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AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Discipline Environmental science
Language English
Edited by B Söderström
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 8/year
Impact factor
ISSN 0044-7447 (print)
1654–7209 (web)
LCCN 72623229
OCLC no. 1074032
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AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment is a multidisciplinary English language academic journal published by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences since 1972. It is published eight times a year.

The editor-in-chief is Bo Söderström (Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences). According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 2.295. [1]


The journal is described as "a journal of the human environment", covering ecology, environmental economics, geology, geochemistry, geophysics, physical geography, human geography, paleontology, hydrology, water resources, oceanography, earth sciences, meteorology, and other subjects.

Article types

The journal publishes four different article types: Reports (original research), Review Papers (reviews on topics of significance), Synopses (short papers of original research), and Short Comments (comments or reflections on articles recently published in AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment).


External links

  • Official website
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