Journal of Applied Ecology
|Edited by||Marc Cadotte, Jos Barlow, Nathalie Pettorelli, Philip Stephens, Martin Nuñez|
The Journal of Applied Ecology is a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing research in all areas of environmental management. It was established in 1964 and is published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the British Ecological Society. The editors-in-chief are Marc Cadotte, Jos Barlow, Nathalie Pettorelli, Philip Stephens, and Martin Nuñez. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 5.196.
Types of papers published
The journal publishes the following types of papers:
- Standard Papers - research papers
- Forums - short contributions intended to stimulate debate
- Policy Directions - discussing policy
- Practitioner's Perspectives - application of research results to environmental management
The British Ecological Society awards an annual prize to the best paper from the previous year by an early career researcher in each of the Society’s journals. Journal of Applied Ecology awards the Southwood Prize.