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: 1.743 (2016)
5-Year Impact Factor: 2.087 (2016)

22 out of 84 on the Anthropology list
51 out of 104 on the Environmental Studies list
32 out of 142 on the Sociology list

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

SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2015:   0.742

41 out of 288 on the Anthropology list

129 out of 436 on the Arts and Humanities (Misc) list

102 out of 299 on the Ecology list

63 out of 280 on the Environmental Science (miscellaneous) list

51 out of 229 on the Health, Social Science list

44 out of 111 on the Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis list

158 out of 464 on the Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health list
207 out of 951 on the Sociology and Political Science list

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) 2014:   1.844

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

Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2015:  1.061

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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