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A Journal of the Human Environment

Editor-in-Chief: Bo Söderström

ISSN: 0044-7447 (print version)
ISSN: 1654-7209 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13280


Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is an independent organisation whose overall objective is to promote the sciences and strengthen their influence in society. The Academy seeks chiefly:
-to be a forum where researchers can meet across subject borders
-to offer unique research environments
-to support young researchers
-to reward prominent contributions to research
-to arrange international scientific contacts
-to act as a voice of science and influence research policy priorities
-to stimulate interest in mathematics and the natural sciences in schools
-to disseminate scientific and popular-scientific information in various forms.
Every year the Academy awards the Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry, the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, the Crafoord Prize and a number of other large prizes.



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    Aims and Scope


    AMBIO addresses the scientific, social, economic, and cultural factors that influence the condition of the human environment. AMBIO particularly encourages multi- or inter-disciplinary submissions with explicit management or policy recommendations.

    Papers published in AMBIO fall into four main categories: Report, Review, Perspective, Comment. Regardless of article category, your submission should have a clear link between anthropogenic activities and the environment, or vice versa. 

    For more than 40 years AMBIO has brought international perspective to important developments in environmental research, policy and related activities for an international readership of specialists, generalists, students, decision-makers and interested laymen.  

    The broad scope of coverage extends to ecology, environmental economics, geology, geochemistry, geophysics, paleontology, hydrology, water resources, oceanography, earth sciences, meteorology, and physical geography.  

    Authors are advised to check our latest guidelines for authors as these are updated regularly. 

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