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Natures Sciences Societesopen access

Country

France

Universities and research institutions in France

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

EDP Sciences

H-Index

17

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

12401307, 17652979

Coverage

1995-2020

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Scope

Natures Sciences Sociétés publishes articles dealing with all aspects of the relationship between man and nature, including human nature. This may include representations of nature, its use, its transformation due to the biological, physical and chemical processes on which human life depends, and the consequences of these transformations and the manner in which man copes with them. These themes encompass a large number of disciplines (natural sciences, life sciences, sociology, engineering and research processes). Join the conversation about this journal
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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)1999Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2000Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2001Q2
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2002Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2003Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2004Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2005Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2006Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q4
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)1999Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2000Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2001Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2002Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2003Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2004Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2005Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2006Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2019Q4
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2020Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)1999Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2000Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2001Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2002Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2003Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2004Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2005Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2006Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2008Q2
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q4
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)1999Q2
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2000Q2
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2001Q2
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2002Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2003Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2004Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2005Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2006Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2019Q4
Environmental Science (miscellaneous)2020Q3
Multidisciplinary1999Q2
Multidisciplinary2000Q2
Multidisciplinary2001Q1
Multidisciplinary2002Q2
Multidisciplinary2003Q2
Multidisciplinary2004Q2
Multidisciplinary2005Q2
Multidisciplinary2006Q2
Multidisciplinary2007Q2
Multidisciplinary2008Q2
Multidisciplinary2009Q2
Multidisciplinary2010Q1
Multidisciplinary2011Q3
Multidisciplinary2012Q2
Multidisciplinary2013Q4
Multidisciplinary2014Q2
Multidisciplinary2015Q3
Multidisciplinary2016Q3
Multidisciplinary2017Q2
Multidisciplinary2018Q3
Multidisciplinary2019Q3
Multidisciplinary2020Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)1999Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2000Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2001Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2002Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2003Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2004Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2005Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2006Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q2
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
19990.204
20000.218
20010.245
20020.200
20030.162
20040.195
20050.188
20060.206
20070.195
20080.212
20090.212
20100.239
20110.177
20120.196
20130.126
20140.258
20150.198
20160.173
20170.235
20180.178
20190.138
20200.257
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
199922
200018
200114
200223
200339
200450
200566
200677
200767
200863
200964
201057
201151
201234
201349
201431
201553
201638
201753
201840
201937
202023
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)19990.382
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.272
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.438
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.195
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.170
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.095
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.219
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.103
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.169
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.205
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.251
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.167
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.200
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.175
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.246
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.358
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.281
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.404
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.389
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.353
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.262
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.382
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.349
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.339
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.218
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.158
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.098
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.206
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.098
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.162
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.150
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.216
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.185
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.198
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.162
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.209
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.289
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.293
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.328
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.410
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.214
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.285
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.268
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.293
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.350
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.243
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.161
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.079
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.224
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.084
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.125
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.162
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.205
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.132
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.157
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.133
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.313
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.238
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.330
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.275
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.226
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.260
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 Cites199914
Self Cites20009
Self Cites20016
Self Cites200213
Self Cites20034
Self Cites20045
Self Cites20058
Self Cites200617
Self Cites20077
Self Cites20085
Self Cites20097
Self Cites201012
Self Cites20114
Self Cites20127
Self Cites20133
Self Cites20145
Self Cites20159
Self Cites20162
Self Cites201712
Self Cites20189
Self Cites20195
Self Cites20209
Total Cites199921
Total Cites200022
Total Cites200120
Total Cites200227
Total Cites200312
Total Cites200412
Total Cites200511
Total Cites200632
Total Cites200719
Total Cites200834
Total Cites200931
Total Cites201042
Total Cites201134
Total Cites201234
Total Cites201323
Total Cites201428
Total Cites201533
Total Cites201639
Total Cites201740
Total Cites201859
Total Cites201928
Total Cites202037
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 document19990.127
External Cites per document20000.206
External Cites per document20010.241
External Cites per document20020.264
External Cites per document20030.148
External Cites per document20040.095
External Cites per document20050.031
External Cites per document20060.119
External Cites per document20070.074
External Cites per document20080.157
External Cites per document20090.126
External Cites per document20100.174
External Cites per document20110.190
External Cites per document20120.194
External Cites per document20130.175
External Cites per document20140.209
External Cites per document20150.245
External Cites per document20160.336
External Cites per document20170.283
External Cites per document20180.417
External Cites per document20190.205
External Cites per document20200.248
Cites per document19990.382
Cites per document20000.349
Cites per document20010.339
Cites per document20020.500
Cites per document20030.218
Cites per document20040.158
Cites per document20050.098
Cites per document20060.206
Cites per document20070.098
Cites per document20080.162
Cites per document20090.150
Cites per document20100.216
Cites per document20110.185
Cites per document20120.198
Cites per document20130.162
Cites per document20140.209
Cites per document20150.289
Cites per document20160.293
Cites per document20170.328
Cites per document20180.410
Cites per document20190.214
Cites per document20200.285
% 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
199913.64
200011.11
200114.29
20024.35
20037.69
20048.00
20056.06
20069.09
20077.46
200812.70
20097.81
20103.51
20113.92
201214.71
20138.16
201412.90
201511.32
201610.53
201724.53
201812.50
201937.84
20208.70
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 documents20011
Non-citable documents20021
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20042
Non-citable documents200514
Non-citable documents200629
Non-citable documents200731
Non-citable documents200825
Non-citable documents200917
Non-citable documents201022
Non-citable documents201126
Non-citable documents201233
Non-citable documents201328
Non-citable documents201424
Non-citable documents201516
Non-citable documents201623
Non-citable documents201723
Non-citable documents201824
Non-citable documents201919
Non-citable documents202017
Citable documents199955
Citable documents200063
Citable documents200158
Citable documents200253
Citable documents200354
Citable documents200474
Citable documents200598
Citable documents2006126
Citable documents2007162
Citable documents2008185
Citable documents2009190
Citable documents2010172
Citable documents2011158
Citable documents2012139
Citable documents2013114
Citable documents2014110
Citable documents201598
Citable documents2016110
Citable documents201799
Citable documents2018120
Citable documents2019112
Citable documents2020113
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 documents199939
Uncited documents200048
Uncited documents200145
Uncited documents200231
Uncited documents200344
Uncited documents200464
Uncited documents2005102
Uncited documents2006129
Uncited documents2007177
Uncited documents2008184
Uncited documents2009180
Uncited documents2010163
Uncited documents2011161
Uncited documents2012147
Uncited documents2013126
Uncited documents2014111
Uncited documents201591
Uncited documents2016101
Uncited documents201794
Uncited documents2018104
Uncited documents2019107
Uncited documents2020106
Cited documents199916
Cited documents200015
Cited documents200114
Cited documents200223
Cited documents200311
Cited documents200412
Cited documents200510
Cited documents200626
Cited documents200716
Cited documents200826
Cited documents200927
Cited documents201031
Cited documents201123
Cited documents201225
Cited documents201316
Cited documents201423
Cited documents201523
Cited documents201632
Cited documents201728
Cited documents201840
Cited documents201924
Cited documents202024
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