• F. Patricio Ojeda, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Managing Editor

  • Paulina A. Arancibia, Rutgers University

Society affiliations

The journal is affiliated with the Sociedad de Biologia de Chile. Members of the Chilean Biology Society will receive a discount on the article-processing charge when they provide a discount code (which can be obtained by emailing the Society) during the submission process. Logo_RChNsociedad_logo


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Aims & scope


Revista Chilena de Historia Natural (RCHN) publishes original research dealing with past and present phenomena from organismic to higher levels of biological organization, considering both empirical and theoretical studies on all kinds of taxa and environments.

The major areas covered by RCHN are: botany and zoology; physiological and behavioral ecology; population biology; community and ecosystem ecology; systematics, biogeography and evolution.

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Impacts Of Climate Change On Antarctic Ecosystems

Deadline for submissions: November 15, 2015

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ISSN: 0717-6317