Human Ecology

An Interdisciplinary Journal

ISSN: 0300-7839 (Print) 1572-9915 (Online)


Human Ecology: An Interdisciplinary Journal publishes papers probing the complex and varied systems of interaction between people and their environment.

Contributions examine the roles of social, cultural, and psychological factors in the maintenance or disruption of ecosystems and investigate the effects of population density on health, social organization, and environmental quality.

Articles also address adaptive problems in urban environments and the interrelationship between technological and environmental changes.

2-Year Impact Factor: 1.215 (2013)
5-Year Impact Factor: 2.065 (2013)

Subject Category "Anthropology": Rank 23 out of 81
Subject Category "Environmental Studies": Rank 54 out of 96
Subject Category "Sociology": Rank 36 out of 137

Thomson-Reuters ScienceWatch Top Journals in Anthropology from 2001-2011
Citation Impact 6.65 (11/20)

SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2013:   0.481

Health, Social Science 82 out of 222

Anthropology 60 out of 255

Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis 59 out of 108

Arts and Humanities (Misc) 162 out of 439
Environmental Science (miscellaneous) 94 out of 279
Sociology and Political Science 302 out of 902

Ecology 124 out of 292

Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health 209 out of 473

SJR is a measure of the journal’s relative impact in its field, based on its number of citations and number of articles per publication year.

Impact per Publication (IPP) 2013:   0.993

The IPP measures the ratio of citations per article published in the three previous years.

Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2013:  0.731

The SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. The impact of a single citation is given higher value in subject areas where citations are less likely, and vice versa.



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