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Table 1 Scientometric descriptors for a sample of 10% most-cited Chilean ecologists, ordered by WoS h-index within age-classes young (< 50 year), middle-aged (50–60 year), and senior (> 60 year). An * identifies those ecologists awarded Chile’s National Prize for Natural Sciences. na denotes not available

From: Few self-citations among Chilean ecologists

Name WoS h-index GS h-index GS N° citations GS self-cites test
Senior (> 60 year)
 Jaksic FM* 29 68 14,853 0.311
 Niemeyer HM 26 na na na
 Castilla JC* 25 80 27,898 0.229
 Santelices B* 24 49 7,949 0.302
 Armesto JJ 23 67 25,927 0.173
 Corcuera LJ 22 43 5,782 0.320
 Bozinovic F* 20 61 11,998 0.310
 Ojeda FP 18 36 4,623 0.280
 Arroyo MTK* 16 64 15,755 0.261
 Villagrán C 16 na na na
 Marín VH 14 31 3,657 0.263
 Moreno CA 15 na na na
 Soto D 9 na na na
Mean ± SE (n) 19.8 ± 1.6(13) 55.4 ± 5.5(9) 13,160.2 ± 2,971.9(9) 0.272 ± 0.016(9)
Middle-aged 50–60 yr
 Marquet PA 20 60 19,742 0.182
 Navarrete SA 18 54 9,625 0.303
 Lima M 15 39 7,702 0.197
 Ulloa O 14 52 10,144 0.267
 Buschmann AH 13 50 10,505 0.238
 Fernández M 13 na na na
 Thiel M 13 na na na
 Camus PA 11 21 2,152 0.205
 Medel R 11 na na na
 Jiménez JE 10 36 3,809 0.340
 Pérez FJ 10 17 1,302 0.222
Mean ± SE (n) 13.4 ± 1.0 (11) 41.1 ± 5.6(8) 8,122.6 ± 2,104.3(8) 0.244 ± 0.019(8)
Young < 50 year
 Gianoli E 11 38 5,929 0.243
 Cavieres LA 10 54 1,1343 0.257
 Moreno PI 9 41 6,700 0.252
 Nespolo RF 9 30 2,974 0.303
 Bacigalupe LD 8 26 1,893 0.357
 Lardies MA 8 32 2,792 0.367
 Broitman BR 7 32 5,266 0.194
 Fuentes-Contreras E 7 22 1,379 0.351
 Pauchard A 6 43 7,286 0.234
 Hinojosa LF 5 22 2,311 0.209
 Haye PA 4 22 1,771 0.273
 Estades CF 3 20 1,738 0.230
Mean ± SE (n) 7.2 ± 0.7(12) 31.8 ± 3.0(12) 4,281.8 ± 883.9(12) 0.272 ± 0.017(12)