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Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

Environmental Science
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.

Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2011Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2012Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2013Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2014Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2015Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2016Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2017Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2018Q1

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.200
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.533
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.966
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.689
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.985
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.862
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.048
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.194
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.533
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.966
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.668
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.856
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.951
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.164
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.533
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.928
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.927
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.554
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.580
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.747
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.733
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 Cites20100
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20123
Self Cites201320
Self Cites201424
Self Cites201540
Self Cites2016108
Self Cites2017132
Self Cites2018181
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201124
Total Cites2012266
Total Cites2013464
Total Cites2014667
Total Cites2015838
Total Cites20161682
Total Cites20172526
Total Cites20183493
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 document20100
External Cites per document20111.100
External Cites per document20122.505
External Cites per document20133.795
External Cites per document20142.572
External Cites per document20152.448
External Cites per document20162.672
External Cites per document20172.797
External Cites per document20183.000
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20111.200
Cites per document20122.533
Cites per document20133.966
Cites per document20142.668
Cites per document20152.571
Cites per document20162.856
Cites per document20172.951
Cites per document20183.164
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20179
Non-citable documents201824
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201120
Citable documents2012105
Citable documents2013117
Citable documents2014250
Citable documents2015326
Citable documents2016589
Citable documents2017856
Citable documents20181104
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 documents20100
Uncited documents201110
Uncited documents201226
Uncited documents201316
Uncited documents201454
Uncited documents201572
Uncited documents2016149
Uncited documents2017190
Uncited documents2018244
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201111
Cited documents201280
Cited documents2013102
Cited documents2014198
Cited documents2015259
Cited documents2016445
Cited documents2017675
Cited documents2018884
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