Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Ecology Letters

CountryUnited Kingdom
184
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Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN1461023X, 14610248
Coverage1998-ongoing
Scope Ecology Letters is a forum for the very rapid publication of the most novel research in ecology. Manuscripts relating to the ecology of all taxa, in any biome and geographic area will be considered, and priority will be given to those papers exploring or testing clearly stated hypotheses. The journal publishes concise papers that merit urgent publication by virtue of their originality, general interest and their contribution to new developments in ecology. We discourage purely descriptive papers and those merely confirming or extending results of previous work. (source)
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics1999Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2000Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2001Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2002Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2003Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2004Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2005Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2006Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2007Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2008Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2009Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2010Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2011Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2012Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2013Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2014Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2015Q1
SJR

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.

YearSJR
19990.986
20001.677
20011.784
20022.698
20033.635
20043.649
20054.371
20066.071
20077.876
20088.006
20097.803
20108.550
20119.091
20129.240
20137.907
20148.493
20158.630
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)19991.361
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20001.857
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20012.040
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20023.026
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20034.060
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20044.387
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20056.043
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20067.108
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20078.596
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200810.459
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200911.232
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201012.205
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201111.938
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201213.132
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201312.862
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201412.906
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201512.061
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19991.361
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.857
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20012.040
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20023.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20034.214
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20044.438
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20055.706
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20067.278
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20079.245
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200810.294
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200910.197
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201011.742
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201111.496
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201212.340
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201312.363
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201412.325
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201511.163
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.361
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20001.857
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20011.942
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.976
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20034.361
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20044.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20055.388
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20067.828
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20078.530
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20088.954
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20099.230
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201010.932
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20119.947
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201211.313
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201311.601
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201411.064
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201510.470
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites19992
Self Cites200014
Self Cites200128
Self Cites200250
Self Cites2003183
Self Cites2004155
Self Cites2005221
Self Cites2006242
Self Cites2007185
Self Cites2008197
Self Cites2009193
Self Cites2010177
Self Cites2011201
Self Cites2012195
Self Cites2013201
Self Cites2014182
Self Cites2015161
Total Cites199949
Total Cites2000182
Total Cites2001357
Total Cites2002710
Total Cites20031142
Total Cites20041540
Total Cites20052254
Total Cites20063144
Total Cites20073892
Total Cites20084138
Total Cites20093977
Total Cites20104509
Total Cites20114725
Total Cites20125306
Total Cites20135650
Total Cites20146076
Total Cites20155693
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19991.306
External Cites per document20001.714
External Cites per document20011.880
External Cites per document20022.882
External Cites per document20033.539
External Cites per document20043.991
External Cites per document20055.147
External Cites per document20066.718
External Cites per document20078.805
External Cites per document20089.803
External Cites per document20099.703
External Cites per document201011.281
External Cites per document201111.007
External Cites per document201211.886
External Cites per document201311.923
External Cites per document201411.955
External Cites per document201510.847
Cites per document19991.361
Cites per document20001.857
Cites per document20012.040
Cites per document20023.100
Cites per document20034.214
Cites per document20044.438
Cites per document20055.706
Cites per document20067.278
Cites per document20079.245
Cites per document200810.294
Cites per document200910.197
Cites per document201011.742
Cites per document201111.496
Cites per document201212.340
Cites per document201312.363
Cites per document201412.325
Cites per document201511.163
% 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
199927.42
200034.62
200118.68
200224.53
200325.48
200435.25
200534.46
200640.00
200743.80
200839.10
200942.86
201054.42
201154.49
201256.21
201356.08
201449.44
201557.43
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20011
Non-citable documents20022
Non-citable documents20034
Non-citable documents20047
Non-citable documents20057
Non-citable documents200612
Non-citable documents200711
Non-citable documents200812
Non-citable documents20099
Non-citable documents201010
Non-citable documents20119
Non-citable documents201213
Non-citable documents201315
Non-citable documents201421
Non-citable documents201526
Citable documents199936
Citable documents200098
Citable documents2001175
Citable documents2002229
Citable documents2003271
Citable documents2004347
Citable documents2005395
Citable documents2006432
Citable documents2007421
Citable documents2008402
Citable documents2009390
Citable documents2010384
Citable documents2011411
Citable documents2012430
Citable documents2013457
Citable documents2014493
Citable documents2015510
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents199912
Uncited documents200028
Uncited documents200143
Uncited documents200247
Uncited documents200325
Uncited documents200435
Uncited documents200529
Uncited documents200622
Uncited documents200723
Uncited documents200829
Uncited documents200925
Uncited documents201031
Uncited documents201117
Uncited documents201217
Uncited documents201310
Uncited documents201423
Uncited documents201525
Cited documents199924
Cited documents200070
Cited documents2001133
Cited documents2002184
Cited documents2003250
Cited documents2004319
Cited documents2005373
Cited documents2006422
Cited documents2007409
Cited documents2008385
Cited documents2009374
Cited documents2010363
Cited documents2011403
Cited documents2012426
Cited documents2013462
Cited documents2014491
Cited documents2015511
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