Aquatic Botany

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Aquatic Botany  
Discipline Botany, ecology
Language English
Edited by Jan E. Vermaat, E.M. Gross
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 8/year
Standard abbreviations
Aquat. Bot.
ISSN 0304-3770
OCLC no. 2254712

Aquatic Botany ("An International Scientific Journal dealing with Applied and Fundamental Research on Submerged, Floating and Emergent Plants in Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems") is a peer-reviewed scientific journal dedicated to research on structure, function, dynamics, and classification of plant-dominated aquatic communities and ecosystems, as well as molecular, biochemical, and physiological aspects of aquatic plants. It publishes fundamental as well as applied research. The journal was established in 1975 by Cees den Hartog,[1] who still serves as consulting editor.[2] It is published by Elsevier and the editors-in-chief are J.E. Vermaat (Norwegian University of Life Sciences) and E.M. Gross (University of Lorraine).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed by Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences, EMBiology, and Scopus. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 1.471.[3]


  1. ^ den Hartog, C. (1975). "Aquatic botany — Aims and scope of a new journal". Aquatic Botany. 1 (1): 1–2. doi:10.1016/0304-3770(75)90002-9. 
  2. ^ "Editorial Board". Aquatic Botany. Elsevier. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  3. ^ "Aquatic Botany". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014. 

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