Best Ecology and Evolution Journals

The ranking of best journals for Ecology and Evolution was published by Research.com, one of the prominent websites for computer science research providing trusted data on scientific contributions since 2014.

The position in the ranking is based on a unique bibliometric score created by Research.com which is computed using the estimated h-index and the number of leading scientists who have endorsed the journal during the last three previous years. Show more

The ranking contains Impact Score values gathered on December 6th, 2021.

The process for ranking journals involves examining more than 2,654 journals which were selected after detailed inspection and rigorous examination of over 56,211 scientific documents published during the last three years by 5,419 leading and well-respected scientists in the area of computer science.

More details on the methodology for computing the score can be found on our Methodology Page.

Rank
Journal Details
Best Scientists
Documents
Impact Score
1 Nature Ecology and Evolution

Nature Ecology and Evolution

Best Scientists 1035 561 Impact Score 46.70
2 Global Change Biology

Global Change Biology

1354-1013
Best Scientists 1431 1280 Impact Score 39.50
3 Global Ecology and Biogeography

Global Ecology and Biogeography

1466-822X
Best Scientists 898 516 Impact Score 29.70
4 Trends in Ecology and Evolution

Trends in Ecology and Evolution

0169-5347
Best Scientists 555 327 Impact Score 29.30
5 Ecology Letters

Ecology Letters

1461-023X
Best Scientists 898 611 Impact Score 28.00
6 Nature Climate Change

Nature Climate Change

1758-678X
Best Scientists 409 226 Impact Score 27.10
7 Biological Conservation

Biological Conservation

0006-3207
Best Scientists 992 918 Impact Score 24.10
8 Journal of Applied Ecology

Journal of Applied Ecology

0021-8901
Best Scientists 784 623 Impact Score 21.00
9 Ecology and Evolution

Ecology and Evolution

2045-7758
Best Scientists 1558 1606 Impact Score 19.80
10 Ecology

Ecology

0012-9658
Best Scientists 1088 988 Impact Score 19.80
11 Ecography

Ecography

0906-7590
Best Scientists 730 505 Impact Score 19.50
12 Journal of Ecology

Journal of Ecology

0022-0477
Best Scientists 732 654 Impact Score 19.30
13 Frontiers in Marine Science

Frontiers in Marine Science

Best Scientists 567 842 Impact Score 19.20
14 Conservation Letters

Conservation Letters

1755-263X
Best Scientists 366 208 Impact Score 17.40
15 BioScience

BioScience

0006-3568
Best Scientists 356 166 Impact Score 16.60
16 Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

0962-8452
Best Scientists 1014 926 Impact Score 16.40
17 Molecular Ecology

Molecular Ecology

0962-1083
Best Scientists 725 811 Impact Score 15.60
18 Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

1540-9295
Best Scientists 312 175 Impact Score 15.40
19 Functional Ecology

Functional Ecology

0269-8463
Best Scientists 691 584 Impact Score 15.20
20 Environmental Research Letters

Environmental Research Letters

1748-9326
Best Scientists 440 475 Impact Score 15.20
21 Ecological Monographs

Ecological Monographs

0012-9615
Best Scientists 263 132 Impact Score 15.20
22 Conservation Biology

Conservation Biology

0888-8892
Best Scientists 427 365 Impact Score 14.30
23 Methods in Ecology and Evolution

Methods in Ecology and Evolution

2041-210X
Best Scientists 406 255 Impact Score 14.00
24 Diversity and Distributions

Diversity and Distributions

1366-9516
Best Scientists 569 409 Impact Score 12.80
25 Journal of Biogeography

Journal of Biogeography

0305-0270
Best Scientists 620 585 Impact Score 12.10
26 ISME Journal

ISME Journal

1751-7362
Best Scientists 222 233 Impact Score 11.50
27 Nature Sustainability

Nature Sustainability

Best Scientists 175 118 Impact Score 11.40
28 Ecosphere

Ecosphere

Best Scientists 844 773 Impact Score 10.90
29 Forest Ecology and Management

Forest Ecology and Management

0378-1127
Best Scientists 592 927 Impact Score 10.80
30 Journal of Vegetation Science

Journal of Vegetation Science

1100-9233
Best Scientists 336 314 Impact Score 10.80
31 Oikos

Oikos

0030-1299
Best Scientists 568 445 Impact Score 10.70
32 Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution

Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution

Best Scientists 676 540 Impact Score 10.40
33 Ecological Applications

Ecological Applications

1051-0761
Best Scientists 616 512 Impact Score 10.40
34 Ecosystems

Ecosystems

1432-9840
Best Scientists 467 355 Impact Score 10.00
35 Ambio

Ambio

0044-7447
Best Scientists 205 171 Impact Score 9.90
36 Journal of Animal Ecology

Journal of Animal Ecology

0021-8790
Best Scientists 584 507 Impact Score 9.60
37 Biodiversity and Conservation

Biodiversity and Conservation

0960-3115
Best Scientists 375 341 Impact Score 9.60
38 Ecological Indicators

Ecological Indicators

1470-160X
Best Scientists 570 653 Impact Score 9.40
39 Molecular Ecology Resources

Molecular Ecology Resources

1755-098X , Monthly
Best Scientists 204 167 Impact Score 9.40
40 Biogeosciences

Biogeosciences

1726-4170
Best Scientists 296 377 Impact Score 9.30
41 Basic and Applied Ecology

Basic and Applied Ecology

1439-1791
Best Scientists 228 163 Impact Score 9.20
42 Marine Ecology - Progress Series

Marine Ecology - Progress Series

0171-8630
Best Scientists 479 673 Impact Score 8.90
43 American Naturalist

American Naturalist

0003-0147
Best Scientists 369 351 Impact Score 8.60
44 Oecologia

Oecologia

0029-8549
Best Scientists 682 620 Impact Score 8.40
45 Marine Pollution Bulletin

Marine Pollution Bulletin

0025-326X
Best Scientists 251 346 Impact Score 8.40
46 Global Environmental Change

Global Environmental Change

0959-3780
Best Scientists 106 88 Impact Score 8.40
47 Biological Invasions

Biological Invasions

1387-3547
Best Scientists 398 484 Impact Score 8.30
48 Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution

1055-7903
Best Scientists 292 472 Impact Score 8.30
49 Agricultural and Forest Meteorology

Agricultural and Forest Meteorology

0168-1923
Best Scientists 225 307 Impact Score 8.10
50 Fish and Fisheries

Fish and Fisheries

1467-2960
Best Scientists 148 128 Impact Score 8.10
51 Evolutionary Applications

Evolutionary Applications

1752-4563
Best Scientists 249 278 Impact Score 8.00
52 Molecular Biology and Evolution

Molecular Biology and Evolution

0737-4038 , Monthly
Best Scientists 136 147 Impact Score 7.50
53 Limnology and Oceanography

Limnology and Oceanography

0024-3590
Best Scientists 270 327 Impact Score 7.40
54 Landscape Ecology

Landscape Ecology

0921-2973
Best Scientists 359 380 Impact Score 7.30
55 Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics

Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics

1543-592X
Best Scientists 79 54 Impact Score 7.20
56 Global Biogeochemical Cycles

Global Biogeochemical Cycles

0886-6236
Best Scientists 118 83 Impact Score 7.10
57 Coral Reefs

Coral Reefs

0722-4028
Best Scientists 198 342 Impact Score 7.00
58 Evolution; international journal of organic evolution

Evolution; international journal of organic evolution

0014-3820
Best Scientists 313 356 Impact Score 6.90
59 Forests

Forests

1999-4907
Best Scientists 275 428 Impact Score 6.90
60 Global Ecology and Conservation

Global Ecology and Conservation

Best Scientists 295 262 Impact Score 6.80
61 Environmental Microbiology

Environmental Microbiology

1462-2912 , Monthly
Best Scientists 141 158 Impact Score 6.70
62 Ecology and Society

Ecology and Society

1708-3087
Best Scientists 125 100 Impact Score 6.70
63 Biology Letters

Biology Letters

1744-9561
Best Scientists 299 272 Impact Score 6.60
64 Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment

Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment

0167-8809
Best Scientists 248 275 Impact Score 6.60
65 ICES Journal of Marine Science

ICES Journal of Marine Science

1054-3139
Best Scientists 193 235 Impact Score 6.60
66 Ecosystem Services

Ecosystem Services

2212-0416
Best Scientists 133 122 Impact Score 6.60
67 Systematic Biology

Systematic Biology

1063-5157
Best Scientists 105 107 Impact Score 6.60
68 Freshwater Biology

Freshwater Biology

0046-5070
Best Scientists 264 319 Impact Score 6.40
69 Hydrobiologia

Hydrobiologia

0018-8158
Best Scientists 296 442 Impact Score 6.30
70 Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability

Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability

1877-3435
Best Scientists 83 61 Impact Score 6.30
71 Restoration Ecology

Restoration Ecology

1061-2971
Best Scientists 227 260 Impact Score 6.10
72 Climatic Change

Climatic Change

0165-0009
Best Scientists 123 133 Impact Score 6.00
73 Regional Environmental Change

Regional Environmental Change

1436-3798
Best Scientists 119 130 Impact Score 5.90
74 Polar Biology

Polar Biology

0722-4060
Best Scientists 180 252 Impact Score 5.80
75 Biogeochemistry

Biogeochemistry

0168-2563
Best Scientists 143 147 Impact Score 5.70
76 Animal Behaviour

Animal Behaviour

0003-3472
Best Scientists 287 337 Impact Score 5.60
77 Behavioral Ecology

Behavioral Ecology

1045-2249
Best Scientists 231 293 Impact Score 5.60
78 Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences

Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences

2169-8953
Best Scientists 201 228 Impact Score 5.60
79 Marine Biology

Marine Biology

0025-3162
Best Scientists 261 293 Impact Score 5.50
80 Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems

Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems

1052-7613
Best Scientists 209 204 Impact Score 5.50
81 Heredity

Heredity

0018-067X
Best Scientists 158 131 Impact Score 5.50
82 One Earth

One Earth

2590-3322
Best Scientists 140 71 Impact Score 5.50
83 Landscape and Urban Planning

Landscape and Urban Planning

0169-2046
Best Scientists 121 123 Impact Score 5.50
84 AoB PLANTS

AoB PLANTS

Best Scientists 105 89 Impact Score 5.50
85 FEMS Microbiology Ecology

FEMS Microbiology Ecology

0168-6496
Best Scientists 143 144 Impact Score 5.40
86 Genome Biology and Evolution

Genome Biology and Evolution

Monthly
Best Scientists 108 118 Impact Score 5.40
87 Biotropica

Biotropica

0006-3606
Best Scientists 240 228 Impact Score 5.30
88 Ecological Modelling

Ecological Modelling

0304-3800
Best Scientists 231 244 Impact Score 5.30
89 BMC Ecology and Evolution

BMC Ecology and Evolution

2730-7182
Best Scientists 198 187 Impact Score 5.30
90 Insect Conservation and Diversity

Insect Conservation and Diversity

1752-458X
Best Scientists 138 112 Impact Score 5.30
91 Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics

Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics

1433-8319
Best Scientists 117 86 Impact Score 5.30
92 Movement Ecology

Movement Ecology

Best Scientists 114 83 Impact Score 5.20
93 People and Nature

People and Nature

2575-8314
Best Scientists 85 50 Impact Score 5.20
94 NeoBiota

NeoBiota

1619-0033
Best Scientists 99 87 Impact Score 5.10
95 Earth's Future

Earth's Future

Best Scientists 72 53 Impact Score 5.10
96 Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation

Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation

2530-0644
Best Scientists 71 70 Impact Score 5.10
97 Animal Conservation

Animal Conservation

1367-9430
Best Scientists 165 153 Impact Score 4.90
98 Integrative and Comparative Biology

Integrative and Comparative Biology

1540-7063
Best Scientists 89 95 Impact Score 4.90
99 Journal of Evolutionary Biology

Journal of Evolutionary Biology

1010-061X
Best Scientists 239 316 Impact Score 4.80
100 Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science

Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science

0272-7714
Best Scientists 210 301 Impact Score 4.80

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