Limnology is a scientific journal published three times a year, in January, April, and August, by Springer in association with the Japanese Society of Limnology. The editors welcome original scientific contributions on physical, chemical, biological, or related research, including environmental issues, on any aspect of basic, theoretical, or applied limnology that present significant findings for the community of scholars. The journal publishes Rapid communications, Research papers, Review articles, Asia/Oceania reports, and Comments. The aims and scope of Limnology are to publish scientific and/or technical papers in limnological sciences, to serve as a platform for information dissemination among scientists and practitioners, to enhance international links, and to contribute to the development of limnology.

Journal information

Editor-in-Chief
  • Ichiro Tayasu
Managing Editor
  • Kohei Yoshiyama
Publishing model
Hybrid. Learn about publishing OA with us

Journal metrics

1.625 (2019)
Impact factor
1.338 (2019)
Five year impact factor
55 days
Submission to first decision
180 days
Submission to acceptance
35,227 (2019)
Downloads

Latest issue

Volume 21

Issue 3, August 2020

Special Feature: Phosphorus cycle in watersheds / Special Feature: Material transport and cycle in watersheds

Latest articles

This journal has 22 open access articles

Journal updates

  • COVID-19 and impact on peer review

    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

  • Society

    Limnology is the official journal of The Japanese Society of Limnology.

  • Limnology Excellent Paper Award

    The Excellent Paper Award is presented each year by the Japanese Society of Limnology to the authors of outstanding papers published in Limnology.

    New Content Item
View all updates

Societies, partners and affiliations

Subscribe

eJournal
$99.00
Note this is only the net price. Taxes will be calculated during checkout.
  • Immediate online access with complete access to all articles
  • Downloadable in PDF format
  • Subscription expires 12/31/2020

About this journal

Electronic ISSN
1439-863X
Print ISSN
1439-8621
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. AGRICOLA
  2. BIOSIS
  3. Biological Abstracts
  4. CAB Abstracts
  5. CNKI
  6. Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  7. Current Contents/ Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences
  8. Dimensions
  9. EBSCO Academic Search
  10. EBSCO Biomedical Reference Collection
  11. EBSCO Discovery Service
  12. EBSCO Environment
  13. EBSCO STM Source
  14. EMBiology
  15. Geobase
  16. Google Scholar
  17. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  18. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  19. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  20. Meta
  21. Naver
  22. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  23. ProQuest Agricultural & Environmental Science Database
  24. ProQuest Algology, Mycology and Protozoology Abstracts (Microbiology C)
  25. ProQuest Aqualine
  26. ProQuest Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA)
  27. ProQuest Biological Science Database
  28. ProQuest Central
  29. ProQuest Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database
  30. ProQuest Ecology Abstracts
  31. ProQuest Entomology Abstracts
  32. ProQuest Environmental Science
  33. ProQuest Natural Science Collection
  34. ProQuest SciTech Premium Collection
  35. ProQuest Science Database
  36. ProQuest Virology and AIDS Abstracts
  37. ProQuest Water Resources Abstracts
  38. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  39. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  40. SCImago
  41. SCOPUS
  42. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  43. TD Net Discovery Service
  44. UGC-CARE List (India)
  45. Zoological Record
Copyright information

Rights and permissions

Springer policies

© The Japanese Society of Limnology