ISI 2014 impact factors for the top 40 ecology journals

As for JCR 2013, JCR 2012, JCR 2011 and JCR 2010, I list the 40 most highly cited journals indexed by the ISI Web of Knowledge under the subject “ecology”. To give you a reference to the general journals: Nature is now (last year) at 41.456 (42.351), Science at 31.477 (33.611), Plos Biology at 9.343 (11.771), PNAS at 9.674 (9.809), and PLOS ONE at 3.234 (3.534).

 

Rank ’14 (’13) Journal Publications IF’14 5-yr IF ’14
1 (2) TRENDS IN ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION 70 15.35 19.82
2 (1) ECOLOGY LETTERS 163 13.04 16.78
3 (3) Annual Review of Ecology Evolution and Systematics 27 10.98 19.83
4 (4) ISME Journal 215 9.27 9.44
5 (6) GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY 308 8.41 8.71
6 (5) FRONTIERS IN ECOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT 62 8.22 9.88
7(9) BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY 10 7.24 5.1
8(8) ECOLOGICAL MONOGRAPHS 29 7.11 10.11
9 (15) Methods in Ecology and Evolution 144 6.64 7.39
10 (7) GLOBAL ECOLOGY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY 132 6.25 7.18
11 (11) MOLECULAR ECOLOGY 419 5.84 6.33
12 (12) JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY 151 5.69 6.31
13 (-) WILDLIFE MONOGRAPHS 6 5.63 5
14 (16) PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 625 5.47 5.65
15 (19) FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY 148 5.32 5.28
16 (25) ECOGRAPHY 130 5.29 5.57
17 (17) ECOLOGY 316 5 6.16
18 (22) EVOLUTION 287 4.97 5.25
19 (18) JOURNAL OF BIOGEOGRAPHY 192 4.86 5.12
20 (20) JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY 175 4.75 5.93
21 (20) JOURNAL OF ANIMAL ECOLOGY 144 4.73 5.32
22 (24) CONSERVATION BIOLOGY 168 4.66 5.2
23 (26) ECOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS 159 4.45 5.51
24 (-) Advances in Ecological Research 12 4.32 4.82
25 (-) Biogeosciences 467 4.21 4.67
26 (32) ECOSYSTEMS 104 4.13 4.57
27 (23) AMERICAN NATURALIST 169 4.04 4.96
28 (28) HEREDITY 131 3.8 4.16
29 (27) BIOLOGICAL CONSERVATION 305 3.75 4.7
30 (-) Molecular Ecology Resources 127 3.57 4.99
31 (35) JOURNAL OF VEGETATION SCIENCE 134 3.56 3.75
32 (14) DIVERSITY AND DISTRIBUTIONS 120 3.53 5.36
33 (36) PERSPECTIVES IN PLANT ECOLOGY EVOLUTION AND SYSTEMATICS 32 3.48 4.33
34 (30) LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY 131 3.43 3.86
35 (31) OIKOS 160 3.37 3.93
36 (38) AGRICULTURE ECOSYSTEMS & ENVIRONMENT 329 3.32 3.99
37 (34) Biology Letters 190 3.25 3.67
38 (33) JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY 260 3.2 3.54
39 (39) BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY 174 3.16 3.35
40 (37) OECOLOGIA 349 3.12 3.62

Note: this post was written April 9 2016 – I backdated it to Summer 2015 because this is the time when the JCRs came out.

2 thoughts on “ISI 2014 impact factors for the top 40 ecology journals

  1. Pingback: ISI 2015 impact factors for the top 40 ecology journals | theoretical ecology

  2. It is not ISI anymore. ISI sold Science Citation Index to Thomson-Reuters. So, it is Thomson-Reuters Impact Factors. ISI was a non-profit organization, T-R is a for profit publisher.

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