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Journal of Operational Oceanography

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategoryEarth and Planetary Sciences
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Publication typeJournals
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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.


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)20091.357
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.053
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.929
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.583
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.265
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.541
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.897
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.474
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.750
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.357
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.053
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.929
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.591
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.448
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.774
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.038
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.028
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.357
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.053
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.929
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.588
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.650
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.050
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.421
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.833
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.880
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 Cites20101
Self Cites20111
Self Cites20126
Self Cites20133
Self Cites20145
Self Cites20155
Self Cites20168
Self Cites20174
Total Cites20080
Total Cites200919
Total Cites201020
Total Cites201126
Total Cites201235
Total Cites201342
Total Cites201442
Total Cites201555
Total Cites201679
Total Cites201773
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 document20091.286
External Cites per document20101.000
External Cites per document20110.893
External Cites per document20121.318
External Cites per document20131.345
External Cites per document20141.321
External Cites per document20151.613
External Cites per document20162.731
External Cites per document20171.917
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20091.357
Cites per document20101.053
Cites per document20110.929
Cites per document20121.591
Cites per document20131.448
Cites per document20141.500
Cites per document20151.774
Cites per document20163.038
Cites per document20172.028
% 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 documents20121
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20171
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200914
Citable documents201019
Citable documents201128
Citable documents201222
Citable documents201329
Citable documents201428
Citable documents201531
Citable documents201626
Citable documents201736
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 documents20094
Uncited documents201010
Uncited documents201116
Uncited documents20128
Uncited documents201314
Uncited documents201414
Uncited documents201515
Uncited documents20166
Uncited documents201713
Cited documents20080
Cited documents200910
Cited documents20109
Cited documents201112
Cited documents201215
Cited documents201317
Cited documents201416
Cited documents201518
Cited documents201621
Cited documents201724
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