Vegetation Classification and Survey (VCS): publish without fees

By Jürgen Dengler (VCS Chief Editor)

Vegetation Classification and Survey (VCS) is the new gold open access journal of IAVS devoted to vegetation classification and ecoinformatics. To facilitate the start of the new journal, the IAVS Councils has decided on 24 July 2020 to waive all article processing charges (APCs) of papers submitted in 2020 and 2021 by first authors who are IAVS members. Therefore, you can save 600 and 850 EUR compared to the regular APCs incurred in these years.

We hope that this will stimulate many submissions of exciting papers from IAVS members in the near future (and those who are not IAVS members yet, can join the association for low fees at