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Ilya Gelfand

New Content ItemIlya Gelfand is a senior lecturer at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel and has (co-)authored 24 peer review scientific articles and a book chapter since 2003. He is broadly interested in terrestrial biogeochemistry and ecosystem ecology with an emphasis on soil emissions of nitrogen gases. His research covers agricultural sustainability, environmental effects of man-managed ecosystems, and desert soils biogeochemistry. His current research aims to understand nutrients vs. water limitation to deserts productivity, sustainability of desert agriculture, and drivers of soil nitrogen oxides emissions.


Research areas: ecosystem ecology, soil biogeochemistry, sustainability, greenhouse gas emissions, carbon balance, nitrogen oxides, desert ecosystems

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    4.8 - 2-year Impact Factor
    4.6 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.760 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.070 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    4 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    121 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    241 Altmetric mentions