Category: Editorial news

Vegetation Classification and Survey (VCS) is inviting proposals for a Special Collection on “Classification of grasslands and other open vegetation types in the Palaearctic”

By Jürgen Dengler

Journal: VCS is the new gold open access journal of the International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS), started in May 2020. It is devoted to vegetation classification with any methodological approach and at any organisational scale. There is no limit to the length of articles as long as it is justified by the content.…

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VCS now with an attractive cover

By Jürgen Dengler, VCS Chief Editor

Vegetation Classification and Survey, the gold open access journal of IAVS in the fields of vegetation classification and ecoinformatics now has an attractive cover: https://vcs.pensoft.net/issue/2933. It was designed by the VCS Chief Editors together with the publisher to highlight both the diversity of vegetation types from around the globe that are covered in the journal and, via the similarity in style, the close connection to the two other IAVS journals, JVS and AVS.…

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First articles of Vegetation Classification and Survey (VCS) are online

Editorial provided by Jürgen Dengler

Vegetation Classification and Survey, the latest academic journal by the International Association for Vegetation Science, is officially launched with the publication of six research papers, accompanied by an inaugural Editorial, explaining the mission and key features of the novel scholarly outlet.…

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JVS/AVS launched Spotlights: online collections with free-access papers

Explore Spotlights, a new feature on the websites of JVS and AVS. Spotlights are collections of articles of a certain type that were published in our journals in the past, and will also include such articles published in the future. Our publisher, Wiley, kindly made all the previously published articles included in the Spotlight collections free-access.…

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Call for papers: the Journal of Vegetation Science invites contributions to a Special Issue “Macroecology of vegetation”

Vegetation is the basis of all terrestrial ecosystems and a focus on vegetation is crucial to understand the consequences of global change on the biosphere. We believe that vegetation science has much to offer in the fight to biodiversity loss and climate change, by contributing to some of the most important basic and applied research questions.…

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We renamed our blog into Vegetation Science Blog: Official blog of the IAVS journals, newly hosted at vegsciblog.org

There is an important update we would like to share with you: we changed the domain name of our blog into vegsciblog.org, and renamed our blog into Vegetation Science Blog: Official blog of the IAVS journals. The reason is that from now, we serve as a blogging platform for all three IAVS journals, newly including also Vegetation Classification and Survey.…

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Vegetation Classification and Survey (VCS), the new IAVS journal

Prepared by Jürgen Dengler, Idoia Biurrun, Florian Jansen & Wolfgang Willner

In summer 2019 IAVS decided to start a new, third association-owned journal, Vegetation Classification and Survey (VCS), next to Journal of Vegetation Science (JVS) and Applied Vegetation Science (AVS). VCS is replacing the collaboration of IAVS with Borntraeger Science Publishers in publishing Phytocoenologia, which ended 2019, with a journal fully integrated in IAVS’ journal portfolio.…

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