Journal of Biogeography

Journal of Biogeography

Infobox Journal

The April 2007 cover of the "Journal of Biogeography"
discipline = Geography/Ecology
website =
publisher = Blackwell Publishing
country = USA
abbreviation = None
history = 1974 to present
frequency = Monthly
ISSN = 0305-0270

The "Journal of Biogeography" (Blackwell Publishing), first published in 1974, is the leading international scientific journal in the subject of biogeography. Papers dealing with all aspects of spatial, ecological and historical biogeography are considered for publication. Its mission is stated as follows: "... to contribute to the growth and societal relevance of the discipline of biogeography through its role in the dissemination of biogeographical research. To that end, the editorial policy is that the journal seeks to be representative of the discipline of biogeography, to be global in scope, and to be inclusive of major traditions and viewpoints within the discipline." The founding editor was Dr. David Watts, followed by Professor John Flenley. Professor Philip Stott was Editor-in-Chief between 1987 and 2004. The current Editor-in-Chief is Professor Robert Whittaker.

Recent rankings for "JB" are as follows:
*ISI Journal Citation Reports Ranking 2004:
**3/29 (Geography, Physical);
**27/107 (Ecology);
*Impact factor: 2.329.

See also

* List of scientific journals
* List of social science journals
* List of scientific journals in earth and atmospheric sciences

External links

* [ Journal of Biogeography]

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