Arid Ecosystems

Publisher: Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.

ISSN PRINT: 2079-0961
ISSN ONLINE: 2079-0988

ABOUT THIS JOURNAL

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SCOPE

Arid Ecosystems  is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research articles on desert and semidesert ecosystems and environment:

  • systematic studies of arid territories: climate changes, water supply of territories, soils as ecological factors of ecosystems state and dynamics in different scales (from local to global);
  • systematic studies of arid ecosystems: composition and structure, diversity, ecology; paleohistory; dynamics under anthropogenic and natural factors impact, including climate changes; studying of bioresources and biodiversity, and development of the mapping methods;
  • arid ecosystems protection: development of the theory and methods of degradation prevention and monitoring; desert ecosystems rehabilitation;
  • problems of desertification: theoretical and practical issues of modern aridization processes under anthropogenic impact and global climate changes.

The journal welcomes manuscripts from all countries.

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Contact the journal

Queries about submission issues, peer review process, or the status of your manuscript should be sent to the Editorial Office of Arid Ecosystems: ecosys@pleiadesonline.com