Acta Ecologica Sinica (International Journal) is a bimonthly journal sponsored by Ecological Society of China. In 2006, Elsevier started publishing the Journal on Science Direct, the online full text and bibliographic information resource. After the first stage cooperation, in 2009, Acta Ecologica Sinica (International Journal) started our second stage cooperation with Elsevier as an English academic journal.
Aims and Scope
Acta Ecologica Sinica (International Journal) publishes recent theories and novel experimental results in ecology, and facilitates academic exchange and discussions internationally. It is expected that the journal will promote the development of and foster research talents for ecological studies, so as to contribute to the knowledge innovation and sustainable development.
Published papers should bear the characteristics of combined ecological research frontiers, unveiling mechanisms of the interactions between life and environment, and promoting the development of ecological science. Publishing the study results of regional ecology is the main feature of the journal.
This journal publishes papers on animal ecology, plant ecology, microbial ecology, agroecology,
forestry ecology, grassland ecology, soil ecology, ocean and aquatic ecology, landscape ecology, chemical ecology, contaminant ecology, urban and human ecology. We particularly welcome reviews on recent developments in ecology, novel experimental studies and short communications on innovative research, new theories, methodologies, new techniques, book reviews, and research news and laboratory introductions.
Papers accepted for publication in Acta Ecologica Sinica (International Journal) become copyright of the Publisher, Ecological Society of China. Authors will be asked to sign an Exclusive License Form (transfer of copyright form). In signing the Exclusive License Form, it is assumed that authors have obtained permission to use any copyrighted or previously published material. All authors must read and agree to the conditions outlined in the Exclusive License Form, and must sign the form or agree that the corresponding author can sign on their behalf. Articles cannot be published until a signed Exclusive License Form has been received.