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Ecology

The leading peer-reviewed journal in the field

Ecology publishes articles that report on the basic elements of ecological research. Emphasis is placed on concise, clear articles documenting important ecological phenomena. The journal publishes a broad array of research that includes a rapidly expanding envelope of subject matter, techniques, approaches, and concepts: paleoecology through present-day phenomena; evolutionary, population, physiological, community, and ecosystem ecology, as well as biogeochemistry; inclusive of descriptive, comparative, experimental, mathematical, statistical, and interdisciplinary approaches.

Ecology Editorial Board

Established

1920

Impact Factor

6.431

Published

12 issues/year

2020 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics)

22/166 (Ecology)

Ecological Applications

A source for environmental decision making

Ecological Applications is concerned broadly with the applications of ecological science to environmental problems. It publishes papers that develop scientific principles to support environmental decision-making, as well as papers that discuss the application of ecological concepts to environmental issues, policy, and management. Papers may report on experimental tests, actual applications, scientific decision support techniques, economic analyses, social implications of environmental issues, or other relevant topics. Statistical or experimental methods papers that support research and applications are welcome. Papers submitted to Ecological Applications should be accessible to both scholars and practitioners.

Ecological Applications Editorial Board

Established

1991

Impact Factor

6.105

Published

8 issues/year

2020 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics)

31/166 (Ecology); 80/274 (Environmental Sciences)

Ecological Monographs

The place for documenting major advances

Ecological Monographs provides integrative and complete documentation of major empirical and theoretical advances in the field and establish benchmarks from which future research will build.

Ecological Monographs Editorial Board

Established

1931

Impact Factor

9.814

Published

4 issues/year

2020 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics)

6/166 (Ecology)

Ecosphere

The journal covering all of ecology

Ecosphere is ESA’s broad and expansive open access journal, covering subdisciplines across ecology. In addition to general ecology papers focused on plant and faunal systems, the journal includes numerous focus areas including Agroecosystems, Coastal and Marine Ecology, Disease Ecology, Eco-Education, Ecology of Critical Zones, Ecosphere Naturalist, Emerging Technologies, Freshwater Ecology, Macrosystems Ecology, Methods, Tools, and Technologies, and Socio-Ecological Systems.

Ecosphere Editorial Board

Established

2010

Impact Factor

3.593

Published

12 issues/year

2020 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics)

62/166 (Ecology)

Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

Gateway journal for the larger scientific community

Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment publishes several peer-reviewed article types focused on cutting-edge and boundary-spanning aspects of ecology, the environment, and related disciplines. Additional features include editorials, a letters section, and occasional special issues and topical series. Frontiers articles are written clearly and concisely for a diverse international audience.

Frontiers Editorial Board

Established

2003

Impact Factor

13.780

Published

10 issues/year

2020 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics)

4/166 (Ecology); 7/274 (Environmental Sciences)

The Bulletin of the ESA

The member periodical on ESA business

The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America is a non-refereed quarterly member publication of ESA, covering society business and history, ecological news, meeting and book reviews, and articles on ecological education and best practices, scientific writing, and diversity and inclusion of interest to the ecological community.

Bulletin Editorial Board

Established

1917

Published

4 issues/year

Issues in Ecology (1997-2021)

“Issues in Ecology” uses commonly-understood language to report the consensus of a panel of scientific experts on issues related to the environment. The audience for “Issues in Ecology” includes decision-makers at all levels for whom an objective presentation of the underlying science will increase the occurrence of ecologically-informed decisions. “Issues in Ecology” aims to build public understanding of the importance of the products and services provided by the environment to society. 

Please visit the “Issues in Ecology” page for an archive of material and for complete author guidelines.