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KBS Contribution Series Statistics

June 2014

 

First Recorded KBS Number is: KBS # 101                 .

Last Recorded KBS Number is: KBS # 1781               .

Number of KBS Contributions Numbers: 1682              .

Total Searchable Contributions: 1253             .

KBS Contributions not searchable on ISI: 429              .

Percentage of searchable KBS Contribution Numbers:     74%             .

  • The first KBS Contribution was: Hyland, K.E. Jr., and D.T. Clark.  1959. Sterostoma kelloggi, a new species of nasal mite from the catbird (Acarina: Rhinonyssidae). Journal of Parasitology 45: 223-226.
  • Contribution 1000 was: Caceres, Carla E., and Tessier, A. 2004. To sink of swim: Variable diapause strategies among Daphnia species.  Limnology and Oceanography 49 (4): 1333-1340.
  • The contribution list spans 54 years of KBS research.
  • KBS Research has been published in over 300 journals.
  • The KBS Contribution List includes 200 books and book chapters.

 

The following statistics are based on searchable articles:

  • KBS Contributions have been cited by other authors 86,390 times.

  • 76% of  KBS contributions have been cited 10 or more times (960 articles).
  • 36% of  KBS contributions have been cited over 50 times  (448 articles).
  • 228 KBS contributions have been cited over 100 times - of those, 91 have been cited over 200 times.
  • 3 Articles have been cited over 1,000 times.
  • The journal KBS research has been published in the most is Ecology (137 times).

Top ten journals which KBS contribution research has been published:

  1. Ecology - 137 articles (impact factor – 5.175)
  2. Limnology and Oceanography - 61 articles (impact factor – 3.405)
  3. Oecologia - 56 articles (impact factor – 3.759)
  4. American Naturalist - 51 articles (impact factor – 4.552)
  5. Applied and Environmental Microbiology - 48 articles (impact factor – 3.678)
  6. Freshwater Biology - 38 articles (impact factor – 3.993)
  7. Evolution -35 articles (impact factor – 4.864)
  8. Soil Science Society of America Journal – 28 articles  (impact factor – 1.821)
  9. Oikos - 27 articles  (impact factor – 3.322)
  10. American Midland Naturalist - 27 articles   (impact factor – 0.667)

 

Median Impact factors by subject categories (based on JCR Science edition 2012)

Agriculture, Multidisciplinary – 0.638
Behavioral Sciences – 2.634
Biology – 1.452
Ecology - 1.940
Environmental Sciences – 1.748
Evolutionary Biology – 2.757
Limnology – 1.425
Microbiology – 2.404
Plant Science – 1.287
Soil Science - 1.553

 

The top ten most cited KBS Contribution articles (all cited over 750 times)

  • 1712 citations - Werner, E. E., and J. F. Gilliam. 1984. Ontogenetic niche and species interactions in size-structured populations. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 15: 393-425 1984. KBS # 535
  • 1709 citations - J. Zhou, M. A. Bruns and J. M. Tiedje. 1996. DNA recovery from soils of diverse composition. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 62 (2): 316-322 FEB 1996 KBS # 1124
  • 1033 citations - Werner, E. E., J. F. Gilliam , D. J. Hall, and G. G. Mittelbach. 1983. Experimental test of the effects of predation risk on habitat use in fish. Ecology 64 (6): 1540-1548. KBS # 489
  • 850 citations - J. Six, R. T. Conant, E. A. Paul and K. Paustian. 2002. Stabilization mechanisms of soil organic matter: Implications for C-saturation of soils. Plant and Soil 241 (2): 155-176. KBS # 1107
  • 813 citations - Crowder, L. B., and W. E. Cooper. 1982. Habitat structural complexity and the interaction between bluegills and their prey. Ecology 63 (6): 1802-1813   KBS # 496
  • 783 citiations - Hawkins BA, Field R, Cornell HV, et al. 2003. Energy, water, and broad-scale geographic patterns of species richness  Ecology 84 (12): 3105-3117 KBS # 1205
  • 782 citations - D. A. Landis, S. D. Wratten and G. Gurr. 2000. Habitat management to conserve natural enemies of arthropod pests in agriculture. Annual Review of Entomology 45: 175-201. KBS # 1065
  • 768 citations - Cummins, K. W. 1974. Structure and function of stream ecosystems. BioScience 24 (11): 631-641 1974  KBS # 256
  • 766 citations - Petersen, R. C., and K. W. Cummins. 1974. Leaf processing in a woodland stream. Freshwater Biology 4 (4): 343-368 1974  KBS # 247
  • 761 citations - Cummins, K. W., and M. J. Klug. 1979. Feeding ecology of stream invertebrates. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 10: 147-172.  KBS # 377