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CountrySouth Africa
1
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryEnvironmental Science
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)

Medicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)

Psychology
Psychology (miscellaneous)

Social Sciences
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
PublisherAfrica Institute of South Afrcia
Publication typeJournals
ISSN02562804
Coverage1985, 1987, 1991-1992, 1994-1995, 1997
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Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)1999Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2000Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2009Q4
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2011Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)1999Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2000Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q4
Psychology (miscellaneous)1999Q4
Psychology (miscellaneous)2000Q4
Psychology (miscellaneous)2009Q4
Psychology (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Psychology (miscellaneous)2011Q4
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)1999Q4
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2000Q4
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2009Q4
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2011Q4
SJR

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.

YearSJR
19990.110
20000.110
20090.111
20100.111
20110.111
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)19990.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites19990
Self Cites20000
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Total Cites19990
Total Cites20000
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20100
Total Cites20111
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19990.000
External Cites per document20000.000
External Cites per document20080
External Cites per document20090.000
External Cites per document20100.000
External Cites per document20110.500
Cites per document19990.000
Cites per document20000.000
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.500
% 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
19990
20000
20080.00
20090
20100
20110
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Citable documents19992
Citable documents20002
Citable documents20080
Citable documents20092
Citable documents20102
Citable documents20112
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents19992
Uncited documents20002
Uncited documents20080
Uncited documents20092
Uncited documents20102
Uncited documents20111
Cited documents19990
Cited documents20000
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20111
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