|Edited by||Robert Freckleton, Bob O'Hara and Jana Vamosi|
|ISO 4||Methods Ecol. Evol.|
|ISSN|| 2041-210X |
Methods in Ecology and Evolution is a peer-reviewed scientific journal focused on advancing new methodologies in ecology and evolution. It began publication in 2010, and is the second youngest journal of the British Ecological Society. Methods in Ecology and Evolution is only available online. According to the 2014 Journal Citation Reports , the journal was ranked 9th out of 149 journals in the category "Ecology".
Methods in Ecology and Evolution publishes methodological papers from all areas of ecology and evolution, including statistical and theoretical methods, methods in phylogenetics, and fieldwork methodologies.
As well as publishing research papers, the journal encourages the publication of supplementary material such as computer code, methodological tutorials, and explanatory videos.A regular podcast is produced by the editorial office, in which selected authors are asked to discuss their papers in greater depth.
Sir Arthur George Tansley FLS, FRS was an English botanist and a pioneer in the science of ecology.
Ecology is a scientific journal that publishes research and synthesizes papers in the field of ecology. It was founded in 1920 as the continuation of Plant World, and is published by the Ecological Society of America. According to the Journal Citation Reports, it is currently ranked 15th out of 136 journals in the Ecology category.
The Journal of Ecology is a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering all aspects of the ecology of plants. It was established in 1913 and is published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the British Ecological Society.
The British Ecological Society is a learned society in the field of ecology that was founded in 1913. It is the oldest ecological society in the world. The Society's original objective was "to promote and foster the study of Ecology in its widest sense" and this remains the central theme guiding its activities today. The Society had, circa 2013 around 4,000 members of which 14% are students. It has always had an international membership and currently 42% are outside the United Kingdom, in a total of 92 countries. The head office is located in London.
Ecological indicators are used to communicate information about ecosystems and the impact human activity has on ecosystems to groups such as the public or government policy makers. Ecosystems are complex and ecological indicators can help describe them in simpler terms that can be understood and used by non-scientists to make management decisions. For example, the number of different beetle taxa found in a field can be used as an indicator of biodiversity.
K. Ullas Karanth is a conservation zoologist and a leading tiger expert based in Karnataka, India. He was the director of the Wildlife Conservation Society's India Programme. He is notable for pioneering the scientific use of camera traps in population density studies of large wild mammals in India. He was a Senior Conservation Scientist with the New York based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Technical Director of the WCS Tiger Conservation Program.
Douglas Graham Altman FMedSci was an English statistician best known for his work on improving the reliability and reporting of medical research and for highly cited papers on statistical methodology. He was professor of statistics in medicine at the University of Oxford, founder and Director of Centre for Statistics in Medicine and Cancer Research UK Medical Statistics Group, and co-founder of the international Equator Network for health research reliability.
Conservation Biology is a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the Society for Conservation Biology, published by Wiley-Blackwell and established in May 1987. It covers the science and practice of conserving Earth's biological diversity, including issues concerning any of the Earth's ecosystems or regions. The editor-in-chief is Mark Burgman.
(John) Philip Grime 30th April 1935 - 19th April 2021 was an ecologist and emeritus professor at the University of Sheffield. He is best known for his Universal adaptive strategy theory, for the unimodal relationship between species richness and site productivity, for the Intermediate Disturbance Hypothesis, for the DST classification and, with Simon Pierce, universal adaptive strategy theory (UAST) and the twin filter model of community assembly and eco-evolutionary dynamics.
Alexander Stuart Watt FRS(21 June 1892 – 2 March 1985) was a Scottish botanist and plant ecologist.
Mark A. O'Neill is an English computational biologist with interests in artificial intelligence, systems biology, complex systems and image analysis. He is the creator and lead programmer on a number of computational projects including the Digital Automated Identification SYstem (DAISY) for automated species identification and PUPS P3, an organic computing environment for Linux.
Functional Ecology is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering physiological, behavioural, and evolutionary ecology, as well as ecosystems and community ecology, emphasizing an integrative approach.
The Journal of Animal Ecology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing research in all areas of animal ecology. It began publication in 1932, and as such is the second oldest journal of the British Ecological Society. It is available both in print and online.
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment is a peer-reviewed scientific journal issued ten times per year, and 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, a letters section, job ads, and special columns. It is published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2019 impact factor of 9.295, ranking it fifth out of 265 journals in the category "Environmental Sciences" and fourth out of 168 journals in the category "Ecology".
Dr. Margaret Bryan Davis is an American palynologist and paleoecologist, who used pollen data to study the vegetation history of the past 21,000 years. She showed conclusively that temperate- and boreal-forest species migrated at different rates and in different directions while forming a changing mosaic of communities. Early in her career, she challenged the standard methods and prevailing interpretations of the data and fostered rigorous analysis in palynology. As a leading figure in ecology and paleoecology, she served as president of the Ecological Society of America and the American Quaternary Association and as chair of the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior at the University of Minnesota. In 1982 she was elected to the National Academy of Sciences and, in 1993, received the Eminent Ecologist Award from the Ecological Society of America.
Sociological Methodology is an annual peer-reviewed academic journal that covers research methods in the field of sociology. The editors-in-chief are David Melamed and Mike Vuolo. It was established in 1969 and is currently published by SAGE Publications on behalf of the American Sociological Association.
Anurag Agrawal is an American professor of ecology, evolutionary biology, and entomology who has written over a 150 peer-reviewed articles, which earned him an h-index of 74. He is the author of a popular science book, Monarchs and Milkweeds from Princeton University Press, and is currently the James A. Perkins Professor of Environmental Studies at Cornell University.
Kirsten M. Parris is an Australian urban ecologist, Professor of Urban Ecology in the School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences at the University of Melbourne and an Honorary Associate of the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria. She also leads the National Environmental Science Program's Research Hub for Clean Air and Urban Landscapes.
Adam Hart FRES FRSB born in Brixham, South Devon is an English scientist, author and broadcaster. He has co-presented three BBC TV documentaries on social insects. Hart has written and presented numerous BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service documentaries and written more than 100 scientific papers.
Kristine French is an Australian plant biologist who is a Professor at the University of Wollongong, where she has directed the Janet Cosh Herbarium since 1992. She is known for researching the ecology of weeds, studying urban ecology and "endangered species and forest ecology."