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The 2016 Report of Azorean Biodiversity Group is already available

The 2016 scientific report of Azorean Biodiversity Group (cE3c) is already available. It has been another successful and busy year with a number of new initiatives and an increase in the number of publications.

In 2016, the main achievements of the 21 integrated members with Ph.D. of ABG-cE3c included 112 publications, 55 of which in International Indexed Journals with Impact Factor (49%). The mean Impact Factor in 2016 in SCI Journals was 2.355 (max = 5.84; Global Ecology and Biogeography); 24 publications are included in the first quartile (44% of the SCI publications). Our 20 external collaborators published an additional 21 publications with our affiliation.

Thirty-five projects run in 2016, 16 of which were coordinated by integrated members (see detailed list in the Appendix section): 13 received international funding, five were funded by National frunds from FCT, eight by regional funds from DRCT and nine were funded by other Agencies. These 35 projects (some of them finishing in 2016) brought about € 927,000.00 Euros to the research group members.  One of the most relevant project in 2016 was the organization of the ISLAND BIOLOGY 2016 congress that brought 400 researchers to the Azores (see more at