Aims and Scope

Basic and Applied Ecology provides a forum in which significant advances and ideas can be rapidly communicated to a wide audience. Basic and Applied Ecology publishes minireviews and original contributions from all areas of basic and applied ecology. Ecologists from all countries are invited to publish ecological research of international interest in its pages. There is no bias with regard to taxon or geographical area.

Basic and Applied Ecology is the official journal of the "Gesellschaft für Ökologie", representing ecologists of Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. Characteristic features of this scientific society include a broad spectrum of disciplines, so plant and animal ecologists, agroecologists, forest ecologists, tropical ecologists, soil ecologists, geoecologists, limnologists, conservationists, and landscape ecologists will shape the journal's contents. Basic and Applied Ecology actively solicits papers that strive to integrate the various disciplines and issues within the broad field of ecology.

For members of the "Gesellschaft für Ökologie" (the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland) a personal copy of Basic and Applied Ecology (BAE) is included in their membership for only 75 Euro per year. Please contact PD Dr. Rainer Waldhardt (E-mail: [email protected]) to become a member.


Ecologists, botanists, zoologists, agroecologists, forest ecologists, tropical ecologists, soil ecologists, limnologists, geoecologists, landscape ecologists


Yvonne Kennedy

Tel.: + 353 61 709-643
Fax: + 353 61 709-112
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