Functional Ecology (journal)

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Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences, the Science Citation Index, Scopus. [2] According to the Journal Citation Reports , the journal has a 2018 impact factor of 5.037. [3]

Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts is an abstracting and indexing service covering aquatic science and its subfields. It is maintained by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. It replaced the previous Current Bibliography for Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries (FAO) and Aquatic Biology Abstracts.

BIOSIS Previews is an English-language, bibliographic database service, with abstracts and citation indexing. It is part of Clarivate Analytics Web of Science suite. BIOSIS Previews indexes data from 1926 to the present.

Current Contents is a rapid alerting service database from Clarivate Analytics, formerly the Institute for Scientific Information and Thomson Reuters. It is published online and in several different printed subject sections.

Types of papers

The journal publishes the following types of papers:

The journal also produces podcasts on a semi-regular basis, usually focusing on a recent article and has a blog, which includes interviews with authors and articles relating to the ecological academic and research community.

Podcast Type of digital media

A podcast is an episodic series of digital audio or video files which a user can download to listen. Alternatively, the word "podcast" may refer to the individual component of such a series or to an individual media file.

The scientific community is a diverse network of interacting scientists. It includes many "sub-communities" working on particular scientific fields, and within particular institutions; interdisciplinary and cross-institutional activities are also significant. Objectivity is expected to be achieved by the scientific method. Peer review, through discussion and debate within journals and conferences, assists in this objectivity by maintaining the quality of research methodology and interpretation of results.

Related Research Articles

Proceedings of the Royal Society is the parent title of two scientific journals published by the Royal Society. Originally a single journal, it was split into two separate journals in 1905:

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References

  1. Irschick, Duncan; Charles Fox; Ken Thompson; Alan Knapp; Liz Baker; Jennifer Meyer (28 January 2013). "Functional ecology: integrative research in the modern age of ecology". Functional Ecology. 27 (1): 1–4. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12037.
  2. "Functional Ecology". MIAR: Information Matrix for the Analysis of Journals. University of Barcelona . Retrieved 2019-08-21.
  3. "Functional Ecology". 2018 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science OR Social Sciences ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2019.