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Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology

Country Bulgaria  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Bulgaria
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Subject Area and CategoryEnvironmental Science
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
Nature and Landscape Conservation
Waste Management and Disposal
PublisherScientific Bulgarian Communication
Publication typeJournals
Scope The decision for the editing and publishing of the current journal was taken on the 1st Balkan Conference “Education and Research within the Frame of Sustainable Development”, 19-21 November, 1998, Thessaloniki, Greece and 2nd Balkan Conference on Industrial Pollution, 19-21 November, 1999, Sofia, Bulgaria of the representatives of the Balkan countries: Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Turkey and Yugoslavia. The Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology is devoted to the fundamental, technological, social, political and other research, discussions, and new ideas for protection of environment and sustainable development of the region.


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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.

Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2009Q4
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2010Q3
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2011Q3
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2012Q3
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2013Q3
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2014Q3
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2015Q3
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2016Q3
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2017Q3
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2018Q3
Nature and Landscape Conservation2009Q4
Nature and Landscape Conservation2010Q4
Nature and Landscape Conservation2011Q4
Nature and Landscape Conservation2012Q4
Nature and Landscape Conservation2013Q4
Nature and Landscape Conservation2014Q4
Nature and Landscape Conservation2015Q3
Nature and Landscape Conservation2016Q3
Nature and Landscape Conservation2017Q3
Nature and Landscape Conservation2018Q3
Waste Management and Disposal2009Q4
Waste Management and Disposal2010Q3
Waste Management and Disposal2011Q3
Waste Management and Disposal2012Q3
Waste Management and Disposal2013Q3
Waste Management and Disposal2014Q3
Waste Management and Disposal2015Q3
Waste Management and Disposal2016Q3
Waste Management and Disposal2017Q3
Waste Management and Disposal2018Q3

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)20090.115
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.230
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.233
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.314
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.425
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.534
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.640
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.374
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.634
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.691
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.115
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.230
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.233
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.310
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.402
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.579
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.771
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.405
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.792
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.747
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.115
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.230
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.227
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.260
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.417
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.796
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.450
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.865
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.736
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 Cites20091
Self Cites20106
Self Cites201128
Self Cites2012103
Self Cites2013192
Self Cites2014304
Self Cites2015308
Self Cites201686
Self Cites2017113
Self Cites201880
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20096
Total Cites201034
Total Cites201177
Total Cites2012172
Total Cites2013301
Total Cites2014424
Total Cites2015485
Total Cites2016213
Total Cites2017331
Total Cites2018284
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 document20090.096
External Cites per document20100.189
External Cites per document20110.148
External Cites per document20120.125
External Cites per document20130.146
External Cites per document20140.164
External Cites per document20150.281
External Cites per document20160.241
External Cites per document20170.522
External Cites per document20180.537
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.115
Cites per document20100.230
Cites per document20110.233
Cites per document20120.310
Cites per document20130.402
Cites per document20140.579
Cites per document20150.771
Cites per document20160.405
Cites per document20170.792
Cites per document20180.747
% 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 documents20091
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20125
Non-citable documents20136
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents20175
Non-citable documents20184
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200952
Citable documents2010148
Citable documents2011330
Citable documents2012554
Citable documents2013748
Citable documents2014732
Citable documents2015629
Citable documents2016526
Citable documents2017418
Citable documents2018380
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 documents200947
Uncited documents2010131
Uncited documents2011281
Uncited documents2012445
Uncited documents2013570
Uncited documents2014478
Uncited documents2015367
Uncited documents2016387
Uncited documents2017251
Uncited documents2018250
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20096
Cited documents201018
Cited documents201151
Cited documents2012114
Cited documents2013184
Cited documents2014260
Cited documents2015268
Cited documents2016145
Cited documents2017172
Cited documents2018134
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