SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 10 reviews)

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Duration first review round 3.8 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 6.3 mnths compare →
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First review round: 26.9 weeks. Overall rating: 0 (very bad). Outcome: Rejected.

Motivation:
Six months under review without any in-between note! The reviews were extremely weak. We could not basically learn anything useful from the reviews to improve the manuscript. The reviews were in the lines: May be your global study was biased? Why did not you include the data of the home country of the reviewer in your global data set?

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Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
12
Articles published last year
127
Manuscripts received last year
n/a
% accepted last year
20
% immediately rejected last year
40
Open access status
optional
Manuscript handling fee?
no
Kind of complaint procedure
Editor
Five-year impact factor
5.41
Disciplines: Ecology

Aims and Scope

ECOGRAPHY publishes papers focused on broad spatial and temporal patterns, particularly studies of population and community ecology, macroecology, biogeography, and ecological conservation. Studies in ecological genetics and historical ecology are welcomed in the context of explaining contemporary ecological patterns. Manuscripts are expected to address general principles in ecology, though they may do so using a specific model system if this frames the problem relative to a generalised ecological issue.

Papers generally are expected to be based on concise hypotheses or to relate to concise theoretical concepts based on sound natural history. Purely descriptive papers are considered only if breaking new ground and/or describing patterns seldom explored. Manuscripts merely confirming or