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Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
Soil Science
PublisherElsevier BV
Publication typeJournals
Coverage1977, 1979-ongoing
Scope Soil biology is a rapidly developing field in ecology and ecosystem studies. Analysis of biological structures, interactions, functions, and processes in soil is fundamental for understanding natural and managed terrestrial ecosystems. Such an understanding is a prerequisite for appropriate soil management. Pedobiologia publishes papers in the field of soil biology (soil zoology and soil microbiology). The scope of this journal consists in fundamental and applied aspects of soil biology. Structural characteristics of the community of soil biota, interactions of soil organisms and the effect of organisms on soil processes are key focal points. (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 Systematics1999Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2000Q3
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2001Q3
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2002Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2003Q3
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2004Q3
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2005Q3
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2006Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2007Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2008Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2009Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2010Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2011Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2012Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2013Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2014Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2015Q2
Soil Science1999Q2
Soil Science2000Q2
Soil Science2001Q2
Soil Science2002Q2
Soil Science2003Q2
Soil Science2004Q3
Soil Science2005Q2
Soil Science2006Q2
Soil Science2007Q2
Soil Science2008Q2
Soil Science2009Q2
Soil Science2010Q2
Soil Science2011Q2
Soil Science2012Q1
Soil Science2013Q2
Soil Science2014Q2
Soil Science2015Q2

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)19991.027
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.754
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.819
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.873
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.037
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.924
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.018
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.699
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.632
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.808
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.168
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.415
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.118
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.401
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.033
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.049
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19991.027
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.697
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.763
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.900
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.811
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.760
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.942
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.715
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.424
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.081
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.274
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.196
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.942
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.126
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.205
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.972
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.819
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.800
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.535
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.655
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.864
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.747
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.626
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.973
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.328
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.702
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.698
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.493
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.587
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.013
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.869
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.883
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.468
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.653
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 Cites199947
Self Cites200030
Self Cites200122
Self Cites200219
Self Cites200327
Self Cites200428
Self Cites200534
Self Cites200634
Self Cites200722
Self Cites200811
Self Cites200919
Self Cites201016
Self Cites201122
Self Cites201213
Self Cites201317
Self Cites201418
Self Cites20157
Total Cites1999190
Total Cites2000166
Total Cites2001177
Total Cites2002190
Total Cites2003129
Total Cites2004165
Total Cites2005226
Total Cites2006422
Total Cites2007242
Total Cites2008308
Total Cites2009257
Total Cites2010235
Total Cites2011200
Total Cites2012304
Total Cites2013333
Total Cites2014284
Total Cites2015211
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 document19990.773
External Cites per document20000.571
External Cites per document20010.668
External Cites per document20020.810
External Cites per document20030.642
External Cites per document20040.631
External Cites per document20050.800
External Cites per document20061.577
External Cites per document20071.294
External Cites per document20082.007
External Cites per document20092.106
External Cites per document20102.047
External Cites per document20111.728
External Cites per document20122.035
External Cites per document20132.093
External Cites per document20141.847
External Cites per document20151.759
Cites per document19991.027
Cites per document20000.697
Cites per document20010.763
Cites per document20020.900
Cites per document20030.811
Cites per document20040.760
Cites per document20050.942
Cites per document20061.715
Cites per document20071.424
Cites per document20082.081
Cites per document20092.274
Cites per document20102.196
Cites per document20111.942
Cites per document20122.126
Cites per document20132.205
Cites per document20141.972
Cites per document20151.819
% 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 documents20001
Non-citable documents20011
Non-citable documents20022
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20041
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20083
Non-citable documents20093
Non-citable documents20102
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20123
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20151
Citable documents1999185
Citable documents2000238
Citable documents2001232
Citable documents2002211
Citable documents2003159
Citable documents2004217
Citable documents2005240
Citable documents2006246
Citable documents2007170
Citable documents2008148
Citable documents2009113
Citable documents2010107
Citable documents2011103
Citable documents2012143
Citable documents2013151
Citable documents2014144
Citable documents2015116
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 documents199975
Uncited documents2000147
Uncited documents2001123
Uncited documents2002110
Uncited documents200384
Uncited documents2004130
Uncited documents2005125
Uncited documents200681
Uncited documents200769
Uncited documents200843
Uncited documents200928
Uncited documents201026
Uncited documents201127
Uncited documents201244
Uncited documents201345
Uncited documents201440
Uncited documents201537
Cited documents1999110
Cited documents200092
Cited documents2001110
Cited documents2002103
Cited documents200376
Cited documents200488
Cited documents2005115
Cited documents2006165
Cited documents2007102
Cited documents2008108
Cited documents200988
Cited documents201083
Cited documents201178
Cited documents2012102
Cited documents2013109
Cited documents2014105
Cited documents201580
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