What's New!

  • ECI Prize 2016 in Marine Ecology: The Ecology Institute Jury chaired by Prof. Christine Maggs has elected Prof. Jane Lubchenco (Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA) as winner of the Excellence in Ecology Prize, and Dr Mary O’Connor (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada) as winner of the IRPE (International Recognition of Professional Excellence) Prize. Congratulations!
  • SEDAO incorporated into AB. As of January, 2016, Sexuality and Early Development in Aquatic Organisms has been discontinued as an independent journal and incorporated into Aquatic Biology. An archive of content will remain available. New submissions should follow the AB guidelines.
  • New Editors-in-Chief for MEPS appointed. We are very pleased to announce a new leadership for the editorial board of Marine Ecology Progress Series: Professors Charles Peterson, Katherine Richardson, Rory Wilson and Myron Peck (as Coordinator) will share the task of Editor-in-Chief.
  • Publication times cut. All IR journals now average under 55 days from acceptance of manuscripts to publication of final, paginated versions. This has been achieved without compromising the rigorous copyediting and production standards for which IR is known.
  • New Director of the Ecology Institute: Professor Brian Moss, of Liverpool, UK, has now been appointed as Director of the ECI.
  • An obituary of IR's founder, Professor Otto Kinne, has been published in MEPS Vol 528, entitled "A life devoted to aquatic ecology: a tribute to Otto Kinne" and authored by Victor Smetacek. 
  • ECI Prize 2015 in Freshwater (Limnetic) Ecology: The Ecology Institute Jury chaired by Prof. Mary Power has elected Prof. John Smol (Canada Research Chair in Environmental Change, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada) as winner of the Excellence in Ecology Prize, and Dr Mariana Meerhoff (Universidad de la República, Maldonado, Uruguay) as winner of the IRPE (International Recognition of Professional Excellence) Prize. Congratulations!
  • New Associate Editor-in-Chief for MEPS and AB: Myron Peck, of The Institute for Hydrobiology and Fisheries Science, University of Hamburg, Germany, has been appointed to the editorial boards of Marine Ecology Progress Series and Aquatic Biology as Associate Editor-in-Chief. Welcome aboard!
  • ECI Prize 2014 in Terrestrial Ecology: The Ecology Institute Jury chaired by Professor Hal Mooney has elected Prof. William H. Schlesinger (President Emeritus of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY, USA) as winner of the Excellence in Ecology Prize, and Prof. Lian Pin Koh (University of Adelaide, Australia) as winner of the IRPE (International Recognition of Professional Excellence) Prize. Congratulations!