Journal of Applied Ecology

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Journal of Applied Ecology  
Discipline Environmental management
Language English
Edited by Marc Cadotte, Jos Barlow, Nathalie Pettorelli, Philip Stephens, Martin Nuñez
Publication details
Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the British Ecological Society (United Kingdom)
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
ISSN 0021-8901 (print)
1365-2664 (web)
LCCN 64009478
OCLC no. 525578170

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.[1]

Types of papers published[edit]

The journal publishes the following types of papers:[2]

  • Standard Papers - research papers
  • Reviews
  • Commentaries
  • Forums - short contributions intended to stimulate debate
  • Policy Directions - discussing policy
  • Practitioner's Perspectives - application of research results to environmental management

Southwood Prize[edit]

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.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Journal of Applied Ecology". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016. 
  2. ^ "Author Guidelines". Journal of Applied Ecology. Wiley-Blackwell. Retrieved 2016-10-25. 
  3. ^ "Southwood Prize". British Ecological Society. Retrieved 2016-10-25. 

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