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top 20 keywords 2014

This word cloud shows the top 20 keywords that were present in all articles that were published in Ecography during 2014. The larger the size of a word, the more often that keyword occurred in articles during 2014.

Intecol special Issue Q and A

The INTECOL special issue (live 2 April) treats biodiversity, a critical concept for ecology and evolution and one of the most political, with a focus on (1) key factors generating and maintaining biodiversity, (2) the difficult, but crucial issue of spatial scale, and (3)...

New Subject Editor: Jessica Blois

Jessica Blois kestrelsJessica Blois— Biography Dr Jessica Blois is an Assistant Professor in Life and Environmental Sciences at UC Merced. Dr Blois received her undergraduate degree in Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution from the University of California, San Diego and then worked for a few years...

New Subject Editor: Miguel Matias

Miguel Matias is a Marie Curie Fellow at the Imperial College London (UK). In 2011, Miguel received his PhD in Ecology from the University of Sydney (Australia). Following his PhD, was got a postdoctoral fellowship at the Evolutionary Community Ecology group at the CNRS (...

New Subject Editor Christine N Meynard

Dr Meynard is an ecologist with interests in species distributions, metacommunities and diversity at intermediate to large scales, as well as in the use of virtual ecology in macroecological studies. She received her PhD in Ecology from the University of California at Davis...

New Subject Editor: Jean-Philippe Lessard

Jean-Philippe Lessard is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. In 2010, J.-P. received his PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He then worked as...

New paper categories: Commentary and Brevia

Dear authors and readers, I am pleased to announce some major changes in Ecography. It has been a while since we felt that we needed to diversify the profile of Ecography. Most papers in Ecography are original research papers, but we have some high profile Reviews &...

New Subject Editor: Hector Arita

Héctor T. Arita is professor of ecology in the Centre of Research on Ecosystems (CIECO) of the National Autonomous University of México (UNAM) in the Morelia, Michoacán campus. After completing his Ph.D. at the University of Florida in 1992, he joined the faculty of UNAM,...

New Subject Editor: Kenneth Feeley

Kenneth J. Feeley in an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Florida, USA. Feeley received his PhD in Biology from Duke University in 2005 in recognition of his investigations into the effects of...

A good hypothesis is a matter of scale

Graduate students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill used data from over 52 000 forested locations in the eastern U.S. to show that there is no regional level support for a widely held ecological hypothesis. The hypothesis, termed the stress-dominance...

New Subject Editor Morgan Tingley

Dr Morgan Tingley is a global change ecologist with interests in distributional ecology, community ecology, and climate change. He received an M.Sc. in Zoology from Oxford University in 2004, and his PhD in Environmental Science, Policy and Management from the University of...

New Software Note editor: Brody Sandel

Dr Brody Sandel is a community ecologist and macroecologist with interests in global change, vegetation dynamics and global diversity patterns. He is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Bioscience and the Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University...

New Subject Editor: Daniel Kissling

Dr W. Daniel Kissling is a quantitative biodiversity scientist, with an interest in macroecology & biogeography, spatial ecology, biotic interactions, and global change. He obtained his doctoral degree in 2008 at the University of Mainz, Germany (with Katrin Böhning-...

New Subject Editor: Corrie Moreau

Dr Corrie Moreau is an Assistant Curator in the Department of Science and Education at the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Corrie completed her Ph.D. at Harvard University in 2007 where she investigated the evolution and diversification of ants and...

Photo covers

EcographyFrom January 2014, Ecography will have a photo on each cover from one of the articles included in that particular issue. Would you like to contribute to the cover associated with your article? Cover photos can be of your study animal , field work location or graphs/art work...

See you at Nordic Oikos 2014?

The Nordic Society Oikos will host a meeting in Stockholm 3-6 February 2014. Read more at http://www.zoologi.su.se/nordic_oikos2014/index.php Will we see you there?

Upcoming IBS special issue

Keep an eye out for the upcoming IBS special issue that are proceedings from the IBS Miami 2013 meeting. We also have an upcoming special issue in 2014 called "Demography as the basis for understanding and predicting range dynamics "

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