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Country Germany  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Germany
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Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Animal Science and Zoology
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
PublisherDeutsche Gesellschaft fur Herpetologie und Terrarienkunde e.V
Publication typeJournals
Scope The peer-reviewed journal SALAMANDRA has been the flagship publication of the German herpetological society (DGHT) since 1964. As of 2005, articles are exclusively published in English. SALAMANDRA is a broadly based herpetological journal. It publishes results of original research and review articles in all fields of herpetology, including phylogeny, systematics, taxonomy, faunistics, ethology, ecology, physiology, conservation biology and captive breeding.


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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.

Animal Science and Zoology2009Q4
Animal Science and Zoology2010Q3
Animal Science and Zoology2011Q2
Animal Science and Zoology2012Q2
Animal Science and Zoology2013Q2
Animal Science and Zoology2014Q2
Animal Science and Zoology2015Q2
Animal Science and Zoology2016Q2
Animal Science and Zoology2017Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2009Q4
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2010Q4
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2011Q3
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2012Q3
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2013Q3
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2014Q3
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2015Q3
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2016Q3
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2017Q3

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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.385
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.417
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.696
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.718
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.783
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.948
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.988
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.410
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.385
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.417
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.696
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.725
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.877
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.984
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.190
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.441
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.493
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.385
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.417
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.652
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.737
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.959
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.179
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.382
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.341
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.520
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 Cites20080
Self Cites20093
Self Cites20104
Self Cites20116
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20136
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20155
Self Cites20167
Self Cites20176
Total Cites20080
Total Cites200910
Total Cites201025
Total Cites201164
Total Cites201266
Total Cites201371
Total Cites201463
Total Cites201569
Total Cites201685
Total Cites2017103
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 document20080
External Cites per document20090.269
External Cites per document20100.350
External Cites per document20110.630
External Cites per document20120.714
External Cites per document20130.802
External Cites per document20140.953
External Cites per document20151.103
External Cites per document20161.322
External Cites per document20171.406
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.385
Cites per document20100.417
Cites per document20110.696
Cites per document20120.725
Cites per document20130.877
Cites per document20140.984
Cites per document20151.190
Cites per document20161.441
Cites per document20171.493
% 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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents201210
Non-citable documents201317
Non-citable documents201432
Non-citable documents201535
Non-citable documents201643
Non-citable documents201742
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200926
Citable documents201060
Citable documents201192
Citable documents201291
Citable documents201381
Citable documents201464
Citable documents201558
Citable documents201659
Citable documents201769
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 documents20080
Uncited documents200918
Uncited documents201044
Uncited documents201150
Uncited documents201255
Uncited documents201356
Uncited documents201460
Uncited documents201555
Uncited documents201650
Uncited documents201758
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20098
Cited documents201017
Cited documents201144
Cited documents201246
Cited documents201342
Cited documents201436
Cited documents201538
Cited documents201652
Cited documents201753
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