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Botanica Marina

Editor-in-Chief: Dring, Matthew

6 Issues per year

IMPACT FACTOR 2015: 1.250

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2015: 0.608
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2015: 0.664
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2015: 1.324

    249,00 € / $374.00 / £187.00*

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    Your benefits
    • Cutting-edge research in the field of marine botany
    • Theoretical, experimental or practical approach to significant topics
    • International, highly qualified editors and reviewers improve the impact and prestige of published papers
    • Publication online (incl. ahead of print mode) and in print
    • Free access option for outstanding articles (editor’s choice)

    Aims and Scope

    Botanica Marina publishes high-quality contributions from all of the disciplines of marine botany at all levels of biological organisation from subcellular to ecosystem: chemistry and applications, genomics, physiology and ecology, phylogeny and biogeography. Research involving global or interdisciplinary interest is especially welcome. Applied science papers are appreciated, particularly when they illustrate the application of emerging conceptual issues or promote developing technologies. The journal invites state-of-the art reviews dealing with recent developments in marine botany.

    Cutting-edge topics such as, but not limited to, the following:
    • Biogeography
    • Physiological ecology
    • Impacts of environmental change
    • Taxonomy and phylogenetics
    • Molecular biology and genetics
    • Physiology and biochemistry
    • Chemistry of natural products
    • Cultivation and utilisation
    • Industrial processes

    Article formats
    Reviews, research articles, short communications

    Information on submission process


    Type of Publication:

    Scientists in all fields of marine phycology, seagrass and mangrove biology, marine mycology, marine microbiology and related areas

    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

    You can easily submit your manuscript online. Simply go to http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/botmar and you will be guided through the whole peer reviewing and submission process.

    Your benefits of publishing with us
    • Easy-to-use online submission, peer review, and publication system
    • High quality peer-review
    • Short turnaround times
    • Color figure publication free of charge
    • Prompt online first publication of accepted papers
    • Optional open access publication
    • Every article easily discoverable because of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and comprehensive abstracting and indexing services
    • Convenient citation tracking via e-mail alert
    • Secure archiving by De Gruyter and the independent archiving service Portico
    • Professional sales and marketing support

    Submission process
    Submit your paper via our Scholar One submission management tool following the Instructions for authors (you will be guided through every step of the submission process)

    Please note
    • Manuscripts must be written in clear and concise English
    • Before submitting your article please have a look at our Publication ethics and malpractice statement and our Copyright agreement
    • Our repository policy allows you to distribute 30 PDF copies of your published article to colleagues (the PDF has to include the information that it is an author's copy). Please also feel free to distribute the link to the online abstract. Detailed information can be found at Public Repositories tab
    • If you have any general questions please visit our FAQ page for authors

    We look forward to receiving your manuscript!

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    Since its founding in 1959, Botanica Marina has been published by De Gruyter.

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    Abstracting & Indexing

    Botanica Marina is covered by the following services:

    • AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library)
    • Baidu Scholar
    • Cabell's Directory
    • CABI (over 50 subsections)
    • Celdes
    • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - CAplus
    • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - SciFinder
    • Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) - Biological Abstracts
    • Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) - BIOSIS Previews
    • Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) - Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology, and Environmental Sciences
    • Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) - Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
    • Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) - Science Citation Index
    • Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) - Science Citation Index Expanded
    • Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) - Zoological Record
    • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
    • CNPIEC
    • EBSCO (relevant databases)
    • EBSCO Discovery Service
    • Elsevier - BIOBASE/CABS (Current Awareness in Biological Sciences)
    • Elsevier - Fluidex
    • Elsevier - Geobase
    • Elsevier - Reaxys
    • Elsevier - SCOPUS
    • Gale/Cengage
    • Genamics JournalSeek
    • Google Scholar
    • J-Gate
    • JournalTOCs
    • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
    • Microsoft Academic
    • Naviga (Softweco)
    • NISC SA: Fish and Fisheries Worldwide
    • NISC SA: Water Resources Worldwide
    • Primo Central (ExLibris)
    • ProQuest (relevant databases)
    • ReadCube
    • ResearchGate
    • SCImago (SJR)
    • Sherpa/RoMEO
    • Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
    • TDNet
    • TEMA Technik und Management
    • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
    • WanFang Data
    • WorldCat (OCLC)

    Editorial Information

    Matthew J. Dring (Belfast/Portaferry, Northern Ireland)

    Associate Editors
    Kirsten Heimann (Townsville, Australia)
    Ka-Lai Pang (Keelung, Taiwan)
    Georg Pohnert (Jena, Germany)
    Michel Poulin (Ottawa, Canada) 

    Editorial Board
    Charles D. Amsler (Birmingham, USA)
    Inka Bartsch (Bremerhaven, Germany)
    John Beardall (Clayton, Australia)
    John A. Berges (Milwaukee, USA)
    Sung Min Boo (Daejeon, Korea)
    Olivier De Clerck (Ghent, Belgium)
    Jeffrey L. Gaeckle (Olympia, USA)
    Mona Hoppenrath (Wilhelmshaven, Germany)
    Catriona Hurd (Hobart, Australia)
    Gavin W. Maneveldt (Bellville, South Africa)
    Michael J. Wynne (Ann Arbor, USA)

    Editorial Office
    Gunda Stöber, Managing Editor
    De Gruyter
    Genthiner Str. 13
    10785 Berlin, Germany
    Tel. +49-30-26005-279
    Fax: +49-30-26005-298
    E-mail: bot.mar.editorial@degruyter.com

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