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The journal, Coral Reefs, the Journal of the International Coral Reef Society, is committed to publishing diverse and multidisciplinary papers across broad fields of coral reef science. It publishes analytical and theoretical papers focussed on understanding and managing coral reef systems aNd organisms.

Some of the subject areas covered by the journal include: reef structure and morphology; sedimentology; diagenesis; biogeochemical cycles; calcification; functional ecology of reef organisms; energy and nutrient flows; animal behaviour; organismal and system responses to global environmental changes; evolution and phylogenetics of reef organisms; reef management; and more.

The journal accepts full length papers (Reports), synthetic or systematic literature reviews (Reviews), and short papers (Notes).

  • A focal point for multidisciplinary reef studies
  • Covers both modern and ancient reefs
  • Discusses experimentation, modeling, quantification and applied sciences
  • Journal of the International Coral Reef Society
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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  • Morgan Pratchett
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3.536 (2019)
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3.553 (2019)
Five year impact factor
56 days
Submission to first decision
207 days
Submission to acceptance
337,851 (2019)
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