Special Issue "Monitoring of Forest Ecosystems at Different Scales"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 November 2023 | Viewed by 509
Interests: biodiversity; taxonomy; liverworts; vascular plants; ecology boreal forests; rare species; protected areas; nature conservation; climate change; long-term monitoring
Around the world, forest territories support multiple ecosystems which are essential for human wellbeing and welfare, and they form the habitats for a wide range of plants, animals, fungi and microorganisms. Forest ecosystems in the northern limit of distribution require close attention and monitoring at different scales, as they are particularly vulnerable and exposed to long-term impacts from mineral resource mining and smelting operations as well as climate change. At present, monitoring problems are hotly debated among stakeholders, scientists and other actors.
This Special Issue is aimed at publishing innovative research focused on the monitoring of forest plant communities at different scales. We welcome research that includes local case studies, international comparisons, and interdisciplinary approaches, which are of relevance to the monitoring of plant communities in relation to climate change, human activities and the assessment of forest biodiversity. We look forward to receiving your contributions.
Dr. Evgeny Borovichev
Dr. Mikhail Kozhin
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Forests is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- forest plant communities
- northern limit of forest ecosystems
- air pollution
- heavy metals
- pollution-induced degradation
- climate change
- biological invasions
- landscape fragmentation.