Ecology Abstracts

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Focuses on how organisms of all kinds - microbes, plants, and animals - interact with their environments and with other organisms. Included are papers on evolutionary biology, economics, and systems analysis as they relate to ecosystems or the environment. Environmental problems such as depletion, erosion, and pollution are included.

Subject coverage includes:

  • Algae/lichens
  • Animals
  • Annelids
  • Aquatic ecosystems
  • Arachnids
  • Arid zones
  • Birds
  • Brackish water
  • Bryophytes/pteridophytes
  • Coastal ecosystems
  • Conifers
  • Conservation
  • Control
  • Crustaceans
  • Ecosystem studies
  • Fungi
  • Grasses
  • Grasslands
  • High altitude environments
  • Human ecology
  • Insects
  • Legumes
  • Mammals
  • Management
  • Microorganisms
  • Molluscs
  • Nematodes
  • Paleo-ecology
  • Plants
  • Pollution studies
  • Reptiles
  • River basins
  • Soil
  • Taiga/tundra
  • Terrestrial ecosystems
  • Vertebrates
  • Wetlands
  • Woodlands


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Dates covered

1982 - current.

Updating frequency

Monthly, with approximately 1,300 new records added.


Journal articles.

Type of coverage

Abstracts and full bibliographic citations.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Ecology Abstracts
(Note: Print edition was canceled after 2002.)

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