About the blog

vegsciblog.org is an official blog of Applied Vegetation Science, Journal of Vegetation Science, Vegetation Classification and Survey, Palaearctic Grasslands and IAVS Bulletin, scientific journals owned by the International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS).

Blog editors:

  • David Zelený, National Taiwan University, Taiwan (current receiving blog editor and JVS Associate Editor)
  • Viktoria Wagner, University of Alberta, AL (AVS Associate Editor)
  • Peter Minchin, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL (blog linguistic editor and IAVS Publications Officer)

Authors of papers accepted and published in the IAVS journals are invited to write some of the blog contributions, including a short Plain Language Summary, a longer Behind the Paper contribution, or record a Video Summary. The blog also offers a communication platform for publishing Editorial News, Guest posts and online discussion of research published in the IAVS journals.

If you are interested in contributing to the blog, please prepare the post following the instructions in Author Guidelines and email it (together with original files of the photographs or images) to the receiving blog editor at editor@vegsciblog.org.