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Population Ecology

Population Ecology

Chief Editor: Takashi Noda

ISSN: 1438-3896 (print version)
ISSN: 1438-390X (electronic version)

Journal no. 10144

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Chief Editor

Noda, Takashi
Hokkaido University, Sapporo
(Aquatic system, Dynamics, Community)


Associate Editors

Ban, Syuhei 
University of Shiga Prefecture, Hikone
(Limnology, Microbial community, Dynamics)

Jones, Hefin
Cardiff University, Cardiff
(Biodiversity, Climate change, Community)

Jovani, Roger 
Estación Biológica de Doñana, CSIC, Sevilla
(Ornithology, Breeding ecology, Parasitology)

McGraw, James
West Virginia University, Morgantown
(Botany, Dynamics, Community)

Post, Eric
University of California, Davis
(Vertebrate ecology, Global dynamics, Climate change)

Saitoh, Takashi
Hokkaido University, Sapporo
(Mammalogy, Spatio-temporal dynamics)

Sato, Kazunori
Shizuoka University, Hamamatsu
(Mathematical model, Dynamics, Spatial structure)

Suyama, Yoshihisa
Tohoku University, Miyagi
(Molecular ecology, Conservation genetics, Forest ecology)


Special Feature Editors

Matsuura, Kenji
Kyoto University, Kyoto
(Entomology, Dynamics, Evolution)

Takimoto, Gaku
University of Tokyo, Tokyo
(Mathematical model, Community, Evolution)

Yamanaka, Takehiko
National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, Tsukuba
(Entomology, Dynamics, Pest management)


Editorial Coordinator

Tanigawa, Mayuko


Editorial Board

Altwegg, Res
University of Cape Town, Cape Town
(Statistical ecology, Capture-recapture, Climate change)

Araki, Hitoshi
Hokkaido University, Sapporo
(Population genetics, Evolution, Conservation)

Ayres, Matthew
Dartmouth College, Hanover
(Entomology, Dynamics, Climate change)

Bennington, Cynthia
Stetson University, Deland
(Botany, Ecological genetics, Evolution)

Bjørnstad, Ottar
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(Statistical model, Dynamics, Spatial structure)

Blanchet, Guillaume
Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke
(Statistical ecology, Spatial ecology, Community ecology)

Chave, Jérôme
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris
(Forest, Community ecology)

Ecke, Frauke
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå
(Vertebrate Ecology, Spatial ecology, Aquatic vegetation)

Ehrich, Dorothee
UiT - The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø
(Arctic ecology, trophic interactions, molecular ecology)

Ezoe, Hideo
Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka
(Mathematical model, Evolution, Mutualism)

Fasola, Mauro
Pavia University, Pavia
(Vertebrates, Foraging ecology, Wetlands)

Green, Adam
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, Fort Collins
(Population dynamics, Mark-recapture, Ornithology)

Guillot, Gilles
European Food Safety Authority, Parma
(Statistical models, Genetical ecology, Spatial models)

Hakoyama, Hiroshi
Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency, Ueda
(Statistical model, Mathematical model, Fish ecology)

Hori, Masakazu
Fisheries Research and Education Agency, Seto Inland Sea
(Aquatic system, Community, Fisheries)

Høye, Toke T.
Aarhus University, Aarhus
(Climate change, Life history, Trophic interactions)

Hsieh, Chih-hao
National Taiwan University, Taipei
(Fishery, Dynamics, Resource management)

Itino, Takao
Shinshu University, Matsumoto
(Entomology, Mutualism, Evolution)

Jongejans, Eelke
Radboud University, Nijmegen
(Hierarchical population models, Environmental drivers, Population dynamics)

Kaneko, Shingo
Fukushima University, Fukushima
(Botany, Conservation, Genetics)

Kato, Makoto
Kyoto University, Kyoto
(Entomology, Botany, Conservation)

Kelly, Dave
University of Canterbury, Christchurch
(Botany, Dynamics, Evolution)

Kishida, Osamu
Hokkaido University, Tomakomai
(Amphibiology, Phenotypic plasticity, Adaptation)

Kondoh, Michio
Ryukoku University, Otsu
(Mathematical model, Community, Food web)

Lambin, Xavier
University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen
(Vertebrate ecology, Dispersal, Dynamics, Trophic interactions)

Liebhold, Andrew
USDA Forest Service, Morgantown
(Entomology, Dynamics, Invasion)

Maki, Masayuki
Tohoku University, Sendai
(Botany, Evolution, Conservation)

Miki, Takeshi
National Taiwan University, Taipei
(Microbial community, Ecosystem function, Mathematical model)

Miyashita, Tadashi
University of Tokyo, Tokyo
(Population, Landscape, Conservation)

Miyatake, Takahisa
Okayama University, Okayama
(Entomology, Behavioral ecology, Evolution)

Mooney, Emily H.
University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs
(Botany, Plant-insect interactions, Conservation)

Morita, Kentaro
Hokkaido National Fisheries Research Institute, Sapporo
(Ichthyology, Life history, Resource management)

Nakaoka, Masahiro
Hokkaido University, Akkeshi
(Aquatic system, Dynamics, Community)

Nelson, William
Queen’s University, Kingston
(Population dynamics, Life history, Mathematical models)

Punt, André
University of Washington, Seattle
(Mathematical modelling, Resource management, Fisheries)

Royle, J. Andrew
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel
(Statistical modeling, Capture-recapture, Wildlife management)

Saastamoinen, Marjo
University of Helsinki, Helsinki
(Entomology, Evolution, Life history)

Serrano, David
Estación Biológica de Doñana, CSIC, Sevilla
(Ornithology, Demography, Conservation)

Shea, Katriona
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(Mathematical model, Invasion, Dynamics)

Shoemaker, Kevin
University of Nevada, Reno
(Conservation, Statistical model, Simulation model)

Sperling, Felix
University of Alberta, Edmonton
(Entomology, Evolution, Genetics)

Stenseth, Nils Chr.
University of Oslo, Oslo
(Statistical model, Dynamics, Climate change)

Takasu, Fugo
Nara Women’s University, Nara
(Mathematical model, Evolution, Dynamics)

Tani, Naoki
Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, Tsukuba
(Forest ecology, Population genetics, Molecular ecology)

Tokeshi, Mutsunori
Kyushu University, Amakusa
(Aquatic system, Community)

Toquenaga, Yukihiko
University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba
(Entomology, Competition, Evolution)

Utsumi, Shunsuke
Hokkaido University, Horokanai
(Entomology, Community, Evolution)

Wang, Guiming
Mississippi State University, Starkville
(Vertebrate ecology, Consumer-resource dynamics, Population model)

Yamamura, Kohji
National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, Tsukuba
(Statistics, Dynamics, Abundance)

Yamauchi, Atsushi
Kyoto University, Otsu
(Mathematical model, Dynamics, Evolution)

Yoshida, Takehito
University of Tokyo, Tokyo
(Aquatic system, Dynamics, Evolution)

Yoshihara, Yu
Tohoku University, Miyagi
(Grassland ecology, Animal science, Agriculture)

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    Population Ecology publishes original research articles and reviews (including invited reviews) on various aspects of population ecology, from the individual to the community level, without page limit. Among the specific fields included are population dynamics and distribution, evolutionary ecology, ecological genetics, theoretical models, conservation biology, agroecosystem studies, and bioresource management. Submission as 'Notes and Comments' or 'Forum' is also welcome. A 'Notes and Comments' article (limited to 6 pages in print) would be a) brief notes on both empirical and theoretical investigations, or b) comments on previously published papers to develop further discussion. A 'Forum' article (no page limit) would be a) discussions on new concepts, analyses and data that are significant for population ecology, or b) a short review or a review in a small arena. Special Features, collections of research articles and reviews organized by the Special Feature Editors, are published periodically and focus on specific research topics.

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