Author: David Zeleny

EIVE 1.0 – The largest system of ecological indicator values in Europe is now available

The post was provided by Jürgen Dengler, Florian Jansen & François Gillet

Geographic coverage of the 31 ecological indicator value systems that entered the calculation of the consensus system of EIVE 1.0 (image from the original article).

This Behind the paper post refers to the article Ecological Indicator Values for Europe (EIVE) 1.0 by Jürgen Dengler, Florian Jansen, Olha Chusova, Elisabeth Hüllbusch, Michael P.…

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The benefits of publishing in society-owned scientific journals

Prepared by Milan Chytrý, Valério D. Pillar, Jodi N. Price, Viktoria Wagner, Susan K. Wiser & David Zelený

This text has been published as part of the Editorial in Applied Vegetation Science on January 2023 (https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12705)

When looking for a suitable journal in which to publish manuscripts, we usually consider how the topic of the study matches the journal’s scope, and how reputable the journal is, which is typically judged from the impact factor or a similar citation-based metric.…

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VCS: Important news

The post provided by Jürgen Dengler (on behalf of all VCS Chief Editors)

CiteScoreTracker of Vegetation Classification and Survey in December 2022.

With the third year of Vegetation Classification and Survey (VCS), IAVS’ gold open access journal, coming to a successful end, the Chief Editors have two important announcements:

First, Thanks to the generosity of IAVS, articles from first authors who are IAVS members remain exempt from article processing charges (APCs) until 30 June 2023.…

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Climatic definitions of the world’s terrestrial biomes

Prepared by Javier Loidi, Gonzalo Navarro-Sánchez and Denys Vynokurov

Domains, Ecozones, Biomes and Subbiomes of the Earth. Distribution of the 20 subbiomes across the world. 1a Polar tundra, 1b Tundras of the temperate mountains in cryoro belt, 1c Tundras of the tropical mountains in cryoro belt, 2a Lowland boreal Taiga, 2b Forests and shrublands of the temperate oro belt, 3a Temperate deciduous forests, 4a Lauroid evergreen forest of the lowlands, 4b Conifer coastal forests, 4c Tropical montane cloud lauroid and conifer evergreen forest, 5a Oceanic sclerophyllous-microphyllous evergreen forests and shrublands (Mediterranean), 5b Continental scrub and woodlands, 5c Patagonian shrubland, 6a Forest-steppe, 6b Grass-steppe, 7a Cold deserts and semi-deserts, 7b Temperate deserts and semi-deserts, 7c Warm deserts and semi-deserts, 8a Tropical xeric shrublands and woodlands, 8b Tropical pluviseasonal forests and woodlands, 9a Tropical rain forests.
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