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Impact Factor Database

Trends in Ecology and Evolution

Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 1695347
Publisher: Elsevier BV
History: 1986-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Trends in Ecology and Evolution

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



Trends in Ecology & Evolution (TREE) contains polished, concise and readable reviews, opinions and letters in all areas of ecology and evolutionary science. It serves as an invaluable source of information for researchers, lecturers, teachers, field workers and students. Trends in Ecology & Evolution keeps these scientists informed of new developments and ideas across the full range of ecology and evolutionary biology - from the pure to the applied, and from molecular to global. Now, more than ever before, is it necessary for life scientists to be aware of research from a wide range of disciplines, especially in the face of the gathering momentum of global environmental change and destruction. More than any other journal, Trends in Ecology & Evolution is the major forum for coverage of all the important issues concerning organisms and their environments.

Trends in Ecology and Evolution

2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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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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Trends in Ecology and Evolution

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 12.982
  • 2018 Impact Factor 13.727
  • 2017 Impact Factor 15.463
  • 2016 Impact Factor 14.525
  • 2015 Impact Factor 16.976
  • 2014 Impact Factor 17.037
  • 2013 Impact Factor 17.087
  • 2012 Impact Factor 18.214
  • 2011 Impact Factor 18.633
  • 2010 Impact Factor 17.276
  • 2009 Impact Factor 13.925
  • 2008 Impact Factor 11.417
  • 2007 Impact Factor 12.148
  • 2006 Impact Factor 10.613
  • 2005 Impact Factor 11.122
  • 2004 Impact Factor 6.901
  • 2003 Impact Factor 4.970
  • 2002 Impact Factor 5.327
  • 2001 Impact Factor 5.796
  • 2000 Impact Factor 4.955
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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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Trends in Ecology and Evolution


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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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.