Diversity — Open Access Biodiversity Journal

Diversity (ISSN 1424-2818; CODEN: DIVEC6) is an open access journal on the science of biodiversity published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in BIOSIS Previews, Zoological Record and other databases.
  • CiteScore 2016 (Scopus): 2.03, which equals rank 10/41 (Q1) in 'Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)', rank 9/25 (Q2) in 'Ecological Modelling', rank 76/291 (Q2) in 'Ecology', rank 24/109 (Q1) in 'Nature and Landscape Conservation'.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 27 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in first half of 2017).

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Diversity
Trophic Ecology Guest Editor: Vitor H. Paiva
Deadline: 31 October 2017
Special Issue in Diversity
Mangrove Ecology and Conservation Guest Editor: Martin Zimmer
Deadline: 30 November 2017
Special Issue in Diversity
Marine Algal Phylogeographic Patterns: Causes and Consequences Guest Editor: Joe Zuccarello
Deadline: 31 December 2017
Special Issue in Diversity
Phylogenetic Exploration of Medicinal Plants Diversity Guest Editor: Henrik Balslev
Deadline: 31 January 2018
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