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Aerosol and Air Quality Research

Country Taiwan  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Taiwan
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Subject Area and CategoryEnvironmental Science
Environmental Chemistry
PublisherAAGR Aerosol and Air Quality Research
Publication typeJournals
Scope The international journal of Aerosol and Air Quality Research (AAQR) covers all aspects of aerosol science and technology, atmospheric science and air quality related issues. It encompasses a multi-disciplinary field, including: - Sources, combustion, thermal decomposition, emission, properties, behavior, formation, transport, deposition, measurement and analysis, - Effects on human health, plants and environments, - Pollution control technologies, - Invention and improvement of sampling instruments and technologies, - Air quality, atmospheric chemistry and global change, z - Nanoparticle and nanotechnology, - Other topics related to aerosol and air quality.


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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.

Environmental Chemistry2009Q4
Environmental Chemistry2010Q3
Environmental Chemistry2011Q2
Environmental Chemistry2012Q2
Environmental Chemistry2013Q2
Environmental Chemistry2014Q2
Environmental Chemistry2015Q2
Environmental Chemistry2016Q2
Environmental Chemistry2017Q2

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)20091.719
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.069
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.691
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.205
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.851
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.547
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.859
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.106
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.774
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.719
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.069
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.691
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.381
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.946
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.433
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.900
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.942
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.676
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.719
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.069
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.019
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20123.662
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.909
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.355
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.682
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.884
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.601
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 Cites200938
Self Cites201066
Self Cites2011217
Self Cites2012420
Self Cites2013387
Self Cites2014182
Self Cites2015357
Self Cites2016444
Self Cites2017609
Total Cites20080
Total Cites200955
Total Cites2010149
Total Cites2011366
Total Cites2012666
Total Cites2013869
Total Cites2014973
Total Cites20151421
Total Cites20161712
Total Cites20171825
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 document20090.531
External Cites per document20101.153
External Cites per document20111.096
External Cites per document20121.249
External Cites per document20131.634
External Cites per document20141.978
External Cites per document20152.171
External Cites per document20162.179
External Cites per document20171.783
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20091.719
Cites per document20102.069
Cites per document20112.691
Cites per document20123.381
Cites per document20132.946
Cites per document20142.433
Cites per document20152.900
Cites per document20162.942
Cites per document20172.676
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20176
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200932
Citable documents201072
Citable documents2011136
Citable documents2012197
Citable documents2013295
Citable documents2014400
Citable documents2015490
Citable documents2016582
Citable documents2017682
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 documents20097
Uncited documents201019
Uncited documents201119
Uncited documents201222
Uncited documents201358
Uncited documents201481
Uncited documents201598
Uncited documents2016110
Uncited documents2017158
Cited documents20080
Cited documents200925
Cited documents201053
Cited documents2011117
Cited documents2012175
Cited documents2013237
Cited documents2014320
Cited documents2015397
Cited documents2016477
Cited documents2017530
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