Diversity — Open Access Journal of Biodiversity

Diversity (ISSN 1424-2818; CODEN: DIVEC6) is a peer-reviewed open access journal on the science of biodiversity published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in BIOSIS Previews, Zoological Record and other databases.
  • CiteScore 2017 (Scopus): 2.15, which equals rank 14/52 (Q2) in the category 'Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)', 83/306 (Q2) in 'Ecology', 11/29 (Q2) in 'Ecological Modelling' and 30/124 (Q1) in 'Nature and Landscape Conservation'.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 22 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.2 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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26–29 September 2018 1st MEBAC

Special Issues

Special Issue in Diversity
Feature Papers for Celebrating the tenth Founding Year of Diversity Guest Editor: Michael Wink
Deadline: 30 September 2018
Special Issue in Diversity
Management and Control of Invasive Crayfish (Crustacea) Guest Editor: Piero G. Giulianini
Deadline: 15 October 2018
Special Issue in Diversity
Climate Change and Human Activities on Coral Reefs Guest Editor: Sander Scheffers
Deadline: 31 October 2018
Special Issue in Diversity
Disruption of Natural River Flow Regimes: An Opportunity for Non-Indigenous Species and the Need for New Management Practices Guest Editors: Pedro Morais, Alexandra Teodósio
Deadline: 30 November 2018

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