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All persons interested to publish in gtö are kindly asked to contact the Editor prior to sending any manuscripts.

Dr. Marco Tschapka
ECOTROPICA
Department of Experimental Ecology (Bio3)
University of Ulm
Albert-Einstein Allee 11
D-89069 Ulm, Germany
e-mail:
ecotropica [@] uni-ulm.de

Ecotropical Monographs

... is a biannual refereed journal covering all aspects of tropical ecology. Papers reflect results of original research (major papers, short communications) or review important fields in tropical ecology. We offer free full-text pdf-download of papers from backissues older than three years.

ECOTROPICA is covered by BIOSIS , UK; CABI Information. Zoological Record, ISI Web of Knowledge. Starting with volume 15 (2009), ECOTROPICA is covered by Thomson Scientific’s JCR (Journal Citation Report) and SCIE (Science Citation Index Expanded).

Editor: Dr. Marco Tschapka

Guidelines for publication

Notice to Contributors
ECOTROPICA is a refereed journal covering all aspects of tropical ecology. Papers submitted shall reflect the results of original research (major papers, short communications) or review important fields in tropical ecology. Color plates may be included. Page charges are not required for contributors to ECOTROPICA, but compensations for printing expenses will be appreciated.
All persons interested in publishing in ECOTROPICA are kindly asked to send their manuscripts to ECOTROPICA, Elisabeth Kalko and Marco Tschapka, Dept. Experimental Ecology (Bio3) University of Ulm, Albert-Einstein-Allee 11, D-89069 Ulm, Germany, email: ecotropica [at] uni-ulm.de.

 

AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TROPICAL ECOLOGY

© The German Society for Tropical Ecology

VOLUME 20, 2014, No. 1-2

  • Effects of topography on forest butterfly assemblages in the Pacific lowlands of Costa Rica. Hellena Binz, Christian H. Schulze & Karl Eduard Linsenmair
  • Phylogenetic and floristic changes over 48 years in a tropical rainforest remnant in Xishuangbanna, SW China. Liu Yingying & Hua Zhu
  • Várzea forest vs. Terra firme forest floristics and physical structure in the Ecuadorean Amazon. Randall W. Myster 35
  • The Cafotrop method: an improved rope-climbing method for access and movement in the canopy to study biodiversity, L. Picart, P.-M. Forget, C. A. D’Haese, C. Daugeron, S. Beni, R. Bounzel,

    E. Kergresse, F. Legendre, J. Murienne, & E. Guilbert. Supplementary Information: Figure-S1-S6.pdf

  • Fruit characteristics associated with fruit preferences in frugivorous bats and saddle-back tamarins in Perú. Simon P. Ripperger, Eckhard W. Heymann, Marco Tschapka & Elisabeth K. V. Kalko

  • Frugivory by phyllostomid bats in a montane Atlantic forest, southeastern Minas Gerais, Brazil. Rodrigo de Macêdo Mello, Pedro Henrique Nobre, Marco Antônio Manhães &

    Luciana Carvalho Pereira

  • Dispersal of palm seeds (Bactris glaucescens Drude) by the fish Piaractus mesopotamicus in the Brazilian Pantanal. Valdete Ferreira Sório, Geraldo Alves Damasceno–Junior & Pia Parolin

 

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS 

  • Rediscovery of the rare Tacarcunan Bat Lasiurus castaneus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in Costa Rica. David Villalobos-Chaves & Carl. W. Dick. Supplementary Information (pdf, 5.5 Mb).

 

BOOK REVIEW

  • Recorriendo el paisaje vegetal de Venezuela. Medina, E., Huber, O., Nassar, J.M. & P Navarro (eds.)
  • Amazon Forest & Savanna Lands: A guide to the climates, vegetation, landscapes and soils of central tropical South America. Cochrane, T.T. & T.A. Cochrane
  • Merian Awards 2014

AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TROPICAL ECOLOGY

© The German Society for Tropical Ecology

VOLUME 19, 2013, No. 1-2

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

BOOK REVIEW

  • Silviculture in the Tropics (Tropical Forestry Vol. 8) (eds. Günter S, Weber, M, Stimm B & R Mosandl)
  • MERIAN AWARDS 2013

AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TROPICAL ECOLOGY

© The German Society for Tropical Ecology

VOLUME 18, 2012, No. 1

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Tropical Ecology Kircher, J.

MERIAN AWARDS 2011

 

VOLUME 18, 2012, No. 2

OBITUARY

  • In remembrance of Professor Dr. Ernst Josef Fittkau

AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TROPICAL ECOLOGY

© The German Society for Tropical Ecology

VOLUME 17, 2011, No. 1


SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

 

BOOK REVIEWS

  • The energetics of mangrove forests (D.M. Alongi)
  • Field guide Afghanistan – Flora and Vegetation (S.-W. Breckle & M.D. Rafiqpoor)
  • The tropical mountain forest – Patterns and processes in a biodiversity hotspot (Editors: S.R. Gradstein, J. Homeier & D. Gansert)


Merian Awards 2011

Erratum

 

VOLUME 17, 2011, No. 2

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Seeds of Amazonian Plants (Cornejo, F. & J. Janovec)
  • Palmas de Colombia: Guía de campo (Galeano, G. & R. Bernal)