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Effective January 1, 2013, Micronesica will be published continuously, online only, with open access. Also accessible through DOAJ and archived in CLOCKSS. See Editorial

Effective 15 January 2014, the Editor is Dr. G Curt Fiedler, Division of Natural Sciences (Biology), CNAS

Micronesica celebrates 50 years of publication: 1964-2014.

During nearly 50 years of publishing, Micronesica has established a reputation as a vital venue and repository for information on the natural sciences in Micronesia. The peer-reviewed articles are of lasting value, documenting flora, fauna, and the natural history of the human populations on islands undergoing rapid changes. There are many "classic" papers, referred to long after publication. Many new species have been described in our pages; new biological records and checklists of species are also regular features. Reports range in approach from wildlife records, to local names of species, experimental studies, and taxonomic monographs. We have published conferences on Micronesian archaeology, pest species in the Pacific Islands, and other topics, and we are now the vehicle for the long-established series Insects of Micronesia, in collaboration with the Bishop Museum, Hawai'i. Micronesica provides a vehicle for authors from outside the region to bring their results back to the region while having them available worldwide.
This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author; other rights are protected under a Creative Commons license. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.
Full text pdfs are available from volume 31(2) (1999) and can be freely accessed via the Contents & Abstracts menu.

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