Applied Vegetation Science

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Chief Editors: Milan Chytrý, with Alessandro Chiarucci, Valerio Pillar, Meelis Pärtel (Chair of the Editors)

Impact Factor: 2.416

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 7/64 (Forestry); 55/199 (Plant Sciences); 58/141 (Ecology)

Online ISSN: 1654-109X

Associated Title(s): Journal of Vegetation Science

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Christian BergThe Editors' Award for 2014 goes to Christian Berg for the paper 'Red Lists and conservation prioritization of plant communities – a methodological framework'. Red Lists of species have long been used as valuable tools for establishing conservation priorities, but only recently has the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) turned its attention to the Red Lists of ecosystems. The methodological framework developed by Berg et al. is perhaps the most elaborated example about Red Lists of plant communities. Suggested approach is optimized for systems of finely defined plant community types. It is therefore attractive especially for nature conservation in Europe and other regions with detailed systems of vegetation or habitat classification.

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