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Revista de Biologia Tropicalopen accessSciELO

CountryCosta Rica
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Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
PublisherEditorial de la Universidad de Costa Rica
Publication typeJournals
Scope The Revista de BiologĂ­a Tropical publishes articles in all fields of tropical biology and conservation. Selection criteria are the amount of new information, quality and interest to a general readership. Studies with a strong experimental design, prolongued field work, and taxonomic-systematics studies of whole groups are typical of the type of papers that are accepted, while preliminary studies and highly specialized reports of limited interest are not. The acceptance rate is 40 %. (source)

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)1999Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2000Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2001Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2002Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2003Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2004Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2005Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2006Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2008Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q2

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)19990.138
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.184
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.222
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.359
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.291
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.389
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.329
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.342
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.272
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.472
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.373
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.492
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.619
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.648
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.670
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.702
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.560
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.138
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.147
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.188
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.259
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.437
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.311
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.338
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.224
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.441
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.327
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.467
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.553
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.615
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.673
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.676
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.519
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.094
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.079
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.125
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.289
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.243
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.409
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.258
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.279
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.194
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.292
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.299
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.460
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.491
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.638
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.607
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.569
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.419
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites199915
Self Cites200014
Self Cites200136
Self Cites200287
Self Cites200329
Self Cites200497
Self Cites200542
Self Cites200643
Self Cites20079
Self Cites200861
Self Cites200923
Self Cites201024
Self Cites201145
Self Cites201250
Self Cites201346
Self Cites201450
Self Cites201521
Total Cites199958
Total Cites200066
Total Cites200177
Total Cites2002150
Total Cites2003108
Total Cites2004179
Total Cites2005114
Total Cites2006125
Total Cites200791
Total Cites2008168
Total Cites2009155
Total Cites2010207
Total Cites2011271
Total Cites2012273
Total Cites2013346
Total Cites2014365
Total Cites2015308
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document19990.102
External Cites per document20000.116
External Cites per document20010.100
External Cites per document20020.140
External Cites per document20030.189
External Cites per document20040.200
External Cites per document20050.197
External Cites per document20060.222
External Cites per document20070.201
External Cites per document20080.281
External Cites per document20090.278
External Cites per document20100.413
External Cites per document20110.461
External Cites per document20120.502
External Cites per document20130.584
External Cites per document20140.583
External Cites per document20150.484
Cites per document19990.138
Cites per document20000.147
Cites per document20010.188
Cites per document20020.333
Cites per document20030.259
Cites per document20040.437
Cites per document20050.311
Cites per document20060.338
Cites per document20070.224
Cites per document20080.441
Cites per document20090.327
Cites per document20100.467
Cites per document20110.553
Cites per document20120.615
Cites per document20130.673
Cites per document20140.676
Cites per document20150.519
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20043
Non-citable documents20059
Non-citable documents200610
Non-citable documents20079
Non-citable documents20085
Non-citable documents20093
Non-citable documents20102
Non-citable documents20113
Non-citable documents20124
Non-citable documents20137
Non-citable documents20145
Non-citable documents20155
Citable documents1999420
Citable documents2000449
Citable documents2001410
Citable documents2002451
Citable documents2003417
Citable documents2004410
Citable documents2005366
Citable documents2006370
Citable documents2007407
Citable documents2008381
Citable documents2009474
Citable documents2010443
Citable documents2011490
Citable documents2012444
Citable documents2013514
Citable documents2014540
Citable documents2015593
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents1999377
Uncited documents2000400
Uncited documents2001349
Uncited documents2002329
Uncited documents2003341
Uncited documents2004293
Uncited documents2005299
Uncited documents2006294
Uncited documents2007338
Uncited documents2008269
Uncited documents2009364
Uncited documents2010303
Uncited documents2011313
Uncited documents2012267
Uncited documents2013294
Uncited documents2014312
Uncited documents2015406
Cited documents199943
Cited documents200049
Cited documents200161
Cited documents2002122
Cited documents200377
Cited documents2004120
Cited documents200576
Cited documents200686
Cited documents200778
Cited documents2008117
Cited documents2009113
Cited documents2010142
Cited documents2011180
Cited documents2012181
Cited documents2013227
Cited documents2014233
Cited documents2015192
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