A Journal of Ecology
Oikos is a journal issued by the Nordic Society, OIKOS. Ecologists from all countries are invited to publish original results on its pages. Theoretical as well as empirical work is welcome. ""Forum"" is intended for short notes on new ideas or new ways of interpreting existing information. It provides a chance for suggesting hypotheses and for challenging current thinking on ecological issues. ""Opinion"" is intended to facilitate communication between reader and author, and reader and reader. Short comments, viewpoints or suggestions arising from published papers are welcome. Discussion and debate about important issues in ecology may also be included. ""Minireviews"" provide an opportunity to summarize existing knowledge of selected ecological areas, with special emphasis on current topics where rapid and significant advances are occurring. Oikos does not publish book reviews. Oikos is published in cooperation with the Nordic Publishing Board in Science, Intecol, the journals Exography, Lindbergia, Nordic Journal of Botany, Journal of Avian Biology, and the monograph series Opera Botanica and Ecological Bulletins.