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IMPORTANT JOURNALS IN
FOREST AND LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY

 

ISI impact Factor '97

ISI Half- Life '97

Acceptance rate '97

Comments

Electronic submissions

Acta Forestalia Fennica

 

 

 

 

 

Acta Oecologica

0.979

6.1

 

 

 

Agricultural and Forest Meteorology

1.775

7.1

 

 

Available from wisc.edu

Agroforestry Systems

 

 

 

 

 

Allgemeine Forst und Jagdzeitung

0.309

9.0

 

 

 

American Forests

 

 

 

 

 

American Midland Naturalist

0.494

> 10

50 %

 

 

American Naturalist

4.317

> 10

21 %

 

Available from wisc.edu

Animal Conservation

 

 

 

New in 1998

 

Annals of Forest Science

1.156

2.2

 

Formerly Annales des Sciences Forestières

 

Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics

6.238

> 10

 

 

Available from wisc.edu

Applied Geographic Studies

 

 

 

New in 1997

 

Applied Geography

 

 

 

 

 

Applied Vegetation Science

 

 

 

New in 1998

 

Australian Journal of Ecology

1.323

8.5

50 %

 

 

Australian Journal of Plant Physiology

2.185

8.8

58 %

 

 

Biodiversity and Conservation

1.311

4.8

 

New in 1992

 

Biogeochemistry

1.830

6.0

35 %

 

 

Biogeographica

 

 

 

 

 

Biological Conservation

1.689

7.3

 

 

 

 

Biological Invasions

 

 

 

New in 1999

 

Biometrics

0.938     

> 10

27 %

 

 

BioScience

2.09

8.5

 

 

Available for AIBS members

Boreal Environmental Research

 

 

 

New in 1997

 

Botanical Review

2.0

> 10

 

 

 

Canadian Journal of Botany

0.980

> 10

 

 

 

Canadian Journal of Forest Research

1.108

9.1

50 %

 

 

Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing

 

 

 

 

 

Computer and electronics in agriculture

 

 

 

 

Available from wisc.edu

Conservation Biology

2.783

6.0

20 %

 

 

Conservation Ecology

 

 

 

New in 1997 and web-based

 

Diversity and Distribution

 

 

60 %

New in 1998

 

Earth Observation and Remote Sensing

 

 

 

 

 

Ecography

2.078

4.2

25 - 30 %

 

 

Ecological Abstracts

 

 

 

Compilation of abstracts, no original articles

 

Ecological Applications

3.335

5.0

30 %

 

Up to 1995 available via  JSTOR

Ecological Bulletins

 

 

 

 

 

Ecological Economics

1.204

4.3

 

 

 

Ecological Entomology

1.2

8.4

29 %

 

 

Ecological Management and Restoration

 

 

 

New in 2000, Blackwell

 

Ecological Modelling

1.182

5.4

 

 

 

Ecological Monographs

5.551

> 10

33 %

 

Up to 1995 available via  JSTOR

Ecological Research

0.697

6.6

 

 

 

Ecology

3.704

> 10

33 %

 

Up to 1995 available via  JSTOR

Ecology Letters

1.928

2.3

 

New in 1998

 

Ecoscience

1.181

4.3

55 - 60 %

New in 1994

 

Ecosystems

2.400

3.1

 

New in 1998

Available from wisc.edu

Ecosystem Health

0.900

3.1

 

New in 1995

 

Environment, Development and Sustainability

 

 

 

New in 1999

 

Environmental and Ecological Statistics

 

 

 

New in 1995

 

Environmental Conservation

 

 

 

 

 

Environmental History

 

 

10 - 15 %

New in 1996

 

Environmental Management

0.833

7.1

 

 

Available from wisc.edu

Environmental Modelling and Software

 

 

 

 

 

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

0.519

4.3

 

 

 

Forest and Landscape Research

 

 

 

New in 1996

 

Forest Ecology and Management

0.906

5.6

 

 

Available from wisc.edu

Forest Science

1.089

> 10

47 %

 

 

Forestry

0.520

 

 

 

Available from wisc.edu

Forestry Chronicle

0.402

9.0

60 - 70 %

 

 

Forest Policy and Economics

 

 

 

 

 

Forstwissenschaftlich es Centralblatt

0.411

> 10

 

 

 

Functional Ecology

2.114

6.8

40 %

 

 

Geoderma

0.839

7.4

70 %

 

Available from wisc.edu

Geographical Analysis

 

 

 

 

 

Geographical & Environmental Modelling

 

 

 

New in 1997

 

Geographical Systems

 

 

 

 

 

GeoInformatica

 

 

 

New in 1997

 

Geowissenschaften

 

 

 

 

 

Global Biogeochemical Cycles

3.606

4.7

47 - 54 %

 

 

Global Environmental Change

 

 

 

New in 1991

 

Global Change Biology

3.537

3.7

 

 

 

Global Ecology and Biogeography Letters

0.517

 

60 %

 

 

Hydrological Processes

0.940

5.0

 

 

 

IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing

1.419

5.9

 

 

 

International Journal of GIS

1.093

5.0

 

 

 

International Journal of Remote Sensing

0.771

5.7

 

 

 

International Journal of Wildland Fire

0.571

5.6

 

 

 

ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

 

 

 

 

Available from wisc.edu

Journal of Applied Ecology

2.937

9.1

 

 

 

Journal of Biogeography

1.497

7.1

40 - 50 %

 

 

Journal of chemical Ecology

1.429

8.4

 

 

 

Journal of Ecology

2.291

> 10

< 30 %

 

Up to 1995 available via  JSTOR

Journal of Environmental Management

0.348

6.8

 

 

 

Journal of Forestry

0.429

> 10

59 - 66 %

 

 

Journal of Geophysical Research

2.416

7.4

 

 

 

Journal of Sustainable Forestry

 

 

 

 

 

Journal of Vegetation Science

1.414

6.0

45 %

 

 

Journal of Wildlife Management

1.593

> 10

30 %

 

 

Landscape and Urban Planning

0.477

6.0

 

 

 

Landscape Ecology

1.863

7.6

 

 

 

Landscape Research

 

 

 

 

 

Molecular Ecology

2.478

3.6

< 33 %

 

 

Natural Areas Journal

0.778

6.9

55 - 68 %

 

 

Nature

27.368

6.5

10 %

 

 

Nature & Resources

 

 

 

 

 

New Forests

0.519

5.0

 

 

 

New Phytologist

1.967

8.1

57 %

 

 

The Northern Journal of Applied Forestry

 

 

 

 

 

Oecologia

2.474

10.0

 

 

 

Oikos

2.499

8.4

35 %

 

 

Oryx

1.309

6.2

55 %

 

 

Phil. Trans., Biological Series

2.873

7.2

 

 

Available from wisc.edu

Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing

1.103

7.2

 

 

 

Photosynthesis Research

1.948

4.7

 

 

 

Plant, Cell and Environment

3.084

5.5

35 %

 

 

Plant Ecology (formerly Vegetatio)

1.059

3.7

40 %

 

 

Plant Physiology

4.311

6.9

 

 

Available from wisc.edu

Remote Sensing of Environment

2.198

5.9

55 %

 

 

Remote Sensing Reviews

 

 

 

 

 

Restoration Ecology

1.011

4.6

 

 New in 1993

 

Science

24.676

5.7

14 - 17 %

 

 

Silva Fennica

0.649

8.3

 

 

 

Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research

0.692

7.2

 

 

 

Soil Science Society of America Journal

1.336

> 10

 

 

Available from wisc.edu

The Southern Journal of Applied Forestry

 

 

 

 

 

Sustainable Development

 

 

 

 

 

Tellus A

1.181

5.4

 

 

 

Tellus B

2.011

6.7

 

 

 

Trans. of the Wisc. Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters

 

 

 

 

 

Trends in Ecology and Evolution

10.508

5.7

 

 

 

Tree Physiology

2.309

5.4

 

 

 

Trees

0.863

5.8

< 60 %

 

 

Vegetation History and Archaeobotany

 

 

 

New in 1992

 

Water Resources Research

1.648

8.6

35 %

 

 

The Western Journal of Applied Forestry

 

 

 

 

 

Zeitschrift fuer Jagdwissenschaft

0.183

> 10

 

 

 

Robert Peet, editor of Ecology and Ecological Monographs, provided a valuable word of caution about ISI Impact Factors.

For more detailed information on Impact Factor, Halftime, and many more indices, please consult the Journal Citation Report, published by the Institute for Scientific Information.

Comments? radeloff@facstaff.wisc.edu