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Impact Factor Database

Theoretical Ecology

Basic Journal Info

Country

Germany
Journal ISSN: 18741738
Publisher: Springer Verlag
History: 2008-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories

Impact Factor Ranking

Environmental Science
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Scope/Description:

Theoretical Ecology publishes innovative research in theoretical ecology, broadly defined. Papers should use theoretical approaches to answer questions of ecological interest and appeal to and be readable by a broad audience of ecologists. Work that uses mathematical, statistical, computational, or conceptual approaches is all welcomed, provided that the goal is to increase ecological understanding. Papers that only use existing approaches to analyze data, or are only mathematical analyses that do not further ecological understanding, are not appropriate. Work that bridges disciplinary boundaries, such as the intersection between quantitative social sciences and ecology, or physical influences on ecological processes, will also be particularly welcome.

Theoretical Ecology

Impact Factor Trend 2009 - 2018 / 2019
Note: impact factor data for reference only

Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Theoretical Ecology

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 2.093
  • 2017 Impact Factor 1.723
  • 2016 Impact Factor 1.324
  • 2015 Impact Factor 2.138
  • 2014 Impact Factor 1.953
  • 2013 Impact Factor 2.122
  • 2012 Impact Factor 2.621
  • 2011 Impact Factor 1.977
  • 2010 Impact Factor 1.606
  • 2009 Impact Factor 2.636
  • 2008 Impact Factor NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor NA
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3-Years Average
Impact Factor

1.713

3-Years Growth
Impact Factor

58%

5-Years Average
Impact Factor

1.846

5-Years Growth
Impact Factor

7%

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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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Theoretical Ecology

H-Index

The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications

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Theoretical Ecology

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly 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.

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