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Biology and Environment

Biology and Environment is a broad spectrum, peer-reviewed journal publishing biological and environmental research on topics of Irish interest for an international readership.

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Edited by Professor Bruce Osborne 

Print ISSN: 0791-7945
Online ISSN: 2009-003X
Frequency: 1 Volume, 3 Issues/Year

Free compilation of all Praeger Reviews published in Biology and Environment

In 2010, Biology and Environment published the first in its series of ‘Praeger Reviews’, commissioned articles written by international experts that focus on biological and environmental research topics. A free online supplement gathering together all Praeger Reviews published to date is free to download here.

Subscription information:

Institutional subscriptions available via JSTOR.

Individual 1 year subscription available here.

To purchase individual hardcopy issues contact publications@ria.ie.

Editors and Editorial Board
Instructions to Authors

The archive for Biology and Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, excluding the most recent year, is available in JSTOR.

Journal Impact Factors

  • 2017 Impact Factor : 0.690

  • 2016 Impact Factor : 0.302

  • 2015 Impact Factor : 0.326

  • 2014 Impact Factor : 0.674

  • 2013 Impact Factor : 0.619

  • 2012 Impact Factor : 0.656

  • 2011 Impact Factor : 0.415

  • 2010 Impact Factor : 0.425

Biology and Environment is a broad spectrum, peer-reviewed journal publishing biological and environmental research on topics of Irish interest for an international readership. The journal should be essential reading for those researchers concerned with the disciplines on the island of Ireland.

Special issues of the journal are open access and have addressed Small Water Bodies, the Water Framework DirectiveEuropean vegetation in the 21st century, the flora and fauna of Atlantic islandsthreatened Irish freshwater fishesthe BurrenBiodiversityCyanobacterial symbiosis, and the ecology of old mine sites.

Biology and Environment has been listed in Thomson Reuters, the Web of Science, which will ensure that it will remain a key Irish journal, publishing research of national and international importance.

The Academy is extremely grateful to the following for their support of the journal: 

 

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