• Xingguo Han, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Executive Editor

  • Yegang Wu, Cardno ENTRIX

Managing Editor

  • De-Hui Zeng, Chinese Academy of Sciences


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Aims & scope


Ecological Processes is an Open Access peer-reviewed international journal devoted to the publication of high quality research, with articles on all aspects of biological, chemical, physical, and hydrological processes of ecosystem and landscape dynamics across spatial and temporal scales, while highlighting topics of current interest in certain issues. Emphasis is placed on techniques, approaches, and concepts, including but not limited to: descriptive, comparative, experimental, mathematical, statistical, and interdisciplinary approaches. Ecological Processes aims to provide better understanding of the ecosystem processes and landscape processes, therefore, better management of ecosystems and environments.

Open thematic series

Global Change and Ecological Processes

Deadline for submissions: December 31, 2015

Forthcoming article series

Urban Landscapes - from patterns to processes

This Special Issue aims at bridging the knowledge gap between urbanization, changing landscape and biodiversity, the processes involved and urban observation and monitoring methods. The use of these theoretical, conceptual to applied methods used in urban research and management will be the highlight of this Special Issue.

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