From Senckenbergiana to Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments
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Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments is an international journal providing a multidisciplinary approach in the fields of Palaeobiodiversity, Palaeoenvironments, and Palaeobiogeography in Earth History. It is a relaunch of the well-known "Senckenbergiana lethaea" and incorporates peer-reviewed original research, review papers and short notes spanning a broad scope of subject matter. Its principal fields of interest are biodiversity of fossil organisms and their palaeoenvironment, comparison of modern and ancient sedimentary environments, palaeoecology, and palaeobiogeography.
Coverage includes systematic studies of all fossil animal / plant groups with a special focus on palaeoenvironmental investigations; palaeoecosystems and climate changes in Earth's history; environment-organism interaction; comparison of modern and ancient sedimentary environments; palaeoecology and palaeobiogeography.
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- Takes a multidisciplinary approach to palaeobiodiversity
- Focuses on changes in ecosystems and climate in Earth's history, interaction of environments and organisms
- Compares modern and ancient sedimentary environments
- Color in print free of charge. No page charges.
- Peter Königshof
- Publishing model
- Hybrid. Learn about publishing OA with us
- 1.573 (2019)
- Impact factor
- 1.567 (2019)
- Five year impact factor
- 82 days
- Submission to first decision
- 258 days
- Submission to acceptance
- 33,546 (2019)
Authors (first, second and last of 5)
Large giraffids (Mammalia, Ruminantia) from the new late Miocene fossiliferous locality of Kemiklitepe-E (Western Anatolia, Turkey)
Authors (first, second and last of 7)
The anthracotheres from northern Junggar Basin and their palaeoclimatic significance in relation to the Tibetan Plateau
Authors (first, second and last of 6)
Latest special issue:
Gračanica - diversity hotspot from the middle Miocene in the Bugojno Basin
This issue focusses on the middle Miocene fossil record from the Bugojno Basin, Bosnia-Herzegovina. The site, located in the Dinarides, marks an important spot on the route for terrestrial mammal migrations from Africa and Asia Minor into Europe.
Read the Editor-in-Chief's Editorial and Senckenberg's press release
Congratulations to the Editor-in-Chief Dr. Peter Königshof and the Managing Editor Dr. Sinje Weber!
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