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Bringing together significant work on all aspects of the subject, Behavioral Ecology is broad-based and covers both empirical and theoretical approaches. Studies on the whole range of behaving organisms, including plants, invertebrates, vertebrates, and humans, are included.
Behavioral Ecology construes the field in its broadest sense to include 1) the use of ecological and evolutionary processes to explain the occurrence and adaptive significance of behavior patterns; 2) the use of behavioral processes to predict ecological patterns, and 3) empirical, comparative analyses relating behavior to the environment in which it occurs.
Behavioral Ecology is the official journal of the International Society for Behavioral Ecology. All individuals and student subscribers to Behavioral Ecology automatically become members of the Society. For more information see the subscription information.
Behavioral Ecology is published bimonthly.
ABSTRACTING AND INDEXING SERVICES
Behavioral Ecology is covered by the following major indexing/ abstracting services:
Animal Breeding Abstracts
CSA Animal Behavior Abstracts
Current Contents® /Agriculture, Biology, and Environmental Sciences
Elsevier BIOBASE - Current Awareness in Biological Sciences (CABS)
Journal Citation Reports /Science Edition
Science Citation Index®
IMPACT FACTOR AND RANKING
|Year||Impact Factor||Si: Behavioral Sciences||Si: Zoology||Si: Ecology|
|2012||3.216||17 out of 49||6 out of 149||34 out of 136|
|2011||3.083||18 out of 47||10 out of 146||36 out of 131|
|2010||2.926||17 out of 48||7 out of 145||41 out of 129|
|2009||2.981||20 out of 49||5 out of 127||39 out of 127|
|2008||3.224||10 out of 47||5 out of 125||30 out of 124|
|2007||3.018||9 out of 45||6 out of 124||27 out of 116|
|2006||3.061||11 out of 43||4 out of 114||23 out of 114|
This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI.
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Impact factor: 3.216
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