Almut Beate Heinrich from Springer deserves accolades after accolades!
Working as a managing editor for 4 journals, she doesn’t need to do any research but has published more papers and delivered more citations to journals than any researcher.

According to Scopus, Since 2000, she has written 50 papers (Editorial (31), Article in Press (3), Note (3), Review (3), Short Survey (3), Conference Paper (2) , Letter (2) , Article (1)) in these 4 journals. See Almut in MS Academic

  • Umweltwissenschaften und Schadstoff-Forschung
  • Journal of Soils and Sediments
  • International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment
  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research

The 3 ‘reviews’ are

  1. Publish – In English – Or Perish. Umweltwissenschaften und Schadstoff-Forschung 22 (3) , pp. 165-167
  2. The first impact factor : In June 2008, Journal Citation Reports (JCR) published an impact factor of 4.373 for J Soils Sediments (JSS)
  3. Editorial: Two planets and one journal. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 6 (1) , pp. 1-3

Although she only has 46 citations and a h index of 4, she is responsible for handling and bringing these journals to all time high citations, and she is very proud of it, “Publish or perish, but publish in high-ranked journals” (This editorial has 3 citations)
The first impact factor : In June 2008, Journal Citation Reports (JCR) published an impact factor of 4.373 for J Soils Sediments (JSS):  (This editorial has 1 citation)

In this paper published in Environmental Science and Pollution Research, she just need to cite the references:

  • 96 references to Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • 56 references to Umweltwissenschaften und Schadstoff-Forschung

Heinrich, A.B. Part 3: These literature surveys on dioxins and other pops from ESPR and UWSF reflect Otto hutzinger’s influence as editor-in-chief on both journals beyond his active time (1989-2005) into the future ( Editorial ). Environmental Science and Pollution Research. Volume 15, Issue 2, March 2008, Pages 108-112

Read also Part 2: Laudations, for making a Laudation editor John Giesy got a bonus of 12 citations.

She deserves more accolades than anyone else. One Accolade each from her favorite journals (can you spot the difference?):

  • Hollert, H., Young, A.L., Klöpffer, W., Förstner, U., Salomons, W., Xu, Z. 2008 Accolades for Almut Beate Heinrich, our managing-editor. Umweltwissenschaften und Schadstoff-Forschung 20 (3), pp. 157-158
  • Young, A.L., Klöpffer, W., Hollert, H., Förstner, U., Salomons, W., Xu, Z. 2008 Accolades for Almut Beate Heinrich, our Managing-Editor. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 15 (4), pp. 291-292. This accolade has 1 citation!
  • Förstner, U., Salomons, W., Xu, Z., Young, A.L., Klöpffer, W., Hollert, H. 2008. Accolades for Almut Beate Heinrich, our managing-editor.  Journal of Soils and Sediments 8 (3), pp. 149-150
  • Klöpffer, W., Young, A.L., Hollert, H., Förstner, U., Salomons, W., Xu, Z. 2008. Accolades for Almut Beate Heinrich, our Managing-Editor.  International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 13 (4), pp. 287-288
  • Klöpffer, W. 2012. Thank you, Almut!  International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment , pp. 1-2. This Thank You deserved 12 citations to Klöpffer!

Thank You Almut!

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