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Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

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Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

General Information

Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment is the members' journal of the Ecological Society of America. 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 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. You'll read about 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 institutions.


Impact Factor
Frontiers' 2009 Impact Factor: 6.922
Ranked 2nd out of 180 journals in the Environmental Sciences category and 4th out of 127 journals in the Ecology category.

Frontiers includes:
Peer-reviewed, synthetic review articles on all aspects of ecology, the environment and related disciplines
Short, high-impact research communications of broad interdisciplinary appeal
Breaking news on people, policy, and research from around the world
Multi-author and "two views" debates on current issues and controversies
Regular feature highlighting current legal issues affecting the environment
Our resident back-page columnist
Display and classified advertising opportunities
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.

International Advisory Board

Rosina Bierbaum (USA) • Juan Carlos Castilla (Chile) • Andrew Dobson (USA) • Carl Folke (Sweden) • Madhav Gadgil (India) • Kanehiro Kitayama (Japan ) • Simon A. Levin (USA) • Michel Loreau (Canada) • Thomas Lovejoy (USA) • Jane Lubchenco (USA) • Harold Mooney (USA) • Robin Reid (Kenya) • Walter Reid (USA) • Robert Scholes (South Africa) • Zhao Shidong (China) • William Steffen (Sweden) • Reynaldo Victoria (Brazil) • Diana Wall (USA)

Editorial Board

» Susan Barker (University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada)
» Barbara Bedford (Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA)
» Patrick J Bohlen (MacArthur Agro-ecology Research Center, Lake Placid, FL, USA)
» Brian S Cade (US Geological Survey, Fort Collins, CO, USA)
» Sean Connolly (James Cook University, Townsville, Australia)
» Thomas O Crist (Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA)
» James Detling (Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA)
» Jeffrey Dukes (Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA)
» Diane Ebert-May (Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA)
» Stanley Faeth (University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, USA)
» Timothy Fahey (Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA)
» David C Finnoff (University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA)
» Thomas Fontaine (USEPA, Corvallis, OR, USA)
» Susan Galatowitsch (University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN, USA)
» Kathleen A Galvin (Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA)
» Edwin (Ted) Grosholz (University of California, Davis, CA, USA)
» J Morgan Grove (USDA Forest Service, Baltimore, MD, USA)
» Samuel Gubins (Annual Reviews, Palo Alto, CA, USA)
» Jin-Sheng He (Peking University, Beijing, China)
» Jeffrey E Herrick (USDA ARS Jornada Experimental Range, Las Cruces, NM)
» Bruce A Hungate (Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, USA)
» Louise E Jackson (University of California, Davis, CA, USA)
» Stephen T Jackson (University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA)
» Francis C James (Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA)
» Richard K Kobe (Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA)
» Joshua J Lawler (University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA)
» Karin Limburg (SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry, Syracuse, NY)
» Michelle Marvier (Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA, USA)
» Gary Matlock (NOAA, Silver Spring, MD, USA)
» Brian McGill (University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA)
» George A Middendorf (Howard University, Washington DC)
» Julian Olden (University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA)
» Michael L Pace (University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA)
» Robert R Parmenter (Valles Caldera National Preserve, Jemez Springs, NM, USA)
» Louis Pitelka (Appalachian Laboratory, Frostburg, MD, USA)
» Uma Ramakrishnan (National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India)
» Taylor Ricketts (WWF, Washington, DC, USA)
» Timothy D Schowalter (Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA)
» Scott M Swinton (Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA)
» Heather Tallis (Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA)

Formats and Subscription Rates
Print: 10 issues per year
Full-web version (HTML and PDF)
Free to ESA members (print and online)
Membership rates range from $26 - $100

For details, or to join ESA, visit http://www.esa.org/

Editorial Inquiries:
Editor-in-Chief: Sue Silver 
Assistant Editor: Ken Ferguson
Assistant Editor: Peter Mooreside

Advertising Inquiries:
Marketing and Advertising Manager
Eric Gordon
Non-members (print and online)
Individuals $100
Developing countries $46
Students $26

Institutions (print only)
USA $267 (small) - 278 (medium/large)
Overseas $267 (small) - 278 (medium/large) plus $55 postage

Subscription Information:
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