Lund University, Lund, Sweden) received a gold medal from His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf and Her Majesty Queen Silvia for "Meritorious Contributions Concerning Erosion Problems." Professor Hanson was one out of 33 recipients from all sectors of the Swedish society to attend this annual award ceremony.  

   Professor Hanson initiated the research field of Coastal Engineering in Sweden in 1976 and has since then educated more than 1,500 students about coastal processes. Many of them are now working in municipalities, agencies, consultant companies, and universities in Sweden and around the world. Professor Hanson was the main developer of the 1-line model GENESIS, with thousands of users and project applications worldwide. He has published more that 250 papers and reports.


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