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Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments


Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments is a peer-reviewed international journal for the publication of high-quality multidisciplinary original studies and comprehensive reviews in the fields of palaeobiodiversity, palaeoenvironments and palaeobiogeography in Earth’s history. 

The journal incorporates original research, review papers, short notes as well as special issues. Its principal fields of interest are biodiversity of all fossil animal/plant groups and their palaeoenvironment, palaeoecosystems and climate changes in Earth’s history, environment-organism interaction, comparison of modern and ancient sedimentary environments, palaeoecology, and palaeobiogeography.

The intended readership is the Earth Science community interested in the evolution and dynamics of palaeoecosystems and the interaction with and influence by physical processes.

Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments is a relaunch of the journal Senckenbergiana lethaea. The first issue (Volume 89, No 1) has been published in September 2009.

Articles published in Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments indexed in:

Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch) • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition • SCOPUS • Google Scholar • Biological Abstracts • BIOSIS • CAB Abstracts • Current Contents/ Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences • EBSCO Discovery Service • Gale • Gale Academic OneFile • Geobase • GeoRef •Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China • Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST) • Naver • OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service • ProQuest-ExLibris Primo • ProQuest-ExLibris Summon • Semantic Scholar • Zoological Record

Impact Factor: 1.070 (2018), Journal Citation Reports

We are pleased to announce that the Alexander von Humboldt-Gedächtnispreis 2015 was awarded to the authors Manuela Aiglstorfer, Gertrud E. Rössner and Madelaine Böhme for outstanding article! Please see here.