About the blog

jvsavsblog.org is an official blog of the Journal of Vegetation Science and Applied Vegetation Science, journals published by the International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS).

Blog editors: 

  • David Zelený, National Taiwan University, Taiwan (current receiving blog editor and JVS associate editor)
  • Viktoria Wagner, University of Alberta, AL (AVS editorial board member)
  • Peter Minchin, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL (blog linguistic editor)

Authors of papers accepted and published in JVS or AVS are invited to write some of the blog contributions, including a short Plain Language Summary, a longer Behind the Paper contribution, or record a Video Summary. The blog also offers a communication platform for publishing Editorial News, Guest posts and online discussion of research published in the JVS and AVS journals.

If you are interested in contributing to the blog, please prepare the post following the instructions in Author Guidelines and email it (together with original files of the photographs or images) to the receiving editor at editor@jvsavsblog.org.