Ecological Research


    Vol. 31 (2016)
    Submitted: 469
    Accepted: 98


    Current issue
    (vol. 32, issue 5)
    Days for acceptance:
    159 (32–289)
    Days for online-first:
    171 (56–310)
    Days for publication:
    225 (89–371)


Ecological Research Paper Award: Of the papers published in each volume of "Ecological Research", approximately five will be chosen by members of the editorial board as "excellent papers". Note that submission to Ecological Research is not restricted to the ESJ members. Recipients of the Awards is also not limited to the ESJ members.

Details of selection

17th Ecological Research Paper Award!!

Kobori et al.
Citizen science: a new approach to advance ecology, education, and conservation
Capula et al.
Long-term, climate-change-related shifts in feeding frequencies of a Mediterranean snake population
Nagamatsu et al.
Effects of converting natural forests to coniferous plantations on fruit and seed production and mating patterns in wild cherry trees
Takamura & Nakagawa
Photosynthesis and primary production in Lake Kasumigaura (Japan) monitored monthly since 1981
Deer herbivory affects the functional diversity of forest floor plants via changes in competition-mediated assembly rules
awd_nishizawa Nishizawa et al.

Ecological Research Paper Award in the Past

16th2015Urakawa et alMatsuura & MatsunagaMaldonado-Lopez et alFujita & KodaSenga et al
15th2014Akamatsu et alCristóbal et alUmemura & TakenakaEmura et alOnipchenko et al
14th2013Kusumoto et alCroneTakahashi et al
13th2012Hirayama et alTsugeki et alOkajima et alEriksson et al
12th2011Tanaka et alChikaraishi et alBekku et al
11th2010Sakaguchi et alLivingston et alNiinemetsNishimura et al
10th2009Manabe et alIchihashi et alKohzu et alAkashi
9th2008Suzuki et alSatake et alMurakami et alTamura & Hayashi
8th2007Yonekura et alKim et alKubota et alOnoda et alYamanaka et al
7th2006Hishi et alAbe et alUno et alKawasaki et al
6th2005ShimizuUragushi & KuboInoue et alIto & Hino
5th2004Shimazaki et alKato et alTogashi et alHanya et al
4th2003Kohzu et alOsada et alIzumiyama et alYoshida et al
3rd2002KajimotoLee et al
2nd2001Konishi et alTanabe et al
1st2000Mariko et alShiyomi & YoshimuraNomura et alWada et al