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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

Subscription information:

Institutional subscriptions available via JSTOR.

Individual 1 year subscription available here.

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

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

Journal Impact Factors

2 year impact factor: 0.674
5 year impact factor: 0.731
Total citations: 235

2014 impact factor: 8.7 years Cited Half-Life

2013 five year impact factor: 0.588

2013 impact factor: 0.619

2012 five year impact factor: 0.764

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.

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