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Functional Ecology

CountryUnited Kingdom
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN02698463, 13652435
Scope Functional Ecology publishes papers on organismal ecology, including physiological, behavioural and evolutionary ecology. At the same time, we are also interested in organism-level studies that have clear and important implications for community and ecosystem processes. Our scope is fairly broad, although more defined than that of some ecological journals. Our focus is squarely on experimental ecology, rather than on work that is largely descriptive. We also tend not to publish papers that investigate population dynamics, unless a study explicitly examines the consequences of individual behaviour or physiology for population dynamics. As behavioural, physiological, or life-history traits become more thoroughly understood at the genomic level. (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.

Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics1999Q1
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

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)19992.172
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.131
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20012.444
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20022.650
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20032.666
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20042.650
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20053.515
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20063.729
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20073.627
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20084.110
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20094.315
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20104.917
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20115.277
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20125.413
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20135.566
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20145.351
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.177
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.172
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.930
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20012.475
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20022.536
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20032.469
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20042.693
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20053.409
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20063.555
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20073.576
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.997
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20094.300
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20105.263
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20114.888
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20125.438
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20135.196
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20145.457
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.892
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.812
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20001.863
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20012.093
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.317
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.320
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.582
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20053.005
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20063.459
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20073.195
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20083.735
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20094.535
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.833
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20114.663
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20125.028
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20135.087
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.997
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.878
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 Cites199954
Self Cites200057
Self Cites200156
Self Cites200240
Self Cites200348
Self Cites200452
Self Cites200565
Self Cites200670
Self Cites200779
Self Cites200890
Self Cites200979
Self Cites201097
Self Cites201192
Self Cites201291
Self Cites201398
Self Cites201477
Self Cites201577
Total Cites1999708
Total Cites2000635
Total Cites2001797
Total Cites2002766
Total Cites2003711
Total Cites2004824
Total Cites20051101
Total Cites20061237
Total Cites20071348
Total Cites20081579
Total Cites20091737
Total Cites20102084
Total Cites20112014
Total Cites20122262
Total Cites20132276
Total Cites20142330
Total Cites20152138
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 document19992.006
External Cites per document20001.757
External Cites per document20012.301
External Cites per document20022.404
External Cites per document20032.302
External Cites per document20042.523
External Cites per document20053.207
External Cites per document20063.353
External Cites per document20073.366
External Cites per document20083.770
External Cites per document20094.104
External Cites per document20105.018
External Cites per document20114.665
External Cites per document20125.219
External Cites per document20134.973
External Cites per document20145.276
External Cites per document20154.716
Cites per document19992.172
Cites per document20001.930
Cites per document20012.475
Cites per document20022.536
Cites per document20032.469
Cites per document20042.693
Cites per document20053.409
Cites per document20063.555
Cites per document20073.576
Cites per document20083.997
Cites per document20094.300
Cites per document20105.263
Cites per document20114.888
Cites per document20125.438
Cites per document20135.196
Cites per document20145.457
Cites per document20154.892
% 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 documents19993
Non-citable documents20004
Non-citable documents20016
Non-citable documents200210
Non-citable documents200310
Non-citable documents20047
Non-citable documents20056
Non-citable documents20067
Non-citable documents20077
Non-citable documents20088
Non-citable documents20096
Non-citable documents20109
Non-citable documents20117
Non-citable documents201211
Non-citable documents201316
Non-citable documents201422
Non-citable documents201527
Citable documents1999326
Citable documents2000329
Citable documents2001322
Citable documents2002302
Citable documents2003288
Citable documents2004306
Citable documents2005323
Citable documents2006348
Citable documents2007377
Citable documents2008395
Citable documents2009404
Citable documents2010396
Citable documents2011412
Citable documents2012416
Citable documents2013438
Citable documents2014427
Citable documents2015437
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 documents199996
Uncited documents200090
Uncited documents200191
Uncited documents200270
Uncited documents200366
Uncited documents200463
Uncited documents200545
Uncited documents200657
Uncited documents200746
Uncited documents200838
Uncited documents200935
Uncited documents201027
Uncited documents201141
Uncited documents201228
Uncited documents201332
Uncited documents201435
Uncited documents201548
Cited documents1999233
Cited documents2000243
Cited documents2001237
Cited documents2002242
Cited documents2003232
Cited documents2004250
Cited documents2005284
Cited documents2006298
Cited documents2007338
Cited documents2008365
Cited documents2009375
Cited documents2010378
Cited documents2011378
Cited documents2012399
Cited documents2013422
Cited documents2014414
Cited documents2015416
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