Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
December 2013 cover
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
|Front. Ecol. Environ.|
|Discipline||Ecology, environmental science|
Ecological Society of America (United States)
|Special Issues; Dispatches; Life Lines|
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Ecological Society of America (ESA). The journal, issued 10 times per year, consists of peer-reviewed, synthetic review articles on all aspects of ecology, the environment, and related disciplines, as well as short, high-impact research communications of broad interdisciplinary appeal. Additional features include editorials, breaking news (domestic and international), a letters section, job ads, and special columns.
Aims and scope
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment is a benefit of membership of the ESA. International in scope and interdisciplinary in approach, Frontiers focuses on current ecological issues and environmental challenges.
Frontiers is aimed at professional ecologists and scientists working in related disciplines. With content that is timely, interesting, and accessible, even to those reading outside their own area of expertise, it has a broad, interdisciplinary appeal and is relevant to all users of ecological science, including policy makers, resource managers, and educators.
Frontiers covers all aspects of ecology, the environment, and related subjects, focusing on global issues, broadly impacting research, cross-disciplinary or multi-country endeavors, new techniques and technologies, new approaches to old problems, and practical applications of ecological science.
The journal is sent to all ESA members as part of their membership, and is also available by subscription to non-members and institutional libraries.
Abstracting and indexing
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment is covered by Current Contents Agriculture, Biology, and Environmental Sciences, Science Citation Index, ISI Alerting Services, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, Biobase, Geobase, Scopus, CAB Abstracts, and EBSCO Environmental Issues and Policy Index.
According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 7.615, ranking it 3nd[clarification needed] out of 210 journals in the category "Environmental Sciences" and 6th out of 136 journals in the category "Ecology".
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- "Journals Ranked by Impact: Environmental Sciences". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.
- "Journals Ranked by Impact: Ecology". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.