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Nature Conservation Researchopen access


Russian Federation

Universities and research institutions in Russian Federation
Media Ranking in Russian Federation

Subject Area and Category


Fund for Support and Development of Protected Areas



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The journal "Nature Conservation Research" is one of the first exactly scientific journals, aimed to show the quality and level of scientific investigations that are carried out in the Protected Areas, studies of biological diversity and also biology and ecology of rare and endangered species. – Biodiversity and conservation of rare and endangered species. – Inventory of living organisms in Protected Areas and other territories. – Study and conservation of objects of non-living nature in Protected Areas. – Long-term monitoring of environment components in relation to threatened/rare species or to Protected Areas. – New concepts, methods and techniques for nature conservation. – Anthropogenic transformation of natural ecosystems and invasive alien species in Protected Areas. – Paleontological studies in Protected Areas. – Ecosystems management for nature conservation. – The legal basis for nature conservation and management. – History and development prospects of reserve management and studies. Join the conversation about this journal

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.

Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2021Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2022Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2021Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2022Q2
Nature and Landscape Conservation2019Q3
Nature and Landscape Conservation2020Q3
Nature and Landscape Conservation2021Q2
Nature and Landscape Conservation2022Q2

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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.471
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.549
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.863
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.124
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.798
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20221.605
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.471
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.549
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.863
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.246
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20212.021
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20221.776
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.471
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.549
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.881
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.269
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.484
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20222.028
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 Cites20160
Self Cites201712
Self Cites201810
Self Cites201928
Self Cites202049
Self Cites202117
Self Cites202217
Total Cites20160
Total Cites201716
Total Cites201850
Total Cites2019138
Total Cites2020238
Total Cites2021394
Total Cites2022309
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 document20160
External Cites per document20170.125
External Cites per document20180.471
External Cites per document20190.719
External Cites per document20201.016
External Cites per document20211.943
External Cites per document20221.678
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.471
Cites per document20180.549
Cites per document20190.863
Cites per document20201.246
Cites per document20212.021
Cites per document20221.776
% 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 documents20160
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20186
Non-citable documents20197
Non-citable documents20205
Non-citable documents20211
Non-citable documents20220
Citable documents20160
Citable documents201732
Citable documents201885
Citable documents2019153
Citable documents2020186
Citable documents2021194
Citable documents2022174
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 documents20160
Uncited documents201725
Uncited documents201863
Uncited documents201991
Uncited documents202083
Uncited documents202153
Uncited documents202260
Cited documents20160
Cited documents20179
Cited documents201828
Cited documents201969
Cited documents2020108
Cited documents2021142
Cited documents2022114
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