Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Ecosphereopen access

CountryUnited States
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

Environmental Science
Publication typeJournals
Coverage2010-2011, 2013-ongoing

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 Systematics2011Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2012Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2013Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2014Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2015Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2016Q1

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)20111.200
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.457
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.750
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.565
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.768
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.628
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.457
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.750
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.554
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.388
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.621
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.457
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.698
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.854
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.373
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.306
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 Cites20112
Self Cites20123
Self Cites201319
Self Cites201424
Self Cites201539
Self Cites2016106
Total Cites201124
Total Cites2012258
Total Cites2013435
Total Cites2014636
Total Cites2015776
Total Cites20161541
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 document20111.100
External Cites per document20122.429
External Cites per document20133.586
External Cites per document20142.458
External Cites per document20152.268
External Cites per document20162.440
Cites per document20111.200
Cites per document20122.457
Cites per document20133.750
Cites per document20142.554
Cites per document20152.388
Cites per document20162.621
% 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 documents20111
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20165
Citable documents201120
Citable documents2012105
Citable documents2013116
Citable documents2014249
Citable documents2015325
Citable documents2016588
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 documents201110
Uncited documents201227
Uncited documents201318
Uncited documents201456
Uncited documents201581
Uncited documents2016157
Cited documents201111
Cited documents201279
Cited documents201399
Cited documents2014195
Cited documents2015249
Cited documents2016436
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