Ecological Research

  • STATISTICS

    Vol. 32 (2017)
    No. submitted articles: 536
    No. accepted articles: 126

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    206 (111–431)
    Days for publication:
    364 (236–567)

Data Papers

"Data paper" is an style of articles in Ecological Research. Data papers are intended to develop ecological research by electronically archiving excellent research data accompanying metadata of any ecological process. Data paper articles are free access. You can see them freely. But, unauthorized copying and replication of article PDF is forbidden. For more detail, please see
the guideline for Data papers (in English)
the guideline for Data papers (in Japanese)

  • 2018

  • 8 million phenological and sky images from 29 ecosystems from the Arctic to the tropics: the Phenological Eyes Network
    Shin Nagai, Tomoko Akitsu, Taku M Saitoh, Robert C Busey, Karibu Fukuzawa, Yoshiaki Honda, Tomoaki Ichie, Reiko Ide, Hiroki Ikawa, Akira Iwasaki, Koki Iwao, Koji Kajiwara, Sinkyu Kang, Yongwon Kim, Kho Lip Khoon, Alexander V Kononov, Yoshiko Kosugi, Takahisa Maeda, Wataru Mamiya, Masayuki Matsuoka, Trofim C Maximov, Annette Menzel, Tomoaki Miura, Toshie Mizunuma, Tomoki Morozumi, Takeshi Motohka, Hiroyuki Muraoka, Hirohiko Nagano, Taro Nakai, Tatsuro Nakaji, Hiroyuki Oguma, Takeshi Ohta, Keisuke Ono, Runi Anak Sylvester Pungga, Roman E Petrov, Rei Sakai, Christian Schunk, Seikoh Sekikawa, Ruslan Shakhmatov, Yowhan Son, Atsuko Sugimoto, Rikie Suzuki, Kentaro Takagi, Satoru Takanashi, Shunsuke Tei, Satoshi Tsuchida, Hirokazu Yamamoto, Eri Yamasaki, Megumi Yamashita, Tae Kyung Yoon, Toshiya Yoshida, Mitsunori Yoshimura, Shinpei Yoshitake, Matthew Wilkinson, Lisa Wingate, Kenlo Nishida Nasahara
    To article   To Data archive
  • Global dataset for carbon and nitrogen stable isotope ratios of lotic periphyton
    Naoto F. Ishikawa, Hideyuki Doi, Jacques C. Finlay
    To article   To Data archive
  • Fish–prey interactions in, and associated data from, a temperate stream of the Yura River, Kyoto, Japan
    Hikaru Nakagawa; Yasuhiro Takemon
    To article   To Data archive
  • Image dataset of ophiuroid and other deep sea benthic organisms in 2015 extracted from the survey off Sanriku, Japan, by the research following the Great East Japan Earthquake 2011
    Takehisa Yamakita; Hiroyuki Yokooka; Yoshihiro Fujiwara; Masaru Kawato; Shinji Tsuchida; Shojiro Ishibashi; Tadayuki Kurokawa; Katsunori Fujikura
    To article   To Data archive
  • Long-term data on forest regeneration after catastrophic windthrow in Tomakomai, Hokkaido, northern Japan
    Hiroki Itô; Takeshi Seki; Ikutaro Tsuyama; Shigeo Iida
    To article   To Data archive
  • 2017

  • Long-term zooplankton community records (1996–2017) for Lake Suwa (Japan)
    Masaki Sakamoto; Takamaru Nagata; Takayuki Hanazato; Yuichi Miyabara; Jin-Yong HaHo-Dong Park; Hideshige Toda; Hye-Ji Oh; Yusuke Oda; Kwang-Hyeon Chang
    To article   To Data archive
  • Acoustic monitoring data of avian species inside and outside the evacuation zone of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant accident
    Fukasawa, Keita, Mishima, Yoshio, Yoshioka, Akira, Kumada, Nao, Totsu, Kumiko
    To article   To Data archive
  • Native Mediterranean plants as potential food sources for natural enemies of insect pests in olive groves
    Nave, Crespí, Gonçalves, Campos, Torres
    To article   To Data archive
  • Seasonality of leaf litter and leaf area index data for various tree species in a cool-temperate deciduous broad-leaved forest, Japan, 2005–2014
    Nagai, Nasahara, Yoshitake, Saitoh
    To article   To Data archive
  • Seasonal leaf phenology data for 12 tree species in a cool-temperate deciduous broadleaved forest in Japan from 2005 to 2014
    Nagai, Nasahara
    To article   To Data archive
  • 2016

  • Allometric and growth data of an evergreen oak, Quercus glauca, in a secondary broadleaved forest
    Itô, Sumida
    To article   To Data archive
  • Comprehensive dataset of mangrove tree weights in Southeast Asia
    Komiyama et al.
    To article  To Data archive
  • Zooplankton abundance in the pelagic region of Lake Kasumigaura (Japan): monthly data since 1980
    Takamura et al.
    To article  To Data archive
  • Habitat-forming seaweeds in Japan (fucoids and temperate kelps)
    Kumagai et al.
    To article  To Data archive
  • Monitoring of the ground-dwelling beetle community and forest floor environment in 22 temperate forests across Japan
    Niwa et al.
    To article  To Data archive
  • Mammal assemblages recorded by camera traps inside and outside the evacuation zone of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident
    Fukasawa et al.
    To article  To Data archive
  • Larval host records of butterflies in Japan
    Saito et al.
    To article  To Data archive
  • Photosynthesis and primary production in Lake Kasumigaura (Japan) monitored monthly since 1981
    Takamura & Nakagawa
    To article  To Data archive
  • Compilation of Japanese fisheries statistics for the Japanese eel, Anguilla japonica, since 1894: a historical dataset for stock assessment
    Hakoyama et al.
    To article  To Data archive
  • 2015

  • Insect species recorded in sugarcane fields of Khon Kaen Province, Thailand, over three seasons in 2012
    Voraphab et al.
    To article  To Data archive
  • 5- and 10-km mesh datasets of agricultural land use based on governmental statistics for 1970–2005
    Osawa et al.
    To article  To Data archive
  • 2014

  • Aquatic vascular plants in Japanese lakes
    Nishihiro et al.
    To article  To Data archive
  • Biogeochemical nitrogen properties of forest soils in the Japanese archipelago
    Urakawa et al.
    To article  To Data archive
  • 2013

  • Monitoring records of plant species in the Hakone region of Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, Japan, 2001-2010
    Osawa
    To article  To Data archive
  • Reflectance and transmittance spectra of leaves and shoots of 22 vascular plant species and reflectance spectra of trunks and branches of 12 tree species in Japan
    Noda et al.
    To article  To Data archive
  • 2012

  • Long-term hydrochemical monitoring in Oyasan Experimental Forest Watershed comprised of two small forested watersheds of Japanese cedar and Japanese cypress
    Urakawa et al.
    To article  To Data archive
  • Phytoplankton species abundance in Lake Kasumigaura (Japan) monitored monthly or biweekly since 1978
    Takamura & Nakagawa
    To article  To Data archive
  • The densities of bacteria, picophytoplankton, heterotrophic nanoflagellates and ciliates in Lake Kasumigaura (Japan) monitored monthly since 1996
    Takamura & Nakagawa
    To article  To Data archive
  • Nation-wide litter fall data from 21 forests of the Monitoring Sites 1000 Project in Japan
    Suzuki et. al.
    To article  To Data archive
  • 2011

  • Forest stand structure, composition, and dynamics in 34 sites over Japan
    Ishihara et. al.
    To article  To Data archive