Metrics, Indexing & Database Coverage

Polar Research is indexed/tracked/covered by:

Arctic & Antarctic Regions (EBSCO)
ASFA: Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts (CSA/CIG)
Biological Abstracts® (Thomson ISI)
BIOSIS Previews® (Thomson ISI)
CAB Abstracts
CABDirect (CABI)
Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
CSA Biological Sciences Database (CSA/CIG)
CSA Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management Database (CSA/CIG)
Current Contents® (Thomson ISI)
Current Contents®/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences (Thomson ISI)
Current Contents®/Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences (Thomson ISI)
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
Embiology (Elsevier)
Environmental Complete (EBSCO)
Environment Index (EBSCO)
Environmental Issues & Policy Index (EBSCO)
GEOBASE/Geographical & Geological Abstracts (Elsevier)
Google Scholar
Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition (Thomson ISI)
Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts (CSA/CIG)
Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE)
Open J-Gate
Science Citation Index Expanded (also known as SciSearch®)
Science Citation Index® (Thomson ISI)
SciTech Premium Collection
SCOPUS (Elsevier)
Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide (EBSCO)
Zoological Record™ (Thomson ISI)

Co-Action Publishing is a Supporter Publisher with Go OA, an indexing service run by the National Science Library of China, CAS. 

The 2015 Impact Factor as announced by Thomson Reuter's Web of Science is 1.728. The Journal is ranked 82/149 (Q2) titles in the category Ecology and 27/61 (Q2) in Oceanography.

Polar Research has an SJR of 0.77, and is ranked Q1 for Earth & Planetary Sciences, Q2 in Environmental Chemistry, Q1 in Environmental Sciences, Q2 for Oceanography.

The bibliographic reference lists in all articles of Polar Research are included in the Open Citations Corpus

Material in the Polar Research is distributed by EBSCO, one of the worlds largest content aggregators and research database providers.